Fifth Joint Berlin MX-day

Main Seminar Room, FMP, Campus Berlin Buch, Robert-Rössle-Str. 10, 13125 Berlin

15 October 2014


Participants of the 5th Joint Berlin MX-Day


Meeting Agenda

09:00 ‐ 10:40Session I: Receptors
(Chair: Roman Hillig, BayerHealthCare)
09:00 ‐ 09:10Roman Hillig (BayerHealthCare)
Welcome
09:10 ‐ 09:32Michal Szczepek (AG Scheerer, Charite)
Crystal structure of a common GPCR-binding interface for G protein and arrestin
09:32 ‐ 09:55Clarissa Eibl (AG Plested, FMP)
Structural studies on the AMPA-type glutamate receptor
09:55 ‐ 10:17Jonas Hanske (AG Rademacher, MPI Potsdam)
Structure and dynamics changes of C-type lectin receptors upon ligand binding
10:17 - 10:40

Kathrin Schulte (AG Daumke, MDC)
Crystallographic studies on the Aryl hydrocarbon receptor

10:40 ‐ 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 ‐ 12:30Session II: The Membrane
(Chair: Patrick Scheerer, Charite)
11:00 ‐ 11:22Andy Nieuwkoop (AG Oschkinat, FMP)
Fast magic-angle-spinning NMR of ABC transporters and other membrane proteins
11:22 ‐ 11:45Jean-Philippe Demers (AG Langer, FMP)
High-resolution structure of the Shigella flexneri Type-III Secretion needle by solid-state NMR and cryo-electron microscopy
11:45 ‐ 12:07Enrica Bordignon (FU)
Structural model of actibe Bax at the membrane
12:07 ‐ 12:30Martin Bommer (AG Dobbek, HU)
Native mini solar panels - dissolved from the biological membrane and reassembled inside a protein crystal
12:30 ‐ 13:30Lunch Break at Mensa

13:30 ‐ 15:00

Session III: Technical advances
(Chair: Udo Heinemann, MDC)
13:30 ‐ 13:52Uwe Mueller (HZB)
Update on facilities for macromolecular crystallography at HZB-BESSY II
13:52 ‐ 14:15Charlotte Helene Wittig (AG Möglich, HU)
Manipulating Cyclic Nucleotide Levels by Red Light
14:15 ‐ 14:37Karine Sparta (HZB)
New advances in XDSAPP, the expert GUI for automated diffraction data processing using XDS
14:37 ‐ 15:00Jochen Fesseler (AG Dobbek, HU)
Insights into enzymatic COx-transformations at true atomic resolution
15:00 ‐ 15:30Coffee Break
15:30 ‐ 17:00Session IV: Enzymes
(Chair: Enrica Bordignon, FU)
15:30 ‐ 15:52Jaqueline Kalms (AG Scheerer, Charite)
O2-tolerant [NiFe] hydrogenase of Ralstonia eutropha: Investigations on channels and pathways
15:52 ‐ 16:15Ronja Janke (AG Wahl, FU)
A bacterial diterpene cyclase: CotB2
16:15 ‐ 16:37Yvette Roske (AG Heinemann, MDC)
Crystal structure of the GFRP homologue from Trypanosoma cruzi
16:37 ‐ 17:00Karine dos Santos (AG Wahl, FU)
Cross-talk between the two helicase cassettes of the spliceosomal RNP remodeling enzyme, Brr2
17:00 ‐BBQ