Stephenson Life Sciences Research Center (SLSRC), Norman, OK
Astellas Conference Room (3410/3430)
Thursday, June 15, 2017
8:30 am Registration (3rd Floor, outside of Astellas Conference Room)
9:00 - 9:10 am Opening remarks (Ann West, OU-Norman)
9:10 - 10:00 am Keynote speaker: Janet Smith, University of Michigan, "Virulence factors and host defenses to viral infection"
10:00 - 10:35 am Christine Dunham, Emory University, "Mechanism of stress-induced toxin-antitoxin systems in the bacterial stringent response"
10:35 - 10:50 am BREAK
10:50 - 11:25 am Rebecca Page, University of Arizona, "Toxin-antitoxin systems: new mechanisms of toxin activity and antitoxin inhibition"
11:25 - 12:00 pm Blake Wiedenheft, Montana State Univerity, "A CRISPR immune response to viruses that infect bacteria"
12:00 - 1:00 pm LUNCH (1st floor north, near Elements Cafe)
1:00 - 2:30 pm Workshop #1: Homology modeling of protein structures (Tim Mather, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation)
2:30 - 4:00 pm Workshop #2: Small angle X-ray scattering: principles and applications (Angela Criswell, Rigaku Americas, Inc.)
4:00 - 5:30 pm Poster session and vendor exhibits
5:45 pm Announcement of poster prize winners.
6:00 pm Dinner at Rudy's BBQ (everyone is invited)