Talks

  • Cellular pattern formation in early embryo development

  • Pattern formation through curvature-mediated interactions in highly curved membranes (Afshin Vahid)

  • Life as an emergent phenomenon: how local interactions lead to biological function at the global scale
    • Harvard University physics seminar (Harvard, Cambridge, MA, November 2016)
    • UPenn condensed matter seminar (Philadelphia, PA, October 2016)

  • Mechanical interactions in the early development of insect embryos (Tania Vazquez Faci)

  • Membrane mediated interactions: shaping the world to fit your needs
    • KNAW Biophysics meeting (Amsterdam, March 2016)

  • Moving without a leader - the collective movement of self-propelled particles (Ruben van Drongelen)

  • Collective dynamics in biology
    • TU Delft Chemistry seminar (December 2015)
    • Leiden University biophysics seminar (Leiden, October 2014)
    • Harvard University mathematics seminar (Harvard, Cambridge, MA, November 2014)

  • Synchronization wavefronts in early Drosophila embryos
    • Georg-August-Universität (Göttingen, Germany, January 2013)
    • Université de Lorraine (Metz, France, November 2012)
    • Princeton University biophysics seminar (April 2012)
    • VU Amsterdam (April 2012)
    • APS March meeting (Boston, MA, March 2012)
    • Harvard WAM seminar (Cambridge, MA, December 2011)
    • Syracuse physics seminar (Syracuse, NY, December 2011)
    • Leiden University theoretical physics seminar (Leiden, November 2011)
    • TU Delft (November 2011)

  • Of waves and fruit flies
    • LRSM seminar (UPenn, Philadelphia, PA, June 2011)

  • Keeping track of embryo development: new insights in the coupling between local and global changes
    • APS March meeting (Dallas, TX, March 2011)

  • Bridging biology and physics in syncytial Drosophila embryos
    • Princeton University biophysics seminar (December 2010)

  • The math of membranes and motors
    • University of Pennsylvania Soft Matter MRSEC seminar (April 2010)
    • Carnegie Mellon soft matter seminar (Pittsburgh, April 2010)

  • A new model for contact inhibition and tumorigenesis
    • This weeks discoveries (Leiden Faculty of Science seminar, November 2009)

  • Membrane organization - from phase separation to the sorting of large domains
    • Leiden general physics colloquium (June 2009)

  • The magic of membranes - where differential geometry and biology meet
    • Cambridge DAMTP seminar (Cambridge, UK, May 2009)

  • The math of membranes - how differential geometry can be useful for biology
    • UCLA physics/chemistry theory seminar (Los Angeles, California, January 2009)
    • UPenn physics seminar (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 2009)

  • Life by means of random processes - A story of diffusion, regulation, cooperation and the usefulness of inefficiency
    • Leiden mathematics seminar (October 2008)

  • Membrane mediated sorting
    • FOM Biophysics days (Veldhoven, September 2008)
    • FOM program meeting (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, November 2008)

  • Ncd pulls along - how nonprocessive motors can contribute by being inefficient
    • Casimir spring school (Heeg, May 2008)

  • The maths of membranes - how differential geometry can be useful for biology
    • Leiden Mathematics Seminar (March 2007)
    • Theory Seminar Institut Curie (Paris, France, January 2008)
    • This weeks discoveries (Leiden Faculty of Science seminar, April 2008)

  • Towards understanding the shape of multi-component bilayer vesicles
    • Fom@Veldhoven 2007

  • Barbapapa's at the cellular level - towards understanding the shape of multi-component bilayer vesicles
    • Casimir spring school (Heeg, 2006)
    • DRSTP spring school (Driebergen, 2006)
    • Universitas Jagellonica (Krakau, Poland, 2006)

  • Subcritical transitions in the parallel-plate flow of viscoelastic fluids
    • EU phynecs network meeting (Cargese, Corsica, France, 2004)