WE-Heraeus Workshop 2011

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Program

 

Sunday, June 26th

 

17:00 - 17:30

Opening

17:30 - 18:30

Dario Anselmetti (Experimental Biophysics & Applied Nanoscience, Physics Faculty, Bielefeld University; Bielefeld Institute for BioPhysics & NanoScience (BINAS), Bielefeld, Germany)
An introduction to nanofluidics: from forces, translocation dynamics and non-equilibrium                    

19:00   

Barbecue

 

 

Monday, June 27th

 

09:00 - 09:40

Erhard Bremer (University of Marburg, Department of Biology, Microbiology, Marburg, Germany)
Driving up the pressure: Ion and compatible solute fluxes in osmotically challenged Bacillus subtilis cells

09:40 - 10:20

Peter Pohl (Institut für Biophysik, Johannes Kepler Universität, Linz, Austria)
Transport of small molecules across the bacterial translocation channel SecYEG

10:20 - 10:40

Coffee break

10:40 - 11:20

Sergey M. Bezrukov (Section on Molecular Transport, Laboratory of Physical and Structural Biology, NICHD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA)
Translocation through nanopores: A role for entropy potentials

11:20 - 12:00

Ulrich Kleinekathoefer (Computational Physics and Biophysics, School of Engineering and Science, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)
A simulation perspective on transport of ionic liquids through membrane proteins

12:00 - 12:30

Garima Ghale (Chemical Sciences, School of Engineering and Science, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)
Supramolecular tandem membrane assays to monitor porin mediated translocations of cationic peptides

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 - 14:40

Ulrich Keyser (Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Indole transport through E. coli lipid membranes - Nano Lipid Bilayers made simple

14:40 - 15:20

Ulrich Rant (Walter Schottky Institut & Institute for Advanced Study, Technische Universität München, Germany)
Hybrid nanopores for the stochastic sensing of proteins and DNA

15:20 - 16:00

Holger Barth (Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Ulm, Medical Center, Ulm, Germany)
Role of host cell chaperones during membrane translocation of pore-forming bacterial exotoxins

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee break and Poster session

16:30 - 17:10

Sigrun Reumann (The University of Stavanger, Faculty of Science and Technology, Stavanger, Norway)
A specific porin in eukaryotes: A porin-like channel mediating the diffusion of metabolites across the peroxisomal membrane

17:10 - 17:50

Mahendran Kozhinjampara (Biophysics, School of Engineering and Science, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)
Protein translocation through mitochondria channel: Peptide interactions with TOM40 channel

17:50 - 18:20

Dinner

20:00 - 21:00

Evening lecture
Lydéric Bocquet (Laboratoire PMCN, Université Lyon 1, UMR CNRS 5586, Villeurbanne, France)
Anomalous transport in nanochannels

 

 

Tuesday, June 28th

 

09:00 - 09:40

Benjamin Cressiot (Laboratoire LAMBE, UMR 8587, CNRS-Evry and Cergy-Pontoise University, France)
Solid-state nanopores as a molecular sensor of protein conformations

09:40 - 10:20

David Rodriguez-Larrea (Chemistry Research Laboratory, Oxford University, United Kingdom)
Electrostatic contributions to protein translocation

10:20 - 10:40

Coffee break

10:40 - 11:20

Serge G. Lemay (University of Twente, MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnogy & Faculty of Science and Technology, Enschede, The Netherlands)
Electrochemical detection in nanofluidic devices

11:20 - 12:00

Patrick Huber (Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany)
Polymers and proteins confined in artificial membrane channels: adsorption, diffusion and translocation

12:00 - 12:30

Stefano Pagliara (Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Optical detection of particles translocating sub-micrometer channels

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch break

14.00 – 14.40

Arnold J. M. Driessen (University of Groningen, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Centre for Life Sciences, Groningen, The Netherlands)
Bacterial protein translocation: a single molecule study

14:40 - 15:20

Stephan Gekle (Physik Department, Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany)
Water's response to AC electric fields: from nanopumps to microwave heating

15:20 - 16:00

Vito de Pinto (Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Catania, and Istituto Nazionale di Biomembrane e Biosistemi, Sezione di Catania, Italy)
VDAC isoforms in eutherya: structure and function

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee break and Poster session

16:30 - 17:10

Ioan Andricioaei (Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, USA)
Molecular dynamics simulations of protein passage through pores

17:10 - 17:50

Paula Gameiro (Requimte, Departamento de Química e Bioquímica, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Portugal)
Development of improved bacterial membranes model systems

17:50 - 20:00

Dinner

20:00 – 21:00

Evening lecture
Marco Colombini (Department of Biology, University of Maryland, USA)
Novel dynamics of protein-translocating nanopores involved in a key regulatory step in apoptosis

 

 

Wednesday, Jun 29th

 

09:00 - 09:40

Murugappan Muthukumar (Polymer Science and Engineering, Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA)
Macromolecular translocation through nanopores

09:40 - 10:20

Matteo Ceccarelli (Istituto Officina dei Materiali CNR, UOS Slacs and Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy)
Molecular simulations of antibiotics permeation through clinical strain of multi-drug resistant E. coli

10:20 - 10:40

Coffee break

10:40 - 12:00

Round-table discussion

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 -

Excursion

 

 

Thursday, June 30th

 

09:00 - 09:40

Ralf Seemann (Experimentalphysik, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany)
Droplet based microfluidics: the interesting is not only inside

09:40 - 10:20

Mohammed Kreir (Nanion Technologies, München, Germany)
Investigation of nanopores for translocation studies

10:20 - 10:40

Coffee break

10:40 - 11:20

Richard Wagner (Universität Osnabrück, Biophysik, Osnabrück, Germany)
Protein conducting nanopores

11:20 - 12:00

Markus Zweckstetter (Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Protein structure determination using NMR, Göttingen, Germany)
Structure and dynamics of the human voltage-dependent anion channel

12:00 - 12:30

Alexander Kleefen (Institute of Biochemistry, Biocenter, Center for Membrane Proteomics, and Cluster of Excellence Frankfurt -Macromolecular Complexes, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany)
Multiplexed single transmembrane recordings on nanopore arrays

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 - 14:40

Adam Lange (Max-Planck-Institut für Biophysikalische Chemie, Göttingen, Germany)
Solid-State NMR as a Tool in Structural Biology: VDAC and the TTSS Needle

14:40 - 15:20

Michel-Robert Popoff (Institut Pasteur, Bactéries anaérobies et Toxines, Paris, France)
Clostridial pore-forming toxins, from cell toxicity to delivery systems of proteins

15:20 - 16:00

Hamid Mobasheri (Laboratory of Membrane Biophysics, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran, Iran)
Biophysics of water filled nanopore forming proteins, natural controllable nano-valves applicable in single molecule translocation

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee break and Poster session

16:30 - 17:10

Klaus Aktories (Institut für Experimentelle und Klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, Freiburg, Germany)
Toxins from Clostridium difficile: Cell entry and cytotoxicity

17:10 - 17:50

Roland Benz (Biophysics, School of Engineering and Science, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)
Cross over of anthrax- and C2-toxin: New insight into the protective antigen channel

17:50 - 20:00

Dinner

20:00 - 21:00

Evening lecture
Reinhard Krämer (Institute of Biochemistry, University of Cologne, Germany)
The osmoregulated transporter BetP: Physiology, mechanism and 3D-structure

 

 

Friday, July 1th

 

09:00 - 09:40

Nurit Ashkenasy (Department of Materials Engineering,  Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel)
Fabrication and structural characterization of solid state nanopores for biosensing applications

09:40 - 10:20

Gautam Soni (Delft University of Technology, Kavli Institute of NanoScience, Delft, The Netherlands)
Nucleosome detection using nanopores

10:20 - 10:40

Coffee break

10:40 - 11:20

Stephan Nußberger (Biophysics Department, Institute of Biology, University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Thermodynamic stabilization of a eukaryotic beta-barrel membrane protein

11:20 - 12:00

Robert Rucktäschel (Ruhr-University Bochum, Dept. of System Biochemistry, Bochum, Germany)
The peroxisomal protein import machinery

12:00 - 12:30

Liudmila Erokhova (Institut für Biophysik, Johannes Kepler Universität, Linz, Austria)
Water transport by the sodium-glucose cotransporter

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 - 14:40

Ekaterina Nestorovich (Department of Biology, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA)
Obstructing toxin’s pathways: Universal pharmacological inhibitors of transmembrane pores formed by Bacillus anthracis, Clostridium botulinum, and Clostridium perfringens

14:40 - 15:20

Varda Shoshan-Barmatz (Department of Life Sciences and the National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel)
Structure-based analysis of VDAC1: The oligomer contact sites and N-terminus translocation

15:20 – 15:50

Matthias Firnkes (Walter Schottky Institute& Institute for Advanced Study,
Technische Universität München, Germany)
Electrically facilitated translocations of proteins through silicon nitride nanopores: Conjoint and competitive action of diffusion, electrophoresis, and electroosmosis

15:50 - 16:30

Coffee break and Poster session

16:30 - 17:10

Céline Merstorf (Laboratoire d’analyse et de Modélisation pour le Biologie et l’Environnement (LAMBE), UMR 8587, CNRS-Université d’Evry-Val-d’Essonne, France)
Study of partially unfolded proteins by NMR and nanopore recording

17:10 - 17:50

Mathias Winterhalter (Biophysics, School of Engineering and Science, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)
Molecular transport across porins: Revealing fast kinetic

17:50 - 20:00

Dinner

20:00 - 21:00

Evening lecture
Jan C. Behrends (Laboratory for Electrophysiology and Biotechnology, Department of Physiology, University of Freiburg Germany)
Setting the stage for nanofluidics – an overview of recent developments in microstructures for membranes, pores and channels

 

 

 

            

 

   

 

 
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