University of Cyprus together with the support of COST Action BM1405 is pleased to announce the 2nd NGP-net Winter School on computational methods for non-globular proteins.
The school will take place at the University of Cyprus campus in Nicosia (map).
|Tuesday||Welcome address/Participants' self introduction|
|Classification of non-globular proteins (NGPs)
Silvio Tosatto, Padua (IT)
|Membrane-proteins: energetics, modelling and design
Sarel Fleishman, Rehovot (IL)
|Wednesday||Computational prediction of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins (IDPs)
Zsuzsanna Dosztanyi, Budapest (HU)
|A systems perspective on the function of IDPs and homorepeats
Sreenivas Chavali, Cambridge (UK)
|Thursday||Short linear protein motifs
Norman Davey, Dublin (IR)
|Exploring SLiM-based interactions through
computational and experimental approaches
Ylva Ivarsson, Uppsala (SW)
|Friday||Amyloid aggregation in proteins and prions
Salvador Ventura, Barcelona (ES)
|Beyond sequence similarity-based function prediction - phylogeny and genome structure
Christos Ouzounis, Thessaloniki (GR)
|Local sequence complexity and compositional extremes: the tools of the trade
Vasilis Promponas, Nicosia (CY)
Lectures will be held at Auditorium B108, University Council and Senate Building; hands on Practicals will take place at Lab B141, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences (building FST01) with the following timetable:
Participants will be selected by the organizing committee in order to guarantee a balanced gender and geographic distribution. Whenever possible, no country will have more than 20% of participants.
Registration deadline (limited to a space-available basis): Applications will be accepted until December 1st.
To submit the participation request, send a CV (max. two pages, including full affiliation) and a motivation letter
(explaining how you would benefit from the course) to
Preference will be given to PhD students and Postdocs from partner labs participating in the COST Action BM1405.
Registration costs: 200€ per participant. Meals are included in the registration while affordable accommodation will be available close to the lecture center (details available to participants).
Local organizing committee: Vasilis Promponas, Stella Tamana, Ioanna Kalvari, Andreas Ioannides.