Summer 2014

The biophysics seminars will be held on Tuesdays at 11:30 am in P8445.2 unless otherwise stated.

Date Speaker Topic
May 20 Eldon Emberly

A propagating ATPase gradient drives transport of surface-confined cellular cargo

May 27 Nancy Forde

Water Permeation Drives Tumor Cell Migration in Confined Microenvironments

June 3 Vaibhav Wasnik

Self organization in biological systems (Research talk)

June 10 Vaibhav Wasnik

Social interactions dominate speed control in poising natural flocks near criticality

June 17 Pau Farré

A Statistical Thermodynamic Model for Investigating the Stability of DNA Sequences from Oligonucleotides to Genomes

June 24 Eric Schibli

Drops on soft solids: free energy and double transition of contact angles

July 8 Momcilo Gavrilov

Programming a Pavlovian-like conditioning circuit in Escherichia coli

July 15 Tuba Altindal

Nanophotonic trapping for precise manipulation of biomolecular arrays

July 22 Mpumelelo Matse

Information-based fitness and the emergence of criticality in living systems

July 29 Mike Chomitz

Dynamic look at DNA unwinding by a replicative helicase

August 5 Lavisha Jindal

Flagellar dynamics of a connected chain of active, polar, Brownian particles

August 12 Naghmeh Rezaei

Optical trapping of individual human immunodeficiency viruses in culture fluid reveals heterogeneity with single-molecule resolution