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

BHT 2017

  • BHT 2017 Schedule 

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

    Dr. Bernhard Rupp, Ph.D.

    Department of Genetic Epidemiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria.


    Ligand Legends

    11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Question/Answer Discussion Period
    12:00 PM  -  1:10 PM
    Lunch (provided by our sponsors)
    Afternoon Session I - chaired by Dr. Brian Shilton (Western University)
    1:15 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Tyler Vance (Davies Lab, Queen's University)
    Diverse ligand-binding domain combinations at the distal end of bacterial RTX adhesins are postal codes for biofilm formation
    1:30 PM  -  1:45 PM
    Natalie Bamford (Howell Lab, SickKids/University of Toronto)
    Structural insights into fungal polysaccharide deacetylation
    1:45 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Robert Szabla (Junop Lab, Western University)
    The role of PprA in extreme DNA damage resistance of Deinococcus
    2:00 PM  -  2:15 PM
    Daniel Bailey (Gulick Lab, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute)
    Structural and functional studies of aerobactin biosynthesis in hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumonia
    2:15 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Shehryar Ahmad (Whitney Lab, McMaster University)
    Membrane Protein Transport via Type VI Secretion
    2:30 PM  -  2:45 PM
    Daria Trofimova (Allingham Lab, Queen’s University)
    Structure of a curved tubulin complex induced by the kinesin-13 Kif2A reveals the mechanism of catalyzed tubulin release from microtubule ends
    2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Coffee Break
    3:15 PM  -  4:35 PM
    Afternoon Session II - chaired by Brian Shilton
    3:15 PM  -  3:30 PM
    John Huck (Gewirth Lab, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute)
    Structural and Functional Analysis of GRP94 in the Closed State Reveals an Essential Role for the Pre-N Domain and a Potential Client-Binding Site
    3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM
    Stephen Scally (Julien Lab, SickKids/University of Toronto)
    Molecular definition of multiple sites of antibody inhibition of malaria transmission-blocking vaccine antigen Pfs25
    3:45 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Jonathan Cook (Lee Lab, University of Toronto)
    Determination of the structure of the ISAV receptor complex by multi-crystal S-SAD technique
    4:00 PM  -  4:15 PM
    Thomas Grant (University of Buffalo/Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute)
    Ab initio electron density determination directly from solution scattering data
    4:15 PM  -  4:25 PM
    Sara Andres (Assistant Professor, McMaster University)
    4:25 PM  -  4:35 PM
    D. Fernando Estrada (Assistant Professor, University of Buffalo)
    4:35 PM  -  4:45 PM
    Announcement for the 2018 ACA 68th Annual Meeting in Toronto (Gerald Audette)
    4:45 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Planning Session for BHT 2018 (November 2, 2018)
    5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
    Wine and Cheese, CIBC Hall, Room 319 (generously provided by our sponsors)

Thanks to our speakers for a great BHT 2017!