University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Biophysics Seminar

semester, 2016

Wednesday, January 20th 2016
10:10 am:
Subject: to be announced.
Wednesday, January 27th 2016
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Hermann Riecke, Northwestern
Subject: Neuronal Networks in Visual and Olfactory Sensory Processing
Wednesday, February 3rd 2016
10:10 am:
Subject: To be announced
Wednesday, February 10th 2016
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Doug Smith, UC San Diego
Subject: Studies of motor-driven viral DNA packaging with optical tweezers: Biophysics of motor function and tight DNA confinement
Wednesday, February 17th 2016
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Paul Tillberg, MIT
Subject: Expansion Microscopy-Improved Resolution Through Uniform Specimen Expansion
Note change from Journal Club to Seminar from previous announcement.
Wednesday, February 24th 2016
10:10 am:
Subject: To be announced.
Wednesday, March 2nd 2016
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
There will be no journal club due to the biophysical society meeting.
Wednesday, March 9th 2016
10:10 am:
Subject: Summary of the Biophysics Society Meeting
Wednesday, March 16th 2016
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
There will be no seminar this week, spring break.
Wednesday, March 23rd 2016
10:10 am:
Subject: To be announced.
Wednesday, March 30th 2016
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Allen Liu, University of Michigan
Subject: Mechanobiology of Membrane: from Mechanosensitive Channels to Artificial Cells
Wednesday, April 6th 2016
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, April 13th 2016
10:10 am:
Subject: To be announced.
Wednesday, April 20th 2016
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Sarah Veatch, University of Michigan
Subject: Phases and fluctuations in biological membranes
Wednesday, April 27th 2016
10:10 am:
Subject: To be announced.
Wednesday, May 4th 2016
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Michael Guy Poirier, Ohio State University
To be announced.
Thursday, September 8th 2016
11:00 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 110 PAN
To be announced.
Thursday, September 15th 2016
11:00 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 110 PAN
There will be no seminar this week.
Thursday, September 22nd 2016
11:00 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Prof. David Piston, Washington University School of Medicine
Subject: Imaging the Molecular Mechanisms of Pancreatic Hormone Secretion
Note change of room from previous announcement.
Thursday, September 29th 2016
11:15 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Prof. Marc Riedel University of Minnesota, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Subject: T Computing with Crappy Clocks (C^3): A New Paradigm for Molecular Computing
Please note change of time from previous announcement. The seminar will be held at 11:15 for the remainder of the semester.
Thursday, October 6th 2016
11:15 am:
Speaker: Prof. Kris Dahl, Carnegie Mellon University, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and BioMedical Engineering
Subject: To be announced.
Thursday, October 13th 2016
11:15 am:
Speaker: Yan Chen, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota
Subject: Receptor-mediated selective autophagy degrades the endoplasmic reticulum and the nucleus.”
Thursday, October 20th 2016
11:15 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Prof. David Grunwald, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Subject: New imaging modalities and analysis approaches for life sciences
Thursday, October 27th 2016
11:15 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Lauren Jelenchick, University of Minnesota Medical School,
Subject: Centromere Mechanical Maturation: A New Theory for Regulation of Mechanical Signaling during Mitotic Progression
Note: change of speaker and program from last announcement.
Thursday, November 3rd 2016
11:15 am:
Speaker: Amanda Hayward, University of Minnesota, Dept. of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Subject: To be announced.
Thursday, November 10th 2016
11:15 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Dr. Ruth Sommese University of Minnesota, Dept. of Genetics, Cell Biology & Development
Subject: Dissecting the regulation of collective myosin motility using DNA nanotechnology
Thursday, November 17th 2016
11:15 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Razvan Chereji, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Subject: The Universality of Nucleosome Organization: From Yeast to Human
Thursday, December 1st 2016
11:15 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Kevin Dorfman University of Minnesota, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Material Science
Subject: The Physics of Genome Mapping in Nanochannels
Thursday, December 8th 2016
11:15 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Prof. Wendy Gordon, University of Minnesota, Dept. of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics
Subject: To be announced.
Thursday, December 15th 2016
11:15 am:
Speaker:  Prof. GW Gant Luxton, University of Minnesota, Dept. of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Subject: To be announced.

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