Molecular Biophysics Subgroup 2018 Symposium
Saturday, February 17, 2018
San Francisco, California
10:30 AM- 3:00 PM

Subgroup Chair: Philip Kukura, Oxford University, UK
Next Generation Measurement and its Application to Studying Biomolecular Interactions, Properties and Function


10:30 AM Opening Remarks

10:40 AM
Madhavi Krishnan, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Single-Molecule Electrometry: A New Tool for Structure, Conformation, and Interaction Studies on Single Biomolecules in Solution

11:10 AM
Wesley Wong, Harvard University
Exploring Nanoscale Biomechanics with Parallel Force Spectroscopy

11:35 AM
Alexandre Persat, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
Bacterial Mechanosensing with Type IV Pili

12:05 PM Break

12:15 PM Business Meeting

12:35 PM
Ilya Finkelstein, University of Texas, Austin
Genome-scale Biophysical Profiling of CRISPR Interference

1:00 PM
Madoka Suzuki, Waseda University, Japan
Imaging of Heat Production and Heat-mediated Contraction in Single Muscle Cells

1:30 PM
Thomas Perkins, University of Colorado, Boulder
Improving AFM Reveals a Multitude of Hidden Dynamics in the Unfolding of a Membrane Protein

2:00 PM
Justin Benesch, University of Oxford, UK
Quantitative Native Mass Spectrometry: Weighing-up the Evolution of Protein Self-Assembly

2:30 PM Closing Remarks

3:00 PM Adjournment