2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Spanning Biophysical Length Scales
Sambeeta Das (University of Pennsylvania, USA) and Antonio Suma (Temple University, USA)
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Brandon Holt (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA) "Biological Bits for Computing Classical and Quantum-Inspired Algorithms"
4:00 pm - 4:05 pm
4:05 pm - 4:20 pm
Arnold Mathijssen (Stanford University, USA) "Collective Intercellular Communication Through Ultra-Fast Hydrodynamic Trigger Waves"
4:20 pm - 4:25 pm
4:25 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Polymers with Personality
Noah Mitchell (University of California, Santa Barbara / Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, USA) and Dan Jing Wu (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
7:30 pm - 7:50 pm
Martin Falk (Harvard University, USA) "Collagen-Inspired Design Rules for the Self-Assembly of Twisted Filaments"
7:50 pm - 7:55 pm
7:55 pm - 8:15 pm
Moshe Rubanov (Johns Hopkins University, USA) "Soft Material Programming Through the Spatiotemporal Release of Oligonucleotides"
8:15 pm - 8:20 pm
8:20 pm - 8:40 pm
Zoey Davidson (Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany) "Electromechanical Actuation of Dielectric Liquid Crystal Elastomers of Complex Patterns"
8:40 pm - 8:45 pm
8:45 pm - 9:05 pm
Amos Meeks (Harvard University, USA) "Reversible Self-Focusing in Light-Responsive Spiropyran Functionalized Gels"
9:05 pm - 9:10 pm
9:10 pm - 9:25 pm
Ruohong Shi (Johns Hopkins University, USA) "Multifunctional DNA Polymerization Motor Gels"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Matter that Lives, Matter that Moves
Luuk Metselaar (University of Oxford, United Kingdom) and Indranil Roy (Northwestern University, USA)
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Laurel Kroo (Stanford University, USA) "Active Foam"
9:20 am - 9:25 am
9:25 am - 9:45 am
Pau Guillamat (Université de Genève, Switzerland) "Spiral and Aster Defects in Monolayers of Cells Under Confinement"
9:45 am - 9:50 am
9:50 am - 10:10 am
Shannon Moran (University of Michigan, USA) "Particle Anisotropy Tunes Emergent Behavior in Active Colloidal Systems"
10:10 am - 10:15 am
10:15 am - 10:35 am
Pepijn Moerman (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) "Chemotactic Chasing Between Simple Oil Droplets in Water"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Andrea Welsh (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA) "Pattern Selection of Brine Shrimp Swarms"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Visuals, Audio and Action: Multimedia and the Art of Communicating Science
Our panel of experts will share their experiences communicating science beyond peer-reviewed articles. We will host a panel discussion between scientists who have had notable experiences engaging with the arts in a public manner and designers who have worked with scientists on data-based projects. Panelists will share their philosophy towards communicating scientific ideas and how their work reflects this. Both a moderated exchange between panelists and an audience question session will allow panelists and attendees to further discuss the art of communicating complex and novel ideas through a variety of mediums.
Tyler Shendruk (Loughborough University, United Kingdom)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Visuals, Audio and Action: Multimedia and the Art of Communicating Science
Mark Bowick (University of California, Santa Barbara / Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, USA)
Jen Christiansen (Scientific American, USA)
Dan Jing Wu (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Lining Yao (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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