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2014 Protein Society

July 27-30, 2014, San Diego

BMB major, Angela Tata, '15, was selected to give a talk on her work with Ellis Bell titled "The Linkage Between Folding Cooperativity and Allostery: Glutamate Dehydrogenase."

Angela Tata and Ellis Bell

Other student presentations included:

Dattelbaum Lab:

Laura Masson
Construction of a Maltose Biosensor Using Thermotoga maritima Maltotriose Binding Protein

Connor Craig and Danielle O'Hara
Identification of PPTase Activity in Microorganisms Using Functional Screen and Isolation of their Natural Products

Bell Lab:

Emily Bartle
Computational Docking and Site Directed Mutagenesis to Identify Steroid Binding Sites on Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors

Forest Barkdoll-Weil
Effects of Agonist and Regulator Binding on the Structure and Conformational Flexibility of the Ligand Binding Domains of Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors

Jacqunae Mays
Exploring the Trigger for Cooperativity at the Subunit Interface of Malate Dehydrogenase

Meron Tarekegn
Are the Precursor Sequences of Thiol Proteases Related to Thiol Protease Inhibitors

SoHo Kim
Sequential Phosphorylation of SIKE by TBK1

Harlowe Kerckhove
Effects of Phosphorylation on the Structure & Stability of SIKE

Chun Li
Multiwavelength Collisional Quenching to Study Ligand Protein Interactions in Glutamate Dehydrogenase

Carlos Metz
Effects of Regulator Binding on the Structure and Conformational Flexibility of the Amino Terminal Domains of Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors

Kelsey Kines
Thiol Proteases & Thiol Protease Inhibitors in C Elegans

MERCURY SUPERCOMPUTER CONFERENCE
July, Bucknell University

Parish Lab:

Iakovos Anastasakis
Drug-Design Investigations using POSS as a Potential HIV Protease Inhibitor

Soleil Shah
Computational analysis of the interaction between kinesin light chain and amyloid precursor protein.

Boyi Zhang
Detailed Quantum Studies on the Meta-Benzyne Diradical and the [3+2] Cycloaddition Reaction Mechanism

Yasmin Ali
The Efficacy of HIV Protease Inhibitors on HIV-2 Protease

David Stevens
Molecular Dynamics Analysis of HIV-1 Protease

Erica Modeste
An Investigation of the Thermostability of DNA polymerase using Molecular Dynamics Simulations (Parish and E Wu Labs)

American Chemical Society
August 10-14, San Francisco

Boyi Zhang and Carol Parish
Detailed Quantum Studies on the Meta-Benzyne Diradical and the [3+2] Cycloaddition Reaction Mechanism