Seminar

Quantum Matter Study Group

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 (In Japanese)

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)

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 Study Group

Large deviation statistics of Markovian quantum systems

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

Dr. Ryusuke Hamazaki (Senior Research Scientist, iTHEMS)

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)

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 Study Group

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 Study Group

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 Study Group

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 Study Group

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 Study Group

Accelerated equilibration in classical stochastic systems

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

Dr. Kyosuke Adachi (Special Postdoctoral Researcher, iTHEMS)

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