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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 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm in GWC 487. Light refreshments are served at every seminar. 

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Host
September 11, 2019 Robijn Bruinsma UCLA Physics and the HIV Virus Petr Šulc
September 18, 2019 Aliaksei Boika University of Akron Applications of AC Electrokinetic Phenomena to Electroanalysis and Beyond Dmitry Matyushov
September 25, 2019 Khuloud Jaqaman University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Single-molecule Analysis of Receptor Spatiotemporal Organization on the Endothelial Cell Surface Steve Pressé
October 2, 2019 Michael F. Brown University of Arizona Unraveling Biomembrane Dynamics With Solid-State NMR and Time-Resolved X-Ray Scattering John Spence
October 9, 2019 Loren Hough U Colorado at Boulder Disorder as a Driver of Biological Filtration Sara Vaiana
October 16, 2019 Mahmoud Moradi University of Arkansas Riemannian Treatment of Protein Conformational Space: Application to Membrane Proteins Oliver Beckstein
October 23, 2019 Keith Lidke U New Mexico Towards Nanometer Resolution in Fluorescence Far-field Microscopy Douglas Shepherd
October 30, 2019 Vincent Hilser Johns Hopkins University Allosteric Tuning of Dynamics Can Drive Cold Adaptation in an Enzyme Banu Ozkan
November 6, 2019 Ben Schuler University of Zurich Single-Molecule Spectroscopy of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins and Their Interaction Mechanisms Sara Vaiana
November 13, 2019 Andrew York Calico LLC A Bolt-On Single-Objective Light-Sheet Design with Uncompromised Numerical Aperture Douglas Shepherd
November 20, 2019 Sabrina Rose Leslie McGill University Deconstructing Biology with Simple Single-molecule Imaging: Controlling Conformation, Confinement, and Concentration Steve Pressé