Conference Schedule

AUC2012 LaQuinta Inn & Suites, Medical Center

Please note: Schedule still subject to change!
Friday, March 30th: Symposium Day 3
9:00 am - 10:45 am Morning Session 1
Topic: Aggregation and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Chair: Luitgard Nagel Steger, University of Düsseldorf, Germany
9:00 am - 9:10 am Introduction by the Chair
9:10 am - 9:40 am Invited Lecture: Valerie Berthelier, University of Tennessee
The Early Intermediates Revealed: Structural Characterization of Huntingtin Exon1
9:40 am - 9:55 am Short Talk: TBD
9:55 am - 10:15 am Short Talk: Luitgard Nagel Steger, University of Düsseldorf, Germany
Characterization of Amyloid-β Peptide Solutions by Centrifugation-based Methods
10:15 am - 10:40 am Full Talk: Davide Comoletti, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Structural characterization of the extracellular domains of
members of the neurexin superfamily
10:40 am - 11:15 am BREAK
11:15 am - 1:00 pm Morning Session 2
Topic: Innovations in Instrumentation
Chair: Susumu Uchiyama, University of Osaka
11:15 am - 11:25 am Introduction by the Chair
11:25 am - 11:50 pm Full Talk 1: Stephan Duhr, NanoTemper, Munich, Germany
Some like it hot - Biomolecular Interaction Studies using Microscale Thermophoresis
11:50 pm - 12:05 pm Poster Talk 1: Glen Ramsay, Aviv Biomedical, New Jersey
AUC Fluorescence Detection System Progress
Poster Talk 2:
12:05 pm - 12:30 pm Full Talk: Tom Laue, University of New Hampshire
Open AUC Project Update: The CFA and Sednterp
12:30 pm - 12:55 pm Full Talk 2: Sophia Kenrick, Wyatt Technologies, Santa Barbara, CA
Quantifying Affinity and Stoichiometry of Multivalent Biomolecular Interactions by Multi-Angle Light Scattering
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm LUNCH
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Afternoon Session 1
Topic: Cross-cutting techniques in Scattering
Chair: TBD
2:30 pm - 2:55 pm Invited Talk: Ewa Folta-Stogniew, Yale University
Application of Light Scattering in a Core Facility Setting
2:55 pm - 3:15 pm Full Talk: Helmut Durchschlag, University of Regensburg Bridging Crystallography, Small-Angle Scattering and Hydrodynamics
3:15 pm - 5:00 pm Roundtable Discussion
Topic: Hydrodynamic Modeling
Moderator: Olwyn Byron, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Sergio Aragon (San Francisco State University, CA)
  • Mattia Rocco (AOU San Martino-IST, Genova, Italy)
  • Jose Garcia de la Torre (University of Murcia, Spain)
  • 15 min introduction by the chair
  • three 20-min presentations describing BEST, US-SOMO and HYDROPRO main features, pros and cons
  • Discussion with the audience
5:00 pm Closing Remarks

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