Official Program

Symposium Schedule

Note: All talks will be in ARMS 1010. 

May 13

9:00 – 10:00 AM: Check-in, Posters Displayed

10:00 – 10:10 AM: Opening Remarks

10:10 AM – 12:15 PM – Session 1: Diseases, Pathogenesis, and Therapeutics

–10:10 – 10:15 – Introduction by Chair – Adriano Mendes, Biological Sciences (Dr. Richard Kuhn)

–10:15 – 10:45 – Dr. Angeline Lyon, Chemistry

–10:45 – 11:05 – Anwesha Sanyal, Biological Sciences (Dr. Seema Mattoo)

–11:05 – 11:25 – Allison Lange, Chemistry (Dr. Christine Hrycyna)

–11:25 – 11:55 – Dr. Nic Steussy, Biological Sciences (Dr. Cynthia Stauffacher)

–11:55 – 12:15 – Dr. Woong-Hee Shin, Biological Sciences (Dr. Daisuke Kihara)

12:15 – 1:30 PM – Lunch

1:30 – 3:05 – Session 2: Biosynthesis and Catalysis

–1:30 – 1:35 – Introduction by Chair – Phil Rushton, Biological Sciences (Dr. Cynthia Stauffacher)

–1:35 – 1:55 – Yi Li, Biochemistry (Dr. Clint Chapple)

–1:55 – 2:25 – Dr. Jeremy Lohman, Biochemsitry

–2:25 – 2:45 – Yafang Chen, Biological Sciences (Dr. Andrew Mesecar)

–2:45 – 3:05 – Chun-liang Chen, Biological Sciences (Dr. Cynthia Stauffacher)

3:05 – 3:20 – Break

3:20 – 5:00 PM – Workshops

–3:20 – 4:30 – “Structure Determination by Cryo-EM“, Dr. Wen Jiang and Dr. Daisuke Kihara, Biological Sciences

–4:30 – 5:00 – “A History of Crystallization Techniques”, Dr. Edward Pryor, Anatrace

5:00 – 7:00 PM – Poster Session and Reception

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May 14

8:00 – 9:00 AM – Breakfast

9:00 – 11:05 AM – Session 3: Biophysical Methods and Emerging Techniques

–9:00 – 9:05 – Introduction by Chair – Brendan Sullivan, Physics (Dr. Yulia Pushkar)

–9:05 – 9:25 – Valentyn Stadnytskyi, Physics (Dr. Sergei Savikhin)

–9:25 – 9:45 – Ajith Rajapaksha-Mudalige, Physics (Dr. Brian Todd)

–9:45 – 10:15 – Dr. Andrew Mugler, Physics

–10:15 – 10:45 – Dr. Jason Lanman, Biological Sciences

–10:45 – 11:05 – Dr. Srinivas Chakravarthy, Argonne National Labs (Dr. Thomas Irving)

11:05 – 11:20 – Break

11:20 AM – 12:30 PM – Keynote Presentation

–11:20 – 11:25 – Introduction by Duy P. Hua, Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology (Dr. Carol Post)

–11:25 – 12:30 – Dr. Tony Kossiakoff, University of Chicago

12:30 – 1:30 PM – Lunch

1:30 – 3:25 PM – Session 4: Macromolecular Complexes and Assemblies

–1:30 – 1:35 – Introduction by Chair – Sakshi Tomar, Biological Sciences (Dr. Andrew Mesecar)

–1:35 – 1:55 – Dr. Tony Hazbun, Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

–1:55 – 2:15 – Dr. Uma Aryal, Biochemistry (Dr. Mark Hall)

2:15 – 2:45Dr. Nicholas Noinaj, Biological Sciences

–2:45 – 3:05 – Guimei Yu, Biological Sciences (Dr. Wen Jiang)

–3:05 – 3:25 – Dr. Mario Borgnia, National Institutes of Health (Dr. Sriram Subramaniam)

3:25 – 3:40 PM – Break

3:40 – 5:35 PM – Session 5: Disorder and Conformational Plasticity in Macromolecules

–3:40 – 3:45 – Introduction by Chair – Satchal Erramilli, Biological Sciences (Dr. Cynthia Stauffacher)

–3:45 – 4:05 – Chao Feng, Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology (Dr. Carol Post)

–4:05 – 4:25 – Dr. Tairan Yuwen, Chemistry (Dr. Nikolai Skrynnikov)

–4:25 – 4:45 – Dr. Elka Georgieva, Cornell University (Dr. Jack Freed)

–4:45 – 5:15 – Dr. Chiwook Park, Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

–5:15 – 5:35 – Stacy Webb, University of Kentucky (Dr. Rebecca Dutch)

5:35 – 6:00 PM – Closing Remarks, Awards, and Acknowledgments

 

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