Membrane Biophysics Subgroup 2017 Symposium
Saturday, February 11, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
1:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Room R02/03


Teresa Giraldez, La Laguna University, Subgroup Chair

Sensors

1:00 PM Opening Remarks

1:05 PM
Biophysics of inhibitory Rhodopsins
Peter Hegemann, Humbolt University

1:35 PM

Insights into conformational changes associated with voltage sensor activation in the Hv1 proton channel
I. Scott Ramsey, Virginia Commonwealth University

2:05 PM 
Identifying basic intramolecular connectivity in sensory receptors of the TRP family
Sebastian Brauchi, Universidad Austral de Chile

2:35 PM 
BK Channels: Sensors that switch membranes between day and night states in the circadian clock
Andrea Meredith, University of Maryland

3:05 PM Subgroup Business Meeting and Coffee Break

3:40 PM 
Structural Mechanisms of Mechanosensitivity in TREK-2 K2P Channels
Stephen Tucker, Oxford University

4:10 PM
Membrane mechanosensors responsible for touch and other senses
Miriam Goodman, Stanford University

4:40 PM
Visualizing the competition between Gs and Gi signaling at the membrane
Thomas Hughes, Montana Molecular 

5:10 PM Closing Remarks


The Membrane Biophysics Subgroup is grateful for support from the following companies:

               


                         



Nanion, Society of General Physiologists (SGP), &
Icagen