2012 Symposium on Protein Structure and Function

Our thanks to all who participated in the COBRE Center's special Symposium on Protein Structure and Function which was held on October 7-9, 2012, at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

The two-day Symposium marked the 10th anniversary of the establishment of our COBRE Center in Protein Structure and Function. The program highlight the main research themes represented in our Center including protein production, macromolecular NMR, X-ray crystallography, protein mass spectrometry and proteomics and macromolecular computations and modeling. Among speakers were:


PIs and EAC

COBRE-PSF program director Robert P. Hanzlik
and co-program director Mary Lou Michaelis
welcomed external advisory committee members
to the 2012 Symposium on Protein Structure and
Function. Pictured are l-r (Stephen Sprang,
Carol Post, Robert Hanzlik, Mary Lou Michaelis
and Brian Matthews.

The symposium featured:

  • State-of-the-art methods applied to challenging problems in protein chemistry and biology.
  • Ample time for informal discussions with speakers and other participants.
  • Poster sessions open to all.

Symposium Organizing Committee:

Roberto De Guzman
Robert P. Hanzlik
P. Scott Hefty
John Karanicolas
Mary Lou Michaelis
Emily Scott