Biocatalysis - Halogenases and dehalogenases

Monday, August 13, 2012: 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Meeting Room 11-12, Columbia Hall, Terrace level (Washington Hilton)
Alfred Spormann

8:30 AM
The mechanism of the aliphatic halogenases
J. Martin Bollinger Jr.1, Megan L. Matthews2, Christopher S. Neumann3, Linde A. Miles4, Tyler L. Grove5, Squire J. Booker1, Christopher T. Walsh3 and Carsten Krebs1, (1)Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, (2)Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, (3)Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, (4)Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, (5)Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
9:00 AM
Ascribing function to reductive dehalogenase genes
Elizabeth A. Edwards1, Shuiquan Tang1, Winnie Chan1, Kelly Fletcher2, Xioaming Liang1, Elizabeth Padilla3, Cynthia Swift3, Jana Seifert4, Frank Löffler3 and Lorenz Adrian5, (1)Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, (2)School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, (3)Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, (4)UFZ, Department of Proteomics, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig, Germany, (5)FG Angewandte Biochemie, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
9:30 AM
Break - Sponsored by FrieslandCampina Domo
10:00 AM
Evolution of reductive dehalogenases
Alfred Spormann, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
10:30 AM
Dehalogenating and dearomatizing halobenzoyl-CoA reductases
Matthias Boll, Microbiology, Institute for Biologie II, Freiburg, Germany
11:00 AM
Microbial biodefluorination of polyfluorinated chemicals in the environment
Ning Wang, Patrick W Folsom, Lisa M Sulecki, Barry W Wolstenholme, Bogdan Szostek, Patricia K McCausland and Robert C Buck, Haskell Global Centers for Health and Environmental Sciences, DuPont, Newark, DE
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