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Future Meetings

Friday 3 Oct 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Job Thijssen

Monday 6 Oct 14 - 1:00pm - Room 2511

Lunchtime Seminars

Confirmed

Martin Evans (University of Edinburgh)

Friday 10 Oct 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Aidan Brown

Monday 13 Oct 14 - 1:00pm - Room 2511

Lunchtime Seminars

Confirmed

Gary Davies (University College London)

Friday 17 Oct 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Simon Weir

Monday 20 Oct 14 - 1:00pm - Room 2511

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Friday 24 Oct 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Chay Paterson

Monday 27 Oct 14 - 1:00pm - Room 2511

Lunchtime Seminars

Confirmed

Dongyu Cai (University of Edinburgh)

Friday 31 Oct 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Monday 3 Nov 14 - 1:00pm - Room 2511

Lunchtime Seminars

Confirmed

Toby Searle (University of Edinburgh)

Friday 7 Nov 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Ben Guy

Monday 10 Nov 14 - 1:00pm - Room 2511

Lunchtime Seminars

Confirmed

Andrew Tadrowski (University of Edinburgh)

Friday 14 Nov 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Tim Bush

Monday 17 Nov 14 - 1:00pm - Room 2511

Lunchtime Seminars

Confirmed

Chay Paterson (University of Edinburgh)

Friday 21 Nov 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Keith Bromley

Monday 24 Nov 14 - 1:00pm - Room 2511

Lunchtime Seminars

Confirmed

Fabio Nudelman (University of Edinburgh (Chemistry))

Friday 28 Nov 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Juraj Nossan

Monday 1 Dec 14 - 1:00pm - Room 2511

Lunchtime Seminars

Confirmed

Ryan Morris (University of Edinburgh)

Friday 5 Dec 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

James Johnson

Monday 8 Dec 14 - 1:00pm - Room 2511

Lunchtime Seminars

Confirmed

Sam Payler (University of Edinburgh)

Friday 12 Dec 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Steven Court

Monday 15 Dec 14 - 1:00pm - Room 2511

Lunchtime Seminars

Confirmed

Jakub Pastuszak (University of Edinbugh)

Friday 19 Dec 14 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Bartlomiej Waclaw

Friday 9 Jan 15 - 11:30am - JCMB 2511

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Past Meetings

Monday 29 Sep 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Mechanics of the cell interface studied by model membrane systems

Dr. Margarita Staykova (Durham University)

Wednesday 24 Sep 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

How to build a stochastic bridge

Juraj Szavits-Nossan

Monday 22 Sep 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Self-assembly of dipeptides at interfaces

Li Tao (University of Edinbugh)

Wednesday 17 Sep 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Correlated Extreme Values in Branching Brownian Motion

Kabir Ramola (LPTMS, France)

Thursday 7 Aug 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Determining molecular orientation in organic semi-conductor thin films

Eva Herzig (Technical University Munich)

Monday 7 Jul 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

High-pressure Hydrogen Inclusion Compounds

Mary-Ellen Donnelly

Friday 27 Jun 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Ciliary contact interactions dominate surface scattering of swimming eukaryotes

Authors: Vasily Kantsler, Jöm Dunkel, Marco Polin, Raymond E. Goldstein

Speaker: Jochen Arlt

Wednesday 25 Jun 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Boring (?) First-Order Transitions

Des Johnston (Heriot-Watt)

Monday 23 Jun 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No Seminar

Friday 20 Jun 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Self-assembly of Janus ellipsoids

Michael J. Solomon (University of Michigan Ann Arbor)

Friday 20 Jun 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Cancelled due to extra seminar

Monday 16 Jun 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Princess and the Pea: mechanical transparency in a marginal bead pack

Prof. Thomas A. Witten (University of Chicago)

Friday 13 Jun 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Chiral symmetry breaking and surface faceting in chromonic liquid crystal droplets with giant elastic anisotropy

Authors: Joonwoo Jeong, Zoey S. Davidson, Peter J. Collings, Tom C. Lubensky, A. G. Yodh

Speaker: Anne Pawsey

Wednesday 11 Jun 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

The Lorentz Reciprocal Theorem

Aidan Brown

Friday 6 Jun 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Studying bacterial hydrophobicity and biofilm formation at liquid-liquid interfaces through interfacial rheology and pendant drop tensiometry

Authors: P.A. Rühs, L. Böcker, R.F. Inglis, P. Fischer

Speaker: Dana Vladescu

Wednesday 4 Jun 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Why generating functionology?

Alex Slowman

Friday 30 May 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Predictive Polymer Modeling Reveals Coupled Fluctuations in Chromosome Conformation and Transcription

Authors: Luca Giorgetti, Rafael Galupa, Elpège P Nora, Tristan Piolot, France Lam, Job Dekker, Guido Tiana, Edith Heard

Speaker: Chris Brackley

Wednesday 28 May 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

See the steady states for the trees

Alex Slowman

Monday 26 May 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Active Matter at high density

Silke Henkes (University of Aberdeen)

Friday 23 May 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Transport Powered by Bacterial Turbulence

Authors: Andreas Kaiser, Anton Peshkov, Andrey Sokolov, Borge ten Hagen, Hartmut Löwen, Igor S. Aranson

Speaker: Aidan Brown

Friday 16 May 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Emergent Collective Phenomena in a Mixture of Hard Shapes through Active Rotation

Authors: Nguyen H. P. Nguyen, Daphne Klotsa, Michael Engel, Sharon C. Glotzer

Speaker: Joakin Stenhammar

Friday 9 May 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Is the Voter Model a Model for Voters

Authors: Juan Fernández-Gracia, Krzysztof Suchecki, José J. Ramasco, Maxi San Miguel, Víctor M Eguíluz

Speaker: Richard Blythe

Friday 2 May 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Bending forces plastically deform growing bacterial cell walls

Authors: Ariel Amir, Farinaz Babaeipour, Dustin B. McIntosh, David R. Nelson, Suckjoon Jun

Speaker: Joe Forth

Wednesday 30 Apr 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Superradiance and the Dicke model

Jonathan Keeling (St. Andrews)

Friday 25 Apr 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Meeting cancelled due to viva

Monday 21 Apr 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Easter Monday

Friday 18 Apr 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Good Friday:- No meeting

Friday 11 Apr 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Shapes of a Suspended Curly Hair

Authors: J. T. Miller, A. Lazarus, B. Audoly, P. M. Reis

Speaker: Alexander McVey

Friday 4 Apr 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Janus-Like Pickering Emulsions And Their Controllable Coalescence

Authors: Jie Xu, Aijing Ma, Tianqing Liu, Chunli Lu, Dayang Wang, Haolan Xu

Speaker: Dongu Cai

Friday 28 Mar 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Cancelled due to 'Bacterial Infection'

Alexander McVey

Wednesday 26 Mar 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

The Black-Scholes model of derivative pricing

Fred Farrell

Monday 24 Mar 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Confirmed

Prof. Ruud van der Sman (Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research)

Friday 21 Mar 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Possible Implications For Science And Engineering In Scotland In The Independecne Debate

Authors: Royal Society of Edinburgh

Speaker: David French

Wednesday 19 Mar 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Fluctuation theorems part 2

Juraj Szavits-Nossan

Friday 14 Mar 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

The sudden collapse of pollinator communities

Authors: J. Jelle Lever, Egbert H. van Nes, Marten Scheffer, Jordi Bascompte

Speaker: Catherine Mills

Wednesday 12 Mar 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Fluctuation theorems

Juraj Szavits-Nossan

Monday 10 Mar 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Cancelled

Matt Williamson

Friday 7 Mar 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Relationship between surface hydrophobicity and water bounces - a dynamic method for accessing surface hydrophobicity

Authors: Colin R. Crick, Ivan P. Parkin

Speaker: Daniel Hodgson

Monday 3 Mar 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

How does MRSA grow and divide?

Bob Turner (University of Sheffield)

Friday 28 Feb 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Talk cancelled due to scheduling conflict

Friday 21 Feb 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Competition-Induced Criticality in a Model of Meme Popularity

Authors: James P. Gleeson, Jonathan A. Ward, Kevin P O'Sullivan, William T. Lee

Speaker: Justin Whitehouse

Wednesday 19 Feb 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

First passage processes and electrostatics

Jakub Pastuszak

Friday 14 Feb 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Turbulence drives microscale patches of motile phytoplankton

Authors: William M. Durham, Eric Climent, Michael Barry, Filippo De Lillo, Guido Boffetta, Massimo Cencini, Roman Stocker

Speaker: Toby Searle

Wednesday 12 Feb 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Percolation theory, part 3

Bartek Waclaw

Friday 7 Feb 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Understanding the Surface Potential of Water

Authors: Shawn M. Kathmann, I-Feng William Kuo, Christopher J. Mundy, Gregory K. Schenter

Speaker: Flaviu Cipcigan

Wednesday 5 Feb 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Percolation theory, part 2

Bartek Waclaw

Friday 31 Jan 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Bacterial Natural Transformation By Highly Fragmented And Damaged DNA

Authors: Søren Overballe-Petersen, Klaus Harms, Ludovic A. A. Orlando, J. Victor Moreno Mayar, Simon Rasmussen, Tais W. Dahl, Minik T. Rosing, Anthony M. Poole, Thomas Sicheritz-Ponten, Søren Brunak, Sabrina Inselmann, Johann de Vries, Wilfried Wackernagel, Oliver G. Pybus, Rasmus Nielsen, Pål Jarle Johnsen, Kaare Magne Nielsen, Eske Willerslev

Speaker: Casey Bryce

Wednesday 29 Jan 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Percolation theory

Bartek Waclaw

Friday 24 Jan 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Targeted delivery of colloids by swimming bacteria

Authors: N. Koumakis, A. Lepore, C. Maggi, R. Di Leonardo

Speaker: Michiel Hermes

Wednesday 22 Jan 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Bayesian methods (with a bit of cosmology)

Andrew Liddle (Institute for Astronomy, University fo Edinburgh)

Monday 20 Jan 14 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Three faces of condensation

Juraj Szavits-Nossan

Friday 17 Jan 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Confocal Raman Spectroscopy of Whole Hairs

Authors: Paul D. A. Pudney, Eleanor Y. M. Bonnist, Kevin J. Mutch, Rachel Nicholls, Hugh Rieley, Samuel Stanfield

Speaker: Benjamin Little

Wednesday 15 Jan 14 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Spatial modelling in biogeochemistry

Timothy Bush

Tuesday 14 Jan 14 - 2:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Wetting and sticking on soft surfaces

Dr. Rob Styles (University of Yale)

Friday 10 Jan 14 - 3:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Efficient collective motion of molecular motors

Prof. Ignacio Pagonabarraga (University of Barcelona)

Friday 10 Jan 14 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Fifty Years To Prove Malthus Right

Authors: Lynn H. Kaack, Gabriel G. Katul

Speaker: Graeme Ackland

Tuesday 7 Jan 14 - 4:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Reversible and irreversible dynamics in a sheared Wigner crystal

Prof. Bruno Eckhart (Fachbereich Physik, Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Germany)

Monday 23 Dec 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

WINTER BREAK

Friday 13 Dec 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Cooperativity and the Freezing of Molecular Motion at the Glass Transition

Authors: Th. Bauer, P. Lunkenheimer, A. Loidl

Speaker: Martin Evans

Wednesday 11 Dec 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Morse Theory and van Hove Singularities - part 2

Chay Paterson

Monday 9 Dec 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

How does biodiversity occur?

Catherine Mills

Friday 6 Dec 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Geometric Friction Directs Cell Migration

Authors: M. Le Berre, Yan-Jun Liu, J. Hu, Paolo Maiuri, O. Bénichou, Voituriez, Y Chen, M. Piel

Speaker: Elliot Marsden

Wednesday 4 Dec 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Morse Theory and van Hove Singularities

Chay Paterson

Monday 2 Dec 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Cancelled

Friday 29 Nov 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Phase separation dynamics in colloid-polymer mixtures: the effect of interaction range

Authors: Isla Zhang, C. Patrick Royall, Malcolm A. Faers, Paul Bartlett

Speaker: Matthew Reeves

Monday 25 Nov 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Designing and Understanding Microporosity in Liquids

Prof. Mario G. del Popolo (Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina)

Friday 22 Nov 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Periodic Migration in a Physical Model of Cells on Micropatterns

Authors: Brian A. Camley, Yanxiang Zhao, Bo Li, Herbert Levine, Wouter-Jan Rappel

Speaker: Giovanni Brandani

Friday 15 Nov 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Emergence of macroscopic directed motion in populations of motile colloids

Authors: Antoine Bricard, Jean-Baptiste Caussin, Nicolas Desreumaux, Olivier Dauchot, Denis Bartolo

Speaker: Alexander Morozov

Wednesday 13 Nov 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Introduction to the Backward Fokker-Planck equation

Richard Blythe

Monday 11 Nov 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Rheology of emulsions: is jamming a phase transition?

Prof. Daniel Bonn (The University of Amsterdam)

Friday 8 Nov 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Helical Colloidal Sphere Structures through Thermo-Reversible Co-Assembly with Molecular Microtubes

Authors: Lingxiang Jiang, Julius W. J. de Folter, Jianbin Huang, Albert P. Philipse, Willem K. Kegel, Andrei V. Petukhov

Speaker: Niek Hijnen

Friday 1 Nov 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Stabilizing Liquid Drops in Nonequilibrium Shapes by the Interfacial Jamming of Nanoparticles

Authors: Mengmeng Cui, Todd Emrick, Thomas P. Russell

Speaker: Ryan Morris

Wednesday 30 Oct 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

The random energy model

Peter Mottishaw

Friday 25 Oct 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Structural and molecular interrogation of intact biological systems

Authors: Kwanghun Chung, Jenelle Wallace, Sung-Yon Kim, Sandhiya Kalyanasundaram, Aaron S. Andalman, Thomas J. Davidson, Julie J. Mirzabekov, Kelly A. Zalocusky, Joanna Mattis, Aleksandra K. Denisin, Sally Pak, Hannah Bernstein, Charu Ramakrishnan, Logan Grosenick, Viviana Gradinaru, Karl Deisseroth

Speaker: Jakub Pastuszak

Monday 21 Oct 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Bioinspired Soft Machines

Adam Stokes

Friday 18 Oct 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Shape Alloys of Nanorods and Nanospheres from Self-Assembly

Authors: Xingchen Ye, Jaime A Millan, Michael Engel, Jun Chen, Benjamin T Diroll, Sharon C Glotzer, Christopher B Murray

Speaker: Tao Li

Wednesday 16 Oct 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

An introduction to spin glasses

Peter Mottishaw

Monday 14 Oct 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

On small bacterial colonies as active 2d nematics

Dario Dell'arciprete

Friday 11 Oct 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Direct Measurement of the Free Energy of Aging Hard Sphere Colloidal Glasses

Authors: Rojman Zargar, Bernard Nienhuis, Peter Schall, Daniel Bonn

Speaker: Andrew Schofield

Wednesday 9 Oct 13 - 2:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Clay particles in suspension and at interfaces

Jeroen Van Duijneveldt (University of Bristol)

Wednesday 9 Oct 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

An Introduction to Large Deviation Functions

Justin Whitehouse

Friday 4 Oct 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Microscopic Mechanism for Shear Thickening of Non-Brownian Suspensions

Authors: Nicolas Fernandez, Roman Mani, David Rinaldi, Dirk Kadau, Martin Mosquet, Hélène Lombois-Burger, Juliette Cayer-Barrioz, Hans J. Herrmann, Nicholas D. Spencer, Lucio Isa

Speaker: Mike Cates

Wednesday 2 Oct 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

First passage times in random walks and diffusion

Martin Evans

Thursday 12 Sep 13 - 2:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Oscillatory pipe flow of a wormlike micellar solution

Prof. Jordi Ortin (Universitat de Barcelona)

Monday 2 Sep 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Complex molecules at interfaces - insights from simulation

David Cheung (University of Strathclyde)

Wednesday 24 Jul 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Can digital organisms teach us anything about biological evolution?

Marcin Zagorski (Jagellonian University, Poland)

Wednesday 10 Jul 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Hybrid phase transition in the collapse of multiplex networks

Gareth Baxter (University of Aveiro, Portugal)

Wednesday 3 Jul 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Statistics at the tip of a branching random walk and simple models of evolution with selection

Bernard Derrida (École Normale Supérieure)

Monday 1 Jul 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

SUMMER BREAK

Friday 28 Jun 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Wilson Poon

Thursday 27 Jun 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

What buoyancy really is: Archimedes stepping into a crowded bath.

Roberto Piazza (Dipartimento CMIC Giulio Natta, Politecnico di Milano)

Monday 24 Jun 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Pillar formation in drying polymer droplets

David Fairhurst (Nottingham Trent University)

Friday 21 Jun 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

A Brain-to-Brain Interface for Real-Time Sharing of Sensorimotor Information

Authors: Miguel Pais-Vieira, Mikhail Lebedev, Carolina Kunicki, Jing Wang, Miguel A. L. Nicolelis

Speaker: Nico Kronberg

Monday 17 Jun 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Swimming droplets: squirmers, topological droplets and their collective dances

Shashi Thutupalli (Princeton University)

Wednesday 12 Jun 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

The Mathematics of Marriage

Tim Bush

Monday 10 Jun 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Competition between phase separation and crystallization in attractive colloids

Barbara Frisken (Simon Fraser University, Canada)

Friday 7 Jun 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Reversible dioxygen binding in solvent-free liquid myoglobin

Authors: Adam W. Perriman, Alex P. S. Brogan, Helmut Cölfen, Nikolaos Tsoureas, Gareth R. Owen, Stephen Mann

Speaker: Keith Bromley

Friday 31 May 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Residual Stresses in Glasses

Authors: M. Ballauff, J. M. Brader, S. U. Egelhaaf, M. Fuchs, J. Horbach, N. Koumakis, M. Krüger, M. Laurati, K. J. Mutch, G. Petekidis, M. Siebenbürger, Th. Voigtmann, J. Zausch

Speaker: Michiel Hermes

Monday 27 May 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The dispersion of swimming algae: consequences for photobioreactors

Ottavio Croze (University of Cambridge)

Friday 24 May 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Speeding up of Sedimentation under Confinement

Authors: S. Heitkam, Y. Yoshitake, F. Toquet, D. Langevin, A. Salonen

Speaker: Juho Lintuvuori

Wednesday 22 May 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Molecular spiders in one and two dimensions

Tibor Antal (Mathematics)

Friday 17 May 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Growth of non-phototrophic microorganisms using solar energy through mineral photocatalysis

Authors: Anhuai Lu, Yan Li, Song Jin, Xin Wang, Xiao-Lei Wu, Cuiping Zeng, Yan Li, Hongrui Ding, Ruixia Hao, Ming Lv, Changqiu Wang, Yueqin Tang & Hailiang Dong

Speaker: Charles Cockell

Monday 13 May 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Cancelled

Friday 10 May 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Effects of Particle Shape on Growth Dynamics at Edges of Evaporating Drops of Colloidal Suspensions

Authors: Peter J. Yunker, Matthew A. Lohr, Tim Still, Alexei Borodin, D. J. Durian, and A. G. Yodh

Speaker: Dario Dell'Arciprete

Wednesday 8 May 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Universal record statistics for random walks and Levy flights

Satya Majumdar (LPTMS, Université de Paris-Sud)

Monday 6 May 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Motility control in suspensions of swimming cells

Vasily Kantsler (University of Cambridge)

Friday 3 May 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Unified study of glass and jamming rheology in soft particle systems

Authors: Atsushi Ikeda, Ludovic Berthier, and Peter Sollich

Speaker: Ben guy

Wednesday 24 Apr 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Revisiting the flocking transition using active spins

Julien Tailleur (Universite Paris Diderot-Paris 7)

Friday 12 Apr 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Collective Motion of Moshers at Heavy Metal Concerts

Authors: Jesse L. Silverberg, Matthew Bierbaum, James P. Sethna, Itai Cohen

Speaker: Richard Blyth

Wednesday 10 Apr 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Density functional theory for hard polyhedra

Matthieu Marechal (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf)

Friday 5 Apr 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

'Blue Energy' From Ion Adsorption And Electrode Charging In Sea And River Water

Authors: Niels Boon, René Roij

Speaker: Job Thijssen

Wednesday 3 Apr 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Onsager's Hard Rod Fluid

Oliver Henrich (EPCC)

Monday 1 Apr 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

EASTER MONDAY

Friday 29 Mar 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Good Friday

Tuesday 26 Mar 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

CANCELLED:Solidification of Colloidal Hard Spheres

Hans Joachim Schope (University of Mainz and Max-Planck Institute, Germany)

Friday 22 Mar 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Relating Creamy Perception of Whey Protein Enriched Yogurt Systems to Instrumental Data by Means of Multivariate Data Analysis

Authors: Alina Krzeminski, Maja Tomaschunas, Ehrhard Köhn, Mechthild Busch-Stockfisch, Jochen Weiss, Jörg Hinrichs

Speaker: Simon Weir

Wednesday 20 Mar 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Novel approximation methods for stochastic biochemical kinetics

Ramon Grima (Systems Biology)

Friday 15 Mar 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Spontaneous motion in hierarchically assembled active matter

Authors: Tim Sanchez, Daniel T. N. Chen, Stephen J. DeCamp, Michael Heymann, Zvonimir Dogic

Speaker: Dana Vladescu

Wednesday 13 Mar 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Dispersion in cellular flows

Jacques Vanneste (Mathematics)

Friday 8 Mar 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

No journal club due to extra seminar

Friday 8 Mar 13 - 11:30am

Lunchtime Seminars

Predicting the mechanisms of H-NS – DNA assembly

Dr. Jocelyne Vreede (University of Amsterdam)

Wednesday 6 Mar 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Modelling the tree of life

Fred Farrell

Friday 1 Mar 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Confined Active Nematic Flow in Cylindrical Capillaries

Authors: M. Ravnik, J.M. Yeomans

Speaker: Adriano Tiribocchi

Wednesday 27 Feb 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Bayesian statistics

Elco Bakker (Systems Biology)

Monday 25 Feb 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Super-resolution imaging of rapid biological processes in real-time

Prof. Rory Duncan (Heriot-Watt University)

Friday 22 Feb 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Adaptation to a new environment allows cooperators to purge cheaters stochastically

Authors: Adam James Waite, Wenying Shou

Speaker: Fred Farrell

Wednesday 20 Feb 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Saddle-point approximation in statistical physics, part II

Juraj Szavits Nossan

Friday 15 Feb 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

How To Capture Active Particles

Authors: A. Kaiser, H. H. Wensink, H. Löwen

Speaker: Joakim Stenhammar

Wednesday 13 Feb 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Saddle-point approximation in statistical physics, part I

Juraj Szavits Nossan

Friday 8 Feb 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Human Time-Frequency Acuity Beats the Fourier Uncertainty Principle

Authors: J.N. Oppenheim, M.O. Magnasco

Speaker: Tom Underwood

Wednesday 6 Feb 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

A linear theory of two nations

Tom Lion

Friday 1 Feb 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Molecular Vibration-Sensing Component in Human Olfaction

Authors: S. Gane, D. Georganakis, K. Maniati, M. Vamvakias, N. Ragoussis, E.M.C. Skoulakis, L. Turin

Speaker: Jay Gillam

Monday 28 Jan 13 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Fluid entrainment by individual microswimmers

Mitya Pushkin (University of Oxford)

Friday 25 Jan 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Theoretical and Experimental Dissection of DNA Loop-Mediated Repression

Authors: James Q. Boedicker, Hernan G. Garcia, Rob Phillips

Speaker: Chris Brackley

Wednesday 23 Jan 13 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Knot theory

Giulia Foffano

Friday 18 Jan 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

A canonical stability-elasticity relationship verified for one million face-centred-cubic structures

Authors: Sascha B. Maisel, Michaela Höffer, Stefan Müller

Speaker: Bengt Tegner

Friday 11 Jan 13 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Filamentous bacteria transport electrons over centimetre distances

Authors: Christian Pfeffer, Steffen Larsen, Jie Song, Mingdong Dong, Flemming Besenbacher, Rikke Louise Meyer, Kasper Urup Kjeldsen, Lars Schreiber, Yuri A. Gorby, Mohamed Y. El-Naggar, Kar Man Leung, Andreas Schramm, Nils Risgaard-Petersen & Lars Peter Nielsen

Speaker: Tim Bush

Friday 21 Dec 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Too Close To Christmas To Trust Anybody Being There Break

Wednesday 19 Dec 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Arrow's Impossibility Theorem

Graeme Ackland

Monday 17 Dec 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

WINTER BREAK

Friday 14 Dec 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

The Weakening Relationship Between the Impact Factor and Papers' Citations in the Digital Age

Authors: George A. Lozano, Vincent Lariere, Yves Gingras

Speaker: Kym Eden-Jones

Monday 10 Dec 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The beginning and end of HIPE

Paul Clegg

Friday 7 Dec 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Science faculty's subtle gender biases favor male students

Authors: Corinne A. Moss-Racusin, John F. Dovidio, Victoria L. Brescoll, Mark J. Graham, Jo Handelsman,

Speaker: Joe Forth

Monday 26 Nov 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

A possible key role of hydrodynamic interactions in colloidal gelation

Akira Furukawa (University of Tokyo)

Friday 23 Nov 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Potential methane reservoirs beneath Antarctica

Authors: J. L.Wadham, S. Arndt, S. Tulaczyk, M. Stibal, M. Tranter, J. Telling, G. P. Lis, E. Lawson, A. Ridgwell, A. Dubnick, M. J. Sharp, A. M. Anesio, C. E. H. Butler

Speaker: Sophie Nixon

Friday 16 Nov 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Optical Conveyors: A Class of Active Tractor Beams

Authors: David B. Ruffner and David G. Grier

Speaker: Alexander McVey

Friday 9 Nov 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Topological Interaction by Entangled DNA Loops

Authors: Lang Feng, Ruojie Sha, Nadrian. C. Seeman, Paul. M. Chaikin

Speaker: Siobhan Liddle

Wednesday 7 Nov 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Ito vs. Stratonovich dilemma

Juraj Szavits-Nossan

Friday 2 Nov 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Water-Driven Micromotors

Authors: Wei Gao, Allen Pei, Joseph Wang

Speaker: Aidan Brown

Friday 26 Oct 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Bacterial Thermotaxis by Speed Modulation

Authors: Mahmut Demir and Hanna Salman

Speaker: Jochen Arlt

Monday 22 Oct 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Walking the back alleys: a modelling study of symplastic transport

Eva Deinum (FOM Institute, AMOLF, Amsterdam)

Friday 19 Oct 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Heavy use of equations impedes communication among biologists

Authors: Tim W. Fawcett and Andrew D. Higginson

Speaker: Anne Pawsey

Wednesday 17 Oct 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Brownian ratchet as a model of cell crawling

Elsen Tjhung

Friday 12 Oct 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

A microfluidic method to study demulsification kinetics

Authors: T Krebs, K Schroen, R Boom

Speaker: David French

Friday 5 Oct 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Physical manipulation of the Escherichia coli chromosome reveals its soft nature

Authors: James Pelletier, Ken Halvorsen, Bae-Yeun Ha, Raffaella Paparcone, Steven J. Sandler, Conrad L. Woldringh, Wesley P. Wong, and Suckjoon Jun

Speaker: Davide Marenduzzo

Thursday 4 Oct 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Catalytic Swimming Devices

Stephen Ebbens (University of Sheffield)

Wednesday 3 Oct 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Non-Markovian Asymmetric Exclusion Process

Richard Blythe

Monday 1 Oct 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Burning Titanium

Graeme Ackland

Monday 27 Aug 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

EXTRA SEMINAR: Topology and statistical properties of polymers using DNA with an application to gene expression control

Giovanni Dietler (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland)

Monday 30 Jul 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

EXTRA SEMINAR: Using Bijels for Advanced Materials Synthesis

Ali Mohraz (University of California, Irvine)

Monday 23 Jul 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

EXTRA SEMINAR: Nonlinear Rheology of Dilute Colloidal Gels

Ali Mohraz (University of California, Irvine)

Monday 9 Jul 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

SUMMER BREAK

Friday 6 Jul 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Three-Dimensional Structures of Membrane Proteins from Genomic Sequencing

Authors: Thomas A. Hopf, Lucy J. Colwell, Robert Sheridan, Burkhard Rost, Chris Sander, Debora S. Marks

Speaker: Ulrich Zachariae

Friday 6 Jul 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Summer Break

Wednesday 4 Jul 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Landau theory of discontinuous phase transitions

Martin Evans

Monday 2 Jul 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Emergence of motifs in model gene regulatory networks

Marcin Zagorski (Institute of Physics at Jagiellonian University)

Friday 29 Jun 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Cancelled due to extra seminar

Richard Blythe

Friday 22 Jun 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Polyhedral colloidal 'rocks': low-dimensional networks

Authors: Rice Rebecca; Roth Roland; Royall C. Patrick

Speaker: Andrew Schofield

Wednesday 20 Jun 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

An introduction to networks

Steve Court

Monday 18 Jun 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Ionomer Design Principles for Ion-Conducting Energy Materials

Ralph Colby (Penn State University)

Friday 15 Jun 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Fluid Elasticity Can Enable Propulsion at Low Reynolds Number

Authors: Nathan C. Keim, Mike Garcia, Paulo E. Arratia

Speaker: Alexander Morozov

Friday 8 Jun 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Cancelled due to inKompetanc

Monday 4 Jun 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

NO SEMINAR

Friday 1 Jun 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Cancelled due to COMPLOIDS meeting

Wednesday 30 May 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Smectics: From BPS to Burgers

Randall Kamien

Friday 25 May 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Live-cell delamination counterbalances epithelial growth to limit tissue overcrowding

Authors: Eliana Marinari, Aida Mehonic, Scott Curran, Jonathan Gale, Thomas Duke & Buzz Baum

Speaker: Philip Greulich

Wednesday 23 May 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Basics of evolutionary game theory

Fred Farrell

Monday 21 May 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Biophysics of protein aggregation

Tuomas Knowles (University of Cambridge)

Friday 18 May 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

The energy-speed-accuracy trade-off in sensory adaptation

Authors: Ganhui Lan, Pablo Sartori, Silke Neumann, Victor Sourjik & Yuhai Tu

Speaker: Steven Court

Monday 14 May 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Wetting of Simple Liquids and Cohesive Cells on Soft Surfaces

Eric Dufresne (University of Yale)

Friday 11 May 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Distinct Growth Strategies of Soil Bacteria as Revealed by Large-Scale Colony Tracking

Authors: Morten Ernebjerg and Roy Kishony

Speaker: Rosalind Allen

Friday 4 May 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Reducing the Gender Achievement Gap in College Science: A Classroom Study of Values Affirmation

Authors: Akira Miyake, Lauren E. Kost-Smith, Noah D. Finkelstein, Steven J. Pollock, Geoffrey L. Cohen, Tiffany A. Ito

Speaker: Cait MacPhee

Friday 27 Apr 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Skating on a Film of Air: Drops Impacting on a Surface

Authors: John M. Kolinski Shmuel M. Rubinstein, Shreyas Mandre, Michael P. Brenner, David A. Weitz, L. Mahadevan

Speaker: Tom Lion

Friday 20 Apr 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Conformation Types of Ubiquitin [M+8H]8+ Ions from Water:Methanol Solutions: Evidence for the N and A States in Aqueous Solution

Authors: Huilin Shi, Nicholas A. Pierson, Stephen J. Valentine, and David E. Clemmer

Speaker: Jason Kalapothakis

Wednesday 18 Apr 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Simple models of microbial dynamics and evolution

Bartek Waclaw

Friday 13 Apr 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Spontaneous segregation of self-propelled particles with different motilities

Authors: Samuel R. McCandlish, Aparna Baskaran and Michael F. Hagan

Speaker: Mike Cates

Monday 9 Apr 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

NO SEMINAR

Easter Monday

Monday 2 Apr 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

CANCELLED

Graham Galloway

Friday 30 Mar 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Ulrich Zachariae

Monday 26 Mar 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Entropy-driven self-assembly of novel phases

Laura Filion (University of Cambridge)

Friday 23 Mar 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

From wrinkly elastomers to Janus Particles

Paulo Teixeira (University of Lisbon)

Friday 23 Mar 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

No journal club due to extra seminar

Wednesday 21 Mar 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Large Deviation Theory and Thermodynamics

Philip Greulich

Friday 16 Mar 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Improvement of pedestrian flow by slow rhythm

Authors: Daichi Yanagisawa, Akiyasu Tomoeda and Katsuhiro Nishinari

Speaker: Kym Eden

Monday 12 Mar 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Simulating biochemical pathways

Steven Court

Friday 9 Mar 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Dynamics of Social Group Competition: Modeling the Decline of Religious Affiliation

Authors: Daniel M. Abrams, Haley A. Yaple, Richard J. Wiener

Speaker: Dominic Russell

Wednesday 7 Mar 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Replica method step by step

Peter Mottishaw

Friday 2 Mar 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Cooperative Rearrangement Regions and Dynamical Heterogeneities in Colloidal Glasses with Attractive Versus Repulsive Interactions

Authors: Zexin Zhang, Peter J. Yunker, Piotr Habdas, and A. G. Yodh

Speaker: Vincent Martinez

Wednesday 29 Feb 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Random energy model and the replica method

Peter Mottishaw

Friday 24 Feb 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Osmotic spreading of Bacillus subtilis biofilms driven by an extracellular matrix

Authors: A Seminara, TE Angelini, JN Wilking, H Vlamakis, S Ebrahim, R Kolter, DA Weitz, MP Brenner

Speaker: Elsen Tjhung

Friday 17 Feb 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Diffusive-to-ballistic transition in grain boundary motion studied by atomistic simulations

Authors: Chuang Deng and Christopher A. Schuh

Speaker: Con Healy

Wednesday 15 Feb 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

WKB calculation of an epidemic outbreak distribution

Richard Blythe

Friday 10 Feb 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Sedimentation and Effective Temperature of Active Colloidal Suspensions

Authors: Jeremie Palacci, Cecile Cottin-Bizonne, Christophe Ybert, and Lyderic Bocquet

Speaker: Rim Harich

Wednesday 8 Feb 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

On derivations of some simple results in hydrodynamics.

Alexander Morozov

Friday 3 Feb 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Directional persistence of chemotactic bacteria in a traveling concentration wave

Authors: J. Saragosti, V. Calvez, N. Bournaveas, B. Perthame, A. Buguin, P. Silberzana

Speaker: Diarmuid Lloyd

Friday 27 Jan 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Capillary Forces in Suspension Rheology

Authors: E. Koos, N. Willenbacher

Speaker: Wilson Poon

Friday 20 Jan 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Force-free swimming of a model helical flagellum in viscoelastic fluids

Authors: B. Liu, T.R. Powers, K.S. Breuer

Speaker: Giulia Foffano

Wednesday 18 Jan 12 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Explosive condensation in a mass transport model

Bartek Waclaw

Monday 16 Jan 12 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

A Physicists view on measuring poverty

Graeme Ackland

Friday 13 Jan 12 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Physical ageing of the contact line on colloidal particles at liquid interfaces

Authors: DM Kaz, R McGorty, M Mani, MP Brenner, VN Manoharan

Speaker: Michiel Hermes

Monday 19 Dec 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

NO SEMINAR

Winter Break

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 12 Dec 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Mixed Singlet Magnetism of PrPtAl

Gino Abdul-Jabbar

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

Wednesday 7 Dec 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Sampling rare events in non-stationary dynamics

Josh Berryman

Monday 5 Dec 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

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

Wednesday 30 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Energy fluctuations in driven systems

Yariv Kafri

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

Monday 21 Nov 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

NO SEMINAR

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

Wednesday 16 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Statics and dynamics of Exclusion Processes (II)

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)

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

Wednesday 9 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Statics and dynamics of Exclusion Processes (I)

Martin Evans

Friday 4 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

WIlson Poon

Wednesday 2 Nov 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Diffusion with stochastic resetting (part II)

Martin Evans

Monday 31 Oct 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The emergence of "marginal opacity" in swarming animals

Prof. Matthew Turner (Warwick University)

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

Wednesday 26 Oct 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Diffusion with stochastic resetting (part I)

Martin Evans

Monday 24 Oct 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Hard sphere crystal growth

Michiel Hermes

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

Wednesday 19 Oct 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

An intro to first passage time problems

Martin Evans

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

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 7 Oct 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

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

Authors: Robert Alicki

Speaker: Bartlomiej Waclaw

Wednesday 5 Oct 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Derivation of the Gillespie algorithm

Kym Eden-Jones

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 28 Sep 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

A no-preparation seminar

Bartek Waclaw

Wednesday 21 Sep 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Pattern formation in active gels

Elsen Tjhung

Wednesday 7 Sep 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Dynamics on surfaces

Davide Marenduzzo

Friday 19 Aug 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Estimating Omissions from Searches

Anthony J. Webster

Monday 4 Jul 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Summer Break

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 27 Jun 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Yielding and flow of colloidal glasses and gels

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

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

Friday 17 Jun 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Structure Formation In Active Networks

Authors: Simone Kohler, Volker Schaller, Andreas Bausch

Speaker: Ryan Philips

Thursday 16 Jun 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Phase Stability of Titanium Alloys

Bengt Tegner

Friday 10 Jun 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Tuesday 7 Jun 11 - 2:00pm

Theory Club

Dynamics of Chemotactic Microorganisms

Ankush Sengupta

Friday 3 Jun 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Monday 30 May 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

No Seminar

Friday 27 May 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

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 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

Monday 9 May 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Metastable intermediate phases on molecular crystallisation pathways

Jan Sefcik (Strathclyde 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

Thursday 5 May 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Rotator phases and twist solitons in polyethylene and n-alkanes

Scott Milner (The Pennsylvania State University)

Wednesday 4 May 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Condensation in the inclusion process and related models

Stefan Grosskinsky

Monday 2 May 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

No seminar

Friday 29 Apr 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

ROYAL WEDDING

Friday 22 Apr 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

EASTER

Wednesday 20 Apr 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Perturbation expansion of evolutionary games

Tibor Antal

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

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 1 Apr 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Craig Gregor

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 25 Mar 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Cinema, Fermi Problems, & General Education

Authors: C.J. Efthimiou and R. Llewellyn

Speaker: Juan Venegas-Ortiz

Thursday 24 Mar 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Modeling of mild fractionation of suspensions

Martijntje Vollebregt (Wageningen University)

Tuesday 22 Mar 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

There's plenty of time for evolution

Richard Blythe

Friday 18 Mar 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Jochen Arlt

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

Monday 7 Mar 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The blistering of viscoelastic filaments

Christian Wagner (University of Saarlandes)

Friday 4 Mar 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Universal statistical properties of poker tournaments

Authors: Clement Sire

Speaker: Philip Greulich

Wednesday 2 Mar 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Hydrodynamics of bacterial propulsion

Alexander Morozov

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

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 11 Feb 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Comparative Hydrodynamics of Bacterial Polymorphism

Authors: Saverio E. Spagnolie and Eric Lauga

Speaker: Alexander Morozov

Monday 7 Feb 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Simulating particle stabilised thin films using surface evolver

Gareth Morris (Imperial College, London)

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

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 21 Jan 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Wednesday 19 Jan 11 - 11:30am

Theory Club

The method of characteristics for PDEs

Juan Venegas Ortiz

Monday 17 Jan 11 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

NO SEMINAR

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

Friday 7 Jan 11 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Friday 17 Dec 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Undulation instabilities in the meniscus of smectic membranes

Authors: J. C. Loudet, P. V. Dolganov, P. Patricio, H. Saadaoui, P. Cluzeau

Speaker: Paul Clegg

Friday 10 Dec 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Simple Theory of Protein Folding Kinetics

Authors: Vijay S. Pande

Speaker: Katrin Wolff

Wednesday 8 Dec 10 - 11:30am

Theory Club

A Kinetic View of Statistical Physics

Paul L. Krapivsky

Monday 6 Dec 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Colloids in cholesteric

Juho Lintuvuori

Friday 3 Dec 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Evolutionary Game Theory in Growing Populations

Authors: Anna Melbinger, Jonas Cremer, and Erwin Frey

Speaker: Dominic Russell

Monday 29 Nov 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Analytical Study of a Genetic Toggle Switch

Juan Venegas-Ortiz

Friday 26 Nov 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

A spacetime cloak, or a history editor

Authors: M.W. McCall, A. Favaro, P. Kinsler and A. Boardman

Speaker: Kym Eden-Jones

Wednesday 24 Nov 10 - 11:30am

Theory Club

A Blagger's Guide to Extreme Value Theory

Robert Concannon

Monday 22 Nov 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

NO SEMINAR

Monday 8 Nov 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

What it takes to grow at pressure

Lucas Black

Friday 5 Nov 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

(1) Centrifugal compression of soft particle packings: Theory and experiment. (2) Microfluidic Rheology of Soft Colloids above and below Jamming.

Authors: (1) K. N. Nordstrom, Verneuil, W. G. Ellenbroek, T. C. Lubensky, Gollub, and D. J. Durian. (2) K. N. Nordstrom, E. Verneuil, P. E. Arratia, A. Basu, Z. Zhang, A. G. Yodh, J. P. Gollub, and D. J. Durian.

Speaker: Gijs Katgert

Friday 29 Oct 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Dislocation processes in the deformation of nanocrystalline aluminium by molecular-dynamics simulation

Authors: V. Yamakov, D. Wolf, S.R. Phillpot, A.K. Mukherjee AND H. Gleiter

Speaker: Con Healy

Monday 25 Oct 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Small particles in liquid crystal phases

Ingo Dierking (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester)

Friday 22 Oct 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Vincent Martinez

Monday 18 Oct 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Entangled liquid crystal colloids: knots and links

Miha Ravnik (University of Oxforf)

Friday 15 Oct 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Crystalline Phases of Polydisperse Spheres

Authors: Peter Sollich and Nigel B. Wilding

Speaker: Siobhan Liddle

Friday 15 Oct 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Nanoparticle-induced widening of the temperature range of liquid-crystalline blue phases

Authors: Eva Karatairi, Brigita Rozic, Zdravko Kutnjak, Vassilios Tzitzios, George Nounesis, George Cordoyiannis, Jan Thoen and Christ Glorieux

Speaker: Anne Claire Pawsey

Friday 1 Oct 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

vibrations and stabilization of the beta phase in Ni-Ti shape-memory alloy

Authors: Petros Souvatzis, Dominik Legut, Olle Eriksson, and Mikhail I. Katsnelson

Speaker: Bengt Tegner

Friday 24 Sep 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Crystallization of Deformable Spherical Colloids

Authors: Vera M. O. Batista and Mark A. Miller

Speaker: Job Thijssen

Wednesday 8 Sep 10 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Extinction rates of established spatial populations

Baruch Meerson

Tuesday 7 Sep 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The puzzle of delayed gel collapse

Paul Bartlett (University of Bristol)

Monday 19 Jul 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Understanding the sol-gel transition in DSMO/lysozyme/water mixtures

Ilja Voets (University of Friburg)

Monday 12 Jul 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

NO SEMINAR

Friday 9 Jul 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Chemoresponsive assemblies of microparticles at liquid crystalline interfaces

Authors: G.M. Koening, Jr., I. Lin and N.L. Abbott

Speaker: Juho Lintuvuori

Friday 2 Jul 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: no speaker

Wednesday 30 Jun 10 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Catastrophes and the increased risk of population extinction

Neelofer Banglawala

Friday 25 Jun 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Second Order Catalytic Quasispecies Yields Discontinuous Mean Fitness at Error Threshold

Authors: N. Wagner, E. Tannenbaum and G. Ashkenasy

Speaker: Bartlomiej Waclaw

Friday 18 Jun 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Localized soft modes and the supercooled liquid's irreversible passage through its configuration space

Authors: A.Widmer-Cooper, H. Perry, P. Harrowell and D.R. Reichman

Speaker: Eduardo Sanz

Wednesday 16 Jun 10 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Large deviations in and out of equilibrium

Vivien Lecomte

Monday 14 Jun 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

NO SEMINAR

Friday 11 Jun 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Compositional ripening of particle- and surfactant-stabilised emulsions: a comparison

Authors: B.P. Binks, P.D.I. Fletcher, B.L. Holt, O.Kuca, P. Beaussoubre and K. Wong

Speaker: Job Thijssen

Monday 7 Jun 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Irreversible Aging Dynamics and Phase Behavior of Aqueous Suspensions of Laponite

Yogesh M. Joshi (Department of Chemical Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur)

Friday 4 Jun 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Quasi-two-dimensional diffusion of single ellipsoids: aspect ratio and confinement effects

Authors: Y. Han, A. Alsayed, M. Nobili and A. G. Yodh

Speaker: Mathias Reufer

Friday 28 May 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Dynamic jamming point for shear thickening suspensions

Authors: E. Brown and H. M. Jaeger

Speaker: Gijs Katgert

Wednesday 26 May 10 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Partition Function Zeroes

Desmond Johnston

Friday 21 May 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Arrested phase separation of colloidal rod–sphere mixtures

Authors: N. Yasarawan and J.S. van Duijneveldt

Speaker: Joe Tavacoli

Monday 17 May 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Victoria Day

Friday 14 May 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Large-Scale Collective Properties of Self-Propelled Rods

Authors: F. Ginelli, F. Peruani, M. Bär, and H. Chaté

Speaker: Martin Evans

Friday 7 May 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

A bacterial ratchet motor

Swimming bacteria power microscopic gears

Authors:

R. Di Leonardo, L. Angelani, G. Ruocco, V. Iebba, M.P. Conte, S. Schippa, F. De Angelis, F. Mecarini, E. Di Fabrizio;

A. Sokolova, M.M. Apodacac, B.A. Grzybowskic, and I.S. Aransona.

Speaker: Julien Tailleur

Monday 26 Apr 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Shear localization in colloidal glasses

Rut Besseling

Monday 19 Apr 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Spring Holidays

Friday 16 Apr 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Nanoconfinement controls stiffness, strength and mechanical toughness of beta-sheet crystals in silk

Authors: S. Keten, Z. Xu, B. Ihle and M.J. Buehler

Speaker: Bengt Tegner

Monday 12 Apr 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Crystallization of hard aspherical particles

William Miller (Columbia University, New York)

Friday 9 Apr 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

----- Easter Break - No Journal Club -----

Authors: ----- Easter Break - No Journal Club -----

Speaker: ----- Easter Break - No Journal Club -----

Monday 5 Apr 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Easter Monday

Friday 2 Apr 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

----- Easter Break - No Journal Club -----

Authors: ----- Easter Break - No Journal Club -----

Speaker: ----- Easter Break - No Journal Club -----

Friday 26 Mar 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Soft colloids make strong glasses

Authors: J. Mattsson, H.M. Wyss, A. Fernandez-Nieves, K. Miyazaki, Z. Hu, D.R. Reichman and David A. Weitz

Speaker: Andy Schofield

Friday 19 Mar 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Accumulation of Microswimmers near a Surface Mediated by Collision and Rotational Brownian Motion

Authors: G. Li and J.X. Tang

Speaker: Laurence Wilson

Wednesday 3 Mar 10 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Ordering in spatially-hetergeneous voter models

Richard Blythe

Monday 22 Feb 10 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Microscopic swimmers at surfaces

Jens Elgeti

Friday 19 Feb 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Flow visualization and flow cytometry with holographic video microscopy

Authors: F.C. Cheong, B. Sun, R. Dreyfus, J. Amato-Grill, K. Xiao, L. Dixon & D.G. Grier

Speaker: Jochen Arlt

Friday 5 Feb 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Delocalization transition for the Google matrix

Authors: O. Giraud, B. Georgeot, and D.L. Shepelyansky

Speaker: Arno Proeme

Friday 29 Jan 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Supersonic Air Flow due to Solid-Liquid Impact

Authors: S. Gekle, I.R. Peters, J.M. Gordillo, D. van der Meer, and D. Lohse

Speaker: Alasdair Thompson

Friday 22 Jan 10 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Equivalence of Glass Transition and Colloidal Glass Transition in the Hard-Sphere Limit

Authors: N. Xu, T.K. Haxton, A.J. Liu, and S.R. Nagel

Speaker: Richard Blythe

Friday 4 Dec 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Chiral colloidal clusters

Authors: D. Zerrouki, J. Baudry, D. Pine, P. Chaikin and J. Bibette

Speaker: Chantal Valeriani

Friday 13 Nov 09 - 2:00pm

Theory Club

Simulating systems with absorbing state transitions

Conrad Barrett-Freeman

Monday 9 Nov 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Localization of maximal entropy random walk

Bartlomiej Waclaw

Friday 6 Nov 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Yield Stress and Shear Banding in Granular Suspensions

Authors: A. Fall, F. Bertrand, G. Ovarlez and D. Bonn

Speaker: Rut Besseling

Friday 30 Oct 09 - 2:00pm

Theory Club

Random matrix theory in financial physics

Bartlomiej Waclaw

Friday 30 Oct 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Crystal Nucleation in a Supercooled Liquid with Glassy Dynamics

Authors: I. Saika-Voivod, R. K. Bowles and P.H. Poole

Speaker: Eduardo Sanz

Friday 16 Oct 09 - 3:00pm

Theory Club

Disordered driven lattice gases

Philip Greulich

Friday 16 Oct 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Statistical mechanics and hydrodynamics of bacterial suspensions

Authors: A. Baskaran and M. C. Marchetti

Speaker: Davide Marenduzzo

Friday 9 Oct 09 - 2:00pm

Theory Club

Transition State Theory

Chantal Valeriani

Friday 9 Oct 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Osmotic Propulsion: The Osmotic Motor

Authors: U. M. Córdova-Figueroa and J. F. Brady

Speaker: Tiffany Wood

Monday 5 Oct 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Game theory, chaos and noise

Tobias Galla (University of Manchester)

Monday 28 Sep 09 - 2:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Investigations of the coalescence of emulsion droplets with microfluidics

Nicolas Bremond (Laboratoire Colloides et Materiaux Divises,ESPCI,Paris)

Tuesday 22 Sep 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Interfacial water structure, peptide adsorption and ion-specificity

Roland Netz (Technical University Munich)

Thursday 10 Sep 09 - 2:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Particle Stabilised Emulsions with Hydrophobic Additives

Paul FitzGerald (University of Sydney, Australia)

Thursday 30 Jul 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Strong Mobility in Weakly Disordered Systems

Eli Ben-Naim (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Thursday 25 Jun 09 - 10:15am

Theory Club

Statistics and data fitting, why should you care?

Lawrence Mitchell

Friday 19 Jun 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Richard Blythe

Friday 12 Jun 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Nhan Pham

Friday 5 Jun 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Davide Marenduzzo

Friday 29 May 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Paolo Visco

Monday 25 May 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Toni Collis

Friday 22 May 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Oliver Henrich

Monday 18 May 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: No Seminar

Friday 15 May 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Jochen Arlt

Friday 8 May 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Cait MacPhee

Friday 1 May 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Monday 27 Apr 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Job Thijssen

Friday 24 Apr 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Alexander Morozov

Monday 20 Apr 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: No Seminar

Friday 17 Apr 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

None - Easter break

Monday 13 Apr 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: No Seminar

Friday 10 Apr 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

None - Good Friday

Friday 3 Apr 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Andrew Harrison

Friday 27 Mar 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Extinction of an infectious disease: A large fluctuation in a nonequilibrium system

Authors: Alex Kamenev and Baruch Meerson

Speaker: Alasdair Thompson

Monday 16 Mar 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Critical Behaviour of Colloidal Interfaces Probed by Gravity

Dirk Aarts (University of Oxford)

Friday 13 Mar 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Microrheology of a sticking transition

Authors: P. Sharma, S. Ghosh and S. Bhattacharya

Speaker: Wilson Poon

Friday 6 Mar 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Biodegradable luminescent porous silicon nanoparticles for in vivo applications

Cooperation and conflict in quorum-sensing bacterial populations

Authors:

J.-H. Park, L. Gu, G. von Maltzahn, E. Ruoslahti, S.N. Bhatia and M.J. Sailor

S.P. Diggle, A.S. Griffin, G.S. Campbell and S.A. West

Speaker: Chantal Valeriani

Monday 2 Mar 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: No Seminar

Friday 27 Feb 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Laurence Wilson

Monday 23 Feb 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Complex Fluids Characterization Through Expert System & High Frequency Rheometry

Samiul Amin (Malvern Instruments Limited)

Friday 20 Feb 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Larger Islands House More Bacterial Taxa

Authors: T. Bell, D. Ager, Ji-Inn Song, J.A. Newman, I.P. Thompson, A.K. Lilley, C.J. van der Gast.

Speaker: Jana Schwarz-Linek

Monday 16 Feb 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Flow and Jamming of 2D foams

Gijs Katgert (Leiden University, The Netherlands)

Friday 13 Feb 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Job Thijssen

Friday 6 Feb 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Simple Quantitative Model for the Reversible Association of DNA Coated Colloids

Authors: Rémi Dreyfus, M.E. Leunissen, R. Sha, A.V. Tkachenko, N.C. Seeman, D.J. Pine, and P.M. Chaikin

Speaker: Eduardo Sanz

Friday 30 Jan 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Direct visualization of the real time swelling and collapse of a poly(methacrylic acid) brush using atomic force microscopy

Authors: A.J. Parnell, S.J. Martin, R.A.L. Jones, C. Vasilev, C. J. Crook and A.J. Ryan

Speaker: Alastair Mailer

Friday 23 Jan 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

A purple acidophilic di-ferric DNA ligase from Ferroplasma

Authors: M. Ferrer, O.V. Golyshina, A. Beloqui, L.H. Böttger, J.M. Andreu, J. Polaina, A.L. De Lacey, A.X. Trautwein, K.N. Timmis, and P.N. Golyshin

Speaker: Caroline Miles

Friday 16 Jan 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Monday 12 Jan 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Condensed phases of paramagnetic colloids

Jure Dobnikar (Jozef Stefan Institute, Department for Theoretical Physics, Ljubljana, Slovenia and University of Cambridge, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK)

Friday 9 Jan 09 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Rate Dependence and Role of Disorder in Linearly Sheared Two-Dimensional Foams

Authors: Gijs Katgert, Matthias E. Möbius, and Martin van Hecke

Speaker: Rut Besseling

Monday 5 Jan 09 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Christmas Break

Wednesday 17 Dec 08 - 10:15am

Theory Club

First-passage Brownian functional

Satya Majumdar

Thursday 11 Dec 08 - 10:15am

Theory Club

Gene expression with nonlinear feedback

Otto Pulkkinen

Friday 5 Dec 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

To be confirmed

Davide Marenduzzo

Thursday 4 Dec 08 - 10:15am

Theory Club

TBA - Part II

Alexander Morozov

Monday 1 Dec 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Toni Collins

Friday 28 Nov 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Spontaneous knotting of an agitated string

Authors: D. M. Raymer and D. E. Smith

Speaker: Rupert Nash

Monday 24 Nov 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

No seminar

Friday 14 Nov 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Unexpected Bipolar Flagellar Arrangements and Long-Range Flows Driven by Bacteria near Solid Boundaries

Authors: L. H. Cisneros, J. O. Kessler, R. Ortiz, R. Cortez and M. A. Bees

Speaker: Laurence Wilson

Friday 7 Nov 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

A Molecular Clutch Disables Flagella in the Bacillus subtilis Biofilm

Authors: K. M. Blair, L. Turner, J. T. Winkelman, H. C. Berg, D. B. Kearns

Speaker: Angela Dawson

Friday 31 Oct 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

First-Principles Constitutive Equation for Suspension Rheology

Authors: J. M. Brader, M. E. Cates, and M. Fuchs

Speaker: Oliver Henrich

Friday 24 Oct 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Robust dynamic classes revealed by measuring the response function of a social system

Authors: R. Crane and D. Sornette

Speaker: Lawrence Mitchell

Friday 17 Oct 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Elastic Instabilities of Polymer Solutions in Cross-Channel Flow; Purely Elastic Flow Asymmetries

Authors: P. E. Arratia, C. C. Thomas, J. Diorio, and J. P. Gollub; R. J. Poole, M. A. Alves and P. J. Oliveira

Speaker: Alexander Morozov

Monday 13 Oct 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Orbital ordering, reduced dimensionality and spin gap in correlated oxides

Daniel Khomskii (University of Cologne)

Friday 3 Oct 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Asymmetric caging in soft colloidal mixtures

Authors: C. Mayer, E. Zaccarelli, E. Stiakakis, C. N. Likos, F. Sciortino, A. Munam, M. Gauthier, N. Hadjichristidis, H. Iatrou, P. Tartaglia, H. L"\" o"wen and D. Vlassopoulos

Speaker: Job Thijssen

Monday 29 Sep 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Purely-elastic flow instabilities

Rob Poole (University of Liverpool)

Friday 19 Sep 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

A Dynamical Systems Perspective on Phase Separation

Juergen Vollmer (MPI Dynamics & Self-Organization, Goettingen)

Monday 15 Sep 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Edinburgh Autumn Holiday

Monday 8 Sep 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Physics of DNA in Bacteriophages

Davide Marenduzzo

Monday 25 Aug 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: No Seminar

Monday 18 Aug 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Martin Li

Tuesday 5 Aug 08 - 2:00pm

Theory Club

Dynamical Phase Transition In Glassy Systems

Vivien Lecomte

Monday 4 Aug 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Summer Bank Holiday

Monday 28 Jul 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Break

Monday 21 Jul 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Tom Adams

Monday 14 Jul 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Andrew Harrison

Monday 7 Jul 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Break

Monday 30 Jun 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Microfluidic devices: surface modification and analysis

Sally McArthur (University of Sheffield)

Friday 27 Jun 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Cooperativity, Sensitivity, and Noise in Biochemical Signaling

Authors: W. Bialek and S. Setayeshgar

Speaker: Martin Evans

Monday 23 Jun 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Break

Friday 20 Jun 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Differential Dynamic Microscopy: Probing Wave Vector Dependent Dynamics with a Microscope

Authors: R. Cerbino and V. Trappe

Speaker: Peter Pusey

Monday 16 Jun 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Break

Friday 13 Jun 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Statistically enhanced promiscuity of structurally correlated patterns

Authors: D. B. Lukatsky and E. I. Shakhnovich

Speaker: Chantal Valeriani

Tuesday 10 Jun 08 - 2:00pm

Theory Club

Introduction to Lattice Boltzmann II

Davide Marenduzzo

Friday 6 Jun 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

A phase diagram for jammed matter

Authors: C. Song, P. Wang and H Makse

Speaker: Paolo Visco

Tuesday 3 Jun 08 - 2:00pm

Theory Club

Introduction to Lattice Boltzmann I

Davide Marenduzzo

Friday 30 May 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Motility influences biofilm architecture in Escherichia coli

Authors: T. K. Wood, A. F. González Barrios, M. Herzberg and J. Lee

Speaker: Jana Schwarz-Linek

Tuesday 27 May 08 - 2:00pm

Theory Club

Introduction to Mode Coupling Theory II

Oliver Henrich

Monday 26 May 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Spring Bank Holiday

Friday 23 May 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Tearing as a test for mechanical characterization of thin adhesive films

Authors: E. Hamm, P. Reis, M. LeBlanc, B Roman and E. Cerda

Speaker: Julien Tailleur

Monday 19 May 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Victoria Day

Friday 16 May 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Diffusionless crystal growth from glass has precursor in equilibrium liquid

Authors: Ye Sun, Hanmi Xi, M. D. Ediger and Lian Yu

Speaker: Eduardo Sanz

Tuesday 13 May 08 - 2:00pm

Theory Club

Introduction to Mode Coupling Theory I

Oliver Henrich

Monday 12 May 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Altruism: a bluffer's guide

Lawrence Mitchell

Friday 9 May 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Thermal convection and emergence of isolated vortices in soap bubbles

Authors: F. Seychelles, Y. Amarouchene, M. Bessafi and H. Kellay

Speaker: Lucio Isa

Monday 5 May 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Early May Bank Holiday

Friday 2 May 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Paleotemperature trend for Precambrian life inferred from resurrected proteins

Authors: Eric A. Gaucher, Sridhar Govindarajan and Omjoy K. Ganesh

Speaker: Cait Macphee

Monday 28 Apr 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Time dependent quantum transport and nuclear motion

Claudio Verdozzi (Lund University)

Friday 25 Apr 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Random organization in periodically driven systems

Authors: Laurent Corte, P. M. Chaikin, J. P. Gollub and D. J. Pine

Speaker: Mike Cates

Monday 21 Apr 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Spring Holiday

Friday 18 Apr 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

How the Venus flytrap snaps

Authors: Yoel Forterre, Jan M. Skotheim, Jacques Dumais and L. Mahadevan

Speaker: Rupert Nash

Friday 11 Apr 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Universal nature of particle displacements close to glass and jamming transitions

Authors: Pinaki Chaudhuri, Ludovic Berthier and Walter Kob

Speaker: Rut Besseling

Friday 4 Apr 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Amoebae anticipate periodic events

Authors: Tetsu Saigusa, Atsushi Tero, Toshiyuki Nakagaki and Yoshiki Kuramoto

Speaker: Laurence Wilson

Monday 31 Mar 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Probing nanoscale structure and dynamics of soft matter by synchrotron X-ray scattering

Theyencheri Narayanan (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble)

Friday 28 Mar 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Coherent structures in monolayers of swimming particles

Authors: Takuji Ishikawa and T. J. Pedley

Speaker: Davide Marenduzzo

Wednesday 26 Mar 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Computer simulations of microrheology in dense colloidal systems

Antonio M. Puertas (University of Almeria)

Friday 21 Mar 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: Good Friday

Friday 14 Mar 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Importance of metastable states in the free energy landscapes of polypeptide chains

Authors: Stefan Auer, Mark A. Miller, Sergei V. Krivov, Christopher M. Dobson, Martin Karplus and Michele Vendruscolo

Speaker: Rosalind Allen

Monday 10 Mar 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Break

Friday 7 Mar 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Morphological clues to wet granular pile stability

Authors: M. Scheel, R. Seemann, M. Brinkmann, M. Di Michiel, A. Sheppard, B. Briedenbach and S. Herminghaus

Speaker: Kathryn White

Monday 3 Mar 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Break

Friday 29 Feb 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Magnetic monopoles in spin ice

Authors: C. Castelnovo, R. Moessner and S. L. Sondhi

Speaker: Richard Blythe

Friday 22 Feb 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Three-dimensional super-resolution imaging by stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy

Authors: Bo Huang, Wenqin Wang, Mark Bates and Xiaowei Zhuang

Speaker: Job Thijssen

Thursday 21 Feb 08 - 11:30am

Theory Club

No meeting: Room unavailable

Monday 18 Feb 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Bijel in Real Life

Kathryn White

Friday 15 Feb 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Structural rearrangements that govern flow in colloidal glasses

Authors: Peter Schall, David A. Weitz and Frans Spaepen

Speaker: Oliver Henrich

Thursday 14 Feb 08 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Fixation in subdivided populations (reprise)

Richard Blythe

Friday 8 Feb 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Rotary protein motors

Authors: George Oster and Hongyun Wang

Speaker: Otti Croze

Thursday 7 Feb 08 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Perturbative approach to the Navier-Stokes equation

Matthew Salewski

Monday 4 Feb 08 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Laser manipulation and transfer of angular momentum in liquid crystal systems

Helen Gleeson (University of Manchester)

Friday 1 Feb 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

A single type of progenitor cell maintains the epidermis

Authors: E. Clayton, D. P. Doupe, A. M. Klein, D. Winton, B. D. Simons and P. H. Jones

Speaker: Lawrence Mitchell

Friday 25 Jan 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: winter break

Wednesday 23 Jan 08 - 1:00pm

Rheophysics meetings

Inaugural meeting

A N Other

Friday 18 Jan 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: winter break

Friday 11 Jan 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: winter break

Friday 4 Jan 08 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: winter break

Friday 28 Dec 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: winter break

Friday 21 Dec 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: winter break

Friday 14 Dec 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: winter break

Monday 10 Dec 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Power injected in a granular gas

Paolo Visco

Friday 7 Dec 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: winter break

Monday 3 Dec 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: No seminar

Tuesday 27 Nov 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Rare events in the macroscopic limit

Julien Tailleur

Friday 23 Nov 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Metamaterial electromagnetic cloak at microwave frequencies

Authors: D. Schurig, J. J. Mock, S. A. Cummer, J. B. Pendry, A. F. Starr and D. R. Smith

Speaker: Oliver Henrich

Tuesday 20 Nov 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Steady state correlations in simple shear flow

Oliver Henrich

Friday 16 Nov 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Two-dimensional nematic colloidal crystals self-assembled by topological defects

Authors: Igor Musevic, Miha Skarabot, Uros Tkalec, Miha Ravnik and Slobodan Zumer

Speaker: Tiffany Wood

Tuesday 13 Nov 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Steady-State Distributions of Random Walks with (some) Memory

Yariv Kafri (Technion, Haifa, Israel)

Monday 12 Nov 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Steady-State Chemotactic Response in E. coli

Yariv Kafri (Technion, Haifa)

Friday 9 Nov 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Chemotaxis of nonbiological colloidal rods

Authors: Yiyinig Hong, Nicole Blackman, Nathaniel Kopp, Ayusman Sen and Darrell Velegol

Speaker: Rupert Nash

Tuesday 6 Nov 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Non-normality and linear amplification

Alexander Morozov

Monday 5 Nov 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Are glasses hot ?

Tiffany Wood

Friday 2 Nov 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Electrostatics at the oil-water interface, stability, and order in emulsions and colloids

Authors: Mirjam E. Leunissen, Alfons van Blaaderen, Andrew D. Hollingsworth, Matthew T. Sullivan and Paul M. Chaikin

Speaker: Paul Clegg

Tuesday 30 Oct 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Waiting times in Markov jump processes

Paolo Visco

Friday 26 Oct 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Self-assembly and cross-linking of bionanoparticles at liquid-liquid interfaces

Authors: Justin T. Russell et al.

Speaker: Mike Cates

Tuesday 23 Oct 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

No meeting: Go to the KB Microbiology meeting instead!

Monday 22 Oct 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Electrostatic interactions across a charged lipid bilayer

Alexander Wagner (North Dakota State University)

Friday 19 Oct 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Dynamical evolution of ecosystems

Authors: Sandro Azaele, Simone Pigolotti, Jayanth R. Banavar and Amos Maritan

Speaker: Amit Chattopadhyay

Tuesday 16 Oct 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Extreme value statistics, integer partitions and the Bose gas

Satya Majumdar (Orsay)

Monday 15 Oct 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Sex and Sensitivity: the (In)fidelity of DNA Homologous Recombination

Joel Stavans (Weizmann Institute of Science)

Friday 12 Oct 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Stochastic gene expression in fluctuating environments

Authors: Mukund Thattai and Alexander van Oudenaarden

Speaker: Rosalind Allen

Tuesday 9 Oct 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Elements of information theory

Richard Blythe

Friday 5 Oct 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Physical nature of bacterial cytoplasm

Authors: Ido Golding and Edward C. Cox

Speaker: Wilson Poon

Tuesday 2 Oct 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Making power laws: is there anything that won't do?

Lawrence Mitchell

Monday 1 Oct 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The hydrodynamics of active fluids

Davide Marenduzzo

Friday 28 Sep 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Experimental and theoretical study of mitotic spindle orientation

Authors: Manuel Thery, Andrea Jimenez-Dalmaroni, Victor Racine, Michel Bornens and Frank Juelicher

Speaker: Lawrence Mitchell

Tuesday 25 Sep 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Driven interacting particle systems II: New perspectives

Royce Zia (Virginia Tech, USA)

Tuesday 25 Sep 07 - 10:00am

Biophysics Breakfast Club

Transition to quorum on intracellular and population-wide scales

Andrew Goryachev (Centre for Systems Biology, Edinburgh)

Monday 24 Sep 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Ionic Assemblies: Patterns and Symmetries

Monica Olvera de La Cruz (Department of Materials Science, Northwestern University)

Friday 21 Sep 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Femtosecond time-delay X-ray holography

Authors: Henry N. Chapman et al.

Speaker: Job Thijssen

Thursday 20 Sep 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Driven interacting particle systems I: A (re)introduction

Royce Zia (Virginia Tech, USA)

Monday 17 Sep 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Edinburgh Autumn Holiday

Friday 14 Sep 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Flows driven by flagella of multicellular organisms enhance long-range molecular transport.

Authors: M. B. Short, C. A. Solari, S. Ganguly, T. R. Powers, J. O. Kessler and R. E. Goldstein

Speaker: Davide Marenduzzo

Friday 7 Sep 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Self-motile colloidal particles: from directed propulsion to random walk.

Authors: J. R. Howse, R. A. L. Jones, A. J. Ryan, T. Gough, R. Vafabakhsh and R. Golestanian

Speaker: Kathryn White

Monday 3 Sep 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Colloidal Particle Structures at Liquid Interfaces

Tommy Horozov (University of Hull)

Friday 31 Aug 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Chemotaxis in bacteria.

Authors: Julius Adler

Speaker: Otti Croze

Friday 24 Aug 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Experimental free energy surface reconstruction from single-molecule force spectroscopy using Jarzynski's equality.

Authors: Nolan C. Harris, Yang Song and Ching-Hwa Kiang

Speaker: Richard Blythe

Friday 17 Aug 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Measurement of effective temperatures in an aging colloidal glass.

Authors: Nils Greinert, Tiffany Wood and Paul Bartlett

Speaker: Laurence Wilson

Monday 13 Aug 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Reporting the noise: physics looks at finance

Lawrence Mitchell

Friday 10 Aug 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: summer break

Monday 6 Aug 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Summer Bank Holiday

Friday 3 Aug 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: summer break

Friday 27 Jul 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: summer break

Monday 23 Jul 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Summer Break

Friday 20 Jul 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: summer break

Monday 16 Jul 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Summer Break

Friday 13 Jul 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: summer break

Monday 9 Jul 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Summer Break

Friday 6 Jul 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: summer break

Monday 2 Jul 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Martin Evans

Friday 29 Jun 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: summer break

Monday 25 Jun 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Summer Break

Friday 22 Jun 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Soft lubrication

Authors: J. M. Skotheim and L. Mahadevan

Speaker: Alexander Morozov

Monday 18 Jun 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Structure and Deformation of Soft Colloidal Co-crystals

Lynn M. Walker (Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University)

Friday 15 Jun 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Hydra molecular network reaches criticality at the symmetry-breaking axis-defining moment

Authors: Jordi Soriano, Cyril Colombo and Albrecht Ott

Speaker: Rupert Nash

Monday 11 Jun 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Late Spring Break

Friday 8 Jun 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Einstein relation generalized to nonequilibrium

Authors: V. Blickle, T. Speck, C. Lutz, U. Sifert and C. Bechinger

Speaker: Martin Evans

Friday 1 Jun 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: cancelled due to markers' meeting

Monday 28 May 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Spring Bank Holiday

Friday 25 May 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: cancelled

Tuesday 22 May 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

No meeting: Victoria Day holiday

Monday 21 May 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Victoria Day

Friday 18 May 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Dissolution arrest and stability of armored bubbles

Authors: Manouk Abkarian, Anand B. Subramaniam, Shin-Hyun Kim, Ryan Larsen, Seung-Man Yang and Howard A. Stone

Speaker: Mike Cates

Thursday 17 May 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Modelling the wave of advance of neolithic agriculture

Morrel H Cohen (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University and Chemistry Department, Princeton University)

Tuesday 15 May 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

DNA unzipping

Davide Marenduzzo

Friday 11 May 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Propulsion of a molecular machine by asymmetric distribution of reaction products

Authors: Ramin Golestanian, Tanniemola B. Liverpool and Armand Ajdari

Speaker: Davide Marenduzzo

Monday 7 May 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Early May Bank Holiday

Friday 4 May 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: Softcomp Annual Meeting, Erice

Tuesday 1 May 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Mass-transport models: part III

Martin Evans

Friday 27 Apr 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Concentration dependence of the collective dynamics of swimming bacteria

Authors: Andrey Sokolov, Igor S. Aranson, John O. Kessler and Raymond E. Goldstein

Speaker: Rut Besseling

Tuesday 24 Apr 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

No meeting: Meeting room unavailable

Friday 20 Apr 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: cancelled due to illness

Monday 16 Apr 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Edinburgh Spring Holiday

Friday 13 Apr 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: cancelled

Tuesday 10 Apr 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

No meeting: Easter Break

Monday 9 Apr 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

No meeting: Easter Monday

Friday 6 Apr 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: Good Friday

Monday 2 Apr 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Phase separating proteins and cellular switches

Richard Sear (University of Surrey)

Friday 30 Mar 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Optofluidic control using photothermal nanoparticles

Authors: Gang L. Liu, Jaeyoun Kim, Yu Lu and Luke P. Lee

Speaker: Lucio Isa

Tuesday 27 Mar 07 - 10:00am

Theory Club

Beyond the gene

Evelyn Fox Keller

Monday 26 Mar 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Complex dynamics of shear banded flows

Suzanne Fielding (University of Manchester)

Friday 23 Mar 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Sterol structure determines the separation of phases and the curvature of the liquid-ordered phase in model membranes

Authors: Kirsten Bacia, Petra Schwille and Teymuras Kurzchalia

Speaker: Zhijun Zhao

Tuesday 20 Mar 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Brownian Motor

Richard Blythe

Friday 16 Mar 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Collective evolution and the genetic code

Authors: Kalin Vetsigian, Carl Woese and Nigel Goldenfeld

Speaker: Richard Blythe

Friday 9 Mar 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

No meeting: cancelled

Tuesday 6 Mar 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Neural Networks

Arno Proeme

Friday 2 Mar 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Bistable bacterial growth rate in response to antibiotics with low membrane permeability

Authors: Johan Elf, Karin Nilsson, Tanel Tenson and Mans Ehrenberg

Speaker: Rosalind Allen

Tuesday 27 Feb 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Interfaces

Jamie Wood

Friday 23 Feb 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Quorum signal molecules as biosurfactants affecting swarming in Rhizobium etli

Authors: Ruth Daniels, Sven Reynaert, Hans Hoekstra, Christel Verreth, Joost Janssens, Kristien Braeken, Maarten Fauvart, Serge Beullens, Christophe Heusdens, Ivo Lambrichts, Dirk E. De Vos, Jos Vanderleyden, Jan Vermant and Jan Michiels

Speaker: Wilson Poon

Tuesday 20 Feb 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Transition to turbulence

Alexander Morozov

Friday 16 Feb 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Crossover from stretched to compressed exponential relaxations in a polymer-based sponge phase

Authors: P. Falus, M. A. Borthwick, S. Narayanan, A. R. Sandy and S. G. J. Mochrie

Speaker: Paul Clegg

Friday 9 Feb 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Nonequilibrium mechanics of active cytoskeletal networks

Authors: Daisuke Mizuno, Catherine Tardin, C. F. Schmidt and F. C. MacKintosh

Speaker: Laurence Wilson

Tuesday 6 Feb 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Games

Graeme Ackland

Friday 2 Feb 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Escherichia coli swim on the right-hand side

Authors: Willow R. DiLuzio, Linda Turner, Michael Mayer, Piotr Garstecki, Douglas B. Weibel, Howard C. Berg and George M. Whitesides

Speaker: Otti Croze

Tuesday 30 Jan 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

The Maxwell distribution in the microcanonical ensemble

Lawrence Mitchell

Friday 26 Jan 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

An asymmetric model for water structure

Authors: A. K. Soper

Speaker: Susie Allison

Tuesday 23 Jan 07 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem

Neelofer Banglawala

Friday 19 Jan 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Brownian motion near a liquid-like membrane

Authors: T. Bickel

Speaker: Danielle van't Zand

Monday 15 Jan 07 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Faraday instability in complex fluids

Pierre Ballesta

Friday 12 Jan 07 - 11:30am

Journal Club

Shape selectivity in the assembly of lithographically designed colloidal particles

Authors: Stephane Badaire, Cecile Cottin-Bizonne, Joseph W. Woody, Allen Yang and Abraham D. Stroock

Speaker: Kathryn White

Tuesday 12 Dec 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

What happens next?

Andy Jackson

Tuesday 5 Dec 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Kinetic theory of granular media

Alex Buts

Monday 4 Dec 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Colloids in Surfactant Systems

Danielle van't Zand

Tuesday 21 Nov 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Mean-field model of fungal growth

Kate Sugden

Tuesday 7 Nov 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Ratchet models and their connection to cell motility

Davide Marenduzzo

Tuesday 17 Oct 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Monto Carlo simulation and extended sampling

Andrew Jackson

Monday 2 Oct 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Modelling soft active materials

Davide Marenduzzo

Monday 25 Sep 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Non linear rheology and dynamic yielding of a simple glass: A molecular dynamics study

Fathollah Varnik (Max-Planck Institut fuer Eisenforschung, Duesseldorf)

Monday 14 Aug 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Colloidal glasses

Peter Pusey

Monday 7 Aug 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Evolutionary genetics and thermodynamics

Neelofer Banglawala

Monday 24 Jul 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Get Orf Moi Land

Graeme Ackland

Thursday 13 Jul 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Information entropy of humpback whale songs

Richard Blythe

Thursday 29 Jun 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Evolving order from complexity

Jamie Wood

Thursday 15 Jun 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Steady states of mass-transport models...

Tom Hanney

Friday 9 Jun 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Directional Interactions Amongst Encapsulated Clusters

Dana Breed (University of California Santa Barbara)

Thursday 8 Jun 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Computing defect energies for continuous spin glasses

Martin Weigel (Heriot-Watt)

Monday 5 Jun 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Topological mixing in viscous fluids

Emmanuelle Gouillart (CEA Saclay)

Thursday 1 Jun 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Quorum sensing

Jamie Wood

Thursday 25 May 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Entropy and natural selection

Jonathan Coe

Friday 19 May 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Weak Agitations, Zero Yield Stress and Smooth Flows in Granular Media

Martin van Hecke (Leiden University)

Thursday 18 May 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

How efficiently do hard rods sample phase space?

Graeme Ackland

Monday 15 May 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Spatially Competing Shops

Lawrence Mitchell

Thursday 11 May 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

The Fokker Planck equation and its applications to population genetics

Jonathan Coe & Neelofer Banglawala

Thursday 4 May 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Adiabatic compression of a dilute classical gas

Richard Blythe

Tuesday 2 May 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

How to Make a Neurocrystal: Modeling the Developmental Patterning of the Fly's Eye

David Lubensky (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Thursday 20 Apr 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Some general properties of nonequilibrium steady states and a simple example

Beate Schmittmann (Virginia Tech)

Thursday 23 Mar 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Mode-coupling theory of the glass transition part 2

Thomas Voigtmann

Monday 20 Mar 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Controlling drop impact by additives

Volfango Bertola (School of Engineering)

Thursday 16 Mar 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Numerical computing

Andrew Jackson

Thursday 9 Mar 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Pair Approximation & Applications to Ecological Models

Lawrence Mitchell

Thursday 2 Mar 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Mode-coupling theory of the glass transition

Thomas Voigtmann

Thursday 23 Feb 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Memory equations

Martin Greenall

Thursday 16 Feb 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

1/f noise in sandpile models

Mikko Alava (Helsinki University of Technology)

Monday 13 Feb 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Mode-coupling glasses and liquid structure

Martin Greenall

Thursday 9 Feb 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

An introduction to Lattice Boltzmann

Rupert Nash

Thursday 26 Jan 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Spinning tops

Ben O'Leary

Monday 16 Jan 06 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Phase separation in lipid bilayers

Vernita Gordon

Thursday 12 Jan 06 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Bursts and heavy tails in human dynamics

Richard Blythe

Monday 28 Nov 05 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

An introduction to networks

Tom Hanney

Thursday 24 Nov 05 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Persistence and extreme statistics in fluctuating interfaces II

Satya Majumdar (Orsay)

Thursday 17 Nov 05 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Persistence and extreme statistics in fluctuating interfaces I

Satya Majumdar (Orsay)

Monday 14 Nov 05 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Investigating Extreme Condition Microbiology

Gail Ferguson (Structural & Molecular Biology and CSEC)

Thursday 10 Nov 05 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Introduction to fluctuating interfaces

Martin Evans

Monday 31 Oct 05 - 3:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Noise in Biochemical Reaction Networks

Patrick Warren (Unilever Research, Port Sunlight Laboratory)

Thursday 13 Oct 05 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Disordered zero-range process

Tom Hanney

Thursday 6 Oct 05 - 11:30am

Theory Club

Daisyworld in zero dimensions

Jamie Wood

Monday 1 Aug 05 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Colloidal glasses under shear

Khoa Pham

Wednesday 22 Jun 05 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Colloids in external fields: theory and simulation

Hartmut Löwen (Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf)

Monday 6 Jun 05 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Physics of Filamentous Fungi

Wilson Poon

Wednesday 11 May 05 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Mechanics and Statistics of Active Matter

Sriram Ramaswamy (IISc, Bangalore)

Tuesday 19 Apr 05 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Fred Mackintosh (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam)

Monday 21 Feb 05 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Attraction and Repulsion in Glasses

Thomas Voigtmann

Wednesday 9 Feb 05 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Interaction between Colloids and Cells

Didier Roux (Centre de recherche Paul Pascal, CNRS, Pessac, France)

Friday 4 Feb 05 - 2:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

How industrial problems expose gaps in fundamental colloid science

Dr Richard Buscall (ICI Strategic Technology Group, Redcar)

Monday 31 Jan 05 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Pattern formation in particle laden viscous fluid thin film flow

Mark Buchanan (University of Oslo)

Monday 17 Jan 05 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Phase separation in lipid bilayers

Vernita Gordon

Monday 13 Dec 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Gel Phase of OCR, a DNA Mimic.

Rik Higham

Monday 15 Nov 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Clusters in methanol-water mixtures

Rowan Hargreaves

Monday 8 Nov 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Statics and dynamics of poly(ethylene glycol)-stabilized colloids

Johan Bergenholtz (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

Monday 25 Oct 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Bridging in Colloidal Sediments

Matt Jenkins

Monday 18 Oct 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Unbinding Books and Demixing Mixtures

Jeroen S. van Duijneveldt (School of Chemistry, University of Bristol)

Monday 4 Oct 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Jamming in 2-Dimensional Granular Flow

Ki Wing To (Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan)

Monday 6 Sep 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The hydrodynamic interaction in confined suspensions

Haim Diamant (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Monday 23 Aug 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Myelin Formation

Stefan Egelhaaf

Monday 26 Jul 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Limited Coalescence in Particle-Stabilised Emulsions: Experiment and Theory

Bernard P. Binks (Surfactant & Colloid Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Hull)

Monday 28 Jun 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Molecular Motors: Observation and Theory

Michael Fisher (University of Maryland)

Monday 31 May 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Mesoscopic and Nanoscale Thermodynamics: Fundamentals for Emerging Technologies

Mikhail Anisimov (Department of Chemical Engineering and Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland)

Monday 3 May 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Hard Spheres Revisited

Andrew Schofield

Monday 29 Mar 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Wetting transitions and surface geometry

Martin Greenall

Monday 15 Mar 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Jamming: an overview

Colin Holmes

Monday 9 Feb 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Flowing smectics with defects

David Lu (Physics Department, National Central University, Taiwan)

Monday 2 Feb 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Liquid crystals embedded in gels

Paul Clegg

Monday 12 Jan 04 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Penna Model -- a solvable model of evolutionary ageing

Jon Coe (Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge)

Monday 15 Dec 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Shake, Rattle and Roll

M. Siddick

Monday 8 Dec 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Bridges and arches - extended structures in particulate deposits

G. Barker (Institute of Food Research (Norwich))

Monday 24 Nov 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Soggy Matter Physics

M. Robertson

Monday 3 Nov 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Topological Gel

Kohzo Ito (University of Tokyo)

Monday 27 Oct 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Quantum versions of random walks for quantum computing

V. Kendon (Imperial College London)

Monday 13 Oct 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Hydrophobic Interaction

D. Fairhurst

Monday 6 Oct 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Modelling granular avalanches

A. Aradian

Monday 29 Sep 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Polymerisation Motor

H. Sedgwick

Monday 18 Aug 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Shock formation in driven flows

M. Evans

Tuesday 3 Jun 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Viscoelasticity and Structural Aging in Colloidal Gels

Maria Kilfoil (Harvard University)

Monday 26 May 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Epidemic processes with immunization

A. Jimenez-Dalmaroni (Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford)

Monday 12 May 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Electronic structure theory: Tight-binding models and phase transformations

R. C. Albers (Los Alamos National Laboratory (USA))

Monday 5 May 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Local perturbations of colloidal suspensions

P. Habdas (Department of Physics, Emory University (Atlanta, USA))

Monday 28 Apr 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Supercoiled DNA

S. Egelhaaf

Tuesday 15 Apr 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Screening phenomena in macroion suspensions

E. Trizac (Laboratoire de Physique Thorique, Universit Paris Sud)

Monday 31 Mar 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Kinetics of Micelle Formation

A. Salonen

Monday 17 Mar 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

When Hard Spheres Get Soft

H. Sedgwick

Monday 10 Mar 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The physics of the complex mixture inside E. coli

R. Sear (Department of Physics, University of Surrey)

Monday 10 Feb 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Percolation and phase separation in a fluid of sticky spheres

M. Miller (FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Monday 27 Jan 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Flow and Slip of Pastes

S. Meeker (Laboratoire matire molle et chimie, ESPCI, Paris, France)

Thursday 23 Jan 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Dynamical properties of wormlike micelles

J. Candau (Laboratoire de dynamique des fluides complexes, Universit Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France)

Monday 13 Jan 03 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Simulating shear flow: Leave it to chance?

R. M. L. Evans (Dpt of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Leeds, Leeds, UK)

Monday 25 Nov 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Networks

M. Clincy

Monday 11 Nov 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Spinning Two Glasses

K. N. Pham

Monday 28 Oct 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Thinning processes in soap films

A. Aradian

Monday 7 Oct 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Complex Structures in `Simple' Metals

I. R. Macleod

Monday 23 Sep 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Physics of the Knee

W. C. K. Poon

Monday 2 Sep 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Kinetic Pathway of Vesicle Formation

Jacques Leng

Monday 26 Aug 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

An MCT model of suspension rheology

Colin Holmes

Monday 29 Jul 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Overdamped Euler buckling

Oskar Hallatschek

Monday 22 Jul 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

High pressure behaviour of Caesium

Clivia Hejny

Monday 8 Jul 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Fudge the Fudge

Klaus Kroy

Monday 24 Jun 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Kinetics of surfactant dissolution

Jacques Leng

Monday 10 Jun 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Things Fall Apart

Mark Haw

Monday 6 May 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Solvable models for entropic quasicrystals

Bernard Nienhuis

Monday 22 Apr 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Hydrodynamic Boundary Conditions

Klaus Kroy

Monday 25 Mar 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

SAXS & XPCS at ESRF

Abdellatif Moussaid

Monday 18 Mar 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Gallium Story

Olga Degtyareva

Monday 11 Mar 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Charged Non-Aqueous Colloids

Andrew Schofield

Monday 18 Feb 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Phase separation in polymer mixtures

Ellen Reister

Monday 11 Feb 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Fluids in porous media

Ruslan Sokolovskii

Monday 4 Feb 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Lipid bilayers

Stefan Egelhaaf

Monday 21 Jan 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

45 years of Directed Percolation

Martin Evans

Monday 7 Jan 02 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Glass and jams - one and the same?

Colin Holmes

Monday 26 Nov 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Shearing Crowded Sticky Balls

Paul Smith

Monday 19 Nov 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Features of Driven Diffusive Systems

Miriam Clincy

Monday 12 Nov 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Drop breakup in 2d

Lyn Wilson

Monday 29 Oct 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Helen Sedgwick

Monday 22 Oct 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

What is Rheological Chaos?

Mike Cates

Monday 15 Oct 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Adsorption in microporous materials

Vincent Rooy

Monday 1 Oct 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. What? How? Why?

Malcolm Robertson

Monday 24 Sep 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Mesoscale Modelling of Fluidised Bed Binder Granulation

Frantisek Stepanek (Statistics and Modelling Unit, Unilever Research, Port Sunlight, UK)

Monday 3 Sep 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Hierarchical self-assembly of polyelectrolytes at interfaces

Christiane A Helm (Universität Greifswald, Germany)

Monday 27 Aug 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Partial structure factors in star polymer/colloid mixtures

Jörg Stellbrink (IFF/KFA Jülich, Germany)

Monday 20 Aug 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Minority Game and Econophysics

Mike Cates

Monday 6 Aug 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Fancy Vesicles

Jacques Leng

Monday 30 Jul 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The Physics of Explosive Detonation

Iain MacLeod

Monday 9 Jul 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Wrapping threads around spheres

Matthias Fuchs

Monday 25 Jun 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Should we all buy stripy glasses?

Mike Cates

Monday 18 Jun 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Alexander Wagner

Monday 4 Jun 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To be confirmed

Mark Haw

Monday 30 Apr 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Replica Theory without tears

Martin Evans

Monday 2 Apr 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

To boldly grow...

Richard Blythe

Monday 12 Mar 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Proteins as Colloids

Wilson Poon

Monday 26 Feb 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

What are 'glasses', and do colloids have any relevance to their study?

Kenneth Dawson (Department of Chemistry, University College Dublin)

Monday 12 Feb 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Dynamics of aging soft matter

Luca Cipelletti (Université Montpellier II)

Monday 15 Jan 01 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Daisy, daisy, give me your answer do

Graeme Ackland

Monday 18 Dec 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Colloidal Epitaxy

Andrew Schofield

Monday 4 Dec 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Neutrons and Biology

Stefan Egelhaaf

Monday 23 Oct 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

In Search of Configurational Entropy

Martin Evans

Monday 9 Oct 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Colloidal Glasses under Shear Strain

George Petekidis

Monday 2 Oct 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Studies of colloidal systems by confocal microscopy

Eric Weeks (Harvard University)

Monday 25 Sep 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Chicagoan Things

David Head

Monday 4 Sep 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Freezing by Monte Carlo

Nigel Wilding

Monday 28 Aug 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Dynamic light scattering study of Onion phase

Abdellatif Moussaid

Monday 14 Aug 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Why is the DNA Denaturation Transition First Order?

David Mukamel (Department of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)

Monday 3 Jul 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Plumbing for Physicists

Richard Blythe

Monday 26 Jun 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

Atomic Force Microscopy on Polymers

Vasileios Koutsos (Centre for Materials Science and Engineering)

Monday 19 Jun 00 - 1:00pm

Lunchtime Seminars

The cage effect in liquids

Mattias Fuchs