Complex Systems Dynamics (CoSyDy) Meeting at Imperial College London on May 7, 2014 - ‘Dynamics of Active Matter’


Organisers: Chiu Fan Lee (Bioengineering) & Gunnar Pruessner (Mathematics)

Venue: Lecture Theatre 2.28 in the Royal School of Mines, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London

Date: Wednesday May 7, 2014

12:00 – 13:05  Buffet lunch in Room 3.24 (Bioengineering Staff Common Room)
13:05  Welcome
13:10 – 13:50  Carina Dunlop (University of Surrey)
 'The role of cell-substrate interactions in epithelial tissues'
13:50 – 14:30  Pierre Degond (Imperial College London)
 'Collective dynamics of socially interacting agents: from micro to macro'
14:30 – 14:45  Philipp Khuc Trong (University of Cambridge)
 'Modelling intracellular transport in Drosophila oocytes'
14:45 – 15:25  Coffee break
15:25 – 15:40  Rachel Bennett (University of Oxford)
 'Vibrio cholerae mechanically scan surfaces using pili before irreversible attachment and microcolony
 formation'

15:40 – 16:20  Rosemary Dyson (University of Birmingham)
 'Modelling the multiscale mechanics of plant root growth'
16:20 – 17:00  Matthew Turner (University of Warwick)
 'Frustrated swarms'
17:00  Wine and snacks in Room 3.24 (Bioengineering Staff Common Room)

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