Events

August 20, 2017
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science

Get prepared for the August 21st solar eclipse by learning how eclipses are formed and everything you need to know to safely observe one.

August 27, 2017
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science

Step into the shoes of ocean explorers aboard the E/V Nautilus with hands-on deep sea science.

August 30, 2017
12 - 1 p.m. | Barker Hall
Speaker:
Moriah Szpara

A variety of viruses infect the human nervous system, often with severe consequences. While vaccines have largely defeated the paralysis caused by polio, other viruses such as rabies,...

September 06, 2017
4 - 5 p.m. | Li Ka Shing Center

Integrating Information from Diverse Microscope Images: Learning and Using Generative Models of Cell Organization

September 06, 2017
12 - 1 p.m. | Barker Hall
Speaker:
Yannick Jacob

We study epigenetics using plants as model systems. Our goals are to understand how the epigenome contributes to basic cellular mechanisms like DNA replication and gene silencing, and...

September 10, 2017
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building

The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology celebrates over a century of teaching "Natural History of the Vertebrates" (IB 104, formerly Zoology 107 and Zoology 113). All course...

September 12, 2017
TBD
Speaker:
Alison Carter

Around 500 BC people in South Asia (primarily India and Sri Lanka) began interacting with people in Southeast Asia. Some of the earliest indicators of this contact are stone and glass...

September 13, 2017
12 - 1 p.m. | Barker Hall
Speaker:
Derek Walsh

Research in our laboratory focuses on two aspects of DNA virus biology: 1) The role of the host translation system during infection by poxviruses. 2) Microtubule regulation and function...

September 20, 2017
12 - 1 p.m. | Barker Hall
Speaker:
David Pride

Our laboratory focuses on the role that microbial communities play in human homeostasis, health and disease. We firmly believe that the various microbial components of human ecosystems...

September 27, 2017
12 - 1 p.m. | Barker Hall
Speaker:
Keiko Torii

The Torii lab studies how plant cells coordinate proliferation and differentiation during organ morphogenesis to generate beautiful, orderly patterns. We aim to understand the molecular...

September 28, 2017
Doe Library

This conference explores the philosophies, texts, arts, and practices of Mongolian Buddhism. A keynote session will be held Thursday afternoon, September 28, followed by full day...

October 04, 2017
12 - 1 p.m. | Barker Hall
Speaker:
Kari Segraves

Understanding biodiversity requires more than identifying the number of species on earth. We must also elucidate how species interactions govern the dynamics of communities, ecosystems,...

October 11, 2017
12 - 1 p.m. | Barker Hall
Speaker:
Beronda Montgomery

The Montgomery Lab pursues a common research theme of understanding how individuals perceive, respond to, and are impacted by the environments in which they exist. Primary research...

October 25, 2017
12 - 1 p.m. | Barker Hall
Speaker:
Manish Raizada

The focus of the Raizada Lab is to develop low cost technologies that empower farmers in North America, Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, focusing on technologies that reduce the need...

November 01, 2017
12 - 1 p.m. | Barker Hall
Speaker:
Maria Harrison

Most vascular flowering plants are able to form symbiotic associations with arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi. These associations, named ‘arbuscular mycorrhizas’, develop in the roots,...

November 07, 2017
Doe Library
Speaker:
Chisato Fukuda

What counts as evidence of harm for those living in the midst of air pollution? Over the past two decades, air pollution has become a seasonal disaster in Ulaanbaatar, prompting...

December 05, 2017
Doe Library
Speaker:
Jessica Madison

This paper explores Mongolia’s mineral extraction boom through an examination of local concepts of landscape. In order to engage seriously with local place-making practices, it analyzes...

May 02, 2018
Barker Hall
Speaker:
Peter Chien