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Fall Semester 2018 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, September 7  
  Michael Harms, Institute of Molecular Biology and Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Oregon
  Biophysics of Protein Evolution
Friday, September 14  
  Jef Boeke, Institute for Systems Genetics and Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, New York University
  Writing Genomes: Designing a Eukaryotic Genome from the Bottom Up
Friday, September 21  
  Jose Avalos, Center for Energy and the Environment and Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Princeton University
  Spatial and Temporal Control of Yeast Isobutanol Production with Subcellular Engineering and Optogenetics
Friday, October 5  
  David Kaplan, Institute for Nuclear Theory and Department of Physics, University of Washington
  Formulating Nonabelian Gauge Theories for a Quantum Computer
Friday, October 12  
  Peter Frazier, Operations Research & Information Engineering Department, Cornell University; and Staff Data Scientist, Uber Engineering
  Bayesian Optimization for Materials Design and Drug Discovery
Friday, October 26  
  Sudin Bhattacharya, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan State University
  Genome-Based Prediction of Critical Cellular Transitions in Health and Disease
Friday, November 2  
  Yuping Huang, Stevens Institute of Technology
  Wireless Quantum Communication
Friday, November 9  
  Ting Wang, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  Transposable Elements and Epigenome Evolution
Friday, November 16  
  David Cahill, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Illinois
  Extremes of Heat Conduction in Materials
Friday, November 30  
  Anne Robertson, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh
  Translating the Success of Tissue Engineered Blood Vessels for Young to Old Animals
Friday, December 7  
  Michael Boehnke, Center for Statistical Genetics and Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics, University of Michigan
  Identifying Genes for Type 2 Diabetes and Related Traits

Seminar Organizers:
Interdisciplinary Physics Seminars:
Carlo Piermarocchi carlo@pa.msu.edu
Ruby Ghosh ghosh@pa.msu.edu
Engineering Seminars:
Alexandra Zevalkink alexzev@egr.msu.edu
Sara Roccabianca roccabis@egr.msu.edu
Quantitative Biology / Gene Expression in Development & Disease Seminars:
George Mias gmias@msu.edu
David Arnosti arnosti@msu.edu

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