Davide Marenduzzo, The University of Edinburgh, UK
Title: The physics of confined DNA: bacteriophage knots and chromosome organisation
Davide Marenduzzo is a Reader in Biophysics at the University of Edinburgh. Before then, he has held postdoctoral appointments at the University of Oxford and at the University of Warwick, followed by a SUPA Fellowship at Edinburgh. He obtained his PhD in Statistical and Biological Physics at the International School for Advanced Studies SISSA/ISAS in Trieste. His interests are currently DNA biophysics, biopolymers, liquid crystals, and soft condensed matter, including active matter.