Membrane Biophysics

Paul Slesinger, Salk Institute, Subgroup Chair

Membrane Biophysics Subgroup 2012 Symposium
Saturday, February 25, 2012
San Diego, California

1:00 Opening Remarks 

1:05 Paul Slesinger, Salk Institute
Structural Insights into Ethanol Activation of GIRK Channels

1:35 Wayne Hendrickson, Columbia University
Structural Analysis of SLAC1-Family Anion Channel Activity 

2:05 Pierre-Jean Corringer, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France
Allosteric Transition and Pharmacological Modulation of Pentameric Channel-Receptors: The Case of General Anesthetics

2:35 Jeff Abramson, University of California, Los Angeles
Sodium and Galacose Release from vSGLT: Who's in Control?

3:05 Subgroup Business Meeting and Coffee Break

3:40 Christine Ziegler, Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Frankfurt, Germany
Role of Gating in Transport Regulation of the Betaine Symporter BetP

4:10 Youxing Jiang, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Tuning the Ion Selectivity of Tetrameric Cation Channels

4:40 William Catterall, University of Washington
Sodium Channel Structure and Function at the Atomic Level

5:10 Conclusion

6:00 Cole Award Dinner and Ceremony, San Diego Wine & Culinary Center 

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