International Conference on Molecular Recognition ( february 1-3, 2016 )

(New) The Book Of Abstracts is available in PDF

 

  Monday, February 1st Tuesday, February 2nd Wednesday, February 3rd
    Chemical-Biology section Molecular assemblies section
9:30-10:00  

Dr Gonçalo Bernardes (University of Cambridge):

"Chemistry on Proteins for Basic Biology and Protein Therapeutics"

Prof. Alfonso de Simone (Imperial College London):

"Recognition and Binding by Intrinsically Disordered Proteins"

10:00-10:30

 

Dr Francisco Corzana (Universidad de La Rioja):

"Design of novel cancer vaccines based on MUC1"

Prof. Germán Rivas (CIB, CSIC):

"Systems biochemistry of bacterial division: Reconstructing minimal divisomes in the test tube"

10:30-11:00

 

Dr Maria Barile (University of Bari):

"Biosynthesis of flavin cofactors in humans and model organisms.  Importance  for mitochondriopathies"

Coffee break

11:00-11:30

 

Coffee break

Prof. Salvador Ventura (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona):

"Repositioning Tolcapone as a potent inhibitor of transthyretin amyloidogenesis and associated cellular toxicity"

11:30-12:00

 

Dr Iñaki Delso: "Study of the molecular recognition of novel fungal transglycosylase ligands"

Matilde de las Rivas: "Deciphering the non-equivalence of serine and threonine O-glycosilation points in biological systems"

Dr Douglas Laurents (Instituto Quimica-Física "Rocasolano, CSIC):

"Structure of TDP-43's Q/N-rich Motif and N-terminal Domain"

 

12:00-12:30  

Rafael Clavería: "Disordered regions in MeCP2 contribute to its structural stability"

Fátima Lucas: "How experiments and molecular simulations can help understand selective C25-hydroxylation of vitamin D by fungal peroxygenases"

Closing lecture: Prof. Juan Hermoso (Instituto Quimica-Física "Rocasolano, CSIC):

"Structural basis for the allosteric mechanism controlling antibiotics resistance in PBP2A from MRSA"

12:30-13:00  

Dr Valerie Belle: "Site Directed Spin labeling EPR spectroscopy to probe recognition mechanisms between a molybdoenzyme and its dedicated chaperone"

Chiara Pallara: "Characterization of protein interactions of biological interest: insights from computational models"

13:00-13:30  

María Fillat (Universidad de Zaragoza):

"Fur (ferric uptake regulator) proteins: a versatile family of transcriptional regulators with novel activities"

Concluding remarks (Prof. Javier Sancho, BIFI)

13:30-14:30  

Lunch break

 

 
14:30-15:00

Inscription

 
15:00-15:30

Welcome ceremony

 
   

Advanced Technical Developments

 

15:30-16:00

Opening Lecture: Prof. Jesús Jiménez-Barbero (CIC BIOGUNE, Bilbao):

"NMR and molecular recognition. Glycan-protein interactions"

Dr. Rafael Fernández Leiro (University of Cambridge):

"The bacterial DNA replication machine caught in the act by cryo-EM"

 

16:00-16:30

Dr Steven F. Lee (University of Cambridge):

"New single-molecule & super-resolution tools for imaging single biomolecules"

 
 

Advanced Computational Developments

 

   

16:30-17:00

Prof. Isabel Usón (IBMB):

"ARCIMBOLDO and BORGES: Supercomputing Methods for Macromolecular  Crystallographic Ab Initio Phasing"

Dr Raúl Pacheco (MALVERN):

"Microcalorimetry: A versatile tool for the characterization of biomolecular interactions"

 

17:00-17:30

Coffee break

Coffee break

 

17:30-18:00

Dr Gonzalo Jiménez-Osés (Universidad de La Rioja):

"Active site structure and dynamics in designed and evolved enzymes"

Valentín Iglesias: "PrionW: a server for the prediction of prion-like domains and their amyloid cores"

Pedro Latorre: "c.A2456C-substitution in Pck1 changes the enzyme kinetic and functional properties modifying fat distribution in pigs"

 

18:00-18:30

Prof. Steve Perkins (University College London):

"CCP-SAS – a community consortium for the atomistic modelling of scattering data: example applications"

Dr Eva Muñoz (AFFINIMETER):

"AFFINImeter: an advanced analytical tool to characterize molecular interactions"

 
18:30-19:00

Poster Session

   
19:00-19:30

Prof. Vicente Rubio (Instituto de Biomedicina de Valencia, CSIC):

"Macromolecular structure, function and inborn metabolic errors: a bidirectional path to discovery"

 
19:30-20:00

BIFI Council Meeting

 
20:00-20:30