University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Introduction to Research Seminar

Fall Semester

Friday, September 11th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: C.C. Huang
Subject: Perplexing behavior of one liquid crystal phase: smectic-C_alpha*
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, September 18th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Marvin Marshak
Subject: Neutrino Physics at Minnesota
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, September 25th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Boris Shklovskii
Subject: Self-assembly of viruses
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, October 2nd 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Eric Ganz
Subject: Computational Study of Hydrogen Storage by Spillover at Room Temperature onto Metal-Organic and Covalent-Organic Frameworks
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, October 9th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Vincent Noireaux
Subject: Cell-free Expression: Application to Gene Network and Synthetic Vesicles
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, October 16th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Dan Dahlberg
Subject: AN INVESTIGATION OF MAGNETIC REVERSAL AT THE NANOSCALE
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, October 23rd 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: David Thomas (Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics)
Subject: Spectroscopic Probes of Muscle Molecular Dynamics
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, October 30th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: JianPing Wang, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Subject: Challenges and Opportunities of Nanomagnetism and Quantum Spintronics
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, November 6th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Joachim Mueller
Subject: Protein Assemblies and their Role in Viruses and Gene Regulation
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, November 13th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Jeremiah Mans
Subject: Experimental Physics on the High Energy Frontier
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, November 20th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Chris Leighton, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota
Subject: Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Novel Magnetic Materials
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, November 27th 2009
4:40 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, December 4th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Cynthia Cattell
Subject: Particle acceleration and energy transfer in space plasmas
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, December 11th 2009
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Shaul Hanany
Subject: Reaching to the Big Bang
mainly for new graduate students
Friday, December 18th 2009
4:40 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.

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