Scientific Program

October 31 (Thursday) / November 1 (Friday)

Session 3: Imaging of Macromolecular Complexes by new technique

09:00 – 09:30 Florence Tama (RIKEN)
Structural modeling from low resolution experimental data.
09:30 – 10:00 Mitsunori Ikeguchi (Yokohama City University)
Combination of Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Small-angle X-ray Scattering Experiments to Explore Protein Dynamics.
10:00 – 10:30 Yasumasa Joti (JASRI/SPring-8), Kazuhiro Maeshima (National Institute of Genetics)
Chromosome Structure Revealed by SAXS and Simulation Studies.
<< Coffee Break >>

Session 4a: Macromolecular Crowding

10:50 – 11:30 Rebecca Wade (Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies)
Simulation of protein diffusion in crowded environments.
11:30 – 12:00 Masataka Kinjo (Hokkaido University)
Quantitative Analysis of the Dimer Formation of Transcription Factors in the Living Cell using Fluorescence Cross-Correlation Spectroscopy.
12:00 – 12:30 Hideki Taguchi (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Global analyses of protein aggregation, chaperone effects and in vivo protein dynamics.
12:30 – 14:30 << Lunch Break and Poster Presentation >>

Key Note Speech by Director of RIKEN QBiC

14:30 – 15:10 Toshio Yanagida (RIKEN QBiC)
Towards the Whole Cell Modeling.

Session 4b: Macromolecular Crowding

15:10 – 15:50 Joanna Trylska (University of Warsaw)
Brownian dynamics simulations of macromolecules.
15:50 – 16:20 Koichi Takahashi (RIKEN)
Molecular crowding effects on biochemical reactions and signaling.

<< Coffee Break >>
16:40 – 17:10 Yutaka Itoh (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
In situ observation of protein structure and dynamics by in-cell NMR.
17:10 – 17:40 Yuji Sugita (RIKEN)
Macromolecular crowding affects protein stability, hydration, and diffusion.

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