Program

  • Session VI: Protein folding within biomembranes
  • Chair: Meir Wilchek
  • 08:30-09:10
    Daniel Otzen, Aarhus University: Alpha-helical membrane protein folding dissected by protein engineering
  • 09:10-09:50
    Feng Gai, University of Pennsylvania: Dynamics of protein folding in crowded environments
  • 09:50-10:10
    Ilan Samish, University of Pennsylvania: Knowledge-based potential for positioning membrane-associated structures and assessing residue specific energetic contributions
  • 10:10-10:30
    Adina L. Milac, Institute of Biochemistry of the Romanian Academy: Symmetry improves ion channels stability into membrane
  • 10:30-11:00
    Coffee break
  • 11:00-11:40
    Yechiel Shai, Weizmann Institute: Interactions within the membrane milieu: involvement in HIV1-cell fusion and ability to escape the immune response?
  • 11:40-12:20
    Paula Booth, Bristol University: Cracking membrane protein folding: lipid modulation and folding transition states
  • 12:20-13:00
    Sheena Radford, University of Leeds: Insights into the mechanism of outer membrane protein folding
  • 13:00-13:10
    Concluding words
  • 13:10
    Lunch and departure