PDB50: Function Follows Form

07/26 PDB101 News


The 2021 ACA Meeting Transactions Symposium Function Follows Form: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Protein Data Bank celebrates this golden anniversary.

Friday July 30 Speakers (12:00 - 3:00pm ET)

  • Cynthia Wolberger - Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
  • Mike Martynowycz - HHMI/UCLA
  • John Rubinstein - Sick Kid’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  • Squire J. Booker - Penn State, State College, PA
  • Rafael M. Couñago- SGC/UNICAMP, Brazil
  • Erica Ollman Saphire - La Jolla Institute for Immunology, La Jolla, CA

Saturday July 31 Speakers (11:00 - 3:30pm ET)

  • Wayne A. Hendrickson - Columbia, New York, NY
  • Wladek Minor - University of Virginia
  • Chris Sander - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Eva Nogales - UC Berkeley/HHMI, Berkeley, CA
  • Andrej Sali - RCSB PDB/UCSF, San Francisco, CA

Each day will end with a Panel Discussion: Leaning In – PDB in the Next 50 Years.

Other presentations by RCSB PDB student researchers and biocurators will include

Saturday, July 31 (4:00 - 5:00pm ET): Poster Session 1

  • Mickayla Bacorn, Biochemical analysis and review of the active site evolution of SARS-CoV-2 and other coronaviruses
  • MaryAgnes Balogun, Understanding the active site of the SARS-CoV-2 papain-like protease (PLPro)
  • Amy Wu Wu, Bioinformatics and 3D Structural Analysis of the Coronavirus Main Protease Active Site

Sunday, August 1 (4:00 - 5:00pm ET): Poster Session 2

  • Ethan Cartagena, PDB-101 Video Challenge: Creating a Winning Entry
  • Justin Flatt, The next generation
  • Brian Hudson, RCSB Protein Data Bank: Integrated Searching and Efficient Access to Macromolecular Structure Data from the PDB Archive
  • Yuhe Liang, Trends in macromolecular structure data across 50 years of the PDB
  • Cassandra Olivas, Using data mining to identify variations within the proteases of Coronaviridae

Tuesday, August 3 (12:00 - 3:00pm ET): Session 2.2.2, Computing & Data Management

  • Gregg Crichlow, The Life and Times of the PDB Format - Looking Towards the Future with mmCIF

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