Networking event will bring together graduate students, postdocs, and faculty from the greater Atlanta area with interests in biophysics, biological chemistry, bioengineering, and cell and molecular biology.


Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

8:45 AM - 6:30 PM

Location: PAIS 290, Emory Campus

Registration Required and Free:

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8:45-9:10         Breakfast & Coffee

9:10-9:15        Opening remarks


Theme 1: Molecular self-assembly spanning in-vitro to cellular systems 


9:15-9:30                R. Brian Dyer

9:30-9:45                MG Finn

9:45-10:00              JC Gumbart

10:00-10:15            David Lynn

10:15-10:30            Bridgette Barry

10:30-10:45            Harold Kim


10:45-11:00            Coffee break


11:00-11:15            Loren Williams

11:15-11:30            Minsu Kim

11:30-11:45            Raquel Lieberman 

11:45-12:00            Nael McCarty

12:00-12:15            Inga Schmidt-Krey

12:15-12:30            James Kindt


12:30-1:00               Lunch


Theme 2: Mechanical force generation, sensing, and transduction


1:00 - 1:15               Andrés Garcia

1:15-1:30                Jennifer Curtis

1:30-1:45                Cheng Zhu

1:45-2:00                Khalid Salaita

2:00-2:15                Laura Finzi

2:15-2:30                Jenny Yang


2:30 - 3:00                Coffee break


Theme 3: New methods in molecular and cellular biophysics


3:00-3:15                    Christine Payne

3:15-3:30                    David Dunlap

3:30-3:45                    Greg Melikian

3:45-4:00                    Vince Conticello

4:00-4:15                    Todd Sulchek

4:15-4:30                    Mustafa El-Sayed

4:30-4:45                    Shuming Nie


4:45-4:50                    Closing remarks


4:50-6:30                    Poster session and reception



Organizers









Khalid Salaita (Emory)        Laura Finzi (Emory)           JC Gumbart (G.Tech)

Emory, Chemistry                Emory, Physics                 GaTech, Physics



Directions:

Parking is free at the Peavine parking deck, which is adjacent to the Psychology and interdisciplinary sciences (PAIS) building. See map below for details:





Atlanta Area Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Symposium

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