Welcome to the ESI

The Erwin Schrödinger International Institute for Mathematics and Physics (ESI) is a programme-oriented research institute for mathematics and physics at the University of Vienna. Since its opening in 1993 it has been the mission of the ESI to advance research in mathematics and physics through fruitful interaction between scientists from these disciplines. [more]


If you are interested in applying for an ESI activity, please check out the links below:

Current and Upcoming Activities

Tanushree Shah (U of Glasgow): Low-dimensional Topology Specifically contact Topology Feb. 1, 2024 — April 30, 2024 Junior Research Fellow
Chromatin Modeling: Integrating Mathematics, Physics, and Computation for Advances in Biology and Medicine March 4, 2024 — March 15, 2024 Workshop
Martina Krämer (U of Mainz): A guided tour through cirrus clouds March 17, 2024 — May 25, 2024 SRF Course
Rare Events in Dynamical Systems March 18, 2024 — March 22, 2024 Workshop
Individual Visiting Scientists 2024 March 25, 2024 — April 13, 2024 Individual Scientists
Abhiram M. Kidambi (MPI MiS, Leizpig): Novel mathematical structures in 3d quantum gravity April 1, 2024 — April 30, 2024 Junior Research Fellow
Carrollian Physics and Holography April 2, 2024 — April 26, 2024 Thematic Programme
Transport Properties in Soft Matter Systems April 2, 2024 — April 5, 2024 Workshop
Irene Fonseca (Carnegie Mellon U): Γ-Convergence and Phase Transitions of Heterogeneous Materials April 7, 2024 — April 28, 2024 SRF Course
Lecture Series by Abhiram M Kidambi (MPI MiSc, Leipzig): "Automorphic forms and L-functions: Theory and applications" April 8, 2024 — April 29, 2024 Lecture

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Upcoming Talks

Mar 05. 2024

Real time in situ chromatin dynamics tracking at nanoscale resolution during transcription activation in human cells Kerstin Bystricky (U Toulouse Capitole) Mar 05. 2024, 10:00 - 10:35 Part of Chromatin Modeling: Integrating Mathematics, Physics, and Computation for Advances in Biology and Medicine (Workshop).
Columnar Nucleosome Stacking Dictates NCP and (Telomeric) Chromatin Condensation Lars Nordenskiöld (NTU Singapore) Mar 05. 2024, 10:35 - 11:10 Part of Chromatin Modeling: Integrating Mathematics, Physics, and Computation for Advances in Biology and Medicine (Workshop).
Integrating imaging and genomic approaches to model 3D genome structure Maria Pia Cosma (Center for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona) Mar 05. 2024, 11:30 - 12:05 Part of Chromatin Modeling: Integrating Mathematics, Physics, and Computation for Advances in Biology and Medicine (Workshop).
Cryo-electron tomography reveals the nanoscale anatomy of condensed native chromatin Sergei Grigoryev (Penn State U) Mar 05. 2024, 12:05 - 12:40 Part of Chromatin Modeling: Integrating Mathematics, Physics, and Computation for Advances in Biology and Medicine (Workshop).
Force spectroscopy sheds light on the structure and dynamics of nucleosomes Ariel Kaplan (Technion Haifa) Mar 05. 2024, 14:00 - 14:35 Part of Chromatin Modeling: Integrating Mathematics, Physics, and Computation for Advances in Biology and Medicine (Workshop).
Quiescent yeast: a cellular model of chromatin architecture across scales Sarah Swygert (CSU, Fort Collins) Mar 05. 2024, 14:35 - 15:10 Part of Chromatin Modeling: Integrating Mathematics, Physics, and Computation for Advances in Biology and Medicine (Workshop).
The multi-scale organization of chromatin in the nucleus Yuval Garini (Technion Haifa) Mar 05. 2024, 15:30 - 16:05 Part of Chromatin Modeling: Integrating Mathematics, Physics, and Computation for Advances in Biology and Medicine (Workshop).
The nucleosome as the ``hydrogen atom" of epigenetics. Alexey Onufriev (Virginia Tech) Mar 05. 2024, 16:05 - 16:40 Part of Chromatin Modeling: Integrating Mathematics, Physics, and Computation for Advances in Biology and Medicine (Workshop).

Mar 06. 2024

Transcripion factors pioneering genomic DNA under the computational nanoscope Vlad Cojocaru (Utrecht U and Babes-Bolyai U) Mar 06. 2024, 13:00 - 13:35 Part of Chromatin Modeling: Integrating Mathematics, Physics, and Computation for Advances in Biology and Medicine (Workshop).
On the role of polymerases in shaping the 4D Genome Daniel Jost (ENS Lyon) Mar 06. 2024, 13:35 - 14:10 Part of Chromatin Modeling: Integrating Mathematics, Physics, and Computation for Advances in Biology and Medicine (Workshop).