PHYSSunday, August 17, 2008

1:20 PM-5:55 PM Loews -- Regency C1, Oral
Recent Advances in Biophysical Chemistry of Transport by Biomolecular Motors and Machines
Cytoskeleton Protein Dynamics: Theory and Experiments
Organizer:Anatoly B. Kolomeisky
Organizer, Presiding:Alan J. Hunt
1:20 PMNew proposed mechanism for actin-polymerization-driven motility
Andrea J. Liu, Kun-Chun Lee
2:00 PMCargo movement can be coupled to microtubule depolymerization by either fibrous proteins or complexes that encircle the microtubule
J. Richard McIntosh, Ekaterina Grishchuk, Ilia S. Spiridonov, Vladimire Volkov, Artem Efremov, Fazly Ataullahkanov
2:40 PMEnergetics, mechanics and kinetics of cooperative cofilin-actin filament interactions
Enrique M. De La Cruz
3:20 PMIntermission
3:40 PMTaxol and tubulin: From molecular mechanism to microtubule mechanics
David Sept
4:20 PMKinesin-5 motors mediate chromosome congression by promoting disassembly of longer microtubules
David J. Odde, Melissa Gardner
5:00 PMConcluding Remarks
5:10 PMElectronic structure calculations on transition metal systems and organometallics
Richard Lord

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The 236th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 17-21, 2008