Seminar Report

2020-11-30

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Hidenori Tanaka on November 20, 2020

In iTHEMS Biology Seminar on November 20th, Dr. Hidenori Tanaka (Physics & Informatics Laboratories, NTT Research) gave us an exciting talk about physics principles in neural networks. He first review...more

2020-11-24

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Math Seminar by Dr. Takahiro Kitayama on November 16, 2020

On November 16, professor Takahiro Kitayama from University of Tokyo gave a talk entitled “Representations of fundamental groups and 3-manifold topology” at the iTHEMS math seminar. In the first p...more

2020-11-16

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Math/Phys joint Seminar by Dr. Naoto Shiraishi on November 10, 2020

On November 10, Dr. Naoto Shiraishi from Gakushuin University gave a talk entitled “Mathematics of thermalization in isolated quantum systems” at the iTHEMS Math-Phys joint seminar. In the first p...more

2020-11-09

Seminar Report

Biology Seminar by Dr. Takahiro Sakamoto on November 5, 2020

On November 5th, Takahiro Sakamoto from SOKENDAI gave a talk at the iTHEMS Biology Seminar. First, he gave a very nice introduction about the basics of population genetics, and then, he talked about h...more

2020-11-09

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Biology Seminar by Dr. Jeffrey Fawcett on October 29, 2020

In iTHEMS biology seminar on October 29, Jeffery Fawcett (RIKEN iTHEMS) gave us a talk on genomic data analysis. He started from explaining basic concepts of evolution and explained a couple of impor...more

2020-10-30

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iTHEMS Theoretical Physics Seminar on October 23, 2020

The iTHEMS Theoretical Physics Seminar is held on October 23, 2020. The speaker is Dr. Masanori Hanada in Department of Mathematics, the University of Surrey. The title is ”Toward simulating Superstr...more

2020-10-23

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iTHEMS Theoretical Physics Seminar by Dr. Tokuro Fukui on October 22, 2020

On October 22, the iTHEMS-phys seminar entitled "Realistic shell model and chiral three-body force” given by Dr. Tokuro Fukui (YITP, Kyoto U.) was held. He and his collaborators proposed the way to...more

2020-10-22

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Biology Seminar by Dr. Christos Merkatas on October 21, 2020

On October 21st, Dr. Christos Merkatas from Aalto University in Finland gave a talk at the iTHEMS Biology Seminar. His talk was entitled, “Bayesian Nonparametric Estimation of Random Dynamical Systems...more

2020-10-21

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DMWG seminar by Dr. Rinaldi: Towards the cosmological signature of composite DM

There are lots of dark matter (DM) candidates of particles and/or non-particles. One important requirement is that DM should be massive. When we consider the main origin of the visible mass in the Uni...more

2020-10-07

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Math-Phys Joint Seminar by Toshihiro Ota on October 2, 2020

On October 2, Toshihiro Ota gave a talk at the iTHEMS Math-Phys Joint Seminar. His whole talk was on the interrelation among integrable lattIce models, quiver gauge theories, and hidden TQFT structure...more

2020-10-02

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DMWG seminar by Dr. Ishiyama: a spectacular cosmological N-body simulation

Visible components of our Universe, such as galaxies, show hierarchical structures. Such structures are always embedded in DM structures called "halos". In the early Universe, there exist small densit...more

2020-09-25

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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