University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Introduction to Research Seminar

Fall Semester

Friday, September 7th 2007
2:30 pm:
Friday, September 14th 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Priscilla Cushman
Subject: Cryogenic Dark Matter Search
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, September 21st 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Vuk Mandic
Subject: Searching for Stochastic Gravitational-Wave Background with LIGO
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, September 28th 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: James Kakalios
Subject: Conductance Fluctuations: From Amorphous Silicon to the Cerebral Cortex
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, October 5th 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Marco Peloso
Subject: Cosmological Inflation
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, October 12th 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Joachim Mueller
Subject: Fluorescence Fluctuation Spectroscopy of Biological Systems: What optical noise can teach us about proteins, cells and viruses?
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, October 19th 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Robert Lysak
Subject: Plasma Physics in the Solar System and Beyond
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, October 26th 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Allen Goldman
Subject: Superconductivity: What It Is and What We Know
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, November 2nd 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Mikhail Shifman
Subject: HEP theory
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, November 9th 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Roger Rusack
Subject: CMS experiment
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, November 16th 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Dan Cronin-Hennessy
Subject: MINOS/NOvA experiment
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, November 30th 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Dan Dahlberg (changed from Dec 7)
Subject: Experimental Condensed Matter
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, December 7th 2007
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Vincent Noireaux (Changed from Nov 30)
Subject: In vitro expression in synthetic vesicles: expressing, feeding, degrading
This is intended to introduce research projects within the department to new graduate students.
Friday, December 14th 2007
2:30 pm:
No seminar this week. This event will resume spring semester.
Friday, December 21st 2007
This event will resume spring semester.

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