Second Annual Meeting
Membrane Proteins: Structure and Function

Bentley University
Waltham, MA 
May 4, 2007


8:30 am Registration and light Breakfast
9:20 am Introductions
Rajiv Chopra

Morning Session
Chair Andreas Loew
9:30 am How bacteria clean up our mess: xenobiotics transport across the outer membrane
Bert van den Berg, University of Massachusetts Medical School
10:15 am Protein Interactions at the bacterial cell surface
James W. Coulton, McGill University
11:00 am Break
11:15 am A Tale of Molecular Warfare, Membrane Deformation and Impossibly Small Holes
— Applications of CryoEM in Membrane Biology

Vinzenz Unger, Yale University
12:00 pm Lunch
  Afternoon Session
Chair Christopher Koth
1:00 pm NMR Studies of Structure and Interactions of the Mitochondrial Protein VDAC
Gerhard Wagner, Harvard Medical School
1:45 pm A Quantitative View of Protein-Protein Interactions on the Cell Membrane
Adrian Whitty, Biogen Idec
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm From structure to function of rhomboid intramembrane proteases
Sinisa Urban, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
3:30 pm Working with membrane proteins
Larry DeLucas, University of Alabama at Birminigham
4:15 pm Mixer

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