Past Events

March 29, 2018

Speaker:  Roberto Abraham, University of Toronto

Title:  Early Results from the Dragonfly Telephoto Array

Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

March 22, 2018

Speaker:  Lawrence Weinstein, Old Dominion University

Title: Guesstimation: Solving the World's Problems on a Cocktail Napkin

Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

March 16, 2018

Speaker: Richard Bonneau, Director, NYU Center for Data Science, Biology and Computer Science, New York University

Title: Modeling to interpret genomes (via protein structure and function) and networks (via network inference and modeling)

Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

March 15, 2018

Title: "Astronomical Horizons" Lecture: Michigan's Extraterrestrial Visitors
Speaker: Craig Whitford, Abrams Planetarium Meteorite Collection Coordinator

Free and open to the public.

Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: Abrams Planetarium

March 15, 2018

Speaker:  Kate Scholberg, Duke University

Title:  CEvNS and NINs: Observation of Coherent Elastic Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering by COHERENT

Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

February 23, 2018

Speaker: Amit Singer, Princeton University

Title: Mathematics for Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 16, 2018

Speaker: Aaditya Rangan, Courant Institue of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Title: Covariate-Corrected Low-Rank Biclustering Methods for Gene-Expression and GWAS Data

Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 15, 2018

Title: The Night Sky, Animated: Our Dramatically Improving View of the Violent, Variable Universe
Speaker: Laura Chomiuk, Assistant Professor, MSU Astronomy & Astrophysics

Free and open to the public.

Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: Abrams Planetarium

February 15, 2018

Speaker:  Alan J. Weinstein, LIGO Lab, CalTech

Title: The Detection of Gravitational Waves by LIGO and Virgo: astrophysical implications

Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

February 15, 2018

Note special location and time.

Speaker: Claudio Kopper, University of Alberta

Title: Chasing Neutrinos in Antarctica with IceCube

Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 9, 2018

Speaker:  Simon Kuhn, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Leuven

Title: Electrification of Chemical Industry: Novel Flow Reactors for the Synthesis of Fine Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals

Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 8, 2018

Speaker:  Harrison Prosper, Florida State University

Title: The Automated Physicist: Experimental Particle Physics in the Age of AI

Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

February 2, 2018

Speaker: Eugene Koonin, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, and National Institues of Health

Title: Understanding Evolution in the Postgenomic Era: Are There Tectonic Shifts?

Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

February 1, 2018

Speaker:  Cory Dean, Columbia University

Title:  From 2D to 3D and back again

Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

(This colloquium was originally scheduled for January 18th, but bad travel conditions intervened)

January 26, 2018

Speaker: Brian Gulbransen, Department of Physiology, Michigan State University

Title: Intercellular Communication as a Basis for Understanding Complex Organ Functions

Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

January 25, 2018

Speaker:  Christine Aidala, University of Michigan

Title:  Spin-Momentum Correlations, Aharonov-Bohm, and Color Entanglement in Quantum Chromodynamics

Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

January 19, 2018

Speaker: Raluca Gordân, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Duke University

Title: Sibling Rivalry in Transcription Factor Families

Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

January 18, 2018

Title: “GW170817: The First Object Seen With Both Gravity Waves and Light Waves is the Merger of Two Neutron Stars”
Speaker: Ed Loh, Professor, MSU Astronomy & Astrophysics

Free and open to the public.

Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: Abrams Planetarium

December 13, 2017

Speaker:  Darren Grant, University of Alberta

Title: Ghosts in the Ice: Searching for the Universe's most elusive particles at the South Pole

Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

December 8, 2017

Speaker:  Wen Huang, Animal Genetics and Genomics, Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University

Title: Genetics of Complex Quantitative Traits

Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.