Institute for the Physics of Living Systems


IPLS Virtual Meet-Up March 2021

24 March 2021, 2:30 pm–5:00 pm


Physics of Compartment Boundaries in Biology

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At termly IPLS Meet-ups researchers working at the interface of physics and biology at UCL and neighbouring institutions present their work. Meet-ups are a great opportunity to learn about the latest interdisciplinary research. 

This Meet-up is part of the Biophysics Week, organised by the Biophysical Society.


14:30-14:50 Giulia Zanetti
"Cryo-electron tomography and subtomogram averaging reveal the structure of coat complexes assembled on membranes"

14:50-15:10 Ivan Palaia - Saric Lab
"Passive nanoparticles sense and move in elastic gradients"

15:10-15:30 Alessia Gentili - Volpe Lab
"Diffusion under confinement in biophysics: experiments and characterization"

15:30-16:00 Break

16:00-16:20 Conor Lanphere - Howorka Lab
"Using DNA to mimic nature: A biomimetic DNA-based synthetic protein gate"

16:20-16:40 Guillermo Herrera Sanchez - Hoogenboom Lab
"Simulating kinetic trapping in membrane pore assembly"

16:40-17:00 Romain Laine
"Studying viral entry one molecule at a time"

Please contact Jas Gill-Thind (j.gill-thind@ucl.ac.uk) if you do not already have the details to join the Zoom meeting.

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