Programme

Programme 

9.00 – 9.30  ···  Brief presentation by Jesús Pérez Gil & Francisco Monroy

9.30 – 9.50  ··· Post-doc presentation: Protein-promoted membrane poration and membrane fusion/fragmentation”, Bárbara Olmeda Lozano (BIOMIL)

9.50 – 10.10  ···  Post-doc presentation: “Microfluidics for biophysical studies”, Laura Arriaga (Mechanics of Biological Microsystems)


10.10 – 10.40  ··· Short PhD, MSc and/or Grad. students presentations

  • “Biophysical characterization of thermotropic phase transitions in pulmonary surfactant complexes of different origin”, José Carlos Castillo Sánchez (Ph.D student) (BIOMIL)
  • “Biophysical models to test and optimize interfacially-driven drug vehiculization by pulmonary surfactant”, Cristina García Mouton (Ph.D student) (BIOMIL)
  • “DNA-amplification in microfluidic double emulsion templated vesicles”, Berta Tinao (Ph.D student) (Mechanics of Biological Microsystems)

10.40 – 11.40  ··· Coffee break / poster session

11.40 – 12.00  ··· Presentation:  Mechanics, thermodynamics, and kinetics of ligand binding to long polymers”, Francisco J. Cao (Out of equilibrium dynamics)

12.00 – 12.30  ··· Short PhD, MSc and/or Grad. students presentations

  • “Curvature induces cardiolipine sorting”, Elena Beltrán-Heredia (Ph.D student) (Out of equilibrium dynamics)
  • “Active gels based on the bacterial division protein FtsZ”, Mikheil Kharbedia (Ph.D student) (Mechanics of Biological Microsystems)
  • Phase-space dynamics of minimal Canham-Helfrich cells“, Ana Maitin (Ph.D student) (Mechanics of Biological Microsystems)

12.30 – 13.30  ··· Invited lecture: “Physics approaches on membranes shaping by BAR domain proteins”, Patricia Bassereau (Instituto Curie; Paris)


13.30 – 15.00  ···  Lunch


15.00 – 16.00  ···  Invited lecture: “Bending elasticity and stability of lipid bilayer at high curvature stress“, Vadim Frolov (Ikerbasque, Basque Foundation for Science; Bilbao)

16.00 – 16.30  ···Presentation: “Exploring molecular motors operation at the single-molecule level”, Borja Ibarra (Associated Team), IMDEA Nanociencia

16.20 – 17.00  ··· Coffee break / poster session


17.00 – 17.20  ···  Post-doc presentation: “To Artificial Mitochondria and beyond”, Paolo Natale (Mitochondrial Membranes)


17.20 – 18.00  ···  Short PhD, MSc and/or Grad. students presentations

  • “Mechanical interaction of ATPase with lipid membranes”, Víctor Almendro Vedia (PhD student ) (Mitochondrial Membranes)
  • Endosomal escape madiated by LLO toxins”, Ismael García-Abadillo (Master Student) (Mitochondrial Membranes)

18.00 – 18.30  ···  Closing remarks: Jesús Pérez Gil, Francisco Monroy, Iván López Montero

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