Plenary speakers

Prof. Lucia Banci
University of Florence, Italy
Cellular Structural Biology: from protein structures to functional processes in a cellular context.

Prof. Kristina Djinovic Carugo
University of Vienna, Austria
Structural insight into F-actin regulation and sarcomere assembly via myotilin.

Prof. Pawel Ciborowski
University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
Secreted metabolome of methamphetamine treated macrophages.

Prof. Ricardo D. Enriz
National University of San Luis, Argentina
Searching new ligands for sphingosine kinase 1. The find of SK1A and its potential therapeutic use for the Niemann-Pick Type C disease.

Prof. Henryk Kozlowski
University of Wroclaw, Poland
Understanding of metallophores, possible medical application.

Prof. Wiktor Kozminski
University of Warsaw, Poland
High dimensionality and high resolution NMR experiments for IDPs.

Dr. Magdaléna Májeková
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
Structural changes of SERCA protein after ligand binding.

Prof. Roberta Pierattelli
University of Florence, Italy
Un-structural biology by NMR spectroscopy.

Prof. Robert C. Reynolds
University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Dr. Pavlína Řezáčová
Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Structure-assisted design of enzyme inhibitors.

Prof. Des R. Richardson
University of Sydney, Australia
Novel anti-cancer drugs that target the metastasis suppressor, NDRG1, and their ability to down-regulate multiple tyrosine kinases.


Prof. Péter G. Szalay
Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
How can computational methods help to understand excited states of DNA?

Prof. Jerzy Silberring
AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland
Dynorphin converting enzymes and their inhibitors.

Prof. Ray Owens
University of Oxford, UK
Streamlining the production of recombinant proteins: the impact of new technology in structural biology.





Invited speakers

Prof. Andrzej Bak
Silesian University in Katowice, Poland
Similarity-related assessment of the property profile in drug design.

Dr. Vladena Bauerová
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
Structural insights into the N-terminal domain of human Ryanodine receptor 2 and its association with cardiac arrhythmias.

Dr. Eva Kutejová
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
Lon protease - essential component of mitochondrial homeostasis.

Dr. Olga Malkina
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
Beyond the Dirac Vector model: Why one-bond reduced spin-spin coupling can be negative.

Prof. Radek Marek
CEITEC, Brno, Czech Republic
Interpretation of NMR shifts in heavy-element compounds.

Prof. Tamás Martinek
University of Szeged, Hungary
Degradation-free intracellular delivery of nanomolar protein cargoes with ganglioside specific recognition tags.

Prof. Ján Moncol
Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovakia
Structure types of transition metal complexes as potential anticancer drugs.

Prof. Robert Musiol
Silesian University in Katowice, Poland
Stop having complex with terpyridines.

Prof. Andras Perczel
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary
Discovering the path from folded to amyloid state of a drug-like miniprotein

Dr. Vladimír Pevala
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
A new Slovak center for research and teaching activities in structural biology – Interreg V-A Slovakia – Austria project StruBioMol

Prof Janez Plavec
National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia
NMR structure and dynamic features of quadruplex DNA topologies.

Prof. Aneta Slodek
Silesian University in Katowice, Poland
Novel donor-acceptor systems (D-A) based on heteroaromatic and heterocyclic motifs: quinoline and phenothiazine as modern materials for application in optoelectronics and bioimaging.

Prof. Pavel Štarha
Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic
Transition metal complexes for cancer therapy.

Dr. Lubica Urbániková
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia

Dr. Gabriel Žoldák
P.J. Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia
Single-molecule force spectroscopy of proteins using optical tweezers.