Abstracts

Abstract categories

Abstract categories

Abstracts for presentation at #DiscoverBMB will be accepted in the following categories. Submission instructions and a link to the submission system will be available in early September.

  • DNA recombination, structure and topology
    • DNA polymerases, telomerase, replicases and replisomes
  • Chromatin structure, remodeling and gene expression
    • Epigenetic modifications of DNA and RNA
    • Transcriptional mechanisms, regulation and RNA polymerases
  • RNA: Processing, transport and regulatory mechanisms
    • RNA binding proteins
    • Non-coding RNAs
    • RNA processing and editing
  • Protein synthesis, structure, modifications and interactions
    • Mechanisms and regulation of protein synthesis and dynamics
    • Protein interactions and binding
    • Protein modifications
    • Protein structure and biophysics
    • Protein folding and degradation: chaperones and the proteosome
    • Protein turnover, misfolding, aggregation and degradation
    • Intrinsically disordered proteins, prions and amyloids
  • Enzyme chemistry and catalysis
    • Enzyme mechanisms, kinetics and energetics
    • Structural dynamics of enzymes and multienzyme complexes
    • Enzyme regulation and allosterism
  • Chemical biology, drug discovery and bioanalytical methods
    • Drug screening and development
    • Chemical biology of natural products, nucleic acids and small molecules
    • Chemical probes, biosensors and biomarkers
    • Protein engineering and design
    • Protein–small molecule interactions
    • Nanotechnology
  • Genomics, glycomics, proteomics and metabolomics
    • Genomics
    • Glycomics
    • Proteomics
    • Metabolomics
  • Signal transduction and cellular regulation
    • Extracellular matrix and cell signaling
    • G proteins and small GTPases
    • Protein kinases and phosphatases
    • Apoptosis and cell death
    • Tumor suppressors and tumor drivers
    • Cancer signaling and therapeutics
    • Neurobiology and neuronal signaling
    • Immune signaling
  • Bacteria and parasites: from microbiome to antibiotics
    • Microbe/parasite–host interactions
    • Antibiotic resistance
    • Antibacterial targets and drug discovery
    • Microbiomes
  • Metabolism and bioenergetics
    • Oxidative stress and reactive oxygen
    • Metabolism and cancer
    • Metabolism and nutrition
    • Diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome
  • Lipids and membranes
    • Regulation of lipid metabolism
    • Lipids and inflammation
    • Membrane proteins, lipid interactions and lipid domains
    • Vesicle trafficking and cargo
  • Glycans and glycobiology
    • Glycosyltransferases and hydrolases
    • Glycan binding proteins
    • Glycans in disease
  • Computational biology
    • AI and machine learning
    • Bioinformatics
  • Organelles and compartments
    • Quality control in organelles
    • Phase separation in organelle structure and function
    • Inter-organelle communication
  • BMB education and professional development
    • Active learning in the molecular life sciences
    • Big data in molecular life sciences, student projects, labs and the classroom
    • Institutional change and faculty perspectives about teaching in the life sciences
    • Service learning initiatives, community involvement and context dependent biochemistry instruction