São Paulo Meeting on Soft and Biological Matter

May 17, 2024

ICTP-SAIFR, São Paulo, Brazil

Venue: Principia Institute


The ICTP South-American Institute for Fundamental Research invites you to a special research group meeting dedicated to discussing important recent findings in the field of Soft and Biological Matter. This meeting will feature a few seminars by members of our community, as well as a keynote lecture to be given by distinguished Prof. M. Lisa Manning, from Syracuse University. Our meeting will provide a platform for fostering collaboration among members of the soft and biological matter community in São Paulo state, as well as a forum for discussion of key recent developments in the field.
There is no registration.

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List of participants: Updated on May 24, 2024


  • André P. Vieira (IFUSP)
  • Antônio J. Costa-Filho (FFCLRP-USP)
  • Danilo B. Liarte (ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP)
  • Pablo de Castro (ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP)
  • Thais A. Enoki (IFUSP)




Keynote Speaker

  • M. Lisa Manning (Syracuse University): Predicting mechanics of 3D epithelia in vertebrate embryonic development

Invited Speakers

  • Adriano Alencar (IFUSP): Thermodynamics and transport across cells membranes
  • Antônio J. Costa-Filho (FFCLRP-USP): To be or not to be: what is the function? The exquisite biophysics of the Golgi Reassembly and Stacking Proteins
  • Cristiano L. P. de Oliveira (IFUSP): Structural Investigations of Soft Matter Systems
  • Thereza Soares (FFCLRP-USP): Computational Simulations of Bacterial Membranes across Scales




Videos and Files

Flash Talks



Additional Information

How to reach the Principia Institute: The meeting will be held in the first-floor auditorium of the Science Center at Principia Institute located at Rua Pamplona, 145 near the Trianon-Masp metro station.