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Cambridge Centre for Physical Biology


Upcoming Seminars and Symposiums


CIN CPB joint meeting:

Experimental and Conceptual Modelling of Immunity and Disease

 8 July 2021 - hybrid (remote + in person) event!

Our confirmed invited speakers are:

·       Prof Thierry Mora, Laboratoire de Physique de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure (LPENS), Paris

·       Prof Michael Dustin, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford


Call for Abstracts - for short talks 

Deadline 21 June!!!

If you are a PhD student or early career researcher based at the University of Cambridge or affiliated institutions researching on the interface of Physical Biology and Immunology and would be interested in presenting your research, please send a brief abstract (150-200 words) of what you would like to present, your name,and affiliation by Monday 21 June 2021 to either Dr Maryam Arasteh ( or Dr Margarida Rodrigues (


Registration and Programme coming soon



All events



Patricia Bassereau - Institut Curie, Paris

How filopodia locally protrude from cell plasma membrane

15 June | 14:00 (BST) | Zoom


Nathalie Questembert-Balaban - Hebrew University

Observation of universal dynamics in the recovery of single cells to stress

11 May | 14:00 (BST) | Zoom


Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan FRS - Harvard University

The wisdom of hives, nests and mounds

23 April | 15:00 (BST) | Zoom


Timothy Russell - London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 

Mathematical modelling of the COVID-19 pandemic: using a range of simple and complex models to get the most out of the available data

10 February 2021 | 14.30 | Zoom


Matthieu Piel - Institute Curie (Paris)

The actin cortex in live cells

19 November 2020 | 14.30 | Zoom



Termly mini-symposia will be held based around our Research Areas


CPB Single Cell Symposium

Keynote Lecture - Dr. Rahul Satija​  (New York Genome Center - NYU )

19 April 14:00 - 16:00 (BST)


CPB Mechanics of Epithelia Symposium

23 March 13:00 - 18:00 (GMT)


CPB Annual Meeting 2020

Keynote Lecture - Prof. Lisa Manning  (Syracuse University)

16 December | 14:00 - 16.30 | Zoom


Live Imaging of Cells and Molecules

Keynote LectureProf. Achillefs Kapanidis (University of Oxford)

29 May 2020 | 14:00 - 16:30 | Zoom


Launch Event

Keynote LectureProf. Martin Howard (John Innes Centre - Norwhich)

20 January 2020 | 14:00 - 19:30 | Old Divinity School - St John's College 



Call for proposals