Plenary speakers

Julie Gehl - University of Copenhagen, Denmark - "Treating cancer using electroporation – understanding mechanisms and implementing clinical applications"

Alexander Kuhn - ENSCBP, France - "Bipolar Bioelectrochemistry"

Lital Alfonta - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel - "Genetic Code Expansion in Bioelectrochemical Systems"

Moh El-Naggar - University of Southern California, USA - "From Single Molecules to Living Electronics: Unraveling Mechanisms of Microbial Electron Transport"

Kylie Vincent - University of Oxford, UK - "Bridging the solid state and solution state with electrochemical structure-function studies of metalloenzymes"

Keynote speakers

Bio(inspired) sensors & diagnostics

Johan Bobacka - Åbo Akademi University, Finland

Elena Ferapontova - Aarhus University, Denmark

​Microbial electrochemical technologies and electron transport system​

Daniel Bond - University of Minnesota, USA

Abraham Esteve-Núñez - University of Alcalá, Spain

​Bio-electrosynthesis​

Miriam Rosenbaum - University of Jena, Germany

​Electroporation & biomembrane electrochemistry​

Véronique Préat - UCLouvain, Belgium - "Electroporation for DNA vaccine"

Gintaras Valincius - Vilnius University, Lithuania - "Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy A Tool for Structure and Function Studies of Bilayers Populated with Ion- Conducting Pores"

​Nano technologies & architectures for bio-electrochemistry​

Susana Campusano Ruiz - Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain - "Bioelectroanalytical (nano)tools: new horizons for detecting immunity, predisposition and triggering of prevalent and unexpected diseases"

​Bio(photo)electrochemistry & bio-energetics​

Inês Cardoso Pereira - Nova University Lisbon, Portugal

Invited speakers

Bio(inspired) sensors & diagnostics

Fabiana Arduini - University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

​Microbial electrochemical technologies and electron transport system​

Julea Butt - University of East Anglia, UK

​Bio-electrosynthesis​

Buz Barstow - Cornell University, USA

​Electroporation & biomembrane electrochemistry​

Michal Cifra - Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the Czech Academy of Sciences - "Effects of intense electric field on structure and function of proteins"

Jacek Lipkowski - University of Guelph, Canada - "How ionophore-valinomycin enters and transports K+ across a model bilayer lipid membrane"

​Nano technologies & architectures for bio-electrochemistry​

Arnaud Chovin - University of Paris Laboratory of Molecular Electrochemistry, France

​Bio(photo)electrochemistry & bio-energetics​

Lars Lauterbach - RWTH Aachen University, Germany - "Electro-driven production of substituted N-heterocycles via an artificial enzymatic cascade"


Sessions & organizers

  • Bio(inspired) sensors & diagnostics
    • Key words: Biosensors in bioanalytical systems; Enzyme based sensors; DNA & miRNA sensors and amplification strategies; Biomembrane-mimetic sensors; Paper based diagnostic platforms and devices; Wearable and ingestible devices; Targeted drug delivery and theranostics; Micro- and nano-biosensors for in-vitro and in-vivo diagnosis and monitoring; Sensors for microbial/viral diagnostics; Biomimetic receptor based sensors (e.g. MIPs and aptamers); Potentiometric sensors
    • Panel members: Edmond Magner, ​Pankaj Vadgama, ​Cecilia Cristea, ​Ilaria Palchetti, ​Rocio Canovas Martinez
  • Microbial electrochemical technologies and electron transport system
  • Bio-electrosynthesis
    • Key words: Microbial electrosynthesis; enzymatic electrosynthesis; Electrofermentation; Enzymatic sensors; Electrobiorefinery
    • Panel members: Deepak PantSerge Cosnier, ​Falk Harnisch
  • Electroporation & biomembrane electrochemistry
    • Key words: Biological membranes and their simple models (free and supported lipid membranes), lipid nanoparticles. Structure of membranes, functions, dynamics, biophysical characteristics. Permeability, ion and molecular transport across membranes, fusion, membrane protein functions Electroporation of cell membranes, electrochemotherapy,  gene electrotransfer, membrane damage and repair  mechanisms. Interactions of drugs, pollutants, toxins with cell membranes and biomimetic membranes
    • Panel members: Marie-Pierre Rols, ​Renata Bilewicz
  • Nano technologies & architectures for bio-electrochemistry
    • Electrochemically coupled methods (optical, spectroscopies, microscopies...); Nanoscale interfacial architecture; Nanoparticles; 2D materials; Nano-objects; Biosensing; Surface modifications
    • Panel members: Thomas Doneux, ​Fred Lisdat, Sabine Szunerits
  • Bio(photo)electrochemistry & bio-energetics
    • Key words: Fundamental mechanisms of ET; Protein electrochemistry; Nanomaterials for bio(photo)electrochemistry; Protein engineering; Enzymatic fuel cells; Biocatalytic                         cascade; Biohybrid systems
    • Panel members: Elisabeth Lojou, Julea ButtNicolas Plumeré