Online CBP Program Booklet

Friday, May 2nd, Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building B250
1:00-2:50 PM
Note: Registration is in the lobby of the Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building
2:50-3:00 PM
Opening Remarks - Prof. David McMillen & Richard Kil
Session I
3:00-4:00 PM
G. Julius Vancso (University of Twente, Netherlands)
"Smart Soft Matter"
4:00-4:20 PM
Adam N. Raegen / John R. Dutcher (University of Guelph)
"Advances in Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging Enable Quantitative Tracking of Nanoscale Changes in Thickness and Roughness"
4:20-4:40 PM
Yi Liao (University of Michigan)
"Capturing the Dynamic Search for DNA Mismatches in Replicating Cells"
4:40-5:00 PM
Meaghan Ward (University of Guelph)
"Structural Studies of Anabaena Sensory Rhodopsin in the E. Coli Inner Membrane"
5:00-5:15 PM
Coffee Break
Panel Discussion:
Moderator: David McMillen
5:15-6:15 PM
"Collaboration vs. Competition: Which is More Productive for Science?"
6:15-7:15 PM
Dinner Buffet
Session II
7:15-8:15 PM
Manu Prakash (Stanford University)
"Merging 'Science' and 'Making' to Explore the Micro-Cosmos (and Other Musings in Science)"
8:15-8:35 PM
Joshua N. Milstein (University of Toronto)
"Mechanical Fluctuations and the Packaging of the Bacterial Chromosome"
8:35 PM-
Poster viewing and Informal discussions
Dessert and coffee will be served.
Saturday, May 3rd, Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building B250
9:00-9:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
Session III
9:30-10:30 AM
Jeffery J. Tabor (Rice University)
"Characterizing Bacterial Gene Circuit Dynamics with Optically Programmed Gene Expression Signals"
10:30-10:50 AM
Edouard Harris (University of Toronto)
"Design and Bayesian Analysis of Small Activating RNAs Targeting a Synthetic Promoter in Human Cells"
10:50-11:10 AM
Anil Kumar (University of Toronto)
"Photo-control of Cap-dependent Translation"
11:10-12:30 PM
Poster Session I (Odd numbered) & Coffee Break
12:30-1:30 PM
Location: Main Lobby
Session IV
1:30-2:30 PM
Roman A. Melnyk (The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto)
"The Pathogenic Toxins of C. difficile: Molecular Mechanisms & Drug Discovery"
2:30-2:50 PM
Amy Liu (University of Toronto)
"Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy of Amyloid-? in the Presence of Aggregation Modulators: Towards Alzheimer's Disease Therapy"
2:50-3:10 PM
Erin Shelton (University of Guelph)
"Quantifying Spatiotemporal Patterns in the Expansion of Twitching Bacterial Colonies"
3:10-4:30 PM
Poster Session II (Even numbered) & Coffee Break
Location: Basement Lobby
Session V
4:30-5:30 PM
Jhih-Wei Chu (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
"A Multiscale Approach for Biosystems Simulation"
5:30-5:50 PM
Daniel G. Oblinsky (University of Toronto)
"Supramolecular Biological Assemblies for Solar Light Harvesting"
5:50-6:10 PM
Abdullah Mahboob (Brock University)
"Reverse Engineering of the Donor side of Photosystem II: Second Generation of the Bacterioferritin 'Reaction Centre'"
6:10-6:45 PM
Break and travel to restaurant
See attached map attached at the back cover.
6:45 PM-
Symposium Banquet:
Forestview Chinese Restaurant, 466-468 Dundas St. West, 2nd floor
Fun Topics: "Do you know your stuff?" Chemical Biophysics Game Show to follow!
Sunday, May 4th, Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building B250
9:00-9:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
Location: Main Lobby
Session VI
9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Brian Kuhlman (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
"Computational Design of Protein Interactions and Switches"
10:30-10:50 AM
Loan Huynh (University of Toronto)
"Systematic Evaluation of the Native and Non-native Interactions of the Helical IM9 Protein Using All-Atom Molecular Dynamics Simulations"
10:50-11:10 AM
Shaghayegh Vafaei (University of Guelph)
"Calculating Free Energy of the Aggregation of the Peptide (HHC-36) In Bulk"
11:10-11:30 AM
Coffee Break
Session VII
11:30-12:30 PM
Yann R. Chemla (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
"Direct Measurement of Structure-Function Relationship in Motor Proteins with 'Next Generation' Single-Molecule Techniques"
12:30-12:50 PM
Laura Toppozini (McMaster University)
"The Structure of Cholesterol in Lipid Rafts"
12:50-1:00 PM
Closing Remarks