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Dutch Biophysics 2017

Veldhoven, 2 -3 October

The meeting is a joint event with the Netherlands Society for Microscopy (NVvM, http://www.microscopie.nl), the Society for Biophysics and Biomedical Technology (http://www.biopm.nl), and the Dutch Society of Cell Biology (http://dutch-society-cell-biology.nl/).

Confirmed invited speakers

Keynote speaker:
– Daniel Müller (ETH Zürich)

International:
– Henrik Jönsson  (University of Cambridge)
– Lene Odderschede  (Niels Bohr Institute)
– Samara Reck-Peterson (UC San Diego)
– Pere Roca-Cusachs ( Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia)

National:
– Daniela Kraft (Leiden University)
– Chirlmin Joo (TU Delft)
– Greg Stephens (Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdam)

Goal and scope

The goal of the meeting is to assemble all groups that work on molecular and cellular biophysics, microscopy and biomedical engineering in the Netherlands. The meeting consists of plenary sessions, with invited presentations by (inter)national speakers, and special oral and poster sessions.

Topics include the biophysics of living cells and their membranes, the cytoskeleton, molecular motors, DNA- and RNA-protein interactions, theoretical biophysics, systems biology and networks, photosynthesis, and new developments in light and electron microscopy, imaging and spectroscopy, force probes, (bio)chemical synthesis, nanotechnology and biomedical applications and biomedical engineering. We welcome contributions from researchers studying these topics from an experimental, theoretical or modelling background.