PROGRAM:

 

August 23 (Monday)

Opening Ceremony                                                                                           09:00-09:15

Room A

 

 

Leif Matsson, Secretary General ICBP2004

 

 

 

Mats Jonson, Nobel Institute for Physics

 

 

 

Clas Blomberg, Chairman ICBP2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plenary Lectures                                                                                              09:15-12:00

Room A

Chairpersons:  Pal Ormos (Szeged Univ., Hungary), Eugene Shakhnovich (Harvard Univ., Cambridge, USA), Mats Jonson (Chalmers UT, Göteborg, Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

PL1:

09:15-10:15

Physics Confronts Biology: DNA Interactions in the Test Tube, the Virus, and the Cell

Room A

 

 

Adrian Parsegian. NIH Bethesda, USA

 

 

 

 

 

Break

10:15-10:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

PL2:

10:30-11:15

Biofunctional Supramolecular Interfacial Architectures for Optical Biosensing

Room A

 

 

Wolfgang Knoll. MPI Mainz, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

PL3:

11:15-12:00

Optical Explorations of Single Molecules

Room A

 

 

W. E. Moerner. Stanford University, USA

 

 

 

 

 

Poster Sessions A                                                                                             13:15-15:00

Near Room A

 

 

 

 

Symposium 1  Single Molecule Dynamics                                                   15:00-18:00

Room A

Chairpersons:  W. E. Moerner (Stanford Univ., USA),  Andreas Zumbusch (Univ. of Munich, Germany), Mikael Käll (Chalmers UT, Göteborg,  Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

S1-1:

15:00-15:20

Single Macromolecules: Hierarchic Thermodynamics, Irreversability and Biological Function.

Room A

 

 

Kenishi Yoshikawa. Kyoto University, Japan

 

 

 

 

 

S1-2:

15:20-15:40

Single Particle Manipulation by Microstructures Generated and Operated by Light.

Room A

 

 

Pal Ormos. Szeged University, Hungary

 

 

 

 

 

S1-3:

15:40-16:00

Direct Observations of Tiers in the Energy Landscape of a Protein: A Single Molecule Study

Room A

 

 

Jürgen Köhler. University of Bayreuth, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

S1-4:

16:00-16:20

LexA-DNA Bond Strength by Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy

Room A

 

 

Lilian T. Costa. LM University, Munich, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

Break

16:20-16:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

S1-5:

16:40-17:00

Single Molecule Spectroscopy with Vibronic Excitations

Room A

 

 

Andreas Zumbusch. University of Munich, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

S1-6:

17:00-17:20

Atomic-scale Dynamical Single Molecule Observations Using X-rays

Room A

 

 

Yuji C. Sasaki. JASRI, Sayou-gun, Hyougo-ken, Japan

 

 

 

 

 

S1-7:

17:20-17:40

Ions Crossing a Viral Ion Channel: Steered Molecular Dynamics Simulations on Vpu from HIV-1

Room A

 

 

Wolfgang B. Fischer. University of Oxford, UK

 

 

 

 

 

S1-8:

17:40-18:00

Novel Fluorescent Proteins for Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Studies

Room A

 

 

Gerd Ulrich Nienhaus. University of Ulm, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

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Symposium 2  Nanotechnology and Surface Science in Biology             15:00-18:00

Room B

Chairpersons:  Wolfgang Knoll (MPI Mainz, Germany), Fredrik Höök (Chalmers UT.,Göteborg,  Sweden), Bengt Kasemo (Chalmers UT, Göteborg,  Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

S2-1:

15:00-15:30

Bilayers in a Supporting Role: Tethered Vesicles and Composition Analysis

Room B

 

 

Steven G. Boxer. Stanford University, USA

 

 

 

 

 

S2-2:

15:30-16:00

Molecular Recognition in 2D Binary Mixtures of DNA-Base Molecules Studied by STM

Room B

 

 

Maya Schöck. University of Aarhus, Denmark

 

 

 

 

 

S2-3:

16:00-16:20

Spontaneous Stretching of DNA in Nanofluidic Channels

Room B

 

 

Jonas O. Tegenfeldt. Lund University, Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

Break

16:20-16:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

S2-4:

16:40-17:00

Protein Surface – the Dynamics of the Interactions between Protein, Water and Small Solutes

Room B

 

 

Ran Friedman. Tel Aviv University, Israel

 

 

 

 

 

S2-5:

17:00-17:20

Molecular Recognition Based on Optical Spectroscopy of Single Gold Nanoparticle

Room B

 

 

Gunnar Raschke. LM University, Munich, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

S2-6:

17:20-17:40

Target Specificity of a Peptide Aptamer Selected against Titanium

Room B

 

 

Kiyotaka Shiba. Tokyo Cancer Institute, Japan

 

 

 

 

 

S2-7:

17:40-18:00

Enzymatic Reactions in Biomimetic Confined Containers of Liposomes

Room B

 

 

Kristin Sott. Chalmers UT, Göteborg, Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

Symposium 8  Modeling Aspects on Cell Biology                                      15:00-18:00

Room C

Chairpersons: Eshel Ben-Jacob (Tel Aviv Univ., Israel),  Milian Brumen (Maribor Univ., Slovenia), Måns Ehrenberg (Uppsala Univ., Sweden),  Johan Paulsson (Univ. of Cambridge, UK).

 

 

 

 

 

S8-1:

15:00-15:30

Towards a Stochastic Systems Biology

Room C

 

 

Johan Paulsson. University of Cambridge, UK

 

 

 

 

 

S8-2:

15:30-16:00

Modelling of AMPA-Triggered Calcium Dynamics in Retinal Horizontal Cells

Room C

 

 

Shi-Yong Huang. Shanghai University, China

 

 

 

 

 

S8-3:

16:00-16:20

Computational Software and Applications in Systems Biology

Room C

 

 

Frank Bergmann. Keck Graduate Inst., Claremont, USA

 

 

 

 

 

Break

16:20-16:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

S8-4:

16:40-17:10

Singe Cell Oscillator: The Circadian Clock in Bacteria

Room C

 

 

Irina Mihalcescu. J. Fourier University, Grenoble, France

 

 

 

 

 

S8-5:

17:10-17:40

Mathematical Modelling of Ca2+ Oscillations in Airway Smooth Muscle Cells

Room C

 

 

Milian Brumen. Maribor University, Slovenia

 

 

 

 

 

S8-6:

17:40-18:00

Nanoscale Chemical Reaction Networks

Room C

 

 

Owe Orwar. Chalmers UT, Göteborg,  Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

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Party:

19:00-21:00

Informal Get-Together at “Börsen” (City Hall), Gustav Adolfs Torg, Centre of Göteborg (Free of Charge).

 

 

 

 

 

August 24 (Tuesday)

 

 

 

 

Plenary Lectures                                                                                              09:00-12.00

Room A

Chairpersons: Adrian Parsegian (NIH Bethesda, USA), Gunnar von Heijne (Stockholm Univ.,  Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

PL4:

09:00-10:00

Can We Model DNA Dynamics at the Mesoscale?

Room A

 

 

Michel Peyrard. Ecole Normale Sup., Lyon, France

 

 

 

 

 

Break

10:00-10:20

 

 

 

 

 

 

PL5:

10:20-11:10

Functional Holography of Neuronal Networks Activity

Room A

 

 

Eshel Ben-Jacob. Tel Aviv University, Israel

 

 

 

 

 

PL6:

11:10-12:00

Single DNA Translocation Experiments

Room A

 

 

Cees Dekker. Delft UT, Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

Poster Sessions A                                                                                             13:00-15:00

Near Room A

 

 

 

 

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Symposium 6  Dynamical Models of DNA                                                    15:00-18:00

Room A

Chairpersons:  Michel Peyrard (Ecole Normale Sup., Lyon, France), Leif Matsson (Chalmers UT,  Göteborg, Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

S6-1:

15:00-15:20

Modeling DNA Conformational Transitions

Room A

 

 

Sergey Volkov. Bogolyubov Institute, Kiev, Ukraine

 

 

 

 

 

S6-2:

15:20-15:40

DNA Dynamically Directs its Own Transcription Initiations

Room A

 

 

Kim Rasmussen. Los Alamos NL, USA

 

 

 

 

 

S6-3:

15:40-16:05

Electrostatic Recognition and Evolution of Life

Room A

 

 

Alexei A. Kornyshev. Imperial College, London, UK

 

 

 

 

 

S6-4:

16:05-16:20

Statistical Mechanics of Columnar DNA Assemblies

Room A

 

 

Dominic J. Lee. Imperial College, London, UK

 

 

 

 

 

Break

16:20-16:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

S6-5:

16:40-17:00

Internal Motions of DNA and RNA Studied by NMR

Room A

 

 

Jurgen Schleucher. Umeå University, Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

S6-6:

17:00-17:20

Biophysical Analysis of Chromatin Structure and Dynamics

Room A

 

 

Nikolay Korolev. School of Biological Sciences, Singapore

 

 

 

 

 

S6-7:

17:20-17:40

Position-Dependent Dynamics of Base and Backbone in ss- and ds-DNA

Room A

 

 

Tippana Ramreddy. Tata Institute, Mumbai, India

 

 

 

 

 

S6-8:

17:40-18:00

Microwave Conductivity and Infrared Absorption in Poly(dG)-Poly(dC) DNA and Poly(dA)-Poly(dT) DNA

Room A

 

 

Hiroshi Matsui. Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

 

 

 

 

 

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Symposium 3  Biosensors and Medical Applications                                 15:00-18:00

Room B

Chairpersons:  David Walt (Tufts Univ., Medford, USA), Bo Liedberg (Linköping Univ., Sweden), Ingemar Lundström (Linköping Univ., Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

S3-1:

15:00-15:30

Analysis of Protein – Protein Interactions on Protein Microarrays Utilizing Time-Resolved UV Fluorescence Spectroscopy

Room B

 

 

Peter Schellenberg. Inst. of Mol. Biotech., Jena, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

S3-2:

15:30-16:00

Investigation of Protein in Human Brain Tissue and HEP G2 Cells by Laser-Microdissection/Pressure-Catapult, nLC/MSMS and Chip Gene Expression Analysis

Room B

 

 

Bernd Saegmueller. LM University, Munich, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

S3-3:

16:00-16:20

Induction of Immune Response and Differentiation in Equine Cells Using Micropatterned Monolayers of Bacterial-LPS

Room B

 

 

José M. Morán-Mirabal. Cornell University, New York, USA

 

 

 

 

 

Break

16:20-16:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

S3-4:

16:40-17:00

Molecular Investigations of a pH Responsive Protein Hydrogel

Room B

 

 

Daniel J. Johnson. University of Nottingham, UK

 

 

 

 

 

S3-5:

17:00-17:20

Membrane on a Chip. Applications of Tethered Lipid Bilayers

Room B

 

 

Ingo Köper. MPI Mainz, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

S3-6:

17:20-17:40

Microvascularised Flaps Follow-Up Using Surface Sensor Pulse Oximetery

Room B

 

 

Nureddin Ashammakhi. Tampere UT, Finland

 

 

 

 

 

S3-7:

17:40-18:00

Conjugated Luminescent Polyelectrolytes – Conformation Sensitive Optical Probes for the Recording of Biomolecular Processes

Room B

 

 

Peter Nilsson. Linköping University, Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

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Symposium 4  Charge Transfer in Biomolecules, and Photobiology      15:00-18:00

Room C

Chairpersons:  Cees Dekker (Delft UT, Netherlands), Tomas Gillbro (Umeå Univ., Sweden), Bengt Nordén (Chalmers UT, Göteborg, Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

S4-1:

15:00-15:30

Ultrafast Peptide Dynamics

Room C

 

 

Josef Wachtveitl. J. W. Goethe University, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

S4-2:

15:30-15:50

Experimental Studies of Structure, Function, and Coherent Oscillations in Biomolecules

Room C

 

 

Paul Champion. Northeastern University, Boston, USA

 

 

 

 

 

S4-3:

15:50-16:05

DNA Charge Transfer: An Atomistic Model

Room C

 

 

Thorsten Koslowski. Freiburg University, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

S4-4:

16:05-16:20

A Nonadiabatic Theory for Ultrafast Catalytic Electron Transfer Modelling the Photosynthetic Reaction Center

Room C

 

 

Serge Aubry. L. Brillouin Lab., Gif-sur-Yvette, France

 

 

 

 

 

Break

16:20-16:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

S4-5:

16:40-17:00

Electrochemical and Bioelectrochemical Electron Transfer towards the Single-Molecule Level

Room C

 

 

Jens Ulstrup. DTU Lyngby, Denmark

 

 

 

 

 

S4-6:

17:00-17:20

Delocalization in Biological Systems

Room C

 

 

Sven Larsson. Chalmers UT, Göteborg,  Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

S4-7:

17:20-17:40

Theoretical Analysis of Decomposition Reaction of Dioxetanone in Firefly Bioluminescence

Room C

 

 

Naohisa Wada. Toyo University, Japan

 

 

 

 

 

S4-8:

17:40-18:00

Light-Controlled Electronic Communication in Photoswitchable Biosensors

Room C

 

 

Marina Voinova. Chalmers UT, Göteborg, Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

August 25 (Wednesday)

 

 

 

 

Plenary Lectures                                                                                              09:00-12:00

Room A

Chairpersons: Hans Frauenfelder (Los Alamos NL, USA), Sven Larsson. (Chalmers UT, Göteborg, Sweden.)

 

 

 

 

 

PL7:

09:00-10:00

Determining to Divide: How do Cells Decide?

Room A

 

 

Kendall A. Smith. Cornell University, New York, USA

 

 

 

 

 

Break

10:00-10:20

 

 

 

 

 

 

PL8:

10:20-11:10

High Density Optical Fibre Microarrays

Room A

 

 

David R. Walt. Tufts University, Medford, USA

 

 

 

 

 

PL9:

11:10-12:00

Long Range Charge Transport in DNA

Room A

 

 

Joshua Jortner. Tel Aviv University, Israel

 

 

 

 

 

Poster Session A must be removed before 12:00 Today, Wednesday,
in order to Make Room for Poster Session B

 

 

 

 

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Public Lecture

 

 

 

 

 

PL10:

13:30-14:30

Spectroscopic Imaging in Medicine – Diagnosis and Commercialization

Room A

 

 

Ian Smith. NRC, Winnipeg, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

Round Table Discussion

Room A

Chairpersons:  Clas Blomberg (KTH Stocholm, Sweden), Leif Matsson (Chalmers UT, Göteborg,  Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

RT:

14:30-15:30

What Can Physics Do For Biology?

 

 

 

Panel members to be announced

 

 

 

 

 

Afternoon Free

 

 

 

 

 

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19:30-22:30   Banquet at Chalmers Conference Centre Restaurant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 26 (Thursday)

 

 

 

 

Plenary Lectures                                                                                              09:00-12.00

Room A

Chairpersons: William E. Brownell (Baylor College, Houston, USA), John Hertz (Nordita, Copenhagen, Denmark), Hans Liljenström (SLU, Uppsala, Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

PL11:

09:00-10:00

Encoding for Computation: Recognizing Brief Dynamical Patterns by Exploiting Effects of Weak Rhythms on Action Potential Timing

Room A

 

 

John Hopfield. Princeton University, USA

 

 

 

 

 

Break

10:00-10:20

 

 

 

 

 

 

PL12:

10:20-11:10

Processive Motor Proteins and Stochastic Mechanochemistry

Room A

 

 

Michael E. Fisher. Univ. of Maryland, College Park, USA

 

 

 

 

 

PL13:

11:10-12:00

Plateaus and Jumps in Single-Molecule DNA Unzipping Experiments

Room A

 

 

David Nelson. Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

 

 

 

 

 

Poster Sessions B                                                                                             13:00-15:00

Near Room A

 

 

 

 

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Symposium 9 Physics of the Neural System                                               15:00-18:00

Room A

Chairpersons:  John Hopfield (Princeton Univ., USA), Frank Moss (Univ. of Missouri, St. Louis, USA), Erik Fransén (KTH Stockholm, Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

S9-1:

15:00-15:30

Thresholds and Noise

Room A

 

 

Frank Moss. University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA

 

 

 

 

 

S9-2:

15:30-15:50

The Relation of Different-Scale Membrane Processes under Nitric Oxide Influence

Room A

 

 

Nadiya Ulyanova. Moscow State University, Russia

 

 

 

 

 

S9-3:

15:50-16:20

Modelling the Non-Classical Receptive Field of Retina Ganglion Cells and its Orientation Bias

Room A

 

 

Fanji Gu. Fudan University, Shanghai, China

 

 

 

 

 

Break

16:20-16:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

S9-4:

16:40-17:00

Noise-Enhanced Categorization in a Recurrently Reconnected Neural Network

Room A

 

 

Christopher Monterola. MPI Dresden, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

S9-5:

17:00-17:20

Neocortical Circuitry as a Dynamical Spin Glass

Room A

 

 

John Hertz. Nordita, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

 

 

 

 

S9-6:

17:20-17:40

Model of Neuron in Entorhinal Cortex Displaying Line Attractor Dynamics of Spiking Activity

Room A

 

 

Erik Fransén. KTH Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

S9-7:

17:40-18:00

The Sleep Cycle Modelled as a Cortical Phase Transition

Room A

 

 

Moira L. Steyn-Ross. Univ. of Waikato, New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

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Symposium 7  Physics of Subcellular Structures                                      15:00-18:00

Room B

Chairpersons:  Michael E. Fisher (Univ. of Maryland, College Park, USA ), John F. Nagle (Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, USA), Olle Edholm (KTH, Stockholm, Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

S7-1:

15:00-15:30

The Piezoelectric Outer Hair Cell: Electro-Mechanical Coupling in Membranes

Room B

 

 

William E. Brownell. Baylor College, Houston, USA

 

 

 

 

 

S7-2:

15:30-15:55

Diffuse X-Ray Scattering Provides More and Better Information About Membranes than Traditional Diffraction methods

Room B

 

 

John F. Nagle. Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, USA

 

 

 

 

 

S7-3:

15:55-16:20

Red Blood Cell Shape and Fluctuations: Cytoskeleton Confinement and ATP Activity

Room B

 

 

Samuel Safran. Weizmann Inst., Rehovot,  Israel

 

 

 

 

 

Break

16:20-16:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

S7-4:

16:40-17:10

Molecular Dynamics Modeling of Tubulin Isotypes and its Consequences for the Structural and Kinetic Properties of Microtubules

Room B

 

 

Jack Tuszynski. University of Alberta, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

S7-5:

17:10-17:35

Nonlinear Ferroelectric Model for Microtubules

Room B

 

 

Miljko Sataric. TU Novi Sad, Serbia

 

 

 

 

 

S7-6:

17:35-18:00

Growth Dynamics of Force-Generating Microtubules Measured at Near-Molecular Resolution

Room B

 

 

Marileen Dogterom. FOM Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

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Symposium 11  Complex Systems in Biological Physics                          15:00-18:00

Room C

Chairpersons:  David Nelson (Harvard Univ., USA ), Zoran Konkoli (Chalmers UT, Sweden), Bernhard Mehlig (Chalmers.UT, Sweden), Owe Orwar (Chalmers UT, Sweden)

 

 

 

 

 

S11-1:

15:00-15:30

Dynamic Phenomena and Force Generation in Cells

Room C

 

 

Frank Jülicher. MPI Dresden, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

S11-2

15:30-15:50

Dynamics of Polymer Translocation through a Nanopore: Theory Meets Experiments

Room C

 

 

Anatoly B. Kolomeisky. Rice University, Houston, USA

 

 

 

 

 

S11-3:

15:50-16:20

Mathematical Modeling of Bacterial Growth During Amino Acid Limitation

Room C

 

 

Måns Ehrenberg. Uppsala University, Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

Break

16:20-16:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

S11-4:

16:40-17:00

Condensation and Redissolution of DNA Induced by Multivalent Counterions

Room C

 

 

Elshad Allahyarov. University of Düsseldorf, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

S11-5

17:00-17:20

Bacterial Persistence in the Light of Microfluids

Room C

 

 

Nathalie Questenbert-Balaban. The Hebrew Univ., Israel

 

 

 

 

 

S11-6:

17:20-17:40

Optimized Baxter Model of Protein Solutions: Electrostatics versus Adhesion

Room C

 

 

Peter Prinsen. Delft UT, Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

S11-7:

17:40-18:00

Dynamic Simulation of Active/Inactive Chromatin Domains

Room C

 

 

Jens Odenheimer. Heidelberg University, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

August 27 (Friday)

 

 

 

 

Symposium 5  Structure and Dynamics of Biomolecules                         09:00-12:00

Room A

Chairpersons: Alan Fersht (MRC Cambridge, UK), Peter G. Wolynes (UCSD, USA), Anders Irbäck (Lund Univ., Sweden), Mikael Oliveberg (Umeå Univ., Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

S5-1:

09:00-09:30

Exploring Protein Folding Landscapes Using Atomic Force Microscopy

Room A

 

 

Jane Clarke. University of Cambridge, UK

 

 

 

 

 

S5-2:

09:30-10:00

Physics Meets Evolution: Natural Selection of Proteins in Vivo and in Silico

Room A

 

 

Eugene Shakhnovich. Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

 

 

 

 

 

Break

10:00-10:20

 

 

 

 

 

 

S5-3:

10:20-10:50

Experimental and Simulated Folding Pathways

Room A

 

 

Alan Fersht. MRC Cambridge, UK

 

 

 

 

 

S5-4:

10:50-11:05

Dewetting in Nanoscale Hydrophobic Plates Collapse and Multi-Domain Protein Folding

Room A

 

 

Ruhong Zhou. Columbia University, New York, USA

 

 

 

 

 

S5-5:

11:05-11:20

Aggregation of Islet Amyloid Polypeptide (IAPP) in the Presence of Lipid Membranes

Room A

 

 

Emma Sparr. Lund University, Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

S5-6:

11:20-11:40

Equilibrium Fluctuations in Myoglobuline, Lysozyme and Reaction Center

Room A

 

 

Yurii Krupyanskii. N N Semenov Inst., Moscow, Russia

 

 

 

 

 

S5-7:

11:40-12:00

Structural Dynamics in the Active Site of Murine Neuroglobin and Its Effects on Ligand Binding

Room A

 

 

Karin Nienhaus. University of Ulm, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

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Symposium 10  Evolution and the Origin of Life                                        09:00-12:00

Room B

Chairpersons:  Gunter von Kiedrowski (Univ. of Ruhr-Bochum, Germany), Clas Blomberg (KTH Stocholm, Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

S10-1:

09:00-09:30

The Dynamics of the Earliest Genomes

Room B

 

 

Eors Szathmary. Collegium Budapest, Hungary

 

 

 

 

 

S10-2:

09:30-10:00

Assembling Self-Replicating Protocells

Room B

 

 

Steen Rasmussen. Los Alamos NL, USA

 

 

 

 

 

Break

10:00-10:20

 

 

 

 

 

 

S10-3:

10:20-10:40

Spectroscopic Observations of Biologically Significant Organics in Interstellar Clouds and Comets

Room B

 

 

Albert Nummelin. Chalmers UT, Göteborg, Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

S10-4:

10:40-11:00

The Origin of Protocells and Their Structural Elements on the Basis of the Apatite Matrix and Cocrystallizing Minerals

Room B

 

 

Eduard Y. Kostetsky. Far Eastern Univ., Vladivostok, Russia

 

 

 

 

 

S10-5:

11:00-11:20

Protein Structure Evolution by Assessing the Dissimilarity in Protein Loop Regions

Room B

 

 

Anna R. Panchenko. NIH Bethesda, USA

 

 

 

 

 

S10-6:

11:20-11:40

Computer-Modeling of Life´s Origin Assuming a Highly Diversified World as the Driving Force

Room B

 

 

Christoph Kuhn. ETH Zürich, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

 

S10-7:

11:40-12:00

Stereospecifique Ordering and Micelleformation of Bioorganic Matter: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Isomerization Kinetics and Micelle Formation

Room B

 

 

Soeren Toxvaerd. Copenhagen University, Denmark

 

 

 

 

 

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Symposium 12  General Biological Physics                                                09:00-12:00

Room C

Chairpersons:  Steven G. Boxer (Stanford Univ., USA), Frank Jülicher (MPI Dresden, Germany),  Mats Jonson (Chalmers UT., Göteborg, Sweden), Marina Voinova (Chalmers UT, Göteborg, Sweden).

 

 

 

 

 

S12-1:

09:00-09:20

Excitation Induced Conformational Transformations and Dynamics of Biological Macromolecules

Room C

 

 

Yuri Gaididei. Bogolyubov Institute, Ukraine

 

 

 

 

 

S12-2:

09:20-09:40

Lyotropic Ion Channel Current Model: Relation to Ising Model

Room C

 

 

Virulh Sayakanit. Bangkok University, Thailand

 

 

 

 

 

S12-3:

09:40-10:00

Nature entangled: Understanding the topology of biopolymers

Room C

 

 

Ralf Metzler. Nordita, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

 

 

 

 

Break

10:00-10:20

 

 

 

 

 

 

S12-4:

10:20-10:40

Energy Funneling and Bubble Generation in a Bent and Twisted DNA Model

Room C

 

 

Peter L. Christiansen. DTU Lyngby, Denmark

 

 

 

 

 

S12-5:

10:40-11:00

How Nature Modulates Inherent Fluctuations for Membrane Fusion

Room C

 

 

Workyung Sung. Pohang University, Korea

 

 

 

 

 

S12-6:

11:00-11:15

Diffusion Constant of Motion of DNA Molecules at High Electric Fields

Room C

 

 

Pawel Pasciak. AGH University, Cracow, Poland

 

 

 

 

 

S12-7:

11:15-11:30

Twisting the Double Helix: Torsional Adjustment in DNA Recognition and Aggregation

Room C

 

 

Aaron Wynveen. Imperial College, London, UK

 

 

 

 

 

S12-8:

11:30-11:45

Electromagnetic Field of Microtubules: Effects on Transfer of Electrons and Particles

Room C

 

 

Jiri Pokorny. Inst. Rad. Eng. & Electr., Prague,  Czech Republ.

 

 

 

 

 

S12-9:

11:45-12:00

Intermolecular Ginzburg-Landau Type Interaction between Proteins in DNA Controls DNA Replication and Cell Cycle Progression

Room C

 

 

Leif Matsson. Chalmers UT, Göteborg,  Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

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Poster Sessions B                                                                                             13:00-15:00

Near Room A

 

 

 

 

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Plenary Lectures                                                                                              15:00-18.00

Room A

Chairpersons:  Anders Ehrenberg (Stockhom Univ., Sweden),  Jane Clarke (Univ. of Cambridge, UK), Eors Szathmary (Collegium Budapest, Hungary).

 

 

 

 

 

PL14:

15:00-15:50

The Energy Landscape and Dynamics of Proteins

Room A

 

 

Hans Frauenfelder. Los Alamos NL, USA

 

 

 

 

 

PL15:

15:50-16:40

Self-Replication in Synthetic Molecular Systems

Room A

 

 

Gunter von Kiedrowski. Univ. of Ruhr-Bochum, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

Break

16:40-16:55

 

 

 

 

 

 

PL16:

16:55-17:45

Protein Dynamics

Room A

 

 

Peter G. Wolynes. UCSD, USA

 

 

 

 

 

Closing Ceremony                                                                                            17:45-18:00

Room A

 

 

 

 

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