B CUBE, Center for Molecular Bioengineering at the Technische Universität Dresden are hosting the symposium:
ENGINEERING LIFE 2017: FORM and FUNCTION
from 19th to 20th of October, 2017, in Dresden. The event is endorsed by the Dresden Institutional Strategy concept within the German Excellence Initiative.
The symposium will focus on recent advances and state-of-the-art techniques directed at understanding functionalities found in biological systems that stem from the morphology and the form of the constituents. The various sessions of the meeting will emphasize the different length scales: from the molecular, to cellular, to tissue level and evolutionary aspects of morphogenesis.
The symposium will consists of Invited Talks and a Poster Session. Short Poster Presentations will be selected after the registration is closed.
Registration fee for two days, including lunch and a conference dinner (on the 19th of October) is 200€. Registration is limited to 125 persons and will be open on the 1st of March, 2017.
Julia Mahamid \\ Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany
Thomas Speck \\ Freiburg University, Germany
Adam Summers \\ University of Washington, Friday Harbor, USA
Silvia Vignolini \\ University of Cambridge, UK
James Weaver \\ Wyss Institute, Harvard University, USA
Itai Cohen \\ Cornell University, USA
Julian Moosmann \\ Helmholz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany
Daniel Fletcher \\ University of California, Berkley, USA
Manuel Théry \\ Institut Universitaire d'Hematologie, France
Francois Nedelec \\ EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
Ali Miserez \\ Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Caren Norden \\ Max-Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
Patricia Bassereau \\ Institute Curie, Paris, France
VENUE: The symposium will be held at the Steigenberger Hotel de Saxe in the center of Dresden, right in front of Dresden’s landmark, the Frauenkirche.
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Igor Zlotnikov, Nicole Poulsen, Barbara Lindemann (Dresden)
This symposium is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) through grant 03Z22EN11, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) Research Unit 2038 and the TU Dresden's Institutional Strategy (funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Governments).