New York Applied Topology Meetings

Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings are held at:

Irving Cancer Research Center
8th floor, Conference Room
1130 St. Nicholas Ave
New York, NY 10032

These meetings are open to all. Please send an e-mail to [jn2531 at] if you plan to attend a meeting so that we can plan ahead and add you to the mailing list.

Upcoming Meetings


Series will resume in September

Past Meetings


June 9th, 3:00 PM

Diffusion-Based Representations for Revealing Trajectory Structure and Gene Interactions in Noisy Single Cell Data (K. Moon)

May 12th, 3:00 PM

Cardiac Trabeculae Segmentation: An Application of Computational Topology (C. Chen)

Apr 28th, 3:00 PM

Creolizing the Web – Analyzing models for language acquisition -09876yqaop[(A. Tamaskar)

Apr 14th, 3:00 PM

A Higher-Dimensional Homologically Persistent Skeleton (S. Kalisnik Verovsek)

Mar 31st, 3:00 PM

Universality of the Homotopy Interleaving Distance: Towards a Persistent Homotopy Theory Foundation for Topological Data Analysis (M. Lesnick)

Mar 3rd, 3:00 PM
Persistent Homology of Asymmetric Networks (F. Memoli)

Feb 17th, 3:00 PM
Random geometric complexes and maximal persistence (O. Bobrowski)

Feb 3, 3:00 PM
The shape of sparse statistical networks (B. Cassidy)


Dec 9, 3:00 PM
The Convergence of Mapper (L. Munch)

Nov 11, 3:00 PM
Functional topology of brain altered states (G. Petri)

Oct 28, 3:00 PM
Concurrence topology: Review and extensions (S. Ellis)

Oct 14, 3:00 PM
Topological troubleshooting: using Mapper to find failure modes (M. Vejdemo-Johansson)

Sep 30, 3:00 PM
The mathematical study of random knotting (M. Cohen)

Sep 16, 3:00 PM
An Approximate Nerve Theorem (P. Skraba)

Jun 3, 3:00 PM
Topological analysis of motor cortex (J. Seely)

May 13, 3:00 PM
Single-cell, 42-plex cytokine analyses: from immune defense to hematologic malignancy (R. Fan)

Apr 29, 3:00 PM
Estimating Thresholding Levels for Random Fields via Euler Characteristics (A. Monod)

Apr 15, 3:00 PM
Persistent homology analyses of biological networks (C. Giusti)

Apr 4, 2:00 PM
Topological analysis of rat brain data (N. Baas)

Mar 18, 3:00 PM
“Concurrence Topology:” A new method for describing high-order statistical dependence in data (S. Ellis)

Mar 4, 3:00 PM
A topological measurement of protein compresibility (V. Nanda)

Mar 4, 1:00 PM
Genomic analysis and tumor evolution of adult diffuse glioma (R. Verhaak)

Feb 19, 3:00 PM
Database of dynamic signatures generated by regulatory networks (K. Mischaikow)

Feb 5, 3:00 PM
Applications of persistent homology to genomic data (K. Emmett)

Jan 22, 3:00 PM
Measuring intra-host HIV evolution using persistent homology (D. Rosenbloom)


Dec 16, 3:30 PM
Introduction to Topological Data Analysis, Lecture 8 (M. Lesnick)

Dec 4, 3:00 PM
Topology of Instability of Maps, with applications to data analysis (S. Ellis)

Dec 2, 3:30 PM
Introduction to Topological Data Analysis, Lecture 7 (M. Lesnick)

Nov 20, 3:30 PM
Parametrized Homology and Parametrized Alexander Duality (S. Kalisnik)

Nov 20, 3:00 AM
Introduction to Topological Data Analysis, Lecture 6 (M. Lesnick)

Nov 11, 3:30 PM
Introduction to Topological Data Analysis, Lecture 5 (M. Lesnick)

Nov 9, 3:00 PM
Learning from persistence diagrams (U. Bauer)

Nov 6, 3:30 PM
Introduction to Topological Data Analysis, Lecture 4 (M. Lesnick)

Oct 30, 3:30 PM
Introduction to Topological Data Analysis, Lecture 3 (M. Lesnick)

Oct 23, 3:00 PM
Dynamics of 2D fluid simulations through persistent homology (R. Levanger)

Oct 21, 4:00 PM
Introduction to Topological Data Analysis, Lecture 2 (M. Lesnick)

Oct 16, 3:00 PM
Introduction to Topological Data Analysis, Lecture 1 (M. Lesnick)

Oct 9, 3:00 PM
Topology seminar (B. Cassidy)