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EBSA  key lecturers:

  • Nenad Ban, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland: Protein structure& function; X-ray diffraction
    • Ribosomes and their functional complexes
    • Beyond the prokaryotic ribosome
  • Holger Stark, MPI-BPC, Göttingen, Germany: Protein structure& function; cryoEM
    • Introduction into single particle cryo-EM
    • High-resolution structure determination of macromolecular complexes by cryo-EM
  • Anthony Watts, Department of Biochemistry, Oxford, UK: Protein structure& function; solid state NMR
    • Principles of solid state NMR for the study of biomolecules
    • Solid state NMR for structural studies of large integral membrane proteins
    • Receptor dynamics and structure in membranes resolved using solid state NMR

Special Guest Lecturers:

  • David Goodlett, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland
  • Felix Rico, FM4B-Lab, U1006 INSERM & Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France
    • Mechanics of single biomolecules probed by atomic force microscopy

Physics of cells by Croatia ERC grantees:

  • Ana-Sunčana Smith, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    • Membranes, from self assembly to rafts 1,2,3
  • Iva Tolić, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia: Physics of cells
    • Forces in the mitotic spindle
    • Live-cell fluorescence microscopy and laser-cutting inside the cell

Theoretical simulations:

  • Chris Oostenbrink, UNRLF, Vienna, Austria: Structure and dynamics of biomolecules; modeling
    • Ensembles and sampling, leading to molecular dynamics simulations
    • Structure refinement using molecular dynamics simulations (NMR observables)
    • Calculation of free energies from molecular simulation
  • Antonio Šiber, Institute of physics, Zagreb, Croatia: Physics of viruses
    • Physics of viruses: electrostatics, elasticity and DNA condensation in viruses 1,2,3
  • Primož Ziherl, JSI, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Bojan Žagrović, MFPL, Vienna, Austria: Computational Biophysics of Macromolecules
    • More dynamic than we think?  On conformational averaging in structural biology 1, 2
    • Protein-RNA interactions and the origin of the genetic code

Between Atom and Cell (COST Action CA15126 ARBRE MOBIEU)

Native Mass Spectrometry (COST Action BM1403):

  • Mario Cindrić, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
    • Mass Spectrometry for protein sequencing
  • Amela Hozić, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Frank Sobott, Uni Antwerpen, Belgium
    • “native” mass spectrometry, ion mobility: structural proteomics techniques
  • Nikolina Sekulić, Centre for Molecular Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Petr Novák, BIOCEV, Biotechnology and Biomedicine Center of the Academy of Sciences and Charles University in Vestec, Czech Republic

Molecular Machines (COST Action CM1306):


Programme & organization Committee

  • Mario Cindrić, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Ida Delač Marion, Institute of Physics, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Amela Hozić, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Nadica Ivošević DeNardis,  Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Lucija Krce, University of Split, Croatia
  • Nadica Maltar-Strmečki, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Tea Mišić Radić, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Martina Požar, University of Split, Croatia
  • Antonio Šiber, Institute of Physics, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Tomislav Vuletić, Institute of physics, Zagreb, Croatia (chair)
  • Larisa Zoranić, University of Split, Croatia