3 April 2012
De Sitterzaal, Leiden Institute of Physics
This Week's Discoveries
ChemE FacultyColloquium - Jos Derksen (ChemE-TP): "Dispersed multiphase flow at the particle level"
BN Seminar - Khalid Salaita (Emory Univ.): "Using the Force: Mechanochemistry at the living/nonliving interface"
BN Seminar by Ulrich Keyser (University of Cambridge)
Hot Topics in Bionanoscience - Khalid Salaita (Emory University, Atlanta, USA): "Fluorescence-based force sensing" - last chance to register!
Thesis defense Calin Plesa: "Solid-state nanopores for probing DNA and protein"
Thesis defense Pieter-Jan Coumou: "Electrodynamics of strongly disordered superconductors"
Register now for the lunch symposium: career dialogue for postdoc/PI's in Delft
Thesis defense Jimmy Melskens: "Hydrogenated amorphous silicon: nanostructure and defects"
Thesis defense Jelmer Renema: "The Physics of Nanowire Superconducting Single-Photon Detectors"
Thesis defense Charl Moolman: "A singular perspective on chromosomal replication: studying live cells by employing a multi-disciplinary approach"
NanoFront Winter Retreat
Kavli Colloquium: Laurens Molenkamp (Würzburg): "HgTe as a Topological Insulator"
Kavli Colloquium: Jack Szostak (Harvard) on synthetic cells and the origin of life
Summer School Les Houches (France): Frontiers of condensed matter
Kavli Day: Uri Alon (Weizmann) on love and fear in the lab: the importance of the emotional aspects of doing science
Msc course (in Leiden): Entrepreneurship
26th Han sur Lesse Winterschool on modern aspects of physical chemistry: register now!
Casimir Course - Topology in Condensed Matter (regular course and MOOC!) - register now!
Last chance to register: Casimir Workshop in Entrepreneurship
Casimir course - Theoretical Biophysics - register here
Lorentz workshop: Amyloid Aggregation: Single Molecule Approaches to a Many Molecule Problem
Lorentz workshop: Transformations in Optics - register now!
Lorentz workshop: Superconductivity on the Verge
Lorentz workshop: Novel Quantum Materials and Systems
QN researchers Warner Venstra and Val Zwiller awarded with STW Take-off grant
Article by Vincenzo Vitelli et al. (LION/Instituut-Lorentz): "Topological modes bound to dislocations in mechanical metamaterials"
Ronald Hanson (Kavli Delft/QN) receives Ammodo KNAW Award for fundamental research
Postdoc position at the group of Anton Akhmerov
PhD position at the group of Anton Akhmerov
Two vacant PhD positions at the Hyun Youk lab: "Physics of cellular interactions"
PhD position: Quantum optomechanics with photonic crystal cavities
Postdoc position at the Groeblacher Lab