Wayne Hendrickson Honoris Causa Doctorate

A Symposium in the occasion of the awarding
of the Honoris Causa Doctorate in Biochemistry
to Wayne Hendrickson

September 19, 2016
Aula degli Organi Collegiali
Rettorato Sapienza, Università di Roma
Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma

13:50    Introductory Remarks  (Filippo Mancia, Columbia University, USA)

13:55    Introduction to First Session
(Martino Bolognesi, Università di Milano – Italy)

14:00 – 14:30    Ada Yonath (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
                            What was first, the genetic code or its products?
14:30 – 15:00    Andrea Mattevi (Università di Pavia, Italy)
                            From epigenetics to biocatalysis:
                            stuctural biology in drug design and biotechnology
15:00 – 15:30    Poul Nissen (Aarhus University, Denmark)
                            Crystallographic studies of the structure and mechanism
of P-type ATPase pumps

15:30 – 16:00    David Stuart (Oxford University, England)
                            Snapshots of the ongoing revolution in Structural Biology
fuelled by X-rays and electrons

Coffee Break

16:25    Introduction to Second Session
(Giuseppe Zanotti, Università di Padova, Italy)

16:30 – 17:00    Janos Hajdu (Uppsala University, Sweden)
                            From a trickle to a torrent: X-ray lasers in structural sciences
17:00 – 17:30    Beatrice Vallone (Sapienza, Università di Roma, Italy)
                            Past and perspectives of time-resolved structural studies
17:30 – 18:00    Lawrence Shapiro (Columbia University, USA)
                            Patterning the nervous system with clustered protocadherins
18:00 – ­18:30    Wayne A. Hendrickson (Columbia University, USA)
                            Structure-inspired Characterization of Protoporphyrin Degradation by TSPO

X-Probe Sapienza Istitito Pasteur
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