Year 2014 Archive
Sid Goyal, Toronto
Terry Hwa, University of California, San Diego, “A quantitative phenomenological approach towards predictive biology”
Roy Bar-Ziv, Weizmann/Harvard, "Programmable on-chip DNA compartments as “Artificial cells”"
Jim Weisshaar, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Organization within the E. coli Cytoplasm"
Jose Feijo, University of Maryland, “How cells coordinate growth and shape: unravelling the complexity of ion signaling in pollen tubes”
Chris Gabel, Boston University, "Worm Neurosurgery: Using femtosecond lasers to study neuronal damage and regeneration in C. elegans"
Denis Wirtz, Johns Hopkins University, Cell Migration in 3D
Surya Ganguli, Stanford, The functional contribution of synaptic complexity to learning and memory
Timothy O'Leary, Brandeis, Stable neural function from sloppy underlying components
Open Gathering: Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with the members of your Biophysics Community
Wolfgang Losert, University of Maryland, Follow the wave - a dynamic mechanism for contact guidance and collective cell migration
Dan Needleman, Harvard Medical School, Self-Focusing of the Ran Gradient in Mitosis: Signaling, Mechanics, and Spindle Size
Massimo Vergassola, UCSD, Finding the needle in a biological haystack
Karen Kasza, Sloan Kettering, Spatiotemporal control of the forces that shape tissues
David Nelson, Harvard, Range Expansions of Microorganisms in Structured Environments
Adrienne Fairhall, University of Washington, Computation in neurons and networks
CANCELLED: Daniel Kronauer, Rockefeller, The clonal raider ant Cerapachys biroi as a new model system for social evolution and behavior
Madhav Mani, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, A Physical Approach to Organismal Development
David Biron, University of Chicago, Worm sleep: a universal behavior meets a simple model system
Ila Fiete, University of Texas