Programme

Preliminary Programme
last update: 2018-04-03

Tuesday, 18th September 2018
15.00-17.30
Meeting of the Board of Polish Biochemical Society
18.00
Opening ceremony
Opening Lectures
Prof. Ted Hupp
University of Edinburgh, Scotland, International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Science Gdańsk
Interferon responsive genes that link adaptive and innate immunity
Prof. Robin Fahraeus
Paris Diderot University, France, International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Science Gdańsk
The implications of alternative sources of antigens for the major histocompatibilty pathways
19.30
Welcome Party

Wednesday, 19th September 2018
Plenary Lecture
Morning sessions
9.00-9.45
M. Figlerowicz,
Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry PAS, Poznań, Poland

Genomics in uncovering our history
Session line
DNA World
RNA World
EMBO
Polish Society for Cell Biology
session 1session 2session 3session 4
Morning sessions
9.45-13.15
(3,0h)
M. Figlerowicz,
IBCh PAS, Poland

T. Żemojtel
Berlin Inst. of Health, Germany

Genomics and genomics - driven research
S. Glatt
IBBB,UJ, Poland

RNA and RNP structures and mechanisms of action: from theory to experiment

K. Liberek,
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

J. Sułkowska
CENT Poland

EMBO Session

H. Gabryś
UJ, Cracow, Poland

A. Józkowicz
UJ, Poland

Signaling in plant cells

Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
I. Makałowska
UAM, Poznań, Poland

Activity of retroposed genes in tumors
A. Liwo
UG, Gdańsk, Poland

M. Konarska
CENT, Warsaw, Poland, new EMBO member

Dynamic rearrangements of the spliceosomal catalytic center
U. Vothknecht
Univ. of Bonn, Germany

Calcium regulation of organellar function

T. Żemojtel
Berlin Inst. of Health, Germany

Liquid biopsy: challanges and opportunities
K. Ginalski
CENT, Warsaw, Poland

J. Sułkowska
CENTR, Warsaw, Poland
EMBO Young Investigator

Role of entanglement in biology - Methyl transfer by substrate signaling from a knotted protein fold

A. Mithofer
Max-Planck-Inst. for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

Plant Calcium Signaling in Biotic Interactions

J. Trylska
CENT, Warsaw, Poland

P. Ziółkowski
UAM, Poznań, Poland
EMBO Installation Ggrantee

Control of meiotic recombination: from chromosomal distribution to crossover frequency
H. Gabryś
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Ca2+ and Mg2+ in plant cell signaling

M. Nowotny
IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland

Structure and mechanism of mitochondrial RNA degradosome

M. Miączyńska
IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland
new EMBO member

Inflammatory signaling from the endocytic pathway

D. Konopka-Postupolska
IBB, Warsaw, Poland

The role of calcium in cellular membrane flow


M. Górna
UW, Warsaw, Poland
EMBO Installation Grantee

Installation Grantee
How to end a viral RNA- lessons from the IFIT proteins
W. Pokrzywa
IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland
EMBO Installation grantee

Chaperone-directed ubiquitylation maintains proteostasis at the expense of longevity
14.30-15.15
M. Żernicka-Goetz
University of Cambridge, UK
Buliding the mouse embryo from stem cells in vitro
Session line
DNA World
RNA World
Protein World
COST Action CA16112 "NutRedOx"
session 5session 6session 7session 8session 31
Afternoon sessions
15.15-16.45
(1,5h)
J. Marszałek
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

R. Korona
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Evolutionary biochemistry

Z. Kulińska- Szweykowska
UAM, Poznań, Poland

P. Kozłowski
IBCh PAS, Poznań, Poland

In memory prof. W. Krzyżosiak

Non-coding RNA and gene expression

M. Nowotny
IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland

A. Costa
The Francis Crick Inst., London, UK

Structural studies of large assemblie


A. Szewczyk
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland

W. Jarmuszkiewicz
UAM, Poznań, Poland

Molecular bioenergetics
C. Gaucher
University of Lorraine, Nancy, France

J. Antosiewicz
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Redox control of major age-related diseases
Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
G. Kudła
Univ. of Edinburgh, UK

Next generation genotype-phenotype mapping

Z. Kulińska-Szweykowska
UAM, Poland

Biogenesis and function of plant microRNAs
W. Galej
EMBL, Grenoble, France

Structure and dynamics of the spliceosome
W. Jarmuszkiewicz
UAM, Poland

Impact of temperature and training on skeletal muscle bioenergetics

K. Tomala
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Searching for factors underlaying slower evolution of abundant proteins
P. Kozłowski
IBCh PAS, Poznań, Poland

Copy number variation and other types of genetic alterations in miRNA genes and their potential implications for miRNA function and human diseases
A. Costa
The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK

Eukaryotic DNA replication studied by cryo-electron microscopy
W. Gruszecki
UMCS, Lublin, Poland

Warming-up of the chloroplast

R. Korona
UJ, Cracow, Poland

The paradox of dominance: halving the dose of a gene leaves its function unaffected (usually)

S. Glatt
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Lost in translation - tRNA modifications protect the proteome


M. Szymański
IFB UG & GUMed, Gdańsk, Poland

Structure and function of macromolecular machines

A. Szewczyk
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland

Mitochondrial regulation of mitochondrial potassium
Channels

Afternoon sessions
16.45-18.00
Session line
COST Action CA16112 "NutRedOx"

session 31
cont'd
18.00-19.30
General assembly of the Polish Biochemical Society

Thursday, 20th September 2018
Plenary Lecture
Morning session
9.00-9.45
P. I. Mackenzie
Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
The UDP glycosyltransferase superfamily: its role in signal transduction termination and protection against chemical toxicity

Lecture sponsored by the Rector of Technical University of Gdańsk

Session line
Metabolite World
Cell & Organ World
New molecular targets Word of application
COST Action CA16112 "NutRedOx"
9.45-11.15
session 9session 10session 11 - part Isession 12session 31
W. Daniel
PAS, Poland

K. Safranow
PUM, Szczecin, Poland

The physiological and pharmacological regulation of obiotic and drug metabolizing enzymes.

R.T. Smoleński
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

S. Chłopicki
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis
A. Łoboda
UJ, Cracow, Poland
R. Passier,
Univ. of Twente,The Netherlands

Medical biotechnology in regenerative medicine and drug research

Session sponsored by STARBIOS 2 Structural Transformation to Attain Responsible BIOSciences EU FP Horizon 2020
K. Bieńkowska-Szewczyk
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland
B. Szewczyk
UG&MUG

Molecular virology and gene therapy


A. S. Fernandes
Universidade Lusófona, Lisboa, Portugal
M. C. Malki
Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Redox control of major age-related diseases
Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
W. Daniel
PAS, Poland

The regulation of liver cytochrome P450 by the brain nervous sytem
Channels

R.T. Smoleński
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Energetics of cardiac myocyte in atherosclerosis
G. Pellegrini
Univ. of Modena, Italy

Epithelial stem cells and regenerative medicine (provisional title)

A. H. Patel
MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, UK

Conformational flexibility in the receptor-binding
site of the Hepatitis C Virus Glycoprotein E2

K. Safranow
PUM, Szczecin, Poland

Consequences of muscle AMP deaminase deficiency caused by common nonsense mutation In AMPD1 gene – a new look at the role of purine nucleotide cycle

S. Chłopicki
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Endothelial dysfunction; its clinical relevance and biomarkers
J. Dulak
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Targeting inflammation for treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (provisional title)

B. Szewczyk
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

100 years from Spanish flu- can we control influenza today?




11.45-13.15
session 13session 14session 11 - part IIsession 15session 31
cont'd
W. Baer-Dubowska
PUMS, Poland
G. Latacz
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Metabolic activation of xenobiotics - therapeutic target and drug monitoring
H. Bielarczyk
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland
A. Szutowicz
MUG, Gdańk, Poland

New biomarkers in neurodegenerative diseases
J. Dulak
UJ, Cracow, Poland
G. Pellegrini
Univ. of Modena, Italy
T. Wilanowski
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland
A. Radominska-Pandya
University of Arkansas of Medical Sciences , USA

New molecular targets in personalized therapy of cancer

A. S. Fernandes
Universidade Lusófona, Lisboa, Portugal
M. C. Malki
Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
U. Sauer
Inst. of Molecular Systems Biology, Switzerland

Frontiers of high-throughput metabolomics

M. Szeliga-Mossakowski
Medical Research Centre PAS, Warsaw, Poland

Astroglia in health and pathology

R. Passier
Univ. of Twente, The Netherlands

Induced pluripotent stem cells in disease modelling and drug research (provisional title)

T. Wilanowski
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland

Grainyhead-like transcription factors as targets of anti-cancer therapy
H. Piotrowska-Kempisty
PUMS, Poland

The metabolic activation of methylated resveratrol analogue 3,4,4',5-tetra-methoxystilbene (DMU-
212) to 3'-hydroxy-3,4,5,4'-tetramethoxystilbene (DMU-214)
A. Szutowicz
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Acetyl-CoA compartmentation in the brain. A direct signal for rescue and neuro-injury?

A. Łoboda
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Heme oxygenase-1 as drug target (provisional title)

A. Radominska-Pandya
UAMS, USA

Cannabinoids receptors – role in cancer chemotherapy
G. Latacz
UJ, Cracow, Poland

The challenges in metabolic stability at the early stage of drug discovery process – in vitro determination of metabolic pathways of new promising 5-HT7R and 5HT6R ligands
14.15-15.00
B. Kamińska-Kaczmarek
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland

Immune microenvironment of glioma

Lecture sponsored by INencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland
- 100 years anniversary of the Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland
Session line
Metabolite World
Cell & Organ World
New molecular targets / Word of application
15.00-16.30
session 16session 17session 18session 19
M. Markuszewski
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

M. Ciborowski
Medical University of Bialystok

Clinical metabolomics
R. Sądej
IFB UG&MUG, Poland
A. Żaczek
IFB UG&MUG, Poland

Tumor microenvironment in cancer progression
P. Trzonkowski
MUG, Poland

E. M. Martinez-Caceres
Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain

New molecular targets
in personalized therapy of autoimmune diseases

Session sponsoring by - COST project - Action to Focus and Accelerate Cell-based Tolerance-inducing Therapies BM1305, EU FP Horizon 2020.
H. Jańska
UWr, Wrocław, Poland
A. Mostowska
UW, Warsaw, Poland

Inside plant organelles: structure, function and stress response
Lectures:Lectures: Lectures:Lectures:
C. Barbas
Complutense Univ. of Madrid, Spain

Metabolomics meets clinics - application to maternal-fetal and neonatal medicine

M. Król
SGGW, Warsaw, Poland

"Trojan horse" in cancer treatment


E. M. Martinez-Caceres
Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain

Tolerogenic dendritic cells to treat multiple sclerosis.
O. van Aken
Lund Univ., Sweden

Exploring organelle-to-nuclear signaling during plant stress responses.

Michał Ciborowski
Medical University of Bialystok, Poland

Metabolomics in the clinical settings. Applications in diabetology and endocrinology

P. Juszczyński
IHiTM, Poland

PIM kinases in B- cell lymphomas as rational therapeutic targets

P. Trzonkowski
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

T regulatory cells to treat autoimmune diseases.
Ł. Kowalewska
UW, Warsaw, Poland

Structural plasticity of the chloroplast thylakoid network.

K. Miękus
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Role of anti-inflammatory protein MCPIP1 in clear cell renal cell carcinoma progression

M. Heidorn-Czarna
UW, Warsaw, Poland

Functional relevance of mitoproteases in plant mitochondria.

R. Sądej
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Tumor microenvironment in progression of hormone-dependent breast cancer.

17.00-18.30
session 20session 21session 22
E. Świeżewska
IBB, Warsaw, Poland
A. Ihnatowicz
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Plant biochemistry and metabolomics

M. Olejniczak
IBCh PAS, Poznań, Poland
K. Chyliński
CRISPR Lab, Wien, Austria

CRISPR technologies for targeted genome editing
D. Rakus
UWr, Wrocław, Poland
J. R. Wiśniewski
MPI Biochemie, Germany

Proteomics of ageing and diseases
Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
A. Aharoni
Weizmann Inst., Israel

Plant ‘Meta-bolic Caravans’: From Anti-Nutritional to Anti-Parkinson Alkaloids

K. Chyliński
CRISPR Lab Vienna, Austria

Temporal control of CRISPR/Cas9 activity
D. Rakus
UWr, Wrocław, Poland

Aging-associated changes in hippocampal glycogen metabolism. Evidence for and against astrocyte-neuron lactate shuttle

A. Ihnatowicz
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Genetic regulation of isoprenoid accumulation in plants – what have we learned from analysis of biochemical and genetic data.

M. Olejniczak
IBCh PAS, Poznań, Poland

Evaluation of CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome editing efficiency

J. R. Wiśniewski
MPI Biochemie, Germany

Proteomical approach in redefining tissue physiology MAB

20.00
Complimentary lecture and Gala Dinner

Friday, 21st September 2018
Plenary lecture
9.00-9.45
M. Dadlez
IBB PAN
Mapping of protein interactions
Session line
Metabolite World
Cell & Organ World
World of Application / Bioinformatics
World of Application / Bioinformatics
9.45-11.15
session 23session 24session 25session 26
J. Sułkowska
CENT, Warsaw, Poland

A. Joachimiak
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, USA

Entanglement in biology - from proteins folding to drug design
G. Węgrzyn
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
E. Bartnik
UW, Warsaw, Poland

Mitochondrial and lysosomal diseases
I. Makałowska
UAM, Poznań, Poland
N. Veeraraghavan
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, USA

NGS in biomedical sciences
C. Czaplewski
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
St. Ołdziej
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

From experimental data to in silico simulations and way back
Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
A. Joachimiak
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, USA
Structures of complexes
from the contact-dependent growth inhibition systems
G. Węgrzyn
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
Mechanisms and therapeutic options of lysosomal storage diseases
N. Veeraraghavan
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, USA
Clinical Utility of Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing in pediatric critical care
Lecture Sponsored by Rector University of Gdańsk

P. Jungwirth
Inst. Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, ASCz, Prague, Czech Rep. 
Cell Penetration and Membrane Fusion: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Y.-M. Hou
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA
Methyl transfer by substrate signaling from a knotted protein fold
E. Bartnik
UW, Wrocław, Poland
Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy
R. Eils
Berlin Inst. of Health, Germany
Dissecting heterogeneity in tumors by patient-derived microtissue phenotyping and single cell sequencing
C. Czaplewski
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
Modeling of protein structure and dynamics with the UNRES force field assisted by limited experimental data and knowledge-based information
St. Ołdziej
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
Structure of bacterial origin of replication
11.45-13.15
session 27session 28session 29session 30
J. Drobnik
MU, M Łódź, Poland
A. Sieroń
SUM Katowice, Poland

Biochemistry of the connective tissue
J. Jura
WBBB UJ, Cracow, Poland
P. Widłak
IO Gliwice, Poland

Inflammation and cancer
H. Mazur-Marzec
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
K Ocalewicz
UG, Gdańsk, Poland

Marine biotechnology
J. Rak
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
L. Chomicz-Mańka
UG, Gdańsk, Poland

Modeling of radiation damage to DNA
Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
L. Kaczmarek
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Poland
Matrix metalloproteinase-9 in the brain: Beyond the connective tissue
W. Declercq
VIB Center for Inflammation Research IRC, Belgium
H. Mazur-Marzec
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
Biotechnological potential of Baltic cyanobacteria.
M. Sevilla
Oakland University, MI, USA.
Free radical mechanisms of radiation damage to DNA
A. Sieroń
SUM, Katowice, Poland
Tolloids, function-structure relations and related disorders resulting from
extra-cellular matrix pathology
P. Widłak
Center of Oncology - Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Institute, Gliwice, Poland
M. Wiweger
IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland
Fish models for biomedical research.
J. Kohanoff
Queen's University Belfast, UK
Can low-energy electrons produce DNA strand breaks in the physiological environment?
E. Dumont
ENS, Lyon, France.
DNA tandem lesion: structure and repair insights from molecular dynamics
14.00-14.45
Closing Lecture
A. Chacińska
CENT, Warsaw, Poland

IRAP Warsaw Lecture
Cellular stress management
14.45
Closing Ceremony
19.00-21.00
Concert in the The Polish Baltic Philharmonic in Gdansk

Satellite session 1
Thursday, 20th September 2018
afternoon hours
Satellite session: Women in Science

Session sponsored by L’Oreal Poland for Women in Science & STARBIOS 2 EU FP Horizon): general lectures and panel session

A. Chacińska
CENT, Warsaw, Poland
Chairwoman

Annie Black
L’Oreal Foundation Director

Tuesday, 18th September 2018
15.00-17.30
Meeting of the Board of Polish Biochemical Society
18.00
Opening ceremony
Opening Lectures
Prof. Ted Hupp
University of Edinburgh, Scotland, International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Science Gdańsk
Interferon responsive genes that link adaptive and innate immunity
Prof. Robin Fahraeus
Paris Diderot University, France, International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Science Gdańsk
The implications of alternative sources of antigens for the major histocompatibilty pathways
19.30
Welcome Party
Wednesday, 19th September 2018
Plenary Lecture
Morning sessions
9.00-9.45
M. Figlerowicz,
Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry PAS, Poznań, Poland

Genomics in uncovering our history
Session line
DNA World
RNA World
EMBO
Polish Society for Cell Biology
session 1session 2session 3session 4
Morning sessions
9.45-13.15
(3,0h)
M. Figlerowicz,
IBCh PAS, Poland

T. Żemojtel
Berlin Inst. of Health, Germany

Genomics and genomics - driven research
S. Glatt
IBBB,UJ, Poland

RNA and RNP structures and mechanisms of action: from theory to experiment

K. Liberek,
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

J. Sułkowska
CENT Poland

EMBO Session

H. Gabryś
UJ, Cracow, Poland

A. Józkowicz
UJ, Poland

Signaling in plant cells

Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
I. Makałowska
UAM, Poznań, Poland

Activity of retroposed genes in tumors
A. Liwo
UG, Gdańsk, Poland

M. Konarska
CENT, Warsaw, Poland, new EMBO member

Dynamic rearrangements of the spliceosomal catalytic center
U. Vothknecht
Univ. of Bonn, Germany

Calcium regulation of organellar function

T. Żemojtel
Berlin Inst. of Health, Germany

Liquid biopsy: challanges and opportunities
K. Ginalski
CENT, Warsaw, Poland

J. Sułkowska
CENTR, Warsaw, Poland
EMBO Young Investigator

Role of entanglement in biology - Methyl transfer by substrate signaling from a knotted protein fold

A. Mithofer
Max-Planck-Inst. for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

Plant Calcium Signaling in Biotic Interactions

J. Trylska
CENT, Warsaw, Poland

P. Ziółkowski
UAM, Poznań, Poland
EMBO Installation Ggrantee

Control of meiotic recombination: from chromosomal distribution to crossover frequency
H. Gabryś
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Ca2+ and Mg2+ in plant cell signaling

M. Nowotny
IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland

Structure and mechanism of mitochondrial RNA degradosome

M. Miączyńska
IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland
new EMBO member

Inflammatory signaling from the endocytic pathway

D. Konopka-Postupolska
IBB, Warsaw, Poland

The role of calcium in cellular membrane flow


M. Górna
UW, Warsaw, Poland
EMBO Installation Grantee

Installation Grantee
How to end a viral RNA- lessons from the IFIT proteins
W. Pokrzywa
IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland
EMBO Installation grantee

Chaperone-directed ubiquitylation maintains proteostasis at the expense of longevity
14.30-15.15
M. Żernicka-Goetz
University of Cambridge, UK
Buliding the mouse embryo from stem cells in vitro
Session line
DNA World
RNA World
Protein World
COST Action CA16112 "NutRedOx"
session 5session 6session 7session 8session 31
Afternoon sessions
15.15-16.45
(1,5h)
J. Marszałek
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

R. Korona
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Evolutionary biochemistry

Z. Kulińska- Szweykowska
UAM, Poznań, Poland

P. Kozłowski
IBCh PAS, Poznań, Poland

In memory prof. W. Krzyżosiak

Non-coding RNA and gene expression

M. Nowotny
IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland

A. Costa
The Francis Crick Inst., London, UK

Structural studies of large assemblie


A. Szewczyk
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland

W. Jarmuszkiewicz
UAM, Poznań, Poland

Molecular bioenergetics
C. Gaucher
University of Lorraine, Nancy, France

J. Antosiewicz
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Redox control of major age-related diseases
Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
G. Kudła
Univ. of Edinburgh, UK

Next generation genotype-phenotype mapping

Z. Kulińska-Szweykowska
UAM, Poland

Biogenesis and function of plant microRNAs
W. Galej
EMBL, Grenoble, France

Structure and dynamics of the spliceosome
W. Jarmuszkiewicz
UAM, Poland

Impact of temperature and training on skeletal muscle bioenergetics

K. Tomala
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Searching for factors underlaying slower evolution of abundant proteins
P. Kozłowski
IBCh PAS, Poznań, Poland

Copy number variation and other types of genetic alterations in miRNA genes and their potential implications for miRNA function and human diseases
A. Costa
The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK

Eukaryotic DNA replication studied by cryo-electron microscopy
W. Gruszecki
UMCS, Lublin, Poland

Warming-up of the chloroplast

R. Korona
UJ, Cracow, Poland

The paradox of dominance: halving the dose of a gene leaves its function unaffected (usually)

S. Glatt
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Lost in translation - tRNA modifications protect the proteome


M. Szymański
IFB UG & GUMed, Gdańsk, Poland

Structure and function of macromolecular machines

A. Szewczyk
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland

Mitochondrial regulation of mitochondrial potassium
Channels

Afternoon sessions
16.45-18.00
Session line
COST Action CA16112 "NutRedOx"

session 31
cont'd
18.00-19.30
General assembly of the Polish Biochemical Society

Thursday, 20th September 2018
Plenary Lecture
Morning session
9.00-9.45
P. I. Mackenzie
Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
The UDP glycosyltransferase superfamily: its role in signal transduction termination and protection against chemical toxicity

Lecture sponsored by the Rector of Technical University of Gdańsk

Session line
Metabolite World
Cell & Organ World
New molecular targets Word of application
COST Action CA16112 "NutRedOx"
9.45-11.15
session 9session 10session 11 - part Isession 12session 31
W. Daniel
PAS, Poland

K. Safranow
PUM, Szczecin, Poland

The physiological and pharmacological regulation of obiotic and drug metabolizing enzymes.

R.T. Smoleński
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

S. Chłopicki
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis
A. Łoboda
UJ, Cracow, Poland
R. Passier,
Univ. of Twente,The Netherlands

Medical biotechnology in regenerative medicine and drug research

Session sponsored by STARBIOS 2 Structural Transformation to Attain Responsible BIOSciences EU FP Horizon 2020
K. Bieńkowska-Szewczyk
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland
B. Szewczyk
UG&MUG

Molecular virology and gene therapy


A. S. Fernandes
Universidade Lusófona, Lisboa, Portugal
M. C. Malki
Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Redox control of major age-related diseases
Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
W. Daniel
PAS, Poland

The regulation of liver cytochrome P450 by the brain nervous sytem
Channels

R.T. Smoleński
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Energetics of cardiac myocyte in atherosclerosis
G. Pellegrini
Univ. of Modena, Italy

Epithelial stem cells and regenerative medicine (provisional title)

A. H. Patel
MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, UK

Conformational flexibility in the receptor-binding
site of the Hepatitis C Virus Glycoprotein E2

K. Safranow
PUM, Szczecin, Poland

Consequences of muscle AMP deaminase deficiency caused by common nonsense mutation In AMPD1 gene – a new look at the role of purine nucleotide cycle

S. Chłopicki
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Endothelial dysfunction; its clinical relevance and biomarkers
J. Dulak
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Targeting inflammation for treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (provisional title)

B. Szewczyk
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

100 years from Spanish flu- can we control influenza today?




11.45-13.15
session 13session 14session 11 - part IIsession 15session 31
cont'd
W. Baer-Dubowska
PUMS, Poland
G. Latacz
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Metabolic activation of xenobiotics - therapeutic target and drug monitoring
H. Bielarczyk
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland
A. Szutowicz
MUG, Gdańk, Poland

New biomarkers in neurodegenerative diseases
J. Dulak
UJ, Cracow, Poland
G. Pellegrini
Univ. of Modena, Italy
T. Wilanowski
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland
A. Radominska-Pandya
University of Arkansas of Medical Sciences , USA

New molecular targets in personalized therapy of cancer

A. S. Fernandes
Universidade Lusófona, Lisboa, Portugal
M. C. Malki
Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
U. Sauer
Inst. of Molecular Systems Biology, Switzerland

Frontiers of high-throughput metabolomics

M. Szeliga-Mossakowski
Medical Research Centre PAS, Warsaw, Poland

Astroglia in health and pathology

R. Passier
Univ. of Twente, The Netherlands

Induced pluripotent stem cells in disease modelling and drug research (provisional title)

T. Wilanowski
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland

Grainyhead-like transcription factors as targets of anti-cancer therapy
H. Piotrowska-Kempisty
PUMS, Poland

The metabolic activation of methylated resveratrol analogue 3,4,4',5-tetra-methoxystilbene (DMU-
212) to 3'-hydroxy-3,4,5,4'-tetramethoxystilbene (DMU-214)
A. Szutowicz
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Acetyl-CoA compartmentation in the brain. A direct signal for rescue and neuro-injury?

A. Łoboda
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Heme oxygenase-1 as drug target (provisional title)

A. Radominska-Pandya
UAMS, USA

Cannabinoids receptors – role in cancer chemotherapy
G. Latacz
UJ, Cracow, Poland

The challenges in metabolic stability at the early stage of drug discovery process – in vitro determination of metabolic pathways of new promising 5-HT7R and 5HT6R ligands
14.15-15.00
B. Kamińska-Kaczmarek
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland

Immune microenvironment of glioma

Lecture sponsored by INencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland
- 100 years anniversary of the Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland
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Metabolite World
Cell & Organ World
New molecular targets / Word of application
15.00-16.30
session 16session 17session 18session 19
M. Markuszewski
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

M. Ciborowski
Medical University of Bialystok

Clinical metabolomics
R. Sądej
IFB UG&MUG, Poland
A. Żaczek
IFB UG&MUG, Poland

Tumor microenvironment in cancer progression
P. Trzonkowski
MUG, Poland

E. M. Martinez-Caceres
Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain

New molecular targets
in personalized therapy of autoimmune diseases

Session sponsoring by - COST project - Action to Focus and Accelerate Cell-based Tolerance-inducing Therapies BM1305, EU FP Horizon 2020.
H. Jańska
UWr, Wrocław, Poland
A. Mostowska
UW, Warsaw, Poland

Inside plant organelles: structure, function and stress response
Lectures:Lectures: Lectures:Lectures:
C. Barbas
Complutense Univ. of Madrid, Spain

Metabolomics meets clinics - application to maternal-fetal and neonatal medicine

M. Król
SGGW, Warsaw, Poland

"Trojan horse" in cancer treatment


E. M. Martinez-Caceres
Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain

Tolerogenic dendritic cells to treat multiple sclerosis.
O. van Aken
Lund Univ., Sweden

Exploring organelle-to-nuclear signaling during plant stress responses.

Michał Ciborowski
Medical University of Bialystok, Poland

Metabolomics in the clinical settings. Applications in diabetology and endocrinology

P. Juszczyński
IHiTM, Poland

PIM kinases in B- cell lymphomas as rational therapeutic targets

P. Trzonkowski
MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

T regulatory cells to treat autoimmune diseases.
Ł. Kowalewska
UW, Warsaw, Poland

Structural plasticity of the chloroplast thylakoid network.

K. Miękus
UJ, Cracow, Poland

Role of anti-inflammatory protein MCPIP1 in clear cell renal cell carcinoma progression

M. Heidorn-Czarna
UW, Warsaw, Poland

Functional relevance of mitoproteases in plant mitochondria.

R. Sądej
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Tumor microenvironment in progression of hormone-dependent breast cancer.

17.00-18.30
session 20session 21session 22
E. Świeżewska
IBB, Warsaw, Poland
A. Ihnatowicz
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Plant biochemistry and metabolomics

M. Olejniczak
IBCh PAS, Poznań, Poland
K. Chyliński
CRISPR Lab, Wien, Austria

CRISPR technologies for targeted genome editing
D. Rakus
UWr, Wrocław, Poland
J. R. Wiśniewski
MPI Biochemie, Germany

Proteomics of ageing and diseases
Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
A. Aharoni
Weizmann Inst., Israel

Plant ‘Meta-bolic Caravans’: From Anti-Nutritional to Anti-Parkinson Alkaloids

K. Chyliński
CRISPR Lab Vienna, Austria

Temporal control of CRISPR/Cas9 activity
D. Rakus
UWr, Wrocław, Poland

Aging-associated changes in hippocampal glycogen metabolism. Evidence for and against astrocyte-neuron lactate shuttle

A. Ihnatowicz
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

Genetic regulation of isoprenoid accumulation in plants – what have we learned from analysis of biochemical and genetic data.

M. Olejniczak
IBCh PAS, Poznań, Poland

Evaluation of CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome editing efficiency

J. R. Wiśniewski
MPI Biochemie, Germany

Proteomical approach in redefining tissue physiology MAB

20.00
Complimentary lecture and Gala Dinner

Satellite session 1
Thursday, 20th September 2018
afternoon hours
Satellite session: Women in Science

Session sponsored by L’Oreal Poland for Women in Science & STARBIOS 2 EU FP Horizon): general lectures and panel session

A. Chacińska
CENT, Warsaw, Poland
Chairwoman

Annie Black
L’Oreal Foundation Director

Friday, 21st September 2018
Plenary lecture
9.00-9.45
M. Dadlez
IBB PAN
Mapping of protein interactions
Session line
Metabolite World
Cell & Organ World
World of Application / Bioinformatics
World of Application / Bioinformatics
9.45-11.15
session 23session 24session 25session 26
J. Sułkowska
CENT, Warsaw, Poland

A. Joachimiak
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, USA

Entanglement in biology - from proteins folding to drug design
G. Węgrzyn
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
E. Bartnik
UW, Warsaw, Poland

Mitochondrial and lysosomal diseases
I. Makałowska
UAM, Poznań, Poland
N. Veeraraghavan
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, USA

NGS in biomedical sciences
C. Czaplewski
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
St. Ołdziej
IFB UG&MUG, Gdańsk, Poland

From experimental data to in silico simulations and way back
Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
A. Joachimiak
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, USA
Structures of complexes
from the contact-dependent growth inhibition systems
G. Węgrzyn
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
Mechanisms and therapeutic options of lysosomal storage diseases
N. Veeraraghavan
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, USA
Clinical Utility of Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing in pediatric critical care
Lecture Sponsored by Rector University of Gdańsk

P. Jungwirth
Inst. Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, ASCz, Prague, Czech Rep. 
Cell Penetration and Membrane Fusion: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Y.-M. Hou
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA
Methyl transfer by substrate signaling from a knotted protein fold
E. Bartnik
UW, Wrocław, Poland
Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy
R. Eils
Berlin Inst. of Health, Germany
Dissecting heterogeneity in tumors by patient-derived microtissue phenotyping and single cell sequencing
C. Czaplewski
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
Modeling of protein structure and dynamics with the UNRES force field assisted by limited experimental data and knowledge-based information
St. Ołdziej
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
Structure of bacterial origin of replication
11.45-13.15
session 27session 28session 29session 30
J. Drobnik
MU, M Łódź, Poland
A. Sieroń
SUM Katowice, Poland

Biochemistry of the connective tissue
J. Jura
WBBB UJ, Cracow, Poland
P. Widłak
IO Gliwice, Poland

Inflammation and cancer
H. Mazur-Marzec
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
K Ocalewicz
UG, Gdańsk, Poland

Marine biotechnology
J. Rak
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
L. Chomicz-Mańka
UG, Gdańsk, Poland

Modeling of radiation damage to DNA
Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:Lectures:
L. Kaczmarek
Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Poland
Matrix metalloproteinase-9 in the brain: Beyond the connective tissue
W. Declercq
VIB Center for Inflammation Research IRC, Belgium
H. Mazur-Marzec
UG, Gdańsk, Poland
Biotechnological potential of Baltic cyanobacteria.
M. Sevilla
Oakland University, MI, USA.
Free radical mechanisms of radiation damage to DNA
A. Sieroń
SUM, Katowice, Poland
Tolloids, function-structure relations and related disorders resulting from
extra-cellular matrix pathology
P. Widłak
Center of Oncology - Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Institute, Gliwice, Poland
M. Wiweger
IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland
Fish models for biomedical research.
J. Kohanoff
Queen's University Belfast, UK
Can low-energy electrons produce DNA strand breaks in the physiological environment?
E. Dumont
ENS, Lyon, France.
DNA tandem lesion: structure and repair insights from molecular dynamics
14.00-14.45
Closing Lecture
A. Chacińska
CENT, Warsaw, Poland

IRAP Warsaw Lecture
Cellular stress management
14.45
Closing Ceremony
19.00-21.00
Concert in the The Polish Baltic Philharmonic in Gdansk