2009 - 2010

Reception & Orientation

Sep 14, 2009 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Origins Institute

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Methane on Mars: Current Knowledge, Earth Analogues, and Principal Issues

Sep 21, 2009 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Michael Mumma Goddard Center for Astrobiology, Solar System Exploration Division

Methane on Mars: Current Knowledge, Earth Analogues, and Principal Issues - Read More…

Origins of Protein Functions in Cells

Sep 28, 2009 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Andrew Pohorille, NASA-Ames Research Centre, Dept. of Pharmaceutical

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Interpreting Quantum Field Theories: The Significance of Variant Formulations

Oct 05, 2009 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Doreen Fraser, University of Waterloo, Department of Philosophy

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Effects of Young Star Clusters on their Constituent Solar Systems

Oct 19, 2009 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Fred C. Adams, University of Michigan, Physics Department

Effects of Young Star Clusters on their Constituent Solar Systems - Read More…

Biological information and evolution

Nov 02, 2009 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Alan Moses, University of Toronto, Cell and Systems Biology

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On the Evolutionary Origins of Laughter and Crying

Nov 16, 2009 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. David Huron, Ohio State University, Center for Cognitive Science

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Wired for Sound

Jan 11, 2010 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Deda Gillespie, McMaster University, Dept. of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour

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Igniting the Galaxy

Jan 18, 2010 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Elizabeth Tasker, University of Florida

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The Genome Architecture of A Pathogenic Yeast

Jan 25, 2010 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Jianping Xu, McMaster University, Biology

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Microbial Evolution in Sea Ice: Communities to Genes

Feb 01, 2010 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Eric Collins, Origins Institute, Astrobiology

Microbial Evolution in Sea Ice: Communities to Genes - Read More…

Meteorites and the Early Solar System

Feb 08, 2010 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Ansgar Greshake, Museum für Naturkunde, Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Meteorites and the Early Solar System - Read More…

New Developments in Spiral Structure Theory

Feb 11, 2010 from 12:00 AM to 02:00 PM ABB-A304,

Dr. Jerry Sellwood, Rutgers University, Department of Physics & Astronomy

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Stem Cells: Promise of Regeneration versus Cancer

Feb 22, 2010 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Mickie Bhatia, McMaster University, Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute

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Exobiology through the looking glass: Signs of life in Earth’s oldest rocks

Mar 01, 2010 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Boswell Wing, McGill University, Earth and Planetary Sciences

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Perception as optimal inference: validating the Bayesian hypothesis

Mar 15, 2010 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Alan Stocker, University of Penn, Department of Psychology

Perception as optimal inference: validating the Bayesian hypothesis - Read More…

Earth’s Deep Continental Biosphere: A Previously Unrecognized Rock-Hosted Biome?

Apr 05, 2010 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM MDCL-1110,

Dr. Duane Moser, Desert Research Institute, Division of Earth and Ecosystems Sciences

Earth’s Deep Continental Biosphere: A Previously Unrecognized Rock-Hosted Biome? - Read More…