This workshop will include a series of one-hour lectures, introducing to the attendees some important techniques used in biophysical studies and recent progresses and discoveries associated with these techniques. We welcome all ICBP2014 participants, in particular, graduate students and post-docs, to register for and attend the workshop.
Workshop Organizers
Ming Li  (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Xin Zhou  (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Fangfu Ye (Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Jin Wang  (Stony Brook University)
Invited Speakers

Jiajie Diao  (HHMI & Stanford University, USA)

Gilad Haran (Weizmann Institute, Israel)

Andrzej Kloczkowski (The Research Institute at NationwideChildren's Hospital, USA)

Guohong Li  (Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Zhaoping Li (University College London / Tsinghua University)

Isaac K. Liu (University of Warwick, U.K.)

Jianpeng Ma  (Rice University, USA)

Robert Mathews  (University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA)

Henri Orland  (Institut de Physique Théorique, France)

Gideon Schreiber  (Weizmann Instititue, Israel)

G.V.Shivashankar  (National University of Singapore)

Yujie Sun  (Peking University, China)
Jay Tang (Brown University, USA)

Jin Wang  (Stony Brook University, USA)

Jie Yan  (National University of Singapore)

Dongping Zhong (Ohio State University, USA)

Workshop Schedule
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
D212, Building D
8:30 am – 9:20 am

Folding of Neet Proteins

Patricia Jennings


9:20 am – 10:10 am

Introduction to Single Molecule Approaches for Biology

Yujie Sun

Peking University

10:10 am – 10:30am

Tea Break

10:30 am – 11:20am

Higher order chromatin structures and gene regulation

Guohong Li

Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

11:20 am - 12:10 am

Nuclear Mechanics and Genome Regulation


National University of Singapore

12:10 am - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break

2:00 pm -2:50 pm

Unraveling the complexity of protein folding with single-molecule fluorescence

Gilad Haran

Weizmann Institute

2:50 pm - 3:40 pm

Quantification of intrinsic energy landscape of protein folding and biomolecular recognition

Jin Wang

Stony Brook University

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm

Tea Break

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm

Understanding vision: mechanisms of visual functions in the brain

Zhaoping Li

University College London / Tsinghua University

5:00 pm - 5:50 pm

Protein folding from microseconds to kiloseconds: Dissecting the folding mechanisms of TIM barrels

Robert Mathews

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Thursday, June 19, 2014
D212, Building D
8:30 am – 9:20 am

Motion of uni-flagellated bacteria at interfaces and in complex media

Jay X Tang

Brown University

9:20 am – 10:10 am

Nanomechanical Characterization of Single Biological Cell

Isaac Kuo-Kang Liu

University of Warwick

10:10 am – 10:30am

Tea Break

10:30 am – 11:20am

Single particle techniques for membrane fusion

Jiajie Diao

HHMI & Stanford

11:20 am - 12:10 am

Quantify protein-DNA and protein-protein interactions based on single-molecule mechanical principles

Jie Yan

National University of Singapore

12:10 am - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break

2:00 pm -2:50 pm

New methods to improve modeling and prediction of protein structure, dynamics and function

Andrzej Kloczkowski

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

2:50 pm - 3:40 pm

From hairy nanopores to the nuclear pore complex

Yizhak Rabin

Bar-Ilan University of Israel

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm

Tea Break

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm

Nonequilibrium ultrafast dynamics of electron transfer in proteins

Dongping Zhong

Ohio State University

5:00 pm - 5:50 pm

Measuring binding and catalysis in real time within living cells

Gideon Schreiber

Weizmann Instititue

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