Sera's Introduction

Sera Markoff

Associate Professor
Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy
University of Amsterdam
Science Park 904, rm. C4.115
1098 XH Amsterdam, Netherlands
T +31 20 525 7478/7491


I work at the interface of Astrophysics and Astroparticle Physics, and am interested in a variety of problems relating to the accretion process especially around black holes, both big and small.
As of January 2015 I ended my stint as Director of the Master’s Program in Astronomy & Astrophysics (2011-2014).

Group Blog

The first few months


My name is Adam Ciesielski and I started my PhD at University of Amsterdam a few months ago, in October. This was also a real personal change in my life – it was the first time I really moved to the different city, and country even. I am not an English native speaker, so I have to … Continue reading →

Latest News

Public talk on top of the Oude Kerk! (Postponed!)

NEW:  Due to rain we are postponing this event until next week, probably Thursday or Friday 20 or 21 August.   Stay tuned by checking the website if you were interested.  I heard it sold out so I’m pretty excited to have a good crowd, but maybe with the date change there will be some cancellations…

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Where I Am / Will Be

CTA Consortium Mtg
Sep 14, 2015 - Sep 17, 2015
Location: Liverpool, UK
Colloquium + Benito's defense
Oct 26, 2015 - Oct 27, 2015
Location: Barcelona
DIAS seminar
Nov 06, 2015 - Nov 09, 2015
Location: Dublin
Physics of Extreme Energy Release
Nov 16, 2015 - Nov 20, 2015
Location: Bern
Cargese School
May 23, 2016 - Jun 01, 2016
Ringberg GC mtg
Jun 05, 2016 - Jun 11, 2016
GC IAU Symposium
Jul 17, 2016 - Jul 23, 2016
Location: Cairns QLD