Conferences soft matter and biological physics

Information collected by Ulrich Schwarz, Heidelberg. Click here for a similar list for earlier years.

Year 2016

date place conference comments
Jan 3-8 Aspen Aspen workshop on Populations, Evolution, and Physics organized by Jeff Gore, Oskar Hallatscheck, Edo Kursell
Jan 7-10 North Carolina, Chapel Hill 35th edition of Dynamics Days US -
Feb 16-19 Les Houches Les Houches School on NEW CHALLENGES IN THE PHYSICS OF THE BRAIN: FROM CELLS TO ORGANS organized by Alain Goriely (University of Oxford), Antoine Jérusalem (University of Oxford), Ellen Kuhl (Stanford University) and Julian A. Garcia Grajales (Oxford)
Feb 14-17 Vienna 41st Conference of the Middle European Cooperation on Statistical Physics -
Feb 26 - Mar 5 Innsbruck SysBio 2016 - Advanced Lecture Course on Systems Biology -
Feb 27 - Mar 02 Los Angeles BPS Annual Meeting 2016 abstract deadline Oct 1
Feb 28-Mar 4 Les Houches Les Houches school on Dynamics and Information Processing : from Cells to Tissues organized by A. Walczak and V. Hakim
March 6 - 11 Regensburg, Germany Spring meeting Biological Physics in the German Physical Society abstract deadline Dec 1
March 8 - 10 Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom Single cell biology -
Mar 14 - 18 Baltimore APS spring meeting -
March 22 - 24 Amsterdam, NL Conference on Mechanobiology: mechanisms of force sensation and transduction that controls cell behavior in health and disease organizers Thomas Schmidt und Erik Danen
March 27 - April 2 Aspen Center of Physics Workshop on Physics of Development and Disease organizers Josef Kaes, Wolfgang Losert and Lisa Manning
April 4-8 Erlangen Imaging particles organizers Matthias Schroeter and Thorsten Poeschel
Apr 6-8 Munich Systems Biology of Mammalian Cells (SBMC2016) -
May 9-13 Universite Paris 7 Diderot Tissue mechanics in morphogenesis: Focus on theoretical modeling organized by Francois Graner, Pierre-Francois Lenne, Guillaume Salbreux
May 18-20 IST Austria in Klosterneuburg, Austria Information, Probability and Inference in Systems Biology Conference (IPISB2016) organizers Peter Swain and Gasper Tkacik
May 29 - June 1 EMBL Heidelberg EMBO EMBL Symposium on Microtubules: From Atoms to Complex Systems -
June 13-25 Lago di Como Lake Como Workshop on Quantitative Laws II: From physiology to ecology, from interaction structures to collective behavior organizers include Marco Cosentino Lagomarsino
June 19-24 Bates College, Maine GRC conference on Signaling by Adhesion Receptors organized by Alpha Yap and Chris Chen
Jun 20-23 Syracuse, USA Active and Smart Matter: A New Frontier for Science and Engineering organized by James Henderson, M. Cristina Marchetti, Joseph Paulsen, Ashok Sangani, Jennifer Schwarz
Jun 22-24 Saarbruecken Cell Physics 2016 organized by the Collaborative Research Center SFB 1027 Physical modeling of non-equilibrium processes in biological systems
Jun 26 - Jul 4 Quy Nhon, Vietnam Mechanobiology Conference (The XII rencontres du Vietnam Meeting) organized by Ada Cavalcanti, Benoit Ladoux, RM Mege, Pierre Nassoy, GV. Shivashankar, Yusuke Toyama, Jie Yan
July 4-8 Strasbourg, France European Summer School 2016 on Physics of Living Matter application until May 15th; physics students can earn three ECTS credit points; organizers Daniel Riveline and Ulrich Goerlach
Jul 4-10 Graz, Austria 7th Summer School on Biomechanics: Biomechanics of Soft Tissues: Multiscale Modeling, Simulation and Applications organized by Gerhard Holzapfel and Ray Ogden
Jul 18-22 Lyon Statphys 2016 Abstract submission (Oral): March 31, 2016
Jul 25 - Sep 16 KITP Santa Barbara KITP program From Genes to Growth and Form and summer course Mechanics and Mechanisms of Morphogenesis organized by Suzanne Eaton, Madhav Mani, Andrew Oates, and Boris Shraiman
Aug 17-19 Physikzentrum Bad Honnef 622. Wilhelm and Else Heraeus-Seminar on Neuronal Mechanics organized by Kristian Franze
Sept 4-9 Bad Honnef 623. Wilhelm and Else Heraeus-Seminar on Cellular Dynamics -
Sept 5-7 Berlin Biomembrane Days 2016 organized by Rumiana Dimova, Thomas Weikl, Reinhard Lipowsky, Stephan Sigrist
Sept 7-10 EMBL Heidelberg EMBO EMBL Symposium: Actin in Action: From Molecules to Cellular Functions -
Sept 10-13 Mannheim EMBO Meeting 2016 -
Sept 12-16 Grenoble 4th International Soft Matter Conference (ISMC2016) -
Sept 16-20 Barcelona International Conference on Systems Biology 2016 -
Sept 18-21 Rehovot and Tel Aviv, Israel BioSoft Frontiers: Physics of Soft and Biological Matter in honor of Sam Safran and David Andelman; organizers Nir Gov and Haim Diamant
Sept 19-23 Yallingup, Western Australia Boden research conference on complex shapes -
Sept 22-23 Cambridge Physics of living matters 11 -
Sept 24-30 Physikzentrum Bad Honnef Bad Honnef physics school on self-assembly in soft matter and biosystems organized by Regine von Klitzing and Ulrich Schwarz
Sept 25 - 28 Erlangen, Germany Annual Meeting of the German Biophysical Society -
Sept 27-30 Singapore Biophysical Society Congress on the Mechanobiology of Diseases -
Oct 3 - 6 Venice, Italy Venice meeting on fluctuations in small complex systems III -
Oct 4-7 Forschungszentrum caesar Bonn Microswimmers – From Single Particle Motion to Collective Behavior organized by Gerhard Gompper, Clemens Bechinger, Stephan Herminghaus, U. Benjamin Kaupp, Hartmut Löwen, Holger Stark, Roland G. Winkler for DFG Priority Programme 1726
Oct 9-14 Dijon, France 8th international conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling (MMM 2016) -
Oct 15 - 22 Porquerolles, France EMBO Practical Course on Modelling Cellular Processes in Space and Time organized by Francois Nedelec, Herve Turlier and KC Huang
Oct 17-21 MPI PKS Dresden Physical Biology of Tissue Morphogenesis - Mechanics, Metabolism and Signaling organized by Yohanns Bellaiche, Suzanne Eaton, Jean-François Joanny, Frank Juelicher
Nov 4+5 Madrid CNIC conference on mechanical forces in physiology and disease -
Nov 7+8 FZ Juelich Symposium in honor of Gerhard Gompper: From Membranes to Cells 2016 -

Year 2017

date place conference comments
Jan 8-13 Ventura, CA GRC Stochastic Physics in Biology chair Jin Wang
Jan 8-13 Aspen Center of Physics Single Molecule Biophysics (SMB) organized by Steven Block and Thomas Perkins
Jan 15-18 Barcelona Biology for Physics: is there new physics in living matter? organized by Felix Ritort
Jan 22-27 Galveston, TX GRC Directed cell migration chair Denise Montell
Feb 11-15 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA 61st Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society -
Mar 13-17 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA APS March Meeting deadline Nov 11
Mar 19-24 Dresden Annual Meeting of the German Physical Society, condensed matter section, including Biological Physics (BP) -
June 21-23 Windermere, Lake District, England CellMech 2017 organized by Kevin Chalut, Kristian Franze and Cecile Perrault
July 12-15 EMBL Heidelberg EMBO EMBL Symposium 2017 Mechanical Forces in Biology organizers D. Discher, M. Gardel, A. Kocer, F. Nedelec, B. Thompson
July 16-20 Edinburgh 19th International Union of Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB) and 11th European Biophysical Societies' Association (EBSA) Congress abstract deadline 24 March 2017
Jul 30 - Aug 4 Colby-Sawyer College, NH GRC Motile and Contractile Systems chair Bill Bemenent
Jul 30 - Aug 4 Hongkong, China GRC Nano-Mechanical Interfaces chairs Julia R. Greer and Yuan Lin
Aug 13-18 Colby-Sawyer College, NH GRC Soft Condensed Matter Physics chairs Zvonimir Dogic and Michael Brenner
Aug 22 - Dec 20 Isaac Newton Institute Cambridge Growth Form and Self-Organisation organizers Arezki Boudaoud, Robert Dudley, Andrzej Herczynski, Darryl Holm, Eric Lauga, Jean-Luc Thiffeault
Aug 20 - Sept 17 Aspen Center of Physics Workshop on Active Living Matter organized by Chase Broedersz, Nikta Fakhri, Fred MacKintosh and Joshua Shaevitz
Sept 26-28 Hannover, Germany Particles 2017 -
Oct 3-7 EMBL Heidelberg EMBO EMBL Symposium Seeing is Believing - Imaging the Processes of Life organizers J. Ellenberg, J. Lippincott-Schwartz, A. Miyawaki

Updated October 30 2016 by Ulrich Schwarz, Heidelberg.

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