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SER-CAT 2012 Scientific Program
8:00 Shuttles from Marriot Residence Inn to Young Library,University of Kentucky Campus
8:15 Continental breakfast
8:45 Welcome by Dr. Martha Peterson, Associate Vice President for Research
8:55 Announcements: David Rodgers and Craig Vander Kooi
9:00 Michael Wiener (University of Virginia)
Going for baroque: TonB-dependent outer membrane active transport.
9:25 Christopher Davies (Medical University of South Carolina)
Understanding antibiotic resistance at the structural level.
9:50 SER-CAT Outstanding Science Award
Peter Kwong (NIH, NIAID)
HIV-1 vaccine design with HIV-1 Env structures, broadly neutralizing antibodies, and SER-CAT.
10:20-10:40 Coffee break
10:40 SER-CAT Young Investigator Award
Jason Stagno (NIH, NCI)
Structural basis for RNA recognition by NusB and NusE in the initiation of transcription antitermination.
11:10 Samuel Bouyain (University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Protein tyrosine phosphatases and contactins in nervous system development.
11:35 Poster Talk
Guoxing Fu (Georgia State University)
Conformational changes and substrate recognition in Pseudomonas aeruginosa D-arginine dehydrogenase.
12:00-1:15 Group picture and lunch
1:15-2:15 Posters and beamline control workshop
2:15 Denny Mills (APS/Argonne)
2:40 Peixuan Guo (University of Kentucky)
Application of Nanotechnology in Macromolecule Crystallization.
3:05-3:25 Coffee break
3:25 B.C. Wang (University of Georgia)
Forward looking possibilities for beamlines having optimized extended wavelength capabilities.
3:50 John Chrzas (SER-CAT)
4:40 Shuttle to Kentucky Horse Park
5:00 Horse Park Tour, Dinner and Hall of Champions