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Poster Programme

Poster programme

This poster programme is subject to change. 

Session A

Topic: Active

P1.1  Directed motion and phototaxis in the dominant marine Pico-eukaryote micromonas pusilla
Richard Henshaw, University of Warwick, UK

P1.2  Entrainment dominates the interaction of microalgae with micron-sized objects
Raphael Jeanneret, University of Warwick, UK

Topic: Biological Systems

P1.3  Influence of pluronic® L64 block copolymer on the viscoelastic and isothermal properties of lipid membranes
Evanthia Adamidou, The University of Manchester, UK

P1.4  Is the Sm-like protein Hfq a new bacterial master regulator?
Krzysztof Kubiak, CNRS, France

P1.5  Fluctuating lipid nanodomains near critical transitions
Simon Connell, University of Leeds, UK

P1.6  Receptor activation in autoimmune disorder: Specificity enabled by multivalency
Jure Dobnikar, BUCT, China

P1.7  Assessing collective dynamics of motile cilia in human airway cells
Luigi Feriani, University of Cambridge, UK

P1.8  Hydration of ceramide in solution and bilayer environments
Richard Gillams, University of Oxford, UK

P1.9  Modelling the unbinding of membranes tethered randomly to a network substrate
Sthembiso Gumede, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

P1.10  Elastic wrinkling of an actin network in motile cells driven by myosin-induced contractile stress
Andrew Kennard, Stanford University, USA

P1.11  Quantifying nanomolar protein concentrations using designed DNA carriers and solid-state nanopores
Jinglin Kong, University of Cambridge, UK

P1.12  Biophysical factors modulating red blood cells susceptibility to bacterial toxins
Peter Petrov, University of Exeter, UK

P1.13  Determination of the binding interaction between proteoglycan receptors and fibronectin using dynamic single molecule force spectroscopy
Thomas Kennelly, University of Sheffield, UK

Topic: Confined Fluids and Interfacial Phenomena

P1.14  Micro-confined droplets: study of the lubrication film
Axel Huerre, Imperial College London, UK

P1.15  Dynamics of polymer melt chains at surfaces
Jack Kirk, University of Reading, UK

Topic : Optical Methods and Imaging

P1.16  Fast nanoscale imaging and quantitative nanomechanical characterisation of biomaterials by atomic force microscopy
Dimitar Stamov, JPK Instruments AG, Germany

P1.17  On the origin of Parkinson's disease: dSTORM superresolution imaging to study the role of endogenous alpha-synuclein
Florian Ströhl, University of Cambridge, UK

: Polymers, Polyelectrolytes and Biomolecules

P1.18 Migration of epithelial cells on the glass and polymer substrates
Daniel Dziob, Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, Poland

P1.19  Folding and unfolding of a polymer chain 
Christian Leitold, University of Vienna, Austria

P1.20  Open collaboration to resolve lipid bilayer structure with atomistic resolution 
Samuli Ollila, Aalto University, Finland

Topic: Self-assembly, Biomimetics and Pattern Formation

P1.21  Self-assembly and encapsulation of testosterone compounds within surfactant aggregate structures
Daniel Allen, King's College London, UK

P1.22  Linker-mediated self-assembly of compliant units
Omar Amjad, University of Cambridge, UK

P1.23  Polymorphism in self-assembled structures of amphiphilic DNA C-stars
Ryan Brady, University of Cambridge, UK


Session B

Topic: Active Matter

P2.1  Control over phase synchronisation in rotor models of motile cilia
Armando Maestro, University of Cambridge, UK

P2.2  Ferromagnetic swimmers
Peter Petrov, University of Exeter, UK

P2.3  Bacteria swimming in high molecular-weight polymer: lambda-DNA
Clemence Devailly, University of Edinburgh, UK

Topic: Biological Systems

P2.5  Collective dynamics of bundles filaments in the Contractile ring
Stanard Mebwe Pachong, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

P2.6  Model for the cytoskeleton: filament networks contained within a membrane

Kristian Müller-Nedebock, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

P2.7  Three methods predict THz oscillations in DNA monomers, dimers, and trimers

Constantinos Simserides,  National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

P2.8  Computational design of customised nanobodies for biotechnological applications
Sara Fortuna, University of Udine, Italy

P2.9  Nanomechanical characterisation of nuclear pore complexes
George Stanley, University College London, UK

P2.11  Planar diffusion of nanofluids in the skin: in vivo imaging and kinetic behaviours

Baeckkyoung Sung, CNRS, France

P2.12  ATP-triggered stress granule formation via phase separation 

Jean David Wurtz, Imperial College London, UK

Topic: Colloids and nanoparticles

P2.13  DL_MONTE: A general-purpose Monte Carlo code applicable to soft matter systems

Tom Underwood, University of Bath, UK

P2.14  Colloids as an experimental model for proteins at liquid interfaces
Rudi Mears, University of Edinburgh, UK

P2.15  Plasmonic liposomes as possible drug delivery nanocarriers
Rares Stiufiuc, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Topic: Confined Fluids and Interfacial Phenomena

P2.16  Chocolate rheology and taste - role of surfactants
Iva Manasi, University of Edinburgh, UK

P2.17  Squeezing an emulsion with two continuous phases: centrifugal compression of the bijel

Katherine Rumble, University of Edinburgh, UK

P2.18  Soft meets hard - a microscopic view of freeze-thaw stability of Pickering emulsions 
Job Thijssen, The University of Edinburgh, UK

Topic: Glasses and Gels 

P2.19  Elastic polymer substrates for cell migration research  

Tomasz KoƂodziej, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Topic: Liquid Crystals

P2.20  Monte Carlo simulations of helical Yukawa rods as a model for cholesteric liquid crystals  

Anja Kuhnhold, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

P2.21  Opening the possibilities of room temperature applications of poly(acrylate) liquid crystal elastomers 

Devesh Mistry, University of Leeds, UK

Topic: Rheology and Non-Equilibrium Phenomena 

P2.22  Coarse-grain simulations for flow of soft matter systems with solid interfaces
Vishal Ahuja, University of Twente, the Netherlands

P2.23  Towards multiscale modelling of interfacial rheology
Alan Luo, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Topic: Self-assembly, Biomimetics and Pattern Formation 

P2.24  Hamiltonian structure of moment equations reveals a unified view of protein filament formation
Thomas Michaels, University of Cambridge, UK

P2.25  Effects of external mechanical stresses on lipid bilayers supported on wrinkled surfaces 

Ethan Miller, Durham University, UK

P2.26 Fast evaluation of nanoparticle surface conductivity using pulsed dielectrophoresis
David Bakewell, University of Liverpool, UK


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Deadline date for online accommodation booking is 1 April 2016

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: [EXTENDED]
    29 January 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    9 March 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    28 March 2016