• Biophysical Society Meeting
    20-23, 2020
    University of Konstanz, Germany

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Conference program Molecular Biophysics
21-23 March 2024, Kloster Hünfeld, Germany


  • 4.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

    Membranes and bio-constructs

    Ana Garcia-Saez, Köln, GER (Illuminating mitochondrial permeabilization in apoptosis)
    Lynne Regan, Edinburgh, UK (talk title to be announced, TBA)
    Selected from abstracts 1
    Selected from abstracts 2

  • 6.00 p.m.


  • 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.

    Structures & methodologies

    Aneika Leney, Birmingham, UK (TBA)
    Sarah Harris, Leeds, UK (From genes to machines - multiscale modelling of biomolecular dynamics)
    Arwen Pearson (Time-resolved structural biology for the masses: making a niche method part of the routine structural biology toolkit)


  • 9.00 a.m. - 10.30 a.m.

    Single molecule methodologies

    Don Lamb, LMU München, GER (Refolding of discontinuous two-domain protein: A multi-color FRET story)
    Stefan Hell, Göttingen / Heidelberg, GER (MINFLUX nanoscopy and related matters)
    Madhavi Krishnan, Oxford, UK (Bringing electrostatics to light: Electrometry probes a new dimension at the molecular scale)

  • 10.30 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.

    Coffee break

  • 11.00 a.m. - 12.00 a.m.

    Single molecule dynamics I

    Neil Kad, Kent, UK (Super-resolving the activity of muscle myosins in the native milieu of myofibrils)
    Selected from abstracts 3
    Selected from abstracts 4

  • 12.00 a.m.


  • 2.00 p.m. - 3.55 p.m.

    Single molecule dynamics II

    George Heath, Leeds, UK (Structural dynamics of single proteins by High-Speed AFM)
    Dagmar Klostermeier, Münster, GER (Regulation of topoisomerase activities through modulation of their conformational space and dynamics)
    Selected from abstracts 5
    David Rueda, Imperial College London, UK (TBA)
    Industry Talk: Lumicks B.V.

  • 3.55 p.m. - 4.15 p.m.

    Coffee break (20 min.)

  • 4.15 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

    Protein-DNA systems

    Alice Pyne, Sheffield, UK (Unravelling the invisible complexities of the genome)
    Christian Hearing, Würzburg, GER (Insights into the molecular machines that fold genomes)
    Selected from abstracts 6
    Michael Schlierf, Dresden, GER (Molecular mechanisms of the bacterial integron revealed with singlemolecule biophysics)

  • 6.00 p.m.


  • 7.30 p.m. - Open end

    Poster Session


  • 9.00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

    Molecular adhesion

    Seraphine Wegner, Münster, GER (Photoswitchable cell-cell adhesions)
    Sergi Garcia-Manyes, King’s College London, UK (Talin oxidation regulates cellular mechanotransduction)
    Selected from abstracts 7
    Selected from abstracts 8

  • 10.30 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.

    Coffee break

  • 11.00 a.m. - 12.00 a.m.

    Viral interactions

    Reidun Twarock, York, UK (Viral geometry as a key to understanding viral infections)
    Selected from abstracts 9
    Selected from abstracts 10

  • 12:00 a.m.


  • 1.30 p.m. - 2.45 p.m.

    Protein aggregation

    Meytal Landau (Virulent and Antimicrobial Amyloids in Infectious and Neurodegenerative Diseases)
    Henrike Heise (Protein unfolding and aggregation at all stages as seen by NMR-spectroscopy)

  • 2.45 p.m. - End

    Concluding words and poster prizes