Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Soft Matter, Biomaterials and Interfaces Seminar Series

The following seminars will be held at 3.00 p.m. on Tuesdays in the JSR Seminar Room, PTCL
Convenors: Prof. R. Dullens & Dr. A. Doostmohammadi (Physics)

Week 1 15 January No seminar 
Week 2 22 January    Prof. Phillip Maini FRS (University of Oxford)
"Collective cell movement-where does it lead?"
Week 3 29 January Dr. Carla Perez Martinez (University of Oxford)
"Surface forces generated by the action of electric fields across liquid films"
Week 4 5 February Prof. Knut Drescher (Max Planck Institute, Marburg)
"Bacterial collective behaviours"
Week 5 12 February No seminar
Week 6 19 February    Prof. Christos Likos (University of Vienna)
"Polymer flow and polymer topology; linear chains, rings and knots flow differently"
Week 7 26 February  Prof. Guillaume Charras (UCL)
"Stress relaxation and buckling in epithelial monolayers"
Week 8 5 March  Dr Joris Sprakel (Wageningen University, The Netherlands)
"Light from within; Molecular force sensors in soft matter"