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Elizabeth Gillam, University of Queensland: Directed and natural evolution of enzymes for biocatalysis

Colin Jackson, Australian National University

Bostjan Kobe, University of Queensland: Structure and function of proteins involved in infection and immunity.


Andreas Kungl, Karl-Franzens-University Graz: Interaction of complex (proteo)glycans with proteins such as chemokines.

Frans Mulder, University of Aarhus: Biochemical and biological systems and processes, focusing on proteins.


Peter Tompa, Vrije Universiteit Brussel


Richard Charles Garrat, University of São Paulo

Beatriz Guimarães, Instituto Carlos Chagas

Maria Cristina Nonato, University of São Paulo


Jean-Francois Couture, University of Ottawa: Structural biology of epigenetics

Martin Schmeing, McGill University: Structural and chemical biology of nonribosomal peptide synthetases.


Kenneth Jensen, Novozymes A/S: Enzymes for industrial use

Daniel Otzen, University of Aarhus


Adrian Goldman, University of Helsinki: Mechanism and function of membrane proteins

Lari Lehtiö, University of Oulu: Structural biology of ADP-ribosylation and related inhibitors and chemical tools

Tiina Salminen, Åbo Akademi


Thomas Haertlé, Institut national de la recherche agronomique

Human Rezaei, Institut national de la recherche agronomique


Reinhard Sterner, Universität Regensburg: Enzyme engineering and evolution

Birte Höcker, Universität Bayreuth

Yves Muller, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg


Michael Kokkinidis, University of Crete



Karthe Ponnuraj, University of Madras

R. Mahalakshmi, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal: Human mitochondrial outer membrane proteins in health and neurodegeneration


Gideon Schreiber, Weizmann Institute: Transient protein-protein interactions and their binding activity

Joel Sussman, Weizmann Institute

Julia Shifman, Hebrew University


Adele Di Matteo, Istituto di Biologia e Patologia Molecolari

Giuseppe Manco, Istituto di Biochimica e Biologia Cellulare: Structure-function relationship in enzymes for the environment and human health


Ichio Shimada, University of Tokyo: Protein-protein interactions; dynamics of membrane proteins; NMR

Yutaka ItoTokyo Metropolitan University


Hak-Sung Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST): High specificity and affinity protein binders

Seung-Goo Lee, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB)


Marco Fraaije, University of Groningen: Discovery, engineering and applying redox enzymes: insights from detailed enzymological studies are used to tune enzymes for biotechnological applications


Vincent Eijsink, Norwegian University of Life Sciences: Innovative (redox) enzyme technology for biomass processing

Nathalie Reuter, University of Bergen

Bjørn Olav Brandsdal, University of Tromsø




Vladimir I. Tishkov, Moscow State University

Vytas Svedas, Moscow State University


Song Jianxing, National University of Singapore: Protein biophysics; from fundamental principles to structural and dynamic mechanisms for diseases and drug actions.


Aitziber Cortajarena, CIC biomaGUNE-BRTA, San Sebastian: Engineering biomolecule-based functional nanostructures and bioinspired materials for biotechnology and biomedicine. 

Alberto Marina, Instituto de Biomedicina de Valencia: Signaling and communication mechanisms in the microbiological world

Javier Sancho, University of Zaragoza: Protein stability by wet and computational approaches. 


Bengt Mannervik, Stockholm University

Ylva Ivarsson, Uppsala University

Per-Olof Syren, Royal Institute of Technology


Andreas Plückthun, University of Zurich: Creation of new proteins and protein variants


Shang-Te Danny Hsu, Academia Sinica: Structures and properties of proteins and G-rich oligonucleotides

Rita P.-Y. Chen, Academia Sinica

Yu-Chih Grace Lo, National Cheng Kung University


Dafydd Jones, Cardiff University: Molecular basis of protein plasticity in terms of structure, function and folding

Drew Thomson, University of Glasgow: Computational design tools and peptide chemistry


Alejandro Buschiazzo, Institut Pasteur de Montevideo: How microorganisms sense and transmit signaling information leading to cellular homeostasis


Australia: Nick Hoogenraaad, Peter Hudson

Canada: Mirek Cygler, Tony Warren

Denmark: Flemming M. Poulsen, Allan Svendsen

Finland: Rik Wierenga

France: Andre Menez

Germany:  Dietmar Schomburg

India: Pinak Chakrabarti, S. Krishnaswamy

Italy: Alberto Di Donato, Doriano Lamba

Japan: Kosuke Morikawa

The Netherlands:  Bauke W. Dijkstra, Dick Janssen, Bauke Dijkstra

Portugal: Belarmino A Salvado Barata

Russia: Vadim V. Mesyanzhinov

Spain: Carlos Gomez-Moreno

Sweden: Tuula T. Teeri

Taiwan: Andrew Wang

United Kingdom: Alan Fersht, Greg Winter

USA: Phil Bryan, Edward Eisenstein

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