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Fall Semester 2016 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 16  
  Simon Billinge, Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Columbia University and Condensed Matter Physics & Material Science Dept., Brookhaven National Laboratory
  Some Recent Developments and Challenges in Nanostructure Determination: Making Nanoscience Great Again
Friday, September 23  
  Jennifer Reed, Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin
  Systems Approaches for Exploring and Exploiting Microbial Metabolism
Friday, September 30  
  Nate Lewis, Division of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
  Sunlight-Driven Hydrogen Formation by Membrane-Supported Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting
Friday, October 7  
  Yu-Ping Wang, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University
  Integration of Multiscale Imaging, (Epi)genomics, Networks and Biological Knowledge for Precision Medicine
Friday, October 21  
  Erwin Frise, Environmental Genomics & Systems Biology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  New Strategies to Identify Transcription Factor Regulatory Relationships for Organ Development
Friday, October 28  
  Stephano Allesina, Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago
  Dynamics of Large Biological Systems
Friday, November 4  
  Sarah-Maria Fendt, Vesalius Research Center, KU Leuven, Belgium
  How the Nutrient Microenvironment Supports Metastasis Formation and Progression
Friday, November 11  
  Huan-Xiang Zhou, Department of Physics and Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University.
  Electrostatics in Protein Structure and Action
Friday, November 18  
  Christopher K. Tuggle, Molecular Genetics, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University
  Serendipity in Science: Finding Important Biomedical Models Where you Least Expect Them!
Friday, December 2
  Ronald M. Levy, Center for Biophysics & Computational Biology and Dept. of Chemistry, Temple University
  Exploring Free Energy and Fitness Landscapes of Proteins for Molecular Recognition, Binding, and Allostery
Friday, December 9  
  Stephen CJ Parker, Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics, University of Michigan
  Genetic Regulatory Signatures Underlying Islet and Muscle Gene Expression and Type 2 Diabetes

Seminar Organizers:
Interdisciplinary Physics Seminars:
Carlo Piermarocchi, Physics & Astronomy carlo@pa.msu.edu
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

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