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

Spring Semester 2012 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 13 Engineering Seminar
  Michael Arnold, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Wisconsin at Madison
  Structure- and Property-Controlled Nanocarbon Materials for Electronics and Light-Harvesting
Friday, January 20 Quantitative Biology & Modeling Seminar
  Julie Mitchell, Departments of Mathematics and Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin at Madison
  Knowledge-Based Structural Approaches for Predicting Hot Spots of Protein Binding and Allostery
Friday, January 27 Quantitative Biology & Modeling Seminar
  Heping Zhang, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine
  Genetic Studies of Comorbidity
Friday, February 3 Quantitative Biology & Modeling Seminar
  Shuangge Ma, School of Public Health, Yale University
  Integrative Analysis of Cancer Genomic Data
Friday, February 10 Quantitative Biology & Modeling Seminar
  Anne Condon, Department of Computer Science, University of British Columbia
  Some Hows and Whys of Programming DNA Molecules
Friday, February 17 Engineering Seminar
  Liang-shi Li, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University
  Colloidal Graphene Quantum Dots: A New Type of Carbon Materials Toward Energy Applications
Friday, February 24 Quantitative Biology & Modeling Seminar
  Michael Kosorok, National Institute of Statistical Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  Personalized Medicine and Artificial Intelligence
Friday, March 2 Quantitative Biology & Modeling Seminar
  Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, Department of Chemistry and Biophysics, University of Michigan
  Dynamical Structures of Membrane Proteins by NMR Spectroscopy
Friday, March 16 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  Doraiswami Ramkrishna, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
  Dynamic Modeling of Metabolism. The Cybernetic Approach
Friday, March 23 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  Ramon Gonzalez, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University
  Realizing the Promise of Engineered Metabolism
Friday, March 30 Quantitative Biology & Modeling Seminar
  Chuan He, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
  Nucleic Acids Modification/Demodification and Probes for Live Cell Imaging
Friday, April 6 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  Victor Karpov, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Toledo
  Physics of Thin Film Photovoltaics
Friday, April 13
Quantitative Biology & Modeling Seminar
  Boris Shraiman, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara
  Evolutionary Dynamics in Genetically Diverse Populations
Friday, April 20 Quantitative Biology & Modeling Seminar
  Ehab Abouheif, Department of Biology, McGill University
  The Interactions between Genes and Environment in Ants
Friday, April 27 Quantitative Biology & Modeling Seminar
  R. Craig Albertson, Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  Toward the Origin of Cichlid Craniofacial Diversity: Patterns, Processes and Mechanisms

Seminar Organizers:
Interdisciplinary Physics Seminars:
Ruby Ghosh, Physics & Astronomy ghosh@pa.msu.edu
Jeffrey Schenker, Mathematics jeffrey@math.msu.edu
Engineering Seminars:
Christina Chan, Chemical Engineering & Material Science krischan@egr.msu.edu
Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminars:
C. Titus Brown, Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease ctb@msu.edu
David Arnosti, Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease arnosti@msu.edu

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