1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Peptides as Biomaterials
Nils Preusske (Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knöll Institute, Germany) and Carly Schissel (University of California, Berkeley, United States)
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoë Adams (Scripps Research, United States) "Direct Observation of Peptide Hydrogel Self-Assembly"
4:00 pm - 4:05 pm
4:05 pm - 4:20 pm
Linhai Jiang (New York University, United States) "Programming the Supramolecular Assembly using Orthogonal Pairs of Heterodimeric Coiled Coil Peptides"
4:20 pm - 4:25 pm
4:25 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Peptides as Research Tools
Sewar Alkhashrom (Friedrich Alexander University (FAU), Germany, Germany) and Linh Tran (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, United States)
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Angele Bruce (Emory University, United States) "CyClick-DeClick (CCDC): A Simple Method for Generating High Quality Cyclic Peptide Libraries"
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
8:05 pm - 8:20 pm
Chih-Te Zee (University of California, Los Angeles, United States) "MicroED: Developments in Electron Diffraction Phasing"
8:20 pm - 8:25 pm
8:25 pm - 8:40 pm
Jiani Niu (University of Wisconsin Madison, United States) "Controlling Effects Exerted by Peptide Side Chain Identity: RNA-rich Condensate Formation vs Recruitment"
8:40 pm - 8:45 pm
8:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Rolande Meudom (Stanford University, United States) "Supramolecular Approaches for Insulin Stabilization without Prolonged Duration of Action"
9:00 pm - 9:05 pm
9:05 pm - 9:20 pm
Meerit Said (University of Washington, United States) "Design and Generation of Peptide Metal Organic Frameworks"
9:20 pm - 9:25 pm
9:25 pm - 9:40 pm
Joseph Brown (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States) "Navigating the Chemical Space to Discover Peptide Ligands with Machine Learning"
9:40 pm - 9:45 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Peptides as Therapeutics
Tess Lamer (University of Alberta, Canada) and Mona Mehrani (University of Nevada Reno, United States)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Chowdhury Raihan Bikash (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, United States) "Bispecific Antibody Approach against Sudan Ebolavirus (SUDV) Infection"
9:15 am - 9:20 am
9:20 am - 9:35 am
Kejia Yan (University of Alberta, Canada) "Genetically Encoded Libraries of Macrocycles Covalent Inhibitors of Glutaminolysis: Enabling Metabolic Engineering in Cancer"
9:35 am - 9:40 am
9:40 am - 9:55 am
Khanani Machumele (Wits University, South Africa) "Germanium Modified Carbon Nanodots Conjugated to Peptides for Tumor-Targeting Drug Delivery"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Mara Fattah (Northwestern University, United States) "Mutant Huntingtin Mimetic Anti-Huntington’s Protein-like Polymer Blocks Valosin-Containing Protein Binding, Rescues HD Neurons, and Slows Onset of Neuropathology
10:15 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 10:35 am
Ruslan Gibadullin (University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States) "Backbone-Modified Peptides as Versatile Agonists for GPCRs and TCRs"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Ozge Unsal (Tufts University, United States) "Constitutive Activation of GLP-1R via Covalent Capture"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Exploring Diverse Career Paths in Industry and Academia
Bryan Lampkin (Tufts University, United States) and Lawrence Mendoza (Wayne State University, United States)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Florence Brunel (Novo Nordisk, United States)
Yftah Tal-Gan (University of Nevada, Reno, United States)
Christina Boville (Aralez Bio, United States)
Abbas Walji (Merck Research Laboratories, United States)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Complete the GRS Evaluation Forms; Election of Future Chair(s)