
Quantum computation and simulation  spins inside

Lieven Vandersypen
(TU Delft)

Institute colloquium 
March 19, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Georgios Katsaros 


Programming with chemical reactions

Luca Cardelli
(Microsoft Research)

Institute colloquium 
April 9, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Thomas A. Henzinger 


Information transmission across synapses: Controlling the efficacy and its diversity

Yukiko Goda
(RIKEN Brain Science Institute)

Institute colloquium 
April 16, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Ryuichi Shigemoto 


How did that happen?

Walter Fontana
(Harvard University)

Institute colloquium 
April 30, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Calin Guet 


The brain’s positioning system: How do we find our way?

Edvard Moser
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Institute colloquium 
May 7, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Peter Jonas / Maximilian Jösch 


The Institute Colloquium

CANCELLED: James Sharpe
(Centre for Genomic Regulation)

Institute colloquium 
May 28, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Anna Kicheva 


CANCELLED: Puzzles about trees, high dimensions, election, computation and noise

Gil Kalai
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Institute colloquium 
June 11, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Uli Wagner 


Emergence of spontaneous oscillatory networks from human brain organoids

Alysson Muotri
(University of California San Diego)

Institute colloquium 
June 18, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Gaia Novarino 


How rats navigate: recent studies on hippocampal place and entorhinal grid cells

John O'Keefe
(University College London)

Institute colloquium 
September 17, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Peter Jonas 


The cerebral cortex, a substrate for computing in high dimensional dynamic state space

Wolf Singer
(Max Planck Institute for Brain Research)

Institute colloquium 
September 24, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Jozsef Csicsvari 


Electron cryotomography: present capabilities and future potential

Grant Jensen
(Caltech)

Institute colloquium 
October 1, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Florian Schur 


Realizing Feynman’s dream of a quantum simulator

Immanuel Bloch
(Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)

Institute colloquium 
October 29, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Patterning of the vertebrate skin through mechanical and Turing instabilities

Michel Milinkovitch
(University of Geneva)

Institute colloquium 
November 5, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


An evolutionary perspective on meiotic recombination in vertebrates

Molly Przeworski
(Columbia University)

Institute colloquium 
November 19, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Nick Barton 


POSTPONED: Institute Colloquium

Michael Brenner
(Harvard University)

Institute colloquium 
November 26, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Edouard Hannezo 


Control of growth, form and scale in biology

Arthur D. Lander
(University of California, Irvine)

Institute colloquium 
December 17, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Anna Kicheva 


Shining evolutionary light on sleep and health

Charles Nunn
(Duke University)

Institute colloquium 
March 11, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Sylvia Cremer 


Quantum phases and fluctuations driven by strong correlations

Silke BühlerPaschen
(Vienna University of Technology)

Institute colloquium 
March 25, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Andrew Higginbotham 


Electrical transport and spectroscopy studies of the delafossite layered metals

Andrew Mackenzie
(Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids)

Institute colloquium 
April 8, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Zhanybek Alpichev 


All about prime numbers

Roger HeathBrown
(Oxford University)

Institute colloquium 
April 29, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Tim Browning 


Structure and mechanism of membraneembedded molecular machines

Leonid Sazanov
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
May 13, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Michael Sixt 


Novel mechanisms of neurogenesis and neural repair

Magdalena Götz
(Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)

Institute colloquium 
May 20, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Cell types as building blocks of neural circuits

Josh Sanes
(Harvard University)

Institute colloquium 
May 27, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


Computational singlephoton imaging

Gordon Wetzstein
(Stanford University)

Institute colloquium 
June 24, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Bernd Bickel 


Quantum Communication

Anton Zeilinger
(Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (VCQ), Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna & Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI), Austrian Academy of Sciences)

Public outreach event 
March 13, 2018 17:00 
18:00 
Tom Henzinger 


Single cell transcriptomics of neural crest and dorsal neural tube reveals mechanisms of fate acquisition

Igor Adameyko
(Center for Brain Research, Med Uni of Vienna)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 24, 2018 13:00 
14:00 
Ani Kicheva 


IST Science and Society Lecture

Jeffrey D. Sachs
(Columbia University)

Public outreach event 
March 6, 2018 18:00 
19:00 
Thomas Henzinger 


Gatebased sensing for spin qubits

Fernando Gonzalez Zalba
(Cambridge University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 10, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Georgios Katsaros 


Integrating tissue and positional identity during regeneration

Elly Tanaka
(IMP, Vienna)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 6, 2018 13:00 
14:30 
Ani Kicheva 


ÖAW  IST Lecture by Martin Hairer

Martin Hairer
(Imperial College, London, UK)

Public outreach event 
June 6, 2018 18:30 
19:30 



Quantum acoustics with superconducting qubits

Yiwen Chu
(Yale U)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 19, 2018 09:00 
10:00 
Johannes Fink 


Irreducible components of the global nilpotent cone

Tristan Bozec
(University of Lyon)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 1, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Algebraic Topology: Methods, Computation and Science (ATMCS8)


Symposium/Conference 
June 25, 2018 09:00 
June 29, 2018 18:00 
Herbert Edelsbrunner and Uli Wagner 


Branching Brownian motion, mean curvature flow and the motion of hybrid zones

Sarah Penington
(University of Oxford)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 20, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Long time behaviour and phase transitions for the McKeanVlasov equation

Grigorios Pavliotis
(Imperial College London)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 13, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Jan Maas 


IST Austria Summer School in Probability and Mathematical Physics



June 4, 2018 09:00 
June 8, 2018 18:00 
László Erdős, Jan Maas, Robert Seiringer 


Quantum physics in one dimension using Josephson junction arrays

Timothy Duty
(THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 16, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Johannes Fink 


The MNS blood group and resistance to malaria

Ellen Leffler
(U of Oxford)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 7, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Beatriz Vicoso 


Suppressing quasiparticleinduced relaxation in superconducting qubits

Amin Hosseinkhani
(Forschungszentrum Juelich)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 15, 2018 11:00 
11:15 
Maksym Serbyn 


Motor skill learning and execution in a distributed brain network

Steffen Wolff
(Harvard U)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 22, 2018 09:00 
10:00 
Sandra Siegert 


Using electrooptic correlations to improve an efficient, microwavemechanicaloptical converter

Andrew Higginbotham
(Microsoft Station Q, Copenhagen)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 21, 2018 09:00 
10:00 
Johannes Fink 


Discovering molecular nuts and bolts in the nervous system

Mario de Bono
(MRC Lab of Molecular Biology)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 1, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Peter Jonas 


Reverse engineering of dynamic microtubule cytoskeleton architectures

Thomas Surrey
(Francis Crick Inst.)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 5, 2018 09:00 
10:00 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Dynamical regimes of strongly correlated electrons under periodic driving

Francesco Peronaci
(Institut de Physique Theorique CEA Paris)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 6, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Maksym Serbyn 


The Organization of Behavior by Whole Brain Dynamics in C. elegans

Manuel Zimmer
(IMP, Vienna)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 22, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Jozsef Csicsvari 


Evolution of the cerebral cortex at a singlecell resolution

Maria Antonietta Tosches
(MPI for Brain Res., Frankfurt)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 27, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Gaia Novarino 


Recurrent Breaking Genes in Neural Stem and Progenitor Cells

Peggy Wei
(Boston Children's Hospital)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 21, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Topological insulators and superconductors

Yoichi Ando
(University of Cologne)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 22, 2018 15:00 
16:00 
Johannes Fink 


Mechanisms of Axon Growth and Regeneration

Prof. Frank Bradke
(German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE e.V.))

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 28, 2018 14:30 
15:45 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Cobordism maps in knot Floer homology

Andras Juhasz
(U of Oxford)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 13, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Rabbits, planets, volcanoes, dust devils: the surprising physics of granular tribocharging

Scott Waitukaitis
(FOM Inst. AMOLF)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 27, 2018 09:00 
10:00 
Björn Hof 


Manybody dynamics and gap opening in interacting periodically driven systems

Ervand Kandelaki
(Copenhagen University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 20, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Maksym Serbyn 


Orchestrating opioidassociated memories in thalamic circuits

Xiaoke CHEN
(Stanford University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 26, 2018 13:30 
14:45 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Gene activity and the mechanics of embryonic development

Eric Wieschaus
(Princeton University)

Public outreach event 
October 3, 2018 17:00 
18:30 
Gasper Tkacik 


Probing human neurogenesis by direct lineage reprogramming

Benedikt Berninger
(Universitätsmedizin der Johannes GutenbergUniversität Mainz, Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, London)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 26, 2018 14:45 
16:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


Molecular and evolutionary mechanisms in planarian regeneration

Jochen Rink
(MPI of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 8, 2018 09:00 
10:00 
Michael Sixt 


After the Resolution Revolution Quo Vadis, CryoEM?

Nikolaus Grigorieff
(Janelia Research Campus)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 19, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Leonid Sazanov 


Unveiling the hidden topology in the Fermisurface wavefunction of metals

Aris Alexandradinata
(Yale U)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 22, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Weakstrong uniqueness for NavierStokes twophase flow with surface tension

Sebastian Hensel
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 15, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Julian Fischer 


Alex Kolesnikov (Lampert group): WeaklySupervised Segmentation and Unsupervised Modeling of Natural Images

Alexander Kolesnikov
(IST Austria)

Thesis defense 
February 26, 2018 16:00 
17:00 



Physical insight on cell membrane function from complex mimetics

Georg Pabst
(University Graz)

FriSBi 
March 1, 2018 15:00 
16:15 
Gasper Tkacik 


Supremum estimates for stochastic porousmedia equations

Konstantinos Dareiotis
(Max Planck Institute, Leipzig)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 22, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
JaMa 


Rashba spinorbit coupling in ultracold fermions: Exact results from quantum Monte Carlo

Peter Rosenberg

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 22, 2018 11:30 
12:30 
Maksym Serbyn 


Cell migration mechanics during tumor cell dissemination and metastasis

John Condeelis
(Albert Einstein College of Medicine)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 21, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Michael Sixt 


Fluctuations for linear eigenvalue statistics of sample covariance random matrices

Giorgio Cipolloni
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 6, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Language Support for Distributed Systems in Scala

Heather Miller
(Northeastern U and EPFL)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 7, 2018 09:00 
10:00 
Dan Alistarh 


Testing graph properties very quickly

Artur Czumaj
(U of Warwick)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 12, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Vladimir Kolmogorov 


Examining classical graphtheory problems from the viewpoint of formalverification methods

Orna Kupferman
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Institute colloquium 
September 10, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
PostDoc 


TD Dora Tarlungeanu (Group Novarino): The Branched Chain Amino Acids in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Dora Tarlungeanu

Thesis defense 
February 27, 2018 14:30 
15:30 



Exploiting data structure: from gene expression to evolution

Maria Chikina
(U of Pittsburgh)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 6, 2018 09:00 
10:00 
Nick Barton 


All our CVPR 2018 papers: knowledge transfer, annotation dialogs, COCOStuff, and semantic part detection

Vittorio Ferrari
(Google Research and University of Edinburgh)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 27, 2018 11:30 
12:30 
Christoph Lampert 


Optically Dynamic Interfaces

David Lindlbauer:
(TU Berlin)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 2, 2018 10:00 
10:45 
Bernd Bickel 


Machines from Metamaterials

Alexandra Ion
(Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 2, 2018 10:45 
11:45 
Bernd Bickel 


Perturbative analysis of spinwaves at low temperature

Niels Benedikter
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 1, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Sparse Linear Algebra in the Exascale Era

Erin Carson
(NYU)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 2, 2018 09:00 
10:00 
TBA 


Towards a construction of a 4 D Quantum field Theory

Harald Grosse
(University of Vienna)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 26, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Dissecting prediction in the brain

Bassam Atallah
(Champalimaud Foundation)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 8, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


From genetics to system, and back: A systematic exploration of neuronal remodeling

Oren Schuldiner
(Weizmann Institute of Science, Dept. of Molecular Cell Biology, Developmental Neuroscience)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 17, 2018 13:30 
14:30 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Hyperbolicity of moduli stacks by reduction to positive characteristic

Yohan Brunebarbe
(University of Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 8, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Elucidating the molecular mechanisms that regulate voltage gated calcium channel subtypes levels and organization in the presynaptic terminal

Samuel M. Young, Jr
(University of Iowa)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 27, 2018 13:00 
14:00 
Peter Jonas 


Evolving strategies for life in an uncertain world

Oana Carja
(Stanford U)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 13, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Fyodor Kondrashov 


Synthetic Biology: Building Molecular Scale Machines

Richard Murray
(California Institute of Technology)

Institute colloquium 
September 9, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Calin Guet 


Quantum chaos, eigenvalue statistics and the Fibonacci sequence

Zeev Rudnick
(Tel Aviv University)

Institute colloquium 
September 23, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Timothy Browning 


Revisiting and Repurposing the Double Helix

Taekjip Ha
(Johns Hopkins University)

Institute colloquium 
October 7, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Johann Danzl 


Phase transitions and molecular timing in T cell signaling

Jay T. Groves
(University of California, Berkeley)

Institute colloquium 
October 21, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Martin Loose 


Tools for analyzing and controlling complex biological systems

Edward Boyden
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Institute colloquium 
November 4, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Graduate Student and PostDoc Associations 


Reading DNA methylation in the brain

Adrian Bird
(University of Edinburgh)

Institute colloquium 
November 11, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Gaia Novarino 


Tissue vs Silicon: How neurobiology can save machine learning hardware

Nir Shavit
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Institute colloquium 
November 25, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Dan Alistarh 


Control theory in evolution

Alex Badyaev
(University of Arizona)

Institute colloquium 
December 16, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Fyodor Kondrashov 


Breeding new proteins, the evolutionary way

Erich BornbergBauer
(University of Münster)

Institute colloquium 
January 13, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Fyodor Kondrashov 


[Canceled] Voronoi diagrams and manifold learning

JeanDaniel Boissonnat
(Inria SophiaAntipolis)

Institute colloquium 
April 20, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


Parties, doughnuts and coloring: some problems in graph theory

Maria Chudnovsky
(Princeton University)

Institute colloquium 
December 7, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Timothy Browning 


[Webinar] Learning physics from machine learning

Andrea Liu
(University of Pennsylvania)

Institute colloquium 
May 4, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Scott Waitukaitis 


[Canceled] Observing the cosmic microwave background: status and prospects

Lyman Page
(Princeton University)

Institute colloquium 
May 11, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Calin Guet 


[Canceled] How computer science informs modern auction design

Tim Roughgarden
(Columbia University)

Institute colloquium 
May 18, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Dan Alistarh 


[Webinar] Universal matterwave interferometry

Markus Arndt
(University of Vienna)

Institute colloquium 
June 8, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Onur Hosten 


Differential Resilience to Perturbation of Circuits with Similar Performance

Eve Marder
(Brandeis University)

Institute colloquium 
September 16, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


Quantitative homogenization of nonlinearly elastic periodic composites

Stefan Neukamm
(TU Dresden)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 27, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Julian Fischer 


Chiral anomaly, topological field theory, and novel states of matter

Jürg Fröhlich
(ETH Zürich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 24, 2018 15:00 
17:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Quasilinear PDEs with irregular forcing

Mate Gerencser
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 13, 2018 15:30 
16:30 
Jan Maas 


Hitchin fibration for algebraic surfaces

Chau Ngo Bao
(University of Chicago)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 15, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Sparse Linear Algebra in the Exascale Era

Erin Carson
(NYU)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 4, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Chris Wojtan 


WASp mediated Arp2/3 activation controls endolysosomal fusion and cargo degradation determining the threshold for Tolllike receptor 9 activation

Federica Benvenuti
(ICGEB (Triest))

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 6, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Michael Sixt 


Arc space and chiral symplectic cores

Anne Moreau
(Université de Lille)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 19, 2018 14:00 
16:00 
Tamas Hausel 


The fractal nature of the Abelian Sandpile

Wesley Pegden
(Carnegie Mellon U)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 21, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


BoseEinstein Condensation in a Dilute, Trapped Gas at Positive Temperature

Andreas Deuchert
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 20, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Quantized States, Berry Phases, and QuantumHall WeddingCake structures in Graphene Quantum Dots

Fereshte Ghahari
(NIST)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 22, 2018 09:00 
10:00 
Georgios Katsaros 


Secondary flows in turbulent boundary layers over heterogeneous roughness

Christina Vanderwel
(University of Southamton)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 19, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Björn Hof 


Quantum dynamics of systems featuring long sequences of events

Jürg Fröhlich
(ETH Zurich)

Institute colloquium 
April 23, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Cellular and circuit mechanisms of spatial representations

Christoph SchmidtHieber
(Institut Pasteur)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 16, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Peter Jonas 


Parabolic geometries, BGG sequences and geometry at infinity

Andreas Cap
(University of Vienna)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 29, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Lange Nacht der Forschung


Public outreach event 
April 13, 2018 16:00 
22:30 
IST Austria 


The Regulatory Role of miRNAs in the Mouse and Human Brain

Rebecca Petri

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 4, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Novarino 


Using virtual reality to identify neural circuits for vision in freely flying flies

Andrew Straw
(Institute of Biology I & Bernstein Center Freiburg University of Freiburg, Germany)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 17, 2018 15:00 
16:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


The P=W conjecture on the moduli space of rank 2 Higgs bundles

Simone Melchiorre Chiarello
(University of Geneva)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 5, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Effective multipoles in random media

Peter Bella
(University Leipzig)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 5, 2018 10:00 
12:00 
Julian Fischer 


Branes on the Hitchin system arising from finite order line bundles

André Oliveira
(University of Porto)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 30, 2018 14:00 
16:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Universality of loop soups

Peter Mühlbacher
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 5, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Q&A (Chalk Talk) Erin Carson

Erin Carson
(New York University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 5, 2018 14:00 
15:00 



Epithelial apical actin protrusions: using zebrafish to understand them in development and disease

Clyde Pinto
(Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 16, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


FriSBi: Interferon codes in innate immunity / Hidden memory in cellcycle times

Nils Becker
(University of Heidelberg)

FriSBi 
April 6, 2018 15:00 
16:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Topological twists of supersymmetric factorization algebras

Chris Elliott
(IHES)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 3, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Tamas Hausel 


TWIST Talk: VALANX Biotech – The life of a biotech startup at IST campus

Michael Lukesch
(Valanx)


April 24, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Tech Transfer Office 


Quivers with relations for symmetrizable Cartan matrices and semicanonical functions

Christoph Geiss
(UNAM Mexico, MPIM Bonn)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 26, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Tamas Hausel 


The genetic basis of clinally varying life history traits in Drosophila melanogaster and Arabidopsis thaliana

Envel Kerdaffrec
(GMI Vienna)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 18, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Fyodor Kondrashov 


Mechanics towards the quantum limit

Natalia Ares
(University of Oxford, UK)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 2, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Georgios Katsaros 


How cell fate decisions are maintained by Polycomb Repressive Complexes

Oliver Bell
(IMBA)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 25, 2018 13:00 
14:00 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Revisiting diauxic growth: lessons from singlecell approaches

Thomas Julou
(University Basel)

FriSBi 
April 20, 2018 15:00 
16:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


The role of inositol phosphates in retrovirus assembly

Robert Dick
(Cornell University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 26, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Florian Schur 


Quantum gas in a box

Zoran Hadzibabic
(University of Cambridge)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 20, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


Random solutions to deterministic PDEs

Franco Flandoli
(Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 26, 2018 15:00 
16:00 
Jan Maas 


The Neurobiology of Drosophila Mating Behaviours

Barry Dickson
(Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 11, 2018 10:30 
11:30 
Maximilian Jösch 


Harnessing electrooptic correlations to improve an efficient mechanical converter

Peter Schaunaman Burns
(Colorado University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 20, 2018 14:00 
15:30 
Johannes Fink 


RNA secondary structure of 3'UTR regulates translation control

Katarina Tluckova
(SUNY Albany)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 24, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Carrie Bernecky 


Campus Spotlight: From the lab into the news! How media relations work at IST

Elisabeth Guggenberger, Media Relations at IST Austria


April 26, 2018 11:30 
12:00 
Campus Spotlight 


Presentation of the Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences and Biotechnology and its youth organisation: Young Life Scientists Austria

Elisabeth Fitz, Judith Frei
(ÖGMBT YLSA)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 25, 2018 18:00 
19:00 
Daniela Klammer 


Sensing Light across Breadths of Intensity and Time

Michael Do
(Harvard Medical School)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 3, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


IST Lecture: The art of building small

Ben Feringa
(University of Groningen)

Public outreach event 
June 4, 2018 18:00 
19:00 
Thomas Henzinger 


Probing molecules: From an ensemble to a single one

Sarah M. Skoff
(Atominstitut, Vienna University of Technology,Center for Cold Matter, Imperial College London)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
May 8, 2018 10:30 
12:00 
Johann Georg Danzl 


Hypergeometric and qhypergeometric solutions of quantum differential equations

Alexander Varchenko
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  UNC)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 17, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Proof of a Conjecture of Carbery

Elliott Lieb
(Princeton University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 17, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Applying for faculty and group leader positions

Daniela Klammer
(IST Austria)

General Interest Seminar 
May 14, 2018 15:30 
16:30 



Phage vs. Bacteria: The art of war among the unseen majority

Namiko Mitarai
(University of Copenhagen)

FriSBi 
May 18, 2018 15:00 
16:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Mechanistic studies of Rab GTPase membrane targeting and cycling in cells

Fu Li
(Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 7, 2018 16:00 
17:15 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Probing Photonic States and Sensing Absolute Power

Teresa HöniglDecrinis
(Universtiy of London)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
June 27, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Johannes Fink 


Investigating how mechanical perturbation and tissue architecture affect cell behaviours in pseudostratified epithelia of D.melanogaster

Natalie Kirkland
(University College London)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 25, 2018 11:00 
12:15 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Identifying and Preventing Largescale Internet Abuse

Kevin Borgolte
(UC Santa Barbara)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 16, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Krzysztof Pietrzak 


New qseries invariants of 3manifolds

Sergei Gukov
(Caltech, MPI Bonn)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 9, 2018 14:00 
16:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Entanglement entropy in highly excited eigenstates of manybody lattice

Marcos Rigol
(PennState University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
May 11, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Introduction to the problem of spectral rigidity for Chaotic billiards

Giorgio Cipolloni
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 30, 2018 10:00 
12:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Myosin 1f is specifically required for neutrophil migration in 3D environments during acute inflammation

Melanie Salvermoser

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 6, 2018 12:30 
13:30 
Jörg Renkawitz 


Semaphorin Receptor Function in Hedgehog Signal Transduction

Justine Pinskey
(University of Michigan, Ben Allen lab)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 24, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Ani Kicheva 


Variational Surface Cutting

Nick Sharp
(Carnegie Mellon University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 25, 2018 13:00 
14:30 
Chris Wojtan 


Integrable measures on partitions and Airy limit processes

Dan Betea

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 24, 2018 16:45 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Stability of the superselection sectors of Kitaev's abelian quantum double models

Bruno Nachtergaele
(US Davis)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 24, 2018 15:00 
16:15 
Robert Seiringer 


Stabilization of pipe flows by a flattened mean profile

Elena Marensi
(University of Sheffield)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
May 17, 2018 13:30 
15:00 
Björn Hof 


Extracellular matrix in regenerative medicine: from stem cell technologies to pancreatic islet transplantation

Anna Domogatskaya
(Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 18, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Maria Akhmanova 


Computeraided cryptography

Gilles Barthe
(IMDEA Software Institute)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 7, 2018 09:00 
10:00 
Krzysztof Pietrzak 


Quantum control of ultracold molecular samples

Hanns Christoph Nägerl
(University of Innsbruck)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
May 23, 2018 14:30 
15:30 
Johann Danzl 


Thesis DefenseMagdalena Steinrück


Thesis defense 
August 29, 2018 10:30 
13:45 



The free energy in the SherringtonKirkpatrick model

Dario Feliciangeli
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 29, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


GeomTop Seminar: Talk by Mikhail Shkolnikov "Limit of the sandpile group"

Mikhail Shkolnikov

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 23, 2018 13:00 
14:15 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


2d TQFTs labelled by 3manifolds

Du Pei
(CalTech University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 24, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Tamas Hausel 




Thesis defense 
July 6, 2018 13:45 
17:00 



How do Neurons Compute the Direction of Motion?

Alexander Borst
(MPI of Neurobiology)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 7, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


Z/mgraded Lie algebras and perverse sheaves

George Lusztig
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 21, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Tamas Hausel 


B cell repertoire responses in vaccination, infection and allergy

Scott D. Boyd, M.D., Ph.D.
(Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 4, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Johann Georg Danzl 


Probing the nanoscale organization of the T cell receptor in the immunological synapse

Florian Baumgart
(Institute of Applied Physics, Biophysics Group, TU Wien)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 7, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Johann Georg Danzl 


Campus Spotlight: New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)  What it means for you & IST Austria

Svenja Kutnig, Legal Affairs / Data Protection Officer Tamara Pusch, Project Management Office

Campus Spotlight 
June 6, 2018 11:30 
12:00 



GeomTop Seminar: short talk "On the Treewidth of Triangulated 3Manifolds"

Kristof Huszar
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 30, 2018 13:00 
13:30 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


GeomTop Seminar: short talk "The Multicover Persistence of Euclidean Balls"

Georg Osang
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 30, 2018 13:30 
14:00 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


On the CauchyDirichlet problem for the stochastic porous medium equation with transport noise

Sebastian Hensel
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 19, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Jan Maas 


Endophenotype in the brain: A key concept for understanding the relationships between genes and behavior

Tsuyoshi Miyakawa
(Division of Systems Medical Science, Fujita Health University, Japan)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 21, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Ryuichi Shigemoto 


The Role of Competitive Research Funding in Science

JeanPierre Bourguignon, Heinz Fassmann, Klement Tockner, Dirk Jan van den Berg, Marc Schiltz, Dieter Imboden, Jadran Lenarcic, Jürgen Janger, etc.

Public outreach event 
October 22, 2018 09:30 
16:00 



Active zone scaffold proteins tune functional diversity across brain synapses

Stephan J.Sigrist
(Freie Universität Berlin, Institute for Biology/Genetics and NeuroCure, Charité, Berlin)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 20, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Johann Georg Danzl 


Thesis Defense Johannes Alt


Thesis defense 
July 12, 2018 13:45 
17:30 



A model experiment of parallel selection for elucidating the architecture of complex traits

Guy Reeves
(Max Planck Institure)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 16, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Nick Barton 


Graduation Ceremony 2018



June 29, 2018 17:00 
19:00 



Understanding cell fate regulation: from molecules to tissues

Steffen Rulands
(Max Planck Institute PKS)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 18, 2018 10:30 
11:30 
Edouard Hannezo 


From the statistical physics of polymerchain networks to nonlinear elasticity

Antoine Gloria
(Sorbonne Université, Paris)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 5, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Julian Fischer 


Puzzles about trees, high dimensions, election, computation and noise

Gil Kalai
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Institute colloquium 
September 3, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Uli Wagner 


Synthetic dimensions in ultracold polar molecules: from topology to quantum strings

Bhuvanesh Sundar
(Rice University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
July 19, 2018 11:00 
13:00 
Misha Lemeshko 


Career Talk: How to enter the life science industry and develop a career

Harald Pichler

General Interest Seminar 
June 20, 2018 14:00 
15:30 
Daniela Klammer 


Geometric Fluid Dynamics

Albert Chern
(TU Berlin)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 28, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Chris Wojtan 


Point interactions with variable particle number and the domain of the Nelson Hamiltonian

Jonas Lampert
(Universite Bourgogne)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 26, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Random data Cauchy theory for nonlinear wave equations

Jonas Luehrmann
(Johns Hopkins University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 3, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Topological methods for artificial intelligence

Gunnar Carlsson
(Stanford University)

IST Lecture 
April 24, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


Stochastic Turing patterns in brains, biofilms and ecology

Nigel Goldenfeld
(University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
June 25, 2018 11:30 
12:30 
Björn Hof 


ScienceIndustry Day "Micro.Macro.Global."


Public outreach event 
September 26, 2018 14:00 
20:15 



Quantitative modeling of bile secretion and transport in the liver

Oleksandr Ostrenko
(Technische Universität Dresden)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 25, 2018 11:00 
12:15 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


MultiscaleMultimodal Imaging of the Brain: Revealing Secrets Hiding in Plain Sight

Mark Ellisman
(University of California San Diego, School of Medicine)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 25, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Peter Jonas 


Force generation and force sharing by elastically coupled molecular motors

Dr. Mehmet Ucar
(Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interface)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
July 3, 2018 16:00 
17:15 
Edouard Hannezo 


Complex Spatial Networks and Programmed Shape Selection: Topology and Geometry in Biology

Carl Modes
(Max Planck institute  Dresden)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
July 9, 2018 11:00 
12:15 
Edouard Hannezo 


Representation Theory of Vertex Operator Algebras and GukovWitten Defects

Miroslav Rapcak
(Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 3, 2018 15:00 
17:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Numerical approximation of planar oblique derivative problems in nondivergence form

Dietmar Gallistl
(University of Twente)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 19, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Julian Fischer 


Stromal cell niches in secondary lymphoid organs: roles in homeostasis and adaptive immunity

Sanjiv A. Luther
(University of Lausanne)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 11, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Michael Sixt 


Levitated Optomechanics with Rotating Nanoparticles

Benjamin Stickler
(University of DuisburgEssen)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 1, 2018 11:00 
13:00 
Misha Lemeshko 


Thesis DefenseSusanne LAUKOTER


Thesis defense 
September 21, 2018 10:00 
13:00 



Realtime cryoEM data preprocessing with Warp

Dimitry Tegunov
(Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 20, 2018 09:30 
10:45 
Carrie Bernecky 


The Chiral Induced Spin Selectivity Effect (CISS)

Yossi Paltiel
(Hebrew University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
September 18, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


SINGLE AND TWOELECTRON REDUCTION OF QUINONES BY FLAVOENZYMES: MECHANISMS AND CYTOTOXIC IMPLICATIONS

Narimantas Cenas
(Institute of Biochemistry of Vilnius University, Lithuania)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 24, 2018 12:00 
13:00 
Leonid Sazanov 


Learning strategies from fundamental physical limits

Susanne Still
(University of Hawaii at Manoa)

General Interest Seminar 
July 27, 2018 15:30 
16:30 
Nick Barton 


Thesis defense Lada Vukusic


Thesis defense 
August 24, 2018 10:00 
13:30 



Applications of machine learning for quantum dynamics

Roman Krems
(University of British Columbia)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
August 13, 2018 11:00 
13:00 
Misha Lemeshko 


Igor Gridchyn Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
August 2, 2018 13:45 
17:00 



The bursting brain and the integrated nature of physiologic states: From neuronal avalanches to network physiology and beyond

Fabrizio Lombardi
(Boston University)

FriSBi 
August 8, 2018 13:00 
14:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Quantum computing with qubits encoded in oscillators

Arne Grimsmo
(University Sydney)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
August 6, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Johannes Fink 


The antibiotic cyclomarin blocks argininephosphateinduced millisecond dynamics in the Nterminal domain of ClpC1 from Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Hugo Fraga
(Institut de Biologie Structurale, Grenoble)

Life Sciences Seminar 
August 13, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Leonid Sazanov 


Thesis Defense: Catherine Mckenzie


Thesis defense 
August 8, 2018 12:45 
16:15 



Thomas Moser Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
August 31, 2018 10:00 
13:00 



The second kind of impossible

Paul Steinhardt
(Princeton University)

Institute colloquium 
March 18, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Robert Seiringer 


How do cells measure their boundaries to tailor physiological responses?

Alex Lomakin
(King's College London)

Life Sciences Seminar 
August 13, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Michael Sixt 


Dynamic graph algorithms: What they are and why they are needed?

Monika Henzinger
(University of Vienna)

Institute colloquium 
November 12, 2018 16:00 
17:00 



Zimin, Alexander Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
September 7, 2018 10:00 
13:00 



Glassy nature of hierarchical organizations

Maryam Zamani
(Eotvos Lorand University)

General Interest Seminar 
August 29, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


How does the human neocortex fold? A novel role of extracellular matrix.

Katherine Long
(MPICBG)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 6, 2018 15:00 
16:15 
Stefania Tavano 


Tracking shortterm evolution in a pedigreed wild population

Nancy Chen
(University of Rochester)

Life Sciences Seminar 
August 27, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Nick Barton 


A singlecell perspective on the spatial selforganization of microbial systems

Martin Ackermann
(ETH Zürich)

Life Sciences Seminar 
August 29, 2018 15:00 
16:30 
Magdalena Steinrück 


A Design Principle for Population Neural Codes

Michael Berry
(Princeton University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 5, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


On the Hasse principle for integral points

Damaris Schindler
(Universität Utrecht)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 6, 2018 13:30 
15:30 
Tim Browning 


CDE (Cells Development and Evolution) meeting


Cells and Development 
September 20, 2018 12:00 
13:00 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


CDE (Cells Development and Evolution) meeting


Cells and Development 
September 27, 2018 12:00 
13:00 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


CDE (Cells Development and Evolution) meeting


Cells and Development 
October 4, 2018 12:00 
13:00 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Hybrid quantum systems based on collective excitations in solid

Yasunobu Nakamura
(University of Tokyo)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 1, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Johannes Fink 


Roles of fluid lumina in mouse blastocyst morphogenesis.

Allyson Ryan
(EMBL Heidelberg)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 10, 2018 11:00 
12:15 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


High Density Limit of the Fermi Polaron with Infinite Mass

David Mitrouskas
(University of Stuttgart)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 27, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Abelianisation of Logarithmic sl(2)Connections

Nikita Nikolaev
(Université de Genève)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 18, 2018 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


The zeropoint entropy of square hexagonal ice

Tibor Döme
(ETH Zürich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 6, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


BioImaging Austria


Life Sciences Seminar 
August 31, 2018 10:15 
11:00 



State integrals, the quantum dilogarithm and knots.

Stavros Garoufalidis
(Georgia Tech)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 13, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Thesis Defense Hamza M. M. Abusalah


Thesis defense 
September 5, 2018 14:00 
16:30 



Waiting Time Phenomenon for the ThinFilm Equation: Sharp criteria in terms of the mass of the initial data

Nicola De Nitti

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 6, 2018 10:00 
11:30 
Julian Fischer 


Superresolution microscopy for neuroscience: new approaches & applications

U. Valentin Nägerl
(Interdisciplinary Institute for Neuroscience, University of Bordeaux / CNRS)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 25, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Johann Georg Danzl 


Integrated structure/dynamics/function studies of large protein complexes by NMR

Prof. Paul Schanda
(Biomolecular NMR group, Institut de Biologie Structurale, Grenoble)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 6, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Leonid Sazanov 


The Search for the Magnetoreceptors

David Keays
(IMP  Research Institute of Molecular Pathology)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 20, 2018 13:30 
14:30 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Lifted multicuts on paths: combinatorial optimization and polyhedral geometry

Dominik Schröder
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 11, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Liquid plug formation in human airways

Francesco Romanò
(University of Michigan)

FriSBi 
September 14, 2018 15:00 
16:00 
Gasper Tkacik, Edouard Hannezo 


Studying Topological Defect Formation with Matrix Product States

Edward Gillman
(EPSRC)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
September 11, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Maksym Serbyn 


Arithmetic of zerocycles on products of Kummer varieties and K3 surfaces

Francesca Balestrieri
(Max Planck Instiute)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 18, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Timothy Browning 


Rigidity of eigenvalues for beta ensemble in multicut regime

Yiting Li
(KTH Stockholm)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 4, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Dimers and Imaginary Geometry

Nathanael Berestycki
(UniWien)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 9, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Deciphering actin function in clathrinmediated endocytosis using cryoelectron tomography

Daniel Serwas
(Drubin/Barnes laboratory, University of California, Berkeley)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 24, 2018 13:00 
14:30 
Florian Schur 


Andreev or Majorana, Cooper finds out

Constantin Schrade
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
September 25, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Georgios Katsaros 


Understanding the wound inflammatory response

Helen Weavers
(Bristol University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 20, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Daria Siekhaus 


Visual motion processing from retina to visual cortical areas in mice

Keisuke Yonehara
(DANDRITE, Nordic EMBL, Dept. of Biomedicine, Aarhus University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 24, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Sandra Siegert 


Designing Bayesian learning models for large genomic datasets

Matt Robinson
(University of Lausanne)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 21, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Nick Barton 


Local laws for polynomials of Wigner matrices

Yuriy Nemish
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 2, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


CRISPR, herd immunity and transduction  the unexpected ways of how bacteria have sex

Pavel Payne
(University of Liverpool)

FriSBi 
September 21, 2018 15:00 
16:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Branes on the singular locus of the Hitchin system via Borel and other parabolic subgroups

Emilio Franco
(Porto)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 27, 2018 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


From microscopic to macroscopic: the Hydrodynamic limit.

Carlangelo Liverani
(Universita degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata")

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 3, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Overcoming the curse of dimensionality: a hierarchical collocation method for solving the rotationalvibrational Schrödinger equation for polyatomic molecules

Emil Zak
(Queen's University Canada)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 17, 2018 11:00 
13:00 
Misha Lemeshko 


Orbifold Mordell over function fields

Arne Smeets
(Radboud University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 13, 2018 13:00 
15:00 
Timothy Browning 


Cardy embedding of uniform triangulations

Nina Holden
(MIT)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 11, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Jan Maas 


Height of rational points on random Fano hypersurfaces

Pierre Le Boudec
(University of Basel)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 11, 2018 13:30 
15:30 
Tim Browning 


Quantum angular momentum — from molecules to ultrafast magnetism

Mikhail Lemeshko
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
November 9, 2018 10:00 
11:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Positivity of the ChowMumford line bundle for families of Kstable QFano varieties

Patakfalvi Zsolt
(École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 4, 2018 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Cavity enhanced superconductivity and superconductorpolaritons

Zachary Mark Raines
(University of Maryland)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 27, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Maskym Serbyn 


3D Localization of Molecules close to dielectric Surfaces

Alexander Jesacher
(Division for Biomedical Physics, Medical University of Innsbruck)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 4, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Johann Georg Danzl 


5th Think & Drink “IST Alumni!“ Johannes Reiter

Johannes Reiter
(Stanford University )

Think and drink 
October 9, 2018 17:00 
18:00 
Kathrin Pauser 


1D GrossPitaevskii equation for strongly confined 3D bosons

Lea Bossmann
(Universität Tübingen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 15, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Quantifying in quantitative cell biology: how, what, and why?

Gerhard Schütz
(Vienna University of Technology)

Life Sciences Seminar 
October 16, 2018 13:00 
14:00 
Johann Georg Danzl 


Genomic and quantitative genetic perspectives of sexspecific selection and its evolutionary consequences

Steve Chenoweth
(University of Queensland/Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 5, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Nick Barton/Beatriz Vicoso 


Entropic repulsion for the Gaussian free field conditioned on disconnection by level sets

Alberto Chiarini
(ETH Zürich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 10, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Lazlo Erdös 


Career options for quantitative scientists

Daniela Klammer

General Interest Seminar 
October 10, 2018 14:00 
15:00 



Computational Fabrication: Fusing Computation and Advanced Manufacturing

Bernd Bickel
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
December 10, 2018 15:30 
16:30 
Chris Wojtan 


Tax Filing Seminar


General Interest Seminar 
October 23, 2018 15:00 
17:00 
PostDoc Association 


Student Open Day 2018


Public outreach event 
November 30, 2018 09:00 
17:00 



PDE Afternoon: Uniqueness, stability and single measurement recovery for the fractional Calderón problem

Angkana Rüland
(Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences )

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 12, 2018 14:45 
15:45 
Jan Maas 


Career opportunities for life scientists

Daniela Klammer
(IST Austria)

General Interest Seminar 
October 18, 2018 16:00 
17:00 



ElectronChiralPhonon Interaction in 3d Ferromagnetic Metals

Edgardo Solano Carrillo
(Columbia University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 20, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


Formulas of Szegő's type for the periodic Schrödinger operator

Bernhard Pfirsch
(University College London)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 8, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


A Dual Form of the Sharp Nash Inequality and its Weighted Generalization

Elliott Lieb
(Princeton)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 25, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Quantum dot physics in Majorana nanowires

Ramón Aguado
(, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 30, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Georgios Katsaros 


A Stochastic Approach to Quantum Spin Systems

Stefano De Nicola
(Kings College London)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 6, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Maksym Serbyn 


Tensionbased vertex model of organoids

Primoz Ziherl
(University of Ljubljana and Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 23, 2018 10:00 
11:15 
Edouard Hannezo 


Simulating singleshot images of ultracold atoms

Axel Lode

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 23, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


Harnessing multimode propagation for deeptissue imaging

Tomas Cizmar
(ISI CAS Brno)

Life Sciences Seminar 
October 24, 2018 12:00 
13:00 
Michael Sixt 


ACKR4!? What a nice receptor like you is doing in places like these?

Antal Rot
(Queen Mary University of London)

Life Sciences Seminar 
October 25, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Michael Sixt 


Stably irrational hypersurfaces of small slopes

Stefan Schreieder
(Universität München)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 13, 2018 13:30 
15:30 
Timothy Browning 


Career opportunities in the higher education sector beyond the professorial track

Daniela Klammer
(IST Austria)

General Interest Seminar 
October 25, 2018 16:00 
17:00 



New CRISPR tools to probe the genetics of cell identity change

Ulrich Elling
(IMBA  Institute of Molecular Biotechnology)

Life Sciences Seminar 
October 24, 2018 13:30 
14:30 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


The Entropy Power Inequalities with quantum conditioning

Giacomo de Palma
(University of Copenhagen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 14, 2019 15:45 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Localisation of the continuous Anderson hamiltonian in 1d

Cyril Labbe
(University ParisDauphine)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 22, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Jan Maas 


Mechanisms of Selective Autophagy  From Phase Separation to Cargo Degradation

Sascha Martens
(Max F. Perutz Laboratories, University of Vienna, Vienna BioCenter)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 5, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Martin Loose 


A weaklyinteracting onedimensional Bose gas with an impurity particle

Artem Volosniev
(TU Darmstadt)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 13, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


The Frobenius structure conjecture

Tony Yue YU
(Université ParisSud)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 8, 2018 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Breakdown of superfluidity in binary Bose mixtures in two dimensions

Volker Karle
(Heidelberg University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 27, 2018 14:00 
15:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


Organelle Assembly and Evolution

Cory Dunn
(University of Helsinki)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 28, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Fyodor Kondrashov 


Geometry of quantum states

Vladimir Gritsev
(University of Amsterdam)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 8, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Where are the rational solutions?

Emmanuel Peyre
(Institut Fourier)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 29, 2018 13:30 
15:30 
Timothy Browning 


Madhumitha Narasimhan Thesis Defense talk


Thesis defense 
December 19, 2018 16:00 
19:00 



The Mrptype cation/proton antiporter with major functions is broadly distributed in bacteria and archaea

Masahiro Ito
(Faculty of Life Sciences, Toyo University, Japan)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 29, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Leonid Sazanov 


GeomTop Seminar: talk by Mehdi Makhul

Mehdi Makhul
(Johann Radon Institute)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 14, 2018 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


Thermal and Charge Transport in Nanocrystal Solids

Nuri Yazdani
(ETH Zürich)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
December 14, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Maria Ibanez 


Mini Retreat Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics and Molecolar Biosciences, PhDProgram PTCN, Fred Wolf

(MPI for Dynamics and SelfOrganization)


November 20, 2018 08:00 
19:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Chasing hypergeometric motives

Fernando Rodriguez Villegas
(ICTP Trieste)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 15, 2018 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Rational points over C_1 fields.

Marta Pieropan
(École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 22, 2018 13:30 
15:30 
Timothy Browning 


New nonequilibrium quantum states enabled by breakdown of thermalization

Dmitry Abanin
(University of Geneva)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 29, 2018 10:00 
11:15 
Maksym Serbyn 


Modelling how cell wall targeting antibiotics work

Rosalind Allen
(University of Edinburgh)

FriSBi 
November 27, 2018 10:00 
11:00 



Stochastic Kinetics of Transient Joints in Multicomponent Molecular Machines: Fluctuating Force, Collective Behaviour and Emergent ChemoMechanics

Ghanti Dipanwita
(Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 20, 2018 16:00 
17:30 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


On the continuity of the Loewner Map

Atul Shekhar
(KTH)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 20, 2018 15:30 
16:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Retinotopic and target specific processing of visual information in the superior colliculus

Karl Farrow
(NERF, empowered by IMEC, KU Leuven and VIB, Belgium)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 29, 2018 11:00 
12:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


Passing Messages while Sharing Memory

Naama BenDavid
(Carnegie Mellon University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 27, 2018 15:30 
16:30 
Dan Alistarh 


R. Ursin´s talk is CANCELLED

Rupert Ursin
(Austrian Academy of Sciences)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 21, 2018 15:00 
16:00 
Johannes Fink 


How do proteins evolve?

Dan S. Tawfik
(Weizmann Institute of Science)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 18, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Fyodor Kondrashov 


Lecture by Petra Moser: "Copyrights and Creativity“

Petra Moser
(NYU Stern School of Business)

Public outreach event 
December 13, 2018 18:00 
19:00 



The geodesics in Liouville quantum gravity are not SchrammLoewner evolutions

Wei Qian
(Cambridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 4, 2018 16:00 
17:00 



A humble view from inside evolution: imagining our digital future

Helga Nowotny
(Vienna Science and Technology Fund)

Public outreach event 
March 6, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
Thomas Henzinger 


Talk of Máté Gerencsér is CANCELLED

Máté Gerencsér
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 4, 2018 17:00 
18:00 



TWIST Talk with Curt Carlson (SRI International): On Becoming a Successful Innovator

Curt Carlson


November 27, 2018 12:30 
13:30 



Cerebral organoids: modelling human brain development and tumorigenesis in stem cell derived 3D culture

Juergen A. Knoblich
(IMBA  Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Science Vienna)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 5, 2018 12:00 
13:15 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Quantum Communication over long distances

Rupert Ursin
(Austrian Academy of Sciences)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
December 18, 2018 11:00 
12:30 
Johannes Fink 


Auxin Response Factor phase transitions to drive hormone response and development in plants

Lucia Strader
(Washington University in St. Louis)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 3, 2018 15:00 
16:00 
Jiri Friml 


Sex and the single genome

Beatriz Vicoso
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
January 28, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Sylvia Cremer 


What we can learn from bottomup biology

Martin Loose
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
January 21, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Leonid Sazanov 


On the HartreeFock ground state of a homogeneous electron gas

Christian Hainzl
(Tübingen University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 5, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Entropic optimal transport: Duality and Application to Mean Field Games

Simone Di Marino
(Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 12, 2018 16:00 
17:00 
Jan Maas 


Quantum groups as hidden symmetries of quantum impurities

Enderalp Yakaboylu
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 20, 2018 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Atomic qubits in silicon

Michelle Simmons
(University of New South Wales)

Institute colloquium 
February 1, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Georgios Katsaros 


How quantum dynamics wins against thermodynamics

Ulrich Schneider
(Cambridge University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
December 10, 2018 14:00 
15:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Two types of stomach stem cells for the homeostatic turnover of gastric corpus glands

BonKyoung Koo
(IMBA, Vienna)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 6, 2019 13:00 
14:00 
Ani Kicheva 


NDT! Groups Siegert and Hippenmeyer


Neuroscience data talk 
December 11, 2018 16:30 
17:30 



Characters, and other special functions, from the point of view of the enumerative geometry

Andrei Okounkov
(Columbia University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 20, 2018 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Optimal Transport: continuous, discrete, and quantum

Jan Maas
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
February 11, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


NDT! Groups Danzl and Jösch


Neuroscience data talk 
January 22, 2019 16:30 
17:30 



NDT! Groups Jösch (Laura Burnett) and Danzl


Neuroscience data talk 
April 2, 2019 16:30 
17:45 



NDT! Groups Siegert and Novarino


Neuroscience data talk 
May 21, 2019 16:30 
17:45 



NDT! Groups Shigemoto (Marijo Jevtic) and Jösch (Roshan Satapathy)


Neuroscience data talk 
June 18, 2019 16:30 
17:45 



NDT! Groups Csicsvari and Jonas


Neuroscience data talk 
July 16, 2019 16:30 
17:45 



Stereodynamics of chemical reactions near absolute zero

Andreas Osterwalder
(EPFL, Switzerland)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 21, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Misha Lemeshko 


CryoEM symposium


Symposium/Conference 
October 18, 2019 08:00 
17:00 



The regulatory principles of embryonic stem cell differentiation

Martin Leeb
(MFPL, University of Vienna, Vienna Biocenter (VBC))

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 20, 2018 13:30 
14:30 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


"Four Ingredients for Scene Understanding: Object Detection, Reconstruction, Layouts, and Inference"

Paul Henderson
(U Edinburgh)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 14, 2018 10:45 
11:45 
Christoph Lampert 


Science Education Day  Inquiry based learning


Public outreach event 
March 27, 2019 14:00 
18:30 



A nonlocal isoperimetric problem with dipolar repulsion

Thilo Simon
(New Jersey Institute of Technology)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 11, 2019 09:30 
10:30 
Julian Fischer 


Ralf Schneggenburger

Ralf Schneggenburger
(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL))

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 15, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Peter Jonas 


Spintronics in twodimensional van der Waals heterostructures

Avsar Ahmet
(EPFL)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 10, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Onur Hosten 


Quantization of heat flow in the fractional quantum Hall regime

Mitali Banerjee
(Columbia University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 25, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Georgios Katsaros 


Analysis of the thresholding scheme for mean curvature flow in codimension two

Tim Laux
(Berkeley)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 10, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Julian Fischer 


A large deviation principle for empirical measures on Polish spaces

David GarciaZelada
(Universite ParisDauphine)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 15, 2019 15:30 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Insights into the structures, mechanisms, and dynamics of large molecular assemblies from highresolution cryoEM

Greber Basil
(California Inst. QB3)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 22, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Leonid Sazanov 


Electrochemical energy storage beyond the horizon: materials and mechanism

Stefan Freunberger
(TU Graz)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 9, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Maria Ibanez 


From manybody physics to quantum information with atomic and photonic systems

Hannes Pichler
(Harvard U)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 9, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Misha Lemeshko 


From Single to interacting Polarons in BoseEinstein condensates

Luis Peña Ardila
(Aarhus University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 15, 2019 11:00 
12:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


Insights into Nlinked protein glycosylation from cryoEM studies on the yeast oligosaccharyltransferase complex

Rebekka Wild
(ETH Zurich)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 21, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Eva Benkova 


The Utility Cost of Privacy

Esfandiar Mohammadi
(ETH Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 23, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Krzysztof Pietrzak 


Hippocampal CA2 control of social behaviors.

Felix Leroy
(Columbia U)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 24, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Jozsef Csicsvari 


Bayesian inference and deep learning

Laurence Aitchison
(Janelia Research Campus)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 28, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Peter Jonas 


Bayesian hierarchical models for largescale discovery, estimation and prediction analysis of common complex disease

Matthew Robinson
(University of Lausanne)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 31, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Nick Barton 


Coordinating Caching and Computation in Networks

Derya Malak
(MIT)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 5, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Vladimir Kolmogorov 


CANCELLED*CANCELLED*How the genome is reorganized during zygotic reprogramming to totipotencyCANCELLED*CANCELLED*

Kikue Tachibana
(IMBA)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 11, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Evolution and function of DNA methylation within chromatin

Daniel Zilberman
(John Innes Centre)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 12, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Jiri Friml 


Data science of biology

Katarzyna Bozek
(OIST)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 12, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Quantum Science with Single Atoms on Surfaces

Philip Willke
(Ewha Womans University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 13, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Johannes Fink 


Hypothesis testing for graphs: Fundamental limits and practical methods

Debarghya Ghoshdastidar
(University of Tübingen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 14, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Christoph Lampert 


Liquid exfoliation of layered crystals

Claudia Backes
(University of Heidelberg)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 14, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Björn Hof 


Scalable systems for continuous processing of data streams

Vasiliki Kalavri
(ETH Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 28, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Dan Alistarh 


Curve counting and tropical geometry

Hannah Markwig
(University of Tübingen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 28, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Uli Wagner 


Evolutionary genomics in centromeric and pericentromeric regions of Drosophila and humans

Chuck Langley
(University of California, Davis)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 14, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Nick Barton; Beatriz Vicoso 


Motor primitives in time and space by targeted gain modulation in recurrent cortical networks

Tim Vogels
(University of Oxford)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 29, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


Scaleinvariance in quantum spin liquids

Kimberly Modic
(MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 29, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Zhanybek Alpichshev 


The structure of bactofilin filaments and other wonders of the bacterial cytoskeleton

Jan Löwe
(MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 18, 2019 13:00 
14:00 
Martin Loose 


Cutoff and discrete product structure in ASEP

Peter Nejjar
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 7, 2019 16:15 
18:15 
Lazlo Erdös 


On the distribution and fluctuations of eigenvectors of random matrices

Lucas Benigni
(Courant Institute)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 17, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdos 


Complex enzymatic electron transfer mechanisms for energy conversion

Ross Milton
(Stanford University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 28, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Johann Danzl 


What a bacterial carboxylate transporter structure has told us about the pathogenesis of earlyonset epileptic encephalopathy

DaNeng Wang
(Skirball Institute, NYU School of Medicine)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 14, 2019 14:30 
15:30 
Daria Siekhaus 


The ideal theorem, and Dedekind zeta functions on the critical line

Simon RydinMyerson
(Uni Göttingen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 7, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Tim Browning 


Interactive Learning and Decision Making with Machines and People

Yuxin Chen
(Caltech)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 4, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Vladimir Kolmogorov 


Out of the Box Talk: research team lead and project management in industry

Elisabeth Mayer
(Biomin)

General Interest Seminar 
January 24, 2019 17:15 
18:45 
IST Austria Career Services 


A novel approach for strongly correlated systems: geminalbased wavefunction ansätze

Döme Tibor
(ETH Zurich)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 12, 2019 14:00 
15:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics with superconductorsemiconductor hybrid systems

(Pasquale Scarlino)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 18, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Georgios Katsaros 


Fully booked!  10 Years of IST Austria

Alexander Van der Bellen, Michael Ignatieff

Public outreach event 
June 4, 2019 18:00 
20:00 
IST Austria 


GeomTop semianr [different room!]: Talk by Rado Fulek on "Eliminating Crossings in Drawings of Graphs"

Rado Fulek
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 16, 2019 13:00 
14:15 



BFN Springer theory

Joel Kamnitzer
(University of Toronto)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 23, 2019 14:00 
17:00 
Tamas Hausel 


On the Ramanujan conjecture over function fields

Will Sawin
(Columbia University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 24, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Timothy Browning 


Look Whos Talking: Bacteriophage InterCellular Communication (A Current but Not so New Field of Study)

Steve Abedon
(Ohio State University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 23, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Claudia Igler 


Hemodynamics and other cherries from the fluid dynamics cake

Dr. György Paál
(Budapest University of Technology and Economics)

Institute colloquium 
January 22, 2019 14:00 
15:30 
Björn Hof 


Vienna Probability Seminar: From 1 to 6 in branching Brownian motion

Lisa Hartung
(University of Mainz)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 29, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
Jan Maas 


Science as revolution

Paul Nurse
(The Francis Crick Institute)

IST Lecture 
June 5, 2019 17:30 
18:45 
Tom Henzinger 


Vienna Probability Seminar: Recursive tree processes and the meanfield limit of stochastic flows

Jan Swart
(The Czech Academy of Sciences)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 29, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
Jan Maas 


Cell migration in gut homeostasis and cancer invasion  role of microenvironment

Vignjevic Danijela
(Institut Curie)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 6, 2019 16:00 
17:30 
Kasumi Kishi 


The manybody physics of dispersion forces between atomically thin crystals

John Tolsma
(ETH Zürich)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 31, 2019 11:00 
12:45 
Misha Lemeshko 


Defining inhibitory microcircuits for limb and thoracic movement

Lora Sweeney
(Salk Inst. for Biological Studies)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 27, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Gaia Novarino 


Vienna Region CryoEM Seminar

Ludek Lovicar
(manager of IST Austria's electron microscopy facility)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 30, 2019 09:30 
10:30 
Carrie Bernecky 


Does a Single Eigenstate of a Hamiltonian Encode the Critical Behaviour of its FiniteTemperature Phase Transition?

Keith Fratus
(UCSB Physics)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 19, 2019 11:00 
12:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


Functions of perturbed selfadjoint operators

Rupert Frank
(LMU Munich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 31, 2019 16:30 
18:30 
Robert Seiringer 


Dynamical quantum phase transitions in U(1) quantum link models

YiPing Huang
(Max Planck Institut, Dresden)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 26, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Boundary renormalisation of stochastic PDEs

Máté Gerencsér
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 12, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Crossing probabilities of multiple Ising interfaces

Eveliina Peltola
(Université de Genève)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 12, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


LiebThirring inequality for wave functions vanishing on the diagonal set

Simon Larson
(KTH Stockholm)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 21, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Central Limit Theorem for BoseEinstein Condensates

Simone Rademacher
(University of Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 28, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Quantum Science with Tweezer Arrays

Manuel Endres
(Caltech)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
June 4, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Precise Program Reasoning using Probabilistic Methods

Mukund Raghothaman
(University of Pennsylvania)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 19, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Krish Chatterjee 


HawkingUnruh effect and quasinormal decay in quantum Hall effect

Suraj Hegde
(UIUC, Illinois)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 26, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


Hodge theory of character varieties via Topological Quantum Field Theories

Angel Gonzalez Prieto
(Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 7, 2019 13:00 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Neural circuits in the real world: Dynamic signal compression for robust motion vision in flies

Aljoscha Leonhardt
(MPI of Neurobiology)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 11, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


GrossPitaevskii Limit of a Homogeneous Bose Gas at Positive Temperature

Andreas Deuchert
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 19, 2019 16:00 
18:00 



GeomTop Seminar: Graphs with at most one crossing

Alan Marcelo Arroyo Guevara

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 6, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


Combinatorial Machine Learning and Incomplete MaxSAT Solving

Emir Demirovic

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 7, 2019 10:30 
11:30 
Vladimir Kolmogorov 


Ask a professor  everything you need to know about your postdoc experience

Misha Lemeshko and Martin Loose
(IST Austria)

General Interest Seminar 
April 23, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
IST Austria Career Services 


Logarithmic lambdaconnections, singular opers and Hilbert schemes of points on ruled surfaces

Szilard Szabo
(Renyi, Budapest)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 4, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Effective global generation on manifolds with numerically trivial canonical bundle

Alex Kuronya
(GoetheUniversität Frankfurt)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 25, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


The eclectic cerebellum  from neurons to circuits and behavior

Stephanie Rudolph
(Harvard Medical School)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 5, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Sandra Siegert 


Time covariance (and stationarity) for last passage percolation models

Alessandra Occelli
(Uni Bonn)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 7, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Quantum seminar: Implementing nonreciprocity with two superconducting qubits in waveguide

Andrés Rosario Hamann
(University of Queensland, Australia)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 9, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Johannes Fink 


Selforganization and symmetry breaking in intestinal organoid development

Prisca Liberali
(FMI Basel)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 19, 2019 11:00 
12:15 
Edouard Hannezo 


Dominik Schröder Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
March 11, 2019 14:00 
17:00 



The Approximation Power of Deep Neural Networks: Theory and Applications

Gitta Kutyniok
(TU Berlin)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 13, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Nonlocal and nonabelian Majoranabased physics

Karsten Flensberg
(Niels Bohr Institute)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 19, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Andrew Patrick Higginbotham 


Nextgeneration human cell reprogramming to study agerelated neurodegeneration

Jerome Mertens
(University of Innsbruck)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 25, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Gaia Novarino 


How the genome is reorganized during zygotic reprogramming to totipotency

Kikue Tachibana
(IMBA)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 7, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Barbara Casillas Perez, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
March 13, 2019 13:30 
16:30 



Dynamics of random interfaces and tilings of the plane

Fabio Toninelli
(CNRS Lyon)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 4, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


From dynamic biomolecular structures to biological function using integrated NMRbased structural biology

Paul Schanda
(Inst. de Biologie Structurale (IBS))

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 5, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Florian Schur 


Fundamental Limits and Practical Algorithms in Inference: From Communication to Learning

Marco Mondelli
(Stanford University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 11, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Dan Alistarh 


Quantum topology from symplectic geometry

Vivek Shende
(UC Berkeley)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 11, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Perceptual Engineering

Misha Sra
(MIT)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 12, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Bernd Bickel 


Understanding distributed dataflow systems and applications

Ioannis Liagouris
(ETH Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 18, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Krish Chatterjee 


Specialization of (stable) rationality in families with mild singularities

Johannes Nicaise
(Imperial)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 2, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tim Browning 


Effective equidistribution of primitive rational points on expanding horospheres

Daniel ElBaz
(Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 21, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Tim Browning 


Dynamics of Confined Cell Migration

Chase Broedersz
(LMU Munich)

FriSBi 
March 18, 2019 13:30 
14:30 



Slow dynamics in constrained manybody quantum systems

Paolo P. Mazza
(SISSA, Trieste)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 13, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Counting rational points on cubic hypersurfaces

Per Salberger
(Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 28, 2019 13:00 
15:30 
Tim Browning 


Rational points over global fields and applications.

Pankaj Vishe
(Durham University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 14, 2019 13:00 
15:30 
Tim Browning 


GeomTop Seminar: Connectivity of the FlipGraph of Triangulations

Emo Welzl
(ETH Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 6, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


CarlenFrankLieb conjecture and monotonicity of αz Rényi relative entropy

Haonan Zhang
(Université de FrancheComté and Polish Academy of Sciences)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 7, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
Jan Maas 


Young Scientist Symposium 2019


Symposium/Conference 
May 17, 2019 09:00 
17:00 



Open Campus


Public outreach event 
May 26, 2019 12:00 
18:00 



Hall algebra approach to cohomology rings

Olivier Schiffmann
(Département de Mathématiques d'Orsay)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 21, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Minimizing GCD sums, multiplicative energy and applications

Marc Munsch
(Uni Graz)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 4, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Tim Browning 


Quantum seminar: Cavity QED with Spin Qubits

Guido Burkard
(University of Konstanz)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 26, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Georgios Katsaros 


TWIST Talk Roland Kalb (proionic GmbH): A Startup Journey from a Greek Beach towards World Leadership in Manufacture of Ionic Liquids

Roland Kalb

TWIST Talk 
April 4, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Markus Wanko 


Semiclassical limit of large fermionic systems at positive temperature

Arnaud Triay
((Universite ParisDauphine))

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 21, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Uniform Lipschitz functions on the triangular lattice have logarithmic variations

Ioan Manolescu
(University of Fribourg)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 12, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


A variational characterisation of the $Sine_\beta$ point process

Martin Huesmann
(Universität Wien)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 9, 2019 15:30 
16:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Decompositions of logcorrelated fields with applications

Eero Saksman
(University of Helsinki)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 9, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Supercritical percolation on nonamenable graphs

Tom Hutchcroft
(University of Cambridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 7, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Disordered systems with complex bonds: from basic principles to biomimetic functionality

Carl Goodrich
(Harvard University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 19, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Edouard Hannezo 


(Twisted) Derived Categories of bielliptic and Enriques surfaces

Sofia Tirabassi
(University of Bergen and Stockholm University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 23, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Poisson local eigenvalue statistics for continuum random Schrödinger operators

Adrian Dietlein
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 26, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


The fractal dimension of Liouville quantum gravity: monotonicity, universality, and bounds.

Ewain Gwynne
(University of Cambridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 26, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Sandpile group of graphs and digraphs

Lilla Tóthmérész
(Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 9, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Controlling active matter with curvature and topology

Daniel Pearce
(University of Geneva)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 16, 2019 13:00 
14:00 
Martin Loose 


An NMR toolbox to study the surface of nanocrystals; Enabling superconducting, memristive and catalytic applications

Jonathan de Roo
(Ghent University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 12, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maria Ibanez 


Hecke Größencharakters and the LFunction Ratios Conjecture

Ezra Waxman
(Charles University in Prague)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 2, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Tim Browning 


Cavity QED with Molecules

Claudiu Genes
(MPL)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 23, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


Katarina Valoskova, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
April 11, 2019 10:00 
13:00 



GeomTop Seminar: "Relaxed Diophantine Equations for Geometric Primitives in Integer Space"

Ranita Biswas
(IST Austria (Edelsbrunner group))

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 20, 2019 12:30 
13:45 



Signaling relays in immunity and hematopoiesis

Katja Brückner
(University of California San Francisco)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 11, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Katarina Valosková 


Differential role of amygdalar PPARs in conditioned fear, anxiety and cognitive behaviour in the presence and absence of nociceptive tone

Jéssica Cristina Coelho Gaspar

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 25, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Ryuichi Shigemoto 


The Vienna Region CryoEM Seminar

Vladyslav Kravchuk AND Juraj Ahel

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 27, 2019 09:30 
11:00 
Carrie Bernecky 


The neural circuit basis of behavioral individuality

Benjamin L. de Bivort
(Harvard University, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 27, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


Cohomological algebras and factorization algebras

Eric Vasserot
(Université Paris Diderot)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 18, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Stimulus complexity shapes response correlations in primary visual cortex

Gergo Orban
(Wigner Research Centre for Physics)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 11, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


GeomTop Seminar: Applying Persistent Homology in Machine Learning

Chris Hofer
(Salzburg University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 27, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


Cell migration promotes dynamic cellular interactions to control cerebral cortex morphogenesis

Laurent Nguyen
(University of Liège, Belgium)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 5, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Can Europe catch up in artificial intelligence?

Bernhard Schölkopf
(Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems)

IST Lecture 
June 6, 2019 18:00 
19:00 
Tom Henzinger 


Claudia Espinoza Martinez, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
April 24, 2019 10:00 
13:00 



Barycenters in quantum information theory

Daniel Virosztek
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 23, 2019 16:00 
18:00 



Sharp Interface Limit for the AllenCahn Equation with a Contact Angle

Helmut Abels
(Universität Regensburg)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 4, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Julian Fischer 


Quantum Seminars


Physical Sciences Seminar 
May 7, 2019 11:00 
12:00 



GeomTop Seminar: "Interplay of Geometry and Thermodynamics in Physics and Biology"

Roland Roth
(Uni Tübingen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 3, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


Free Probability, Random Matrices, and NonCommutative Rational Functions

Roland Speicher
(Universität des Saarlandes)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 21, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
Laszlo Erdös 


Hysteresis treatments: Exploiting cellular memory to prevent resistance evolution

Roderich Römhild
(Uppsala University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 10, 2019 11:30 
12:45 
Calin Guet 


Quantum Seminars: Coherent terahertz magnetooptics of topological insulators and semiconductors

Alexey Shuvaev
(TU Vienna)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 30, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Zhanybek Alpichshev 


Some determinantal formulas in the representation theory of padic general linear groups

Alberto Minguez
(University of Vienna)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 11, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tim Browning 


The mean field Schrödinger problem

Julio Backhoff
(Universität Wien)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 23, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Computation of the critical point for the randomcluster model on ℤ2 via parafermionic observables.

Daria Smirnova
(Université de Genève)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 23, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


GeomTop Seminar: CANCELLED!


Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 10, 2019 13:00 
14:15 



Hardness of approximation: From the PCP theorem to the 2to2 games theorem

Subhash Khot
(New York University)

Institute colloquium 
November 29, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Uli Wagner 


Geometric stochastic heat equations

Yvain Bruned
(University of Edinburgh)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 18, 2019 14:45 
15:45 
Jan Maas 


Brascamp Lieb inequalities for fermions and noncommutative mass transport

Eric Carlen
(Rutgers University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 18, 2019 13:45 
14:45 
Jan Maas 


Parton paradigm for the fractional quantum Hall effect

Ajit Coimbatore Balram
(University of Copenhagen)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
May 14, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Graph limits and spectral theory

Agnes Backhausz
(Eotvos Lorand University and Renyi Institute)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 16, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Computational analyses of the evolution of bacterial translation

Gaurav Diwan
(Bioquant, University of Heidelberg)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 15, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Fyodor Kondrashov 


New coupling techniques for exponential ergodicity of SPDEs in the hypoelliptic and effectively elliptic settings

Oleg Butkovsky
(TU Berlin)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 16, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
Jan Maas 


GeomTop Seminar: "What can geometry teach us about topological drawings of graphs?"

Alan Marcelo ARROYO GUEVARA
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 17, 2019 13:00 
14:15 



Percolation Phase Transition via the Gaussian Free Field

Aran Raoufi
(ETH Zürich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 21, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Chemogenetic modulation of orexin/hypocretin neuronal activity ameliorates cognitive, behavioral and metabolic impairments in A53T mouse model of Parkinson`s disease

Milos Stanojlovic

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 23, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Ryuichi Shigemoto 


A Minkowskitype result for linearly independent subsets of ideal lattices

Gergely Harcos
(MTA Rényi Institute, Budapest)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 3, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Timothy Browning 


Multiplexed readout of four qubits in 3D circuit QED architecture using a broadband Josephson Parametric Amplifier

Suman Kundu
(TIFR India)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
May 6, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Johannes Fink 


Optimal Transport and Density Functional Theory

Mathieu Lewin
(Universite ParisDauphine)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 25, 2019 15:45 
16:45 
Robert Seiringer 


Dissecting our mind based on evolutionary conservation

Hitoshi Okamoto
(RIKEN Center for Brain Science)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 24, 2019 16:30 
18:00 
Ryuichi Shigemoto 


Applications of the orbit method to analysis of automorphic forms

Paul Nelson
(EHT Zürich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 16, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Timothy Browning 


Effective asymptotic for a sum of class numbers

Giacomo Cherubini
(Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics in Budapest)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 16, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Tim Browning 


Commemoration Lecture  The other ends of history: from Neoliberalism to Illiberalism.

Philipp Ther
(University of Vienna)

Public outreach event 
November 27, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
Thomas Henzinger 


Potential caspasemyosin interaction as a regulator of asymmetric cell division in Caenorhabditis elegans

Nikhil Mishra
(LMU Munich)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 6, 2019 11:00 
12:15 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Spatiotemporal electronic correlations: From quantum criticality to $\pi$tons

Karsten Held
(TU Vienna)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
June 18, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Georgios Katsaros 


Quantum Seminars: Quantum chemistry calculations on a superconducting qubit quantum processor

Stefan Filipp
(IBM Research, Zürich)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 8, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Johannes Fink 


Big Bang Theory Party



May 15, 2019 17:30 
20:30 



Extended Viscous Fluid Simulation with TwoWay Coupling and Parameter Identification

Tetsuya Takahashi
(The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 3, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Chris Wojtan 


Cavity cooling of optically levitated nanoparticles: Towards quantum experiments at room temperature

Uros Delic
(Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
July 2, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Andrew Higginbotham 


Optical manipulation of ferromagnet

Sanchar Sharma
(TU Delft)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
May 28, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


Neural Computations for Vision

Markus Meister
(Caltech, Division of Biology and Biological Engineering)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 13, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


GeomTop Seminar: Triangulating manifolds: An overview with a focus on Riemannian simplices

Mathijs Wintraecken

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 8, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


The Importance of Signaling Pathway Downregulation for Central Nervous System Development and Homeostasis

Sergi Simo
(University of California, Davis)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 14, 2019 13:30 
14:30 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Student Open Day 2019


Public outreach event 
November 22, 2019 09:00 
17:00 



Junctions of weaklycoupled stronglyinteracting systems

Andrea Trombettoni
(CNRIOM and SISSA, Trieste)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
May 13, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Giacomo Bighin / Lemeshko Group 


Devils inside the brain: Can we outwit them?

Anand Kant Das
(Institute for Applied Physics  Biophysics group)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 14, 2019 11:00 
12:30 
Ryuichi Shigemoto 


Neurovascular coupling in health and disease.

Anusha Mishra
(Oregon Health & Science University, USA)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 17, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


GeomTop Seminar: HamSandwich cuts and center transversals in subspaces

Patrick Schnider

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 15, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


Function and Regulation of Centrosomes during Immune Responses

Eva Kiermaier
(University of Bonn)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 21, 2019 13:30 
14:30 
Michael Sixt 


Quantum Rifling: Revisiting the SternGerlach experiment with a twist

Daniel Szombati
(University of Queensland, AUS)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
May 28, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Johannes Fink 


GeomTop Seminar: Polynomials vanishing on Cartesian products: Theory and algorithms

Micha Sharir

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 22, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


Theoretical Analyses of EstimationofDistribution Algorithms

Martin Krejca
(Hasso Plattner Institute, Universtät Potsdam)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 27, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Dan Alistarh 


"Inorganic polyphosphates in plants: sensor domains, metabolic enzymes... and an unsuspected bicistronic mRNA".

Laura Lorenzo Orts
(University of Geneva)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 3, 2019 11:00 
12:15 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


GeomTop Seminar: Online Unit Clustering and Covering in Euclidean Space

Csaba Toth
(California State University Northridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 29, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


Research Careers in Industry for Life Scientists


General Interest Seminar 
June 27, 2019 16:30 
18:00 
Daniela Klammer 


Understanding Ras Sensitivity to Mutation by HighThroughput Mutagenesis

John Kuriyan
(Howard Hughes Medical Institute Departments of Molecular & Cell Biology and Department of Chemistry, UC Berkely)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 4, 2019 14:00 
15:30 
Florian Schur 


Stephan Zhechev, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
June 28, 2019 10:00 
13:00 



Reciprocal activation within a kinaseeffector complex underlying persistence of structural LTP

Yasunori Hayashi
(Department of Pharmacology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 15, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Ryuichi Shigemoto 


The Aldous diffusion on continuum trees

Soumik Pal
(University of Washington Seattle)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 11, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Interplay between the Loewner and Dirichlet energies: Conformal welding and Flowlines

Yilin Wang
(ETH Zürich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 11, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


TWIST Talk: The Future of Healthcare

Ulrich Mühlner
(docdok.health)

TWIST Talk 
June 12, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Alexander Schwartz 


Squish and squeeze: Nuclear mechanics in physiology and disease

Jan Lammerding
(Cornell University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 17, 2019 13:00 
14:00 
Michael Sixt 


Creating new nonequilibrium phases of matter by "polyfractal" driving

Kartiek Agarwal
(McGill University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
June 24, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Regularity and Convergence to Equilibrium for Chemical ReactionDiffusion Systems

Quoc Bao TANG
(Universität Graz)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 24, 2019 16:00 
18:30 
Julian Fischer 


True Artificial Intelligence will Change Everything

Jürgen Schmidhuber
(Cofounder & Chief Scientist, NNAISENSE, Scientific Director, Swiss AI Lab IDSIA, Professor of AI, USI & SUPSI, Switzerland)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 24, 2019 11:00 
12:15 
Dan Alistarh 


Discovery of novel interneurons in the auditory system

Laurence Trussell
(Oregon Health & Science University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 22, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Peter Jonas 


A reconstituted mammalian mRNA transport system selectively transports defined amounts of axonal mRNAs

Sebastian Maurer
(Centre for Genomic Regulation)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 16, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Martin Loose 


GeomTop Seminar: [30 min incl Q&A] Triangulating submanifolds: An elementary and quantified version of Whitneys method

Mathijs WINTRAECKEN

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 19, 2019 13:30 
14:45 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


Everything I Needed to be Successful I Learned in Kindergarten.

Astronaut Sandra H. Magnus
(AstroPlanetview, LLC)

General Interest Seminar 
June 19, 2019 10:30 
11:30 



Colloidal quantum dot superlattices: physical chemistry, solid state physics and applied properties

Daniel M. Balazs
(Cornell University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
June 26, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Maria Ibáñez 


Integrative analysis of genomics and metabolomics data elucidate causal mechanism in a rare eye disease

Roberto Bonelli
(Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)

Life Sciences Seminar 
June 24, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Sandra Siegert 


Perceptionaware Fabrication

Michal Piovarči
(USI Lugano)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 25, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Bernd Bickel 


Tensor Field Design in Volumes

Eugene Zhang
(Oregon State University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 9, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Chris Wojtan 


Interactive Visualization of Planar Kaleidoscopic Orbifolds

Yue Zhang
(Oregon State University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 9, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Chris Wojtan 


Extreme Eigenvalues of critical ErdoesRényi graphs

Johannes Alt
(University of Geneve)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 11, 2019 15:30 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Quantum Seminars: Nonperturbative Cavity QED

Peter Rabl
(TU Vienna)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
September 10, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Johannes Fink 


Minicourse consisting of two sessions: Rough paths, Rough volatility and Regularity Structures

Peter FRIZ
(TU Berlin)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 4, 2019 10:15 
11:45 
Jan Maas 


Minicourse consisting of two sessions: Rough paths, Rough volatility and Regularity Structures

Peter FRIZ
(TU Berlin)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 5, 2019 10:15 
11:45 
Jan Maas 


Collective Phenomena in lattices of nanoelectromechanical oscillators

Matthew H. Matheny
(California Institute of Technology)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
July 4, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Johannes Fink 


Graduation Ceremony



July 9, 2019 17:00 
18:30 



Dark matter search with quantum nondemolition detection of magnons by a superconducting qubit

Yutaka Shikano
(Keio University / Quantum Computing Center)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
July 9, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Martin Zemlicka (RG Fink) 


Modular integrin nanoclusters are signalling units of cell matrix adhesions.

Rishita Changede
(National University of Singapore)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 9, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Michael Sixt 


Mirco Giacobbe, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
July 23, 2019 16:00 
19:00 



Library Services for Open Science



August 21, 2019 08:00 
18:00 
Patrick Danowski 


GeomTop Seminar: Probabilistic Convergence and Stability of Random Mapper Graphs

Adam Brown

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 17, 2019 13:00 
14:15 



An integrinmediated adhesion between embryonic tissue and vitelline membrane affects gastrulation of insects

Stefan Münster
(MPI Dresden)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 19, 2019 15:00 
16:30 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


From Networks to Function Computational Models of Organogenesis

Dagmar Iber
(ETH)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 25, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Edouard Hannezo 


Karola Käfer, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
August 1, 2019 10:30 
13:30 



How to dress radiofrequency photons with tunable momentum

Boris Shteynas
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
August 7, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Johannes Fink 


Neuromodulation of plasticity  from synapse to behaviour

Ole Paulsen
(Dept of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge)

Life Sciences Seminar 
July 31, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Jozsef Csicsvari 


Simon Mayer, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
August 23, 2019 10:00 
13:00 



Mixing microwave and light: upconversion and frequency combs

Harald Schwefel
(University of Otago, NZ)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
August 6, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Johannes Fink 


GeomTop Seminar: Detecting recurrences in highdimensional flows from persistence

Nazmi Burak Budanur

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
July 31, 2019 13:00 
14:15 



Interacting gases of ultracold excitons and excitonpolaritons in 2D semiconductors

Sergey Andreev
(ITMO University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
August 27, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


The physics of cooperative transport in groups of ants

Nir Gov
(Weizmann Institute)

Life Sciences Seminar 
August 6, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Edouard Hannezo 


Phononnumber squeezing beyond the classical limit

Jeremie Viennot
(CNRS Paris)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 19, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Andrew Higginbotham 


Mechanical Control of Collective Cell Migration in vivo

Elias Barriga
(Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Lisbon)

Life Sciences Seminar 
August 12, 2019 13:00 
14:00 
Michael Sixt 


GeomTop Seminar: "Sandpile monomorphisms and scaling limits"

Moritz Lang

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
August 7, 2019 13:00 
14:15 



New regulators of adhesion and cytoskeletal dynamics in cell migration

Johanna Ivaska
(University of Turku)

Life Sciences Seminar 
August 16, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Michael Sixt 


Saccadic suppression by way of retinalcircuit image processing

Saad Idrees
(Retinal Circuits and Optogenetics, AG Münch, Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, Tübingen, Germany)

Life Sciences Seminar 
August 29, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Sandra Siegert 


Cell adhesion in immunity and development

Celine Dinet
(Durham Universitiy)

Life Sciences Seminar 
August 19, 2019 11:00 
12:15 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Eigenvectors of integrable models of nonHermitian random matrices

Guillaume Dubach
(CIMS, New York University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
August 20, 2019 10:00 
12:00 
László Erdös 


GeomTop Seminar: On the Chromatic Number of Kneser Graphs and Hypergraphs and Their Variants

Amir Jafari

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
August 14, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


Dámaris Rangel Guerrero, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
August 19, 2019 14:00 
17:00 



Simulating thermalizing spin chains with matrix product density operators

Christopher White
(Caltech)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
August 19, 2019 11:00 
11:15 
Maksym Serbyn 


Quantum mechanics & quantum field theories of atoms and molecules

Fumika Suzuki
(University of British Columbia)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
August 29, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


Splitgateinduced 2x2 array of singleelectron dots in silicononinsulator

Fabio Ansaloni
(Niels Bohr Institute)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
August 23, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Andrew Higginbotham 


Quantum Seminar: Tunable photonic heat transport across superconducting circuits

Jorden Senior
(Aalto University, Finland)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
August 27, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Andrew Higginbotham 


TGFß superfamily signalling  an exploration in space and time

Caroline Hill
(Francis Crick Institute, London UK)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 12, 2019 11:00 
12:15 
Anna Kicheva 


Chaitanya Paranjape, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
September 16, 2019 09:00 
12:00 



Frank Assen, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
September 9, 2019 10:00 
13:00 



Periodicity scoring of time series

Caroline Moosmüller
(University of California, San Diego)


August 22, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Jan Maas 


Biquadratic fields having a nonprincipal Euclidean ideal class

Jaitra Chattopadhyay
(HarishChandra Research Institute)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 31, 2019 10:30 
11:00 
Timothy Browning 


Quadratic nonresidues and nonprimitive roots satisfying a coprimality condition

Subha Sarkar
(HarishChandra Research Institute)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 31, 2019 11:00 
11:30 
Timothy Browning 


Strong approximation: Arithmetic purity and squarefree value

Yang CAO
(University of Hannover)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 14, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Timothy Browning 


'Closing the gap' in understanding vertebrate choroid fissure closure and ocular coloboma

Sonya Widen
(University of Alberta)

Life Sciences Seminar 
August 27, 2019 11:15 
13:30 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Quantitative results about norms in abelian extensions

Christopher Frei
(University of Manchaster, UK)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 21, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Timothy Browning 


Careers for quantitative scientists

Martin Chemlik, Alexander Schwartz, Adrian Dietlein

General Interest Seminar 
October 24, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
IST Austria Career and Alumni Services 


The fast and the furious: Speed vs. quality of tomography data acquisition

Florian Schur

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 25, 2019 09:30 
11:00 
Vienna region cryoEM seminar 


The Siegel variance formula for quadratic forms

Naser Talebizadeh Sardari
(MaxPlanckInstitute, Bonn)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 17, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Timothy Browning 


Tiling Generative Adversarial Networks for LargeScale Texture Synthesis

Anna Frühstück
(Visual Computing Center, KAUST)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 2, 2019 14:30 
15:30 
Bernd Bickel 


Horizon violation and dynamical generation of infiniterange correlations after a quantum quench

Spyros Sotiriadis
(University of Ljubljana)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 5, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


A few bets from molecular scales to tissue scales: from emergence and resurgence in elementary contractile unit to electric field induced proliferation and lumen formation

Jacques Prost
(Institut Curie/MBI Singapour)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
September 10, 2019 11:00 
12:15 
Edouard Hannezo 


Representations of padic groups and applications to automorphic forms

Jessica Fintzen
(Trinity College, University of Cambridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 19, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Timothy Browning 


GeomTop Seminar: Envyfree division and degrees of equivariant maps.

Sergey AVVAKUMOV

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 4, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


Bounded height in pencils of finitely generated subgroups

Umberto Zannier
(Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 17, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Timothy Browning 


Neuroscience Seminar Series  Michele and Isao


Neuroscience data talk 
September 19, 2019 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Cell types of adult mouse cortex and hippocampus

Bosiljka Tasic
(Allen Institute for Brain Science)

Neuroscience data talk 
October 3, 2019 13:30 
14:30 
Postdoc Assocation 


Neuroscience Seminar Series  Thomas Langmann  to be moved to Mondi 2 if free


Neuroscience data talk 
October 10, 2019 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Thomas Hummel


Neuroscience data talk 
October 17, 2019 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Silvio Rizzoli


Neuroscience data talk 
October 24, 2019 11:00 
12:00 



Neuroscience Data Talk


Neuroscience data talk 
October 31, 2019 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Jasmin Morandell and Divyansh Gupta


Neuroscience data talk 
November 7, 2019 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Nathalie Rouach


Neuroscience data talk 
November 14, 2019 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Ana Gutierrez and Gabriele Wögenstein


Neuroscience data talk 
November 21, 2019 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Tomonori Takeuchi


Neuroscience data talk 
December 5, 2019 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Anton Sumser and Carolina Borges Merjane


Neuroscience data talk 
January 9, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Julia Michalska and Florianne Schoot Uiterkamp


Neuroscience data talk 
January 16, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Camilla Bellone


Neuroscience data talk 
January 30, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Joris de Wit


Neuroscience data talk 
February 20, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Jingjing Chen and Christoph Dotter


Neuroscience data talk 
February 27, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Data Talk  cancelled


Neuroscience data talk 
March 26, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Laura Burnett and Mojtaba Tavakoli


Neuroscience data talk 
April 2, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



A study of a simple equation that describes the groundstate energy of a Bose gas at low and high density and in dimensions one, two and three

Elliott Lieb
(Princeton University, New Jersey)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 7, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Log geometric techniques for open invariants in mirror symmetry

Hulya Arguz
(University of Versailles SaintQuentin)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 5, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


K3 surfaces with complex multiplication and their twistor space

Daniel Huybrechts
(University of Bonn)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 12, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


GLOBART ACADEMY 2019  LIFE

(Ben Suter)

Public outreach event 
October 4, 2019 15:30 
18:00 



Existence of good moduli spaces and applications

Jochen Heinloth
(University Duisburg Essen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 21, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Flags of sheaves, quivers and nested instantons

Nadir Fasola
(SISSA, Italy)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 7, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Integral factorials ratios and mixed Hodge numbers

Fernando R. Villegas
(ICTP, Italy)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 24, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


ScienceIndustry Talk 2019: Capturing Serendipity

Babak Parviz, VicePresident
(Amazon)

Public outreach event 
November 19, 2019 18:00 
21:00 
Markus Wanko 


Hydrodynamic simulations of swimming cells in biological fluids and networks

Andreas Zöttl
(TU Wien SMT)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 17, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Michael Sixt 


Integral points on Markoff surfaces

Vladimir Mitankin
(MPIM)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 14, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Timothy Browning 


Quantum Seminars  Delafossite oxides: natural, ultrapure metalinsulator heterostructures

Veronika Sunko
(Max Planck Insititute / University of St. Andrews)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 5, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Andrew Higginbotham / Zhanybek Alpichshev 


Positivity for quantum canonical bases for cluster algebras

Ben Davison
(University of Edinburgh)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 10, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


SCN2A in neurodevelopmental disorders

Kevin Bender
(University of California)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 19, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Peter Jonas 


BruhatPoisson structure of the restricted Grassmannian and the KdV hierarchy

Alice B. Tumpach
(Université de Lille, France)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 19, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Representing norms by polynomials on average

Efthymios Sofos
(University of Glasgow)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 12, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Timothy Browning 


Intersection theory of derived stacks

Adeel Khan
(University of Regensburg)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 16, 2020 13:30 
15:30 
Quoc Ho 


Scratching the Surface of Triboelectrification with Triboluminescence

Adam Collins
(University of California Los Angeles)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
September 20, 2019 15:30 
17:00 
Scott Waitukaitis 


Molecular mechanism of the cellcell adhesion by atypical cadherin23

Gayathri Singaraju
(IISER MOHALI, India)

Life Sciences Seminar 
September 30, 2019 10:00 
11:30 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


The curious hard Lefschetz property for character varieties

Anton Mellit
(University of Vienna)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
September 26, 2019 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Regulators of number fields and abelian varieties

Fabien Pazuki
(University of Copenhagen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 23, 2020 13:30 
15:30 
Tim Browning 


Deformation Quantization, what is it good for?

Albert Much
(UNAM Mexico)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 4, 2019 14:30 
15:30 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


Ultracoherent Mechanical Resonators for Quantum Optomechanics

Nils Johan Engelsen
(EPFL Lausanne)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 12, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Onur Hosten 


Josef Tkadlec, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
October 24, 2019 13:00 
16:00 



Microwave upconversion with magnetooptic and electrooptic nonlinearities.

Nicholas Lambert
(University of Otago)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 18, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Johannes Fink 


Mutual information of two intervals in quantum XX spin chain  a RiemannHilbert approach

Gyorgy Pal Geher
(University of Reading, UK)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 14, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


A wombat’s cubeshaped poo and other mysteries of animal movement

Professor David Hu
(Georgia Institute of Technology)

Talk 
November 22, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Nick Barton & Birgitta Olofsson 


Dynamics of the strongly coupled polaron

Simone Rademacher
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 17, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Random Cayley graphs

Jonathan Hermon
(University of Cambridge)


October 3, 2019 15:30 
16:30 
M. Beiglboeck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdoes, J. Maas 


Molecular mechanisms at the eukaryotic DNA replication fork

Daniel Grabarczyk
(University Würzburg)

Life Sciences Seminar 
October 7, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Leonid Sazanov 


Collective dynamics in systems of communicating secreteandsense cells

Yiteng Dang
(TU Delft)

FriSBi 
October 18, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Brownian motions on spaces of probability measures

Lorenzo Dello Schiavo
(University of Bonn)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 31, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Jan Maas 


Informal Quantum Seminar



October 7, 2019 11:00 
12:00 



Exploration of quantum states with cold atoms: Spinorbit coupling in the presence of strong atomic correlations

Ayaka Usui
(OIST Japan & IQOQI Vienna, Austria)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 26, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


Almost sure Weyl asymptotics for nonselfadjoint Toeplitz operators

Martin Vogel
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 24, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


The Schwinger effect and analog mechanisms in condensed matter systems

Ibrahim Akal
(YITP Kyoto)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 15, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Zhanybek Alpichshev 


Combinatorial and algorithmic aspects of CAT(0) complexes

Hiroshi Hirai
(University of Tokyo)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 15, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Vladimir Kolmogorov 


A generalized matrixtree theorem for Pfaffian pairs

Taihei Oki
(University of Tokyo)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 15, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Vladimir Kolmogorov 


Reversible PhotoRegulation of Motor Proteins Using PhotoResponsive Triphosphate Molecules

Md. Jahirul Islam
(Hokkaido University, Japan)

Life Sciences Seminar 
October 25, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Ryuichi Shigemoto 


Singlecell transcriptomic analysis of Alzheimers disease reveals cell type and sexspecific pathophysiology

Hansruedi Mathys
(MIT, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory)

Life Sciences Seminar 
October 16, 2019 14:30 
15:30 
Sandra Siegert 


Variational principle for lattice models with longrange interactions

Piet Lammers
(University of Cambridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 15, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglboeck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdoes, J. Maas 


Mina Vasileva, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
November 11, 2019 14:00 
17:00 



Spatial and temporal control of synaptic vesicle exocytosis and endocytosis

Shigeki Watanabe
(Johns Hopkins University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 5, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Peter Jonas 


Detection and quantification of the effect of selection and adaptation on human complex traits

Peter Visscher
(University of Queensland)

EvoLunch 
October 29, 2019 12:30 
13:30 
Nick Barton 


Solid capillarity and surface dynamics at soft interfaces

Qin Xu
(ETH Zurich)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 7, 2019 15:30 
17:00 
Scott Waitukaitis 


The nonlinear Schrödinger equation for orthonormal functions

Mathieu Lewin
(Universite ParisDauphine)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 16, 2020 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Two types of probability measures on quantum groups

Haonan Zhang
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 28, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Counting failures of a localglobal principle

Rachel Newton
(University of Reading, UK)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 28, 2019 14:00 
16:00 
Timothy Browning 


Transcriptional regulation of developmental genes

Benjamin Zoller
(Institute Pasteur)

Life Sciences Seminar 
October 23, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Gasper Tkacik 


Cytoskeletal regulation of B cell receptor (BCR) spatial organization and signalling

BolgerMunro, Madison
(The University of British Columbia)

Life Sciences Seminar 
October 23, 2019 11:00 
12:30 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Active cell mechanics: From fluctuations of red blood cells to cell migration in development and cancer.

Timo Betz
(Institute of Cell Biology ZMBE)

Life Sciences Seminar 
October 23, 2019 13:00 
14:00 
Michael Sixt 


Spectral properties of leaky quantum structures

Pavel Exner
(Czech Academy of Sciences)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 18, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Davide Scarselli, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
December 11, 2019 14:30 
17:30 



Deep Learning  the Key to Enable Artificial Intelligence

Sepp Hochreiter
(Johannes Kepler University Linz)

CS Talk Series 
January 28, 2020 14:00 
15:00 
Thomas Henzinger 


A large deviations perspective on functional inequalities

Giovanni Conforti
(Ecole Polytechnique)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 29, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Dimers and embeddings

Marianna Russkikh
(MIT)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
October 29, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Structural insights into stress sensing mechanisms in the endoplasmic reticulum

Elif Karagöz
(Max Perutz Labs, Vienna)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 6, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Martin Loose 


Life Science Retreat 2020



February 13, 2020 09:00 
February 14, 2020 17:00 



Ultrafast and electrically tunable coherent operations of hole spin qubits

Floris Braakman
(University of Basel)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
December 17, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Georgios Katsaros 


Campus Spotlight: Life after IST Austria – IST alumni program

Saltanat Schweizer and Kathrin Pauser
(IST Austria)


November 13, 2019 11:30 
12:30 



Spectrum of nonselfadjoint operators with small random noise

Martin Vogel
(Université de Strasbourg)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 12, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglboeck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdoes, J. Maas 


Kazhdan groups have cost 1

Gábor Pete
(Hungarian Academy of Sciences & Budapest University of Technology and Economics)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 12, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglboeck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdoes, J. Maas 


Stochastic differential equations for Lie group valued moment maps

Daria Smirnova
(University of Geneva)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 22, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


GeomTop Seminar: Irreducible SL(2,C)representations of integer homology 3spheres

Raphael Zentner

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 6, 2019 13:00 
14:15 



Integrability, Thermalization, and Quantum Scars in a constrained Hamiltonian

Sanjay Moudgalya
(Princeton University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
November 29, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Pradeep Bhandari, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
December 5, 2019 15:30 
18:30 



Cardiac fibrillation : an interdisciplinary puzzle

Guillaume Attuel
(Centre de recherches INRIA)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 20, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Fabrizio Lombardi 


From Single Cell to Spatial Transcriptomics with 10x Genomics

Hannes Arnold
(10x Genomics B.V.)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 19, 2019 10:00 
12:00 
Anna Kicheva 


Control of microtubule dynamics: seeing proteins and drugs in action

Anna Akhmanova
(Utrecht University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 13, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Michael Sixt 


A Comparison of vesicle mobility in hippocampal and cerebellar mossy fiber synaptic terminals

Jason Rothman
(University College London)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 14, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Peter Jonas 


Recent Developments and Future Challenges for Molecular Quantum Theory

Edit Mátyus
(Eötvös Loránd University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 21, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Side Channels and Transient Execution Attacks

Daniel Gruss
(TU Graz)

CS Talk Series 
December 5, 2019 16:30 
18:00 
Dan Alistarh 


Competing electronelectron correlations, spinorbit coupling, and spinlattice coupling in iridates: how to use them to tune magnetic interactions and charge gap

Ekaterina Paerschke
(IST Austria)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 4, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


Higher order corrections to the meanfield dynamics of interacting bosons

Lea Bossmann
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 21, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Demystifying the black box of faculty recruiting

Daniela Klammer
(IST Austria Career Services)

General Interest Seminar 
November 25, 2019 15:00 
16:00 



Spinal cord regeneration: what can we learn with zebrafish?

Maria Leonor Tavares Saude
(Universidade de Lisboa)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 26, 2019 15:00 
16:15 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Randomly coupled differential equations and nonHermitian random matrices

David Renfrew
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 26, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglboeck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdoes, J. Maas 


Interacting particle systems, stochastic selfduality and homogenization: hydrodynamics in random environment

Federico Sau
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 26, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglboeck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdoes, J. Maas 


Thick points of random walk and multiplicative chaos

Antoine Jego
(Universität Wien)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 10, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglboeck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdoes, J. Maas 


GeomTop seminar: NonTopological Persistence for Computer Vision

Alessandro Mella
(Bologna University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
November 20, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


Topological quantum matter in van der Waals materials: nonAbelian excitations and new experimental probes

Zlatko Papic
(University of Leeds)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 17, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


From exploring liver organogenesis to chromosome architecture in neuronal stem cells

Johanna Fischer
(Francis Crick Institute)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 27, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Fyodor Kondrashov 


A Brief Overview BioAFM Instrumentation for Life Sciences

Thorsten Mueller
(JPK)

Life Sciences Seminar 
November 26, 2019 12:30 
14:00 
Bioimaging facility 


The MullinsSekerka problem with contact angle

Maximilian Rauchecker
(Universität Ulm)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 23, 2020 16:00 
18:00 
Julian Fischer 


Schärfer als die Physik erlaubt?

Johann G. Danzl
(IST Austria)

Public outreach event 
January 15, 2020 18:00 
19:00 



Establishment and selforganisation of trophectodermlike cells into artificial embryos

Anusha Sathyanarayanan
(MPI Münster)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 18, 2019 11:00 
12:30 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Magic Angle Bilayer Graphene  Superconductors, Orbital Magnets, Correlated States and beyond

Dmitri Efetov
(ICFO Barcelona)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 14, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Zhanybek Alpichshev 


Butterfly speciation  what can we learn from model based genome scans?

Konrad Lohse
(University of Edinburgh)

EvoLunch 
December 11, 2019 12:30 
13:30 
Nick Barton 


Unravelling the interplay of AMPA receptor interactions controlling synaptic strength

Jake Watson
(MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 16, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Peter Jonas 


Making sense of signaling complexity

Michal Komorowski
(IPPT PAN)

FriSBi 
December 13, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Leveraging empirical dynamics to discover new regulatory networks

Ski Krieger
(Harvard University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 11, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Measuring the physical properties of individual muscle precursor cells

Rachna Narayanan
(National University of Singapore)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 5, 2019 15:00 
16:15 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Transposable elements and selection for recombination

Denis Roze
(Roscoff Biological Station)

EvoLunch 
December 12, 2019 12:30 
13:30 
Nick Barton 


GeomTop Seminar: Persistent Microlocal Geometry

Adam Brown

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 5, 2019 13:15 
14:45 



An EyringKramers formula for the spectral gap of the stochastic AllenCahn equation

Giacomo Di Gesù
(TU Wien)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 10, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglboeck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdoes, J. Maas 


GeomTop Seminar: Colin de Verdiere parameter and representations of graphs

Vojtech Kaluza

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
December 11, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


Spin transport in a discretetime Heisenberg model

Marko Ljubotina
(University of Ljubljana)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
December 16, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Stochastic sewing lemma and applications

Khoa Le
(TU Berlin)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 14, 2020 16:00 
18:00 
Mate Gerencser 


Trichotomy phenomena in the mixing of sparse digraphs

Matteo Quattropani
(LUISS Rome)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 21, 2020 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglboeck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdoes, J. Maas 


Development and Stem Cells


Cells and Development 
February 28, 2020 09:30 
19:00 
Edouard Hannezo, Anna Kicheva 


The spatial Muller's ratchet

Félix FoutelRodier
(Collège de France)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 16, 2019 14:30 
15:30 
Nick Barton 


Isometries of Wasserstein spaces

Tamas Titkos
(BBS & Rényi Institute, Budapest)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 12, 2020 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös / Dániel Virosztek 


Beyond Bogoliubov Dynamics

Sören Petrat
(Jacobs University Bremen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 30, 2020 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Uniform bound for points of bounded degree in function fields of positive characteristic

Arthur Forey
(ETH Zürich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 9, 2020 13:30 
15:30 
Timothy Browning 


Recent developments in extremal combinatorics

Shoham Letzter
(University of Cambridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 13, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Uli Wagner 


Stability theory for concrete categories

Sebastien Vasey
(Harvard University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 20, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Tim Browning 


Parity Games  the quasipolynomial era

Karoliina Lehtinen
(University of Liverpool)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 21, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Krish Chatterjee 


Sensory and cellular determinants of hippocampal place cells' activation in mice navigating familiar virtual environments

Jerome Epsztein
(Institut de Neurobiologie de la Méditerranée)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 27, 2020 12:00 
13:00 
Peter Jonas 


Brownian bees in the infinite swarm limit

Julien Berestycki
(University of Oxford)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 7, 2020 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


An EyringKramers formula for the spectral gap of the stochastic AllenCahn equation

Giacomo Di Gesù
(TU Wien)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 7, 2020 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Morphological determinants of cortical GABAergic interneuron myelination

Steven A. Kushner
(Erasmus MC NL)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 17, 2020 13:00 
14:00 
Gaia Novarino 


Engineering the shape and mechanics of epithelia

Xavier Trepat
(Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC))

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 21, 2020 11:00 
13:00 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Magnetism in ultrathin layered materials

David MacNeill
(MIT)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 13, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Johannes Fink 


Compactness in Cryptography

Giulio Malavolta
(Simons Institute)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 16, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Krzysztof Pietrzak 


Wissenschaft. Klosterneuburg. Schafft Wissen.  Schärfer als die Physik erlaubt?

Johann G. Danzl
(IST Austria)

Public outreach event 
January 15, 2020 16:00 
19:00 



Exotic charge carriers in porous frameworks, and their applications

Maarten Goesten
(KAUST)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 20, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Maria Ibanez 


Molecules, Materials, and Methods for Advanced Electrocatalysis, Sustainable Synthesis, and Energy Storage

Dominik Halter
(UC Berkeley)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 22, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Björn Hof 


How to assemble contractile actomyosin bundles in migrating cells?

Jaakko Lehtimäki
(University of Helsinki)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 24, 2020 14:00 
15:30 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


The role of the microtubulesevering enzyme katanin in development, memory formation and consolidation

Franco Luis Lombino
(ZMNH, Hamburg)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 3, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Ryuichi Shigemoto 


[Webinar] Singleparticle cryoEM: Visualization of biological molecules in their native states

Joachim Frank
(Columbia University)

Public outreach event 
April 21, 2020 17:00 
18:00 
Leonid Sazanov 


Interfacing biocatalysts with synthetic materials for semiartificial photosynthesis

Erwin Reisner
(University of Cambridge)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 27, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Maria Ibanez 


cryoEM structures of RNA Polymerase III transcription complexes: Mechanisms of initiation and repression

Matthias Vorländer
(EMBL Heidelberg)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 21, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Florian Schur 


EvolutionarilyConserved and PlantSpecific Trafficking Machinery Required for Cytokinesis and Cell Expansion

Sebastian Bednarek
(UWMadison)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 17, 2020 14:00 
15:00 
Jiri Friml 


Continuous tensor networks and entanglement renormalization

Adrián Franco Rubio
(Perimeter Institute Ontario)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 14, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Universality everywhere: from spin models to automata

Gemma de las Cuevas
(University of Innsbruck)

General Interest Seminar 
January 16, 2020 15:00 
16:15 
Bernat CorominasMurtra 


Emergent hydrodynamics in 1d quantum systems

Alvise Bastianello
(University of Amsterdam)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 28, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Charge Storage and Transport in Mixed Conductors: From Bulk to Interface

ChiaChin Chen
(Stanford University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 23, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Zhanybek Alpichshev 


Regularization of linearly constrained optimal transport problems

Stephan Eckstein
(Universität Konstanz)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 21, 2020 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


TailorMade Chalcogenide Colloids: Tuning Size, Composition, and Structure of Nanomaterials

Maksym Yarema
(ETH Zürich)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 6, 2020 11:00 
13:00 
Maria Ibanez 


ConsensusBased Optimization Over the Sphere: Theoretical Guarantees and Applications in Machine Learning

Massimo Fornasier
(TU Munich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 24, 2020 10:00 
11:30 
Jan Maas 


Quantitative ways to animals behavior

Fabio Canneva
(Baxalta Innovations (now part of Takeda))

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 21, 2020 10:00 
10:30 



A causal link between reward, aversion learning and dopamine neurons

Anton Ilango Micheal
(Otto von Guericke University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 21, 2020 10:30 
11:00 



Modelling behavior in animals to understand human disease

Elena Deliu
(University of Vienna)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 22, 2020 10:00 
10:30 



Methods for probing functional neural circuits in behavior

Yave R. Lozano Navarro
(University Hospital Würzburg)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 22, 2020 10:30 
11:00 



Collective functionality in intelligent active matter: Bridging multiscale biology with the physics of solids, fluids and information

Arnold JTM Mathijssen
(Stanford University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 11, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Edouard Hannezo 


Derived equivalences of hyperkähler varieties

Lenny Taelman
(Universiteit van Amsterdam)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 5, 2020 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


A lineage study of progenitor cells in the avian retina: origin of neuronal classes and types

Franck Maurinot

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 20, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Gaia Novarino 


Elementary approaches to growth rate maximization

Daan de Groot and Age Tjalma
(VU Amsterdam)

FriSBi 
January 24, 2020 15:00 
16:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Spectral gaps in quantum spin systems

Marius Lemm
(Harvard University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 27, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Soft Matters: Carving nonequilibrium pathways to control selfassembly

Jeremie Palacci
(UC San Diego)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 10, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Scott Waitukaitis 


(CANCELED) Science Education Day

Iris Rauskala, Christoph Lampert

Public outreach event 
March 11, 2020 14:00 
18:00 



Introduction to chromatin structure in evolution and development

Aleksandra Galitsyna
(Skoltech)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 22, 2020 15:00 
16:00 
Fyodor Kondrashov 


(Re)Nationalizing Europe? The Austrian case 19952015

Ruth Wodak
(Lancaster University and University of Vienna)

Public outreach event 
November 19, 2020 17:00 
18:00 
Oliver Lehmann 


GeomTop Seminar: "The Hole System of Triangulated Shapes"

Katharina Ölsböck

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 22, 2020 13:00 
14:15 



Active Science

Oved Kedem
(Weizmann Institute of Science)


February 10, 2020 15:00 
16:00 
Communications & Events 


STEM fatale Brunch with Peggy Sotiropoulou

Peggy Sotiropoulou
(Celyad, Belgium)

General Interest Seminar 
February 11, 2020 10:00 
11:30 
STEM fatale organizing team 


STEM fatale Scientific Talk with Peggy Sotiropoulou

Peggy Sotiropoulou
(Celyad, Belgium)

General Interest Seminar 
February 11, 2020 11:30 
13:30 
STEM fatale organizing team 


Adiabatic and superadiabatic processes with a superconducting circuit

Sorin Paraoanu
(Aalto University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 29, 2020 15:00 
16:00 
Johannes Fink / Alfredo Rueda 


Highthroughput inference of brain composition and connectivity using singlecell genomics

Arpiar Saunders
(Harvard Medical School, Boston)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 10, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Mario deBono 


Information Storage in Memory Engrams

Tomás J. Ryan
(Trinity College Dublin)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 18, 2020 14:00 
15:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


From individual motion to collective cell migration

Sylvain Gabriele
(U Mons)

Life Sciences Seminar 
January 29, 2020 11:30 
12:30 
Edouard Hannezo 


4Year Colloquium

Anna Kicheva
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
April 17, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


Interpreting the genomic landscape of speciation: insights from a radiation of monkeyflowers

Sean Stankowski
(University of Sheffield)

EvoLunch 
February 19, 2020 12:30 
13:30 
Nick Barton 


Design Principles of Heart Morphogenesis: Forms, Forces and Fate

Rashmi Priya
(Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 24, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Ani Kicheva 


Redesigning Storage Systems for Future Workloads, Hardware, and Performance Requirements

Oana Balmau
(University of Sidney)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 24, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Dan Alistarh 


Leaves decompositions in Euclidean spaces

Krzysztof Ciosmak
(University of Oxford)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 6, 2020 16:00 
18:00 
Jan Maas 


From weakly interacting particles to a regularised DeanKawasaki model

Federico Cornalba
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 20, 2020 16:00 
18:00 
Julian Fischer 


Locality lower bounds through round elimination

Jukka Suomela
(Aalto University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 3, 2020 14:30 
16:00 
Dan Alistarh 


GeomTop Seminar: Nodimension versions of Caratheodory's and Tverberg's theorems in Banach spaces and their corollaries

Grisha Ivanov

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 5, 2020 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


Driving Scientific Discovery with Interactive Visual Data Analysis

Alexander Lex
(University of Utah)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 25, 2020 10:30 
11:30 
Chris Wojtan 


Scalable Convex Optimization with Applications to Semidefinite Programming

Alp Yurtsever
(EPFL)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 26, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Marco Mondelli 


Fiberbased artificial muscles and sensors for humanmachineinterface

Mehmet Kanik
(MIT)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 10, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Michael Sixt 


Quantum coherent interface of an electron and a nuclear ensemble

Dorian Gangloff
(University of Cambridge)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 16, 2020 10:30 
11:30 
Andrew Higginbotham 


Quantum Seminar: ChengChien Chen

ChengChien Chen
(University of Alabama at Birmigham)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
May 15, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


Dissection of cortical circuits and mechanisms underlying nociception and pain in rodent models.

Linette Tan
(University of Heidelberg)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 3, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Sandra Siegert 


Freestanding nanostructures at atomic scale: from growth mechanisms to local properties

Jordi Arbiol
(Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2))

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 26, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Maria Ibanez 


Fine tuning of cell death during epithelial homeostasis: from local coordination to death commitment and cell extrusion

Romain Levayer
(Institut Pasteur)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 11, 2020 16:15 
17:30 
Edouard Hannezo 


Quantifying and perturbing the movement of extracellular signaling proteins

David Mörsdorf
(Max Planck Institute Tübingen)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 10, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Martin Loose 


Lexicographic optimal chains and manifold triangulations

André Lieutier
(Dassault Systemes)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 11, 2020 14:00 
15:00 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


Phase II clinical trial of phage therapy against E. coli diarrhea in children from Bangladesh.

Harald Bruessow
(Nestle to KU Leuven)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 11, 2020 11:00 
12:15 
Calin Guet 


GeomTop Seminar: "Topological Data Analayis for Geospatial Data"

Farid KARIMIPOUR

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 12, 2020 13:00 
14:15 



(Canceled) International Day of Mathematics 2020



March 14, 2020 10:00 
16:00 



Localisation of a random walk in dimensions $d \ge 3$

Nathanael Berestycki
(University of Vienna)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 6, 2020 14:00 
14:50 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas, F. Toninelli 


Cardy embedding of random planar maps

Nina Holden
(ETH Zürich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 6, 2020 15:00 
15:50 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas, F. Toninelli 


On the threshold of spreadout contact process percolation

Balázs Ráth
(TU Budapest=BME)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 6, 2020 16:30 
17:20 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas, F. Toninelli 


Metamaterial Devices

Alexandra Ion
(ETH Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 2, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Bernd Bickel 


Digital Trust and Decentralization

Eleftherios KokorisKogias
(EPFL)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 3, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Krzysztof Pietrzak 


Physics and Control of WallBounded Turbulent Flows

Sina Ghaemi
(University of Alberta, Canada)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 19, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Björn Hof 


MINFLUX nanoscopy and related matters

Stefan Hell
(Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen & Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg)

Institute colloquium 
February 21, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Johann Danzl 


IST Lecture: Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
(MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology)

Public outreach event 
May 7, 2021 17:00 
18:00 
Carrie Bernecky 


Nonequilibrium quasiparticles in superconducting qubits

Leonid Glazman
(Yale University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 13, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Andrew Higginbotham 


Domestication selection and shifts in trait variability at the withinplant scale

Moria Robinson
(Michigan State University)

EvoLunch 
February 26, 2020 12:30 
13:30 
Carina Baskett 


Photonphoton interactions in a waveguide with an array of atoms

Alexander N. Poddubny
(Ioffe Institute, St. Petersburg)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 4, 2020 14:00 
15:00 
Johannes Fink / Elena Redchenko 


Geometry, Topology, and Groups

Anna Wienhard
(University of Heidelberg)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 11, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Structural biology of melatonin receptors

Benjamin Stauch
(University of Southern California)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 10, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Carrie Bernecky 


Enumerative geometry: old and new

Felix Janda
(IAS Princeton)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 5, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Dissecting mechanisms that govern cellular plasticity

Bruno diStefano
(HMS, Boston)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 9, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Gaia Novarino 


Novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19) – Ask the Expert

Franz Allerberger
(AGES, Vienna)

General Interest Seminar 
February 27, 2020 18:00 
19:00 
EHS 


4Year Colloquium: Johannes Fink

Johannes Fink

4th year colloquium 
September 14, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Robert Seiringer 


4Year Colloquium: Giorgos Katsaros

Giorgos Katsaros
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
June 5, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Misha Lemeshko 


Modeling the neural control of movement: performance limitations and datadriven inference

Shreya Saxena
(Columbia University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 9, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Engineering entanglement in synthetic quantum systems

Julian Leonard
(Harvard University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 12, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Giorgos Katsaros 


Evolution and development of neuronal diversity in the Drosophila optic lobes

Nikolaos Konstantinides
(NYU)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 17, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Max Jösch 


Quantum phenomena in real materials

Lukas Muechler
(Flatiron Institute)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 17, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Laboratory Experiments with Dust, Sand and Pebbles to form Planets

Prof Gerhard Wurm
(Universität Düsseldorf)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 13, 2020 09:30 
10:30 
Scott Waitukaitis 


Harnessing exotic configuration spaces for quantum applications

Victor Albert
(Caltech)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 2, 2020 09:00 
10:00 
Misha Lemeshko 


The Institute Colloquium

AnnaLiisa Laine
(University of Zurich)

Institute colloquium 
September 7, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Nick Barton 


The Institute Colloquium

Andrea Cavalleri
(Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter)

Institute colloquium 
October 5, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Zhanybek Alpichshev 


The Institute Colloquium

Cristina Marchetti
(University of California, Santa Barbara)

Institute colloquium 
October 12, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


The Institute Colloquium

Michael J. Shelley
(Simons Foundation)

Institute colloquium 
November 9, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Björn Hof 


The Institute Colloquium

Tom Mitchell
(Carnegie Mellon University)

Institute colloquium 
November 16, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
PDA 


The Institute Colloquium

Amir Yacoby
(Harvard University)

Institute colloquium 
November 23, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Giorgos Katsaros 


The Institute Colloquium

Thierry Giamarchi
(University of Geneva)

Institute colloquium 
November 30, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


The Institute Colloquium

Elchanan Mossel
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Institute colloquium 
December 14, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Uli Wagner 


The Institute Colloquium

Tom MrsicFlogel
(University College London)

Institute colloquium 
January 11, 2021 16:00 
17:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


The Institute Colloquium

Rong Li
(National University of Singapore)

Institute colloquium 
January 18, 2021 16:00 
17:00 
CarlPhilipp Heisenberg 


The Institute Colloquium

Asya Rolls
(Technion  Israel Institute of Technology)

Institute colloquium 
March 1, 2021 16:00 
17:00 
Gaia Novarino 


The Complexity of Consensus and Set Agreement

Faith Ellen
(University of Toronto)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 3, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Dan Alistarh 


Using microfluidics for quantitative studies of postembryonic development in C. elegans

Wolfgang Keil
(Curie Institute)

FriSBi 
March 20, 2020 15:00 
16:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


GeomTop Seminar: "Chromatic number of Kneser hypergraphs and a conjecture of Frick"

Amir Jafari

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 4, 2020 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


Special GeomTop seminar: "Sylvester's FourPoint Problem on Order Types"

Emo Welzl
(ETH Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 5, 2020 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


RNA structuremediated RNP assembly for neuronal mRNA localisation

Jernej Ule
(The Francis Crick Institute)

Life Sciences Seminar 
May 5, 2020 14:00 
15:00 
Mario De Bono 


Quantum Seminars

Alexander Zibrov
(UC Berkeley)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
September 1, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Vienna Probability Seminar

Sunil Chhita
(Durham University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 30, 2020 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas, F. Toninelli 


Vienna Probability Seminar


Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 30, 2020 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas, F. Toninelli 


Vienna Probability Seminar


Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 30, 2020 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas, F. Toninelli 


Talentesommer Klosterneuburg


Public outreach event 
August 31, 2020 09:00 
September 4, 2020 16:00 



Topological nonHermitian origin of surface electromagnetic and acoustic waves

Konstantin Bliokh
(RIKEN, Japan)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 28, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


[Webinar] Phase transitions in the dynamics of quantum information

Soonwon Choi
(UC Berkeley )

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 7, 2020 17:00 
19:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


[Webinar] Cohomology of stacks of shtukas

Cong Xue
(University of Cambridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 9, 2020 15:30 
17:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Hilbert schemes of points on singular surfaces: combinatorics, geometry, and representation theory

Balazs Szendroi
(University of Oxford)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 2, 2020 14:00 
16:00 
Tamas Hausel 


[Webinar] LongLived Excitations, Directional Memory and Hydrodynamic Transport in TwoDimensional Electron Fluids

Leonid Levitov
(MIT  Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 14, 2020 16:00 
18:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


On the distribution of the error term in Chebotarev's density theorem and applications

Daniel Fiorilli
(Université ParisSud)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 30, 2020 14:00 
15:00 
Timothy Browning 


[Webinar] Manybody localisation: a tale of correlations and constraints on Fock space

Sthitadhi Roy
(University of Oxford)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 21, 2020 13:00 
15:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Neuroscience Seminar Series  Rafael Yuste

Rafael Yuste
(Neurotechnology Center, Dept., Biological Sciences, Columbia University)

Neuroscience data talk 
May 12, 2020 14:00 
15:00 
Neuroscience Students and Postdocs 


Neuroscience Seminar Series  Gasper Tkacik

Gasper Tkacik
(IST Austria)

Neuroscience data talk 
June 2, 2020 14:00 
15:00 



[Webinar] Viren, zieht euch warm an!

Florian Schur
(Institute of Science and Technology Austria)

Public outreach event 
May 13, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Thomas Henzinger 


Padic integration, geometry and Higgs bundles

Dimitri Wyss
(L'Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL))

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 11, 2020 14:00 
16:00 
Tamas Hausel 


[Webinar] Young Scientist Symposium 2020


Symposium/Conference 
May 15, 2020 09:00 
18:00 
Young Scientist Symposium 2020 Committee 


TWIST Talk by Curt Bilby

Curt Bilby


June 10, 2020 16:30 
17:45 
Alexander Schwartz 


[Webinar] Krypto gegen Krise – wie moderne Kryptografie im Kampf gegen die Pandemie und den Klimawandel mitmischt

Krzysztof Pietrzak
(IST Austria)

Public outreach event 
June 17, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Thomas Henzinger 


Quantum Seminars

Mónica Benito González
(University of Konstanz (Germany))

Physical Sciences Seminar 
October 20, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Georgios Katsaros 


4year Colloquium: Johannes Fink

Johannes Fink
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
September 14, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Robert Seiringer 


4year Colloquium: Sandra Siegert

Sandra Siegert
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
September 21, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


4year Colloquium: Giorgos Katsaros

Giorgos Katsaros
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
September 28, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


[Webinar] The establishment of sister chromatid cohesion is an aspect of the replisome unique to eukaryotic cells

Kim Nasmyth
(University of Oxford)

Institute colloquium 
June 15, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Thomas Henzinger 


On the topology of Hitchin fibrations

Junliang Shen
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 18, 2020 14:00 
16:00 
Tamas Hausel 


[Webinar] That sinking feeling: Gravity and its role in how life navigates the oceans

Manu Prakash
(Stanford University)

Institute colloquium 
June 22, 2020 18:00 
19:00 
Martin Loose 


[Webinar] Human antibody responses to SARSCoV2: Personal and Public

Scott Boyd
(Stanford University)

Institute colloquium 
June 29, 2020 18:00 
19:00 
Carrie Bernecky 


Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory SE

Junliang Shen
(MIT Mathematics)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 23, 2020 13:30 
17:00 
Tamas Hausel 


[Online] Von Genetik bis zu HirnOrganoiden – auf der Suche nach Therapien für Autismus

Gaia Novarino
(IST Austria)

Public outreach event 
July 1, 2020 17:00 
18:00 
Tom Henzinger 


Mechanisms for balancing sleep need and sleep

Gero Miesenböck
(University of Oxford)

Public outreach event 
October 7, 2020 17:00 
18:00 
Tom Henzinger 


(Online) ÖAWIST Lecture

Angelika Amon
(Massachusetts Institute of Technologz)

Public outreach event 
September 17, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Tom Henzinger 


Mechanisms for balancing sleep need and sleep

Gero Miesenböck
(University of Oxford)

Public outreach event 
October 7, 2020 17:00 
18:15 
Tom Henzinger 
