Lorentz Center - Specialized Colloque AMPERE"EPR and ENDOR Spectroscopy of Metal Proteins and Spin-Labelled Proteins" from 29 Jun 2005 through 1 Jul 2005
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    Specialized Colloque AMPERE
    "EPR and ENDOR Spectroscopy of Metal Proteins and Spin-Labelled Proteins"

    from 29 Jun 2005 through 1 Jul 2005

Specialized Colloque AMPERE

Wednesday June 29, 2005


11.00 - 12.30    Registration


12.30 – 13.50   Lunch


13.50 – 14.00   Opening


14.00 – 14.35   H.J. Steinhoff
Inter- and Intra-Molecular Distances Determined by EPR Spectroscopy and Site-Directed Spin Labeling Reveal Protein-Protein and Protein-Oligonucleotide Interaction.


14.40 – 15.05   E. Bordignon
EPR Studies on the HAMP Domain of the Archaeal Phototransducer NpHtrII: Structural and Functional Insights.


15.10 – 15.45   A. Savitsky
Orientation-Resolved Pulsed Dipolar EPR in W-Band.


15.50 – 16.20   Tea (Common room, Lorentz center)


16.20 – 16.55   B. Schuler
Protein Folding Dynamics from Single-Molecule FRET.


17.00 – 17.25   M. Huber
Pulsed and High-Field EPR for Distance Information: The Stator of ATPsynthase.


17.30 – 19.00   Poster Session + Wine and Cheese (Common Room)



Thursday, June 30, 2005


09.00 – 09.35   G. Jeschke
How to Obtain Distance Distributions and Average Oligomerization Numbers by Pulsed ELDOR Techniques.


09.40 - 10.05    S.A. Dzuba
Distance Measurements in Radical Pairs and in Biradicals Employing Primary and Stimulated ESE.

10.10 – 10.35   E. Kirilina
A Molecular Dynamics Study on Mono and Doubly Labeled Trichogin GA IV.


10.40 – 11.00   Coffee (Common Room)


11.00 – 11.35   D. Goldfarb
Bi-Nuclear Mixed Valent Copper Azacryptates – Spin distribution and the Orientation of the g-Tensor as Determined from X and W-band Pulse EPR/ENDOR Spectroscopy and DFT Calculations.


11.40 – 12.05   M. Penning de Vries
Measurement of Dipolar Relaxation Enhancement at X- and G-Band Frequencies to Determine Distance between Proteins.


12.10 – 13.30   Lunch


13.30 – 14.05   B. M. Hoffmann
Characterization of Nitrogenase Enzymatic Intermediates by Q-Band CW and Pulsed ENDOR Spectroscopy.


14.10 – 14.35   F. Lendzian
Structure and Function of Protein-Based Amino Acid Radicals Generated by Metal Centers- EPR and ENDOR Studies on Protein Solutions and Single Crystals.


14.40 – 15.05   A. Silakov
Investigation of the Active Site of the Fe-only Hydrogenase from Desulfovibrio Desulfuricans, using pulse EPR Techniques.


15.10 – 15.30   Tea (Common Room)


15.30 – 16.05   F. Neese
First-Principles Calculations of Spin-Hamiltonian Parameters. Density Functional Theory versus Correlated ab initio Methods.


16.10 – 16.35   M. van Gastel
Modern EPR Techniques as a Tool to Unravel the Difference between the Oxidized States of [NiFe] Hydrogenase.


16.40 – 17.15   A.L. Maniero
High-Affinity Metal-Binding Site in Beef Heart Mitochondrial F(1)ATPase: An EPR Spectroscopy Study.


17.20 – 19.00   Poster Session

19.00                 Dinner



Friday, July 1, 2005


09.00 – 09.25   S. van Doorslaer
Pulsed EPR Analysis of Low- and High-Spin Ferric Forms of Globins.


09.30 – 09.55   B. Epel
55Mn Pulse ENDOR at 34 GHz of the S0 and S2 States of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex in Photosystem II


10.00 – 10.25   J. Harmer
Spin Density and Coenzyme M Coordination Geometry of the ox1 Form of Methyl-Coenzyme M Reductase: A Pulse EPR Study


10.30 – 10.50   Coffee


10.50 – 11.25   J.H. Freed
ESR Dipolar Spectroscopy in the Study of Protein Structure and Function


11.30 – 11.55   O. Schiemann
PELDOR Measurements on Biological Systems.


12.00 – 12.25   S. Ruthstein
Double Electron-Electron Resonance (DEER) for Micelles Size Determination.


12.30 – 12.40   Closing remarks


12.40 – 13.30   Lunch



1.   Distance Measurements Between Broadly Distributed Nitroxide Labels in a Series of Synthetic Peptides: The CW/Pulsed EPR Borderline.
J. Banham, C. Baker, S. Ceola, I. Day, G. Grant, E.J.J. Groenen, G. Jeschke and C. Timmel.
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QZ
Huygens Laboratory, P.O. Box 9504, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Chemistry Department, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EW
Max Planck Institute für Polymerforschung, Postfach 3148, 550212 Mainz, Germany.


2.   A Pulse EPR Study on Methyl-Coenzyme-M-Reductase (MCR).
D. Hinderberger, J Harmer, A. Schweiger, M. Goenrich and R.K. Thauer.
Laboratorium für Physikalische Chemie, ETH Zürich, 8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Max-Planck-Institut für Terrestische Mikrobiologie, Karl-von-Frisch Strasse, 35043 Marburg, Germany.


3.   360 GHz EPR on Site Specific Mutants of Bacterial Photosynthetic reaction Centers.
Alexander Schnegg, Martin Fuchs, Wolfgang Lubitz and Klaus Möbius.
Fachbereich Physik, Freie Universität Berlin, Arnimallee 14, D-14195 Berlin
Max-Planck Institut für Bioanorganische Chemie, Stiftstrasse 34-36, D-45470 Mülheim a.d. Ruhr.


4.   Tyrosyl Radical in Prostaglandin H Synthase as a Probe of Conformational Change during the Catalysis.
Dimitri Svistunenko
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom.


5.   Pulsed ENDOR Study of Mn-Nucleotides Complexes. Simulations and Spectral Analysis.
Roland Fischer, Anna Lisa Maniero, Alfonso Zoleo, Marina Brustolon.
Dipartimento di Szienze Chimiche, Università di Padova, Via Marzolo 1, 35131 Padova, Italy.


6.   Probing the heme-pocket structure of mouse Neuroglobin with advanced pulsed EPR techniques
E. Vinck, S. van Doorslaer, S. de Wilde, G. Mitrikas, L. Moens.
Department of Physics and Biochemical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium. Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Honggerberg, HCI CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland.


7.   Application of Advanced EPR Techniques to the Study of High-Spin Heme Proteins and Model Systems

      I. García-Rubio, I. Gromov and A. Schweiger

      Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, ETH Hönggerberg, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland


8.   Towards Understanding Orientation Selection in High-Field DEER

      Ye. Polyhach, A. Godt,^# C. Bauer, _G. Jeschke_

      Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Postfach 3148, 55021 Mainz, Germany ^

      # Universität Bielefeld, Fakultät für Chemie, Universitätsstraße 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany


9.   Quantum mechanics of 6-pulse DQC signal in Hilbert space: calculation of signal following the coherence pathways

      *Sushil K. Misra, Physics Department, Concordia University, Montreal, QC H3G 1M8; Peter Borbat, and Jack H. Freed, Baker laboratory of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, and National Biomedical ACERT Center for Advanced ESR Technology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853-1301 USA.