Winter 2014 Meeting 8:30 - 5:30 pm, Thurs. 23th Jan, 2014, at The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor. Registration link


Please register for the meeting if you are certain you will attend. The Discussion Group is charged per registrant, so there is a cost of your unused registration. There will be very limited on-site on-the-day registration. There is no charge for the meeting but you must pre-register to attend. Space is limited and early registration is encouraged. You are welcome to come on the day of the meeting to take any no-show places. We cannot guarantee you will be admitted if you are unregistered. Be sure to bring photo ID on day of the meeting. The meeting STARTS promptly at 9:00 am. You are welcome from 8:30 am.

Posters and Poster Competition

Submissions are invited for a poster competition. All posters on site will be judged by a scientific committee, and three or more posters will be selected for a cash prize of $100 each.
For complete poster submission instructions, please send an email to with "Abstract Information" in the subject line. There is no need to type a message; instructions will be forwarded automatically. Please call 212.298.8620 with any questions. Register now, there may be a cutoff if poster space is filled. For details please use the NYAS website.

Confirmed Speakers

Jean Baum, Rutgers University
"The Accessible Conformations of N-Terminal Acetylated Alpha-Synuclein; Implications for Aggregation"
Steve Burley, Rutgers University
"Integrative Structural Biology: Role of the Protein Data Bank"
Jiamu Du , Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Patel Lab)
"Structural mechanism for the inheritance of epigenetic silencing in plants"
Marta Filizola, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
"Investigating the Molecular Mechanisms of G Protein-Coupled Receptors with Enhanced Molecular Dynamics Methods"
Reza Khayat , CCNY
"From atoms to cells: Studying the life-cycle of a minimalist pathogen"
Sebastian Klinge, Rockefeller University
"Structural Biology of Eukaryotic Ribosome Assembly"
Alexei Korennykh, Princeton University
"Mechanisms of ER stress response and innate immunity mediated by KEN receptors"
Stevan Hubbard , NYU
"Elucidating the autoinhibitory mechanism in JAK2 tyrosine kinase by crystallography and molecular dynamics"
John P. Moore , Weill Cornell
"HIV Envelope Glycoprotein Trimers: Antigenicity and Structure"
Frances-Camille Padlan, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Brenowitz/Girvin/Levy)
"Structural Insight into Protein Recognition by an RNA aptamer"
Arthur G. Palmer III, Columbia University
"Conformational dynamics in mesophilic and thermophilic ribonuclease H enzymes"
Dirk Remus, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
"Early events in eukaryotic DNA replication"


We greatly appreciate all our sponsors.

Major Sponsors

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Other Sponsors

Cambridge Isotopes Inc.


We gratefully acknowledge logistical support from the New York Structural Biology Center, the New York Academy of Sciences, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
This is the 70th meeting of the group, organized by Barry Honig and John Kuriyan, and continued by Leemor Joshua-Tor, Lawrence Shapiro, David Stokes, Ming Zhou, and currently convened by David Cowburn, David Eliezer, and John F. Hunt. Dr. Jennifer Henry represents the New York Academy of Sciences for this meeting.

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