Medicinska fakulteten

Lunds universitet

Protein Science Day 2018 – Proteins: from modelling to manufacturing

Tid: 2018-10-16 Kl 09:00
Sluttid: Kl 17:00
Plats: Belfragesalen, BMC D15, Klinikgatan 32, Lund
Kontakt: Kajsa M Paulsson,

Hosted by Molecular Recognition in Life (MoReLife), ESS, and MAX IV
Protein Science Day is aimed at anyone who is interested in learning more about how to study and understand the structure and function of proteins

Symposium with lectures and discussions.


Kajsa M Paulsson, director MoReLife and Cedric Dicko.

09.15 Welcome

09.30 "Coordination of bioinformatics at LU", Karin Engström, LU

09.40 “Mass spectrometry at Medical Faculty, LU”, Charlotte Wellinder, LU

09.50 “Microscale thermophoresis for protein stability and interactions”, Rene Wink, NanoTemper

10.10 “Protein characterization using the New Malvern Panalytical Zetasizer Pro and Ultra”, Patrick King, Malvern

10.30-11.00 Coffee and tea + Instruments demo (DLS and Microscale Thermophoresis)

11.00 “DEMAX: the deuteration and crystallization user support lab of the ESS”, Zoe Fischer, ESS

11.20 “Proving ourselves wrong: unusual protonation states and hydrogen bonding in enzymes seen by neutron crystallography”, Andrey Kovalevsky, Oak Ridge National Lab

11.40 “Structural mass spectrometry and cryoEM of host-pathogen protein complexes”, Lotta Happonen, LU

12.00 “Let’s hear from the young researchers” (postdocs/PhD students give short presentations)

To polymerize or to not polymerize- that is the question for intrinsically disordered wheat proteins”, Joel Markgren, SLU Alnarp

Serial crystallography at BioMAX beamline”, Anastasiia Shilova, MAX IV

12.20 “Modelling of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins: Comparison with SAXS”, Marie Skepö, LU

12.40-13.20 Joint lunch + (DLS and Microscale Thermophoresis)

13.20 “Possibilities and Challenges in Protein Production”, Claes von Wachenfeldt, LU

13.40 “Protein Science at AstraZeneca – cool science in a changing world”, Lovisa Holmberg-Schiavone, Astra Zeneca Mölndal

14.20 “Hemoglobin from bench to blood bank”, Leif Bülow, LU

14.40 “Let’s hear from the young researchers” (postdocs/PhD students give short presentations)

“FragMAX – The BioMAX fragment screening platform for drug discovery”, Gustavo Lima, MAX IV

“Protein Perdeuteration in Escherichia coli for Neutron Protein Crystallography”, Vinardas Kelpšas, LU

15.00-15.30  Coffee and tea + (DLS and Microscale Thermophoresis)

15.30 "Deep mutational scanning as a tool for optimization of protein stability, binding and expression", Ingemar André, LU

15.50 “Engineered botulinum neurotoxin B with improved efficacy for targeting human receptors has improved clinical potential” - Pål Stenmark, LU

16.20 Discussion in smaller groups

16.40 Sum up and concluding remarks

17.00 Tapas, drinks and mingle


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