University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

High Energy Theory Lunchtime Seminar

Spring Semester

Thursday, January 1st 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: No speaker this week
Subject: University Closed, New Years Day
Thursday, January 22nd 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: TBA
Thursday, January 29th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: TBA
Thursday, February 5th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Frank Petriello, University of Wisconsin Madison
Subject: Electroweak effects in Higgs production
4:00 pm:
Speaker: Dr. Amihay Hanany, MIT
Subject: Brane Tilings and Super Conformal Field Theories
Dr. Hanany is a high energy theory faculty candidate.
Thursday, February 12th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Paolo Gondolo
Subject: Dark Stars, or the Effect of Dark Matter on the First Stars
Thursday, February 26th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Gregory Gabadadze
4:00 pm:
Speaker: Dr. Tesla Jeltema, University of California Observatories/Lick Observatory
Subject: Probing Cosmology and New Physics with Clusters of Galaxies
Dr. Tesla Jeltema is an astro/cosmology faculty candidate,
Thursday, March 5th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Mark Trodden, University of Pennsylvania
Subject: Constraining Interactions in Cosmology's Dark Sector
Thursday, March 12th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Alexander Gorskiy
Subject: Some applications of gauge/string duality for nonconformal gauge theories
Thursday, March 19th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Alessio Marrani, Stanford
Subject: Moduli Spaces and Space-Time: Attractors in Extremal Black Holes
Thursday, March 26th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: TBA
Thursday, April 2nd 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Alexei Yung, ITEP
Subject: "Crossover from weak to strong coupling and non-Abelian duality in N=2 supersymmetric QCD."
Thursday, April 9th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Xerxes Tata, University of Hawaii
Subject: Supersymmetry, LHC and Dark Matter
Thursday, April 16th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: No Speaker This Week
Thursday, April 23rd 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Ian Lowe, Northwester/Argonne
Subject: Implications of the Higgs Discovery in MSSM
Thursday, April 30th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: No Speaker This Week
Thursday, May 7th 2009
12:15 pm:
Speaker: TBA
Thursday, May 14th 2009
12:15 pm:
No seminar this week. Finals week.

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