Mechanisms and Regulation of Prokaryotic Transcription

Mechanisms and Regulation of Prokaryotic Transcription
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Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
4:00PM – 9:00PM
Conference Registration
6:00PM – 7:00 PM
FASEB Opening Reception
7:00PM – 8:30 PM
Dinner
8:45PM – 10:00PM
Patrick Cramer, Gene Center Munich
“Keynote: Structural Biology of Transcription”
Gigi Storz, NCI Bethesda, MD
“Keynote: Transcription Everywhere: Does it All Have Function?”

Monday, June 24, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast
Session 1:
9:00AM – 12:15PM
Transcription Factors and Regulatory Networks
Eduardo Groisman, Yale University
9:00AM – 9:15AM
Welcome from FASEB
9:15AM - 9:45AM
Eduardo Groisman, Yale University
“Control of Transcription Elongation by a Mg2+-sensing Leader
mRNA”
9:45AM –10:15AM
Tricia Kiley, University of Wisconsin- Madison
“Genome Wide Approaches to Identifying Factors Influencing FNR Binding and Transcription”
10:15AM – 10:30 AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:30AM – 11:00AM
Group photo & FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
11:00AM – 11:30AM
Mark Goulian, University of Pennsylvania
“Cell-to Cell Variability in a Hybrid Phosphorelay”
11:30AM – 12:00PM
Michael Laub, MIT
“Connections Between Gene Expression and Chromosome Structure in Caulobacter”
12:00PM – 12:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM
Lunch
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Poster Session 1
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Dinner
Session 2:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
RNA Polymerase Structure and Mechanism
Katsu Murakami, Pennsylvania State University
7:00PM - 7:30PM
Tom Steitz, Yale University
“The Structure of E. coli RNA Polymerase in Complex with ppGpp Informs on the Mechanism of Regulation by Magic Spot”
7:30PM – 8:00PM
Seth Darst, Rockefeller University
“Structural Basis of Transcriptional Pausing in Bacteria”
8:00PM – 8:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM
Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM
Katsu Murakami, Pennsylvania State University
“Prokaryotic RNA Polymerase Structures”
9:15PM – 9:45PM
Richard Ebright, Rutgers University
“Structural Studies of Promoter Recognition, Initiating NTP Binding, De Novo Initiation, Hybrid Extension, Scrunching, and Regulation in Transcription Initiation”

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast
Session 3
9:00AM – 12:15PM
Initiation and Promoter Escape Mechanisms
Ann Hochschild, Harvard University
9:00AM - 9:30AM
Wilma Ross, University of Wisconsin- Madison
“Regulation of Transcription Initiation Through ppGpp Binding to E coli RNAP”
9:30PM –10:00AM
Ann Hochschild, Harvard University
“Post-initiation Activities of Sigma”
10:00AM – 10:15AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM
FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15PM
Finn Werner, University College London
“Transcription in the Third Domain of Life”
11:15PM – 12:00PM
Liz Campbell, Rockefeller University
“Structure and Function of CarD, an Essential Mycobacterial Transcription Factor”
12:00PM – 12:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM
1:15PM – 2:15PM
Lunch
Meet the Expert
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Poster Session 2
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Dinner
Session 4:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
Elongation and Termination
Irina Artsimovitch, Ohio State University
7:00PM - 7:30PM
Terrence Strick, Institute Jaques Monod CNRS, Paris
“Interactions of E.coli RNA Polymerase with DNA Repair Pathways at Single-Molecule Resolution”
7:30PM – 8:00PM
Xuhui Huang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
“Millisecond Molecular Dynamics of RNA Polymerase II Translocation at Atomic Resolution”
8:00PM – 8:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM
Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM
Irina Artsimovitch, Ohio State University
“The Mechainism of RfaH Recruitment to the Elongation Complex”
9:15PM – 9:45PM
Evgeny Nudler, New York University
“An Interplay between Transcription Elongation and DNA Repair”

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast
Session 5
9:00AM – 12:15PM
RNA-based Regulation of Transcription
Karen Wassarman, University of Wisconsin - Madison
9:00AM - 9:30AM
Karen Wassarman, University of Wisconsin - Madison
“6S RNAs as Templates for RNA Synthesis”
9:30PM –10:00AM
Cari Vanderpool, University of Illinois
“Small RNA Regulation of Sugar Transport and Metabolism”
10:00AM – 10:15AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM
FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15PM
Robert Landick, UW-Madison
“Mechanism and Regulation of Transcriptional Pausing”
11:15PM – 12:00PM
Bryce Nickels, Rutgers University
“Global Studies of Transcription Initiation”
12:00PM – 12:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM
Lunch
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Poster Session 3
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Dinner
Session 6:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
Interface of Synthetic Biology and Transcription Mechanism
Chris Voigt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
7:00PM - 7:30PM
Chris Voigt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Programming Bacteria”
7:30PM – 8:00PM
Chris Rao, University of Illinois
“The Role of Coupled Feedback Loops in Transcriptional Regulation”
8:00PM – 8:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM
Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM
Roee Amit, Technicon Haifa, Isreal
“Towards a Set of Design Rules for Bacterial Enhancers”
9:15PM – 9:45PM
Virgil Rhodius, Genencor, South San Francisco
“Sigma Diversity for Genetic Engineering and Biological Circuits”

Thursday, June 27, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast
Session 7
9:00AM – 12:15PM
Systems Approaches to Transcription Regulatory Mechanisms
Tricia Kiley, University of Wisconsin - Madison
9:00AM - 9:30AM
Carol Gross, University of California - San Francisco
“To be Announced”
9:30PM –10:00AM
Wade Winkler, University of Maryland
“Riboswitches as Synthetic Tools for Live Cell Imaging of Metabolite Dynamics”
10:00AM – 10:15AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM
FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15PM
Amy Schmid, Duke University
“Systems Biology in Archaea: Global Gene Regulatory Network Responses to Environmental Extremes”
11:15PM – 12:00PM
Ido Golding, Baylor College of Medicine
“Imaging-based Quantification of Transcriptional Regulation in Individual Cells”
12:00PM – 12:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 12:45PM
Business Meeting
12:45PM – 1:45PM
Lunch
Free Afternoon
1:00PM – 6:00PM
Optional Organized Group Activity
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Poster Session 4
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Dinner
Session 8:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
Cellular and Genome-scale Transcriptional Regulation
Achilles Kapanidis
7:00PM - 7:30PM
Achilles Kapanidis, Oxford University
“High-Resolution Views of RNA Polymerases in Single Bacterial Cells”
7:30PM – 8:00PM
Dave Grainger, University of Birmingham, UK
“Insulating Genes from Pervasive Transcription”
8:00PM – 8:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM
Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM
Jade Wang, University of Wisconsin - Madison
“DksA Facilitates Genome-wide Transcript Elongation by Opposing Amino Acid Starvation-Induced Transcription Stalling”
9:15PM – 9:45PM
Sean Crosson, University of Chicago
“Structural and Functional Analysis of the Alphaproteobacterial General Stress Response”

Friday, June 28, 2013
7:30AM – 8:30AM
Breakfast
Session 9
8:30AM – 11:30PM
Sigma Factors
Carol Gross, University of California - San Francisco
8:30AM - 9:00AM
Martin Buck, Imperial College London
“RNA Synthesis by One Intermediate Transcription Complex Formed by the Sigma54 Containing RNA Polymerase”
9:00AM – 9:30AM
Nickolay Zenkin, Newcastle University, UK
“Two Non-Canonical RNA Polymerases”
9:30AM – 9:45AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
9:45AM – 10:00AM
Break
10:00AM – 10:15AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM
Debbie Hinton, NIH
“Visualizing Sigma Appropriation by the Bacteriophage T4 co-activator AsiA and Activator MotA
10:45AM – 11:15PM
Remesh Wigneshweraraj, Imperial College London
“To Be Announced”
11:15AM – 11:30AM
Closing Comments
11:30AM
Departures
Boxed Lunches Available
END OF CONFEREnce

23 Jun - 28 Jun 2013

Saxtons River
United States of America
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