Active Matter workshop on Feb 20, 2013

Ever wondered what do bacterial colonies, algae, the cytoskeleton of a cell and self-diffusive colloids have in common? They are all examples of active materials! What are active materials? What makes them special?

The Brandeis Materials Research Science and Engineering Center will host a hands-on workshop on Active Matter on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. The workshop involves experiments, simulations and theory, together with an overview of active materials research at the Brandeis MRSEC. It will be held in Shapiro Science Center from 9:00 am – 7:30 pm. Prof. Azadeh Samadani is hosting the workshop. The application deadline is Jan. 10, 2013 – apply here.

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