The 3rd Montagne Ste Geneviève Workshop
on NMR of Biological Solids

Friday, September 13, 2013
at IBPC, 13 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris, France

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PROGRAM


8:30 - 9:00 Welcome coffee  
     
9:00 - 10:35 Session 1
(chair: Luminita Duma)
Introduction to the Biosolids workshop
9:00 - 9:10

Ruth Stark, RCN,
New-York, USA

Presentation of the RCN network
9:10 - 9:55 Monique Chan-HuotENS and Institut Curie, Paris and Orsay, France
Introduction to solid-state NMR applied to biological samples
09:55 - 10:05
10:05 - 10:15
10:15 - 10:25
10:25 - 10:35
10:35 - 10:45
10:45 - 10:55
Benjamin Bardiaux
Rudra Purusottam
Nicola Pace
Nicole Faure
Nataliia Voievoda
Nicole Harmouche
Flash presentations



10:55 - 11:10
Coffee Break



11:10 - 12:40 Session 2
(chair: Dror Warschawski)
G-Protein Coupled Receptors
11:10 - 11:55
Stanley Opella, University of California in San Diego, CA, USA
Advantages of NMR for structure determination of GPCRs
11:55 - 12:40
Philippe Rondard, IGF, Montpellier, France Mechanism of activation and allostery in GPCR proteins
     
12:40 - 14:00 Lunch  
     
14:00 - 15:30 Session 3
(chair: Christina Sizun)
Self-assembly of biological molecules: viral capsids
14:00 - 14:45

Stéphane Duquerroy, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

The Structure of the Respiratory Syncytial Virus RiboNucleoCapsid; going back and forth between X-ray Crystallography & Electron Microscopy

14:45 - 15:30

Bo Chen, University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL, USA

Studies of the Self-assembly of Rouse Sarcoma Virus Capsid Protein by TEM, SSNMR and Coarse-Grain Simulations




15:30 - 15:50 Coffee Break



15:50 - 17:20 Session 4
(chair: Monique Chan-Huot)
Self-assembly of biological molecules: bacterial cell walls
15:50 - 16:35

Sabine Hediger, CEA, Grenoble, France

Structure and interaction of the bacterial cell wall by solid-state NMR and DNP

16:35 - 17:20

Harald Engelhardt, Max Planck Institute, Martinsried, Germany

From cells to membrane proteins by cryo-electron tomography

     
17:20 - 17:30 Organising committee 
Concluding remarks



17:30 - 18:00 Goodbye cocktail

 
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