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Educational and Library Complex, Campus of the 600th Anniversary of the Jagiellonian University Revival, Gronostajowa 7 street, Kraków

10.0015.00  REGISTRATION


15.00  CONFERENCE OPENING, chairperson: Józef Dulak

Speech by the Dean of FBBB, Jolanta Jura
Speech by the Rector of Jagiellonian University

15.3016.30  HISTORIC OVERVIEW, chairperson: Jolanta Jura

Wojciech Froncisz (FBBB), Rys historyczny 
Kazimierz Strzałka (FBBB), Od Instytutu do Wydziału
Zbigniew Madeja (FBBB), WBBiB dzisiaj

16.3017.00  COFFEE BREAK

17.0017.40  PLENARY LECTURE, chairperson: Józef Dulak

Virginijus Šikšnys (Vilnius, Lithuania), Bacterial immunity: from restriction enzymes to CRISPR


19.0024.00  DINNER, Stara Zajezdnia restaurant, św. Wawrzyńca 12

09.00–10.30 SESSION I, chairpersons: Claudine Kieda and Patrick Midoux

09.00–09.20 Danuta Kozbor (Buffalo, USA), Reprograming the tumor microenvironment to overcome multiple primary and acquired immune resistance mechanisms in cancer
09.20–09.40 Giulia Fontemaggi (Rome, Italy), Non-coding RNA networks control VEGFA expression in breast cancer
09.40–10.00 Paul J. Smith (Cardiff, UK), Targeting the cancer microenvironment: Insights and translation
10.00–10.20 Marta Miączyńska (Warsaw, Poland), Membrane trafficking and actin dynamics in cancer cell biology

10.3011.00  COFFEE BREAK

11.0012.00  SESSION II, chairpersons: Chantal Pichon and Martyna Elas

11.00–11.20 Tomasz Kordula (Richmond, USA), New insights into cerebellar astrocyte diversity
11.20–11.40 Luigi Zecca (Milan, Italy), Neuromelanins in brain aging and neurodegenerative diseases
11.40–12.00 Jakub Tomasik (Cambridge, UK), Schizophrenia: From blood biomarkers to repurposed drug candidates 

12.0013.20  LUNCH 

13.2014.20  SESSION IIIchairpersons: Jolanta Jura and Józef Dulak

13.20–13.40 Mauro Giacca (London, UK), From COVID-19 pathology to therapy: drugs that inhibit SARS-CoV-2 spike protein-induced cell syncytia
13.40–14.00 Szymon Mańka (London, UK), Identification of disease-relevant prion architectures by cryo-EM: can structural biology tell us how prions replicate and kill?
14.00–14.20 Andrzej Joachimiak (Chicago, USA), Structural studies of SARS-CoV-2 proteins and their complexes

14.2014.50  COFFEE BREAK

14.5015.50  SESSION IV, chairpersons: Artur Sabat and Jan Potempa

14.50–15.10 Xavier Gomis-Ruth (Barcelona, Spain), Structural insight into pathogenic potential of periodontal pathogens
15.10–15.30 Rich Lamont (Louisville, USA), The oral microbiome in homeostasis and dysbiosis
15.30–15.50 Alistair McCormick (Edinburgh, UK), Developing tools to progress synthetic biology in cyanobacteria

15.5016.20  COFFEE BREAK

16.2017.50  SESSION V, chairpersons: Tomasz Róg and Artur Osyczka

16.20–16.40 Vivek Sharma (Helsinki, Finland), Computational modeling of redox-coupled proton pumping by respiratory complex I
16.40–17.00 Jukka Kallijarvi (Helsinki, Finland), Translational studies of mitochondrial complex III deficiency: from sick babies to bacteria
17.00–17.20 Reimund Goss (Leipzig, Germany), Xanthophyll cycles of higher plants and algae
17.20–17.40 Guillem Ylla (Cambridge, USA/Kraków, Polska), The new FBBB’s Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Genome Biology: computational approaches to study genes, genomes, gene regulatory networks

17.50  CONFERENCE CLOSING, Kazimierz Strzałka and Jolanta Jura