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Biophysical Sciences Institute

External Events

Tuesday 16 February 2016

Physics of Life, Sandpit on Understanding the Physics of Cancer

16-17th February 2016

Halifax Hall, Sheffield

Series of focused workshops.


Monday 14 March 2016

American Physical Society Meeting

14-18th March 2016, Baltimore, Maryland

Invited sessions include: Complex Microbial Communities; Principles of Cell-to-Cell communication; Physics of proteins: pushing the envelope on understanding and designing function.


Wednesday 6 April 2016

The Physics of Soft and Biological Matter 2016

6 - 8 April 2016, Homerton College, Cambridge, UK

Organised by the IOP Biological Physics, Liquids and Complex Fluids, Molecular Physics and Polymer Physics Groups

Abstract submission is now open. To submit an abstract, please visit the website:

Monday 11 April 2016

The Astbury Conversation

11th -12th April 2016, University of Leeds .

The Astbury conversation aims to bring together leading researchers from across the globe to discuss the most recent work taking place in the field of structural molecular biology.The public lecture will delivered by Professor Michael Levitt, FRS (Awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing computational tools to dissect chemical reactions).


Sunday 29 May 2016

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Microtubules: From Atoms to Complex Systems

29 May – 1 June 2016, Heidelberg, Germany.

The 2016 Microtubule Symposium coincides with the 50th anniversary of the discovery of tubulin. We will bring together representative members of the main domains of the microtubule field, ranging from structural biology, biochemistry and biophysics to cell biology, genetics and chemical biology.

Registration is now open.

Wednesday 6 July 2016

Monday 12 September 2016

IOP Biological Physics, Physics Meets Biology 2016

Clare College, Cambridge, 12-14 September 2016.

Biologically inspired Physics is an extraordinarily wide field, covering the behaviour of systems from single molecular machines to organisms and even ecosystems. Physics Meets Biology 2016 will provide a view of the most recent and exciting research across a broad range of topics and scales: its scope includes physical probes and imaging, bionanotechnology and synthetic biology, molecular machinery, cytoskeletal mechanics, signalling, control, neural systems, development, evolution and ecology. Registration open, please see:

Sunday 16 July 2017