Martin Gruebele, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Subgroup Chair

Biopolymers in vivo
Subgroup 2016 Symposium
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Los Angeles, California

10:45 AM - 6:45 PM

Title: Translation Dynamics and Nascent Proteome Behavior
Program Chairs: Christian Kaiser, Johns Hopkins University, Ed O’Brien, Penn State University

10:45 AM Subgroup Business Meeting

11:45 AM Lunch Break

1:15 PM Introductions

1:20 PM Jonathan Weissman, University of California, San Francisco
Monitoring Translation in Space and Time with Ribosome Profiling

1:50 PM Zoya Ignatova, University of Hamburg, Germany
Probing Dimensionality Beyond the Linear Sequence of mRNA

2:20 PM
Helmut Grubmüller, Max Plank Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
Low Energy Barriers and a Dynamic Contact Network between Ribosomal Subunits Enable Rapid tRNA Translocation

2:50 PM Jody Puglisi, Stanford University
Dynamics of Translation

3:20 PM Coffee Break

3:50 PM Shu-ou Shan, California Institute of Technology
Accurate Decision Making at the Ribosome During Protein Biogenesis

4:20 PM
Thomas Miller, California Institute of Technology
Regulation of Sec-facilitated Protein Translocation and Membrane Integration


4:50 PM Gunnar von Heijne, University of California, San Francisco
Co-translational Protein Translocation, Membrane Insertion and Folding Probed by Arrest-peptide Mediated Force Measurements

5:20 PM Judit Perales-Calvo, King's College London, UK


5:35 PM Ken Dill, Stony Brook University
Some Cell Behavior is Encoded in Proteome Physics

6:05 PM Closing Remarks

6:45 PM Dinner