Workshop HKUST-ENS, October 2-3rd, 2014

Workshop HKUST-ENS

October 2-3rd, 2014
Please register :

Thursday 2 October- Morning- Salon du Directeur

9:00-10:30 Welcome breakfast & Welcome address by
Pr. Marc Mézard, Director of the ENS
Dr. Antoine Triller, Director of IBENS
Dr. Werner Krauth Director of the department of Physics, ENS
Stéphanie Troufflard Deputy Director of the Labex ENS- department of Physics
Dr. Isabelle de Vendeuvre, Director of International Relations, ENS

Session 1

10:30 Microrheological properties of large biomolecules
Prof. Penger TONG Chair Professor, Department of Physics, HKUST
11:00 Collective cell motion in confined environment
Dr. Vincent HAKIM, Research Director, LPS ENS (Laboratory of Statistical Physics)
11:30 Optical study of sensory integration in the rodent barrel cortex
Dr. Laurent BOURDIEU, Research Director, Group Leader IBENS (Institute of Biology of the ENS)
12:00 Regulation of ion channels and transporters by chemical and mechanical cues
Prof. Pingbo HUANG Associate Professor, Division of Life Science, HKUST

12:30 - 14:30 Lunch

Thursday 2 October- Afternoon- Salle des Actes

Session 2

14:30 Molecular basis of fusion during neurotrasmission : Membrane and pore dynamics, molecular assembly, energy and regulation
Dr. Frédéric PINCET Research Director, Group Leader, LPS ENS
15:00 Relation of vesicle positioning to pool identity and exocytotic fusion mode : Insight from real-time three-dimensional nanometer-accuracy tracking of single synaptic vesicles
Prof. Hyokeun PARK Assistant Professor, Division of Life Science & Department of Physics, HKUST
15:30 Differential attachment and the evolution of social groups
Dr. Silvia DE MONTE, Senior investigator, IBENS

16:00 Coffee Break

16:30 Photo-control of protein activity at the single cell level in a live organism
Dr. David BENSIMON Research Director, Group Leader, LPS ENS
17:00 Micro- and nano-chips for bio-sensing
Prof. Weijia WEN Professor, Department of Physics, HKUST
17:30 Resurrecting brain slices : optical methods to assess microcircuits dynamics in vitro
Dr. Stéphane DIEUDONNE, Senior investigator, IBENS

Friday 3 October- Morning
10:30 IBENS Seminar/ Department of Biology/ Salle Favard

Role of PICK1 and ICA69 complex in protein Trafficking and Diseases
Prof. Jun XIA
Professor, Division of Life Science, HKUST

In parallel :

Visits of selected labs and platforms at the department of physics

12:00 -14:00 Lunch Meeting with ENS Students

Friday 3 October- Afternoon

14:15 BioPhysics Seminar / Department of Physics

Mitotic catastrophe : how aberrant mitosis ruins a good genome
Prof. Randy Poon
Professor, Division of Life Science, HKUST

In parallel :

Visits of selected labs and platforms at IBENS

15:30 Coffee Break

16:00-18h00 Round table : Practical aspects related to internship, partnership, students exchange / room 504 – Department of Biology