Elizabeth Komives, University of California, San Diego, Subgroup Chair

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Subgroup 2015 Symposium
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Baltimore, Maryland

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins in their Cellular Settings
Organizers: Edward Lemke, EMBL, and Rohit Pappu, Washington University in St. Louis

10:00 AM       

Database Discussion

10:20 AM

Subgroup Business Meeting 

12:30 PM 

Welcome and Announcements

12:40 PM 

Introduction of Opening Keynote Speaker

12:45 PM 

Opening Keynote: Ashok Deniz, The Scripps Research Institute
Single-Molecule Biophysics of Intrinsic Protein Disorder 

Session 1
1:25 PM 

Dariush Hinderberger, Martin Luther Universität Halle- Wittenberg, Germany
Cooperative Effects and Structural Dynamics in the Intrinsically Disordered Protein Osteopontin 

1:55 PM 

John Bushweller, University of Virginia
Intrinsic Disorder, Epigenetics, and Leukemia- The MLL-AF9 Saga 

2:25 PM 

Short talks by postdoctoral awardees:
Li Ou, Florida State University
The dock-and-coalesce mechanism for the association of intrinsically disordered WASP with the Cdc42 GTPase
Volodymyr V. Shvadchak, AMOLF, Netherlands
Fibril breaking accelerates α‐synuclein fibrillization

2:55 PM 

Edward Lemke, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
Decoding Protein Plasticity from Single Molecules to Large Complexes

3:20 PM 


Session 2 
3:45 PM 

Timothy Lohman, Washington University School of Medicine
Role of E. coli SSB Protein's Intrinsically Disordered C-terminal Tails in Cooperative Binding to DNA 

4:15 PM 

Tanja Mittag, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
The Role of Protein Disorder and Self-Association in the Formation of Cellular Bodies 

4:45 PM 

Petra Levin, Washington University in St. Louis
An Intrinsically Disordered Linker Plays a Central Role in Bacterial Cell Division

5:15 PM 

Clifford Brangwynne, Princeton University
Space and Time in IDP-mediated Intracellular Phase Transitions

5:45 PM 

Introduction of Closing Keynote Speaker 

5:50 PM 

Closing Keynote: Ursula Jakob, University of Michigan
Conditionally Disordered Chaperones

6:30 PM Closing Remarks