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Week of Monday, January 27th 2020

Monday, January 27th 2020
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Najmeh Emami, University of California, Riverside
Subject: Understanding Bursty Star Formation in Dwarf Galaxies, Its Effect on Galactic morphology, and Implications for Reionization
Faculty Host: Patrick Kelly
Speaker: Alexander McLeod, Columbia University
Subject: Quantum phase transitions through the nano-lens: exploration and control with low- temperature nano-optics
Tuesday, January 28th 2020
1:25 pm:
Space Physics Seminar in Tate 201-20
Speaker: Organizational meeting
2:30 pm:
Nuclear Physics Seminar in Tate 301-20
Speaker: Jackson Olsen, University of Minnesota
Subject: Analysis of Recent Supernova Models Using SN 1987A Neutrino Data
Wednesday, January 29th 2020
10:15 am:
MN Institute for Astrophysics seminar in Physics Tate 301-20
Speaker: Bhavin Joshi, Arizona State University
Subject: Galaxy evolution in the local and the high-z Universe through optical+NIR spectroscopy
Speaker: Nicholas Laurita, California Institute of Technology
Subject: Shining Light On Quantum Materials
Thursday, January 30th 2020
11:15 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Kwang Ho-Hur, UMN
Subject: Observation of torsinA polymerization at the nuclear envelope
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Andrew Furmanski, University of Minnesota
Subject: Neutrino oscillations - the path to new physics?
Refreshments in atrium after the Colloquium.
Friday, January 31st 2020
12:20 pm:
There will be no sack lunch this week
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Keisuke Harigaya (IAS)
Subject: Physics beyond the standard model from Higgs Parity
Candidate for SPA Faculty Position
2:30 pm:
Speaker: Valerie Fox, University of MN, Earth Sciences
Subject: Building a comprehensive geologic record of Gale Crater, Mars, from both space-based and in-situ rover observations
Speaker: Pablo Gomez, Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin
Subject: Enslaved Histories: Value, Risk, and the Imagination of the Quantifiable Body in the Early Modern Iberian Atlantic
Refreshments served at 3:25 p.m.
4:40 pm:
Speaker: to be announced

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