Biophysical Society Annual Meeting 2016

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

Funded NIH award

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

Cleveland ACS Meeting in Miniature

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


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APS March Meeting 2015

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


APS March Meeting 2015

2015 ACS National Meeting – Denver, CO

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


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