Biological Physics @ CMU

The Biological Physics Initiative
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Physics

nsfSelf-Assembly in Biology and Materials Science

Workshop Program



June 9

7:30-8:30   breakfast  
8:45-9:00 Welcome Jaime Ruiz-Garcia, Mathias Lösche
9:00-10:30 Cellular Systems chair: Mathias Lösche
9:00-9:30 Kris N. Dahl Carnegie Mellon
9:30-10:00 Helim Aranda-Espinoza U Maryland
10:00-10:30 Joel Stavans Weizmann Inst
10:30-11:00   coffee break  
11:00-13:00 Virus Assembly chair: Rolando Castillo
11:00-11:30 Chuck Knobler UC Los Angeles
11:30-12:00 Sofía Lizeth Alcaraz-Estrada CINVESTAV
12:00-12:30 Tomas Lopez IBT-UNAM
12:30-13:00 Roya Zandi UC Riverside
13:15-13:45 Poster Introduction chair: Helim Aranda-Espinoza
14:00-15:30   lunch  
15:30-17:00 Poster Session I  
17:00-19:50 Materials chair: Monica Olvera de la Cruz
17:00-17:30 Abel Moreno Carcamo UNAM
17:30-18:00 Mohammad Islam Carnegie Mellon
18:00-18:20   short coffee break  
18:20-18:50 Luis Fernando Rojas-Ochoa CINVESTAV
18:50-19:20 Jesus Carlos Ruiz-Suarez CINVESTAV
19:20-19:50 Steve Granick U Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
20:00-22:00   dinner  


June 10

7:30-8:30   breakfast  
8:30-10:30 Membranes: Exp Theo & Sim chair: Jaime Ruiz-Garcia
8:30-9:00 Gerard Wong UC Los Angeles
9:00-9:30 Mathias Lösche Carnegie Mellon
9:30-10:00 Jemal Guven ICN-UNAM
10:00-10:30 Roland Faller UC Davis
10:30-11:00   coffee break  
11:00-13:00 Molecular Interactions chair: Gerard Wong
11:00-11:30 Monica Olvera de la Cruz Northwestern U
11:30-12:00 José Campos-Terán UAM
12:00-12:30 Rolando Castillo IF-UNAM
12:50-13:50 RNA, Molecular Motors I chair: Abel Moreno
12:50-13:20 Mauricio Carvajal-Tinoco CINVESTAV
11:30-12:00 Nick Hud Georgia Tech
14:00-15:30   lunch  
15:30-16:30 RNA, Molecular Motors II chair: Miguel Costas
15:30-16:00 Maumita Mandal Carnegie Mellon
16:00-16:30 Braulio Gutiérrez-Medina IPICYT
16:30-17:00   coffee break  
17:00-19:20 Molecular Assemblies chair: Chuck Knobler
17:00-17:30 Ting Xu UC Berkeley
17:30-18:00 Miguel Costas IQ-UNAM
18:00-18:20   short coffee break  
18:20-18:50 Joel Ireta-Moreno UAM-I
18:50-19:20 Markus Deserno Carnegie Mellon
19:30-20:00 Poster Introduction II chair: Ting Xu
20:00-22:00   dinner  


June 11

7:30-8:00   breakfast  
8:00-9:00 Poster Session I  
9:00-11:00   free time  
11:00-13:00 Complex and Cellular Systems chair: Jemal Guven
11:00-11:30 Sarah Veatch Cornell U
11:30-12:00 Said Aranda UA Zacatecas
12:00-12:30 Ivan Santamaría-Holek UNAM
12:30-13:00 Marjorie Longo UC Davis
13:15 closing remarks Chuck Knobler, Rolando Castillo
14:00-15:30   lunch  
15:30-19:00 boat trip around the Huatulco bays  
20:00-22:00   dinner  


This workshop has been jointly funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF-OISE 0963709) and CONACyT, the Méxican Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia.







Clarification on poster format:
Poster boards are 4 ft. wide and 6 ft. tall. Both landscape and portrait orientation will work, as long as the width is limited to 4 ft. (1.20 m).

Prof. Steven Boxer (Stanford) suffered an injury foillowing a domestic accident and cannot attend.
All the best for a quick recovery, Steve!

Abstract booklet: Download here

Poster Information:

Poster boards are 1.20 m (4 feet) wide. Preferred orientation is landscape.

List of Participants:
Will be dstributed at the conference.




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