Konstanz Symposium Chemical Biology 2013

10-11 October 2013, University of Konstanz


Thursday, October 10

Session I - Chair: Andreas Marx

09:00 - 09:40 Chuan He (University of Chicago, USA): Dynamic DNA and RNA Methylation/Demethylation in Biological Regulation (Abstract)

09:40 - 10:20 Maja Köhn (EMBL Heidelberg, D): Chemical Probes for the Modulation of Phosphatase Activity (Abstract)

10:20 - 10:50 Poster Talks: Karin Betz (Marx Group), Naowras Al-Obaidi (Mayer Group), Stephan Hacker (Marx Group)- Abstracts Poster Talks

Chair: Jörg Hartig

11:20 - 12:00 Marie-Paule Teulade-Fichou (Institut Curie, Paris, F): Small Molecules for Targeting and Imaging Nucleic Acid Structures (Abstract)

12:00 - 12:40 Valentin Wittmann (Universität Konstanz, D): Function and Fate of Cellular Carbohydrates (Abstract)

Session II - Chair: Christof Hauck

14:00 - 14:40 Markus Sauer (Universität Würzburg, D): Localization Microscopy Coming of Age: From Concepts to Biological Impact (Abstract)

14:40 - 15:20 Daniel Summerer (Universität Konstanz, D): Synthetic Protein Functions for Nucleic Acid Targeting (Abstract)

15:20 - 15:50 Poster Talks: Johannes Drexler (Groth Group), Zarko Kulic (Möller Group), Anette Brockmann (Brunner Group)- Abstracts Poster Talks

Chair: Thomas Mayer

16:20 - 17:00 Timothy Mitchison (Harvard Medical School, USA): New Mechanisms for Old Chemotherapy Drugs (Abstract)

17:00 - 17:40 Elke Deuerling (Universität Konstanz, D): Ribosome-Associated Chaperones as Key Players in Proteostasis (Abstract)

17:40 - 18:20 Poster Talks: Charlotte Rehm (Hartig Group), Nina Dierdorf (Hauck Group), Anne-Katrin Späte (Wittmann Group) - Abstracts Poster Talks

18:30 Dinner & Poster Session

Friday, October 11

Session I - Chair: Elisa May

09:00 - 09:40 Ashraf Brik (Ben-Gurion University, IL): Chemistry and Biology with the Ubiquitin Signal (Abstract)

09:40 - 10:20 Dorit Merhof (RWTH Aachen University, D): Image Analysis and -Visualization for Biomedical Applications (Abstract)

10:20 - 11:00 Andreas Zumbusch (Universität Konstanz, D): Growth of Lipid Droplets: Insights from Live Cell Microscopy (Abstract)

Chair: Valentin Wittmann

11:30 - 12:10 Anna K. Mapp (University of Michigan, USA): Allosteric Modulators of Protein-Protein Interactions (Abstract)

12:10 - 12:50 Thorsten Berg (Universität Leipzig, D): Inhibition of protein-protein interactions and transcription factors by small organic molecules (Abstract)

Session II - Chair: Marcus Groettrup

14:00 - 14:40 Christopher J. Kirk (Onyx Pharmaceuticals, San Francisco, USA): Towards optimized utility of proteasome inhibitors with peptide epoxyketones (Abstract)

14:40 - 15:20 Udo Oppermann (University of Oxford, UK): Targeting the Histone Demethylome (Abstract)

15:20 - 16:00 Malte Drescher (University of Konstanz, D): Hunting the Chameleon: Structural Conformations of the Intrinsically Disordered Protein Alpha-Synuclein (Abstract)

16:00 Concluding Remarks


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