Program

Selected talks are scheduled for 15 min + 5 min discussion.

Thursday July 18-2019 GHS Schänzlestr. 1 in the Institute for Biology II/III
12:00 - 13:00 Registration
13:00 - 13:10 Welcome address
 
13:10 - 15:10 Session 1 Chair: Annegret Wilde
13:10 - 13:50 Pascale Romby Keynote lecture:
Regulatory RNAs studies in Staphylococcus aureus revealed complex and dynamic networks interconnecting stress responses, metabolism adaptation, decision-making and virulence
13:50 - 14:10 Kathrin Fröhlich Post-transcriptional regulation by a cell-cycle controlled small RNA in Caulobacter crescentus
14:10 - 14:30 Ines Vollmer Analysis of the RNA-based regulatory mechanisms controlling the type III secretion system in Yersinia pseudotuberculosis
14:30 - 14:50 Britta Jordan A potential type I toxin/antitoxin system in Methanosarcina mazei
14:50 - 15:10 Stefano Marzi S. aureus S1 is an RNA chaperone which promotes translation of secreted virulence factors by modulating mRNA structures
15:10 - 15:40 Coffee break
15:40 - 17:20 Session 2 Chair: Rolf Backofen
15:40 - 16:20 Sebastian Will Keynote lecture: A brief overview of RNA Bioinformatics
16:20 - 16:40 Martin Raden The impact of various seed, accessibility and interaction constraints on sRNA target prediction - a systematic assessment
16:40 - 17:00 Jens Georg
Steffen Lott
Using “social networks” for sRNA homolog prediction
17:00 - 17:20 Björn Voss Data analysis for RNA interactomics
17:20 - 19:30 Poster session
19:30 Barbecue in the Botanical Garden
 
Friday July 19-2019 HS1 Hauptstraße 1 in the Institute for Biology I
9:00 - 10:40 Session 3 Chair: Kai Papenfort
9:00 - 9:40 Shoshy Altuvia Keynote lecture: Signal-dependent transcriptional and translational pausing influences the dynamics of RNA folding and formation of alternative conformations
9:40 - 10:00 Matthias Riediger Gradient profiling by sequencing (Grad-Seq) - on the quest for sRNA-protein interactions in the cyanobacterial model organism Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
10:00 - 10:20 Julian Grützner DUF1127 protein RSP_6037 is a RNA-binding protein
10:20 - 10:40 Hendrik Melior Posttranscriptional regulation of ribosomal genes by an antibiotic-dependent complex of the leader peptide peTrpL and the attenuator sRNA rnTrpL
10:40 - 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 - 12:50 Session 4 Chair: Franz Narberhaus
11:20 - 11:40 Lydia Hadjeras Global examination of bacterial translatomes using ribosome profiling
11:40 - 12:00 Stephan Pienkoß Temperature-dependent modulation of the sRNA CyaR
12:00 - 12:20 Florian Sikora The phosphotransferase protein EIIANtr regulates AcnB aconitase activity in a phosphorylation-independent manner in Escherichia coli
12:20 -12:40 Katharina Höfer Revising RNA Architecture - Characterization of NAD-capped RNA in bacteria
12:40 - 12:50 Closing remarks