Program

The symposium attendance is FREE of charge,
but registration is required until October 14th 2013.

Monday, November 4th, 2013

17:00 Welcome by Lutz Schmitt, Chairman of the NRW Research School BioStruct
17:15 Volker Dötsch, Goethe University Frankfurt
"2 inactive 4 destruction or the Tails of p63"

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

09:00 Welcome by Dr. Sandra Scheermesser,
Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research, NRW
09:10 Welcome by PD Dr. Hannelore Riesner,
Gründerstiftung zur Förderung von Forschung und wissenschaftlichem Nachwuchs an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität
09:20 Welcome by Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
09:30 - 10:30 Irmgard Sinning, Heidelberg University Biochemistry Center (BZH)
"Mechanisms of membrane protein targeting"
10:30 - 11:00 Iris Gawarzewski
"The crystal structure of the membrane protein AIDA-I from Escherichia coli"
11:00 - 11:30 Tea/Coffee break
11:30 - 12:00 Thomas Classen
"Pyruvate dependent Aldolases: Insights into Selectivity"
12:00 - 13:00 Daniel Huster, University of Leipzig
"G Protein-Coupled Receptors Released from the Crystal: Dynamic Receptors and Dynamic Ligands"
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Katherina Hemmen
"Deciphering the structure and energy landscape of T4L using fluorescence methods"
14:30 - 15:30 Teresa Carlomagno, EMBL Heidelberg
"RNA-protein complexes in RNA metabolism: an integrative structure biology approach"
15:30 - 16:00 Claudia Börger
"Analysis of the Ion Channel Gating Mechanism in Solution by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy"
16:00 - 16:30 Tea/Coffee break
16:30 - 17:00 Katrina Hong
"Metalloenzymes: Nature's Secret for Catalysis"
17:00 - 18:00 Raimund Dutzler, University of Zürich
"Activation and inhibition of prokaryotic pentameric ligand-gated ion channels"
19:00 Congress Dinner

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

09:00 - 10:00 Christine Ziegler, Max Planck Institute of Biophysics Frankfurt, University of Regensburg
"A glimpse on the molecular mechanism of regulated betaine transport"
10:00 - 10:30 Jagmohan Saini
"Molecular insights into binding of oxazolidinone antibiotics to the large ribosomal subunit"
10:30 - 11:00 Tea/Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00 Alfred Wittinghofer, Max-Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund
"From ciliary trafficking of membrane-associated proteins towards anti-Ras Drug Candidates"
12:00 Closure by Dieter Willbold, Chairman of the NRW Research School BioStruct
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