Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is our great pleasure to invite you on behalf of the Polish Biochemical Society and Polish Cell Biology Society to the 2nd Congress of Polish Biochemistry, Cell biology, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics “Bio2016 – Expanding beyond the limits” to be held in Wroclaw in 2016. The Bio2016 Congress will take place from September 13 to 16, 2016, at the University of Wroclaw, Poland.

With this joint congress, the organizers expect to bring together a wide range of researchers from all field of biosciences. The Congress joint events will cover the entire spectrum of molecular biosciences with symposia from single molecule level to system biology. In addition, there will be sessions on women in science and science & business.

We trust that the Congress will offer ample opportunities for fruitful discussions as well as the possibility to initiate new friendship, collaborations and joint projects.

We are all looking forward to seeing you in the vibrant city of Wroclaw in 2016!

On behalf of the Organizing and Scientific Committees of the Congress BIO 2016.

Darek Rakus

Building D-20
Centrum Kongresowe Politechniki Wrocławskiej

“Grunwaldzki Campus”
University of Wroclaw, Faculty of Biotechnology and Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics

Detailed Programme

Abstracts selected for oral presentation

Sponsors and Exhibitors

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Plenary speakers


Krzysztof Palczewski

Nikolaus Rajewsky

Alex Wlodawer


Ada Yonath

Sessions and Chairpersons

Analytics in biomedicine

Jerzy Silberring


Adam Szewczyk, Jerzy Duszyński, Lech Wojtczak


Małgorzata Kotulska


Marcin Łukaszewicz, Anna Krasowska

EMBO Session - Proteins and nucleic acids

Igor Konieczny, Joanna Sułkowska


Maciej Ugorski, Piotr Laidler, Marcin Czerwiński

Moonlighting enzymes

Jurgen Sygush, Darek Rakus

Plant Molecular Biology

Hanna Jańska, Grażyna Kłobus

Quantitative proteomics

Jacek R. Wiśniewski

RNA biology

Artur Jarmołowski

Signalling in Bacteria

Dagmara Jakimowicz, Anna Pawlik, Jolanta Zakrzewska-Czerwińska

Stem cells and cancer

Alicja Józkowicz, Claudine Kieda

Stem cells and engineering

Józef Dulak, Alicja Józkowicz

Synthetic and System biology

Marek Figlerowicz, Piotr Zielenkiewicz

Unstructured proteins in health and disorders

Andrzej Ożyhar, Piotr Dobryszycki


Darek Rakus

Satellite Sessions

L'Oreal Session

chairpersons: Anna Grochot-Przeczek and Alicja Józkowicz

Science and Society

chairperson: Przemysław Wojtaszek

Science and Business

chairperson: Roman Sakowicz (Gilead Sciences, Inc.)

Women in Science

chairperson: Agnieszka Chacińska

Congress Venue


The BIO 2016 Congress will be held at:

Grunwaldzki Campus (University of Wroclaw, Institute of Informatics and Faculty of Biotechnology)

“Grunwaldzki Campus” – University of Wrocław,
Institute of Informatics – F. Joliot-Curie 15
Faculty of Biotechnology – F. Joliot-Curie 14a
50-383 Wrocław

Congress Venue

Congress Venue – Grunwaldzki Campus

Wrocław Train Station

Wrocław Train Station

Congress opening venue, builing D-20

Building D-20
Centrum Kongresowe Politechniki Wrocławskiej
Janiszewskiego 8
50-372 Wrocław

Congress Party

The Botanical Garden of the University of Wrocław
entrance from Świętokrzyska str.




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