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5th Würzburg GPCR Symposium

Post on 20 September 2012

Symposium Würzburg

 

5th Würzburg GPCR Days

Workshops and Symposium
October 7-9, 2012

 

Organizers

Carsten Hoffmann
Martin Lohse

Register online at

http://www.rudolf-virchow-zentrum.de/5-gpcr-days.html

Contact

Teresa Frank
Rudolf Virchow Center
DFG Research Center for Experimental
Biomedicine at Würzburg University

Josef-Schneider-Str. 2
Building D15
D-97080 Würzburg
Tel: +49 931 31-89773

Rudolf Virchow Center

DFG Research Center for Experimental
Biomedicine at Würzburg University

Josef-Schneider-Str. 2
Building D15
D-97080 Würzburg
http://www.rudolf-virchow-zentrum.de

 

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Program for GPCR workshop
7– 9 October 2012

SUNDAY, 7 OCT
18:00

Welcome note (Martin Lohse and Carsten Hoffmann)

Plenary talk

 

Gebhard Schertler (Paul Scherer Institut): “G-protein coupled receptors: Structures of constitutively active receptors shed light on  the activation of GPCRs”

19:30

Get together

Foyer Rudolf-Virchow-Zentrum

MONDAY, 8 OCT
9:00-10:00

Session 1 (Chair: Thomas Gudermann)

Jean-Philippe Pin (University of Montpellier 1&2): “Functional roles of Class C GPCR oligomerization: what it tells to other GPCRs”

Thue Schwartz (University of Copenhagen): “7TM receptor repertoire of enteroendocrine cells - 'fat sensors'"

10:00-10:30 Coffe break
10:30-11:30

Session 2 (Chair: Moritz Bünemann)

Stefan Offermanns (MPI Bad Nauheim): “GPCRs as metabolite sensors - new ways of ligand-receptor-pairing”

Ralf Jockers (Institut Cochin & Université Paris Descartes): “Heteromerization between orphan and non-orphan 7TM proteins: a new interplay between virally- and host-encoded 7TM proteins”

11:30-11:45 General discussion 
11:45-14:00 Poster session and lunch 
14:00-16:00

Session 3 (Chair: Peter Gmeiner)

Klaus Mohr (University of Bonn): “The allosteric vestibule of a seven transmembrane helical receptor controls G-protein coupling”

Annette Beck-Sickinger (University of Leipzig): “Trafficking of neuropeptide Y receptors” Roland Seifert (University of Hanover): “Molecular, cellular and clinical analysis of the beta2- adrenergic receptor with agonist stereoisomers”

Steven Hill (University of Nottingham): “Fluorescent ligand approaches to fragment screening and the study of GPCR dimerization at the single cell level”

16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Round table discussions / hot topics
18:30 Dinner
TUESDAY, 9 OCT
9:00-10:00

Session 4 (Chair: Martin Lohse)

Graeme Milligan (University of Glasgow): “Chemically engineering ligand selectivity at the Free Fatty Acid Receptor 2 based on pharmacological variation between species orthologues”

Martine Smit (VU University of Amsterdam): “Human and viral chemokine receptors activate oncogenic signaling networks”

10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:00

Session 5 (Chair: Rob Leurs)

Carsten Hoffmann (University of Würzburg): “Ligand selective receptor conformations – insights from muscarinic receptor based FRET-sensors”

Torsten Schöneberg (University of Leipzig): “The functional relevance of orphan members of the P2Y12-like receptor group”

Federico Mayor (UAM, University of Madrid): “GRK2 at the crossroads of cell signalling pathways”

12:00-12:20 General discussion
12:20-12:30 Concluding remarks
12:30 Lunch and departue
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