Spring 2019

The biophysics/soft matter seminars will be held Mondays at 1:30am in P8445.2 unless otherwise stated.

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 14 Mattia Bacca (Mechanical Engineering, UBC)

A model for the contraction of polymer gels created by the activity of molecular motors

Jan 21 Ryan D'Arcy (Engineering Science, SFU)

Human neuroimaging through high field 3.0T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and high density 275-channel magnetoencephalography (MEG)

Feb 4 Gordon Rintoul (Biological Science, SFU)

Mitochondrial dynamics in neurodegenerative disorders

Feb 11 Jacob Spooner (Chemistry, SFU)

Molecular dynamics study of the ionomer-substrate interface in PEFC cathode catalyst layers

Feb 25 Jenifer Thewalt (Physics/Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, SFU)

Using deuterium NMR to study sterols and phospholipids - is it just a phase?

Mar 18 Erin Craig (Physics, Central Washington Univ.)

Model for polarity sorting of axonal microtubules

Apr 1 Steven Brunton (Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington)

Data-Driven Discovery and Control of Complex Systems: Uncovering Interpretable and Generalizable Nonlinear Models

Apr 5* Stephen Wassall (Physics, Indiana University-Purdue University) 10:30am in P8445.2

What Fish Oils do to Membranes - Solid state 2H NMR studies of membrane domaination by PUFA

Apr 15 Jim Pfaendtner (Chemical Engineering, University of Washington)

Understanding structure-function relationships at the bio/nano interface.