England Complex Fluids Workshop
Friday, March 21, 2003
University of Massachusetts Boston, 8:45 am - 5 pm
Media Auditorim, Healey Library (Lower Level)
Registration/breakfast 8:45 am
The New England Complex Fluids Workshop series continues at UMass Boston
on Friday, March 21, 2003. The purpose of the day long meeting is to
bring together researchers in the New England area interested in soft
condensed matter, to discuss their work and explore collaborations.
The quarterly meetings were started in the last millennium by Fraden
to UMass Boston
REGISTRATION is required.
Deadline: ASAP, so that we can order food.
(Cash or checks should be brought to the meeting.)
There will be a $10/person charge to cover breakfast, coffee and lunch.
Parking will be free with registration.
To register, go to the NECF meetings page. Please include a title and
abstract for your "sound bite" -- a five-minute update of current research.
All attendees are encouraged to do so.
- 8:45 - 9:25 am, Breakfast & Registration, Healey Library
- 9:30 - 10:00 am, Arpita Upadhyaya (MIT) - "Probing polymerization
forces using actin-propelled lipid vesicles"
- 10:00 - 10:30 am, Thomas R. Powers (Brown U.) - "Mechanics of bacterial
- 10:35 - 11:00 am, Coffee
- 11:00 - 12:00 pm, Sound Bites I
- 12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch, University Club, Healey Library, 11th floor
- 1:30 - 2:00 pm, Mark C. Williams (Northeastern U.) - "Force spectroscopy
of single molecule DNA-protein interactions"
- 2:00 - 2:30 pm, George B. Benedek (MIT) - "Self-assembling biological
springs: Force transducers on the micron and nanoscale"
- 2:30 - 3:30 pm Sound Bites II
- 3:35 - 4:00 pm, Coffee & Snacks
- 4:00 - 4:50 pm, Erwin Frey (HMI, Berlin) - "Collective phenomena
in intracellular networks"