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A poster of this schedule is available (PDF format).

Spring Semester 2019 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).

Friday, January 18  
  Xiaoqin Zou, Department of Biochemistry, University of Missouri
  Novel Strategies for Predicting Protein Interactions with Application to Structure-Based Drug Design
Friday, February 1  
  Sorin Draghici, Department of Computer Science and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University
  Discovering Disease Subtypes through the Integration of Multiple Types of Omics Data
Friday, February 8  
  Harald Ade, Department of Physics, North Carolina University
  How Much? How Do We Know? Solar Energy Conversation Technology and Global Warming in a Postmodern World
Friday, February 15  
  Rebecca Anthony, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University
  Nonthermal Plasmas for Next-Generation Nanomaterials
Friday, February 22  
  Michael Gooseff, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado
  Arctic Oases - Rivers and their Icings Promote Habitats and Hotspots Year Round
Friday, March 1  
  Danny Hatters, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Melbourne
  Proteostasis Imbalance in Health and Neurodegeneration
Friday, March 15  
  Emily Josephs, Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University
  The Evolutionary Forces Shaping Complex Trait Variation
Friday, March 22
  Marius Pachitariu, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  High-Dimensional Problems in Neuroscience
Friday, March 29  
  JohnJoe McFadden, Molecular Genetics, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
  Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology
Friday, April 5  
  Andrea Bodnar, Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute
  The Sea Urchin as a Model System for Cancer and Aging
Friday, April 12  
  Sorin Draghici, Department of Engineering, Wayne State University
  Discovering Disease Subtypes Through the Integration of Multiple Types of Omics Data
Friday, April 19  
  Mark Reimers, Department of Neuroscience, Michigan State University
  Dynamic Networks in the Brain: Using Constrained Regression to Infer Effective Connectivity from Observations of Rapid Cortical Dynamics
Friday, April 26  
  L. Aravind, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH

Seminar Organizers:
Interdisciplinary Physics Seminars:
Carlo Piermarocchi, Physics & Astronomy carlo@pa.msu.edu
Ruby Ghosh, Physics & Astronomy ghosh@pa.msu.edu
Engineering Seminars:
Alexandra Zevalkink, Materials Science and Engineering alexzev@msu.edu
Sara Roccabianca, Mechanical Engineering roccabis@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

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Spring 2018;   Fall 2017;   Spring 2017;   Fall 2016;   Spring 2016;   Fall 2015;   Spring 2015;  
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Spring 2011;   Fall 2010;   Spring 2010;   Fall 2009;   Spring 2009;   Fall 2008;   Spring 2008;  
Fall 2007;   Spring 2007;   Fall 2006;   Spring 2006;   Fall 2005;   Spring 2005;   Fall 2004;  
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