Sunday, February 19
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room 6B, San Diego Convention Center

The New and Notable Symposium will feature exciting new discoveries across a wide range of biophysical research, including cryo-EM analysis of activated cold-sensing channels, membrane shaping by integral membrane proteins and electrically conductive protein nanowires.


Baron Chanda, Washington University, Co-chair
Janice Robertson, Washington University, Co-Chair

Irene Chen, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Membrane Vesicles as Shepherds of the RNA World

Seok-Yong Lee, Duke University, USA
Activation Mechanism of the Cold-Sensing TRPM8 Channel by Cooling Agents and PIP2

Raya Sorkin, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Membrane Shaping and Remodeling by Tetraspanin Proteins

Nikhil Malvankar, Yale University, USA
How Can Bacteria Breathe Without Oxygen or Soluble Electron Acceptors? Protein Nanowires: Structures, Functions, and Electron Transfer Mechanisms