Non-canonical amino acids in proteins: structural investigations and biocatalysis


10 February 2015


10:30 Opening A.-P. Zeng, TU Hamburg-Harburg/D
10:35 Keynote
Engineering the genetic code: state of the art,
problems, solutions and future prospects
N. Budisa, TU Berlin/D
11:15 Coffee Break
11:35 The expanded genetic code in yeasts
K. Sohn, Fraunhofer IGB, Stuttgart/D
12:05 Studies on protein dynamics with an expanded amino acid repertoire
H. Neumann, University of Göttingen/D
12:35 Lunch Break
13:35 Keynote
Biosynthesis of proteins with novel side chain functionalities
A. Skerra, TU Munich/D
14:15 Protein modification in eukaryotic cell-free systems through incorporation of noncanonical amino acids
S. Kubick, Fraunhofer IZI, Potsdam/D
14:45 Redesigning protein function via unnatural amino acids: de novo organelles & enzyme design
S. Schiller, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies/D
15:15 Coffee Break
15:35 Cheap high-level production of synthetic proteins containing non-canonical amino acids: A feasibility study
P. Fladischer, N. Anderhuber, O. Murgu, M. Gruber, R. Birner-Gruenberger, A. Hromic, T. Pavkov-Keller, K. Gruber, J. Maierhofer, G. Striedner, B. Wiltschi, Austrian Center of Biotechnology, Graz/A
16:05 Unnatural amino acids for in vivo protein labeling
C. Schultz, EMBL, Heidelberg/D
16:35 Keynote
Probing neuroreceptors and ion channels with non-canonical amino acids
D. Dougherty, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA/USA
17:15 Closing remarks
S. Kubick, Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology (IZI), Potsdam/D



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