Colloquium | September 23 | 4:15 p.m. | LeConte Hall, 1 LeConte
Dr. Markus Meister, Caltech
In the field of engineering, dimensionless numbers frequently help to characterize the state of a system. I will present a series of vignettes about unusually large dimensionless numbers that arise in brain science. These can indicate issues that are poorly understood, and in some cases clearly misunderstood.
Seminar: Divisions of BBS, CDB and GGD | September 25 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
Robert Singer, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Seminar | September 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall
Sophien Kamoun, Senior Scientist, The Sainsbury Laboratory
Sophien Kamoun is a senior scientist at the Sainsbury Laboratory and a professor at the University of East Anglia. His group studies how filamentous plant pathogens, such as the Irish potato famine pathogen Phytophthora infestans, infect plants, and the plant processes that are modulated by these pathogens.