Conferences soft matter and biological physics

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

Year 2019

date place conference comments
Jan 4-6 Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, US Dynamic Days 2019 abstract deadline November 10, 2018
Jan 6-11 Ventura, CA, US GRC on Fluctuations, Landscapes and Statistical Mechanics of Biological Heterogeneity chairs Wallace F. Marshall and Yuhai Tu
Jan 6-11 Aspen, US Aspen winter conference on Single Molecule Biophysics organizers Steven Block and Tom Perkins
Jan 7-11 KITP Santa Barbara, CA, US KITP conference Rough Landscapes: From Physics to Algorithms -
Jan 13-18 Aspen, US Aspen winter conference on Theoretical Physics for Machine Learning application deadline October 31, 2018
Jan 27-30 Bad Honnef, Germany 688. WE-Heraeus-Seminar Physics and Physiology of Motile Cilia organizers Benjamin Friedrich, Veikko Geyer, Timo Struenker
Feb 11-13 KITP Santa Barbara, CA, US KITP conference At the Crossroad of Physics and Machine Learning -
Feb 15+16 Dresden, Germany MPI PKS Focus Workshop Phase Transitions in Polymeric and Protein Systems organizers Anthony Hyman, Frank Juelicher, Jens-Uwe Sommer
Feb 19-22 Hawai, US 7th ANNUAL WINTER Q-BIO MEETING Quantitative Biology on the Hawaiian Islands deadline Dec 14
Feb 25 - Mar 1 Juelich, Germany Winter school on Motile Active Matter: Nanomachines, Microswimmers, and Swarms -
March 2-6 Baltimore, US 63th Annual meeting of the Biophysical Society late abstract deadline Jan 28 2019
March 4-8 Boston, US March meeting of the American Physical Society
Mar 3-15 Dresden, Germany MPI PKS International Focus Workshop Image-based Modeling and Simulation of Morphogenesis organizers Kyle Harrington, Ivo Sbalzarini
March 24-27 Split, Croatia Mitotic spindle: From living and synthetic systems to theory organizers Nenad Pavin and Iva Tolic, abstract submission deadline 15 January 2019
Mar 31 - April 5 Regensburg, Germany Spring meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG), Condensed matter section abstract deadline Dec 1 2018
May 17-21 Heidelberg, Germany EMBO Symposium on Synthetic Morphogenesis: From Gene Circuits to Tissue Architecture -
May 19-22 Pestana Palace Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal Journal of Cell Science Meeting 2019 Cell dynamics: organelle-cytoskeleton interface Organisers Edgar Gomes, Heidi McBride, Sharon Tooze and Michael Way
May 27 - Jun 7 Les Houches, France Les Houches spring school on Biology at different scales -
June 2-7 Les Diablerets, CH GRC Cell Contact and Adhesion application deadline May 5, 2019
June 24-26 Malaga, Spain Fluid and Elasticity 2019 Abstract submission deadline Feb. 1st, 2019
July 3-6 Heidelberg, Germany EMBO Symposium Mechanical Forces in Development -
July 7-27 Aspen, CO, US Aspen summer conference on Information Processing in Single Cells organizers Edo Kussell, Hanna Salman, Lydia Robert, Marco Cosentino-Lagomarsino
July 8 - 12 Buenos Aires, Argentina StatPhys 27 - 27th International Conference on Statistical Physics -
July 20-24 Madrid, Spain 10th IUPAP International Conference of Biological Physics ICBP2019 -
July 22 - Aug 23 KITP Santa Barbara, CA, US Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants: Search for Principles organizers Thomas Lecuit, Ottoline Leyser, Stanislav Shvartsman, and Sebastian Streichan
Aug 11-16 Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, US GRC Soft Condensed Matter Physics application deadline July 14, 2019
Oct 28-30 Barcelona, Spain VI International Conference on Particle-Based Methods (PARTICLES 2019) -
Sept 29 - Oct 1 Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Boston, USA Disease Models & Mechanisms Meeting 2019 Blood disorders: models, mechanisms and therapies Organisers Monica Justice, Nancy Speck, Paresh Vyas and Leonard Zon
Oct 21-25 Dresden, Germany MPI PKS Workshop Fluid Physics of Life organizers Karen Alim, Eberhard Bodenschatz, Gerhard Gompper
Nov 24-30 Bad Honnef, Germany 706. WE-Heraeus-Seminar Wetting and Capillarity in Complex Systems organizers Siegfried Dietrich, Alberto Giacomello, Mykola Tasinkevych, Gleb Oshanin
Dec 2 - 20 KITP Santa Barbara, CA, US Cellular energetics organizers Amy Caudy, Dan Needleman, and Yuhai Tu

Year 2018

date place conference comments
Jan 7-13 Aspen Data-driven Discovery and Design in Soft and Biological Materials organizers Andrew Ferguson, UIUC, Erik Luijten, Northwestern University, Gerard Wong, UCLA
Jan 8-10 Nice University, France MP1305 COST Action Flowing Matter workshop: From active matter to complex fluids -
Jan 22-24 Singapore EMBO workshop on Modelling infectious diseases in the cell and host -
Jan 28 - 31 Research Center Juelich, Germany SoftComp Topical Workshop on Filaments, Membranes, Cells and their Interactions organizers Thorsten Auth, Bendikt Sabass, Patricia Bassereau, and Gerhard Gompper
Jan 28 - Feb 3 Aspen Fundamental Problems in Active Matter organizers Aparna Baskaran, Brandeis University, Ayusman Sen, Pennsylvania State University, Julien Tailleur, Universite Paris Diderot
Feb 7-9 Barcelona, Spain Viruses 2018: Breakthroughs in Viral Replication organizer Eric Freed
Feb 12-16 KITP Santa Barbara Memory Formation: From Condensed Matter to Biological Matter and Beyond -
Feb 17-21 San Francisco Biophysical Society Meeting 2018 abstract deadline Oct 2
Feb 22-25 Hawai, USA WINTER Q-BIO 2018: Quantitative Biology on the Hawaiian Islands -
Feb 22-23 Vienna International Symposium Measuring and Modelling Cell Migration -
Feb 2 - Mar 9 Research Center Juelich 49th IFF Spring School Physics of Life registration deadline Dec 20
Mar 5-9 Los Angeles APS March meeting 2018 abstract deadline Nov 3
Mar 11-16 Berlin German Physical Society spring meeting abstract deadline Dec 1
March 21-24 Berlin Spring meeting German Society for Parasitology focus session "Physics of Parasitism" on March 22 organized by Markus Engstler
Apr 3-6 Lorentz Center Leiden Workshop on Evolution of Biomolecular Networks: Rules of the Game Deadline for registration 28th of January 2018.
Apr 5-11 Erice, Italy 3rd course of the International School of Nanomedicine organized by Giuseppe Chirico and Francesco Mantegazza
April 8-13 Les Houches, France Les Houches summer school on mechanobiology of polarized cells organizers Kai Erdmann and Agnieszka Skowronek
April 11-14 Cambridge England Living Light 2018 a biennial interdisciplinary conference focusing on light-matter interaction in living organisms
April 16-18 Heidelberg Biological Diffusion and Brownian Dynamics Brainstorm 4 Meeting (BDBDB4) registration deadline March 1
April 23-24 Research Center Juelich IHRS Biosoft symposium Biomolecular Machines: Simulations meet Experiments -
May 15-18 Montpellier, France First International School on Hemophysics -
May 23-25 University Paris 7 Denis Diderot Workshop on Tissue Morphogenesis: interplay between genetics and mechanics organizers Francois Graner, Stephan Grill, Pierre-Francois Lenne, Kaoru Sugimura
June 24-29 Biddeford, ME, US GRC Signaling by Adhesion Receptors chairs Christopher S. Chen and Ann L. Miller
June 24-27 Origins Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada Science of Early Life -
July 8-12 Dublin 8th World Congress of Biomechanics -
Jul 23-25 Munich Synthetic Biology III 2018 organized by GRK 2062, the Research Training Group on Molecular Principles of Synthetic Biology
Aug 20-24 Arolla, Switzerland EMBO workshop on Cell and developmental systems -
Aug 28 + 29 Delft 1st International Symposium on Building a Synthetic Cell (BaSyC) organized by Gijsje Koenderink, Wilhelm Huck, Pascale Daran-Lapujade and Marileen Dogterom
Sept 3-7 The Majestic Hotel, Harrogate, UK EMBO conference Physics of Cells: From Biochemical to Mechanical (PhysCell 2018) organized by Rhoda Hawkins, Guillaume Charras, Ewa Paluch and Teuta Pilizota
Sept 4-7 Berlin The Heart by Numbers: Integrating Theory, Computation and Experiment to Advance Cardiology Abstract Submission Deadline: May 7, 2018
Sept 11-12 Marseille, France Physics Of Living Matter 13th edition this year organized by the Turing Centre for Living Systems
Sept 16-19 Duesseldorf, Germany Biennial Meeting of the German Biophysical Society -
Sept 24-28 Udine, Italy CISM-AIMETA Advanced School on Cell Mechanobiology: Theory and Experiments on the Mechanics of Life organized by Antonio De Simone and Vikram Deshpande
Sept 26 - 28 Paris Building the cell 2018 organizers include Manuel Thery
Sept 27+28 Aachen, Germany International Symposium on Mechanobiology: Measuring and Modelling Cell Migration organizer Rudolf Leube
Sept 26-28 Institut Pasteur Paris Building the Cell 2018 -
Oct 1-2 Heidelberg, DKFZ Communication Center BIOMS conference 2018 -
Oct 1-4 Erice, Italy (Sicily) Erice Workshop: Self-Organization in Active Matter: from Colloids to Cells -
Oct 5-11 Seignosse, France MiFoBio-school 2018 (School of Functional Microscopy in Biology) -
Oct 8-11 Potsdam, Germany NECD18: Nonequilibrium Collective Dynamics - Bridging the Gap between Hard and Soft Materials organizers Holger Stark and Sabine Klapp
Oct 10-12 Madrid, Spain Society of Engineering Science (SES) Technical Meeting track 5.1 Biomechanics and mechanobiology of cells and tissues organized by Marino Arroyo and Sulin Zhang
Oct 14-18 Venice, Palazzo Franchetti Venice meeting on fluctuations in small complex systems organized by Ralf Metzler
Nov 7-10 Singapore Mechanobiology Institute (MBI) 10th Anniversary Conference -
Nov 20-23 Research Center Juelich, Germany Juelich Soft Matter Days 2018 abstract deadline 30 June 2018

Updated Oct 21 2018 by Ulrich Schwarz, Heidelberg.

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