6th Beilstein Symposium on Experimental Standard Conditions of Enzyme Characterizations (ESCEC)

...Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Michaelis-Menten Kinetics

September 16 - 20, 2013
Hotel Jagdschloss Niederwald


Aspects covered by the Symposium:

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology coming of age: 100 years of Michaelis - Menten kinetics, 60 years of the structure of DNA, and 40 years of Metabolic Control Analysis
  • Systems Biology and Systems Medicine: the new kids on the block
  • Sequence, Structure, Kinetics, Control and Regulation
  • Physiological Meaning of Enzyme Kinetics
  • Network kinetics versus enzyme kinetics
  • Enzymes in Metabolic Collaboration
  • Pitfalls in Data Reproduction
  • The end to the tower of Babel: making biochemist speak a lingua franca

Speakers included:

  • Karen Allen (Boston, MA, USA)
  • Richard Armstrong (Nashville, TN, USA)
  • Patricia Babbitt (San Francisco, CA, USA)
  • Barbara Bakker (Groningen, The Netherlands)
  • Maria Luz Cardenas (Marseille, France)
  • Athel Cornish-Bowden (Marseille, France)
  • Holger Dobbek (Berlin, Germany)
  • Roger Goody (Dortmund, Germany)
  • P. Fred Guengerich (Nashville, TN, USA)
  • Jan-Hendrik S. Hofmeyr (Stellenbosch, South Africa)
  • Manfred Konrad (Göttingen, Germany)
  • Thomas Leyh ( Bronx, NY, USA)
  • Elaine O'Reilly (Manchester, UK)
  • Monica M. Palcic (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Frank Raushel (College Station, TX, USA)
  • Johann Rohwer (Stellenbosch, South Africa)
  • Dietmar Schomburg (Braunschweig, Germany)
  • Gertien Smits (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Reiner Sterner (Regensburg, Germany)
  • Keith Tipton (Dublin, Ireland)
  • Peter Uetz (Richmond, VA, USA)
  • Hans Westerhoff (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Chris Whitman (Austin, TX, USA)
  • Jan-Olof Winberg (Tromsö, Norway)



Scientific Committee:

  • Richard N. Armstrong, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
  • Amos Bairoch, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Athel Cornish-Bowden, CNRS-BIP, Marseille, France,
  • Peter S. Halling, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
  • Thomas S. Leyh, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
  • Frank Raushel, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
  • Johann Rohwer, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Dietmar Schomburg, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany,
  • Carsten Kettner, Beilstein-Institut, Frankfurt, Germany


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