Seminars

Biological Physics: Seminars

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

Mo, 08.01.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Wed, 10.01.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Maria-José Franco-Oñate
MPI-PKS

Signature of cooperativity in the stochastic fluctuations of small systems: application to the bacterial flagellar motor
Mo, 15.01.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks 
1. Daniel Busiello, MPI-PKS
2. Christian Hanauer, MPI-PKS

1. Information propagation in multi-layer multi-scale systems
2. Morphogen-Controlled Growth and Scaling of the Planarian Gut
Wed, 17.01.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR1D1
Extra Seminar Talk
Rakesh Das
MPI-PKS

Chromatic medium under active perturbation
Thurs, 18.01.24
15:00 - 16:00
SR1D1
External Seminar Talk
Mattia Scandolo

Sapienza University of Rome

Renormalization group approach to biological systems: the case of natural swarms of insects
Mo, 22.01.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4

Internal Seminar Talks 
1. Kathrin Laxhuber, MPI-PKS
2. Ahandeeü Manna, MPI-PKS


1. Towards a metabolic engine in a droplet
2. Compartmentalisation in Xenopus Cell Extract
Wed, 24.01.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR1
External Seminar Talk
Jens-Uwe Sommer

Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (IPF)

How polymers control and localize liquid-liquid phase separation
Mo, 29.01.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Pallabi Das, MPI-PKS
2. Tarun Mascarenhas, MPI-PKS

1. Interplay of swimming and flow in porous media
2. Specificity in Chemically Active Droplets
Wed, 31.01.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR1D1
External Seminar Talk
Kinneret Keren

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Dynamics of contracting actomyosin networks with turnover
Thurs, 01.02.24
15:00 - 16:00
SR1D1
External Seminar Talk
Daniel Seara

University of Chicago

Sociohydrodynamics: data-driven modeling of social behavior
Mo, 05.02.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Christina Kurzthaler, MPI-PKS
2. Sagnik Garai, MPI-PKS

1. Entangled active matter
2. Microswimmer near a deformable membrane
Mo, 12.02.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Amit Kumar Singh, MPI-PKS
2. Suchismita Das, MPI-PKS

1. Electro-hydraulics of electrically polarized spherical organoids
2. Flocking by turning away
Wed, 14.02.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
External Seminar Talk
Stefan Diez

TU Dresden

Emergence of directional reversals and torsional forces in cytoskeletal motor systems
Mo, 19.02.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Ricard Alert, MPI-PKS
2. Christoph Zechner, MPI-CBG

1. Capillary forces in hydrated active matter
2. Concentration fluctuations in non-equilibrium, multicomponent condensates
Wed, 21.02.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
External Seminar Talk
Benjamin Friedrich

TU Dresden

Mechanism of branching morphogenesis inspired by diatom silica formation
Mo, 26.02.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Kartik Chhajed, MPI-PKS
2. Carl Modes, MPI-CBG

1. Cell size heterogeneity controls crystallisation in fruit fly wing
2. Ensnarled Networks
Mo, 04.03.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Wed, 06.03.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
External Seminar Talk
Silke Henkes

Leiden University

Tissue models with active feedback
Mo, 11.03.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
No Group SeminarSuzanne Eaton Memorial Lecture at MPI-CBG
Mo, 18.03.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
No Group Seminar2024 DPG Spring Meeting, Berlin
Mo, 25.03.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Jack Treado, MPI-PKS
2. Boyi Wang, MPI-PKS

1. Modeling intercellular fluid flow and complex surface interactions in multicellular tissues
2. A minimal way to construct chiral activity by lattice model
Mo, 01.04.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Easter MondayPublic Holiday
Mo, 08.04.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 15.04.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Ivan Di Terlizzi, MPI-PKS
2. Philipp Suhrcke, MPI-CBG

1. Memory may hide dissipation in active baths
2. Finding topological characteristics of the retinal epithelium to distinguish disease phenotypes
Mo, 22.04.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Hanno Hennighausen, MPI-PKS
2. Maryam Setoudeh, MPI-PKS

1. Can a Stiffness Gradient of a Cluster of Cells Drive Collective Motion?
2. Germband extension variability in Drosophila
Mo, 29.04.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Lars Hubatsch, MPI-CBG
2. Matteo Ciarchi, MPI-PKS

1. Interface Resistance Part II: Experiments
2. Mechanisms of timing in genetic priming during development
Mo, 06.05.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR1
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Wed, 08.05.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
External Seminar Talk
Philip Bittihn

Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen

Emergent dynamics in proliferating cellular matter
Mo, 13.05.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Peter Hampshire, MPI-PKS
2. Shiheng Zhao, MPI-PKS

1. Active nematic turbulence on a substrate
2. Poking a very soft elastic shell
Mo, 13.05.24
13:30 - 14:30
SR4
External Seminar Talks
1. Varsha Rajshekar, UC Berkeley

2. Lucy Brennan, UC Berkeley

1. Affinity hierarchies and amphiphilic proteins in the co-assembly of the nucleolus and heterochromatin
2. Spontaneous heterochromatin compartmentalization in a minimal in vitro system
Mo, 20.05.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Whit MondayPublic Holiday
Wed, 22.05.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
Extra Seminar Talk
Sifan Yin

MPI-PKS

Chemomechanical theory of active solids
Mo, 27.05.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
1. Pierre Haas, CSBD/MPI-PKS
2. Yanis Baouche, MPI-PKS

1. Buckling
2. First-passage time of a low-activity Brownian particle
Wed, 29.05.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
External Seminar Talk
Arash Nikoubashman

Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden

Plastic life: What polymer physics can teach us about disordered proteins
Thurs, 30.05.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR1D1
External Seminar Talk
Thomas Franosch

University of Innsbruck

Resonant diffusion of a gravitactic circle swimmer
Mo, 03.06.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Wed, 05.06.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
External Seminar Talk
Suropriya Saha

Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen

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Mo, 10.06.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Wed, 12.06.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
External Seminar Talk
Shervin Safavi

Faculty of Medicine, TU Dresden

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Mo, 17.06.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 24.06.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 01.07.24
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Wed, 03.07.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
External Seminar Talk
Robert Großmann

University of Potsdam

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Mo, 08.07.24
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 15.07.24
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 22.07.24
11:00 - 12:00 
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
29.07.24
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23.08.24
 SUMMER BREAK
Mo, 26.08.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 02.09.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 09.09.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 16.09.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 23.09.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 30.09.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 07.10.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Wed, 09.10.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
External Seminar Talk
Anupam Sengupta

University of Luxembourg

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Mo, 14.10.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar Talks
 
Internal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 21.10.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Journal Scan
 
Screening of recently published articles
Mo, 28.10.24 
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Wed, 30.10.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
External Seminar Talk
Silvia Budday

Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

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Mo, 04.11.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Wed, 06.11.24
14:00 - 15:00
SR4
External Seminar Talk
Antoine Deblais

University of Amsterdam

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Mo, 11.11.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 18.11.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles
Mo, 25.11.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 02.12.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 09.12.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Internal Seminar TalksInternal Group Seminar Schedule
Mo, 16.12.24
11:00 - 12:00
SR4
Journal ScanScreening of recently published articles