Biotech China 2014
Gordon Research Conference: Sensory Transduction in Microorganisms
Ventura Beach Marriott
Ventura
CA, USA
http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2014&program=senstrans
Gordon Research Conference: Sensory Transduction in Microorganisms
GRC
http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2014&program=senstrans
Ventura Beach Marriott
Ventura
CA
USA

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, January 12, 2014
06:00:00 New Presentation
16:00:00 Arrival and Check-in (Office Closed 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm)
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Welcome / Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff
19:35:00 Discussion Leader: Igor Zhulin (University of Tennessee / Oak Ridge National Laboratory) "Introduction" Igor Zhulin
19:40:00 Systems Biology of Sensory Transduction
19:45:00 Adam Arkin (University of California, Berkeley) "Discovery and engineering of bacterial signaling systems" Adam Arkin
20:15:00 Discussion
20:25:00 Chao Tang (Peking University, PRC) "Network topology in signaling" Chao Tang
20:55:00 Discussion
21:25:00 Discussion
Monday, January 13, 2014
06:00:00 New Presentation
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Two Component Systems and Phosphorelays
09:00:00 Discussion Leader: Sean Crosson (University of Chicago) "Introduction"
09:10:00 Michael Laub (Massachusetts Institute of Technology / HHMI) "Systematically mapping the sequence space of a signaling protein-protein interface" Michael Laub
09:35:00 Discussion
09:40:00 Mark Buttner (John Innes Center, Norwich UK) "Signalling in Streptomyces development" Mark Buttner
10:05:00 Discussion
10:10:00 Coffee Break
10:30:00 Erin Carlson (Indiana University) "Chemical probes for histidine kinase protein profiling and inhibitor discovery"
11:00:00 Discussion
11:05:00 Kirsten Jung (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen) "Translational regulation of two-component systems" Kirsten Jung
11:30:00 Discussion
11:35:00 TBA (Hot Topic Talk)
11:55:00 Discussion
12:00:00 TBA (Hot Topic Talk)
12:20:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Receptors
19:30:00 Discussion Leader: Lynmarie Thompson (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) "Introduction"
19:40:00 Aidong Han (Xiamen University School of Life Sciences, PRC)
20:00:00 Discussion
20:10:00 Ganesh Anand (National University of Singapore) "Signaling across membranes: Monitoring conformational dynamics of receptors by mass spectrometry" Ganesh Anand
20:30:00 Discussion
20:40:00 TBA (Hot Topic Talk)
21:00:00 Discussion
21:10:00 TBA (Hot Topic Talk)
21:25:00 Discussion
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
07:30:00 Breakfast
07:45:00 Ilka Bischofs (ZMBH, University of Heidelberg) "Form-function relationships for bacterial quorum sensing networks" Ilka Bischofs
08:05:00 Discussion
08:30:00 Group Photo
09:00:00 Discussion Leader: Nyles Charon (West Virginia University School of Medicine) "Introduction" Nyles Charon
09:00:00 Motility Engines
09:10:00 Morgan Beeby (Imperial College, London) "What structural dissection of bacterial flagellar motors in situ tells us about molecular mechanism and evolution" Morgan Beeby
09:40:00 Seiji Kojima (Nagoya University, Japan) "Assembly-coupled activation mechanism of the Na+-driven stator complex" Seiji Kojima
10:05:00 Discussion
10:10:00 Coffee Break
10:35:00 Lori Burrows (McMaster University, Canada) "Pseudomonas goes fishing: surface detection by type IV pili" Lori Burrows
11:00:00 Discussion
11:05:00 Laura Camarena (Univ Nacional Autonoma de Méxcio) "Beyond the common inventory of flagellar proteins in Rhodobacter sphaeroides"
11:30:00 Discussion
11:35:00 TBA (Hot Topic Talk)
11:55:00 Discussion
12:00:00 TBA (Hot Topic Talk)
12:20:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Quorum Sensing and Coordinated Behavior
19:30:00 Discussion Leader: Tam Mignot (University of Marseille, France) "Introduction" Tam Mignot
20:15:00 Wai Leung Ng (Tufts University School of Medicine) "Signal transduction in the major quorum-sensing system of Vibrio cholerae"
20:35:00 Discussion
20:45:00 Michael Federle (University of Illinois at Chicago) "Cell-Cell signaling with peptide pheromones" Michael Federle
21:05:00 Discussion
21:10:00 TBA (Hot Topic Talk)
21:25:00 Discussion
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Walls and Surfaces
09:00:00 Discussion Leader: Urs Jenal (University of Basel) "Introduction" Urs Jenal
09:10:00 Grant Jensen (California Institute of Technology / HHMI) "Architecture, assembly, and morphogenetic remodeling of bacterial cell walls" Grant J Jensen
09:35:00 Discussion
09:40:00 Joshua Shaevitz (Princeton University) "Curvature-based feedback during rod-shaped elongation in bacteria" Joshua Shaevitz
10:05:00 Discussion
10:10:00 Coffee Break
10:35:00 Carrie Harwood (University of Washington) "How Bacteria sense surfaces"
11:00:00 Discussion
11:05:00 George O'Toole (Dartmouth College School of Medicine) "To build a biofilm" George O'Toole
Thursday, January 16, 2014
06:00:00 Dinner
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Cell-Cell Communication
09:00:00 Discussion Leader: Linda McCarter (University of Iowa) "Introduction" Linda McCarter
09:10:00 Daniel Lopez (University of Wurzburg, Germany) "Organization and assembly of lipid rafts in bacteria" Daniel Lopez
09:35:00 Discussion
09:40:00 Elizabeth Shank (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) "The mechanisms and molecules of Bacillus biofilm formation" Elizabeth Shank
10:05:00 Discussion
10:10:00 Coffee Break
10:35:00 Marek Basler (University of Basel) "Effector translocation by the Type VI secretion system" Marek Basler
11:00:00 Discussion
11:05:00 Fitnat Yildiz (University of California, Santa Cruz) "Molecular mechanisms of Vibrio cholerae biofilm formation" Fitnat Yildiz
11:30:00 Discussion
11:35:00 Andy Camilli (Tufts University Medical School / HHMI) "A battle of microbial immune systems"
12:00:00 Discussion
12:05:00 TBA (Hot Topic Talk)
12:25:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
19:30:00 Discussion Leader: Alan Wolfe (Loyola School of Medicine) "Introduction" Alan Wolfe
19:30:00 Small Molecule Signaling
19:40:00 Elizabeth Boon (Stony Brook University) "Nitric oxide mediation of bacterial biofilm formation" Elizabeth Boon
20:00:00 Discussion
20:10:00 Rasika Harshey (University of Texas, Austin) "Cyclic-di-GMP and cell division control" Rasika Harshey
20:30:00 Discussion
20:40:00 Susan Lovett (Brandeis University) "Control of DNA dynamics through the stringent response" Susan T Lovett
21:00:00 Discussion
21:10:00 TBA (Hot Topic Talk)
21:25:00 Discussion
Friday, January 17, 2014
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Departure
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