Workshop Details
Complexity in the Chemistry and Physics of Lipid Membranes
07/04/2016 - 07/08/2016
Meeting Description:

Despite the important roles they play in cell membrane structure and function, lipid assemblies remain poorly characterized from a molecular perspective. Whether lipids mix or phase segregate and on what length scales, how membrane composition confers macroscopic properties such as membrane flexibility, curvature and permeability, and how membranes maintain asymmetric distributions of lipids across the bilayer are all questions that relate directly to how lipid assemblies sustain cellular integrity. This workshop will bring together leading investigators to discuss recent experimental and theoretical advances and identify pressing challenges in the field of lipid membrane chemistry and physics.


During the week of the 4th of July, the Peaks Hotel is the only lodging provider offering wholesale lodging rates. We are encouraging all participants to stay at the Peaks that week. The great benefit of the Peaks is it has the nicest views and pool in the region.

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Meeting Venue:

Telluride Elementary School
477 West Columbia Ave Telluride, CO 81435

Complexity in the Chemistry and Physics of Lipid Membranes Registered Meeting Participants:
Participant Organization
Allen, Heather Ohio State
Bain, Colin Durham University
Bassereau, Patricia Institut Curie
Brooks, Nicholas Imperial College London
Conboy, John University of Utah
Connell, Simon University of Leeds
Deserno, Markus Carnegie Mellon University
Katsaras, John Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Keller, Sarah University of Washington, Seattle
Kim, Judy UC San Diego
Kraft, Mary University of Illinois
Leal, Cecilia University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Matysiak, Silvina University of Maryland
Okur, Halil EPFL
Olmsted, Peter Georgetown University
Pabst, Georg University of Graz
PARIKH, ATUL University of California, Davis
Schick, Michael University of Washington
Seddon, John Imperial College London
Talbot, Emma University of Cambridge
Tieleman, Peter University of Calgary
Walker, Robert Montana State University
Ye, Shen Hokkaido University

Telluride Science Research Center
Post Office Box 2429, Telluride CO 81435
Tel: + 970.708.4426
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