17/10/2016 - 12:00 - Auditori PRBB

Deadline for abstracts "1st EPS-DPL Biology for Physics Conference: Is there new physics in living matter?"

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Abstract and Summary submission deadline:

Monday 17th October 2016(a 50-word abstract and a one page summary in pdf format)


The conference programme includes:

- 25 prominent scientists who have been working over the past years on several biologically motivated problems, have made outstandng contributions in their respective fields and for whom physics is an everyday source of inspiration. The current list can be found at

- poster presentations



  • Physical principles of mechanochemical networks: new challenges for soft matter physics
  • Systems biology and self-organization: from active matter to cells and tissues
  • Stochastic thermodynamics: from single molecules to complex machinery
  • Physics of biological evolution: from the second law to the selection of structures



  • August 22, 2016: On-line submission opens
  • October 1, 2016: On-line registration opens
  • October 17, 2016: On-line Submission deadline
  • November 15, 2016: Authors' notification sent
  • January 8, 2017: On-line registration closes


Uri AlonWeizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Carlos BustamanteUniversity of California at Berkeley, USA
Hugues ChateCEA, Saclay, France
Paolo de los RiosÉcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Cees DekkerTechnical University of Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
Mareleen DogteromTechnical University of Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
Maria Garcia-ParajoInstitut de Ciències Fotòniques, Barcelona, Spain
Raymond GoldsteinUniversity of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Stephan GrillBiotechnology Center, Technical University of Dresden, Germany
Carl-Philip HeisenbergInstitute of Science and Technology, Austria
Ivan JunierUniversité Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France
Fred MackintoshVrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Niek Van HulstInstitut de Ciències Fotòniques, Barcelona, Spain
Erik Van NimwegenUniversity of Basel, Switzerland
Ignacio PagonabarragaUniversitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Erwin PetermanVrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jacques ProstInstitut Curie, Paris, France
Olivier RivoireLaboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique, Grenoble, France
Udo SeifertUniversity of Stuttgart, Germany
Joshua ShaevitzPrinceton University, USA
Xavier TrepatInstitute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Antoine TrillerInstitut de Biologie de l'École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
Valerie WeaverUniversity of California at San Francisco, USA


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