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:
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
(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:
Helmut Grubmüller, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
  09:00 09:45 Plenary Lecture 5:
Sheena Radford, University of Leeds, UK
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)
  • S01 Multiscale biophysics of membranes
  • S02 Molecular machinery
  • S03 Quantitative approaches to gene regulation
  • S04 Synthetic biology
  • S05 Protein-nucleic acid interactions
  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 and poster session   12:40 14:40 Lunch and poster session
12:30 14:55 HF SP Support for Biophysicists    13:00 13:45 Physics of Life network
13:00 14:00 PoLNET2 SG (closed)        
13:00 14:30 EBSA National Societies' Presidents Meeting (closed)        
14:00 16:00 IUPAB Council Meeting (closed)   14:00 17:30 IUPAB EGA and GA (closed)
14:40 15:25 Plenary Lecture 3:
Xiaoliang Sunney Xie, Harvard University, USA
(Bei Lecture)
  14:40 15:25 Plenary Lecture 6:
Terry Hwa, University of California, San Diego, USA
15:25 15:50 EBSA Young Investigator Award 2017
Philipp Kukura, University of Oxford, UK
  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)

  • S06 Protein structure to function
  • S07 Nanobiophysics
  • S08 Forces in and between cells: filaments, membranes and walls
  • S09 Systems biology
  • S10 Quantum biology
  16:00 18:45

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

  • 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
18:45 18:55 Movement break   18:45 18:55 Movement break
18:55 19:40 Plenary Lecture 4: TBC   18:55 19:40 Plenary Lecture 7: TBC
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:
Avanti/EBSA Award winner
Jean Marie Ruysschaert, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
  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
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 poster session   11:45 11:55 Movement break
 12:40   14:40 Biophysics and the 3Rs    11:55  12:40 Plenary Lecture 10:
Robert J Lefkowitz, Duke University, USA (IUPAB Katchalski Lecture) 
13:30 14:30 Springer Nature Editorial Board (closed)   12:40 13:15 Closing Ceremony
14:40 15:25 Plenary Lecture 9:
Petra Schwille, MPI Martinsried, Germany (IUPAB Engstrom Lecture)
  13:00 14:30 EBSA EC Second Meeting (closed)
15:25 15:50 New & Notable        
15:50 16:00 Movement break        
16:00 18:00 IUPAB New Council Meeting (closed)    
16:00 18:45

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

  • S26 Optogenetics and neural systems
  • S27 Protein folding and assembly
  • S28 Morphogenesis and development
  • S29 Applications in biomedical and materials science
  • S30 Ionic liquids meet biomolecules
 
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: [extended]
    24 April 2017
  • Presenters registration deadline:
    1 May 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    5 July 2017