Physics of Living Systems

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PoLS-SRN Student Lunch Seminar Series

Spring 2020 Seminars

Contact us to recieve links for the online webinars

May 8, 2020
Zoom Webinar: 1pm
Yihang Wang - How do proteins, nucleic acids and ligands talk to each other: Insights from AI augmented molecular simulations.

May 15, 2020
Zoom Webinar: 1pm
Abby Bull - TBA

Fall 2019 Seminars

August 22, 2019
PSC 3150 3:30 - 4:30pm
David Garcia – New Emergent Properties of Transcription Factor Dynamics and Their Interactions with Chromatin

September 20, 2019
PSC 3150 12:00 – 1:00pm
Lenny Campanello – Quantifying micron-scale polymerization and depolymerization dynamics in immune cells

October 18, 2019
PSC 3150 12:00 – 1:00pm
Aravind Chandrasekaran – Morphological Transitions in Actin Bundles are Determine by Their Initial Polarity, Myosin Activity, Crosslinking, and Filament Treadmilling
Qin Ni – Tensile Stress Induced Cytoskeletal Reorganization: Mechanics before Chemistry

December 6, 2019
PSC 3150 12:00 – 1:00pm
Zachary Smith - From atoms to pathways: automated protein conformational sampling with AMINO and RAVE

Special iPoLS Faculty Seminar

October 31, 2019
IPST 1116 1:00 - 2:00pm
Dr. Margaret Cheung (University of Houston, Department of Physics) – Physics of Memoryand Learning – from the Perspective of Interacting Biomolecules


May 11, 2020
BRB 1101 Time: TBA
"Biologial Active Matter"


October 31, 2019
ISPT 1116 11:00am-2:00pm
MEDYAN workshop organized by Dr. Papoian's Group

Summer School

July 20-27, 2020
Location: UMD   Time: TBA
“Theoretical Methods in the Physics of Living Systems”
Organized: by H. Levine (Rice University)