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Hui-Shun Kuan defended PhD thesis

April 7, 2016

Today Hui-Shun Kuan successfully defended his PhD thesis in Chemical Physics. His dissertation title is "Active pattern formation in one and two dimensions." Congratulations Dr. Kuan!

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Meredith Betterton awarded LEAP grant

April 6, 2016

Meredith Betterton received an Associate Professor Growth Grant through the University of Colorado's LEAP program to partially fund a stage-top rapid temperature controller for microscopy.

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Hui-Shun Kuan's preprint posted on arXiv

April 3, 2016

Hui-Shun Kuan's paper "Phase-plane analysis of the totally asymmetric simple exclusion process with binding kinetics and switching between antiparallel lanes" was posted on the arXiv preprint server today.

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Jeffrey Moore received Butcher Innovation Award

March 29, 2016

Jeffrey Moore received a 2016 Butcher Innovation Award for his collaboration with Cassi Estrem at UC-Denver.

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Hui-Shun Kuan's paper accepted by the Biophysical Journal

March 29, 2016

Hui-Shun Kuan's paper "Motor protein accumulation on antiparallel microtubule overlaps" was accepted by the Biophysical Journal .

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Robert Blackwell's paper and cover image published in Soft Matter

March 14, 2016

Robert Blackwell's paper "Microscopic origins of anisotropic active stress in motor-driven nematic liquid crystals" was published in the latest issue of Soft Matter , and was selected for an inside cover image .

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Hui-Shun Kuan's paper published in Physical Review E

Dec. 31, 2015

Hui-Shun Kuan's paper "Hysteresis, reentrance, and glassy dynamics in systems of self-propelled rods" was published in the latest issue of Physical Review E .

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Robert Blackwell defended PhD thesis

Dec. 15, 2015

Today Robert Blackwell successfully defended his PhD thesis in Physics. His dissertation title is "Modeling cytoskeletal active matter systems." Congratulations Dr. Blackwell!

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Robert Blackwell's paper published in Physical Review E

Dec. 10, 2015

Robert Blackwell's paper (with Tony Gao) "Multiscale modeling and simulation of microtubule/motor protein assemblies" was published in Physical Review E .

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Garrek Stemo received UROP award and joined the group

Dec. 9, 2015

Garrek Stemo received a UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program) award and joined the group. His project title is “Generation of active stresses in microtubule-motor mixtures”.

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