Friday, September 14, 2012

Iacocca Hall

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA


Thursday September 13, 2012 (Lewis Lab 316):

4:10 - 5:10 pm: Special Guest: Darryl Bornhop - Vanderbilt University                                                              "An Ultra-sensitive, Low-volume, Free-solution, Label-free Molecular Interaction Platform"                      abstract    


Friday September 14, 2012 (Iacocca Hall):                                                   

9:00 - 9:45 am:        Registration and poster setup

9:45 - 10:00 am:       Opening Remarks

10:00 - 10:30 am:      Chris Yengo - Penn State Hershey
                                
"Structural Mechanisms of Actomyosin Regulation"

10:30 - 11:00 am:     Erika Holzbaur - University of Pennsylvania
                               
"Motor coordination during bidirectional organelle transport"

11:00 - 11:20 am:     Break

11:20 - 11:40 am:     20 min Platform Talk: Nicola Clauvelin - Rutgers
                               
"Long-distance communication on chromatin: the synergy between DNA and                                         nucleosomes"

11:40 - noon:           20 min Platform Talk: Fabian Czerwinski - Princeton University
                               
"Dynamics and Force Generation by Single Motor Complexes in M. Xanthus"

noon - 2:00 pm:        Lunch and Poster Session

2:00 - 2:30 pm:         Arpita Upadhyaya - University of Maryland
                               
"Forcing it on: Cytoskeletal dynamics during lymphocyte activation"

2:30 - 3:00 pm:        Phil Nelson - University of Pennsylvania
                              
"Inference in biological physics"

3:00 - 3:30 pm:        Break

3:30 - 4:00 pm:        Sharon Rozovsky - University of Delaware
                               
"77Se enrichment of proteins expands the biological NMR toolbox"

4:00 - 5:00 pm:        Keynote: Thomas Sakmar - Rockefeller University
                               
"Probing GPCR Signaling with Genetically-Encoded Non-Natural Amino Acids"                                   abstract

5:00 - 5:15 pm:      Business Meeting