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Biophysical Sciences Institute


The BSI hosts a programme of events that cover the spectrum of the biophysical sciences, designed to stimulate discussion and collaboration. Our events are open to all.

Forthcoming Events

BSI Workshop: The Automated Analysis of Ageing in C. elegans and Beyond

6-7 September 2017, Durham University

This workshop aims to combine statistical research approaches in physics and biosciences (ecology) and to extend the application of automated analysis to ageing in other models including human ageing.

Invited Speakers

Key Questions

  1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of various automated methods to measure ageing in the model organism C. elegans developed around the world (including Durham)?
  2. How can we learn from each other to improve statistical analysis, sharing of technology and data between research groups, and understanding of biomarkers of ageing

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External Events

About BSI Events

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The Howard Lecture Prize

This annual lecture takes place in the autumn of each year and celebrates the research of a world leading early to mid-career stage academic.

Nominations for the 2018 Prize are now being accepted. Please email with your nomination.