Sixth Annual Watanabe Symposium Schedule – Watanabe Symposium

The Sixth Annual Watanabe Symposium in Chemical Biology

Saturday, October 10, 2015

7:30 – 8:15 am           Coffee & Breakfast Refreshments including Pastries, Fruits and Yogurt

8:15 – 8:30 am           Welcome: Professor David Giedroc

8:30 – 9:15 am           Marvin H. Caruthers, Distinguished Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder

                                        “Oligonucleotide Synthesis Interfaced with Molecular Biology and Nanotechnology”

9:15 – 10:00 am         James R. Williamson, Professor, The Scripps Research Institute

                                        Dynamics of Ribosome Assembly in Bacteria”

10:00 – 10:30 am       Megan Thielges, Assistant Professor, Indiana University Bloomington

“Dynamics of Protein Molecular Recognition”

10:30 – 11:00 am       Trevor Douglas, Professor, Indiana University Bloomington

“Redesigning Virus Particles”

11:00 – 1:00 pm*       Poster Session & Lunch

Neal Marshall Black Cultural Center

1:00 – 1:45 pm           Samuel H. Gellman, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

                                        “Mimicry of Protein Surfaces with Alpha/Beta-peptide Foldamers”

1:45 – 2:30 pm           Zhong-Yin Zhang, Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine

“Drugging the Undruggable: Therapeutic Potential of Targeting Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases”

2:30 – 3:15 pm           Chad M. Reinstra, Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

       “Insights from Solid-State NMR into Parkinson’s Disease, Antifungal Drug Mechanisms  

        and Blood Coagulation”

3:15 pm                        Closing Remarks: Professor Richard DiMarchi

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