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Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Week of Monday, April 17th 2017

Monday, April 24th 2017
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Evan Skillman, UMN
Subject: Carbon
4:40 pm:
Speaker: Bryan Chem
Subject: Computational Studies of Defect Mediated Transport
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Tuesday, April 25th 2017
12:20 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
4:30 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.
Wednesday, April 26th 2017
1:25 pm:
Speaker: Turan Birol, CEMS, University of Minnesota
Subject: Correlated Materials by Design
Faculty Host: Rafael Fernandes
Paper Reading
4:30 pm:
CM Journal Club in PAN 120
Subject: There will be no CM Journal club
Thursday, April 27th 2017
10:10 am:
Biophysics Seminar in 120 PAN
Speaker: Prof. Julius Lucks, Northwestern University
Subject: Uncovering How RNA Molecules ‘Make Decisions’ On the Fly: Towards Understanding and Engineering Cotranscriptional RNA Folding
Speaker: Jett Priewe and Claudia Scarlata
1:00 pm:
Speaker: Jingnan Cai
Subject: Crystal Growth and Seebeck Coefficient Measurement of Hg1201
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Adriano Fontana, National Institute for Astrophysics (Italy)
Subject: The Large Binocular Telescope from first stars to exoplanets: challenges and results.
Refreshments to be served outside Smith 100 after the colloquium.
Faculty Host: Roberta Humphreys
Friday, April 28th 2017
11:15 am:
There will be no seminar this week.
Speaker: Sajna Hameed, University of Minnesota
Subject: Magnetic Order and Excitations in Y1-xLaxTiO3
Faculty Host: Martin Greven
Speaker: Antonio Delgado, (Notre Dame U.)
Subject: TBA
Subject: No MIfA speaker this week. See the SPA colloquium April 27th
Adriano Fontana, Nat'l Institute for Astrophysics (Italy)
Speaker: Jessica Riskin, Stanford University
Subject: "How the Mouse Lost its Tail, Or, Lamarck's Dangerous Idea"
Refreshments served at 3:25 p.m.
3:35 pm:
Speaker: Vikram Nagarajan
Subject: Antiferromagnetic Excitations in Underdoped HgBa_2CuO_(4+delta)
Faculty Host: Paul Crowell
Group presentations #1
4:40 pm:
There will be no seminar this week.

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