Fall 2011

Presented by the Departments of Chemistry, Biology and Earth & Physical Sciences.

Thursdays at noon, room AC 4M05.

September 22nd
Sabrina Sobel

Department of Chemistry, Hofstra University
Understanding aluminum corrosion
Hosted by: Ruel Desamero

October 6th
Shweta Jain
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, York College
Internet of things: Communication and privacy challenges
Hosted by: Yolanda Small

October 13th
Theodore Brummel
Department of Biology, Long Island University
Spicy food and picky eaters, how to use Drosophila to evaluate the effects of taste and choice on caloric restriction and aging

October 20th
Doina Mihai
Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University Medical Center
Benzophenone photoprobes for chemical proteomics and drug target identification

October 27th
Paul Muzio
Director, High Performance Computing Center, College of Staten Island
Computational research on timescales from nanosecond to billions of years
Hosted by: Yolanda Small

November 3rd
Sébastien Lépine

Department of Astrophysics, American Museum of Natural History
Real estate within 300 light-years of the Sun: a census of M dwarf stars
for exoplanet surveys and Galactic archaeology
Hosted by: Timothy Paglione

November 10th
Daryl Ramai
Department of Chemistry, York College, and Unite For Sight Program
Seeing past the symptoms: A global perspective on eye care
Hosted by: Emmanuel Chang

November 17th
Alicia Reid
Department of Physical, Environmental and Computer Sciences, Medgar Evers College
Chemistry for PET Imaging
Hosted by: Yolanda Small

December 1st
Gina Florio
Departments of Physics and Chemistry, St. Johns University
Self-assembly of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on graphite
Hosted by: Yolanda Small

December 8th
Student Research Presentations

This seminar series provides an opportunity to foster the engagement of faculty, students and staff in the scientific enterprise and to cultivate an environment of intellectual discourse and growth by promoting interaction between scientists at every level. ALL ARE WELCOME. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.

All seminars will be on Thursday at noon in room AC-4M05 unless otherwise noted. Please contact Dr. Emmanuel Chang (echang@york.cuny.edu, 718-262-3778) or Dr. Arne Christensen (achristensen@york.cuny.edu, 718-262-5131) for more information.

Web page managed by Dr. Arne Christensen and Dr. Yolanda Small