Seminars

Biological Physics: Seminars

Monday 11:00 - 12:00, Seminar Room 1D1 (if not given otherwise in the table)

Mo, 08.01.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Journal Scan Screening of recently published articles
Mo, 15.01.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
External Seminar Talks
Daniel Riveline
IGBMC - Institut de Génétique et Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire
Learning from theorists insights at PKS: Experiments on cell motility, division, morphogenesis in vitro
Wed, 17.01.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 4
Extra Seminar Talk
Shashi Thutupalli
Simons Center for the Study of Living Machines, NCBS, Bangalore
Phase separation in active matter: MIPS and FIPS
Thurs, 18.01.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Nenad Pavin
University of Zagreb
The mitotic spindle is chiral due to torques within microtubule bundles
Mo, 22.01.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Wenwen Huang, MPI-PKS
2. Lennart Hilbert, MPI-PKS

1. Single file diffusion in a box
2. How to rapidly and accurately switch on transcription in a developing embryo
Mo, 29.01.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Keisuke Ishihara, MPI-PKS
2. Thomas Quail, MPI-PKS

1. Neuroepithlial morphogenesis induced by changes in positional identity
2. Transcription factor dynamics drive chromatin clustering and liquidification in synthetic nuclei
Mo, 05.02.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Journal Scan Screening of recently published articles
Wed, 07.02.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Dominique Chu
University of Kent
Thermodynamics of computation
Thurs, 08.02.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Krzysztof Ptaszynski
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Molecular Physics
Renewal and nonrenewal statistics of first-passage times in discrete Markovian systems
Mo, 12.02.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Samuel Krüger, MPI-PKS
2. K. Venkatesan Iyer, MPI-CBG

1. Positioning of Droplets in Inhomogeneous Fluids
2. p120-Catenin acts as Mechanotransducer to Regulate E-Cadherin Turnover and Tissue Viscoelasticity
Mo, 19.02.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Aboutaleb Amiri, MPI-PKS
2. Stephan Baumgärtner, MPI-CBG

1. A 3D vertex model to study epithelial morphogenesis
2. Positional information from local communication in cell populations
Mo, 26.02.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Benjamin Dalton, MPI-PKS/MPI-CBG
2. Laura Geisler, MPI-PKS

1. Long-range force propagation in active filament networks with mass turnover
2. The effect of wing tilt on shear measurements in fly wing vein tissue
Wed, 28.02.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Raphaël Chetrite
Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis
On Gibbs-Shannon Entropy
Mo, 05.03.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Journal Scan Screening of recently published articles
Tue, 06.03.18
10:00 - 11:00
SR 1
Extra Seminar Talk
David Zwicker
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen
Nasal cavity shape is governed by physical and geometrical constraints
Mo, 12.03.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
No Group Seminar 2018 DPG Spring Meeting Berlin
Mo, 19.03.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Johanna Dickmann, MPI-PKS
2. Franziska Decker, MPI-CBG/MPI-PKS

1. How to generate a signalling gradient on the scale of a worm?
2. Dynein and its role in mitotic spindles
Wed, 21.03.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Shubhashis Rana
Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India
An exciting journey from stochastic heat engine to autonomous information machine
Mo, 26.03.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Tyler Harmon, MPI-PKS
2. Juliana Gusson Roscito, MPI-CBG/MPI-PKS

1. Autophosphorylation induces differentiation in membraneless organelles
2. Gene loss in evolution
Wed, 28.03.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Saroj Nandi
Weizmann Institute of Science
Glassy dynamics of active self-propelled particles and biological systems
Mo, 02.04.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Public Holiday
Tue, 03.04.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Roland Netz
Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Physics
Motion and rare events in the presence of memory and non-equilibrium effects
Wed, 04.04.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Buddhapriya Chakrabarti
University of Sheffield
Small molecule migration in complex mixtures
Wed, 11.04.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Stefano Bo
Nordita Stockholm
Multiple-scale stochastic processes: decimation, averaging and beyond
Mo, 09.04.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Journal Scan Screening of recently published articles
Mo, 16.04.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Alexander Mietke, MPI-PKS
2. Carl Modes, MPI-CBG

1. Pattern formation and symmetry breaking in the cell cortex
2. Outlook on Topology-Driven Morphogenesis and Tissue Mechanics
Mo, 23.04.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Jakob Löber, MPI-PKS
2. José Morin, Biotec Dresden

1. Transport through and chemical reactions at membranes
2. Probing the molecular origin of liquid properties in protein systems. A single molecule force spectroscopy approach.
Wed, 25.04.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Pradeep Kumar Mohanty
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India
Can current decrease with increasing bias: onset of negative response in non-equilibrium systems
Mo, 30.04.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Stefan Münster, MPI-PKS
2. Florian Oltsch, MPI-CBG

1. The physics of blastoderm flow during early gastrulation of Tribolium castaneum
2. Phase separation as a mechanism to buffer (protein) concentrations
Mo, 07.05.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
No Group Seminar 2018 Circle Meeting
Mo, 14.05.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Arghyadip Mukherjee, MPI-PKS
2. David Oriola Santandreu, MPI-PKS/MPI-CBG

1. Physics of the gonad: across dimensions
2. How forces shape the metaphase spindle
Wed, 16.05.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Edouard Hannezo
IST Austria
A quantitative self-organized model of branching morphogenesis
Mo, 21.05.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
No Group Seminar Whit Monday
Wed, 23.05.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1
Extra Seminar Talk
Shamik Sen
IIT Bombay
MMP/cytoskeletal crosstalk in cancer invasion
Mo, 28.05.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Wolfram Pönisch, MPI-PKS
2. Elisa Rieckhoff, MPI-PKS/MPI-CBG

1. Substrate motility of bacteria and bacterial microcolonies
2. Systematic analysis of mitotic spindle scaling
Mo, 04.06.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Journal Scan Screening of recently published articles
Mo, 04.06.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Jaeoh Shin
Rice University
Facilitated diffusion: How to exceed the Smoluchowski rate?
Mo, 11.06.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Izaak Neri, MPI-PKS
2. Suropriya Saha, MPI-PKS

1. Modeling the (de)phosphorylation kinetics of growth-factor receptors on endosomes
2. Ageing Maxwell model for glassy protein droplets
Mo, 18.06.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
External Seminar Talk
Martin Zapotocky
Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague
Mechanical tension and the formation of neural circuits
Wed, 20.06.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Mehmet Ucar
Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
Force sharing and force generation by elastically coupled molecular motors
Mo, 25.06.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Vasily Zaburdaev, MPI-PKS
2. Rabea Seyboldt, MPI-PKS

1. Searching by Levy walk bridges
2. Role of hydrodynamic flows in chemically driven droplet division
Mo, 02.07.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Journal Scan Screening of recently published articles
Wed, 04.07.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Rodrigo Soto
Universidad de Chile
Dynamics of bacterial suspension
09.07.18
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30.07.18
SUMMER BREAK
Mo, 06.08.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Lorenzo Duso, MPI-CBG
2. Patrick McCall, MPI-CBG

1. A framework for compartmentalized reaction dynamics to study the endosomal network
2. Measuring condensed phase protein concentrations in situ
Mo, 13.08.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Michael Hiller, MPI-PKS/MPI-CBG
2. Hui-Shun Kuan, MPI-PKS

1. The evolution of testicular descent in mammals
2. Merging and mixing of pili-induced active droplets
Wed, 15.08.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Thomas Michaels
Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Mechanics and kinetics of microtubule dynamic instability
Mo, 20.08.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Omar Adame Arana, MPI-PKS
2. Christoph Ehrlich, Biotec Dresden

1. Phase separation controlled by pH
2. Unzipping EEA1
Wed, 22.08.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Lars Hubatsch
The Francis Crick Institute, London
Interplay between cell size and cell polarity
Mo, 27.08.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Journal Scan Screening of recently published articles
Mo, 03.09.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Bahareh Kiani, MPI-PKS
2. Fabian Rost, MPI-PKS
Unveiling lineage decisions in zebrafish neurogenesis
Mo, 10.09.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Jakob Löber, MPI-PKS
2. Xingyu Zhang, MPI-PKS

1. Free energy for interacting particles: mean field theory and beyond
2. Modeling the lifespan of C. elegans dauer with ethanol as external carbon source
Mo, 17.09.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Sandalo Roldan-Vargas, MPI-PKS
2. Quentin Vagne, MPI-CBG

1. Reversible and irreversible aggregation of magnetic nanocarriers
2. Numerical simulations of 3D tissues using Voronoi diagrams, and applications to liver development
Wed, 19.09.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Alexander Kartun-Giles
Queen Mary University of London
Neighbourhood Homology in Complex Networks
Mo, 24.09.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Journal Scan Screening of recently published articles
Mo, 01.10.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1

Internal Seminar Talks
1. Jan Brugues, MPI-CBG/MPI-PKS
2. Christoph Zechner, MPI-CBG/CSBD


1. A gelation transition of long-range propagation of stress and proper organisation of microtubules in spindles
2. Inferring chromatin looping statistics from live-cell imaging of loop anchors
Mo, 08.10.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talk
Keisuke Ishihara
Center for Systems Biology Dresden
Topological transitions of epithelial surfaces
Mo, 15.10.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Benjamin Dalton, CSBD
2. Thomas Quail, MPI-PKS/MPI-CBG

1. Gelation and long-range force propagation in active filament networks
2. Pioneer factor FoxA1 fluidizes interphase nuclei
Mo, 22.10.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D
Journal Scan Screening of recently published articles
Wed, 24.10.18 
14:00 - 15:00 
SR 1D
Extra Seminar Talk
David Schnörr
Imperial College London
Efficient approximations of (spatio-temporal) stochastic biological processes using machine learning
Mo, 29.10.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Johanna Dickmann, MPI-PKS
2. Stephan Baumgärtner, CSBD

1. How to generate a long-range signalling gradient?
2. Positional information: interpreting gradients to build patterns
Tue, 30.10.18 
14:00 - 15:00 
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Matthias Merkel
Syracuse University
A unifying perspective on rigidity in under-constrained materials
Mo, 05.11.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
Aboutaleb Amiri, MPI-PKS
Louise Jawerth, MPI-PKS

1. A 3D vertex model to study epithelial morphogenesis
2. The mechanical properties of protein condensates: complex yet beautifully simple
Mo, 12.11.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
Tyler Harmon, MPI-PKS
Samuel Krüger, MPI-PKS

1. Droplet Dynamics Assist The Fidelity of Ribosome Assembly
2. Discontinuous switching of position of two coexisting phases
Mo, 19.11.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Journal Scan Screening of recently published articles
Mo, 26.11.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks
Stefan Münster, MPI-PKS
Carl Modes, MPI-CBG

1. Integrin-mediated attachment of the blastoderm to the vitelline envelope impacts gastrulation of insects
2. Title t. b. a.
Wed, 28.11.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Debashish Chowdhury
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Input-output relations for Molecular Machines at multiple scales: Control Theory and Stochastic Operations Research in Biology?
Mo, 03.12.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks Internal Group Seminar Schedule
Wed, 05.12.18
14:00 - 15:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Adrien Hallou
University of Cambridge
Title t. b. a.
Thurs, 06.12.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Horacio Lopez Menendez
Title t. b. a.
Mo, 10.12.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Internal Seminar Talks Internal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 17.12.18
11:00 - 12:00
SR 1D1
Journal Scan Screening of recently published articles