Atlanta, GA – April 7, 2018


Location: College of Law Building, Auditorium:

All Talks 15 min plus Q&A up to 20 min total


8:00-8:30 Coffee

8:30-8:40 Opening Remarks: Zac Wood, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Session 1 – Discussion LeaderPhillip Gross, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

8:40-9:00    Timothy A. Wencewicz, Washington University in St. Louis

Tetracycline Inactivating Flavoenzymes

9:00-9:20    Nathaniel R. Beattie, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

“The impact of protein core repacking on hysteresis in human UDP-glucose dehydrogenase”

9:20-9:40    Deepika Nambiar, University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN

 Chronicles of a crowded cell: the effect of weak interactions of small molecules on ligand binding to the enzyme

9:50-11:20 Poster Session 1 (Numbers 1-40 presenting.)

Session 2 – Discussion LeaderJeremy Lohman, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

11:30-11:50    Albert Bowers, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kinetic Insights into the Mechanisms of Thiopepetide Pyridine Synthases

11:50-12:10    Jing Zhao, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

In vitro structure-function studies of the 3’ to 5’ directional processing of polycistronic tRNA precursors by bacterial ribonuclease P reveals how local RNA structure can control competition between alternative processing sites

12:10-12:30    Hui Xu, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

“How an Arginine Switch Promotes the Self-Preservation of an H2O2-degrading Enzyme”

12:30-1:30 Lunch Break followed by Group Photo  

Session 3 – Discussion LeaderLiju Mathew, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

1:30-1:50     Archana Iyer, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Enhancement of reactivity is not the only kind of cofactor modulation: Y249 in PaDADH protects cofactor integrity”

1:50-2:10     Liza Ngo, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Identifying Crotonylation Modification on and by HAT1

2:20-3:50 Poster Session 2 (Numbers 41-80 presenting.)

Keynote Presentation – Discussion LeaderZac Wood, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

4:00-5:00    Tadhg Begley, Texas A&M University

“Mechanistic Studies on the Futalosine-Dependent Menaquinone Biosynthetic Pathway”

5:00-5:10 Concluding RemarksZac Wood, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

5:15-7:15 Post Conference Networking Social  at the Ellis Hotel

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