Molecular Biophysics Subgroup 2017 Symposium
Saturday, February 11, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
10:30 AM- 3:00 PM
Great Hall B


Yann Chemla, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Subgroup Chair


10:30 AM Opening Remarks

10:40 AM 
Controllable Molecular Motors Engineered from Myosin and RNA
Zev Bryant, Stanford University

11:10 AM 
Dynein’s direction-dependent microtubule-binding strength is controlled via a tension-induced sliding of dynein’s stalk helices mediated by the coiled-coil strut
Lu Rao, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

11:35 AM 
Single-Molecule Sorting Of The Human DNA Repair Enzymes
Maria Spies, University of Iowa

12:05 PM Coffee Break and Business Meeting

12:35 PM 
High throughput simulations reveal how sequence and methylation control DNA looping and self-association
Jejoong Yoo, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

1:00 PM 
Single Molecules in Focus: From RNA Splicing to Silencing
Nils Walter, University of Michigan

1:30 PM 
RNA remodeling activity reveals RNP assembly mechanism
Sua Myong, Johns Hopkins University

2:00 PM
Quantitative characterization of the building blocks of RNA tertiary structure
William Greenleaf, Stanford University

2:30 PM Closing Remarks