The Oxford Centre for Soft & Biological Matter

Phil Jones (University College London)

Optical pendula, optical chains and optical stretching

16/06/2015 15.00

PTCL JSR Seminar Room

Christoph Schmidt (Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen)

Mechanics and dynamics of active biological matter

09/06/2015 15.15

Dennis Sciama LT, DWB

Mustansir Barma (TIFR Mumbai)

Aggregation-dominated transport: Phase transitions and intermittency

02/06/2015 15.00

PTCL JSR Seminar Room

Sriram Ramaswamy (TIFR Hyderabad)

Flocking hydrodynamics: mesoscale mechanisms

26/5/2015 15.15

Dennis Sciama LT, DWB

Andreas Zoettl (TU Berlin)

Micro-swimmers in confinement and in flow

19/05/2015 15.00

PTCL JSR Seminar Room

Johan Elf (Uppsala University)

Randomness in E. coli growth and division

12/5/2015 15.15

Dennis Sciama LT, DWB

Francesc Sagues (University of Barcelona)

Liquid crystals for conditioning actuated or active soft matter

05/05/2015 15.00

PTCL JSR Seminar Room

Achillefs Kapanidis (Oxford Physics)

Transcription in high resolution: spatial distribution of RNA polymerases in single bacterial cells

28/4/2015 15.15

Dennis Sciama LT, DWB

Patrick Tabeling (ESPCI, France)

Colloidal microfluidics

10/03/2015 15.00

PTCL JSR Seminar Room

Jean-Francois Allemand (ENS-Paris)

Mechanical approach to DNA sequencing

3/3/2015 15.00

Dennis Sciama LT, DWB

Gijsje Koenderink (AMOLF, The Netherlands)

Some aspects of soft interfaces with trapped colloids

24/02/2015 15.00

PTCL JSR Seminar Room

Mark Wallace (Oxford Chemistry)

Droplet Interface Bilayers: From high-throughput DNA sequencing to lipid rafts

17/02/2015 15.15

Dennis Sciama LT, DWB

Olivier Dauchot (ESPCI, France)

Walking grains, rolling colloids, swimming droplets ... How universal are transitions to collective motion in active matter

10/02/2015 15.00

PTCL JSR Seminar Room

Enrico Carlon (KULeuven)

Anomalous dynamics of DNA hairpin folding

03/02/2015 15.15

Dennis Sciama LT, DWB

Dr Adar Sonn (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)

Viscoelastic response of actin networks at intermediate distances

27/1/2015 15.00

Lindemann Lecture Theatre

Kristian Franze (University of Cambridge)

Neurons feel the force: mechanics in nervous system development and disorder

20/1/2015 15.15

Lindemann Lecture Theatre

Daniela Kraft (University of Leiden)

Self-assembly of anisotropic colloidal particles

2/12/2014 15.00

PTCL JSR Seminar Room

Hugues Chate (CEA-Saclay)

Alignment vs noise: a simple yet non-trivial setting for dry active matter

25/11/2014 15.00

Lindemann Lecture Theatre

Martin Oettel (Eberhard Karls Universitat)

Some aspects of soft interfaces with trapped colloids

18/11/2014 15.00

PTCL JSR Seminar Room

Berenike Maier (University of Cologne)

Coordination of bacterial motors in motility and biofilm formation

11/11/2014 15.00

Lindemann Lecture Theatre

Kazem Edmond (PTCL, Oxford)

Rheology of self-assembling colloidal chains

4/11/2014 15.00

PTCL JSR Seminar Room

Thomas Fink (London Institute for Mathematical Sciences)

Repairabitility as an alternative to robustness

28/10/2014 15.00

Lindemann Lecture Theatre

Rob Style (OCCAM, Oxford)

Why surface tension gives soft solids some unexpected, but useful physical properties

21/10/2014 15.00

PTCL JSR Seminar Room

Julia Yeomans (University of Oxford)

Bouncing droplets on superhydrophobic and asymmetric surfaces

14/10/2014 15.00

Lindemann Lecture Theatre