35th Mahabaleshwar Seminar on 'Evolution of molecular function and principles of protein design'
21-26 February, 2010
Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra
 
SCHEDULE

Sunday - February 21, 2010

12:00 16:00 hrs

Arrival  at  The Club Mahabaleshwar

16:00 - 17:00 hrs

Mani Ramaswami

Natural selection and the evolution of significant form

17:00 - 18:00 hrs

Mathew K Mathew 

Protein structure and the rules of physics and chemistry

18:00 - 19:00 hrs

N. Srinivasan

Protein sequences and evolutionary relationships

19:00 - 21:00 hrs

Break and Dinner

21:00 - 22:00 hrs

Mathew K Mathew

Amazing proteins

Monday - February 22, 2010

09:00 - 10:15 hrs

N Srinivasan

Protein structures and evolutionary relationships

10:15 - 11:30 hrs

Gautam Basu           

Evolution of structural motifs in proteins

11:30 12:00 hrs

Break

12:00 13:00 hrs

Raghavan Varadarajan

Evolution of protein stability

13:00 16:00 hrs

Lunch and Break

16:00 17:00 hrs  

Gautam Basu           

Studies of protein evolution by computer simulation. 

17:00 18:00 hrs

Shachi Gosavi

Foldable sequences, folding funnels and protein evolution  (I)

18:00 19:00 hrs

Shachi Gosavi

Foldable sequences, folding funnels and protein evolution (II)

19:00 21:00 hrs

Break and Dinner

21:00 22:00 hrs

Raghavan Varadarajan

Directed evolution of proteins.

Tuesday - February 23, 2010

09:00 - 10:15 hrs

Pinakpani  Chakraborti

Evolution of protein-protein interfaces and the interactions that define them.

10:15 - 11:30 hrs

MS Madhusudhan 

Coevolution of proteins and their interacting partners.

11:30 12:00 hrs

Break

12:00 13:00 hrs

Pinkapani Chakraborti

Evolution of cooperativity in protein function

13:00 16:00 hrs

Lunch and Break

16:00 17:00 hrs  

M.S. Madhusudhan

Evolution of biological pathways.

17:00 18:00 hrs

Madan Babu

Evolution of protein interaction networks (I)

18:00 19:00 hrs

Madan Babu

Evolution of protein interaction networks (II)

19:00 21:00 hrs

Break and Dinner

21:00 22:00 hrs

Dinakar Salunke

Evolution of protein mimicry

Wednesday - February 24, 2010

09:00 - 10:15 hrs

Deepak Nair

Protein expression

10:15 - 11:30 hrs

Dinakar Salunke

Protein crystallization and visualization

11:30 12:00 hrs

Break

12:00 13:00 hrs

Deepak Nair

Protein mutation and selection

13:00 16:00 hrs

Lunch and Break

16:00 17:00 hrs  

Ch Mohan Rao

Role of chaperones in protein evolution 

17:00 18:00 hrs

Jayant Udgaonkar

Evolution of protein folding mechanisms

18:00 19:00 hrs

Girish Ratnaparkhi

Protein Design

19:00 21:00 hrs

Break and Dinner

21:00 22:00 hrs

Ch Mohan Rao

Evolution of aggregation resistance, and the evolution of prions

Thursday - February 25, 2010

09:00 - 10:15 hrs

Dinkar Sahal

Engineering structure into peptides

10:15 - 11:30 hrs

Girish Ratnaparkhi

Engineering stability and function into proteins

11:30 12:00 hrs

Break

12:00 13:00 hrs

Dinkar Sahal

Engineering function into peptides

13:00 16:00 hrs

Lunch and Break

16:00 17:00 hrs  

Namrata Gundiah

Proteins with unusual mechanical properties

17:00 18:00 hrs

J Nagaraju

Structure and evolution of silk proteins

18:00 19:00 hrs

Namrata Gundiah

Evolution of biomechanical function in proteins

19:00 21:00 hrs

Break and Dinner

21:00 22:00 hrs

J Nagaraju

Expression of silk proteins

Friday - February 26, 2010

09:00 - 11:00 hrs

Mani Ramaswami,  

KS Krishnan &

Jayant Udgaonkar

General Discussion

 

12:00 hrs

Lunch & Dispersion