Invited Speakers

Confirmed speakers and titles of their talks

Simon Alberti, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics & BIOTEC, Technical University, Dresden, GERMANY
A phosphorylation-controlled conformational switch drives stress granule formation by unlocking RNA multivalency

Emma Danelius, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
MicroED: conception, practice and future opportunities

Dennis E. Discher, Biophysical Engineering Labs, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
Nanoscience & engineering of "Self" recognition by macrophages

Andrzej Dziembowski, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, POLAND
Regulation of gene expression by non-canonical poly(A) and poly(U) polymerases

Feng Gai, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
Site-specific interrogation of protein conformational dynamics

Bertrand Garcia-Moreno, Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, U.S.A.
Electrostatic principles for the engineering of pH switch proteins

Marina Guenza, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oregon, U.S.A.
Protein dynamics: fluctuations and binding

Andrzej Joachimiak, University of Chicago, U.S.A.
Social life of microbial communities and the contact-dependent growth inhibition systems

Władek Minor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, U.S.A.
Impact of reproducibility and artificial intelligence on structure based drug discovery

Sua Myong, Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, U.S.A.
Single molecule fluorescence detection of protein-nucleic acid interactions

Joanna Niedziółka-Jönsson, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, POLAND
Plasmonic structures for biosensing

Wiesław Nowak, Institute of Physics, Nicholas Copernicus University, Toruń, POLAND
Towards light control of insulin release. Computational and bioinformatics modeling of photoactive drugs action

Marcin Nowotny, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw, POLAND
Dynamic conformational readout of DNA sequence in DNA repair and reverse transcription

Tomas Obsil, Department of Physical and Macromolecular Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
Allosteric regulation of enzyme activity by 14-3-3 proteins

Mikael Oliveberg, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm University, SWEDEN
Physicochemical code for protein solubility in live cells and adaptation to extreme enviroments

Annalisa Pastore, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College, London, U.K. & University of Pavia, ITALY
Electrostatic frustration in cold denaturation

Sheena E. Radford, Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology, University of Leeds, U.K.
Seeing amyloid: Beautiful structures and toxic mechanisms

Paul Robustelli, D.E. Shaw Research, New York, U.S.A.
Elucidating molecular recognition mechanisms of intrinsically disordered proteins at atomistic resolution

George D. Rose, Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, U.S.A.
Protein folding: a different perspective

Flavio Seno, Department of Physics and Astronomy "G. Galilei", University of Padova, ITALY
Correlation between self-entanglement and amino acid sequence in proteins

Nathalie Sibille, Center for Structural Biochemistry, CNRS, Montpellier, FRANCE
Interplay of protein disorder in retinoic acid receptor heterodimer and its coregulators in gene expression

Mateusz Sikora, Max Planc Institute of Biophysics, Germany; University of Vienna & IST Austria, AUSTRIA
Sticking together - structure and regulation of cadherin-mediated cell-cell adhesion

Shoji Takada, Department of Biophysics, Kyoto University, JAPAN
Nucleosome dynamics: sliding, eviction, and disassembly

Vladimir Uversky, College of Medicine Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, U.S.A.
Unusual biophysics and strange biology of intrinsic disorder

Meni Wanunu, Department of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, U.S.A.
Nanopores and light: controlling light, temperature, and force on single biomolecules

Paul Whitford, Department of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, U.S.A.
Quantifying collective dynamics in the ribosome