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Event When Speaker Title Presentation Material
TOD 19th July 2012
11:30 to 12:30
P Boyland Some topological tools in two-dimensional dynamics
TODW01 23rd July 2012
10:30 to 11:00
K Moffatt Welcome & Opening Remarks
TODW01 23rd July 2012
11:00 to 11:40
Ultimate state of two-dimensional Rayleigh-Bénard convection
TODW01 23rd July 2012
11:45 to 12:05
On helical multiscale characterisation of homogeneous turbulence
TODW01 23rd July 2012
12:10 to 12:30
Turbulent vorticity and helicity in stratified atmospheric boundary layer
TODW01 23rd July 2012
14:00 to 14:40
New conservation laws of helical flows
TODW01 23rd July 2012
14:45 to 15:05
MV Kurgansky Simple models of helical baroclinic vortices
TODW01 23rd July 2012
15:10 to 15:30
Using fluid variational variables to obtain new analytic solutions with nonzero helicity
TODW01 23rd July 2012
16:00 to 16:40
P Boyland Exponential growth in two-dimensional topological fluid dynamics
TODW01 23rd July 2012
16:45 to 17:05
S Tanda Topological crystals as a new paradigm
TODW01 23rd July 2012
17:10 to 17:30
Numerical and analytical study of an asymptotic equation for deformation of vortex lattices
TODW01 24th July 2012
09:00 to 09:40
Knotted vortex tubes in the Euler equation
TODW01 24th July 2012
09:45 to 10:05
A Enciso Knots and links in fluid mechanics
TODW01 24th July 2012
10:10 to 10:30
F Maggioni & SZ Alamri & CF Barenghi & RL Ricca Velocity, energy and helicity of vortex knots and unknots
TODW01 24th July 2012
11:00 to 11:40
Intermittency and conditional regularity of solutions of the 3D Navier-Stokes equations
TODW01 24th July 2012
11:45 to 12:05
Quantum vortex reconnections
TODW01 24th July 2012
12:10 to 12:30
An accurate and efficient method to compute steady vortices without symmetry
TODW01 24th July 2012
14:00 to 14:40
Instabilities and ill-posedness for the magnetogeostrophic equation
TODW01 24th July 2012
14:45 to 15:05
RM Kerr Dissipation and enstrophy statistics in turbulence: are the simulations and mathematics converging?
TODW01 24th July 2012
15:10 to 15:30
D Kolomenskiy & HK Moffatt & M Farge & K Schneider Fluid dynamics of flapping wings associated with change of domain topology
TODW01 24th July 2012
15:35 to 15:55
Vortical dynamo in turbulent multiphase flows
TODW01 24th July 2012
15:55 to 16:05
A Libin Coherent Beltrami Structures
TODW01 24th July 2012
16:45 to 17:30
Relative equilibria of point vortices. (Aref Memorial Lecture)
TODW01 25th July 2012
09:00 to 09:40
B Khesin The filament equation in any dimension
TODW01 25th July 2012
09:45 to 10:05
Tackling structural complexity by Jones' polynomials
TODW01 25th July 2012
10:10 to 10:30
Y Mitsumatsu Helicity in differential topology
TODW01 25th July 2012
11:00 to 11:40
How much do we know about the problem of global regularity for the three-dimensional Navier-Stokes and Euler equations?
TODW01 25th July 2012
11:45 to 12:05
Impulse of vortex knots from diagram projections
TODW01 25th July 2012
12:10 to 12:30
A Soap-Film Mobius Strip Changes Topology with a Twist Singularity
TODW01 26th July 2012
09:00 to 09:40
Topological approaches to problems of stirring and mixing
TODW01 26th July 2012
09:45 to 10:05
G Hornig & A Wilmot-Smith & D Pontin Relaxation of braided magnetic and vorticity fields
TODW01 26th July 2012
10:10 to 10:30
O Velasco Fuentes Stirring vortices with vorticity holes
TODW01 26th July 2012
11:00 to 11:40
Identifying topological chaos using set-oriented methods
TODW01 26th July 2012
11:45 to 12:05
Y Kimura Mass transport by vortex motions
TODW01 26th July 2012
12:10 to 12:30
On the regularity of Lagrangian trajectories in the 3D Navier-Stokes flow
TODW01 26th July 2012
14:00 to 14:40
Instability by weak precession of the flow in a rotating sphere
TODW01 26th July 2012
14:45 to 15:05
Evolution of the leading edge vortex over an accelerating rotating wing
TODW01 26th July 2012
15:10 to 15:30
Parallel computation of vortex tube reconnection using graphics card and vortex particle methods
TODW01 26th July 2012
15:35 to 15:55
Cascade of vortex loops initiated by a single reconnection of quantum vortices
TODW01 26th July 2012
15:55 to 16:05
Point-vortex dynamics and stability of relative equilibria on surfaces
TODW01 26th July 2012
16:45 to 17:30
Finite time singularities for the free boundary incompressible Euler equations
TODW01 27th July 2012
09:00 to 09:40
Three-dimensional vorticity dynamics in miscible Hele-Shaw displacements
TODW01 27th July 2012
09:45 to 10:05
Y Hattori & SG Llewellyn-Smith Motion of axisymmetric magnetic eddies with swirl
TODW01 27th July 2012
10:10 to 10:30
Variational method for estimating nonlinear acceleration of collisionless magnetic reconnection
TODW01 27th July 2012
11:00 to 11:40
Singular Casimir elements: their mathematical justification and physical implications
TODW01 27th July 2012
11:45 to 12:05
A unified view of topological invariants of barotropic & baroclinic fluids & their application to formal stability analysis of three-dimensional ideal gas flows
TODW01 27th July 2012
12:10 to 12:30
Non-stationary boundary layers and energy dissipation in incompressible flows
TODW01 27th July 2012
14:00 to 14:40
How fast can vorticity stretch itself?
TODW01 27th July 2012
14:45 to 15:05
Absence of singular stretching of interacting vortex filaments
TODW01 27th July 2012
15:10 to 15:30
Probing fundamental bounds in hydrodynamics using variational optimisation methods
TOD 2nd August 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Higher norms of vorticity applied to the intermittency and blow-up problems in the 3D Navier-Stokes and Euler equations
TOD 7th August 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Development of singularities in relaxing magnetic fields
TOD 9th August 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Pollockian Mechanics: Painting with Viscous Jets
TOD 14th August 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Magnetic braids, Hamiltonian action and selective decay
TOD 16th August 2012
11:30 to 12:30
R Buniy An algebraic classification of entangled states
TOD 21st August 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Reactive-infiltration instabilities in fractures and porous rock
TOD 23rd August 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Knots: from the sailing boat down to the cell's nucleus illustrated by means of simple experiments
TOD 28th August 2012
11:30 to 12:30
On the 2-point problem for the Lagrange-Euler equation
TOD 30th August 2012
11:30 to 12:30
T Lipniacki Stochastic travelling waves in bistable biochemical system: Numerical and mathematical analysis
TODW02 3rd September 2012
09:10 to 09:50
Chromatin Compaction: A Modeling Exploration of Fiber Hetergeoneity and Linker Histone Influence
TODW02 3rd September 2012
10:10 to 10:50
The topological equivalence of the yeast chromosome centromere and the yeast plasmid partitioning locus
TODW02 3rd September 2012
10:50 to 11:30
How the genome folds
TODW02 3rd September 2012
11:30 to 12:10
L Mirny The role of topological constraints on condensed polymers and DNA in human cells
TODW02 3rd September 2012
13:30 to 14:10
Large scale organization of chromatin
TODW02 3rd September 2012
14:10 to 14:50
S Levene All Good Things Must Bend: the Energetics of DNA Shape and Flexibility in Biological Assemblies
TODW02 3rd September 2012
15:20 to 15:40
Structure meets function at the mouse X chromosome inactivation center
TODW02 3rd September 2012
15:40 to 16:00
F Maggioni Modeling chromatin fibre folding for human embryonic stem cells and cancer cells
TODW02 3rd September 2012
16:00 to 16:20
A Rosa Three-dimensional conformations of entangled ring polymers in solution
TODW02 3rd September 2012
16:20 to 17:00
N Kleckner How E.coli organizes and segregates its chromosome
TODW02 4th September 2012
08:30 to 09:10
A tangled problem: the structure,function and folding of knotted proteins
TODW02 4th September 2012
09:10 to 09:50
Knotted and unknotted proteins: a comparative study (*)
TODW02 4th September 2012
10:10 to 10:50
M Cieplak Topological features in stretching of proteins
TODW02 4th September 2012
10:50 to 11:30
Conservation of complex knotting and slipknotting patterns in proteins
TODW02 4th September 2012
11:30 to 11:50
Amino acid patterns for protein folding
TODW02 4th September 2012
11:50 to 12:10
P Szymczak How to untie it-translocation of a knotted protein through a pore
TODW02 4th September 2012
13:30 to 14:10
Computer simulations of knotted DNA and proteins
TODW02 4th September 2012
14:10 to 14:50
Knots confined to tubes in the simple cubic lattice
TODW02 4th September 2012
15:20 to 15:40
Simulations of cyclic and linear DNA chains moderately and strongly confined in nanochannels
TODW02 4th September 2012
15:40 to 16:00
Diffusion dynamics of circular DNA mini-rings in solution
TODW02 4th September 2012
16:00 to 16:20
Influence of topology in coarse-graining of polymer solutions
TODW02 4th September 2012
16:20 to 17:00
Locating knots and slipknots in open and closed macromolecules
TODW02 4th September 2012
17:00 to 17:40
E Rawdon Knotting of open chains, closed chains and proteins
TODW02 5th September 2012
08:30 to 09:10
Superhelically Driven Structural Transitions in Genomic DNA - Theoretical Analyses, Genomic Distributions and Roles in Regulation
TODW02 5th September 2012
09:10 to 09:50
Co-operative roles for DNA supercoiling and nucleoid-associated proteins in the regulation of bacterial transcription
TODW02 5th September 2012
10:10 to 10:50
Chromosomes as topological machines-the role of DNA thermodynamics
TODW02 5th September 2012
10:50 to 11:30
How DNA topology and DNA length affect the body's defense against nucleic acids of invading organisms in the blood
TODW02 5th September 2012
11:30 to 11:50
Twisted paths in Euclidean groups: Keeping track of total orientation while traversing DNA
TODW02 5th September 2012
11:50 to 12:10
R Cortini Chiral effects in DNA supercoiling
TODW02 5th September 2012
13:30 to 14:10
Sequence-Dependent Coarse-Grain Descriptions of DNA: models, methods and simulations
TODW02 5th September 2012
14:10 to 14:50
K Zakrzewska DNA recognition studied by molecular simulations
TODW02 5th September 2012
15:20 to 15:40
J Baxter The yeast Pif1 family helicase RRM3 promotes DNA unwinding during replisome swivelling
TODW02 5th September 2012
15:40 to 16:00
Denaturation transition of stretched DNA in the presence of DNA-binding ligands
TODW02 5th September 2012
16:00 to 16:20
Twist neutrality and topological aspects of nucleosomal DNA
TODW02 5th September 2012
16:20 to 17:00
D Swigon Dynamics of DNA supercoiling and knotting
TODW02 5th September 2012
17:00 to 17:40
W Olson Simulated looping propensities of protein-decorated DNA
TODW02 6th September 2012
09:10 to 09:50
A Maxwell DNA topology and the mechanism of type II DNA topoisomerases
TODW02 6th September 2012
10:10 to 10:50
Mechanistic studies of type IA topoisomerases
TODW02 6th September 2012
10:50 to 11:30
C Soteros Knot statistics and knot reduction for a lattice polygon model of local strand passage
TODW02 6th September 2012
11:30 to 11:50
Topo IV is the topoisomerase that knots and unknots sister duplexes during DNA replication
TODW02 6th September 2012
11:50 to 12:10
P Sulkowski Topological recursion and classification of multi-stranded biopolymer configurations
TODW02 6th September 2012
13:30 to 14:10
DNA in confined geometries: topology effects
TODW02 6th September 2012
14:10 to 14:50
A generic non-specific mechanism for the clustering of DNA and chromosome binding proteins
TODW02 7th September 2012
08:30 to 09:10
Topology of Xer site-specific recombination
TODW02 7th September 2012
09:10 to 09:50
I Grainge Simplification of topology during Xer-mediated recombination
TODW02 7th September 2012
10:10 to 10:50
Tangle analysis of protein-DNA complexes
TODW02 7th September 2012
10:50 to 11:30
DNA unknotting and unlinking
TODW02 7th September 2012
11:30 to 11:50
R Scharein TopoICE and other software tools for investigating topological problems in DNA
TOD 11th September 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Knots in light and fluids
TOD 13th September 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Nanoindentation of virus capsids
OFB014 18th September 2012
15:00 to 15:30
DNA topology: where maths meets molecular biology
OFB014 18th September 2012
15:30 to 16:00
A new non-viral, non-toxic DNA minivector for basic and clinical research: how basic DNA topology research opened doors for gene therapy
OFB014 18th September 2012
16:30 to 17:05
New approaches to understanding and treating neurodegenerative diseases
OFB014 18th September 2012
17:05 to 17:15
Calcium hypothesis of Alzheimer's disease
OFB014 18th September 2012
17:15 to 18:00
G Winter The business of science; building therapeutic drugs based on proteins
TOD 20th September 2012
11:30 to 12:30
The geometry and topology of random polygons
TOD 25th September 2012
11:30 to 12:30
On bright pattern of flakes in flow visualization
TOD 26th September 2012
11:30 to 12:30
A Leonard A study of structures with intense vorticity in isotropic turbulence
TOD 27th September 2012
11:30 to 12:30
The average geometric and topological properties of open and closed equilateral polygonal chains
TOD 2nd October 2012
11:30 to 12:30
C Shonkwiler Homotopy, link homotopy and (higher?) helicity
TOD 4th October 2012
11:30 to 12:30
C Parnell On the topology of complex magnetic fields of the Sun and the magnetosphere
TOD 9th October 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Word representation of streamline topologies for structurally stable vortex flows in multiply connected domains
TOD 10th October 2012
11:30 to 12:30
D Weaire & A Mughal Packing Spheres in a Cylinder
TOD 11th October 2012
11:30 to 12:30
A Yahalom Magnetohydrodynamics as a field theory: topological and group theoretical aspects
TOD 23rd October 2012
11:30 to 12:30
P Smolarkiewicz EULAG-MHD: Simulation of the global solar dynamo
TOD 25th October 2012
11:30 to 12:30
J Parsley Helicity, cohomology, and configuration spaces
TOD 30th October 2012
11:30 to 12:30
F Maggioni Optimal kinematics of supercoiled filaments
TOD 1st November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Knot polynomial invariants in terms of helicity for tackling topology of fluid knots
TOD 6th November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
T Kephart The tight knot spectrum in quantum chromodynamics
TOD 8th November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Quantum information, the Jones polynomial and the Fibonacci model
TOD 13th November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
E Panagiotou A study of the entanglement in polymer melts
TOD 14th November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
E Kats Dynamics of pore formation in membranes
TOD 14th November 2012
16:30 to 17:30
Symmetric quadratic dynamical systems
TOD 15th November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
R Kerner Self-assembly of icosahedral viral capsids: the combinatorial analysis approach
TOD 20th November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
The space of soap bubbles
TOD 21st November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
A Mal'tsev Fermi surface topology and topological numbers in conductivity of normal metals
TOD 22nd November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Classification of rough surfaces using Schramm-Loewner evolution
TOD 23rd November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Some aspects of iceberg mechanics
TOD 23rd November 2012
16:00 to 17:00
Some aspects of iceberg mechanics
TOD 27th November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Two amusing problems in geometry and topology
TOD 29th November 2012
11:30 to 12:30
The dynamics of conservative charged molecular strands
TODW04 3rd December 2012
10:30 to 11:10
The properties of quantum turbulence: the homogeneous isotropic case
TODW04 3rd December 2012
11:10 to 11:30
Quantum and classical turbulence: Alike or different?
TODW04 3rd December 2012
11:50 to 12:10
Thermally and mechanically driven quantum turbulence in helium II
TODW04 3rd December 2012
12:10 to 12:30
Generating and Classifying Turbulence in Bose-Einstein condensates
TODW04 3rd December 2012
14:00 to 14:40
Topological Models for Elementary Particles
TODW04 3rd December 2012
14:40 to 15:00
The spectrum of tightly knotted flux tubes in QCD
TODW04 3rd December 2012
15:20 to 16:00
Quantized black hole charges and the Freudenthal dual
TODW04 3rd December 2012
16:00 to 16:20
H Päs Knotted strings and leptonic flavor structure
TODW04 3rd December 2012
16:20 to 16:40
Designing fibred knots in optical fields
TODW04 3rd December 2012
17:00 to 18:00
Rothschild lecture: Superoscillations and weak measurement
TODW04 4th December 2012
08:50 to 09:30
Cosmic strings and other flux tubes
TODW04 4th December 2012
09:30 to 09:50
Cosmic Strings and our Cosmos?
TODW04 4th December 2012
09:50 to 10:30
Cosmic strings - relativistic vortices in the early universe
TODW04 4th December 2012
10:50 to 11:10
L Pogosian Scaling configurations of cosmic superstring networks and their cosmological implications
TODW04 4th December 2012
11:10 to 11:30
Scaling properties of cosmic superstring networks
TODW04 4th December 2012
11:30 to 11:50
String networks with junctions: evolution and kinks
TODW04 4th December 2012
11:50 to 12:10
Constraints on cosmic superstring formation and their decay mechanism
TODW04 4th December 2012
12:10 to 12:30
Cosmic strings, effective number of neutrinos, gravity waves and the CMB
TODW04 4th December 2012
13:30 to 14:10
JW Fleischer Superfluid and Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless dynamics of light
TODW04 4th December 2012
14:10 to 14:30
N Berloff Vortices in non-equilibrium condensates
TODW04 4th December 2012
14:30 to 14:50
Vorton solutions in 2D and 3D
TODW04 4th December 2012
14:50 to 15:10
Log-Analytic Uncertainty Relation
TODW04 4th December 2012
15:30 to 15:50
MS Volkov Vortons and their stability
TODW04 4th December 2012
15:50 to 16:10
Investigating Pure Quantum Turbulence in Superfluid 3He and a Means of Directly Inferring the Turbulent Energy Content
TODW04 4th December 2012
16:10 to 16:50
Wave/Particle Duality via Silicon Droplets?
TODW04 4th December 2012
16:50 to 17:10
Topology of Quantum Liquids
TODW04 5th December 2012
09:00 to 09:40
Analytic and topological aspects of Menger curvatures for curves and submanifolds
TODW04 5th December 2012
09:40 to 10:00
M Mastin Symmetric Criticality for Ropelength
TODW04 5th December 2012
10:00 to 10:20
Regularity theory for knot energies
TODW04 5th December 2012
10:20 to 10:40
Critical Links and Unlinks
TODW04 5th December 2012
11:00 to 11:40
Renormalized potential energies and their asymptotics
TODW04 5th December 2012
11:40 to 12:00
Higher order topological invariants from the Chern-Simons action
TODW04 5th December 2012
12:00 to 12:20
Helical Organization of Tropical Cyclones
TODW04 5th December 2012
12:20 to 12:35
Vortex knots in a Bose-Einstein condensate
TODW04 5th December 2012
13:30 to 13:50
Solitons and Breathers on Quantized Superfluid Vortices
TODW04 5th December 2012
13:50 to 14:10
Branes, strings and boojums; topological defects in helium-3 and the cosmos
TODW04 5th December 2012
14:10 to 14:30
Dynamics of Hopfions
TODW04 6th December 2012
09:00 to 09:20
J Parsley Cohomology reveals when helicity is a diffeomorphism invariant
TODW04 6th December 2012
09:20 to 09:40
C Shonkwiler The geometry of random polygons
TODW04 6th December 2012
09:40 to 10:00
The Expected Total Curvature of Random Polygons
TODW04 6th December 2012
10:00 to 10:20
On the energy spectrum of magnetic knots and links
TODW04 6th December 2012
10:20 to 10:40
Criticality theory for ropelength and related problems
TODW04 6th December 2012
11:10 to 11:30
Topological and Geometric Properties of tightly confined random polygons
TODW04 6th December 2012
11:30 to 11:45
Equilibrium configurations of elastic torus knots (n,2)
TODW04 6th December 2012
11:45 to 12:05
S Blatt The gradient flow of O'Hara's knot energies
TODW04 6th December 2012
12:05 to 12:25
S Tanda Topological Crystals and the quantum effects
TODW04 6th December 2012
14:00 to 14:20
Quantum vortex reconnections
TODW04 6th December 2012
14:20 to 14:40
Knots in light and fluids
TODW04 6th December 2012
14:40 to 14:55
N Proukakis Vortex Dynamics and Turbulence in Confined Quantum Gases
TODW04 6th December 2012
14:55 to 15:10
Interpretation of quasiparticle scattering measurements in $^3$He-B: a three dimensional numerical analysis
TODW04 6th December 2012
15:30 to 15:45
Macroscopic bundles of vortex rings in superfluid helium
TODW04 6th December 2012
15:45 to 16:05
Knots and links of disclination lines in chiral nematic colloids
TODW04 6th December 2012
16:05 to 16:25
Experiments with tangles of quantized vortex lines in superfluid 4He in the T=0 limit
TODW04 6th December 2012
16:25 to 16:45
J Bohr Torus Knots and Links, Twist Neutrality and Biological Applications
TODW04 7th December 2012
09:00 to 09:40
Magnetic Fields in the Early Universe -- Chiral Effects and Topology
TODW04 7th December 2012
09:40 to 10:20
P Akhmet'ev Asymptotic higher ergodic invariants of magnetic lines
TODW04 7th December 2012
10:40 to 11:20
Topological Solitons from Geometry
TODW04 7th December 2012
11:20 to 11:40
M Nitta Creating Vortons and Knot Solitons via Domain Wall Pair Annihilation in BEC and Field Theory
TODW04 7th December 2012
11:40 to 12:00
T Tchrakian Abelian and non-Abelian Hopfions in all odd dimensions
TODW04 7th December 2012
12:00 to 12:20
E Babaev Skyrmions and Hopfions in exotic superconductors
TODW04 7th December 2012
13:30 to 13:50
D Harland Modelling Hopf solitons with elastic rods
TODW04 7th December 2012
13:50 to 14:10
Fermionic quantization of knot solitons
TODW04 7th December 2012
14:30 to 14:50
Folding and collapse in string-like structures
TODW04 7th December 2012
14:50 to 15:10
S Krusch Fermions coupled to Hopf Solitons
TODW04 7th December 2012
15:10 to 15:25
J Garaud Topological solitons in multi-component superconductors : from baby-Skyrmions to vortex loops
TOD 11th December 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Generic free surface singularities
TOD 13th December 2012
10:00 to 11:00
Surfaces and curvature in Euler and Navier-Stokes simulations. Where next?
TOD 13th December 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Modern trends in dynamo theory
TOD 18th December 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Vikings in shades: navigating by skylight polarization
TOD 20th December 2012
11:30 to 12:30
Quadratic invariants for clusters of resonant wave triads
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