ESF Research Conferences

ESF Conference in Partnership with LFUI

Charge Transfer in Biosystems

17-22 July 2011

Universitätszentrum Obergurgl, Austria

Chaired by:
- Dr. Rosa Di Felice
Center S3, CNR-NANO, Modena, IT
- Yuri Berlin, Northwestern University, Evanston, US
- Marcus Elstner, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, DE


The scope of the Conference is to bring together scientists active world-wide in the theoretical and experimental investigation of charge transfer in biomolecules and complex systems that include a biological component (such as protein/surface and DNA/surface interfaces), to assess the state of the art in the field in terms of methods and knowledge.

To learn more about the conference, please see the Preliminary Programme.

How to Participate

Registration Form

For accepted participants and invited speakers only

All participants - including speakers, chairs & session chairs - are kindly expected to confirm their attendance (and, when applicable, to pay the conference fee) by filling in a Registration Form.

Closing date for Early Bird Registration and Fee Payment: 6 June 2011

FINAL closing date for ALL registration and fee payment:  20 June 2011

Abstracts, Posters & Short Oral Contributions

There will be no talks other than those listed on the final programme.

Recommended Poster size is A0 (Vertical). Use letters and drawings that can be read from approximately 100 cm distance. Posters can be affixed with cellotape and Blu-Tack.

List of accepted posters

Fees & Grants

Conference fees cover an all inclusive package which includes all basic expenses that occur during the event. For more details, click here.

To Pay
Conference fee will be covered by ESF and its partners0 €
AssistedConference Fee will be partially covered by ESF and its partners380 €
Early Bird
Registration and payment before 6 June 2011740 €
Registration and payment after 6 June but before 20 June 2011
820 €
Conference participation without accommodation560 €

Grants are available for students and early stage researchers to cover the conference fee and possibly part of the travel costs. Grants are distributed based on financial need and scientific merit. Grantees must attend the entire conference in order to benefit from the grant. 

4 EUR of this fee is used to make this conference more ecologically sustainable. This amount will allow us to offset almost 100% of the CO2 emissions created by this conference and are part of our efforts to make ESF Research Conferences greener... For more information, please click here.

Practical Information

Universitätszentrum Obergurgl, Ötz Valley, near Innsbruck, Austria
The Obergurgl University Centre is located at an altitude of 1940 metres, in the highest glacial village in the Tyrol, at the end of the Ötz Valley and surrounded by numerous three-thousand metre peaks.


More detailed information on all practical aspects of the conference, including information about group transportation, is available from the Practical Information Guide.

Conference Email Alerts

ESF Contact

If you have any questions please consult our FAQ page or contact:
Ms. Victoria Ibbertson Email
Conference Officer
Phone +32 (0)2 533 2021
Fax +32 (0)2 538 8486
Please quote 11-354 in any correspondence.

Discussion and Info

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