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CRC Events:

Summer School 2019
hosting Matthew Powner (UCL), Rafal Szabla (Polish Academy of Sciences) and Tommaso Fraccia (ESPCI, Paris)
3-7 June 2019, Jugendherberge Regensburg (Schedule)

Graduate School May 2019 Meeting
hosting Michael Russell (NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory) - Why Does Life Start, What Does It Do, Where Will It Be, and How Might We Find It?
Thursday, 09 May 2019, Seidlvilla-Zenzl-Mühsam-Saal, Nikolaiplatz 1b, 80802 Munich (Schedule)

Graduate School March 2019 Meeting
hosting Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy (The Scripps Research Institute) - Chemistry Leading to the Origins of Life versus the Chemistry of Life - Same, Similar or Different?
Wednesday, 20 March 2019, Seminar Room N110, Amalienstr. 54, 80799 Munich (Schedule)

Workshop 'Presenting your research effectively'
by Tim Korver (Sprachraum)
18-19 March 2019, Schellingstr. 4 Room HU123

2019 Winter Retreat
hosting Albert Fahrenbach (University of New South Wales), Joseph Moran (University of Strasbourg) and Judit Sponer (Masaryk University)
18-21 February 2019, Hotel Millanderhof, Brixen, Italy (Schedule)

Graduate School January 2019 Meeting
hosting Tommaso Bellini (University of Milan) - Liquid crystal ordering of nucleic acids: a route for the origin of life?
Thursday, 17 January 2019, Seidlvilla-Turmzimmer, Nikolaiplatz 1b, 80802 Munich (Schedule)

Graduate School November 2018 Meeting
hosting Moritz Kreysing (MPI of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics) - Ribozyme interactions with charged and uncharged polymers
Thursday, 29 November 2018, Seidlvilla-Turmzimmer, Nikolaiplatz 1b, 80802 Munich (Schedule)

Graduate School October 2018 Meeting
hosting Kamesh Narasimhan (Church Lab - Harvard University) - Engineering Synthetic Living Systems with an Orthogonal Central Dogma
Mon, 22 October 2018, H522, Schellingstr. 4, 80799 Munich (Schedule)

Kick-off Meeting
hosting Wolfgang Weigand (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena) - From Prebiotic to Bio-inspired Hydrogen Production
Thu, 19 July 2018, Lengries - Brauneck

External Events:

Breathing Life into Chemistry (MPI for Evolutionary Biology, Plön)
4-7 June 2019, MPI for Evolutionary Biology, Plön (Event Webpage)

An den Wurzeln des Lebens (Max-Planck-Forum)
Fri, 12 October 2018, Max-Planck-Haus am Hofgarten, Osthalle, Hofgartenstr. 8, 80539 Munich (Invitation)

Molecular Origins of Life (CAS Conference 2018)
11 & 12 October 2018, Literaturhaus Munich (Abstract Book)

Guest Lectures:

Kamesh Narasimhan (Church Lab, Harvard University)
Genetic incorporation of non-standard amino acids in a recoded E.coli and Gedanken experiments on the emergence of minimal biological components
Tue, 09 Oct 2018, 09:30h, Seminar Room Hermann Gaub

Niles Lehman (Portland State University)
Scrambling to Build the RNA World
Mo, 08 Oct 2018, 09:30h, N110 - Seminar Room Rädler Chair

Avinash V. Dass (Centre de Biophysique Molèculaire - CNRS Orleans)
Stochastic Prebiotic Chemistry
Mo, 01 Oct 2018, 09:30h, N110 - Seminar Room Rädler Chair

Douglas LaRowe (University of Southern California)
Limits to Life in the Subsurface
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09.30h, N110 - Seminar Room Rädler Chair

Shoichi Toyabe (Tohoku University, Japan)
Replication, Error, and Emergence of Life
Tue, 4 Sep 2018 09.30h, N110 - Seminar Room Rädler Chair

Frances Westall (Centre de Biophysique Molèculaire - CNRS Orleans)
Geological scenarios for the emergence of life on Earth and elsewhere in the Solar System and beyond
Tue, 10 July 2018 12.15h, Lunch Talk, Kleiner Physikhörsaal

John McCaskill (Ruhr-University-Bochum, Biomolecular Information Processing (BioMIP))
Exploiting gradients in solution for autonomous evolvable microparticles
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12.15h, Lunch Talk, Kleiner Physikhörsaal

Ard Louis (Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, University of Oxford, U.K.)
Does symmetry arise from the algorithmic nature of evolution?
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17.15h, Hörsaal H030 der Fakultät für Physikhörsaal

Bojan Zagrovic (Max F. Perutz Laboratories, University of Vienna)
RNA-protein interactions: linking the origin of the genetic code with modern functionalities
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17.15h, Raum FU1.011 Butenandthörsaal, Butenandtstraße 5

Frieder Klein (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Serpentinization, Hydrogen Generation, and Subseafloor life
Mon, 6 Nov 2017 9.30h, Raum 103, Schellingstr. 4

Oliver Trapp (LMU München)
From self-amplification of chirality to the imaging of the absolute configuration by Coulomb explosion
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 17.15h Hörsaal H030 der Fakultät für Physik/LMU München, Schellingstraße 4, München

Job Boekhoven (TUM)
Robustness in dynamic assemblies driven by chemical reaction networks
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12.15h, Lunch Talk, Kleiner Physiksaal N020, Schellingstraße 4, München

Chase Broedersz (LMU München)
Broken detailed balance in active biological systems
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17.15h Hörsaal 2, Physik-Department der TUM Garching

Georg Feulner (Potsdam - Institut für Klimafolgenforschung)
The climate on early Earth
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12.15h, Lunch Talk, Kleiner Physikhörsaal

Til Birnstiel (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg, Germany and Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, USA)
Building planets – a journey along 40 orders of magnitude
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17.15h Hörsaal H030 der Fakultät für Physik/LMU München, Schellingstraße 4, München

Albrect Ott (Universität des Saarbrücken)
Autocatalysis in a Prebiotic Broth
Tue, 24 May 2016 12.15h, Lunch Talk, Kleiner Physikhörsaal

Michael Lässig (University of Cologne)
Predicting evolution: statistical mechanics and biophysics far from equilibrium
Tue, 17 May 2016 12.15h, Lunch Talk, Kleiner Physikhörsaal

Christof Flamm (Vienna)
Modeling the Evolution of Metabolic Networks
Fri, 13 May 2016 15.30h, CeNS Talk, Kleiner Physikhörsaal

Andreas Marx (Universität Konstanz)
Copying of unnatural nucleic acids
Fri, 22 Apr 2016, 15.30h, Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, Fakultät für Physik

Lisa Kaltenegger (Director of the Carl Sagan Inst./Cornell Univ.)
How to find a habitable planet
Tue, 8 Mar 2016, 11.00h, MPE, big room 1.1.18b

Pascale Ehrenfreund (Space Policy Institute / Leiden Obervatory)
The challenge of searching for life on Mars
Thu, 3 Mar 2016, 16.15h, ESO auditorium Telescopium, ESO HQE, Garching

William Orsi (LMU München)
Shedding light on the ocean's deep, dark biosphere
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 , 15:30h, NU 010, Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, Faculty of Physics

Lee Cronin (Glasgow)
Exploring directed complexity in understanding the origin of life and creating artificial life
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 , 12.15h, NU 010, Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, Faculty of Physics

Hannes Mutschler (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology Cambridge & Junior group MPI Biochemistry)
RNA replication in prebiotic and synthetic biology
Fri, 8 Jan 2016, 15:30h, NU 010, Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, Faculty of Physics

Irene Chen (University of California Santa Barbara)
Chance and evolution in early life
Fri, 4 Dec 2015, 15:30h, NU 010, Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, Faculty of Physics

Ralph Pudritz (McMaster University)
Amino acid and nucleobase synthesis in meteoritic parent bodies
Tue, 17 Nov 2015, 12:15h, NU 010, Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, Faculty of Physics

Roland Riek (ETH Zürich)
The amyloid world hypothesis
Tue, 3 Nov 2015, 12:15, NU 010, Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, Faculty of Physics

Thomas Henning (Director at the MPI for Astronomy Heidelberg)
Extrasolar Planets, Blue Dots, and the Origins of Life
Thu, 30 July 2015, 11:00h, MPI for Biochemistry Martinsried, T-building Main lecture hall

John Sutherland (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology Cambridge/UK)
Opens internal link in current windowOrigins of life systems chemistry
Fri, 3 July 2015, 15:30h, H 030, Schellingstr. 4, Faculty of Physics

Nick Lane (University College London)
Opens internal link in current windowEnergy and Matter at the Origin of Life
Fri, 8 May 2015, 15:30h, H 030, Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, Faculty of Physics

Judit E. Sponer (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno)
The formamide-based scenario of the origin of life through the eyes of a computational chemist
Fri, 17 Apr 2015, 15:30h, Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, Fakultät für Physik

Claudia Huber (TU München)
On the Way to the Origin of Life: Surface catalysed formation of biomolecules under primordial conditions
Fri, 13 June 2014, 15:30h, Kleiner Physik-Hörsaal, Fakultät für Physik

Nicholas V. Hud (Georgia Insitute of Technology, Atlanta)
A self-assembly approach to the origin of RNA
Tue, 20 May 2014, 12:00h, NU 110, Fakultät für Physik