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Delivering Molecules to Zero-Mode Waveguides with Nanopores

When: Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Joseph Larkin
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Structural Correlates of Learning in Cortical Circuits

When: Thursday, August 07, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Associate Professor Armen Stepanyants
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy for SIngle Live Cell Research

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Where: EG 206
Speaker: Sang-Joon Cho, PhD
Organization: Chief Scientist of R&D, Park SYTEMS Corporation
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology Program and Electronic Materials Research Institute

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Steady-State Learning and Synaptic Connectivity in Local Cortical Networks of Excitatory and Inhibitory Neurons

When: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Julio Chapeton
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Search for the Stueckelberg Z’ Decaying into Dimuon Pairs at CMS/LHC

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 at 12:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jinzhong Zhang
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Diffusion Processes in Geographical Networks

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Fabio Ciulla
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Data Science and Spatio-Temporal Resolved Social Networks

When: Monday, August 04, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Delia Mocanu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Explosive Percolation with Unusual Features

When: Friday, August 01, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Wei Chen
Organization: Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Computing Technology
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab

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Smooth DNA Transport Through Narrow Solid-State Nanopores

When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Spencer Carson
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Activation-Induced Deaminase (AID) Co-Transcriptional Scanning at Single Molecule Resolution

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Kathy Chaurasiya
Organization: Imperial College London
Sponsor: CIRCS

Elucidating the Biophysical Mechanisms of the Enigmatic HIV-1 Multitasker Vpr

When: Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Divakaran Murugesapillai
Organization: Biophysical Group Meeting
Sponsor: Northeastern University

Complex DNA Binding Kinetics of HIV-1 Nucleocapsid Proteins

When: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 11:30 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jialin Li
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Complex DNA Binding Kinetics of HIV-1 Nucleocapsid Proteins

When: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jialin Li
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Topological Insulator in Junction with Ferromagnets: Quantum Hall Effects

When: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Victor Kagalovsky
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Seminar

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The Affinity and Kinetics of DNA Threading Intercalculation by a Rigid Ruthenium Complex Dimer

When: Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ali Almaqwashi
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

The Yeast HMG Protein Alters Nucleosome Structure

When: Thursday, July 03, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ran Hao
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysics Group Meeting

In Vivo Brain Plasticity in Response to Learning

When: Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Rohan Gala
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Exploring Jumping Genes: Protein-DNA Interactions Involved in LINE-1 Retrotransposition

When: Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Nabuan Naufer
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Homophily and the Emergence of a Glass Ceiling Effect in Social Networks

When: Monday, June 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Chen Avin, PhD
Organization: Ben Guion University, Israel, Visiting Professor, Brown University and ICERM, USA
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab Seminar

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Multi-Agent Systems with Reciprocal Interaction Laws

When: Friday, June 13, 2014 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Xudong Chen
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: CCNR

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A Survey of Proton Transfer Theories

When: Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Bridget Salna
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Product States of Ultracold Bosons on Optical Lattices: Ideal Testbed to Study Nonequilibrium Dynamics

When: Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Lev Vidmar
Organization: Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Data Sciences and Spatio-Temporal Resolved Social Networks

When: Monday, June 09, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Delia Mocanu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Diffusion Processes in Geographical Networks

When: Monday, June 09, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Fabio Ciulla
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Synaptic Connectivity in the Steady State

When: Thursday, June 05, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Julio Chapeton
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Proton Tunneling in Proteins

When: Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Paul Champion
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Dynamics in Multiplex Networks

When: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Albert Díaz Guilera, Professor
Organization: Dept. Física Fonamental, University of Barcelona
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab

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Particle Cosmology and Phenomenology – Related Aspects of D3/D7 Mu-Split SUSY

When: Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Alok Misra
Organization: IIT, Roorkee, India
Sponsor: HET Seminar

Particle Cosmology and Phenomenology – Related Apsects of D3/D7 mu-Split SUSY

When: Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Aalok Misra
Organization: Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Sponsor: High Energy Theory Seminar

Nanopore Force Spectroscopy on Nucleosomes

When: Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Andrey Demidov
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysics Group Meeting

The Search for Single Production of First and Second Generation Leptoquarks in pp collisions at the LHC

When: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 9:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: David Nash
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Interplay Between Charge, Spin, and Phonons in Low Dimensional Strongly Interacting Systems

When: Friday, May 09, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Mohammad Soltanieh-ha
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Oligomerization Transforms the Viral Restriction Factor APOBEC3G From a Fast Enzyme to a Slow DNA Binding Protein

When: Thursday, May 08, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Mark Williams
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Solidification Microstructure Growth Dynamics

When: Tuesday, May 06, 2014 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Younggil Song
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Committee: Professors Alain Karma (Advisor), Arun Bansil, Robert Markiewicz, and Adrian Feiguin

A Ruthenium Dimer Complex with a Flexible Linker Slowly Threads Between DNA Bases in a Two-Step Force-Dependent Reaction Mechanism

When: Thursday, May 01, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Meriem Bahira
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Lessons from the Large Hadron Collider: The Higgs Boson and Beyond

When: Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Matt Strassler
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Predicting the Energy of Hairpin Folding

When: Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Micah McCauley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Computational Sociology: Studies of In Vivo Social Networks

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Professor Kimmo Kaski
Organization: Aalto University School of Science
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab

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Advances in Modeling and Simulation of Microstructure, with an Emphasis on 3D Aspects

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:30 am
Where: CSC 346
Speaker: Professor A.D. Tony Rollett
Organization: Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsor: Distinguished Lecture in Nanotechnologies Through Materials Innovation, Co-hosted by Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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Polymer Sequencing Via Optical Patchclamp

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Robert Henley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Finding Communities in Networks: Message-Pasing, Phase Transitions, and New Spectral Methods

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11:30 am
Where: WV H 366
Speaker: Cristopher Moore
Organization: Rutgers University
Sponsor: Sante Fe Institute

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Exploring the Network Anatomy of Visual Cortical Processing

When: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Wei-Chung Allen Lee
Organization: Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: CIRCS

Exploring Models of Supergravity Grand Unification with LHC and Dark Matter Pheonomenology

When: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 10:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Sujeet Akula
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Antideuteron Signatures of Dark Matter with the GAPS Experiment

When: Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Kerstin Perez
Organization: Columbia University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Named Data Networking: A New Architecture for the Internet

When: Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Edmund Yeh
Organization: Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab Seminar

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Transfer-free Graphene Membranes for Nanopore-based DNA Analysis

When: Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Pradeep Waduge
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Morphological Examination of Surface Growth

When: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Mohammad Jabalameli
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Global Licensing & Business Development in the Drug Development Arena

When: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 at 4:35 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Lori Badura, PhD
Organization: Director, Sear and Evaluation, EMD Serono
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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Low Energy Nuclear Reactions: The New Alchemy

When: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Professor John Swain
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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The Wonder of Human Movement: How the Brain Controls the Body

When: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Where: EG Raytheon Amphitheater
Speaker: Dagmar Sternad
Organization: Professor of Biology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Physics
Sponsor: 50th Annual Robert D. Klein Lecture

Dynamics of and on Complex Networks

When: Monday, April 07, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Arda Halu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Magnetotransport in Thin Films and Heterostructures of Topological Matter

When: Monday, April 07, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Badih Assaf
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Mixed Order Phase Transitions in One Dimension

When: Monday, April 07, 2014 at 4:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Amir Bar
Organization: Weizmann Institute of Science
Sponsor: CCNR & Barabási Lab

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Towards Material Design Using Strongly Correlated Electron Materials

When: Friday, April 04, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Gabriel Kotliar
Organization: Department of Physics, Stony Brook University
Sponsor: Distinguished Lecture Series on Nanotechnologies through Materials Innovation, Co-hosted by Physics and Chemical Engineering Departments

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Theory Space of Supersymmetry in View of LHC Data on Higgs and SUSY Mass Limits

When: Thursday, April 03, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Mengxi Liu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Searching for New Physics at the LHC: The Story You Haven’t Heard

When: Thursday, April 03, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Michael Williams
Organization: MIT
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Plasmonic Nanostructures for Single Molecule Studies

When: Thursday, April 03, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Abdelkrim Benebbas
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Network Approaches Towards Understanding the Diseasome

When: Thursday, April 03, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dr. Amitabh Sharma
Organization: Channing Devision of Network Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: Joint Network Seminar

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The Changing Colors of Quantum-Confined Bismuth Selenide

When: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Anthony Vargas
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Regulatory Science Relevant to Products Containing Nanotechnology

When: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 at 4:30 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Subhas G. Malghan, PhD
Organization: Deputy Director, Devices and Radiological Health, FDA
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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Small Business Funding Opportunities at NINDS

When: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 at 5:30 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Stephanie Fertig, PhD
Organization: Research Project Manager, NIH/NINDS
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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Higgs Boson Decaying to Two Photons in CMS

When: Monday, March 31, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jan Veverka
Organization: MIT
Sponsor: HEP Seminar

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Biomolecular Machines of Life

When: Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: José Onuchic
Organization: Rice University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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On Some Surprising Effective Exchange Interactions

When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Alberto André Saúl
Organization: CINaM/CNRS - Mareseille, France, Senior Research Scientist, MIT
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Calabi-Yau 3-Folds: Collect Them All!

When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ross Altman
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Decision Making at the Cell Level from Microorganisms to Possible Cancer

When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG, Raytheon Amphitheater
Speaker: José Nelson Onuchic
Organization: Harry C. and Olga K. Weiss Chair of Physics, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry, and Biochemistry and Cell Biology, and Co-Director, Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) and Department of Physics, Rice University
Sponsor: Northeastern College of Science and Department of Physics

Essentials of Starting a Technology Company

When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 4:30 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Roy Miller, PhD
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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Co-op Experiences – Akhil Balraj

When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Akhil Balraj
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Single Molecule Study of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase DNA Polymerization and Pyrophosphatase Activities on Stretched DNA Templates

When: Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Kiran Pant
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Understanding the Network of Organs Transplants in the USA

When: Friday, March 21, 2014 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Professor Ronaldo Menezes
Organization: Florida Institute of Technology
Sponsor: Senior Joint Network Seminar

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Exploring the Human Diatome with Site-selective Vibrational Spectroscopy

When: Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Tim Sage
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Making Topological Insulators … and Making Them Right!

When: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Badih Assaf
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Medical Devices: Managing and Learning from Failure

When: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 4:30 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Fred Schoen, MD, PhD
Organization: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine: Regulatory Safety Assessment in Product Development

When: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Wendy Sanhai, PhD, MBA
Organization: President, Innovative Strategic Solutions, LLC
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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C-op Experiences – Russel Torres and Eric Holtzman

When: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Russel Torres and Eric Holtzman
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Entanglement Spectroscopy of SU(2)-Broken Phases in Two Dimensions

When: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Vincenzo Alba
Organization: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Seminar

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Applications of the Quasi-particle-GW (QPGW) Scheme to Model Electronic Structure and Spectroscopy of Cuprates

When: Friday, March 14, 2014 at 2:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Peter Mistark
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

The Potential and Flux Landscape for Complex and Biological Systems

When: Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jin Wang
Organization: Stony Brook
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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The Potential and Flux Landscape for Complex Physical and Biological Systems

When: Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jin Wang
Organization: Departments of Chemistry and Physics, State University of New York at Stony Book
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Protein Detection with Solid-State Nanopores

When: Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Joseph Larkin
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Exploring Circuits in the Brain

When: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Rohan Gala
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

BiS2 compounds: Properties, Effective Low-Energy Models and RPA Results

When: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: George Martins
Organization: Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Seminar

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Optical Study of Nanoscale Bismuth Selenide

When: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 2:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Anthony Vargas
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Reconstruction of Neural Circuits

When: Thursday, March 06, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Rohan Gala
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysics Group Meeting

Synchronnous Optical and Electrical Detection of Individual tRNA Molecules

When: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Robert Henley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Tunable Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Quenches in Spin Ice

When: Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Claudio Castelnovo
Organization: University of Cambridge
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Seminar

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Into the flat land: Quantum Wigner Crystallization in Zero Magnetic Field

When: Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jian Huang
Organization: Wayne State University, Department of Physics & Astronomy
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Regulating DNA Transport Through Solid-State Nanopores

When: Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Spencer Carson
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Indefinitely Disordered Critical Behavior

When: Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Istvan Kovacs
Organization: University of Szeged
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab

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I Think I Have a Great Idea…Now What?

When: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 4:30 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Amar Sawhney, PhD
Organization: President and CEO, Ocular Therapeutix
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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Solidification Modeling and a Theory for 2D Side-Branches Dynamical Selection in Directional Solidification

When: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Younggil Song
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Clash of Populations: Host-Microbe Interactions in C. Elegans

When: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Erel Levine
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: CIRCS

The Science of Success

When: Monday, February 24, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Where: EG Raytheon Amphitheater
Speaker: Professor Albert-László Barabási
Organization: University Distinguished Professor
Sponsor: College of Science and College of Computer and Information Science

Imparting Mass to Zero Relativistic Electrons

When: Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Vidya Madhavan
Organization: Boston College
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Reinventing a DNA Sequence Reader

When: Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Alek Aksimentiev
Organization: Department of Physics University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sponsor: Northeastern University Distinguished Lecture Series, Co-hosted by Physics and Chemical Engineering Departments

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Heart Valve Replacement: Status, Translational Approaches, and Challenges

When: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 4:30 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Fred Schoen, MD
Organization: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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Electronic Structure and Excitations in Oxygen Deficient CeO2−δ from DFT Calculations

When: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Christopher Lane
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics

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It is Easier for a Camel to Pass Through the Eye of a Needle: Driving Polymer Translocation Through a Nanopore Using Various Asymmetries

When: Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Gary Slater
Organization: Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Ottawa
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Intro to Programming with Java Demonstration

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: James Grammatikos
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Quantum Dots: From Lab to Market

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 5:30 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Seth Coe-Sullivan, PhD
Organization: Co-founder and CTO, QD Vision, Inc
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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Spin Gapless Semiconductors: New Materials for Spintronic Devices

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Michelle Jamer
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

The God Quasiparticle: The Plasmon and Infrared Spectroscopy of Proteins

When: Thursday, February 06, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Shyam Erramilli
Organization: Boston University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Interfacial Thermal Resistance

When: Thursday, February 06, 2014 at 10:30 am
Where: DG 50
Speaker: Professor Pawel Keblinski
Organization: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Sponsor: Distinguished Lecture in Nanotechnologies through Materials Innovation, Co-hosted by Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Physics Departments

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DNA Bridging and Looping by Hmo1 Provides a Mechanism for Stabilizing Nucleosome-free Chromatin

When: Thursday, February 06, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Divakaran Murugesapillai
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Complex Networks in Qunatum Gravity and Cosmology

When: Thursday, February 06, 2014 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Associate Professor Dmitri Krioukov
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Joint Network and CCNR Seminar

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Manipulating Natural Bioelectric Gradients to Control Growth and Form in Embryogenesis, Regeneration, and Cancer

When: Tuesday, February 04, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Michael Levin
Organization: Biology Department, Tufts University
Sponsor: CIRCS

An Introduction to Network Medicine

When: Friday, January 31, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dina Ghiassian
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

A Little Big Bang: Strong Interactions in Ultracold Fermi Gases

When: Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Martin Zwierlein
Organization: MIT
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Kinetics of DNA Threading Intercalation by a Rigid Ruthenium Complex Dimer

When: Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ali Almaqwashi
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Spin-Directed Network Model for the Surface States of Weak Three-Dimensional Z_2 Topological Insulators

When: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Christopher Mudry
Organization: Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Seminar

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Patenting Bio- and Nanotechnologies: From Idea to Approval

When: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 4:30 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Joel Bresler and John Lanza
Organization: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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Co-op Experiences: Laura Fleming

When: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Laura Fleming
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Particle Growth, Melting and Nucleation at the Nanoscale

When: Monday, January 27, 2014 at 10:30 am
Where: DG 50
Speaker: Professor JJ Hoyt
Organization: Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MCMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Sponsor: Distinguished Lecture in Nanotechnologies through Materials Innovation, Co-hosted by Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Physics Departments

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The Yeast HMG Protein HM01 Alters Nucleosome Structure

When: Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ran Huo
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

My Personal Journey in Physics

When: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Murray Gibson
Organization: Dean, College of Science, Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Light-Matter Interactions in Graphene-Based Heterojunctions

When: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Fangze Liu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Introduction to Medical Devices: Development and Context

When: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 4:40 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Frederick J. Schoen, MD, PhD
Organization: Director, BWH Biomedical Research Institute
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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Hydrodynamic Quantum Analogs: Droplets Walking on the Impossible Pilot Wave

When: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: John Bush
Organization: MIT
Sponsor: CIRCS

Human ORF1p-‐DNA Interactions Characterized by Single Molecule DNA Stretching

When: Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Nabaun Naufer
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Talk by Rajendra Kumar Singh

When: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 4:40 pm
Where: SNL 111
Speaker: Dr. Rajendra Kumar SIngh
Organization: Chief Science Officer, Hemera Biosciences Inc.
Sponsor: IGERT Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

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Co-op Experiences: James Maniscalco

When: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: James Maniscalco
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Protein Fluctuations and Function: More Questions than Answers

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Lee Makowski
Organization: ECE Department, Northeastern University
Sponsor: CIRCS

Mirage Models Confront the LHC: Phenomenology of String-Motivated Effective Field Theories

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 10:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Bryan Kaufman
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

A Constrained Top-Down Argument for R-Parity Conservation

When: Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Piyush Kumar
Organization: Yale University
Sponsor: HET Seminar

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Spatial Microstructure and Geometry in the Brain

When: Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Will Morrison
Organization: Boston University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

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Graph Computing and Social Cognitive Analytics for Network Science

When: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Ching-Yung Lin, PhD
Organization: IBM Lead, Social and Cognitive Network Research Center, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab Seminar

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Higgs Boson, Inflation and Grativitational Non-Minimal Couplings

When: Monday, December 09, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Xavier Calmet
Organization: University of Sussex, UK
Sponsor: High Energy Theory Seminar

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Investigations of Protein Induced Heme Distortion Using Raman and Vibrational Coherence Spectroscopy

When: Thursday, December 05, 2013 at 12:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yuhan Sun
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Using Optical Tweezers to Characterize the Interaction of E.Coli SSB-OB and DNA Polymerase III Alpha on ssDNA

When: Wednesday, December 04, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Susie Nimitpattana
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Hadronic Decays of the Higgs Boson: Lessons from the LHC Run 1 and Prospects

When: Monday, December 02, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: David Lopez Mateos
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: High Energy Seminar

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Nanomaterials for Next-Generation Vaccines and Cancer Immunotherapies

When: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm
Where: SNL 121
Speaker: Dr. Darrell Irvine
Organization: Professor, Departments of Biological Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

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And Then There Was Mass: The Origin of Mass and the Discovery of the Higgs Boson

When: Friday, November 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: SH 305
Speaker: Professor Joseph Incandela
Organization: Yzurdiaga Professor of Experimental Science, University of California Santa Barbara
Sponsor: The 2013 Physics Nobel Prize Colloquium

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New Nanoengineered Neuroprobes for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Dopamine Transporters

When: Friday, November 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: SNL 121
Speaker: Gordana Vitaliano, MD, MS
Organization: Director, Brain Imaging Nanotechnology Group (BING), McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

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Tensor Networks in Real Materials and New Tensor Network Algorithms

When: Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Garnet Kin-Lic Chan
Organization: Princeton University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Synaptic Connectivity in Real and Artificial Neural Networks

When: Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 12:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Julio Chapeton
Organization: Northeatern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Systematic Identification of Genomic Markers of Drug Sensitivity in Cancer Cells

When: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 3:30 pm
Where: EG 406
Speaker: Dr. Anahita Dastur
Organization: MGH
Sponsor: Special Nanomedicine Seminar

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Exploring Spatiotemporal Patterns in Physics and Biology

When: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Alain Karma
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Atomistic Modeling of Femtosecond Laser Ablation of Metals

When: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: George Gilmer
Organization: Colorado School of Mines
Sponsor: CIRCS

Atomistic Modeling of Femtosecond Laser Ablation of Metals

When: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: George Gilmer
Organization: Colorado School of Mines
Sponsor: CIRCS

Memory in Network Flows and Its Effects on Community Detection, Ranking, and Spreading

When: Friday, November 15, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Andrea Lancichinetti
Organization: Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northewestern University
Sponsor: MoBS Lab

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Nanodrugs in the Post-Blockbuster World – Critical FDA Regulatory and Patent Issues

When: Friday, November 15, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: SNL 121
Speaker: Raj Bawa PhD
Organization: President and Patent Agent, Bawa Biotech LLC
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

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Multifunctional Magnetic Oxide Thin Films

When: Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Caroline Ross
Organization: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sponsor: Joint Physics and Chemical Engineering Colloqium

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Information Diffusion in Complex Networks

When: Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Ernesto Estrada
Organization: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Strathclyde, Journal of Complex Networks, Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods (QuanTM), Emory University
Sponsor: MoBS and CCNR

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Effect of Heme Out-of-Plane Distortions on Electron Transfer Rate in Cytochrome C

When: Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yuhan Sun
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysics Group Meeting

Integrable One-Dimensional Three-Body Problems Based on Exceptional and Non-Crystallographic Root Systems and Relaxation in One-Dimensional Two-Mass Mixtures

When: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Maxim Olchanyi
Organization: Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Seminar

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Where is Univerity Going? A Proposal for Our Digital, Post-Democratic Age

When: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Juan Carlos De Martin
Organization: NEXA Center for Internet & Scoiety, Politecnico of Torino, Italy, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University
Sponsor: MoBS Seminar

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Integrable One-Dimensional Three-Body Problems Based on Exceptional and Non-Crystallographic Root Systems and Relaxation in One-Dimensional Two-Mass Mixtures

When: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Maxim Olshanii
Organization: University of Massachusetts, Boston
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Seminar

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Information and Entropy, Classical and Quantum

When: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Professor Christopher King
Organization: Math Department, Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Surface Composition and Electronic Structure of Colloidal CdSe and PbSe Nanocrystals Probed by Positron Annihilation

When: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Bernardo Barbiellini
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Synthesis and Characterization of Magnetic Heusler Structures for Materials Applications

When: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 10:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Michelle Jamer
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Drug Delivery from Macro to Nano

When: Friday, November 08, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: SNL 121
Speaker: Daniel Kohane, MD, PhD
Organization: Department of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Pediatric Critical Care, Boston Children's Hospital
Sponsor: IGERT

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Nanoengineered Surfaces for Thermal Energy Applications

When: Thursday, November 07, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Evelyn Wang
Organization: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Pulling Rate Dependence Measurements Reveal DNA Interaction Kinetics of HIV-1 NC Proteins

When: Thursday, November 07, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jialin Li
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Laser ARPES Studies of Cuprate High Temperature Superconductors

When: Wednesday, November 06, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Inna Vishik
Organization: MIT
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Seminar

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Force-Induced DNA Interactions: From Polymer Elasticity to Protein Dynamics

When: Wednesday, November 06, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Mark Williams
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Experimental Particle Physics Research withthe CMS Experiment

When: Wednesday, November 06, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Assistant Professor Toyoko Orimoto
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Observation of Floquet-Bloch States in Topological Insulators

When: Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Nuh Gedik
Organization: Department of Physics, MIT
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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The Quantum Nature of Proton Transfer in Green Fluorescent Protein

When: Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Bridget Salna
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Interplay of Strong Correlation and Dissipation in Nonequilibrium Lattice Systems

When: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jong Han
Organization: SUNY Buffalo
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Seminar

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Pegylated POD DNA Nanoparticles Attenuate Retinal Degeneration

When: Friday, October 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: SNL 121
Speaker: Dr. Rajendra Kumar-Singh
Organization: Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

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Quantum Complex Networks – Random Walks and Community-Detection

When: Friday, October 25, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Piotr Migdal
Organization: Institute of Photonic Sciences, Castelldefels (Barcelona), ISI Foundation, Turin
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab

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Simulations of the Folding/Unfolding of Proteins Under Different Solvent and Confinement Conditions

When: Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Angel García
Organization: Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Theory of Everything (Cuprate)

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Robert Markiewicz
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Probing Mechanics of Biomolecules and Cells on the Microsecond Timescale

When: Friday, October 18, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Ozgur Sahin
Organization: Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Physics, Columbia University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Higgs-Motivated Search Strategies for Supersymmetry at CMS

When: Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Benjamin Hooberman
Organization: Fermilab
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Modeling Biological Information Processing Pathways

When: Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Anurag Sethi
Organization: Yale University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

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Connetivity in Real and Artificial Neural Networks

When: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Associate Professor Armen Stepanyants
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Deciphering Regulatory Interactions in Genetic Networks Using DNA Sequence

When: Friday, October 11, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Marc Santolini, PhD
Organization: Départment de Physique, Laboratoire de Physique Statistique, École Normale Supérieure
Sponsor: CCNR and CIRCS Seminar

Theranostic Nanoprobes for Cancer Imaging and Therapy

When: Friday, October 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: SNL 121
Speaker: Anna Moore, PhD
Organization: Associate Professor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

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Function of Molecular Chaperon GroEL Follows the Iterative Annealing Mechanism

When: Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dave Thirumalai
Organization: University of Maryland, College Park
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Contribution of Basic Residues to HIV-NC’s Nucleic Acid Chaperone Function and Retroviral Replication

When: Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Mark Williams
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Measuring Social Resilience and Polarization Through Digital Traces: The Autopsy of Friendster and the Eurovision Crisis

When: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: David Garcia
Organization: Chair of Systems Design, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Sponsor: MOBS Seminar

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Graphene – Silicon Heterojunctions

When: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Assistant Professor Swastik Kar
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Simulating Strongly Correlated Quantum Matter

When: Wednesday, October 09, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Assistant Professor Adrian Feiguin
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Mining and Exploring Temporal Networks of Human Contact

When: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 at 3:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Alain Barrat
Organization: Centre de Physique Théorique, Marseille, France, Institute for Scientific Interchange, Turin, Italy
Sponsor: Physics Seminar and MoBS Lab

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Nanoparticles for Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging

When: Friday, October 04, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: SNL 121
Speaker: Matthias Nahrendorf, MD, PhD
Organization: Center for Systems Biology, MGH/Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: IGERT

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Turning a Single Molecule into an Electric Motor

When: Thursday, October 03, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Charles Sykes
Organization: Tufts University, Department of Chemistry
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Quantifying the DNA Binding Kinetics of a Flexible Ruthenium Dimer Complex

When: Thursday, October 03, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Meriem Bahira
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Enhancing the Effect of Cytotoxic and Targeted Therapies Through the Use of Multifunctional Nanoparticles

When: Friday, September 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: SNL 121
Speaker: Daniela Dinulescu, PhD
Organization: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine & Technology

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Color Detection: Using Psychophysics to Analyze the Visual System

When: Friday, September 27, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: SH 320
Speaker: Rhea T. Eskew, Jr.
Organization: Department of Psychology
Sponsor: PRISM

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Infrastructure Legibility

When: Friday, September 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dietmar Offenhuber
Organization: Department of Art + Design, Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab

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Single Molecule Spectroscopy of Amino Acids and Peptides by Recognition

When: Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Stuart Lindsay
Organization: Arizona State University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Flexibility of Modified Nucleic Acids

When: Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Micah McCauley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysics Group Meeting

Physics Co-ops

When: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Lisa Campagnoni
Organization: Asst Co-op Coordinator
Sponsor: SPS

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Direct Free-Energy Calculations for Semiflexible Macromolecules: Applications to DNA Knotting and Looping

When: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Andreas Hanke
Organization: University of Texas Brownsville
Sponsor: CIRCS

Latest ATLAS Results on SUSY Electoweak Production

When: Monday, September 23, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Géraldine Conti
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Critical Issues in Risk Assessment of Engineered Nanomaterials: Current Evidence and Remaining Challenges

When: Friday, September 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: SNL 121
Speaker: Philip Demokritou, PhD
Organization: Associate Professor & Director, Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology, Harvard School of Public Health
Sponsor: Igert Nanomedicine Seminar

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Manipulating Connectivity and Electrical Conductivity in Metallic Nanowire Networks

When: Friday, September 20, 2013 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Jessamyn Fairfield
Organization: Trinity College, Dublin
Sponsor: Physics Seminar

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Revelations in DNA Translocation Through Nanopores

When: Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Assistant Professor Meni Wanunu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Y-Unified GUTS: MSSM at Large tan(beta)

When: Monday, September 16, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Archana Anandakrishnan
Organization: Ohio State University
Sponsor: HET Seminar

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The “Standard” Model of Comology…and Open Questions

When: Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Bharat Ratra
Organization: Kansas State University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Next-Generation Ultrathin Membrane Materials for Nanopore Research

When: Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Pradeep Waduge
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Experimental Particle Phyiscs Research at the Large Hadron College

When: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Emanuela Barberis
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Materials and Devices at the Atomic Scale

When: Friday, September 06, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 118
Speaker: Dr. Wei Li Wang
Organization: Kaxiras Research Group and Westervelt Research Group, Department of Physics and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Harvard University
Sponsor: Nanophysics Seminar

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CO Binding and Allosteric Transition in the Transcription Factor CooA

When: Thursday, September 05, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Abdelkrim Benabbas
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophyisical Group Meeting

The Dynamics of Correlated Novelties

When: Wednesday, September 04, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Vittorio Loreto
Organization: Associate Professor, Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Physics, Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI), Torino, Italy
Sponsor: MoBS Lab Seminar

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Using Photons to Monitor or Modify a BIological Proton Wire

When: Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Tim Sage
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Multicomponent Dark Matter: Possible Signatures at Colliders, Satellites, and Underground Experiments

When: Monday, August 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Gregory Peim
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Multicomponent Dark Matter: Possible Signatures at Colliders, Satellites, and Underground Experiments

When: Monday, August 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Gregory Peim
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

The Search for Topologically Degerate Majorana Modes in Semiconductor/Superconductor Interfaces

When: Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 218
Speaker: Jay Deep Sau
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Enhancing SIngle Molecule Sequencing with Nonopore-Incorporated-Zero-Mode Waveguides

When: Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Joseph Larkin
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Exploring Models of Supergravity Grand Unification with LHC and Dark Matter Phenomenology

When: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:30 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Sujeet Akula
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Reconstruction of Neural Circuits

When: Thursday, August 08, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Rohan Gala
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Using Big Data for Understanding Human Behavior

When: Wednesday, August 07, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Vivek K. Singh
Organization: Postdoctoral Associate, Human Dyamics Group, MIT Media Lab
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab Seminar

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Architectural Role of HMO1 in Bending, Bridging and Compacting DNA

When: Thursday, August 01, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Divakaran Murugesapillai
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Measurement of the ZZ Cross Section at sqrt(s)=8 TeV with the ATLAS Experiment and Limits on Anomalous Triple Gauge Couplings

When: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Hayes Merritt
Organization: Ohio State University
Sponsor: High Energy Physics Seminar

Structure Response to Light-Activated Postranslational Modification of Green Fluorescent Protein

When: Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Mannis O'Brien
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Light-Matter Interactions in Graphene-Based Heterojunctions

When: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Fangze Liu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

A Study of DNA Dynamics Using Small Solid-State Nanopores

When: Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Spencer Carson
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Measuring Social Networks

When: Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Associate Professor Sune Lehmann
Organization: Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Technical University of Denmark
Sponsor: CCNR

The Same-Sign Top Signature of R-Parity Violation

When: Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Gauthier Durieux
Organization: Université Catholique de Louvain
Sponsor: High Energy Physics Seminar

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Replication by E. Coli DNA Pol III α is Inhibited by Single Stranded DNA Binding Protein

When: Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Kiran Pant
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Theory Space of Supersymmetry in View of LHC Data on Higgs and SUSY Mass Limits

When: Monday, July 08, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Mengxi Liu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Magnetotransport in Thin Films and Heterostructures of Topological Matter

When: Tuesday, July 02, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Badih Assaf
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Decoherence Induced by Magnetic Impurities in a Quantum Hall System

When: Monday, July 01, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Victor Kagalovsky
Organization: Shamoon College of Engineering, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Seminar

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Group Heterogeneity Increases the Risks of Large Group Size: A Longitudinal Study of Productivity in Research Groups

When: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Jonathon N. Cummings
Organization: Duke University
Sponsor: CCNR

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Meta-Path-Based Search and Mining in Heterogeneous Information Networks

When: Monday, June 24, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Yizhou Sun
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: CCNR

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When to Sell Your Idea: Theory and Evidence from the Movie Industry

When: Friday, June 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Professor Hong Luo
Organization: Harvard Business School
Sponsor: CCNR

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Fundamental Limits of Data Analytics for Sequential Selection

When: Friday, June 21, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Lav R. Varshney
Organization: IBM Research: Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Sponsor: CCNR

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Using Light to Trace Neurons

When: Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Armen Stepanyants
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Network Science and Wireless Networks

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dr. Kwang-Cheng Chen
Organization: National Taiwan University
Sponsor: CCNR

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Multicomponent Dark Matter: Possible Signatures at Colliders, Satellites, and Underground Experiments

When: Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 218
Speaker: Gregory Peim
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

When the Beat Goes Off: Mutually Interacting Complex Systems

When: Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dr. Holger Hennig
Organization: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard university, Visiting Scholar, University of Bremen, Germany
Sponsor: CCNR

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Social Behavior Optimizes Bacterial Swarming

When: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Mark Alber
Organization: University of Notre Dame, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Biocomplexity, Departments of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics and Physics
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Nucleic Acid Chaperone Activity of Retroviral Nucleocapsid Proteins

When: Monday, June 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Hao Wu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

The Unexpected Photolability of Heme Cyanide

When: Thursday, June 06, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Paul Champion
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Reading the Body Language of Mice

When: Friday, June 28, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Sandeep Robert Datta
Organization: Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: CCNR Seminar

Pretreatment Deconstruction of Nanoscale Architecture in Corn Stover

When: Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Lee Makowski
Organization: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Multi-Scale Mechanics and Mechano-Adaptation in Bone

When: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Associate Professor Sandra Shefelbine
Organization: Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London
Sponsor: CIRCS

Biomolecule Analysis with Nanopores in Graphene and Other Thin Solid-State Membranes

When: Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Marija Drndić
Organization: University of Pennsylvania
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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The Structure and Implications of the Global Language Network

When: Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Cesar Hidalgo, Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, Asahi Broadcast Corporation Career development Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, MIT Media Lab
Organization: Shahar Ronen, Master's Candidate, Macro Connections Group, MIT Media Lab
Sponsor: CCNR Joint Network Seminar

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Bottom-Up Biological Interfaces on 2D Materials

When: Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Gina-Mirela Mustata
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

What, If Anything, Do We Learn by Fitting an Exponential-Family Random Graph Model?

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Cosma Shalizi (CMU)
Sponsor: Co-sponsored by NULab, Lazer Lab, CCNR

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New Tests of General Relativity: Next Generation Lunar Laser Ranging

When: Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Douglas Currie
Organization: Physics, U. Maryland
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Propagation of Errors in Local Cortical Circuits

When: Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Julio Chaperton
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Popularity Versus Similarity in Growing Networks

When: Thursday, May 09, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Maksim Kitsak
Organization: Physics Department, Northeastern University
Sponsor: CCNR Joint Network Seminar

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Effects of Duschinsky Mixing on Proton Transfer Kinetics in Green Fluorescent Protein

When: Thursday, May 09, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Bridget Salna
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Light-Matter Interaction in Graphene-Silicon Cavity

When: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Tingyi Gu
Organization: PhD Candidate, Columbia University
Sponsor: Joint Physics/Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar

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New Metrics for Economic Complexity: Measuring the Intangible Growth Potential of Countries

When: Friday, May 03, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Luciano Pietronero
Organization: Institute of Complex Systems, ISC-CNR, and University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Sponsor: MoBS

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Definitive Detection of Dark Matter with Directional Devices

When: Thursday, May 02, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: James Battat
Organization: Bryn Mawr College
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Applications of Confocal Microscopy

When: Thursday, May 02, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jennifer Lipps
Organization: Department of Physiology, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Statistical Inference, Machine Learning, and Large-Scale Structure in Networks

When: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Mark Newman
Organization: University of Michigan
Sponsor: CCNR

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Quantum Criticality in Condensed Matter: Field Theory Versus Gauge-Gravity Duality

When: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Subir Sachdev
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Theory

Statistical Physics in the Era of Big Data

When: Friday, April 26, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dashun Wang
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Network Physiology: Mapping Interactions Between Complex Physiological Systems

When: Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Plamen Ch. Ivanov, PhD, DSc
Organization: Physics Department, Boston University, Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: CCNR Joint Network Seminar

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Single Enzymes Kinetics Using Nanopores and Microscopy

When: Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Andrey Demidov
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Synthesis, Properties and Applications of GaN Nanowires

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Zhen Ma
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Investigations of Mechanical Properties of Polymer Brushes and Hydrogels Through Molecular Dynamics Simulation

When: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yangpeng Ou
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Loss of Stability and Resilience Before a Tipping Point Leading to Population Collapse

When: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Lei Dai
Organization: PhD Student, GORElaboratory, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sponsor: CCNR

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Statistical Mechanics of Temporal and Interacting Networks

When: Monday, April 22, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Kun Zhao
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Cellular Mechanisms of Calcium-Mediated Triggered Activity

When: Monday, April 22, 2013 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Zhen Song
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Toward Whole-Cell Models for Bioengineering

When: Monday, April 22, 2013 at 3:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Jonathan Karr
Organization: Graduate Student, Biophysics and Translational Medicine, Stanford University
Sponsor: CCNR

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Phase-Field Crystal Modeling of Polycrystalline Materials

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ari Adland
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

The Asymmetry of Life: From Phase Transitions to Astrobiology

When: Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Marcelo Gleiser
Organization: Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Optical Tweezers Reveal How Proteins Alter Replication

When: Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Kathy Chaurasiya
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

The Asymmetry of Life: From Phase Transitions to Astrobiology

When: Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Marcelo Gleiser
Organization: Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College
Sponsor: Physics Colloqium

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Graphene-based Photodetectors

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Fangze Liu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Mechanics of Ribosomal Translocation

When: Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dmitri Ermolenko
Organization: University of Rochester Medical Center
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Statistical Physics in the Era of Big Data

When: Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dashun Wang
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: CCNR Joint Network Seminar

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Architectural Role of HMO1 in Bending, Bridging, and Compacting DNA

When: Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Divakaran Murugesapillai
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Neural Circuit Tracing

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Rohan Gala
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Co-op Experiences – Josh Kuperstein

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Josh Kuperstein
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Co-op Experiences: Rahul Desai

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 12:20 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Rahul Desai
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Co-op Experiences: Illiana Athanasiou

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 12:40 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Illiana Athanasiou
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Nonequilibrium Nanoscale Self-Organization Under Irradiation

When: Tuesday, April 09, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Mike Aziz
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: CIRCS

Shedding New Light on High Tc Electronic Infrastructure: From Top Down

When: Thursday, April 04, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ruihua He
Organization: Boston College
Sponsor: Physics Colloqium

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Resilience: Measurement Framework and Applications

When: Thursday, April 04, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Igor Linkov, PhD
Organization: Risk and Decision Science Focus Area Lead, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Adjunct Professor of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsor: CCNR Joint Network Seminar

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Progress in the Nanoscale Biophysics Lab

When: Thursday, April 04, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Assistant Professor Meni Wanunu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Nanopores: Detecting DNA Sequence and Secondary Structure

When: Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Spencer Carson
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

When: Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Paul Glavin, PhD
Organization: Life Sciences Interface Group, Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology

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Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

When: Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Adnan Nasir, MD, PhD
Organization: Clinical Professor of Dermatology, UNC Chapel Hill
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology

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Iron Superconductors: A Brief Introduction to Effective Low-Energy Models and Some RPA Results

When: Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Martins
Organization: Oakland University, Michigan
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Physics

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Dynamical Correlation Length Scales and Dynamical Heterogeneity in Colloidal-Hard-Sphere Systems Approaching the Glass Transition

When: Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Mackenzie Bennett
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Rebuilding a Human: An Exploration of the Advancements of Prosthetic Limbs

When: Wednesday, April 03, 2013 at 12:30
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Dave Margolius
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Spring-Block Model Reveals Geographic Regions

When: Tuesday, April 02, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Gabriell Máte
Organization: PhD Student, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Heidelberg University
Sponsor: CCNR

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Quantified Curiosity

When: Monday, April 01, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Amy Robinson
Organization: Creative Director, Eyewire, the Seung Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sponsor: CCNR Seminar

ATLAS Searches for Physics Beyond the Standard Model

When: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Katherine Copic
Organization: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Control of Synchronization Patterns in Neural-like Boolean Networks

When: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: David Rosin
Organization: Research Scientist, Physics Department, Duke University
Sponsor: CCNR Seminar

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Disrupting Nucleosome Core Particles

When: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Micah McCauley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Growth and Properties of Magnetic MnxGa Nanostructures

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Michelle Jamer
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Co-op Experiences: James Jaconetta

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: James Jaconetta
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Professor Thomas Webster
Organization: Chairman and Professor, Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology

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Order Through Disorder: Entropy Driven Self-Assembly

When: Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Zvonimir Dogic
Organization: Brandeis University
Sponsor: Physics Colloqium

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Fast CO Binding to Heme Proteins

When: Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Abdelkrim Bennabas
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Architectural role of HMO1 in Bending, Bridging and Packaging DNA

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Divakaran Murugesapillai
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Marie D'Iorio
Organization: Executive Director, NRC, National Institute for Nanotechnology
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology

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Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Job Elders
Organization: Director, Zinnergy Innovation Fund
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology

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Geometric Algebra

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Patrick Wong
Organization: President SPS, Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Liquid State of (Elastomeric) Proteins

When: Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Régis Pomès
Organization: Senior Scientist, Molecular Struture and Function, Hospital for Sick Children, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Recoiling Nuclei Probe Biomolecular Structure and Elasticity

When: Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Tim Sage
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Smashing Atoms for Medicine

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ron Moore
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Evidence of Optical Band Gap in Few-layered Topological Insulator Bismuth Selenide

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Anthony Vargas
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Nonequilibrium Dynamics of Doped Antiferromagnetic Mott Insulators in Two Dimensions

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 218
Speaker: Lev Vidmar
Organization: Department of Physics and Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Sponsor: Condensed Matter Seminar

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Co-op Experiences: Nick Perry – Fabrication of Waveguides and Photonic Crystals for Electric Field Sensors

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Nick Perry
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Co-op Experiences: Stefan Halvorsen

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:30 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Stefan Halvorsen
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Co-op Experiences – Nicholas Perry

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Nicholas Perry
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Graphene: A Physicist VIew of the “Wonder Material”

When: Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Eva Andrei
Organization: Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Slowing Down DNA with Nanopores in Ultra-thin Solid State Membranes

When: Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Joseph Larkin
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Lévy Flight Strategies in Human Mental Searches

When: Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Andrea Baronchelli
Organization: MoBS, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Joint Network Seminar

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Synthesis, Properties and Application Of GaN Nanowires

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Zheng Ma
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Physics and Geometry of Large Networks

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dmitri Krioukuv
Organization: Senior Research Scientist, Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA), University of California San Diego (UCSD)
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Jonathan Fleming
Organization: Managing Partner, Oxford Biosciences Partners
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology

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Universal Properties of Citation Distributions

When: Friday, February 22, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Filippo Radicchi
Organization: Senior Researcher, Departament d'Enginyeria Quimica, University Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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The Versatility of Dirac Electrons in Graphene

When: Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Pablo Jarillo-Hererro
Organization: MIT
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Using Molecular Simulation to Understand Cellulose Dissolution Mechanisms

When: Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Ahmed E. Ismail
Organization: Department of Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

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Interacting and Multi-type Networks

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Elizabeth A. Leicht
Organization: Senior Research Fellow, Said Business School, University of Oxford
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Mirage Models Confront the LHC: Kahler-Stabilized Heterotic String Theory

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Bryan Kaufman
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Nano-Bio Innovation Seminar

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Douglas W. Jamison
Organization: Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Harris & Harris VC
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology

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The Interplay Between Networks and Bayesian Models in the Analysis of Cell Phone Data

When: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 3:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Adrian Dobra
Organization: Associate Professor of Statistics & Nursing, University of Washington
Sponsor: CCNR Seminar

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Stochastic Movement Variability in Humans: Cognitive Developmental Effects

When: Friday, February 15, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jorge Jose
Organization: Vice President for Research, Indiana University
Sponsor: CIRCS

Multiscale Modeling of Membrane Transporters

When: Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ronald Hills
Organization: University of New England
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Quantifying DNA Interactions with Smaller Molecules

When: Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Mark Williams
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Class of Variational Wave-Functions for the Spin-Coherent Ground State of a Luttinger Liquid Coupled to a Spin Bath

When: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Mohammad Soltanieh ha
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Co-op Experiences – Max Turnquist

When: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Max Turnquist
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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21st Century Innovation/Technology

When: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Donofrio
Organization: Former Vice Chairman of IBM
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology

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The PDS Biotechnology Story

When: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Dr. Frank Bedu-Addo
Organization: President and CEO, PDS Biotechnology Corporation
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology

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Why Humans and Animals Create Networks

When: Monday, February 11, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Lazaros Gallos
Organization: Research Associate, Department of Ecology, Rutgers University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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SPS Journal Club Meeting

When: Friday, February 08, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 140
Speaker: Informational Meeting
Sponsor: SPS

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Networks for Public Health: Social Mixing Among School Children

When: Thursday, February 07, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Hasan Guclu
Organization: Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Public Health Dynamics Lab, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Fabrication, Simulation, and Application of Solid-State Nanopores

When: Thursday, February 07, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Spencer Carson
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Translating Cancer Nanomedicines from Lab to Clinic: the NCI Cancer Nanotechnology Initiative

When: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Dr. Piotr Grodzinski
Organization: Director, NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology Center

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Random Partitioning of Molecules at Cell Division

When: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Mathew Chamberlain
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Kuramoto Model with Frequency-Degree Correlations on Complex Networks

When: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Bruno Coutinho
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Critical Dynamics in Balanced Excitable Networks: Neuronal Avalanches, Dynamic Range, and Ceaseless Activity

When: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Daniel Larremore
Organization: Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
Sponsor: CCNR Seminar

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Hunting for the Higgs Boson at ATLAS

When: Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Sarah Demers
Organization: Yale University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Measuring the Energy Landscape of Nucleic Acid Chaperone Activity

When: Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Micah McCauley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

General Theory and Experiments on Low Energy Nuclear Transmutations [LENT]

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Yogendra Srivastava
Organization: Emeritus Professor of Physics, Northeastern University, INFN & Department of Physics, Director Project Preparata, Universita Perugia, Perugia, Italy
Sponsor: SPS

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The Thiel Foundation and Breakout Labs: Accelerating Innovation and Redefining Early Stage Start-Up Funding

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Lindy Fishburne
Organization: Executive Director, Breakout Labs
Sponsor: Nano-Bio Innovation Web Seminar, IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology Center

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Magnetotransport in Topological Materials

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Badih Assaf
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Primordial Non-Gaussianity and Fundamental Physics in the Very Early Universe

When: Monday, January 28, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Xingang Chen
Organization: Stephen Hawking Advanced Fellow, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
Sponsor: High Energy Physics Seminar

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Neutrino Physics with the Enriched Xenon Observatory

When: Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Michelle Dolinski
Organization: Drexel University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Automated Neural Circuit Reconstruction

When: Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Rohan Gala
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Funding Your Venture with Federal SBIR and STTR Grants

When: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Dr. Ben Schrag
Organization: Program Director, NSF
Sponsor: Nano-Bio Innovation Web Seminar, IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology Center

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Surface Composition and Electronic Structure of Colloidal CdSe and PbSe Nanocrystals Probed by Positron Annihilation

When: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Bernardo Barbiellini
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Green Sulfur Bacteria: Nature’s Proton Junkie

When: Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Alan Aspuru-Guzik
Organization: Harvard University, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Understanding Spatially Extended Active Sites in Enzymes

When: Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Mary Jo Ondrechen
Organization: Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Commercializing Nanotechnology: The NanoTerra Approack

When: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Where: SH 335
Speaker: Myer Berlow
Organization: Chairman/Founder Nano Terra
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology Center

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The Electromagnetic Equation

When: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Patrick Wong
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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TBA

When: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Colin Rees
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Chiroptical Effects from Achiral Plasmonic Structures

When: Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ben Moaz
Organization: Tel Aviv University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

First Spring SPS Meeting

When: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Sponsor: SPS

Semantic Networks of Interests in Online NSSI Communities

When: Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dmitry Zinoviev and Dan Stefanescu of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department; Lance Swenson and Gary Fireman of the Psychology Department
Organization: Suffolk University
Sponsor: CCNR Seminar

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Structure-Function Relations in Proteins from Rangifer Tarandus Northpolica [Evolutionary Adaptations in Santa's Reindeer]

When: Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Lee Makowski
Organization: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Aspects of Quantum Magnetism in Quasi One-Dimensional Materials

When: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Francesco Casola
Organization: ETH, Zurich and Paul Scherrer Institute
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Exact Calculations in the 1D Continuum for DFT and Beyond

When: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Miles Stoudenmire
Organization: University of California, Irvine
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Synthesis, Properties and Application of GaN Nanowires

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 10:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Zheng Ma
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Dynamics of and on Complex Networks

When: Monday, December 10, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Arda Halu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Measuring and Propagating Influence in Networks

When: Monday, December 10, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Sinan Aral
Organization: Assistant Professor and Microsoft Faculty Fellow
Sponsor: CCNR

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Interacting Networks with Antagonistic Interactions

When: Thursday, December 06, 2012 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Ginestra Bianconi
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Joint Network Seminar

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Detection of Nucleic Acid Tertiary Structure Using a Solid State Nanopore

When: Thursday, December 06, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Daniel Stoloff
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Statistical Mechanics of Collective Dynamics

When: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dashun Wang
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Discussion on Simplicial Gravity

When: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: CSC 342
Speaker: Patrick Wong
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Nanomedicine, Nano-optics, and Neurotechnologies

When: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Srinivas Sridhar
Organization: Director, IGERT Nanomedicine Science and Technology NCI/NSF Program Director, Electronic Materials Research Institute, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Modeling Electronic Structure and Spectroscopy in Correlated Materials and Topological Insulators

When: Tuesday, December 04, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yung-Jui Wang
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Thesis Defense

Tʹ Symmetry and the Neutrino Mixing Revolution

When: Monday, December 03, 2012 at 4:15 pm
Where: DA 218
Speaker: David Eby
Organization: University of North Carolina
Sponsor: High Energy Theory Seminar

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Statistical Mechanics of Temporal and Interacting Networks

When: Monday, December 03, 2012 at 4:15 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Kun Zhao
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Network Analysis of Patent Citations

When: Monday, December 03, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Jan Tobochnik
Organization: Distinguished Professor of Natural Science, Departments of Physics and Computer Science, Kalamazoo College
Sponsor: CCNR

Structural Chromosome Maintenance in Bacteria

When: Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Valentin V. Rybenkov
Organization: University of Oklahoma
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Synaptic Connectivity in a Metabolically Constrained Neural Network Model

When: Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Julio Chapeton
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Co-op Experiences: Behavior of Microspheres in a Colloidal System

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: CSC 342
Speaker: Christopher Wagenbach
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Experimental Particle Physics at the CERN Large Hadron Collider

When: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Emanuela Barberis
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Conservation of Complex Knotting and Slipknotting Patterns in Proteins

When: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Joanna I. Sulkowska
Organization: University of Warsaw & Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, University of California San Diego
Sponsor: Special Physics Seminar

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Approximate Cloaking Using Tranformation Optics and Negative Index Materials

When: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 11:00 am
Where: LA 511
Speaker: Hoai-Minh Nguyen
Organization: University of Minnesota
Sponsor: Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics Seminar

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Weakening Gravity at Short Distances and Times

When: Monday, November 26, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Anupam Mazumdar
Organization: Physics Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
Sponsor: HET Seminar

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Visual and Exploratory Network Analysis for Social Scientists

When: Monday, November 19, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Paul Girard
Organization: Sciences Po medialab, Paris France
Sponsor: CCNR Seminar

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Lessons from Nature on Molecular Engineering

When: Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Gevorg Grigoryan
Organization: Dartmouth College
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Dynamical Modularity in Regulation of Mammalian Proliferation

When: Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Erzsébet Ravasz
Organization: Medicine at the Center for Vascular Biology Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: Joint Network Seminar

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Lessons from Nature on Molecular Engineering

When: Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Gevorg Grigoryan
Organization: Dartmouth College
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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The Energy Landscape of Nucleic Acid Chaperone Activity

When: Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Micah McCauley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Diffusing Information and Reaching Agreement in Networks: Convergence and Resilience

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: DR. Shreyas Sundaram
Organization: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo
Sponsor: CCNR Seminar

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Co-op Experiences – Christa Hoskins

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: CSC 342
Speaker: Christa Hoskins
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Modeling the Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Epilepsy

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dr. Gerold Baier
Organization: Medical Systems Biology, University of Manchester
Sponsor: CCNR Seminar

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Nanomechanics of Native and Engineered Musculoskeletal Tissues: Towards a Fundamental, Quantitative Mechanistic Understanding of Tissue Function, Quality, and Pathology

When: Friday, November 09, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Where: CSC 333
Speaker: Dr. Christine Ortiz
Organization: Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

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Photodissociation of Cyanide from Ferric MbCN – A Study by Resonance Raman Spectroscopy

When: Thursday, November 08, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Bridge Zeng
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Quantum Matter: Topological Insulators, Superconductors and Nanodots

When: Wednesday, November 07, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Arun Bansil
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Physics In a Nutshell

When: Wednesday, November 07, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: CSC 342
Speaker: Mathew Chamberlain
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Physical Origin of Plasticity Length Scale Effects in Fracture and Deformation

When: Tuesday, November 06, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Srinath Chakravarthy
Organization: MIE Department, Northeastern Universy
Sponsor: CIRCS

Universality from Inflation

When: Monday, November 05, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Sean Downes
Organization: Texas A&M
Sponsor: HET Seminar

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DNA Interaction Kinetics of HIV-1 NC Protein

When: Thursday, November 01, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jialin Li
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Modeling and Forecast of Socio-Technical Systems in the Data-Science Age

When: Thursday, November 01, 2012 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Alessandro Vespignani
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: CCNR Seminar

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Distinguishing Microscopic and Macroscopic Mechanisms of DNA Binding Using Optical Tweezers

When: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Mark Williams
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Neurons in Networks: Stochastic Dynamics, Synchronization, Oscillations and Waves

When: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 4:00 PM
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Vincent Hakim
Organization: Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
Sponsor: CIRCS

Exploring Portraits and Caricatures in Data Visualization

When: Friday, October 26, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Pedro Miguel Cruz
Sponsor: CCNR Seminar

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Temperature Dependence of Proton Transfer Kinetics in the Green Fluorescent Protein

When: Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Bridget Salna
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Theory of Everything (Cuprate)

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Robert Markiewicz
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Nano Carbon-based Materials for Energy Research

When: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: CSC 342
Speaker: Professor Swastik Kar
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Fighting Pandemics in the Age of Big Data

When: Friday, October 19, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: WV G 102
Speaker: Professor Alessandro Vespignani
Organization: Sternberg Family Distinguished University Professor
Sponsor: PRISM

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Nano-Devices for Next Generation Stem Cell Therapeutics, Medical Adhesives, and Drug Delivery Systems

When: Friday, October 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Where: CSC 333
Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Karp
Organization: Professor in Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

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Novel Paradigm for Organization of Peptides on Graphitic and Graphene Surfaces

When: Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Mirela Mustata
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

SPS Journal Club

When: Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 6:00 pm
Where: DA 140
Speaker: Meeting
Sponsor: SPS

Hunting for the Higgs with the CMS Experiment

When: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Assistant Professor Toyoko Orimoto
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Effect of the Electrostatic Interactions on Friction and Lubrication in Polymeric and Biological Systems

When: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Andrey Dobrynin
Organization: University of Connecticut
Sponsor: CIRCS

Space, Time, Matter: from Einstein, Weyl and Pauli to Superstrings

When: Monday, October 15, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Gabriele Veneziano
Organization: College de France / CERN / New York University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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A Quantum Approach to Complex Networks’ Structure

When: Friday, October 12, 2012 at 4:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Silvano Garnerone, PhD
Organization: University of Waterloo, Canada
Sponsor: CCNR

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NanoMedicine: Current State of Global R&D, Investment, and Future Outlook

When: Friday, October 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Where: CSC 333
Speaker: Dr. Mostafa Analoui
Organization: Head of Healthcare and Life Sciences, The Livingston Group, New York, NY
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

Fabrication and Properties of Nanocrystal Materials

When: Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Iriving P. Herman
Organization: Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, NY
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Toward DNA Sequencing Using Nanopores

When: Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Andrey Ivankin
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Worldsheet T-Duality and Massive States in Closed String Theory

When: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jnan Maharana
Organization: Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India
Sponsor: High Energy Physics Seminar

Nanoparticles for Biomedical Imaging and Image-Guided Surgery

When: Friday, October 05, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Where: CSC 340
Speaker: Dr. Hak Soo Choi
Organization: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Center for Molecular Imaging, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

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Architectural Rose of HM01 in Bending, Bridging and Compacting DNA

When: Thursday, October 04, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Divakaran Murugesapillai
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Novel Magnetism, Nanostructures, and Topological Spintronics

When: Wednesday, October 03, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Don Heiman
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

CONNECTED: Revealing Connections Both Seen and Unseen

When: Friday, September 28, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Where: Boston Museum of Science
Speaker: Professor Albert-László Barabási
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Museum of Science Lecture

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Nanopores as a Tool for Single-Molecule Biophysics

When: Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Assistant Professor Meni Wanunu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Oligomerization Transforms A3G from a Fast Enzyme to a Slow Binding Protein

When: Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Kathy Chaurasiya
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Understanding Strongly Corrolated Quantum Matter

When: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Assistant Professor Adrian Feiguin
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Regulated Proteolysis in Bacterial Cell Cycle and Development

When: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Peter Chien
Organization: U Mass Amherst
Sponsor: CIRCS

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Integration of Nanodiagnostics and Nanotherapeutics: Prospects and Challenges

When: Friday, September 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Where: CSC 333
Speaker: Dr. Ratnesh Lal
Organization: Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering/Bioengineering UC San Diego
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar Series

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Simultaneous Interaction of E. Coli Single Stranded DNA Binding Protein and Replicative DNA Polymerase III a-subunit with Single-Stranded DNA Molecule

When: Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Kiran Pant
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

First Society of Physics Students Meeting of the Fall Semester

When: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: CSC 342
Sponsor: SPS

Probing the Energy Landscapes of Biomolecular Assemblies

When: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Assistant Professor Paul Whitford
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Sudden Expansion of Interacting Fermions in One-Dimensional Optical Lattices

When: Wednesday, September 05, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Fabian Heidrich-Meisner
Organization: LMU Munich
Sponsor: Physics Seminar

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Tackling Fluctuations: From Materials Science to Cancer

When: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Speaker: Stefano Zapperi
Organization: National Research Council of Italy, IENI, Milano
Sponsor: CIRCS

Damping of Acoustic Vibrations in Gold Nanoparticles

When: Friday, August 24, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Abdelkrim Benabbas
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Distinguishing Microscopic and Macroscopic Mechanisms of DNA Binding

When: Friday, August 17, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Mark Williams
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Optical Resonator Biosensors

When: Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Frank Vollmer
Organization: Laboratory of Biophotonics & Biosensing, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light
Sponsor: CIRCS

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High-Energy Resolution Inelastic X-Ray Scattering at the Advanced Photon Source

When: Friday, August 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Bogdan Leu
Organization: Argonne National Laboratory
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Application of Graphene to Transistors: CVD Growth, Nanoribbon Formation, and Electrical Properties

When: Tuesday, August 07, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: EG 206
Speaker: Shintaro Sato, PhD
Organization: Green Nanoelectronics Research Center (GNC)
Sponsor: NU Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Colloquium Series

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The Transient Role of Chromosome Aneuploidy in Evolution to Stress

When: Friday, August 03, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dr. Yitzhak (Tzachi) Pilpel
Organization: Senior Scientist, Department of Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science
Sponsor: CCNR

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Bacterial Condensin MukBEF: Mechanism and Function of the Chromosomal Architect

When: Thursday, August 02, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Valentin V. Rybenkov
Organization: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma
Sponsor: CIRCS

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Allosteric Modulation of Ras GTPase: Protein the Structural Features of a Master Signaling Protein

When: Friday, August 03, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Carla Mattos
Organization: Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Automated Tracing of Neurons

When: Friday, July 27, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Stepanyants
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Searching the Human Trancriptome for Novel MAP-Kinase Substrates Utilizing a Docking Motif & Live Cell Imaging of the Tumor Suppressor P53 Oligomer Formation in Response to Ribotoxic Stress

When: Friday, July 20, 2012 at 12:00
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Elizabeth Ann Gordon
Organization: UC Irvine
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

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Physics of Massive Superstrings

When: Monday, July 16, 2012 at 1:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Wan-Zhe Feng
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Dissertation Defense

Crystallography, Solution Scattering and the Molecular Basis of Drug Design

When: Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Lee Makowski
Organization: Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Lepton Quark Unification at the TeV Scale

When: Monday, July 09, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Satya Nandi
Organization: Oklahoma State University
Sponsor: High Energy Seminar

Multiplicity of Ionic Mechanisms Underlying Cardiac Homeostasis and Compensation

When: Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Colin Rees
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Light and Ultrasound in Disordered Media

When: Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Charles A. DiMarzio
Organization: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

New Directions in Science and Technology: Two-Dimensional Crystals

When: Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Antonio Castro Neto
Organization: National University of Singapore & Boston University
Sponsor: Special College of Science Colloquium

The Free Energy Landscapes of TAR RNA & DNA Hairpins

When: Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Micah McCauley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biiophysical Group Meeting

Holographic 3-Point Functions and Their Applications

When: Monday, June 11, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Chaolun Wu
Organization: Department of Physics, University of Virginia
Sponsor: Physics Seminar

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The Road Less Traveled: Mathematical Modeling in Biological Physics with Boundary Integral Equations

When: Thursday, June 07, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Jay Bardhan
Organization: Department of Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

NC Protein Dissociation From DNA Occurs on Multiple Time Scales

When: Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jialin Li
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Dimuon Signals From CMS

When: Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 11 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Nuno Leonardo
Organization: Purdue University
Sponsor: High Energy Physics Seminar

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Chaperone Activities of Retrovirus Nucleocapsid Protein

When: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Hao Wu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Effect of Base Lesions on the DNA Duplex

When: Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Megan Nunez
Organization: Mount Holyoke College
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Gold Island Films: Properties and Applications in Localized Plasmon Biosensing

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 406
Speaker: Professor Israel Rubinstein
Organization: The Weizmann Institute of Science
Sponsor: Special Seminar

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Holographic 3-Point Functions and Their Applications

When: Monday, June 11, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Chaolun Wu
Organization: Department of Physics, University of Virginia
Sponsor: High Energy Physics Seminar

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Characterizing a CMOS Lock-in Optical Sensor Array for Femtosecond Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy

When: Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 11:30 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Andrew Taylor
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Macromolecular Translocation through Nanopores

When: Thursday, May 03, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Murugappan Muthukumar
Organization: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Sponsor: Joint Physics and CIRCS Colloquium

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A Re-Visit on Photodissociation of CN- from Ferric MbCN

When: Thursday, May 03, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Weiqiao Zeng
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Decoding Collective Wisdom in Social Networks

When: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Professor Brian Uzzi
Organization: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Co-Director, Northwestern Inst. on Complexity Systs. and Network Science (NICO), Richard L. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change, Kellogg School of Management, Professor of Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences, Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, McCormick Engineering
Sponsor: CCNR and Lazar Lab Seminar

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Standard Models and Moduli Stabilization in Heterotic Theories

When: Monday, April 30, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Lara Anderson
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: Physics Seminar

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The Citation Revolution Meets the Identification Revolution: An Introduction to the “New” Economics of Science

When: Friday, April 27, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Professor Pierre Azoulay
Organization: Associate Professor , MIT's Sloan School of Management, Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research Founder, Gifts of Athena
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab Seminar

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Strongly Correlated Electron Materials: Concepts and Applications

When: Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Gabriel Kotliar
Organization: Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Causal Networks in Genome-Wide Asssociation Studies

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Murat Tasan, PhD
Organization: Research Fellow, Roth Lab, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab Seminar

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Semiconductor Nanowires: From Growth Control to Device Applications

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Albert Davydov
Organization: NIST
Sponsor: CIRCS

Engineering Nanopores for Single-Molecule Detection of Proteins

When: Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Liviu Movileanu
Organization: Syracuse University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Applications of Functional Site Predictor Programs for Designing Small Molecules and Assigning Function to Structural Genomics Protein Structures

When: Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Joslynn Lee
Organization: Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

SPS – Final Meeting of the Semester

When: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Sponsor: SPS

Looking Beyond the Standard Model: Invisible Higgs boson Production in pp Collisions at the Large Hadron Collider

When: Friday, April 13, 2012 at 10:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Matthew Chasco
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

The Search for Second Generation Leptoquark Pair Production in pp Collisions at √s = 7 TeV with the CMS Detector at the LHC

When: Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 9:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Darin Baugartel
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

TBA

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Divakaran Murugesapillai
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Co-op Experiences – Ryan Tuck

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Ryan Tuck
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Promising Tools for Innovation at Spring-8/SACLA

When: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: WV G106
Speaker: Dr. Masaki Takata
Organization: Deputy Director, RIKEN Spring-8 Center, Japan
Sponsor: Special Presentation

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Confessions of a Converted Lecturer, Large Lectures: Thought-Provoking, Sleep-Inducing, or Both?

When: Thursday, April 05, 2012 at 4:30 pm
Where: SN 168
Speaker: Eric Mazur
Organization: Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics and Area Dean of Applied Physics at Harvard University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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SPS Meeting

When: Wednesday, April 04, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Sponsor: SPS

TBA

When: Wednesday, April 04, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Matthew Chasco
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Epigenomics Networks and Electrical Engineering Department

When: Monday, April 02, 2012 at 5:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Minolis Kellis, Associate Professor
Organization: MIT Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department
Sponsor: CCNR

Energy Transport and Energy Conversion at the Nano-scale

When: Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yonatan Dubi
Organization: Landa Labs, Israel
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Detect Superstrings at the Large Hadron Collider

When: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Wanzhe Feng
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Improving the Undergraduate Experience

When: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Professor Brent Nelson
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

MR Guided Focused Ultrasound of the Brain and Targeted Delivery of Therapeutics

When: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 10:30 am
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Rivka Colen MD
Organization: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Radiology
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

Social Networks and Human Evolution

When: Monday, March 26, 2012 at 5:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Nicholas A. Christakis, MD, MPH, PhD
Organization: Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care and Policy
Sponsor: CCNR

From Designed Molecules to Functional Biomaterials and Applications

When: Monday, March 26, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yuri Velichko
Organization: Northwestern University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Breaking an Electron: Spin Incoherent Behavior in Strongly Correlated Low Dimensional Systems

When: Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Adrian Feiguin
Organization: University of Wyoming
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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The Search for Second-Generation Leptoquarks at the CMS Detector at the LHC

When: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Darin Baumgartel
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Imaging the Beginning of Time from the Bottom of the World: the Search for Inflation with the Keck Array Polarimeter at the South Pole

When: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Abigail Vieregg
Organization: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Specificity, Transport Mechanism and Membrane Organization of ATP Synthases

When: Monday, March 19, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: José Faraldo-Gomez
Organization: Max-Plank, Germany
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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The Extreme Vulberability of Networks of Networks

When: Monday, March 19, 2012 at 5:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Professor Shlomo
Organization: Bar-Ilan University, Department of Physics
Sponsor: CCNR

Molecular Biology Meets Nanotechnology: Insights from Computer Simulations

When: Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 4:00 PM
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Aleksei Aksimentiev
Organization: Department of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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DNA Condensation by HIV-1 Nucleocapsid Protein (NCp7)

When: Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Kiran Pant
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Quantifying Binding Kinetics of DNA-Ruthenium Complexes

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Meriem Bahira
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Subcellular Modeling of Calcium Mediated Mechanisms of Triggered Activity

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Zhen Song
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Co-op Experiences – Matthew Frykenberg

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Matthew Frykenberg
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Nanoparticles for Delivery of Imaging Probes Through the Blood-Brain-Barrier In Vivo in Alzheimer’s Disease Model Mice

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 10:30 am
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Tara L. Spire-Jones, DPhil
Organization: Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Neuroscience, MGH
Sponsor: IGERT

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Economic Complexity and the Wealth of Nations

When: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 5:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: César A. Hidalgo
Organization: Assistant Professor, MIT Media Laboratory
Sponsor: CCNR

Closing in on the Higgs Boson

When: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:15 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Joseph Haley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Crystal Structure Prediction From First Principles

When: Monday, March 12, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Aleksey Kolmogorov
Organization: University of Oxford
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Resonant X-ray Absorption by 57Fe: A Site-Selective Probe of Protein Structure and Elasticity

When: Thursday, March 08, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Tim Sage
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Electroweak Physics with the ATLAS detector – From Detector Commissioning to Constraining the Standard Model

When: Monday, March 05, 2012 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Alberto Belloni
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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The DARKSIDE of Dark Matter

When: Thursday, March 01, 2012 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Luca Grandi
Organization: Princeton University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Aspects and Prospects of Local Supersymmetry

When: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Sujeet Akula
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Viewing of The Universe

When: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Sponsor: SPS

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Diphotons with the CMS Detector: A Probe for Discovery at the LHC

When: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 11:00 am
Where: dA 114
Speaker: Toyoko Orimoto
Organization: CERN
Sponsor: Physics Colloqium

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The Physics of Superheroes

When: Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: Blackman Auditorium
Speaker: James Kakalios
Organization: Taylor Distinguished Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota
Sponsor: The Division of Condensed Matter, The Division of Materials Physics of the American Physical Society, & Northeastern University College of Science

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Improving Density Functionals for Atoms, Molecules, and Solids

When: Friday, February 24, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Adrienn Ruzsinszky
Organization: Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, Tulane University, New Orleans
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Multiplexity in Networks

When: Friday, February 24, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dr. Kwang-Il Goh
Organization: Korea University, Department of Physics
Sponsor: CCNR

Probing the Energy Landscapes of Biomolecular Assemblies Through Simulation

When: Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Paul Whitford
Organization: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Hunting Neutrino Oscillations Parameters at Fermilab

When: Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jeffrey de Jong
Organization: University of Oxford
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Quantifying Ruthenium-DNA Binding Kinetics

When: Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Meriem Bahira
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Adaptive Networks and Effective Forces in Collective Motion: from Toy Models to Experiments

When: Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dr. Cristián Huepe
Organization: Northwestern University, Applied Math Department
Sponsor: CCNR

Synaptic Connectivity in Biologically Constrained Artificial Neural Networks

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Julio Chapeton
Organization: Northeastern Unversity
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Guessing the Rule for Nature’s Glue in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: John P. Perdew
Organization: Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Sponsor: Northeastern University College of Science and Department of Physics

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Co-op Experiences – Jamie Charry

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Jamie Charry
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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First-Principles Study of Advanced Energy Materials

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Fei Zhou
Organization: UCLA
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Decoding the Architecture of Vascular Networks

When: Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Eleni Katifori
Organization: Center for Studies in Physics and Biology, Rockefeller University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Reading Club / Quantum Field Theory Study Group

When: Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 6:00 pm
Where: DA 140
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Role of DNA Damage Response Protein UmuD in DNA Replication

When: Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Clarissa Ruslie
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Oligomerization of APOBEC3G Transforms it from a Fast Enzyme to a Slow Nucleic Acid Binding Protein

When: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Kathy Chaurasiya
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Co-op Experiences – Clarissa Ruslie

When: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Clarissa Ruslie
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Predicting the Properties of Ordinary Matter Under Extreme Conditions

When: Monday, February 13, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jeffrey M. McMahon
Organization: Institute for Condensed Matter Theory, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Diffusion and Avalanches: from Metallic Glasses to Soft Particle Suspensions

When: Thursday, February 09, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Craig Meloney
Organization: Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Higgs Boson – On the Road to Discovery

When: Thursday, February 09, 2012 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Sergo Jindariani
Organization: Fermilab
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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The Effect of Consensus Mutation on the Folding and Binding Kinetics of IκBα

When: Thursday, February 09, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Ingrid DeVries Salgado
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Exotic Electron Transport in Topological Insulator Thin Films

When: Wednesday, February 08, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Badih Assaf
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Co-op Experiences: Brittany Haffner

When: Wednesday, February 08, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Brittany Haffner
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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From Individual Mobility to Transportation

When: Wednesday, February 08, 2012 at 5:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Marta C. González
Organization: Assistant Professor, MIT, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Sponsor: CCNR

Searching for SUSY: What the First Year of the CMS has Taught Us

When: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Peter Wittich
Organization: Cornell University
Sponsor: Special Physics Colloquium

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Materials by Design for Sustainable Energy Applications

When: Monday, February 06, 2012 at 3:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yiyang Sun
Organization: Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sponsor: Special Physics Colloquium

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Change Transfer Process in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Cytochrome c551

When: Thursday, February 02, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yuhan Sun
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Microstructural Evolution of Materials in the Phase-Field Crystal (PFC) Model

When: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ari Adland
Organization: Northeastern Unversity
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

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Co-op at SEMATECH

When: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Tom Cardinal
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Predicting the Behavior of Socio-technical Systems

When: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Where: Raytheon Amphitheater
Speaker: Sternberg Family Distinguished University Professor Physics Alessandro Vespignani
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: College of Science Lecture

Investigation of Friction Force in Polyelectrolyte Polymers in Good Solvent Through Molecular Dynamics Simulation

When: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yangpeng Ou
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Insights into the Mechanism of Allosteric Transition in CooA Proteins

When: Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Abdelkrim Benabbas
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Co-op Experiences – Rebecca Dally

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Rebecca Dally
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

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Mining Mobility Patterns and Profiles

When: Friday, January 20, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Fosca Giannotti, PhD
Organization: University of Pisa, Italy, KDD Lab, Institute of Science and Technology Information
Sponsor: CCNR

Selective Disruption of the DNA Polymerase III α-β Complex by the umuD Gene Products

When: Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Michelle Silva
Organization: Northeastern Univeristy, Department of Chemistry
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Physics of the Blues

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: CSC 318
Speaker: Dean J. Murray Gibson
Organization: College of Science, Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Mechanochemistry of DNA Binding

When: Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Mark Williams
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Proton Tunneling in Biological Molecules: Part Deux

When: Thursday, January 05, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Where: Dana 114
Speaker: Professor Paul Champion
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Tracking Conformational Changes with Small-Angle X-Ray Solution Scattering

When: Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Lee Makowski
Organization: College of Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Serial Two-Photon Tomagraphy: an Automated Method for Ex-Vivo Fluorescence 3D Imaging of Entire Organs with Subcellular Resolution

When: Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Jason Sutin
Organization: MGH
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

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Experimental Studies of Electron Transport and Thermopower in Strongly Correlated Two-Dimensional Electron Systems

When: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Anish Mokashi
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Dissertation Defense

Nanostructures for Single-Molecule Biophysics

When: Thursday, December 08, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Derek Stein
Organization: Department of Physics, Brown University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Nanostructures for Single-Molecule Biophysics

When: Thursday, December 08, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Derek Stein
Organization: Department of Physics, Brown University

Cortical Circuits are Designed for Efficient Associative Memory Storage

When: Thursday, December 08, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: 114 DA
Speaker: Julio Chapeton
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Theoretical Modeling of Various Spectroscopies for Cuprates and Topological Insulators

When: Wednesday, December 07, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Susmita Basak
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Dissertation Defense

Imaginative Introductory Physics Problems for Careers in the Life Sciences, Biophysics and Bioengineering

When: Wednesday, December 07, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Emeritus Professor Ronald Aaron
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Energy and Entropy in Quantum Networks

When: Tuesday, December 06, 2011 at 2:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: David Moser
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Dissertation Defense

High-Temperature Superconductivity: Taming Serendipity

When: Monday, December 05, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Laura Greene
Organization: Swanlund Endowed Chair and Center for Advanced Study Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Sponsor: Special Physics Colloquium

Environmental Health and Safety of Engineered Materials: Challenges and State of the Art

When: Friday, December 02, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: CSC 318
Speaker: Dr. Philip Demokritou
Organization: Assistant Professor of Aerosol Physics, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health
Sponsor: IGERT

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Design and Assembly of 1D Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion: Solar-Fuel Generation as an Example

When: Friday, December 02, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Dr. Nageh Allam
Organization: American University, Cairo, Egypt
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

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How Networks Drove the Rapid Evolution of Early Life: Clues from the Canonical Genetic Code

When: Thursday, December 01, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Nigel Goldenfeld
Organization: Swanlund Endowed Chair and Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Sponsor: CCNR

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Molecular Switches and Rectifiers: The Electronic Properties of Molecular Junctions

When: Thursday, December 01, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Kim Michelle Lewis, Ph.D.
Organization: Assistant Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, & Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

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Rotational Dynamics of DNA Melting

When: Thursday, December 01, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Micah McCauley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Experimental Research in Graphene and Related Materials

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Swastik Kar
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Getting the Most From Solution Scattering of Biological Macromolecules at Small Angles

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 10:30 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Alex Shkumatov
Organization: EMBL Hamburg
Sponsor: CIRCS

The Basics of SAXS Data Analysis and Modeling

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Alex Shkumatov
Organization: EMBL Hamburg
Sponsor: CIRCS

Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe: Einstein’s Blunder Undone

When: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Robert Kirshner
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: The 2011 Physics Nobel Prize Seminar

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Tunable Ferroics and Hot Electron Transfer within Nanowires

When: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Professor Jonathan Spanier
Organization: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

Entropy and Energy in Quantum Networks

When: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 11:00 am
Where: DA 114
Speaker: David Moser
Organization: Departments of Math and Physics, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Dendrimer-Based Drug Delivery

When: Friday, November 18, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DG 130
Speaker: Dr. Lajos Balogh
Organization: Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Northeastern University (Adjunct), Editor-in-Chief at Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine (Elsevier)
Sponsor: IGERT

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The Geography of Extra Dimensions

When: Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Sergei Gukov
Organization: California Institute of Technology and Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Structural and Magnetic Properties of Mn-Al-C Alloy Powders by Mechanical Milling

When: Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Dr. Ogheneyunume Obi
Organization: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

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Quantifying the DNA Interaction Kinetics of Wild Type and Mutant HIV-1 Gag

When: Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jialin Li
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Theoretical Mechanisms of Biolubrication

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Jeffrey Sokoloff
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Molecular Mechanisms of Biological Membrane Curvature Generation

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Andrey Ivankin
Organization: Illinois Institute of Technology
Sponsor: Biophysics Seminar

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Force in Nanoscale Biology: From Hemostasis to Single-Molecule Centrifugation

When: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Wesley Wong
Organization: Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: CIRCS

Simultaneous Imaging and Therapy of Cancer with Multimodal Nanoparticles

When: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 4:30 pm
Where: EL 408
Speaker: Amit Joshi, PhD
Organization: Assistant Professor of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine
Sponsor: IGERT and eMRI

Two bumps, or not two bumps, that is the question: W + 2 jet events at DZero

When: Monday, November 14, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Joseph Haley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: High Energy Seminar

Quantitative Analysis of HIV-1 NC’s Chaperone Activities

When: Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Hao Wu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Effect of Iron-Doping on Structural and Magnetic Properties of Titania Nanostructures

When: Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Pegah Hosseinpour
Organization: Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

Theory of Everything [Cuprate]

When: Wednesday, November 09, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Robert Markiewicz
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Live Long-Term Imaging of Mechanobiology: Human Fibroblast Dynamics

When: Tuesday, November 08, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jeff Ruberti
Organization: Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: CIRCS

Growth Mechanisms and Electronic Properties of Epitaxial Graphene

When: Monday, November 07, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Graham Creeth
Organization: Univerity of Leeds
Sponsor: Special Nanogroup Meeting

Acoustic Stimulation of Nanoparticles for Image-Guided Therapeutic Applications

When: Friday, November 04, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DG 130
Speaker: Dr. Tyrone Porter
Organization: Assistant Professor, Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Associate Director, Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology, Boston University
Sponsor: IGERT and eMRI

Thermo-Responsive, Tetherless Microsurgical Tools

When: Friday, November 04, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Where: EG 206
Speaker: Dr. Evin Gultepe, Post-doctoral Research Associate
Organization: John Hopkins University
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

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Single Molecule Biophysics: Quantifying How Proteins Bind DNA

When: Thursday, November 03, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Kathy Chaurasiya
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

A Paradise Island for Deformed Gravity

When: Thursday, November 03, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Florian Kühnel
Organization: LMU Munich, Arnold Sommerfeld Center, Germany
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Viewing of Documentary Series “The Universe”

When: Thursday, November 03, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Sponsor: SPS

Experimental Particle Physics: Hadron Collider Physics at Fermilab and CERN

When: Wednesday, November 02, 2011 at 12:00
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Darien Wood
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

A Multi-Scale Experimental Approach to Cardiac Arrhythmias: From the Molecule to the Organ

When: Tuesday, November 01, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Gideon Koren
Organization: Brown Medical School
Sponsor: CIRCS

Why Nanoscience is Sweet: from Swords to Solar Energy

When: Tuesday, November 01, 2011 at 3:30 pm
Where: EL, Frost Lounge
Speaker: J. Murray Gibson
Organization: Founding Dean of the College of Science, Northeastern University
Sponsor: PRISM

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Use of Biological Recognition Elements for the Synthesis and Functionalization of Nanomaterials

When: Tuesday, November 01, 2011 at 4:30 pm
Where: EL 408
Speaker: Rajesh R. Naik
Organization: Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Science & Technology Program and the Electronic Materials Research Institute

Active Systems: From Liquid Crystals to Living Systems

When: Friday, October 28, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Luca Giomi
Organization: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
Sponsor: Joint Physics and Math Seminar

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Biophysical Studies of Molecular and Cellular Systems Using AFM

When: Friday, October 28, 2011 at 12:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Gina-Mirela Mustata
Organization: Northewestern University, Evanston, IL
Sponsor: Physics Seminar

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Electron Transfer from Redox Proteins to Conductive Surfaces

When: Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Idan Ashur
Organization: Arizona State University
Sponsor: Special CIRCS

Vibrational Analysis of the Green Fluorescent Protein Using ONIOM

When: Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Lee Thompson
Organization: Imperial College
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Synaptic Connectivity in Real and Artificial Neural Networks

When: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Armen Stepanyants
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Microfluidics for Synthesis and Development of Nanotherapeutics and Nano-Imaging Agents

When: Friday, October 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: SH 320
Speaker: Dr. Rohit Karnik, D'Arbeloff Assistant Professor
Organization: Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Sponsor: IGERT

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Sequence Specific Targeting Duplex DNA

When: Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Maxim D. Frank-Kamenetskii
Organization: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
Sponsor: CIRCS

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Applications of Machine Learning to the Connectome Problem

When: Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Armen Stepanyants
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Evidence for Highly Suppressed Magnetostructural Transition Temperature in Nanostructured FeRh

When: Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Radhika Barua
Organization: Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

Tuning the Magnetostructural Transition in FeRh with Film Thickness

When: Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 12:30 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Melissa Loving
Organization: Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

Nanophotonics and Nanomedicine

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Sri Sridhar
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Quantum Biology, Drugs and Computers: Complexity Defeats Decoherence

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Professor Gábor Vattay
Organization: Department of Physics, University of Vermont, visiting from Loránd Eötvös University
Sponsor: CCRN

Viewing of “The Elegant Universe” pt. 1

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Sponsor: SPS

Low Temperature Force Microscopy on a Two-Dimensional Electron Gas

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. James Hedberg
Organization: McGill University
Sponsor: CIRCS

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The Next Level of Modeling Social Interaction: How to Detect, Quantify and Utilize Emotional Influence

When: Monday, October 17, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Dr. Frank Schweitzer, Professor
Organization: Chair of Systems Designs, Department of Management, Technology and Economics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab Seminar

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Studies on Metallo-Dielectric Nanostructures

When: Monday, October 17, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Dr. Achanta Venugopal
Organization: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
Sponsor: Special NanoGroup Seminar

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Electrical Coupling Between Stem Cell and Cardiomyocyte in Laser-Patterned Biochips

When: Monday, October 17, 2011 at 2:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Zhen Ma
Organization: Clemson University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Effect of Strain and Dimensionality on the Properties of Manganites

When: Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Carolina Adamo
Organization: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University
Sponsor: NanoGroup Seminar

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SSB-DNA Polymerase III Interface and Its Role in DNA Replication

When: Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Kiran Pant
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Supersymmetry and String Phenomenology

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Brent Nelson
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Study Abroad Opportunities

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 203
Sponsor: SPS

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Mechanobiology and Molecular Mechanics; Relevance to Joint Injury and Osteoarthritis

When: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Alan Grodzinsky
Organization: MIT
Sponsor: CIRCS

Opportunities with Photon Science for Renewable Energy

When: Friday, October 07, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Where: EG 440
Speaker: Zahid Hussain
Organization: Division Deputy for Scientific Support, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
Sponsor: Special Physics Colloquium

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SPS Reading Club Meeting

When: Friday, October 07, 2011 at 5:15 pm
Where: DA 114
Sponsor: SPS

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On the Limits of Invisibility: From Cloaking to Computation

When: Thursday, October 06, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Steven G. Johnson
Organization: MIT, Applied Mathematics
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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Charge Transfer in Green Fluorescent Protein

When: Thursday, October 06, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Tim Sage
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Physics at the Interface with Materials Science and Biology

When: Wednesday, October 05, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Alain Karma
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Film Review of “Strangeness Minus Three”

When: Wednesday, October 05, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Sponsor: SPS

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Using a Worm to Study Filamin Function and Mechanotransduction in Vivo

When: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Erin Cram
Organization: Biology Department, Northeastern University
Sponsor: CIRCS

Remote Activation Strategies for Localized Drug Release from Lipid-based Nanoparticles

When: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 at 4:30 pm
Where: EL 408
Speaker: Anu Puri, PhD
Organization: CCR Nanobiology Program, NCI-Frederick, NIH, Frederick, MD
Sponsor: IGERT

Understanding the Nature of Emotion

When: Friday, September 30, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: SH 210
Speaker: LIsa Feldman Barrett
Organization: Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology, Northeastern University
Sponsor: PRISM

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Emerging Role of Magnetic Nanoparticles

When: Friday, September 30, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: CSC 333
Speaker: Mukesh Harisinghani, MD
Organization: Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Director Abdonimal MRI, Massachusetts General Hospital
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar Series

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Vibrational Coherence Study of Unfolded Cytochrome C

When: Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yuhan Sun
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Magnetic Topological Insulators

When: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Don Heiman
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Co-op at the University of Delaware

When: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Bernie Worden
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Photocatalytic Properties of Nanostructured TiO2(110) Surfaces

When: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:30 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Lauren Moore
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

First SPS Meeting

When: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Electric Propulsion

When: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Oleg Batishchev
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

Single Molecule DNA Interactions of APOBEC3G

When: Friday, September 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Kathy Chaurasiya
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Nanoscale Biophysics: Nanopore-based Analysis of Biomolecules at the Single-Molecule Level

When: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Meni Wanunu
Organization: DA 114
Sponsor: Introduction to Physics Research

The Unexpected Synchronization

When: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Professor Zoltán Néda
Organization: Babeş-Bolyai University, Department of Theoretical and Computational Physics, Cluj, Romania
Sponsor: CCNR and Barabási Lab Seminar

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Proton transfer kinetics in Green Fluorescent Protein

When: Friday, September 09, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Abdelkrim Benabbas
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Materials Understanding and Design from Atomistic Simulations

When: Thursday, September 08, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Inna Ponomareva
Organization: University of South Florida
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

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DNA Condensation and Aggregation

When: Thursday, September 01, 2011 at 12:15-1:30 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Professor Mark Williams
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Randomization of Metabolic Networks: A Measure of Evolutionary Significance

When: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Georg Basler, PhD
Organization: Systems Biology and Mathematical Modeling, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam, Germany
Sponsor: CCNR & Barabási Lab Seminar

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Genetic Regulation in Time and Space

When: Monday, August 29, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Mogens H. Jensen, D. Sc.
Organization: Professor Complex Systems and Biophysics, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Sponsor: CCNR & Barabási Lab Seminar

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Spin-Flip Scattering at Quantum Hall Transition

When: Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Victor Kagalovsky
Organization: Shamoon College of Engineering
Sponsor: Physics Seminar

Low Frequency Coherent Vibrations in Biomolecules

When: Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Paul Champion
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Diverse Interactions Promote the Flexibility of DNA-HMG Complexes

When: Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Micah McCauley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Networks Both Social and Communications-Oriented

When: Friday, July 22, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Professor Scott Kirkpatrick
Organization: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Computer Science and Engineering
Sponsor: CCNR

Experimental Studies of Strongly Correlated Two-Dimensional Electron Liquids

When: Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Julio Chapeton
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Coherent X-Ray Diffraction Imaging

When: Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Lee Makowski
Organization: Electrical & Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Methods of Quantifying the DNA Interaction Kinetics of Wild Type and Mutant HIV-1 Gag

When: Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jialin Li
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Nucleic Acid Chaperone Activity of Wild Type and Mutant FIV Nucleocapsid Proteins

When: Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Hao Wu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

DNA Binding Properties of ABOBEC3G

When: Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Kathy Chaurasiya
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Computational Tools for String Phenomenology

When: Monday, June 13, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Benjamin Jurke
Organization: MPI-Munich
Sponsor: High Energy Seminar

Nanotechnology for Medicine

When: Friday, June 10, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 406
Speaker: Professor Sakhrat Khirzroev
Organization: Florida International University
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

Single Stranded Binding Proteins

When: Thursday, June 09, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Kiran Pant
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Proton Power

When: Thursday, June 02, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Tim Sage
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical group meeting

Gene Networks: Moving Beyond Single Gene Approaches to Identify Cardiovascular Risk

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: James N. Weiss, MD
Organization: University of California, Los Angeles, Kawata Professor of Medicine & Physiology Chief, Division of Cardiology Director, Cardiovascular Research Laboratory David Geffen School of Medicine
Sponsor: Joint CCNR and CIRCS

Electron Transfer in Cytocrome C

When: Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Yuhan Sun
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Large Volume Cosmo-Pheno Reconciliation mu-Split SUSY and Ricci-flat Swiss Cheese Metrics

When: Friday, May 20, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Aalok Misra
Organization: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Department of Physics
Sponsor: Physics Seminar

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Barnett Institute

When: Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Professors Roger Kautz, Jim Glick, and Graham Jones
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

A “Little” Roughness Goes A Long Way

When: Monday, May 09, 2011 at 10:00 am
Where: EG 440
Speaker: Robert Lamb
Organization: University of Melbourne, Australia
Sponsor: Special Seminar

Moving Electrons: Using Electrochemistry to Study Heme Enzymes

When: Thursday, May 05, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Associate Professor Sean Elliot
Organization: Boston University, Department of Chemistry
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

The Road to the Higgs pp- Collisions at √s=1.96TeV

When: Monday, April 25, 2011 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Gabriel Facini
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Dissertation Defense

DNA as Exemplary Polymer

When: Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Oleg Krichevsky
Organization: Ben-Gurion University, Israel and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Negative Refraction in Photonic Crystals and Metamaterials for Transformation Optics

When: Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yongjian Huang
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Dissertation Defense

Deriving the Free Energy from Non-Equilibrium Experiments

When: Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Dr. Micah McCauley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Structure, Stability and Properties of Epitaxial Graphene: Insights From Molecular Dynamics and Density Functional Theory

When: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Cristian V. Ciobanu
Organization: Colorado School of Mines
Sponsor: CIRCS

Scanning Probe Microscopy and Computational Simulation of Polymers and Biopolymers

When: Friday, April 15, 2011 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jingyun Zhang
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Dissertation Defense

Lattice Simulations of Graphene and Dark Matter Cross Sections From Lattice QCD

When: Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Assistant Professor Joel Giedt
Organization: Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Geminate Rcombination of CO to DNA Bound CooA: Insights on the Activation Mechanism of CooA

When: Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Dr. Abdelkrim Benabbas
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Higher Spin Particle Scattering in the Superstring Theory

When: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Wangzhe Feng
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Graduate Journal Club

Dirac Materials

When: Friday, April 08, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: A.V. Balatsky, PhD
Organization: Theory and Simulation of Nanoscale Phenomena-Partner Science Leader, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies
Sponsor: Special Colloquium

Nanotechnology for Medical Applications

When: Friday, April 08, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: SH 210
Speaker: Dr. Anuj Bellare
Organization: Director, Orthopedic Nanotechnology Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

Complexity and Speed Limits in Protein Folding

When: Thursday, April 07, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Lisa J. Lapidus
Organization: Michigan State University
Sponsor: Joint CIRCS and Physics Colloquium

TBA

When: Thursday, April 07, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Assistant Professor Sasha Balatsky
Organization: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Connecting String Theory to Particle Physics at the LHC

When: Wednesday, April 06, 2011 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ismet (Baris) Altunkaynak
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Dissertation Defense

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Quantifying and Modeling Gladwell’s “The Tipping Point”

When: Wednesday, April 06, 2011 at 12:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dashun Wang
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Graduate Journal Club

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Co-op at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

When: Wednesday, April 06, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Michael Baker
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Understanding Antibiotic Resistance in Mycobacteria

When: Tuesday, April 05, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Deborah Hung
Organization: Broad institute
Sponsor: CIRCS

Publishing with Nature

When: Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Michael Segal
Organization: Associate Editor of Nature Nanotechnology
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Application of Vibrational Coherence Spectroscopy

When: Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Karunkaran Venugopal
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Graphene-Based Materials, Energy, and Sustainability

When: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Rodney Ruoff, PhD
Organization: Cockrell Family Regents Chair, The University of Texas at Austin
Sponsor: College of Engineering Special Seminar

Adventures in Network Science

When: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Emily Batt
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

The Quantum and Entropy

When: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: David Moser
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Graduate Journal Club

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ROCKET (Research On Characterization of Kinetic E-field Transmition

When: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Jacob Noble
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

The Study of Neural Circuits and Behavior in C. Elegans Using Biophysical Tools

When: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Heonick Ha
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: Joint CIRCS and Physics Colloqium

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Protein Ensembles – Characterization by X-ray Solution Scattering

When: Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Professor Lee Makowski
Organization: College of Engineering, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysics Group Meeting

Analysis of HMGB Protein-DNA Complexes Flexibility by Computational Simulation

When: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Jingyun Zhang
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Graduate Journal Club

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Modeling the Functional Networks of the Primate Cortex

When: Monday, March 21, 2011 at 6:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Zoltán Toroczkai
Organization: University of Notre Dame, Department of Physics
Sponsor: CCNR

Dynamic Information Processing in Individual Cells: A Single-Molecule Approach in Systems Biology

When: Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Gregor Neuert
Organization: Department of Physics, Biology, and the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, MIT
Sponsor: CIRCS and Physics Colloquium

Laplacian-based Centrality in Directed Networks

When: Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 3:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Naoki Masuda
Organization: Associate Professor, University of Tokyo
Sponsor: CCNR

Co-op on Ultrafast Spectroscopy of GFP and Phytochrome at Imperial College

When: Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 12:00
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Brendon Kellner
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

The Google Ngram Viewer

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Will Brockman
Organization: Software Engineer, Google, Inc.
Sponsor: CCNR

NIF: What to do with the Most Powerful Laser in the World

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 12:30 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Ryan Sweeney
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Experimental Studies of Strongly Correlated Two-Dimensional Electron Liquids

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Anish Mokashi
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Graduate Journal Club

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The Physics of Nanomedicine for Cancer

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Mathew Chamberlain
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Criticality in Plasticity

When: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Lev Truskinovsky
Organization: École Polytechnique and Harvard University
Sponsor: CIRCS

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The Structure and Dynamics of Economic Diversity

When: Monday, March 14, 2011 at 5:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Professor César A. Hildago
Organization: MIT Media Library
Sponsor: CCNR

Transport, Optical and Catalytic Properties of Titania Nanotube Arrays

When: Friday, March 11, 2011 at 1:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Mohamed AbdElmoula
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Preliminary Research Seminar

Multiscale Imaging of Cell Networks

When: Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Gil Bub
Organization: University of Oxford
Sponsor: Joint CIRCS and Physics Colloquium

Theoretical Analysis of Low Frequency Vibrational Modes of Iron Porphine Halides Detected by Coherence Spectroscopy

When: Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Dr. Alex Demidov
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Titanium Oxide Nanotubes

When: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: James Maniscalco
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Electrical Transport Properties of a Single Titania Nanotube

When: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Mohamed AbdElmoula
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Graduate Journal Club

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DNA Interaction Kinetics of Wild Type and Mutant HIV-1 Gag

When: Thursday, March 03, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Jialin Li
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Life at High Reynolds Number

When: Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 5:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: David R. Nelson
Organization: Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Crystallography on Curved Surfaces

When: Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: David R. Nelson
Organization: Lyman Laboratory of Physics, Harvard University
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Principles of X-Ray Reflectivity

When: Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 12:30 pm
Where: EG 206
Speaker: Dr. Felix Jiménez-Villacorta
Organization: Chemical Engineering Department, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

The Summary of HIV-1 Nucleocapsid Protein and Proposed Work on FIV Nucleocapsid Protein

When: Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Hao Wu
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

The Fabrication and Applications of Non-Covalently Functionalized Graphene

When: Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 206
Speaker: Dr. Xiaohong An
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

Chicago, the LHC, and the Search for New Particles

When: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Craig Levy
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Structure of RNase H2 Defines Roles in Replication, Repair, and Autoimmune Disease

When: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Doryen Bubeck
Organization: University of Oxford, Division of Structural Biology
Sponsor: Joint CIRCS and Physics Seminar

The Effective Fine Structure Constant of Graphene Measured With Attosecond X-Ray Imaging

When: Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Associate Professor Peter Abbamonte
Organization: Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sponsor: Physics Colloquium

Vibrational Dynamics of Iron in Heme Enzymes

When: Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 12:30 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Professor Tim Sage
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Co-op at PEDot

When: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Dalmau Reig-I-Plessis
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Supersymmetric Signatures and Potential Discovery of Cold Dark Matter at the LHC

When: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Gregory Peim
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Graduate Journal Club

Social Networks Offline

When: Monday, February 14, 2011 at 5:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Nicholas A. Christakis, MD, MPH, PhD
Organization: Harvard University
Sponsor: CCNR

Combining Genetics with Single Molecule Techniques to Determine Structure-Function Relationships of Bionanomachines

When: Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: James Tsay
Organization: University of California at San Diego
Sponsor: Joint CIRCS and Physics Colloquim.

Optical Tweezers and Fluorescence: Watching Proteins Bind Single-Strand of DNA

When: Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Kathy Chaurasiya
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Iron-Doped Titania Nanotubes for Multifunctional Applications

When: Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 206
Speaker: Pegah Hosseinpour
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

Freebase

When: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 at 3:30 pm
Where: DA 5th fl
Speaker: Tom Morris
Sponsor: CCNR & Barabasí Lab Seminar

From Correlations to Interactions: How Can One Solve the Inverse Ising Problem?

When: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Remi Monasson
Organization: SSchool of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (on leave from Lab. Theoretical Physics, Ecole Normale Superiere, Paris
Sponsor: Physics Seminar

Co-op Presentation – Brendon Kellner

When: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Brendon Kellner
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

When: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Darin Baumgartel
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Graduate Journal Club

Flame Synthesis of Functional Nanoparticles: Non-toxic Nanosilver for Biosensors

When: Friday, February 04, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: CSC 333
Speaker: Dr. Sotiris E. Pratsinis
Organization: Particle Technology Laboratory, Institute for Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsor: IGERT Nanomedicine Seminar

Using Physics to Study the Biology of the Cytoskeleton in Cell Division

When: Thursday, February 03, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Eugenio Marco
Organization: MIT and Harvard Medical School
Sponsor: Joint CIRCS and Physics Colloquium

Titania Nanotube Arrays: Catalytic, Transport and Optical Properties

When: Thursday, February 03, 2011 at 12:30 pm
Where: EG 206
Speaker: Mohamed Abd Elmoula
Organization: Northeastern University, Department of Physics
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

Vibrational Spectroscopy Study of Unfolded Ferric Cytochrome C

When: Thursday, February 03, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Yuhan Sun
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Fabrication of Novel Magnetic Nanostructures Towards Efficient Power Generation

When: Thursday, February 03, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 206
Speaker: Mehdi Zamanpour
Organization: Northeastern University, Chemical Engineering
Sponsor: Nanogroup Meeting

When: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Wael Al-Sawai
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Graduate Journal Club

Criticality in Plasticity

When: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Lev Truskinovsky
Organization: Ecole Polytechnique and Harvard University
Sponsor: CIRCS

Nanopores: Ion Microscopes for Single Molecule Analysis

When: Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Dr. Meni Wanunu
Organization: Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania
Sponsor: Joint CIRCS and Physics Colloquium

Vibrational Spectroscopy Study of Unfolded Ferric Cytochrome C

When: Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Yuhan Sun
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Documentary Showing of “Connected – The Power of Six Degrees”

When: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 5:30 pm
Where: SH 415
Sponsor: CCNR

Optical Tweezers and Fluorescence: Watching Proteins Bind Single-Strands of DNA

When: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Kathy Chaurasiya
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Graduate Journal Club

Modeling of Nonlinear Systems on Complex Graphs

When: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 4:00 pm
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Yaroslav Kholodov
Organization: Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Sponsor: CIRCS

Modeling Grain-Boundary Motion with the Phase-Field Crystal (PFC) Model; Shearing and Rotation

When: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 12:00
Where: DA 114
Speaker: Ari Adland
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Joint Graduate Journal Club and Biophysical Group Meeting

Chemistry, Biology and Analysis of Protein Modifications: Isoaspartic Acid, Methylation and N-Homocysteinylation

When: Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Professor Sunny Zhou
Organization: Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting

Comparing the DNA Binding Affinity of HMGB Box Motifs

When: Friday, January 07, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Dr. Micah McCauley
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: Biophysical Group Meeting