2st Scientific Meeting 15 May 2013

2st Scientific Meeting of the NANORPIES AUFF pilot centre

15-16 May 2013, Aarhus

Day 1 - 15 May 2015

9.30 - 10.00 Arrival and coffee   
10.00 - 10.15

“NANORIPES status and prospects”

Ditlev E. Brodersen, AU

10.15 - 11.00

"Needles in a haystack? Structural determination of a fungal adenylation domain and forays into structure-­‐based prediction tools"

Dr. Verne Lee, University of Auckland, NZ

11.00 - 12.00

Fungal genetics and biotechnology (AAU) session

Patricia Romans Fuertes, MSc, PhD student

"Linking NRPS genes to products in Fusarium" 

Jens Laurids Sørensen, PhD:

"From known compounds to genes"   

Teis Esben Søndergaard, PhD 

"Metal-­‐induced secondary metabolites"  

Wagma Saei

"Generation of NRPS14 mutants in Fusarium graminearum"

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 15.00

Protein expression and structural analysis (AU) session

Claus Olesen, MSc, PhD student: “Determination of soluble adenylation domain fragments through Random-GFP PCR.”
Kinga Kosim MSc student: “Heterologous expression and purification of GFP-A domain hybrid proteins from Fusarium graminearum.”
Rasmus Kock Flygaard, MSc student: “Expression of full length Fusairum graminearum NRPS’ in Pichia pastoris through ligation dependent ligation independent (LIC) cloning.”
15.00 - 15.30

Coffee break

15.30 - 16.00

Prediction (AU) session   

"An overview of prediction tools and what's next"

Christian Storm Petersen, Asc. Prof., PhD and Michael Knudsen, PhD, post doc 

15.30 - 17.00 Discussion and future directions
18.00 - 21.00 Conference dinner in Preben Hornung Stuen