The 27th Annual Symposium of The Protein Society

Organization: The Protein Society

Venue: Boston Marriott Copley Place

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Jul 20, 2013 End Date/Time: Jul 23, 2013
Abstract Submission Date: May 01, 2013
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The Protein Society 27th Annual Symposium will be a 3.5 day event, consisting of 2 concurrent symposia each morning and afternoon, numerous career development workshops, experience-building activities for students and junior investigators, a robust poster session (with a number of speaking slots reserved for selected authors), and unique networking opportunities.


Undergraduates can attend for free!

The 2013 Program Planning Committee: Gilad Haran, The Weizmann Institute of Science | Joelle N. Pelletier, Université de Montréal | Chris Bystroff, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Nanotechnology & Biosensors Sarah E. Bondos, Texas A&M University Angela Belcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Kevin W. Plaxco, University of California Santa Barbara Robert E. Campbell, University of Alberta  Design & Evolution Ora Schueler-Furman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Ratmir Derda, University of Alberta Adam Bogdanove, Iowa State University Sachdev Sidhu, University of Toronto   Big Machines Robert Sauer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ada Yonath, Weizmann Institute of Science Melissa Moore, University of Massachusetts Medical School Michael Groll, Technische Universität München   Chemical Biology Dustin Maly, University of Washington Kate Carroll, Scripps Research Institute Kazuya Kikuchi, Osaka University   Laura L. Kiessling, University of Wisconsin-Madison     Functional Dynamics Andrew Lee, University of North Carolina Adrian Mulholland, University of Bristol Deborah Fass, Weizmann Institute of Science Katherine Henzler-Wildman, Washington University in St. Louis     Proteins & Human Disease Susan Lindquist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Jennifer Cochran, Stanford University  Eric Sundberg, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine Ronald Raines, University of Wisconsin-Madison     Folding Kresten Lindorff-Larsen, University of Copenhagen Matthias Rief, Technische Universität München George Rose, John Hopkins University Gary Pielak, University of North Carolina     Protein Science for Sustainability Sarah O’Connor, The John Innes Centre  Rajesh Naz, West Virginia University Yasuo Yoshikuni, Bio-Architecture Lab Joseph Jez, Washington University-St. Louis     Post-translational Modifications Markus Aebi, ETH Zurich   Gerald W. Hart, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  Steven Gygi, Harvard Medical School  Thomas Sommer, Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine     Protein Interactons in the Cellular Milieu Huan-Xiang Zhou, Florida State University Lee Ligon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  Philipp Selenko, Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie Ming Lei, University of Michigan Medical School The 2013 Awards of The Protein Society – Plenary Session

Additional Activities Day 1 – 7/20/2013

  • Mentoring Committee Workshop: How to Write an Effective Paper
  • Undergraduate Student Research Session: Undergrad poster competition sponsored by Education Committee
  • Lunch Open Forum: Informal topical discussion
  • Graduate Program Fair: Complimentary table registration
  • Poster Viewing: Networking/Poster Competition Judging
  • Speaker Mentoring Dinners: Informal dinners for students and postdocs with speakers at reasonably-priced restaurants.

Additional Activities Day 2 – 7/21/2013

  • Mentoring Committee Workshop: Delivering a Great Talk
  • Educator’s Luncheon: Integrating Emerging Science in to Curricula. Sponsored by Education Committee
  • Lunch Open Forum: Informal topical discussion
  • Poster Viewing: Networking/Poster Competition Judging
  • Education and Mentoring Committee Mixer: Social/networking event

Additional Activities Day 3 – 7/22/2013

  • Mentoring Committee Workshop: Career Fair
  • Poster Viewing: Networking/Poster Competition Judging
  • Protein Society Members Reception: Social/networking event



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