ChemMetBio 2020: Chemistry of Metal Ions & Nanoparticles in Biology

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17th January 2020

Session 1
08:30Opening & Welcome
08:40Prof. Lee Cronin, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Engineering metal oxide peptide and protein interactions
09:30Dr. Lionel Maurizi, University of Burgundy-Franche-Comté, France.
Inorganic Nanoparticles for bio-applications: Interactions with biological fluids
10:00Coffee Break
Session 2
10:30Dr. Lucille Babel Simond, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Exploring silver resitance SilE and SilB proteins behavior with the help of model peptides
10:50Prof. Eva Freisinger, University of Zürich, Switzerland.
Metallo thioneins – versatile proteins for metal homeostasis and detoxification
11:40Justine Schwarte, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Bioinspired Metal-Complexes as Chelators of Bacterial Metallo-β-Lactamase Zinc Ions
12:00Lunch Break
Session 3
13:30Dr. Maggy Hologne, Institut des Sciences Analytiques de Lyon, France.
Combining NMR, SAXS and Molecular Dynamics to explore biomolecular interactions:
I. Structural studies of SilE peptides in presence of silver ions
II. Structural and dynamical studies of STAM2 and its binding partners
14:20 Maksym Karamash, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Mineral respiration of Geobacter sulfurreducens
14:40 Prof. Carlos Salgueiro, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Exploring iron properties to characterize (multi)heme proteins
15:30Coffee Break
Session 4
16:00Prof. Simon Silver, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA.
A bacterial view of the chemical Periodic Table: genes (and proteins) for all elements
16:50Florian Marquenet, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Metal-Induced Helix Formation from Random-Coiled Peptides
17:10Prof. Carole Bourquin, School of Pharmacy Genève-Lausanne, Switzerland.
18:00Closing Ceremony