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

Wednesday 3 September

10:00

Registration and refreshments
Martin Wood Complex, Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford

   

10:30   

Introduction
A J Turberfield, University of Oxford, UK

10:40

Active nematics: the role of defects
J M Yeomans, University of Oxford, UK

11:30

Role of tissue mechanics in neuronal growth during embryonic development
A J Thompson, University of Cambridge, UK

11:50

Unveiling early lineage decisions in the developing heart
S Rulands, University of Cambridge, UK

12:10

Quantitative fluorescence imaging of structures and proteins underlying muscle biophysics
C Soeller, University of Exeter, UK

   

12:40

Lunch
St Anne’s College, University of Oxford
   

14:00

Shape growth in plants: The physical influence of the cell wall
S Braybrook, University of Cambridge, UK

14:30

Biophysics of lineage segregation in the early mouse embryo
S Achouri, University of Cambridge, UK

14:50

Actin cortex mechanics in animal cell morphogenesis
E Paluch, University College London, UK

15:20

Staphylococcus aureus: A super bug!
S J Foster, University of Sheffield, UK

15:50

High-speed force spectroscopy (HS-FS) of single molecules
F Rico, INSERM, France

   

16:20

Poster session 1

   

18:40   

Session end

19:30

Dinner (residential and pre-booked delegates only)
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)