Ecole de Physique des Houches
Physics of Molecular Machines
Joining theory and experiments
May 22 - 26, 2006

Slides of the presentations

Dean Astumian , Lecture 1: Swimming in molasses and Walking in a Huricane.
Dean Astumian , Lecture 2: The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Equilibrium Theory for Interpreting Non-Equilibrium Experiments
Clive Bagshaw Chemomechanical Coupling in Myosin II: Experiment vs. Theory
Rob Cross Kinesin stepping mechanism
Brian Geislinger Molecular motors driven by rotation-translation coupling: a hybrid powerstroke Brownian motor
Justin Molly , Lecture 1: Acto-myosin: from muscles to single molecules
Justin Molly , Lecture 2: Some single molecule studies of myosins
Felix Ritort , Lectures: Nonequilibrium thermodynamics of small systems
Jim Sellers Lectures: Myosins: a Superfamily of Actin-Dependent Molecular Motors
John Sleep Reconciling the working strokes of a single head of skeletal muscle myosin estimated from laser-trap experiments and crystal structures
John Sleep Strain-dependent kinetics of the myosin working stroke, and how they could be probed with optical-trap experiments.
Christian Van den Broeck From Maxwell demon to Brownian refrigerator

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The Physics School in Les Houches is affiliated to the University Joseph Fourier and National Polytechnical Institute in Grenoble. It is subsidized by the French Ministry of Education and Research, the CNRS, and the CEA.