May 12: Membrane protein symposium

University to host Delaware Membrane Protein Symposium at Clayton Hall

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9:06 a.m., April 9, 2014--The University of Delaware will host a one-day symposium on membrane protein on Monday, May 12, at Clayton Hall.

The Delaware Membrane Protein Symposium will bring together researchers from a diverse range of interests and techniques who share an interest in exploring the functions of membranes and their components.

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In addition to invited lectures by renowned experts in membrane biophysics and biology, the symposium will include poster presentations by students and postdocs. 

There will be a keynote presentation by Gerald Feigenson of Cornell University, who will discuss “Membrane Structure at the 10 Nanometer Scale: A WALP Helix Alters the Structure of a 4-Lipid Component Bilayer.”

For the detailed program or information regarding travel and accommodations, visit the symposium website. The registration deadline is Monday, May 5.

The organizers are Sharon Rozovsky, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and Ed Lyman, assistant professor of physics and astronomy.

The annual conference is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health-COBRE program on membrane protein production and characterization and funded by NIH’s National Institute for General Medical Sciences.

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