March 25: BMRZ 10th Anniversary Symposium

This symposium is organized to mark the 10th anniversary of the foundation of BMRZ at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main.


9:30 – 10:10: Opening

  • C. Glaubitz, BMRZ
  • Staatssekretär I. Jung, HMWK
  • Vizepräsident M. Schubert-Zsilavecz, Goethe Universität Frankfurt
  • H. Schwalbe, BMRZ

Short Break

10:20 – 11:20: Session A / Chair T. Prisner

  • R. G. Griffin, MIT/Boston: High frequency dynamic nuclear polarization
  • C. Luchinat, CERM Florence: Highlights of some unconventional NMR experiments at CERM

Coffee Break

11:40 – 13:10: Session B / Chair J. Wöhnert

  • C. Griesinger, MPI Göttingen: Protein recognition and neurodegeneration: an NMR spectroscopic view
  • T. Carlomagno, EMBL Heidelberg: RNA-protein and protein-protein interactions in the regulation of gene expression.
  • U. Günther, Univ Birmingham: Can NMR help to decipher cancer metabolism?


14:00 – 15:30: Session C / Chair V. Dötsch

  • M. Sattler, TUM & Helmholtz Zentrum München: NMR studies of molecular recognition and dynamics in gene regulation
  • S. Opella, UC San Diego: Structures of membrane proteins in phospholipid bilayers under physiological conditions
  • G. Jeschke, ETH Zürich: Flexibility in membrane proteins as seen by EPR spectroscopy

Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30: Session D / Chair P. Güntert

  • R. Boelens, Univ Utrecht: Structure and dynamics in gene regulation and DNA repair
  • B. Meier, ETH Zürich: NMR and the birth of fibril structural biology
  • H. Al-Hashimi, Univ Michigan: Breathing life into nucleic acid structure by NMR – dynamics at atomic resolution

Concluding Remarks

From 18:00: Get-together, poster display, reception

Organizers: Clemens Glaubitz, Harald Schwalbe, Thomas Prisner, Volker Dötsch, Peter Güntert, Jens Wöhnert, Björn Corzilius

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Conference Management: Simone Kobylka (email hidden; JavaScript is required)