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This thread will contain group meeting announcements for the weekly seminars hosted by the groups of Rich Pastor and Bernie Brooks.

Unless otherwise specified, seminars are at Thursday Noon, Building 50, Room 3328 at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Dr. Peter Steinbach, chief of the center for molecular modeling, CIT, will
give a presentation for this week's group meeting. His title is:
"Predict protein structures using implicit solvation models".

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Prof. Tom Woolf from Departments of Physiology and of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, will present at this week's group meeting. His title is:
"Simulations of membrane:protein, membrane:ion, and membrane:membrane systems"

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On Thursday, October 23rd, Dr. Christian Parry of
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Pathology will present:

"Crystallographic structure of the human leukocyte antigen DR52a (DRA/DRB3*0101) at 2.2 A resolution: models of alloimmune thrombocytopenia and autoimmune myathenia gravis"

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Hi, all,

Dr. Shuqiang Niu from Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University will present for this week's group meeting. His title is:
"Deeper Insight into the Redox Site of Iron-Sulfur Proteins"

See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50, Room 3328.

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Hi, all,

We have Prof. Dmitri Klimov from Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, to present at this week's group meeting. His title is:
"Assembly of Abeta_{16-22} oligomers: Role of sequence and environment"

Please be aware of that this week's group meeting is HALF A HOUR later, at 12:30pm!

See you all Thursday 12:30pm, Building 50, Room 3328.

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Hi, all,

We have Prof. John Brady from Cornell University to present for this week's group meeting. His presentation is entitled:

"Studies of Structure in Aqueous Solutions of Complex Biomolecular Solutes"

Please be aware of that this week's group meeting is half a hour later than usual: at 12:30pm!!!

See you all Thursday at 12:30pm, Building 50, Room 3328.

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Hi, all,

We have Prof. Diana Murray from Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Institute for Computational Biomedicine Weill Medical College of Cornell to present her research entitled:

"Computational analysis of phosphoinositide signaling: Limits of current approaches and plans for incorporating dynamical methods"

Please be advised that because the meeting room will become unavailable after 1:15pm, our group meeting will start at 12:00pm exactly.

See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, building 50, room 3328.

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Hi, all,

Dr. Mingliang Tan from Dept. Chemistry, Georgetown University will present for this week's group meeting. His title is:

"Understanding reduction potential changes in rubredoxins."

See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50, Room 3328.

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Hi, all,

We have Prof. Lai-Sheng Wang ( Department of Physics, Washington State University and W.R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ) to present for this Thursday's group meeting. His title is:
"Probing the Electronic Structures of Multiply-Charged Anions and Fe-S Clusters"



See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50, Room 3328



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Hi,

Dr. Sergio A. Hassan, CIT, will give a presentation for this week's group meeting. His title is:

"Toward the development of a comprehensive continuum description of biomolecules for large-scale Molecular Mechanics simulations"

See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50, Room 3328.

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Hi,

Dr. Gorge Stan of NHLBI will present his recent study this Thursday. His presentation title is:

"Computational studies of chaperonin-mediated protein folding".

See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50, Room 3328.

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Hi,

Dr. Jeffery Klauda of NHBLI will present his recent research for this week's group meeting. His title is:

"The evaluation and improvement of force fields: Alkanes and their relation to lipid tails and beta-hairpin folding."


See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50, Room 3328.

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Hi,

This week's group meeting will be held joint with the Lab meeting of Laboratory of Biophysical Chemistry, NHLBI. Dr. Gary Holtom of PNL will present his research entitled:
"CARS microscopy: not just Raman imaging of live cells".

You are welcome to attend if you are interested in this topic.

See you Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50, Room 3328.

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Hi, all,

This week's group meeting will not be held. Instead, we have Professor Austen Angell, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, to present a seminar on February 20 Friday, 2004 from 12:15 PM until 1:15 PM in Building 50, 2nd Floor Library (Room 2328). His title is:
"Cold Folding Studies Of Lysozyme Using A Novel Solvent In Which Folding Energetics Are Unchanged, Unfolded Protein Does Not Aggregate, And Ice Never Forms".

You are welcome to join the seminar.

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Hi, all,

Dr. Christine Peter (NIDDK) will present for this week's group meeting. Her title is:

"Effects of different treatments of electrostatic interactions in molecular dynamics simulation"

See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50/Room 3328.

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Hi,

Rick Venable from Biophysics Lab of FDA will give a presentation for this week's group meeting. His title is:
"Alpha- and beta-Octyl-Glucoside as Probes of Exocyclic Conformation and Dynamics in Simple Sugars"

See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50, Room 3328.

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Hi,
Please be informed that the speaker for this week's group meeting is changed to Dr. Christian S. Parry from University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Pathology, Worcester, Massachusetts. His title is:
"Crystallographic structure of the human leukocyte antigen DR52a (DRB3*0101) at 2.2A resolution: Functional and comparative analysis of class II MHC molecules."

See you all this Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50/Room 3328.

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Hi,

This week we have two group meetings, one is regular on Thursday at 12:00pm, the other is on Friday at 10:00am.

On Thursday at 12:00pm, Rick Venable from Biophysics Lab of FDA will give a presentation. His title is:
"Alpha- and beta-Octyl-Glucoside as Probes of Exocyclic Conformation and Dynamics in Simple Sugars"

On Friday 10:00am, Prof. Robert A. Latour Jr., from Clemson University, Clemson, SC, will present. His title and abstract is:

"Molecular Simulation of Protein Adsorption to Materials Surfaces

When a protein containing solution comes in contact with a materials surface, proteins tend to rapidly and irreversibly adsorb on the surface. The thermodynamics and kinetics of the adsorption processes determine a protein’s orientation and conformation on the surface, which, in turn, determine whether the bioactive sites of the protein are available to perform desired functions, such as biosignaling, biosensing, biocatalysis, or self-assembly. Accordingly, the control of protein adsorption to materials surfaces is of fundamental importance in a broad range of applications in medical technology, biotechnology, and nanotechnology. While much has been learned, experimental studies conducted over the past several decades have not provided sufficient understanding to enable protein adsorption behavior to be either predicted or controlled. In contrast to this, molecular simulation methods have great potential to provide the needed molecular-level understanding and predictive capabilities of protein adsorption behavior. However, previously developed force fields and simulation methods were not developed with this application in mind and are not well suited for the simulation of protein adsorption to materials surfaces. Prof. Latour’s research over the past seven years has focused on the evaluation and development of modeling and supporting experimental methods that are needed to enable protein adsorption to be accurately simulated. There are basically five areas of development that are needed: 1) force field development, 2) methods for predicting adsorbed protein orientation, 3) methods for predicting adsorbed protein conformation, 4) methods for assessing adsorbed protein bioactivity, and 5) methods to validate areas 1 through 4. Our approaches to each of these areas will be addressed in this seminar. We seek to develop effective methods that will enable protein adsorption behavior to be accurately simulated so that these capabilities can be used as a tool for the design of materials surfaces to control the behavior of adsorbing proteins."





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Water, Water Everywhere!

This is the title of Prof. Toshiko Ichiye (Georgetown University), who will present for this week's group meeting.

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Hi,

We have invited Prof. Wah Chiu (Alvin Romansky Professor of Biochemistry, Director of National Center for Macromolecular Imaging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX) to present his research in biological complexes. His presentation title is:

"Structural Polymorphism of Molecular Components in Biological Complexes revealed by Electron Cryomicroscopy".


In addition to our group meeting presentation, he will be the speaker for NIH Director's Wednesday Afternoon lecture entitled:"STRUCTURAL AND DIGITAL BIOLOGY OF MACROMOLECULAR COMPLEXES" (On WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2004, from 3-4 PM, in the Jack Masur Auditorium, Building 10)

Right before our group meeting at 10:00am Thursday, April 1, he will give a talk in the Main Auditorium of Bldg. 50 on: "Single Particle Cryomicroscopy".


Prof. Chiu's presentation at our group meeting provide us a good opportunity to interact with him and to get a idea about current trend in structural biology.

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Hi,

Dr. Zhexin Xiang(CIT, NIH) will present for this week's group meeting. His title is:

"Bridging physical chemistry and bioinformatics in high resolution structure modeling".

See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50/Room 3328.

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Hi,

Prof. Steve Rick, Department of Chemistry, University of New Orleans, and Department of Chemistry, Southern University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, will present for this week's group meeting. His title is:
Water in Protein Interiors.
The abstract of his talk is at the bottom.

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Abstract:
In the interiors of nearly all proteins there are cavities large enough to contain one or more water molecules. Water in these positions have important influences on protein structure, function, and dynamics. Interior water molecules have been observed with nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), X-ray crystallography, and neutron diffraction. Most often, these water molecules are detected in polar environments and less polar cavities are commonly taken to not contain water. Alternatively,
these non-polar cavities may contain water which is too disordered to be resolved by most X-ray studies and some recent NMR and X-ray experiments have identified water molecules in hydrophobic hydrophobic cavities. We will present calculations of the free energy for the transfer of water molecules from the bulk liquid to both polar and non-polar cavities. Water in the less polar environments may be stabilized by entropy and we will discuss the entropic contribution to the hydration free energies. The influence of the interior water on the flexibility of the protein will also be presented.


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Hi,

Prof. Jeffrey Gray (Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD) will present his method development in protein-protein docking. His abstract is posted below. Prof Gray is available Thursday before and after our group meeting. If you are interested to discuss with him, please send me your preferred time frame.

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ABSTRACT:

Protein-Protein Docking
Jeffrey J. Gray
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

The protein docking problem, that is, the task of assembling two separate protein components into their biologically relevant complex structure, is important for several reasons. First, it is of extreme relevance to cellular biology, where function is accomplished by proteins interacting with themselves and with other molecular components. Second, the protein docking problem presents a fundamental test of our understanding of the energetics of macromolecular interactions, as the native complex structure is almost certainly at a global free energy minimum. Finally, an important post-genomic goal is the characterization of the structures of protein-protein complexes, and computational tools offer an inexpensive means to carry out large-scale studies. I will discuss our latest methods to predict protein-protein complexes from the coordinates of the unbound monomer components. The method employs a low-resolution rigid-body Monte Carlo search followed by simultaneous optimization of backbone displacement and side-chain conformations using Monte Carlo minimization. Up to 105 independent simulations are carried out, and the resulting “decoys” are ranked using an energy function dominated by van der Waals interactions, an implicit solvation model, and an orientation-dependent hydrogen bonding potential. Top-ranking decoys are clustered hierarchically to select the final predictions. The algorithm was tested in an international blind challenge, the Critical Assessment of PRedicted Interactions (CAPRI). Recent notable predictions by our algorithm include one of the two best structures of the laminin-nidogen complex (T08) and a correct structure for the complex of cohesin and dockerin produced using a homology model for the starting structure of dockerin (T11). The docking source code and decoy sets (for the development of scoring functions) are available at http://graylab.jhu.edu. Finally, recent explorations into flexible-backbone docking will be introduced.




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Hi,


We have invited Dr David M Belnap of National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to present for this week's group meeting. His presentation title is:

"Three-Dimensional, Cryo-Electron Microscopy: Something from (Nearly) Nothing."


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Hi,

We have invited Prof. Ozlem Keskin (Chemical and Biological Engineering, Koc University, Istanbul) to give a presentation for this week's group meeting. She is currently working at Laboratory of Experimental and Computational Biology, NCI-Frederick, MD. Her presentation title is:

" Hot Regions in Protein-Protein Interactions".

The abstract of her talk is attached behind.

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______________________________________

Hot Regions in Protein-Protein Interactions

Ozlem Keskin

Chemical and Biological Engineering, Koc University, Istanbul
Laboratory of Experimental and Computational Biology, NCI-Frederick, MD

Abstract:

Protein-protein interfaces are mostly hydrophobic. Nevertheless, there are
some critical residues at specific locations in these binding sites,
possibly serving as hot spots. In this talk, I will introduce a
non-redundant dataset of protein-protein interfaces extracted from the
Protein Data Bank. These interfaces are clustered based on their spatial
structural similarities, regardless of the connectivity of their residues on
the protein chains. Computational conserved, hot spots will be extracted
along these interfaces. Organization of the conserved residues and their
contribution to the stability of protein associations will be discussed.
Protein-protein associations are optimized locally, with the clustered,
highly packed structurally conserved residues contributing dominantly to the
stability of the complex forming 'hot regions' in protein-protein
interactions. These will be used to predict protein-protein interactions.



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Hi,

Dr. Robert Best of NIDDK will present for this week's group meeting. His presentation title is:

"Investigating protein side-chain dynamics by simulation and experiment"

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Hi, all,

Dr. Brooks is planning to give a CHARMM course in the coming months. He will discuss the content and schedule of this course with everyone at this Thursday's group meeting. Please be prepared to make any comments or suggestions.

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Hi,

Dr. Xiongwu Wu (NHLBI) will present his recent method development in long range energy calculation. His presentation title is:

"Isotropic periodic sum: an efficient and accurate approach to calculating long range interactions of homogenous systems."



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Hi,

We have Prof. Yuko Okamoto from Dept. of Theoretical Studies, Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan, to present at this week's group meeting. His presentation title is:

"Comparisons of protein force fields by generalized-ensemble simulations."

The abstract of his presentation can be found at the bottom.

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_____________________________________________________________________________________

Speaker:
Yuko OKAMOTO
Dept. of Theoretical Studies, Institute for Molecular Science
(and Dept. of Funct. Mol. Sci., The Graduate Univ. for Advanced Studies)
Okazaki, Aichi 444-8585
JAPAN

Title of seminar:
Comparisons of protein force fields by generalized-ensemble simulations

Seminar abstract:
Six well-known versions of protein force fields, namely, AMBER94,
AMBER96, AMBER99, CHARMM22, OPLS-AA/L, and GROMOS96, are compared
by generalized-ensemble MD simulations of two short peptides in
aqueous solution. We then try to optimize the force-field parameters
so that they are most consistent with the Protein Data Bank.


Xiongwu Wu, Ph.D
NIH, NHLBI
5635 Fishers Lane, Room T904, MSC 9314
Bethesda, MD 20892-9314
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Hi,

We have invited Prof. Ahmed E. Ismail of Massachusetts Institute of Technology to give a presentation for our group meeting. His presentation title and abstract are:

"Multiresolution methods for materials modeling"
ABSTRACT--We outline how the wavelet transform, a hierarchical averaging scheme, can be used to perform both structural and topological coarse-graining in systems with multiscale physical behavior, such as Ising lattices and
polymer models. We illustrate how to create sampling mechanisms, which we call wavelet-accelerated Monte Carlo (WAMC), to study these systems and obtain qualitative and quantitatively accurate results in orders of magnitude less time than using traditional atomistic simulations.


See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50/Room 3328.



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I would like to attend this meetings , I am graduate student in JHU , please let me know what I need to do.

Thanks in advance


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Just come...
Unless otherwise specified, seminars are at Thursday Noon, Building 50, Room 3328 at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Hi, all,

At the beginning of the new academic year, we need plan for our group meeting series. This Thursday's group meeting will invite discussions and suggestions from everyone of you. Several possible topics are

* Speaker schedule
* CHARMM course schedule and format
* Journal club

If you cannot come to this Thursday's group meeting, you are welcome to email me or Dr. Brooks, or Dr. Pastor your interested issues, intention to give a lecture, questions, suggestions, and comments.

Before the planning meeting, Dr. Wenjun Zheng of NHLBI will present a short lecture (30 min) entitled:

"Conservation of dynamically important residues computed from an elastic network model."


See you all Thursday at 12:00pm, Building 50, Room 3328.



Xiongwu Wu, Ph.D
NIH, NHLBI
5635 Fishers Lane, Room T904, MSC 9314
Bethesda, MD 20892-9314
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