The 28th SCSB Annual Symposium

Each Year, the SCSB hosts a symposium to highlight current research. The invited speakers are world renowned leaders in their fields of research.

The 28th Structural Biology Annual Symposium

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2024
Location: Health Education Center (HEC) Room 1.200

Registration is NOW OPEN (Abstract Submission Deadline, April 01)

Invited Speakers

Yunfeng Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX, USA
Title: "A Mechanomedicine Candidate Suppresses Biomechanical Thrombogenesis by Selectively Inhibiting Platelet Catch Bond"

Peter D. Kwong , Ph.D.
Chief, Structural Biology Section, NIH
Vaccine Research Center, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA
Title: "Structure-Assisted Vaccine Design for HIV and Other Human Pathogens"

Jose N. Onuchic, Ph.D.
Harry C. and Olga K. Wiess Chair of Physics
Professor of Chemistry and BioSciences
Rice University
Houston, TX, USA
Title: "Modeling the Genome: a View by a Physicist"

Anna Pomes, Ph.D.
Research Director
INDOOR Biotechnologies
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Title: "Structural Basis of Allergenicity"

Tamar Schlick, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry
New York University
New York, NY, USA
Title: "Modeling and Simulating Gene Folding at Nucleosome Resolution"