Batsheva de Rothschild Seminar on Soft Matter and Biophysics

Batsheva de Rothschild Seminar on Soft Matter and Biophysics

Ben Gurion University of the Negev and the Dead Sea 10-14, February 2013

The seminar on soft matter and biology aims to bring together researchers in the field and their students. The seminar is open to researchers from all the institutions in Israel and to a group of selected international scientific leaders. It is planned to take place in The Dead Sea, a perfect meeting place for a stimulating and uninterrupted exchange of ideas. The nature of the place and the program of the meeting will allow an active and continuous contact between students and faculty and between local and foreign visitors. Special time will be allocated for informal sessions and to social activities. The scientific committee includes leading scientists from all the Israeli institutions that will be assisted by a local organizing committee from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Self-organizing membrane-like active gels by myosin II motor proteins clusters (red) and actin filaments (green)


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Self-organizing acto-myosin networks into membrane-like sheets. Myosin II (red) and actin (green). Courtesy: Yaron Ideses and Anne Bernheim (BGU)