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 & Prof. J.M. Yeomans (Physics)

Week 1 30 April No seminar
Week 2 7 May      Prof. Margarida Telo Da Gama - University of Lisbon, Portugal
"Self-assembly of patchy colloidal particles: from 2 to 3 dimensional" 
Week 3 14 May  Prof. Patrick Davidson - CNRS, University Paris-Sud, France 
"Liquid-crystalline phases of colloidal suspensions of mineral nanosheets"
Week 4 21 May 

 Prof. Daniel Riveline - University of Strasbourg, France
"Self-organisation in living matter:  from cytokinesis and cell motility to morphogenesis"  

Week 5 28 May  Dr. Daniel Stopper - University of Tubingen, Germany
"The Statistical Physics of Fluids with Competing Interactions"  
Week 6 4 June      No seminar  
Week 7 11 June  

 Prof. Tapio Ala-Nissila - Aalto University & Loughborough University
"Theory of Driven Polymer Translocation through Nanopores" 

Week 8 18 June    Dr. Berend van der Meer - Utrech University, The Netherlands
"Defects in colloidal crystals of hard particles"