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Conference report (Biophysics)

Biophysical Society 54th Annual Meeting
Hai-Young Kim1,*
1Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, NMR based Structural Biology, Germany
*Corresponding author
  Received : April 13, 2010
  Published : April 16, 2010
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The Biophysical Society was founded in 1957 to encourage development and distribution of knowledge in biophysics, USA. This year, biophysical society 54th Annual meeting, which took place in San Francisco from February 20-24, featured various topics. It provided fruitful discussion places to participants from all scientific disciplines, from biophysics and structural biology to proteomics and genomics and beyond. Personally, it was a great chance to know what is going on and catch the trend in biophysical field. This report will mention overall information of each session and focus on three topics i) intrinsically disordered proteins, ii) amyloids in human disease and iii) various methods to monitoring membrane fusion. (http://www.biophysics.org/Default.aspx?alias=www.biophysics.org/2010meeting).

Keyword: biophysics, disordered/unfolded protein, amyloid in human disease, complementary methods, membrane protein
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