Launch Meeting

The Network was launched on Monday 8 April 2013 at the Institute of Physics.


09:30 Registration and coffee
10:00 Welcome - Graham Leggett, University of Sheffield
10:10 EPSRC’s Grand Challenges - Andrew Bourne, EPSRC
10:30 Introduction to Plenary Session - Tom McLeish, University of Durham
10:45 Plenary address - Tim Hunt, Cancer Research Laboratories: "How can the events in space and time which take place within the spacial boundary of a living organism be accounted for by physics and chemistry? - Schroedinger at 70"
11:30 Larry Nagahara, NSF/NCI Cancer Network: "Elucidating Cancer through the Convergence of Physical and Life Sciences"
12:15 Panel discussion - Chair, Tom McLeish

12:30 Lunch

Afternoon Session: Chair - Jamie Hobbs, University of Sheffield
13:30 Athene Donald, University of Cambridge: "Undergraduates Need to be Broad-Minded"
14:00 Kishan Dholakia, University of St Andrews: "Shaping light for Biology and Medicine"
14:30 Ray Goldstein, University of Cambridge: "Fluid Dynamics and Self-Organization of Cytoplasmic Streaming"
15:00 Andrew Turberfield, University of Oxford: "Emulating Biological Machinery"

15:30 What Now? - Graham Leggett
15:40 Coffee and Discussion

16:30 Close



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