Special Symposia

Translating the Biophysics of Molecular Switches

Translating the Biophysics of Molecular Switches: Signaling Mechanisms and Inhibition of Ras and Rho GTPases
July 17-20, 2014
Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center
Glen Allen (Richmond), VA, USA

ORGANIZERS:

Matthias Buck, Case Western Reserve University
Sharon Campbell, University of North Carolina
Alemayehu Gorfe, University of Texas Medical School at Houston




KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
John Kuriyan, University of California, Berkeley

HIGHLIGHTED SPEAKERS:
Dafna Bar-Sagi,
New York University
Channing Der, University of North Carolina
Stephen Fesik, Vanderbilt University

PLANNED SESSIONS INCLUDE:
Ras and Rho Small GTPases -- new insights into their structural dynamics (x-ray and NMR)
GTPase Modifications -- lipidation/ubiquination/phosphorylation/redox
New GTPase -- protein interactions and therapeutic targets
Computational Methods -- from structural insights to drug design
Cellular Level Studies and Therapeutic Approaches

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Researchers at academic institutions, government and industry including structural, computational and in vivo functional biologists as well as cell signaling investigators at all levels (graduate students, postdoctoral students, junior faculty). 
 

  

Sponsors

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