R. Potestio – List of invited and keynote presentations

September 2021 Communication pathways in an IgG4 antibody: a multiscale study – invited online talk
at the ICTP-SISSA-CECAM Workshop on Molecular Dynamics and its Applications to Biological Systems, Trieste (Italy)

September 2021 Optimal reduced representations and multiple resolution models of biomolecules –
invited online talk at the Mathematics of Life conference, Hisarya (Bulgaria)

June 2020 Exploring the crossroad between information theory, statistical mechanics, and biology – invited online talk at the GSSI-Gran Sasso Science Institute – L’Aquila (Italy)

February 2020 On the algorithmic identification of optimal coarse-grained representations of biomolecules – invited talk at the Biophysical Society Meeting – San Diego, California (USA)

February 2020 Simple, but not simpler – On representation, information, and molecular modelling –
invited talk at the University of California Davis, Chemistry Dept. (USA)

February 2020 Simple, but not simpler – In search of the optimal level of coarse-graining – invited
talk at the conference Physics of biomolecules: structure, dynamics and function –
Bressanone (Italy)

December 2019 Variable resolution models for multi-scale simulations of complex biomolecules – in-
vited talk at the conference Photonic reservoir computing and information processing in complex networks – Trento (Italy)

June 2019 On the algorithmic identification of optimal coarse-grained representations of biomolec-
ular structures – invited talk at the X Brazilian Meeting on Simulational Physics – Ouro Preto (Brazil)

June 2019 Searching the optimal folding routes of a complex lasso protein – invited talk at the Integrative Approaches to Protein Folding and Aggregation workshop -Lisbon (Portugal)

December 2018 Systematic and non-uniform coarse-graining of biopolymers – invited talk at the Free University of Bozen, Faculty of Computer Science – Bozen (Italy)

September 2018 Uniform vs. position-dependent coarse-graining: challenges and opportunities from
variable resolution biomolecular modelling – invited talk at the Royal Society meeting Multi-resolution simulations of intracellular processes – Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire (United Kingdom)

September 2018 Fifty shades of coarse-grain – The hot topic of multiple resolution models – invited talk at the CECAM workshop New frontiers in particle-based multiscale and coarse-grained modeling, MPIP Mainz (Germany)

June 2018 Coarse-graining in soft matter – from practical tool to philosophical viewpoint – invited
talk at the Physics and Chemistry of Biological Systems alumni workshop, SISSA,
Trieste (Italy)

March 2018 Characterisation of the free energy landscape of self-entangled polymers – invited talk at the University of Padua (Italy)

March 2018 The devil is in the atomistic detail – Problems and solutions in computational soft matter, invited talk at the University of Pavia (Italy)

February 2018 Multi-scale approaches to the study of topological self-entanglement in biopolymers – invited talk at the IUPAC MODSIM workshop 2018, Milan (Italy)

February 2018 50 shades of coarse-grain – multiple resolution protein modeling – invited talk at the 5th workshop Physics of biomolecules: structure, dynamics, and function, Bressanone (Italy)

November 2017 Looking at Nature with bifocal glasses – The problems of representation, mapping, and multiple resolution in computational soft and biological matter modeling – invited talk at the University of Freiburg (Germany)

June 2017 Adaptive resolution methods in soft matter simulations – invited talk at the University of Trento (Italy)

April 2017 Multi-resolution approaches for simulations of biomolecules: from simple liquids to proteins – invited talk at the Bioexcel workshop Hybrid methods in molecular simulation in Cagliari (Italy)

February 2017 Multi-resolution modelling for biomolecular simulations – invited talk at the CECAM workshop Challenges across Large-Scale Biomolecular and Polymer Simulations at the University of Vienna (Austria)

November 2016 Adaptive dual-resolution methods for soft matter – Where from, where to? – invited talk at the joint CASA/EMI colloquium, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven (The Netherlands)

May 2016 Adaptive dual-resolution methods for soft matter – Where from, where to? – invited talk at the conference Mathematical aspects of material science, Philadelphia (USA)

April 2016 Adaptive dual-resolution methods for soft matter – Where from, where to? – invited talk at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

March 2016 Up and down the ladder – A personal account of multi-scale modeling of biophysical systems – invited talk at the University of Potsdam (Germany)

January 2016 Building bridges: multi-scale computational methods in biophysics – invited talk at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Golm-Potsdam (Germany)

December 2015 Building bridges: multi-scale computational methods in biophysics – invited talk at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Göttingen (Germany)

October 2015 Building bridges: multi-scale computational methods in biophysics – Symposium in the occasion of the Theodore von Kármán Fellowship awarded to Prof. R. Nussinov, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich (Germany)

July 2015 Computer simulations of soft matter: bridging the scales – CECAM school topic seminar, SISSA, Trieste (Italy)

June 2015 Computer simulations of soft matter: bridging the scales – Scientific Workshop on Multiscale modeling, experimental characterization and simulations of nanocomposite, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, Paris (France)

April 2015 Computer simulations of soft matter: bridging the scales – invited talk, University of Vienna (Computational Physics dept.), Vienna (Austria)

April 2015 Hamiltonian Adaptive Resolution Simulations of Soft Matter – invited talk, Università della Svizzera Italiana (Faculty of Informatics), Lugano (Switzerland)

March 2015 Computer simulations of soft matter: bridging the scales – Theoretical Physics Seminar, Goethe University, Frankfurt (Germany)

January 2015 Nuclear quantum effects in water: a multiscale study – Theoretical Chemistry Seminar, Goethe University, Frankfurt (Germany)

September 2014 Nuclear quantum effects in water: a multiscale study – Theoretical Physics Seminar, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid (Spain)

September 2014 Nuclear quantum effects in water: a multiscale study – Theoretical Physics Seminar, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana (Slovenia)

March 2013 Theory and practice of adaptive resolution simulations – HYBRID2013 workshop, John von Neumann Institute for Computing, Jülich (Germany)

August 2012 Adaptive coupling of classical and quantum description of molecular fluids – Modeling the Dynamics of Complex Molecular Systems, Leiden (The Netherlands)

August 2012 Coupling Classical and Quantum Mechanics in Adaptive Resolution Molecular Dynamics Simulations – Bridging Scales in Computational Polymer Chemistry, ICERM, Providence (USA)

April 2012 Multiscale simulations of quantum fluids – informal talk, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, Multiscale12 program, Santa Barbara (USA)

September 2011 Quantum Locality in Low-temperature Para-Hydrogen: a multiscale study of equi-
librium properties – Statistical and Biological Physics group seminar, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste (Italy)

February 2011 Similarities and differences in knotted-unknotted protein pairs – evidence for knot-promoting loops – Physics Department of Gutenberg University, Mainz (Germany)