XVIII. Linz Winterworkshop. Advances in Single-Molecule Research for Biology & Nanoscience
January 29 - February 1, 2016 Linz, Austria
Advances in Single-Molecule Research for Biology & Nanoscience
The Linz Winter Workshop will focus on biological single-molecule research and nanoscience, and include force and optical microscopy/spectroscopy techniques. This year, special sessions on nano-medicine, transmembrane transporters, nanopores, and high-speed atomic force microscopy will be organized. It is the aim to provide a common platform for industry and academia.
Registration deadline: January 11th, 2016
Poster abstract deadline: January 11th, 2016
January 26 - 28, 2016: Hands-on Winter School
January 29, 2016: Skiing Day & Workshop Registration
January 29 - February 1, 2016: Workshop
Registration for Linz Winter School is closed.
Registration for Linz Winter Workshop is closed.
|Mitchel John||Doktycz||Oak Ridge NL|
|Joon Won||Park||Postech, Pohang|
|Thorsten||Wohland||Natl. Univ. Singapure|
Get Together & Registration
Friday, January 29 - 7:00 pm
Talks & Poster Sessions (Evening: Castle Dinner)
Saturday, January 30
Talks & Poster Sessions (Evening: Conference Dinner)
Sunday, January 31
Monday, February 1 - (Talks continue until 6:00 pm)
Saturday and Sunday during Poster Session
Watch quick scanning on biological samples – a few seconds per frame imaging! Individual demo slots will be available during the poster sessions – please secure your place at the conference registration desk!
Friday, January 29
Hands-on Winter School (optional)
Tuesday, January 26 - Thursday, January 28
This is an optional school for young scientists and newcomers to learn single-molecule imaging techniques using atomic force microscopy (AFM), optical microscopy, and fluorescence spectroscopy.
Training sessions will include the following topics: Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy, Cell and Recognition Imaging, High-Throughput Screening with Single-Molecule Sensitivity, and Single-Dye Tracing in Cells.
Who should attend
Biophysicists, Pharmaceutical Research Scientists, Molecular Biologists, Structural Biochemists
Registration and fees
Hands-on Winter School - 190 €
This is the optional session from January 26 (starting at 9 am) to January 28 (closing at 6 pm). Fee does not cover accommodations or meals.
Skiing Day -- Fee for transfer and ticket on a self-cost basis.
This is an optional event on Friday, January 29, 2016.
Workshop - 370 €
This is an all-inclusive rate that covers:
• abstract book
• social events (incl. conference dinners)
...from Friday evening, January 29, 2016 through Monday evening, February 1, 2016.
Fee does not cover accommodations.
Deadline for registering is January 11th, 2016
How to proceed for conference registration:
Click on "Registration" in the upper left corner menu. Choose your preferred option (Main Conference or/and Winterschool) and add it to the cart.
Choose a accomodation from the Hotel list. (Accomodations are not included in the conference fees. This site is for prebooking/reservation only. The hotel fees should be paid directly at the hotel.) For detailed information about the hotels click on the Hotelname. Enter the preferred reservation dates at the bottom.
On the next page please provide the information required and the preferred method of payment (online via credit card or payment by invoice). Complete your order. (By submitting your order you accept the Terms & Conditions.) You will receive an order confirmation via email.
Invitation to present and presentation specifications
Participants are encouraged to give a 10-minute talk plus a 5-minute discussion, or present a poster. Poster size requirements are 150 cm (wide) x 120 cm (high).
Talks should contain high-quality research results and are selected by a scientific committee.
Abstract deadline is January 11th, 2016
Download template below and email your abstract with your preference (poster/talk) to linzwinterworkshop(/\t)jku.at (subject: Linz Abstract Submission)
Abstract template (24KB, MS Word File .Doc)
For questions, contact the organization committee at:
Double room: 38 € per night including breakfast.
Single room: 46 € per night including breakfast.
Students are encouraged to book double rooms as space is limited.
Accomodations are not included in the conference fees. This site is for prebooking/reservation only. The hotel fees should be paid directly at the hotel.
Other hotels located in city centre of Linz (Please reserve your room directly at the hotel.):
Austria Classic Hotel Wolfinger http://www.hotelwolfinger.at
Austria Trend Hotel Schillerpark http://www.austria-trend.at
For more details on hotels and hotel reservations, go to the Hotel information & maps menu in the upper left corner.
Getting to the hotels
From Linz Train Station, either take a cab (~20 €)
or tram line 1/2 to direction Universität.
Click here for a direct link to the Tram Route Map:
Tram Route Map (JPG-File)
Universität: for Sommerhotel Julius-Raab-Heim
Hauptplatz: for Hotel Wolfinger
Rudolfstrasse: for Hotel Landgraf
Bürgerstrasse: for Hotel Schillerpark
Train (OEBB / Westbahn)
For train connections, see:
From Linz Airport (Linz-Hörsching), either take a cab (~40 €) or a shuttle share cab.
A person with a "Linz Winter Workshop" sign will be visible during rush arrival times from Friday afternoon through evening and on Saturday morning.