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The annual FinnBox meeting in Turku, June 6, 2012

The annual Finnbox X and BFSB network meeting meeting will be organzed in Turku on June 6, 2012.


Program (pdf)

Arcanum lecture hall Arc1, University of Turku


8.30‐9.00 Coffee and Welcome

9.10 Session I: Future perspectives (Chair: Pirkko Heikinheimo)
9.10 Eero Vuorio: Biocenter Finland
9.25 Discussion
9.40 Victor Lamzin: Opportunities in Europe ―XBI and XFEL
10.00 Esko Oksanen: Macromolecular Crystallography at the European Spallation Source

10.20 Discussion

10.30 Break


10.40 Session II: BF and beyond; what about cores? (Chair: Tassos Papageorgiou)
10.40 Protein Production Services (TaY, HY, Juha Määttä)
10.50 Protein Crystallisation Facility (HY, Robert Kolodziejczyk)
11.00 Finnish Biological NMR Center (HY, Perttu Permi)
11.10 Mass Spectroscopy (UEF, Janne Jänis)
11.20 X‐ray Data Collection Centre (Oulu, Tiila‐Riikka Kiema)
11.30 Discussion


11.40 ‐13 Lunch or BFSB business meeting


13.15 Open Seminar (Chair: Tiina Salminen)
Adrian Goldman: Completing the Set: the Structure of the Third Class of Inorganic Pyrophosphatase, and the Third Type of Primary Ion Pump


14.00 Coffee


14.30 Session III: FinnBox Science (Chair: Heli Elovaara)
14.30 Inari Kursula: Actin‐based Motility of the Malaria Parasite ‐ She Moves in Mysterious Ways
14.50 Anton Zavialov: Allosteric Mechanism Controls Traffic in the Chaperone/Usher Pathway

15.10 Break

15.20 Session IV: FinnBox Science (Chair: Mikko Metsä‐Ketelä)
15.20 Bishwa Subedi: Structural and Functional Studies of PhaZ7
15.40 Tuomo Glumoff: Structure‐function Studies of Various MFE‐2 Proteins by Crystal Structure, Enzyme Kinetics and SAXS


16.00 Closing remarks
Adrian Goldman: Where Do We Go Next?


18.00 Dinner downtown (optional)



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