Confirmed Speakers

Keynote Lecturers (confirmed):

Bruce Alberts, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Günther Meister, University of Regensburg, Germany
Johann Deisenhofer, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Jose Onuchic, Rice University, USA
Kurt Wüthrich, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Martin Chalfie, Columbia University, USA
Tom Steitz, Howard Hughes Medical Institue, USA
Salvador Moncada, The University of Manchester, UK

Symposia Speakers (confirmed):

Abel Santamaria, Universidad Autonoma Del Mexico, MX
Adi Kimchi, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Akihiko Nakano, University of Tokyo, Japan
Alejandro Buschiazzo, Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Uruguay
Alexandra Newton, University of California, San Diego, USA
Amira Klip, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Anamaria Camargo Aranha, Instituto Ludwig, Brazil
Andrea Thompson Da Poian, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Andrea Cristina Paula Lima, Universidad de Chile, Chile
Andy Weyrich, University of Utah, USA
Anthony J. Kettle, University of Otago, New Zealand
Beatriz Alvarez, Universidad de La Republica, Uruguay
Bonnie Wallace, Instiute of Structural and Molecular Biology, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
Bianca Zingales, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Byron Caughney, NIH-NIAID, USA
Bruce Alberts, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Carol Prives, Columbia University, USA
Celso Caruzo Neves, Universidade do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Chunlin Long, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Minzu University of China, China
Claudio J. Soto, University of Texas, USA
Dario S. Zamboni, Faculdade de Medicina, USP-RP, Brazil
David Carling, Imperial College of London, UK
Debora Foguel, Universidade do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Deborah Kurrasch, University of Alberta, Canada
Deborah Schechtman, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Diogo Onofre de Souza, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Dmitry Korzhnev, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA
Ehud Gazit, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Eduardo Galembeck, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
Efstathios S. Gonos, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece
Elena N. Elpidina, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow
Eric Lam, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA
Enrico Gratton, University of California – Irvine, USA
Etelvino J.H. Bechara, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Fabio C.L. Almeida, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fernanda de Felice, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fernando Goldbaum, Fundación Instituto Leloir, Argentina
Francisco Ambrósio, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Francisco José BARRANTES, University of Argentina-CONICET
Francisco Laurindo, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Fred Robert Tabita, The Ohio State University, USA
Gabriel Waksman, Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology (ISMB), UK
Graça Soveral, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Harm Kampinga, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Henning Ulrich, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Henrique Eisi Toma, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Hugo Aguilaniu, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon , France
Igor Polikarpov, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Ingemar André, Lund University, Sweden
Iolanda M. Cuccovia, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Iqbal Parker, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Cape Town, South Africa
Ivan Velasco, UNAM-IFC Instituto de Fisiologia Celular, Mexico
Judy Hirst, Mithocondrial Biology Unit, Cambridge, UK
James Davie, University of Manitoba, Canada
James Manley, Columbia University, USA
Jane Dyson, The Scripps Research Institute, Florida, USA
Janet Thornton, The European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Jared Rutter, University of Utah School of Medicine, USA
Jesus Aparecido Ferro, Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, Brazil
João Batista Teixeira da Rocha, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil
João Laranjinha, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Jorge E. Kalil Filho, Faculdade de Medicina, USP, Brazil
Jorg Kobarg, Laboratório Nacional de Biociências-LNBio, Brazil
José B.C.Carvalheira, Universidade de Campinas, Brazil
José M. Estevez, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
José Marcos Chaves Ribeiro, NIH-NIAID, USA
José Mauro Granjeiro, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Judy Hirst, Mitochondrial Biology Unit, Cambridge, UK
K. Muniyappa, Indian Institute of Science, India
Lakshmi Devi, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York
Leda Q. Vieira, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Lia S. Nakao, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
Licio A Velloso, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
Lucía Piacenza, Universidad de La Republica, Uruguay
Marcelo Morales, Universidade do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Marcio de Castro Silva Filho, Esalq, USP, Brazil
Marcos Buckeridge, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mari C. Sogayar, Núcleo de Terapia Celular e Molecular, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Maria Ines Vaccaro, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mario Saad, Universidade de Campinas, Brazil
Massimo Loda, Harvard Medical School, USA
Mateus Schreiner G Lopes, Innovation in Renewable Technologies, Braskem
Mauricio S. Baptista, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Michael Kurilla, NIH-NIAID, USA
Miguel A. de La Rosa, University of Seville, Spain
Miguel Castanho, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Miriam Cnop, ULB Center for Diabetes Research, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Moacir Wajner, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Mayana Zatz, Instituto de Biociências, USP, Brazil
Marin van Heel, Leiden University / Imperial College London
Nicholas Carpita, Purdue University, USA
Ohara Augusto, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Orian Shirihai, Boston University, USA
Omar Borsani, Universidad de La Republica, Uruguay
Patrícia Bozza, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil
Paulo Sergio Lacerda Beirão, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Paulo Sergio Lopes Oliveira, LnBio, Brazil
Pedro de Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Peter Walter, University of California, USA
Rafael Radi, Universidad de La Republica, Uruguay
Raúl Herrera, Universidad de Talca, IBVB, Chile
Renata Pasqualini, University of New Mexico,USA
Richard Cogdell, University of Glasgow, UK
Roberta Gottlieb, San Diego State University, USA
Robson Q. Monteiro, Universidade do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Roger Chammas, Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina, Brazil
Rony Seger, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Rolf A. Prade, Oklahoma State University, USA
Selma Jeronimo, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Sergio Pantano, Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Uruguay
Sergio Teixeira Ferreira, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Shaker Chuck Farah, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Stevens Rehen, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Instituo D’Or de Pesquisa e Ensino, Brazil
Stefano Ciurli, University of Bologna, Italy
Svetlana Antonyuk, University of Liverpool,
Valtencir Zucolotto, Instituto de Física de São Carlos, USP, Brazil
Wadih Arap, University of New Mexico,USA
Wagner Seixas da Silva, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Werner Treptow, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil
Yuji Goto, University of Osaka, Japan

Symposia Topics

Ageing
Cell: Life and Death
Bioenergy: Cells Walls and Enzymes
Biomaterials and Synthetic Biology
Biomembranes and Transporters
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Arthropodes
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants
Biochemistry of Free Radical and Oxidative Stress
Cancer
Cell Signalling
Cell Differenciation
Diabetes
Emerging Viral Diseases
Energy and Metabolism
In Silico Biology
Inflammation and Redox Signalling
Infectiour Diseases
Protein Dynamics and Function
Metabolic Diseases
Molecular Mechanisms in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Nanobiotechnology
Neurochemistry
Obesity: Molecular Basis
Protein Dynamics and Function
Protein Misfolding Diseases
Protein Structure and Folding
Redox Signalling
Science Education
Shedding light on life
Spatial Distribution of Celullar Processes
Stem Cells and Cell Therapy