Past Events

November 17, 2017
Science at the Edge Seminar: 17 Nov 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
"Astronomical Horizons" Lecture: How Does an Astronomer Use a Big Telescope? Observing at SOAR from Start to Finish

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
P-A Colloquium: Novel quantum phenomena in complex oxides

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
Science at the Edge Seminar: 10 Nov 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
Distinguished Lecturer Series Public Lecture

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.

November 9, 2017
P-A Colloquium: Towards a Common Origin For Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime

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

Title: “Towards a Common Origin For Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime”

Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

November 3, 2017
Special P-A/NSCL Seminar

Speaker: Dimitri Kusnezov, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Title: “Computational Modeling in Physics”

Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2017, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: NSCL Lecture Hall 1200

November 3, 2017
Science at the Edge Seminar: 03 Nov 2017

Speaker:  John Ralston, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Kansas

Title: “How to Find Gold in Data: If Any!”

Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

November 2, 2017
P-A Colloquium: Rethinking the Fundamentals of Classical Nova Explosions

Speaker:  Laura Chomiuk, Michigan State University Department of Physics & Astronomy

Title: Rethinking the Fundamentals of Classical Nova Explosions

Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

October 27, 2017
Science at the Edge Seminar: 27 Oct 2017

Speaker: Sohini Ramachandran, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Director of the Center for Computational Molecular Biology, Brown University

Title: Causes and Consequences of Human Genomic Variation

Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

October 26, 2017
P-A Colloquium: Music and the Making of Modern Physics

Speaker:  Peter Pesic, St. John's College, Santa Fe

Title:  Music and the Making of Modern Physics

Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

October 20, 2017
Science at the Edge Seminar: 20 Oct 2017

Speaker:  Neil Kane, Director, Undergraduate Entrepreneurship, Michigan State University

Title: Changing the World in Nine Easy Steps: Entrepreneurship in STEM

Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

October 19, 2017
"Astronomical Horizons" Lecture: Goodbye Cassini: What the Space Probe Taught Over the Past 20 Years

Speaker: Shannon Schmoll, Director of Abrams Planetarium

Free and open to the public.

Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017, 7:30 pm

Location: Abrams Planetarium

October 17, 2017
Investiture of C.-P. Yuan as Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor of Particle Physics

The MSU College of Natural Science will host the investiture of Dr. Chien-Peng “C.-P.” Yuan as Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor of Particle Physics on Tuesday, October 17 at 2:30 p.m. in Room 1415 of the Biomedical Physical Sciences Building (567 Wilson Rd., East Lansing, MI). There will be a reception immediately following the ceremony.

October 13, 2017
Science at the Edge Seminar: 13 Oct 2017

Speaker: Orly Alter, Department of Bioengineering, University of Utah

Title: Multi-Tensor Decompositions for Personalized Cancer Diagnostics and Prognostics

Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

October 12, 2017
P-A Colloquium: Beyond journals: Communicating science to those who make the decisions and pay the bills

Speaker:  David Poulson, Michigan State University School of Journalism

Title:  : Beyond journals: Communicating science to those who make the decisions and pay the bills

Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

October 6, 2017
Science at the Edge Seminar: 06 Oct 2017

Speaker:  Sunduz Keles, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Title: Statistical data integration for genomic and epigenomic data

Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

October 5, 2017
P-A Colloquium: Breaking the Myth of the "Non-Traditional" Physicist: The Real Story About Employment for Physics Graduates

Speaker:  Crystal Bailey, American Physical Society

Title:  Breaking the Myth of the "Non-Traditional" Physicist: The Real Story About Employment for Physics Graduates

Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

September 29, 2017
Science at the Edge Seminar: 29 Sept 2017

Speaker:  James Bardwell, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, University of Michigan

Title: Watching a Chaperone Fold a Protein at High Resolution

Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

September 28, 2017
P-A Colloquium: The Physics of Green Energy - Parking Long Solar Panel Project

Speaker:  Wolfgang Bauer, Michigan State University

Title:  The Physics of Green Energy – Parking Long Solar Panel Project

Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.