Regional Biophysics School – Mechanobiology, Kotor, Montenegro, 6-8 October, 2018, event funded by IUPAB

Important facts
Travel:
the venue is reachable by 3 international airports: Tivat (15 min by car), Podgorica
(1.5h), Dubrovnik (~3h with border crossing)
Accommodation:
many opportunities for economical accommodation in the vicinity of the Institute
from private villas for rent to small hotels
Duration:
3 days
Lecture hall:
50+ persons
Method:
tutorial lectures, round table discussions, student posters
Social events:
excursion of the Boka bay; diner at the seacoast
Registration fee:
200 €
Stipends with registration fee waivers still available
Apply with short CV and motivation letter to the mail below
Application deadline extended until June 30th, 2018
For further info and applications contact:
clm@bio.bg.ac.rs

NERKA7 “Mechanobiology”


Saturday, 06 October 2018
Sunday, 07 October 2018

Programme
Mechanisms across nature and techniques
08:00 – 09:00 On site – breakfast and snacks get together
09:00 – 10:30
Eric Honoré, France: “Molecular biophysics of mechano-transduction”
10:30 – 12:00
Vladimir Parpura, USA: „Rheology in astrocytes“
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch brake
14:00 – 15:30
Tanja Dučić, Spain: „Synchrotron-based microscopy of cytoskeletal
mechanostructures“
15:30 – 17:00
Gabor Steinbach, Szeged: „DPLSM in studies of cell wall order in plant mechanical
stress“
17:00 – 18:30
Jasmina Popović, Serbia: “Mechanical stress in trees”
18:30 – 19:30
Wrap up discussion panel – „Translational value of mechanobiology“ (moderators B.
Martinac, Ksenija Radotić, Pavle Andjus)
20:00 Farewell Dinner
Monday, 08 October 2018

Mechanisms across nature and techniques
08:00 – 09:00 On site – breakfast and snacks get together
09:00 – 10:30
Eric Honoré, France: “Molecular biophysics of mechano-transduction”
10:30 – 12:00
Vladimir Parpura, USA: „Rheology in astrocytes“
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch brake
14:00 – 15:30
Tanja Dučić, Spain: „Synchrotron-based microscopy of cytoskeletal
mechanostructures“
15:30 – 17:00
Gabor Steinbach, Szeged: „DPLSM in studies of cell wall order in plant mechanical
stress“
17:00 – 18:30
Jasmina Popović, Serbia: “Mechanical stress in trees”
18:30 – 19:30
Wrap up discussion panel – „Translational value of mechanobiology“ (moderators B.
Martinac, Ksenija Radotić, Pavle Andjus)
20:00 Farewell Dinner