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Posttranslational Biology Symposium 2020

Posttranslational Biology Symposium


Welcome!

Thanks for your interest in the inaugural Posttranslational Biology Symposium.

Date & Time:

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020
  • 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location:
Smilow Center for Translational Research
Penn Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Registration

Thank you for your interest in the inaugural Post-translational Biology Symposium. While the cost of attendance is free, registration is required. Our registration deadline is March 25, 2020.

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Symposium Organizers

  • A. Kashina, Professor of Biomedical Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • E. J. Petersson, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences
  • Garcia, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Posttranslational Biology Symposium

Preliminary Agenda
8:30 am
  • Welcome and Opening Comments from the Organizing Committee
Session 1: Posttranslational regulation of protein functions
Moderator: A. Kashina, Professor of Biomedical Sciences,
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
9:00 am
  • Dr. Luca Bassino (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)

9:20 am
  • Dr. Harry Icshiropolus (Children Hospital of Philadelphia)

9:40 am
  • Brittany MacTaggart (University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine)

9:55 am
  • Keynote 1: Dr. Shelley Berger (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
10:40 am
  • Coffee Break/Posters
Session 2: Chemistry of posttranslational modifications 
Moderator: E. J. Petersson, Associate Professor of Chemistry,
University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences
11:00 am
  • Dr. Ronen Marmorstein (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
11:20 am
  • Buyan Pan (University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences)
11:35 am
  • Keynote 2: Dr. Philip Cole (Harvard Medical School)
12:20 pm 
  • Lunch Break/Poster Session

 Session 3: Advances and challenges of mass spectrometry in posttranslational biology
Moderator: B. Garcia, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics,
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

2:00 pm
  • Dr. Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
2:20 pm
  • Dr. David Speicher (Wistar Institute)
2:40 pm
  • Mariel Coradin (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
2:55 pm
  • Keynote 3: Dr. Catherine C. L. Wong (Center for Precision Medicine Multi-omics Research, Peking University, China)
4:00 pm 
  • Concluding remarks, discussion of the Posttranslational Biology program at Penn, and poster award presentation
4:30 pm
  • Reception
6:00 pm
  • Speakers' dinner