High pressure effects on biomolecules are emerging as an exciting area that has important implications for evolution, much of the life on our planet, as well as having practical technological applications.
The workshop, as part of the 2019 CHESS Users Meeting, is designed to provide a broad introduction to the effects and implications of high pressure methods in biological science. Speakers will introduce high-pressure bioscience as it relates to molecular biophysics, the evolution of life, food science and the instrumentation required to perform high-pressure biological experiments, especially as pertains to the determination of molecular structure. The workshop will include a tour of CHESS and a short overview of data acquisition at BioSAXS.
Using Pressure to Characterize Biomolecular Conformation and Dynamics. Cathy Royer, Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute
|9:15||HP Small Angle Neutron Scattering - applications to evolution and other studies. Susana Teixeira, University of Delaware / NIST||120 PSB|
Living the High-Pressure Life. Karyn L. Rogers, Director, Rensselaer Astrobiology Research and Education Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Modulating protein functionality using high pressure processing. Bing Yan, Cornell
X-ray Methods for High Pressure Biology at CHEXS, Durgesh Rai, Postdoctoral Associate and Richard Gillilan, Staff Scientist, CHEXS and MacCHESS
|12:00||Group Photo||Clark Atrium|
|13:00||Travel (Bus or Walk) to Wilson Lab|
|13:15||Tour, Tutorial and beamline demonstration||Wilson Lab|
Richard Gillilan, MacCHESS, Cornell University
Durgesh Rai, CHESS, Cornell University
Sol Gruner, LASSP and CHESS, Cornell University
Richard Gillilan or Durgesh Rai
Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source
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