- SCIENCE AT THE EDGE -


Traditionally distinct scientific disciplines are merging to create new opportunities.
Share the excitement and challenge through seminars and discussions with nationally recognized pioneers in science at the edge.

Seminars included on this schedule are in these three series:
Interdisciplinary Physics Seminars, Engineering Seminars, and Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminars.
A poster of this schedule is available (PDF format).


Fall Semester 2014 Michigan State University
Seminars begin at 11:30 a.m. Fridays,  with refreshments served at 11:15 a.m.
Seminars are in Room 1400 Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building (unless noted otherwise).
Select seminar date to see schedule for meeting with the seminar speaker.

Friday, August 29 Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Mark Rebeiz, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
  Morphological Evolution: The Modification and Origination of Nodes and Networks in Development
 
Friday, September 5 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  Hiroshi Yamaguchi, NTT Basic Research Laboratories, NTT Corporation
  Nonlinear Interaction and Coherent Phonon Dynamics in Electromechanical Resonators
 
Friday, September 12 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  Michael C. Tringides, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory, USDOE
  Epitaxial Growth and Control of Metal Nanostructures on Graphene
 
Friday, September 19 Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Benjamin de Bivort, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
  The Neurobiology of Individuality
 
Friday, September 26 Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Patrick van der Wel, Department of Structural Biology, University of Pittsburgh
  Solid-state NMR studies of Amyloid Formation by Polyglutamine and Huntingtin Fragments
 
Friday, October 3 Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Lauren McIntyre, Center for NeuroGenetics, University of Florida
  Allele Specific Expression in Drosophila
 
Friday, October 10 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  Predrag Cvitanović, Center for Nonlinear Science, Department of Physics, Georgia Tech
  Noise is Your Friend, or: How Well Can We Resolve State Space?
 
Friday, October 17 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  Anne Andrews, Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles and
  Paul Weiss, California NanoSystems Institute, University of California, Los Angeles
  Developing Nanoscale Measurements for the Brain
 
Friday, October 24 Engineering Seminar
  Richard Register, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University
  Block Copolymer Thin Films: Structure, Shear Alignment, and Applications in Nanofabrication
 
Friday, October 31 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  Mark Dykman, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University
  Fluctuating Nonlinear Oscillators: From Nanodynamics to Quantum Superconducting Circuits
 
Friday, November 7 Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Hunter Fraser, Department of Biology, Stanford University
  Adaptive Evolution of Gene Expression
 
Friday, November 14 Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Sushmita Roy, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  Next Generation Regulatory Network Reconstruction: From Yeast to Mammals
 
Friday, November 21 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  John A. Woollam, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  TBA
 
Friday, December 5 Engineering Seminar
  Darrel Schlom, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University
  Playing the “Strain Game” to Enhance the Properties of Oxides
 
    

Seminar Organizers:
 
Interdisciplinary Physics Seminars:
Ruby Ghosh, Physics & Astronomy ghosh@pa.msu.edu
 
Engineering Seminars:
Richard Lunt, Chemical Engineering & Material Science rlunt@egr.msu.edu
 
Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminars:
George Mias, Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease gmias@msu.edu
David Arnosti, Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease arnosti@msu.edu

Further information on some seminars may be found at:
http://www.qbmi.msu.edu/seminars.php

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