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Biophysical Sciences Institute

External Events

Sunday 30 August 2015

Saturday 5 September 2015

EMBO Meeting

5-8 September 2015

International Convention Centre, Birmingham.


Monday 7 September 2015

BBS: Teaching the physical aspects of the molecular biosciences.

7 September, Sheffield

This meeting will be a great opportunity to discuss the nitty gritty of the challenges of teaching in this very multidisciplinary area.

Attendance is free!


BioHub Bio-Entrepreneur Boot Camp

7th September 2015 15:00 To 09th September 2015 18:00, BioHub, Alderley Park, Chesire. 

BioHub Bio-Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Thursday 10 September 2015

Thursday 17 September 2015

European Funding for Materials and Nanotechnology, Chemistry and Manufacturing in 2016

17 September 2015

Venue: Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, London.

Please register on the Eventbrite webpage using the password: nmbplaunch.

NCL IoN Seminar: Investigating the roles of mitochondria in Parkinson's Disease

Presented by: Tora Smulders-Srinivasan (Northumbria).

4-5pm 17 September 2015, Colin Ingram Rm, Newcastle University. 

Friday 18 September 2015

NUIA Seminar: Ageing: What is it? New insights from C. elegans

Presented by: Professor David Gems (UCL).

2pm, 18 September 2015, Great Gable, CAV. 

Monday 21 September 2015

Compartmentalisation and Confinement - Physics of Life

21-22 September, 2015

Magdalene College, Cambridge University

This meeting will focus on specific challenges at the interface between physics, biology and chemistry relating to understanding the role that confinement and compartmentalisation plays within biological cells.


Tuesday 22 September 2015

Wednesday 23 September 2015

Bridging the gap between NHS and Technology

23 September 2015, Ramside Hall, Durham

MedConNecT North Launch Event: Aims to support National and International medical technology companies to form partnerships with Academia and the NHS in the region. This support is offered to expedite the launch of new technologies and services to enhance and improve patient care and positively contribute to the regional economy.

Registration and more information:

Wednesday 30 September 2015

3rd European Joint Theoretical/Experimental Meeting on Membranes

30 September - 2 October 2015, Stockholm

The European Joint Theoretical Experimental Meetings on Membranes promote networking between experimental and theoretical groups working in the field of biological membranes, their composition and interactions with proteins and small molecules. The discussions cover a wide range from theoretical investigations to real-world applications e.g. in the pharmaceutical/medical area. Registration deadline: 30th September.


Monday 12 October 2015

Paris Symposium on Integrated Cell-Material Sciences

12-13 October 2015

Institute Pierre-Gilles de Gennes for Microfluidics

Aims to promote scientific exchanges between researchers of European and Asian countries working in the areas of integrated cell-material sciences, including microfluidics, biomarkers, scaffolds, cell and stem-cell devices, regenerative medicine, etc.


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.

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:

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).

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: