Intrinsically Disordered Proteins

David EliezerWeill Cornell Medical College, Subgroup Chair 

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins 2011 Symposium
10:30 AM, March 5, 2011

10:30   Subgroup Business Meeting

Joint Session with Biopolymer Biophysics in vivo

1:00      Margaret Cheung, University of Houston, and 
              David Eliezer, Weill Cornell Medical College
              Introduction & Welcome

1:05      Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede, Umea University, Sweeden
              Introduction of Christopher Dobson

1:10      Christopher Dobson, University of Cambridge
              Life on the Edge: The Generic Nature of Protein Misfolding Disorders

1:55      Koby Levy, Weizmann Institute
              Introduction of Peter Wolynes

2:00      Peter Wolynes, University of California, San Diego
              Water Mediated Interactions in Protein Folding and Structure

2:45      Coffee Break

IDP Symposium

3:10      Welcome and postdoctoral awards

3:15      Collin Stultz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
              Are Structural Models of Disordered Proteins Correct?

3:40      Post-Doc Talk: Rahul Das, Washington University in St. Louis
              Intrinsic Helicity of Disordered Basic regions of bZIP Transcription Factors:                          Implications for mechanisms

3:55      Elizabeth Rhoades, Yale University
              alpha-Synuclein: Evidence for Allosteric Regulation of Membrane Binding

4:20      Joan-Emma Shea, University of California, San Diego
              Probing the Early Stages of Aggregation of the Islet Amyloid Polypeptide                           Implicated in Type II Diabetes

4:45      Break

5:00      Trevor Creamer, University of Kentucky
              Activation of Calcineurin Involves a Folding Upon Binding Event

5:25      Terry Oas, Duke University
              RNase P Protein: Mechanism of Folding Coupled to Binding

5:50      Post-Doc Talk: Loren Hough, Rockefeller University
              The Solution and Binding Behavior of the Intrinsically Disordered FG                                Nups Determined by STINT-NMR 

6:05      Gerhard Hummer, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
              Simulations of Proteins with Intrinsically Disordered Regions

6:30      Elizabeth Komives, University of California, San Diego
              Functional Consequences of Intrinsic Disorder in the NFkB-IkB Interaction


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