Past Seminars & Workshops

Multi-Scale Simulation of Protein Chaos

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 2:00pm

Hasbrouck Room 409

Join us for the first Five College Biophysics Network Lunch of the Fall Semester!  We will be kicking off our season with Jianhan Chen from the Departments of Chemistry, and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and the Institute for Life Sciences.  Professor Chen will speak on "Multi-Scale Simulation of Protein Chaos."  Join us for a catered lunch, lively discussion, and to help plan events for the rest of the year!


Membrane Biophysics SLAM!

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 11:00am

LGRT Room 745E

Join us for a special meeting on Membrane Biophysics that is co-sponsored by the Center for Biological Physics and the Membranes in Biology & Medicine subgroup of the Models to Medicine Center within the Institute for Applied Life Sciences at UMass.   This meeting is designed to promote new connections between and report on current work of researchers with a specific interest in membrane biophysics. 
Faculty, postdocs, and students at the Five Colleges are all invited and encouraged to attend and give a 5 minute "lightning talk".  
There is NO FEE for registration, and lunch is included!
A tentative agenda is now available using the "View Details" link below.
There is no fee, but please register (free lunch!) by May 2:


Electron Microscopy at UMass Amherst!

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:15am

Hasbrouck Room 409

Join us this at this Friday's Five College Biophysics Network Lunch for a presentation by Alex Ribbe, director of the UMass Electron Microscopy Core Facility.  Dr. Ribbe will give a talk titled "UMass Amherst Electron Microscopy Center Overview." Lively discussion to follow!
Brunch/Lunch provided, as usual, including vegetarian options.

Biophysics Network Brunch this Friday features Jungwoo Lee!

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 11:15am

Hasbrouck Room 409

Join us for this week's Five College Biophysics Network Brunch.  The featured speaker is Jungwoo Lee from the Chemical Engineering Department at UMass.  Jungwoo will be speaking about "Biomaterial Platforms to Capture Collective Forces Generated by Hematopoietic Cells."  Lively discussion to follow!

Brunch proivded by a Mutual Mentoring Grant form the UMass Center for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development.


The Physics of Cell Division

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 4:00pm

Hasbrouck 124

This week's Physics Colloquium features Meredith Betterton, University of Colorado, Boulder, speaking on "The Physics of Cell Division."  Refreshment served at 3:45 in the atrium outside the lecture room.  For more information, see