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Marjorie Longo, University of California, Davis, Subgroup Chair 

Membrane Structure & Assembly Subgroup 2015 Symposium
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Baltimore, Maryland


9:00 AM 

John Conboy, University of Utah
Phosphatidylglycerol Asymmetry and Translocation in Lipid Membranes 

9:35 AM 

Todd R. Graham, Vanderbilt University
Control of Membrane Asymmetry by P4-ATPases 

10:10 AM 

Peter Tieleman, University of Calgary, Canada
Computer Simulations of Lipid Flip-Flop and Membrane Asymmetry 

10:45 AM Coffee Break
11:05 AM 

Mary Kraft, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Investigating the Mechanisms of Non-Random Sphingolipid Organization in the Plasma Membranes of Fibroblast Cells 

11:40 AM 

Edward Lyman, University of Delaware
Molecular Structure and Nanoscale Dynamics of the Liquid-Ordered Phase

12:15 PM 

Lunch Break

1:15 PM Christoph Naumann, Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis

Probing Membrane Protein Sequestration and Oligomerization in Polymer-
Tethered Phospholipid Bilayers Containing Raft-Mimicking Lipid Mixtures

1:50 PM 

Jeanne Stachowiak, University of Texas, Austin
Protein Crowding Modulates the Shape and Content of Curved Membranes and Coated Vesicles 

2:25 PM 

Miglena I. Angelova, Pierre and Marie Curie University, France
Direct Monolayer Packing Imbalance and Phospholipid Flip-Flop: Two Mechanisms of Local Bilayer Deformation. 
Application to Mitochondrial Cristae of Wild-Type and Cardiolipin-Deficient Mutant 

3:00 PM 

Coffee Break

3:20 PM 

Patricia Bassereau, Curie Institute, France
Protein Spatial Distribution Depends on Membrane Curvature 

3:55 PM 

Guillaume Drin, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, National Center for Scientific Research, France
Structural Basis of Membrane Curvature Recognition by the ALPS Motifs 

4:30 PM 

Thompson Award Winner lecture: Scott Feller, Wabash College
Musings at Mid-Career: What Is So Special about Omega-3 Fatty Acids? 

5:10 PM        Subgroup Business Meeting