1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 2: Protein aggregation, trafficking and chaperones

Chair

John Carver, Australian National University, AUS

Invited international speaker

Associate Professor Justin Benesch, University of Oxford, UK
Chaperoning mechanical muscle proteins: a new paradigm for small heat shock protein function

Invited national speaker

Dr Archa Fox, University of Western Australia, AUS
Enhancing the spatiotemporal sub-nuclear sequestration of RNA binding proteins by manipulating paraspeckle size

Speakers selected from abstracts

Dr James Brown, University of New South Wales, AUS
Determining the influence of Lewy body components on the aggregation of α-synuclein

Dr Yuning Hong, La Trobe University, AUS
Monitoring early-stage protein aggregation by an aggregation-induced emission fluorogen

Associate Professor Shelli McAlpine, University of New South Wales, AUS
Designing chemical tools that target heat shock proteins

Dr Chi Le Pham, University of Sydney, AUS
How fungi use self-assembling proteins to control the infection interface