Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

seminar by the external examiner


Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00

Title: THz Spectroscopy:  Studying Carrier Dynamics in Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Conversion

Speaker: Charles Schmuttenmaer

Affiliation: Yale University, Department of Chemistry


Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:00

Title: Directed Evolution under genetic codes with reduced-size alphabet or with low fidelity

Speaker: Prof. Daisuke Kiga from Waseda University

Affiliation: Department of Electrical Engineering and Bioscience, Waseda University


Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00

Title: Phase transitions in early vertebrate development

Speaker: Prof. Carl-Philipp Heisenberg

Affiliation: Institute of Science and Technology Austria


Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 09:00 to 10:00

PhD public presentation 


Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

Title: The Many Layers of Touch

Speaker: Randy M. Bruno, Ph.D

Affiliation: Dept. of Neuroscience and the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University


Friday, November 8, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:00

Title: Stimulating Photoreceptor Regeneration from Muller Cells in Zebrafish Models of Inherited Retinal Dystrophy

Speaker: Prof. Brian Perkins

Affiliation: Cole Eye Institute/Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic


Friday, August 9, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

Did you just finish a language course this semester? Are you interested in practicing English or Japanese but don't have time to take a class?

Come to the potluck this Friday from 12-1 PM and meet a new language exchange partner! We ask that you bring a dish to share (main dish, appetizer, snack, dessert or drink are all OK) and come prepared to chat.


Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00

Seminar Announcement


Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:00

Title: Rheology of dense ellipsoidal grains

Speaker: Prof. Ben Nadler

Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada