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piccolo1_0_0 Thursday, May 26, 2016 – 14:00, room U4-08, Building U4,
Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza, 20126 Milan, Italy

Event in the frame of the RISE-MSC Project “Advanced bioinformatics for metagenome analysis and for discovering novel biocatalysts from extremophiles”.
PhD Program in Biology and Biotechnology, University of Milano Bicocca


14:oo Welcome and Introduction – Marina Lotti – University of Milano Bicocca.

Antarctic wildlife: natural model organisms for studying adaptation
Sandra PucciarelliSchool of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine, University of Camerino, Italy.

The dynamic nature of the interaction of ice binding proteins with ice
Ido BraslavskyThe Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

Metabolic modelling of cold adaptation and nutrients switching
Marco Fondi ComBo (Florence Computational Biology group), Dep. of Biology, University of Florence, Italy.

15:30-16:00 coffee break

Metabolites from Antarctic organisms
Donatella De PascaleInstitute of Protein Biochemistry – National Research Council Naples, Italy.

Flexibility as the major determinant of retained activity of cold active enyzmes
Osman Ugur SezermanDept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Acibadem University, Istanbul and Epigentetiks A.S Teknopark Istanbul, Turkey.
How cold adaptation shapes quaternary structure: structure of an unusual dimeric enzyme
Stefania Brocca Dept of Biotechnology and Biosciences, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy.

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