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Seminars 2017 to 2022

Each year, hundreds of seminars are held at the Vienna BioCenter. Here, we list those organised by or with the help of IMP members by year, from 2017 to 2022. You may also want to look up our calendar of events to search for specific seminars or event categories. 

The journey of mRNA: from chromatin to the nuclear pore complex, Catherine Dargemont, CNRS Paris

Enhancer clusters in early embryonic development, Christa Bücker, MFPL Vienna

Regulatory Protein-RNA Interactions, Markus Landthaler, MDC Berlin

Knocking out circRNAs and reconstructing tissues from single-cell sequencing, Nikolaus Rajewsky, MDC Berlin

Genome in 3D: models of chromosome folding, Leonid Mirny, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dark protein space: what is hidden in the unevolved protein space and how was that impacted by the genetic code evolution?, Klara Hlouchova , Charles University, Prague

Origins of Life Systems Chemistry, John Sutherland, MRC LMB Cambridge

Beyond prebiotic chemistry, Lee Cronin, University of Glasgow

Rapid evolution of the cancer karyotype, David Pellman, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Towards a Mechanism of Epigenetic Inheritance, Eric Greer, Harvard Medical School

Applications of quantitative proteomics in evolution and development, Falk Butter, Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz

Genomics of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, Riccardo Dalla-Favera, Columbia University, New York

Towards a Connectome of the Whole Mouse Brain, Winfried Denk, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology

Defining transcription units across the human genome, Nicholas Proudfoot, University of Oxford

Imaging across scales using light and electron microscopy: from protein complexes to model organisms, Jan Ellenberg, EMBL Heidelberg

Emerging concepts in gene regulatory biology: the view from chromosome neighborhoods, Denes Hnisz, Whitehead Institute, Boston

Wiring the genomic circuits that control cells by multi process microscopy phenomics and Big Data, Rafael Carazo Salas, University of Cambridge

Magnetic field effects in Drosophila melanogaster, Giorgio Fedele, University of Leicester

Industry meets academia: the science of drug discovery, Hans Widmer, Novartis, Basel

When cells become dyslexic - Connecting RNA and protein quality control, Sebastian Leidel, MPI for Molecular Biomedicine, Münster

Nanobody-enabled structural biology: from structures, to function to drugs, Jan Steyaert, Vrije University Brussels

Transporting cargo over long distances: insights from dynein/dynactin structures, Andrew Carter, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Src revisited: news from the frontier, Miquel Pons, University of Barcelona

Genome organization in single cells, Jop Kind, Hubrecht Institute

Transforming U: the modification of uridine in RNA to pseudouridine and 4-thiouridine, Eugene G. Mueller, University of Louisville, KY

The power of ONE: Immunology in the age of single cell genomics, Ido Amit, Weizmann Institute of Science

Membrane protein structure in lipid bilayer by single particle cryo-EM, Yifan  Cheng, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Image Processing in cryoEM: Quality checks, Jose Maria Carazo, National Center for Biotechnology

Not all germ cells are created equal: sex-specific regulation of meiotic recombination and chromosome segregation, JoAnne Engebrecht, UC Davis

Genome transcription: from molecules to systems, Patrick Cramer, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry

Visualization of large and dynamic macromolecular complexes at high-resolution by cryo-EM, Holger Stark, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen

Structural dynamics of translation elongation factor EF-Tu on and off the ribosome, Charlotte Rohde Knudsen, Aarhus University

Evolution of metazoan genome architecture: from cnidarians to cephalopods, Oleg Simakov, Department of Molecular Evolution and Development, University of Vienna

Pattern Formation and Regeneration in a Single Cell, Wallace Marshall, UCSF

Structural biology guided enzymology: making highly modified peptides macrocycles, James Naismith, University of St. Andrews

A novel class of minimal and RNA-free RNase P in the hyperthermophilic bacterium Aquifex aeolicus, Roland K. Hartmann, Philipps-Universität Marburg

Cell migration and folding of the neocortex, Ruediger Klein, Max-Planck-Institute of Neurobiology

Tales from spring brakes, Jorge Alegre-Cebollada, National Institute of Cardiovascular Research (CNIC)

The role of BDNF secretion in long-term potentiation of hippocampal and amygdalar synapses, Volkmar Lessmann, University of Madgeburg

Multidisciplinary engineering for ultrasensitive mechanical magnetometry, Ye Tao, Rowland Institute Harvard

Cell fate control through biological clocks and post-transcriptional timekeeping, Helge Grosshans, FMI Basel

The cellular and molecular basis for planarian regeneration, Peter Reddien, MIT

Mutation, Drift, and the Origin of Cellular Features, Michael Lynch, Indiana University

Getting better crystal structures faster: likelihood in Phaser, Randy Read, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Department of Haematology

Establishment and Maintenance of Early Embryonic Chromatin Structure, Shelby Blythe, Princeton University

Protein design and designed proteins: Design of an allosterically regulated doxorubicin drug delivery shuttle, Yves Muller, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

New insights into molecular process in Primary Immunodeficiencies: the story of the immune repertoire, Mirjam van der Burg, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam

Factors linking cell proliferation potential, genome replication and chromatin dynamics, Crisanto Gutiérrez, Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa

Epigenetic and genome architecture dynamics from ES cells to terminal differentiation, Carmelo Ferrai, Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology-MDC

Thermophoresis and its practical realization with the NanoTemper Monolith, Arthur Sedivy, VBCF - Protein Technologies Facility

How Ubiquitin E3 ligases work: studies on BRCA1 that led to discoveries in Parkin, Rachel Klevit, University of Washington

TADs are ancient features that coincide with Metazoan clusters of extreme noncoding conservation, Boris Lenhard, Imperial College London

Translational fidelity and neurodegeneration, Susan Ackerman, University of California, San Diego

Structure and Dynamics of (Bio-)Organic Compounds from isotropic and anisotropic NMR-parameters, Christina Thiele, Technische Universität Darmstadt

Evolution of metastases: roots and routes, Johannes Reiter, Harvard University

Reconstructing Intra- and Inter-Cellular Circuits with Single Cell Genomics, Aviv Regev, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Vertebrate Limb Organogenesis and Evolution: Exploring the Molecular Basis of Robustness and Diversification, Rolf Zeller, University of Basel

Cells escape from a mitotic arrest via a stochastic process, Andrea Ciliberto, IFOM, the FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology Foundation

The first superfamily of viral, somatic and sexual cell fusion, Benjamin Podbilewicz, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Development of new CRISPR/Cas9-based tools to study drug interactions through knockout and directed evolution, Michael Bassik, Stanford University School of Medicine

 De novo design of artificial proteins: interplay between in silico and experimental techniques, Cécile Van de Weerdt and Cristina Elisa Martina, Université de Liège, Molecular Biomimetic and Protein Engineering Laboratory

Stress response functions of ADAR1 regulated by MAP kinases, Kazuko Nishikura, Wistar Institute, Philadelphia

A Single-Molecule View of Transcription Regulation by the PreQ1 Riboswitch, Julia Widom, University of Michigan

Activating the regenerative potential of Müller glia cells in the medaka retina, Katharina Lust, University of Heidelberg

Ribostasis communication in fitness and aging, Anita Krisko, Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences, Split

Sympathetic obesity, Ana Domingos, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia

Epigenetics, Centromeres and Evolution, Lars Jansen, Gulbenkian Institute for Science

A talk about Sperm and Mosaicism, Martin Breuss, UCSD

Ubiquitin’s role in neural development and disease, Michael Rape, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The VHL Tumor Suppressor Protein: Insights into Oxygen Sensing, Cancer Metabolism and Drugging the Undruggable, William Kaelin, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Structures of Amyloids: from the origin to the end of life, Roland Riek, ETH Zürich, Laboratory of Physical Chemistry

Chromatin Replication and Epigenome Maintenance, Anja Groth, University of Copenhagen

Origins of metastasis – are unfaithful enhancers to blame?, Sakari Vanharanta, MRC Cancer Unit, Cambridge

Hantavirus hunting - insights into the emergence of a zoonotic virus, Detlev H. Krüger, Charité, Berlin

An unexpected link between centriole duplication and the Golgi: learning about a human wrinkly skin disease from flies’ kneecaps, David Glover, University of Cambridge

Twist Bioscience: you design it, we build it, Ross Kettleborough, Twist Bioscience

The busy life of nascent chains: ribosome profiling to dissect cotranslational folding and assembly of proteins, Bernd Bukau, Zentrum für Molekulare Biologie der Universität Heidelberg (ZMBH)

Automated mapping of neuronal activity and projections using light-sheet microscopy and tissue clearing, Nicolas Renier, Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière - ICM

NMR Spectral Fingerprinting of Biologic Therapeutics without NMR Spectra, Frank Delaglio, University of Maryland

Evolution and Diversification of Eukaryotic Transcriptional Regulatory Networks in Health and Disease, Sascha Duttke, University of California, San Diego

Small Molecule-induced Cell Fate Reprogramming, Hongkui Deng, Stem Cell Research Center, Peking University

CRISPR-Cas: the prokaryotic adaptive immune system, Luciano Marraffini , The Rockefeller University

From the Structure and Function of the Ribosome to New Antibiotics, Thomas Steitz, Yale University

Protein folding as an allosteric strategy: the yin and yang of chaperone-mediated client activation, David Agard, UCSF

Application of metallomics tools to probe and modulate metal exposure-disease relationships, Jürgen Gailer, Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary

Insights into the evolution of muscles from the diploblastic sea anemone Nematostella vectensis, Uli Technau, Department of Molecular Evolution and Development, University of Vienna

Cancer: The Evil Companion Corrupting Good Behaviour, Ilaria Malanchi, Francis Crick Institute

The function of local and long-range inhibition for spatial coding and memory, Hannah Monyer, Deutschen Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ)

APPN Workshop on Multispectral 3D Plant Imaging,

Mapping genomic regulatory architecture and interpreting non-coding variation with Promoter Capture Hi-C, Mikhail Spivakov, Nuclear Dynamics Programme, Babraham Institute

Neural encoding of complex space, Kate Jeffery, University College London

Crystallographic fragment-screening: our activities at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Franziska Huschmann, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

Molecular and evolutionary mechanisms in planarian regeneration, Jochen Rink, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

Regulated mRNA modification: A new function for ancient RNA modifying enzymes, Wendy Gilbert, MIT

Global characterization of bacterial RNA-protein interactions by UV-crosslinking in vivo, Erik Holmqvist, University of Uppsala

Lipid-protein interactions through a computational microscope: molecular simulation studies of complex biological membranes, Mark Sansom, Department of Biochemistry, Oxford University

A functional proteomics approach towards elucidating the mechanism of action of a multi-kinase inhibitor, Claudia Ctortecka, Moffitt Cancer Center

Molecular basis of electroreception in skates and sharks\', Nicholas Bellono, UCSF

Mechanisms of cell adaptation to hypoxia, Pablo Wappner, Instituto Leloir, Buenos Aires

Evolution of A-to-I RNA editing and evolution by RNA editing, Erez Levanon, Bar-Ilan University

Filming and depicting molecular recognition with atomic force microscopy, Peter Hinterdorfer, Johannes Kepler University Linz

RIP kinases in the regulation of cell death and inflammation, Manolis Pasparakis, Institute for Genetics University of Cologne

Brighter illumination of your chiral samples: Synchrotron Radiation Circular Dichroism, Soren Vronning Hoffmann, Centre for Storage Ring Facilities

Stabilizing and protecting meiotic recombination intermediates for a safe trip to crossover, Valerie Borde, Institut Curie

A tale of sleepless flies and ninna nanna. How Drosophila changes what we know about sleep, Giorgio F. Gilestro, Imperial College London

At the intersection of vertebrate DNA replication and repair, Johannes Walter, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Just Flexible Linkers? The Structural and Functional Properties of Intrinsically Disordered Protein Regions, Roberta Pierattelli, Magnetic Resonance Center (CERM) and University of Florence

Unraveling Mechanisms of Myosin-Based Muscle Disease, Sanford I. Bernstein, San Diego State University

Nucleo-cytosolic shuttling of ARGONAUTE1 prompts a revised model of the plant microRNA pathway, Nicolas Bologna, ETH Zurich

Epigenetic mechanisms in early mammalian development, Maria Elena Torres-Padilla, Helmholz Zentrum Munich

Lipid kinases and replication of picornaviruses – structural point of view, Evzen Boura, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (IOCB), Prague

Neural circuits and behavior in larval zebrafish, Florian Engert, Harvard University

Cancer cell of origin and tumor heterogeneity, Cedric Blanpain, Interdisciplinary Research Institute (IRIBHM)

High-Sensitivity Calorimetry in the Life Sciences: From Automated Baseline Determination to Competitive Ligand Binding, Sandro Keller, Molecular Biophysics University of Kaiserslautern

Two models to understand the molecular regulation of plant organ growth: Arabidopsis leaf and tomato fruit, Nathalie Gonzalez, INRA Bordeaux-Aquitaine Bât

An engineering perspective on actin-driven cell motility, Peter Bieling, MPI of Molecular Physiology

Crystal structure of the human lysosomal mTORC1 scaffold complex and its impact on signalling , Mariana de Araujo, Medical University Innsbruck

Imaging and Direct Analysis of Biologically Relevant Molecules Using Mass Spectrometry, Thomas Müller, Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Innsbruck

Whole-organism clone-tracing using single-cell sequencing, Alexander Van Oudenaarden, Hubrecht Insitute - KNAW

Solid State NMR in Biomineralization and Bone Formation, Gil Goobes, Bar-Ilaan University, Israel

Deciphering Biochemical Drivers of Phenotypic Change, Daniel Jarosz, Stanford University

Neural codes for natural navigation in the hippocampal formation of bats, Nachum Ulanovsky, Weizmann Institute of Science

20 Years of Human Plruripotent Stem Cell Impact: Patents, Publications, and Funding, Tenneille Ludwig, University of Wisconsin–Madison

In vitro cell culture models to decipher brain development and disease, Julia Ladewig, University of Bonn

Mechanisms of lineage specification in human embryos, Kathy Niakan, Francis Crick Institute

Nuclear envelope and chromosomes: a knotty relationship during meiosis and DNA repair, Monica Pradillo, Complutense University of Madrid

Origin and function of synchronized signaling oscillations during embryonic patterning, Alexander Aulehla, EMBL Heidelberg

Imaging spatio-temporal signaling programs regulating cell fate decisions and cell morphogenesis, Olivier Pertz, University of Bern

Condensin-based chromosome organization, Tatsuya Hirano, RIKEN

Enhancer defects as drivers of acute myeloid leukemia, Ruud Delwel, Erasmus MC Rotterdam

Clonal genome evolution and epigenetic adaptation in marbled crayfish, Frank Lyko, DKFZ Heidelberg

Breaking the Amyloidogenicity Code: Predicting Risk of Amyloidoses by reading Genomes, Andrey Kajava, Institut de Biologie Computationnelle, Montpellier

TNF in autoimmune arthritis - insights from experimental models, Josefine Dunst, German Rheumatism Research Centre Berlin

Genetics and Epigenetics of Adaptation to the Abiotic Environment, Detlef Weigel, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology

Investigating the Dynamic Landscape of GPCRs, Daniel Nietlispach, University of Cambridge, Department of Biochemistry

Epigenetics: One Genome, Multiple Phenotypes, Danny Reinberg, New York University

Deconstructing the vertebrate Segmentation Clock in vitro, Olivier Pourquie, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Structural disorder promotes phase separation of C9orf72 dipeptide repeats in ALS, Peter Tompa, VIB, Center for Structural Biology

The ubiquitin proteasome system – from basic mechanisms thru human diseases and on to drug targeting, Aaron Ciechanover, Technion Integrated Cancer Center

Mechanisms of the Polycomb/trithorax system for maintaining cell identity, Jürg Müller, Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry

Between pot and crop – New adaptations of old methods pave the way towards deciphering the mystery of arginine phosphorylations, Sabryna Junker, University of Greifswald

3D Genomics in Development and Disease, Stefan Mundlos, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics

Dissecting genome transcription regulation with nucleotide precision, Andreas Mayer, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics

Gene expression control and genome organization at sites of noncoding RNA surveillance activity, Uttiya Basu, Columbia University

CDK activity structures the recombination landscape in Arabidopsis, Arp Schnittger, University of Hamburg

Unleashing meiotic crossovers, Raphael Mercier, INRA Versailles

From genetics to system, and back: A systematic exploration of neuronal remodeling, Oren Schuldiner, Weizmann Institute of Science

Enhancing light/electron microscopy for biological applications, Thomas Juffmann, MFPL

How SMC condensin complexes resolve chromosomes, David Rudner, Harvard Medical School

Structural studies of mammalian RNA polymerase II transcription, Carrie Bernecky, IST Austria

In Search of Cajal’s unfathomable mystery of life\, Lawrence Zipursky, UCLA, Department of Biological Chemistry

Folding, unfolding and refolding of genomes, Job Dekker, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Small Angle Scattering (SAXS) for Structural Biology at the EMBL Hamburg P12 bioSAXS Beam Line, Cy Jeffries, EMBL Hamburg

PROTAC-mediated Protein Degradation: A New Therapeutic Modality, Craig Crews, Yale University

Structural basis of detection and signaling of DNA single-strand breaks by human PARP-1, David Neuhaus, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

A Master Switch for Limb Morphogenesis, Bruno Reversade, IMB & IMCB, A*STAR, Singapore

Microscale Thermophoresis and additional effects measured with NanoTemper Monolith and how to properly analyze them, Arthur Sedivy, VBCF - Protein Technologies Facility

The Design of Pluripotency: Plasticity and Order, Austin Smith, Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

Linking phenotypic differences between species to differences in genes and cis-regulatory elements, Michael Hiller, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

New tools for electron cryo-microscopy in Phenix, Paul Adams, Berkeley Research, University of California

Not all organelles were created equal…Uncovering the mechanism for creating a lipid droplet subpopulation, Maya Schuldiner, Weizmann Institute

How and why animals sleep when sick, David Raizen, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Self-reactivity and lineage determination of antibody forming cells, Klaus Rajewsky, Max-Delbrück-Center for molecular medicine

Coordination of organ growth during Drosophila development, Pierre Leopold, Institut de Biologie Valrose

Structure-based discovery of GPCR ligands, Jens Carlsson, Uppsala Biomedicinska Centrum (BMC)

Human forensic technology meets mouse genetics, Peter Dobrowolski & Olaf Gelsen, GVG Genetic Monitoring

Zebrafish models of the tumor microenvironment, Richard White, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

Molecular Sex - How Sperm Binds to the Egg at the Atomic Level, Luca Jovine, Karolinska Institute

From Protein Folding to Cognition: a Serendipitous Path of Discovery, Peter Walter, UCSF

Understanding how weak protein-protein interactions modulate DNA repair, Alba Guarne, McGill University

Inducing senescence/eliminating senescence: The 1+1 of state-based cancer therapy, Clemens Schmitt, Charite/MDC Berlin

Elongation stalls during translation revealed by ribosome profiling, Rachel Green, Johns Hopkins University

Neutron protein crystallography: New developments and recent application examples, Tobias Schrader, Jülich Centre for Neutron Sicence, Garching

Engineering human leukemia and the leukemic bone marrow niche, Andreas Reinisch, Medical University of Graz

Role of H3K27me3-mediated genomic imprinting in development and somatic cell nuclear transfer reprogramming, Yi Zhang, Harvard Medical School

Magnetoreception in Insects, Martin Vacha, Masaryk University, Brno

Distant-Acting Enhancers in Evolution and Disease, Evgeny Kvon, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Quantitative analysis of entropic tethering in a minimal viral model system, Lucia Chemes, Institute for Biotechnological Investigations, Buenos Aires

RNA phase separation and neurogenerative disease, Ron Vale, UCSF

Agrin: at the heart of regeneration, Elad Bassat, Weizmann Institute of Science

Global views of development, Alex Schier, Harvard University

A new type of bone-forming cells, Koichi Matsuo, Keio University School of Medicine

Active, dynamic and flexible contribution of visual feedback to performance control of exploration in Drosophila, Eugenia Chiappe, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Lisbon

Maternal epigenetic control of mammalian development: genomic imprinting and beyond, Deborah Bourc\'his, Institut Curie

Non-contact Brillouin microscopy for studying intracellular mechanics and phase transitions, Giuseppe Antonacci, Center for Life Nano Science, Rome

Regulation of neural stem/progenitor cell fate during brain development, Yukiko Gotoh, The University of Tokyo

Dynamic Chromatin and Developmental Plasticity, Susan Mango, Harvard University/Biozentrum Basel

ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling at the single-molecule level, Sebastian Deindl, Uppsala Biomedical Center

An expanding view of the BRCA1 breast cancer development process, David Livingston, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Kinetochore structure, Stephen Harrison, Harvard Medical School

Are you stressed? Molecular dissection of the bacterial (p)ppGpp metabolism, Gert Bange, Philipps-University-Marburg

Shedding some Light on the Dark Matter of the Genomic Universe, Thomas Cech, University of Colorado Boulder

Composition-Dependent Functions of Biomolecular Condensates, Michael Rosen, UT Southwestern

Genome release mechanism of picorna-like viruses, Pavel Plevka, CEITEC, Brno

Deciphering chromatin biology using integrative omics approaches, Michiel Vermeulen, Radboud University Medical Centre

Integration of Local and Regional cis-Regulatory Information in the Genome, Barak Cohen, Washington University Medical School

How Yop1 bends membranes for the tubular ER, Jason Schnell, Department of Biochemistry

Structural basis for Nep1-like protein – plant membrane interactions, Gregor Anderluh, National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia

Correlative super-resolution fluorescence and electron cryo-microscopy, Rainer Kaufmann, CSSB Centre for Structural Systems Biology Hamburg

Developing writing to support your research – introduction to an on-line training programme in research writing for PhD students, Iain Patten,

Developing writing to support your research – introduction to an on-line training programme in research writing for postdocs, Iain Patten,

Developing writing to support your research – introduction to an on-line training programme in research writing for PIs, Iain Patten,

A quantitative map of Condensins on human mitotic chromatids suggests a three-step hierarchical loop model for mitotic chromosome compaction, Nike Walther, EMBL Heidelberg

Transcriptional programs and therapeutic targets in MYC-driven tumors, Bruno Amati, IEO

Exploring molecular landscapes inside cells with in-situ cryo-electron tomography, Ben Engel, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

The B cell antigen receptor: 30 years later, Michael Reth, University of Freiburg

The Molecular Basis of Epigenetic Inheritance in Eukaryotes, Danesh Moazed, Harvard Medical School

Correlative Imaging: From Cells to Stars, Lucy Collinson, The Francis Crick Institute

Cation Translocation in Human ORAI Channels, Rudi H. Ettrich, College of Biomedical Sciences, Larking University,

Genome-wide mapping of protein-DNA interaction dynamics, Steven Henikoff, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

The sensory ecology of electroreception in bees and spiders, Daniel Robert, University of Bristol

LAMTOR and BORC regulate position and size of lysosomes, Lukas Huber, Innsbruck Medical University

Antibody evolution in the presence or absence of clonal selection, Antonio Lanzavecchia, Institute for Research in Biomedicine

Light Scattering of biomolecules – easy but powerful tools to characterize your samples, Arthur Sedivy, VBCF - Protein Technologies Facility

Lattice light sheet microscopy – innovations, applications and future directions, Wesley Legant, University of North Carolina

A new humanized mouse model for personalized combination cancer immunotherapy, Dietmar Herndler-Brandstetter, Institute of Cancer Research Vienna

Snapshots of actively transcribing influenza polymerase, Stephen Cusack, EMBL Grenoble

Sexy glia: developmental plasticity during glia-derived neurogenesis, Richard Poole, UCL

How and to what extent small-angle scattering techniques provide information to structural biology, Francesco Spinozzi, University of Ancona, UNIVPM Universita Politecnica delle Marche

GATA and FOXA transcription factors at the intersection of cell identity and cancer, Paola Martinelli, Institute of Cancer Research Vienna

First steps in vision: cell types, circuits and repair, Botond Roska, Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel

Mechanisms regulating the emergence and maintenance of cell cycle synchronization in Drosophila development, Victoria Deneke, Duke University, De Talia Lab

Evolutionary-based mutational scan: a genotype to phenotype map of His3 protein, Fyodor Kondrashov, IST Austria

Concerted expression of a cell-cycle regulator and a metabolic enzyme from a bicistronic transcript in plants, Laura Lorenzo-Orts, University of Geneva (Hothorn Lab)

Dynamic biomolecular assemblies in physiology and disease, Markus Zweckstetter, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry

A basis set of logic operations for the recombination of neocortical cell assemblies, Simon Rumpel, Institute of Physiology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz

Time to get up: Awakening stem cells in the brain, Andrea Brand, The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge

Patenting in Biotechnology, Hildegard Etz, Austrian Patent Office

Bacterial answers to polyproline mediated translational stress, Jürgen Lassak, LMU Munich

In-Vitro and In-Cell Cross-Linking/Mass Spectrometry: from 3D-Protein Structure Investigations to Proteome-Wide Interactome Studies, Claudio Iacobucci, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

The class II membrane fusogenic proteins illustrate the impact of virus-cell gene exchanges in eukaryotic evolution, Felix Rey, Pasteur Institute

Role of small RNAs in plant reproduction and speciation, Claudia Köhler, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala

Long-range developmental regulation at mammalian Hox loci, Denis Duboule, University of Geneva

Heavy mice and light things: using solid-state NMR spectroscopy to understand biological tissues in health and disease, Melinda Duer, University Cambridge

Investigating cellular senescence in regeneration and aging, Birgit Ritschka, IGBMC Strasbourg

Revisiting the structure-function relationship with mass photometry, Philipp Kukura, University of Oxford

Cohesin loader antagonizes Super Elongation Complex to regulate transcription, Katsuhiko Shirahige, University of Tokyo

Organizing and stabilizing genomes through heterochromatic and euchromatic domains, Susan Gasser, FMI Basel

Organic and macromolecular crystallography with electrons, Tim Grüne, University of Vienna, Department of Inorganic Chemistry

Transcriptional regulatory programs controlling neuron specification, Nuria Flames, Instituto de Biomedicina de Valencia

Polycomb proteins and the regulation of epigenetic inheritance and genome function, Giacomo Cavalli, Institut de Genetique Humaine

Structural Basis for ATP-dependent Chromatin Remodeling by the INO80 Complex, Sebastian Eustermann, Gene Center and Department of Biochemistry-LMU München

How does Wnt11 regulate the planar cell polarity?  - with an updated view of extracellular distribution/diffusion of Wnt ligands -, Yusuke Mii, NIBB, Okazaki

Altered Properties of Hippocampal Neural Stem Cells in Aging and Epilepsy, Juan Manuel Encinas, Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience

Single cell epigenome landscape of development and aging, Wolf Reik, Babraham Institute

Bayesian modeling of biomolecular structures, Michael Habeck, University of Göttingen

Transposon outbursts of early development, Diego Rodriguez Terrones, Helmholtz Zentrum Munich

Cryptochrome Expression in the Zebrafish Retina: Potential Implications for Magnetoreception, Spencer Balay, University of Alberta

The determinants of lineage-specific gene expression in the immune system, Stephen Nutt, WEHI Melbourne

From DNA to Chromosomes, Frank Uhlmann, The Francis Crick Institute

Diffraction-unlimited optical imaging for (neuro-)biology, Johann Danzl, IST Austria

Regulation of cell fate and shape by the Hippo signaling effector Taz, Virginie Lecaudey, Goethe-Universität - Campus Riedberg

Controlling transcription at gene promoters and enhancers, Karen Adelman, Harvard Medical School

Skin Stem Cells: Coping With Stress, Inflammation and Cancer, Elaine Fuchs, The Rockefeller University

From In Vitro Biochemistry to Single Molecule Live Cell Imaging: Shifting Paradigms in Transcriptional Control, Robert Tjian, UC Berkeley

What is life? On the subcellular physics of live matter, Antti Niemi, CNRS and Nordita

Bacteria s different ways to recycle their own cell wal , Christoph Mayer , Christoph Mayer

Using ancestral sequence reconstruction to characterize primordial enzymes and protein-protein interactions, Reinhard Sterner, University of Regensburg

From genomics to therapeutics: dissection and manipulation of human disease circuitry at single-cell resolution, Manolis Kellis, MIT

Young blood for old brains, Tony Wyss-Coray, Stanford University School of Medicine

Tricks enabling extremotolerance of tardigrades, Takekazu Kunieda, The University of Tokyo

Title to be announced, Rahul Satija, New York Genome Center

SIM on the OMX: doing better than a confocal can, with the same samples, Dan White, GE Healthcare

 Clonal dynamics of the antibody response, Gabriel Victora, The Rockefeller University

Structural and functional studies of the nuclear RNA exosome - an RNA degrading and processing machine, Sebastian Falk, MFPL

Machine Learning using EHR data – from site-specific studies to multi-sites/multi-nations analyses with OHDSI, Juan Banda, Georgia State University, Atlanta

Pioneers, settlers and life on the OregonR trail: Transcriptional regulation during development, Melissa Harrison, University of Wisconsin School

Mechanistic basis of membrane protein insertion, Ramanujan S. Hegde, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Proteome homeostasis: analysis and visualisation of protein degradation - from single cells to tissues, Michael Knop, ZMBH, University of Heidelberg

Regulation of the Proteasome: From Basic Understanding to Disease Therapy, Alfred Goldberg, Harvard Medical School

Structural insight into contractile injection systems, Nicholas Taylor, University of Copenhagen

Enhancer-Promoter Communication in Living Drosophila Embryos, Mike Levine, Princeton University

The role of aneuploidy in tumorigenesis, Angelika Amon, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Signal Integration for Metabolic Control by the Acetyl-CoA Carboxylase Multienzyme, Timm Maier, Biocenter at the University of Basel

Next Generation Superresolution Microscopy: from Molecules to Tissue, Francisco Balzarotti, MPI Göttingen

Single-molecule insights on transcriptional regulation during early embryonic development, Mustafa Mir, University of California, Berkeley

The collective behaviour of cellular polymers: from coiled-coil motors to RNA-protein liquids, Marcus Jahnel, MPI Dresden

Tuning gears for the tubulin motor: insights from in vitro reconstitution of cell division machinery, Vladimir Volkov, Delft University of Technology

Phase-separation in Heterochromatin Regulation, Geeta Narlikar, UCSF

Signal-improved real-time NMR spectroscopy of proteins by hyperpolarized water, Dennis Kurzbach, University of Vienna, Institute of Biological Chemistry

Regulated transcript toggling and protein degradation set meiotic protein levels, Gloria Brar, University of California, Berkeley

Organ-specific strategies to challenge brain metastasis, Manuel Valiente, CNIO

Opportunistic hijacking of cellular domain-motif interaction networks by papillomavirus E6 oncoproteins: a combined structural and interactomic perspective, Gilles Trave, IGMCB Strasbourg

Expanding the kinome, Vincent Tagliabracci, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Mapping Development at Single Cell Resolution, Bertie Gottgens, Cambridge University, MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

Bistable, biphasic regulation of PP2A-B55 accounts for the dynamics and all-or-none character of mitotic substrate phosphorylation, Julia Kamenz, Stanford University

Watching CRISPR genome editing at work in human cells, Jacob Corn, ETH Zurich

The NMDAR-mediated desynchronization of a gap junctional circuit regulates learning, Yun Zhang, Harvard University

Origin and evolution of an ancient transmissible cancer, Elizabeth Murchison, University of Cambridge

Stem-Cell-Driven Growth and Regrowth of the Adult Spinal Cord in Teleost Fish: From Cellular Mechanisms to Mathematical Modeling, Gunther Zupanc, Northeastern University

A reconstituted mammalian mRNA transport system selectively transports defined amounts of axonal mRNAs, Sebastian Maurer, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)

From Transcription to Protein Stability: Studying the Regulation of of Protein Expression Dynamics, Marko Jovanovic, Columbia University

Speculations on the properties of the avian hippocampus and its relationship to bird navigation, Verner Bingman, Bowling Green State University

Structural analysis of transcription factors/DNA complexes, Michela Lapi, University of Milan

Hybridization and the Genomic Landscape of Heliconius butterflies, Nate Edelman, Harvard University

Orientation and navigation in bats: Magnetic, celestial or something else?, Richard Holland, Bangor University

Genomes gone wild: Experimental evolution meets synthetic biology, Ralph Bock, MPI of Molecular Plant Physiology

A no-brainer: essential roles of ATP6AP2 in neurodevelopment, Matthias Groszer , INSERM

Global Remodeling of the Proteome, Dan Finley, Harvard Medical School

SUMOylation – a molecular switch in signal transduction, Frauke Melchior, ZMBH, University of Heidelberg

Regulation and Impacts of RNA Editing on the Neural Transcriptome, Heather Hundley, Indiana University School of Medicine

A structural and mechanistic model for Parkinson’s Disease-associated LRRK2 interaction with microtubules, Andres Leschziner, UCSD

Hydrogen deuterium exchange mass spectrometry (HDX-MS) optimised structural biology to study the regulation of lipid signalling enzymes and their roles in human disease, John Burke, University of Victoria

Quantifying in quantitative cell biology: how, what, and why?, Gerhard Schütz, TU Vienna

Stochastic bistability of a GTPase activation switch, Martin Loose, IST Austria

Integrative analysis of RNA binding protein targets and function, Markus Hafner, NIH NIAMS

A small RNA perspective on genome integrity, Astrid Haase, NIH NIDDK

Decrypting the Noncoding Genome - Unmasking the role of transcriptional control in complex traits and human disease, Bing Ren, UC San Diego

Cellular navigation in complex environments, Michael Sixt, IST Austria

Programmable and Computational Optics in Confocal and Single Molecule Localization Microscopy, Alexander Jesacher, Medizinische Universität Innsbruck, Institut für Biomedizinische Physik

Scientific Publishing: How, Where and Why?, Teodoro Pulvirenti, Rockefeller University Press

Micro-Electron Diffraction: A Powerful Tool For Protein And Small Molecule Structure Determination, Radovan Spurny, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Brno

 The kinetochore: the ultimate divisive machine, Andrea Musacchio, MPI Dortmund

Ultrafast endocytosis of synaptic vesicles, Shigeki Watanabe, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Cell Biology

Magnetic Compass of Murine Rodents: Why the Mechanism Matters, John Phillips, Virginia Tech

Hydenge: A program for AB initio shape determination using hydrodynamic parameters acquired on benchtop biophysical instruments, Bertrand Raynal, Institute Pasteur

The origins of blood cancers, Ben Ebert, Harvard Medical School

Visual Analysis of Heterogeneous Biomolecular Data, Marc Streit, Institute of Computer Graphics at Johannes Kepler University Linz

Novel strategies for cardiac regeneration in mammals, Eldad Tzahor, Weizmann Institute of Science

Macromolecular phase separation in germ cell fate, Shambaditya Saha, IMBA

Regulation of transcription by cyclin-dependent kinases, Matthias Geyer, University of Bonn

To be or not to be long noncoding RNA, Ashish Lal, NIH NCI Center for Cancer Research

Exploring and Exploiting the Tumor Microenvironment, Johanna Joyce, University of Lausanne

Biophysical experiments and biomolecular simulations: A perfect match?, Kresten Lindorff-Larsen, University of Copenhagen

Epi-Evo: insight into epigenetic mechanisms through evolutionary analyses, Peter Sarkies, MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences

The cellular response to DNA damage-induced transcription stress, Jurgen Marteijn , Erasmus MC, Rotterdam

Vienna Networking Symposium on Single Cell Analysis in Biology & Medicine,

Noldus IT-Innovative solutions to measure behaviour, Eileen Baum, Noldus Information Technologies

Structural studies of eukaryotic mRNA processing, Clemens Plaschka, IMP

RNA Biology on a microbiome scale, Jörg Vogel, University of Würzburg

Experiments towards Reconstructing the Emergence of Life in the lab, Dieter Braun, LMU Munich

Solving protein structures and understanding genotype-phenotype maps using deep mutagenesis, Ben Lehner, Center for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona

How do proteins and small molecules function in the crowded cellular milieu, Gideon Schreiber, Weizmann Institute of Science

Cellular drivers of injury response and regeneration in the zebrafish heart, Jan Philipp Junker, Max-Delbrück-Center for molecular medicine

Understanding human brain development: from embryos to organoids, Paola Arlotta, Harvard University

Phase transitions in early zebrafish development, Carl-Philipp Heisenberg, IST Austria

The highs & lows of cryo-EM and dissecting the mechanisms of molecular machinery, Gabriel Lander, The Scripps Research Institute

Regulation of eukaryotic poly(A) RNP lengths by the Pan2-Pan3 deadenylase, Ingmar Schaefer, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry Martinsried

The role of non-coding RNAs and phase separation in the post-transcriptional regulation of the genome, Gian Tartaglia, Centre for Genetic Regulation, Barcelona

Molecular and circuit mechanisms of fear memory formation. Relevance for PTSD, Oliver Stork, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Maintenance of nucleolar homeostasis during development: The role of non-coding RNAs, Eliezer Calo, MIT Department of Biology

Interferometric scattering microscopy reveals microsecond nanoscopic protein motion on a live cell membrane, Richard W. Taylor, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen

Deciphering the 3D genome structure with polymer models, Anton Goloborodko, IMBA

Non-conventional RNA processing mechanisms to cope with cellular stress, Elif Karagöz, Max Perutz Labs

Small RNA biology in the nematode C. elegans, Rene Ketting, IMB Mainz

Mechanisms of intracellular coral-algal symbiosis - a model systems´ approach, Annika Guse, Centre for Organismal Studies Heidelberg (COS)

Overcoming Chromatin Barriers to Control Cell Fate, Ken Zaret, University of Pennsylvania

Quantifying evolutionary dynamics in cancer, Trevor Graham, Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London

Proteomic Clues to Cell Organization, Martin Wühr, Lewis-Sigler Institute, Princeton University

Signalling by cooperative assembly formation (SCAF) by TIR domains in innate immunity and cell death pathways, Bostjan Kobe, University of Queensland

How to maintain neuronal cell fate despite intrinsic variability on the molecular level, Jeroen van Zon, AMOLF (Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter), the Netherlands

A laser phase plate for transmission electron microscopy, Jeremy Axelrod, University of California, Berkeley

DK Chromosome Dynamics PhD Symposium: Chromopalooza – A festival to celebrate chromosome biology,

Regulation of intratumoral immune responses, Ton Schumacher, The Netherlands Cancer Institute

Genome regulation during developmental transitions: New views of old questions, Eileen Furlong, EMBL Heidelberg

Rules of engagement: molecular arms races between host and viral genomes, Harmit Malik, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

MINFLUX: Next Generation Super Resolution Microscopy and Single Molecule Tracking, Francisco Balzarotti, IMP

Immune Complexity of Metastatic Breast Cancer - Towards Personalized Immune-Intervention Strategies, Karin De Visser, NKI

RG/RGG regions in subcellular localization and phase separation, Tobias Madl, Medizinische Universität Graz, Gottfried Schatz Forschungszentrum

Centrosomes: from C. elegans to a potential cancer therapeutic, Karen Oegema, UCSF

From MST to TRIC – using and benchmarking the NanoTemper Monolith, Arthur Sedivy, VBCF

Interrogating HIV-1 On A New Level, Peijun Zhang, University of Oxford

Genome instability induced by G-quadruplex binders, Giovanni Capranico, University of Bologna

From Viruses to Cells – Toward high-resolution cellular structural biology using cryo-electron tomography, Florian Schur, IST Austria

Cryo-EM structures of amyloids in neurodegenerative disease, Sjors Scheres, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Reconstitution of basic chromatin processes: Loop extrusion and DNA condensates, Jan Brugues, MPI of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

Visualizing 3D DNA paths and gene expression during development, Alistair Boettiger, Stanford University

Harnessing the chemical potential of plants, Sarah O Connor, Max Planck Institute of Chemical Ecology, Jena

The structure and function of lamins: how can thin filaments protect a nucleus?, Ohad Medalia, University of Zurich

Green Labs Program: Enabling and supporting action for sustainability by laboratory researchers, Kathryn A. Ramirez-Aguilar, International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories

Structural insights into PRC2 regulation of epigenetic silencing, Eva Nogales, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

The Long-legged mouse & the Impossible Hybrid – the genetics of evolutionary change, Frank Chan, Friedrich Miescher Laboratory of the Max Planck Society

New insights into aneuploidy in mammalian embryos, Melina Schuh, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry

The Contribution of Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transitions to Breast Cancer Progression, Fabiana Lüönd, University of Basel - Christofori Lab

Tackling the plastic problem in the lab; where to start?, Logan Hodgskiss , University of Vienna/Green Labs Austria

Towards a more sustainable university – step by step, Riet van de Velde, Sustainibility Office, UGent

Homeostatic control of meiotic prophase checkpoint function by Pch2 and Hop1, Vivek Raina, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology

Antarctic marine protected areas: biodiversity and diplomacy in the global commons, Cassandra Brooks, University of Colorado Boulder

Proline-rich protein PRR19 functions with cyclin-like CNTD1 to promote meiotic crossing over in mouse, Anastasiia Bondarieva, TU Dresden

Reprogramming Treg and balancing CTL differentiation in tumors, starting points for novel immunotherapy approaches, Mauro di Pilato, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Bellinzona, Switzerland

Robust control of adaptive immunity, Antonio Baptista, Vlaams Institute for Biotechnology, Gent, Belgium

The mesenchymal niche, a key determinant of intestinal tumorigenesis, Manolis Roulis, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, USA

Transcriptional regulation of regulatory T cell identity, Joris van der Veeken, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Mechanisms controlling neural excitability, Mario De Bono, IST Austria

Engineering genomes, karyotypes and the dark matter of the human genome, Jef Boeke, NYU Langone Health

Title to be announced, Andrew Dillin, University of California, Berkeley

Network Medicine — From protein-protein to drug-drug and human-machine interactions, Jörg Menche, Universtity of Vienna, Department of Structural & Computational Biology

K27-linked Diubiquitin Inhibits UCHL3 Via an Unusual Kinetic Trap, Alexander Fish, Netherland Cancer Institute

Title to be announced, Azim Surani, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge

Establishment and maintenance of neuronal identity: lessons from C. elegans and mice, Paschalis Kratsios, Dept. of Neurobiology, University of Chicago

Chromatin Dynamics throughout Development: A view from the cortex, Mariano Gabitto, Simons Foundation

A role of complex composition in biomolecular condensates, Shambaditya Saha, IMBA

CryoDRGN: Deep generative models for heterogeneous cryo-EM reconstruction, Ellen Zhong, MIT

Precision Medicine: A Translational Research Perspective, Pilar Garin-Chesa, IMP

Greenland ice cores, greenhouse gases, climate change and you/Yes, we can get to zero Co2 emissions, Bruce Vaughn/Antony Patt, University of Colorado/ETH-IPCC author

How transcription factors find their binding sites: a role for long, intrinsically disordered regions, Naama Barkai, Weizmann Institute of Science

Imagining the life and death of mRNAs in single cells, Jeffrey Chao, FMI

Liquid phase electron microscopy, fundamentals, application to study membrane proteins in whole cells, and future outlook, Niels de Jonge, INM - Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarland University

Laser-based IR spectroscopy: A new perspective for protein secondary structure analysis, Andreas Schwaighofer, TU Wien

Epigenetics and Synthetic Lethality, Christopher Vakoc, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Reducing Greenhouse Gas footprint in health care: a lesson for sustainable research labs, Helga Weisz, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

The Red queen and the lost boys: Roles of RNAi in defending sex chromosome conflict, Eric Lai, MSKCC

The role of AUC and SAXS in understanding the structural basis for bacterial virulence factor function, Olwyn Byron, University of Glasgow

Mechanics of Intracellular Phase Separation, Clifford Brangwynne, Princeton University

Controlling the Physics of Cellular Organization, Moritz Kreysing, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

Histone variants and their chaperones a network in action, Genevieve Almouzni, Institute Curie

The Bristol MultiBac Platform in the COVID19 Response: New avenues to combat the pandemic, Imre Berger, University of Bristol

The sarcomeric protein myomesin has is it all in one: rigidity, flexibility and elasticity, Matthias Wilmanns, EMBL Hamburg

Emergent cellular ecosystems in melanoma revealed by single cell analysis, Arjun Raj, University of Pennsylvania

Timing mechanisms linking human brain development and evolution, Pierre Vanderhaeghen, Dept of Neurosciences, Leuven Brain Institute, KU Leuven

Ageing: a gut feeling, Linda Partridge, MPI for Biology of Aeging

SFB plenary meeting on Stem Cell Modulation in Neural Development and Regeneration”,

Homeoboxes build the C.elegans nervous system, Oliver Hobert, Columbia University

Why should life maintain chirality, Yossi Paltiel, The Hebrew University

Following neuronal trajectories in developing brain, Silvia Cappello, MPI of Psychiatry Munich

Lanthanide Chelating Tags for Pseudo-contactshift NMR Spectroscopy – Useful Long-range Tools for Structural Biology, Daniel Häussinger, University of Basel

Haven’t got a glue?, Nicolas Thomä, FMI Basel

Unraveling the structure of toxic protein aggregates in situ, Rubén Fernández-Busnadiego, MPI of Biochemistry Department of Molecular Structural Biology

Sex and gender bias in research: from the test tube to career path, Flora Vincent & Aude Bernheim, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel & French Institute of Health and Medical Research, INSERM, France

Fate and freedom in the developing brain, Denis Jabaudon, Universite de Geneve

TraitMap: linking genes to quantitative cellular traits in haploid cells to study cell biology, Thijn Brummelkamp, Netherlands Cancer Institute

Locating specific structures or molecules in cells by correlative cryo 3D X-ray imaging, Eva Pereiro, ALBA synchrotron - Experiments Division

Switching Genes on and off during development and differentiation, Doug Higgs, MRC Weatherall Institute of Medicine

Molecular architecture of the developing mammalian brain, Sten Linarsson, Karolinska Institute

Imaging G-protein signaling with genetically encoded fluorescent probes, Joachim Goedhart, University of Amsterdam

Navigating the cellular landscape with new imaging technologies, Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Janelia Farm

Adapt or Die: Transgenerational Inheritance of Pathogen Avoidance - How getting food poisoning might save your species, Coleen T Murphy, Princeton University

Potential and Limitations of Multi-Method Approaches for Studying Dynamic Multi-Protein Interactions With Applications SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid Interactions, Peter Schuck, NIH

Visualising the Building Blocks of Life Inside of Cells, Martin Beck, MPI of Biophysics

GoldenBac: a simple, highly efficient, and widely applicable system for construction of multi-gene expression vectors for use with the baculovirus expression vector system, Jana Neuhold, VBCF

Allyship and gender intelligence: practical steps towards gender parity, Roshni Mooneeram, EMBL

Building a Sustainability Strategy for a Life Science Organisation, Brendan Rouse, EMBL

BRCT domain in DNA damage response, Qian Wu, University of Leeds

Innate regulators of tumor-directed T cell immunity, Barbara Maier, CeMM

Lineage recording reveals dynamics of cerebral organoid regionalization, Grayson Camp, University of Basel

Eminent domains: PI(4, 5)P2 distribution and homeostasis in the plasma membrane, Gerry Hammond, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Regulation of Replication Timing and Chromosome Architecture, David Gilbert, Florida State University

Structural studies for chromatin as a regulator of the genome function, Hitoshi Kurumizaka, University of Tokyo

Molecular snapshots of cell cycle control by cryo-EM, Claudio Alfieri, The Institute of Cancer Research

Cycling in Vienna - high goals, quick wins and near misses, Ulrich Leth, TU Vienna

Roadmap to Zero Carbon: the Case of Austrian Universities, Günter Getzinger, Graz University of Technology

Understanding early vertebrate development: A CRISPR-Cas13d view, Miguel Moreno Mateos, Andalusian Center of Developmental Biology

Extragenic transcription and its regulation, Gioacchino Natoli, Humanitas University

Light waves meet molecular machines, Frank Vollmer, University of Exeter, Living Systems Institute

The NMR Contribution to Cellular Structural Biology: from Protein Structures to Functional Processes in a Cellular Context, Lucia Banci, University of Florence, Centro Risonanze Magnetiche

Causes and consequences of plasticity in cancer and development, Dana Peer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Climate change and cities – From impacts and vulnerabilities to action, Kerstin Krellenberg, University of Vienna

Evolution of low-carbon energy infrastructure and the need for soft technology, Magdalena Klemun, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Periodic fasting mimicking diets in aging and disease, Valter Longo, USC Leonard David School of Gerontology

Waves and flows in embryogenesis and regeneration, Stefano Di Talia, Duke University Medical Center

Cell type-specific functions of mammalian centrosomes, Fanni Gergely, Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Institute

Energy and water consumption in IT - How to reach sustainability in computing, David Mytton , Uptime Institute

Xin Chen, Johns Hopkins University

Light, CRISPR and DNA repair, Taekjip Ha, Johns Hopkins University

Application of CRISPR/Cas in Plants: from Gene Editing to Chromosome Engineering, Holger Puchta, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Human brain size development and evolution, Madeline Lancaster, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Biological robustness: genetic compensation and transcriptional adaptation, Didier Stainier, MPI for Heart and Lung Research

Why it is hard to act on climate change and what we can do about it, Jana Köhler, Sandra Geiger, University of Vienna

Role of Mitochondria, Autophagy and Inflammation in Parkinson´s Disease, Richard Youle, NIH

Structural principles regulating the ubiquitination machinery, Sonja Lorenz, Rudolf Virchow Center at the University of Würzburg

Advanced NMR methods for Drug Discovery, Julien Orts, University of Vienna, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Host Factor Targeted Drug Discovery for SARS-CoV-2 Through an International Collaboration, Nevan Krogan & Jacqueline Fabius, UCSF - Gladstone Institute

The future of data, Gareth O’Neill

Regulating Proteins and RNA by Light, Andreas Möglich, University of Bayreuth

Multiscale models of bacterial contractile injection systems, Martin Pilhofer , ETH Zurich

New insight into the mechanism of meiotic recombination, Michael Lichten, NIH

18th Annual VBC PhD Programme Symposium Building Bridges”,

Human protein interactomics, Katja Luck, IMB Mainz

Novel mechanisms of neurogenesis and neural repair, Magdalena Goetz, LMU Department of Physiological Genomics

Molecular views into cellular functions by in-cell cryo-electron tomography, Julia Mahamid, EMBL

Perspective on Cryo-EM v2.0: In-cell Proteomics at Atomic Resolution, Robert Glaeser, University of California, Berkeley

Development and Evolution of Tetrapod Motor Circuits, Lora Sweeney, IST Austria

Regulation of anti-cancer immunity by intratumoral dendritic cells, Jan Boettcher, Technical University Munich

New insights into canonical and PCP-associated Wnt-Frizzled signaling in development and disease, Marek Mlodzik, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Understanding the Sources of Regenerative Capacity in Animals, Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, Stowers Inst. for Medical Research

MicroCT Imaging for 3D Histomorphology and Microanatomy, Brian Metscher, University of Vienna

Applying Single Cell Proteomics in Healthy and Malignant Hematopoiesis, Erwin M. Schoof, Technical University of Denmark

Functional mechanisms of molecular chaperones and enzymes by integrated NMR spectroscopy, Paul Schanda, IST Austria

Tracking the developmental trajectory of cortical projection neurons from lineage to function, Josh Huang, Duke University School of Medicine

Lizard Tail Regeneration As an Instructive Model of Enhanced Healing Capabilities in an Adult Amniote, Thomas Lozito, University of Southern California

Title to be announced, Nicholas Pearce, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

How an ancient Ubiquitin-like protein delivers Sulfur to tRNAs and protects the Proteome, Sebastian Glatt, Ma?opolskie Centrum Biotechnologii Uniwersytetu Jagiello?skiego

Unravelling transcriptional and extra-transcriptional roles of RNA Polymerase III by cryo-EM, Alessandro Vannini, Human Technopole, Milan

Protein interactions: anything new?, Monika Fuxreiter, Università di Padova

Tree Story: what we can learn about climate and forest history from the rings in trees, Valerie Trouet, University of Arizona

Power abuse in academia: What can researchers do?, Marta Bastos de Oliveira, Dragonfly Mental Health

Climate Change Litigation; How can we stop Ecocide, Wolfram Proksch, Ethos Legal Vienna

Armed soldiers in the crib: why do innate-like effector T cells stay in the thymus?, Taras Kreslavsky, Karolinska Institute

Cis-acting gene regulation by long noncoding RNAs, Igor Ulitsky, Weizmann Institute of Science

Chromosome and chromatin dynamics at DNA Double Strand Break, Gaelle Legube, LBCMBCP, Toulouse

The biochemical mechanisms and pharmacological inhibition of phosphatidylinositol phosphate kinases, Ya Ha, Yale School of Medicine,

Building Tomorrow’s Academia, Kara McKinley, Harvard University

Krios Opening,

The electron cryomicroscopy revolution in structural biology, Richard Henderson, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Stickers and spacers framework for describing biomolecular condensates, Rohit Pappu, Washington University in St. Louis


Mechanisms of nuclear positioning during cell migration, Edgar Gomes, Instituto de Medicina Molecular - João Lobo Antunes

One becomes two: proteins assemblies that split cells across evolution, Andjela Saric, IST Austria

Young Investigator Symposium,

Understanding the Mechanism and Regulation of Eukaryotic DNA Replication, John Diffley, The Francis Crick Institute

Single Molecule Studies of Homologous DNA Recombination, Eric Greene, Columbia University

Cellular jamming and unjamming, Roberto Cerbino, Faculty of Physics - Computational and Soft Matter Physics at the University of Vienna

Microsymposium on Small RNA Biology,

Large-field of view-spatially resolved transcriptomics at nanoscale resolution, Ning Liang, BGI Research Europe

Discovering the topology of protein complexes in situ using structural proteomics, Francis O Reilly, Center for Structural Biology at the NCI

Genomic and metabolic processes promoting the proliferation and ageing of fission yeast cells, Jürg Bähler, University College London

Capturing functional states in cellular milieu by cryoEM, Hong Zhou, UCLA, Los Angeles

The EAT-Lancet Commission: searching synergies between people, planet and health, Fabrice DeClerck, The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health

Stem cell diversity and regulation in the adult brain, Fiona Doetsch, University of Basel

Metastatic Cells and Ecosystems, Joan Massague, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

MicroED: conception, practice and future opportunities, Tamir Gonen, Department of Biological Chemistry, UCLA

EMBO WS on Chromosome segregation and aneuploidy,

Proteomes in 3D: Structural barcodes to probe protein functional alterations, Paola Picotti, ETH Zurich

Kinetic Asymmetry, the neglected ingredient in chemical coupling, Dean Astumian, University of Maine

Molecular Chaperones in Protein Folding and Proteostasis, Ulrich Hartl, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

Mendel Early Career Symposium,

Single molecule approaches to search kinetics in bacterial cells, Johan Elf, Uppsala University

Dying to get noticed: Cell death as a driver of autoimmunity, Andrew Oberst, University of Washington

Mechanisms of genome activation by pioneer factors, Antonio Giraldez, Yale University

EMBO WS on Awakening of the genome: The maternal-to-zygotic transition,

How cells defend their cytosol against cytosol-invading bacteria: LPS ubiquitylation and other tricks, Felix Randow, MRC-LMB

Gene transcription: from mechanisms to regulation, Patrick Cramer, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry

The genetic basis for diversification of leaf form: from understanding to reconstructing, Miltos Tsiantis, MPI for Plant Breeding Research

A detailed analysis of the (static and dynamic) local conformations of proteins, Alexandre G de Brevern, INSERM - French National Institute of Health and Medical Research

Hippocampal circuits of maladaptive and adaptive fear generalization in mice, Syed Ahsan Raza, Institute of Biology Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Molecular mechanism and folding dynamics of large non-coding RNAs, Marco Marcia, EMBL Grenoble

The Metastasis Prize Award Ceremony,

Assessing the role of arousal state in sensorimotor gating and memory consolidation, Mingyu Yang, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics Tübingen

Single-cell and population mechanisms controlling neural stem cell maintenance in the zebrafish adult brain, Laure Bally-Cuif, Institut Pasteur and CNRS UMR3738

Dual inhibition of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) and neprilysin – a potential new therapy for hypertension and heart failure, Ed Sturrock, University of Kapstadt

Life at Nature Genetics: what we do, how scientific publishing works, and how I got here, Michael Fletcher, Editor at Nature Genetics

Mechanism of MCM helicase loading and regulation by CDK revealed by cryo-EM, Tom Miller, University of Copenhagen

Leveraging the patient as the model to dissect and target metastasis, Karuna Ganesh, Sloan Kettering Institute

Regeneration - a pristine or adaptive process?, Jonathan Slack, University of Bath

Illuminating protein degradation by the 26S proteasome and its regulation by ubiquitin, Andreas Martin, University of California, Berkeley

Global Views of Mammalian Development, Jay Shendure, University of Washington

Protein synthesis programs the development and evolution of neuronal diversity, Matthew Kraushar, MPI for Molecular Genetics, Berlin

12th VBC Summer School Symposium,

Chromatin regulators in cancer: Molecular mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities, Mark Dawson, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Addressing Health Disparities in Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disease Research and Increasing Workforce Diversity with a focus on Equity, Robert Rivers, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Austrian Cryo-EM Symposium,

Developmental flexibility to keep pace with a changing world, Dominique Bergmann, Stanford University

SCP - APMRS Symposium,

Role of the centromere in genetic self/non-self discrimination in yeasts, Yves Barral, ETH Zurich

Catch me if you can— How does C. elegans escape a fungal predator, Yen-Ping Hsueh, Academia Sinica in Taiwan

Modeling human hematopoiesis, disease and even human organs in NextGEN humanized mice, Richard Flavell, Yale University School of Medicine

Mechanisms of folding and assembly of newly synthesized proteins, Bernd Bukau, ZMBH

Functional proteomics by induced proximity, Mikko Taipale, University of Toronto

Mucociliary WNT signaling promotes cilia biogenesis and beating, Carina Seidl, German Cancer Research Center

Structural insights into tail-anchored membrane protein biogenesis by the GET insertase complex, Melanie McDowell, MPI for Biophysics

Crystallography and Cryo-EM: At odds or best friends? A case study in targeted protein degradation, Gabriel Lander, Scripps Research Institute

Homologous recombination in yeasts, Bertrand Llorente, French National Centre for Scientific Research

Regulation of protein biogenesis in health and disease, Danny Nedialkova, MPI of Biochemistry

VBC PhD Symposium \Pushing Boundaries\,

Transcription by RNA polymerase I - Structural basis and regulation mechanisms, Christoph Engel, University of Regensburg

Unveiling the ultrastructure of liver sinusoidal endothelial cells at high speed and extended fields of view by novel fiber-optics based super-resolution structured illumination microscopy, Thomas Huser, University of Bielefeld

Neuro-immune interactions in the gut, Daniel Mucida, Rockefeller University

EMBL: delivering research and service for life sciences - from molecules to ecosystems, Ewan Birney, EMBL-EBI

High-throughput discovery and sequence characterization of human and viral transcriptional regulators, Lacra Bintu, Stanford University

Functional Biomolecular Condensates from Synthetic Intrinsically Disordered Proteins, Ashutosh Chilkoti, Duke University

Cellular and biophysical mechanisms orchestrating skull morphogenesis across scales, Jacqueline Tabler, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

Mechanism of Morphogen Gradient Scaling, Maria Romanova, University of Geneva

 The clean energy transition - lessons from the past for the challenge ahead, Gebhard Ottacher, Climate Lab

Functional organisation of pericentromeres in mitosis and meiosis, Adele Marston, Wellcome Centre Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh

Looking deeper with microscopy: Pushing the optical imaging frontier in biology, Robert Prevedel, EMBL Heidelberg

Max Birnstiel Award Symposium,

Stress and mutation dependencies shaping the tumour microenvironment and Tools for?a healthy work-life balance , Ruth Scherz-Shouval, Weizmann Institute of Science

Native mass spectrometry under close-to-life” conditions and A crash course on parenthood in academia, Michal Sharon, Weizmann Institute of Science

From Publications to Public Actions: Scientists in the Planetary Emergency, Charlie Gardner, University of Kent

Cohesin and Chromosome Segregation in Oocytes: a Goldilocks scenario, Neil Hunter, HHMI, The University of California, Davis