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6 September 2016

Adaptive strategies in cells from the deep sea

High protein flexibility and reduced hydration water dynamics are key pressure adaptive strategies in cells from the deep sea.
The microbe Thermococcus barophilus which lives close to hot vents (...)

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1 September 2016

How mechanical stresses shape the cytoskeleton of cells

Living cells have an outstanding property: depending on their environment they can polarize and migrate in a certain direction to perform specific tasks, for example fighting pathogens in the case of immune cells.

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6 June 2016

Combined recordings of membrane potential and calcium currents

In a typical ‘voltage-clamp’ experiment, membrane channels are studied by artificial rapid steps of voltage and the resulting transmembrane current is thus unnatural. This is a clear limitation in studying the physiological function of native calcium channels.

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2 June 2016

Wavy Graphene Stacks

The internal surface area of a porous material depends on the method used to measure it, and differences in the results are an indicator of inhomogeneities and bottlenecks in the pore structure.

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27 May 2016

Shedding light on "smart brush" thermophysics

Researcher at LIPhy have developed a new means to study in situ the conformation changes of temperature-responsive brushes used for the control of cell adhesion, and have studied their thermophysics with an unprecedented level of detail.

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To be noted

Interactions Fluide-Structure-Biologie

June 18-23th 2017 @ Porquerolles

Rheology of gel networks

June 21-23th 2017 @ Lyon

Other conferences

co-organized by LIPhy members

Invited talks

to come @ LIPhy