Programme - Monday 12 September

09:30 Registration and refreshments
           Conference Office, The Gillespie Centre


10:20 Introduction
           Andrew Turberfield, University of Oxford, UK
           Riley Auditorium, The Gillespie Centre


10:30 Regulation of collective cell migration by mechano-biology
           Joachim Spatz, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany

11:20 Frontiers in single molecule manipulation and imaging of DNA-protein transactions
           Gijs Wuite, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

11:50 Reconstituting biological self-organisation in confinement
           Michael Juniper, The Francis Crick Institute, UK

12:20 DNA origami as a single molecule fluorescence tool to quantify DNA damage
           Helen Miller, University of York, UK

12:40 Lunch
          The Garden Room, The Gillespie Centre

14:00 Homeostasis and dynamic phase transition in a simple model of cells with chemical signalling
           Ramin Golestanian, University of Oxford, UK
           Riley Auditorium, The Gillespie Centre

14:30 Bugs on a slippery plane: advection by microswimmers in thin films
           Mitya Pushkin, University of York, UK

14:50 Assessing collective dynamics of motile cilia in human airway cells
           Luigi Feriani, University of Cambridge, UK

15:10 Working towards conformational switching in a synthetic peptide-based molecular motor
           Lara Small, Durham University, UK

15:30 Poster session and refreshments
          The Garden Room and the Elton/Bowring Room, The Gillespie Centre

18:30 Welcome Drinks Reception
           JCR College Bar, Old Court

19:30 Dinner
           The Buttery, Old Court

 Close of day one

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    20 May 2016
  • Student bursary deadline:
    20 May 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    03 August 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    25 August 2016