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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Antoine Masurier joins the lab as postdoctoral researcher

We welcome Antoine who decided to stay with us as post-doc after his PhD at Gulliver. Antoine works on the project METHYLPLEX in Yannick (...)


Mathieu Oléron joins Gulliver as postdoctoral researcher

Mathieu Oléron, post-doc, has joined Gulliver to work on the project Microfluidic Metamaterials with Coiled Droplets, with Josh McGraw and (...)


Maher Ben Khaled joins Gulliver as postdoctoral researcher

We welcome Maher Ben Khaled who joins the lab to collaborate with Yannick Rondelez and Professor Ludwik Leibler on the project Enzymatic (...)


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Publications

Martingale-induced local invariance in progressive quenching

Progressive quenching (PQ) is a stochastic process during which one fixes, one after another, the degrees of freedom of a globally coupled Ising... (...)


Lessons from Biomass Valorization for Improving Plastic-Recycling Enzymes

Synthetic polymers such as plastics exhibit numerous advantageous properties that have made them essential components of our daily lives, with... (...)


Mean arc theorem for exploring domains with randomly distributed arbitrary closed trajectories

A remarkable result from integral geometry is Cauchy’s formula, which relates the mean path length of ballistic trajectories randomly... (...)


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