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iTHEMS Colloquium was held on April 23

2018-05-07

iTHEMS Colloquium was held on April 23rd, inviting Dr. Kazuhiro Sakurada, Deputy Program Director of RIKEN Medical Sciences Innovation Hub Program, also at Sony CSL, and Dr. Jun Seita, Unit Leader of AI based Healthcare and Medical Data Analysis Standardization Unit, RIKEN Medical Sciences Innovation Hub Program as the lecturers. Dr. Sakurada gave the lecture first, entitled "The Description of biological phenomena as open system." There, he explained his approach to describe the life-course changes of individual people by applying the discretization model and Markov chain model. Then followed Dr. Seita’s lecture, which is entitled "Every Biological Variable has a Different Dynamic-range." He introduced an open platform for objective gene expression profiling named Gene Expression Commons. Their lectures exhibited the power of the interdisciplinary research in the most perspicuous way.

Upcoming Events

Math Lecture

Introduction to Public-Key Cryptography

Introduction to Public-Key Cryptography (2nd)

May 10 at 10:30 - 12:00, 2018

Dr. Eren Mehmet Kıral (Visiting researcher, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project)

This is a series of lectures "Introduction to Public-Key Cryptography" for non-experts. It will be held twice a month (every other Thursday, about 15 times in total).

Venue: Seminar Room #160, 1F Main Research Building, RIKEN

Event Official Language: English

Math Lecture

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Theory of Operator Algebras

Theory of Operator Algebras (1st)

May 10 at 15:30 - 16:30, 2018

Dr. Yosuke Kubota (Research Scientist, iTHEMS)

Venue: Seminar Room #160, 1F Main Research Building, RIKEN

Event Official Language: English

External Event

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Nerd Nite Tokyo

May 11 at 20:00 - 22:00, 2018

Dr. Catherine Beauchemin (Senior Visiting Scientist, iTHEMS)

Nerd Nite is "the Discovery Channel with beer", a worldwide monthly event series that mixes presentations, performances, trivia, demos, music, and of course drinking. Nerd Nite Tokyo events are held in English.
This time, Dr. Catherine Beauchemin (iTHEMS senior visiting scientist) will give a 20min. talk on the problems of being a physicist in the world of virology.

Fee: 1000 JPY per person

Venue: Nagatacho GRID (2-5-3 Hirakawa-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0093)

Event Official Language: English

Math Lecture

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Theory of Operator Algebras

Theory of Operator Algebras (2nd)

June 21 at 15:30 - 17:00, 2018

Dr. Yosuke Kubota (Research Scientist, iTHEMS)

Please note that the date and time of the 2nd lecture has been changed from May 21 10:30 to June 21 15:30.

Venue: Seminar Room #160, 1F Main Research Building, RIKEN

Event Official Language: English

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