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Tentative Program (order of speakers subject to change)
Location:Treudelberg Hotel, Hamburg

Thursday September 4
Matthias Wilmanns, EMBL Hamburg, Germany
Welcome and Introduction  
Session 1: Complementary methods in Structural Biology
Chairs: Dmitri Svergun, Peter Timmins
Peter Timmins, ILL, Grenoble, France
Small-angle scattering: the complementarity of X-rays and Neutrons  
Jan Skov Pedersen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Laboratory Solution SAXS on Protein and Protein-RNA Structures Complexes as an Indispesable Complementary Tool to Crystallographic Methods  
Olwyn Byron, University of Glasgow, UK
AUC - Analytical UltraCentrifugation And Universally Complementary  
Joe Zaccai, ILL, France
Neutron scattering to measure molecular dynamics in cells  
  16:15    Coffee break  
Martin Weik, IBS/LBM, France
Structural protein dynamics by crystallography and complementary methods  
Gilad Haran, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
What single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy teaches us about denatured proteins and their folding  
Lev Weiner, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Application of modern ESR/EPR in study of proteins folding and structure  
Informal discussion  
  19:30    Dinner  

Friday September 5
Session 2: Intrinsically Unfolded Proteins in Structural Biology
Chairs: Joel Sussman, Peter Tompa
Peter Tompa, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
Martin Blackledge, IBS/LBM, France
David Jones, University College London, UK
Disordered proteins in the human genome: regulation, modularity and function  
Guy Lippens, University of Lille, France
The neuronal Tau protein : function without an obvious structure  
  10:30    Coffee break  
Laurence Barron, University of Glasgow, UK
Structure and Behaviour of Unfolded Proteins from Raman Optical Activity  
Frans Mulder University of Groningen, Netherlands
NMR techniques detect local structure in the disordered domain of autism-associated protein neuroligin-3  
Lucia Bianci, University of Florence, Italy
NMR and other techniques to characterize unstructured proteins  
  12:30    Lunch break  

Session 3: Applications in Structural Biology
Chairs: Matthias Wilmanns, Israel Silman
Joel Sussman, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Alan Fersht, University of Cambridge, UK
Structural Biology of the Tumour Suppressor p53  
Kristina Djinovic, University of Vienna, Austria
Towards a structural picture of muscle Z-disk: an integrative approach  
Rob Russell (TBC), EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
  16:00    Coffee break  
Dmitri Svergun, EMBL Hamburg, Germany
Eckhard Mandelkow (TBC), DESY, Hamburg, Germany
Structural studies on Tau - a natively unfolded protein involved in Alzheimer disease.  
Round table discussion