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INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS

Program on

Program on Electrostatic Effects in Complex Fluids and Biophysics

August 1998 - December 1998

Coordinators: W. Gelbart, V. Parsegian, P. Pincus

Speakers: Please give your transparencies to the ITP staff members in the front office (Rm 1102) for scanning. They will be returned promptly to your mailbox.

8/17 2:00 p.m. Dr. Alexei Khokhlov
ITP & Moscow State
Self-assemby in polyelectrolyte systems
8/19 10:00 a.m. Dr. Henri Orland
ITP & C. E. Saclay
Field theory approaches to charged-particle systems
8/20 10:00 a.m. Dr. Roland Netz
ITP & Max-Planck-Teltow
Sphere-polyelectrolyte complexation[Audio]
8/24 4:00 p.m. Dr. A. Parsegian
ITP & NIH
Measuring Forces Between DNA's
8/26 10:00 a.m. Dr. Henri Orland
ITP & C.E. Saclay
Field Theory Approaches to Salt and Polyelectrolyte Solutions
8/27 10:00 a.m. Dr. Henri Orland
ITP & C.E. Saclay
Secondary Structure and Protein Folding
8/31 4:00 p.m. Dr. Marcia Barbosa
ITP & UFRGS-Brazil
Ion Condensation
9/2 10:00 a.m. Dr. Steven Girvin
ITP & Indiana Univ
Colloidal Attractions: Size Counts
9/3 10:00 a.m. Dr. Marcelo Lozada-Cassou
ITP & Univ. Metropolitana
Violation of the Electroneutrality Condition in Confined Charged Fluids
9/9 10:00 a.m. Dr. Niels Gronbech-Jensen
ITP & LANL
Electrostatic Interactions Derived from Atomic Scale Simulations
9/10 10:00 a.m. Dr. Alexei Khokhlov
ITP & Moscow State Univ.
Statistical Physics of Ionomers
9/14 4:00 p.m. Dr. Rudi Podgornik
ITP & NIH
DNA Mesophases and their Equations of State
9/16 10:00 a.m. Dr. Alexei Kornyshev
ITP & IEV
Non-local Electrostatics
9/17 10:00 a.m. Dr. David Andelman
ITP & Tel Aviv Univ
Polyelectrolytes at Interfaces
9/21 12:15 p.m. Dr. W. Gelbart
ITP & UCLA
Bio-inspired Electrostatics: Condensation and Complexation of Highly-Charged Polymers and Membranes[Audio]
9/22 2:00 p.m. Dr. Roland Kjellander
ITP & Goteborg
Electrostatic Correlation Attractions Between Double Layers
9/23 10:00 a.m. Dr. Stjepan Marcelja
ITP & Australian Natl Univ
Double-layer Repulsion Beyond the Primitive Model
9/24 10:00 a.m. Dr. Jie Yang
ITP & University of Vermont
The Assembly of DNA on 2-D Bilayer Membranes
9/29 2:00 p.m. Dr. Avinoam Ben-Shaul
ITP & Hebrew Univ
Statistical Thermodynamics of DNA/Charged Lipid Assembly
9/30 10:00 a.m. Dr. Christian Holm
ITP & Max-Planck-Polymer
Computer Simulations of Polyelectrolytes
10/1 10:00 a.m. Dr. Helmut Schiessel
UCSB-MRL
Counterion-condensation-induced Collapse of Flexible Polyelectrolytes
10/5 12:15 p.m. Dr. Fyl Pincus
ITP & UC Santa Barbara
When Like Charges Attract!?@&#%![Audio]
10/6 2:00 p.m. Dr. Seth Fraden
ITP & Brandeis
Critical Review of Attraction Between Like-Charged Colloids
10/7 10:00 a.m.. Dr. John Weeks
ITP & Univ of Maryland
Connecting Local Structure to Interface Formation: Simple Liquids and Hydrophobic Interactions in Water
10/8 10:00 a.m. Dr. Magdeleno Medina-Noyola
ITP & San Luis Potosi
Structure of a Colloidal Suspension Near a Charged Wall
10/13 2:00 p.m. Dr. Ilya Koltover
MRL, UCSB
Structure and Interactions in DNA-cationic Liposome Complexes
10/14 10:00 a.m. Dr. Robijn Bruinsma
ITP & UCLA
Electrostatics and Protein-DNA Interactions
10/15 10:00 a.m. Dr. Lesser Blum
ITP & UPR
Some Exact Results for Coulomb Systems
10/27 2:00 p.m. Dr. Tonya Kuhl
& UC Santa Barbara
PEG-mediated Bilayer Interactions: Role of Electrostatics
10/28 10:00 a.m. Dr. Robijn Bruinsma
ITP & UCLA
Electrostatics and Protein-DNA Interactions
10/29 10:00 a.m. Dr. Roland Kjellander
ITP & Goteborg
Renormalization of Charges and Screening in Electrolyte Systems
11/3 2:00 p.m. Dr. Sebastian Doniach
ITP & Stanford Univ.
The Biophysics of Protein Folding: Experiments and Some Theory
11/4 10:00 a.m. Dr. Robijn Bruinsma
ITP & UCLA
Electrostatics and Protein-DNA Interactions
11/5 10:00 a.m. Dr. Rob Coalson
ITP & Univ of Pittsburgh
Poisson-Nernst-Planck Theory of Ion Flow through Biological Channels:Application to Gramicidin A
11/10 2:00 p.m. Dr. Francoise Livolant
ITP & Univ. Paris Sud
Direct Observation of DNA Condensed Phases and Nucleosome Core Particles[Audio]
11/10 3:00 p.m. Dr. Sergey Leikin
ITP & NIH
Maryland
Counterion-induced DNA Condensation
11/11 10:00 a.m. Dr. Monica Olvera de la Cruz
ITP & Northwestern University
Ion Condensation in Dilute Polyelectrolyte Solutions
11/12 10:00 a.m. To Be Announced
11/17 2:00 p.m. Dr. Robijn Bruinsma
UCLA
Electrostatics and Protein-DNA Interactions
11/18 10:00 a.m. Dr. Tanniemola Liverpool
ITP & ESPCI
Paris
Simple Problems in the Statistical Mechanics of Polyelectrolytes 1) Conformations of Flexible PEs 2) Counterion Fluctuations and Collapse of Semi-flexible PEs
11/19 10:00 a.m. Dr. Boris Shklovskii
ITP & U of Minnesota
Wigner Crystal Model for Screening of a Polyelctrolyte by Polyvalent Ions
11/24 2:00 p.m. Dr. Yan Levin
ITP & UFRGS
Simple Theories of Coulomb Systems: Salt Solutions
12/1 2:00 p.m. Dr. Claudine Williams
ITP & College de France
Hydrophobic Polyelectrolytes: Structural Modifications and Anomalous Counterion Condensation
12/2 10:00 a.m. Dr. Robert Eisenberg
ITP & Rush Medical School
Membrane Permeation in Open Ionic Channels
12/3 10:00 a.m Dr. Sergei Obukhov
ITP & Univ of Florida
Long-range Forces (Casimir Effect) in Dense Polymer Solutions

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