Past Events

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.

December 7, 2017

Speaker:  Keith Schwab, Caltech

Title: Opportunities for Quantum Sensors based on Superfluid Helium

Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

December 5, 2017

Speaker:  Danny Caballero, Michigan State University

Title: Using physics education research to explore how students learn to engage with scientific tools and practices

Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

December 1, 2017

Speaker:  Arjun Krishnan, Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University

Title: Nobody Knew Things Were This Complicated: Data-driven Insights On Complex Disease

Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

November 30, 2017

Speaker:  Scott Bogner, Michigan State University

Title: Frontiers in Nuclear Many-body Theory

Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

November 17, 2017

Speaker:  Jeff Gore, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title: A Bottom-up Approach to Microbial Community Assembly

Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

November 16, 2017

Speaker: Steve Zepf, Associate Chairperson for Astronomy and Professor, MSU Physics & Astronomy

Free and open to the public.

Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2017, 7:30 pm
Location: Abrams Planetarium

November 16, 2017

Speaker: Xianglin Ke, Michigan State University

Title: P-A Colloquium: Novel quantum phenomena in complex oxides

Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

November 10, 2017

Speaker:  Rongling Wu, Department of Public Health Sciences and Statistics and Director of Center for Statistical Genetics, Pennsylvania State University

Title: Statistical Genetics and Genomics: A Computational-experimental Framework to Map Plant Coexistence

Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

November 9, 2017

Speaker: Professor Nima Arkani-Hamed, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

Title: “The Future of Fundamental Physics”

Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2017, 8:00 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

Free and open to the public.