Seminar Report

2020-09-25

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Kyosuke Adachi on September 23, 2020

On September 23rd, Kyosuke Adachi gave a talk at the iTHEMS Biology Seminar on phase transitions in Biology. He first introduced the concept of phase transition and its possible application to underst...more

2020-09-18

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Hye Jin Park on September 16, 2020

On 16th September, Hye Jin Park (Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics; APCTP) gave us a talk about her work on eco-evolutionary dynamics. She specifically looked at what if there are novel muta...more

2020-09-11

Seminar Report

Math Seminar by Dr. Ken Furukawa on September 8, 2020

On September 8, there was a math seminar by Dr. Ken Furukawa. He gave a talk entitled Maximal Regularity and Partial Differential Equations. In the first part of his talk, the speaker explained th...more

2020-09-09

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Masashi Tachikawa on September 9, 2020

On 9th September, Masashi Tachikawa (Kyoto University) gave us a talk on adaptive dynamics as a framework for evolutionary dynamics. He first gave us a quick overview for modeling evolution, and then ...more

2020-09-04

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Biology Seminar by Dr. Miki Ebisuya on July 17, 2020

In 1638, Galileo Galilei proposed “the square-cube law”: the ratio of two volumes is greater than the ratio of their surfaces. This law enables us to understand why large animals like elephants need l...more

2020-09-03

Seminar Report

iTHEMS Math-Phys joint seminar was held on August 31 and September 1, 2020

The iTHEMS Math-Phys joint seminar was held on August 31st and September 1st, inviting Makiko Sasada from University of Tokyo and Kenichi Bannai from Keio university / RIKEN AIP. This was a series of ...more

2020-09-03

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Biology Short Talk by Dr. Ryosuke Iritani on September 2, 2020

On September 2, Ryosuke Iritani gave a lecture at iTHMES Biology Seminar. In this seminar, Ryo explained the principles of evolution in an easy-to-understand way, using examples such as the diversific...more

2020-08-27

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Gen Kurosawa on August 26, 2020

On August 26th, Gen Kurosawa gave a talk at the iTHEMS Biology seminar. The main topic of the talk was biological timing, and he introduced his work on mathematical modelling of circadian rhythm and h...more

2020-08-22

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iTHEMS Theoretical Physics Seminar by Dr. Takuya Shimazaki on August 21, 2020

On August 21st (Fri.), Takuya Shimazaki (The University of Tokyo) gave an iTHEMS-phys seminar on an application of the Lefschetz thimble method to the Schwinger mechanism, or a particle production pro...more

2020-08-05

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Biology Seminar by Dr. Lukasz Kusmierz on August 5, 2020

On 5th August, Ph.D. Lukasz Kusmierz ( RIKEN Center for Brain Science ) gave a talk at the iTHEMS Biology Seminar. Dr. Kusmierz introduced us to his work that modeling of heavy tails in the distribu...more

2020-08-05

Seminar Report

Math Seminar by Dr. Tadahiro Miyao

The iTHEMS Math seminar entitled "Stability of ferromagnetism in many-electron systems”, by Dr. Tadahiro Miyao, was held on 31 July. In the first part, the speaker reviewed basic properties of elec...more

2020-07-31

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Takashi Okada on July 29, 2020

On 29th July, Takashi Okada gave us a talk on his work on population genetics theory. He first explained that the classical Wright-Fisher demography cannot inherently consider the realistic situation ...more

2020-07-27

Seminar Report

Special DMWG seminar : The latest results from the XENON1T experiment

XENON1T collaboration has reported interesting results in June, which could be the signature of the physics beyond the standard model. We held a special DMWG seminar on July 22, inviting Prof. Yamashi...more

2020-07-20

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Math seminar by Dr. Yuichi Ike on July 15, 2020

We have all heard that "data is the new oil". But just like any fossil resource, data also has to be worked with to use it effectively. In his talk, titled "Topological data analysis from a practical ...more

2020-07-16

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Biology Seminar about "Application of geometry to protein structure analysis" on July 15, 2020

In Biology Seminar on 15th July, a graduate student Haru Oono-Negami (Engineering department, University of Tokyo) talked about a general overview of the interdisciplinary topic between geometry and p...more

2020-07-16

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DMWG seminar on July 13 by Dr. Michimura

The Michelson interferometer is sensitive to the new physics as well as to the gravitational wave. The input laser beam is split in the horizontal and vertical direction, then combined again after tim...more

2020-07-08

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Biology Seminar by Dr. Yui Uchida on July 8, 2020

On 8th July, Ph.D. Yui Uchida (RIKEN BDR) gave a talk at the iTHEMS Biology Seminar. Dr. Uchida introduced to us the research field of Evolutionary Developmentary biology (EvoDevo) and talked about h...more

2020-07-02

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Biology Seminar by Dr. Shingo Gibo on July 1, 2020

On 1 July, Shingo Gibo gave a talk at the iTHEMS Biology Seminar. He talked about his research on using mathematical approaches to understand biological oscillations, such as circadian rhythms. His wo...more

2020-07-01

Seminar Report

Math seminar by Dr. Ryusuke Hamazaki on Jun 24, 2020

The iTHEMS Math seminar entitled "Universal Error Bound for Constrained Quantum Dynamics" by Dr. Ryusuke Hamazaki, was held on 24 Jun. In the first part, the speaker first introduced two physical ...more

2020-06-25

Seminar Report

Dark Matter Working Group Seminar on June 22, 2020

Astrophysical observations are really important for understanding the nature of dark matter (DM) in multiple aspects. For example, the measurement of the temperature evolution of the neutron star (NS)...more