Programme – BioExcel Summer school on Biomolecular Simulations

On this page you will find information about the Programme and logistics for the upcoming summer school.

Date: Sunday 21 June (arrival only) – Friday 26 June 2020

Venue: Sardegna Ricerche, Auditorium Building 2
Località Piscinamanna 09010 Pula (CA) Italy
Phone: +39 070 9243.1
www.sardegnaricerche.it/en/technologypark

Programme

– Note that the programme is subject to minor changes –

Time Topic Trainer / Speaker
Day 0 – Sunday 21 June 2020
18:30 Travel from airport to hotel  
19:30 Registration  
20:00 Dinner at Hotel Flamingo  
Day 1 – Monday 22 June 2020
08:30 – 09:00 Travel from the hotel
09:00 – 09:30

Lecture – BioExcel introduction

Marta Lloret Llinares & Alexandre Bonvin

09:30 – 10:30

Lecture – Molecular dynamics basics

Alessandra Villa & Paul Bauer
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee & tea break  
11:00 – 12:30 Tutorial – GROMACS Alessandra Villa & Paul Bauer
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch  
13:30 – 14:15 Participant flash talks  
14:15 – 15:00 Lecture – MD continued Alessandra Villa & Paul Bauer
15:00 – 15:45 Lecture – BioBB Adam Hospital & Pau Andrio
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee & tea break  
16:15 – 17:45 Tutorial – GROMACS with BioBB Adam Hospital & Pau Andrio

17:45 – 18:15

Travel back to hotel
20:00 Dinner at Hotel Flamingo
Day 2 – Tuesday 23 June 2020
08:30 – 09:00 Travel from the hotel
09:00 – 10:30 Lecture – Modeling molecular recognition through enhanced-sampling methods  Attilio Vargiu
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee & tea break  
11:00 – 12:30 Tutorial – Metadynamics Giuliano Malloci & Andrea Basciu
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch  
13:30 – 14:15 Participant flash talks  
14:15 – 15:45 Lecture – docking basics / HADDOCK Alexandre Bonvin 
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee & tea break  
16:15 – 17:45 Tutorial – HADDOCK Alexandre Bonvin & Zuzana Jandova
17:45 – 18:15 Travel back to hotel
20:00 Dinner at Hotel Flamingo
Day 3 – Wednesday 24 June 2020
08:30 – 09:00 Travel from the hotel
09:00 – 10:30 Lecture – QM/MM (CP2K) Emiliano Ippoliti & Vaibhav Modi

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee & tea break  
11:00 – 13:00 Tutorial – CP2K  Vaibhav Modi
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 – 15:00 Poster session (even)   
15:00 – 16:00 Poster session (odd)   
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee & tea break  
16:30 – 20:00

Travel to Nora
Excursion to Nora and  Pula

20:00 Social dinner in Pula
Day 4 – Thursday 25 June 2020
08:30 – 09:00 Travel from the hotel
09:00 – 10:30 Lecture – Free energy calculations Bert de Groot & Vytautas Gapsys
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee & tea break  
11:00 – 13:00 Tutorial – PMX Bert de Groot & Vytautas Gapsys
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 – 15:30 Short talks:  Advanced topics / BioExcel use cases TBC
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee & tea break  
16:00 – 17:30 Tutorial:  Explore further any of the tools or work with them in your own problem All trainers
17:30 – 18:00 Travel back to hotel
20:00 Dinner at Hotel Flamingo
Day 5 – Friday 26 June 2020
08:30 – 09:00 Travel from the hotel
09:00 – 10:30 Research highlights – talks from selected participants  
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee & tea break  
11:00 – 12:30 Round table & feedback  
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch  
13:30  Travel to the airport

Instructions for posters

Poster

Please print your posters in advance in A1 size, portrait mode as there will be limited access to printing facilities on site.

Transportation

Distance in km to Technology Park

48 km from Cagliari-Elmas Airport
42 km from Cagliari
9.5 km from Pula.

By shuttle

Shuttle services will be provided by the organizers from Cagliari Elmas Airport to the hotel (on Sunday), from the hotel to the Auditorium and return to the airport from the auditorium (on Friday).

You have received a detailed schedule over email  – Assembly point is in the arrivals hall close to the info-point (Sardegna Turismo) on the ground floor (close to the coffee shop).

By public transport

From Airport to the hotel

  • Proceed from Elmas Airport to Central Cagliari (piazza Matteotti) by taxi or train (Elmas Aeroport –> Cagliari – http://www.trenitalia.com/)
  • Bus 129 from Central station of Cagliari (piazza Matteotti) to Santa Margherita di Pula (ask the driver for the closest stop to Hotel Flamingo and Hotel Mare Pinate). On Sunday, only consider bus rides marked with GIOR (“giornaliero”) or FEST (“festivo”). See timetable here: 129

Accommodation and meals

Accommodation (shared) will be at Hotel Mare Pineta and evening meals (excl. dinner on day 3) at Hotel Flamingo, walking distance from Mare Pineta.

Hotel Flamingo is connected to Hotel Mare Pineta by an internal path, it takes 5-10 minutes.

Useful Links

Cagliari Transports, Port, Train Station and InfoPoints: http://www.cagliariturismo.it/en/get-to-cagliari
Cagliari Airport: http://www.sogaer.it/en/

Contacts

Michelle Mendonca
mmendonca@ebi.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 49 4335