Colloquia and Seminars

Spring 2008
Unless otherwise posted, all colloquia are held at 4 pm on Fridays in Math/Science Center E300

DATE SPEAKER TITLE and ABSTRACT
Jan. 25
Horace Dale
Emory University
The Discovery of a New δ-Scuti Variable in Cassiopeia
Feb. 1
Tom Solomon
Bucknell University
Pattern formation and front propagation in reacting systems with chaotic mixing
Feb. 8
Michael Schatz
Georgia Tech
Topological characterization of spatiotemporal patterns
Feb. 15
Peter Grassberger
University of Calgary
Mutual Information and Applications: from Sequence Alignment to Heart Beat Analysis
Feb. 22
John Marko
Northwestern University
Micromechanical study of DNA-protein interactions and chromosome structure
Feb. 29
Steven Harvey
Georgia Tech
Biophysical Approaches to Studying Structures, Forces and Thermodynamics In Viruses
March 7
Jacques Amar
University of Toledo
Effects of Steering and Shadowing in Epitaxial Growth
Mar. 14
Spring Break
No Colloquium
Mar. 21
Dan Goldman
Georgia Tech
Locomotion on controlled granular media
Mar. 28
Alan Fine
Dalhousie University
What we can learn about learning by watching synapses work
Apr. 4
Larry Liebovitch
Florida Atlantic University
Dynamics of Interacting Systems: How genes regulate other genes and how people influence other people
Apr. 11
Dwayne Miller
University of Toronto
Femtosecond Electron Diffraction: "Making the Molecular Movie"
Apr. 18
Jeff Hester
Arizona State University
Born Among Giants: The Solar System's Violent Origins
Apr. 25
Jörn Davidsen
University of Calgary
Scaling, universality and spatio-temporal clustering in seismicity and rock fracture phenomena
May 2
3:00pm
Erik Luijten
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Self-assembly of rod-like polyelectrolytes: from materials to cystic fibrosis

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