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ICA Meeting  | June 16, 2016  |  Tel Aviv University

The Israel Crystallography Association Meeting 2016


Thursday June 16, 09:00-17:00


Sherman building - 03,  Life Sciences Faculty, TAU. 

Registration (deadline May 28):


Please register even if you do not plan to present


  • Sherman building is about 20 minutes walk from the train station.
  • Buses from the train station: #7, #45 or #289.

Success! Abstract received.


Gali Prag, Yoni Haitin and Joel Hirsch



08:45  Registration


09:20  Raz Zarivach  (BGU, ICA presidnt)               Opening remarks


     Chair person - Michal Harel (WIS)


09:30  Osnat Herzberg (UMD)           Genome Wide Association Studies and Structural Biology


10:10  Moshe Dessau (BIU)               Entry, Assembly and Neutralization Implications from the Crystal Structure to      

                                                             Hantavirus Glycoprotein C


10:45  Coffee break

     Chair person - Meytal Landau

11:10  Yarden Opatowsky (BIU)        Structure of SRGAP2 and Implications to Human Evolution  


11:35  Zohar Eyal (WIS)                        Structural insights into species-specific features of the ribosome from the

                                                             pathogen Staphylococcus aureus

11:55  Miri Krupkin (WIS)                     The structure of avilamycin bound to the large ribosomal subunit 

12:15  Akram Alian (Technion)          Molecular and Structural Basis of Protein Evolution During Viral Adaptation    

12:40  Lunch + Posters


14:00  ICA business meeting

     Chair person - Yarden Opatowsky

14:15  Meytal Landau (Technion)      Atomistic View into the Unique Architectures of Microbial Functional Amyloids  

14:40  Hadas Cohen-Dvashi (WIS)    LAMP1 binding and pH sensing mechanism by the Lassa virus spike complex

15:00  Bharat K Tripuramallu (TAU)  Targeting MOFs of Tetrakis[meso-(3,5-biscarboxyphenyl)]-Metalloporphyrins

                                                              with Polynuclear Metallic


15:20  Shifra Lansky (HIJI)                 Structural and conformational analysis of an extracellular arabinanase suggests

                                                              a unique "harpoon" mechanism of action 

15:40  Coffee break


     Chair person - Joel Hirsch (TAU)

16:00  Yael Pazy Benhar (Technion)  Structural biology services at the Technion Center for Structural Biology


16:15  Nathan Nelson (TAU)               Structure-based photosynthesis research for sustainability


16:55  Poster winner announcement and closing remarks

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