CONGRESS PROGRAMME

 Tuesday, September 6th 2022
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14.00Registration and Lunch
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15.50-16.00Welcome and Introduction to the Congress
Beata Wielgus-Kutrowska and Piotr Bednarczyk
 Plenary Lectures
ChairWojciech Bal
Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, PAS, Warsaw, Poland
16.00-16.40MULTIPLE ASPECTS OF PROTEIN CONFORMATIONAL DYNAMICS REVEALED BY HYDROGEN DEUTERIUM EXCHANGE
Michał Dadlez
Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, PAS, Warsaw, Poland
16.40-17.20ENHANCED FLUORESCENCE DETECTION FOR BIOMEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS AND IMAGING
Zygmunt Gryczynski
Texas Christian University, TX, USA
17.20-17.50Awards of the Polish Biophysical Society (PTBF)
David Shugar Medal
ChairRyszard Stolarski
University of Warsaw, Poland
17.50-19.20Historical Session  „PTBF 50th Anniversary” (in Polish)
Krzysztof Dołowy – PAMIĘCI TRZECH WIELKICH BIOFIZYKÓW: DAVIDA SHUGARA, STANISŁAWA PRZESTALSKIEGO I LECHA WOJTCZAKA
Wiesław Gruszecki – POLSKIE TOWARZYSTWO BIOFIZYCZNE: TOWARZYSTWO SPRZYJAJĄCE TWÓRCZOŚCI, PRZYJAZNE I Z KLASĄ – Z PAMIĘTNIKA BIOFIZYKA
Bogdan Lesyng – KRÓTKA HISTORIA POCZĄTKÓW POLSKIEJ BIOFIZYKI
19.20Welcome party
Performance: University of Warsaw Choir
 Wednesday, September 7th 2022
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 Session I – Medical Biophysics – part 1
ChairAnna Marcinkowska-Gapińska
Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
9.00-9.30NANOPARTICLES AS POSSIBLE ANTICANCER DRUGS ACTIVITY MODULATORS
Jacek Piosik
Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG and MUG, Gdansk, Poland
9.30-9.50TIME-RESOLVED FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY OF BLOOD AND PLASMA IN COVID-19 PATIENTS
Tomasz Wybranowski
Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland
9.50-10.10VISCOELASTICITY OF BRAIN TISSUE AND ITS IMPACT ON
GLIOBLASTOMA CELLS
Katarzyna Pogoda
Institute of Nuclear Physics, PAS, Krakow, Poland
10.10-10.30ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ALBUMIN AND CHIMERIC LIPID NANOPARTICLES
Nikolaos Naziris
University of Lodz, Poland
10.30-10.45THE NEW MELPHALAN ANALOG (EM–T–MEL) ALTERS THE CONFORMATION OF B-DNA AND INDUCES DNA DAMAGE IN HEMATOLOGICAL MALIGNANCY CELLS
Anastazja Poczta
University of Lodz, Poland
10.45-11.00Coffee break
 Session II – Mechanisms of ligand-receptor interactions
ChairBeata Wielgus-Kutrowska
University of Warsaw, Poland
11.00-11.30ON ORIENTING ELECTROSTATIC AND HYDRODYNAMIC STEERING EFFECTS IN THE KINETICS OF RECEPTOR-LIGAND ASSOCIATION
Jan Antosiewicz
University of Warsaw, Poland
11.30-12.00INTERACTIONS OF PEPTIDE NUCLEIC ACIDS WITH RNA AND BACTERIAL TRANSPORTER PROTEIN Btub
Joanna Trylska
Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, Poland
12.00-12.30GROUND STATE TAUTOMERIC EQUILIBRIUM AND EXCITED STATE PROTON TRANSFER IN SELECTED PURINE NUCLEOSIDE PHOSPHORYLASE LIGANDS DETERMINED BY QUANTUM CHEMISTRY METHODS
Maciej Maciejczyk
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
12.30-12.50INSIGHTS INTO LIGAND BINDING TO PTERIDINE REDUCTASE 1 FROM MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS
Joanna Panecka-Hofman
University of Warsaw, Poland
12.50-13.05TWO-STEP BINDING OF NEOMYCIN TO AN RNA APTAMER
Piotr Chyży
Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, Poland
13.05-14.30LUNCH
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 Session III – Modelling and nonlinear analysis
ChairJan Antosiewicz
Division of Biophysics, University of Warsaw, Poland
14.30-15.00REVIEW OF QUANTUM-CASSICAL MOLECULAR DYNAMICS METHODS AND THEIR SELECTED APPLICATIONS IN THE STUDY OF COVALENT DOCKING PROCESSES OF BORATE INHIBITORS
Bogdan Lesyng
University of Warsaw, Poland
15.00-15.20THE CROSS-CORRELATION-BASED ANALYSIS TO DIGEST THE CONFORMATIONAL DYNAMICS OF THE BK CHANNELS IN TERMS OF THEIR MODULATION BY FLAVONOIDS
Agata Wawrzkiewicz-Jałowiecka
Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
15.20-15.40HOW IS INFORMATION DECODED IN DEVELOPMENTAL SYSTEMS?
Marcin Zagórski
Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
15.40-16.00ENSEMBLE EMPIRICAL MODE DECOMPOSITION OF BK ION CHANNELS SIGNALS
Paulina Trybek
University of Silesia, Chorzow, Poland
16.00-16.20HOW SHEARING AND PULLING AFFECTS GLUTEN PROTEINS: A MOLECULAR DYNAMICS STUDY
Łukasz Mioduszewski
Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, Warsaw, Poland
16.20-16.35ROLE OF DISULFIDE BONDS IN RIBONUCLEASE A
Pamela Smardz
Institute of Physics, PAS, Warsaw, Poland
16.35-17.00TRIBUTE TO PROF. MAREK CIEPLAK
Władek Minor (on-line)
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
17.00-17.15Coffee break
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 Session IV –  Protein dynamics, disorder and phase separation
ChairAnna Niedźwiecka
Institute of Physics, PAS, Warsaw, Poland
17.15-17.45MECHANICAL UNFOLDING, REFOLDING AND MISFOLDING OF BIOLUMINESCENT PROTEINS: ONE MOLECULE AT A TIME
Piotr Marszałek (on-line)
Duke University, Durham, NC, United States
17.45-18.15ENERGY-DRIVEN PROTEIN DISAGGREGATION: UNSCRAMBLING SCRAMBLED EGGS, ONE POLYPEPTIDE AT A TIME
Michał Żółkiewski (on-line)
Kansas State University, KS, USA
18.15-18.35INTRINSIC DISORDER AND PHASE SEPARATION OF THE BHLH-PAS TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS
Beata Greb-Markiewicz
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
18.35-18.50FLUORESCENCE CORRELATION SPECTROSCOPY STUDIES OF PROPERTIES AND INTERACTIONS OF INTRINSICALLY DISORDERED PROTEINS INVOLVED IN REGULATION OF GENE EXPRESSION
Michał Białobrzewski
Institute of Physics, PAS, Warsaw, Poland
18.50-19.05PEG AND FICOLL AS MODELS OF CROWDED ENVIRONMENT IN MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS: TOWARDS UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS OF SYNTHETIC CROWDERS ON THE HYDROLYTIC ACTIVITY OF A VIRAL PROTEASE
Natalia Ostrowska
Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw,  Poland
19.05-21.30Poster Session and Refreshments
 Thursday, September 8th 2022
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 Session V –  Ion transport: receptors, transporters and channels 
ChairPiotr Bednarczyk
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
9.00-9.30ACTIVATION MECHANISMS OF THE GABA TYPE A RECEPTOR
Jerzy Mozrzymas
Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
9.30-10.00KINETIC ASPECTS OF EXTRACELLULAR COPPER TRANSPORT
Wojciech Bal
Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, PAS, Warsaw, Poland
10.00-10.30THE INFLUENCE OF CO-APPLICATION OF STATINS AND FLAVONOIDS ON THE ACTIVITY OF VOLTAG-GATED POTASSIUM CHANNELS Kv1.3 AND APOPTOSIS OF Kv1.3 CHANNEL-EXPRESSING CANCER CELLS
Andrzej Teisseyre (on-line)
Medical University, Wrocław, Poland
10.30-10.50MEASUREMENT OF WATER TRANSPORT ACROSS WILD-TYPE AND CYSTIC FIBROSIS BRONCHIAL EPITHELIUM
Mirosław Zając
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
10.50-11.10EFFECT PATERN OF AMINO ACIDS AND NMDA ON ACTION POTENTIALS OF GLR GENES-LACKING MACROALGAE
Indrė Lapeikaitė
Vilnius University, Lithuania
11.10-11.25Coffee break
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 Session VI –  Spectroscopy
ChairWiesław Gruszecki
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
11.25-11.45PROGRESS IN FLUORESCENT NUCLEOBASE/NUCLEOSIDE ANALOG DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATIONS
Alicja Stachelska-Wierzchowska
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
11.45-12.05SEARCH AND PROCESSING OF HOLLIDAY JUNCTIONS WITHIN LONG DNA BY JUNCTION-RESOLVING ENZYMES
Artur Kaczmarczyk
Imperial College London, UK
12.05-12.25LASER EMISSION OF THIOFLAVIN T TO UNCOVER THE EARLY SYMPTOMS OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES
Piotr Hańczyc
University of Warsaw, Poland
12.25-12.45SUPER-RESOLUTION FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPY
Maciej Bosek
Nicolaus Copernicus University, Collegium Medicum, Bydgoszcz, Poland
12.45-13.05Workshop: NanoIR3 – a combined Atomic Force Microscope and Near Field IR Microscopy (AFM-IR) LabSoft – Michał Kużdżał
13.05-14.30Lunch
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 Session VII –  Medical applications of proteins and nucleic acids
ChairJoanna Trylska
Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, Poland
14.30-15.00GLUCOCORTICOIDS AND NATURAL KILLER CELLS: A SUPPRESSIVE RELATIONSHIP
Domenico Vittorio Delfino
University of Perugia, Italy
15.00-15.20N2-MODIFIED CAP ANALOGUES – A VERY POTENT TOOL FOR mRNA ENGINEERING
Renata Grzela
University of Warsaw, Poland
15.20-15.40PERMEABILIZATION OF OUTER BACTERIA MEMBRANE BY NANOPARTICLES TO ENHANCE ANTIMICROBIAL EFFECT OF ANTIMICROBIAL PROTEINS-LYSOZYME AND ENDOLYSIN
Karol Ciepluch
Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland
15.40-15.55PEPTIDE STAPLING AS A WAY TO ENHANCE ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES OF ANOPLIN
Julia Macyszyn
Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, Poland
15.55-16.10DESIGNED RIBOZYME DIRECTED AGAINST ESSENTIAL BACTERIAL MESSENGER RNA
Joanna Miszkiewicz
Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, Poland
16.10-16.25FEDERATED EUROPEAN GENOME ARCHIVE – POLISH NODE
Błażej Marciniak
University of Lodz, Poland
16.25-16.45Workshop: Analytical instruments for biophysics applications. A.P. INSTRUMENTS
16.45-18.10General Meeting of Polish Biophysical Society
18.10-19.30Transfer
19.30Gala Dinner
 Friday, September 9th 2022
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 Session VIII –  Application of microfluidic technology and biosensors in biophysical research
ChairSławomir Jakieła
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
9.00-9.30FROM IDEA TO A PRODUCT FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS – PCR|ONE AND BACTEROMIC
Piotr Garstecki
Institute of Physical Chemistry, PAS, Warsaw, Poland
9.30-9.50THE CELL-IN REAGENT AS A METHOD FOR MACROMOLECULES DELIVERY INTO MAMMALIAN CELLS
Karina Kwapiszewska
Institute of Physical Chemistry, PAS, Warsaw, Poland
9.50-10.05NOVEL BIOSENSING SYSTEMS WITH SELF-QUENCHING FLUORESCENCE NANOFLARES FOR CANCER BIOMARKERS’ DETECTION
Katarzyna Ratajczak
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
10.05-10.20MONITORING THE MITOCHONDRIAL NETWORK IN SH-SY5Y CELLS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF POTENTIAL DRUGS IN NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES
Damian Woźnica
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
10.20-10.35APPLICATION OF TWO-PHASE MICROFLUIDIC TECHNOLOGY FOR VISCOSITY CHANGE DETECTION IN BIOLOGICAL MICROLABORATORIES
Karolina Skłodowska-Jaros
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
10.35-10.50EXPRESSION OF PROTEINS CONTROLLING THE MITOCHONDRIAL DYNAMICS IN SH-SY5Y CELLS, IN RESPONSE TO STIMULATION WITH DRUG-MIMETIC COMPOUNDS IN NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES
Hubert Grel
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
10.50-11.05Coffee break
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 Session IX – Medical Biophysics – part 2
ChairPiotr Bojarski
University of Gdańsk, Poland
11.05-11.35MOLECULAR INTERACTION OF SARS-CoV-2 SPIKE PROTEIN WITH HUMAN VIMENTIN
Robert Bucki
Medical University of Bialystok, Poland
11.35-12.05RHEOLOGICAL ASPECT OF BIOPHYSICS OF CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
Anna Marcinkowska-Gapińska
Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland
12.05-12.35LASER INTERFEROMETRY SYSTEM FOR BACTERIAL BIOFILM STUDIES
Michał Arabski
Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland
12.35-12.55BIOPHYSICAL HALLMARKS OF TUMOR GROWTH AND INFLAMMATION
Piotr Deptuła
Medical University of Bialystok, Poland
12.55-14.00Lunch
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 Session X –  Biophysics of the mitochondria
ChairAdam Szewczyk
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
14.00-14.30MECHANOSENSITIVE CHANNELS – FROM BACTERIA TO MITOCHONDRIA
Piotr Koprowski
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
14.30-14.50EFFECTS OF QUERCETIN AGAINST PARTICULATE MATTER INDUCED IMPAIRMENT OF HBE CELL FUNCTION
Agnieszka Łukasiak
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
14.50-15.10NEW REGULATORY MECHANISMS OF MITOCHONDRIAL POTASSIUM CHANNELS
Bogusz Kulawiak
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
15.10-15.30ANALYSIS OF FUNCTIONAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HUMAN VDAC3 ISOFORMS
Andonis Karachitos
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
15.30-15.50RESHAPING MITOCHONDRIAL NETWORK AS A PART OF CELLULAR ADAPTATION IN PRIMARY HUMAN FIBROBLASTS FROM HEALTHY DONORS AND FROM ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE PATIENTS
Dominika Malińska
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland
15.50-16.05EFFECTS OF STATINS USED IN THE TREATMENT OF HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA ON THE OXIDATIVE METABOLISM OF MITOCHONDRIA ISOLATED FROM THE RAT BRAIN
Krzysztof Wójcicki
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
16.05-16.20NEW INSIGHTS INTO STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF PHOTOSYNTHETIC CYTOCHROME b6f
Mateusz Szwalec
Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
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16.20-16.50Awards & Conference closing
Beata Wielgus-Kutrowska and Piotr Bednarczyk
16.50-17.20Departure Refreshment
17.20Departure