Workshop Details
Protein Dynamics TSRC Conference at Les Houches, France
05/18/2014 - 05/23/2014
Meeting Description:

The 2014 Les Houches - TSRC Protein Dynamics Workshop is a forum for presenting and discussing experimental and computational results in the growing field of protein dynamics.

Interested scientists, postdocs, and graduate students are welcome to apply. Visit to download the simple application and email it to organizer Martin Weik at by March 15th, 2014. Notification of acceptances will be emailed no later than March 30.

This meeting complements the longstanding TSRC Protein Dynamics Workshop held every other year in the odd calendar years at the Telluride Science Research Center in Telluride, Colorado (see URLs below for further information) and is a small focused meeting with approximately 60 attendees, half of whom give oral presentations on their work. The small number of talks encourages relatively lengthy presentations and extensive discussions. Despite its small size, the meeting is very international in scope, with attendees from Europe, North America, and Asia. After the 2014 Workshop, it will be evaluated if the Les Houches - TSRC Protein Dynamics Workshop should be regularly held every other year, intercalated in between TSRC Protein Dynamics Workshops. The American TSRC and the European Les Houches – TSRC meetings would then offer a yearly possibility to discuss the progress made in the rapidly evolving field of Protein Dynamics.

Confirmed speakers:
Thomas Barends (MPI Heidelberg, Germany)
Martin Blackledge (Institut de Biologie Structurale, France)
Ana-Nicoleta Bondar (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)
Marco Cammarata (Université de Rennes, France)
Paul Champion (Northeastern University, USA)
Minhaeng Cho (Korea University, Korea)
Martin Field (Institut de Biologie Structurale, France)
James Fraser (UCSF, USA)
Peter Hamm (University Zurich, Switzerland)
Martina Havenith (Universität Bochum, Germany)
Shigehiko Hayashi (Kyoto University, Japan)
Matthias Heyden (Universität Bochum, Germany)
Daria Kokh (HITS Heidelberg, Germany)
Tamiki Komatsuzaki (Hokkaido University, Japan)
David Leitner (University of Nevada at Reno, USA)
Andrea Markelz (University of Buffalo, SUNY, USA)
Frans Mulder (Aarhus University, Denmark)
Alessandro Paciaroni (University Perugia, Italy)
Arwen Pearson (Leeds Unversity, UK)
Paul Schanda (Institut de Biologie Structurale, France)
Simon Scheuring (Université de la Méditéranée, France)
Joan-Emma Shea (UCSB, USA)
Gerhard Stock (Freiburg University, Germany)
Birgit Strodel (Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany)
Mounir Tarek (Université de Lorraine, France)
Jasper van Thor (Imperial College London, UK)
Josh Wand (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Junko Yano (LBNL, USA)
Joe Zaccai (Institut Laue Langevin, Grenoble)

Generous funding has been provided by:
- CECAM (Centre Européen de Calcul Atomique et Moléculaire)
- CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)
- CEA (Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique)
- SFB (Societé Francaise de Biophysique)


Registration fees are in Euros; this includes lodging for 5 nights, all meals, and registration fees. Workshop attendees (invited speakers and participants) are expected to contribute up to 390 Euros for registration and housing (in a single room) with full-board during the five-day workshop. Travel expenses and arrangements are the responsibility of each participant and speaker. 275 Euros are to be paid upon registration and additionally up to 115 Euros (depending on the funding situation) on-site at Les Houches. Registration fees are non-refundable after February 1st.

Meeting Venue:

Ecole de Physique des Houches Les Houches, France
Cote des Chavants F-74310 Les Houches France

Protein Dynamics TSRC Conference at Les Houches, France Registered Meeting Participants:
Participant Organization
Abergel, Daniel CNRS
Anand, Priya Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Arthanari, Haribabu Harvard Medical School
Blackledge, Martin Commisariat à l\'energie atomique
Bondar, Ana Nicoleta Freie Universitaet Berlin
Booth, Jonathan University of Leeds
Buchenberg, Sebastian University Freiburg
Cammarata, Marco CNRS / University of Rennes 1
Champion, Paul Northeastern University
Cho, Minhaeng Korea University
Fichou, Yann Institut de biologie structurale
Field, Martin Institut de Biologie Structurale
Fraser, James UCSF
Gerolin, Marco University of Padova
Havenith, Martina Ruhr University Bochum
Hayashi, Shigehiko Kyoto University
Kokh, Daria HITS gGmbH
Komatsuzaki, Tamiki Hokkaido University
Leitner, David University of Nevada, Reno
LeVine, Michael Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Markelz, Andrea SUNY Buffalo
Mulder, Frans Aarhus University
Naisbitt, Nana TSRC
Paciaroni, Alessandro University of Perugia
Pattni, Viren Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
Pearson, Arwen University of Hamburg
Russo, Daniela Institut Lumiere Matiere
Sanabria, Hugo Clemson University
Scheuring, Simon INSERM
Schiro, Giorgio CNRS - IBS
Schubert, Alexander Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier
Senet, Patrick CNRS -University of Burgundy
Shalashilin, Dmitry University of Leeds
Shea, Joan-Emma UC Santa Barbara
Soltesova, Maria Department of low temperature physics, Charles Uni
Srb, Pavel Masaryk University, CEITEC MU
Stock, Gerhard Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Straub, John Boston University
Strodel, Birgit Juelich Research Centre
Tarek, Mounir CNRS
Tobias, Douglas UC Irvine
Troussicot , Laura Lyon UCBL 1
van Thor, Jasper Imperial College London
Wand, Josh University of Pennsylvania
Weik, Martin Institut de Biologie Structurale
Xue, Mengjun aarhus university
Zaccai, Joe IBS

Telluride Science Research Center
Post Office Box 2429, Telluride CO 81435
Tel: + 970.708.4426
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