Past Events

Seminar

Journal club seminar: More quantum noise from wormholes

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
E 01 (Lab 4)

Title : More quantum noise from wormholes

Abstract : We are going to discuss the nice paper by Douglas Stanford "More quantum noise from wormholes" . Sudip Ghosh will lead the discussion.

Seminar

Seminar : Search for spin liquids in three-dimensional materials

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:00
Zoom

TQM unit is pleased to invite you to our seminar!

Seminar

[Zoom] IAS Users Meeting & Seminar: Mass Spectrometry

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 15:00 to 17:00
Zoom / D014, Lab 1

For OIST members:

Users meeting and Seminar are registration free. We look forward to your participation via Zoom.

For Non-OIST members:

Please contact ias@oist.jp for Seminar sign up. (Users meeting is an internal event.)

Prospective Students

OIST NetCafé (Online Information Session)

Friday, August 21, 2020 - 15:00
Online

Join the OIST information session with a cup of coffee! This session is for Japanese students currently seeking for opportunities in PhD in STEM. The sessions will be done in Japanese only. The program is consisted of OIST general introduction, PhD & Research Internship admission process, financial support and student life followed by the panel discussion by 2 OIST PhD students currently in Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit and Membranology Unit.

Research

(ZOOM) Inter-Unit Neuroscience Journal Club

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 16:30

Hoban et al. (2020) "Impact of α-synuclein pathology on transplanted hESC-derived dopaminergic neurons in a humanized α-synuclein rat model of PD" PNAS, 117 (26) 15209-15220.

Reviewed/presented for the journal club by Professor Gordon Arbuthnott from the Brain Mechanism for Behaviour Unit.

Zoom Meeting link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/95700149323?pwd=VWQxY0FGQmxVQmtUTVZ2SXRnMGx6dz09

Meeting ID: 957 0014 9323 Passcode: 855303

Research

ORC Assembly

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 12:00
https://oist.zoom.us/j/94269976076?pwd=MWRZVFdkeUVqdHBFMEZjUXJoYmNXdz09

*Please note change to online only*

Join us on Zoom for the ORC Assembly , where we will update you on relevant issues from the most recent Faculty Assembly. We will also have guests Mary Collins talking about PCR testing, and Matthias Wolf talking about antibody testing at OIST.

Seminar

*zoom*【Technical Seminar】Latest Advances in 10x Genomics’ Single Cell and Visium Spatial Gene Expression Solutions by Dr.Leo Chan

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 10:30 to 12:00
zoom

DNA sequencing section would like to invite you to the following seminar by Dr.Leo Chan. He will introduce Latest Advances in 10x Genomics. This will be a precious opportunity for you to learn the latest advances in Targeted Gene Expression, Chromium Single Cell Immune Profiling v2 with Feature Barcode Technology, and the Visium Spatial Gene Expression Solution with Immunofluorescence.

Seminar

[Seminar] The reductive glycine pathway - a plug-and-play tool for one-carbon assimilation by Dr. Arren Bar-Even

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 16:30 to 17:30
Zoom

Dr. Arren Bar-Even, Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology

Seminar

Seminar: "Magnetic and Volumetric Properties of Breathing Pyrochlore Magnets" by Dr. Yoshihiko Okamoto, Nagoya University

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:00
Zoom

TQM unit is pleased to invite you to our zoom seminar!

Seminar

[Zoom Seminar] An importin mechanism in chronic pain by Dr. Letizia Marvaldi, Department of Biomolecular Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

Monday, August 17, 2020 - 15:00
Seminar Room Lab4 F01 or via Zoom
Date and Time:

Monday, August 17, 2020 - 15:00

Location:

Seminar Room Lab4 F01 or via Zoom link below

Speaker:

Dr. Letizia Marvaldi, Department of Biomolecular Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

Title:

An importin mechanism in chronic pain

Food Drive - Aug 17th - Aug 20th 2020

Monday, August 17, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, August 20, 2020 (All day)

Food drive to help people in Onna Village in need! All collected items will be donated to Onna Village Welfare Council, which will then distribute the items to people in Onna Village.

Industry Relations

Deadline for POC Letters of intent

Monday, August 17, 2020 - 00:00
rdcluster@oist.jp

Deadline for POC and Tech Pioneer Letters of Intent

Research

Inter-Unit Neuroscience Journal Club (Zoom)

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 16:30
Zoom

Hoban et al. (2020) "Impact of α-synuclein pathology on transplanted hESC-derived dopaminergic neurons in a humanized α-synuclein rat model of PD" PNAS, 117 (26) 15209-15220.

Reviewed/presented for the journal club by Professor Gordon Arbuthnott from the Brain Mechanism for Behaviour Unit.

Zoom details will be announced closer to the date.

Seminar

Journal club seminar: Twistorial superparticles, partial SUSY breaking and Higher spin fields on AdS(4)

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
E 01 (Lab 4)

Title : Twistorial superparticles, partial SUSY breaking and Higher spin fields on AdS(4)

Abstract : We are going to discuss the nice paper by Mikhail Plyushchay, Dmitri Sorokin and Mirian Tsulaia "Higher Spins from Tensorial Charges and OSp(N|2n) Symmetry" . Mirian Tsulaia will lead the discussion.

Holiday

Mountain Day 山の日 2020

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 00:00

National holiday

Seminar

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Karol Gietka

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 14:00
Lab 4, E01

Theoretical Physics Seminar. Speaker: Karol Gietka (Quantum Systems). Title: "Quantum Simulators in Other Frames of Reference"

Seminar

Journal club seminar: The spectrum of Laplacian on moduli space via Liouville theory

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 14:00
E 01 (Lab 4)

Title : The spectrum of Laplacian on moduli space via Liouville theory

Abstract : We are going to discuss the nice talk by Sarah Harrison on String Math 2020 conference "The spectrum on M_{0,4} via Liouville theory" . Slava Lysov will lead the discussion.

Training

Sharepoint Open Hours

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 14:00
B646

Sharepoint Open Hours

Location B646

Time: 14:00-15:00

Research

*Zoom*[PhD Thesis Presentation] - Mr. Hong Huat Hoh "Study on Alteration of Cellular Phenotypes and Processes in Cancer Using Exogenous Biological Agents"

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 20:00 to 21:00
zoom

Presenter: Mr. Hong Huat Hoh

Supervisor: Professor Tadashi Yamamoto

Co-supervisor: Professor Ye Zhang

Audience: OIST researchers and students

Seminar

Representation Theory Seminar by Prof. Liron Speyer: Semisimple Specht modules indexed by bihooks

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 10:30 to 12:00
Lab4 F01 / Zoom

Hosted by Mathematics Department, Kyoto University.

https://www.math.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/event/seminar/4419

Prof. Speyer will give a talk at Lab4 F01 and it will be seen on Zoom.

Seminar

Journal club seminar: Conformal higher spin gauge models in curved backgrounds

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 16:00
Zoom Meeting Link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/93501886708

Title : Conformal higher spin gauge models in curved background

Speakers : Sergei Kuzenko and Michael Ponds

Abstract : Sergei Kuzenko and Michael Ponds from The University of Western Australia will tell us about conformal higher spin gauge models in curved background. The talk is based on their two recent papers "Generalised conformal higher-spin fields in curved backgrounds" and "New locally (super)conformal gauge models in Bach-flat backgrounds" .

Research

zoom [PhD Thesis Presentation] - Mr. Sebastien Lapointe "Nickel Complexes of New Electron-Rich, Sterically-Hindered PNP Pincer Ligands"

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 20:00 to 21:00

Speaker: Mr. Sebastien Lapointe

Supervisor: Prof. Julia Khusnutdinova

Unit: Coordination Chemistry and Catalysis Unit

Audience: OIST researchers and students

Seminar

Seminar by Dr. Estelle Inack, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 09:00 to 10:00
Zoom

Hosted by: Theory of Quantum Matter unit (Nic Shannon)

Public Lecture

The Science of Entrepreneurship in Japan [Webinar]

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 07:30 to 08:30
Webinar

Moderated by one of the most outstanding women in the Japanese corporate sector today, and broadcast live from Tokyo, Okinawa, and New York, this webinar presents a conversation between entrepreneurs, business strategists and innovation leaders, which will lead to some practical suggestions for participants interested in exploring entrepreneurship in Japan.

Register here: https://oistfoundation.org/webinars/

Holiday

Sports Day スポーツの日 2020

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 00:00

National holiday

Holiday

Marine Day 海の日 2020

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 00:00

National holiday

Seminar

QG Group meeting: D-branes of higher-spin gravity?

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 14:00
Lab 4, E01

QG group meeting. Speaker: Yasha Neiman. Title: "D-branes of higher-spin gravity?"

Research

*zoom*[PhD Thesis Presentation] - Mr. Ankur Dhar "Imaging Monopoles in Spin Ice via Electron Holography"

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:00
B250, Level B Center Bld **Please weare a face mask and keep 2 meters social distancing**

Presenter: Mr. Ankur Dhar

Supervisor: Professor Tsumoru Shintake

Co-Supervisor: Professor Nic Shannon

Seminar

[Zoom] IAS Users Meeting and Seminar: Flow Cytometry

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 13:00 to 15:00
Zoom / D014, Lab1

For OIST members:

Users meeting and Seminar are registration free. We look forward to your participation via Zoom.

For Non-OIST members:

Please contact ias@oist.jp for Seminar sign up. (Users meeting is an internal event.)

Workshop

E-workshop series: "Designing Your Life".

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 13:00 to 15:00
Zoom

During this short course, you will use design thinking framework to develop a constructive and effective approach to designing your career. With a bias toward action, you will tackle life "wicked" problems, acquire tools to prototype 3 different careers that fit your skills, values, and passion.

CLICK HERE to register. Space is limited to 12 participants.
Seminar

Journal club seminar: A short review of N=2 SUSY Quantum Mechanics

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
E 01 (Lab 4)

Title :A short review of N=2 SUSY Quantum Mechanics

Abstract : We are going to SUSY Quantum Mechanics. The good review of the subject is a paper by F. Cooper, A. Khare, U. Sukhatme "Supersymmetry and Quantum Mechanics" . Mirian Tsulaia will lead the discussion.

Seminar

QG group meeting: Symplectic Reduction in Field Theory

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
E 01 (Lab 4)

Title: Symplectic Reduction in Field Theory

Speaker: Slava Lysov

Abstract: We will briefly review the symplectic recution in finite dimensional case and generalization to the field theory with possible inclusion of the edge modes. We will apply these ideas to the BF-model and compare the results with the predictions of algebraic topology.

Seminar

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Matthias Gohlke

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 13:30
Lab 4, E01

Theoretical Physics Seminar. Speaker: Matthias Gohlke (Quantum what's the Matter). Title: "Kitaev's honeycomb model: an exactly solvable quantum spin liquid"

Research

Inter-Unit Neuroscience Journal Club (Zoom)

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 16:30
Zoom

Catavitello et al (2018) " A kinematic synergy for terrestrial locomotion shared by mammals and bird " eLife, 7:e38190.

Reviewed/presented for the journal club by PhD student Salvatore Lacava from the Neuronal Rhythms in Movement Unit.

Please see internal neuroscience mailing list for Zoom details or contact the organisers.

Workshop

Interactive Webinar: "外部資金獲得に向けた申請戦略と研究計画の作成法", in Japanese ONLY.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 13:30 to 15:00
Zoom meeting.

プロポーザルの基本とは、相手を適切に想定し、相手の聞きたいポイントを聞きたい順に提示していくことです。

本勉強会では、個々の持っている研究テーマについて、深く広く考え、その学術的な価値を再認識していただく事から始め、

伝えるべきポイント、伝え方についても学んでいただきます。

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE . Post-workshop survey SUMMARY .
Seminar

Journal club seminar: Recent Progress on Black Hole Information

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
E 01 (Lab 4)

Title : Recent Progress on Black Hole Information

Abstract : We are going to discuss String Theory conference talk by J. Maldacena "Review: Recent progress on the black hole information paradox" . Slava Lysov will lead the discussion.

Seminar

[Zoom Seminar] "Harnessing Conformational Dynamics to Engineer New Enzymes" by Prof. Lynn Kamerlin, Uppsala University

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 09:00 to 10:00
Zoom

Dr. Caroline Lynn Kamerlin, Professor of Structural Biology, Uppasala University, Sweden.

Seminar

Group Meeting Talk: Current Algebras and Celestial CFT Correlators

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Lab4 E01

Title: Current Algebras and Celestial CFT Correlators

Speaker: Sudip Ghosh

Abstract: I will discuss the construction of a SL(2,C) current algebra using the subleading soft graviton theorem and the constraints imposed by this current algebra via null state relations on the spectrum of the putative CFT dual of Einstein gravity in (3+1)-d asymptotically flat spacetimes.

Seminar

Seminar : Room-temperature Half-skyrmions and Bimerons in an antiferromagnetic insulator via the Kibble-Zurek mechanism

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:00
Zoom

TQM UNIT is pleased to invite you to the seminar.

Research

"Adult-neurogenesis for memory consolidation during sleep" by prof. Masanori Sakaguchi, M.D., Ph.D. (ONOS seminar series)

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 04:30
ZOOM

The second seminar in the OIST Neuroscience Online Seminars (ONOS), we will host Prof. Masanori Sakaguchi from International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS). He will give us a talk about

" Adult neurogenesis for memory consolidation during sleep".

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/99572966347?pwd=RHBDV2pCNFBaQjk0d2dsTTdRaGlLUT09

Meeting ID: 995 7296 6347

Password: 562866

"fsdafds"Adult-neurogenesis for memory consolidation during sleep"Adult-neurogenesis for memory consolidation during sleep"

Seminar

Seminar : How hard is it to learn a quantum state? by Prof. Roger Melko

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 21:00 to 22:30
Zoom Seminar

We are pleased to invite you to our seminar.

Public Lecture

(Zoom) Strengthening transnational bonds in the era of online connections

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 09:00 to 10:00
Zoom

Strengthening transnational bonds in the era of online connections: Research and Educational Exchange in the U.S., Japan, and the Philippines Sponsored by: Fulbright Japan, Fulbright Philippines, OIST Foundation

To register: click here

Seminar

Science Digest Talk: Distinct behavioral effects of cannabinoids in 3D motion capture of freely moving mice

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 12:00
Room C700 (Lab 3), Zoom

Speaker : Bogna Ignatowska-Jankowska (Postdoctoral Scholar at Neuronal Rhythms in Movement Unit led by Marylka Yoe Uusisaari)

Location : C700 (Lab 3), Zoom

Title : Distinct behavioral effects of cannabinoids in 3D motion capture of freely moving mice

Campus

TAW Donation Collection

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 08:30 to Friday, July 3, 2020 - 18:00
CDC Main gate and back entrance

TAW (Teacher Appreciation Week), the main event of PATO, will be held in late summer this year.

PATO will be collecting donations from CDC/SAP parents.

The money will be used to provide some special treats for the teachers and staff for TAW2020.

OIST Workshops

[CANCELLED] OCNC2020: OIST Computational Neuroscience Course

Monday, June 29, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, July 16, 2020 (All day)
OIST Seaside House

We regret to inform you that OCNC2020 has been cancelled due to the situation with COVID-19 | Website

Seminar

Theoretical Physics Seminar: 'Hannes Schoenke

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 14:00
Lab 4, E01

Theoretical Physics Seminar. Speaker: 'Hannes Schoenke (Mathematics, Mechanics, Materials, and other aspects of M Theory). Title: "A glimpse into the beauty of algebraic geometry (examples included!)"

Seminar

Journal club seminar: AdS3 gravity and random CFT

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 14:00
E 01 (Lab 4)

Title : AdS3 gravity and random CFT

Abstract : We are goin to discuss the recent paper by Jordan Cotler and Kristan Jensen "AdS3 gravity and random CFT" . Yasha Neiman will lead the discussion.

Seminar

Deigo Migration Information Session

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 13:00 to 15:00
C700, Zoom

Our new Deigo Cluster is coming! Learn all about the migration, and ask us any questions you may have.

Seminar

Group Meeting Talk: Large N Phase Transitions and Small AdS-Schwarzschild Black Holes

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 15:30 to 17:00
Lab4 E01

Large N Phase Transitions and Small AdS-Schwarzschild Black Holes

Speaker: Sudip Ghosh

Abstract: We will discuss aspects of small AdS-Schwarzschild Black Holes in the context of the AdS/CFT correspondence. In particular we will consider issues related to dynamical instabilities of small black holes and their dual interpretation in the boundary gauge theory at large N.

Seminar

Seminar : Purely dipolar dimers in two dimensions

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 15:00 to 16:00
Zoom Seminar

TQM unit is holding a Zoom seminar.

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