Biological Structures Group Winter BCA Meeting

Dec 14.

Biological Structures Group Winter BCA Meeting

The general focus of the meeting is ‘supramolecular assemblies' and the aim is to highlight challenges in structure solution of large assemblies from crystallisation to data collection and structure solution, as well as focusing on the biological insight such structures can provide.

Date
14/12/20112011-12-14
Location
Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire, UK

Biological Structures Group Winter BCA Meeting

The Biological Structures Group Winter Meeting will be held on Wednesday December 14th 2011 at Diamond Light Source / Research Complex at Harwell.

Registration starts from 10:00am at Diamond Light Source, with lectures starting at 11:00.

The general focus of the meeting is ‘supramolecular assemblies' and the aim of the meeting is to highlight challenges in structure solution of large assemblies from crystallisation to data collection and structure solution, as well as focusing on the biological insight such structures can provide.

All enquiries should be made to the organiser, Dr Robin Owen

The registration fee is £50 for regular delegates, and £40 for students. The deadline to register is 2nd December.

Registration

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

The registration fee for this meeting includes one year's membership to the BCA, which can be refunded upon request after the meeting should you not wish to remain a member of this prestigious society, or if you have already paid!

Programme

10:00 - 11:00  Registration and refreshments in Diamond House
Session I Chair: Alex Cameron
11:00 - 11:10 Opening remarks by John McGeehan on behalf of the BCA president
11:10 - 11:40 Gabriel Waksman (UCL/Birkbeck). “Fiber formation at the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacterial pathogens”
11:40 - 12:10 Colin Kleanthus (York). “Protein-mediated transmembrane signaling through bacterial porins”
12:10 - 12:40 Leo Sazanov (MRC Cambridge). “Structure and mechanism of respiratory complex I”
12:40 - 1:40 Lunch
Session II Chair: Simon Phillips
1:40 - 2:10 Rick Lewis (Newcastle). “The regulation of cyclic di-GMP biosynthesis by stressosomes”
2:10 - 2:40 Helen Walden (CRUK). “Structural insights into the catalytic heart of the Fanconi Anemia DNA repair pathway”
2:40 - 3:10 Peter Cherepanov (Imperial). “The mechanism of HIV integration and its inhibition by strand transfer inhibitors: lessons from X-ray crystallography studies using a convenient model system”
3:10 - 3:40 Tea and coffee
Session III Chair: Kostas Beis
3:40 - 4:10 Chang-jiang Dong (St Andrews). “Lassa fever nucleoprotein structure reveals unique mechanisms in immune suppression and transcription
4:10 - 4:40 Phil Kerry (St Andrews). “Structural insights into influenza virus NS1 function: self regulation and host interactions”
4:40 - 5:10 Dave Stuart (Oxford) "Structural vaccinology applied to picornaviruses"
                        

 

Sponsorship

The following companies have provided generous support for this meeting

Agilent logo Agilent
AstraZeneca logo Astra-Zeneca
Bruker logo Bruker
 JEOL logo JEOL
 Molecular Dimensions logo Molecular Dimensions
 Oxford Cryosystems logo Oxford Cryosystems
Rigaku logo Rigaku