BIT' s 10th Anniversary of Protein & Peptide Conference (PepCon-2017)
★ Scientific Program

The Conference Program is not in its final version, adjustments will occur. Final program will be issued in early March, 2017. 

 

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Stream 1: Frontier of Basic Protein Sciences

     

Session 101: Advanced Research of Protein Structure and Function

Time: Day 1, Afternoon, March 22, 2017
Place: Fukuoka, Japan
Chair
Call for Chair
13:30-13:35
Chair's Introduction
13:35-14:00
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14:00-14:25
Title: TBD
Dr. Patrick Slama, Founder, Patrick Slama, USA
14:25-14:50
Title: TBD
Dr. Laleh Alisaraie, Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, Memorial University, Canada
14:50-15:15

Title: Insights into Allostery, Interactions, and Single-molecule Detection of Human Molecular Chaperones from All-atom Free-energy Landscape

Dr. Patrick C. Senet, Director, Nanosciences Division, Laboratory ICB UMR 6303 CNRS-Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Dijon, France

15:15-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30-15:55

Title: TBD
Dr. Bernard Perbal, Professor and Founder Associate Principal Scientist, Internationnal CNN Society, France

15:55-16:20
Title: Control of Synapse Development by TransmembraneSynapse Organizers
Dr. Jaewon Ko, Associate Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), South Korea
16:20-16:45

Title: TBD
Dr. Seiji Kojima, Assistant Professor, Tohoku University, Japan

16:45-17:10
Title: Three Cases of Fibrinogen Disorders in Childhood - Biochemical Characterization and Clinical Manifestations
Dr. Roman Kotlin, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Czech Republic

 

Session 102: Proteins-Dynamics, Stability, Aggregation, Metabolism and Degradation

Time: Day 1, Afternoon, March 22, 2017
Place: Fukuoka, Japan
Chair Dr. Lih-Shen Chin, Associate Professor, Emory University, USA
13:30-13:35 Chair's Introduction
13:35-14:00 Speech Opportunity Available, Apply Here
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14:00-14:25 Title: Ubiquitin Signaling in Clearance of Misfolded Proteins by the Aggresome–autophagy Pathway
Dr. Lih-Shen Chin, Associate Professor, Emory University, USA
14:25-14:50 Title: Annexin A4 Induced Membrane Curvature Promotes Plasma Membrane Repair
Dr. Jesper Nylandsted, Group Leader, Membrane Integrity Group, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Denmark
14:50-15:15

Title: Atoh1 Protein Stability in Sporadic Colon Cancer and Colitis-Associated Cancer
Dr. Kiichiro Tsuchiya, Associate Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:55 Title: TBD
Dr. Wieslaw Nowak, Professor, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland

 

Session 103: Protein-Protein Interaction, DNA/RNA-Protein Interactions

Time: Day 2, Morning, March 23, 2017
Place: Fukuoka, Japan
Chair
Call for Chair
08:30-08:35 Chair's Introduction
08:35-09:00 Title: Protein Interactions in the Assembly of Photosynthetic Complexes
Dr. Galyna Kufryk, Professor, Grand Canyon University, USA
09:00-09:25 Title: Exploring the Role of Desolvation in DNA Replication Catalyzed by High-Fidelity and Specialized DNA Polymerases
Dr. Anthony J. Berdis, Professor, Cleveland State University, USA
09:25-09:50 Title: TBD
Dr. Nazlin K. Howell, Professor, University of Surrey, UK
09:50-10:15 Title: TBD
Dr. Jody M. Mason, Senior Lecturer, University of Bath, United Kingdom
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-10:55 Speech Opportunity Available, Apply Here
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10:55-11:20 Title: TBD
Dr. Tien-Hao (Darby) Chang, Associate Professor, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan
11:20-11:45

Title: Multi-Way Restoration Of Oncogenic p53 Mutants By Second-Site Suppressor Mutations
Dr. Haim Rozenberg, Research Associate,Weizamnn Institute of Science, ISRAEL

11:45-12:10 Title: Adenine-Containing Codons Enhance Protein Synthesis by Promoting Mrna Binding to Ribosomal 30S Subunits Provided that Specific Trnas Are Not Exhausted
Dr. Javier Hernández Sánchez, Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology, Mexico

 

Session 104: Protein Trafficking, Modification, Signaling Transduction, Regulation, and Quality Control

Time: Day 2, Morning, March 23, 2017
Place: Fukuoka, Japan
Chair Dr. Lian Li, Professor and Vice Chair, Emory University, USA
08:30-08:35 Chair's Introduction
08:35-09:00

Title: Dual Protein Targeting: A Novel Function of 2A/2A-like Translational Recoding Oligopeptide Sequences
Dr. Martin D. Ryan, University of St Andrews, UK

09:00-09:25

Title:  Dysregulation of Protein Trafficking and Signaling in Peripheral Neuropathy
Dr. Lian Li, Professor and Vice Chair, Emory University, USA

09:25-09:50

Title: Protein Signalling And Interactions in Merlin-Deficient Tumours of The Nervous System
Dr. Sylwia Ammoun, Senior Research Fellow, Plymouth University, UK

09:50-10:15 Title: TBD
Dr. Masayuki Noguchi, Professor, Hokkaido University, Japan
       10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
       10:30-10:55

Title: Signaling Pathways Identified by Systems Analysis of Leishmania Differentiation
Dr. Dan Zilberstein, Professor, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

       10:55-11:20

Title: Histone Chaperon, Requirement for Hormone Induced Transcriptional Activation
Dr. Changying Guo, Professor, China Pharmaceutical University, China

11:20-11:45 Title: Proteasomal Stress Initiates Different Pathways of Cell Death in Glioblastoma And Neuroblastoma Cell Lines
Dr. Pilchova Ivana, Junior scientist, JFM in Martin – CU in Bratislava, Slovakia
11:45-12:10

Title: Small Molecular Drug Attenuates Immunoresponse via Protein Synthesis Regulation
Dr. Hsin Yi Huang, Assistant Research Fellow, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taiwan

 

Session 105: Membrane Proteins, Receptor, Structure, Channels, and Transporters

Time: Day 2, Afternoon, March 23, 2017
Place: Fukuoka, Japan
Chair Dr. Madalene C. Y. Heng, Professor, UCLA School of Medicine, USA
13:30-13:35
Chair's Introduction
13:35-14:00
Title: Phosphorylase Kinase Inhibition with Curcumin in Psoriasis
Dr. Madalene C. Y. Heng, Professor, UCLA School of Medicine, USA
14:00-14:25
Title: High-Throughput Baculovirus Expression System for Membrane Protein Production
Dr. Ravi C. Kalathur, New York Consortium on Membrane Protein Structure, USA
14:25-14:50

Title: The Membrane Anchors of Class IIIa Adenylate Cyclases are Sensory Receptors
Dr. Joachim E. Schultz, Professor, University of Tuebingen, Germany

14:50-15:15
Title: TBD
Dr. Johann Kubicek, Senior Scientist, Cube Biotech GmbH, Germany
15:15-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30-15:55
Title: TBD
Dr. Jang-Hern Lee, Professor, Seoul National University, South Korea
15:55-16:20
Title: Activation of G-Protein-Coupled Receptors Correlates with the Formation of A Continuous Internal Water Pathway
Dr. Shuguang Yuan,  Actelion, Switzerland
16:20-16:45
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Session 106: Protein Folding, Misfolding and Diseases

Time: Day 2, Afternoon, March 23, 2017
Place: Fukuoka, Japan
Chair Dr. Takeshi Kikuchi, Professor, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
 13:30-13:35 Chair's Introduction
13:35-14:00
Title: The Specific Binding of Polysialytransferases to the Oligo/ Poly-Sialic Acids during Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule (NCAM) Polysialylation
Dr. Guo-Ping Zhou, Distinguished Professor, Gordon Life Science Institute, USA
14:00-14:25
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14:25-14:50

Title: Protein Conformational Modulation as AMechanism of Action of Photobiomodulationin the Prevention of Myocardial Reperfusion Injury
Dr. Ann Liebert, Clinician & Researcher, University of Sydney, Australia

14:50-15:15

Title: RNA as Molecular Chaperone: A Novel Protein Folding Vehicle
Dr. Baik Lin Seong, Professor, Yonsei University, South Korea

15:15-15:30
Coffee Break
15:30-15:55 Title: TBD
Dr. Matthieu Sainlos, Université Bordeaux, France
15:55-16:20

Title: Decoding Protein Sequencesto Extract Information of Folding Nuclei
Dr. Takeshi Kikuchi, Professor, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

16:20-16:45
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16:45-17:10 Title: Amyloidogenic Protein Machinery is Reorganized in Membrane Microdomains in Response to Lipid Changes Since Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
Dr.  Mario Diaz, Full Professor, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain

 

Session 107: Protein Synthesis, Glycoproteins, Phosphorylation and Translational Modification

Time: Day 3, Morning, March 24, 2017
Place: Fukuoka, Japan
Chair Dr. Daisuke Kohda, Distinguished Professor, Kyushu University, Japan
08:30-08:35 Chair's Introduction
08:35-09:00
Title: TBD
Dr. Gabriel Mutungi,  University of East Anglia, UK
09:00-09:25
Title: Integrative Structural Biology Approach to Decipher the Molecular Mechanism of Asn-Glycosylation
Dr. Daisuke Kohda,  Distinguished Professor, Kyushu University, Japan
09:25-09:50
Title: TBD
Dr. Ram K. Mishra, Professor, McMaster University, Canada
09:50-10:15
Title: TBD
Dr. Matthieu Jules, Université Paris-Saclay, France
10:15-10:30
Coffee Break
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       10:55-11:20 Speech Opportunity Available, Apply Here
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