Programme overview

Please note that this programme is subject to change.

Sunday 16 July 2017    
13:30 18:00 Onsite registration open  
14:30 15:30 Public lecture  
16:45 17:15 Welcome address  
17:15 18:00 Plenary Lecture 1  
18:00 19:30 Welcome reception
(open to all registered participants - conference badge entry)
 
       
Monday 17 July 2017   Tuesday 18 July 2017
08:00 18:45  Registration   08:00  18:45 Registration
09:00 09:45 Plenary Lecture 2   09:00 09:45 Plenary Lecture 5
09:45 09:55 Movement break   09:45 09:55 Movement break
09:55 12:40 Parallel session 1
(refreshment break 11:10 - 11:40)
  • Molecular machinery
  • Multiscale biophysics of membranes
  • Protein-nucleic acid interactions
  • Quantitative approaches to gene regulation
  • Synthetic biology
  09:55 12:40 Parallel session 3 
(refreshment break 11:10 - 11:40)
  • Computational biophysics
  • Correlative, multiscale and functional imaging
  • Evolution, ecology, collective and emergent behaviour
  • Mechanosensing and mechanoregulation
  • Protein misfolding
12:40 14:40 Lunch and poster session   12:40 14:40 Lunch and poster session
14:40 15:25 Plenary Lecture 3   14:40 15:25 Plenary Lecture 6
15:25 15:50 New & Notable   15:25 15:50 New & Notable
15:50 16:00 Movement break   15:50 16:00 Movement break
16:00 18:45

Parallel session 2
(refreshment break 17:00-17:30)

  • Forces in and between cells: filaments, membranes and walls
  • Nanobiophysics
  • Protein structure to function
  • Quantum biology
  • Systems biology
  16:00 18:45

Parallel session 4
(refreshment break 17:00-17:30)

  • Active matter
  • Experimental and computational approaches to protein design
  • Membrane permeation: channels
  • Modelling, inference, big data
  • Molecular and cellular processes of energy transduction
18:45 18:55 Movement break   18:45 18:55 Movement break
18:55 19:40 Plenary Lecture 4   18:55 19:40 Plenary Lecture 7
19:40 TBC TBC        
             
Wednesday 19 July 2017   Thursday 20 July 2017
08:00  18:45 Registration   08:00  12:00 Registration
09:00 09:45 Plenary Lecture 8   09:00 11:45 Parallel session 7
(refreshment break 10:15 - 10:45)
  • Imaging molecules of life
  • Membrane-active peptides
  • Physics of cancer
  • Receptors and signalling
  • Why disorder matters
09:45 09:55 Movement break  
09:55 12:40 Parallel session 5
(refreshment break 11:10 - 11:40)
  • Biomimetic structures and systems
  • Drug discovery and delivery
  • Imaging the cell
  • Membrane permeation: transporters
  • Motility and migration
 
12:40 14:40 Lunch and poster session   11:45 11:55 Movement break
14:40 15:25 Plenary Lecture 9   11:55 12:40 Plenary Lecture 10
15:25 15:50 New & Notable   12:40 13:15 Closing Ceremony
15:50 16:00 Movement break                  
16:00 18:45

Parallel session 6
(refreshment break 17:00-17:30)

  • Applications in biomedical and materials science
  • Morphogenesis and development
  • Optogenetics and neural systems
  • Protein folding and assembly
 
18:45 19:30 Break  
19:30 End time
TBC
Drinks reception, buffet and ceilidh 
(open to all registered participants - conference badge entry)
 
       



 
 

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Key dates

  • Bursaries deadline:

    10 March 2017

  • Poster award deadline:

    24 March 2017

  • Abstract submission deadline:

    24 March 2017

  • Early registration deadline:
    14 April 2017
  • Presenters registration deadline:
    1 May 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    5 July 2017