Biophysical Society Conference | Tahoe 2024

Molecular Biophysics of Membranes

Daily Schedule

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Free Time

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Poster Session I

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Granhall/Garden Deck

Session II

Bacterial Membranes and Membrane Proteins Shalini Low-Nam, Purdue University, USA, Chair Markus Weingarth, Utrecht University, The Netherlands The Mechanisms of Lipid-Targeting Antibiotics

7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

7:35 PM - 8:05 PM

Syma Khalid, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Computational Microbiology of the E. coli Outer Membrane: A New Picture Is Emerging George Ongwae, University of Virginia, USA Measurement of Accumulation of Molecules in Diderm Bacteria, and in Phagocytosed S. aureus Cells in Macrophages Fillipo Mancia, Columbia University Medical Center, USA Structural Basis of Lipopolysaccharide Biosynthesis and Modification Timothée Rivel, Masaryk University, Czech Republic * Simulating Polymyxin-Induced Divalent Ions Displacement in the Outer Membrane of Gram-Negative Bacteria

8:10 PM – 8:40 PM

8:45 PM – 9:15 PM

9:20 PM – 9:35 PM

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM



8:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Ballroom Pre-Function

Session III

Viral and Phage Membranes and Membrane Proteins Alison Rodger, Macquarie University, Australia

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Mei Hong, MIT, USA Structure and Dynamics of Membrane-Bound Virus Ion Channels from Solid State NMR Jinwoo Lee, University of Maryland, USA * Exploring the Vital Role of the Anionic Lipid in Initiating SARS-CoV-2 Fusion Elka Georgieva, Texas Tech University, USA * Viral Protein-Lipid Interactions Illustrated by the Influenza a M2 and Hepatitis C Virus Core Proteins Susan Fetics, Duke Human Vaccine Institute, USA * Membrane Technologies for Structural Determination of Virus Entry and Transmission

9:35 AM – 9:50 AM

9:55 AM - 10:10 AM

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:35 AM - 11:05 AM

Coffee Break

Ballroom Pre-Function


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