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Physics of Living Matter 3

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The Physics of Living Matter explores how the techniques, methods and general philosophy of the Physical Sciences can be applied to Biology. It is concerned with the structure and organization of biological systems and has the cell at its centre. From there, it extends both down to the molecular realm and upwards towards the tissue/organism level. At this years symposium the L Bragg Lecture will be given by Professor Xiaoliang Sunney Xie of Harvard University and other confirmed speakers include Professor Denis Noble, Professor Winfried Denk and Dr Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz. We will also celebrate the launch of the Physics of Medicine initiative of the Cavendish Laboratory and School of Clinical Medicine.

Physics of Living Matter 3

16–17 December 2008,

Venue: The Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge

For more information see: www.gen.cam.ac.uk/plm

To register please email horizon.forum@rsd.cam.ac.uk stating your Name (including title), Department and any dietary or special requirements

Speakers:

Dr Michel Bornens, Institute Curie, France

Professor Kevin Brindle, University of Cambridge

Dr Ruth Cameron, University of Cambridge

Professor Winfried Denk, Max-Planck Institute for Medical Research,

Professor Kishan Dholakia, University of St Andrews

Dr Sui Huang, University of Calgary

Dr Julian Huppert, University of Cambridge

Dr Ulrich Keyser, University of Leipzig

Professor David A Lomas, University of Cambridge

Professor Denis Noble, University of Oxford

Professor Mike Payne, University of Cambridge

Dr Mark Schnitzer, Stanford University

Professor Kevin Shakesheff, University of Nottingham

Professor Ben Simons, University of Cambridge

Dr Krystyne J. Van Vliet, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

L. Bragg lecture: “Single-Molecule Approach for Biochemistry, Molecular Biology … and Beyond”

Professor Sunney Xie, University of Harvard

Including the GRAND OPENING of the Centre for the Physics of Medicine

Professor Alison Richard, Vice Chancellor, University of Cambridge

Professor Sir Aaron Klug, MRC LMB , Cambridge

Professor David Delpy, Chief Executive of EPSRC

Physics of Living Matter 3 is supported by Agilent Technologies, Carl Zeiss, Leica, Olympus and the Royal Society Journal of Interface

This talk is part of the Physics of Living Matter PLM6 series.

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