National Research Program for Genomic MedicineHF-NMRC : High Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center

2011 NMR Workshop
Recent Advances in Biomacromolecular NMR Spectroscopy

February 17-18, 2011

Time : February 17-18, 2011
Registration Deadline : February 10th, 2011 (Thursday)
Place : Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C.

Tentative Program

Day 1 : February 17th, 2011 (Thursday)
Place : B1B Lecture Room
Lectures Sessions
  08:30-09:00 Registration
  09:00-09:10 Opening Remark
by Dr. Tai-huang Huang
  09:10-10:00 Lecture I - Drug discovery by NMR
by Dr. Wolfgang Jahnke, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Switzerland
  10:00-10:50 Lecture II - Paramagnetic Relaxation Enhancement: In characterizing protein structure and dynamics, theory and applications.
by Dr. Chun Tang, Chinese Academy of Sciences Wuhan, China
  10:50-11:10 Coffee Break
  11:10-12:00 Lecture III - Recent development of NSRRC SAXS/WAXS for protein-related solution structure
by Dr. U-Ser Jeng, National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Taiwan
  12:00-14:00 Lunch Break
  14:00-17:00 HFNMRC Users Presentations & TMRS Activities
14:00-14:30 TMRS Annual Meeting (磁共振學會會員大會)
14:30-15:50 Session I : Young Researcher Presentations (I)

Applying diffusion MRI techniques to discover the white matter connectivity in human brain
Yu-Chun Lo (Prof. Wen-Yih Tseng Lab, NTU)

Magnetic Nanoparticles for Contrast Enhancement in MR Molecular Imaging
Chaohsiung Hsu (Prof. Lian-Pin Hwang/Yung-Ya Lin Lab, NTU)

Comprehensive Solid-State NMR study of Octacalcium Phosphate Incorporated with Succinate
Wen-Tin Tsai (Prof. Jerry C. C. Chan Lab, NTU)

Hydrogen bonding network in Nafion proton exchange membrane
Zhen Wu (Prof. Shangwu Ding Lab, NSYSU)

15:50-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:00 Session II : Young Researcher Presentations (II)

Characterization of a Novel Cysteine Protease Inhibitor, Crammer, from Drosophila melanogaster, and its Potential Role in Cathepsin Regulation
Tien-Sheng Tseng (Prof. Ping-Chiang Lyu Lab, NTHU)

Study on complex structure between human synaptotagmin I (syt I) C2B domain and inositol hexakisphosphate (IP6) by NMR
Meng-Che Chuang (Prof. Chin Yu Lab, NTHU)

17:00-18:00 Session III : Invited Young Scientist Talks

New Insights of 12-Tungstophosphoric Acid from Solid-state 31P NMR of Absorbed Trimethylphosphine Oxide and Introduction of the New High-Field NMR Facilities at Instrumentation Center of National Taiwan University
Shing-Jong Huang, PH.D. (Department of Chemistry, NTU)

NMR and X-ray analysis of DNA recognition by Myb3 DNA binding domain from Trichomonas vaginalis
Yuan-Chao Lou, PH. D. (Institute of Biomedical Science, Academia Sinica)

Day 2 : February 18th, 2011 (Friday)
Place : B1A Meeting Room
Practical Sessions
  08:30-09:00 Registration
  09:00-10:30 Practical Session I
by Dr. Wolfgang Jahnke, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Switzerland
  10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
  10:50-12:20 Practical Session II
by Dr. Chun Tang, Chinese Academy of Sciences Wuhan, China
  12:20-14:00 Lunch Break
  14:00-15:30 Practical Session III
by Dr. U-Ser Jeng & Dr. Yu-Shan Huang, National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Taiwan
  15:30-15:50 Coffee Break
  15:50-17:20 Practical Session IV
  PS : There will be hands-on practical exercises. For those who like to register for practical sessions, please bring your own computer and install the software in advance.

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Academia Sinica
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