Talks, Workshops, and Conferences

2018  >>

  • Telluride Workshop on "The Complexity in the Chemistry and Physics of Lipid Membranes ," Telluride, Colorado, July 10-14, 2018 (Scheduled)
  • Gordon Research Conference on "Biointerface Science," Lucca (Barga), Italy, June 17-22, 2018 (Scheduled)
  • 62nd Annual Meeting of The Biophysical Society, Symposium on "Interrogating Membrane Organization and Dynamics," San Francisco, CA Feb. 17- Feb. 21 (Scheduled)
  • 2018 International Symposium on Chemical Biology, Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 10-Jan.12 (Scheduled)

2017  >>

  • Bioengineering Dept. Seminar, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA Aug. 30, 2017 (Scheduled)
  • TETHMEM 2017 Workshop, Schloss Schönbrunn, Vienna, Austria, Aug. 7- Aug.9, 2017
  • Co-organizer, 253rd ACS National Meeting, Biomembrane Session, Colloids Division, San Francisco, CA, Apr. 2-Apr. 6, 2017
  • Discussion Leader, Gordon Research Conference on Complex Active & Adaptive Material Systems, Ventura, CA, Jan. 29, 2017

2016  >>

  • IITB-NTU Joint Symposium on Healthcare Technologies, Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, Mumbai, India, Sept. 27, 2016
  • MSE-Colloquium@NTU, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Sept. 14, 2016
  • Biomedical Institute for Global Health Research and Technology (BIGHEART), National University of Singapore, Singapore, Sept. 13, 2016
  • 252nd Fall ACS National Meeting, "Nanoparticles for Measuring/Controlling Cell Signaling," Philadelphia, PA Aug 21-Aug 25, 2016
  • The Telluride Workshop on "Complexity in the Chemistry and Physics of Lipid Membranes," Telluride, CO, July 4-July 8, 2016
  • The International Symposium on "Micro- and Nanomachines: Chemical and Biological Nanomotors," Hannover, Germany, June 30, 2016
  • EMPA: Swiss Fed. Labs for Mater. Sci. Tech., St. Gallen, Switzerland, June 20, 2016
  • Gordon Research Conference on "Biointerface Science," Les Diablerets, Switzerland, June 12-June 17, 2016
  • MRS Spring Meeting, "Bioinspired Dynamic Materials ­- Synthesis, Engineering and Applications," Phoenix, AZ, Mar. 31, 2016
  • 251st Spring ACS National Meeting, "Membrane Structure, Assembly, and Dynamics Symposium," Colloids Div, San Diego, CA, Mar. 14, 2016
  • Kyoto University Winter School 2016,"From Materials to Life: Multidisciplinary Challenges," Kyoto, Japan, Feb. 25, 2016
  • Department of Biochemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Jan. 25, 2016

2015  >>

  • Chemical Engineering Department, The Pennsylvania State University, Dec. 03, 2015
  • Teth-Mem 2015 Workshop on "Tethered Membranes," Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Nov. 10, 2015
  • UPMC-SU-NTU Workshop on "Chemistry of Materials and Interfaces," Paris, France, Sept. 28-Oct.1, 2015
  • Symposium on "Hierarchical Dynamics in Soft Materials and Biological Matter," Kyoto, Japan, Sept 23-26, 2015
  • 2015 Molecular Foundry Users' Meeting, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, Berkeley, CA, Aug. 21
  • Research Triangle MRSEC, Duke, North Carolina, Feb. 19

2014  >>

  • Interdisciplinary Graduate School Distingushed Lecture Series, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Sept 29
  • International Biophysics Congress, IUPAB, Brisbane, Australia, August
  • The Swanson Science Conference Honoring Basil Swanson, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA, July
  • Gordon Research Conference on Biointerfaces, Lucca (Barga), Italy, June
  • Student Workshop, Chalmers Soft Matter Graduate School, Chalmers University, Sweden, June
  • 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX, USA, March

2013  >>

  • Annual Meeting of the Australian Society for Biophysics , Keynote, Melbourne, Australia, Nov.
  • Biomaterials Session, The AVS Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA Oct.
  • Dept Seminar, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, NYU-Poly, NY Oct.
  • Nanyang Technological University, COE Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture Seminar, Singapore Sept, 2013
  • Seoul National University, WCU Seminar, Seoul, Korea May 23, 2013

2012  >>

  • Indo-US Conference on Biomembranes, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. India Dec 30
  • HAMLET Workshop, Lund University, Sweden, Dec 8
  • Ming Chi University of Technology, New Taipei City, Taiwan, Nov.
  • Chang Gung University, Linkou, Taiwan, Nov.
  • Faraday Discussions, Lipids and Membrane Biophysics, Burlington House, London, UK, September
  • Workshop on Engineered Membranes, Univ. of Leeds, UK September
  • Gordon Research Conference on Biointerfaces, Les Diabrelets, Switzerland, May
  • 10+10 UC Davis-Peking University forum on Chemical Biology, Chengdu, China, April
  • Membrane Mechanics, ACS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March

2011  >>

  • Chemistry Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, December
  • International Conference on Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology, New Delhi, December
  • Nanobiotechnology, Austrian Institute of Technology & Boku, Vienna, Austria, October
  • Cellular Biomechanics, Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, October
  • School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, August
  • ICMAT-2011, Materials Research Society, Singapore, June
  • Thursday Seminar, IFM, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden, May
  • Nano-Science Center, University of Copehhagen, Denmark, May
  • Applied Physics, Chalmers University, Goteburg, Sweden April
  • Chemistry, City College of New York, NY March
  • Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, GA February
  • Nanoscience Institute, Florida State University, Tallahasse, FL February

2010  >>

  • Sossman Symposium Honoring Jeff Brinker, Amer. Cer. Soc. Annu. Meeting, Houston, TX
  • ICMR Summer School, Biological Interfaces, Santa Barbara, June
  • Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, May
  • NIH Annual Nanomedicine Meeting, Asilomar, CA, April
  • Chemistry Dept. Seminar, Univ. of California, Riverside, Feb. 24
  • Biosensors Workshop, Nanyung Technological University, Singapore, Feb. 4

2009  >>

  • Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA Nov.
  • Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, China, Oct.
  • Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, Oct.
  • Chang-Gung University, Linkou, Taiwan, Oct.
  • DOE Contractor's Meeting: Biomolecular Materials, Sept
  • Soft Materials Symposium, Shanghai, China May
  • Nanomedicine Development Center Annual Meeting., Bethesda, MD April
  • Molecular Foundry, LBNL, Berkeley, CA May
  • ACS Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, March

2008  >>

  • Chemistry & Biology, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, Oct. 2008
  • Chemistry Seminar, Pomona College, Sept. 2008
  • ACS Fall Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Aug 2008
  • NSF-RISE, Research Infrastructure in Science & Education Sensors Workshop, Alabama, AL July 2008
  • Chemistry Dept. Seminar, Iowa State University, Feb. 2008

2007  >>

  • Dept. Seminar, Institute of Materials Research & Engineering, IMRE, Singapore, Nov. 2007
  • MPI-P Workshop on Membranes, Schloß Ringberg, Bavaria, Sept. 2007
  • ACS Annual Meeting, Boston, Aug 2007
  • Membrane and membrane proteins Meeting, Park City, UT June 2007
  • 2nd Annual CNLS Conference, Complexity of Biological and Soft Materials, Santa Fe, NM May 2007
  • Nanomedicine Center Seminar, Purdue University, Purdue, IN, April 2007
  • Department Seminar, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, April 2007
  • Graduate Seminar, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, March 207
  • ACS National Meeting, Chicago, March 2007
  • PittCon Meeting, Chicago, Feb 2007

2006  >>

  • 2006 2nd Annual Meeting of American Academy of Nanomedicine, Washington, D.C., Sept 2006
  • 2006 ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, Sept. 2006
  • 2006 SAME-TEC, Semi-conductors, Automated Manufacturing, Electronics Training and Education conference, Albuquerque, NM, July 2006
  • 2006 NSF-RISE, Research Infrastructure in Science & Education Sensors Workshop, Alabama, AL June 2006
  • 2006 Physics Department Seminar, University of Nevada, Reno, April 14, 2006
  • 2006 Chemical Engineering Dept Seminar, Renssaeler Polytechnic, Troy, NY, March 1, 2006
  • 2006 AAAS Annual Meeting, Nanotechnology, St. Louis, MO February 15, 2006

2005  >>

  • 2005 Pacifichem, Hawaii, Dec 15-19, 2005
  • 2005 Second Annual Biophotonics Symposium, San Antonio, TX
  • 2005 Materials Research Society, San Francisco, Annual Meeting, (2 invited talks)
  • 2005 National Meeting of The Amercian Chemical Society, Washington, D. C.
  • 2005 Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies Users Workshop, Albuquerque, NM
  • 2005 Next Generation Neutron Source Workshop, San Diego, CA

2004  >>

  • 2004 CLEO/LEOS IEEE Meeting on Biophotonics, San Diego, CA
  • 2004 American Chemical Society Mid-West Regional Meeting, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2004 Biosecurity and Nanoscience Lab, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • 2004 Dynamic Energy Landscapes in Functional Systems Workshop, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2004 Nanoscale Science &Technology Institute, Nanotech 2004, Boston, MA

2003  >>

  • 2003 International Conference on Nanotechnology, Indian National Academy of Engineering, Chandigarh, India
  • 2003 Los Alamos Neutron Scattering Center User's Group Meeting, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2003 Physics Seminar, Alabama New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL
  • 2003 Department Seminar in Chemistry, James Madison University, VA
  • 2003 Department Seminar in Chemical Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM