Sensory Transduction in Microorganisms
Ventura Beach Marriott
2055 Harbor Boulevard
Ventura CA, USA
https://www.grc.org/sensory-transduction-in-microorganisms-conference/2020/
Sensory Transduction in Microorganisms
Gordon Research Conferences 
https://www.grc.org/sensory-transduction-in-microorganisms-conference/2020/
Ventura Beach Marriott
2055 Harbor Boulevard 
Ventura  CA
USA

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, January 12, 2020
16:00:00 Arrival and Check-in
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRC Chair
19:40:00 Introduction by Discussion Leader
19:40:00 Microbial Molecular Machines Kelly Hughes
19:45:00 Insights into Chemotaxis of Non-Model Organisms by Cryo-Electron Tomography Ariane Briegel
20:05:00 Discussion
20:10:00 Cryo-EM of Bacterial and Archaeal Polymers at Near-Atomic Resolution Yields Many Surprises
20:30:00 Discussion
20:35:00 Structure of the Growing Tip of the Flagellar Filament Using Cryo-EM and X-Ray Crystallography Katsumi Imada
20:55:00 Discussion
21:00:00 Regulation of Type IV Pili-Dependent Motility in Myxococcus xanthus Lotte Søgaard-Andersen
21:20:00 Discussion
21:25:00 General Discussion
Monday, January 13, 2020
06:00:00 Complexity and Redundancy in Regulatory RNA Networks Gisela Storz
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Nucleotide-Mediated Signaling Michael Laub
09:00:00 Introduction by Discussion Leader
09:05:00 Evolution of Divergent Cyclic Dinucleotide Signaling Pathways Ming Hammond
09:25:00 Discussion
09:30:00 Second Messenger-Based Signalling in Bacterial Growth and Behavior Urs Jenal
09:50:00 Discussion
09:55:00 Diverse Nucleotide Signals in Bacteria John Mekalanos
10:15:00 Discussion
10:20:00 Coffee Break
10:50:00 A Novel Cyclic Trinucleotide Signaling Pathway Provides Bacteriophage Immunity in Bacteria
11:00:00 Discussion
11:05:00 A Symphony of Cyclic Di-Nucleotides Chris Waters
11:25:00 Discussion
11:30:00 Investigating 2',3'-cNMPs in Bacteria: From Metabolism to Cellular Roles Emily Weinert
11:50:00 Discussion
11:55:00 Second Messengers Mediate Directional Switching of Phototaxis in Rod-Shaped Cyanobacteria
12:05:00 Discussion
12:10:00 General Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
15:00:00 The GRC Power Hour™ is designed to address challenges women face in science and issues of diversity and inclusion. The program supports the professional growth of all members of our communities by providing an open forum for discussion and mentoring Karen Ottemann
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Metabolic Control of Physiological Processes Monica Gerth
19:30:00 Introduction by Discussion Leader
19:35:00 Circadian Control of Gene Expression In Vivo and In Vitro Susan Golden
19:55:00 Discussion
20:00:00 Shaping the Cell from the Outside In Petra Levin
20:20:00 Discussion
20:45:00 Discussion
20:50:00 Signals from Central Metabolism: Bacterial Protein Acetylation Alan Wolfe
21:10:00 Discussion
21:15:00 Ethanolamine Modulates the Quorum Sensing Response of V. cholerae as a Source of Signal Interference to CqsR Receptor Kinase Activity
21:25:00 Discussion
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
06:00:00 Differential Recognition of CheR and CheB by C-Terminal Pentapeptides of Chemoreceptors Tino Krell
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:30:00 Group Photo
09:00:00 Introduction by Discussion Leader
09:00:00 Modeling and Motility Thierry Emonet
09:25:00 Discussion Judith Armitage
09:30:00 The Chemotactic Response and Motor Function of a Bacterial Flagellar Motor in a Single Cell Akihiko Ishijima
10:15:00 Discussion
10:20:00 Coffee Break
10:50:00 Competitive Substrate Binding Coordinates the Two Antagonistic Motors of the Type IV Pilus in P. aeruginosa
11:00:00 Discussion
11:05:00 Physiological Importance and Optimal Regulation of Bacterial Chemotaxis Victor Sourjik
11:25:00 Discussion
11:30:00 A Novel Chemotaxis Signaling Protein in Campylobacter jejuni that Responds to Oxygen Level
11:40:00 Discussion
11:45:00 More Is Different: Lessons from High-Throughput 3D Bacterial Tracking Katja Taute
12:05:00 Discussion
12:10:00 The Sweet Smell of Death
12:20:00 Discussion
12:25:00 General Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Sensing the Environment Michael Manson
19:30:00 Introduction by Discussion Leader
19:35:00 How Do Novel Bacterial Sensors Emerge Igor Jouline
19:55:00 Discussion
20:00:00 How an Intracellular Bacterial Pathogen Recognizes the Host Cytosol Michelle Reniere
20:20:00 Discussion
20:25:00 When One PAS Domain Isn't Enough: Oxygen Sensing by Aer2 Receptors with 1, 2 or 3 PAS-Heme Domains Kylie Watts
20:45:00 Discussion
20:50:00 Hybrid Two-Component Systems to Identify Chemoreceptor Function in Pseudomonas putida
21:00:00 Discussion
21:05:00 Receptor Repertoire of the Plant Symbiont Sinorhizobium meliloti Birgit Scharf
21:25:00 Discussion
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Introduction by Discussion Leader
09:00:00 Two-Component Signaling Mechanisms Karen Ottemann
09:05:00 Engineered Two-Component Core Signaling Units Indicate a Constrained Off-State for the CheA Kinase Brian Crane
09:25:00 Discussion
09:30:00 Comparative Studies of LOV Signaling Mechanisms and Regulation Kevin Gardner
09:50:00 Discussion
09:55:00 "Mechanistic Insights of Phosphoryl-Transfer Reactions in Two-Component Systems
10:05:00 Discussion
10:10:00 Tracking Proteins in 3D Within Bacteria
10:20:00 Discussion
10:25:00 Coffee Break
10:55:00 Non-Canonical Activation in Two-Component Systems Linda Kenney
11:15:00 Discussion
11:20:00 Strategies to Synthetic Regulate and Monitor Bacterial Signaling Networks WE Childers
11:40:00 Discussion
11:45:00 Design Principles in Two-Component Systems Ann Stock
12:10:00 Robust Kinase Regulation by Phase Separation: Implications for Bacterial Signaling in the Wild
12:20:00 Discussion
12:25:00 General Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Business Meeting Nominations for the Next Vice Chair; Fill in Conference Evaluation Forms; Discuss Future Site and Scheduling Preferences; Election of the Next Vice Chair
19:30:00 Introduction by Discussion Leader
19:30:00 Growth Control and Antimicrobial Resistance
19:35:00 Small Molecules Targeting Two-Component Regulatory Systems Robert Abramovitch
19:55:00 Discussion
20:00:00 Global Histidine Kinase Inhibition to Tackle Bacterial Virulence Erin Carlson
20:20:00 Discussion
20:45:00 Discussion
20:50:00 Mechanisms of Regulation of the Bvg-Repressed Genes of Bordetella pertussis
21:10:00 Discussion
21:15:00 Bactericidal Action of Aminoglycosides Arises from ATPase Induced Dysregulated Membrane Voltage
21:25:00 Discussion
Thursday, January 16, 2020
06:00:00 New Presentation
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 The Bacterial Cell Envelope Lori Burrows
09:00:00 Introduction by Discussion Leader
09:05:00 Unlocking Envelope Mysteries with RcsF, an Outer Membrane Stress Sensor Jean-Philippe Collet
09:25:00 Discussion
09:30:00 Mechanism of Signal Transduction Across the Bacterial Cell Envelope Anna Konovalova
09:55:00 The Structural Biology of Bacterial Secretion Systems Susan Lea
10:15:00 Discussion
10:20:00 Coffee Break
10:55:00 Assembly Mechanism of the MS-Ring to Initiate Bacterial Flagellar Biogenesis in Vibrio
11:05:00 Discussion
11:10:00 High Resolution Visualization of Bacterial Flagella Reveal Novel Insights into Their Assembly and Function Jun Liu
11:30:00 Discussion
11:35:00 A Chp off the Old Block: Pseudomonas aeruginosa Uses Mechanochemical Signaling to Activate a Surface-Dependent Virulence Program Joanne N. Engel
11:55:00 Discussion
12:00:00 Novel Role for the Type IV Pili Alignment Complex in Cyclic-di-GMP Signaling and Biofilm Formation by Pseudomonas aeruginosa
12:10:00 Discussion
12:15:00 General Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Introduction by Discussion Leader
19:30:00 Microbial Communities and Communication Marie Elliot
19:35:00 The Interplay of Metabolism and Structure in Bacterial Biofilms Lars Dietrich
19:55:00 Discussion
20:00:00 Unicellular and Multicellular Processes in Biofilm Responses to Stress Knut Drescher
20:20:00 Discussion
20:25:00 S. cerevisiae Produce MHF, a Mimic of Bacterial Autoinducer-2"
20:35:00 Discussion
20:40:00 Identity, Development and Collective Motility in Proteus mirabilis Karine Gibbs
21:00:00 Discussion
21:05:00 Biofilm Regulatory Evolution in Squid-Colonizing Vibrio fischeri Mark Mandel
21:25:00 Discussion
Friday, January 17, 2020
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Departure
3D Tissue Models
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