We are theorists and experimentalists working at the interface of physics, chemistry, biology and computer science. Our research focuses on soft matter (colloids, polymers, liquid crystals, granular matter, thin sheets...), active matter (self-propelled colloids, swimming droplets, walking grains, swarms of robots... ) and molecular systems (DNA, RNA, enzymes...). We study various aspects of these systems such as topology, self-assembly, interfaces, information processing, evolution..., while also developing general theoretical methods. The name Gulliver captures the diversity of scales that are studied in the lab.

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Michel Fruchart joins Gulliver

We are pleased to welcome Michel Fruchart, CNRS researcher, who has joined our lab. His research interests center on condensed matter physics, (...)

PHD Defense - Paul Baconnier - 23/01/2023 - Active elastic solids: collective motion, collective actuation, and polarization

Paul Baconnier’s PhD Defense, conducted under the supervision of Olivier Dauchot, will take place on: Monday January 23rd at 3:30pm IPGG (...)

Olivier Rivoire & his team join Gulliver

We are pleased to welcome Olivier Rivoire, CNRS Researcher, and the PhD students he co-supervises: Amaury Paveyranne Angelo Charry Marion (...)

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Linear Instability of Turbulent Channel Flow br

Laminar-turbulent pattern formation is a distinctive feature of the intermittency regime in subcriticalplane shear flows. By performing extensive ... (...)

Molecular Computation for Molecular Classification

DNA as an informational polymer has, for the past 30 years, progressively become an essential molecule to rationally build chemical reaction... (...)

Microscopic foundation of the mu(I) rheology for dense granular flows on inclined planes

Macroscopic and microscopic properties of dense granular layers flowing down inclined planes are obtained from Discrete-Element-Method simulations... (...)

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