Soft Matter Day 2023
The sixth Soft Matter Day, organized by the Peter Debye Institute for Soft Matter Physics, will take place on 14 July 2023 at the Lecture Hall for Theoretical Physics of the Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences, Linnéstr. 5, Leipzig. It aims at stimulating scientific exchange and interactions among the groups of the institute and the Leipzig groups that do related work in this field.

Registration Deadlines
Participants with a talk or poster: 2 June 2023
Participants without contribution: 21 June 2023

Program as PDF
List of Posters

09:00–09:15 Meeting of the Members of the Institute
09:15–09:20 Welcome
09:20–09:40 Mechanical properties of the premature lung
Jonas Naumann, Nicklas Koppe, Ulrich Thome, Mandy Laube, Mareike Zink
Heavy metal stabilized DNA origami
Ulrich Kemper, Nicole Weizenmann, Wycliffe Kiprop Kipnusu, Friedrich Kremer, Ralf Seidel

Dynamic self-organization of active particles in thermally generated flow fields
Lisa Rohde, Frank Cichos

Effects of singular quasipotential on macroscopic fluctuation theory
Lokrshi Prawar Dadhichi, Klaus Kroy

10:40–11:05 Break (Aula)
11:05–11:25 Adipose tissue: tumor promoter and suppressor?
Eliane Blauth, Hans Kubitschke, Daniel Hoffmann, Dorit John, Anne Hoffmann, Benjamin Wolf, Matthias Blüher, Bahriye Aktas, Josef A. Käs

11:25–11:45 Geometry controls strains competition in a confined space
Victor Peris Yague, Valentin Slepukhin, Yuya Karita, Oskar Hallatschek

11:45–12:05 Characterization of different classes of hydrophobic anchors for binding DNA origami to lipid membranes
Subhasini Singh, Rayehe Mamaghaniyeh, Henri G. Franquelim

12:05–12:25 The fingerprints of homogeneous nucleation and crystallization in polyamid-66 as studied by combined infrared (IR) spectroscopy and nanocalorimetry
Wycliffe Kiprop Kipnusu, Evgeny Zhuravlev, Christoph Schick, Friedrich Kremer

12:25–14:15 Poster Session and Lunch (Corridor/Aula)
14:15–14:35 Entropic contributions of collagen network elasticity trigger invasion of non-invasive breast cancer cells
Jiranuwat Sapudom, Philipp Riedl, Maria Schricker, Raymond Chin, Liv Kalbitzer, Steve Martin, Klaus Kroy, Tilo Pompe
14:35–14:55 How many polymer chains form a crystal?
Wing Kit Or, Alaa Hassan, Martin Treß
14:55–15:15 Examining biophysical processes on titania surfaces
Jan Frenzel, Stefan G. Mayr
15:15–15:55 Break (Aula)
15:55–16:15 Ultrafast twist measurements resolve short range dsDNA translocation during ATP-driven initiation of DNA sliding by EcoP15I
Martin Göse, Emma Magill, Fiona Diffin, Mark D. Szczelkun, Ralf Seidel
16:15–16:35 Growth and flow properties in cancer tissues
Mario Merkel, Josef A. Käs
16:40–18:00 Poster Session (Corridor)
18:00 Barbecue

The time for each talk is 15 minutes plus 5 minutes discussion.