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  • Monday, 24 September 2012
    • 08:30 - 09:30 REGISTRATIION & ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES To be held at the Adriatico Guest House - lower level 1
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      ADRIATICO GUEST HOUSE:   
      Tuesday to Friday from 13.00 to 15.00
      
      GALILEO GUEST HOUSE:  
      Tuesday to Friday from 10.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.00
      
      • 08:30 REGISTRATIION & ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES To be held at the Adriatico Guest House - lower level 1 1h0'
    • 09:30 - 09:45 OPENING and WELCOME
      • 09:30 OPENING and WELCOME 15'
    • 09:45 - 10:35 In Vitro Reconstitutions of Simple RNA Viruses and Virus-Like Particles
      • 09:45 In Vitro Reconstitutions of Simple RNA Viruses and Virus-Like Particles 50'
        Speaker: William GELBART (University of California, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
    • 10:35 - 11:10 Coffee Break
      • 10:35 Coffee Break 35'
    • 11:10 - 12:00 A Single-Molecule Hershey-Chase Experiment
      • 11:10 A Single-Molecule Hershey-Chase Experiment 50'
        Speaker: Rob PHILLIPS (CALTECH, Pasadena, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 The Multiple Roles of Genomic RNA in Small ssRNA Virions
      • 14:00 The Multiple Roles of Genomic RNA in Small ssRNA Virions 50'
        Speaker: Peter STOCKLEY (University of Leeds, U.K.)
        Material: abstract
    • 14:50 - 15:40 A Hamiltonian Paths Approach to RNA Virus Assembly with Implications for Viral Evolution
      • 14:50 A Hamiltonian Paths Approach to RNA Virus Assembly with Implications for Viral Evolution 50'
        Speaker: Reidun TWAROCK (University of York, U.K.)
        Material: abstract
    • 15:40 - 16:10 Coffee Break
      • 15:40 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:10 - 17:00 Regulation of HIV-1 DNA Integration and Transcription by Nuclear Topography
      • 16:10 Regulation of HIV-1 DNA Integration and Transcription by Nuclear Topography 50'
        Speaker: Mauro GIACCA (ICGEB, Trieste, Italy)
        Material: abstract
    • 17:00 - 17:50 A Molecular Farming Approach to Nanomedicine
      • 17:00 A Molecular Farming Approach to Nanomedicine 50'
        Speaker: Nicole STEINMETZ (Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
  • Tuesday, 25 September 2012
    • 09:00 - 09:50 On the Origin of Pre-Genetic Information
      • 09:00 On the Origin of Pre-Genetic Information 50'
        Speaker: Ernesto Di MAURO (Universita' La Sapienza, Rome, ITALY)
        Material: abstract
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Physical Chemistry of Viral Evolution
      • 09:50 Physical Chemistry of Viral Evolution 50'
        Speaker: Alex EVILEITCH (Carnegi Mellon University, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
    • 10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:10 - 12:00 Protein Evolution in the Human Influenza Virus
      • 11:10 Protein Evolution in the Human Influenza Virus 50'
        Speaker: Michael LASSIG (University of Cologne, Germany)
        Material: abstract
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Modeling Microevolution in a Changing Environment: The Evolving Quasispecies and the Diluted Champion Process
      • 14:00 Modeling Microevolution in a Changing Environment: The Evolving Quasispecies and the Diluted Champion Process 50'
        Speaker: Silvio FRANZ (Universite XI Paris-Sud, Orsay, FRANCE)
        Material: abstract
    • 14:50 - 15:40 Self-assembly of Spherical, Cylindrical and Conical Capsids: The Role of Genome
      • 14:50 Self-assembly of Spherical, Cylindrical and Conical Capsids: The Role of Genome 50'
        Speaker: Roya ZANDI (University of California at Riverside, U.S.A.)
    • 15:40 - 16:10 Nanoindentation of 35 virus capsids in a molecular model
      • 15:40 Nanoindentation of 35 virus capsids in a molecular model 30'
        Speaker: Marek CIEPLAK (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland)
        Material: abstract
    • 16:10 - 16:40 Coffee Break
      • 16:10 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:40 - 18:30 POSTER SESSION
      • 16:40 POSTER SESSION 1h50'
    • 19:00 - 22:00 RECEPTION
      • 19:00 RECEPTION 3h0'
  • Wednesday, 26 September 2012
    • 09:00 - 09:50 DNA Packing Pressure, in the Test Tube and in the Virus
      • 09:00 DNA Packing Pressure, in the Test Tube and in the Virus 50'
        Speaker: Adrian PARSEGIAN (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Importance of Electrostatic Interactions for Virus Assembly and Structure
      • 09:50 Importance of Electrostatic Interactions for Virus Assembly and Structure 50'
        Speaker: Antoinio SIBER (Institute of Physics, Zagreb, Croatia)
        Material: abstract
    • 10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:10 - 12:00 Theory and Modeling of Virus Assembly
      • 11:10 Theory and Modeling of Virus Assembly 50'
        Speaker: Murugappan MUTHUKUMAR (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
    • 12:00 - 12:50 Virus Self-Assembly Induced by Polyions
      • 12:00 Virus Self-Assembly Induced by Polyions 50'
        Speaker: Per LINSE (Lund University, SWEDEN)
        Material: abstract
    • 12:50 - 14:50 Lunch Break
      • 12:50 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:50 - 17:50 FREE AFTERNOON
      • 14:50 FREE AFTERNOON 3h0'
  • Thursday, 27 September 2012
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Architecture of the Bacteriophage Genome: Polymorphism and Phase Transitions
      • 09:00 Architecture of the Bacteriophage Genome: Polymorphism and Phase Transitions 50'
        Speaker: Amelie LEFORESTIER (CNRS UMR, Universite de Paris-Sud, Orsay, FRANCE)
        Material: abstract
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Viral DNA Packaging and Entanglement
      • 09:50 Viral DNA Packaging and Entanglement 50'
        Speaker: Davide MARENDUZZO (University of Edinburgh, U.K.)
    • 10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:10 - 12:00 DNA Organization Under Confinement: Hints from Topology
      • 11:10 DNA Organization Under Confinement: Hints from Topology 50'
        Speaker: Enzo ORLANDINI (Universita' degli Studi di Padova, ITALY)
        Material: abstract
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Capsid Maturation
      • 14:00 Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Capsid Maturation 50'
        Speaker: Alasdair STEVEN (NIH, Bethesda, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
    • 14:50 - 15:40 RNA Control of HIV-1 Size Polydispersity
      • 14:50 RNA Control of HIV-1 Size Polydispersity 50'
        Speaker: Martin CASTELNOVO (ENS, Lyon, France)
        Material: abstract
    • 15:40 - 16:10 Coffee Break
      • 15:40 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:10 - 17:00 On the Role of Geometrical Frustration in Virus-Like Particle Packaging
      • 16:10 On the Role of Geometrical Frustration in Virus-Like Particle Packaging 50'
        Speaker: Bogdan DRAGNEA (University of Indiana, Bloomington, U.S.A.)
    • 17:00 - 17:50 Inhibition of DNA ejection from bacteriophage by Mg+2 counterions
      • 17:00 Inhibition of DNA ejection from bacteriophage by Mg+2 counterions 50'
        Speaker: NGUYEN Toan (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
  • Friday, 28 September 2012
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Influence of Charge Regulation on Encapsulation by Virus Coat Proteins of Functionalised Nanoparticles
      • 09:00 Influence of Charge Regulation on Encapsulation by Virus Coat Proteins of Functionalised Nanoparticles 50'
        Speaker: Paul van der SCHOOT (Eindhoven Technical University, The Netherlands)
    • 09:50 - 10:40 STMV: An All-Atom Three-Dimensional Model, then a Surprise!
      • 09:50 STMV: An All-Atom Three-Dimensional Model, then a Surprise! 50'
        Speaker: Stephen HARVEY (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, U.SA.)
        Material: abstract
    • 10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:10 - 12:00 Topological Methods in Physical Virology
      • 11:10 Topological Methods in Physical Virology 50'
        Speaker: De Witt Lee SUMNERS (Florida State University, Tallahassee, U.S.A.)
        Material: abstract
    • 12:00 - 12:30 4 short Presentations by Presenters of Prized Posters: Jason PERLMUTTER, Francesca DI NUNZIO, Leili JAVIDPOUR and Olga KONEVTSOVA
      • 12:00 4 short Presentations by Presenters of Prized Posters: Jason PERLMUTTER, Francesca DI NUNZIO, Leili JAVIDPOUR and Olga KONEVTSOVA 30'
    • 12:30 - 13:00 Concluding Remarks
      • 12:30 Concluding Remarks 30'