Meet the Speakers!

Meet the Speakers!

Guest speakers and speakers from MaxSynBio

Welcome Address, Overview and Closing Presentation

Kai Sundmacher (MaxSynBio)
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany
Welcome Address and Overview Presentation more

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Session Genetic Information

Twist/Foundation For Applied Molecular Evolution, Alachua, USA
Keynote Presentation: Creating Darwinism from the Bottom up more
Hannes Mutschler (MaxSynBio)
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried
Keynote Presentation: Progress towards self-regenerating in vitro translation systems more
Jason Chin (Guest)
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Keynote presentation: Reprogramming the Genetic Code
Note: This talk is scheduled for Wednesday
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Session Compartments

Stephen Mann (Guest)
Max Planck Bristol Centre for Minimal Biology / University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Keynote Presentation: Programmable behaviour in synthetic protobiology more
Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg
Keynote Presentation: Compartments for Synthetic Cells more
MPI for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
Keynote Presentation: Tuning reactions in hierarchical compartimentalized systems more
Dora Tang (MaxSynBio)
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany
Keynote Presentation: Towards synthetic cells - mediating enzyme reactions by compartmentalisation more

Session Metabolic Engineering

Sven Panke (Guest)
ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Keynote presentation: Top down and bottom up – the membrane mass transfer problem from two sides more
Tobias Erb (MaxSynBio)
Max Planck Institute for terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
Keynote Presentation: Light-powered CO2 fixation in a chloroplast mimic with natural and synthetic parts more
Linda Broadbelt (Guest)
Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
Keynote presentation: The Confluence of Kinetic Modeling and Data Science - Novel Biochemical Pathways and Bioprivileged Molecules more
Jean-Christophe Baret (MaxSynBio)
University of Bordeaux, France
Keynote Presentation: Miniaturizing and Integrating Metabolic processes in artificial microcompartments using microfluidics more

Session Signalling & Motility

Marileen Dogterom (Guest)
Technical University of Delft, Netherlands
Keynote presentation: Reconstituting cytoskeletal systems in artificial cells more
Philippe Bastiaens (MaxSynBio)
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund
Keynote Presentation: A self-organized morphogenic liposome which responds with shape changes to local light cues more
Ramin Golestanian (Guest/MaxSynBio)
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany
Keynote presentation: Designing Motility and Signaling from the bottom up more
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen more

Session Replication

Taro Toyota (Guest)
University of Tokyo, Japan
Keynote Presentation: Growth and Division of Giant Vesicles Upon Chemical Feeding more
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried/Munich
Keynote Presentation: How to divide a vesicle? more
Federico Rossi (Guest)
University of Siena, Italy
Keynote Presentation: Self-Division and Shape Changes of Giant Vesicles Induced by an Internal Chemical Trigger: an Interplay between Osmosis and pH Change more
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Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany
Keynote Presentation: Morphology, growth and division of biomimetic microcompartments
Note: This talk is part of the session "Replication" but scheduled for Monday
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Session Ethics & Philosophy

Peter Dabrock (MaxSynBio)
Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Introduction to the Session "Ethics & Philosophy" more
Stephanie Siewert (MaxSynBio)
Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Keynote Presentation (shared with Matthias Braun): Governance through Participation? Ethical Questions and Practical Implications for SynBio more
Matthias Braun (MaxSynBio)
Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Keynote Presentation (shared with Stephanie Siewert): Governance through Participation? Ethical Questions and Practical Implications for SynBio more
Darian Meacham (Maastricht University, Netherlands)
Maastricht University, Netherlands
Keynote Presentation: Synthetic Affinities: Reflections on Philosophy and Responsible Innovation in the context of a UK Synthetic Biology Research Centre more
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