
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 


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 


Robustness guarantees for neural networks

Marta Kwiatkowska
(Oxford University)

Institute colloquium 
March 30, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Krishnendu Chatterjee 


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 


Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
March 2, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium

Rajeev Alur
(University of Pennsylvania)

Institute colloquium 
March 9, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Krishnendu Chatterjee 


Institute Colloquium: Helmut Bölcskei (ETH Zurich)

Helmut Bölcskei
(ETH Zurich)

Institute colloquium 
March 16, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Christoph Lampert 


Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
March 23, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
March 30, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


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



Institute Colloquium

Maria Chudnovsky
(Princeton University)

Institute colloquium 
April 27, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Timothy Browning 


Institute Colloquium

Andrea Liu
(University of Pennsylvania)

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


Institute Colloquium

Lyman Page
(Princeton University)

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


Institute Colloquium

Tim Roughgarden
(Columbia University)

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


Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
May 25, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium

Markus Arndt
(University of Vienna)

Institute colloquium 
June 8, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Tom Henzinger 


Institute Colloquium (reserved)

Marja Timmermans
(University of Tübingen)

Institute colloquium 
June 15, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Eva Benkova 


Differential Resilience to Perturbation of Circuits with Similar Performance

Eve Marder
(Brandeis University)

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


Institute Colloquium (reserved)

Marja Timmermans
(University of Tübingen)

Institute colloquium 
June 22, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Eva Benkova 


Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
June 29, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



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 



CryoEM symposium


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



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 


Science as revolution

Paul Nurse
(The Francis Crick Institute)

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


Quantum Science with Tweezer Arrays

Manuel Endres
(Caltech)

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


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 


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 


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 



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 


(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 


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 


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 


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 


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 



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 


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 


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 


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 


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 


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 


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 


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 


Talk Caroline Hill

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 


Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar

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  Bobby Kasthuri


Neuroscience data talk 
December 12, 2019 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Anton Sumser and Magdalena Picher


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 Data Talk  David Kleindienst and Verena Huebschmann


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



Neuroscience Data Talk  Joris de Wit


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



Neuroscience Data Talk  Jingjing Chen and Christoph Dotter


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



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Melissa Stouffer and Heloisa Chiossi


Neuroscience data talk 
March 12, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Data Talk  Carl Petersen


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 



Neuroscience Data Talk  Margaret Maes and Tomas Vega Zuniga


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



Neuroscience Data Talk  Rafael Yuste


Neuroscience data talk 
May 7, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series Roshan Satapathy and Cihan Onal


Neuroscience data talk 
June 4, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Bálint Nagy and Barbara Oliveira


Neuroscience data talk 
June 18, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



Neuroscience Seminar Series  Arjun Krishnaswamy


Neuroscience data talk 
June 25, 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 


Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar

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 


Analytic Number Theory Seminar

Efthymios Sofos
(University of Glasgow)

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


Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar

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 


Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar

Fabien Pazuki
(University of Copenhagen)

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



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 


Mathphys Seminar

Mathieu Lewin
(Universite ParisDauphine)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
January 16, 2020 16:00 
18:00 



Mathphys Seminar

Haonan Zhang

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 



Quantum Seminars: Floris Braakman

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 


Nonequilibrium Quantum Simulation with Superconducting Circuits

Mattias Fitzpatrick
(Princeton University, USA)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 31, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Andrew Higginbotham 


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 


Leveraging empirical dynamics to discover new regulatory networks

Ski Krieger
(Harvard University)

Life Sciences Seminar 
December 10, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


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 


Quantum Seminars

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 


Quantum Seminars

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 

