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8:45 Welcome & Registration
9:00 Opening remarks by organizers
Session I: Advanced microscopy tools for single protein observation (chair: Thanat Chookajorn)
9:15 Lars-Anders Carlson (Umeå University, Sweden)
"What cryo-electron tomography can teach us about positive-sense RNA virus replication?"
9:45 Ricardo Henriques (Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal)
"Open technologies in the quest for nanoscale live-cell imaging"
10:15 Coffee break
Short talks: Electron & Optical Microscopy (chair: Lauri Pulkkinen)
10:30 Orane Guillaume-Gentil
"Fluidic force microscopy for studying host cell dynamics and communication in virus infection"
10:45 Özer Erguvan
"Ultra-structural characterization of cell adhesion in plant"
11:00 Himanshu Sharma
"Ribosome clustering and surface layer reorganization in the microsporidian host-invasion apparatus"
11:15 Stefanie Willekens
"3D Fluorescence Imaging for visualization and quantification of neurotropic viral infections"
Session II: Biophysics tools for biological systems (chair: Hudson Pace)
11:30 Magnus Andersson (Umeå University, Sweden)
"Biomechanical Characterization of Protein Nanofibers using Laser Optical Tweezers"
12:00 Peter Hinterdorfer (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria)
"Avidity amplification of SARS-Cov-2 spike variants explored with high-speed AFM and single-molecule force spectroscopy"
Session III: Bioinformatics and computational tools (chair: Hadrien Gourlé)
13:30 Laura Carroll (Umeå university, Sweden)
"There's ANTHRAX in my soup!?! Bacterial species delineation in the genomic era"
14:00 Adolfo Poma (Institure of Fundamental Technological Research - PAN, Poland)
"Nanomechanics of Protein Complexes by GōMARTINI Simulations"
Short talks: Biophysical Tools & Computational Biology (chair: Stephane Verger)
14:30 Hanna Isaksson
"Adaptive evolutionary trajectories from unicellularity to differentiated multicellularity and back again"
14:45 Adrien Heymans
"Combining cross-section images and modeling tools to create high-resolution root system hydraulic atlases"
15:00 Sunanda Chhetry
"Investigating the Maturation of CRISPR RNA in an atypical CRISPR-Cas System"
15:15 Priyojit Das
"Alteration of the structural properties of the chromosome X during inactivation: a polymer simulation-based approach"
15:30 Poster session over coffee break
16:15 Open discussion
“Available physical and computational tools in biology at Umeå University” with invited speakers and local facility managers
16:45 Closing remarks
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