Selected Oral Presentations and Conference Abstracts


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Use of MST for studying enzymatic reactions.

      March, 2021, NanoTemper online webinar: Let's catalyze - biophysical insights into enzymes.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Actin dynamics at the meiotic spindle of human oocytes.

      April 2019, 16th Alpbach Workshop on Muscle and Motor Proteins, Alpbach, Austria.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Small molecule effectors of myosin motor proteins: novel pharmacological agents with therapeutic potential.

      Nov. 2018, Organisch-Chemisches Kolloquium der TU Dresden, Prof. Hans-Joachim Knölker, Dresden, Germany.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Selective inhibition of myosins by halogenated carbazoles and arylindole derivatives.

      Sept. 2018, 47th European Muscle Conference, Budapest, Hungary.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Phosphoinositide-mediated myosin-1 targeting during endocytosis.

      Feb. 2018, 62nd Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, San Francisco, USA.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Functional engineering of myosin motors.

      May 2014, Linnaeus University- Dept. Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences, Prof. A. Mansson, Sweden.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Nicotiana tabacum myosin-11: unraveling the kinetic mechanism of the fastest prossesive myosin motor.

      Dec. 2014, Protein Interaction Meeting, Dept. of Biochemistry, Eötvös University of Budapest, Hungary.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Myosins: molecular mechanisms and cellular functions.

      Jun. 2013, UKE - Zentrum für Molekulare Neurobiologie Hamburg (ZMNH), Hamburg, Germany.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Mechanisms of mechanochemical coupling in low and high duty ratio myosins.

      Feb. 2013, 57th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, Philadelphia, USA.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Control of myosin-based transport in biohybrid devices by divalent cations - effect of Mg2+-ions and temperature.

      Sept. 2012, 41st European Muscle Conference, Rhodes, Greece.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Molecular nanomachines at work: how myosins coordinate cellular movement and transport.

      Nov. 2011, Institut für Tierökologie und Zellbiologie, Prof. Bernd Schierwater, Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover, Germany.


  • Amrute-Nayak, M., Diensthuber, R.P., Steffen, W., Kathmann, D., Hartmann, F.K., Fedorov, R., Urbanke, C., Manstein, D.J., Brenner, B., and Tsiavaliaris, G. (2010). Targeted optimization of a molecular motor for controlling movement in biohybrid devices. Biophys. J. 01/2010; 98(3-3, Supplement 1):606a. DOI:10.1016/j.bpj.2009.12.3301


  • Kathmann, D.,  Diensthuber, R.P., Hartmann, F.K., Fedorov, R., Manstein, D.J., and Tsiavaliaris, G. (2010) Switch-2 dependent modulation of the myosin power stroke. Biophys. J. 01/2010; 98 (3-3, Supplement 1):143a-144a. DOI: https://10.1016/j.bpj.2009.12.773


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Molecular and cellular dissection of class-1 myosins.

      Nov. 2010, Department of Biosciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.


  • Scholz, T., Rump, A., Uta, P., Hinrichs, M., Thiel, C., Tsiavaliaris, G. (2010) Myosin-1 function extends to microtubule-dependent processes. Biophys. J. 01/2010; 98(3). DOI:10.1016/j.bpj.2009.12.3040


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Dictyostelium discoideum als Modellsystem zur Aufklärung der Funktionen von cCMP und cUMP.

      Oct. 2010, cCMP/cUMP Symposium, Pharmakologisches Institut der MHH, Prof. Roland Seifert, Hannover, Germany.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Control of velocity and mode of movement with engineered myosin motors.

      March 2010, 13th Alpbach Workshop on Muscle and Motor Proteins, Austria, Germany.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Motor proteins of the myosin family: design, mechanism, and functional diversity.

      Jan. 2010, Euro Dia Meeting, Leibnizhaus Hannover, Germany.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. The structural and mechanistic basis of allosteric modulation of myosin motor activity by pharmacological agents.

      Oct. 2009, 25th European Crystallography Meeting 16-21 August, Istanbul, Turkey.


  • G. Tsiavaliaris. Learning by Engineering - New Insights into the Molecular Mechanism and Cellular Functions of Myosin Motors. Jun 2009, Physiologisches Seminar des Zentrums Physiologie, Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany.