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
http://clm.bio.bg.ac.rs/2018/04/04/nerka7-mechanobiology/

 

Programme

Saturday, 06 October 2018

15:00 – 16:00 Registration and snacks
16:00 Welcome address
16:30 – 17:30
Eduardo Perozo, USA „Mechanosensitive ion channel structure & function”
17:30 – 19:00
Yannis Missirlis, Greece: “Tissue Morphogenesis and Mechanoepigenetics”.
20:00 Dinner – get together and meet the speaker

Sunday, 07 October 2018

Mechanosensitive ion channels
08:00 – 09:00 On site breakfast and snacks get together
09:00 – 10:30
David Beech, UK: „Orai1 and TRPC1/4/5 channels“
10:30 – 12:00
Boris Martinac, Australia: ” Piezo1&2 channels – Lecture 2″
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch brake
14:00 – 15:30
Rhuma Syeda, USA, „Mechanosensitivity of Piezo1 ion channels“
15:30 – 17:00
Keiji Naruse, Japan: “TRPV4 channels”
17:00 – 18:30
Aleksandra Mitrović, Serbia: „Tension or compression – plants or structural
engineers “
20:00 Dinner – get together and meet the speakers

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, Hungary: „Differential polarization imaging using confocal and
re-scan confocal microscopes“
17:00 – 18:30
Jasmina Popović, Serbia: “Responses to mechanical stimuli – chemistry of reaction
wood”
18:30 – 19:30
Wrap up discussion panel – „Translational value of mechanobiology“ (moderators B.
Martinac, Ksenija Radotić, Pavle Andjus)
20:00 Farewell Dinner