Current trends in membrane protein biophysics

Second one-day symposium
  • When Dec 06, 2019 (Europe/Brussels / UTC100)
  • Where UNIVERSITY OF NAMUR, Business & Learning Center
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UNIVERSITY OF NAMUR, Business & Learning Center

7, rue Godefroid, 5000 Namur


09:00-09:30 Welcome

09:30-10:20 Anne Martel (Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, FR)

“Bio-SANS : recent technical progress enables new science”

10:20-11:10 Chris Chipot (University of Illinois, USA)

The dangerous liaisons between detergents and membrane proteins

11:10-11:40 Coffee Break

11:40-12:30 Frédéric Lauber (University of Oxford, UK)

Molecular analysis of the type IX secretion system”

12:30-14:00 Lunch and poster session

14:00-14:50 Helmut Grubmüller (Max Planck Institute, DE)

Paths and energetics from Gizmo biased MD simulations

14:50-15:40 Jan Steyaert (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BE)

From nanobodies to megabodies for applications in cryo-EM

16:00 Reception

Scientific and Organizing board

Catherine Michaux, Chercheur Qualifié FNRS, UNamur

Vincent Raussens, Maître de Recherche FNRS, ULB

André Matagne, Professeur, ULg

Eric Perpète, Maître de Recherche FNRS, UNamur


Catherine Michaux:


Please send an email to for registration.

Fee: Students 25 €, Seniors 50 €

Payable before 22th of November on the account.

IBAN : BE10 2500 0740 2704 / GEBABEBB (name: Université de Namur – ASBL)

Please mention your name(s), “CPO 4.9530.20” and e-mail in the payment communication

This fee includes coffee break, lunch, reception and the individual 2020 membership to the Belgian Biophysical Society.

Abstract and Poster format

Send before 22th of November your abstract in a pdf file to:

Maximum 1 page A4, Times New Roman

Poster format: A0


The Namur railway station is 100 m from the BLC where the symposium takes place

(see number 71 in red on the map:

Several public parkings are nearby.