Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

The origin and dispersal of buckwheat

June 10 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Jeffrey Fawcett (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS)

Buckwheat, which soba noodles is made from, originated from a wild species that is distributed in southwest China, around Yunnan, Sichuan, and Tibet. We are trying to understand when, where, and how i...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

An overview of genome-wide epistasis and co-selection analysis

June 3 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Yingying Xu (Special Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS)

This talk is a summary of research that have done by me and my team during 2016~2019. I was a postdoc researcher in Aalto university/Helsinki university in Finland. In the team, a worldwide active col...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

A Mathematical Model for Stem Cell Competition to Maintain a Cell Pool Injured by Radiation Exposure

May 27 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Kouki Uchinomiya (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry)

Cancer risk of low-dose-rate ionizing radiation exposure is one of the most important issues in radiation protection. Tissue stem cells have been considered one of the targets of radiation-induced car...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Quantum Matter Seminar

Theory of Anomalous Floquet Higher-Order Topology

May 26 at 22:00 - 23:15, 2021

Dr. Rui-Xing Zhang (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)

Periodically-driven or Floquet systems can realize anomalous topological phenomena that do not exist in any equilibrium states of matter, whose classification and characterization require new theoreti...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Math Seminar

Loewner's theorem for maps on operator domains / The structure of maps on the space of all quantum pure states that preserve a fixed quantum angle

May 24 at 16:00 - 18:10, 2021

Dr. Michiya Mori (Special Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS)

This talk is divided into two independent topics. In the first part of my talk we consider the order structure of hermitian matrices. Given two matrix domains (open connected sets of n-by-n hermitia...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

Organ-to-organ two-way coupling contributes to the stabilization of circadian clock in Arabidopsis.

May 20 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Kyohei Uemoto (Kyoto University / NARA Institute of Science and Technology)

Circadian clocks increase plant fitness by anticipating periodic environmental changes using unstable temporal information perceived in each tissue/organ. However, little is known about how such local...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Information Theory SG Seminar

Journal Club: Intrinsically Disordered Region (IDR)

May 19 at 13:00 - 14:00, 2021

Dr. Kyosuke Adachi (Special Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS / Special Postdoctoral Researcher, Nonequilibrium Physics of Living Matter RIKEN Hakubi Research Team, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research)

A class of protein domain, which is called intrinsically disordered region (IDR), is known to take no rigid three dimensional structure. Recent studies have shown that IDRs can show biological functio...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Math Seminar

Geometry of canonical metrics on Kähler manifolds

May 14 at 16:00 - 18:10, 2021

Dr. Eiji Inoue (Special Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS)

The aim of this talk is to report recent trends in Kähler geometry. Kähler geometry consists of two aspects: the one is algebraic geometry and the other is metric geometry.The first one hour is an int...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

Modeling Membrane Morphological Change during Autophagosome Formation

May 14 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Prof. Yuji Sakai (Visiting Scientist (Academia), iTHEMS / Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)

Membrane-bound organelles compartmentalize eukaryotic cells and adopt various characteristic shapes such as disk-shaped, tubules, spherical vesicles, and their intermediate structures. Organellar morp...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Quantum Matter Seminar

Aperiodic and amorphous topological phases

May 12 at 17:00 - 18:15, 2021

Prof. Christopher Bourne (Visiting Scientist (Academia), iTHEMS / Assistant Professor, Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR), Tohoku University)

Key features of topological insulators and superconductors such as stable edge modes have been found in an increasingly broad class of materials and systems. In this talk, I will introduce a mathemati...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

DMWG Seminar

Emulation for lensing and clustering observables of the cosmological large-scale structure

May 12 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Takahiro Nishimichi (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University)

Recent developments in observational technologies open exciting opportunities to map out the detailed structure of the universe. Remarkably, the unique combination of imaging and spectroscopic galaxy ...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

Kullback-Leibler divergence and stochastic dynamics

May 6 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Ryosuke Iritani (Research Scientist, iTHEMS)

*Detailed information about the seminar refer to the email.

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Information Theory SG Seminar

Thermodynamic Uncertainty Relation Connects Physics, Information Science, and Biology

April 28 at 13:30 - 16:00, 2021

Prof. Yoshihiko Hasegawa (Associate Professor, Department of Information and Communication Engineering, The University of Tokyo)

Higher precision demands more resources. Although this fact is widely accepted, it has only recently been theoretically proved. The thermodynamic uncertainty relation serves as a theoretical basis for...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Colloquium

MACS Colloquium Supported by iTHEMS

The 15th MACS colloquium

April 23 at 15:00 - 17:30, 2021

Prof. Hiroshi Ishikawa (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University)

プログラム 15:00〜16:00 第15回MACSコロキウム「機械に認識させるとはどういうことか」石川 博 博士 16:05~17:30 2021年度MACS学生説明会

Venue: via Online

Event Official Language: Japanese

Seminar

iTHEMS Math Seminar

Alternative tsunami observing and forecasting systems

April 22 at 16:00 - 18:10, 2021

Dr. Iyan Mulia (Research Scientist, Prediction Science Laboratory, RIKEN CPR)

Dedicated tsunami observing systems are mostly expensive and are often not sustainable. Therefore, alternative approaches should be implemented to overcome the issues. We introduced innovative ways to...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

The rheotaxis mechanism of swimming ciliates

April 22 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Yukinori Nishigami (Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University)

The swimming unicellular organisms, which live in freshwater, need to resist currents in the environment. Without this ability, their habitat changes with the flow, and they cannot survive in nature f...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Quantum Matter Seminar

Unconventional Spin Transport in Quantum Materials

April 21 at 17:00 - 18:15, 2021

Dr. Se Kwon Kim (KAIST, Republic of Korea)

Recent advancements in spintronic techniques originally developed for spin-based devices now enable us to study fundamental spin physics of various quantum materials with unprecedented spin-current co...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Special Lecture

iTHEMS x academist online open to the public "Mathematical Science World 2021"

April 18 at 10:00 - 16:30, 2021

Dr. Kanato Goto (Special Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS)
Dr. Jeffrey Fawcett (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS)
Dr. Takuya Sugiura (Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS)
Dr. Naomi Tsuji (Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS)
Dr. Keita Mikami (Research Scientist, iTHEMS)
Dr. Tetsuo Hatsuda (Program Director, iTHEMS)

Please register on the special website to participate.

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: Japanese

Colloquium

iTHEMS Colloquium

Mirror symmetry and KAM theory

April 16 at 13:30 - 15:00, 2021

Prof. Kenji Fukaya (Permanent Member, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University, New York, USA)

13:30pm-15:00pm (JST) Mirror symmetry is a phenomenon discovered in String theory and is much discussed recently in mathematics especially in the field of complex (algebraic) geometry and symplecti...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

Liquid condensates in cell nucleus

April 15 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Kyosuke Adachi (Special Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS / Special Postdoctoral Researcher, Nonequilibrium Physics of Living Matter RIKEN Hakubi Research Team, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research)

I will give a talk in a journal club style. I will introduce recent papers regarding liquid-liquid phase separation in cells. In cell biology, several types of liquid condensates of proteins/RNAs h...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Quantum Matter Seminar

What "Holography" is and how to use it

April 14 at 17:00 - 18:15, 2021

Dr. Mario Flory (Instituto de Fisica Teorica, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain)

In this talk, I will give an introduction to the holographic principle and the Anti-de Sitter/Conformal Field Theory (AdS/CFT) correspondence. I will also discuss the role that quantum entanglement pl...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Information Theory SG Seminar

Journal Club: Trace inequalities and their applications

April 14 at 14:30 - 15:30, 2021

Dr. Yukimi Goto (Special Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS)

In this talk, I will explain trace inequalities and related topics. Mainly, I focus on results concerning quantum entropy. This talk is an elementary introduction to that subjects. *Detailed inform...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Math-Phys Joint Seminar

Self-adjoint extension in quantum mechanics and non-Rydberg spectra of one-dimensional hydrogen atom

April 13 at 16:00 - 18:10, 2021

Prof. Takuju Zen (Professor, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Kochi University of Technology)

We offer a beginner’s guide to the functional-analytical techniques in quantum mechanics, and cover its application to the 1D Coulomb problem. It is shown that the wave function at the diverging poin...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

Simple models of cancer growth, MCMC parameter estimation and identifiability

April 8 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Prof. Catherine Beauchemin (Deputy Program Director, iTHEMS / Professor, Department of Physics, Ryerson University, Canada)

I would like to introduce some basic concepts about (very simple) mathematical model of cancer growth, the basic math behind parameter estimation via Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) based on Bayes' th...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Math Seminar

Long-time behavior of moving solids in a fluid and the kinetic theory of gases

April 7 at 16:00 - 18:10, 2021

Dr. Kai Koike (JSPS Fellow, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University)

Understanding dynamics of solids in a fluid is a fundamental problem in fluid dynamics. Due to the growing interest in engineering in out-of-equilibrium situations, moving boundary problems for kineti...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

Structural reduction of chemical reaction networks based on topology

April 1 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Yuji Hirono (Assistant Professor, Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics, Republic of Korea)

Chemical reactions form a complex network in living cells and they play vital roles for physiological functions. An amusing question is how the structure of a reaction network is linked to its chemica...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Conference

Symposium in Commemoration of Professor Iwasa's Retirement

March 26 at 16:30 - 17:30, 2021

Prof. Yoh Iwasa (Senior Advisor, iTHEMS / Professor, Kwansei Gakuin University)

Program 16:30 - 17:30 "Biology and Mathematical Modeling --- A Report on Fun Days at Kobe Mita Campus Prof. Yoh Iwasa (School of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University)

Venue: via Online

Event Official Language: Japanese

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

Evolutionary conservativeness and diversification of cycads: Understanding the evolution of living fossils

March 25 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Jose Said Gutiérrez-Ortega (Assistant Professor, Institute for Excellence in Educational Innovation, Chiba University)

The cycads are a lineage of gymnosperms that represent an example of biological stasis success. Despite their early origin in the seed plant evolution, they survived multiple events of mass extinction...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Information Theory SG Seminar

Journal Club: Reinforcement Learning

March 24 at 13:00 - 14:00, 2021

Dr. Akinori Tanaka (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS)

Reinforcement Learning (RL) is a scheme of Machine Learning that is applicable "without training data." Instead, we prepare a "world" that agents (learners) can probe, and try to optimize their behavi...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Math Seminar

The Green-Tao theorem for number fields

March 22 at 16:00 - 18:10, 2021

Dr. Wataru Kai (Assistant professor, Mathematical Institute, Tohoku University)

5, 11, 17, 23, 29 are prime numbers which form an arithmetic progression of length 5. A famous theorem of Ben Green and Terence Tao in 2008 says there are arbitrarily long arithmetic progressions of p...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Quantum Matter Seminar

Geometric nonlinear optical effects

March 16 at 17:00 - 18:15, 2021

Prof. Takahiro Morimoto (Associate Professor, Department of Applied Physics, The University of Tokyo)

Time: 5pm ~ 6:15pm (JST); 9am ~ 10:15am (CET) The responses of materials to high intensity light, i.e., nonlinear optical responses, constitute a vast field of physics and engineering. While geomet...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Conference

iTHEMS NOW & NEXT FY2020

March 11 at 9:30 - 14:30, 2021

We will hold the annual in-house gathering “iTHEMS NOW & NEXT” for this fiscal year as follows. Please join the event and see the activities in iTHEMS and its future. Program: 9:30-10:00 Keynote ...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

Microeconomics of metabolism

March 10 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Mr. Jumpei Yamagishi (Kaneko Laboratory, University of Tokyo)

Metabolic behaviors of proliferating cells are often explained as a rational choice to optimize cellular growth rate. In contrast, microeconomics formulates consumption behaviors as optimization probl...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Quantum Matter Seminar

Exceptional Topology of Non-Hermitian Systems: from Theoretical Foundations to Novel Quantum Sensors

March 3 at 17:00 - 18:15, 2021

Prof. Jan Budich (Professor, Quantum Many-Body Physics, TU Dresden, Germany)

CET: 9:00a.m. - 10:15a.m. on March 3, 2021 JST: 5:00p.m. - 6:15p.m. on March 3, 2021 EST: 3:00a.m. - 4:15a.m. on March 3, 2021 In a broad variety of physical scenarios ranging from classical meta...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Conference

Co-hosted by iTHEMS

The 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Few-Body Problems in Physics (APFB2020)

March 1 - 5, 2021

The next Asia-Pacific conference on few-body problems in physics (APFB2020) will be held at KANAZAWA BUNKA HALL, Kanazawa, Japan, from 1 to 5 March 2021. RIKEN iTHEMS is a co-host of this conference ...more

Venue: KANAZAWA BUNKA HALL

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

Origin of non-linearity of large deformation on DNA stretched

February 25 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Hiroshi Yokota (Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS)

Since DNA in a cell is mechanically stretched or rotated by many proteins, the mechanical response of DNA in vitro is expected to be basic point for understanding its behavior. When DNA is stretched b...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

ABBL-iTHEMS Joint Seminar

The Evolution of Primordial Neutrino Helicities under Gravitational and Magnetic Fields and Implications for their Detection

February 22 at 10:00 - 11:30, 2021

Prof. Gordon Baym (Senior Visiting Scientist, iTHEMS / Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois, USA)

Feb.22 (Mon) 10:00am-11:30am (JST) Primordial neutrinos decoupled in the early universe in helicity eigenstates. As I will discuss, two effects -- dependent on neutrinos having a non-zero mass -- ...more

Venue: via Online

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

High-throughput laboratory evolution with machine learning reveals constraints for drug resistance evolution

February 18 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Mr. Junichiro Iwasawa (Doctoral course, Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo)

The understanding of evolution is crucial to tackle the problem of antibiotic resistance which is a growing health concern. Although the lack of sufficient data has long hindered the mechanism of evol...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Colloquium

MACS Colloquium Supported by iTHEMS SUURI-COOL (Kyoto)

The 14th MACS colloquium

February 17 at 15:00 - 17:30, 2021

Dr. Yoshihiro Kaneko (Associate Professor, Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University)

プログラム 15:00〜16:00 「数値シミュレーションで地震現象の謎に迫る」 金子 善宏 博士(京都大学理学研究科 地球惑星科学専攻 地球物理学教室 准教授) 16:05〜16:30 各スタディグループのフラッシュトーク 16:30〜17:30 各スタディグループの意見交換(Zoomブレイクアウトルーム)

Venue: via Online

Event Official Language: Japanese

Seminar

Information Theory SG Seminar

Journal Club: Large deviation statistics of Markovian quantum systems

February 17 at 13:00 - 14:30, 2021

Dr. Ryusuke Hamazaki (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS / RIKEN Hakubi Team Leader, Nonequilibrium Quantum Statistical Mechanics RIKEN Hakubi Research Team, RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research)

Large deviation is a mathematical framework to treat “rare events” in random processes [1]. In this journal club, I talk about recent development of large deviation analysis in open Markovian quantum ...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Conference

Co-hosted by iTHEMS

Blockchain in Kyoto 2021

February 17 - 18, 2021

Language: Some parts will be in Japanese. The International Conference on Blockchains and their Applications aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners from various communities of scie...more

Venue: partly online

Event Official Language: English

Lecture

Public Lecture for Darwin Day

February 17 at 9:00 - 10:00, 2021

Prof. Catherine Beauchemin (Deputy Program Director, iTHEMS / Professor, Department of Physics, Ryerson University, Canada)

Japan, February 17, 2021, 09:00 AM JST Canada/USA, Feb 16, 2021, 07:00 PM Eastern Time Through mutations and genetic reassortment, a virus can mutate and the resulting virus variants can evade our...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

DMWG Seminar

Mapping the Milky Way by VLBI Astrometry

February 16 at 13:30 - 15:00, 2021

Dr. Nobuyuki Sakai (Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI))

Astrometry is the only way to obtain 6D (position-velocity) phase space information for astronomical objects. The unique capability allows us to examine the past, present, and future of the Milky Way....more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Theoretical Physics Seminar

Quantum mechanical description of energy dissipation and application to heavy-ion fusion reactions

February 16 at 13:00 - 14:30, 2021

Mr. Masaaki Tokieda (Graduate students, Department of Physics, Tohoku University)

For theoretical description of heavy-ion fusion reactions, two different models have been used depending on the incident energy. At energies above the Coulomb barrier, importance of energy dissipation...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

A machine learning approach for prediction of mitochondrial proteins in non-model organisms

February 12 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Keitaro Kume (Assistant professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba)

The evolution of the repertoire of proteins localized to organelles is important for understanding the evolutionary process of organelles. However, experimental methods for identifying organelle-local...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Workshop

Co-hosted by iTHEMS

The 12th RIKEN-Kyoto University Joint Data Assimilation Workshop

February 10 at 13:30 - 16:30, 2021

Language: Japanese/English Participation deadline: Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Venue: via Online

Event Official Language: Japanese

Seminar

iTHEMS Theoretical Physics Seminar

Quantum kinetic theory for chiral and spin transport in relativistic heavy ion collisions and core-collapse supernovae

February 4 at 13:00 - 14:30, 2021

Dr. Di-Lun Yang (Assistant professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University)

Recently, the anomalous transport phenomena of relativistic fermions associated with chirality and spin induced by external fields have been greatly explored in different areas of physics. Notably, su...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

System identification of mechano-chemical epithelial sheet dynamics

February 4 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Mr. Yoshifumi Asakura (3rd year doctoral program, Graduate School of BIOSTUDIES, Kyoto University)

Collective migration of epithelial cells is a fundamental process of multi-cellular organisms. Our recent study using live imaging with FRET-based biosensor discovered that cell migration within an ep...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Quantum Matter Seminar

Mathematics of magic angles for bilayer graphene

February 3 at 20:00 - 21:15, 2021

Mr. Simon Becker (PhD Student, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge)

20:00pm ~ 21:15pm on Feb. 03th, 2021 (JST) 11:00am ~ 12:15am on Feb. 03th, 2021 (UK) Magic angles are a hot topic in condensed matter physics: when two sheets of graphene are twisted by those angl...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Theoretical Physics Seminar

Many body problems from quarks to stellar evolutions

January 28 at 13:30 - 15:00, 2021

Prof. Nobutoshi Yasutake (Associate Professor, Chiba Institute of Technology)

The many-body problems are major problems that need to be clarified not only in nuclear physics, but also in astronomy. In this seminar, I introduce stellar evolutions as gravitational many-body probl...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

Numerical inference of the molecular origin of the cyanobacterial circadian rhythm

January 28 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Shin-ichi Koda (Assistant professor, Institute for Molecular Science)

The cyanobacterial clock proteins, KaiA, KaiB, and KaiC, are known as the simplest biological clock; Just by mixing them with ATP in a test tube, self-sustaining oscillation with a nearly 24h temperat...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Information Theory SG Seminar

Journal Club: Sampling the stable structures based on replica-permutation method

January 27 at 13:00 - 14:30, 2021

Dr. Hiroshi Yokota (Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS)

When we want to search the (meta)stable structures of the macromolecules such as protein, the combination of molecular dynamics simulation and replica exchange method (REM) is useful. In REM, sampling...more

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

Introduction to Boolean modeling and Boolean networks as information processing units

January 21 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Takashi Okada (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS)

Boolean networks are widely used in physics, biology, social science, and computer science. In this talk, I will introduce the basics of Boolean networks and give an overview of Biological application...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Information Theory SG Seminar

Information theory in ecology: Markov chain, Venn diagram, Kronecker (and Cartesian graph) products, and Tsallis entropy

January 20 at 13:00 - 14:00, 2021

Dr. Ryosuke Iritani (Research Scientist, iTHEMS)

This is more like an introductory talk on how I was motivated to work with information theory, and include unpublished data. Ecologists have been long interested in understanding diversity (diverge...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Quantum Matter Seminar

Time-dependent driven quantum critical systems in (1+1) dimension

January 18 at 10:00 - 11:15, 2021

Dr. Xueda Wen (Postdocs, Physics Department, Harvard University, USA)

10:00am ~ 11:15am on Jan. 18th, 2021 (JST) 8:00pm ~ 9:15pm on Jan. 17th, 2021 (EST) I will introduce an analytically solvable setup for time-dependent driven quantum critical systems in (1+1)D, wh...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

What are genes and how can we find them?

January 14 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Jeffrey Fawcett (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS)

Although 'gene' is a word that is used frequently in the society, most people probably do not know what genes actually are. In fact, its definition is not so straightforward. In this talk, I will firs...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

Information Theory SG Seminar

Accelerated equilibration in classical stochastic systems

January 13 at 13:00 - 14:00, 2021

Dr. Kyosuke Adachi (Special Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS / Special Postdoctoral Researcher, Nonequilibrium Physics of Living Matter RIKEN Hakubi Research Team, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research)

Shortcuts to adiabaticity (STA) [1] are processes that make a given quantum state evolve into a target state in a fast manner, which can be useful to avoid decoherence in quantum experiments. In this ...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English

Seminar

iTHEMS Biology Seminar

From local resynchronization to global pattern recovery in the zebrafish segmentation clock

January 7 at 10:00 - 11:00, 2021

Dr. Koichiro Uriu (Assistant Professor, College of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University)

Tissue-scale developmental patterns are often generated by local cellular interactions and global tissue deformation. An example is gene expression rhythms in vertebrate, termed the segmentation clock...more

Venue: via Zoom

Event Official Language: English