Conferences soft matter and biological physics

Information collected by Ulrich Schwarz, Heidelberg University. Click here for a similar list for earlier years. Private subjective activity, definitely not comprehensive, no liability.

Year 2020

date place conference comments
Jan 5-10 Aspen, Colorado Aspen winter conference new physical models for cell growth organizers Ariel Amir and Meriem El Karoui
Jan 15-17 Princeton Center for Theoretical Science, NJ, USA PCTS workshop on The Physics of Collective Cell Migration organizers Ricard Alert, Daniel Cohen, Celeste Nelson, Ned Wingreen
Jan 31 - Feb 3 Linz, Austria Linz Winter Workshop on Advances in Single-Molecule Research for Biology & Nanoscience -
Feb 3-5 NCBS Bangalore, India Discussion Meeting on Conflict and Cooperation in Cellular Populations (CCCP 2020) -
Feb 10-12 Barcelona, Spain EMBL IBEC Winter Conference on engineering multicellular systems organizers James Sharpe and Xavier Trepat
Feb 10-12 Lausanne, Switzerland CECAM workshop on Frontiers in Computational Methods for Active Matter organizers Heiko Rieger, M Reza Shaebani and Adam M Wysocki
Feb 15-19 San Diego, Ca, USA BPS Annual Meeting 2020 -
Feb 18-21 Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawai, USA 8th Annual Winter q-bio conference -
Feb 20-21 Freiburg, Germany First symposium on Actin Assembly for Intracellular Functions organized by Robert Grosse
Mar 2-6 Denver, Co, USA APS March Meeting 2020 -
Mar 15-20 Dresden, Germany DPG spring meeting Dresden 2020 abstract deadline Dec 1, meeting includes divisons of BP (biological physics), CPP (chemical and polymer physics) and DY (dynamics)
Mar 22-25 Camogli, Genova, Italy 5th edition Nanoengineering for Mechanobiology (N4M) organizers Aldo Ferrari, Silvia Caponi, Massimo Vassalli
Mar 29 - Apr 2 Schoental Monastery, close to Heilbronn, Germany Future 3D Additive Manufacturing - the 3DMM2O Conference 2020: 3D Hybrid Organotypic Systems organizers Martin Bastmeyer and Joachim Wittbrodt
Mar 30 - Apr 2 Ein Gedi, Israel The Batsheva de Rothschild Seminar on Physics and Biology of Plant Growth -
Mar 30 - Apr 2 Forschungszentrum caesar, Bonn, Germany International Conference in Motile Active Matter Organized by the DFG Priority Programme SPP 1726: Microswimmers - From Single Particle Motion to Collective Behaviour
Apr 6-9 KITP, Santa Barbara, Ca, USA KITP-conference Active Matter at the Frontier organizers Mark Bowick, Mike Cates, Nikta Fakhri, and Sriram Ramaswamy
Apr 17 Paris, Institut Curie Mechanics in Developmental Biology 2020 -
Apr 27 - May 1 Cargese, France MicroPhysio conference on Micro-physiological models: From organoids to organs-on-chip -
May 6-8 Cluj-Napoca, Romania 45th Conference of the Middle European Cooperation in Statistical Physics (MECO) -
May 11-14 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany EMBO EMBL Symposium on Cellular Mechanisms Driven by Liquid Phase Separation Abstract submission deadline: February 13, 2020.
May 11-12 Dresden Max Bergmann Symposium 2020 on Assembling matter at all scales – from simple molecules to mighty materials -
May 11-14 Santa Fee, NM, USA International Conference on Engineering Synthetic Cells and Organelles -
May 12-15 Hamburg, Germany BPS Thematic meeting Biophysics at the Dawn of Exascale Computers -
May 13-15 Dresden, Germany Physical Biology Circle Meeting -
May 17-20 Wotton House, Surrey, UK Journal of Cell Science Meeting 2020 on Cell Dynamics: Host-Pathogen Interface Organisers: Michaela Gack, Maximiliano Gutierrez, Dominique Soldati-Favre and Michael Way
May 18-21 Monastery Raitenhaslach, Burghausen, Bavaria, Germany 2nd European Congress on Cell-Free Sythetic Biology organized by Fritz Simmel
May 25-27 Heidelberg, Germany 8th Conference on Systems Biology of Mammalian Cells -
May 25-29 Trieste, Italy ICTP Signatures of Nonequilibrium Fluctuations in Life -
Jun 3-6 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany EMBO EMBL Symposium on Microtubules: From Atoms to Complex Systems -
Jun 7 - 12 Mount Snow in West Dover, VT, USA GRC on Intermediate Filaments: Linking Cells, the Cytoskeleton and the Nucleus in Mechanobiology, Aging and Disease -
Jun 8-12 Dresden, Germany EMBO workshop on Physics of living systems: From molecules to tissues organizer Stephan Grill
Jun 17-20 Vail, Colorado, USA 2020 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference (SB3C2020) on Mechanobiology: Linking Physics, Form, and Function -
Jun 22-25 KITP, Santa Barbara, Ca, USA KITP-conference Chromosomes: Organization, Function and Dynamics organizers Ralf Everaers and Alexandra Zidovska
Jun 21 - Jul 12 Aspen, Co, USA Aspen summer conference on Data Driven Discovery in High-Throughput Biology organizers Michael Brenner, Lucy Colwell, Viren Jain, David Weitz
Jun 28 - Jul 4 Southern New Hampshire University, NH, USA GRC Signaling by Adhesion Receptors -
Jun 28 - Jul 3 School of Physics, Les Houches, France EMBO workshop ImmunoBioPhysics -
July 6-10 Udine, Italy CISM Advanced Course on life in flows organized by Christophe Eloy and Eric Lauga
July 9-10 Literaturhaus Munich Biannual Conference on the Molecular Origins of Life organized by Dieter Braun for the Collaborative Research Center 235 Emergence of Life
Jul 12-17 Mount Snow in West Dover, VT, USA GRC on Cytoskeletal Motors -
Jul 19-24 Southern New Hampshire University, NH, USA GRC on Signal Transduction by Engineered Extracellular Matrices -
Jul 20-24 Prague, Czech Republic 11th Liquid Matter Conference -
July 26-31 Banff, Canada BIRS workshop on Mathematical Models in Biology: from Information Theory to Thermodynamics organizers Peter Thomas, Peter Swain and Gasper Tkacik
Aug 17 – 20 Bangalore, India BPS thematic meeting on Spatial Organization of Biological Functions -
Aug 23-28 Milan, Italy 25th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM2020) Thematic Session SM01 on Biomechanics and Biomaterials organized by Ellen Arruda and Paolo Bisegna
Aug 25-28 Bled, Slovenia EMBO workshop on designing functional biomolecular assemblies: beyond biology -
Aug 25-27 Zurich, Switzerland Biointerfaces International 2020: A conference on science, technology and translation -
Aug 31 - Sep 4 Heidelberg, Germany 12th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ECMTB 2020) -
Aug 31 - Sept 4 Madrid, Spain Europhysics Condensed Matter Conference at Madrid (CMD2020GEFES) -
Sep 1-11 Institut d'Etudes Scientifiques de Cargese, Corsica, France WE-Heraeus Summer School on Active Matter and Complex Media organizers C. Misbah and W. Zimmermann
Sep 8 - 11 KITP, Santa Barbara, Ca, USA KITP-conference Emergence of Life at the Crossroads of Physics and Chemistry organizers Irene Chen, Erwin Frey, Ulrich Gerland, Nigel Goldenfeld, and Jack Szostak
Sep 13-18 Hangzhou, China BIRS workshop Cell and Tissue Mechanics: Modeling Meets Experiments organizers Xinpeng Xu, Alexander Bershadsky, Baohua Ji and Len Pismen
Sept 14 - Dec Henri Poincare Institute, Paris Three-month program Systems out of equilibrium: interplay between statistical, quantum and disordered dynamics -
Sep 23-25 Institut Pasteur, Paris, France Cell la vie Paris first joint meeting of the French Society for Cell Biology (SBCF) and the British Society for Cell Biology (BSCB)
Oct 1-2 Marseille, France Symposium Physics of Living Matter (PLM) 15 website for last year, new one coming soon
Oct 19-23 Baltimore, MD, USA 10th International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling (MMM 10) -
Oct 21-24 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany EMBO EMBL Symposium on Organoids -
Nov 8-11 EMBL Heidelberg EMBO EMBL Symposium on Biological Oscillators: Design, Mechanism, Function -

Updated Feb 8 2020 by Ulrich Schwarz, Heidelberg University.

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