The Protein Society Annual Symposium 2024 (PS38)

July 23 - 26, 2024 | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada | Westin Bayshore Vancouver

The 38th Annual Symposium will take place on July 23 - 26, 2024 in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, in the Westin Bayshore Vancouver. Our Program Planning Committee is chaired this year by Angela M. Gronenborn, University of Pittsburgh and co-chair Mazdak Khajehpour, University of Manitoba. Fellow committee members include Jean Baum, Rutgers University; Gil Privé, University of Toronto. The PPC has assembled a program that spans the broad range of protein science, combining critical underpinnings of the field, the latest developments and a vision into the future with career development and technical workshops as well as ample networking opportunities. This year’s Symposium continues our commitment to open participation, with each session featuring contributed talks and speakers from across a broad range of topics.   PS38 Round

Preliminary Sessions and Speakers

The Sharpest New Tools in the Box

Aina Cohen, Stanford University
Daniella Goldfarb, Weizmann Institute of Science
Tatyana Polenova, University of Delaware
Sriram Subramanian, University of British Columbia
Ellen Zhong, Princeton University

Enlarging the Box: Using Protein Science to Tackle Grand Challenges

Jennifer DuBois, Montana State
Natalie Strydnadka, University of British Columbia
Huimin Zhao, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Crowding Inside and Outside the Cell 

Felipe Garcia-Qiroz, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jerelle Joseph, Princeton University
Evan Spruijit, Radboud University, Nijmegen

Integration of Structural Methodologies: More Than the Sum of the Parts

Sheena Radford, University of Leeds
Andrej Sali, University of California, San Francisco
Hao Wu, Harvard University

Dancing With Shape-Shifting Partners

Lewis Kay, University of Toronto
Lauren Porter, NIH
Andela Saric, Institute of Science and Technology, Austria

Game Changers in Imaging: Looking in 3D, Multi-color and In-life Cells

Francisco Balzarotti, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology
Aleksandra Radenovic, EPFL
Simon Scheuring, Weill Cornell Institute of Medicine

Nature-inspired Design: Enzymes, Transport Proteins and Others in Their Ilk

Steve Mayo, California Institute of Technology
Pumtiwitt McCarthy, Morgan State University
Scott Prosser, University of Toronto

Messages and Messengers Across the Membrane

Denise Okafor, Penn State University
Heather Pinkett, Northwestern University
Rebecca Voorhees, California Institute of Technology

Pre- and Post-translational Modification: Creating a Myriad of Proteins Out of One

James Galligan, University of Arizona
Elizabeth Rhoades, University of Pennsylvania
Evan Worden, Van Andel Research Institute

Ubiquitin in Action: From Structure to Cell Biology

Speakers TBD