Future of Biophysics

Monday, February 17

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The 2014 Future of Biophysics Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium highlights the work of young researchers who are currently conducting research at the interface of the physical and life sciences.


William Greenleaf Mary Kraft Elijah Roberts Megan Valentine


Robert Nakamoto, University of Virginia Health Science Center, Chair

William Greenleaf, Stanford University
"Off Label" Uses of Sequencing Technology to Explore the Physical Genome

Mary Kraft, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sphingolipid and Cholesterol Distribution in the Plasma Membrane by High-resolution SIMS

Elijah Roberts, Johns Hopkins University
The Influence of Extrinsic Fluctuations on the Decision of Cells

Megan Valentine, University of California, Santa Barbara
How Can Labile Bonds Lead to Tougher Networks? The Unexpected Role of Crosslinker Kinetics in Determining Cytoskeletal Mechanics

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