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Location: Panorama
400 1st floor
Date: Tuesday, 17/Aug/2021
2:50pm - 3:40pmPL-1: How data have revealed the structural universe
Location: Panorama
Session Chair: John Richard Helliwell

Helen Berman


The data universe of structural biology

Helen Berman1,2

1Rutgers University, United States of America; 2University of Southern California, United States of America

3:45pm - 4:40pmBragg: W.H. and W.L. Bragg Prize
Location: Panorama
Session Chair: Elena Boldyreva

Structure-guided design of next-generation malaria vaccine

Jean-Philippe Julien

The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Targeting COVID-19 Viral Enzymes in an Evolving Landscape of Publishing and Peer Review

James Fraser

UCSF, San Francisco, United States of America

Date: Saturday, 21/Aug/2021
2:45pm - 5:10pmMS-97: New methods to fight the pandemic
Location: Panorama
Session Chair: Jane Shelby Richardson
Session Chair: Nicholas Mark Pearce

Invited: Jasmine Young (USA), Tristan Croll (UK)

2:45pm - 2:50pm

Introduction to session

Jane Shelby Richardson, Nicholas Mark Pearce

2:50pm - 3:20pm

"Enhanced peer review" - rebuilding early SARS-CoV-2 structures in ISOLDE

Tristan Ian Croll

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

3:20pm - 3:50pm

Improving the quality of 3D structure data in the Protein Data Bank with coordinate versioning supported by OneDep

Jasmine Y. Young

RCSB Protein Data Bank, Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey,Piscataway, United States of America

3:50pm - 4:15pm

Neutron crystallography for drug design targeting SARS-CoV-2 viral proteins

Andrey Kovalevsky, Daniel Kneller, Leighton Coates

Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, United States of America

4:15pm - 4:40pm

The temperature-dependent conformational ensemble of SARS-CoV-2 main protease (Mpro)

Ali Ebrahim1,2, Blake T. Riley2, Desigan Kumaran3, Babak Andi4,5, Martin R. Fuchs4, Sean McSweeney4,5, Daniel A. Keedy2,6,7

1Diamond Light Source, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Didcot OX11 0DE, England; 2Structural Biology Initiative, CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, New York, NY 10031; 3Biology Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973; 4National Synchrotron Light Source II, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973; 5National Virtual Biotechnology Laboratory (NVBL), US Department of Energy, Washington, DC, United States; 6Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, City College of New York, New York, NY 10031; 7Ph.D. Programs in Biochemistry, Biology, and Chemistry, The Graduate Center – City University of New York, New York, NY 10016

4:40pm - 5:05pm

Validation of cryo-EM structures of SARS-CoV-2 and mapping genomic mutations

Agnel Praveen Joseph, Sony Malhotra, Martyn Winn

STFC, Scientific Computing Department, Harwell, Didcot, United Kingdom

6:10pm - 7:00pmPL-3: The structural biology of pathogenic amyloid fibrils
Location: Panorama

David Eisenberg


The Expanding Amyloid Family: Structure, Stability, Function, and Pathogenesis

David Eisenberg

UCLA, Los Angeles, United States of America

7:00pm - 7:45pmClosing ceremony: Poster prizes, closing
Location: Panorama

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