Programme 

Sunday 16 July 2017
12:30 14:30 EBSA EC First Meeting (closed) 
13:30 18:00 Onsite registration open
14:30 15:30 Public lecture:
Alzheimer’s Disease: Addressing a Twenty-First Century Plague
Christopher M Dobson, University of Cambridge, UK
16:45 17:15 Welcome address
17:15 18:00 Plenary Lecture 1:
Venki Ramakrishnan , LMB Cambridge, UK (IUPAB Ramachandran Lecture)
18:00 19:30 Welcome reception
     
Monday 17 July 2017
08:00 18:00 Registration
09:00 09:45 Plenary Lecture 2:
Helmut Grubmüller, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
09:45 09:55 Movement break
09:55 12:40 Parallel session 1
(refreshment break 11:10 - 11:40)
  • S01 Multiscale biophysics of membranes
  • S02 Molecular machinery
  • S03 Quantitative approaches to gene regulation
  • S04 Synthetic biology
  • S05 Protein-nucleic acid interactions
12:40 14:40 Lunch and poster session
12:40 14:40 HFSP Support for Biophysicists
12:40 13:40 Japan Bid Presentation
13:00 14:00 Physics of Life Steering Group meeting (closed)
13:00 14:30 EBSA National Societies' Presidents Meeting (closed)
13:30 14:30 Biophysical Reviews, Springer-Nature Editorial Board Meeting (closed_
14:40 15:25 Plenary Lecture 3:
Xiaoliang Sunney Xie, Harvard University, USA
(Bei Lecture)
15:25 15:50 EBSA Young Investigator Award 2017
Philipp Kukura, University of Oxford, UK
15:50 16:00 Movement break
16:00 18:00 IUPAB Council Meeting
16:00 18:45

Parallel session 2
(refreshment break 17:15-17:45)

  • S06 Protein structure to function
  • S07 Nanobiophysics
  • S08 Forces in and between cells: filaments, membranes and walls
  • S09 Systems biology
  • S10 Quantum biology
19:00 21:00 Whisky and Craft Beer Tasting reception
Exhibition and Posters
   
Tuesday 18 July 2017
08:00 18:00 Registration
09:00 09:45 Plenary Lecture 5:
Sheena Radford, University of Leeds, UK
09:45 09:55 Movement break
09:55 12:40 Parallel session 3 
(refreshment break 11:10 - 11:40)
  • S11 Computational biophysics
  • S12 Protein misfolding
  • S13 Mechanosensing and mechanoregulation
  • S14 Correlative, multiscale and functional imaging
  • S15 Evolution, ecology, collective and emergent behaviour
12:40 14:40 Lunch, Posters and Exhibition
12:40 13:00 British Biophysical Society AGM (open to all BBS members)
 13:00 13:45 Physics of Life Network (a UK funding initiative, open to all interested delegates)
14:00 18:10 IUPAB EGA and GA, followed by formal bids
14:40 15:25 Plenary Lecture 6:
Terry Hwa, University of California, San Diego, USA
15:25 15:50 New & Notable

Structural disorder of monomeric a-synuclein persists in mammalian cells
Francois-Xavier Theillet, CNRS, France 

15:50 16:00 Movement break
16:00 18:45

Parallel session 4
(refreshment break 17:15-17:45)

  • S16 Molecular and cellular processes of energy transduction
  • S17 Membrane permeation: channels
  • S18 Modelling, inference, big data
  • S19 Experimental and computational approaches to protein design
  • S20 Active matter
19:00 20:00 EBSA General Assembly (open to all registered participants)
   
Wednesday 19 July 2017
08:00 18:00 Registration
09:00 09:45 Plenary Lecture 7:
Avanti/EBSA Award winner
Jean Marie Ruysschaert, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
09:45 09:55 Movement break
09:55 12:40 Parallel session 5
(refreshment break 11:10 - 11:40)
  • S21 Membrane permeation: transporters
  • S22 Imaging the cell
  • S23 Biomimetic structures and systems
  • S24 Drug discovery and delivery
  • S25 Motility and migration
12:40 14:40 Lunch and posters
12:40 14:40 3Rs and Biophysics

12:40 14:40 Bridging the gap: Undergraduate education across the 'disciplines'
Chairs: Rhoda Hawkins and Jeremy Craven, University of Sheffield, UK
12:40 14:00 European Biophysical Journal, Springer-Nature Editorial Board Meeting (closed)
13:30 14:30 EBSA 2019 Committee Meeting (closed)
14:40 15:25 Plenary Lecture 8:
Petra Schwille, MPI Martinsried, Germany (IUPAB Engstrom Lecture)
15:25 15:50 New & Notable

Tracking and localization microscopy of single mitochondrial proteins in living cells
Timo Appelhans, Universität Osnabrück, Germany

15:50 16:00 Movement break
16:00 18:00 IUPAB New Council Meeting (closed)
16:00 18:45

Parallel session 6
(refreshment break 17:15-17:45)

  • S26 Applications in biomedical and materials science
  • S27 Protein folding and assembly
  • S28 Morphogenesis and development
  • S29 Optogenetics and neural systems
  • S30 Ionic liquids meet biomolecules
18:45 19:30 Break
19:30 23:30 Conference dinner and Ceilidh
(open to all registered participants - conference badge entry)
   
Thursday 20 July 2017
08:00  13:30 Registration
09:00 11:45 Parallel session 7
(refreshment break 10:15 - 10:45)
  • S31 Imaging molecules of life
  • S32 Receptors and signalling
  • S33 Membrane-active peptides
  • S34 Why disorder matters
  • S35 Physics of cancer
11:45 12:00 Movement break
12:00 12:45 Plenary Lecture 9:
Robert J Lefkowitz, Duke University, USA (IUPAB Katchalski Lecture) 
12:45 13:15

Closing Ceremony

13:30 14:30

EBSA EC Second Meeting (closed)

Key dates

  • Bursaries deadline:

    10 March 2017

  • Poster award deadline:

    24 March 2017

  • Abstract submission deadline:

    24 March 2017

  • Early registration deadline: [extended]
    24 April 2017
  • Presenters registration deadline:
    1 May 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    5 July 2017