Fall 2016

The biophysics/soft matter journal club/seminars will be held Mondays at 12:30 pm in P8445.2 unless otherwise stated.

Date Speaker Topic
Sept 12 Ping Ao (Systems Biology, Shanghai Jiao Tong U)

Cancer as a robust intrinsic state shaped by evolution: quantitative systems biology perspective

Sept 19 Raphael Chetrite (Mathematics, Nice)

Nonequilibrium Markov processes conditioned on large deviations

Sept 26 Leonid Chindelevitch (Computing Science, SFU)

Probing networks to understand nature

Oct 3 Mahdi Ghelichi (Chemistry, SFU)

A Coarse-grained MD Study of Ionomer Self-Assembly

Oct 24 Irina Paci (Chemistry, Victoria)

Structure and properties in hierarchical organic/inorganic materials: Insights from theory

Oct 31 Tom McLeish (Physics, Durham)

Global Low Frequency Protein Motions in Long-Range Allosteric Signaling

Nov 7 Jesse Zalatan (Chemistry, Washington)

Rewiring the 3D structure of the genome

Nov 14 Kyung Kim (Bioengineering, Washington)

Towards Predictable and Reliable Genetic Engineering at the Systems Level

Nov 21 Ben Machta (Lewis-Sigler Institute, Princeton)

Do anesthetics act on a membrane critical point?

Nov 28 Gratien Prefontaine (Health Sciences, SFU)

How are genes selected to be expressed from only one of the two copies of nearly identical chromosomes?

Dec 5 Gerald Pollack (Bioengineering, Washington)

The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid, and Vapor

Dec 7 (Wednesday, 3pm) Laurent Kreplak (Physics, Dalhousie)

Collagen damage: A tale of two tendons