Sapienza Università di Roma
Aula Magna Unitelma
Viale Regina Elena, 295
00161 Rome, Italy

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Monday, May 30
9:00-9:30     Registration

Session 1 – Chair: Beatrice Vallone

  • 9:30-10:15    Richard Neutze (Göteborgs Universitet)
    Time-resolved structural studies of two energy transducing integral membrane proteins
  • 10:15-11:00   Martin Weik (Institute de Biologie Structurale)
    Time-resolved serial femtosecond crystallography on photoswitchable fluorescent proteins

11:00-11:30    Break

  • 11:30-12:15    Gebhard Schertler (Paul Scherrer Institut)
    Membrane protein structural biology using X-ray free electron lasers
  • 12:15-12:45    Maria Mitsi (Paul Scherrer Institut)
    Conformational dynamics and protein flexibility: when crystallography is not enough Probing protein dynamics in solution with small angle X-ray scattering and electron microscopy

12:45-14:00    Lunch

Session 2 – Chair: Alberto Boffi

  • 14:00-14:45    Matteo Levantino (Università di Palermo)
    Investigating protein structural dynamics with time-resolved X-ray scattering
  • 14:45-15:30    Cristiano Viappiani (Università di Parma)
    Ligand migration through hemeprotein cavities, protein dynamics, and solvent coupling: insights from laser flash photolysis
  • 15:30-16:15    Henry Chapman (DESY/ Universität Hamburg)
    Macromolecular Diffractive Imaging using Disordered Crystals
  • 16:15-17:00    Discussion: Experimental systems an methods for studying dynamics.

Tuesday, May 31
Session 3 Chair – Marco Cammarata

  • 9:30-10:15     Andrea Amadei (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
    Theoretical-computational modeling of equilibrium and dynamical protein observables: a new frontier for biophysical-biochemical research.
  • 10:15-11:00    Albert Ardevol (MPI-Biophysik Frankfurt)
    Ultrafast protein dynamics in Myoglobin. Direct comparison between X-ray experiments and QM/MM simulations.

11:00-11:30    Break

  • 11:30-12:00    Giancarlo Ruocco (Sapienza Università di Roma)
  • 12:00-13:00   Discussion: new perspectives for the study of protein dynamics in the context of the X-Probe ITN.

Getting there :
From Fiumicino Airport take the fast train Leonardo Express to Termini.
From Ciampino Airport there are two bus services to Termini: Terravision and SITBus. The bus leaves in connection with incoming flights and the ticket boot is in front of the Arrival gate.
From Termini Station take bus n. 310 for 5 stops until UNIVERSITA’/SCIENZE. From there walk for 150mt until Viale Regina Elena 295;
From Tiburtina Station take Metro B direction Laurentina and get off at POLICLINICO. From there walk for 550mt until Viale Regina Elena 295.
You can also take a taxi. Please use only official white taxis.