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5th Third Infinity Conference: Beyond Scientific Borders, 21-23 Sept 2022, Göttingen

It is our pleasure to announce the fifth edition of the International Max Planck Research School – Physics of Biological and Complex Systems (IMPRS-PBCS) conference Third Infinity 2022: Beyond Scientific Borders. The conference will be held September 21-23 at the Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences, Göttingen, Germany.

Third Infinity is a biennial conference organized by the Ph.D. students of the International Max Planck Research School — Physics of Biological and Complex Systems; providing an interdisciplinary platform for young and experienced researchers from around the world to exchange ideas and promote scientific research.


This year’s conference is divided into three scientific sessions, each with two invited speakers:

  • Nonlinear dynamics and complex networks

Keynote: Prof. Dr. Bjorn Stevens, MPI for Meteorology, Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Marc Timme, TU Dresden (to be confirmed)

  • Biophysics from experiments to computations

Prof. Dr. Anne Grapin Botton, MPI of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden

Dr. Andela Saric, Institute of Science and Technology, Austria

  • Statistical physics and active matter

Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
Prof. Dr. Remi Monasson, École Normale Supérieure, Paris

To give our PhD students a better picture of future career opportunities after graduation, we also host a career fair and an alumni event where some of them give talks, such as:

  • Mirna Kramar, Institut Curie, Paris (alumna)
  • Laura Turco, International Future Leadership Programat Bayer (alumna)
  • IndiScale, a data management company (a startupfounded by our alumni)
  • d-fine GmbH, a management consulting company

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Free registration is open!

We look forward to seeing many of you at Third Infinity 2022. Please note that attendance at the conference is mandatory for IMPRS-PBC students.


Sincerely yours,

The organizing team

Birte, Fatemeh, Justine, Nick, Rodrigo, Sara, Sayedeh, and Venecia


Third Infinity 2022 team

IMPRS Physics of Biological and Complex Systems

Am Fassberg 11

37077 Goettingen