2015 Keynote Speakers

Dr. Michael Rosen, the Chair of the Department of Biophysics at UT Southwestern and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, is confirmed to speak at the 2015 Texas Protein Folders and Function meeting.

The Rosen Lab studies the physical mechanisms of actin regulation to understand both the structure and dynamics of individual pathway components and also how and why those components are organized into micron-scale cellular assemblies.

Dr. Angel E. Garcia,  Department Head of department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Professor of Physics; Senior Constellation Chaired Professor in Biocomputation and Bioinformatics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is confirmed to speak at the 2015 Texas Protein Folders and Function meeting.

The Garcia lab studies theoretical and computational aspects of the structure, dynamics and stability of biological molecules.

Registration awards

This year registration awards are available to cover the registration fee (but not travel costs) for students and postdocs with financial difficulties who could not otherwise attend the conference. To apply for one, please send an email to txfolders@gmail.com with subject line “TPFF Award” please include:

(1) a scientific abstract,

(2) a brief statement describing how attending will benefit the trainee

(3) a brief statement of support from the mentor.

The application deadline for Registration Awards is March 28, 2014.

Registration Now Open

When: April 11 – 13, 2014

Where: The Retreat at Artesian Lakes, Cleveland, TX (New Location)

Abstract deadline March 28, 2014 please send as a word file to txfolders@gmail.com

Registration website: http://txfolders.tamu.edu

Registration Fees: Single $320.00 Double $275.00

Registration Awards for Trainees:

This year registration awards are available to cover the registration fee, lodging and meals (but not travel costs) for students and postdocs with financial difficulties who could not otherwise attend the conference. To apply for one, please send an email with (1) a scientific abstract, (2) a brief statement describing the financial need and (3) a brief statement of support from the mentor to txfolders@gmail.com with subject line “TPFF Award”. The application deadline for Registration Awards is March 28, 2014.