Programme - Wednesday 14 September

08:30    Registration
              Conference Office, The Gillespie Centre

09:00    Optogenetics: lighting up the brain
              Gero Miesenböck, University of Oxford, UK
              Riley Auditorium, The Gillespie Centre

09:50    Talk title tbc
              Niek F van Hulst, ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain

10:20    Single-molecule biosensing using plasmonic nanoparticles
              Peter Zijlstra, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

10:40    Morning refreshments
              The Garden Room, The Gillespie Centre

11:10    Using evolutionary sequence variation to build predictive models of protein structure and function
              Lucy Colwell, University of Cambridge, UK

11:40    A simple genotype-phenotype map for protein-DNA binding, sequence entropy and its role in speeding up speciation
              Bhavin Khatri, University College London, UK

12:10    Systematic investigation of bias in Jarzynski-derived free energy landscapes using coarse-grained simulations
              Megan Engel, University of Oxford, UK

12:40    Lunch
              The Garden Room, The Gillespie Centre

14:00    The physics and biology of sprouting angiogenesis
               Rui Travasso, University of Coimbra, Portugal
               Riley Auditorium, The Gillespie Centre

14:20     Biaxial nematic order of liver transport networks
               Jens Karschau, TU Dresden, Germany

14:40    Molecular and cellular mechanisms for folding sheets into tubes
               Katja Röper, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK

15:10    Closing remarks
              Andrew Turberfield, University of Oxford, UK

15:15    Close of day three and conference

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