Venice meeting on
Fluctuations in small complex systems V

Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti

Palazzo Franchetti, Venezia, 3rd to 7th October 2021



Enrique Abad, Universidad de Extremadura, Merida, Spain - Diffusion in evolving domains: some subtleties and recent results
Caterina De Bacco, MPI for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen, Germany - Optimal transport in networks: a physics perspective
Fulvio Baldovin, Università di Padova, Italy - Polymers critical point originates Brownian non-Gaussian diffusion
Eli Barkai, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel - Packets of diffusing particles exhibit universal exponential tails
Christian Beck, Queen Mary University of London, UK - Superstatistical modelling of protein diffusion dynamics in bacteria
Olivier Bénichou, Sorbonne Université, Paris, France - Generalized density profiles in single-file systems
Carsten Beta, Universität Potsdam, Germany - Biohybrid active matter - the complex dance of motile cells with passive micro-cargo
Barbara Capone, Università di Roma Tre, Italy - Designing smart polymeric materials: when theory meets experiments
Enrico Carlon, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium - Fluctuations in DNA supercoils
Florencia Carusela, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Antiresonant driven systems for particle manipulation
Aleksei Chechkin, KIPT Kharkov, Ukraine, & University of Potsdam, Germany - Beyond Fractional Brownian Motion
Netta Cohen, University of Leeds, UK - C. elegans: a microswimmer's exploration of 3D space
Massimiliano Esposito, Université de Luxembourg, Luxemburg - Chemical machines: From enzymes to metabolism
Nikta Fakhri, MIT, Cambridge MA, USA - Irreversibility in living matter
Thomas Franosch, Universität Innsbruck, Austria - Crowding-enhanced diffusion: An exact theory for highly entangled self-propelled stiff filaments
Aljaz Godec, MPI Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany - Criticality in stochastic many-body systems: from cell adhesion to the Ising model (and back)
Denis Grebenkov, École Polytechnique, Palsaiseau, France - Various aspects of diffusive search with multiple searchers
Alberto Imparato, Aarhus Universitet, Denmark - Interacting thermodynamic machines at the verge of a phase transition
Sabine Klapp, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany - Dynamical self-assembly of dipolar active Brownian particles
Diego Krapf, Colorado State University, Fort Collins CO, USA - Spectral content of subordinated random walks: The case of membrane proteins
Maciej Lewenstein, ICFO, Barcelona, Spain - Complexity in Simplicity: from phase separation in cells to small Hubbard-Holstein systems
Carlo Manzo, Universitat de Vic, Spain - An anomalous competition: assessment of methods for anomalous diffusion through a community effort
Carlos Mejia-Monasterio, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain - Diffusion and escape from polygonal channels: extreme values and geometric effects
Baruch Meerson, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel - Fluctuations of a swarm of Brownian bees
Cristian Micheletti, SISSA, Trieste, Italy - Topological friction and relaxation dynamics of catenated polymers
Leonid Mirny, MIT, Cambridge MA, USA - Chromatin as a memory machine
David Mukamel, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel - Transport and condensation of driven tracers in a narrow channel
Enzo Orlandini, Università di Padova, Italy - Topological jamming in recombinant rings under confinement
Felix Ritort, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain - Maxwell demon for dissipation reduction
Yael Roichman, Tel Aviv University, Israel - Tuning of effective temperature with random optical forces
Christine Selhuber-Unkel, Universität Heidelberg, Germany - Crowding, migration, differentiation - how are they related to intracellular motion?
Stanislav Shvartsman, Princeton University, USA - Stochastic dynamics of a transcriptional brake
Ana-Suncana Smith, Universität Erlangen, Germany - Effects of fluctuations of molecular recognition - from individual binding events to cellular activation
Igor Sokolov, Humboldt Universität, Berlin, Germany - Unusual convergence to a Gaussian of a diffusion profile in homogenizing strongly disordered systems
Julian Talbot, Sorbonne, Paris, France - Statistics and optimisation of random pan stacking
Giovanni Volpe, University of Gothenburg, Sweden - Measuring Anomalous Diffusion with Deep Learning
Matthias Weiss, Universität Bayreuth, Germany - Eavesdropping on dynamic signatures of living matter


Michele Caraglio, INFN Padova, Italy - Target search of active agents crossing high energy barriers
Sara Cerasoli, Princeton University, USA - Spectral fingerprints of non-equilibrium dynamics
Antonio Ciarlo, Università di Napoli, Italy - Experimental study of Fickian yet-non Gaussian Diffusion in an optical speckle landscape
Stefano Coppola, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands - Quantifying gene transcription kinetics by single molecule microscopy
Gianmaria Falasco, Université de Luxembourg, Luxemburg
Nahuel Freitas, Université de Luxembourg, Luxemburg - Linear response in large deviations theory: a method to compute non-equilibrium distributions
David Hartich, MPI Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany - How is anomalous diffusion compatible with thermodynamics
Gorka Muñoz-Gil, ICFO, Barcelona, Spain - Machine learning approaches to anomalous diffusion data
Jakub Ślęzak, Wrocław University of Science & Technology, Poland - Lévy flights stemming from heterogeneous energy transfer
Vittoria Sposini, Universität Wien, Austria - Random diffusivity models for diffusion in heterogeneous systems
Alessio Squarcini, MPI for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany - Spectral density of individual trajectories of an active Brownian particle
Gianluca Teza, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel - Exact coarse graining preserves entropy production out of equilibirium
Samudrajith Thapa, Tel Aviv University, Israel - Bayesian inference of anomalous diffusion in single particle tracking experiments
Ohad Vilk, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel - Unravelling the origins of anomalous diffusion: from molecules to migrating storks


Marco Benedetti, Università Roma La Sapienza, Italy - An Hopfield model with auxiliary hidden layers
Pietro Chiarantoni and Matteo Becchi, SISSA, Trieste, Italy - xrRNA pore translocation: effect of secondary and tertiary elements on process activation and duration
Pietro Corsi, Università di Roma Tre, Italy - Unveiling adsorption universality in polymeric macromolecules
Cai Dieball, MPI Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany - Coarse-graining empirical densities and currents at all times
Marcus Dahlenburg, BCAM Bilbao, Spain - Random amplitude stochastic resetting
Timo Dörries, Universität Potsdam, Germany - Rate equations and spatial moments for mobile-immobile models with power-law waiting time distributions
Gianmaria Falasco, Université de Luxembourg, Luxemburg
Carlo Andrea De Filippo, Università di Roma Tre, Italy - On the role of polydispersity, elongation and functionalisation on the phase diagram of low density colloidal solutions
Simon Benedikt Grosse-Holz, MIT, USA - Bayesian inference of chromatin looping
David Hartich, MPI Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany - How is anomalous diffusion compatible with thermodynamics and Transition paths in driven networks: Towards a thermodynamically consistent interpretation of memory
Jérémie Klinger, Sorbonne Université, Paris, France - Joint statistics of space and time exploration of 1D random walks
Sumanta Kundu, Università di Padova, Italy - Nonuniversal features in the random sequential adsorption in the presence of spatially long-range correlated disorder
Emanuele Penocchio, Université de Luxembourg, Luxemburg - Insights from an information thermodynamics analysis of a synthetic molecular motor
Henrik Seckler, Universität Potsdam, Germany - Using Bayesian Deep Learning for error prediction in classification/inference tasks of single particle anomalous diffusion trajectories
Luigi Zanovello, Università degli studi di Trento, Italy


Giovanni Dietler, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Raffaele Pastore Universitè degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Matteo Pollettini, Université de Luxembourg, Luxemburg
Francesco Rusciano Universitè degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Antonio Sasso, Universitè degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy