Biophys 10

Biology and beyond

September 9 - 11, 2010 Arcidosso (GR), Italy


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Scientific Program


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Invited Speakers

Antonio Celani

Unite' de physique des systemes biologiques Institut Pasteur

Pietro Cicuta

Cavendish Laboratory University of Cambridge

Silvia Maria Doglia

Dipartimento di Biotecnologie e Bioscienze Universita' Milano Bicocca

Pier Luigi San Biagio

C.N.R. - Istituto di Biofisica Palermo

Scientific Program

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                   Preliminary program

Thursday 9/9/2010



Invited talk



Antonio Celani (Institut Pasteur, Unitè de physique des systèmes biologiques)

Strategies for bacterial chemotaxis



16:00                                                                                                                      Coffee Break


Contributed talks



16:30                                                                                    Olmi Simona (Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi (Isc-Cnr)) 


Collective oscillations in disordered neural networks



17:00                                                                                 Luccioli Stefano  (Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi del CNR)


Nontrivial collective behaviors in networks of leaky-integrate-and-fire neurons (modelli) talk



17:30                                                                                           Gallotti Riccardo (Università di Bologna)


Mobility in network-like cities



18:00 -19:00                                                                                                   POSTER SESSION


Friday 10/9/2010


Invited talk



Pietro Cicuta ( University of Cambridge Cavendish Laboratory)

La sincronizzazione di oscillatori per interazione idrodinamica: un
   aspetto fondamentale nell'onda metacronale



Contributed talks

10:00                                                                                                 Bottini Silvia (Universita' di Siena)

Fractal and multifractal properties of protein domains


10:30                                                                                                                      Coffee Break


11:00                                                                                                 De Chiara Matteo (Università di Siena)

Transient pocket investigation from Molecular Dynamics simulations


11:30                                                                                              Agliari Elena  (Universita' di Parma)

A statistical physics approach to the idiotypic immune network


12:00                                                                                    Cosentino Lagomarsino Marco  Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Talk to be announced




Friday 10/9/2010


Invited talk



Doglia Silvia Maria (Dipartimento di biotecnologie e bioscienze Università Milano Bicocca)

The potential of Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy
for the study of protein aggregation


Contributed talks

16:00                                                                                                   Mario Casartelli (Università di Parma)

Viral Sequences and Rohlin Metrics


16:30                                                                                                                    Coffee Break


17:00                                                                                       Luca Ciandrini (Università di Aberdeen)

  Queueing on the protein production line: exclusion process and mRNA translation


17:30                                                                                         Scialdone Antonio  (Università  di Napoli "Federico II")

Statistical Mechanics models for the spatial architecture of X chromosomes during the inactivation process


18:00                                                                                                                  POSTER SESSION



Saturday 11/9/2010


Invited talk



Pier Luigi San Biagio (C.N.R. - Istituto di Biofisica Palermo)

Tracing the mechanism of amyloid aggregation



Contributed talks


10:00                                                                                               Remondini Daniel (Università di Bologna)

Explosive percolation in correlation-based networks


10:30                                                                                               Giampieri Enrico (Università di Bologna)

Stochastic analysis of dual phosphorylation cycles


11:00                                                                                                                      Coffee Break


11:30                                                                                                  Pasquale Laise (Università di Firenze)        

The apoptosis mechanisms: a dynamical model

12:00                                                                                                                     Closing session



Poster Session

Carla Bosia et al. “Gene autoregulation via intronic microRNAs and its functions”

Osella Matteo et al. The role of incoherent microRNA-mediated feedforward loops in noise buffering

Barbieri Mariano et al. “A statistical mechanics model for DNA expression-organization correlation in cell nucleus”

Trani Fabio et al. “Molecular modeling of structural, dynamic and spectroscopic properties of bio-molecules using

first-principles methods”

Giovanni Cicuta et al. “Hydrodynamic coupling in polygonal arrays of colloids : experimental and analytical results”

Rizzuti Bruno “To be announced”

Benedetta Cerruti “Epithelial morphogenesis: a statistical mechanics approach”

Amato Roberto et al. Toward an unified measure of intraspecific selective pressure

Zarei Mina et al. A new spectral clustering algorithm

Barnabei GrazianoSynesthesia as extra axonal connections between the relevant cortical areas: a Boolean neural model

De Lillo Filippo “Stability of in-phase synchronization in a simple model of cilia”