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Seminars: Week of January 3-6, 2012

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Thursday, January 5, 2012
4:00 PM
Theatre D, CRC Building
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Seminar
Dr. Sean Myles
Assistant Professor
Canada Research Chair in Agricultural Genetic Diversity
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
“Genomics in Medicine and Agriculture: How to Make the Most of Nature’s Diversity”

Upcoming seminars are listed at:

Department Websites:

Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Economics
Mathematics & Statistics
Oceanography (1)
Oceanography (2)
Physics
Psychology

Others:
College of Sustainability
NSIS

Upcoming Seminars:

Monday, January 9, 2012
3:30 – 4:30pm
Chase 319 (Colloquium Room)
Mathematics Colloquium
Alan Lindsay (University of Arizona):
“Mathematical Modeling of Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)”

7:30pm
Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St. Halifax, NS
NSIS 150th Anniversary Free Public Talks
100 Years of Research in the Orchard
Speaker: Dr. Charles Embree
Tree Fruit Physiologist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada,
Atlantic Food and Horticultural Research Centre, Kentville, N. S.

Seminars: Week of December 12-16, 2011

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
1:30 pm
Chemistry 226 (Chemistry Seminar)
Karine Auclair
McGill University
How to Block Resistance to Aminoglycoside Antibiotics

Thursday, December 15, 2011
2:30 – 3:30pm
Chase 319 (Colloquium Room)
Mathematics Colloquium
Galia Dafni (Concordia): “Hardy spaces old and new”

Friday, December 16, 2011
3 p.m.
LSC 5263 (Psychology wing) (Oceanography Seminar)
Neil Banas (U. Washington)
Adding complex trophic interactions to a size-spectral plankton model:
Emergent variability and emergent structure

Upcoming seminars are listed at:
Department Websites:

Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Economics
Mathematics & Statistics
Oceanography (1)
Oceanography (2)
Physics
Psychology

Others:
College of Sustainability
NSIS

Seminars: Week of December 5-13, 2011

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Monday, December 5, 2011
3:30 – 4:30pm
Chase 319 (Colloquium Room)
Mathematics Colloquium
Theodore Kolokolnikov (Dalhousie)
“Particle interaction models of biological aggregation”

7:30 p.m.
Museum of Natural History Auditorium, 1747 Summer St., Halifax.
NSIS Public Lecture
Martin Willison, Dalhousie University. Nova Scotia
“A review of the development of protected areas in Nova Scotia: from picnic parks to systematic protection of biodiversity”
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Seminars: Week of November 28 – December 2, 2011

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Monday, November 28, 2011
3:30 – 4:30pm
Chase 319 (Colloquium Room)
Mathematics Colloquium
Francis Valiquette (Dalhousie University): “Inductive moving frames”

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
11:30 a.m.
Milligan Room, 8th Floor Biology-Earth Sciences Wing,
Life Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University
EARTH SCIENCES SEMINAR
Dr. Laetitia Le Pourhiet
MCF – Institut des Sciences de la Terre Paris – UPMC
“Impact of Structural Inheritance and 3D Boundary Conditions on the Stretching of the Continental Crust: Insights from 2 and 3D Thermomechanical Modelling”

7:30pm
Museum of Natural History Auditorium, 1747 Summer St., Halifax (NSIS Public Lecture)
Cameron Ells
Chair of the Shubenacadie Canal Commission
“There and Back Again: Along the Shubenacadie Canal in 1861 – Between HRM and the Bay of Fundy”
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Seminars: Week of November 7-11, 2011

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Monday, November 7, 2011
3:30 – 4:30pm
Chase 319 (Colloquium Room)
Mathematics Colloquium
Persi Diacconis (Stanford)
“The Search for Randomness”

7:30pm
Museum of Natural History Auditorium, 1747 Summer St., Halifax. (NSIS Public Lecture)
Dr. Heike Lotze
Dalhousie University
“Food, Furs & Feathers: History of Human-induced Changes in Coastal Ecosystems”

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
11:30 a.m.
Milligan Room, 8th Floor Biology-Earth Sciences Wing
Earth Sciences Seminar
Scott Swinden
Adjunct Professor
Department of Earth Sciences
Dalhousie University
“…..beds Rather than Regular Lodes or Veins” – The Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide Deposits of Central Newfoundland
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Seminars: Week of October 3-7, 2011

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Monday, October 3, 2011
7:30 pm
Museum of Natural History Auditorium, 1747 Summer St., Halifax (Biology Seminar)
Dr. John Calder
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources
“Coal Age Galapagos (The Joggins Fossil Cliffs)”

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
9:00 a.m.
Room 3107, The Mona Campbell Building (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Seminar)
Ph.D Thesis Defence
Jordan B. Pinder
B.Sc. (Honours), Dalhousie University
“Investigation of Post-translational Modification and Function of the Yeast Plasmid Partitioning Proteins Rep1 and Rep2″

2:30 – 3:30 pm
Chase 319 (Colloquium Room)
@CAT
Rob Rosenbrugh
Universal database view updates and a distributive law

4:00 p.m.
Room 3-H1, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Seminar)
Dr. Marc Gartenberg
Department of Pharmacology
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
“Heterochromatin and the Cohesion of Sister Chromatids”
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Seminars: Week of September 19-23, 2011

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011
11:30 a.m.
Milligan Room, 8th Floor Biology-Earth Sciences Wing,
Life Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University (EARTH SCIENCES SEMINAR)
Lee Hunt, P. Geoph.
Fairborne Energy
Calgary, Alberta
“Quantitative Interpretation New Challenges, and Economic Value”

2:30pm-3:30pm
Chase 319 (Colloquium Room) (@CAT Math & Stat seminars)
Peter Lumsdaine
Free monads via inductive types

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
3:30pm-4:30pm
Chase 319 (Colloquium Room) (Number Theory Seminar)
Karl Dilcher
Stern polynomials and continued fractions

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Seminars: Week of September 5, 2011

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Seminars: Week of September 5, 2011

Friday, September 9, 2011
Coffee and donuts, Room 225, 1:15 pm
Seminar: Chemistry 226, 1:30 pm
Professor David Jakeman
Department of Chemistry
Dalhousie University
“Unnatural Born Killers: Natural Products, Carbohydrates and Enzymes”

Friday, September 9, 2011
4:00 p.m.
Milligan Room, 8th Floor Biology-Earth Sciences Wing
Life Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University (EARTH SCIENCES SEMINAR)
David W. Simpson
The IRIS Consortium
Washington, D.C.
“Facilitate, Collaborate, Educate: Shared Instrumentation and Open Data Resources to Support Education and Research on Earthquakes and Earth Structure”

Addendum to Seminars

Monday, September 12, 2011
1:30 pm
Chemistry 226 (Chemistry Seminar and ACEnet Institute for Computational Chemistry Lecture)
Professor Christopher J. Cramer
Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota
“Modeling the Activation of Small Molecules at Supported Transition-metal Centers”

Monday, September 12, 2011
3:30 – 4:30pm (Mathematics Colloquium)
Chase 319 (Colloquium Room)
Toby Kenney (Dalhousie)
“Coxeter Groups as Groups with a Partial Order”

Department Websites:

Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Economics
Mathematics & Statistics
Oceanography (1)
Oceanography (2)
Physics
Psychology

Others:
College of Sustainability
NSIS

Upcoming Seminars:

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
11:30 a.m.
Milligan Room, 8th Floor Biology-Earth Sciences Wing,
Life Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University (EARTH SCIENCES SEMINAR)
Lee Hunt, P. Geoph.
Fairborne Energy
Calgary, Alberta
“Quantitative Interpretation New Challenges, and Economic Value”

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
4 pm,
Great Hall, University Club
Faculty of Science Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Martin Gibling, Earth Sciences
“Lost Rivers: Natural Causes and Careless Humans”

Thurs., September 29
E.W. Guptill Memorial Lecture
8 – 11 p.m.
Location: Scotia Bank Auditorium
Marion McCain Bldg, 6135 University Avenue
Stuart S. P. Parkin
IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States of America
The Spin on Electronics! – Science and Technology of spin currents innano-materials and nano-devices

Seminars: Week of April 4-8, 2011

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Monday, April 4, 2011
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Chase 319
Statistics Seminar
Peter Guttorp (Univ. of Washington)
‘Statistics, temperatures and climate change’
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Seminars: Week of March 28 – April 1, 2011

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Monday, March 28, 2011
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Chase 319
Mathematics Colloquium
Hester Graves (Queen’s):
‘Lagrange’s Four-Square Theorem and its Generalizations’

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Seminars: Week of March 21-25, 2011

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Monday, March 21, 2011
1130 am
5th Floor Lounge, LSC, Biology Wing (Biology Special Seminar)
Dr. Greg Breed
IRC Candidate
Practical and ecological lessons learned collecting and analyzing the world’s largest animal tracking datasets

Monday, March 21, 2011
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Chase 319
Mathematics Colloquium
Peter Paule (RISC, Linz, Austria)
‘Symbolic Computation in Combinatorics: Recent Progress achieved at RISC’

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Seminars: Week of March 14-18, 2011

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Monday, March 14, 2011
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Room P5263, Life Sciences Centre,
Dalhousie University (Brain Awareness Week)
Andy Leber, University of New Hampshire.
Scientific Colloquium: “Using fMRI to predict moment-to-moment fluctuations in cognitive control”

Monday, March 14, 2011
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Chase 319
Mathematics Colloquium
Russ Woodroofe (Washington University):
‘Minimax chains and topology of the subgroup lattice’
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Seminars: Week of November 8-12, 2010

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Monday, November 8, 2010
3:00 pm
MacMechan Auditorium, Killam Library
12th Annual Gordon A. Riley Memorial Lecture
Dr. Carl Wunsch
Professor of Physical Oceanography
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Puzzles of Sea Level Change

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Seminars: Week of October 25-29, 2010

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Chase 319
ATCAT Seminar (Mathematics & Statistics)
Alex Hoffnung (U. of Ottawa): “Spans, enrichment and categorification”

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Chase 319.
Number Theory Seminar (Mathematics & Statistics)
Karen Chandler (Dal): “Counting Polynomials with Higher-Order Singularities”

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