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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 2013 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, September 6 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  Ilya Nemenman, Department of Physics, Emory University
  Information Processing in Cellular Signaling
Friday, September 13
Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Mark Neff, Center for Cancer Genomics and Quantitative Biology, Van Andel Institute
  Genetics, Genomics, and Dog Biology
Friday, September 20
Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Jianpeng Ma, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine
  Multiscale Approach for Simulating, Refining and Modeling Supramolecular Complexes
Friday, September 27 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  Heather Allen, Department of Chemistry, The Ohio State University
  Ions, Lipids, and Water at the Air-Aqueous Interface: Organization and Electric Fields
Friday, October 4 Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Ian Korf, Genome Center, University of California-Davis
  Genomics and Bioinformatics to the Rescue: Solving Complex Problems with Simple Models and Loads of Data
Friday, October 11 Engineering Seminar
  Michael Snyder, Department of Genetics, Stanford University
  Personalized Medicine: Personal Omics Profiles of Healthy and Disease States
Friday, October 18
(note room change)
Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
(in Room 1425 BPS Bldg)
  Rafael Casellas, Genomics and Immunity, National Institute of Health
  The NIH Mouse Regulome Project
Friday, October 25
(note room change)
Engineering Seminar
(in Room 3540 Engineering Bldg)
  Mark Saltzman, Biomedical Engineering, Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science
  Polymer Nanoparticles for Delivery of Agents for Gene Silencing and Gene Editing
Friday, November 1 Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Fei Zou, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  Integrated Statistical Analysis of Genome-wide Association Data
Friday, November 8 Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Stephanie Hampton, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California-Santa Barbara
  Deciphering Sixty Years of Environmental Data to Understand Recent Change in the World's Largest Lake — Lake Baikal, Siberia
Friday, November 15 Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  David Searls, Department of Genetics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  Genome as Literature
Friday, November 22 Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminar
  Boris Shraiman, Department of Physics, University of California-Santa Barbara
  A Physicist's Take On Natural Selection and Development: Statistical Genetics Theory, and Revisiting Growth and Form
Friday, December 6 Interdisciplinary Physics Seminar
  James Chelikowsky, Institute for Computational Engineering & Sciences, University of Texas
  Addressing Dirac's Challenge: Practical Approaches for the Quantum Theory of Materials

Seminar Organizers:
Interdisciplinary Physics Seminars:
Ruby Ghosh, Physics & Astronomy ghosh@pa.msu.edu
Engineering Seminars:
Tim Whitehead, Chemical Engineering & Material Science taw@msu.edu
Richard Lunt, Chemical Engineering & Material Science rlunt@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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