Open Science Research Excellence

ICPSDMA 2020 : International Conference on Protein Structure Design, Methods and Applications

San Francisco, USA
November 2 - 3, 2020

Call for Papers

ICPSDMA 2020 : International Conference on Protein Structure Design, Methods and Applications is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Protein Structure Design, Methods and Applications. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Protein design
  • Models of protein structure and function
  • Target structure
  • Sequence space
  • Structural flexibility
  • Energy function
  • Computational protein design
  • Protein interactions
  • Design of globular proteins
  • Design of transmembrane proteins
  • Design of fibrous proteins
  • Challenges for effective protein design energy functions
  • Protein design as an optimization problem
  • Algorithms
  • Algorithms with mathematical guarantees
  • Dead-end elimination (DEE)
  • Branch-and-bound algorithms
  • Optimization as an integer linear program
  • Message-passing based approximations to the linear programming dual
  • Optimization algorithms without guarantees
  • Monte Carlo and simulated annealing
  • Belief propagation for protein design
  • Applications and examples of designed proteins
  • Enzyme design
  • Design for affinity
  • Scoring binding predictions
  • Design for specificity
  • Protein resurfacing