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Invited participation in recent or planned meetings

This page contains contains information about meetings with invited participation of members of this group, in the future or within the past six years, or invited lectures in other institutions.

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Invitations to Meetings, Symposia, etc.

2018

Advances and Retreats in Molecular Evolution, 5–9 February 2017, Singapore (Invited lecture, ACB; participant, MLC)

2017

3rd International Conference on Aneuploidy and Cancer, 26–29 January 2017, Berkeley, California, USA (Opening lecture, session chairman, ACB; participant, MLC)

FEBS+3 Joint Meeting of the French-Portuguese-Spanish Biochemical and Molecular Biology Societies, 23–26 October 2017, Barcelona (Scientific Committee, ACB; participant, MLC)

2016

Bozen Symposium on Chemistry and Life, May 2016, Prien, Bavaria, Germany (session chair, ACB)

History and Philosophy of Origins Research Workshop, August 24-26 2016, Tokyo, Japan (invited speakers)
    MLC: Catalysis at the origin of life?
    ACB: What does it mean to be alive?

International Study Group on Systems Biology (ISGSB) Meeting, Jena, Germany 4-7 October 2016 (session chair, ACB)

2015

Annual Meeting of the Sociedad Española de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular, September 2015, Valencia, Spain (Scientific committee, invited participants, ACB, MLC)

2014

Bozen Symposium on Chemistry and Time, May 2014, Prien, Bavaria, Germany (invited discussant, ACB)

Belgian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, meeting on Biochemical Aspects of Evolution, May 2014, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium (ACB, Invited speaker)
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: two Disciplines that Need Each Other.

FEBSEMBOSFBBM Congress, August–September 2014, Paris (chair of plenary session, MLC)

STRENDA Commission of the Beilstein-Institut, September 2014, Loch Lomond, near Glasgow, UK (ACB)

2013

Colloquium on Understanding Evolvability and Robustness, January 2013, University of Exeter, UK (invited speaker, ACB)
    Robustness and Evolvability of Metabolic Pathways

Symposium in memory of Tibor Gánti, May 2013, Badacsony, Hungary (invited speaker, ACB)
    Abstract Approaches to Biochemical Organization: towards a Theory of Life

SFBBM Groupe Enzyme, September 2013, Paris (invited speaker, ACB)
    100 Ans de la Cinétique Michaelis–Menten

Workshop on evolution of metabolism, September 2013, Konrad Lorenz Institute, Altenberg, Austria (invited speaker, ACB)
    The Evolution of Metabolic Systems

6th meeting of ESCEC, September 2013, Rüdesheim, Germany (invited speakers)
    MLC: Understanding Mechanisms of Enzyme Cooperativity: Importance of not being at Equilibrium
    ACB: 100 Years of Michaelis–Menten Kinetics

Symposium on The Enzyme Kinetics of Michaelis and Menten, 1913–2013, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel (invited speaker, ACB)
    100 Years of Michaelis–Menten Kinetics

PABMB Congress, November 2013, Puerto Varas, Chile (invited symposium lectures, organizer of symposium)
    MLC: Glycine Hydroxymethyltransferase Reaction and Biosynthesis of Glycine: a Metabolic Relic ?
    ACB: Origins and Development of Enzyme Kinetics: Henri, Michaelis, Menten

2012

Ecole thématique interdisciplinaire d’échanges et de formation en biologie de Berder, April 2012 (invited speaker, ACB)
    De l'Homme Machine à la circularité métabolique: petits pas vers une compréhension de la vie

6th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE 2012), Shanghai, China, May 2012 (invited plenary opening lecture, ACB)
    Metabolic Modelling: a Necessary Tool for Biotechnology

Focal Symposia in Theoretical Biology: Data Intensive Biology: Why Google Won't Replace Science, Vienna, June 2012 (invited speaker, ACB)
    Systems Biology: What became of Systemic Thinking?

22nd IUBMB/37th FEBS Congress, Seville, September 2012 (MLC, chair of plenary lecture; ACB, chair of education session)

SEBBM Annual Meeting, Seville, September 2012 (invited lecture for teachers, in the session ¿Y tú? Yo bioquímica)
    Bioquímica: un marco conceptual para entender la evolución

Symposium in honour of the retirement of Professor Albert Goldbeter, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, September 2011 (invited speaker, ACB)
    Thresholds in Cellular Regulation

ENZITEC 2012 – Seminário Brasileiro de Tecnologia Enzimática, Blumenau, Brazil, October 2012 (invited plenary speaker, ACB)
    Aspartate metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana: Understanding a classic example of metabolic regulation in a real system

ENZITEC 2012 – Seminário Brasileiro de Tecnologia Enzimática, Blumenau, Brazil, October 2012 (ACB, mini-course (6 hours) on enzyme kinetics)

2011

34th Annual Meeting of the Sociedad de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular de Chile, September 2011, Valdivia, Chile (invited plenary lecture (Conferencia Osvaldo Cori, MLC)
    Biohydrogen production by fermentation in an artificial bacterial ecosystem: interbacterial species communication by physical contact?

Workshop: Synthesis: Interdisciplinary Interconnections in Synthetic Biology?, 30 September to 1 October 2011, Bielefeld, Germany (invited speaker, ACB)
    Size Matters: simulating a simple model of metabolic closure

Modelling and microbiology workshop: Metabolic and network modelling, 6–8 April, Edinburgh, UK (invited speaker, ACB)
    Aspartate metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana: Understanding a classic example of metabolic regulation in a real system

Other invited Lectures

2018

Seminar, Department of Biology, Lund University, Sweden, 22 March 2018 (ACB)

2017

Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, 2–12 March 2017, International Course on Biochemical Evolution: the Pursuit of Perfection (ACB, MLC, lecturers)

Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, March 2017, Seminar on (MLC)

Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, March 2017, Seminar on Metabolic Control and Chromosomal Abnormalities (ACB)

2016

Earth-Life Science Institute, Tokyo, Japan, August 2016 (ACB)
    Biochemistry and Evolutionary Biology: two Disciplines that Need Each Other

Cours (Licence, 3ème année) sur les origines d'enzymologie (Aix-Marseille Université), October or November 2016 (ACB)

2015

Cours (Licence, 3ème année) sur les origines d'enzymologie (Aix-Marseille Université), October 2015 (ACB)

2014

Instituto de Filosofía y Ciencias de la Complejidad, Santiago, Chile (MLC)
    Cierre metabólico: hacia una comprensión de la esencia de un ser vivo

Académie d'Agriculture de France, Paris, May 2014 (ACB)
    Allostérie et coopérativité aujourd'hui: leurs rôles dans les systèmes intégrés

Cours franco-canadien (Universités de Paris VI et de Montréal) approfondi sur l'enzymologie, September and November 2014 (lectures, ACB, MLC)

2013

Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile, February
    MLC: Cambios Metabólicos producto de Interacciones entre Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough y Clostridium acetobutylicum en consorcio artificial
    ACB: A Systems Biology and Computational Approach to Understand the Regulation of Aspartate Metabolism in Plants

Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, November 2013 (ACB)
    Aspartate metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana: Understanding a Classic Example of Metabolic Regulation in a Real System

2012

Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Oeiras, Portugal, January 2012. Invited course on metabolic modelling (ACB, MLC)

Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University, April 2012, Research seminar (ACB)
    Aspartate metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana: Understanding a Classic Example of Metabolic Regulation in a Real System

2011

Master’s course on Biochemical Aspects of Evolution, and its Implications for Biotechnology, October 2011, Valdivia, Chile (MLC, ACB)

Thesis committees

2015

Rapporteur of HDR thesis of Gilles Curien, Grenoble, France, February 2015 (ACB)
    From isolated enzymes to enzyme systems and their regulation

2013

External examiner of PhD thesis of Gabriel Piedrafita Fernández, Madrid, Spain, July 2013 (MLC rapporteur, ACB examiner)
    Desarrollo de un Modelo Semiempírico de Sistema Protocelular Automantenido con Cierre Metabólico

Rapporteur of HDR thesis of Véronique Deschodt-Arsac, Bordeaux, France, September 2013 (ACB)
    Analyse du Contrôle et des Regulations d'Énergétique Cardiaque par Analyse Modulaire du Contrôle Metabolique

2012

Opponent of PhD thesis of Yimingjiang Wuxiuer, Tromsø, Norway, September 2012 (ACB)
    Structure and function of Scaptodrosophila lebanonensis alcohol dehydrogenase