Summer 2013

The biophysics seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 11:45 am in P8445.2 unless otherwise stated.

Date Speaker Topic
May 7 Tuba Altindal

Determination of Chemotaxis Response Functions by Optical Trapping

May 14 John Bechhoefer

Causal Entropic Forces

May 21 Vaibhav Wasnik

Are biological systems poised at criticality?

May 28 Carolina Tropini (external talk)

On growth and form, a bacterial perspective

June 4 Saeed Saberi

Theoretical analysis of the role of chromatin interactions in long-range action of enhancers and insulators

June 7
(Friday, 1.30pm)
Christopher Angstmann

A parsimonious model for the dynamics of Min proteins

June 10
(Monday, 2.00pm, TASC2 Room 8500)
Christopher Angstmann

Continuous Time Random Walks and Fractional Fokker-Planck Equations with Reactions and Forcing

June 11 Pau Farré

Identifying sources variation and the flow of information in biochemical networks

June 18 Arnold Sikkema (Trinity Western)

Differential Evolution for Many-Particle Adaptive Quantum Metrology

June 25 Momcilo Gavrilov

Circular Motion of Asymmetric Self-Propelling Particles

July 2 Naghmeh Rezaei

Structural ensemble and microscopic elasticity of freely diffusing DNA by direct measurement of fluctuations

July 9 Sherry Leung

Bumblebees and floral electric fields

July 16 Antoine Baker

Statistical Thermodynamics of Natural Images

July 23 Ariel Amir (Harvard)

Bacterial growth: defects, elasticity and plasticity

July 30 Marjan Shayegan

Strain history dependence of the nonlinear stress response of fibrin and collagen networks

Aug 6 Pierayeh Vahdani
Aug 13 Mike Kirkness

Osmotic Challenge Alters Nuclear Structure

Aug 20 Mahdi Rezaeikeramati

Quantum mechanical effects on photosynthetic systems