New Orleans Protein Folding Intergroup

The New Orleans Protein Folding Intergroup, founded in January 1999, is composed of New Orleans area academic research laboratories from Tulane, Xavier, and Loyola Universities, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, and the University of New Orleans, whose members share a common interest in protein structure and folding.  Our year-round, biweekly meetings are dedicated primarily to the discussion of current research in member laboratories and to the dissemination of important research news from conferences and from the scientific literature.

Meeting on

at Sam and Kalaya's House
4526 Camp St
, New Orleans, LA
5-7 pm

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Date Presenter or
January 18th, 2007 Thomas Freeman
Hard porin / Soft porin
February 1st, 2007 Sam Landry Influenza HA structure and CD4+ epitopes
February 15th, 2007
Babylon, Chaos, and Muses Parades
March 1st, 2007

March 15th, 2007 Rob Dell'Orco Biacore, Inc.
March 29th, 2007 Bob Blake Structure and Function of the silE (a.k.a. silly) Protein
April 12th, 2007

Crawfish Boil
April 26th, 2007
Don Gaver, Tulane Biomedical Engineering
Simulation of pulmonary surfactant folding and assembly
May 10th, 2007

May 24th, 2007 Dave Worthylake
Crystal structure of a scaffold  for signalling proteins
June 7th, 2007 Hank Ashbaugh
Modeling unfolded proteins with simple alphabet
June 21st, 2007
July 5th, 2007 Ramesh Rathinakumar
Selection of pore-forming and/or antimicrobioal beta-sheet peptides
July 19th, 2007 Sam Landry Design and properties of a mimic for the juxtamembrane region of a tumorigenic ERBB2 splice variant
August 2nd, 2007 Tom Bishop
Harmonic convergences in nucleosome assembly
August 16th, 2007
August 30th, 2007 Steve Rick
Replica exchange with dynamical scaling and folding studies of small polypeptides
September 13th, 2007 Marcia Henry
Monoclonal Antibody 5B2: Biophysical Correlates to Allosteric Binding Activity
September 27th, 2007 Bob Hammer
Synthetic peptide model for amyloid formation
October 11th, 2007 Thang Chiu Crystal structure of prolyl peptidase
October 25th, 2007 Igor Rubtsov
2D IR spectroscopy as structural method
November 8th, 2007 Chris Summa

In Silico Protein Design and Structure Prediction

December 6th, 2007 Bob Blake

Bimolecular association rate constants:  Biacore versus reality?

December 20th, 2007
Christmas Party?

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