Institute for the Physics of Living Systems


IPLS PhD Welcome 2016

13 October 2016–14 October 2016, 10:00 am–7:00 pm

Event Information

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Room E3/7 in the Physics Building

IPLS is holding a Welcome for PhD students on 13-14 October with lectures, seminars and workshops that cover key topics and techniques in biological physics. The events below are open to anyone interested, not just PhD students, so feel free to join! All events will be held in Room E3/7 in the Physics Building (map).The schedule of events is detailed below. 

In addition to talks and workshops, we will also be co-hosting a social with the Biological Physics group at the The Carpenter's Arms (68-70 Whitfield Street, W1T 4EY) on Friday 14th October at 5pm. Please feel free to come by and meet some new people.

Thursday 13th October

10.00-12.00: Buzz Baum - Introduction to IPLS

14.00-15.00: Guillaume Salbreux - Physics of Tissues

Friday 14th October

10.00-11.00: Shiladitya Banerjee - On Bacterial Growth and Form

11.00-12.00: Guillaume Charras - Epithelial Mechanics

14.00-15.00: Andela Saric - Virtual Biology

15.00-16.00: Ravi Desai - Microfabrication

17.00: Joint IPLS / Biophysics Group Social

Location: The Carpenter's Arms (68-70 Whitfield Street, W1T 4EY)

Please join IPLS along with the biophysics research group for our first social of the year.