Workshop Details
Ion Channel Biophysics
08/08/2011 - 08/12/2011
Meeting Description:

The past decade has seen great strides in our understanding of the structure and function of protein channels that embed in lipid bilayers to allow the passage of ions a key component in many critical physiological functions, including energy and signal transduction. The determination of the crystal structures of several ion channels, as well as advances in cryo-microscopy, NMR and other spectroscopic techniques, have provided insights into mechanisms of their motions and function, including ion permeation kinetics and channel gating in response to channel-specific stimuli. The 2009 Telluride Ion Channel Biophysics Workshop (the 4th incarnation of this biennial Telluride workshop) will bring together experts in both experimental and theoretical/computational aspects of ion channel science to explore the current state of the art. In addition to fundamental molecular biophysics issues, potential ion channel based applications to biotechnology, e.g., single-molecule sensing, will also be discussed.


Organized by: Rob D. Coalson, Univ. of Pittsburgh and Maria Kurnikova, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

Meeting Venue:

Telluride Intermediate School
725 W Colorado Ave Telluride CO 81435

Ion Channel Biophysics Registered Meeting Participants:
Participant Organization
Accardi, Alessio Weill Cornell Medical College
Auerbach, Anthony SUNY Buffalo
Baaden, Marc CNRS IBPC
Cascio, Michael Duquesne University
Gillespie, Dirk Rush University Medical Center
Jakobsson, Eric University of Illinois
Johnson, Jon University of Pittsburgh
Krapf, Diego Colorado State University
Kurnikova, Maria Carnegie Mellon University
Maduke, Merritt Stanford University
Pohorille, Andrew NASA-Ames Research Center
Rempe, Susan Sandia National Labs
Roth, Roland Universitaet Erlangen-Nuerenberg
Sukharev, Sergei University of Maryland
Tang, Pei University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Wei, Guowei Michigan State University
Wollmuth, Lonnie Dept. of Neurobiology & Behavior
Zachariae, Ulrich CMBI, Radboud University of Nijmegen
Zhou, Huan-Xiang Florida State Univ

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