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Week1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, May 2
12:15pm
Aud
Nima Arkani-Hamed
Spacetime, Quantum Mechanics and Scattering Amplitudes
Director's Blackboard Lunch Seminar
Tue, May 3
11:00am
SSR
Coordinators & Participants
Organizational Meeting Followed by Short Introductory Presentations
All welcome.

4:00pm
Broida 1640
Alexander Grosberg
Fractal Organization of DNA in the Cell Nucleus: Theoretical Prediction, Experimental Confirmation, Computer Simulation ... and Still Many Open Questions
Physics Department (Cookies from 3:30)
Wed, May 4
10:00am

Participants
Short Introductory Presentations

Thu, May 5
10:00am
SSR
Participants
Short Introductory Presentations + Discussions

Fri, May 6
11:00am
SSR 2514
Participants
Group discussion: (Rony Granek) Fractal Structure of Biopolymers


Week2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, May 9
12:15pm
Aud
Gregory Falkovich
Broken and Emerging Symmetries of a Turbulent State
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue, May 10
10 am
SSR
Participants
Short Introductory Presentations + Mini-review


12 noon
Courtyard
Participants
Group Discussion: (Alexander Grosberg) Melt of Rings (bring your lunch)

Wed, May 11
10:00am
SSR
Kevin Plaxco (UCSB)
Folding-based technologies. How I plan to save the world through biomolecular folding.


3:30pm
5607F
South Hall
Len Sander
How to do 6 impossible things before breakfast
See www.pstat.ucsb.edu/seminars.htm#Sander
Thu, May 12
10:00am
SSR
Omar Saleh (UCSB)
Stretching flexible (bio)polymers


2:30PM
2514
Participants
Group Discussion: (Ludvig Lizana) Electrophoresis

Fri, May 13

















Week3
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links, ...
Mon, May 16
10:00am
SSR
Participants
Group discussion: (Alexei Kornyshev) DNA biophysics: What is universal and what is sequence dependent?

Tue,
May 17
10:00am
SSR
Daniel Needleman (Harvard)
Spindle Assembly and Architecture: from Laser Ablation to Microtubule Nucleation


2:30 PM
2514
Participants
Group Discussion: (Payam Rowghanian) DNA Translocation and Capture

Weds
10:00am
SSR
Participants
Group Discussion: (Tom MacLeish) Nuclear Structure of DNA and its Encoding of Pluripotency

Thu,
May 19
10:00am
SSR
KC Huang (Stanford)
Do the twist: self-organized chirality in the bacterial cell wall


2:30pm

Participants
Group Discussion: (Martin Depken)
Transcriptional proofreading beyond Hopfield













Week 4


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Week 5
~ Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, May 31
10:00am
SSR

Organizational meeting

Wed, June 1
10:00 am
SSR
Jens-Christian Meiners
DNA Mechanics and Transcriptional Control

Thu, Jun 2
10:00 am
SSR
Participants
Short talks













Week 6
~ Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, June 6
12:15
AUD
Katharina Ribbeck
Selective Transport Through a Biological Nanopore – A Mechanistic Mystery
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue, June 7
10:00 am
SSR
William A. Eaton
Watching single protein molecules fold and unfold by Foerster resonance energy transfer

Wed, June 8
10:00 am
SSR
Fred MacKintosh/Garyk Papoian
Group discussion: Motors vs Effective Temperature in Cytoskeletal Network Dynamics

Wed,
June 8
2:00 pm
SSR
Katharina Ribbeck
Group discussion:
Bio-polyelectrolytes, e.g. mucins, and their interactions with substrates

Thu, Jun 9
10:00 am
SSR
William A.Eaton
Ising like model of protein folding













Week 7
~ Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, June 14
10:00 am
SSR
Adam Zlotnick
The paths of virus assembly


2:00 pm
SSR
Adam Zlotnick
Short Talks: "Identifying rare intermediates in virus assembly using nanofluidic single particle detection"

Wed, June 15
10:00 am
SSR
Participants
Short talks


2:00 pm
SSR
Dima Makarov
(organizer)
Response of biomolecules to mechanical forces: single-molecule pulling, catch bonds etc.

Thu, June 16
10:00 am
SSR
Zvonimir Dogic
Polymorphic Self-assembly through Chiral Control of Interfacial Tension.


2:00 pm
SSR
Robijn Bruinsma (organizer)
RNA-directed assembly of viruses

Fri, Jun 17
11:15 am
SSR
Carlos Marques
(organizer)
Self-assembled lipid bilayers: interactions with single DNA molecules (Marques), tube extraction (Baljon) and area storage (Papoian) by curvature induced proteins ...
http://biopoly11.wikispaces.com/Conference+Images
Fri, Jun 17
10:00 am
MRL 2048
Rony Granek
Protein Dynamics and Stability: Universality vs. Specificity
Pincus & Brown group meeting talk at the Materials Research Lab (MRL), room 2048
Week 8
~ Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, June 20
10;00 am
SSR
Adam Cohen
Chemically driven mechanics: DNA buckling and migrating gels


2:00pm
SSR
Yitzhak Rabin
(organizer)
Gels: Strings, droplets and tubes- how does phase separation take place in a connected network? (Rabin) ...

Tue, June 21
10:00 am
SSR
Nir Gov
Effective Temperature of Red Blood Cell Membrane Fluctuations


2:00pm
SSR
Carlos Marques
(organizer)
Self-assembled lipid bilayers: interactions with single DNA molecules (Marques), area storage (Papoian) by curvature induced proteins, membrane wrinkles (Stevens) ...
A continuation of the discussion started on Friday 17th
Wed, June 22
10:00 am
SSR
Participants
Short talks


2:00 pm
SSR
Garyk Papoian (organizer)/Rony Granek
Proteins: Physics of Allostery

Thu, June 23
10:00 am
SSR
Participants
Short talks

Thu
June 23
4:00 pm
SSR
Yitzhak Rabin
The Truth Wears Off - Fundamental limitation of statistical studies
of living organisms and other complex systems
General interest talk
Week 9
~ Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, June 27
10:00am
SSR
Andreas Bausch
Cytoskeletal Pattern Formation: Self Organization of Driven Filaments

Mon, June 27
2:00pm
SSR
Rony Granek & Michael Cates
Models of Active Systems
See abstract in the discussions link
Tue, June 28
10:00am
SSR
Mireille Claessens
Alpha-synuclein self assembly across length scales

Wed, June 29
10:00am
SSR
Carlos Marques(organizer)
Self-assembled lipid bilayers: area storage (Papoian) by curvature induced proteins, protein binding and tube extraction (Stevens), atomistic simulations of the DPPC main transition (Netz) and area increase and phase separation in hydroperoxidized lipid membranes (Marques)

Thur
June 30





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