Sharon Campbell organizes the ASBMB Special Symposia Series to be held July 2014

Learn more about the event "Translating the Biophysics of Molecular Switches: Signaling Mechanisms and Inhibition of Ras and Rho GTPases"

Translating the Biophysics of Molecular Switches: Signaling Mechanisms and Inhibition of Ras and Rho GTPases
July 17-20, 2014
Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center
Glen Allen (Richmond), VA, USA

ORGANIZERS:

Matthias Buck, Case Western Reserve University
Sharon Campbell, University of North Carolina
Alemayehu Gorfe, University of Texas Medical School at Houston

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
John Kuriyan, University of California, Berkeley

HIGHLIGHTED SPEAKERS:
Dafna Bar-Sagi,
New York University
Channing Der, University of North Carolina
Stephen Fesik, Vanderbilt University
Frank McCormick, University of California, San Francisco

PLANNED SESSIONS INCLUDE:
Ras and Rho Small GTPases -- new insights into their structural dynamics (x-ray and NMR)
GTPase Modifications -- lipidation/ubiquination/phosphorylation/redox
New GTPase -- protein interactions and therapeutic targets
Computational Methods -- from structural insights to drug design
Cellular Level Studies and Therapeutic Approaches