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LINXS workshop: Dynamics of membranes and their constituents


Tid: 2018-09-12 12:00 till: 2018-09-14 13:00
Plats: Lund
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Recent years have seen strong research efforts on the lipid component of biological membranes. While many studies have been focused on the membrane structure, the dynamics of such systems are crucial for the function of the membrane including membrane bound proteins. With this Dynamics workshop, our goal is to bring together leading experts in the field of membrane dynamics, with a particular focus on neutrons and X-rays, but also complementary techniques including NMR, single molecule spectroscopy and computer modeling. The workshop is arranged by The Lund Institute of Advanced Neutron and X-ray Science (LINXS).

Time and place: September 12, 2018, 12:00 – September 14, 2018, 13:00.
The conference will take place at two different venues. The first day, September 12, will be at the Palaestra auditorium (Paradisgatan 4) while the remaining two days (September 13-14) will be at Kulturen Auditoriet (Tegnérplatsen 6).

Invited speakers:
Prof. Erik Lindahl, Stockholm University, Sweden
Prof. Dr. Claudia Steinem, University of Goettingen, Germany
Ass. Prof. Marta Bally, Umeå University, Sweden
Prof. Dr. Motumu Tanaka, Heidelberg University, Germany and Kyoto University, Japan
Dr. John Katsaras (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN, USA
Prof. Dr. Tim Salditt, University of Göttingen, Germany
Dr. Olaf Holderer, Julich Center for Neutron Scattering at MLZ, Garching, Germany
Prof. Mei Hong, MIT, Boston, MA, USA
Prof. John Seddon, Imperial College, London, UK
Dr. Michihiro Nagao, NIST Center for neutron research, Gaithersburg MD, USA
Dr. Victoria Garcia Sakai, ISIS, STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK.
Dr. Lionel Porcar, Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France

The conference is free of charge and limited to 90 participants on a first come first serve basis. You are also invited to submit an abstract for a contributed 20 minutes talk or a poster presentation. The deadline for abstract submission is August 15 and the deadline for registration is August 25.
We are looking forward to your participation and your contribution!

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