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June 4-5, 2013
Tuesday & Wednesday
Location: Robert Purcell Conference Center,
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Flyer: (PDF)

Directions To RPCC & Lodging Information

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Poster Abstracts

Photo Album

Tuesday - June 4th
 8:00 AM Registration (2nd Floor)
Poster setup
 9:00 Status of CHESS - Sol Gruner, Director & Joel Brock, Associate Director
 9:15 ERL Update - Bruce Dunham, Project Manager, ERL
 9:30 CHESS Initiatives - Ernie Fontes, Associate Director
 9:45 Status of MacCHESS - Marian Szebenyi, Director MacCHESS
10:00 Break
10:15 Stephen Meisburger (Cornell University)
"Introducing cryo-SAXS: solution scattering from nanoliter volumes"
10:45 Nozomi Ando (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
"Radical allostery in a radical protein"
11:15 Katsuhiko Murakami (Pennsylvania State University)
"Structural basis of rifampicin resistance by bacterial RNA polymerase"
11:45 Group Discussion & Election
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 Eaton Lattman (Hauptman Woodward)
"Sol Gruner and the Other Phase Problem"
2:00 Jin Wang (Advanced Photon Source)
"Ultrafast x-ray imaging of fuel sprays: fluid dynamics on time scale from microseconds to nanoseconds"
2:30 Poster Session & coffee break
4:00 Tour CHESS/ERL
6:15 Reception - Statler Hotel
7:00 Dinner - Statler Hotel
8:00 After Dinner Tribute to Sol Gruner, CHESS Director
Wednesday - June 5th
8:00 AM Registration (2nd Floor)
9:00 Welcome
9:10 Poster Prize Winner Awards
  Student Paper Prize Talks
Ritwaka S. Basu (Pennsylvania State University)
Presentation: PDF

"Watching the bacteriophage N4 RNA polymerase transcription by time-dependent soak-trigger-freeze x-ray crystallography"
Kaifu Bian (Cornell University)
Presentation: PDF

"Comparing the structural stability of PbS nanocrystals assembled in fcc and bcc superlattice allotropes"
10:15 Break
Workshop I:
Membrane Proteins
Workshop II:
Real Time, In Situ, In Operando Studies
10:30 Toshi Kawate
Cornell University
"Tricks and pitfalls in eukaryotic membrane protein crystallization"
Joost Vlassak
Harvard University
"Scanning nanocalorimetry combined with time-resolved x-ray diffraction - a new tool for studying transformations in complex materials systems"
11:10 Olga Boudker
Cornell University, Weill Medical College
"Crystallographic study of the transport cycle intermediates of a glutamate transporter homologue"
Jay Schuren
Air Force Research Laboratory
"Changing the paradigm for engineering design by merging high energy x-ray data with materials modeling "
12:00 PM Lunch Lunch
1:10 Simon Li
Yale University
"Crystal structure of glycoprotein E2 from bovine viral diarrhea virus"
John Smedley
Brookhaven National Lab
"In-situ analysis of alkali antimonide cathode growth"
1:50 Reinhard Grisshammer
National Institutes of Health
"Structure of the agonist-bound neurotensin receptor NTS1"
Joel Brock
Cornell University
"Structure of the SrTiO3 (001) surface during photo-assisted water splitting"
2:30 Concluding Remarks Concluding Remarks
Flyer (PDF)