Biophysics/Condensed Matter

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Jan29
SCI 328
11:00am
Danny Podolsky
Technion
"Buckling transition and antiferromagnetic liquids in two dimensions" Host: Anushya Chandran
Feb02
SCI 352
12:30pm
Pranay Patil 
Boston University, Physics Department
"Quantum Annealing to Solve 3-Regular 3-XORSAT on a Lattice"
Feb05
SCI 328
12:30pm
Robert Marsland
Boston University, Department of Physics
“Statistical Mechanics of Microbial Communities”
Feb12
SCI 328
11:00am
Sagar Vijay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Operator Spreading and the Quantum Butterfly Effect in Random Unitary Circuits" Host: Philip Crowley
Feb12
SCI 117
4:00pm
Nils G. Walter
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
"Single Molecules Come Into Focus: Understanding RNA-Driven Regulation From First Principles" Host: Maria Kamenetska
Feb16
SCI 352
12:00pm
Zhicheng Yang 
Boston University, Physics Department
Entanglement Spectrum in Quantum Many-Body Dynamics and Braiding of Non-Abelian Anyons
Feb23
SCI 352
12:00pm
Dries Sels
Boston University, Physics Department
"Draining a superfluid hose"
Feb26
SCI 328
11:00am
Jay Sau
University of Maryland
"Physics of spin-orbit coupled wires in magnetic field: Majorana modes and Lifshitz transitions" Host: Anushya Chandran
Feb26
SCI 352
12:30pm
Matthias Schneider
Medical and Biological Physics - Technical University of Dortmund, Germany
From Physics to Living Systems: Pulses, Fluctuations, Transitions and the Living State. Host: Shyamsunder Erramilli
Mar02
SCI 352
12:00pm
Pierre E. Jacob
Harvard University
"Unbiased Markov chain Monte Carlo with couplings joint work with John O'Leary, Yves F. Atchadé"
Mar12
SCI 352
12:30pm
Benjamin Allen
Emmanuel College
"Evolutionary dynamics on any population structure" Host: Kirill Korolev
Mar19
SCI 328
11:00am
Garry Goldstein
University of Cambridge
"Quantum dimer models for high temperature superconductors"
Mar19
SCI 352
12:30pm
Daniel Amor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"The fate of microbial invaders in multi-stable laboratory ecosystems" Host: Kirill Korolev
Mar26
SCI 352
12:30pm
Katja Taute
Rowland Institute at Harvard
“High-throughput 3D tracking enables multiscale analysis of bacterial motility behavior” Host: Kirill Korolev
Mar28
SCI 328
1:00pm
Mark Srednicki
UCSB
"Aspects of ETH in various systems"
Mar29
SCI 117
3:30pm
Derek Lovley
University of Massachusetts Amherst
"Electrically Conductive Protein Nanowires: A Revolutionary Electronic Material"
Apr02
SCI 328
11:00am
Eduardo Fradkin
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Chiral Phases in Frustrated 2D Antiferromagnets and Fractional Chern Insulators" Host: Christopher Laumann
Apr09
SCI 328
12:00pm
Juan Felipe Carrasquilla
Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence
"Towards learning quantum states with generative models" Host: Alexandre Day
Apr09
SCI 352
12:30pm
Vijaya Kolachalama
Boston University School of Medicine
Biophysics Seminar TBA Host: Kirill Korolev
Apr13
SCI 352
12:00pm
Ching-Hao Wang
Boston University, Department of Physics
"Biophysical constraints on cellular computation"
Apr20
SCI 352
12:00pm
Mark Mineev-Weinstein
Natal
"Laplacian Growth" Host: Anatoli Polkovnikov
Apr23
SCI 352
12:30pm
Ashley Carter
Amherst College
"Studying the dramatic looping of DNA in sperm using single molecule assays" Host: Maria Kamenetska
Apr27
SCI 352
12:30pm
Ivan Schuller
University of California, Santa Barbara
CM Friday Seminar TBA Host: Kevin Smith
Apr30
SCI 352
12:30pm
Christopher Gabel
Boston University School of Medicine
Biophysics Seminar TBA
May07
SCI 352
12:30pm
Carey Nadell
Dartmouth College
Biophysics Seminar TBA Host: Kirill Korolev
May14
SCI 352
12:30pm
Rogier Braakman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Metabolic evolution and the self-organization of the biosphere"