About the seminar:
Approximately sixty percent of the mass of the human body is composed of water. Water is not the passive background against which biology unfolds, but an active participator in change. The structural and dynamical properties of water determine the outcome of biological and chemical change. This change occurs at interfaces and in solution. To understand the molecular level details of water-related biological, chemical and physical processes, and to harness them for tomorrow’s technology, we investigate the structure and dynamics of water on various length scales and with varying degrees of complexity. This seminar will include some recent results about membrane and neuron imaging.