2013-14 Director's Seminars Schedule Announced

This year’s presentations will host lectures based in psychology, materials science and engineering, pharmacology, aerospace engineering, and much more. All lectures are at Noon in Beckman Institute Room 1005. Lunch is provided.

Fall 2013

September 19

“Learning Words and Syntax: The Origins of Sentence Comprehension”
Cindy Fisher, Psychology

October 3

“Computational Imaging of Biological Membranes and Membrane Proteins”
Emad Tajkhorshid, Pharmacology

November 7

“Neural Correlates of Emotion-Cognition Interactions in Healthy
and Clinical Groups”
Florin Dolcos, Psychology

December 5

“Fractal-Based Epidermal Electronics”
Jonathan Fan, Beckman Fellow

“Optimization in Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy”
Thomas van Dijk, Beckman Fellow

Spring 2014

February 6

“Principles of Optimality in Robotics and Neuroscience”
Tim Bretl, Aerospace Engineering                 

February 27

“Influence of Early-Life Nutrition on Brain Development”
Ryan Dilger, Animal Science               

March 20

“Size Controlled Nanomedicines for  Cancer Therapy and Imaging”
Jianjun Cheng, Materials Science and Engineering           

April 24

“The Temporal Dynamics of Spoken Word Recognition”
Joe Toscano, Beckman Fellow   

“Principle and Applications of Magnetomotive Optical Coherence Tomography (MM-OCT)”
Jongsik Kim, Beckman Fellow