Home / Seminars / Spring 2018

All Seminars start at 4:00 pm. Refreshments served at 3:45 pm.
All seminars are held in the Conference Room (1116) of the Institute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST) Building, unless otherwise noted.

Gregg Duncan, University of Maryland College Park
Hosted by Sergei Sukharev
Title: Microstructural Alterations of Mucus in Obstructive Lung Diseases
Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Date: Monday, January 29, 2018

Mihaela Mihailescu, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research/National Institute of Standards and Technology
Hosted by Jeffery Klauda
Title: Exploring the Interplay of Host Defense Mechanisms at Biological Membranes: Insights from studies of antimicrobial Piscidins
Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Date: Monday, February 05, 2018

Igor Aronson, Penn State University
Hosted by Wolfgang Losert
Title: Topological defects in a living nematic
Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Date: Monday, February 12, 2018

Juan Del Alamo, University of California at San Diego
Hosted by Helim Aranda-Espinoza
Title: The mechanics of leukocyte extravasation and subsequent migration through the three-dimensional extracellular matrix
Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Date: Monday, March 12, 2018

Gaurav Arya, Duke University
Hosted by Jeffery Klauda
Title: Computational Modeling of DNA Organization: From Nucleosomes to Chromatin Fibers to Chromosomes
Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Date: Monday, April 02, 2018

David Cafiso, University of Virginia
Hosted by Sergei Sukharev
Title: Two-Way Transmembrane Signaling in an Outer-Membrane Transport Protein or why do spectroscopy when we have a crystal structure?
Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Date: Monday, April 23, 2018

Pierre Ronceray, Princeton University
Hosted by Arpita Upadhyaya
Title: The emergence of contractility in biological fiber networks
Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Date: Monday, April 30, 2018

Pablo Sartori Velasco, Rockefeller University
Hosted by Christopher Jarzynski
Title: Dynamics of cilia: mechanical response, chirality and phenotypic variability
Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Date: Monday, May 7, 2018