Workshop Details
Ion Channel Biophysics
07/27/2015 - 07/31/2015
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.

If you are interested in attending a meeting, but have not received an invitation, please contact the workshop organizer about availability before registering. Most TSRC meetings are very small, typically only about 25 people.

Meeting Venue:

Telluride Elementary School
447 West Columbia Ave Telluride CO 81435

Ion Channel Biophysics Registered Meeting Participants:
Participant Organization
Accardi, Alessio Weill Cornell Medical College
Aksimentiev, Aleksei University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Baaden, Marc CNRS UPR9080
Beck, Thomas U Cincinnati
Beckstein, Oliver Arizona State University
Ben-Tal, Nir Tel Aviv University
Byrnes, Laura Pfizer
Carloni, Paolo Forschungszentrum Jülich
Cascio, Michael Duquesne University
Chakrapani, Sudha Case Western Reserve University
Grutter, Thomas CNRS - University of Strasbourg
Jakobsson, Eric University of illinois
Jayaraman, Vasanthi University of Texas Health Science Center at Houst
Kurnikova, Maria Carnegie Mellon University
Nimigean, Crina Weill Cornell Medical College
Rempe, Susan Sandia Nat Labs
Saladi, Shyam University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Scheuring, Simon INSERM
Sobolevsky, Alexander Columbia university
Stern-Bach, Yael Hebrew University
Tajkhorshid, Emad University of Illinois
Treptow, Werner University of Brasilia
Wollmuth, Lonnie Stony Brook University
Zachariae, Ulrich University of Dundee
Zhou, Huan-Xiang Florida State University

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