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15th International Conference on Retinal Proteins

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Date So, 30.09.2012 - Fr, 05.10.2012
Location Ascona
Program Over three hundred proteins in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms use retinal to carry out their biological function. Retinal-binding proteins mediate in such diverse processes as ion transport and light-induced motion in microorganisms, or various types of light-induced cellular mechanisms in higher animals, most importantly vision.

The main objective of this conference is to share the latest discoveries in cutting edge research in diverse aspects of retinal protein structure, function, and dynamics. These include crystallographic and spectroscopic studies of protein structure and dynamics, genetic, biochemical and physiological studies of protein function, signal transduction and energy transduction mechanisms, and new biotechnological applications in biomedical research, gene therapy, artificial vision, and alternative energy sources.

Organizers: Ulrike Alexiev, Gebhard Schertler

Location: Monte Verità, Ascona

Registration deadline: 22 August 2012

Keynote Lectures:
Prof. Yoshinori Shichida
Dept. of Biophysics, Grad. School of Science, Kyoto University (Japan)

Channelrhodopsin: 140 Years of Research
Prof. Peter Hegemann
Institute of Biology, Experimental Biophysics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Germany)

Scientific Program:
Session XIII: Theoretical aspects and structural water molecules, Thursday, 4th October
15:30 to 15:50
Title: tba
Ursula Roethlisberger, EPFL, Lausanne

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