Helicases and Nucleic Acid-Based Machines: Structure, Mechanism and Regulation and Roles in Human Disease
Helicases and nucleic-acid based machines are involved in all aspects of nucleic acid metabolism. Their malfunction is frequently associated with human diseases. In the past, research on helicases was mainly focused on the mechanism of individual enzymes. Recent developments in several complementary fields extend the scope of these studies. Advances in structural biology has helped to better understand their mechanism and the partners that they involve. Single molecule approaches in vitro and in vivo improve the understanding of the processes where they are involved. With the genomics and transcriptomics studies, the helicase functions are scrutinized at large scale to better appreciate their impact on cellular functions. This meeting aims at bringing together researchers from these emerging fields and promoting strong exchanges.
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- Helicases, structures and mechanisms
- Helicases and Genome replication, recombination and repair
- Helicases and gene expression regulation (includes RNA, RNP, etc…)
- Helicases and viruses
- Helicases and biotechnologies
The conference will start on July 6th at 2:00 PM (CEST Time)
13 high profile speakers are invited to give keynote speeches at the Helicases 2021 Conference.
4 days of conference!
Dr. Vincent CROQUETTE
Physique Department, ENS, CNRS, Paris, France
Dr. Hervé LE HIR
Biology Department of ENS, CNRS, Paris, France
Pr. Smita PATEL
Biochemistry Department, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA
Dr. Elena CONTI
Max-Planck-Institut für Biochemie, Germany
Pr. Seth DARST
Rockfeller University, USA
Pr. Taekjip HA
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Pr. Dagmar KLOSTERMEIER
University of Muenster, Germany
Pr. Shixin LIU
Rockfeller University, USA
Dr. Timothy LOHMAN
Washington University, St Louis, USA
Dr. Katrin PAESCHKE
University of Bonn, Germany
Pr. Anna Marie PYLE
Yale University, USA
Pr. Maria SPIES
University of Iowa, USA
Michael A. TRAKSELIS
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Baylor University, USA
Dr. Elizabeth TRAN
Purdue University, USA
A prize sponsored by the Biochemical Society will be given to the best poster selected by the scientific committee at the end of the meeting.