Biological Physics Journal Club (2016)

Time: Fridays 2-3pm
Venue: Bessemer (4th floor) Meeting Room 2, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London
[Unless indicated otherwise]

here for the current schedule

May 19 Presenter: Chiu Fan Lee
Paper: Battle C, Broedersz C P, Fakhri N, Geyer V F, Howard J, Schmidt C F and MacKintosh F C (2016) Broken detailed balance at mesoscopic scales in active biological systems. Science 352 604–7.
May 26 Presenter: Gunnar Pruessner
Paper: Solon A P, Fily Y, Baskaran A, Cates M E, Kafri Y, Kardar M and Tailleur J (2015) Pressure is not a state function for generic active fluids. Nature Physics 11 673–8.
Jun 6 Presenter: Nanxin Wei
Paper: Pollard B (2016) Open Markov Processes: A Compositional Perspective on Non-Equilibrium Steady States in Biology. Entropy 18 140.
Jun 13 Presenter: Linus Schumacher
Paper: Perunov N, Marsland R and England J (2016) Statistical Physics of Adaptation. Phys. Rev. X 6 021036.
Jun 20 Presenter: Jean David Wurtz
Paper: Bar-Sinai Y and Bouchbinder E (2015) Spatial distribution of thermal energy in equilibrium. Phys. Rev. E. 91 060103.
Jun 27 Presenter: David Nesbitt
Paper: Ronceray P and Lenz M (2015) Connecting local active forces to macroscopic stress in elastic media. Soft Matter 11 1597–605.
Jul 4 Presenter: Giovanni Sena
Paper: Ciszzak M et al. (2012) Swarming Behavior in Plant Roots. PLoS One 7 e29759.
Aug 8 Presenter: Chiu Fan Lee
Paper: Fodor É, Nardini C, Cates M E, Tailleur J, Visco P and van Wijland F (2016) How Far from Equilibrium Is Active Matter? Phys. Rev. Lett. 117 038103.
Sept 12 Presenter: Robert Endres
Paper: Cao Y, Wang H, Ouyang Q and Tu Y (2015) The free energy cost of accurate biochemical oscillations. Nature Physics 11 772-778.
Sept 19 Presenter: Nanxin Wei
Paper: Enciso G A (2016) Transient absolute robustness in stochastic biochemical networks. J. R. Soc. Interface 13 20160475.
Sept 26 Presenter: David Nesbitt
Paper: Kruse K, Joanny J F, Jülicher F, Prost J and Sekimoto K (2004) Asters, Vortices, and Rotating Spirals in Active Gels of Polar Filaments. Phys. Rev. Lett. 92 78101.
Oct 7 Presenter: Jean David Wurtz
Paper: Zwicker D, Hyman A A and Jülicher F (2015) Suppression of Ostwald ripening in active emulsions. Phys. Rev. E 92 12317.
Oct 14 Presenter: Gunnar Pruessner
Paper: Suzuki R, Weber C A, Frey E and Bausch A R (2015) Polar pattern formation in driven filament systems requires non-binary particle collisions. Nature Physics 11 839–43.
Oct 21 Presenter: Linus Schumacher
Paper: Greulich P and Simons B D (2016) Dynamic heterogeneity as a strategy of stem cell self-renewal. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 113 7509–14.
Oct 28 Presenter: Andrea Cairoli
Paper: Harris T H, Banigan E J, Christian D A, Konradt C, Tait Wojno E D, Norose K, Wilson E H, John B, Weninger W, Luster A D, Liu A J and Hunter C A (2012) Generalized Levy walks and the role of chemokines in migration of effector CD8+ T cells. Nature 486 545–8
Nov 4 Presenter: Chiu Fan Lee
Paper: Alert R and Casademunt J (2016) Bleb Nucleation through Membrane Peeling. Phys. Rev. Lett. 116 68101
Nov 11 Presenter: Benjamin Walter
Paper: Schuldt C, Schnauß J, Händler T, Glaser M, Lorenz J, Golde T, Käs J A and Smith D M (2016) Tuning Synthetic Semiflexible Networks by Bending Stiffness. Phys. Rev. Lett. 117 197801.
Nov 18 Presenter: Nanxin Wei
Paper: Zhang Y and Dudko O K (2015) Statistical mechanics of viral entry. Phys. Rev. Lett. 114 18104.
Nov 21 Jaime Agudo-Canalejo (Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces)
Research seminar: Remodelling processes in biological and biomimetic membranes
Time: 2-3pm; Venue: Bessemer MR 2
Nov 24 Tomohiko Sano (Ritsumeikan University)
Research seminar: Slip and pinning of elastic ribbons
Time: 3-4pm; Venue: RSM 3.03
Nov 25 Presenter: David Nesbitt
Paper: Alvarado J, Sheinman M, Sharma A, MacKintosh F C and Koenderink G H (2013) Molecular motors robustly drive active gels to a critically connected state. Nature Physics 9 591–7.
Dec 2 Presenter: Kim Parker
Paper: Transtrum M K, Machta B B, Brown K S, Daniels B C, Myers C R and Sethna J P (2015) Perspective: Sloppiness and emergent theories in physics, biology, and beyond. J. Chem. Phys. 143 10901.
Dec 9 Presenter: Gunnar Pruessner
Paper: Lavi I, Piel M, Lennon-Duménil A-M, Voituriez R and Gov N S (2016) Deterministic patterns in cell motility. Nature Physics 12 1146–52.
Dec 16 Presenter: Jean David Wurtz
Paper: Saha S, Weber C A, Nousch M, Adame-Arana O, Hoege C, Hein M Y, Osborne-Nishimura E, Mahamid J, Jahnel M, Jawerth L, Pozniakovski A, Eckmann C R, Jülicher F and Hyman A A (2016) Polar Positioning of Phase-Separated Liquid Compartments in Cells Regulated by an mRNA Competition Mechanism. Cell 166 1572–1584.
Time: 2-3pm; Venue: SALC 9, Sheffield Building