Seminars

Biological Physics: Seminars

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

Mo, 10.01.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Patrick McCall, MPI-CBG

2. Pierre Haas, MPI-PKS 

1. Composition determination of multi-component biomolecular condensates and implications for
    droplet physical properties
2. Cutting through the cell shape changes of morphogenesis
Mo, 17.01.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 24.01.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks 
1. Marko Popović
2. Giacomo Bartolucci

1. Thermally activated flow in models of amorphous solids
2. Cycles of phase separation as a selection pressure in prebiotic mixtures
Wed, 26.01.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual

Extra Seminar Talk
Arghya Majee
MPI-PKS


Charge regulation and electrostatic interaction of colloids
Mo, 31.01.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks 
1. Jacqueline Janssen, MPI-PKS
2. Yiteng Dang, MPI-PKS

1. Narrowing of droplet size distribution function in emulsions maintained away from thermal equilibrium 
2. Calvarial morphogenesis is driven by a stiffness gradient and mechanical feedback
Mo, 07.02.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talk
Charu Datt
MPI-PKS

On particles, free-surfaces and rheology. 
Mo, 14.02.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 21.02.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. José Morin, MPI-CBG
2. Jonas Neipel, MPI-PKS

1. Overview of DNA-bound condensates
2. A Branch Cut in a Bird.
Mo, 28.02.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talk
Anne Herrmann
MPI-PKS

It's the organoid's turn - a model of tissue dynamics from cell-matrix interactions
Mo, 07.03.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Martin Miranda, MPI-PKS
2. Dimitris Prousalis, MPI-PKS

1. The dynamics of active filaments
2. Entrainment of Networks of Mutually Delay-Coupled Oscillators
Mo, 14.03.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 21.03.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talk
Chunming Zheng, MPI-PKS
MPI-PKS

Noise-induced swarming in self-propelled particles
Mo, 28.03.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Yu Meng, MPI-PKS
2. Jonathan Bauermann, MPI-PKS

1. The fundamental benefits of multiplicity in ecological networks
2. Energy and matter supply for chemically active droplets
Mo, 04.04.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
No Group Seminar 
Mo, 11.04.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Tue, 12.04.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Extra Seminar Talk
Gijsje Koenderink
TU Delft

Cytoskeletal control of cell shape and function
Mo, 18.04.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Easter MondayPublic Holiday
Mo, 25.04.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Fabrizio Olmeda, MPI-PKS
2. Patrick Pietzonka, MPI-PKS

1. Nonequilibrium Physics of Single-Cell Genomics
2. Active droplets in activity patterns
Mo, 02.05.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Abhijeet Krishna, MPI-CBG
2. Christian Hanauer, MPI-PKS

1. Cephalic Furrow: An active fold to avoid instabilities under stress?
2. Phase Field Model of Branching Morphogenesis: How to Grow a Gut
Wed, 04.05.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Maria Tătulea-Codrean
Collège de France

Elastohydrodynamic synchronization of rotating bacterial flagella
Mo, 09.05.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 16.05.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksNo Group Seminar
Mo, 23.05.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Aida Hashtroud, MPI-PKS
2. Vasanthanarayan Murugesan, MPI-CBG

1. Collective Processes In Cellular Reprogramming
2. Condensation of linker histone on mitotic chromatids regulates its nuclear amount
Wed, 25.05.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
Extra Seminar Talk
Suchismita Das
MPI-PKS

Morphological transitions and phase separation in active systems
Mo, 30.05.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Sudarshana Laha, MPI-PKS
2. Ali Tahaei, MPI-PKS

1. Probing the dilute limit of the Flory Huggins Theory
2. Elastoplastic Model of Biological Tissues
Wed, 01.06.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
Extra Seminar Talk
Joe Hutchinson
MPI-PKS/CSBD

Non-equilibrium networks: Alloys, boundaries and cells
Mo, 06.06.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Whit MondayPublic Holiday
Wed, 08.06.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Pau Formosa-Jordan
MPI for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne


Plant developmental dynamics: from cellular patterning to developmental transitions

Mo, 13.06.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 13.06.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Bernardo Gouveia
Princeton University

Biophysics of spindle assembly and microtubule associated condensates
Wed, 15.06.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
Extra Seminar Talk - Cancelled
Daniel Busiello
MPI-PKS

Nonequilibrium transport phenomena in biochemical systems
Mo, 20.06.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Christoph Zechner, MPI-CBG/CSBD
2. Kartik Chhajed, MPI-PKS

1. Exponential compensator and second-law-like inequalities
2. Order-disorder transition in epithelial tissues
Wed, 22.06.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Hidde Vuijk
IPF Dresden

Active particles in activity gradients
Mo, 27.06.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Lars Hubatsch, MPI-CBG
2. Lucas Wetzel, MPI-PKS

1. Reaction-Diffusion Dynamics in phase-separated systems
2. Analog Computing Using Coupled Oscillators
Wed, 29.06.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Gautam Menon
Ashoka University, India

Activity, phase separation and nuclear architecture
Mo, 04.07.22
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Steffen Rulands MPI-PKS
2. Felix Meigel, MPI-PKS 

1. Smart particles, silly title
2. Organelle signalling pathways exhibit quasi-particle kinetics
Mo, 04.07.22
14:00 - 15:00 
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Fernando Caballero
UC Santa Barbara

Activity suppressed phase separation and active interface dynamics
Wed, 06.07.22
14:00 - 15:00 
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Jack Parley
Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen

Mean-field theory of yielding under oscillatory shear and athermal aging of amorphous solids
Mo, 11.07.22
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Wed, 13.07.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Giorgio Nicoletti
University of Padova

Information theory in stochastic processes and complex systems
Mo, 18.07.22
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Abhinav Singh,  MPI-CBG
2. Stefano Bo, MPI-PKS

1. 3d Fréedericksz Transition in Active Fluids and Actin Flow in Xenopus egg extract
2. Characterization of anomalous diffusion with neural networks
Wed, 20.07.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
Extra Seminar Talk
Daniel Busiello
MPI-PKS

Nonequilibrium transport phenomena in biochemical systems
Mo, 25.07.22
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Maryam Setoudeh, CSBD
2. Jacqueline Janssen, MPI-PKS

1. Continuum mechanics of cell intercalation
2. Droplet size distribution function in active emulsions
Mo, 25.07.22
14:00 - 15:00 
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Somrita Ray
Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati

To reset, or not to reset, that is the question!
01.08.22
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26.08.22
 SUMMER BREAK
Mo, 29.08.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Matteo Ciarchi, MPI-PKS
2. Ruslan Mukhamadiarov, MPI-PKS

1. The Role of Active Turnover in the Maintenance of Methylation Patterns
2. Clonal dynamics at tissue interfaces
Mo, 05.09.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
No Group Seminar2022 DPG Spring Meeting, Regensburg
Wed, 07.09.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Anupam Sengupta
University of Luxembourg

Microbial Active Matter
Mo, 12.09.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Wed, 13.09.22
14:00 - 15:00
Tent/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Luís F. Seoane
Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

(A)symmetry and complexity in neural systems
Mo, 19.09.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Debarghya Banerjee, MPI-PKS
2. Aboutaleb Amiri, MPI-PKS

1. Odd-Cosserat elasticity in active materials
2. Emergent chirality in active solid rotation of pancreas spheres
Mo, 26.09.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Patrick McCall, CSBD
2. Yahor Savich, MPI-PKS

1. Inferring condensate electrostatic properties
2. Protein-DNA sequence specificity: from binding towards condensation
Mo, 03.10.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
German Unity DayPublic Holiday
Wed, 05.10.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Subhadip Ghosh
University of Zagreb

Role of actomyosin contractility in membrane deformation and force fluctuation in focal adhesion
Mo, 10.10.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Wed, 12.10.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Yonit Maroudas-Sacks
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Topological defects in the nematic order of actin fibres as organization centres of Hydra regeneration
Mo, 17.10.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talk
Pierre Haas
MPI-PKS/CSBD

 

The fluid mechanics of neurectoderm flows in zebrafish epiboly
Wed, 19.10.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
Extra Seminar Talk
John Treado
MPI-PKS

Localized growth and remodeling drives spongy mesophyll morphogenesis
Mo, 24.10.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talk
Ricard Alert
MPI-PKS

Turning toward the crowd. Active phase separation based on torques
Wed, 26.10.22
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
Extra Seminar Talk
Akhil Varma
MPI-PKS

Modeling the interactions and collective dynamics in active colloidal suspensions
Mo, 31.10.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Reformation DayPublic Holiday
Mo, 07.11.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
No Group Seminar
 
International Workshop on
Interdisciplinary life of microbes: from single cells to multicellular aggregates
Mo, 14.11.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Ryota Takaki, MPI-PKS
2. Matt Bovyn, CSBD

1. Rheology of aging protein condensates
2. Mechanics of bile canalicui and apical bulkheads
Mo, 21.11.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Arghya Majee, MPI-PKS
2. Ion Santra, MPI-PKS

1. Electro-thermodynamics of coacervate interfaces
2. Activity driven transport in extended systems
Wed, 23.11.22 
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
Extra Seminar Talk
Amit Kumar Singh
MPI-PKS

A mechano-osmotic feedback couples cell volume to the rate of cell deformation
Mo, 28.11.22
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talk
Marko Popović
MPI-PKS

Mechanics of hydra regeneration
Wed, 30.11.22 
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Abhik Basu
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta

Can an active XY model on a substrate order?
Mo, 05.12.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Wed, 07.12.22 
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
Extra Seminar Talk
Omar Adame Arana
MPI-PKS

Chromatin organization via phase and microphase separation
Mo, 12.12.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Giacomo Bartolucci, MPI-PKS
2. Yiteng Dang, MPI-PKS

1. The interplay between phase separation and assembly kinetics
2. Mechanical feedback and cell fate decisions in skull morphogenesis
Wed, 14.12.22 
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk
Sebastian Aland
TU Bergakadamie Freiberg

Numerical simulation of a viscoelastic active surface under chiral forces
Mo, 19.12.22 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Jonas Neipel, MPI-PKS
2. Efe Ilker, MPI-PKS

1. Geometry sensing by active flows: How the cell cortex can feel its shape
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Mo, 09.01.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Wed, 11.01.23 
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk 
Francesco Coghi
Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics
(NORDITA)

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Mo, 16.01.23 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Wed, 18.01.23 
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk 
Giancarlo Franzese
Universitat de Barcelona

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Mo, 23.01.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks Internal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 30.01.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks Internal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 06.02.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 13.02.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Wed, 15.02.23
14:00 - 15:00
SR4/Virtual
External Seminar Talk 
Matej Krajnc
Jozef Stefan Institute Ljubljana

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Mo, 20.02.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 27.02.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 06.03.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 13.03.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 20.03.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 27.03.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
No Group Seminar2023 DPG Spring Meeting Dresden
Mo, 03.04.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 10.04.23 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Easter MondayPublic Holiday
Mo, 17.04.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 24.04.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 01.05.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
No Group SeminarPublic Holiday
Mo, 08.05.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 15.05.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 22.05.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 29.05.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Whit MondayPublic Holiday
Mo, 05.06.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 12.06.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 19.06.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 26.06.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 03.07.23
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 10.07.23
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 17.07.23
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 24.07.23
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
31.08.23
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20.08.23
 SUMMER BREAK
Mo, 28.08.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 04.09.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 11.09.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 18.09.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 25.09.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 02.10.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 09.10.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 16.10.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
 
Internal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 23.10.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
 
Internal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 30.10.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 06.11.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar Talks
 
Internal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 13.11.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 20.11.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 27.11.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 04.12.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 11.12.23
11:00 - 12:00
SR4/Virtual
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule