Programme

  Wednesday 6 January Thursday 7 January Poster Programme

The meeting is planned to begin at 09:00 on 6 January and finish at 16:00 on 7 January. This should provide sufficient time to reach trains that depart from Edinburgh Waverley Station after 17:00, or flights from Edinburgh airport from 18:30. Please note that the programme is subject to change.

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Thursday 7 January


09:00

Informal discussion

09:30

(keynote) The emergent collective behavior of bacteria under stress
Robert Austin, Princeton University, USA

10:15

(keynote) Quantifying the determinants of evolutionary dynamics leading to drug resistance
Tobias Bollenbach, The Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Austria


11:00


Refreshment break

 

Focus Session: Collective dynamics of motile organisms

Chair: Professor Davide Marenduzzo

11:30

Particle entrainment dominates the interaction of microalgae with micron-sized objects
Marco Polin, University of Warwick, UK

12:00

Fluid-mediated collective phenomena in suspensions of microswimmers
Joakim Stenhammar, Lund University, Sweden

12:15

Microswimmers in oscillatory shear flows: a tale of unexpected resonances
Ottavio Croze, University of Cambridge, UK

12:30

Polar and nematic swarms on curved surfaces
Silke Henkes, University of Aberdeen, UK

12:45

Periodic motion of a circularly confined active nematic
Michael Juniper, Brandeis University, UK


13:00


Lunch

14:00

(keynote) Active droplets and cell motility
Rhoda Hawkins, University of Sheffield, UK

14:45

(keynote) Physics of epithelial tissues
Jean-François Joanny, Institut Curie, France


15:30


Refreshment break

16:00

Close of conference, departure




Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline (extended):
    14 October 2015
  • Early registration deadline:
    11 November 2015
  • Registration deadline:
    10 December 2015

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