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04 - 08 Jan 2015

Enzyme Mechanisms Conference

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The Enzyme Mechanisms Conference, organized by the Boston university will take place from 4th January to the 8th January 2015 at the The San Luis Resort in Texas City, USA. The conference will cover areas like with the goal of fostering collegial interactions within the community of chemists and biochemists interested in understanding the chemical basis for enzymatic catalysis and the regulation of enzyme actions.

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Schedule & Agenda

All Days Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Sun, 04 Jan 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Sun, 04 Jan 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Welcome and Opening Reception
Mon, 05 Jan 07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
Mon, 05 Jan 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mon, 05 Jan 08:15 AM - 12:20 PM
Enzymes as Drug Targets
Discussion Leader: Kay Ahn, Pfizer Global Research and Development
Mon, 05 Jan 08:15 AM - 08:30 AM
Welcome: Kenneth Johnson, University of Texas at Austin
Mon, 05 Jan 08:30 AM - 09:10 AM
James Hougland, Syracuse University. Ghrelin acylation by ghrelin Oacyltransferase: Substrate selectivity, mechanism, and inhibitor development
Mon, 05 Jan 09:10 AM - 09:50 AM
Rick Silverman, Northwestern University. Mechanism of Inactivation of GABA Aminotransferase by the Clinical Candidate Anticonvulsant Agent CPP-115
Mon, 05 Jan 09:50 AM - 10:20 AM
Coffee Break
Mon, 05 Jan 10:20 AM - 11:00 AM
Ming-Daw Tsai, Academia Sinica. Mechanisms of Phosphothreonine Signaling and Checkpoint Kinase Activation
Mon, 05 Jan 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Andrew Murkin, University at Buffalo. Mechanism of Enzyme-Catalyzed Retro-aldolizations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Mon, 05 Jan 11:40 AM - 01:30 PM
Gunther Kern, Astrazeneca. Avibactam and DBO b-Lactamase Inhibitors: A New Class with an Unusual Mechanism
Mon, 05 Jan 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
John Gerlt, Tutorial on the Enzyme Function Initiative (Grand Ballroom).
Mon, 05 Jan 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM
POSTER SESSION I (Odd Numbered Posters, Cash Bar)
Mon, 05 Jan 07:30 PM - 10:10 PM
DNA as a Substrate in Enzymology
Discussion Leader: Yan (Jessie) Zhang u2013 University of Texas at Austin
Mon, 05 Jan 07:30 PM - 08:10 PM
Seongmin Lee, University of Texas at Austin. New Insights into the Replication Infidelity and Lesion Bypass Mechanisms of Human DNA Polymerase u03b2
Mon, 05 Jan 08:10 PM - 08:50 PM
Jeremiah Hanes, Pacific Biosciences. The Enzymology of Single Molecule, Real-Time DNA Sequencing
Mon, 05 Jan 08:50 PM - 09:30 PM
William Konigsberg, Yale University. Structure, Kinetics and Fidelity of a B Family DNA Polymerase
Mon, 05 Jan 09:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Erin Taylor (Poster Talk), University of Michigan. Kinetic Mechanism for the Flipping and Excision of 1,N6 -ethenoadenine by AlkA
Tue, 06 Jan 07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
Tue, 06 Jan 08:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Enzyme Catalytic Mechanisms
Discussion Leader: Frank Raushel, Texas A&M University
Tue, 06 Jan 08:30 AM - 09:10 AM
Gerrit Poelarends, University of Groningen. Design of Proline-based Biocatalysts for C-C Bond Formation: From Catalytic Promiscuity to Protein Mutability Landscapes
Tue, 06 Jan 09:10 AM - 09:50 AM
Squire Booker, Pennsylvania State University. A Tale of Two Substrates: Characterization of a Dual Specificity RNA Methylase
Tue, 06 Jan 09:50 AM - 10:20 AM
Coffee Break
Tue, 06 Jan 10:20 AM - 11:00 AM
Minkui Luo, Sloan-Kettering. Kinetic Isotope Effects (KIEs) Uncover Reaction Pathways of Protein Methyltransferases
Tue, 06 Jan 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Agnes Rinaldo-Matthis, Karolinska Institutet. One-third the Sites Reactivity of Human Microsomal Glutathione Transferase 2
Tue, 06 Jan 11:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Douglas Mitchell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Peptide Heterocyclization: The Defining Modification for an Emerging Natural Product Class
Tue, 06 Jan 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM
POSTER SESSION II (Even Numbered Posters, Cash Bar)
Tue, 06 Jan 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Enzyme Redox Mechanisms
Discussion Leader: Amnon Kohen u2013 University of Iowa
Tue, 06 Jan 07:30 PM - 07:35 PM
Chris Whitman (University of Texas at Austin). Presentation of Founders Award
Tue, 06 Jan 07:35 PM - 08:15 PM
Founders Award Lecture: Wei-chen Chang, Pennsylvania State University. Reveal Stereoinversion Reaction Mechanism in the Biosynthesis of Carbapenem Antibiotics
Tue, 06 Jan 08:15 PM - 08:55 PM
Justine Roth, Johns Hopkins University. Unmasking Hu2022 and ProtonCoupled Electron Transfer Steps in Cyclooxygenase-2 Catalysis
Tue, 06 Jan 08:55 PM - 09:35 PM
Deborah Perlstein, Boston University. Interrogating the Role of Nucleotide Hydrolysis in the MRP/Nbp35 Class of Iron-sulfur Scaffolds
Tue, 06 Jan 09:35 PM - 09:50 PM
Crystal Smitherman (Poster Talk), Georgia State University. Class I Nitronate Monooxygenases: A New Family of Diffusion-controlled Detoxifying Enzyme
Wed, 07 Jan 07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
Wed, 07 Jan 08:30 AM - 12:35 PM
Enzymes and Pathways
Discussion Leader: Gottfried Schroeder, Merck
Wed, 07 Jan 08:30 AM - 09:10 AM
Larry Wackett, University of Minnesota. Enzyme Mechanisms in Microbial Hydrocarbon Biosynthesis
Wed, 07 Jan 09:10 AM - 09:50 AM
Emily Balskus, Harvard University. Gut Reactions: Enzymes from the Human Microbiota
Wed, 07 Jan 09:50 AM - 10:20 AM
Coffee Break
Wed, 07 Jan 10:20 AM - 11:00 AM
Nick Silvaggi, University of Wisconsin u2013 Milwaukee. Unraveling the Biosynthetic Pathway for L-Enduracididine
Wed, 07 Jan 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Kevin Walker, Michigan State University. Mechanistic Analysis and Repurposing of Plant and Bacterial Aminomutases on Pathways to Bioactive Natural Products
Wed, 07 Jan 11:40 AM - 12:20 PM
Leslie Poole, Wake Forest School of Medicine. Pre-steady State Kinetic Profiles of the Bacterial Peroxiredoxin AhpC
Wed, 07 Jan 12:20 PM - 01:30 PM
Lunch (Box lunch provided in Grand Ballroom Foyer)
Wed, 07 Jan 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Enzyme Catalysis & Mechanisms
Discussion Leader: Karen Allen, Boston University
Wed, 07 Jan 01:30 PM - 02:10 PM
John Richard, University at Buffalo. W. P. Jencks, Binding Energy and Enzymatic Catalysis: a 21st Century Paradigm
Wed, 07 Jan 02:10 PM - 02:50 PM
Phil Bevilacqua, Pennsylvania State University. Combining Experiments with Theory to Obtain Deeper Insight Into Ribozyme Mechanism
Wed, 07 Jan 02:50 PM - 03:10 PM
Christopher Thibodeaux (Poster Talk), University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign. A Comparative Kinetic Analysis of Multifunctional Class II Lanthipeptide Synthetases
Wed, 07 Jan 03:10 PM - 03:40 PM
Refreshment Break
Wed, 07 Jan 03:40 PM - 04:20 PM
Joanne Stubbe, MIT. Radicalsu2013Your Life is in their Hands: Ribonucleotide Reductases as a Paradigm
Wed, 07 Jan 04:20 PM - 05:00 PM
Marina Rodnina, Max Planck Institute, Gu00f6ttingen. Kinetic Partitioning in Decoding, Recoding and other Decisions During Translation on the Ribosome
Wed, 07 Jan 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Cocktails (Cash Bar) Grand Ballroom Foyer
Wed, 07 Jan 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Closing Banquet u2013 Grand Ballroom

Visitor Ticket Price

425 USDRegular ConfereePrice per Each
275 USDGuest(s)Price per Each

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5222 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551

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