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Biophysical Society Discussions: Calmodulin Modulation of Ion Channels
Asilomar Conference Grounds
800 Asilomar Boulevard, PO Box 537
Pacific Grove, CA
Biophysical Society Discussions: Calmodulin Modulation of Ion Channels  
Biophysical Society and the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)
Asilomar Conference Grounds 
800 Asilomar Boulevard, PO Box 537
Pacific Grove

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, October 30, 2008
15:00:00 Check-In
17:00:00 Reception
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Ten Years of Calmodulin Research in Ion Channels: The Past and the Future Nikolai M. Soldatov
19:45:00 calmodulin’s functional significance in ion channel regulation Richard W. Tsien, Lutz Birnbaumer, William Catterall
21:00:00 End Of The Day
Friday, October 31, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 General Introduction Lutz Birnbaumer
09:15:00 L-Type Calcium Channels: Mark E. Anderson
09:15:00 Discussion: Ilya Bezprozvanny, Nathan Dascal
09:15:00 Session 1. Mechanisms of Modulation of Ion Channels by Calmodulin
09:15:00 Mechanisms of RGK GTPase Inhibition of CaV Channels Henry M. Colecraft
09:45:00 Discussion: Franz Hofmann
09:45:00 Calmodulin-dependent Regulation of CaV1.2 through Reversible Protein Phosphorylation David L. Armstrong
10:15:00 Coffee Break
10:30:00 K Channels and Calmodulin Yoshihisa Kurachi
10:30:00 Discussion: John P Adelman, William N. Zagotta
11:00:00 Discussion: Christian Wahl
11:00:00 Cav1.4 Channel Joerg Striessnig
11:30:00 Calcium Channel, Calmodulin, and Signaling to the Nucleus Richard W. Tsien
12:00:00 Lunch
14:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Calcium Channels and Short-Term Synaptic Plasticity William Catterall
19:30:00 Session 2. Regulation of Neuronal Channels
20:00:00 Calmodulin Regulation of Neuronal Ion Channels Geoffrey S. Pitt
20:30:00 Coffee Break
20:45:00 Characterization of the CaMKII Activation of the Chloride Channel ClC-3, which in Neurons Modulates Synaptic Strength at Glutamatergic Synapses Deborah J. Nelson
Saturday, November 1, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:10:00 Coffee Break
09:00:00 SK Channels and Calmodulin John P Adelman
09:00:00 Session 3. Molecular Determinants
09:30:00 Cav1 and Cav2 Channels and Calmodulin David T Yue
10:00:00 Calcium-Dependent Inactivation is Mediated by Multiple Determinants Nikolai M. Soldatov
10:00:00 Discussion: Qi , Zong Lao, Veit Flockerzi, J Nargeot
10:30:00 Coffee Break
10:45:00 Discussion: David T Yue, Martin Biel
10:45:00 L-Channel N-Tail: Modulation by Calmodulin Nathan Dascal
11:15:00 Mechanism of Ca2+/Calmodulin Regulation of TRP Channels Sharona E. Gordon
11:45:00 Discussion: James W Putney
11:45:00 Calcium/Calmodulin-mediated Inhibition of Gap Junction Jenny J. Yang
12:00:00 Lunch
14:30:00 Session 4. A More General Picture: Non-Channel Calmodulin
14:30:00 Limiting Calmodulin Revealed by Image Correlation Spectroscopy M. Neal Waxham
15:00:00 Coffee Break
15:15:00 Dynamic Ca-CaM Signals in Cardiac Myocytes Targeting CaMKII and Calcineurin Donald M. Bers
15:45:00 Discussion: Deborah J. Nelson
15:45:00 Alternatively Spliced Calmodulin-2 was Found by the Yeast-2-Hybrid Technique as Putative Partner of Cav2.3, and is Expressed in Two Human Cell Lines Toni Schneider
18:00:00 Dinner
19:10:00 Discussion: Susan L Hamilton
19:10:00 Session 5. Signal Transduction Events Mediated by Calmodulin-Ion Channels Coupling
19:10:00 Excitation-Contraction Coupling Gerhard Meissner
19:40:00 Transcriptional Events Mediated by Calcium Channels and Calmodulin Ricardo Dolmetsch
20:25:00 Calmodulin/L-type Calcium Channel-mediated Activation of CREB-dependent Transcription in Nuclear Microdomains Evgeny Kobrinsky
20:55:00 Discussion: Toni Schneider
20:55:00 CaBP1 and CaBP4 Modulation of Cav1 Channels: Regulation of Calcium Feedback to Cav2.1 Channels by Parvalbumin/Calbindin Amy Lee
Sunday, November 2, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Session 6. Structural Principles of Organization
09:00:00 Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Calmodulin Regulation of Voltage-gated Calcium Channels Daniel L. Minor
09:20:00 Structural Studies of CaM Interaction with L-type Calcium Channels and RyRs Ashraf Kitmitto
09:40:00 Coffee Break
10:00:00 Molecular Recognition by Calmodulin: Balancing Binding and Bending Madeline A. Shea
10:00:00 Discussion: John P Adelman
10:20:00 A word on behalf of the Organizing Committee Nikolai M. Soldatov
10:20:00 Meeting Wrap Up David T Yue
10:25:00 Closing Remarks Harald Reuter
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