Summer 2011

The biophysics seminars will be held on Mondays at 3:30 pm in P8445.2 unless otherwise stated.

Date Speaker Topic
May 17 Eldon Emberly
Physical effects underlying the transition from primitive to modern cell membranes
May 24 Gabriel Espinosa
Bimodal Spectrum for the Curvature Fluctuations of Bilayer Vesicles:Pure Bending plus Hybrid Curvature-Dilation Modes
June 7 Sherry Leung
Protein-binding assays in biological liquids using microscale thermophoresis
June 14 Hildur Knutsdottir
Modeling the Influence of the E-Cadherin-β-Catenin Pathway in Cancer Cell Invasion: A Multiscale Approach
June 21 Marjan Shayegan
Cyclic hardening in bundled actin networks
June 28 Mehran Shaghaghi
Cell wound repair in Drosophila occurs through three distinct phases of membrane and cytoskeletal remodeling
July 5 Antoine Dubé
Mapping the variation of the translocation α scaling exponent with nanopore width
July 12 Saeed Saberi Modaber
ATP control of dynamic P1 ParA–DNA interactions: a key role for the nucleoid in plasmid partition
July 19 Scott Yang
Maximum entropy models for antibody diversity
July 26 Clara Chan
Visualizing dynamic cytoplasmic forces with a compliance-matched FRET sensor
August 2 Shirin Hadizadeh
Mean Field Theory for Nonequilibrium Network Reconstruction
August 9 David Boal