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Biological Physics Seminar

The Biological Physics Seminar is a multidisciplinary seminar series with broadly defined topics. They include biological and soft matter physics, biophysics, structural and computational biology with equal emphasis on experimental and theoretical and computational approaches.The Biological Physics Seminar is organized by the Center for Biological Physics and co-sponsored by the Department of Physics and the Center for Applied Structural Discovery (CASD). 

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The Biological Physics Seminar is held every Wednesday during the academic school year. The seminar is held from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in GWC 487. Light refreshments are served at every seminar. 

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Host
September 5, 2018 Doug Shepherd UC Denver Quantifying the ‘when and where’ of gene expression during organ development Steve Pressé
September 12, 2018 Martin McCullagh Colorado State University Allostery and ATP Hydrolysis in the Dengue Viral NS3 Helices Matthias Heyden
September 19, 2018 Marcia Levitus ASU Fluctuations as a source of information in fluorescence spectroscopy: from protein oligomerization to excited-state dynamics. Oliver Beckstein
September 26, 2018 Peter Rez ASU Filling In the Gaps In Biological Imaging: Alternative Ways of Doing Cryo Electron Microscopy Oliver Beckstein
October 3, 2018 Margaret S. Cheung-Wyker University of Houston Molecular Underpinnings of Postsynaptic Calmodulin-dependent Calcium Signaling Banu Ozkan
October 10, 2018 Faruck Morcos University of Texas at Dallas Global landscapes of Protein-RNA interactions as quantitative tools to predict and design genome wide specificity of RNA structured elements Banu Ozkan
October 17, 2018 Sarah Veatch University of Michigan Phases and fluctuations in biological membranes Rizal F. Hariadi
October 24, 2018 Rachelle Gaudet Harvard Panning for precious metals: Mechanics of a transition metal transporter Abhishek Singharoy
October 31, 2018 Abhishek Singharoy ASU Biophysics at the dawn of exascale computing: From hybrid structure-determination to large-scale conformational transitions Oliver Beckstein
November 7, 2018 Srividya Iyer-Biswas Purdue Emergent laws governing stochastic single-cell dynamics Steve Pressé
November 14, 2018 Jin Wang Stony Brook University Landscape and flux theory of nonequilibrium dynamical systems with application to biology Steve Pressé