Past Events

February 23, 2018
Science at the Edge Seminar: 23 February 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
Science at the Edge Seminar: 16 February 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
"Astronomical Horizons" Lecture: The Night Sky, Animated: Our Dramatically Improving View of the Violent, Variable Universe

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
P-A Colloquium: The Detection of Gravitational Waves by LIGO and Virgo: astrophysical implications

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
Special P-A Colloquium: Chasing Neutrinos in Antarctica with IceCube

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
Science at the Edge Seminar: 09 February 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
P-A Colloquium: The Automated Physicist: Experimental Particle Physics in the Age of AI

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
Science at the Edge Seminar: 02 February 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
P-A Colloquium: From 2D to 3D and back again

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
Science at the Edge Seminar: 26 January 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
P-A Colloquium: Spin-Momentum Correlations, Aharonov-Bohm, and Color Entanglement in Quantum Chromodynamics

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
Science at the Edge Seminar: 19 January 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
"Astronomical Horizons" Lecture: GW170817 Neutron Star Merger

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
Special P-A Colloquium: Ghosts in the Ice

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
Science at the Edge Seminar: 08 Dec 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
P-A Colloquium: Opportunities for Quantum Sensors based on Superfluid Helium

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
Special P-A Colloquium: Using physics education research to explore how students learn to engage with scientific tools and practices

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
JINA-CEE Livestream Webinar

Title: Livestream – Talks and Panel Discussion: The Impact of the LIGO/VIRGO Neutron Star Merger Discovery on Research in Nuclear Science and Nuclear Astrophysics

Join online at http://jinaweb.org/gwnuclear

Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2017, 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

For more information, see this MSU Today article.

December 1, 2017
Science at the Edge Seminar: 01 Dec 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
P-A Colloquium: Frontiers in Nuclear Many-body Theory

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.