Megan and Xiaojun (Roger) attended the Biophysical Society 60th Annual Meeting in Los Angles to present three posters.
Probing the dimerization affinity of visual opsins
Megan J. Kaliszewski, Will D. Comar, Kevin C. Skinner, Beata Jastrzebska, Krzysztof Palczewski, and Adam W. Smith
Translational dynamic of phosphatidylinositol bisphosphate (PIP2) lipids on asymmetric lipid bilayers under the influence of polycationic macromolecules
Xiaojun Shi, Xiaosi Li, Maryam Kohram, Paul Mallory and Adam W. Smith
Connecting PIE-FCCS measurements to dimerization affinity to resolve the role of GPCR dimerization in live cells
Megan J. Kaliszewske and Adam W. Smith
The National Eye Institute recently awarded our R15 proposal!
Project Title: Spatial Organization and Molecular Interactions of Visual Opsins
Grant Number: R15EY024451
Award amount: $441,445
Dr. Smith presented two training talks at the first Summer School organized by the Microscopy Society of Northeast Ohio.
Dr. Smith presented at the inaugural Membrane Protein Folding Gordon Research Conference. The title of the poster was:
Resolving the thermodynamic stability of transmembrane protein interactions in live cells
Kevin Skinner was awarded the SAS Undergraduate Award in Spectroscopy last night in Pittsburgh. This is a highly competitive regional competition for undergraduates participating in spectroscopy research at universities in the Pittsburgh metro area and Northeast Ohio.
Three senior undergraduate students from our lab presented posters at the 2015 University of Akron Student Innovation Symposium on April 9th.
Xiaosi Li presented her work at the 2015 Meeting in Miniature sponsored by the Cleveland section of the ACS. (March 11 2015, Notre Dame College, South Euclid, OH). The title of her talk was:
Histidine-Tagged Peptide Binding to Anionic Lipids in Asymmetric Supported Lipid Bilayers
Xiaosi Li and Adam W. Smith
Maryam presented her research at the March APS meeting in San Antonio, Texas. She also won a travel award! The title of her poster was:
Lipid mobility in supported lipid bilayers by single molecule tracking
Maryam Kohram, Xiaojun Shi, Adam W. Smith
Dr. Smith presented his work at the ACS meeting in Denver, CO as part of the Biomembrane Synthesis, Structure, Mechanics, & Dynamics session (COLL). The title of his talk was:
Probing the coupling between polybasic peptides and PIP2 lipids in asymmetric supported lipid bilayers
Xiaojun Shi, Xiaosi Li, and Adam W. Smith