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2013-12

December 2013

Monday, December 2, 2013
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Insider Trading and Multidimensional Private Information
Tomasz Sadzik, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, New York University
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Baxter 127
Simple Prices for Complex Markets
Nicole Immorlica, Assistant Professor, Theoretical Computer Science, Northwestern University
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
See event detail for location
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
A Cocktail of Thermally Stable, Chemically Synthesized Capture Agents for the Efficient Detection of Anti-gp41 Antibodies from Human Sera
Jessica Pfeilsticker, Graduate Student in Chemistry, Heath Group, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
New Results from LUX
Carmen Carmona, UC Santa Barbara
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 155 (Robert P. Sharp Lecture Hall)
Nicholas Swanson-Hysell, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Steele 125
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Beckman Institute Auditorium
"Neuroengineering: Molecular and Optical Axes of Control"
Feng Zhang, Assistant Professor, Departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Bioengineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
TBA
Johnpierre Paglione, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
Effects of electron scattering on the topological properties of nanowires: Majorana fermions from disorder and superlattices
İnanç Adagideli, Sabanci University
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
10:30 am - 
12:00 pm
Keith Spalding 17
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
See event detail for location
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Keith Spalding 17
3:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
Annenberg 105
Simplified Quantum Compiling with Complex Gate Distillation
Guillaume Duclos-Cianci, Department of Physics, University of Sherbrooke
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Carnegie Observatories, 813 Santa Barbara St., William T. Golden Auditorium
Real-Time Cosmology
Prof. Jeremy Darling, Univ. of Colorado
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter 25
Mis-allocation of Political Capital
Frederico Finan, University of California, Berkeley
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Circadian rhythms and sleep in flies
Michael Rosbash, Director and Professor, Biology, Brandeis University
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Peptide Aggregation: Structures and Mechanisms
Michael T. Bowers, Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
South Mudd 365
TBD
Zhan Su, Graduate Student, Planetary Science, GPS, Caltech
Cheng Li, Graduate Student, Planetary Science, GPS, Caltech
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Guggenheim 202
5:00 pm - 
7:00 pm
See event detail for location
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
See event detail for location
2:00 pm - 
3:30 pm
Sherman Fairchild Library 328 (Multimedia Conference Room)
3:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Discovery of Cell Active Mcl-1 Inhibitors
George S. Sheppard, Ph.D., AbbVie, Inc.
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Scientific highlights from the Palomar Robo-AO system and plans for a Mauna Kea Robo-AO
Christoph Baranec, Univ of Hawaii
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter 25
Intermediation in Networks
Mihai Manea, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Asymmetric Counteranion Directed Catalysis (ACDC): A General Approach to Enantioselective Synthesis
Benjamin List, Professor, Dr., Managing Director, Max-Planck-Institute for Kohlenforschung, Max-Planck-Institute
5:30 pm - 
6:30 pm
Beckman Institute Auditorium
From Odysseus to Caltech: How having (and being) a mentor can help you succeed
Candace Rypisi, Director of Student Faculty Programs
6:00 pm - 
7:00 pm
See event detail for location
7:30 pm - 
10:30 pm
7:30 pm - 
9:00 pm
Ramo Auditorium
8:00 pm - 
9:30 pm
Beckman Auditorium
Thursday, December 5, 2013
10:30 am - 
11:30 am
Keith Spalding 17
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Transient Thermal Systems Modeling and Control
Andrew Alleyne, Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:30 am - 
1:00 pm
Beckman Institute, Glanville Courtyard
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Crellin 151
Design of Sequence-Specific DNA Binding Molecules for DNA Methyltransferase Inhibition
JJ Kang, Department of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
12:00 pm - 
1:30 pm
See event detail for location
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
2:00 pm - 
3:30 pm
Keith Spalding 17
3:30 pm - 
4:30 pm
Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Resnick Fellows Xin Ning on "Shape-Adaptive Ultra-Lightweight Solar Concentrators" and Yiyang Liu on "Synthesis of Commodity Chemicals From Renewable Fatty Acids"
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Beckman Laboratory 24
Adaptive Inference in a Dynamic World
Joshua Gold, University of Pennsylvania
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
East Bridge 201
Life at the Single Molecule Level
Sunney Xie, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Annenberg 213
Quantitative Results on the Corrector Equation in Stochastic Homogenization.
Professor Antoine Gloria, Department of Mathematics, Université Libre de Bruxelles
4:00 pm - 
5:15 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
A New Avenue for an Old Therapy - Human Folate Receptors and Targeted Drug Delivery
Charles Dann III, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Indiana University
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Arms 151 (Buwalda Room)
Pietro Sternai, University of Orleans
7:00 pm - 
8:00 pm
JPL, von Karman Auditorium
The Planck Space Telescope: Revealing the Ancient Universe
Charles Lawrence, Planck Project Scientist (U.S. Planck Team), Jet Propulsion Laboratory
7:30 pm - 
10:30 pm
Friday, December 6, 2013
8:00 am - 
5:00 pm
no location
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Collisions in AdS and the thermalization of heavy-ion collisions
Wilke van der Schee, Utrecht University
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
See event detail for location
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Investigations on the gaseous environment of distant galaxies
Michele Fumagalli, Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Observatories, Princeton University
3:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
Complete Solution to the Most General Nonlinear Filtering Problems and Its Implementation
Professor Stephen Yau, Tsinghua University
3:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
Guggenheim 101 (Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall)
Combustion of Uncommon Alternative Fuels for Power Generation and Transportation
Jeffrey Bergthorson, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, McGill University
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Heterocycle Synthesis via Homogeneous Gold Catalysis
Soren Kramer, Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemistry, Caltech
7:00 pm - 
8:00 pm
Pasadena City College, 1570 E. Colorado, the Vosloh Forum (south of Colorado on Bonnie)
The Planck Space Telescope: Revealing the Ancient Universe
Charles Lawrence, Planck Project Scientist (U.S. Planck Team), Jet Propulsion Laboratory
7:30 pm - 
9:00 pm
Baxter Lecture Hall
BARBARA (2012)
Christian Petzold, Director
8:00 pm - 
10:00 pm
Ramo Auditorium
Saturday, December 7, 2013
8:00 am - 
12/10 5:00 pm
no location
5:00 pm - 
8:00 pm
7:00 pm - 
10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 
9:30 pm
Ramo Auditorium
8:00 pm - 
10:00 pm
Beckman Auditorium
Monday, December 9, 2013
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
See event detail for location
1:15 pm - 
6:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Beckman Institute Auditorium
Predictive Biology through Genome-scale Models
Bernhard Palsson, Professor or Bioengineering, Systems Biology Research Group, University of California, San Diego
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
Theory of Extremely Correlated Fermi Liquids
Sriram Shastry, Professor, UC Santa Cruz
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
ARPA-E: A Fresh Perspective on Next-Generation EV Battery Technology
Ilan Gur, ARPA-E Program Director
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
9:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
12:00 pm - 
1:30 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Presenters: Daniel Kim (Wold Lab) and John Young (Elowitz Lab)
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
See event detail for location
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter 25
X-CAPM: An Extrapolative Capital Asset Pricing Model
Lawrence Jin, Ph.D. Student, School of Management, Yale University
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Majorana ghosts: From topological superconductor to the origin of neutrino masses, three generations and their mass mixing
Zheng-Cheng Gu, Caltech & Perimeter Institute
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
Patterning the vertebrate gut: From physical forces to stem cells
Cliff Tabin, Professor, Dept. of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Cahill 370
The GW Discovery Space of Pulsar Timing Arrays
Curt Cutler, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Carnegie Observatories, 813 Santa Barbara St., William T. Golden Auditorium
TBA
Dr. Jessica Werk, UCSC
4:15 pm - 
5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
The Mid-Infrared Properties of Directly Imaged Exoplanets
Andrew Skemer, Arizona
5:00 pm - 
7:00 pm
See event detail for location
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
8:00 am - 
12/13 5:00 pm
no location
9:30 am - 
10:30 am
Beckman Laboratory 24
9:30 am - 
11:00 am
Central Engineering Services, Student Shop
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
See event detail for location
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
From Circumstellar Disks to Extrasolar Planets: Observational Insights
Andrea Isella, Caltech
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Composite Weak Bosons and the New Boson at the LHC
Harald Fritzsch, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Carnegie Observatories, 813 Santa Barbara St., William T. Golden Auditorium
On the Fine Structure of the Cepheid Metallicity Gradient in the Galactic Thin Disk
Prof. Giuseppe Bono, University of Rome Tor Vergata
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
New Materials and Devices for Chemical Sensing
Katherine Mirica, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
6:00 pm - 
7:00 pm
See event detail for location
Thursday, December 12, 2013
9:00 am - 
11:00 am
East Bridge 114
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
12:00 pm - 
1:30 pm
See event detail for location
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Chemical-Scale Studies of G Protein-Coupled Receptors and Ligand-Gated Ion Channels
Ethan Van Arnam, Graduate Student in Chemistry, Dougherty Group, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Baxter 25
Competitive Policy Entrepreneurship
Alexander V. Hirsch, Assistant Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
7:00 pm - 
9:00 pm
Downs 107
Friday, December 13, 2013
8:00 am - 
5:00 pm
no location
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
\Delta I = 1/2 Rule for Kaon Decays derived from QCD Infrared Fixed Point
Rod Crewther, University of Adelaide
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
See event detail for location
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Beckman Institute Auditorium
Optogenetics and CLARITY at Caltech: Development and Applications
Viviana Gradinaru, Assistant Professor of Biology, Biology and Biological Engineering
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Radical-chain Mechanisms in Nickel-catalyzed Stereoconvergent Cross-Coupling
Nathan Schley, Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemistry, Caltech
Saturday, December 14, 2013
8:00 am - 
1/5
no location
10:00 am - 
12/21 2:00 pm
Keith Spalding Building
1:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
1:30 pm - 
4:00 pm
Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
2:30 pm - 
5:00 pm
Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
2:30 pm - 
5:00 pm
Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
3:00 pm - 
6:00 pm
8:00 pm - 
10:00 pm
Beckman Institute Auditorium
Sunday, December 15, 2013
10:00 am - 
1:00 pm
Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
12:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
2:00 pm - 
3:30 pm
Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
3:00 pm - 
6:00 pm
Monday, December 16, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Electron Flow Through Cytochrome P450
Maraia Ener, Graduate Student in Chemistry, Gray Group, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Caltech
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
East Bridge 114
Preparing and preserving low entropy states in optical lattices
Stephan Langer, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh
4:15 pm - 
5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Planet formation in action: the role of dust trapping in transitional disks
Nienke van der Marel, Leiden
6:00 pm - 
9:00 pm
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
9:30 am - 
10:30 am
See event detail for location
12:00 pm - 
1:30 pm
Avery Dining Hall
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Beckman Laboratory 24
Linking RNA from Mouse Models to Mechanisms
John Rinn, Professor, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University
2:00 pm - 
3:30 pm
Sherman Fairchild Library 328 (Multimedia Conference Room)
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Kerckhoff 119
How did our adaptive immune system evolve?
Max Cooper, Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Carnegie Observatories, 813 Santa Barbara St., William T. Golden Auditorium
TBA
Prof. Zheng Zheng, Univ. of Utah
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Watson 104
Reverse-engineering quantum theory: (anti-)matter waves, interferometry, and clocks.
Holger Mueller, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of California - Berkeley
6:00 pm - 
9:00 pm
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
9:00 am - 
9:01 am
no location
3:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
Keith Spalding 17
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Angular momentum transport in stars
Matteo Cantiello, Kavli
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Keith Spalding 17
Thursday, December 19, 2013
10:00 am - 
11:00 am
Beckman Institute Auditorium
First-Principle Studies of the Initiation Mechanism of Energetic Materials
Wei-Guang Liu, Graduate Student in Chemistry, Goddard group, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
12:00 pm - 
1:00 pm
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Beckman Laboratory 24
Fronto-Basal-Ganglia Circuits for Stopping Action
Adam Aron, Associate Professor, UC San Diego
Friday, December 20, 2013
1:30 pm - 
2:30 pm
Lauritsen 469
Maximal Unitarity at Two Loops
David Kosower, CEA-Saclay
4:00 pm - 
5:00 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Organomimetic Chemistry of Aromatic Fluorine- and Boron-Rich Molecules
Alexander Spokoyny, Dr., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sunday, December 22, 2013
12:00 pm - 
2:00 pm
Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
9:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Multiple locations - See event detail for more information
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
8:00 am - 
1/1
no location
9:00 am - 
4:00 pm
Multiple locations - See event detail for more information
Thursday, December 26, 2013
9:00 am - 
4:00 pm
Multiple locations - See event detail for more information
9:00 am - 
4:00 pm
Multiple locations - See event detail for more information
Friday, December 27, 2013
2:00 pm - 
5:30 pm
Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
Saturday, December 28, 2013
1:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
1:30 pm - 
4:30 pm
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3:30 pm - 
5:30 pm
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3:30 pm - 
6:30 pm
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Sunday, December 29, 2013
11:00 am - 
5:00 pm
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1:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
Monday, December 30, 2013
1:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
3:00 pm - 
6:00 pm
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
1:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
1:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
Ongoing
8/31 - 
4/15
11/21 - 
12/6 5:00 pm
no location