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Spring 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, January 15  
  Rodney Johnson, Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  Postnatal Iron Deficiency and Neural Plasticity
Friday, January 22  
  Pramod Sangi Reddy, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan
  Charge and Energy Transport in Nanoscale Junctions
Friday, February 5  
  Susan Hafenstein, Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, Pennsylvania State University
  Cryo-EM of Virus and Host Interactions
Friday, February 12  
  Haijun Gong, Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Saint Louis University
  Statistical Inference and Model Checking in Systems Biology
Friday, February 19  
  Sergey Varganov, Department of Chemistry, University of Nevada at Reno
  Nonadiabatic Transition State Theory: Application to Intersystem Crossings in the Active Sites of Metal-Sulfur Proteins
Friday, February 26  
  Richard Neubig, Pharmacology Toxicology, Michigan State University
  Precision Medicine for Human and Animal Diseases Through Pharmacologic Profiling
Friday, March 4  
  Stefan Stoll, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington
  Mapping Conformational Changes in Proteins using EPR Spectroscopy
Friday, March 18  
  Mark Goulian, Department of Biology and Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania
  Bacterial Signal Transduction: an E. coli View of the World
Friday, April 1  
  Tobin Marks, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
  Strategies for Biofeedstock Conversions via Tandem Catalytic C-O Hydrogenolysis
Friday, April 8  
  Qing Nie, Director, Center for Mathematical and Computational Biology, Department of Mathematics, and Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California Irvine
  Stem Cells: Interplay Between Complex Data and Models
Friday, April 15  
  Ahmet Ay, Biology and Mathematics, Colgate University
  Making Mathematical Sense of Development: Modeling Oscillatory Gene Expression in Somitogenesis
Friday, April 22  
  Gautam Dantas, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine
  Networks of Exchanging Antibiotic Resistance Between Commensal, Environmental, and Pathogenic Bacteria

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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