Agenda

23 May 2017, 12:30, De sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Raymond Oonk (Leiden Observatory): "The physical conditions of the cold atomic gas in our Milky Way through very low frequency recombination"
Stefano Coppola (LION): "HERG1 channels and integrins in cancer progression"
read more

19 May 2017, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
CANCELLED


18 May 2017, 16:00, GL - LUMY 04.28
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Andy Knoll (Harvard): The Proterozoic Eon: Life and Environments in Earth’s Middle Age
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16 May 2017, 12:30, De sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Hans Kistemaker (LIC): "Synthesis of well-defined ADP-ribosylated biomolecules"
Coen Breedveld and Mark Schoonderwoerd ( Science Based Business): "Levels diagnostics: infection diagnosis on a chip"
read more

10 May 2017, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Sir Michael Berry (University of Bristol): Variations on a theme of Aharonov and Bohm


9 May 2017, 12:30, De sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Daniela Huppenkothen (NewYork university): Lecture, Lorentz Center highlight: Unravelling the Long-Term Evolution of Black Holes with Machine Learning.
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4 May 2017, 09:00, HL 207
BSM Seminar
Dr. Giorgos Gkouridis, Groningen University: Bulk biochemical coupled to single-molecule investigations allow to understand life


26 April 2017, 15:00, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Paul Baireuther - Instituut-Lorentz: "On Transport Properties of Weyl Semimetals"
Promotores: Prof.dr. C.W.J. Beenakker & Prof.dr. Yu.V. Nazarov (TUD); co-promotor: Dr. J. Tworzydlo (Univ. Warsaw)


24 April 2017, 11:00, Gorlaeus DM.1.09
van Marum Colloquium
Prof. Peter Saalfrank (Workgroup Theoretical Chemistry, Univ. Potsdam): Non-adiabatic molecular dynamics at metal surfaces
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21 April 2017, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Nuh Gedik (MIT, USA): CANCELLED


20 April 2017, 16:30, Gorlaeus E.109
FRESH Lecture
Fundamental Research in Energy & Sustainability Hour

Professor Rienk van Grondelle: The Quantum Design of Photosynthesis
Abstract

19 April 2017, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Cristiana Marchetti (Syracuse University): TBA


13 April 2017, 16:00, GL - Lecture Hall 1
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Phil Ingham (Exeter): From flies to fish to therapy
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13 April 2017, 09:00, EM 1.19
BSM Seminar
Thomas Jollans: Controlling boiling at the nanoscale
Klass Hermans: TBA


11 April 2017, 12:30, De sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jorryt Matthee (Leiden Observatory): "Lyman-alpha photons struggle to escape distant galaxies"
Daniela Kraft (LION): "Colloidal Joints with Designed Motion Range and Tunable Joint Flexibility"
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7 April 2017, 16:00, De Sitterzaal (Oortbuilding)
Van der Waals Colloquium
Matthew Kenworthy (Leiden Observatory): "Looking for giant rings around a directly imaged exoplanet in 2017 - the bRing Project"


7 April 2017, 10:00, De Oosterpoort, Groningen
Fysica 2017


5 April 2017, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Jacques Prost (Marie Curie Institute): TBA


4 April 2017, 12:30, De sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
David Holmes (MI): "Degenerations of curves"
Peter Flach (University of Bristol): "Why machine learning is more than deep learning (and artificial intelligence is more than machine learning)"
read more

30 March 2017, 16:00
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience - CANCELLED


28 March 2017, 12:30, De sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Krijn Trimbos (CML): "The merrit and difficulty of using Environmental DNA as a biodiversity census tool"
Bram Slütter (LACDR): "Boosting our short term memory to flu"
Read more

24 March 2017, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Silke Buhler-Paschen (TU Wien, Austria): TBA


23 March 2017, 09:00, HL 207
Extra BSM Seminar
Christopher Engelhard: Leveraging light: Using EPR to study signal transduction in biological photosensors


21 March 2017, 12:30, De sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Arie-Willem de Leeuw (LIACS): "Sport Data Science"
Wen Yang (IBL): "New insight into functional amyloid in Streptomyces coelicolor"
Abstract

17 March 2017, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Extra colloquium: Francisco Balzarotti: Molecular resolution imaging and tracking of single proteins with minimal photon fluxes


16 March 2017, 09:00, HL 207
BSM Seminar
Babette Jong: Combining single-molecule fluorescence and force spectroscopy
Weichun Zhang: Gold Nanorod-Enhanced Fluorescence Enables Single-Molecule Electrochemistry of Methylene Blue


14 March 2017, 12:30, De sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Martin Caldarola (LION): “Gold nano-antennas reveal electrochemical properties of Methylene Blue at single-molecule level”
Abstract

10 March 2017, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Thomas Ebbesen (CNRS Strasbourg): The Alchemy of Vacuum - Hybridizing Light and Matter -


10 March 2017, 09:29
Masterdag


9 March 2017, 13:45, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Aquiles Carattino - MoNOS: "Gold Nanorod Photoluminescence. Applications to Imaging and Temperature Sensing"
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. Orrit


9 March 2017, 11:00, Gorlaeus DM1.19
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof. C.T. Campbell (Univ. of Washington): Thermodynamics and kinetics of elementary reaction steps on late transition metal surfaces
Abstract

8 March 2017, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Anne Davis (University of Cambridge): The Accelerating Universe


8 March 2017, 15:30, New Gorlaues building, EM1.09
Cell Observatory Mini-Symposium
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7 March 2017, 16:15, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Faezeh Nami - MoNOS: "Enzymatic reduction of oxygen by small laccase. A rapid freeze-quench EPR study"
Promotores: Prof.dr. E.J.J. Groenen, Prof.dr. G.W. Canters


2 March 2017, 09:00, HL 207
BSM Seminar
Thomas Brouwer: Linker Length in Chromatin – and a little bit of twisting!


1 March 2017, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Oleg Lavrentovich(Kent State): Dynamics of colloids in liquid crystals


28 Feb 2017, 12:30, De sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Alexander van Oudenhoven (CML): "Why should we protect nature? The link between biodiversity, ecosystems and human wellbeing."
Harold Linnartz ( Leiden observatory): "Chemistry between the Stars; News about the Dutch Astrochemistry Network."
Read more

25 Feb 2017, 08:30, Pieterskerk, Leiden
Open dag bacheloropleidingen
Studeren in Leiden

24 Feb 2017, 16:00, De Sitterzaal (Oortbuilding)
Van der Waals Colloquium
Philip Moll (MPI Dresden, Germany): Hydrodynamic flow of electrons


23 Feb 2017, 16:00, Gorlaeus laboratories LUMY 04.28
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Gene Block (Los Angeles) : "Aging and the biological clock"
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23 Feb 2017, 09:00, HL 207
Extra BSM Seminar
Anne van Oosten (LACDR): Emergence of tissue mechanics from non-linear biopolymer networks and cells packed to the jamming threshold
Roeland van Wijk (LACDR): Non-monotonic dynamics and crosstalk in signaling pathways and their implications for pharmacology


21 Feb 2017, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Mingming HU (CML): "Resource efficiency in built environment"
Imke de Pater (UC Berkeley and Leiden Observatory): "Io, the most volcanically active body in our Solar System"
Read more

16 Feb 2017, 09:00, Faculteit FWN
Betadagen
Bètadag op de faculteit, waar middelbare scholieren komen ontdekken wat er allemaal te doen is met een bètaprofiel.
Betadagen

16 Feb 2017, 09:00, HL 207
BSM Seminar
Kirsten Martens: Using Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy to investigate protein-DNA interactions at physiological conditions
Biswajit Pradhan: Single-molecule studies with a gold nanorod


15 Feb 2017, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Yossi Avron(Technion): The geometry of non-dissipative transport: From Conductance to Viscosity


14 Feb 2017, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Laura Heitman (LACDR): "Killing one bird with two stones"
Michael Emmerich (LIACS): "Understanding Complexity in Multicriteria Analysis: Fundamental Limits and Efficient Algorithms"
Read more

10 Feb 2017, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled:


8 Feb 2017, 15:00, Pieterskerk, Pieterskerkhof 1A - Leiden
442nd Dies Natalis
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7 Feb 2017, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Stéphanie van der Pas (MI): "The horseshoe prior for sparse problems"
Ewine van Dishoeck ( Leiden Observatory): "Large-scale Research Facilities"
Read more

1 Feb 2017, 18:05, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Leo Radzihovsky (Univ.of Colorado Boulder):


31 Jan 2017, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Aquiles Carattino (LION): "Gold nanoparticles as nano-thermometers"
Marc Koper (LIC): "How oxides catalyse water splitting"
Read more

26 Jan 2017, 16:00, GL - LUMY 04.28
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Neil Benson (Canterbury, Quantitative Systems Pharmacology Operations): "The journey to the impactful application of mathematics in drug discovery"
read more

26 Jan 2017, 09:00, HL 207
BSM Seminar
Kirsten Martens: Using Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy to investigate protein-DNA interactions at physiological conditions
Amin Moradi: Towards optical detection of a single electron


24 Jan 2017, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Margot Brouwer (Leiden Observatory): First light on Verlinde's new theory of gravity
Veer Keizer (IBL): Transcription factor DNA binding dynamics in live cells.
Read more

20 Jan 2017, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Leo Radzihovsky: Fluctuations, stability, and phase transitions in quantum liquid crystal superfluids


17 Jan 2017, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Alireza Mashaghi (LACDR): In the hands of the chaperones: how do proteins find their shapes?
Ionica Smeets (IBL): Jargon in hydrology
Read more

17 Jan 2017, 10:00, NH Koningshof, Locht 117, 5504 RM Veldhoven
Physics@Veldhoven
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13 Jan 2017, 12:30, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Assaf Almog - Instituut-Lorentz: "Maximum Entropy Models for Financial Systems"
Promotores: Prof.dr. E.R. Eliel, Prof.dr.ir. W. van Saarloos, co-promotor: Dr. D. Garlaschelli


12 Jan 2017, 15:00, FSW, Pieter de la Court gebouw, room SA41
LIBC Sylvius Lecture
Jason Chein, Temple University Philadelphia: Understanding the Adolescent Brain: Vulnerability and Oppurtunity
read more

12 Jan 2017, 09:00, HL 207
BSM Seminar
Redmar Vlieg: Two Photon Excitation Spectroscopy of Gold Nanorods
Stefano Coppola: Mechano-chemical coupling in pancreatic cancer


10 Jan 2017, 16:00, GL, C1 & centrale hal
Faculteit W&N: Nieuwjaarsreceptie, uitreiking C.J. Kokprijzen & facultaire onderwijsprijs 2016
read more

9 Jan 2017, 10:00, Atrium, New building
New Year's coffee
Hosted by LION & Leiden Observatory


21 Dec 2016, 13:45, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Balász Meszéna (IL): "Deciphering Fermionic Matter: from Holography to Field Theory"
Promotor: Prof.dr. K.E. Schalm


20 Dec 2016, 10:00, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Jeroen Franse (IL): "Hunting Dark Matter with X-Rays"
Promotor: Prof.dr. A. Achúcarro, co-promotor: Dr. A. Boyarsky


15 Dec 2016, 12:00, Canteen HL-Oort
LION Christmas lunch
registration closed


14 Dec 2016, 12:30, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Marija Mučibabić (BSM): “Intricacies of α-Synuclein Aggregation“
Promotores: Prof.dr. T.J. Aartsma & Prof.dr. G.W. Canters.


13 Dec 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This week's Discoveries
Maarten Schrama (CML): How global change drives the emergence of vector borne diseases
Marileen Dogterom (TU Delft and LION): Towards synthetic cell division
Abstract

9 Dec 2016, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
TBA:


7 Dec 2016, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Philip Kim (Harvard): Correlated electrons in graphene


6 Dec 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Ricardo Cachucho (LIACS): Mining Multivariate Time Series: Methods, Tools and Applications
Abstract

5 Dec 2016, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Alexander J.H. van der Torren (QMO): "Growing oxide thin films in a low-energy electron microscope"
Promotor: Prof.dr. J. Aarts, co-promotor: Dr.ir. S.J. van der Molen


29 Nov 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Wouter Bruins (IBL): Leiden biomarkers and their impact on the poultry industry
Anthony Brown (Leiden Observatory): A first exploration of the Gaia sky
read more

29 Nov 2016, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Dirk W. van Baarle (IP): "The origins of friction and the growth of graphene - investigated at the atomic scale"
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.W.M. Frenken


29 Nov 2016, 10:00, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Bastiaan H.C. Florijn (BSM): "Programmable Mechanical Metamaterials"
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. van Hecke


25 Nov 2016, 16:00, Please note: Havingazaal (Gorlaeus lab) !!
Van der Waals Colloquium
Andrea Fuster (TU/e): Brain imaging, physics and more


24 Nov 2016, 16:00, GL - LUMY 04.28
van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Carole Goble (Univ. of Manchester, Computational Biology): "Reproducibility, Research Objects and FAIR Data Realities"
Abstract

24 Nov 2016, 12:30, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden
Symposium
Gorter Symposium
More info

22 Nov 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Dr. Michael S. Lew (LIACS): Advances in Computer Vision using Deep Learning
Abstract

22 Nov 2016, 11:30, room 06 Gorlaeus
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof. Helen Fraser: Just what is the structure of Amorphous Solid Water?
Prof. Karina Morgenstern: Oxygen and water on metal surfaces: Adsorption, diffusion, and growth.
abstracts

15 Nov 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Vincenzo Torraca (IBL): The Macrophage as a "Trojan Horse" in the Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis
Michelle Spierings (IBL): Language perception in birds
Abstract

11 Nov 2016, 16:00, De Sitterzaal (Oortbuilding)
Van der Waals Colloquium
Francesco Sciortino, University of Rome (Italy): Physics with patchy colloids and DNA-made nano-particles


11 Nov 2016, 11:30, HL 207
Extra BSM Seminar
Arnauld Serge: Nanodynamic Imaging of Leukemic Cell Adhesion


10 Nov 2016, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Joeri Wondergem: Controlling amoeboid migration by combining topotactic and chemotactic cues
Aquiles Carattino: Anti-Stokes luminescence of gold nanorods


9 Nov 2016, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Michele Parrinello (Zürich) : Fluctuations and rare events


9 Nov 2016, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Merlijn S. van Deen (BSM): "Mechanical Response of Foams: Elasticity, Plasticity, and Rearrangements"
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. van Hecke


8 Nov 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Changsheng Wu (IBL): "Lugdunomycin, a new antibiotic with unprecedented structural features"
Dr. Alexandru Iosup (TU Delft): "Massivizing Computer Systems = Making Modern Computer Systems Scalable, Reliable, High-Performance, yet Efficient and Easy-to-Use"
Abstract

4 Nov 2016, 10:00, 204 HL
COMSOL
Multiphysics Free Introduction Course
This course provides an introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics. We start at an introductory level, then address topics needed in some analyses to finally progress into some advanced topics.
information

2 Nov 2016, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Mark Trodden (U Penn): TBA


2 Nov 2016, 10:00, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Bob van Waarde (QMO): The Lead Zeppelin - a Force Sensor without a Handle
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. T.H. Oosterkamp


1 Nov 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Maarten Derickx (MI): "Universal elliptic curves and torsion points"
Wioletta Ruszel (TU Delft): The sandpile model – a simple model for cascades
Abstract

28 Oct 2016, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
CANCELLED:


27 Oct 2016, 16:00, GL, LUMY 04.28
van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Alexandre Antonelli (Gothenburg): South America: the world’s largest evolutionary experiment
Abstract

25 Oct 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Freek Janssen (LIC): Development of Highly Selective and Reversible Diacylglycerol Lipase Inhibitors.
Scott Waitukaitis (LION): Animating Matter with the Elastic Leidenfrost Effect.
Abstract

24 Oct 2016, 13:15, C06 Gorlaeus Laboratories
Van Marum Colloquium
Daniel Bondergaard Trimarco ( DTU ): Direct vacuum inlet system enabling ultra-sensitive in-situ analysis of chemical reaction products
information

20 Oct 2016, 09:00, HL 207
BSM Seminar
Wim Pomp: Balance of isotropic and directed forces determines cell shape


18 Oct 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Bertram de Boer (CML): Environmentally Extended Multi-Regional Input-Output analysis to find hotspots in global environmental impact
Alvaro Hacar Gonzalez (Leiden Observatory): Molecular cloud tomography
Abstract

14 Oct 2016, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
John Toner (University of Oregon): Swarming in the dirt: Flocking in the presence of quenched disorder


11 Oct 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Hans Aerts (LIC): Nobel prize in Medicine 2016
Hermen Overkleeft and Sylvestre Bonnet (LIC): Nobel prize in Chemistry 2016
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6 Oct 2016, 09:00, HL 207
BSM Seminar
Olga Iendaltseva: Force sensing and transmission in human (iPSC)-derived pericytes


5 Oct 2016, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Matthias Troyer (Zürich): TBA


30 Sept 2016, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Alexey Chernikov, University of Regensburg : Exciton physics of 2D materials


29 Sept 2016, 16:00, Gorlaeus laboratories 04.28 LUMY (was Cell Observa
van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Gijs Wuite (VUA, Physics of Living Systems): "Frontiers in single molecule manipulation and imaging of DNA-protein transactions"
Abstract

29 Sept 2016, 13:45, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Stefano Voltan - QMO: Inducing Spin Triplet Superconductivity in a Ferromagnet
Promotor: Prof.dr. J. Aarts


28 Sept 2016, 10:00, HL 207
Extra BSM Seminar
Jennifer Mathies (MIT): Having Fun with Unpaired Electrons: Enhancing the Sensitivity of NMR & Radicals Essential for Life


23 Sept 2016, 09:30, plenary conference room, Poortgebouw
Leiden Networks Day
Pierluigi Crescenzi, Janos Kertesz, Kees Stam, Mariangeles Serrano, Stefan Thurner, Alessandro Vespignani:


20 Sept 2016, 15:00, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Brian M. Tarasinski - IL: On Periodically Driven Quantum Systems
Promotor: Prof.dr. C.W.J. Beenakker; co-promotor: Dr. J.K. Asbóth (Hungarian Acad. of Sciences)


20 Sept 2016, 13:15, C06 Gorlaeus Laboratories
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof. Daniel J. Auerbach (Max Planck Inst. for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany): Surface reaction dynamics and kinetics: recent results.


20 Sept 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Casper van der Wel (LION): "Lipid membrane-mediated attraction between curvature inducing objects"
Piero Martin (University of Padova)- Lorentz Center Highlight: "Self-organized helical fusion plasmas: when kinking matters"
Abstract

14 Sept 2016, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
William Irvine (Chicago): The life of vortex knots and links: the flow of knottiness across scales.


6 Sept 2016, 13:45, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Ke Liu - IL: Gauge Theory and Nematic Order. The Rich Landscape of Orientational Phase Transition.
Promotor: Prof.dr. J. Zaanen


25 Aug 2016, 11:30, room 276 Instituut Lorentz
Theory seminar
Petr Jizba, Czech Technical University: A new class of entropy-power-based uncertainty relations


14 July 2016, 15:00, HL 207
Extra BSM Seminar
Vishal Singh: Studying photoluminescence enhancement of Europium (Eu) complex by single gold nanorods


14 July 2016, 09:00, HL 106
BSM Seminar
Subhasis Adhikari: Photothermal of conjugated polymers
Enrico Zurlo : Towards studying the formation of a toxic amyloid small oligomer by EPR spectroscopy


14 July 2016, 09:00, HL 106
BSM Seminar - 2
Kate Sokolova: Unravelling complex tissue transcriptomics using single-cell RNA-sequencing


7 July 2016, 13:45, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis defense
Satish K. Saravanan: Spin Dynamics in General Relativity
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.W. van Holten


6 July 2016, 17:00, Garden Oort building
LION Barbecue
Register here

6 July 2016, 13:00, University Sports Centre (USC, outside area)
Pre barbecue sports event
Registration

30 June 2016, 16:00, GL - Cell Observatory
van Leeuwenhoek lecture on BioScience
Kevin Gaston (Exeter): Restructuring the ecological and evolutionary night
Abstract

30 June 2016, 13:45, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Saptaswa Sen - Biophysics: Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy on Electron Transfer Reactions Probing Inter- and Intramolecular Redox Processes
Promotores: Prof.dr. G.W. Canters, Prof.dr. T.J. Aartsma


30 June 2016, 09:00, HL 106
BSM Seminar
Noémie Berenger-Currias: Cell adhesion molecules and cell sorting: towards the spatial control of artificial tissues


29 June 2016, 16:15, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis defense
Matthijs van Spronsen - Interfase Physics: Oxidation Catalysis on Pt and Au Complexity of Simple Chemistry
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.W.M. Frenken, co-promotores: Dr. M.N. Groot, Dr. L.B.F. Juurlink


28 June 2016, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Willem George Onderwaater - Interface Physics: CO Oxidation Catalysis at Multiple Length Scales
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.W.M. Frenken, co-promotor: Dr. R. Felici


23 June 2016, 16:00, Restaurant Oort/Huygens
Farewell reception Hans van Kuyk
Head Cryogenics Department


17 June 2016, 13:15, C07 Gorlaeus Lab.
Van Marum Colloquium
Dr. Katharina Brinkert (European Space Agency): Electrocatalysis: Unassisted water splitting and hydrogen generation in micro- and hypergravity environments


14 June 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Nadia Soudzilovskaia (CML): Do mycorrhizal fungi mediate soil carbon fate?
Simcha Jong ( LIACS, Science Based Business): Science Based Business in Leiden; A research agenda focused on the interface between science, innovation, and business development.
Abstracts

14 June 2016, 10:00, Academy building, Rapenburg 73
Thesis defense
Lei Hou (MoNOS): Photothermal Studies of Single Molecules and Gold Nanoparticles: Vapor Nanobubbles and Conjugated Polymers
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. Orrit


13 June 2016, 15:00, HL 204
Extra BM Seminar
Prof. Madhavi Krishnan (University of Zürich): The electrostatic fluidic trap: a new approach to the control, manipulation and measurement of matter at the nanometer scale


10 June 2016, 16:00, Sitterzaal
Van der Waals Colloquium
Pascale Senellart: TBD


10 June 2016, 11:00, HB218 Gorlaeus Lab.
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof.dr. Juan Feliu (Univ. of Alicante): Anion adsorption and interfacial pH


9 June 2016, 09:00, HL 106
BSM Seminar
Maria Mytiliniou: Investigation of axonal traffic jams in a 3D platform
Weichun Zhang: Probing single-molecule redox reactions with gold nanorod enhanced fluorescence


7 June 2016, 13:45, De Sitter room
Lecture Course Lorentz Professor
Charles Kane: "Topological Mechanics"


7 June 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Rocio Escobar-Bravo (IBL, Plant Sciences & Natural products): Plant-mediated intraspecific interactions between thrips in tomato
Luca Giomi (LION, Theoretical Physics): From active matter to artificial cells: a mechanical insight into the fabric of life
Abstracts

2 June 2016, 13:45, HB218 Gorlaeus lab.
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof.dr. Axel Gross (Ulm University):
Hot atom dynamics upon adsorption on surfaces


1 June 2016, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Daniel Fisher (Stanford) : Can evolution be understood quantitatively?


31 May 2016, 13:45, De Sitterzaal, room 032, Oort Building
Lecture Course Lorentz Professor
Prof. Ch. L. Kane: “Topological Superconductivity”
"Topological Mechanics"


31 May 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Hermen Jan Hupkes (MI): Preparing MFDEs for the Modelling World
Abstract

27 May 2016, 10:00, Gorlaeus Laboratoria, Lecture Hall C01
NEVAC-dag 2016 Leiden
informatie

26 May 2016, 16:00, GL - Cell Observatory
van Leeuwenhoek lecture on BioScience
Doyne Farmer (Oxford, Mathematics and Complexity Economics): The Evolution of Technology
Abstract

24 May 2016, 13:45, De Sitterzaal, room 032, Oortbuilding
Lecture Course Lorentz Professor
Prof. Ch. L. Kane: “Symmetry, Topology and Phases of Matter”
"Topological Superconductivity"


24 May 2016, 12:30
This Week's Discoveries
TODAY's This Week's Discoveries CANCELLED


24 May 2016, 11:30, Casimir room, Oort building
Theory seminar
Dirk K. Morr, University of Illinois at Chicago: Charge Transport as a Probe for Topological Superconductors


19 May 2016, 09:00, HL 106
Extra BSM Seminar
Dr. Martti Pärs (Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Estonia) : Photochemistry on single chromophore complexes


18 May 2016, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Charles Kane ( Lorentz Professor 2016/ U Penn): TBA


17 May 2016, 13:45, De Sitterzaal, room 032, Oort Building
Lecture course Lorentz Professor
Prof. Ch. L. Kane: "Symmetry, Topology and Phases of Matter"
"Topological Band Theory of Insulators and Semimetals"


17 May 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
John Tobin (Leiden Observatory): Revolutionizing Our View of Solar System Birth and Binary/Multiple Star Formation
Joost Batenburg ( CWI and MI): Real-Time 3D Tomography


13 May 2016, 16:00, De Sitterzaal, Oortbuilding
Van der Waals Colloquium
Ivan Božović: Why is Tc in cuprates so high?


13 May 2016, 15:38
Van der Waals Colloquium
Ivan Božović: Why is Tc in cuprates so high?


12 May 2016, 09:00, HL 106
BSM Seminar
Thomas Jollans: A time-resolved study of explosive boiling at the nanoscale


9 May 2016, 09:00, HL 207
BSM Special seminar
Julian Gargiulo (University of Buenos Aires and CIBION institute): Printing and connecting colloidal nanoparticles with optical forces


26 April 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Project announcement of the Leiden iGEM team
Amir Saedi (LION, ARCNL) : “When vapor deforms the metal:Thermodynamics of deposition flux-dependent intrinsic film stress”
abstract

21 April 2016, 16:00, GL - Cell Observatory
van Leeuwenhoek lecture on BioScience
Carl Hirschie Johnson (Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA): As Time Glows By: Circadian Rhythms in Cyanobacteria from Molecules to Populations
Read more

19 April 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Laurens Smit (MI): An efficient procedure to analyse various types of queues
Ignas Snellen ( Leiden Observatory): Exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial life
Abstracts

19 April 2016, 10:00, Heeg, Friesland
Casimir Spring School 2016
Van 19-21 april 2016: Sun, Sailing, and Science
Read more

15 April 2016, 13:15, Havingazaal, Gorlaeus Laboratories
Van Marum Colloquium
Monique van der Veen (TUD): Unravelling the mechanistics of photocatalytic and polar metal-organic frameworks
abstract

14 April 2016, 18:05, BioPartner Acc. foy, BioPartner 1, J.H. Oortw. 21
Science meets Business Cafe
M.P. van Exter: Using the weirdness of quantum mechanics
Read more

14 April 2016, 09:00, HL 106
BSM Seminar
Patrick van den Berg: An integrated transcriptomics and proteomics study of embryonic stem cell differentiation


13 April 2016, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Jorg Schmiedmayer (Vienna) : Does an isolated quantum system relax?


12 April 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Katharina Riebel (IBL, animal science and health): ‘Seeing voices’: the role of multimodal cues in vocal learning
Abstract

8 April 2016, 10:00, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Fysica 2016
Read more & register

6 April 2016, 15:45, De Sitterzaal
Celebration renewed liquid Helium production facility & ultralow-vibration measuring facilities new Science building
Invitation

5 April 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Speaker: Cor Veenman (LIACS/LCDS): Title: Forensic Big Data Applications​
Speaker: Carlos Frenk (Durham University): Title: What is the dark matter?
Abstracts

31 March 2016, 16:00, GL - Cell Observatory
van Leeuwenhoek lecture on BioScience
Vera van Noort (KU Leuven, Computational Systems Biology):
Sensing the environment throughout evolution
Abstract

29 March 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Anne Land (Science Communication and Society): Citizen science: real science, real science communication.
Tjerk Oosterkamp (LION): Probing quantum matter.
Abstract

24 March 2016, 09:00, HL 106
BSM Seminar
Nelli Bossert: Exploring fluorescent Ag-DNA in living cells
Martin Caldarola: Gold nanorods and single molecules


23 March 2016, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Alessandro Vespignani (Northeastern) : Modeling of epidemics: from the physics of reaction-diffusion processes to infectious disease forecast


23 March 2016, 13:00, Gorlaeus Lab L144
Van Marum Mini Symposium
Professor Michel Bockstedte (Friedricht-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nurnberg): Reactive interaction of adsorbates with surfaces: role of excess electrons and low-coordinated sites
Professor Egill Skúlason (Univ. of Iceland): New insigths into the electroreduction of CO2 to hydrocarbons and alcohols and of N2 to ammonia
Program

22 March 2016, 14:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Julia Hillger (LACDR): Getting personal: how genetic variations alter G protein-coupled receptor signaling.
Remus Dame (LIC): Genome folding translates physico-chemical signals to switch genes “on” and “off”.
Abstracts

18 March 2016, 15:30, Academy Building Rapenburg 73
RISE event
Female Science and Entrepreneurship Stories
Read more

18 March 2016, 12:00, Gorlaeus Laboratories
Lustrum Symposium Faculty of Science
Science Matters: 4 themes
Read more

15 March 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Francesco de Gasperin (Leiden Observatory): “Galaxy clusters at the lowest frequencies”.
Klaus Hahn ( Chapel Hill, USA): “Peeling the lid on living circuits”
Abstracts

10 March 2016, 09:00, HL 106
BM Seminar
Babette de Jong: Combined single-molecule fluorescence and force spectroscopy on chromatin and transcription factors


9 March 2016, 15:00, Academy building
Thesis Defense
Arthur M.J. den Haan - QMO: "Nuclear magnetic resonance force microscopy at millikelvin temperatures."
Promotor: Prof.dr. T.H. Oosterkamp


8 March 2016, 15:00, Academy building
Thesis Defense
Vicente Atal - Instituut-Lorentz: "On multifield inflation, adiabaticity, and the speed of sound of the curvature perturbations"
Promotor: Prof.dr. A. Achúcarro, co-promotor: Prof.dr. G.A. Palma (Univ. de Chile, Santiago)


8 March 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Mirjam van Reisen (LIACS): “Ambiguous Loss in Refugee Streams: the Role of Data Science.”
Johan Kuiper (LACDR): “Circulating immune cells as biomarkers in cardiovascular disease: the difference between men and women”.
Abstracts

2 March 2016, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquim Ehrenfestii
Dam Son (Chicago): Emergent relativistic fermions on the half-filled Landau level


1 March 2016, 14:53, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Bernhard Steubing (CML): “High biogenic carbon footprints of wood products require a careful management of wood resources: a case study for Switzerland”
Kalyanmoy Deb (Michigan State University)- Lorentz Center Highlight: “Breaking the Billion Variable Barrier in Real-World Optimization”
Abstracts

25 Feb 2016, 09:00, HL 106
BM Seminar
Stefano Coppola: Model-free analysis of step-size distributions to detect and quantify stochastic processes in live cells
Sara Carozza: Excitation Spectroscopy on Gold Nanorods


23 Feb 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Gerjan de Bruin (LIC): “A set of chemical tools to visualize and control (immuno)proteasome activities-Fluorescent probes & inhibitors”.
Ariane Briegel ( IBL and NeCEN): “Exploring the ultrastructure of bacteria”.
Abstracts

18 Feb 2016, 16:00, GL - Cell Observatory
van Leeuwenhoek lecture on BioScience
Tecumseh Fitch , Vienna: The biology and evolution of language: A comparative approach
Read more

16 Feb 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Remko Offringa (IBL): “Calmodulin-mediated kinase sequestration: a hub in plant responses to abiotic signals”.
Alessandra Palmigiano (Technical University of Delft): “Logics for Social Behaviour.”
Abstracts

11 Feb 2016, 09:00, HL 106
BM Seminar
Biswajit Pradhan: Enhanced FCS of 'good fluorophores' in lipid bilayers by a gold nanorod
Kirsten Martens: Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy and single-molecule microscopy to investigate protein-DNA interactions in chromatin


9 Feb 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jennifer Tour Chayes (Distinguished scientist and director at Microsoft research and doctor honoris causa, Leiden University): “Network Science: From the Online World to Cancer Genomics.”
Abstract

3 Feb 2016, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Robert Brandenberger ( Montreal/ Zurich) : Testing String Theory with Cosmological Observations


2 Feb 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Wolfgang Löffler (LION): “Multiparticle entanglement in high dimensions”
Chris Done (Durham University): “Black holes, on the black background of space - so how are you meant to see them?”
Read more

28 Jan 2016, 16:00, GL - C1
van Leeuwenhoek lecture on BioScience
Gerry Wright (McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario): Resisting resistance
Abstract

28 Jan 2016, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Gabriele Panarelli: Temperature-Cycle EPR: Kinetics & paramagnetic intermediates of chemical reactions
Klaas Hermans: Sequence specific pull down of DNA-protein complexes with toehold enhanced LNA probes


26 Jan 2016, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Elena Rossi (Leiden Observatory): “Constraining the amount of dark matter in our Galaxy”
Laura Kervezee ( LACDR and LUMC): “Mind the time: daily rhythms in drug exposure and effect”
More information

13 Jan 2016, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg 67-73
Thesis Defense
Rolf Harkes (BSM): “Quantitative super-resolution microscopy”
Promotor: Prof.dr. T. Schmidt


12 Jan 2016, 16:15, Academy building, Rapenburg 67-73
Thesis Defense
Rober-Jan Slager (IL): "The symmetry of crystals and the topology of electrons"
Promotor: Prof.dr. J. Zaanen, co-promotor: Dr. V. Juričić


4 Jan 2016, 10:00, Hall Huygens- & Oort building
New Year's Coffee for all in LION and Astronomy
Invitation

22 Dec 2015, 09:15, Gorlaeus, L144
Van Marum Colloquium
Dr. Ifan Stephens (Technical Univ. of Denmark/MIT: Towards the selective electrocatalytic production of energy-rich chemicals
more information

17 Dec 2015, 13:45, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Edwin Devid (QMO): “Exploring Charge Transport Properties and Functionality of Molecule-Nanoparticle Ensembles”
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.M. van Ruitenbeek, co-promotor: Dr. S.J. van der Molen.


17 Dec 2015, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Marija Mučibabić: The effect of conditions on the morphology of alpha-synculein aggregates


16 Dec 2015, 12:30, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Nemanja Markešević: "Optical Properties of DNA-Hosted Silver Clusters."
Promotor: Prof.dr. D. Bouwmeester, co-promotor: Dr. D.J. Kraft


15 Dec 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Pralle Kriengwatana (IBL): “Discriminating speech sounds despite speaker variation: Comparing humans and birds”.
Deborah Sijacki (University of Cambridge): "Powerful outflows from supermassive black holes in the early Universe"
Abstract

15 Dec 2015, 10:00, Academic building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Raoul D. Schram - IL: “Enumeration and Simulation of Lattice Polymers as Models for Compact Biological Macromolecules”.
Prof.dr. H. Schiessel, co-promotor: Prof.dr. G.T. Barkema


11 Dec 2015, 12:19
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled:


11 Dec 2015, 09:30, Gorlaeus Laboratories, Havingazaal
Fundamental Research in Energy & Sustainability Hour & Van Marum Colloquium
Prof.dr. Aart Kleyn: Sustainability goes global
abstract

9 Dec 2015, 19:30, Sitterzaal
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
P. Wiegman(Chicago): TBA


9 Dec 2015, 11:15, Academy building - Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Artem Ivashko (IL): “Sterile Neutrinos in the Early Universe”
Promotor: Prof.dr. A. Achúcarro, co-promotor: Dr. A. Boyarsky


9 Dec 2015, 10:00, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Elena Beletkaia - BSM: "Mechanisms of Ewin Sarcoma Metastasis. Biochemistry and Biophysics."
Promotor: Prof.dr. T. Schmidt, co-promotor: Dr. E.B. Snaar-Jagalska


8 Dec 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Sung Jongmans (LIACS and CWI): “Automata for Protocol Programming on Multicore Hardware”
Eric Siero (MI): "A recipe for desert"
Abstracts

8 Dec 2015, 12:30, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Thomas H. Beuman - IL: "The Stochastic Geometry of Non-Gaussian Fields".
Promotor: Prof.dr. V. Vitelli, co-promotor: Dr. J. Paulose


3 Dec 2015, 10:15, Canteen
Saint Nicholas visits LION
Come to the canteen to join in celebrating Saint Nicholas' birthday!
Aankondiging

3 Dec 2015, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Aquiles Carattino: In situ tuning of gold nanorod plasmon through oxidative cyanide etching
Artur Kaczmarczyk: Dynamic force spectroscopy of chromatin fibers


1 Dec 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Robert-Jan Slager (LION, Institute Lorentz): “Crystal symmetries and electronic topology: where the physics of the EPR paradox meets the mathematics of samurai swords”.
Pinky Dua (Pfizer, Cambridge): ‘Modelling and Simulation in Drug Discovery and Development’
Abstract

27 Nov 2015, 12:19
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled:


25 Nov 2015, 19:30, Sitterzaal
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
F. Verstraete (Leuven): "Entanglement matters: from Bell states to quantum tensor networks"


24 Nov 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Joost Beltman (LACDR): "Computational modeling of T cell migration and killing of target cells".
Nadia Soudzilovskaia (CML): “Plant mycorrhizal traits from plot to globe”.
Abstracts

19 Nov 2015, 16:00, GL - Cell Observatory
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Monika Heiner (Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus): From Petrinets to Partial Differential Equations - A Petrinet perspective on systems and synthetic biology
Read more

19 Nov 2015, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Lei Hou: Simultaneous measurement of absorption and emission of a single MEH-PPV polymer using enhanced photothermal contrast
Casper van der Wel: Membrane mediated colloidal interactions


17 Nov 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Francesco Nattino (LIC): “Algorithmic self-assembly and self-similar structures”.
Natasha Jonoska (University of South Florida and LIACS): “Algorithmic self-assembly and self-similar structures”.
Abstracts

16 Nov 2015, 17:30, De Sitterzaal, Oort building
Colloquium
Pedro G. Ferreira: 100 years of General Relativity
From Einstein in 1915 to Relativistic Cosmology in the 21st Century
Register through the event page

13 Nov 2015, 12:18
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled:


12 Nov 2015, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Dominique Donato: Remote controlling cell migration by dissecting the hierarchy of mechanochemical cues
Faezeh Nami: Rapid freeze-quench multi-frequency EPR spectroscopy


10 Nov 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Gerard van Westen (LACDR): "Established drug targets for novel therapies – Inhibiting cancer cell growth via G protein-coupled receptors".
Jacqueline Hodge (Leiden Observatory): 'Unveiling the anatomy of distant starbursts'.
Abstracts

4 Nov 2015, 19:30, Sitterzaal
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
D. Levine (Technion): Exotic Order?


3 Nov 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Johannes Jobst (LION): “Low-Energy Electron Potentiometry: Contactless Imaging of Charge Transport on the Nanoscale”.
Martina Chirilus-Bruckner (MI): "Localized structures in periodic media - an approach via inverse spectral theory".
Abstracts

2 Nov 2015, 13:15, Gorlaeus Lab., room C06
Van Marum Colloquium
Professor Marc Robert: Molecular Catalysis of the electrochemical and photochemical reduction of CO2 in aprotic solvent and in pure water.
see website CASC

30 Oct 2015, 12:18
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled:


30 Oct 2015, 09:30, De Sitterzaal
Physics Ladies Day
more information

29 Oct 2015, 16:00, GL - Cell Observatory
Van Leeuwenhoek Lectures on Bio-Science
Geert Kops (UMC): Split decisions: Molecular mechanisms for error-free chromosome segregation.
Read more

29 Oct 2015, 09:30, Gorlaeus, room HB 218
Van Marum Mini Symposium
Maite Alducin (San Sebastian, Spain), Rainer Beck (EPFL Switzerland), Dan Auerbach (MPI Gottingen, Germany), Satrajit Adhikari (Kolkata India):


29 Oct 2015, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Olga Iendaltseva: Force sensing and transmission in human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived pericytes
Pravin Kumar: Long-range distance constraints for the α-synuclein fibril structure from pulsed EPR


27 Oct 2015, 14:00, Casimir room, 276, IL
Theory seminar
Debabrata Sinha: Quantum Oscillation and Wave Packet Revival in Conical Graphene Structure


27 Oct 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Alessandra Candian ( Leiden Observatory): "The Inventory of Large Organic Molecules in Space".
Russell Gray (University of Auckland, New Zealand)(Lorentz Center Highlight): “Words as a window on our past”.
Abstracts

27 Oct 2015, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Qiang Wang (QO): Photon Detection at Subwavelength Scales
Promotor: Prof.dr. E.R. Eliel, co-promotor: Dr. M.J.A. de Dood


26 Oct 2015, 16:00, Room C3, Gorlaeus Laboratories
Leiden Chemical Biology Lectures
Prof.dr. Klaus Müllen: Carbon Nanostructures by Design
Host: Dr. Gregory Schneider


24 Oct 2015, 10:00, bèta campus
Alumnidag LION


21 Oct 2015, 16:00, De Sitterzaal
NVBMB Speaker of the Year 2015
Tom Kirchhausen - Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA : Dynamics of Endocytosis
Abstract

21 Oct 2015, 12:17
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled:


20 Oct 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Menno Schilthuizen (IBL and Naturalis): Evolution of Endemism on a Young Tropical Mountain”
Gilles van Wezel (IBL): “Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015”
Abstracts

15 Oct 2015, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Veer Keizer: Gold nanorods in live cells
Nico Verhart: Low-temperature single-molecule experiments on dibenzoterrylene and perylene


13 Oct 2015, 14:00, room 276
Theory seminar
Petr Jizba, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering (FNSPE) Czech Technical University in Prague : Inflationary cosmology from quantum Conformal Gravity


13 Oct 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jaap Brouwer (LIC): “Nobel prize in Chemistry 2015”
Abstract

9 Oct 2015, 12:16
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled: Cancelled


6 Oct 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
J. Doyne Farmer (University of Oxford, Lorentz Center Highlight): "How the trophic structure of the economy amplifies growth"
Carlo Beenakker (LION): "Nobel prize in Physics 2015"
Read more

2 Oct 2015, 12:22
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled: Cancelled


1 Oct 2015, 12:00, Gorterzaal, Oort 173
Postdoc Career Development Initiative (PCDI)-meeting
Registration via Casimir Research School

1 Oct 2015, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Wim Pomp: Single molecule microscopy in a giant liposome based system reveals dynamics in the brain at a molecular level
Mykhailo Azarkh: Temperature determination by EPR at 275 GHz and the detection of temperature jumps


30 Sept 2015, 19:30, Sitterzaal
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Paul Townsend (Cambridge) : Let’s twist again: Revisiting the relation between supersymmetry, twistors and the division algebras


29 Sept 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jaap Kautz (LION): “A new technique to image charge transport in graphene.”
Aimee Boyle (LIC) : “A Novel Supramolecular System for Membrane Fusion & Biosensing.”
Abstracts

24 Sept 2015, 16:00, Cell Observatory
van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Johan van de Koppel (NIOZ, RUG): A multidisciplinary approach to pattern formation in ecosystems
Read more

23 Sept 2015, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Andrey Bagrov - IL: The holographic glass bead game: from superconductivity to time machines.
Promotores: Prof.dr. J. Zaanen and Prof.dr. K.E. Schalm


22 Sept 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jing Shen (LIC): “Electrochemical conversion of CO2 to CO and methane”.
Roland van der Veen (MI): “Knot not: Using geometry to understand three-dimensional space”.
Abstracts

18 Sept 2015, 12:14
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled:


8 Sept 2015, 16:15, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Mathias Diez - IL: On electronic signatures of topological superconductivity
Promotor: Prof.dr. C.W.J. Beenakker


28 Aug 2015, 13:15, De Sitterzaal
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof. Miquel Salmeron (Lawrence Berkeley Natiional Laboratory): New era of surface science: the solid-gas and solid-liquid interfaces


2 July 2015, 12:15
Van der Waals Colloquium
TBA: TBA


29 June 2015, 16:00, 173 Oort
Seminar
Alex Khajetoorians: Spin sensing and magnetic design at the single atom level
Abstract

26 June 2015, 21:05
TV-program "De IJzeren Eeuw"
Joost Frenken in "De IJzeren Eeuw" tonight at NPO 2
website NPO 2

25 June 2015, 17:00, tuin
LION BBQ


25 June 2015, 16:00
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Doug Lauffenburger (MIT): Multi-scale systems analysis of cell-cell communication and signaling in complex inflammatory disease
Read more

19 June 2015, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled:


17 June 2015, 15:00, Academy building - Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Morten Bakker - QO: Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics with Quantum Dots in microcavities.
Promotor:Prof.dr. D. Bouwmeester, co-promotor: Dr. M.P. van Exter


16 June 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jörg Meijer (LIC): “Chemical reactions: hot or not?”
Milan Allan (LION): “Visualising quantum materials on the atomic scale”
Abstracts

12 June 2015, 13:15, De Sitterzaal
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof. Anja O. Sjastad: Nanoparticles and surfaces for heterogeneous catalysis
Abstract

9 June 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Ben Ruijl (LIACS and Nikhef): “Precision predictions for the Large Hadron Collider (CERN)”.
Christiaan Henkel (IBL and Hogeschool Leiden): “Nanopore genome sequencing”.
http://science.leidenuniv.nl/index.php/fac

5 June 2015, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Prof.Stefano Zapperi: Size effects in fracture and plasticity


2 June 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week’s Discoveries
Bernard van Heck (LION): "Majoranas, superconducting circuits and the experimental design of a topological quantum computer"
read more

29 May 2015, 16:00, Restaurant Huygens Laboratorium
Farewell Party Joost Frenken
Invitation

29 May 2015, 13:00, De Sitterzaal
Mini-Symposium in honour of Joost Frenken
Program

28 May 2015, 16:00
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Barend Mons (LUMC):
Read more

26 May 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Gerard van Westen (LACDR): “Using what we know… Bioactivity prediction from ‘Big Data’”
Karel in ‘t Hout ( University of Antwerp, Lorentz Center highlight): “Models and simulation in contemporary option valuation”
Read more

22 May 2015, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled:


20 May 2015, 19:30, De Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
J.P. Bouchaud (Palaiseau) : TBA


19 May 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jarle Brinchmann (Leiden observatory): "MUSE - slicing the Universe fainter than Hubble"
Federico Calle (LIC): “Structure-sensitive energetic scaling relations: uses and implications in catalysis”
Read more

13 May 2015, 19:30, De Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Sir John Pendry ( Lorentz Professor 2015/Imperial College): The sub wavelength control of light


12 May 2015, 16:15, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Erwin Visser - LION/Nikhef: “Neutrinos from the Milky Way”
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. de Jong, co-promotor: Dr. D.F.E. Samtleben


12 May 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jonathan Vis (LIACS): “An Algorithm Designed to Improve Diagnostics; A New Approach to Compare Molecular Sequences.”
Ivo Labbé (Leiden Observatory): "A new distance record to the farthest galaxy in the visible universe: a glimpse of explosive growth of galaxies shortly after the Big Bang."
Abstracts

11 May 2015, 13:15, L 144, Gorlaeus Lab.
Van Marum Colloquium
Dr. Hidetoshi Kizaki (Osaka University): First-Principles Study of Water Dissociation and Adsorption of OH Groups under a ClO4 Molecule on Pt(322) Stepped Surface
website

6 May 2015, 15:00, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Bernard van Heck - Instituut-Lorentz: “Quantum Computation with Majorana Modes in Superconducting Circuits”.
Promotor: Prof.dr. C.W.J. Beenakker, co-promotor: Dr. A.R. Akhmerov (TUD)


1 May 2015, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled:


30 April 2015, 15:00, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Jaap Kautz - Quantum Matter & Optics: “Low-Energy Electron Microscopy on Two-Dimensional Systems. Growth, Potentiometry and Band Structure Mapping"
Promotores: Prof.dr. J.M. van Ruitenbeek, Prof.dr. R.M. Tromp, co-promotor: Dr. S.J. van der Molen


28 April 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Benjamin Sprecher (CML): “The 2010 rare earth crisis: an analysis using the industrial ecologists' toolbox”
Bob van de Water (LACDR): “Uncovering cancer metastasis: from mechanisms to drug targets”
Read more

24 April 2015, 13:15, De Sitterzaal
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof. Livia Giordano (Univ. Milano-Bicocca / MIT, U.S.A.): Charge transfer phenomena and reactivity at oxide surfaces and ultrathin films
website van Marum Colloquia

23 April 2015, 16:00, HL 106/7
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Philippe Bastiaens (Dortmund): Modeling of cell signaling dynamics – Ras moves to stay in place
Read more

22 April 2015, 15:00, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Shuo Mi - Instituut-Lorentz: “Signatures of majorana Zero-modes in Nanowires, Quantum Spin Hall Edges, and Quantum Dots”
Promotor: Prof.dr. C.W.J. Beenakker, co-promotor: Dr. M.T. Wimmer (TUD)


22 April 2015, 14:15, 173 Oort
Informal Seminar
Dr.Ir. Jochem Baselmans (SRON Netherlands Institute for Speace Research, Utrecht): Quasiparticle dynamics in photon detection superconducting resonators


21 April 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Tim van Erven (MI): “Machine Learning as a Game Against Nature”
Irene Groot (LION): “Caught in the act! Live observations of catalysts using scanning probe microscopy”
Read more

17 April 2015, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Gary Steele (TUDelft- Kavli Institute of Nanoscience): Cavity Optomechanics: Detecting and controlling motion with microwave light


15 April 2015, 19:30, De Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Ludvig Faddeev ( Steklov Inst, St Petersburg): The new life of integrability


14 April 2015, 14:45, Van Steenis Building, main Lecture hall (E004)
Symposium Faculty of Science - Kick-off Diversity & Inclusion policy
Key note speaker: Tomas Brage from Lund University, Sweden:
Program & Registration

14 April 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Sander van Kasteren (LIC): "A Chemical switch for the immune system - new applications of vintage chemistry'
Vinod Subramaniam (AMOLF, Lorentz Center Highlight): "Amyloid aggregation: unraveling a knotty problem"
Abstracts

10 April 2015, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Amir H Safavi-Naeini : Squeezing light using mechanical motion


7 April 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Koenraad Schalm (LION): “Observing the Big Bang”
Read more

31 March 2015, 13:45, Academy Building - Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Jesús Torrado - Instituut-Lorentz: "A Search for Transient Reductions in the Speed of Sound of the Inflation in Cosmological Data, and Other Topics"
Promotor: Prof.dr. A. Achúcarro


31 March 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Bjørn Koch (IBL): "Zebrafish embryos as a model of scalable complexity for studies of host microbe interactions."
Laura Bertola (CML, conservation biology): Genetic Diversity of the Lion: Unraveling the Past, Prospects for the Future
Read more

27 March 2015, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Andrea Fuster: CANCELLED


26 March 2015, 16:00, Cell Observatory
CANCELLED - Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Doyne Farmer (Oxford):
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26 March 2015, 09:00, HL 106/107
BM Seminar
Gabriele Panarelli: Multi-frequency EPR spectroscopy of Eu2+-activated persistent luminescent materials
Thomas Brouwer: Small variations in DNA linker length induce large changes in chromatin fiber structure


24 March 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Koen van der Maaden (LACDR) : “Chemical modification of silicon microneedle arrays with ionizable surface groups for pH-triggered dermal vaccination".
Cars Hommes (UvA, Lorentz Center highlight): "Managing Socio-Economic Complexity".
Read more

18 March 2015, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Daniel Fisher ( Stanford) : Can evolution be understood quantitatively?


17 March 2015, 15:46, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Simon Portegies Zwart (Leiden Observatory): "How we stole Sedna"
Read more

13 March 2015, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Romana Schirhagl: Quantum Measurements for Stress Visualization
Read more

12 March 2015, 11:15, Academy Building - Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Dapeng Ding - QO: “Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics with Eare-Earth Ions in Solids”
Promotor: Prof.dr. D. Bouwmeester, co-promotor: Dr. M.J.A. de Dood


10 March 2015, 15:34, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Stijn de Gouw (LIACS): Proving that Android’s, Java’s and Python’s sorting algorithm is broken (and showing how to fix it)
Alexander Kros: Understanding membrane fusion at the molecular level using a biomimetic model system
Read more

5 March 2015, 15:00, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Jelmer J. Renema - Quantum Optics: "The Physics of nanowire Superconducting Single-Photon Detectors"
Promotores: Prof.dr. D. Bouwmeester, Prof.dr. a. Fiore (TU/E, co-promotor: Dr. M.P. van Exter


3 March 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This week's Discoveries
Peter van Bodegom (CML): "A traits-based approach for predicting of global vegetation distribution patterns"
Read more

25 Feb 2015, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Shijavi Sondhi ( Princeton) : Many-Body Localization


24 Feb 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Ronald van Luijk ( MI): Counting points.
Joop Schaye (Leiden Observatory): How do galaxies regulate their growth?
Read More

20 Feb 2015, 16:00, De Sitterzaal, Oortbuilding
Van der Waals Colloquium
Thorben Cordes: “Single-molecule tools for the study of membrane transporters”


19 Feb 2015, 16:00, GL - Havingazaal
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Roberto Kolter (Harvard Medical School): The Chemical Ecology of Bacterial Development
Read more

17 Feb 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Duo presentation Leiden Centre for Data Science
Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat (LUMC) and Thomas Hankemeier (LACDR): Big data and metabolomics: we need new tools for data generation and analysis!?
Read more

12 Feb 2015, 16:00, Canteen Huygens-Oort building
Farewell party Marit Besteman (IM)
All in LION welcome!


10 Feb 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Chris Jacobs (IBL): The extraembryonic serosa, an evolutionary novelty of insects, protects the insect egg against infection.
Matt Kenworthy (Leiden Observatory) : A 'Super-Saturn' ring system in our Galaxy - catching exomoons in formation.
Abstracts

9 Feb 2015, 14:30, Pieterskerk
Dies - 88ste lustrum UL


9 Feb 2015, 10:00, Academiegebouw & Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw
Original Kamerlingh Onnes Lab. & IL recognized as EPS Historic Site
Festive event - Dr. Christophe Rossel, President-Elect of the EPS unveils plaque
Program

6 Feb 2015, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Bram Koster: “Zooming in on cells and macromolecules with cryo-correlative electron microscopy”


3 Feb 2015, 12:30, De sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Hans Aerts (LIC): Fundamental and applied investigations on glycosphingolipids in health and disease.
Tamara Bogdanovic (Lorentz Center Highlight): When galaxies merge, what happens to their supermassive black holes?
Abstracts

30 Jan 2015, 13:00, C07 Gorlaeus Laboratories
Van Marum Colloquium
Dr. Terry J. Frankcombe (Australian National Univ.): Silicon surfaces: fragmentation methods and thermal simulations
website CASC

29 Jan 2015, 16:00, GL - Havingazaal
van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience/TOP-lecture
Didier Stainier (Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Bad Nauheim): Imaging heart formation and function in zebrafish
Read more

27 Jan 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jayson Paulose (LION): Topological mechanics: designing robust motion in metamaterials
Vincent Danos ( Lorentz Center highlight): Macro-economics of the cell
Read more

22 Jan 2015, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Jérémie Capoulade: TBA
Sanli Faez: Optofluidic tracking of unlabeled particles for sensing single charge transfer


20 Jan 2015, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries - Metabolomics special
Thomas Hankemeier (Metabolomics, LACDR): "Translational metabolomics: from patients to in-vitro, and back"
Herman Spaink (IBL): "Metabolomics research of tuberculosis"
Read more

15 Jan 2015, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Ruth Buning - Biophysics (BSM): "spFRET Studies of Nucleosome Dynamics Modulated by Histone Modifications, Histone Variants and Neighboring Nucleosomes"
Promotor: Prof.dr. T. Schmidt, co-promotor: Dr.ir. S.J.T. van Noort


5 Jan 2015, 10:00, Hall HL-Oort building
New Year's Coffee
Everyone in LION feel welcome!


22 Dec 2014, 00:00
No This Week's discoveries till January 20, 2015.


18 Dec 2014, 12:00, kantine HL-Oort
Xmas Lunch for LION employees


16 Dec 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jan Wijbrans (LIC, Science Faculty): Dated shells from the Dubois’ Java Man site suggest that Homo Erectus in Java is 1 million years younger than previously thought.
Jelle Kaastra (Leiden Observatory and SRON): Darkening storms from black holes.
Read more

12 Dec 2014, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Christine Mummery: Multidisciplinary approaches to creating models for human disease with stem cells.


11 Dec 2014, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Artur Kaczmarczyk: Interactions between nucleosomes in chromatin fibers revealed by magnetic tweezers
Aquiles Carattino: Imaging gold nanorods with anti-Stokes luminescence


10 Dec 2014, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
James Hansen(Columbia/NASA Goddard): TBA


9 Dec 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Herman Spaink (IBL): The link between tuberculosis and diabetes
Jef Huisman (UvA, Lorentz Center Highlight): Chaos and biodiversity
Read more

4 Dec 2014, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Martin van Son - MoNOS (BSM): "Spin-label EPR Approaches to Protein Interactions"
Promotor: Prof.dr. E.J.J. Groenen, co-promotor: Dr. M. Huber


2 Dec 2014, 16:00, De Sitterzaal
van Marum Colloquium
Edvin Lundgren (Lund University): Novel in situ techniques for studies of model catalysts
Host: Dr. Irene Groot
website

2 Dec 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week’s Discoveries
Luca Giomi (LION, Institute Lorentz for Theoretical Physics): "Cell mimicry in active liquid crystals".
Read more

2 Dec 2014, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Sander Roobol - Interface Physics (QMO): "The Structure of a Working Catalyst: From Flat Surfaces to Nanoparticles"
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.W.M. Frenken


28 Nov 2014, 16:00, Sitterzaal
Van der Waals Colloquium
Jesper Mork: Semiconductor cavity quantum electrodynamics


27 Nov 2014, 16:00, Cell Observatory, GL
van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Henk Dijkstra (Utrecht University, IMAU and EMMEPH): Mechanisms of Oceanic Phytoplankton Blooms
Read more

27 Nov 2014, 12:30, C.J. Gorterzaal
Scientific Council - Wetenschappelijke Raad (WeRa)
Meeting for staff members only


27 Nov 2014, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Nico Verhart: TBA
Dominique Donato: p130Cas mechanosensing and adhesion localization affects the scale and dynamics of force exertion


26 Nov 2014, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquim Ehrenfestii
Jorge Kurchan (ENS Paris): From glasses to Darwinian evolution and back


26 Nov 2014, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis defense
Vinzenz Koning - Instituut-Lorentz: "On the Geometry of Fracture and Frustration"
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. van Hecke, co-promotor: Dr. V. Vitelli


26 Nov 2014, 10:00, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis defense
Hedde van Hoorn - Biophysics (BSM): "Cellular Forces. Adhering, Shaping, Sensing and Dividing"
Promotor: Prof.dr. T. Schmidt


25 Nov 2014, 16:30, Cell Observatory Lecture Hall
Extra Seminar
Benoit Ladoux: Mechanosensing of living cells: from single cell response, to substrate rigidity, to collective cell migration.
abstract

25 Nov 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jan Scholtes (Maastricht University, Leiden Centre for Data Science): Big data analytics on unstructured data: new opportunities and new challenges
Bastiaan Florijn (LION): Holey Sheet! A programmable mechanical metamaterial
Discover more

19 Nov 2014, 11:15, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Geert Wortel - Granular Matter (BSM): "Granular Flows: Fluidization and Anisotropy"
Promotor: Prof.dr. M.L. van Hecke


18 Nov 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Hugo van Ingen (LIC): Zooming in on the molecular basis of chromatin function by NMR; why 1+1=2 is not trivial
Pieter Adriaans (Lorentz Center highlight): Facticity, Creativity and Complexity
Abstracts

14 Nov 2014, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Luca Giomi: The dynamics of sperm cooperation in a competitive environment.


13 Nov 2014, 13:45, Academy building, Rapenburg
Thesis defense
Pedro Navarro Pérez - MoNOS (BSM): "Stable Single Molecules for Quantum Optics and All-Optical Switches"
Promotor: Prof.dr. M.A.G.J. Orrit


13 Nov 2014, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Lei Hou: Dynamics of nanobubble around a single gold nanosphere under continuous wave (CW) heating
Olga Iendaltseva: Force sensing and transmission in human induced pluripotent stem-cell-derived pericytes


11 Nov 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Honour students - Faculty of Science: "Honour class Crisis in Biology"
Read more

7 Nov 2014, 11:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Jim Hannon (van IBM Watson labs, Yorktown): A New Instrument for Measuring Surface Forces


6 Nov 2014, 10:00, 106 HL
Free Introduction Course
Learn to work with COMSOL Multiphysics
This course provides an introduction to multiphysics modeling and analyses using COMSOL Multiphysics. It is intended for people at the Leiden University only who would like to start working with the
Details & Registration

4 Nov 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Frank Takes - LIACS: "Algorithms for Analyzing and Mining Real-World Graphs"
Anthony Brown - Sterrewacht: "Gaia: one billion stars in 3D"
Read More

31 Oct 2014, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Cancelled:


31 Oct 2014, 09:30, De Sitterzaal
Physics Ladies Day
Meer informatie

31 Oct 2014, 09:15, HL204
QO Seminar
Thomas Ruytenberg: Hysteresis with Quantum Dots in Micropillar Cavities


30 Oct 2014, 16:00, Cell Observatory
van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Ruud Tromp (IBM USA, UL): Cathode Lens Microscopy – Past, Present and Future
Read more

28 Oct 2014, 14:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Instituuts Raad (IR)


28 Oct 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
David Font Vivanco - CML: "The Remarkable Environmental Rebound Effect of Electric Cars: A Microeconomic Approach"
Laura Heitman - LACDR : "Bound to Work better"
Read more

24 Oct 2014, 09:15, HL204
QO Seminar
Jord Prangsma: Electrically driven optical antennas


21 Oct 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Michel Orrit - LION: "Nobel prize Chemistry 2014"
Kartik Sheth - LC Highlight: "Reconstructing the Mass Assembly of Galaxy Disks over the last 12 Billion Years with ALMA, HST and Spitzer"


17 Oct 2014, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Erika Eiser (University of Cambridge): Designing Disorder


16 Oct 2014, 09:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Veer Keizer: Measuring transcription factor binding dynamics – GRs & GNRs
Faezeh Nami: Rapid freeze-quench EPR study of intermediates in the enzymatic reduction of oxygen by small laccase


14 Oct 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Carel ten Cate - IBL: "Nobel prize for Medicine 2014"


10 Oct 2014, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
CANCELLED


9 Oct 2014, 11:15, Academy building
PhD Defense
Meng He - Biophysics: Structural Changes in Single Chromatin Fibers Induced by Tension and Torsion
Promotor: Prof.dr. T. Schmidt, co-promotor: D.ir. S.J.T. van Noort


8 Oct 2014, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Charles Kane (UPenn/Niels Bohr Inst): Topological Boundary Modes from Hard to Soft Matter


7 Oct 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Dennis Hetterscheid - LIC: Redox catalysis for a sustainable society
Randall Kamien - LC highlight: Making the cut: kirigami topology


2 Oct 2014, 10:00, Academy building
PhD Defense
Erwin Cornelis Heeres - IP: Manipulating carbon nanotubes Towards the application as novel field emission sources
Promotores: Prof.dr.ir. T.H. Oosterkamp and Prof. dr. N. de Jonge (Saarland Univ.)


30 Sept 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Stefan Manegold - LIACS and LCDS: To be announced
Marta Fiocco - MI: "Ranking and rankability of hospital postoperative mortality rates in colorectal cancer surgery"


30 Sept 2014, 11:15, Acadamy building
PhD Defense
Pablo Ortiz - IL: Effects of Heavy Fields on Inflationary Cosmology
Promotor: Prof.dr. A. Achúcarro, co-promotor: Prof.dr. J.W. van Holten (UL and Nikhef)


26 Sept 2014, 16:00, De Sitterzaal, Oortbuilding
Van der Waals Colloquium
Brian Gerardot (Heriot-Watt University): Engineering coherent artificial atoms


25 Sept 2014, 16:00, GL - Cell Observatory
Van Leeuwenhoek lecture on BioScience
Bert van der Zaal (IBL): Can organisms do something more interesting with their genome?


25 Sept 2014, 12:30, C.J. Gorterzaal
Scientific Council - Wetenschappelijke Raad (WeRa)
Meeting for staff members only


23 Sept 2014, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Annemarie Meijer - IBL: "Autophagy modulator DRAM1 links pathogen recognition to defense against tuberculosis"
Daniela Kraft - LION: "Designing Synthetic Viruses for Gene Therapy"


17 Sept 2014, 19:30, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Nigel Hussey (Nijmegen) : High-temperature Superconductivity and the Catch-22 Conundrum


17 Sept 2014, 11:30
General Colloquium
Jean-Christophe Hamilton: QUBIC, the QU Bolometric Interferometer for Cosmology


12 Sept 2014, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Daniel Bonn (UvA): How did the Egyptians build the pyramids? Mechanics of and sliding friction on wet sand


8 Sept 2014, 14:00, Oort 276
Institute Lorentz Theory Seminar
A. Lucas (Harvard) : Vortex dynamics in low temperature two-dimensional superfluid turbulence


5 Sept 2014, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Prof. Manabu Kiguchi: Single molecular dynamics using the Surface enhanced Raman scattering.


15 July 2014, 09:00, Scheveningen
Casimir Research School 10th Anniversary
Read more

27 June 2014, 00:00, College: De Sitterzaal
Afsluitend college Gerard Nienhuis, met aansluitend receptie


26 June 2014, 00:00, Cell Observatory
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Marc Baldus (UU, Bijvoet Centre for Biomolecular Research) : NMR on heterogeneous molecular systems From lipid-anchored Alzheimer vaccines to megadalton proteins in cancer cells
Read more

26 June 2014, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Onderwijs - WeRa
Meeting for staff members only


24 June 2014, 00:00, Academic building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Mikhail Goykhman, IL: Strings and AdS/CFT at Finite Density
Prof.dr. J. Zaanen, co-promotor: Dr. A. Parnachev


24 June 2014, 00:00
This Week's Discoveries
Summer break - will be resumed September 16


23 June 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
Extra BM Seminar
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Köhler - Univ. Bayreuth (Germany): (Bio-) Macromolecules in the Light of Single Molecule Spectroscopy


20 June 2014, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
TBA: Cancelled


20 June 2014, 00:00, HL207
QO seminar
Zili Zhou (TU Eindhoven): A series array of superconducting nanowires resolving photon numbers


17 June 2014, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Instituuts Raad (IR)


17 June 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Gregory Schneider - LIC: "Proteins readout at a graphene edge"
Katharina Riebel - IBL: "The mute sex? Female song is widespread and ancestral in female songbirds"


13 June 2014, 00:00
Barbecue en sportmiddag
for those who subscribed


13 June 2014, 00:00, HL 207
QO seminar
Vasco Tenner: What can we learn from the brightness and spectral width of optical resonances in nano-hole arrays?


12 June 2014, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Scientific Council - Wetenschappelijke Raad (WeRa)
Meeting for staff members only


12 June 2014, 00:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Rolf Harkes: TBA
Chuanxu Wan: Influence of a Dielectric Interface on the Plasmon Resonance of a Gold Nanorod


10 June 2014, 00:00, Academic building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Saime Ҫiğdem Yorulmaz (Quantum Matter Optics): Beyond Photon Pairs
Promotor: Prof.dr. E.R. Eliel, co-promotor: Dr. M.J.A. de Dood


6 June 2014, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Caspar van der Wal (RUG): Quantum optics and control of nuclear spin polarization with localized electrons in semiconductors


5 June 2014, 00:00
Afscheidsreceptie Reijer Jochemsen


3 June 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Dennis Claessen - IBL: "Primitive multicellularity by primordial cells"
Michiel Hogerheijde - Sterrewacht: "Making planets with water"
Read more

27 May 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Martina Vijver - CML: "The added risk of size"
Catherijne Knibbe - LACDR: "Modelling drug metabolism in special groups"
Read more

23 May 2014, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Ewold Verhagen (AMOLF): Coupling light and motion using extremely confined optical fields


23 May 2014, 00:00
QO seminar
Jelmer Wagenaar (LION): Exploring MRI-AFM for nuclear-spin imaging


22 May 2014, 00:00, Cell Observatory
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Gene Stanley (Boston University Physics): Novel scale-free phenomena in biology & medicine
read more

20 May 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Miranda van Eck - LACDR: "Reversal of Atherosclerosis: a challenging goal with the macrophage as therapeutic target"
Jessica Pierce - Lorentz Center Highlight: "At War with Animals"
Read more

16 May 2014, 00:00, Science Club, GL
Physics Café
Speaker: Leo Kouwenhoven (TUD): For staff members only


16 May 2014, 00:00, HL 204
QO seminar
Clara Osorio (AMOLF, Amsterdam): Polarimetry in Fourier microscopy


15 May 2014, 00:00, Academic building, Rapenburg
Thesis Defense
Claudio Bogazzi (Nikhef A'dam): "Search for Cosmic Neurtinos with ANTARES"
Promotor: Prof.dr. M. de Jong (LION), co-promotor: Dr. A.J. Heijboer (Nikhef A'dam)


14 May 2014, 00:00
Derde Docentenbijeenkomst
Docentenbijeenkomst


13 May 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Roxanne Kieltyka - LIC: "Supramolecular materials for applications in regenerative medicine"
Jakob Hohwy - LC Highlight: "Supramolecular materials for applications in regenerative medicine"
Read more

9 May 2014, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Bryan Chen (LION/Institute Lorentz): Topological soft matter: from linkages to kinks


9 May 2014, 00:00, HL226
The use of coaxial connectors and cables in our setups
Info: Bert Crama, ELD, tst. 5961: In conjunction with the Electronic Department, Léon-Marc Roefs of Simac Electronics bv will give a talk about the use of coaxial connectors and cables in our setups from DC to very high frequencies.
Also transmission lines, characteristic impedance, reflection, termination and shielding will be discussed.


9 May 2014, 00:00
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof.dr. Petra de Jongh, Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, Utrecht University: The stability of supported Cu nanoparticles studied using 3D model methanol synthesis catalysts
read more

7 May 2014, 00:00, Academic building
Thesis Defense
Muhammad Kamran - Biophysics: "Photosynthetic Light Reactions at the Gold Interface"
Promotor: Prof.dr. T.J. Aartsma, co-promotor: Dr. R.N. Frese (VUA)


7 May 2014, 00:00, Sitterzaal
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
David J. Gross (UCSB): A century of Quantum Mechanics


6 May 2014, 00:00, Arnemuiden
Casimir Spring School Arnemuiden
Register now!
Read more

6 May 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Remko Offringa - IBL : "Reversing aging in plants"
Marieke Huisman - Lorentz Center Highlight : "Challenges in the verification of concurrent software"
Read more

2 May 2014, 00:00, GL: L144
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof.dr. Hamilton Varela, Inst. of Chemistry of Sao Carlos,Univ.of Sao Paulo, Brazil: "Electrocatalysis under oscillatory regime "
read more

29 April 2014, 00:00, Academic building
Thesis Defense
Ankur Gupta - Biophysics: "Unraveling the Mechanism of Multicopper Oxidases: From Ensemble to Single Molecule"
Promotores: Prof.dr. G.W. Canters, Prof.dr. T.J. Aartsma


29 April 2014, 00:00, HL 207
Symposium "Recent Progress in Biological Redox Chemistry"
Speakers: Lars Jeuken (University of Leeds), Simon de Vries (TUD), Marcellus Ubbink (UL)


29 April 2014, 00:00
This Week's Discoveries
This weak the 'discoveries' will take a break and will be resumed on May 6


25 April 2014, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Helmut Schiessel: Breaking the second genetic code


24 April 2014, 00:00, Cell Observatory
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Jeremy Harbinson (Wageningen UR): The phenomics of photosynthesis: a foot in the door to the genetics of the engine of plant productivity
Read more

23 April 2014, 00:00, Sitterzaal
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
David Nesbitt (JILA Colorado): A Chemical Physicist in Search of Simplicity: Three Tales from Ultracold Spectroscopy, Collision Dynamics at Gas-Liquid Interfaces, and Real-Time Folding of Single Biomolecules


23 April 2014, 00:00, HL204
QO Seminar
Sumata Das: Quantum Information with optical Photons in Hybrid Molecule-Superconducting Qubit System


22 April 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Vinzenz Koning - LION: "Doughnut-shaped droplets of liquid crystal"
Vincent Merckx - Naturalis: "Tropical Biodiversity: a hands-on course in Borneo"
Read more

17 April 2014, 00:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Elena Beletkaia : Combining power of Single-Molecule imaging and Optogenetics to study CXCR4
Ankur Gupta : Unraveling the Mechanism of Multicopper Oxidases: From Ensemble to Single Molecule


15 April 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Sander Hille - MI: "Exploiting mathematics in biology: revealing details of long range auxin transport"
Bart Kienhuis - LIACS: "Real-time processing: Dataflow to the rescue"
Read more

11 April 2014, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
CANCELLED:


8 April 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Alexey Boyarsky - LION, Theoretical Physics: "On the Hunt for Dark Matter"
Read more

4 April 2014, 00:00, Science Club, GL
Physics Café (for staff members only)
Speaker: Daniela Kraft: Soft Matter(s) - Towards rational design on the micro-scale


4 April 2014, 00:00, Oort276
QO Seminar
Chris Smiet: knotted structures in plasma


3 April 2014, 00:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Emrah Balcioglu : Role of integrin receptors in cellular mechanotransduction


2 April 2014, 00:00, Sitterzaal Oort 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Elias Kiritsis (Crete) : The (most) perfect fluid


1 April 2014, 00:00, Gorlaeus Laboratories
Fysica 2014
Read more & register

1 April 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Simon Portegies Zwart - STRW : "One two many"
Natalie Webb - Lorentz Center highlight: "Searching for the building blocks of galaxies"
Read more

28 March 2014, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Vincent Mourik (TUD): Majorana fermions in hybrid superconductor-semiconductor nanowire devices


28 March 2014, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Frank Buters: Opto-mechanical ringing


27 March 2014, 00:00, Cell Observatory
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Erik Sahai (London Research Institute, Tumour Cell Biology): Cancer Cell invasion, cancer-associated fibroblasts, and imaging therapy failure
Read more

27 March 2014, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Extra Scientific Council - Extra WeRa
European Funding: Meeting for staff members only


25 March 2014, 00:00, Academic building - Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Jan Willem Dalhuisen - QO: The Robinson Congruence in Electrodynamics and General Relativity
Promotor: Prof.dr. D. Bouwmeester


25 March 2014, 00:00, Academic building - Rapenburg 73
Thesis Defense
Jörn Venderbos - IL: Integer and Fractional Quantum Hall Effects in Lattice Magnets
Promotoren: Prof.dr.ir. J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, Prof.dr. J. van den Brink


21 March 2014, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Sven de Man: Comparison of different types of optical cooling


20 March 2014, 00:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Saumya Khatua : Resonant plasmonic enhancement of single-molecule fluorescence by individual gold nanorods
Saptaswa Sen : Single molecule studies on electron transfer process in a metalloprotein


19 March 2014, 00:00, Sitterzaal
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Albert Fert(Paris Novel Laureate '07): Spin-orbitronics, a novel direction for spintronics


18 March 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jacqueline Meulman - MI: "Computational Statistics: From Scientific Discovery to Validation"
Raymond Shaw - LC Highlight: "Supercooled clouds: ice crystal power laws and orbits"
Read more

14 March 2014, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Alexander Brinkman (UTwente): Transport and superconductivity at topological surfaces and interfaces


14 March 2014, 00:00, HL 211-214
Celebration Einstein's Birthday
Read more (in Dutch)

14 March 2014, 00:00, HL207
QO Seminar
Irina Komen: How do superconducting detectors perform in a magnetic field?


13 March 2014, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Scientific Council - Wetenschappelijke Raad (WeRa)
Meeting for staff members only


11 March 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Hao Qiu - CML: "Quantitative modelling of metal toxicity in a key soil sentinel organism"
Daniel Vanmaekelbergh - LC Highlight: "Geometric semiconductors with graphene-plus properties"
Read more

10 March 2014, 00:00, Lorentz Center in Leiden
Spring School
Nanochemistry for Physicists
The goal is to introduce key chemistry to physicists working in nanoscience, and to clear barrier between the two fields. The workshop is aimed at PhD students and postdoctoral fellows.
Sense Jan and Herre van der Zant (Delft)


7 March 2014, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Sander Onur (University of Groningen): Electromagnetic Induced Transparency (EIT) with n-GaAs


4 March 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Peter Klinkhamer - IBL: "Plant natural products and the biobased economy: learning from nature"
Jaap van den Herik - LIACS: "HEPGAME, simplification of complex expressions"
Read more

4 March 2014, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Instituuts Raad (IR)


28 Feb 2014, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Stefan Witte (LaserLaB and Department of Physics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam): “Lensless microscopy: from X-ray imaging to miniature microscopes”


28 Feb 2014, 00:00, HL207
QO Seminar
Jelmer Renema: Polarization dependence of short-wire superconducting single-photon counters


27 Feb 2014, 00:00, Cell Observatory
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Alexander van Oudenaerden: Controlling gene expression fluctuations during development
Read more

26 Feb 2014, 00:00, Sitterzaal
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Ignacio Cirac (MPG Munich): Quantum simulation of high-energy physics models with cold atoms


26 Feb 2014, 00:00, Academic building - Rapenburg 73
Academic promotion
Tim Verhagen - MSM: Magnetism and Magnetization Dynamics in Thin Film Ferromagnets
Promotores: Prof.dr. J.Aarts & Prof.dr. J.M. van Ruitenbeek


25 Feb 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Phil Elks - IBL: "Hypoxic Signalling and Tuberculosis; Do White Blood Cells Hold Their Breath?"
Gregory Schneider - LIC: "Graphene at the edge"
Read more

14 Feb 2014, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Ingmar Swart (Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Sc: Semiconductor crystals with honeycomb periodicity: a new playground for Dirac-fermions


14 Feb 2014, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Itan Barmes (Free University, Amsterdam): TBA


13 Feb 2014, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Extra Scientific Council - Extra WeRa
Dijkgraaf Report: Meeting for staff members only


11 Feb 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
John van Noort - LION: "Chromatin Dynamics in Single Genes"
Jan Sijbers - Lorentz Center highlight: "Superresolution reconstruction in tomographic imaging"
Read more

6 Feb 2014, 00:00, Cosine Measurement Systems-J.H. Oortweg 19 Leiden
Prof meets CEO/CTO
- Holland Instrumentation

Op de 'Prof meets CEO/CTO' bijeenkomst op 6 februari zullen 5 ondernemers en 5 wetenschappers in korte pitches hun werk presenteren.
De 5 wetenschappers van de Universiteit Leiden en de 5 bedrijven vertellen over hun onderzoek, wat mogelijk met bedrijven van Holland Instrumentation tot nieuwe innovaties kan leiden.
informatie en registratie

6 Feb 2014, 00:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Wietske Kropff: TBA
Sanli Faez: Can we track a single Green Fluorescent Protein, 1000 frames per second, forever?


5 Feb 2014, 00:00
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Ben Wandelt ( APC, Paris): Cosmic past, present and future


4 Feb 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Pedro Russo - Sterrewacht: "Astronomy for development and universe awareness"
Read more

31 Jan 2014, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
CANCELLED:


31 Jan 2014, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Jan Willem Dalhuisen: How to solve the Einstein equations with an electromagnetic Hopf knot as source?


30 Jan 2014, 00:00, GL: seminar hall 1
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Sarah O’ Connor (John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK): TOP Lecture
read more

28 Jan 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Johan Kuiper - LACDR, Biopharmaceutics: "Development of a vaccine for the treatment of cardiovascular disease"
Hermen Overkleeft - LIC, Bio-organic synthesis: "to be announced"
read more

27 Jan 2014, 00:00, HL 207
Extra seminar
Martin Kroner (ETH Zürich): Mesoscopic Quantum Optics with Quantum Dots


24 Jan 2014, 00:00, HL 214
Extra seminar
Sanli Faez: Photons lined up, ready to show us the quantum coherence of electrons


24 Jan 2014, 00:00, Oort 276
Extra seminar
Tim Taminiau (TU Delft): Quantum coherence and information with spins in diamond


24 Jan 2014, 00:00, Science Club, GL
Physics Café
Guest speaker:Anne-Wil Lucas, Tweede Kamerlid VVD: For staff members only


23 Jan 2014, 00:00, HL 214
Extra seminar
Wolfgang Löffler: Singularities: from quantum to nano


21 Jan 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Rychard Bouwens - Sterrewacht: "Growing Up Quickly: Four Extraordinarily Bright Galaxies in the Early Universe"
Dirk van Delft - Sterrewacht and museum Boerhaave: "100 Years of Philips Research"
read more

17 Jan 2014, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Gesa Welker (Konstanz University, Germany): Magnetic force microscopy


16 Jan 2014, 00:00
Tweede Docentenbijeenkomst
Docentenbijeenkomst
Programma

14 Jan 2014, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Patrik Henriksson - CML: "Quantifying uncertainties around product footprints"
Huib Jan van Langevelde - Sterrewacht and JIVE: "Zooming in on Galactic masers"
Read more

7 Jan 2014, 00:00, HL 106
Extra seminar for all in LION
Freek Massee - Cornell University: Imaging the interplay of superconductivity and magnetism at the atomic scale


6 Jan 2014, 00:00, Centrale hal HL/Oort
New Year's Coffee
Hosted by LION & Sterrewacht


20 Dec 2013, 00:00, HL 204
Extra seminar for all in LION
Dr. Ir. Niko Tombros - Zernike Inst. for Advanced Materials, Univ. Groningen : High quality two dimensional heterostructures: The road towards a new class of opto-electronic and spintronic devices


20 Dec 2013, 00:00, Gorlaeus 06
van Marum Colloquium
Prof. Shi-Gang Sun : Enhancing the performances of electrode materials in energy storage and conversion by tuning their structure.
website

19 Dec 2013, 00:00, Hall Gorlaeus Laboratory
Christmas Concert - "Collegium Musicum"
Christmas Choir Collegium Musicum will sing Christmas Carols. Hot choclate and glühwein will be served.


19 Dec 2013, 00:00, HL 204
Extra seminar for all in LION
Milan Allan - Lab. Solid State Physics - ETH Zürich: Atomic-scale Visualization of Electronic Nematicity and Cooper Pairing in Iron‐based Superconductors


17 Dec 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Cosma Fulga - LION-Institute Lorentz: "Theory and Experiment and Majoranas"
David Kaiser - Lorentz Center highlight- Cold War Science: "Testing Bell's Inequality with Cosmic Photons"
read more

16 Dec 2013, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Opleidingscommissie (OC)


16 Dec 2013, 00:00, Kantine HL/Oort
Director's Winter Speech


13 Dec 2013, 00:00, Please note: room HL226/228 Huygens building
Van der Waals Colloquium
Hans Hilgenkamp (UTwente): Interfaces in complex oxides


12 Dec 2013, 00:00, Oort 173
QO Seminar
Wolfgang Loeffler: Four-photon spatial mode entanglement


12 Dec 2013, 00:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Pedro Navarro: Stable and unstable Single Molecules at low Temperature
Marija Mucibabic: Early events in alpha-synuclein aggregation


11 Dec 2013, 00:00
Colloqium Ehrenfestii
John Toner: Fish gonna swim, birds gotta fly, I gotta do Feyman graphs 'til I die: A hydrodynamic theory of flocking


11 Dec 2013, 00:00, Academy building - Rapenburg 67-73
Thesis Defense
Louk Rademaker - Instituut Lorentz: Fermions and Bosons, Excitons in Strongly Correlated Materials
Promotoren: Prof.dr. J. Zaanen; Prof.dr.ir. H. Hilgenkamp (UTwente & ULeiden)


11 Dec 2013, 00:00, Academy building - Rapenburg 67-73
Thesis Defense
Erik Woldhuis - Instituut Lorentz: Foam Rheology Near the Jamming Transition
Promotor: Prof.dr. M.L. van Hecke, co-promotor: Dr. B.P. Tighe (TUD)


10 Dec 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Erik Schultes - LIACS: "Computing the 7-mer Sequenome"
Jos Jonkers - LACDR, Toxicology: "Studying therapy resistance in mouse models of breast cancer"
read more

6 Dec 2013, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Dapeng Ding: Progress Report: Yb-doped Ring Resonators


5 Dec 2013, 00:00, Canteen HL
Sinterklaas will visit LION
All LION colleagues are welcome!


3 Dec 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jonathan Citrin - Lorentz Center Highlight- Modeling Kinetic Aspects of Global MHD Modes: "Shake, rattle and roll: new discoveries in fusion plasma turbulence"
read more

29 Nov 2013, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Tijmen Euser (MPI Erlangen, Germany): “Laser propulsion of microparticles and cells in hollow-core photonic crystal fiber”


29 Nov 2013, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Qiang Wang: A NbN nano-detector in a scattering-SNOM


28 Nov 2013, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Wetenschappelijke Raad (WeRa)


28 Nov 2013, 00:00, Cell Observatory
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Eric Schranz (WUR): Origin and evolution of C4 photosynthesis in a close Arabidopsis relative
Abstract

27 Nov 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal & HL 226
De Leidsche Flesch biennial symposium: "Journey through Time"
Speakers: Jo Hermans, Jaap Sinninghe Damsté, Frits Vaandraager, David Griffiths, Ivo van Vulpen, Markus Heydenreich, Simon Portegies Zwart:
program

26 Nov 2013, 00:00, Academic building, Rapenburg 67-73
Thesis Defense
D. Pikulin - Instituut Lorentz: On topological Properties of Superconducting Nanowires
Promotores: Prof.dr. C.W.J. Beenakker, Prof.dr. Yu.V. Nazarov (TUD)


26 Nov 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Catherine Walsh - STRW: "Investigating the chemical heritage of planetary systems"
Vivi Rottschafer - MI: "Patterns in animal communities and phase separation"
read more

25 Nov 2013, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Opleidingscommissie (OC)


22 Nov 2013, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Stefan de Witte: TBA


21 Nov 2013, 00:00, Academic building, Rapenburg 67-73
Thesis Defense
C. Fulga - Instituut Lorentz: Scattering Theory of Topological Phase Transitions
Promotoren: Prof.dr. C.J.W. Beenakker, Dr. A.R. Akhmerov (TUD)


21 Nov 2013, 00:00, Room 276, Oort building
Theory Seminar
Frank Krüger : ‘Spirals near Ferromagnetic Quantum Criticality’


20 Nov 2013, 00:00
Colloqium Ehrenfestii
Laurens Molenkamp: HgTe as a Topological Insulator


20 Nov 2013, 00:00, Gorlaeus 06
Van Marum Colloquium
Dr. Wim Bras (NWO/ESRF): The DUBBLE beamlines: opportunities for catalysis and more
abstract

20 Nov 2013, 00:00, Room 276, Oort building
Theory Seminar
Jean-Sébastian Caux : ‘Dynamics in Dimension: From Fractional Excitations to New Out-of-Equilibrium States of Matter’


19 Nov 2013, 00:00, Academic building - Rapenburg 67-73
Thesis Defense
Gerard Verbiest - Interface Physics (CM): Unravelling Heterodyne Force Microscopy
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. T.H. Oosterkamp; co-promotor: Dr. M.J. Rost


19 Nov 2013, 00:00, Room 276, Oort building
Theory Seminar
Andrew Green : ‘Quantum and Classical in Adiabatic Computation’


19 Nov 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Mario van der Stelt - LIC, Bio-organic Synthesis: "Discovery of molecular tools to detect and control endocannabinoid biosynthesis"
Anne Schulp - Naturalis Biodiversity Center: "Finding a T. rex ...and what's next?"
read more

15 Nov 2013, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Andrea Cavigllia (Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology): “Electronic phase control in complex oxide heterostructures”


15 Nov 2013, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Andrea Cavigllia (TU Delft): “Electronic phase control in complex oxide heterostructures”


15 Nov 2013, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Andrea Cavigllia (Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology): “Electronic phase control in complex oxide heterostructures”


14 Nov 2013, 00:00, 276
Theory Seminar
Christiana Pantelidou (Imperial College, London) : P-wave superconductors and spatial modulation


13 Nov 2013, 00:00, Havingazaal, Gorlaeus Lab.
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof. Patrick Unwin (University of Warwick): Nanoscale views of electrochemical processes
information

8 Nov 2013, 00:00, HL 207
QO seminar
Andreas Engel (Univ. Zürich, Switzerland): Detection-mechanism models of superconducting single-photon detectors


7 Nov 2013, 00:00
Onderwijs WeRa


6 Nov 2013, 00:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Claude Fabre (Marie Curie, Paris) : Quantum Wavelength Division Multiplexing: a promising route to large scale quantum information processing


5 Nov 2013, 00:00, Sitterzaal
Docentenbijeenkomst
Van der Hoorn: Eerste Docentenbijeenkomst


5 Nov 2013, 00:00, Academic building - Rapenburg 67-73
Thesis Defense
Nitin Upadhyaya - Instituut Lorentz: Solitary Waves and Fluctuations in Fragile Matter
Promotor: Prof.dr. M.L. van Hecke; co-promotor: Dr. V. Vitelli


5 Nov 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Ewa Snaar-Jagalska - IBL, molecular cell biology: "Novel treatment strategies for Ewing’s sarcoma established in zebrafish model"
Piers Coleman - Lorentz Center Highlight: "Magnetism and superconductivity, a new era of convergence"
read more

4 Nov 2013, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Instituuts Raad (IR)


4 Nov 2013, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Opleidingscommissie (OC)


1 Nov 2013, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Erik Garnett (AMOLF): Solar highways: core-shell nanowires for high-efficiency, low-cost solar cells


1 Nov 2013, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Frank Buters: Optical spectroscopy of SiGe core-shell quantum dots


31 Oct 2013, 00:00, Cell Observatory
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Cassandra Quave (Emory University, Atlanta): An ethnobotanical approach to anti-infective drug discovery
Abstract

29 Oct 2013, 00:00, Academic building, Rapenburg 67-73
Thesis Defense
Haifeng Yuan - MoNOS (BM): Single Molecules in Soft Matter: A study of Biomolecular Conformation, Heterogeneity and Plasmon Enhanced Fluorescence
Promotor: Prof.dr. M.A.G.J. Orrit


29 Oct 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Frank Wuerthner - Lorentz Center Highlight: "Kinetically trapped Dye Aggregates - New Perspectives for Photophysical Investigations and Materials Design?"
Read more

28 Oct 2013, 00:00, IL meeting room (Oort 276)
Opleidingscommissie (OC)


25 Oct 2013, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Stephan Link (Rice University): Collective Plasmon Modes in Nanoparticle Assemblies


25 Oct 2013, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Aura Nugrowati: Beam shifts at reflections: SHEL & non-integer OAM


24 Oct 2013, 00:00, Gorlaeus Lab 06
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof. David Schiffrin (University of Liverpool): Electron transfer at nanoparticles-redox compounds hybrids
website

24 Oct 2013, 00:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Mykhailo Azarkh : T-cycle EPR: Towards kinetics of paramagnetic species studied at high microwave frequencies
Sara Carozza : Parallel Single Gold Nanorods Excitation Spectroscopy


23 Oct 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
18th Symposium on Astroparticle Physics in the Netherlands
Scientific coordinators: D. Samtleben, A. Achúcarro, A. Boyarski, E.M. Rossi:
Local Program Assistant: Dorothea Samtleben:
read more

22 Oct 2013, 00:00
This week's discoveries
This Weeks discoveries has a holiday break on October 22.: We will resume October 29.


18 Oct 2013, 00:00, HL 207
QO seminar
Simon Huisman: Light control with ordered and disordered nanophotonic crystals


16 Oct 2013, 00:00, Lorentz Center lecture room HL 201
Colloqium Ehrenfestii
Zhi-Xun Shen : Novel materials properties at atomically thin limit


16 Oct 2013, 00:00, HL214
Docentenbijeenkomst
Buisman: Nascholingsbijeenkomst voor Sterrenkundige Modules NLT
zie programma

15 Oct 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Wouter Bruins - IBL and In Ovo: "In Ovo: chickens and applied Leiden Science"
Jan-Willem van Holten - LION, Institute Lorentz: "Nobel Prinze 2013: The message of the Higgs boson"
read more

11 Oct 2013, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
CANCELLED:


11 Oct 2013, 00:00, 3rd Gorter Symposium, Gravensteen building, Leiden
Magnetic Resonance
This symposium will first feature five lectures from various fields of work regarding the main topic of 'magnetic resonance'. Subsequently, the main speaker, Arno Kentgens from the RU Nijmegen, will give the Gorter Lecture. Register before October 4th!
Event poster

11 Oct 2013, 00:00, HL 207
Group Seminar QO
Daniela Kraft: Soft stuff – colloids, emulsions, and self-assembly


10 Oct 2013, 00:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Kurt Andresen : Small-Angle X-Ray Studies of the Nucleosome Core Particle: Structure and Interactions
Nico Verhart: TBA


8 Oct 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Nienke van der Marel - Leiden Observatory: "Planet formation in action with ALMA: A major asymmetric dust trap in a protoplanetary disk"
Read more

2 Oct 2013, 00:00, Academic building, Rapenburg 70
Thesis Defense
Giovanni Lanzani - Instituut-Lorentz: DNA Mechanics Inside Plectonemes, Nucleosomes and Chromatin Fibers
Prof.dr. H. Schiessel


1 Oct 2013, 00:00, afterwards lunch near De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Katy Wolstencroft - LIACS: "Enabling and Encouraging Semantic Data Sharing: A Case Study In Systems Biology"
Geert Jan Kroes - LIC Theoretical Chemistry: "Reaction barriometry: Towards a chemically accurate description of reactions on metal surfaces"
Read more

1 Oct 2013, 00:00, Delft

Kick-off meeting FOM program on Quantum interference in Molecular Charge Transport


30 Sept 2013, 00:00
Opleidingscommissie (OC)


27 Sept 2013, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Martin van Exter (Universiteit Leiden): Surface plasmon lasing in metal hole arrays


26 Sept 2013, 00:00, Gorlaeus laboratoriies, Cell Observatory
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture
John van der Oost (WUR, Laboratory of Microbiology): Adaptive Immunity in Prokaryotes – from exploration to exploitation
Abstract

25 Sept 2013, 00:00, HL207
QO seminar
Jelmer Renema: Superconducting single photon counters investigated with quantum optical methods


25 Sept 2013, 00:00
Colloqium Ehrenfestii
Raimond Snellings : The perfect liquid at the Large Hadron Collider


24 Sept 2013, 00:00, lunch afterwards near De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Jeroen van Smeden - LACDR Drug Delivery technology: "Stratum corneum lipids in atopic eczema patients; chain length matters"
Andy Howell - LC Highlight: "New types of stellar explosions and their progenitors"
Read more

20 Sept 2013, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Vasco Tenner: Surface plasmon dispersion in metal hole array lasers


20 Sept 2013, 00:00, Science Club, Gorlaeus Laboratoria
Physics Café (vaste staf)


19 Sept 2013, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Seminar
Prof. P.M. Oppeneer ( Uppsala): The Theory of Hidden order in URu2Si2: A two-electron, two-orbital rearrangement.


19 Sept 2013, 00:00, Academic building, Rapenburg 70
Thesis Defense
Geert H.C.J. Wijts - Interface Physics (CM): Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy at milliKelvin Temperatures
Prof.dr.ir. T.H. Oosterkamp


19 Sept 2013, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Wetenschappelijke Raad (WeRa)


19 Sept 2013, 00:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Jeremie Capoulade : Quantitative fluorescence imaging of protein diffusion and interaction in living cells
Mihaela Apetri : Direct Observation of α-Synuclein Amyloid Aggregates in Living Cells


18 Sept 2013, 00:00, 276 OORT
Extra Seminar
John A. Marohn
Cornell University, Ithaca, U.S.A.: Nanoscale Functional Imaging of Organic Materials
abstract

17 Sept 2013, 00:00, afterwards lunch near De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Chris Jacobs - IBL Evolutionary Biology : "Surviving embryogenesis: the extraembryonic serosa protects against desiccation and infection"
Dirk Bouwmeester - LION Quantum Optics: "Light emitting silver-DNA origami"
Read more

14 Sept 2013, 00:00, Stadsgehoorzaal, Leiden
Dutch Ig Nobel Night
Dutch Ig Nobel Night
During this event, scientific journalists Maarten Keulemans (Volkskrant), Ellen de Bruin (NRC Handelsblad) en Kees Moeliker (European Bureau van Impropable Research) will give their comment on the winning Ig Nobel research projects. In the next few weeks,


12 Sept 2013, 00:00, Academic building, Rapenburg 70
Thesis Defense
Alexander O.N. Siemens - Granular Matter (CM): Elasticity and Plasticity: Foams near Jamming
Prof.dr. M.L. van Hecke


10 Sept 2013, 00:00
This week's discoveries
Summerbreak till September 17


5 Sept 2013, 00:00, Nieuwe Energie, 3e Binnenvestgracht 23, Leiden
PechaKucha Nederland
PechaKucha Nederland
Wide variety of speakers, i.a. Joost Frenken about the Center for Ultramicroscopy.
More information

4 Sept 2013, 00:00, Gorlaeus 06
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof.dr. Peter Strasser (Technical University Berlin): Materials and electrocatalysis for energy storage and conversion
see website CASC

3 Sept 2013, 00:00
This week's discoveries
summerbreak till September 17


30 Aug 2013, 00:00, Gorlaeus 06
Van Marum Colloquium
Prof. Yongdan Li (Tianjin University): Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Using Non-Hydrogen Fuels
see website CASC

11 July 2013, 00:00, HL 207
QO seminar
Donny de Bruin, Danny Hetharia en Jeroen van Gorsel: Three Bachelor presentations


5 July 2013, 00:00, HL207
QO Seminar
Kim Vendel: Polarization- and angular-resolved emission of sub-wavelength hole


1 July 2013, 00:00, Oort 173
Seminar
Frances Ross, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center: Crystal growth dynamics in the transmission electron microscope


28 June 2013, 00:00, HL207
QO Seminar
Bob Rengelink: Measuring Rydberg states of 87Rb using a cavity stabilized diode laser


26 June 2013, 16:00, Cell Observatory, GL
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture
Speaker: Antoine van Oijen (Groningen Univ.;Zenike Inst.for Advanced Materials): Under the hood: Single-molecule studies of DNA replication
abstract

26 June 2013, 00:00, Academic building - Rapenburg 70
Thesis Defense
Mustafa Yorulmaz - MoNOS: Absorption, Luminescence, and Scattering of Single Nano-Objects
Promotor: Prof.dr. M.A.G.J. Orrit
co-promotor: Dr. a. Gaiduk (Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH, Jena)


24 June 2013, 00:00, Lorentz Center@Oort
Lorentz Center Workshop
Joost Frenken (Leiden, The Netherlands)
Stig Helveg (Lyngby, Denmark)
Karsten Reuter (Garching, Germany): Operando Research in Catalysis (ORCA)

Poster:


Click here for information

20 June 2013, 00:00, Academic building, Rapenburg 70
Thesis Defense
Namik Akkilic: Fluorescent Electrochemistry: Towards Controlled-Redox Switching of a single Metalloprotein
Promotores: Prof.dr. T.J. Aartsma, Prof.dr. G.W. Canters


20 June 2013, 00:00, Huygens Lab, Room 207 (2nd floor)
Biological & Molecular Physics
Special Seminar session: New ways of looking at biomolecules
Dr. K. Blank (Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen) and Prof.dr. A.M. van Oijen (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) Refreshments will be served.
read more

20 June 2013, 00:00, HL 207
QO Seminar
Hedwig Eerkens: Casimir force at low temperatures


17 June 2013, 00:00, Oort 276
Master thesis presentation
Bahman Najian: AdS/BCFT Correspondence, Holographic g-theorem and Gauss-Bonnet Gravity


14 June 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal (Oort)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
Allard Mosk: “Imaging and focusing through strongly scattering layers”
read more

12 June 2013, 00:00, Kaap Doorn
LION Discovery Day
Event for scientific staff:


11 June 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Michelle Janssen - LACDR: "Impaired skin barrier function in atopic eczema correlates with altered stratum corneum lipid organization"
Ariyan Javanpeykar - MI: "From Arakelov to Belyi"
read more

7 June 2013, 00:00, Scheltemacomplex, Marktsteeg 1, Leiden
Casimir Science Day
Aligning our Footsteps
programma

7 June 2013, 00:00, Scheltema, Marktsteeg 1, Leiden
Casimir Science Day
Joost Frenken: Nano-Imaging under Industrial Conditions (NIMIC): a `love story' between sciences and industry.

Poster:


Please register before 31 May

6 June 2013, 00:00, Room 276, Oort building
Theory seminar
Ville Lahtinen, University of Amsterdam: "Condensate-induced transitions and critical spin chains"


5 June 2013, 00:00, Akademiegebouw, Rapenburg 70
Thesis Defense
Femke C. Tabak - IP: Towards High-Speed Scanning Probe Microscopy
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.W.M. Frenken
Co-promotor: Dr.ir. W.M. van Spengen


4 June 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Erik Burgerhout (IBL): "Effects of endurance swimming on maturation in farmed male European eels"
Femke Tabak (LION): "Imaging atoms at video-rate; can micromachines help?"
read more

31 May 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal (Oort)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
Martijn Kemerink : “Brownian ratchets – from curiosity to useful device ?”


31 May 2013, 00:00, Museum Boerhaave
Ehrenfest Symposium
programma

31 May 2013, 00:00, Oort, room 276
Theory Seminar
Gerardo Ortiz (Indiana): Pairing from repulsive interactions in Quantum Hall Physics


30 May 2013, 00:00, Cell Observatory, GL
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture
Martin Meier-Schellersheim (NIH, Bethesda): Simulating life – How computers are shaping biomedical research
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29 May 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
Lecture III Lorentz Professor
H. Eugene Stanley, Boston University : Statistical Physics approaches to economic fluctuations: Switching phenomena without switches: What can we do before the next economic crisis?


28 May 2013, 00:00, Raamsteeg 2
Ig Nobel Night - 24/7 Battle
J.W.M. Frenken: Wedstrijdje wetenschap in 24 seconden en zeven woorden
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28 May 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Diego Garlaschelli - LION and LC Highlight: "Early warning signals of interbank collapse"
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23 May 2013, 00:00, room 276, Oort building
Theory seminar
Ayam Mukhopadhyay (LPTHE Paris) : Quantum kinetic theory of semi-holographic non-Fermi liquids
abstract

22 May 2013, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 70
Academische promotie
Philip F. Chimento: Two-Dimensional Optics. Diffraction and Dispersion of Surface Plasmons
Promotores: Prof.dr. E.R. Eliel, Prof.dr. G.W. t Hooft


22 May 2013, 00:00, Koffiemachine
Koffie
Mijn naam is haas: Koffie


21 May 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Oscar Diaz-Morales - LIC: Water electrolysis on a gold electrode: 224 years after Paets van Troostwijk and Delman
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21 May 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Ester van der Voet - CML: A sustainable management of anthropogenic metals cycles, a report for the UNEP International Resource Panel
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17 May 2013, 00:00, Sitterzaal
Joan van der Waals colloquium
Val Zwiller (TU Delft): Nanowire quantum dots: single photon generation and detection


15 May 2013, 00:00, Sitterzaal 032, Oort
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Eugene Stanley ( Boston) : Novel Statistical Physics Approaches to Complex Systems


15 May 2013, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 70
Academische promotie
Frerik van Beijnum - QO: Scattering, Loss, and Gain of Surface Plasmons
Promotor: Prof.dr. G.W. t Hooft
Co-promotor: Dr. M.P. van Exter


14 May 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Steven Tingay - Lorentz Center Highlight: "The Murchison Widefield Array: the hunt for the first luminous objects in the early Universe"
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13 May 2013, 00:00, Sitterzaal
Voorlichting Studieplan 1ste jaars
Reyer Jochemsen: Vanaf 1 sept 2013 moeten alle studenten van de Universiteit Leiden een Studieplan maken, en dat inleveren ter goedkeuring voor het volgende academische jaar begint. Aan de opleidingen is gevraagd d


8 May 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
Lecture II Lorentz Professor
H. Eugene Stanley, Boston University: Statistical Physics approaches to complex networks: The fragility of interdependency: coupled networks


8 May 2013, 00:00, Snellius building - Room 174
Kloosterman Lecture
Prof.dr. Xing Chaoping: Algebraic Curves over Finite Fields and Applications
abstract

7 May 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Frerik van Beijnum - LION: Scattering, loss, and gain of surface plasmons
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3 May 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
Lecture I Lorentz Professor
H. Eugene Stanley, Boston University : Statistical Physics approaches to complex liquids: Liquid water, the most complex liquid.


1 May 2013, 00:00, Serverroom
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Beeld

26 April 2013, 00:00, HL226/228
Joan van der Waals colloquium
James B. Hannon Manager, Carbon Electronics (IBM Research Division, NY) : Carbon Nanotubes from Lab to Fab


26 April 2013, 00:00, HL 226/228, Huygens building
Joan van der Waals colloquium
James B. Hannon (Manager, Carbon Electronics,IBM Research Division, T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY : Carbon Nanotubes from Lab to Fab
abstract

25 April 2013, 00:00, Cell Observatory, GL
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture
Anna Huttenlocher (USA):


25 April 2013, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 70
Academische promotie
Sebastian M. Schramm
promotor: Prof.dr.ir. R.M. Tromp
co-promotor: Dr.ir. S.J. van der Molen: Imaging with Aberration-Corrected Low Energy Electron Microscopy


19 April 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal (Oort)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
TBA


17 April 2013, 00:00, Oort 173
Presentatie Bacheloronderzoek "Electronical transport
Ruben Krantz: Het onderzoek is uitgevoerd in de Atomic and Molecular Conductors (AMC) groep onder begeleiding van Prof.dr.Jan van Ruitenbeek. De titel van de presentatie is:'Electronical transport properties of m


17 April 2013, 00:00, Oort 173
Presentatie Bacheloronderzoek "Electronical transport
Ruben Krantz: Het onderzoek is uitgevoerd in de Atomic and Molecular Conductors (AMC) groep onder begeleiding van Prof.dr.Jan van Ruitenbeek. De titel van de presentatie is:'Electronical transport properties of m


16 April 2013, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 70
Academische promotie
Maryam Hashemi Shabestari
promotor: Prof.dr. E.J.J. Groenen
co-promotor: Dr. M. Huber: Spin-label EPR on Disorderd and Amyloid Proteins


9 April 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This weeks discoveries
Maarten Verhoeven en Annika de Jong - MSc students LST, LIFE: The Life Sciences: competitive science and booming business in South Korea and Japan
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5 April 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal (Oort)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
Stephen Morris:


5 April 2013, 00:00, Delft
NanoFront kick-off meeting
For those participating in Zwaartekracht NanoFront
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3 April 2013, 00:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Francois Englert ( Bruxelles) : The Brout-Englert-Higgs mechanism and its scalar boson


2 April 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This weeks discoveries
Igor Nederhof - LIC # Wouter Hogendorf - LIC: to be announced # Synthetic methods to glycerol teichoic acids
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28 March 2013, 00:00, Cell Observatory, GL
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture
Claudio Stern (London):


26 March 2013, 00:00, Gorlaeus Cell Observatory - lecture room
NeCEN Open House
Netherlands Centre for Electron Nanoscopy: Everyone is welcome!
programme

26 March 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This weeks discoveries
Tjerk Oosterkamp - LION # Menno Schilthuizen - IBL: Xtreme Microscopy: towards atomic scale imaging of biological structures # Why Would Evolution Favour Asymmetric Genitalia?
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22 March 2013, 00:00, Room 226/228 (Huygens)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
Dorothea Samtleben: TBA


19 March 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This weeks discoveries
Zunfeng Liu - LIC # Koenraad Schalm - LION: Applications on carbon nanomaterials in fishing and delivery in cell biology studies # How black holes can explain condensed matter mysteries or String theory in the lab
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15 March 2013, 00:00, Academiegebouw
Inaugural lecture Eric Eliel


14 March 2013, 00:00
Lorentz Seminar
Guiseppe Policastro (Ecole Normale): TBA


13 March 2013, 00:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Anthony Leggett (Illinois): TBA


13 March 2013, 00:00, Room 276
Lorentz Seminar
Guiseppe Policastro (Ecole Normale): Semiholographic fermions and collective modes


12 March 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Weeks Discoveries
Wolfgang Ketterle - LC Highlight # Tony Leggett - LC Highlight: Superfluid atomic gases --- ultracold, ultra dilute # Glass:the Cinderella problem of low-temperature physics
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8 March 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal (Oort)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
CANCELLED


8 March 2013, 00:00, 173 / OORT
Demonstration u-controller boards
The Electronic Department developed different u-controller boards with software. : To show a little of its potential, we will demonstrate several applications in which it is in use already. Bring your own ideas or desires.


5 March 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Weeks Discoveries
Arno Knobbe - LIACS # Zunfeng Liu - LIC: Mining Large Collections of Sensor Data # Applications on carbon nanomaterials in fishing and delivery in cell biology studies
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28 Feb 2013, 00:00, Cell Observatory, GL
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture
Hans Clevers (Utrecht):


27 Feb 2013, 00:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Douglas Osheroff ( Stanford): TBA
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26 Feb 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This weeks discoveries
Ralph Buij - CML # Liesbeth de Lange - LACDR: The impact of anthropogenic land transformation on populations of Palearctic and Afrotropical raptors in northern Cameroon # For human brains sake: development of predictive drug effect models


22 Feb 2013, 00:00, Gorlaeus, C06
van Marum Colloquium
Prof.dr. Eckart Hasselbrink: Non-Adiabaticity in Surface Chemical Reactions
Website

20 Feb 2013, 00:00, Oort 276
Lorentz Seminar
Andrey Mesaros: Symmetry enriched topological order with exactly solvable models.


19 Feb 2013, 00:00
This weeks discoveries
NO discoveries due to Spring holidays


15 Feb 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal (Oort)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
CANCELLED


13 Feb 2013, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 70
Academische promotie
Dmytro Iakubovskyi
Promotor: Prof.dr.A. Achúcarro, co-promotor: Dr. A. Boyarsky: Constraining Properties of Dark Matter Particles Using Astrophysical Data


12 Feb 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This weeks discoveries
Stephanie Jenouvrier - LC Highlight # Annemarie Meijer - IBL: Challenges to move forward a predictive ecology # Making host-pathogen interactions transparent in zebrafish
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8 Feb 2013, 00:00, Pieterskerk
Pieterskerkhof 1A
Celebration Dies Natalis
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8 Feb 2013, 00:00, Gorlaeus Lab., C06
Van Marum Colloquium
Dr. Ioannis Katsounaris (Max Planck Inst. f: Electrochemistry of hydrogen peroxide on platinum
website

6 Feb 2013, 00:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Klaus von Klitzing (MPI Stuttgart) : TBA


6 Feb 2013, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 70
Academische promotie
Ishrat Mubeen (MSM)
Promotor: Prof.dr. J. Aarts: Conductance of Perovskite Oxide Thin Films and Interfaces


5 Feb 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This weeks discoveries
Marijn Knip - IBL # David Sobral - Sterrewacht: DAYSLEEPER: From genomic parasite to essential gene # Unveiling the Cosmic GDP Crash with a powerful Time-Travelling technique
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1 Feb 2013, 00:00, Room 226/228 (Huygens)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
TBA


31 Jan 2013, 00:00, Cell Observatory, GL
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture
Jan Traas (Lyon):


29 Jan 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This weeks discoveries
Huub Rottgering - Sterrewacht: A new window on the Universe: The formation and evolution of galaxy clusters and proto-clusters
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25 Jan 2013, 00:00, Room 226/228 (Huygens)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
TBA


22 Jan 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Siegfried Nijssen - LIACS # Erno Vreugdenhil - LUMC and IBL: Declarative data mining # Stress hormones affect the wiring of our brain: implication for memory
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15 Jan 2013, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Yuriy Yanson - LION # Fons Verbeek - LIACS: A glimpse on the electrochemical deposition of copper with a high-speed STM # to be announced
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11 Jan 2013, 00:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Andrea Cavigllia: TBA


8 Jan 2013, 00:00, GL - zaal 1
New Year's reception
For all in the Faculty of Science
See also

8 Jan 2013, 00:00
This week's discoveries
This weeks discoveries will resume at January 15.


7 Jan 2013, 00:00, Hal HL/Oort
New Year's coffee
All in LION cordially invited!


20 Dec 2012, 00:00, Hal Gorleaus lab.
Christmas concert
for all in the Faculty of Science


20 Dec 2012, 00:00, HL 207
BM Seminar
Elena Beletkaia# Yuxi Tian: Molecular mechanisms of gradient sensing in Ewing's sarcoma cells# Methyl group: a source of disorder?
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19 Dec 2012, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 73
Academische promotie
Ted van der Aalst - IL
promotor: Prof.dr. A. Achúcarro
co-promotor: Dr. K.E. Schalm: Conformal Invariance and Microscopic Sensitivity in cosmic Inflation


18 Dec 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Renato Soares dos Santos - MI # Jan Dahlhaus - LION: Random walks in dynamic random environments # Random-matrix theory of topological superconductors
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14 Dec 2012, 00:00, de Sitterzaal (Oortbuilding)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
Peter Bobbert (TU Eindhoven): TBA


13 Dec 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Lecture
Philipp Strack (Harvard): Part I: Singular quantum fluctuations of reconstructing Fermi surfaces;Part II: Implications of conformal correlators for quantum critical transport); INSERT INTO jos_lion_agenda_prev VALUES(
abstract

12 Dec 2012, 00:00, Sitterzaal (Oort 032)
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
TBA: TBA


11 Dec 2012, 00:00, Gorlaeus, Havingazaal
van Marum Colloquium
Prof.dr. Hans Niemantsverdriet: Mechanistic insight in Fischer-Tropsch synthesis catalysts from surface science, synchrotron and computational studies.
website

11 Dec 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Lisa Fredriksson - LACDR # Sense Jan van der Molen - LION: The delicate signaling balance between cell survival and death in adverse drug reactions # Quantum interference in molecular charge transport
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10 Dec 2012, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 73
Academische promotie
Abdelmohsen Elmalk - Biofysica
promotores: Prof.dr. T.J. Aartsma
Prof.dr. G.W. Canters: Exposing Biomolecular Properties One Molecure at a Time


10 Dec 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Lecture
Andreas Karch (University of Washington): Diffeomorphism Invariance and Non-relativistic Holography
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7 Dec 2012, 00:00, kantine
Director's winter speech
Coffee & sweets for all LION colleagues


5 Dec 2012, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 73
Academische promotie
Manohar Kumar - AMC
promotor: Prof.dr. J.M. van Ruitenbeek: A study of Electron Scattering Through Noise Spectroscopy.


4 Dec 2012, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 73
Academische promotie
Yuri Yanson - IP
promotor: Prof.dr. J.W.M. Frenken
co-promotor: Dr. M.J. Rost: How additives affect Cu electrodeposition.
An electrochemical STM study.



4 Dec 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Ewa Snaar-Jagalska - IBL # Christine Hahn - LIC: Zebrafish as a model system to study human micrometastasis # Step Away From Flat Land; employing a Cylindrical Crystal in Gas-Surface Dynamics Studies
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29 Nov 2012, 00:00, Cell Observatory, GL
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture
Rene Wijffels (Wageningen):


29 Nov 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Lecture
Keun Young-Kim ( UvA) : TBA


29 Nov 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Lecture
Theo Odijk: Trees swaying in turbulent winds: a scaling analysis


29 Nov 2012, 00:00, C.J. Gorterzaal
Meeting with FOM personnel officer Joost Weber
Meeting for FOM-colleagues
invitation

27 Nov 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Seminar
Kasper Duivenvoorden ( Cologne) : Topological phases in SU(N) spin chains
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27 Nov 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's Discoveries
Markus Heydenreich - MI # Petra Rudolf - Lorentz Center Highlight: Fascinating critical behavior - a mathematical perspective # See atoms move in real time
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23 Nov 2012, 00:00, de Sitterzaal (Oortbuilding)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
TBA


23 Nov 2012, 00:00, Room 276, Oortbuilding
Theory seminar
Prof. Hagen Kleinert: QFT of Black Swan Events


22 Nov 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Seminar
Tatsuma Nishioka, Princeton University: Entanglement Entropy and RG Flow
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21 Nov 2012, 00:00, Sitterzaal ( Oort 032)
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
TBA: TBA


21 Nov 2012, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 73
Academische promotie
Dahlhaus - IL
Promotor: Prof.dr. C.W.J. Beenakker:


21 Nov 2012, 00:00, 207 HL
COMSOL Multiphysics Free Introduction Course
website

20 Nov 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Laura Bertens - LIACS # Wies van Roosmalen - LACDR: Modeling biological gradient formation: combining differential equations and Petri nets # Novel Cancer Drug Targets: from Cellular Imaging to Clinical Translation
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19 Nov 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Lecture
Henning Schomerus (Lancaster) : Lasing via topologically protected states in deformed photonic crystals
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15 Nov 2012, 00:00, Canteen HL/Oort
Zwaartekracht borrel
All colleagues in LION are welcome!
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13 Nov 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Emilia Hanneda - IBL # Simon Dagoy-Bohy - LION: The effects of GM-potatoes on soil fungi # To be or not to be jammed
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9 Nov 2012, 00:00, Room HL 211-214 (Huygens building)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
Michael Schreiber (Technische Universiteit Chemnitz - Germany): TBA


8 Nov 2012, 00:00, Oort Room 276
Theory Seminar
Matthew Lippert ( UVA): TBA


8 Nov 2012, 00:00, Kantine HL
Party
All colleagues in LION are welcome!:
FOM-valorisatieprijs 2012

7 Nov 2012, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 73
Academische promotie
G. Dong - IP
Promotor: Prof.dr. J.W.M. Frenken:


6 Nov 2012, 00:00, Academiegebouw Rapenburg 73
Academische promotie
Constant Guedon - AMC
promotor: Prof.dr. J.M. van Ruitenbeek
co-promotor: Dr. S.J. van der Molen: Molecular Charge Transport, Relating Orbital Structures to the Conductance Properties


6 Nov 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Seminar
Jian-Huang She, Los Alamos National Laboratory: Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless Transition in Heavy Fermion Superlattices
abstract

6 Nov 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Matteo Brogi - Sterrewacht # Tanja Lange - Lorentz Center Highlight: A new way of studying exoplanet atmospheres # Post-quantum cryptography: long-term confidentiality and integrity for communication
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1 Nov 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Lecture
Binghai Yan ( Max Planck Institute): Introduction to topological insulator materials
abstract

1 Nov 2012, 00:00, HL 207
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30 Oct 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Henriette Lanz - LIC # Vincenzo Vitelli - LION: "Cancer related Targets sensed by Apoptin"# "From shocks to failure: the physics and geometry of fragility
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29 Oct 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Lecture
Janos Asboth (Budapest) : Chiral symmetry of quantum walks


26 Oct 2012, 00:00, de Sitterzaal (Oortbuilding)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
Mark Golden (Universiteit Amsterdam): Topological insulators
abstract

25 Oct 2012, 00:00, Cell Observatory, GL
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture
Ursula Klingm:


25 Oct 2012, 00:00, Room 207 (Oort building)
Extra BM Seminar
Dr.Leandro Tabares: In situ determination of Manganese speciation in D. radiodurans by high-field EPR


24 Oct 2012, 00:00, Room CO 6 Gorlaeus Building
Special Interdisciplinair Seminar
Prof.dr.Alan Rowan (Radboud Universiteit): Biomimetic Gels. Mimicking the intracellular matrix


23 Oct 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Kees Musters - CML # Aad van der Vaart - MI: Species traits and trends # Bayesian statistics in high dimensions: so much we can do and so little we know
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17 Oct 2012, 00:00, Sitterzaal (Oort 032)
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Juan Maldacena ( IAS, Princeton) : Gauge theories, string and gravity
abstract

16 Oct 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Marthe Walvoort - LIC # Frans Snik - Sterrewacht: A tale of two species: covalent intermediates in glycochemistry and glycobiology # iSPEX: measure atmospheric dust with your smartphone and astronomical technology
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12 Oct 2012, 00:00, de Sitterzaal (Oortbuilding)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
Wilfred van der Wiel (Universiteit Twente): Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Spin Electronics
abstract

9 Oct 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Hermen Jan Hupkes - MI # Francesco Nattino - LIC: Patterns in Discrete Media: Bridging the Gaps # The effect of surface temperature on the orientational dependence of a benchmark molecule-surface reaction
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2 Oct 2012, 00:00, GL-lecture room 3
Meeting development β-campus
information on development of the construction of the new β-campus


2 Oct 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Sander van Kasteren - LIC # Sylvestre Bonnet - LIC: The serendipitous discovery of a new class of activity based probes # From molecular machines to anticancer drugs: about liposomes, ruthenium, and light
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28 Sept 2012, 00:00, HL 226/228(Huygens Building)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
Sumant Oemrawsingh (LION): DNA based nanophotonics
abstract

27 Sept 2012, 00:00, Cell Observatory, GL
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture
Marin van Heel (Leiden University, NeCEN): Looking at macromolecular complexes in action by single particle electron microscopy
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25 Sept 2012, 00:00, De Sitterzaal
This week's discoveries
Jan Wijbrans and students - W&N: Jan Wijbrans and the students Cessa Rauch, Annette Emerenciana and Pim Kaskes will talk about: Summerschool 'Crises in Biology', a new initiative of the Faculty of Science
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18 Sept 2012, 12:30
This week's discoveries
Summerbreak till September 25


14 Sept 2012, 00:00, de Sitterzaal (Oortbuilding)
Joan van der Waals colloquium
Femius Koenderink (FOM Institute AMOLF): Subwavelength plasmonic and magnetic resonators to control photons and emitters
abstract

11 Sept 2012, 00:00
This Week's Discoveries
Summerbreak till September 18


6 Sept 2012, 00:00, kantine HL
Koffie/thee en taart
Coffee/tea and pie: Bij het begin van het studiejaar: Feestelijke pauze voor studenten en docenten Natuur- en Sterrenkunde
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6 Sept 2012, 00:00, Room 276, Oort
Theory Seminar
Carlos Hoyos ( Tel-Aviv University): A-theorem, dilaton and holographic RG flows


4 Sept 2012, 00:00
This Week's Discoveries
Summerbreak till September 18


3 Sept 2012, 00:00
Opening Academic Year
read more (in Dutch)

31 Aug 2012, 00:00, Hal Gorlaeus Lab
Afscheidsreceptie decaan W&N
afscheidsreceptie Sjoerd Verduyn Lunel
uitnodiging

21 Aug 2012, 00:00
This week's discoveries
Summerbreak till September 11


12 July 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Seminar
Gregory Grason ( University of Massachusetts) : Topological defects and non-Euclidean packing geometry of twisted filament bundles
abstract

11 July 2012, 00:00, Oort 276
Theory Seminar
Gerardo Ortiz (University of Indiana): Basic Notions of Topological Quantum Matter
abstract

2 July 2012, 00:00, Oort 3rd floor &
HL 201
Lorentz Center Workshop
Anton Akhmerov(Leiden)
Carlo Beenakker(Leiden)
Fabian Hassler(Aachen)
Charles Kane(Philadelphia)
Michael Wimmer(Leiden)Majorana Fermions in Condensed Matter
Info&Program

5 Sept 2010, 00:00, Nieuwe Energie 3e Binnenvestgracht 23, Leid
PechaKucha Leiden
Joost Frenken: Science F(r)iction voor dummies.
webpagina

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