SER-CAT Symposium 2016

Program, Friday March 18, 2016

 

Start Time

End Time

Event

Speaker

Title

7:30 am

9:00 am

Breakfast

8:30 am

9:00 am

Registration

Session I: Exciting Structures (Xiaodong Cheng)

9:00 am

9:05am

Introduction from Jerry Boss, Chair of Biochemistry

9:05 am

9:35 am

Talk (25+ 5)

Paul Shaffer
Amgen, Inc.

Senior Science Award Lecture: Taking Some of the Pain Out of Ion Channels: Crystal Structures of the Human Glycine Receptor Alpha 3

9:35 am

9:55 am

Talk (15+ 5)

Stephen White
St. Jude’s

Fishing for phospholipids in the lipid bilayer– structural and functional studies of bacterial glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase

9:55 am

10:15 am

Talk (15+ 5)

Raymond Blind
Vanderbilt

A new, non-allosteric mechanism of nuclear receptor activation by phospholipids

10:15 am

10:35 am

Talk (15+ 5)

TBD

Selected Abstract

10:35 am

10:50 am

Coffee Break

Session II:  Host Pathogen Interactions (Graeme Conn)

10:50 am

11:10 am

Talk (15+ 5)

Irene T. Weber
Georgia State University

Tackling Drug Resistant HIV Infections

11:10 am

11:30 am

Talk (15+ 5)

Scott Pegan
UGA

Biodiversity impact of host interferon-stimulated-gene-product 15 on the function of viral deISGylases

11:30 am

11:50 am

Talk (15+ 5)

Hua Yang
Center for Disease Control

Structural and functional analysis of surface proteins from an A(H3N8) influenza virus isolated from New England Harbor Seals

11:50 am

12:10 pm

Talk (15+ 5)

Marc Schureck
Emory Univeristy

SER-CAT Junior Scientist Award

12:10 pm

2:00 pm

Lunch and Poster Session

Session III: Complimentary Methods (Eric Ortlund)

2:00 pm

2:20 pm

Talk (15+5)

Renhao Li
Emory University

Hydrogen Deuterium Exchange for Solution Structure Probing

2:20 pm

2:40 pm

Talk (15+5)

Pete Lollar
Emory Children’s Center

The Analytical Ultracentrifuge – A Renaissance

2:40 pm

3:00 pm

Talk (15+5)

Bob Fischetti
Life Sciences Advisor to the APS Director

Planning for the future: Updates to the APS

3:00 pm

3:30 pm

Coffee Break

Session IV: Words from the Beamline (Christine Dunham)

3:30 pm

3:50 pm

Talk (15+5)

John Chrzas
SER-CAT

SER-CAT Hardware Highlights

3:50 pm

4:10 pm

Talk (15+5)

Albert Fu
SER-CAT

SER-CAT New Software Highlights and Quality Control

4:10 pm

4:30 pm

Talk (15+5)

John Rose
SER-CAT

SER-CAT/UGA Native-SAD Highlights

4:30 pm

4:50 pm

Talk (15+5)

Rai Rajashankar
NE-CAT

An introduction to RAPD, A NE-CAT Software Package to be added at SER-CAT

4:50 pm

Best Poster Presentation Award