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  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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This meeting will be conducted in English.

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Frontiers of NMR in Life Sciences (C5)

Scientific Organizers: Kurt Wüthrich, Michael Sattler and Stephen W. Fesik


March 12—16, 2017

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc.


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. OPPORTUNITIES EXIST FOR DYNAMIC DIGITAL ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS. Email your formatted abstract to info@keystonesymposia.org or call +1 970-262-1230/+1 800-253-0685.
Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks; poster display opportunities remain open.
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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 15, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 15, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 13, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 13, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-C5 "Frontiers of NMR in Life Sciences" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On November 15, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 15, 2016 until February 10, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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November 15, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 13, 2017 795.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 13, 2017 945.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 13, 2017 570.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 13, 2017 720.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is December 13, 2016)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: November 15, 2016


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: December 13, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is November 15, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 13, 2017


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 570.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, March 12 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 16 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 17 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 12

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Keystone Lodge Lobby
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Keystone Lodge-Bighorn Bar

MONDAY, MARCH 13

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
8:00—9:00 AM
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/12/2017

Grays Peak
* Kurt Wüthrich, ETH Zürich, Switzerland / The Scripps Research Institute, USA

Lewis E. Kay, University of Toronto, Canada
NMR: Why Bother?

9:00—11:15 AM
Innovative Solution NMR Methods for Studying Biological Macromolecules
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/12/2017

Grays Peak
* Michael Sattler, Helmholtz Zentrum München & Technische Universität München, Germany

Dominique P. Frueh, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Invited Short Talk: Overcoming Challenges in NMR Studies of Large and Dynamic Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetases

Coffee Break

Wolfgang Peti, University of Arizona, USA
Invited Short Talk: Using Dynamics and Structure to Understand Allostery in Signaling Enzymes

Haribabu Arthanari, Harvard Medical School, USA
Invited Short Talk: Increasing Resolution of Backbone Experiments: Thinking Beyond the Nyqvist Grid

Christian Griesinger, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
NMR Based Structural Biology in Immunity and Neurodegeneration/Protectoin

11:15 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:15 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
5:00—7:00 PM
Use of NMR in Metabolic Profiling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/12/2017

Grays Peak
* Jane Dyson, The Scripps Research Institute, USA

Teresa W. M. Fan†, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Rafael Brüschweiler, Ohio State University, USA
NMR and NMR/MS Hybrid Approaches for Targeted and Untargeted Metabolomics

Michael A. Kennedy, Miami University, USA
NMR Based Metabolic Profiling of Human Diseases

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 1

Longs/Quandary Peaks

TUESDAY, MARCH 14

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
8:00—11:00 AM
Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/12/2017

Grays Peak
* Robert Kaptein, University of Utrecht, Netherlands

Frédéric H.T. Allain, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Structures of Protein RNA Complexes using Hybrid Structural Approaches

Hashim M. Al-Hashimi, Duke University, USA
Visualizing Transient Watson-Crick Mispairs in DNA and RNA Duplexes

Coffee Break

Pedro Serrano-Navarro, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Invited Short Talk: In vitro Studies of Arginine-serine-rich Domains

Teresa Carlomagno, Universität Hannover, Germany
Invited Short Talk: ssNMR of RNA and RNP Complexes

Michael Sattler, Helmholtz Zentrum München & Technische Universität München, Germany
Conformational Dynamics of Biomolecular Recognition in Gene Regulation

11:00 AM—2:30 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 1: Automation in Protein NMR Structure Determination and Other Hot Topics

Grays Peak
* Martin A. Billeter, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Antonio Rosato†, University of Florence, Italy
The Experience of CASD-NMR in the Assessment of Automated Structure Determination of Proteins

Kristaps Jaudzems, Institut des Sciences Analytiques, France
Solution NMR Conquers Solids with Fast MAS: de novo NMR Structure Determination of a 2.5 MDa Capsid

Silke Andrea Wieninger, Institut Pasteur, France
Identification of Incompatible NOE Restraints for Partial Ensemble Structure Determination in ARIA

Marielle Aulikki Wälti, National Institutes of Health, USA
Fast Determination of 3D Complex Structures with Low Affinity Binders

William J. Placzek, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
NMR Studies of Ubc9 Mutant Identify Structural Basis for SUMO Target Selection

Joshua D. Brown, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
Influence of the 5' Transcription Start Site Heterogeneity on HIV RNA Structure and Fate

Shin Isogai, Biozentrum, Basel University, Switzerland
Backbone Solution NMR of GPCRs: A Case Study of the Engineered Beta1-Adrenergic receptor

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
5:00—7:00 PM
Integrative Structural Biology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/12/2017

Grays Peak
* John L. Markley, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Andrej Sali, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Integrative Modeling of Biomolecular Assembly Structures and Pathways

Juli Feigon, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Integrative Structural Biology of Telomerase

Michael Nilges, Institut Pasteur, France
Integrative Structural Biology of a Type II Secretion Pseudopilus

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2

Longs/Quandary Peaks

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
8:00—11:00 AM
NMR in Drug Research
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/12/2017

Grays Peak
* Michael F. Summers, HHMI/University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA

Maurizio Pellecchia, University of California, Riverside, USA
NMR guided discovery of novel pharmacological tools and therapeutics

Dorothee Kern, Brandeis University, HHMI, USA
Evolution of Protein Dynamics Over 3.5 Billion Years at the Heart of Enzyme Catalysis

Coffee Break

Stephen W. Fesik, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Cancer Drug Discovery Using Fragment-Based Methods

Robert G. Brinson, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
Practical NMR Applications for Structural Assessment of Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics

11:00 AM—2:30 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
2:30—3:30 PM
Workshop 2: NMR in Integrative Structural Biology Projects and Other Hot Topics

Grays Peak
* Ad Bax, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA
Following Protein Folding in Real Time by Fast pressure Jump NMR

Daniel Stöppler, Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie, Germany
Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Provides New Insights into Chromophore Structure in Phytochrome Photoreceptors

Tobias Madl, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Structural Characterization of Biomolecules using Solvent-Accessibility Data

Nikolaos G. Sgourakis, UCSC, USA
An Allosteric Site in the T Cell Receptor beta-Chain Constant Domain Plays a Critical Role in T Cell Signaling

3:30—4:30 PM
Panel: NMR in Integrative Structural Biology Projects and Other Hot Topics

* Ad Bax, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA

Frédéric H.T. Allain†, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Jonathan Pritz, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Identification of Molecule Sensitizers of Apoptosis through NMR-Based Fragment Screening

Andrej Sali†, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Ian A. Wilson, The Scripps Research Institute, USA

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
5:00—7:00 PM
Advances in Solid State NMR Methods in Biology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/12/2017

Grays Peak
* Arthur G. Palmer, III, Columbia University, USA

Bernd Reif, Technische Universität München, Germany
Soluble Protein Complexes Investigated by MAS Solid-State NMR

Marc Baldus, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Cellular Solid-State NMR Applied to Membrane Protein Complexes

Paul Schanda, Institut de Biologie Structurale, France
Invited Short Talk: Functional Dynamics in a Half-Megadalton Large Enzyme Complex as Seen by Solid-State NMR

Christopher P. Jaroniec, Ohio State University, USA
Invited Short Talk: Structural Studies of Y145Stop Prion Protein Amyloids

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 3

Longs/Quandary Peaks

THURSDAY, MARCH 16

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
8:00—11:00 AM
In-Cell NMR and Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/12/2017

Grays Peak
* Astrid Gräslund, Stockholm University, Sweden

Ichio Shimada, University of Tokyo, Japan
Studying Proteins Inside Eukaryotic Cells in NMR

Richard W. Kriwacki, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Structure & Dynamics of IDPs from NMR; Applications from Small Molecule Interactions to Phase Separation

Coffee Break

Peter E. Wright, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
NMR Characterization of Intrinsically Disordered Regulatory Proteins

Martin Blackledge, Institut de Biologie Structurale, France
Large Scale Conformational Dynamics and Biomolecular Function from NMR

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
5:00—6:45 PM
Solution NMR Studies of Membrane Proteins
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/12/2017

Grays Peak
* Stephen W. Fesik, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA

Kurt Wüthrich, ETH Zürich, Switzerland / The Scripps Research Institute, USA
NMR Studies of G Protein-coupled Receptors (GPCR) in Solution

Daniel Nietlispach, University of Cambridge, UK
Invited Short Talk: Investigating the Dynamic Landscape of GPCRs

Katherine A. Henzler-Wildman, University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA
Invited Short Talk: The Small Multidrug Resistance Transporter EmrE Sacrifices Efficiency to Achieve Promiscuity

Gerhard Wagner, Harvard Medical School, USA
Membrane Protein Studies in Micelles and Nanodiscs

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/12/2017

Grays Peak
7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
8:00—11:00 PM
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Longs/Quandary Peaks

FRIDAY, MARCH 17

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

Merck & Co., Inc.

We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


These generous unrestricted gifts allow our Directors to schedule meetings in a wide variety of important areas, many of which are in the early stages of research.

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We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:


New Era Enterprises, Inc.

Bruker BioSpin

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