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BHT Crystallographic Organization

25th Annual Buffalo-Hamilton-Toronto Symposium
Friday November 4, 2016 at McMaster University

BHT 2016 Conference Schedule

The meeting will take place in the CIBC Hall located on the 3rd floor in the Student's Centre.

Plenary Speaker: Prof. Isabel Uson from the Institut de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona (CSIC - IBMB). See profile

Topic: Small fragment search for high resolution phasing in high throughput crystallography

9 a.m. Coffee and Danish (provided by our Sponsors)
10 a.m.

Dr. Isabel Usón
ICREA Research Professor, Institut de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona (CSIC-IBMB)

Small fragment search for high resolution phasing in high throughput crystallography

11:30 a.m. Question / Answer Discussion Period
12 p.m. Lunch (provided by our Sponsors)
1:30 p.m. The First 25 Years - History of the BHT Symposium
  Afternoon Session I - chaired by Drs. Todd Holyoak, Michael Suits and Joel Weadge
2 p.m. Chris Brown (Junop Lab, University of Western Ontario)

Crystallization of full length Human XRCC4 and chemical incorporation of heavy atom labels for anomalous phasing

2:15 p.m. Matthew McCallum (Howell Lab, Sickkids/University of Toronto)

The molecular mechanism of the type IVa pilus motor

2:30 p.m. Yichen Jerry Zhang (Jia Lab, Queen's University)

Structure-guided disruption of the XcpVW core complex of pseudopilus inhibits Type II secretion system in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

2:45 p.m. Coffee Break
  Afternoon Session II - chaired by Drs. Todd Holyoak, Michael Suits and Joel Weadge
3:30 p.m. Tom Bateman (Moraes Lab, University of Toronto)

A Novel Slam Dependent Heme Acquisition System in the Bacterial Pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii

3:45 p.m. Zi-Jian Xiong (Privé Lab, UHN/University of Toronto)

Crystal Structure of Human Acid Sphingomyelinase

4 p.m. June Ereño-Orbea (Julien Lab, Sickkids/University of Toronto)

Structural basis of the activity of the B-cell co-receptor CD22

4:15 p.m. Planning session for BHT 2017 (November 3, 2017)
5 p.m. Rigaku and Art Robbins Wine and Cheese

Celebration Hall

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