
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 


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 



Topological methods for artificial intelligence

Gunnar Carlsson
(Stanford University)

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


The second kind of impossible

Paul Steinhardt
(Princeton University)

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


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 



On the Hasse principle for integral points

Damaris Schindler
(Universität Utrecht)

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


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 


Orbifold Mordell over function fields

Arne Smeets
(Radboud University)

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


Cavity enhanced superconductivity and superconductorpolaritons

Zachary Mark Raines
(University of Maryland)

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


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 


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 


Computational Fabrication: Fusing Computation and Advanced Manufacturing

Bernd Bickel
(IST Austria)

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


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 


ElectronChiralPhonon Interaction in 3d Ferromagnetic Metals

Edgardo Solano Carrillo
(Columbia University)

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


Stably irrational hypersurfaces of small slopes

Stefan Schreieder
(Universität München)

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


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 


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 


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 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 


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 


NDT  special date  Oscar Marin!


Neuroscience data talk 
April 28, 2020 13:30 
14:30 



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 


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 


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 


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 


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 



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 


Quantum Seminar

Zlatko Papic
(University of Leeds)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
January 17, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Quantum Seminars: Anton Akhmerov

Anton Akhmerov
(TU Delft)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 24, 2020 11:00 
12:00 
Georgios Katsaros 


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 


Mathphys Seminar

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 


Physics talk: Dmitri Efetov

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 


Estimating lowrank matrices via approximate message passing

Ramji Venkataramanan
(University of Cambridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 19, 2020 10:00 
11:00 
Marco Mondelli 


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 


Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar

Ulrich Derenthal
(University of Hannover)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 12, 2020 13:30 
15:30 
Timothy Browning 


Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar

Cong Xue
(University of Cambridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 9, 2020 13:30 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


MATHPHYS ANALYSIS SEMINARS

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 
