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Program of CRC 1208 PostDoc Days 2021

All times refer to Central European Summer Time (CEST).

Talks on Tuesday, 6 July 2021

2:00-2:30 p.m. Welcome & Introduction CRC 1208
Lutz Schmitt
2:30-3:00 p.m. CRC 1208 Project A06
"Dynamics and trafficking of mGBP protein complexes within membrane compartments"
Daniel Degrandi
  15 min break    
3:15-3:30 p.m. “Insights on membrane fusion learned from early intermediate states”
Agata Witkowska, Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) Berlin
3:30-3:45 p.m. “Understanding Origin of Membrane Morphological Transformations: Modelling of Membrane Budding and Fission”
Rikhia Ghosh, MPI of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam
3:45-4:00 p.m. “Identification of protein-lipid interactions using molecular dynamics”
Robin Corey, University of Oxford
4:00-4:15 p.m. “Molecular Basis of Antibiotics and Substrates Transport Through Bacterial Porins”
Jigneshkumar Dahyabhai Prajapati, Jacobs University Bremen
4:15-4:30 p.m. “Membranes and proteins: More than just functional old mates?”
Dario De Vecchis, Ruhr University Bochum
  15 min break    
4:45-5:00 p.m. Training and networking for postdocs at HHU
Uta Brunner, JUNO HHU
5:00-5:15 p.m. „Reconstitution of membrane tethering by the Exocyst complex”
Hannes Maib, University of Dundee
5:15-5:30 p.m. “Caveolae mediated lipid uptake and trafficking”
Claudia Matthaeus, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, US
5:30-5:45 p.m. “Transient reduction of lateral mobility during GTPase polarization”
Vanessa Fuchs, HHU
5:45-6:00 p.m. “Role of lipids in the early secretory pathway”
Noemi Jiménez-Rojo, University of Geneva
6:00 p.m. Round table discussions    

Talks on Wednesday, 7 July 2021

2:00-2:30 p.m. CRC 1208 Project Z02
"Analyzing membranes in space and time"
Stefanie Weidtkamp-Peters
2:30-2:45 p.m. “Mitochondrial ribosomal proteins developed unconventional mitochondrial targeting signals due to structural constraints”
Yury Bykov, Weizmann Institute of Science
2:45-3:00 p.m. “Cristae undergo continuous cycles of membrane remodelling in a MICOS-dependent manner”
Arun Kumar Kondadi, HHU
3:00-3:15 p.m. “Ultrastructure of ER membrane remodeling during COPII vesicle formation resolved by correlative light and electron tomography”
Alejandro Melero, University of Lausanne
  15 min break    
3:30-3:45 p.m. “AGC kinases and MAB4/MEL proteins maintain PIN plasma membrane polarity by limiting lateral diffusion in plant cells”

Kasper van Gelderen, Utrecht University
3:45-4:00 p.m. “Breaking down barriers: human guanylate binding protein 1 acts as LPS surfactant and disrupts the bacterial outer membrane”

Miriam Kutsch, Duke University,Durham, NC, US
4:00-4:15 p.m. “PI4P production at the plant plasma membrane: A giant protein complex for a tiny lipid”

Lise Noack, University of Copenhagen
4:15-4:30 p.m. “Membrane proteins as virulence factors in the Ustilago maydis - maize pathosystem”

Florian Altegoer, Philipps-University Marburg
  15 min break    
4:45-5:15 p.m. CRC 1208 Project B09
"Transport processes across the symbiotic interface in the cercozoan amoeba Paulinella chromatophora"
Eva Nowack
5:15-5:30 p.m. “Sustainable membrane growth in synthetic cells”

Marten Exterkate, University of Groningen
5:30-5:45 p.m. “Unity leads to diversity: cell fusion in wall deficient Streptomyces”

Shraddha Shitut, Leiden University
5:45-6:00 p.m. “Small changes - big impact? How Lipid diversity affects signaling”

Milena Schuhmacher, MPI of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
6:00 p.m. Round table discussions    
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