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Biophysical Sciences Institute

External Events

Wednesday 14 October 2015

Physics of Biological and Complex Systems, Where theory, experiments and simulations meet

14-16, October 2015. Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany.

Monday 26 October 2015

The Science of Cutting in biology and engineering

26-27 October 2015

Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire

This meeting crosses materials, engineering, food, agriculture, health sciences, ecology, palaeontology, archaeology and more that can be unified under the umbrella of fracture mechanics.

Wednesday 28 October 2015

An Introduction to Drug Development

28 October 2015, Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, London. 

This course is for the non-specialist who wants to increase their knowledge of the drug development process.


Tuesday 10 November 2015

Jülich Soft Matter Days 2015

10-13 November 2015, Seminaris Hotel, Bad Honnef, Germany. Includes session “Bio Macromolecules”

Thursday 26 November 2015

Metal-related Antimicrobials (BBSRC/Metals in Biology Network Free Event)

26-27 November, Lindisfarne Centre, Durham

Free event which will highlight advances in understanding the metal-handling systems of microbes, nutritional immunity and why metals are a microbial “Achilles heel”.

The purpose of the event is to identify new opportunities for Innovation, to initiate collaborations and to understand potential implications of policy regulations.

Monday 7 December 2015

Quantitative Methods in Gene Regulation III

Organised by the IOP Biological Physics Group

7 - 8 December 2015, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, UK

Registration is now open. To register online, please visit the website:

Quantitative Methods in Gene Regulation

7-8 December 2015 in Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. 

Registration will close 18 September, 


Tuesday 5 January 2016

From Molecules to Systems 2016 Winter School

5-8 January, 2015

St Catherine's College, Oxford.

The School is aimed at UK-based early stage researchers – particularly PhD students and postdoctoral workers.


Wednesday 6 January 2016

Topical Research Meeting - Physical Principles of Biological and Active Systems

6 - 7 January 2016, University of Edinburgh, UK
Organised by the Higgs Centre for Theoretical Physics and Institute of Physics

For more information, please visit the website:

Thursday 11 February 2016

IoN Seminar: Neurocardiovascular function in ageing

Presented by: Rose-Anne Kenny (Trinity).

11 February 2016, location to be announced (Newcastle University).

Monday 14 March 2016

March Meeting: American Physical Society, Baltimore

14-18 March 2016

Abstract Deadline: 6 November 2015

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: