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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Ludovic Berthier joins Gulliver for a one year visit

We are happy to host Ludovic Berthier, a CNRS Research Director from the laboratory Charles Coulomb, University of Montpellier, who joins (...)

Welcome to Jeldy Cubas Hernandez

Gulliver warmfully welcomes Jeldy, our new administrative assistant, in charge of the relation with the ESPCI support functions. We wish Jeldy (...)

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, (...)

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In Vitro Enzyme Self-Selection Using Molecular Programs

Directed evolution provides a powerful route for in vitro enzyme engineering. State-of-the-art techniques functionally screen up to millions of... (...)

Does the Larkin length exist?

The yield stress of random solid solutions is a classic theme in physical metallurgy that currently attracts a renewed interest in connection to... (...)

Martingale drift of Langevin dynamics and classical canonical spin statistics

A martingale is a stochastic process that encodes a kind of fairness or unbiasedness, which is associated with a reference process. Here we show... (...)

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