PHYSMonday, August 18, 2008

1:20 PM-5:20 PM Loews -- Commonwealth D, Oral
Protein Folding Dynamics: Experiment and Theory
Organizers:Feng Gai
Angel E. Garcia
Presiding:Jeffrey G. Saven
1:20 PMSimulation of protein folding and aggregation on experimentally relevant timescales
Vijay S. Pande
2:00 PMProbing the principles of protein aggregation
John E. Straub, Eva K Rivera, Devarajan Thirumalai
2:40 PMSimulations of protein aggregation
Joan-Emma Shea
3:20 PMIntermission
3:40 PMDistinguishing the cross-beta spine arrangements in amyloid fibrils and following the maturation process using FRET analysis
Wei Deng, Aoneng Cao, Luhua Lai
4:20 PMSystematic coarse-graining of peptides as a method to understand the effective forces driving their conformation and aggregation
Luca Larini, Gregory A. Voth
4:40 PMFolding and aggregation of human γD crystallin: A protein involved in cataract formation
Payel Das, Ruhong Zhou
5:00 PMExploring protein conformational space with efficient replica exchange methods
Steven Rick

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