Programme


Please note that this programme is subject to change.

Wednesday 3 September  Thursday 4 September  Friday 5 September
Poster Session 1  Poster Session 2

Thursday 4 September

08:30

Registration
Martin Wood Complex, Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford

   

09:00   

Physics meets Biology: is there an elephant in the room?
S Leibler, The Rockefeller University, USA

09:50

Marginal opacity in animal swarms and thermodynamic systems
M S Turner, University of Warwick, UK

10:20

Critical phenomenon of the disordered-ordered transition in incompressible flocks
C F Lee, Imperial College London, UK

   

10:40

Refreshments

   

11:10

Cellular mechanisms underlying the formation of the primitive streak formation in the chick embryo
C J Weijer, University of Dundee, UK

11:40

Chemotaxis, cell shape changes and intracellular transport phenomena - an integrated story
D Heinrich, Leiden University, The Netherlands / Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research (ISC), Germany

12:10

Phototaxis of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
M Chioccioli, University of Cambridge, UK

   

12:30    

Lunch
St Anne’s College, University of Oxford

   

14:00

Understanding cellular heterogeneity
S Teichmann, EMBL-EBI & Sanger Institute, UK

14:50

Membrane-interacting DNA nanostructures
F Simmel, TU München, Germany

15:20

Looping, kinking, plectonemes and melting: Exploring DNA bio- physics with a coarse-grained model
T E Ouldridge, University of Oxford, UK

   

15:40

Poster session 2

   

18:00   

Session end

18:05

AGM - Institute of Physics' Biological Physics Group

19:30

Reception (all delegates)
St Anne’s College, University of Oxford

20:00

Conference Dinner (all delegates)
St Anne's College, University of Oxford


Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    30 May 2014
  • Early registration deadline:
    30 July 2014
  • Registration deadline:
    22 August 2014

Links

Conference handbook (PDF, 3.3MB)

First announcement (PDF, 1.33MB)