University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Introduction to Research Seminar

Fall Semester

Friday, September 5th 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Michael Garwood
Subject: Detecting Fleeting MRI Signals Using Frequency-Modulated (FM) Radio Waves
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, September 12th 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Marvin Marshak
Subject: Underground Physics: Neutrinos and More
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, September 19th 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: David Thomas, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spectroscopic Probes of Muscle Molecular Dynamics
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, September 26th 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: James Kakalios, University of Minnesota
Subject: Conductance Fluctuations: From Amorphous Silicon to the Cerebral Cortex
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, October 3rd 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Dan Dahlberg
Subject: Magnetism at the Nanoscale
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, October 10th 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Cynthia Cattell
Subject: Space Physics
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, October 24th 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Michael Zudov
Subject: Non-equilibrium transport in very high Landau levels of quantum Hall systems
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, October 31st 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Paul Crowell
Subject: Spin Dynamics and Transport in Solids
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, November 7th 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Vincent Noireaux
Subject: Cell-free Expression: Application to Gene Network and Synthetic Vesicles
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, November 14th 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Boris Shklovskii
Subject: Biological Physics
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, November 21st 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Mikhail Shifman
Subject: HEP theory
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, November 28th 2008
2:30 pm:
Subject: no seminar (Thanksgiving Break)
Friday, December 5th 2008
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Oriol Valls
Subject: Spin vs. Spin: The Proximity Effect in Layered Superconductor/Ferromagnet Nanostructures
Primarily for the first-year physics graduate students
Friday, December 12th 2008
2:30 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.

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