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Meetings for year 2012

Monday 16 Jan 12 - 1:00pm

A Physicists view on measuring poverty

Graeme Ackland

Monday 6 Feb 12 - 1:00pm

A New Phase of Hydrogen at High Pressure

Ross Howie

Monday 12 Mar 12 - 1:00pm

Simulating biochemical pathways

Steven Court

Monday 19 Mar 12 - 1:00pm

Pattern formation in active matter systems

Fred Farrell

Friday 23 Mar 12 - 1:00pm

From wrinkly elastomers to Janus Particles

Paulo Teixeira (University of Lisbon)

Monday 26 Mar 12 - 1:00pm

Entropy-driven self-assembly of novel phases

Laura Filion (University of Cambridge)

Monday 2 Apr 12 - 1:00pm

CANCELLED

Graham Galloway

Monday 9 Apr 12 - 1:00pm

NO SEMINAR

Easter Monday

Monday 30 Apr 12 - 1:00pm

Surface functionalized particles for Pickering stabilization

Elena Blanco Castineiras

Monday 14 May 12 - 1:00pm

Wetting of Simple Liquids and Cohesive Cells on Soft Surfaces

Eric Dufresne (University of Yale)

Monday 21 May 12 - 1:00pm

Biophysics of protein aggregation

Tuomas Knowles (University of Cambridge)

Monday 28 May 12 - 1:00pm

An Alternative Protein Aggregation Pathway

Jay Gillam

Monday 4 Jun 12 - 1:00pm

NO SEMINAR

Monday 18 Jun 12 - 1:00pm

Ionomer Design Principles for Ion-Conducting Energy Materials

Ralph Colby (Penn State University)

Monday 25 Jun 12 - 1:00pm

Antimicrobial peptide action on E.coli

Alys Jepson

Monday 2 Jul 12 - 1:00pm

Emergence of motifs in model gene regulatory networks

Marcin Zagorski (Institute of Physics at Jagiellonian University)

Monday 9 Jul 12 - 1:00pm

SUMMER BREAK

Monday 23 Jul 12 - 1:00pm

EXTRA SEMINAR: Nonlinear Rheology of Dilute Colloidal Gels

Ali Mohraz (University of California, Irvine)

Monday 30 Jul 12 - 1:00pm

EXTRA SEMINAR: Using Bijels for Advanced Materials Synthesis

Ali Mohraz (University of California, Irvine)

Monday 27 Aug 12 - 1:00pm

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 24 Sep 12 - 1:00pm

AUTUMN TERM STARTS NEXT WEEK

Monday 1 Oct 12 - 1:00pm

Burning Titanium

Graeme Ackland

Thursday 4 Oct 12 - 1:00pm

Catalytic Swimming Devices

Stephen Ebbens (University of Sheffield)

Monday 22 Oct 12 - 1:00pm

Walking the back alleys: a modelling study of symplastic transport

Eva Deinum (FOM Institute, AMOLF, Amsterdam)

Wednesday 31 Oct 12 - 2:00pm

Aqueous phase structuring and rheology in food and personal care products

William J. Frith (Unilever)

Monday 12 Nov 12 - 1:00pm

High pressure gas hydrates of the H2O-CO2 system

Daniel Amos

Monday 26 Nov 12 - 1:00pm

A possible key role of hydrodynamic interactions in colloidal gelation

Akira Furukawa (University of Tokyo)

Monday 10 Dec 12 - 1:00pm

The beginning and end of HIPE

Paul Clegg

Monday 17 Dec 12 - 1:00pm

WINTER BREAK