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Physics Colloquia 293 (2/2/18)

February 2, 2018 - 10:45am

Babak Sanii, Claremont College

Abstract:

Lipids can self-assemble into membranes and peptides can self-fold into 
structures. These hard-to-12redict emergent phenomena roducebiologically useful materials such as ceil membranes an dfunctional protein 
com21exes. In our group we engineer systems to direct self-assembly and self-lolding towaros useful goals. In this seminar I will introduce a means for directeo self-assembly oI non-equilibrium lipid membrane gradients, and highlight a few applications. I will also introduce a macro-scale 
self-assembly platform that could help us understand folding pathways, and potentially produce self-weaving, reactive materials. 

Flyer PDF: babak_sanii_physics_flyer.pdf

Location

SSB 120

Contact Information

Anand Subramaniam
Assistant Professor