“Spanning Experiment to Theory, from in vitro to Organismal”

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Advanced Science Research Center
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Reception Immediately Following

This symposium brings together CUNY theorists and experimentalists in the expansive field of biophysics, giving us a chance to share recent research findings and discuss plans for future joint endeavors. We are pleased to welcome the two following keynote speakers:

Keynote Speaker #1
Stephen Sprang, Ph.D.
Professor, Division of Biological Sciences
Director, Center for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics
University of Montana

Talk title – “Structure and dynamics of a G protein:exchange factor interaction”

Keynote Speaker #2
Brian Kuhlman, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Co-director, UNC Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Program
UNC School of Medicine

Talk Title – “Computational Methods for Requirement Driven Protein Design”

In addition, there will be plenty of opportunities for CUNY students, postdocs, and staff to present their work. Register today and let us know if you would like to present a poster.

For more information contact: Diane.Beckford@asrc.cuny.edu

Program

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch and Check-In

12:45 – 12:55 Opening Remarks

12:55 – 1:35 First Keynote: Stephen Sprang, Professor, Division of Biological Sciences;
Director, Center for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, University of Montana

1:35 – 1:50 Internal Talk #1

1:50 – 2:05 Internal Talk #2

2:05 – 2:20 Internal Talk #3

2:20 – 2:35 Internal Talk #4

2:35 – 2:55 Poster Slam

2:55 – 3:40 Coffee Break/Poster Session

3:40 – 3:55 Internal Talk #5

3:55 – 4:10 Internal Talk #6

4:10 – 4:25 Internal Talk #7

4:25 – 4:40 Internal Talk #8

4:40 – 4:55 Internal Talk #9

4:55 – 5:10 Coffee Break

5:10 – 5:50 Second Keynote: Brian Kuhlman, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics;
Co-director, UNC Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Program, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

5:50 – 6:00 Closing Remarks

6:00 – 7:00 Reception