Structure and function of neurotransmitter transporters – University of Copenhagen

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Structure and function of neurotransmitter transporters


14:00 Welcome
14:05 Proteins on the move - elucidating conformational dynamics in secondary active transporters
Claus Løland, Molecular Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Center for neuroscience, University of Copenhagen
14:40 From chemical probes to drugs at the serotonin transporter
Benny Bang-Andersen, Lundbeck Research, H. Lundbeck A/S
15:15 Dynamics of the neurotransmitter transporters and analogs from simulations
Birgit Schiøtt, Department of Chemistry and iNANO, Aarhus University
15:50 Break
16:10 Examining antidepressant binding sites in the human serotonin transporter
Kristian Strømgaard, Center for Biopharmaceuticals, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen
16:45 Novel and atypical DAT inhibitors for the treatment of psychostimulant use disorders
Amy H. Newman, Medicinal Chemistry Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health
17:20 Concluding remarks

The symposium is arranged on behalf of the graduate programme in pharmaceutical sciences, Drug Research Academy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, by Kristian Strømgaard (email: and Claus Løland (email:, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology.

The arrangement is free of charge and open for attendance by all interested parties. It is not necessary to pre-register.