Keynotes

Title: Advanced Visualization for Computational Protein Design

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Prof. Mgr. Jiří Damborský, Dr. is the Josef Loschmidt Chair Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biochemistry at the Faculty of Science at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic and a group leader at the International Centre for Clinical Research. Research of his group focuses on protein engineering. His group develops new concepts and software tools for protein engineering (CAVER, CAVERDOCK, HOTSPOT WIZARD, PREDICTSNP, FIREPROT, CALFITTER), and uses them for the computational design of enzymes. He has published 200 original articles, 18 book chapters and filed 7 international patents. He is a co-founder of the first biotechnology spin-off from Masaryk University Enantis Ltd. Among the awards and distinctions he has received is the award EMBO/HHMI Scientist of the European Molecular Biology Organisation and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

 

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Dr. Wolfgang Wein has worked in medical image computing research for the last 15 years, conducting numerous projects from early feasibility to product implementation. He received his doctoral degree in 2007 from Prof. Navab at the group for Computer Aided Medical Procedures (CAMP) at TU Munich, Germany. From 2006-2010 he worked as a research scientist at Siemens Corporate Research in Princeton, NJ USA, on various interventional navigation and medical imaging projects. In 2012, he founded the R&D lab ImFusion in Munich, which aids medical device compa
nies around the world to create innovation. He also has a teaching assignment at TU Munich.