Subgroup U

Subgroup U: The Cell and Physics: 2018 and Beyond

Sunday, December 9, 4:15 pm-6:50 pm
Ballroom 20A

Organizers:  Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Thoru Pederson, University of Massachusetts Medical School

The rapidly growing interface between cell biology and the quantitative approaches of physics is providing remarkable new insights into cellular components and their dynamic relationships. This session has been designed to highlight path-breaking examples of this fruitful partnership, presented by representatives from both the cell biology and physics communities.

Presentations:

4:15 PM         Cells as Physics and Physics as Cells: The Epistemological Wheel Turns” Thoru Pederson, University of Massachusetts Medical School

4:20 PM         Figure 1 Theory Meets Figure 2 Experiments in Cell Biology” Rob Phillips, California Institute of Technology

4:45 PM          Emergent Mechanics of Living matter: How Do Cells Build Organisms?”  Manu Prakash, Stanford University

5:10 PM          The Physics of Self-Assembling Biological Materials” Dyche Mullins, University of California, San Francisco

5:35 PM         Cytosol Patterning by RNA Based Liquid-Like Droplets” Amy Gladfelter, University of North Carolina

6:00 PM        Physics of the Membrane Actin Interface” Patricia Bassereau, Marie Curie Institute

6:25 PM        Focused Ion Beam-Scanning EM: A Physics Door to Ultrastructure” Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

6:50 PM        Wrap-up

 

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