Morning Session II: in Silico Amyloids
Chair: G.Melacini; F.Fogolari
|9:05-9:30||Simulations of prion fragments oligomerization: decomposing nucleation core assemblies.
Franca Fraternali, King’s College London, UK
|9:30-9:55||Insight into the self-assembly of amyloids and cross-seeding aggregation between amyloidogenic proteins
Yifat Miller, Ben-Gurion University, Israel
|9:55-10:20||Modeling the aggregation of Alzheimer’s Amyloid-beta into oligomers.
Birgit Strodel, Jülich Research Centre, Germany
|10:20-10:45||Molecular dynamics simulations of b2-microglobulin interaction with hydrophobic surfaces.
Federico Fogolari, University of Udine, Italy
|11:15-11:40||Assessing intrinsic protein disorder via computational modelling.
Mikko Karttunen, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
|11:40-11:50||Nanoscale Infrared Spectroscopy: A New Emerging Tool to Investigate Proteins Misfolding and Aggregation
Francesco S. Ruggeri, U.of Cambridge, UK
|11:55-12:05||Realizing being a carrier of genetic CJD and taking an active role to support research to find a solution – A personal story
Alice Anane, CJD Foundation, Israel
|12:05-12:30||The role of a disordered signaling protein tail at the membrane: The Ras example
Ruth Nussinov, NCI, USA
– No afternoon session –
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