Symposium 2018

Updated: October 1, 2018

16th Annual CBC Symposium

“A New Age of Structural Biology: Structure Meets Dynamics”


CBC Symposium 2018 Flyer

DATE: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
TIME: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Northwestern University Chicago campus
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Conference Center, Rooms A – D
251 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611


The 16th Annual CBC Symposium, titled “A New Age of Structural Biology: Structure Meets Dynamics,” will take place on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at the Northwestern University Chicago campus. This all-day event is organized by Alfonso Mondragón (NU-Chairman), Tony Kossiakoff (UChicago), Arnon Lavie (UIC) and Valerie Tokars (NU). The meeting will also include a poster session. The event is free of charge but pre-registration is required.


Click below and enjoy our “Save-the-date” video!

Produced by Corinna Kitcharoen @ CBC, 2018

Registration:

The registration is now CLOSED.
We will be also accepting ‘walk-ins’ on the symposium day. Late registrants (registered after 5 PM Sept. 14, including registrants on-site) will be issued name badges allowing them to attend the symposium.


Abstract Submission:

The abstract submission is now CLOSED. All abstracts submitted by the deadline have been accepted.

All poster abstract submitters will present their posters during the poster session. In addition, 6 abstracts were selected to participate in the Data Blitz.

NOTE: The CBC will provide poster boards. Please note that the poster boards are 4’ (H) x 6’ (W).


Speakers:

Jingyi FEI Jingyi FEI
UChicago
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TALK TITLE: Two-step binding kinetics of tRNA ligand by T-box riboswitch

André HOELZ André HOELZ
Caltech
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TALK TITLE: The structure of the nuclear pore complex

Janet SMITH Janet SMITH
University of Michigan
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TALK TITLE: APOBEC3H-RNA in the Molecular Arms Race Against HIV

Reza VAFABAKHSH Reza VAFABAKHSH
NU
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TALK TITLE: Information processing at the plasma membrane

Eric XU Eric XU
Van Andel Institute
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TALK TITLE: Structural biology of GPCR signaling complexes

Xiaojing YANG Xiaojing YANG
UIC
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TALK TITLE: Observing protein structure dynamics at atomic resolution

 

Program:
9:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast and Poster set-up
(Krumlovsky Atrium)
9:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks by James Audia, CBC Executive Director and Richard Morimoto, CBC Scientific Director, NU
(Conference Rooms: A — D)
  Session I
Moderator: Anthony Kossiakoff, UChicago
(Conference Rooms: A — D)
9:45 AM Jingyi FEI, UChicago
Two-Step Binding Kinetics of tRNA Ligand by T-box Riboswitch
10:30 AM Janet SMITH, University of Michigan
APOBEC3H-RNA in the Molecular Arms Race Against HIV
11:15 AM Coffee Break
(Krumlovsky Atrium)
11:45 AM Data Blitz
(Conference Rooms: A — D)
12:15 PM Lunch and Poster Session
(Krumlovsky Atrium)
  Session II
Moderator: Valerie Tokars, NU
(Conference Rooms: A — D)
1:30 PM Reza VAFABAKHSH, NU
Information Processing at the Plasma Membrane
2:15 PM Eric XU, Van Andel Research Institute
Structural Biology of GPCR Signaling Complexes
3:00 PM Coffee Break and Poster Viewing
(Krumlovsky Atrium)
  Session III
Moderator: Arnon Lavie, UIC
(Conference Rooms: A — D)
3:20 PM André HOELZ, Caltech
The Structure of the Nuclear Pore Complex
4:05 PM Xiaojing YANG, UIC
Observing Protein Structure Dynamics at Atomic Resolution
4:50 PM Closing remarks by Alfonso Mondragón, NU
(Conference Rooms: A — D)
5:00 PM Reception
(Krumlovsky Atrium)
6:00 PM Adjourn

 


DIRECTIONS AND PARKING:

CLICK HERE to download a map showing the Feinberg Pavilion location and the location of two closest parking lots: one at 222 E. Huron Street and another at 321 E. Ontario Street.

If you indicated that you need parking, park at either of the parking lots listed above and take the parking ticket with you.
The CBC will provide discounted parking vouchers on the day of the event. Come to the registration desk to receive your voucher.
The vouchers are ONLY valid at the two parking garages listed above.

DISCOUNTED PARKING RATES are as follows:
$11 for less than (7) seven hours.
$24 for (7) seven to (24) twenty-four hours.


More information will be posted when it becomes available. Stay tuned for future updates!


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