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Biological Physics & Structural Discovery Seminar

The Biological Physics & Structural Discovery 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 & Structural Discovery Seminar is held every Wednesday during the academic school year. The seminar is held from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm at Goldwater Center for Science and Engineering (GWC) room 487.  In the event the seminar must be held virtually due to public health restrictions, Zoom information will be emailed a few days prior to the Seminar day (and will be included in the CBP-INFO mailings – please subscribe using the maroon Subscribe button above). We have a no-recording policy for these seminars to encourage sharing of new and unpublished results.

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Host
September 14, 2022 Peter Brown Center for Biological Physics, Arizona State University Microscopic Motility of Isolated E. Coli Flagella Doug Shepherd
September 21, 2022 Susanta Sarkar Department of Physics, Colorado School of Mines Looking at Life Through Randomness Judith Klein-Seetharaman
September 28, 2022 Eleni Panagiotu School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, ASU Topological Metrics of Biopolymer Structure and Function Banu Ozkan
October 5, 2022 Steven Ludtke Baylor College of Medicine Contextual Conformational Variability in CryoEM and CryoET Using Deep Learning Po-Lin Chiu
October 19, 2022 Sapna Sarupria Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota In Silico Nanoscopy to Probe Biomolecular Systems – Enzyme Engineering to Designing Bio-Nano Systems Matthias Heyden
October 26, 2022 Josh Vermaas MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory /College of Natural Science Biochemistry & Molecular Biology - Michigan State University Tracking Carbon Diffusion in Photosynthesis from a Molecular Perspective Oliver Beckstein
November 2, 2022 Thomas T. Perkins NIST & University of Colorado Boulder Probing the Hidden Dynamics and Energetics of Diverse Biomolecular Systems by AFM Banu Ozkan
November 9, 2022 Dapeng "Max" Bi Department of Physics, Northeastern University Shear-Driven Solidification and Nonlinear Rheology in Biological Tissues Navish Wadhwa
November 16, 2022 Ivaylo Ivanov Department of Chemistry, Georgia State University Advanced Computational Modeling of Molecular Machines Involved in Transcription Initiation and DNA Repair Abhishek Singharoy