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Meetings for year 2011

Friday 7 Jan 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Friday 14 Jan 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Sources and Sinks: A Stochastic Model of Evolution in Heterogeneous Environments

Authors: Rutger Hermsen and Terence Hwa

Speaker: Richard Blythe

Monday 17 Jan 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

NO SEMINAR

Wednesday 19 Jan 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

The method of characteristics for PDEs

Juan Venegas Ortiz

Friday 21 Jan 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Friday 28 Jan 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

The Hamaker constant of anatase aqueous suspensions

Authors: A.I. Gomez-Merino, F.J. Rubio-Hernandez, J.F. Velazquez-Navarro, F.J. Galindo-Rosales, P. Fortes-Quesada

Speaker: Alastair Mailer

Friday 4 Feb 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Direct Measurement of Molecular Mobility in Actively Deformed Polymer Glasses

Authors: Hau-Nan Lee, Keewook Paeng, Stephen F. Swallen, M. D. Ediger

Speaker: Mike Cates

Monday 7 Feb 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Simulating particle stabilised thin films using surface evolver

Gareth Morris (Imperial College, London)

Friday 11 Feb 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Comparative Hydrodynamics of Bacterial Polymorphism

Authors: Saverio E. Spagnolie and Eric Lauga

Speaker: Alexander Morozov

Friday 18 Feb 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Relativity and the Lead-Acid Battery

Authors: Rajeev Ahuja, Andreas Blomqvist, Peter Larsson, Pekka Pyyko, and Patryk Zaleski-Ejgierd

Speaker: Job Thijssen

Friday 25 Feb 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Salt-Dependent DNA-DNA Spacings in Intact Bacteriophage Lambda Reflect Relative Importance of DNA Self-Repulsion and Bending Energies

Authors: Xiangyun Qiu, Donald C. Rau, V. Adrian Parsegian, Li Tai Fang, Charles M. Knobler, and William M. Gelbart

Speaker: Simon Titmuss

Wednesday 2 Mar 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Hydrodynamics of bacterial propulsion

Alexander Morozov

Friday 4 Mar 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Universal statistical properties of poker tournaments

Authors: Clement Sire

Speaker: Philip Greulich

Monday 7 Mar 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The blistering of viscoelastic filaments

Christian Wagner (University of Saarlandes)

Friday 11 Mar 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Force-Velocity Measurements of a Few Growing Actin Filaments

Authors: Coraline Brangbour, Olivia du Roure, Emmanuele Helfer, Damien Demoulin, Alexis Mazurier, Marc Fermigier, Marie-France Carlier, Jerome Bibette and Jean Baudry

Speaker: Joe Tavacoli

Friday 18 Mar 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Jochen Arlt

Tuesday 22 Mar 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

There's plenty of time for evolution

Richard Blythe

Thursday 24 Mar 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Modeling of mild fractionation of suspensions

Martijntje Vollebregt (Wageningen University)

Friday 25 Mar 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Cinema, Fermi Problems, & General Education

Authors: C.J. Efthimiou and R. Llewellyn

Speaker: Juan Venegas-Ortiz

Monday 28 Mar 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Simulating the Adsorption of Food & Beverage Biomolecules at Fluid Interfaces

Stephen Euston (School of Life Sciences & International Centre for Brewing & Distilling, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh)

Friday 1 Apr 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Craig Gregor

Friday 8 Apr 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

The origin of bursts and heavy tails in human dynamics

Authors: Albert-Laslzo Barabas

Speaker: Robert Concannon

Friday 15 Apr 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Directed self-assembly of a colloidal kagome lattice

Authors: Qian Chen, Sung Chul Bae1 & Steve Granick1

Speaker: Chantal Valeriani

Wednesday 20 Apr 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Perturbation expansion of evolutionary games

Tibor Antal

Friday 22 Apr 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

EASTER

Friday 29 Apr 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

ROYAL WEDDING

Monday 2 May 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

No seminar

Wednesday 4 May 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Condensation in the inclusion process and related models

Stefan Grosskinsky

Thursday 5 May 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Rotator phases and twist solitons in polyethylene and n-alkanes

Scott Milner (The Pennsylvania State University)

Friday 6 May 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Colloidal diffusion inside a spherical cell

Authors: A. E. Cervantes-Martinez, A. Ramirez-Saito, R. Armenta-Calderon M. A. Ojeda-Lopez, and J. L. Arauz-Lara

Speaker: Andrew Schofield

Monday 9 May 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Metastable intermediate phases on molecular crystallisation pathways

Jan Sefcik (Strathclyde University)

Friday 13 May 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Real-time attack on single Escherichia coli cells by the human antimicrobial peptide LL-37

Authors: Kem A. Sochackia, Kenneth J. Barnsa, Robert Buckib, and James C. Weisshaar

Speaker: Jana Schwarz-Linek

Friday 20 May 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Structural diversity of dimers of the Alzheimer amyloid-Beta (25-35) peptide and polymorphism of the resulting fibrils

Authors: Guanghong Wei, Andrew I. Jewett and Joan-Emma Shea

Speaker: Massimiliano Porrini

Friday 27 May 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Monday 30 May 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

No Seminar

Friday 3 Jun 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Tuesday 7 Jun 11 - 2:00pm

Theory Club

Dynamics of Chemotactic Microorganisms

Ankush Sengupta

Friday 10 Jun 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Thursday 16 Jun 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Phase Stability of Titanium Alloys

Bengt Tegner

Friday 17 Jun 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Structure Formation In Active Networks

Authors: Simone Kohler, Volker Schaller, Andreas Bausch

Speaker: Ryan Philips

Friday 24 Jun 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Hidden Randomness between Fitness Landscapes Limits Reverse Evolution

Authors: Longzhi Tan, Stephen Serene, Hui Xiao Chao, and Jeff Gore

Speaker: Wilson Poon

Monday 27 Jun 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Yielding and flow of colloidal glasses and gels

Nikos Koumakis (Foundation for Research & Technology - Hellas (FORTH))

Friday 1 Jul 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Van Kampen's system-size expansion

Bartek Waclaw

Friday 1 Jul 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

No Journal Club due to special Theory Club Meeting

Monday 4 Jul 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Summer Break

Friday 19 Aug 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Estimating Omissions from Searches

Anthony J. Webster

Wednesday 7 Sep 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Dynamics on surfaces

Davide Marenduzzo

Wednesday 21 Sep 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Pattern formation in active gels

Elsen Tjhung

Wednesday 28 Sep 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

A no-preparation seminar

Bartek Waclaw

Friday 30 Sep 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Measurement of the neutrino velocity with the OPERA detector in the CNGS beam

Authors: Loads of 'em

Speaker: Graeme Ackland

Wednesday 5 Oct 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Derivation of the Gillespie algorithm

Kym Eden-Jones

Friday 7 Oct 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

A possible statistical mechanism of anomalous neutrino velocity in OPERA experiment?

Authors: Robert Alicki

Speaker: Bartlomiej Waclaw

Monday 10 Oct 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The rheology of nanoparticle layers and the relation to foam stability

Duyang Zang (Northwestern Polytechnical University)

Friday 14 Oct 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Optimal concentrations in nectar feeding

Authors: Wonjung Kim, Tristan Gilet, and John W. M. Bushb

Speaker: Mathias Reufer

Wednesday 19 Oct 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

An intro to first passage time problems

Martin Evans

Friday 21 Oct 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

The population dynamics of bacteria in physically structured habitats and the adaptive virtue of random motility

Authors: Yan Wei, Xiaolin Wang, Jingfang Liu, Ilya Nememan, Amoolya H. Singh, Howie Weiss, and Bruce R. Levin

Speaker: Alys Jepson

Monday 24 Oct 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Hard sphere crystal growth

Michiel Hermes

Wednesday 26 Oct 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Diffusion with stochastic resetting (part I)

Martin Evans

Friday 28 Oct 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Endotoxin-Induced Structural Transformations in Liquid Crystalline Droplets

Authors: I-Hsin Lin, Daniel S. Miller, Paul J. Bertics, Christopher J. Murphy, Juan J. de Pablo, Nicholas L. Abbott

Speaker: Juho Lintuvuori

Monday 31 Oct 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The emergence of "marginal opacity" in swarming animals

Prof. Matthew Turner (Warwick University)

Wednesday 2 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Diffusion with stochastic resetting (part II)

Martin Evans

Friday 4 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

WIlson Poon

Wednesday 9 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Statics and dynamics of Exclusion Processes (I)

Martin Evans

Friday 11 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Ecosystems with Mutually Exclusive Interactions Self-Organize to a State of High Diversity

Authors: Joachim Mathiesen, Namiko Mitarai, Kim Sneppen, Ala Trusina

Speaker: Martin Evans

Monday 14 Nov 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Simulation and modeling of materials with atomic detail at IBM: From biophysics to high-tech application

Prof. Glenn Martyna (Materials Research Laboratory at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, NY, USA)

Wednesday 16 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Statics and dynamics of Exclusion Processes (II)

Martin Evans

Friday 18 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Suppression of the coffee-ring effect by shape-dependent capillary interactions

Authors: Peter J. Yunker, Tim Still1, Matthew A. Lohr & A. G. Yodh

Speaker: Niek Hijnen

Monday 21 Nov 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

NO SEMINAR

Friday 25 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Stability of the Bulk Phase of Layered ZnO

Authors: Bipul Rakshit and Priya Mahadevan

Speaker: Linggang Zhu

Wednesday 30 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Energy fluctuations in driven systems

Yariv Kafri

Friday 2 Dec 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

The Network of Global Corporate Control

Authors: Stefania Vitali, James B. Glattfelder, Stefano Battiston

Speaker: Fred Farrell

Monday 5 Dec 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Wednesday 7 Dec 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Sampling rare events in non-stationary dynamics

Josh Berryman

Friday 9 Dec 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

On the origin of large interstitial clusters in displacement cascades

Authors: A.F. Calder, D.J. Bacon, A.V. Barashev, Yu.N. Osetsky

Speaker: Graham Galloway

Monday 12 Dec 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Mixed Singlet Magnetism of PrPtAl

Gino Abdul-Jabbar

Friday 16 Dec 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Imaging the Microscopic Structure of Shear Thinning and Thickening Colloidal Suspensions

Authors: Xiang Cheng, Jonathan H. McCoy, Jacob N. Israelachvili, Itai Cohen

Speaker: Tiffany Wood

Monday 19 Dec 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

NO SEMINAR

Winter Break