Condensed Matter Seminar Schedule

Spring Semester 2012

4:00 PM in DRL room A8 unless otherwise stated below

PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL SEMINAR TIMES AND LOCATIONS IN JANUARY
Seminars for: January, February, March, April


January 9, 3:30pm in DRL room A8
Jon Schuller
Columbia Univ.
Multipole Photonics: Transmitting and Receiving Light with Dielectric and Molecular Optical Antennas

Jan 12, 4:00 in DRL room A2
Keisuke Goda
University of California Los Angeles
Precision Bioengineering - An Interdisciplinary Search for the Needle in the Haystack

January 18, 3:30pm in DRL room A8
Eleni Katifori
Rockefeller Univ.
Decoding the architecture of vascular networks

January 23, 4:00pm in DRL room A6
Jacob Robinson
Harvard Univ.
Vertical Silicon Nanowire Arrays as a Chemical and Electrical Interface to Living Cells

January 25, 3:30pm in DRL room A8
Xiaohui Qu
UC Berkeley
Watching single ribosome translation in real time: a quantitative study of ribosome helicase activity

January 30, 4:00pm in DRL room A6
Alison Sweeney
UCSB
450 million years of biophotonics: evolved self-assembly of GRIN lenses, structural camouflage, and photonic devices for radiative transfer in dense media

Feb 22
Kenneth Schweizer
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Activated Relaxation, Dynamic Heterogeneity and Rheology of Dense Colloidal Suspensions, Glasses and Gels

March 7
Vinothan Manoharan
Harvard University
Colloidal assembly on liquid interfaces

March 15
SPECIAL THURSDAY CM SEMINAR, 3:00 PM, DRL A6
Martin M. Müller
Institut de Chimie, Physique et des Matériaux (ICPM)
Shape transformations and symmetry breaking of confined membrane vesicles

March 21
Nina Markovic
Johns Hopkins University
Graphene Interferometer

April 18
Sotiris Masmanidis
Caltech
Nanoscale Neural Interfaces

April 25
Pablo Jarillo-Herrero
MIT
TBA

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