SFB 1027 and DGZ International Meeting

October 10-13, Saarbrücken

Welcome to the website of Cell Physics 2023!

The “Cell Physics 2023“ will take place at Saarland University in Saarbrücken, Germany, 10-13 October 2023 as in-person format. This time, it is jointly organized by the German Society for Cell Biology (DGZ, DGZ Annual Meeting) and the Collaborative Research Center SFB 1027 “Physical modeling of non-equilibrium processes in biological systems“ and continues the series of conferences, which already took place five times, in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2021. It is intended to be an interdisciplinary platform for scientific exchange between participants from cell biology and biophysics, both represented in roughly equal numbers.

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Important dates

The conference will start on Tuesday, 10.10.2023, 8:30 am and finish on Friday, 13.10.2023, around 2pm.

Abstract submission July 3, 2023
Early registration deadline July 3, 2023
Regular registration deadline September 10, 2023
Registration and Welcome October 10, 2023
Conference October 10-13, 2023

Registration and abstract submission

The registration and abstract submission system will open soon


The conference will be held in the building E2 2 of the UdS campus

Map of the area

How to reach

Invited speakers

Marc Baldus Utrecht
Effie Bastounis Tübingen
Timo Betz Göttingen
Cristina Cardoso Darmstadt
Katia Cosentino Osnabrück
Morgan Delarue Toulouse
Alex Dunn Stanford
Gillian Griffiths Cambridge
Edouard Hannezo Klosterneuburg
Rhoda Hawkins Sheffield
David J. Hodson Oxford
Jörg Höhfeld Bonn
Dagmar Iber Zurich
Cordelia Imig Copenhagen
Eva Kiermaier Bonn
Gijsje Koenderink Delft
Benoit Kornmann Oxford
Rafael Kramann Aachen
Daniel Larson Bethesda
Noa Lipstein Berlin
Melanie McDowell Frankfurt
François Nédélec Cambridge
Florence Niedergang Paris
Alexandre Pesart Lausanne
Arun Radhakrishnan Texas
Aurélien Roux Geneva
Verena Ruprecht Barcelona
Howard Riezman Geneva
Francesca Santoro Jülich
Markus Sauer Würzburg
Sebastian Streichan Santa Barbara
Magali Suzanne Toulouse
Isabelle Tardieux Grenoble
Danijela Vignjevic Paris
Chiara Zurzolo Paris


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Poster session

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Social Program

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The conference poster is available for download here


Contact us

  • Heiko Rieger, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Saarland University
  • Campus E2 6, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
  • E-Mail: h.rieger(at)mx.uni-saarland.de
  • Tel.: +49 (0)681 302 3969
  • Sandra Iden, Prof. Dr.
  • Cell & Developmental Biology
  • Saarland University
  • Faculty of Medicine, ZHMB, 66421 Homburg, Germany
  • E-Mail: sandra.iden(at)uks.eu
  • Tel.: +49 (0)6841 16 47912