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Biomedical photoacoustic imaging for the clinical and life sciences

UserProfessor Paul Beard,Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 14:00-15:00

Sonocytology: Manipulation and Sensing Particles

UserDr Anne Bernassau, University of Glasgow.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 11:00-12:00

Tuning Protein Aggregation Pathways by Charges

UserProf. Dr. Frank Schreiber, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Tuebingen, Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Biomolecular machines on and of DNA

UserProfessor Dr Ralf Seidel, Institute for Molecular Cell Biology, University of Münster, Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Watching single molecules

UserProfessor David Klenerman FRS, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Contact Line – Quo Vadis?

UserProfessor Dirks Aarts, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

If the fittest never arrive, then they can't survive: on the topology of evolutionary search.

UserProf. Ard A Louis, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, Oxford University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Particles and fluids

UserDr Mark Haw, Department of Engineering, University of Strathclyde.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 April 2014, 14:00-15:00

Living photonic devices from patchy colloids: Inspiration from cephalopods

UserAlison Sweeney, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 March 2014, 14:00-15:00

Living Clusters in Suspensions of Active Colloids

UserBortolo Mognetti, Universite' Libre de Bruxelles.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 14:00-15:00

Mechanisms of leading edge protrusion in interstitial migration

UserDr Guillaume Charras, UCL, London Centre for Nanotechnology .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Working under confinement

UserMiguel Rubi, Universitat de Barcelona & Leverhulme Professor at Imperial College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Biomimetic routes to colloidal self-assembly

UserJasna Burjic, NYU, Physics and Soft Matter Center.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Are CMOS image sensors (and CCDs) dinosaurs?

UserDr Renato Turchetta, STFC-RAL Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Bioinspired materials and devices

UserDr Elisa Mele, The Italian institute of Technology .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 14:00-15:00

Physico-chemical properties of colloids, their interaction with cells, and some applications

UserProf Wolfgang Parak, Biophotonics Group, University of Marburg, Marburg Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 14:00-15:00

Light, camera, action: watching single DNA/RNA polymerases at work in living cells

UserAchillefs Kapanidis, Dept Physics, University of Oxford.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Artificial evolution strategy for pet reconstruction

UserFranck Vidal, School of Computer Science, Bangor University .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

VIRUS ASSEMBLY AND GENOME TRANSLOCATION: ORGANIZING PRINCIPLES FROM POLYMER PHYSICS

UserMurugappan Muthukumar, Dept Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

X-ray phase contrast imaging - detecting the undetectable

UserSandro Olivo, Dept of Medical Phys & Bioengineering, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Engineered Nanoparticles: the Bionano Interface in a Biological Environment

UserFrancesca Baldelli-Bombelli, Department of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Accelerating localisation microscopy

UserSusan Cox, Department of Biology, King's College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 14:00-15:00

Using evolutionary sequence variation to make inferences about protein structure and function

UserLucy Colwell, Chemistry Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 October 2013, 14:00-15:00

Stochastic signal encoding strategies in single cells

UserJames Locke, Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 October 2013, 14:00-15:00

The influence of matrix geometry and stiffness on cancer invasion

UserErik Sahai (Cancer Research UK, London).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 June 2013, 14:00-15:00

Engineered protein pores in nanotechnology and single-enzyme studies

UserGiovanni Maglia, Department of Chemistry, University of Leuven, Belgium.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Approaching biology discretely

UserProfessor Timothy Newman (Univ. Dundee).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Artificial Cells in Picoliter Droplets

UserProf Wilhelm Huck (Nijmegen - Radboud Universiteit).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Unified study of glass and jamming rheology in soft particle systems

UserPeter Sollich, Department of Mathematics, King's College London.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Patchy colloids: a simple model for complex fluids

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 April 2013, 14:00-15:00

Chemotaxome – A new member with complex biological entities in systems biology.

UserKohidai, Laszlo MD, PhD, Med.Habil. Cell Biology, Assoc. Professor Chemotaxis Research Group – SRI Core Facility Department of Genetics, Cell- & Immunobiology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 April 2013, 14:00-15:00

Extreme Mechanics of Marginal Matter

UserMartin van Hecke, Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory, University of Leiden.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 March 2013, 14:00-15:00

Polymer and hybrid nanostructures for applications in organic solar cells investigated with advanced x-ray techniques

UserProf. Peter Müller-Buschbaum (Technische Universität München ).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 February 2013, 14:00-15:00

Nano-optics of complex media

UserR. Sapienza, King's College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 14:00-15:00

Molecular bionics: copying Nature to control Nature

UserProf Beppe Battaglia (University of Sheffield).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 January 2013, 14:00-15:00

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Julie MacPherson, University of Warwick, UK.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 November 2012, 14:00-15:00

How One Cell Eats Another - Physical Principles in Phagocytosis

UserDr Robert Endres, University College London, UK.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 November 2012, 14:00-15:00

Social Fluids

UserProfessor Matthew Turner, University of Warwick, UK.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 November 2012, 14:00-15:00

Influence of the Glass Transition on the Liquid-gas Spinodal Decomposition

UserProfessor Walter Kob, Universite Montpellier 2, France.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 November 2012, 14:00-15:00

Colloidal Dispersions in External Fields

UserProfessor Stefan Egelhaaf, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 November 2012, 14:00-15:00

Bioactive glasses and their hybrids as scaffolds for regenerative medicine

UserDr Julian Jones, Department of Materials, Imperial College London, UK.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 October 2012, 14:00-15:00

Coarse-grained modelling of DNA for biophysics and nanotechnology

UserDr Ard Louis, Rudolph Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford, UK.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 October 2012, 14:00-15:00

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Dynamic arrest in polymer gels

UserJohan Mattsson, Soft Matter Physics Group School of Physics & Astronomy University of Leeds.

HouseSmall Lecture Theater.

ClockFriday 12 October 2012, 14:00-15:00

Shocks in fragile matter

UserProfessor Vincenzo Vitelli, Instituut-Lorentz for theoretical physics, Leiden University, The Netherlands.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 14:00-15:00

Ionomer Design Principles for Ion-Conducting Energy Materials

UserProfessor Ralph Colby, Pennsylvania State University, USA.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 May 2012, 14:00-15:00

Engineering cellular systems

UserDr Jim Hasellof, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 April 2012, 14:00-15:00

Non stick surfaces and self motile particles: some old and new problems in colloid physics

UserProfessor Richard Jones, University of Sheffield, UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 March 2012, 14:00-15:00

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Peter Smith, Institute of Life Sciences, University of Southampton, UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 March 2012, 14:00-15:00

Photons, dust, and honeybees

UserDiederik Wiersma, European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy, Florence, Italy.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 14:00-15:00

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Reinhard Miller, Max-Planck Institute for Colloids & Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 14:00-15:00

Shaping the Future of Manipulation

UserProfessor Kishan Dholakia, University of St. Andrews, UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 14:00-15:00

Functionalised nanoparticles and SERS for bioanalysis

UserProfessor Duncan Graham, University of Strathclyde, UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 03 February 2012, 14:00-15:00

Mesoscopic Systems: Synthesis, Interactions and Analysis

UserProfessor Dr Helmut Cölfen, University Konstanz, Germany.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 January 2012, 14:00-15:00

Deconstructing Nuclear Pore Complex Function by Bio-Synthetic Reconstruction

UserProfessor Roderick Lim, University of Basel, Switzerland.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 January 2012, 14:00-15:00

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Clive Roberts, University of Nottingham, UK.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 December 2011, 14:00-15:00

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Michael Hausser, Univeristy College London, UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2011, 14:00-15:00

Crystallization and Structure Formation in Donor-Acceptor Block Copolymers for Applications in Organic Photovoltaics

UserProfessor Thomas Thurn-Albrecht, Martin Luther Unversity, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 14:00-15:00

Probing liquid crystal elastomers with light

UserProfessor Martin Copic, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 October 2011, 14:00-15:00

Hydrodynamic interactions: from Brownian motion to swimming bacteria

UserDr Roberto Dileonardo, University of Rome, Italy.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 October 2011, 14:00-15:00

Aggregation of Gap Junctions

UserProf. Phillip Pincus, Univ. of California Santa Barbara, USA.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2011, 14:00-15:00

Porous Multilayers: Novel Multifunctional Optical Materials for Applications

UserDr. Hernán Míguez, Institute of Materials Science of Seville, Spain.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 May 2011, 14:00-15:00

Probing Soft Structures

http://staff.science.uva.nl/~pschall/index.html

UserProf. Peter Schall, vander Waals Zeeman Institute, Univ. Amsterdam.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2011, 14:00-15:00

Electrochemical detection in nanochannels: a new single-molecule technique

UserProf. Searge J. G. Lemay, University of Twente, The Netherlands.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 March 2011, 14:00-15:00

Multivariant gradient assemblies of oligomers and polymers on flat surfaces

UserProf. Jan Genzer, North Carolina State University, USA..

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 March 2011, 14:00-15:00

Mechanics and growth of tissues

UserJean-Francois Joanny, Institute Curie.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 14:00-15:00

Liquid Crystal and Nonequilibrium states in mixed suspensions of mineral colloidal plates and spheres

UserProf. Henk Lekkerkerker, University of Utrecht, Netherlands.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 February 2011, 14:00-15:00

Active Emulsions

UserProf. Seth Fraden, Brandeis University, USA.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 February 2011, 14:00-15:00

Molecular dynamics at nanometric length-scales

UserProf. Fridrich Kremer, University Leipzig, Germany.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 January 2011, 14:00-15:00

Molecular dynamics at nanometric length-scales

UserProf. Fridrich Kremer.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 08 December 2010, 14:00-15:00

Kidney Transplantation

UserDr. Frederieke Bemelman, Head of Kidney transplants, Hospital of Amsterdam (AMC), Netherlands.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 03 December 2010, 14:00-15:00

The strange world of low Reynolds numbers: Fluiddynamics at the micron scale

UserProfessor Holger Stark, Technical University, Berlin.

HouseThe Seminar Room, Physics of Medicine Building.

ClockWednesday 24 November 2010, 09:30-10:30

Proteomic and cell biological approaches to the study of clathrin in a vertebrate conditional knockout cell-line

http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?apj10

UserDr. Tony Jackson, Univ. Cambridge, Neuroscience.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 November 2010, 14:00-15:00

Developing cell-scale biomimetic models involving lipid vesicles.

UserMiglena Angelova, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 November 2010, 14:00-15:00

self-assembly of colloidal molecules.

UserProf. Willem Kegel, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 October 2010, 14:00-15:00

Plasmon-induced DNA damage?

UserProf. Zdenka Kuncic, University of Sidney.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 14:00-15:00

Title to be confirmed

UserProf. Marc Gheoghegan, Reader in Experimental Polymer Science, Univ. Sheffield.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 20 October 2010, 11:00-12:00

Bacterial swarming in Pseudomonas A.: socio-microbiology or hydrodynamics?

UserProf. Jan Vermant, Unive Leuven, Belgium.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 October 2010, 14:00-15:00

Nanoplasmonics: Classical oscillator physics at the nanoscale

UserProf. Stefan Maier, Experimental Solid State Group Department of Physics Imperial College London.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 June 2010, 14:00-15:00

Physical Aspects of Multicellular Behaviour

http://cit.kuleuven.be/ltrk/JV/Homepage_Jan_Vermant.html

UserDr. Knut Drescher, DAMTP, Cambridge, UK.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 June 2010, 14:00-15:00

Insights into disorder

UserDr. Tomaso Aste, Materials Dept, Univ. Kent.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 May 2010, 14:00-15:00

Microfluidics: a tool for discovery and development

UserProf. Eugenia Kumacheva, University of Toronto.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 May 2010, 14:00-15:00

New Breath: regenerative medicine of the airways

UserProf. M. Birchall, Professor of Laryngology and Consultant Laryngologist at The Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital and Reader in Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Bristol.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 May 2010, 15:15-16:15

Wires, Reporters and Information Capsules: Cellular journalism with DNA.

UserDr. Yamuna Krishnan ( National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 February 2010, 14:00-15:00

How disordered is a pile of marbles? Numerical techniques to quantify disorder.

UserProf. Daan Frenkel, University of Cambridge, Theoretical Chemistry.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 February 2010, 14:00-15:00

What keeps sand-castles standing? The physics of wet granular matter

UserProf. Stefan Herminghaus, MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 January 2010, 14:00-15:00

In Vivo studies with Optical Tweezers

UserProf. Lene B. Oddershede, Niels Bohr Institute, Univ. Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 17, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 January 2010, 14:00-15:00

DNA homology recognition: love on first sight

UserProf. Alexei A. Kornyshev, Imperial College London.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 December 2009, 14:00-15:00

Flow-Induced “Shish-kebab” Formation: A New-Scenario of Kinetic Pathways for􀀁Entangled Polymer Solutions

UserTakeji Hashimoto, Prof. Emeritus, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 16 November 2009, 14:00-15:00

Cells Under the Tip

http://www.pellinglab.net/people.htm

UserProf. Andrew E. Pelling, University of Ottawa, Canada.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 October 2009, 14:00-15:00

Protein dynamics and amyloid formation: two sides of the same coin

UserAlfonso de Simone (University of Cambridge).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 October 2009, 14:00-15:00

Dipolar Gels

UserDr Mark Miller (University of Cambridge).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 October 2009, 14:00-15:00

Protein dynamics and amyloid formation: two sides of the same coin

UserAlfonso de Simone (University of Cambridge).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 September 2009, 14:00-15:00

The Flexibility Window in Networks and Proteins

User Prof. Mike Thorpe, Arizona State University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 08 June 2009, 14:15-15:15

Chemically modifying surfaces and biomolecules for nanopore analysis

UserDr Stefan Howorka, Department of Chemistry, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 June 2009, 14:15-15:15

Survival of the aligned: Modeling the cortical microtubule array in plant cells

UserBela Mulder, FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, Wageningen University.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 May 2009, 14:15-15:15

Nucleation and growth of insulin fibrils in bulk solution and at hydrophobic polystyrene surfaces

UserDr. James Sharp, School of Physics and Astronomy and Nottingham Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Centre, University of Nottingham.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 May 2009, 14:15-15:15

Thick & thin: physics of polymers with sticky ends.

UserProf. Martien Cohen Stuart, Laboratory of Physical Chemistry and Colloid Science, Wageningen University, The Netherlands.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 May 2009, 14:15-15:15

Non-equilibrium fluctuations and mechanics of active gels and living cells

UserFred Mackintosh, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Vrije Universiteit.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 May 2009, 14:15-15:15

Two-dimensional colloidal systems in optical and magnetic fields

UserRoel Dullens, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 April 2009, 14:15-15:15

Identification of structure-conserving correlated motions in the β-sheet of ubiquitin

UserXavier Salvatella, Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, IRB Barcelona.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 March 2009, 14:15-15:15

The Molecular Mechanism of Nuclear Protein Import

UserDr Murray Stewart, MRC-LMB, Cambridge.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 February 2009, 14:15-15:15

Forms and Flows of Ferrofluids

UserDr Reinhard Richter, Experimentalphysik 5, Universität Bayreuth, Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 February 2009, 14:15-15:15

Canceled

UserDr James Sharp, School of Physics and Astronomy and Nottingham Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Centre , University of Nottingham.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 January 2009, 14:15-15:15

Experiments on cytoskeletal and “Recombinase” motors

UserDr Giovanni Cappello, Institut Curie, France.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 January 2009, 14:15-15:15

Understanding shape and traction of adherent cells

UserProf. Ulrich Schwarz, University of Karlsruhe & Karlsruhe Institute of Technology & University of Heidelberg, Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 05 December 2008, 14:15-15:15

A singular view of DNA transactions

UserDr Gijs Wuite, Department of Physics and Astronomy, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 November 2008, 14:15-15:15

Rare events and the flipping of genetic switches

UserDr Rosalind Allen, School of Physics, University of Edinburgh.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 November 2008, 14:15-15:15

Designing Molecular Swimmers

UserProf. Ramin Golestanian, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Sheffield.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 November 2008, 14:15-15:15

Biological Photonics: Controlling the Flow of Colour

UserDr Peter Vukusic, School of Physics, University of Exeter.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 October 2008, 14:15-15:15

The biophysical properties of microtubules and their technological potential

UserProf. Jack Tuszynski, Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 October 2008, 14:15-15:15

Optically-assisted interrogation of cells

UserDr Lynn Paterson, Physics Department, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 June 2008, 14:15-15:15

Quadruplexes. What else ?

UserDr Jean-Louis Mergny, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle USM 503, Regulation et Dynamique des Genomes, Paris, France.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 June 2008, 14:15-15:15

Designing Self-Propelled Polymeric Capsules and Gels

UserProf Anna C Balazs, Chemical Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 May 2008, 14:15-15:15

Force generation at dynamic microtubule ends

UserProf Marileen Dogterom, FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, AmsterdamThe Netherlands.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 May 2008, 14:15-15:15

Reverse engineering cell mechanics

UserProf. Daniel Fletcher, UC Berkeley, USA.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 May 2008, 14:00-15:00

Capillary-Gravity Waves

UserElie Raphael, ESPCI, Paris, France.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 May 2008, 14:15-15:15

Modelling Self-Assembled Polymer Composites

UserDr Nigel Clarke, Department of Chemistry, Durham University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 May 2008, 14:15-15:15

Changes in skeletal muscle cell volume during exercise

UserProf Chris Huang, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 March 2008, 14:15-15:15

Soft Matter for Hard Copy

UserDr Andrew Howe, Kodak European Research, 332 Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0WN.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 February 2008, 14:15-15:15

Tiny Hands make Light Work

UserProf Miles Padgett, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 February 2008, 14:15-15:15

Wormlike and Glassy Wormlike Chains

Note unusual time

UserProfessor Klaus Kroy ITP, Leipzig University, Postfach , Leipzig, Germany.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 November 2007, 10:30-11:30

The rheology of cellular systems

UserDr Alexandre Kabla, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 November 2007, 14:15-15:15

Emergent properties in biological macromolecular assemblies

UserProfessor Tim Wess School of Optometry and The Institute of Vision, Cardiff University.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 November 2007, 14:15-15:15

Cancer cell mechanics

UserDr Michael Beil, Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Ulm, Germany.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 November 2007, 14:15-15:15

Understanding Cell Mechanics: From Axonal Instabilities To Oscillating Fibroblasts

UserDr Pramod A Pullarkat, Universitat Bayreuth.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 June 2007, 14:30-15:30

Stretching, Sorting and Twisting in Microfludics

UserDr Jonas Tegenfeldt, Lund University, Sweden.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 13 June 2007, 09:00-10:00

Soft-Matter and Biological Physics at the Nanometre Scale

UserDr Ulrich Keyser, Universitat Leipzig.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2007, 14:00-15:00

Magneto-optic tweezers and their application in soft mater research

User Assistant Professor Igor Poberaj, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 June 2007, 14:15-15:15

Single Molecule Biology: Coming of Age

UserDr Liming Ying, Biological Nanoscience, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 06 June 2007, 11:00-12:00

Soft Active Matter : From Polymer Physics To The Cell Cytoskeleton

UserDr Tanniemola Liverpool, Leeds University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 05 June 2007, 11:00-12:00

Cell Divisions During Epithelial Morphogenesis

UserDr Sebastien Courty, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Departement de Physique.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 31 May 2007, 11:00-12:00

Uncovering Buried Biological Interfaces

UserDr Simon Titmuss, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2007, 11:00-12:00

Fractional calculus approach for viscoelasticity at the sol-gel transition: application to sol-gel materials and biogels

UserAlain Ponton, Matière et Systèmes Complexes, UMR 7057 CNRS & Université Denis Diderot-Paris 7, Paris, France.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 May 2007, 14:15-15:15

A Molecular Mechanism for Toughening and Strengthening Waterborne Nanocomposites

UserDr Joe Keddie, School of Electronics and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 May 2007, 14:15-15:15

Physical description of mitotic spindle orientation during cell division

UserDr Andrea Cecilia Jimenez Dalmaroni, Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems , Dresden, Germany.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 May 2007, 14:15-15:15

Distinct tensile and adhesive forces determine germ layer organization during gastrulation

UserDr Carl Philipp Heisenberg, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden Germany.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 09 May 2007, 13:00-14:00

Polymer Physics and DNA Topology

UserProfessor Giovanni Dietler, Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Vivante, Institut de Physique de la Matiere Complexe , Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 April 2007, 14:15-15:15

Nano-Structuring Surfaces by Templated Assembly

UserProfessor Alain Jonas Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 March 2007, 14:15-15:15

Emulsion stabilized by proteins – surfactant-covered drops or capsules?

UserDr Peter Fischer, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition, ETH Zurich, Schmelzbergstrasse 9, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 March 2007, 14:15-15:15

Studying single molecule dynamic with local probe techniques

UserProfessor Heinrich Hoerber, HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL, UK.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 March 2007, 14:15-15:15

Title to be confirmed

This talk has been canceled/deleted

UserProfessor David Klug.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 February 2007, 14:15-15:15

How filament assembly dynamics can power the crawling motion of amoeboid cells

UserDr Murray Stewart, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 February 2007, 14:15-15:15

Using thermal probes for analysis and characterisation of materials on a micro and nano scale

UserProfessor Mike Reading, School of Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, Norwich.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 February 2007, 14:15-15:15

Building from bottom up: Fabrication of novel materials using designer self-assembling peptides

UserDr Shuguang Zhang Center for Biomedical Engineering NE47-379, 500 Technology Square, Center for Bits & Atoms, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307, USA..

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory (**Note non-standard location**).

ClockFriday 26 January 2007, 14:15-15:15

Some Like it Hot: High Temperature Experiments in the ESEM

UserDr Sarah Hainsworth, Department of Engineering, University of Leicester.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 14:15-15:15

C Dots: Highly Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles for Materials and Life Sciences Applications

UserProf Uli Wiesner, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Cornell University.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 November 2006, 14:15-15:15

Laser Manipulation in Liquid Crystals: an approach to microfluidics and micromachines

UserProf Helen Gleeson, Manchester Centre for Nonlinear Dynamics, Manchester University.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 03 November 2006, 14:15-15:15

Some properties of microgel particles

UserDr Alex Routh, Department of Chemical Engineering and BP Institute, University of Cambridge.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 October 2006, 14:15-15:15

Compact self-wired cultured neural networks

UserDr Yael Hanein, School of Electrical Engineering; Physical Electronics, Tel-Aviv University.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 October 2006, 14:15-15:15

Explaining the Broadband Absorbance of Melanins

UserJennifer Riesz, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockTuesday 04 July 2006, 14:15-15:15

Nanopores for Biological and Soft-Matter Physics

UserDr. Ulrich F. Keyser, Delft University of Technology.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 19 June 2006, 12:00-13:00

The Interaction of Light with Cells

UserDr Jochen Guck (Universität Leipzig).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 15 June 2006, 11:00-12:00

Kinetics and Pathways in Self-Assembly: Light Scattering and Theoretical Studies on Human Papillomavirus Capsids

UserProfessor David Wu, Chemical Engineering Department, Colorado School of Mines.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 June 2006, 14:15-15:15

CANCELLED

UserDr Mark Leake.

HouseSmall Lecture Theature, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 23 May 2006, 11:00-12:00

Polyelectrolyte multilayer microcapsules as a novel biomimetic system

UserProf. Dr. Olga Vinogradova, http://www.mpip-mainz.mpg.de/~vinograd.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 April 2006, 14:15-15:30

PLEASE NOTE SEMINAR CANCELLED

UserJochen Guck, Universitt Leipzig.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 13 March 2006, 10:00-11:00

Granular materials with even circuits: Ball-bearings and dry quicksand

UserProfessor Nick Rivier, Laboratoire de Physique Thorique, Universit Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 March 2006, 14:15-15:15

Fission yeast interphase microtubules: self-sufficient and self-centred!

UserRafael Edgardo Carazo Salas, CCL Cancer Research UK, London.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 February 2006, 14:15-15:15

Ligand-receptor interactions in proteins and membranes

UserP-L Chau, Bioinformatique Structurale, Institut Pasteur, Paris.

HouseIRC in Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 February 2006, 14:15-15:15

Polymers in motion

UserDick J. Broer, Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven University of Technology.

HouseIRC Superconductivity Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 27 January 2006, 14:15-15:15

In situ experiments in the ESEM - a challenge for both the scientist and the engineer

UserDr Armin Zankel, Research Institute for Electron Microscopy, Graz University of Technology.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 November 2005, 14:15-15:15

Functional nanoporous materials from reactive block copolymers

UserMarc Hillmyer, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 November 2005, 14:15-15:15

Protein Assisted Assembly of Carbon Nanotube into Functional Materials - joint with Nanoscience

UserDr. Alan B. Dalton, Department of Physics and the Unis Materials Institute, University of Surrey.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 October 2005, 14:15-15:15

Granular Segregation as a Critical Phenomenon

UserProf. Tom Mullin, Manchester Centre for Nonlinear Dynamics.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 October 2005, 14:15-15:15

Dynamics of single molecular motors labeled to quantum dots in a living cell

UserSebastien Courty, Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Dpartement de Physique, Ecole Normale Suprieure, Paris.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 October 2005, 14:15-15:15

Thin film and interface effects in electroactive and responsive polymers

UserProf Richard Jones, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, University of Sheffield.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 June 2005, 14:15-15:15

Bio-Inspired Crystal Growth

UserDr Fiona Meldrum, Biomineralisation, University of Bristol.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 20 May 2005, 14:15-15:15

The Outstanding Magnetic Behaviour of Nematic Suspensions of Goethite Nanorods

UserPatrick Davidson, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Orsay, France.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 May 2005, 13:30-14:30

Swelling and deformation of gels: an old problem revisited

UserProfessor Masao Doi.

HouseHEP Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 19 January 2005, 11:15-12:15

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