Biophysical Society Newsletter - February 2016

Newsletter FEBRUARY 2016 2016 New & Notable Symposium Speakers Announced Seven speakers were selected for the 2016 New & Notable Symposium. The Program Chairs were challenged by the many superb nominations submitted by Society members. The speakers, listed below, will present their work in Los Angeles, California, during the Symposium on Sunday, February 28, at 10:45 am. The Symposium will feature exciting new discoveries that take advantage of diverse biophysical methodologies, including single-molecule fluorescence and Cryo-EM, to address a wide range of biophysical questions.


2016 Summer Program February 15 Priority Deadline Meetings

Engineering Approaches to Biomolecular Motors: From in vitro to in vivo June 14-17 Vancouver, Canada March 13 Abstract Submission April 6 Early Registration Liposomes, Exosomes, and Virosomes September 11-16 Ascona, Switzerland March 7 Abstract Submission March 11 Early Registration Mechanobiology of Disease S eptember 27-30 Singapore June 6 Abstract Submission July 5 Early Registration

Julie Biteen Washington University School of Medicine The Motions and Interactions in Mismatch Repair Taget Search Dynamics are Revealed by Live-Cell Single-Molecule Microscopy Juli Feigon University of California, Los Angeles Integrative Structural Biology of Tetrahymena Telomerase

Filippo Mancia Columbia University Cryo-EM Structure of a Micronutrient Transporter with Unusual Architecture

Colin Nichols Washington University School of Medicine Structural Dynamics of K Channel Gating Revealed by Single Molecule FRET

Seok-Yong Lee Duke University Medical Center Structure of a TRPV2 Ion Channel

Jeanne C. Stachowiak University of Texas at Austin

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins as Physical Drivers of Membrane Traffic

Edward Lemke European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg Floppy but not Sloppy: Decoding Plasticity in the Dark Proteome of the Nuclear Transport Machinery


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