The Svedberg Symposium – Metals in Biology

Jointly organized by the Swedish Society for Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (SFBBM) and The National Committee for Molecular Biosciences at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The theme of the symposium is cutting edge research on bioimaging and spectroscopy with an emphasis on metals in biology. At the symposium, the The Svedberg Prize will also be awarded.

Wednesday 12 October, 2016
Beijersalen, Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien, Lilla Frescativägen 4A

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13:00 Welcome

13:10-13:50 Graham George, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
“Towards a Complete Description of Metalloenzyme Active Sites: Studies of Molybdenum and Tungsten Enzyme Active Sites Employing a Holistic Approach Combining Spectroscopy, Density Functional Theory, and Structural Information.”

14:00-14:20 Jacinto Sa, Uppsala University,
“Atomic telemetry: in situ determination of anti-cancer drug mechanism of action”

14:30-15:10 Ingrid Pickering, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
“Selenium as an antagonist of toxic elements: in vivo and in situ studies using synchrotron X-rays”

15:10-15:30 Coffee

15:30-15:50 Ilaria Testa, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
“RESOLFT Super Resolution Microscopy: Application for Life Science”

16:00-16:40 Johan Hofkens, KU Leuven, Belgium
“Fluorocode, a superresolution optical map of DNA”

16:50-17:30 Svedberg Prize awarded to Rickard Sandberg, Karolinska Institutet,
“Analyses of gene expression in single cells”