13th Workshop


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Future Trends in Protein Science

13th Workshop in Protein.DTU

December 1, 2015
Building 101, Lecture Hall Glassalen 

08:30 – 09:00
Arrival & Breakfast
09:00 – 09:10
Anders Overgaard Bjarlev, President DTU
Chair: Birte Svensson, Professor, DTU Systems Biology
09:10 – 09:40
Proteins in a crowded world
Annalisa Pastore
Professor, Maurice Wohl Institute, King’s College, London, England
Chair: Maher Abou Hachem, Associate Professor, DTU Systems Biology
09:40 – 10:10
Imaging molecular machines at the single-molecule scale
Sebastian Deindl, Assistant Professor, Wallenberg Academy Fellow, Program for Computational and Systems Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Chair: Kristoffer Almdal, Professor, DTU Nanotech
10:10 – 10:40
Biological photovoltaics to harness solar energy

Hasan Kamrul, PhD Student, Biochemistry and Structural Biology Department,
Lund University, Sweden
Chair: Jenny Emnéus, Professor, DTU Nanotech

10:40 – 11:05  Coffee Break
11:05 – 11:35
Mining low abundance proteins in vegetable and animal foodstuff via combinatorial ligand libraries

Pier Giorgio Righetti, Professor, Politecnico di Milano, Materials and Chemical Engineering

"Giulio Natta", Milano, Italy
Chair: Flemming Jessen, Senior Scientist, DTU Food

11:35 – 12:15

The Importance of Polyvalent Protein Binding in Immunology
Thomas Vorup-Jensen, Professor, Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University
Chair: Peter M.H. Heegaard, Professor, DTU Vet

12:15 – 12:45
Lunch and poster viewing
12:45 – 13:30
Poster Session, coffee/tea, soft drinks & cake 

Chair: Kristoffer Almdal, Peter Heegaard, Jenny Emnéus

13:30 – 14:00 

Exploring bacterial pathogenicity with proteomics

Julia Chamot-Rooke, Directeur de Recherche, Head of Structural Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Unit, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Chair: Per Hägglund (Associate Professor, DTU Systems Biology)

14:00 – 14:30

How does nature make glycosidic bonds

Carme Rovira, ICREA Research Professor, Experimental Sciences & Mathematics, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Chair:  Günther Peters, Associate Professor, DTU Chemistry

14:30 – 15:00
An enzyme producing rocket fuel: The inner workings of the hydrazine synthase multiprotein complex

Andreas Dietl, PhD Student, Department of Biomolecular Mechanisms, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany
Chair: Pernille Harris, Associate Professor, DTU Chemistry

15:00 – 15:20
Coffee Break
15:20 – 15:50

Why reinvent the wheel? Designing new antibodies and enzymes using natural backbone fragments

Sarel Fleishman, Principal Investigator, Computational protein design and engineering, screening, Department of Biological Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. 
Chair: Ole Lund, Professor, DTU Systems Biology

15:50 – 16:20

Co-translational protein folding inside and outside the ribosome exit tunnel

Gunnar von Heijne, Professor, Center for Biomembrane Research, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm University, Sweden
Chair: Birte Svensson, Professor, DTU Systems Biology

 16:20 – 17:30
End of day -“time for a beer” & posters