IUPAB Young Scientist Program webinar series: Protein Structure to Function/Structural Biology

18 August 2021
14:00 UTC -3:00

Electron Cryo-Microscopy of Biomolecules at Atomic Resolution
Dr. Wah Chiu – Stanford Univ., USA


Young Scientists

Determination of the three-dimensional structure of the Schistosoma mansoni Universal Stress G4LZI3 Protein by X-ray Crystallography
Priscilla Masamba (University of Zululand, South Africa)

The Cryo-EM Structure of an Oligomer of Alpha-Synuclein
Ritobrita Chakraborty (CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, India)

Vibrio cholerae YaeO is a structural homologue of RNA chaperone Hfq that inhibits Rho-dependent transcription termination by dissociating its hexameric state
Kamalendu Pal (Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics Kolkata, India)

A novel insight into the thiaminase type II function of EfTenA protein from Enterococcus faecalis
Raissa F. Gutierrez (University of São Paulo, Brazil)


About the webinar series

As part of the scientific activities of the 2021 IUPAB-SBBq-SBBf virtual meeting, a Young Scientist Program Webinar series is held between May and September, covering different areas of biochemistry and biophysics.

The webinars comprise a 40 min talk from a leading scientist in the field and three to four short talks from young scientists from different parts of the world, selected from senior graduate students and recent PhDs candidates worldwide.

The talks are followed by time to questions and discussion in a 2h total activity. The YSP webinar series will be a unique opportunity for the discussion of novel scientific results and ideas in forefront areas of research in Biochemistry and Biophysics.


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