Biomolecules and Nanostructures 4

15-19 May 2013, Pultusk, Poland

Invited Speakers


A list of confirmed speakers is as follows:

Jasna Brujic, New York University, USA
Views of protein folding from a statistical physics approach to single molecule experiments 

Jane Clarke, University of Cambridge, Department of Chemistry, UK
Lessons that can be learned from studying the folding of protein families 

Giovanni Dietler, EPFL, SWITZERLAND
DNA manipulation 

Ruxandra Dima, University of Cincinnatti, USA
Multiscale simulations of the mechanics of filamentous proteins

Marc Fabian, McGill University, Montreal, CANADA
Structural insight into gene silencing programs that employ the CCR4-NOT deadenylase complex. 

Patricia Faisca, University of Lisboa, PORTUGAL
Intermediate states for protein folding and aggregation

Neil Ferguson, University College, Dublin, IRELAND
Molecular mimicry in hepatitis B virus: How a viral intrinsically disordered protein helps hijacks the host membrane-trafficking machinery

Piotr Garstecki, Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS, Warsaw, POLAND
Automated droplet microfluidics for studies of emergence of drug resistance in bacteria

Peter Hinterdorfer, Institute for Biophysics, Christian Doppler Laboratory of Nanoscopic Methods in Biophysics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, AUSTRIA
Molecular recognition force microscopy/spectroscopy

Robert Holyst, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Warsaw, POLAND
Biologistics: mobility of ligands, proteins and plasmids in cytoplasm of the eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells

Gerhard Hummer, NIH Bethesda, MD, USA
Structure, dynamics and function of supramolecular assemblies from simulation and experiment

Thomas Kiefhaber, Technical University Munich, Biophysical Chemistry, GERMANY
The unlocked state: a clue to understand how proteins fold and unfold

Andrzej Kloczkowski, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
New Methods to Improve Protein Structure Prediction and Refinement

Andrzej Kolinski, University of Warsaw, Chemistry Department, Poland
CABS - coarse grained modeling of protein structure assembly, dynamics and interactions

Robert Leheny, Physics Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Viscoelastic behavior of proteinic surfaces

Adam Liwo, University of Gdansk, POLAND
Mean field dipole-dipole interactions as essential factors in the formation of biomolecular architecture

Amos Maritan, University of Padua, ITALY

Cristian Micheletti, SISSA, Trieste, ITALY
DNA knotting inside viral capsids: a computational approach

Wladek Minor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
Experiment and modeling: competitive or complementary approaches to structural biology?

Pawel Pomorski, Nencki Institute PAS, Warsaw, POLAND
How cell adhesion can influence nucleotide-dependent calcium signal: the idea of signalosome and it's practical implementation

Wouter Roos, Vrije Universiteit, THE NETHERLANDS
Dual structural role of the viral RNA: capsid stabilization vs. genome uncoating

Joerg Rottler, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA
DNA bundles

Catherine Royer, Centre de Biochimie Structurale, Montpellier, FRANCE
Pressure effects on protein stability - The devil is in the details

Joan-Emma Shea, UC Santa Barbara, USA
Simulation of protein aggregation

Andrzej Sienkiewicz, EPFL, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND
Multifunctional magnetic-photoluminescent-photocatalytic nanostructures for biomedical applications

George Stan, University of Cincinnatti, USA
Models of chaperons

Jaroslaw Stolarski, Institute of Paleobiology PAS, Warsaw, POLAND
How meanignful is prefix "bio" for minerals formed by organisms: the nanoscale perspective

Marek Tchorzewski, UMCS, Lublin, POLAND
The ribosome action as transitions between different functional/structural states driven by energy obtained from GTP hydrolysis

Damien Thompson, Tyndall Institute, Cork, IRELAND
Nanoscale computer-aided design of self-assembling materials for electronics and health applications

Andrew Travers, LMB, Cambridge, UK
Chromosomes as topological machines

Joanna Trylska, CeNT University of Warsaw, POLAND
Ribosomal RNA as a target for sequence-specific inhibition

Rebecca C. Wade, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies and Heidelberg University, GERMANY
Protein Dynamics and Molecular Recognition: Insights from Simulations

Gijs Wuite, Vrije Universiteit, THE NETHERLANDS
The Nanomechanics of Viruses

Piotr Zielenkiewicz, IBB, Warsaw, POLAND
Whole cell model of translation

Boguslaw Baginski, University of Warsaw, POLAND
Zircon - small but great