The 2013 Israel Crystallographic Association Annual Meeting

Technion, Haifa

May 21st, 2013

ICA 2013 Program

9:30-10:00 Gathering and Coffee
10:00 Morning Session 1 Chairperson: Prof. Oded Livnah
10:00:10:05 Introductory Notes
Prof. Noam Adir
10:05-10:40 Keynote Lecture
Prof. Nathan Nelson (TAU)
"A quest for atomic resolution of membrane supercomplexes"
10:40-11:00 Dr. Tali Lavy (WIS) "Structural Study of the GAL Regulon in S. Cerevisiae"
11:00-11:20 Dr. Ailie Marx (IIT) "Bridging Knowledge Gaps in Cytidine Deamination: New crystal structures of a dCMP deaminase provide details on the allosteric mechanism and functional insights into the wider zinc dependent cytidine deaminase family"
11:20-11:40 Coffee Break
11:40 Morning Session 2 Chairperson: Prof. Israel Goldberg
11:40-12:00 Dr. Ron Diskin (WIS) "Targeting HIV using Structure-Based Rational Design of Antibodies"
12:00-12:20 Hila Nudelman (BGU) "Crystallization and structure of the predicted magnetite interacting associated protein loop from magnetotactic bacteria"
12:20-12:40 Dr. Hatem M. Titi (TAU) "Probing halogen bonding in porphyrin assemblies"
12:40-13:00 Dr. Ranjit Thakuria (TAU) "Stability of Caffeine-Glutaric acid polymorphic cocrystals"
13:00-13:45 Lunch Break
13:45-14:00 ICA Business Meeting
14:00 Afternoon Session Chairperson: Dr. Raz Zarivach
14:00-14:20 Dr. Reuven Weiner (HUJI) "An unusual mechanism for regulating ubiquitination by the deubiquitinating enzyme OTUB1"
14:20-14:40 Onit Alalouf (IIT) "High resolution crystal structure of the acetylxylan esterase Axe2 from Geobacillus stearothermophilus"
14:40-15:00 Moran Shalev (IIT) "Insights into the molecular mechanism of aminoglycosides action against leishmaniasis"
15:00-15:20 Dr. Dima Golovenko (WIS) "Structural studies of DNA recognition by the restriction endonucleases Bse634I, EcoRII and BfiI"
15:20 Closing Remarks