17th West Coast Protein Crystallography Workshop
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Oral Presentations WCPCW 2005

All talks are 15 minutes, plus 5 minutes for questions, with the exception of Prof. Dickerson’s plenary talk

Session 1 : Sunday Evening

Professor Richard Dickerson—45’ plus 5’ questions
Present at the Flood: How Structural Molecular Biology Came About


Anthony Addlagatta
Identification of an SH3 Binding Motif in a New Class of Methionine Aminopeptidase from M. tuberculosis Suggests a Mode of Interaction with the Ribosome

Mathias Rickert
A novel cytokine recognition mode in the structure of Interleukin-2 complexed with its alpha receptor

Dirk Zajonc
Structural studies of lipid antigen presentation by CD1

Session 2 : Monday Morning
Structural Genomics

Michael Strong
From Protein Networks to Structural Genomics: An Integrated Strategy to Identify Protein Complexes for Structural Elucidation

J. T. Hou
A global map of the protein structure universe

Kumar Saikatendu
Using high throughput structural biology in response to emerging infectious diseases: functional and structural proteomics of SARS-CoV

Dipesh Risal
Solving Large Numbers of Protein Crystal Structures in High Throughput Mode

Session 3 : Monday Morning

Calvin Yip
Structural characterization of a molecular platform for bacterial type III secretion system assembly

Luke Rice
Crystal structure of human γ-tubulin: implications for microtubule assembly

Brent Appleton
Crystal structure of murine coronin-1, a potential inhibitor of the ARp2/3 complex

Steve Larson
TYMV RNA exhibits an icosohedral distribution

Session 4 : Monday Afternoon

Rebecca Nelson
The core structure of amyloid

Mark Cannon
Reengineering Redox-sensitive Green Fluorescent Protein for Improved Response Rate

Lin Wang
Structure-based chemical modification enzyme replacement strategy for treatment of phenylketonuria

Daniel Anderson
Vault domains: advancing beyond 48-fold NCS phasing

J. Nathan Henderson
Crystal structures and mutational analysis of amFP486, A cyan fluorescent protein from Anemoia majano

Stephane Richard
Biosynthetic diversification of natural products: structural basis for promiscuous aromatic prenyltransferase activity

Session 5 : Tuesday Morning
Creative Solutions I

Warren DeLano
PyMOL: A Communications Tool for Crystallographers

Robert Thorne
New approaches to crystal handling and mounting for the high-throughput era

Joseph Ferrara
Optimizing crystal quality for better data

Andy May
Collection of Diffraction Data from Crystals grown in TOPAZTM Crystallization Chips

Session 6 : Tuesday Morning
Creative Solutions II

Ronald Ruth
A Compact Light Source for Protein Crystallography

Ana Gonzalez
Web-Ice: A tool to integrate of data analysis and collection at SSRL

Daniel Harrington
SSRL BL12-2: A New Macromolecular Crystallography Resource

Ralf Grosse-Kuntsleve
PHENIX refinement tools

Session 7 : Tuesday Afternoon
Membrane proteins

Filip Van Petegem
The voltage-gated calcium channel: structural insights in regulation by the beta subunit

Christopher Reyes
Structural Basis of Lipopolysaccharide Flipping: Multidrug ATP Binding Cassette Transporter MsbA in Complex with Mg·ADP·Vi and Ra Lipopolysaccharide

Roger Williams
ESCRTing to lysosomes

Shahram Khademi
Mechanism of Ammonia Transport by Amt/MEP/Rh: Structure of AmtB at 1.35 Å

Holly Heaslet
Structural Studies of E. coli Transhydrogenase—A Multi-technique Approach for Membrane Proteins

Pascal Egea
Targeting proteins to membranes by the signal recognition particle

Session 8 : Wednesday Morning

Kam Zhang
A ‘Glutamine Switch’ Mechanism for Nucleotide Selectivity by Phosphodiesterases

Elsa Garcin
Structural Basis for isozyme-specific regulation of electron transfer in Nitric Oxide Synthase

Matthew Rosenow
Crystal structures of a green fluorescent protein variant support a novel mechanism for chromophore formation

Alexander Taylor
Crystal structure of Fet3p, a multicopper oxidase that functions in iron import

Cho Uhn-Soo
Crystal structures of the PhoQ sensor domain suggest a novel mechanism for signal transduction across cell membranes

Session 9 : Wednesday Morning
Nucleic acid binding and transcriptional control

Minsun Hong
Structure of an OhrR-DNA complex, operator recognition by a MarR family member

James Endrizzi
Chemical mechansim of tyrosine recombinase cleavage-religation revealed by reaction snapshots of Cre-LoxP recombination

Kirsten Mattison
Structure of FitAB from Neisseria gonorrhea


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Oral Presentation Guidelines

At conference time the Conference AV Coordinators are available on Sunday from 3:30–5:30 PM in Merrill Hall if you have any questions about your presentation.
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