Online meeting “Fundamentals of Growing Active Matter”

Bartek Waclaw is co-organising an online workshop “Fundamentals of Growing Active Matter”, 25-26 March 2021. Here is a short description: “A wide variety of physical properties of living systems arise from interplay between activity and growth. These include pattern formation in bacterial colonies, ordering in actin networks and the emergence of resistance in tumours.” “TheContinue reading “Online meeting “Fundamentals of Growing Active Matter””

PASIFIC-funded fellowship

The Polish Academy of Sciences has announced a funding programme PASIFIC for post-doctoral fellows who would like to work for two years in any of the PAS research institutes. The fellowship is 2500 EUR net/month plus family allowance and research expenses Please contact Bartek Waclaw if you would be interested in applying to undertake anContinue reading “PASIFIC-funded fellowship”

New DC member

This week we have welcomed a new member of the Dioscuri Centre. Patrycja Kuzma is a part-time lab manager who will help us setting up and run the lab. She is already acting in a similar capacity for another group in IPC. Her “insider knowledge” of local procedures has already helped a lot. Welcome Patrycja!

Fundamentals of growing active matter

Bartek Waclaw: I am co-organizing this workshop in Edinburgh, 25/26 March 2021. The workshop had been scheduled for this year but was cancelled due to the coronavirus. Hopefully, this time we will have more luck. We are also looking into other options (a hybrid or an all-online meeting). Link to the workshop’s website: https://higgs.ph.ed.ac.uk/workshops/fundamentals-of-growing-active-matter/