Program

Thursday, September 29, 2011


12.00-16.00Arrivals, registration, snacks
16.00-16.20Opening – Mariusz Jaskolski
16.20-16.30Introduction of new HEC group (M. Nowotny) – Manfred Weiss
16.30-18.30Session I : Nucleic acids: focus on DNA – Manfred Weiss
16.30-16.50Karolina Maria Górecka, IIMCB Warsaw
Structural studies of Holliday junction resolution in bacteria
16.50-17.10Marcin Jaciuk, IIMCB Warsaw
Structural studies of DNA repair
17.10-17.30Simon Fillenberg, Lehrstuhl f. Biotechnik, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen
DNA-binding & sugar-mediated release in the bacterial repressors YvoA & DasR
17.30-17.50Tatsiana Baikova, University of South Bohemia Nove Hrady
Functional coupling of duplex translocation to DNA cleavage in a type I restriction enzyme
17.50-18.10Marek Wojciechowski, IIMCB Warsawy
A new CG methyltransferase
18.10-18.30Petr Pachl, IMG Prague
Structure-based drug design of selective 5'-nucleotidases inhibitors
18.30-19.00Coffee break
19.00-20.00HEC Lecture – Mariusz Jaskolski
Zygmunt Derewenda, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Macromolecular crystal engineering: taking crystallization from serendipity to rational science
20.00-Barbecue


Friday, September 30, 2011


7.30-8.30Breakfast
8.30-10.10Session II : Proteins interact with... – Markus Wahl
8.30-8.50Yvette Roske, MDC Berlin
Inhibition of PDZ domain mediated protein-protein interactions
8.50-9.10Jae-Guen Song, Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Universität Wien
Structural & functional analysis of the interaction between calmodulin & plectin isoform 1a
9.10-9.30Gesa Volkers, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald
Structural basis for substrate diversity of the tetracycline inactivating monooxygenase TetX
9.30-9.50Michael Zahn, Center for Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Universität Leipzig
Structural studies of DnaK in complex with proline rich antimicrobial peptides
9.50-10.10Martin Grießl, Lehrstuhl f. Biotechnik, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen
SiiE: insights into a giant 5559 amino acids adhesin of Salmonella enterica
10.10-10.30Coffee break
10.30-12.10Session III : Methods – Pavlina Rezacova
10.30-10.50Heide Marie Roth, Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen
Is the Strep(II)-Tag able to mediate protein crystallization?
10.50-11.10Maika Genz, Center for Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Universität Leipzig
Development of a novel system for enantioselective catalysis using artificial metalloenzymes
11.10-11.30Martin Bommer, BESSY II Berlin
S- and Cd-SAD structure determination of E. coli 3-phosphoglycerol binding protein
11.30-11.50Sven Dahms, Fritz-Lipmann-Institut Jena
Experimental phasing using a tungsten cluster that can be oriented by MR
11.50-12.10Agnieszka Pietrzyk, CBB Poznań/Łódź
Three crystal structures of B. mori lipoprotein 7 - interactions with different metal cations
12.10-13.30Lunch
13:30-17:30Sightseeing tour of Żagań
17.30-19.30Session IV : Nucleic acids: focus on RNA – Wojtek Rypniewski
17.30-17.50Paweł Drożdżal, A. Mickiewicz University, Poznań
Crystal structure of DNA:RNA dodecamer corresponding to HIV-1 polypurine tract, at 1.6 Å
17.50-18.10Małgorzata Figiel, IIMCB Warsaw
Crystal structure of human RNase H2
18.10-18.30Sunbin Liu, FU Berlin
Structural analysis of a new spliceosomal RNA-binding domain
18.30-18.50Tonio Schütze, FU Berlin
Structural analysis of a splicing regulatory protein
18.50-19.10Florian Mayr, MDC Berlin
Structural insights into Lin28-mediated miRNA maturation
19.10-19.30Tomaš Koval, IMC Prague
Structure and reaction mechanism of the plant nuclease TBN1
19.30-21.30HEC Dinner
21.30-22.00Zdzisław Pogoda, Jagiellonian University, Cracow
Johannes Kepler and his unusual mathematics
22.00-Bar


Saturday, October 1, 2011


7.30-8.30Breakfast
8.30-10.10Session V : Transport, motility – Matthias Bochtler
8.30-8.50Miłosz Ruszkowski, CBB Poznań
Crystal Structure of Medicago truncatula Nodulin 13 (MtN13) in complex with trans-zeatin
8.50-9.10Bartosz Sekuła, Technical University, Łódź
Equine serum albumin (ESA) crystal complexes with drugs
9.10-9.30Adekunle Onipe, Universität Wien
Structural studies on human myotilin: a scaffolding protein in the Z-disk
9.30-9.50Chris Fröhlich, MDC Berlin
Illuminating the mitochondrial scission machinery
9.50-10.10Christoph Parthier, MLU Halle
O-carbamoylation catalyzed by TobZ - a novel yet ancient enzymatic reaction?
10.10-10.30Coffee break
10.30-12.10Session VI : Enzymes – Manuel Than
10.30-10.50Xenia Bogdanovic, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald
Crystal structure characterization of DppA, an α/β hydrolase fold haloalkane dehalogenase
10.50-11.10Piotr Małecki, CBB Poznań
Crystal structure of chitinase from the marine psychrophilic bacterium Moritella marina
11.10-11.30Sayantan Saha, HZI Braunschweig
Crystal structure of plant Cnx1 E domain gives insight into final step of Mo-cofactor biosysthesis
11.30-11.50Andrea Stepankova, IMC Prague
Enzymes capable of organophosphates degradation: a critical review with new structural data
11.50-12.10Christian Roth, Center for Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Universität Leipzig
A novel metalloenzyme: the trans-dienelactone hydrolase from Cupriavidus necator
12.10-12.553 Commercial Presentations - Winfried Hinrichs
12.55-13.10Closing – Yves Muller, Mariusz Jaskolski
13.10-14.00Lunch
14.00- Departures