Programme

Wednesday 6 April Thursday 7 April Friday 8 April                                                                    
Poster Programme

Friday 8 April


Please note the programme is subject to change

Parallel Sessions

Chair: Neil Hunt, University of Strathclyde, UK

09:00 - 09:40

(Plenary) Designing Dual-functionlised gels for self-reconfiguration and autonomous motion
Anna Balazs, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Auditorium

 

Self Assembly, Biomimetics and Pattern Formation

Auditorium
Chair: Lorna Dougan, University of Leeds, UK

 

Active Matter

John Hammond Lecture Theatre
Chair: Mike Cates, University of Cambridge, UK

09:50 De-novo designed artificial viral coat proteins that co-assemble into rod-shaped artificial virus particles with single polycations
Renko de Vries, Wageningen University, the Netherlands
  Dynamics of defects in shells of active liquid crystal
Diana Khoromskaia, University of Warwick, UK
10:10 Tailoring peptide hydrogels for controlling drug release kinetics
Mohamed Elsawy, The University of Manchester, UK
  Birds, magnets, soap, and sandblasting: Surprising connections to incompressible polar active fluids in 2D
Chiu Fan Lee, Imperial College London, UK
10:30 Poster Session B and refreshments
Boulind Suite
 
 
Chair:
Lorna Dougan, University of Leeds, UK
11:15 - 11:55 (Plenary) Soft particle monolayers at fluid interfaces: structure, rheology and applications
Lucio Isa, ETH Zurich, Switzerland 
 

Liquid Crystals

Auditorium
Chair: Martin Buzza, University of Hull, UK

 

Polymers, Polyelectrolytes and Biomolecules

Auditorium
Chair: Ron Larson, University of Michigan, USA

 
12:05 Hexagonal platelets, columns and bundles formed by self-organisation of rod-like viruses
Baeckkyoung Sung, CNRS, France
  Topological patterns in gel electrophoresis of knotted DNA
Davide Michieletto, University of Edinburgh, UK
12:25 Liquid dielectrophoresis - Isotropic and anisotropic
Carl Brown, Nottingham Trent University, UK
  Determining the importance of hydrogen bond strength on the mechanical stability of proteins
Megan Hughes, University of Leeds, UK

12:45

End of scientific
programme
   
       
12:50 - 13:50 Lunch

Online registration is now closed

Accommodation

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

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