DCO Workshop on Extreme Biophysics: Molecular Adaptation to Life at the Extremes

2015-11-14 - 08:00 - 2015-11-15
Washington, D.C., USA

DCO will host a workshop on "Molecular Adaptation to Life at the Extremes" from 14-15 November at the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. This DCO workshop will foster collaborations among scientists with a broad range of expertise -- ultimately leading to a better understanding of the environmental limits of life from a molecular perspective.

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Left: Co-evolution of residues in Nuclease family favors flexibility necessary for function. Rendered by Mariano Dellarole.





Please direct questions about this event to Catherine Royer, the organizing committee chair, and CC Michelle Hoon-Starr, who is assisting with workshop coordination at the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

Additional Resources:

Greenewalt Building
Geophysical Laboratory
Carnegie Institution of Washington
5251 Broad Branch Road, NW
Washington, DC 20015
Image modified from Figure 5C in Dellarole M, Caro JA, Roche J, Fossat M, Barthe P, Garcia-Moreno E. B, Royer CA, Roumestand C (2015) Evolutionarily conserved pattern of interactions in a protein revealed by local thermal expansion properties. Journal of the American Chemical Society 137(29):9354-9362


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