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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row

Focus Workshop

Physical Biology Circle Meeting

Scientific Coordinators: Frank Jülicher, Pierre Haas, Steffen Rulands


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New Perspectives in Active Systems

Scientific Coordinators: Cristián Huepe, Fernando Peruani


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Work with us!


The institute offers various opportunities for undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and faculty members.

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Public Outreach

Our public outreach program aims to make scientific results accessible to the general public. Active scientists speak about their recent work and explain it to a lay public with an interest in natural sciences, or to school children of different ages.

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The Random Bond Ising Model and its dual in Hyperbolic Spaces_

Benedikt Placke (MPI-PKS)

06 Dec 2022, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4

Chromatin organization via phase and microphase separation

Omar Adame Arana (MPI-PKS)

07 Dec 2022, 02:00 PM Seminarroom 4

Microfluidic Island Biogeography — Jam and Conquer

Prof. Oskar Hallatschek (University of Leipzig)

12 Dec 2022, 04:30 PM Seminarroom 4


Publication Highlights

Scaling Description of Creep Flow in Amorphous Solids

Amorphous solids, which include colloidal glasses, dense emulsions, foams, and…

Publication Highlights

Fragmented Cooper Pair Condensation in Striped Superconductors

The mechanism behind high-temperature superconductors has long been a great…