Events

Upcoming events for all programs and departments in the Division of Science for the next week.

Laursen & Mokashe -- Neurobiology Journal Club

January 23, 2023

Monday, 1/23/2023 11:15 am-12:05 pm Gerstenzang 124/Online
Neurobiology Journal Club
Willem Laursen, Ph.D. (Garrity Lab)
"Up close and personal: Short-range heat and humidity detectors for mosquito host-seeking and egg-laying behaviors (Research Talk)"
Subhadra Mokashe (Miller Lab)
References: Local memory allocation recruits memory ensembles across brain regions.

Samajdar -- Quantum dimer models in the age of Rydberg quantum simulators

January 24, 2023

Tuesday, 1/24/2023 11:10 am-12:10 pm Abelson 229
Quantum/Gravity Seminar
Rhine Samajdar (Princeton University)
"Quantum dimer models in the age of Rydberg quantum simulators"

Niell -- Neural circuits for natural vision

January 24, 2023

Tuesday, 1/24/2023 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123/Online
Neuroscience Colloquium
Cris Niell (Department of Biology and Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon)
"Neural circuits for natural vision" See: https://nielllab.uoregon.edu/
Host: Gina Turrigiano.
For more information or the zoom password, please contact Cathy Lauinger at clauinger@brandeis.edu

Dodge & Joh -- Molecular Genetics Journal Club

January 25, 2023

Wednesday, 1/25/2023 11:15 am-12:05 pm Gerstenzang 124
Molecular Genetics Journal Club
Ashley Dodge (Bisson Lab)
Lydia Joh (Kardon Lab)

Thursday, 1/26/23, -- [CANCELLED] Christensen -- Heroic Bodies and their Burdens: Taking Homeric 'Psychology' Seriously

Thursday, 1/26/2023 Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library
Psychology Department Colloquium [CANCELLED]
Joel Christensen
"Heroic Bodies and their Burdens: Taking Homeric 'Psychology' Seriously"

Zhang -- Creating a Happy Employee: Impact of AI Adoption on Customer Service Agents

January 26, 2023

Thursday, 1/26/2023 10 am-11 am Volen 101/Online
Computer Science Seminar
Shunyuan Zhang (Assistant Proferssort, Harvard Business School)
"Creating a Happy Employee: Impact of AI Adoption on Customer Service Agents"
Host: Professor Hongfu Liu.

Hooser -- NDI Calculators: shareable code pipelines

January 26, 2023

Thursday, 1/26/2023 11:15 am-12:15 pm Volen 201
Computational/Systems Neuroscience Journal Club
Steve Van Hooser (Brandeis University)
"NDI Calculators: shareable code pipelines"

Kardon -- Tuning mitochondrial protein activity by unfolding

January 27, 2023

Friday, 1/27/2023 11:10 am-12:10 pm Rosenstiel 118
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Julia Kardon
"Tuning mitochondrial protein activity by unfolding"

Hill & Ryan -- Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars

January 27, 2023

Friday, 1/27/2023 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123/Online
Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars
Tyler Hill (Sengupta Lab)
Alexis Ryan (Bradshaw Lab)
Please contact bioevents@brandeis.edu for zoom password.

Mazzio & Porter -- Neurobiology Journal Club

January 30, 2023

Monday, 1/30/2023 11:15 am-12:05 pm Gerstenzang 124/Online
Neurobiology Journal Club
Christina Mazzio (Katz Lab)
References: Integrating Visual Information into the Auditory Cortex Promotes Sound Discrimination through Choice-Related Multisensory Integration | Journal of Neuroscience.
Blake Porter, Ph.D. (Jadhav Lab)

Lopez -- Machine-learning-accelerated photodynamics simulations in complex environments towards new photomedicines

January 30, 2023

Monday, 1/30/2023 4:10 pm-5:10 pm Gerstenzang 124
Chemistry Department Colloquium
Steven Lopez (Northeastern University)
"Machine-learning-accelerated photodynamics simulations in complex environments towards new photomedicines"
Host: Rebecca Gieseking.

Dhumuntarao -- University of Minnesota

January 31, 2023

Tuesday, 1/31/2023 11:10 am-12:10 pm Abelson 333
Quantum/Gravity Seminar
Aditya Dhumuntarao
"University of Minnesota"

Flavell -- Neural Mechanisms the Generate persistent Behavioral States in C. elegans

January 31, 2023

Tuesday, 1/31/2023 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123/Online
Joint Biology/Neuroscience Colloquium
Steven Flavell (The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
"Neural Mechanisms the Generate persistent Behavioral States in C. elegans" See: https://flavell.mit.edu/steven/
Host: Piali Sengupta.
For more information or the zoom password, please contact Cathy Lauinger at clauinger@brandeis.edu

Chakraborty -- Soft Capricious Matter: The collective behavior of particles with "noisy" interactions

January 31, 2023

Tuesday, 1/31/2023 4 pm-5 pm Abelson 131
Physics Department Colloquium
Bulbul Chakraborty (Brandeis)
"Soft Capricious Matter: The collective behavior of particles with "noisy" interactions"

Zaccardi & Ames -- Molecular Genetics Journal Club

February 1, 2023

Wednesday, 2/1/2023 11:15 am-12:05 pm Gerstenzang 124
Molecular Genetics Journal Club
Nate Zaccardi (Goode Lab)
Amanda Ames (Ragunathan Lab)

Rodriguez -- Degeneracy and stability in neural circuits of dopamine and serotonin neuromodulators: A theoretical consideration

February 2, 2023

Thursday, 2/2/2023 11:15 am-12:15 pm Gerstenzang 124
Computational/Systems Neuroscience Journal Club
Rico Rodriguez (Van Hooser Lab)
"Degeneracy and stability in neural circuits of dopamine and serotonin neuromodulators: A theoretical consideration"

Elliott -- Redox Enzymes through an Electrochemical Lens

February 3, 2023

Friday, 2/3/2023 11:10 am-12:10 pm Rosenstiel 118
Biochemistry-Biophysics Friday Lunchtime Pizza Talks
Sean Elliott (Boston University)
"Redox Enzymes through an Electrochemical Lens"
Host: Maria-Eirini Pandelia.

Koundinya & Harrison -- Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars

February 3, 2023

Friday, 2/3/2023 12:45 pm-1:45 pm Gerstenzang 123/Online
Molecular and Cell Biology & Neuroscience Student Seminars
Neha Koundinya (Goode Lab)
Josh Harrison (Birren Lab)
Please contact bioevents@brandeis.edu for zoom password.

McGuirk & Frías -- Neurobiology Journal Club

February 6, 2023

Monday, 2/6/2023 11:15 am-12:05 pm Gerstenzang 124/Online
Neurobiology Journal Club
Emma McGuirk (Goode Lab)
Mónica C. Quiñones-Frías, Ph.D. (Rodal Lab)

Han -- Light-responsive materials for a sustainable future

February 6, 2023

Monday, 2/6/2023 4:10 pm-5:10 pm Gerstenzang 124
Chemistry Seminar
Grace Han (Brandeis University)
"Light-responsive materials for a sustainable future"
Host: Chemistry Department.
Grace Han's Tenure Seminar