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Institute weekly seminars

Institute Title Date Info Place
The Institute of Physics Physics Colloquium Monday, May 28, 2018 - 12:00

Title: From kB to kb: Entropy evaluation made easy
Speaker: Prof. Roy Beck-Barkai, TAU

lecture hall 8, Levin (Physics) Building
The School of Engineering and Computer Science Computer Science Colloquium Monday, May 28, 2018 - 14:00

Title: Information Theory of the Learnable
Speaker: Meir Feder

room B-220, Rothberg B Building
The School of Engineering and Computer Science Special Computer Science Seminar Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 13:00

Title: Reinforcement Learning Research at RISELab
Speaker: Ion Stoica, UC at Berkeley

room B-220, Rothberg B Building
The Institute of Earth Sciences Earth Sciences Institute Seminar Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 10:00

Title: Weathering effects on seawater chemistry during the Neogene: evidence from foraminiferal Na/Ca and carbonate mass accumulation rates
Speaker: Prof. Yair Rosenthal, Rutgers Unversity

hall 102, Earth Sciences Building
The Institute of Chemistry Chemistry Institute - Klein Memorial Lecture Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 11:00

נושא: יישום שיטות סול-ג'ל בהכנת מיקרו- וננו-ריאקטורים קטליטיים
Speaker: Prof. Raed Abu-Reziq, HUJ
The lecture will be in Hebrew

Seminar Hall, Los Angeles (Chemistry) Building
The Institute of Chemistry Chemistry Institute Lecture Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 11:00

Title: Origin of Life
Speaker: Prof.George M. Whitesides, Harvard University, USA

Seminar Hall, Los Angeles (Chemistry) Building
The Einstein Institute of Mathematics Mathematics Colloquium Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 14:30

Title: Concatenating cubic structure and polynomial patterns in primes
Speaker: Tamar Ziegler, HUJ

Lecture hall 2, Manchester Building, Einstein Institute of Mathematics, Givat Ram
The Institute of Chemistry Chemistry Institute - Musher Memorial Lecture Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 14:00

Title: Precise Chemical, Physical and Electronic Nanoscale Contacts
Speaker: Prof. Paul S. Weiss, UCLA, USA

Seminar Hall, Los Angeles (Chemistry) Building

Additional Seminars

Title Date Info Place Link
Climate, Atmosphere and Ocean Seminar - CAOS Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 12:00

Title: Sensitivity of atmospheric turbulence to the spatial structure of baroclinicity: implications for storm tracks and climate change
Speaker: Dr. Janni Yuval, WIS

hall 102, Earth Sciences Building
Fritz-Haber Seminar Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 14:00

Title: New Insights into Complex Excited-State Phenomena from Predictive Computational Approaches
Speaker: Dr. Sivan Refaely-Abramson, UC at Berkeley

Seminar Hall, Los Angeles (Chemistry) Building
Biological Chemistry Seminar Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 09:00

Title: Cellular dynamics of the antibody innume response
Speaker: Dr. Ziv Shulman, WIS

Faculty Club, Silberman Building
Plant and Environmental Sciences Seminar Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 10:00

Title: Cytosolic ascorbate peroxidases fine-tune the cellular ROS and redox homeostasis: on pollen thermotolerance, see germination,  and leaf senescence
Speaker: Prof. Gad Miller, BIU

room 1-504, Silberman Building
Student Vision Seminar Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 10:15

Title 1: CryptoNets: Applying Neural Networks to Encrypted Data with High Throughput and Accuracy
Speaker 1: Avital Shafran
Title 2: Learning to Synthesize a 4D RGBD Light Field from a Single Image
Speaker 2: Ariel Bruce

room B-500 Rothberg B Building, next to elevators
Astrophysics Seminar Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 12:30

Title: Co-Decaying Dark Matter
Speaker: Eric Kuflik, HUJ

seminar room, Kaplun Building
Chemistry M.Sc. Seminar Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 13:00

Title: New PC(sp3)P-Pd complexes for the dehydrogenative coupling of amines
Speaker: Eman Slame, HUJ

Seminar Hall, Los Angeles (Chemistry) Building
Bioclub Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 14:00

Title: Essential genes linked to neurodevelopmental disorders
Speaker: Prof. Sagiv Shifman, HUJ

room B-221, Rothberg B Building
Chemistry M.Sc. Seminar Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 14:00

Title: Efficient preparation of fully active and more stable human seleno-insulin
Speaker: Orit Ktorza Weil, HUJ

Seminar Hall, Los Angeles (Chemistry) Building
Combinatorics Seminar - 2 talks back-to-back Monday, May 28, 2018 - 11:00

Title : Random walks on sandpile groups
Speaker: Daniel Jarison, TAU

Elath Hall, Feldman Building
Special LS Candidate Seminar Monday, May 28, 2018 - 11:00

Title: CRISPRing the Dark Matter of the genome - A genome-wide approach to study functional non-coding genes
Speaker: Dr. Assaf Bester, Harvard Medical School

Faculty Club, Silberman Building
NT & AG Maths Seminar Monday, May 28, 2018 - 14:00

Title: Branching laws for non-generic representations
Speaker: Max Gurevich, University of Singapore

room 70A, Ross Building
Chemistry M.Sc. Seminar Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 12:00

Title: Water disinfection using flow-through electrochemical cell
Speaker: Eitan Katz, HUJ

seminar room, Casali Building
Topology and Geometry Seminar Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 12:00

Title: Geometric flows and algebraic geometry
Speaker: Tristan Collins, Harvard University

room 110, Mathematics (Manchester) Building
Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour Seminar Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 12:00

Title: TBA
Speaker: Prof. Eran Tauber, University of Haifa

seminar room, Berman Building
Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 12:00

Title: Nanomedicine for drug delivery in cancer
Speaker: Dr. Ofra Benny, HUJ

Faculty Club, Silberman Building
Astrophysics Seminar Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 12:30

Title: GRB Jets: From Acceleration to Dissipation to Radiation
Speaker: Ramandeep Gill , The Open University

seminar room, Kaplun Building
Chemistry M.Sc. Seminar Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 13:00

Title: PtCo Nanoporous foam as a catalyst for selective hydrogenolysis reactions
Speaker: Mazal Carmiel, HUJ

seminar room, Casali Building
Biochemistry and Cell and Developmental Biology Pizza Club Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 09:00

Title: Mouse models of FINGERIN (bHLHA9)-related limb diseases
Speaker: Ahmad Quteineh, HUJ

room 1-502, Silberman Building
Genetics Seminar Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 09:00

Title: A novel role for an upstream open reading frame (uORF) in regulating the virulence factor causing pregnancy-associated malaria
Speaker: Prof. Ron Dzikowski, HUJ

Faculty Club, Silberman Building
CS Theory Seminar Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 10:30

Title: The 2-to-1 games conjecture, and the Grassman graph
Speaker: Guy Kindler, HUJ

room B-220, Rothberg B Building
Fritz-Haber Seminar Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 13:00

Title:  Elastic-mediated interactions between cells: cell-biomaterial interaction and mechano-chemical coupling
Speaker: Dr. Shelly Tzlil, Technion

Seminar Hall, Los Angeles (Chemistry) Building
Closing the week - Chemistry Institute Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 16:00

Title: JDC Israel - meet the next door neighbor
Speaker: Guy Avrutzky

lobby in Los Angeles Building
Special Chemistry Seminar Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 14:00

Title: A Polymer Chemistry of Graphenes and Graphene Nanoribbons
Speaker: Prof. Klaus Müllen, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany

Seminar Hall, Los Angeles (Chemistry) Building

Seminars in other Units

Title Date Info Place Link
Game Theory and Mathematical Economics Research Seminar Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 14:30

Title: Making an Appraiser Work for You
Speaker: Erel Segal-Halevi, Ariel University

Elath Hall, Feldman Building
Special ELSC Seminar Monday, May 28, 2018 - 12:30

Title: The Future is Here - Biobanks as a research enabler
Speaker: Dr. Yehudit Cohen, MIDGAM, Israel Biorepository Network for Research

ELSC seminar room, 3rd wing, 6th floor, Silberman Building
Environmental Science Seminar Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 12:00

Title: Bioavailability of dust-iron to marine phytoplankton: the role of bio-active dissolution mechanisms
Speaker: Nivi Kessler, HUJ

hall 102, Earth Sciences Building
ELSC Seminar Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 13:00

Title: A Cortical Visual Area for the Processing of Collicular Information
Speaker: Prof. Massimo Scanziani, UCSF

ELSC seminar room, 3rd wing, 6th floor, Silberman Building
Heller Lectures in Computational Neuroscience Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 13:00

Title: Cortical Circuits of Vision
Speaker: Prof. Massimo Scanziani, UCSF

ELSC seminar room, 3rd wing, 6th floor, Silberman Building
Special ELSC Seminar Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 16:00

Title: The era of brain observatories: challenges and opportunities for machine learning in large human neuroscience datasets
Speaker: Dr. Ariel Rokem, University of Washington, USA

ELSC seminar room, 3rd wing, 6th floor, Silberman Building

Schools, Symposia, Conferences, Courses

Title Date Info Place Link
SIDEER Student Symposium
Sunday, May 27, 2018 (All day) to Tuesday, May 29, 2018 (All day)

Event: SIDEER Student Symposium on Rational decision making - from individual behavior to policy making
Keynote Speakers: Prof. Ron Pulliam, Georgia University, USA and Prof. Maya Bar-Hillel, HUJ
Please register

BGU - Sde Boker Campus
Bioclub mini symposium - final metting Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 12:00

Title: From sensory perception to foraging decision making - the bat's point of view
Speaker: Yossi Yovel
13:00 - lunch
 

IIAS, Feldman Building, Safra Campus
HD-Combinatorics - Special Day on locally testable codes Monday, May 28, 2018 - 09:00

 9:00 - 10:50  Title 1: Locally testable codes
Speaker 1: Noga Ron-Zewi
Title: 2: Quantum error correcting codes    14:00 - 14:50
Speaker 2: Dorit Aharonov
Title 3: Quantum locally testable codes and High dimensional expansion  15:00 - 15:50
Speaker 3: Dorit Aharonov

Elath Hall, Feldman Building
FUB HUJI GAGs Workshop
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 09:00 to Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 09:00

Event: FUB HUJI GAGs Workshop
Collaboration between Freie Universitat Berlin and the Chemistry Institute

Seminar Hall, Los Angeles (Chemistry) Building
Symposium in honor of Wolf Prize Laureate (Agriculture) Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 09:00

Event: Symposium in honor of Prof. Gene Robinson, Wolf Prize Laureate (Agriculture)

The Richard S. Ziman Family Auditorium, HU, Rehovot
Symposium in honor of Wolf Prize Laureates Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 09:30

Event: Symposium in honor of Wolf Prize Laureates Gilles Brassard and Charles Bennett
Please register

lecture hall 8, Levin (Physics) Building
IAS Conference - Grand Challenges in the Chemical Sciences
Sunday, June 3, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, June 7, 2018 (All day)

Event: IAS Conference - Grand Challenges in the Chemical Sciences

The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem
9th International ELSC Conference
Monday, June 4, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, June 6, 2018 (All day)

Event: 9th International ELSC Conference
What makes us Human: From Genes to Machines
Scientific Inauguration of the Suzanne and Charles Goodman Brain Sciences Building

Suzanne and Charles Goodman Brain Sciences Building, Safra Campus
3rd Highlights of Algorithms Conference HALG 2018
Monday, June 4, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, June 6, 2018 (All day)

Event: 3rd Highlights of Algorithms Conference HALG 2018

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam,
Geometric measure theory conference
Monday, June 4, 2018 (All day) to Friday, June 8, 2018 (All day)

Event: Geometric measure theory conference

Helsinki
Friedman Symposium Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 08:00

Event: Friedman Symposium - Earth and the Environment at the Nanoscale

room 109, Earth Sciences Institute, Givat Ram
Action Now Wandering Seminar
Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 11:00 to Friday, June 22, 2018 - 00:00

Event: Action Now Wandering Seminar

Bar Ilan University, Israel
CVPR 2018
Monday, June 18, 2018 (All day) to Friday, June 22, 2018 (All day)

Event: CVPR 2018

Salt Lake City, Utah
Czech-Slovak Workshop on Dynamical Systems
Monday, June 18, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, June 23, 2018 (All day)

Event: Czech-Slovak Workshop on Dynamical Systems

Matej Bel University. Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
Workshop - Women in Theory
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (All day) to Friday, June 22, 2018 (All day)

Event: Women in Theory Workshop in theoretical computer science
workshop for female graduate students and exceptional undergraduates -fourth year
We will supply dorm rooms, breakfast and lunch, and will probably also be able to cover at least part if not all of their travel expenses

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Annual Conference for Science and the Environment
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, June 21, 2018 (All day)

Event: Annual Conference for Science and the Environment

Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot
Conference in honor of Dov Samet's 70th birthday
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, June 21, 2018 (All day)

Event: Conference in honor of Dov Samet's 70th birthday
Beliefs and Economic Behaviour
 please register

Coller school of Business, Tel Aviv University
Oppenheim Lecture - Singapore Friday, June 22, 2018 - 14:00

Event: Oppenheim Lecture - National University of Singapore
Title: Number of points modulo p when p tends to infinity
Speaker: Prof. Jean-Pierre Serre, College de France

Maths Department, National University of Singapore
Computational Genomics Summer Institute - CGSI
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 (All day) to Friday, August 3, 2018 (All day)

Event: Computational Genomics Summer Institute - CGSI

University of California, Los Angeles
WICI - Women in Chemistry Israel 2018 Thursday, July 12, 2018 (All day)

Event: WICI - Women in Chemistry Israel 2018

Tel Aviv University
Minerva School 2018: Sociobiology and Sociogenomics
Sunday, July 15, 2018 (All day) to Friday, July 20, 2018 (All day)

Event: Minerva School 2018: New Frontiers in Sociobiology and Sociogenomics
The School is primarily targeted at graduate students and postdocs
Travel and full board accommodations will be covered by Minerva for 20 students

HaGoshrim, Israel
Behaviour of Neural Systems - Summer School, Portugal
Sunday, July 15, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, August 4, 2018 (All day)

Event: Behaviour of Neural Systems - Summer School, Portugal

Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Portugal
Bioinformatics Workshop - Tel Hai
Sunday, August 12, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, August 16, 2018 (All day)

Event: Bioinformatics Workshop - Next-Generation Sequencing Data Analysis

Tel Hai College, Northern Israel
7th Graduate Student Conference: Genetics, Genomics and Evolution Tuesday, September 4, 2018 (All day)

Event: 7th Graduate Student Conference: Genetics, Genomics and Evolution

Silberman Building, Givat Ram
Fractal Geometry and Stochastics 6
Sunday, September 30, 2018 (All day) to Friday, October 5, 2018 (All day)

Event: Fractal Geometry and Stochastics 6
Registration Open

Bad Herrenalb (Black Forest), Germany
Neurobridges 2018 Computational Neuroscience School
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 (All day) to Friday, October 12, 2018 (All day)

Event: Neurobridges 2018 Computational Neuroscience School

Cluny, France
India - EMBO Symposium
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 08:00 to Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 00:00

Event: India - EMBO Symposium
From synapses to memory: RNA based regulatory mechanisms

National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, India
EpiCypher 2018 Conference
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, November 10, 2018 (All day)

Event: EpiCypher 2018 Conference - Biological and Clinical Frontiers in Epigenetics

Melia Nassau Beach Resort, Bahamas