Wivace 2015 - Program



2015 Edition - September 22-25, Bari, Italy


22nd of September
18:00 18:30 Registration to the Workshop
18:30 20:00 Natura e Vita: una Visione Sistemica
Book Presentation by Pier Luigi Luisi
Introduction by Gerardo Palazzo
20:00 21:30 Welcome party
23rd of September
8:30 9:00 Registration to the Workshop
MORNING SESSION: Chairman Vitoantonio Bevilacqua
9:00 10:00 Marco Dorigo Controlling swarms of cooperating robots
10:00 11:00 Marco Gori The Principle of Least Cognitive Action
11:00 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 12:00 Stefano Cagnoni A Fair Comparison between Standard PSO Versions
12:00 12:30 Ernesto Mininno Introducing Kimeme, a Novel Platform for Multi-Disciplinary Multi-Objective Optimization
12:30 13:00 Danilo Caivano Towards an integrated solution for Self Monitoring Diabetes Remotely
13:00 14:30 Lunch
EVENING SESSION: Chairman Danilo Caivano
14:30 15:30 Vitoantonio Bevilacqua Bioinspired Techniques and Human Machine Interaction
15:30 16:00 Antonio Boccaccio A Computational Approach to the Design of Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering
16:00 16:30 Luigi Di Biasi YADA: an automated docking software for blind docking
16:30 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 18:30 POSTER SESSION
18:30 19:30 WIVACE 2016 Organizing Committee
24th of September
MORNING SESSION: Chairman Fabio Mavelli
9:00 10:00 Ricard Solè Synthetic evolutionary transitions: the rise of an alternative biosphere
10:00 11:00 Kepa Ruiz Mirazo Major transitions in prebiotic evolution:  protocell systems in vitro and in silico
11:00 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 12:00 Roberto Serra Dynamically critical systems and power-law distributions: avalanches revisited
12:00 12:30 Marco Villani Interpreting the dynamics of complex systems through the organization of their relevant subsets
12:30 13:00 Savino Longo Chiral selection in the natural world: an exercise in metamodeling
13:00 13:30 Stefano Piotto Pattern finding in Antimicrobial Peptide Sequences
13:30 14:30 Lunch
EVENING SESSION: Chairman Federico Rossi
14:30 15:00 Emiliano Altamura A preliminary account on light-driven proton gradient bioreactor: bacterial photosynthetic Reaction Centre reconstitution in giant lipid vesicles
15:00 15:30 Alessandro Zennaro Chemical Communication between Synthetic and Natural Cells: An Update
15:30 16:00 Danilo Vona Chemical manipulation of Biosilica from Diatoms for Drug Delivery and Bone Cells Growth
16:00 16:30 Florian Wodlei  Self-Organization of a Dichloromethane Droplet on the Surface of a Surfactant Containing Aqueous Solution
16:30 17:00 Budroni M.A. From microscopic compartmentalization to hydrodynamic patterns: new pathways for information transport.
17:00 17:30 Coffee Break
17:30 18:00 Massimo Trotta Bio-Organic hybrid photoconverters
18:00 19:00 Davide Scaramuzza Towards Agile Flight of Vision-controlled Micro Flying Robots: from Frame-based to Event-based Vision
19:00   Social event
20:30   Social Dinner
25th of September
MORNING JOINT SESSION: Chairman Stefano Piotto
9:00 10:00 Christodoulos Xinaris Will we ever grow artificial organs in the lab?
10:00 10:40 Christhoph Danelon Cell-free synthesis and assembly of the FtsZ-division system
10:40 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 11:50 Vladana Vukojevic Quantitative Imaging of Dynamic Processes by Massively Parallel Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy
11:50 12:30 Annette F.Taylor On the dynamics of compartmentalised reactions with feedback
12:30 13:10 Ryszard Ostaszewski Efficient Passerini reactions in an aqueous vesicle system
13:10   WIVACE 2015 CLOSURE
25th of September
15:00 15:40 Federico Rossi Progresses towards a network of liposomes encapsulating chemical oscillators


16:20 Emiliano Altamura Characterizing giant vesicles composition by fluorescence correlation spectroscopy 
16:20 16:50 Coffee Break
16:50 17:30 Pasquale Stano Free-Flow Electrophoresis Provides New Advancements in the Study of Growth and Transformation of Vesicles
17:30 18:10 Fabio Mavelli Modelling enzymatic pathways in Giant Vesicles


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