Programme


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Poster Session A

Poster Session B

Biological systems Biological systems
Colloids and nanoparticles Colloids and nanoparticles
Confined fluids and interfacial phenomena Confined fluids and interfacial phenomena
Optical methods and imaging Liquid crystals / Liquids and glasses
Polymers, polyelectrolytes and biomolecules Polymers, polyelectrolytes and biomolecules
Rheology and non-equilibrium phenomena Rheology and non-equilibrium phenomena
Self-assembly, biomimetics and pattern formation Self-assembly, biomimetics and pattern formation
Surfactants, foams and emulsions Surfactants, foams and emulsions 


Poster Session A

Biological systems
   
P.01 Mechanotransduction of deformable nano-structured elastic membrane surfaces on proliferation of osteoblast cells
G K Toworfe, Flowers School of Technology and Management, Germany / University of Pennsylvania, USA
[view abstract]
P.02 Streaming potential in human dentin
Z Feng, Xiamen University, China
[view abstract]
P.03 Structure and evolution of high-density protein systems
J Ioannou, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
P.04 Dynamics of filopodium-like protrusion and endothelial cellular motility on 1-D extracellular matrix fibrils
Y Y S Huang, University of Cambridge, UK
P.05 Modelling of the Nuclear Pore Complex
D Osmanovic, University College London, UK
[view abstract]
P.06 Effect of solvent on the self-assembly of Dialanine and Diphenylalanine Peptides
A N Rissanou, University of Crete, Greece / IACM FORTH, Greece
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P.07 Double-belt a novel structure of membrane pore
R Vacha, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
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P.08 Induced guidance of NIH 3T3 fibroblasts on Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) ridge-groove substrates: a time-lapse live-cell study
C-K Huang, University of Cambridge, UK
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P.09 Influence of Ibupropfen on the structure of phospholipid layers
S Jaksch, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany
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P.10 Study of cellular differentiation of embryonic carcinoma stem cells by AFM nanocytomechanics and Raman spectroscopy
E Canetta, St Mary's University College, UK
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P.11 New insight into the structure and function of Hfq carboxyl terminus
V Arluison, University Paris Diderot and CEA, France
[view abstract]
P.12 Single cell measurements of intracellular signaling, and motility, in activated macrophages
E Cammarota, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
Colloids and nanoparticles
   
P.13 Restricted diffusion of small probe particles in a laponite dispersion
S Kaloun, SAEED Ecole Supérieure de Technologie Essaouira, Université Cadi Ayyad, Morocco
[view abstract]
P.14 Dynamic properties of concentrated microgel suspensions and protein solutions
J Riest, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany
[view abstract]
P.15 Detachment energies of spheroidal particles from liquid-liquid interfaces
G Davies, University College London, UK
[view abstract]
P.16 Bicontinuous emulsions stabilized by nanoparticles 
M Reeves, University of Edinburgh, UK
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P.17 Controlling ink properties to achieve a 'flatter' film profile for applications in P-OLED displays 
A D Eales, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
P.18 Influence of magnetic field on the orientation of anisotropic magnetic particles at liquid interfaces 
B J Newton, University of Hull, UK
[view abstract]
Confined fluids and interfacial phenomena
   
P.19 Effective interaction between a colloid and a soft interface near criticality
A D Law, Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme, Germany
[view abstract]
P.20 Adsorption energies of poly(ethylene oxide)-based surfactants and nanoparticles on an air-water surface
A Nelson, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
[view abstract]
P.21 Analysis of an axisymmetric two-phase flow model for particle transport at fluid interfaces
L Botto, Queen Mary University of London, UK
[view abstract]
Optical methods and imaging
   
P.22 Dual-mode microviscosity measurements in lipid monolayer and bilayer systems with a molecular rotor
A Vysniauskas, Imperial College London, UK
[view abstract]
P.23 Imaging dynamic patterns in lipid membranes using molecular rotors
M R Dent, Imperial College London, UK
[view abstract]
P.24 A Label-Free Microfluidic Assay to quantitatively study antibiotic diffusion through lipid membranes
J Cama, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
P.25 Simple continuum descriptions of macromolecule complexes for imaging techniques
C Prior, Durham University, UK
[view abstract]
Polymers, polyelectrolytes and biomolecules
   
P.26 Modifications of the study of dielectric properties of a polycarbonate plastic (Makrofol KG) induced by Si7+ heavy ion irradiation
M Mujahid, University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
[view abstract]
P.27 Pickering emulsion polymerized core-shell structured smart composite particles and their suspension rheology under electric and magnetic fields
H J Choi, Inha University, Korea
[view abstract]
P.28 Passive and active microrheology of a polymer melt studied by molecular dynamics simulation
A Kuhnhold, Martin-Luther-Universitaet Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
[view abstract]
P.29 Microscobic probing of melting and gelation processes in well-defined biopolymer network
H E Cingil, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
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P.30 Tunable reversible hydrogels from metal-coordinated polymers
M Bohdan, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
[view abstract]
P.31 Two-fluid model for ions distribution on a charged surface: A Monte Carlo study and modified Poisson-Boltzmann theory
C-H Cheng, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
[view abstract]
P.32 The role of confinement and interaction range on polarisation and alignment of stiff chains and networks
K K Müller-Nedebock, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
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P.33 Inert-tail effect on the thermodynamics of DNA hybridisation
L Di Michele, University of Cambridge, UK
P.34 Large-area patterning of the tackiness of a colloidal nanocomposite adhesive by sintering of nanoparticles under IR radiation
J L Keddie, University of Surrey, UK
[view abstract]
P.35 Lubrication by polymersomes under nanoconfinement
J E Bartenstein, University of Bristol, UK
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Rheology and non-equilibrium phenomena
   
P.36 Spatio-temporal dynamics of collective flow across a bacterial carpet
Y-T Hsiao, National Central University Taiwan, China
P.37 Surface roughening due to patchy particles in (1+1) dimensions - A computational study
M J Kartha, University of Pune, India
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P.38 Lipid bilayer membranes under shear flow from molecular simulations
A Botan, Université Lyon 1, France
[view abstract]
P.39 The tube axis and entanglements in polymer melts 
A Likhtman, University of Reading, UK
[view abstract]
Self-assembly, biomimetics and pattern formation
   
P.40 From wound healing to artificial muscles: Modelling bio- and biomimetic materials with polar and nematic order parameters
M H Koepf, École Normale Supérieure, France
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P.41 Dynamical Landau theory for the assembly and disassembly kinetics of supramolecular polymers
N Tiwari, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
[view abstract]
P.42 Engineering DNA-linked janus liposome clusters towards applications in drug delivery
T Wild, University of Leeds, UK
[view abstract]
P.43 All-optical manipulation of photonic membranes
B Kirkpatrick, University of St. Andrews, UK
[view abstract]
P.44 Self-assembly of nanoparticles on fluid membranes
A Saric, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
P.45 Inherent variability in the kinetics of autocatalytic protein self-assembly
J Szavits-Nossan, University of Edinburgh, UK
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P.46 Understanding the self-assembly and structure of interfacial films formed from the bacterial hydrophobin BslA
R J Morris, University of Edinburgh, UK
[view abstract]
P.47 Self-assembly of naphthalene-dipeptides to form hydrogel films at the air-water interface
T Li, University of Edinburgh, UK
[view  abstract]
Surfactants, foams and emulsions
   
P.48 Dynamic wetting of hydrophobic polymers by aqueous surfactant and superspreader solutions
X Wang, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany
[view abstract]
P.49 Atomistic description of the solubilisation of testosterone propionate in a sodium dodecyl sulfate micelle
D Allen, King's College London, UK
[view abstract]



Poster Session B

Biological systems
   
P.01 Force localization in contracting cell layers
C Dunlop, University of Surrey, UK
[view abstract]
P.02 Orientational order and motility in active droplets
D Khoromskaia, University of Warwick, UK
[view abstract]
P.03 Fluctuating finite element analysis: Modelling biomacromolecules with continuum mechanics
D Read, University of Leeds, UK
[view abstract]
P.04 Dynamics of oblate and prolate capsules in shear flow
Y Sui, Queen Mary University of London, UK
[view abstract]
P.05 Mechanical properties of keratin fibres in complex environments
R Notman, University of Warwick, UK
[view abstract]
P.06 Ion channel gating by electrokinetic interactions
D J Bonthuis, University of Oxford, UK
[view abstract]
P.07 Variable temperature single molecule force spectroscopy of an extremophilic protein
K Tych, University of Leeds, UK
[view abstract]
P.08 Modelling the transport of nanoparticles across the blood-brain barrier
G Fullstone, University College London, UK
[view abstract]
P.09 Folding of cellular monolayers
S Hoehn, University of Cambridge, UK
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P.10 Active polar fluid flow in deformable droplets
C A Whitfi eld, University of Sheffield, UK
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P.11 Is it possible the hydrodynamic synchronization of colloidal rotors describing rigid trajectories? - an experimental proof
A Maestro, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
P.12 Short-time dynamics E. coli chromosomal loci reveal a dependence on coordinate and indicate the presence of a sporadic but ubiquitous super-diffusive motion
A Javer Godinez, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
Colloids and nanoparticles
   
P.13 Design concepts for nanostructured colloidal composites
J L Keddie, University of Surrey, UK
[view abstract]
P.14 Nucleation of hard colloidal cubes
C Karner, University of Vienna, Austria
[view abstract]
P.15 The reciprocal theorem for two objects
D Papavassiliou, University of Warwick, UK
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P.16 PNIPAM microgels: A novel insight into their adsorption at fluid interfaces
A Maestro, University of Twente, The Netherlands / University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
P.17 Unusual order in squeezed spheres
W G Ellenbroek, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
[view abstract]
P.18 Deposition of colloidal asphaltene in capillary flow from computer simulation and homogeneous deposition models
E S Boek, Imperial College London, UK
[view abstract]
Confined fluids and interfacial phenomena
   
P.19 Predicting anomalous fluid densities in carbon nanotubes
G J Wang, MIT, USA
[view abstract]
P.20 Direct effects of non-equilibrium aggregates on Pdadmac/SDS layers at the air/water interface
I Varga, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
[view abstract]
P.21 A Landau-Squire nanojet
N Laohakunakorn, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
P.22 Hindered diffusion coefficients of spherical particles confined by microchannels
K Misiunas, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
Liquid crystals / Liquids and glasses
   
P.23 Crystallization mechanism in melts of short n-alkane chains
M Anwar, Université du Luxembourg, Luxembourg
[view abstract]
P.24 Effect of temperature on orientational ordering in a modified Gay-Berne fluid
R C Singh, Vidya College of Engineering, India
[view abstract]
P.25 Electron transitions in Cr2+ in the aqueous solutions of MgSO3.6H2O:Cr
I Ismailov, Shumen University, Bulgaria
[view abstract]
Polymers, polyelectrolytes and biomolecules
   
P.26 Cross-sectional imaging of organic solar cells: Understanding efficiency and lifetime issues
T Glen, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
P.27 Computational studies on the effect of stereotacticity of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) in aqueous solution
V Botan, RWTH University, Germany
[view abstract]
P.28 MD and COSMO-RS contact statistics for poly(N-isopropyIacrylamide) in solvents
V Botan, RWTH University, Germany
[view abstract]
P.29 Transition path sampling with core-modification aimless shooting for a homopolymer chain
C Leitold, University of Vienna, Austria
[view abstract]
P.30 Self-assembly of degalatosylated xyloglucan from tamarind seeds
D Bulone, Biophysics Institute, National Research Council, Italy
[view abstract]
P.31 Key factors regulating the mass delivery of macromolecules to model cell membranes: gravity and electrostatics
R A Campbell, Institut Laue-Langevin, France
[view abstract]
P.32 Hydration dynamics of proteins in solutions studied in 220-325 GHz band
O Sushko, Queen Mary University of London, UK
[view abstract]
P.33 Nanostructuring thin polymer films with 2 and 3-beam single pulse laser interference lithography
I Martín-Fabiani, Instituto de Estructura de la Materia (IEM-CSIC), Spain
[view abstract]
Rheology and non-equilibrium phenomena
   
P.34 Active nematic dynamics in a viscoelastic background 
E Hemingway, Durham University, UK
[view abstract]
P.35 Simulation of the linear and non-linear rheology of viscoelastic polymer solutions
B W Fitzgerald, University of Twente, The Netherlands
[view abstract]
P.36 Plastic deformation mechanisms in glassy and semi-crystalline polymers
S Jabbari-Farouji, University of Joseph-Fourier-Grenoble, France
[view abstract]
P.37 Dynamics and structure: a study of gelation in a non-aqueous colloidal system
F R Bartholomew, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
Self-assembly, biomimetics and pattern formation
   
P.38 Lattice model of nucleation via partially disordered precursor
Y Lifanov, The University of Warwick, UK
[view abstract]
P.39 Fibrous scaffolds for neural tissue engineering in the auditory system
K Ngamkham, University College London, UK
[view abstract]
P.40 Hierarchical morphogenesis of a hybrid peptide/protein system
K E Inostroza, Queen Mary University of London, UK / Nanotechnology Platform, Parc Científic de Barcelona, Spain
[view abstract]
P.41 Synthetic DNA viruses for targeting breast cancer cells
L Guan, University College London, UK
[view abstract]
P.42 Design of patchy polymersomes with topological surface patterns at the nanoscale
L Messager, University College London, UK
[view abstract]
P.43 Fabrication of "intelligent nanosurfaces" for controlled cell- substrate interaction
P Mokarian-Tabari, University College Cork and Tyndall National Institute, Ireland / Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN), Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
[view abstract]
P.44 Artificial DNA membrane nanopores
K Göpfrich, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
P.45 Out of equilibrium pattern formation in lipid membranes
L Parolini, University of Cambridge, UK
[view abstract]
Surfactants, foams and emulsions
   
P.46 Surfactants and aqueous solubility enhancement of drugs: importance of the hydrophilic "head group"
Y Saaka, King's College London, UK
[view abstract]
P.47 Pickering emulsion by arresting phase separation using anisotropic particles
S V Daware, Indian Institute of Technology, India
[view abstract]
P.48 Immiscible lipids control the morphology of patchy emulsions
L-L Pontani, New York University, USA
[view abstract]

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    20 January 2014
  • Early registration deadline:
    10 March 2014
  • Registration deadline:
    4 April 2014

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