58th New England Workshop on Complex Fluids

Friday, February 28, 2014
MIT, 84 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Building W20, Second Floor, Sala de Puerto Rico
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The workshop brings together researchers with an interest in soft condensed matter and biophysics to discuss their work and explore collaborations. The day will include breaks for lunch and coffee. Attendees are encouraged to present short talks (~3 minutes) and/or posters that highlight current research. Poster spaces are first-come first-served. The event is free.

Invited Speakers:

Organizing Committee:


8:45–9:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:30–11:00 a.m. Invited Talks — Session I

Prof. Katharina Ribbeck, MIT
"Mechanistic Analysis of Pathogen Interactions with the Mucus Barrier"

Prof. Koby Nahmias, Hebrew U. of Jerusalem
"From Streamline Velocimetry to Non-dimensional Analysis of Flow in Retinal Microaneurysms"

11:10–11:10 a.m. Short "Leg Stretch" Break
11:10–12:10 a.m. Sound Bite Talks — I
12:10–1:10 p.m. Lunch
1:10–2:40 p.m. Invited Talks — Session II

Prof. Michael Brenner, Harvard University
"Ideas in Self-Assembly"

Dr. Chase Broedersz, Princeton University
"Organizing the Bacterial Chromosome for Division"

2:40–3:00 p.m. Coffee Break
3:00–3:45 p.m. Sound Bite Talks — II
4:00 p.m. Adjourn