27th Annual Buffalo-Hamilton-Toronto (BHT) Crystallography Symposium

BHT 2016


8:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
Coffee and Danish (provided by our sponsors)
10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
Plenary Talk

Dr. Isabel Usón
ICREA Research Professor, Institut de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona (CSIC-IBMB)

Small fragment search for high resolution phasing in high throughput crystallography

11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
Question/Answer Discussion Period
12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
Lunch (provided by our sponsors)
Afternoon Session I - chaired by Drs. Todd Holyoak, Michael Suits, and Joel Weadge
2:00 PM  -  2:15 PM
Trainee Talk

Chris Brown (Junop Lab, University of Western Ontario) 

Crystallization of full-length Human XRCC4 and chemical incorporation of heavy atom labels for anomalous phasing

2:15 PM  -  2:30 PM
Trainee Talk

Matthew McCallum (Howell Lab, SickKids/University of Toronto)

The molecular mechanism of the type IVa pilus motor

2:30 PM  -  2:45 PM
Trainee Talk

Yichen Jerry Zhang (Jia Lab, Queen's University) 

Structure-guided disruption of the XcpVW core complex of pseudopilus inhibits Type II secretion system in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

2:45 PM  -  3:30 PM
Coffee Break
Afternoon Session II - chaired by Drs. Todd Holyoak, Micheal Suits, and Joel Weadge
3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM
Trainee Talk

Tom Bateman (Moraes Lab, University of Toronto) 

A Novel Slam Dependent Heme Acquisition System in the Bacterial Pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii

3:45 PM  -  4:00 PM
Trainee Talk

Zi-Jian Xiong (Privé Lab, UHN/University of Toronto) 

Crystal Structure of Human Acid Sphingomyelinase

4:00 PM  -  4:15 PM
Trainee Talk

June Ereño-Orbea (Julien Lab, Sickkids/University of Toronto) 

Structural basis of the activity of the B-cell co-receptor CD22

4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM
Planning Session for BHT 2017
5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
Rigaku and Art Robbins Wine and Cheese
Celebration Hall