Wells College Science Colloquium
Fall 2011


Science Colloquium features speakers in all areas of the sciences, including Wells students and faculty, and researchers from other institutions. Science Colloquium meets on Fridays during the fall and spring semesters from 12:40 to 1:30 in Stratton Hall 209. All are welcome to attend. For further information, please contact Professor Scott Heinekamp or Professor Christina Wahl

DATE SPEAKER/EVENT
Friday, September 2 Summer Internship Poster Session in Stratton Atrium, 12:30-1:30
Wednesday, September 7 [special event] John Manning (host: President's Climate Committee & Mark Witmer) Geothermal Energy
Friday, September 9 Kevin McGowan (host: Mark Witmer) That's Crow Biz
Friday, September 16 Kevin White (Location: AER) (co-host: Peachtown Festival) The White Corn Project
Friday, September 23 Magdalen Lindeberg, Cornell University (host: Candace Collmer) "Yellow Dragon Disease": A Citrus Disease on the Move and How Genomics Provides Clues to Its Biology
Friday, September 30 Cathy Walker '09 (host: Chris Bailey) Solid Polymer Electrolytes for Lithium Ion Batteries
Friday, October 7 Impending Fall Break -- no talk
Friday, October 14 Dr. Greg Boyer, Chair, Department of Chemistry and Director of the Great Lakes Research Consortium at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (host: Christopher Bailey) Toxic Cyanobacteria in the Great Lakes: What Modern Tools and Toys Tell Us about an Age-old Problem
Friday, October 21 Jeff Lipton, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University (host: Bryant Adams) Desktop 3D Printing, Digital Fabrication and Open-source Hardware
Friday, October 28 Dr. Cornelia Farnum (host: Christina Wahl) The Ups and Downs of Bone Growth: Analyzing the Growth Plate in Four Dimensions
Friday, November 4 Dr. Bodhi Rogers, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ithaca College (host: Scott Heinekamp) Landscape scale archaeogeophysics surveys at buried Late Bronze Age cities in Cyprus
Friday, November 11 Howard C. Howland, Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University (host: Christina Wahl) Development of Vision in Infancy and Childhood
Friday, November 18 Dr. Seyfollah Maleki, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Union College (host: Scott Heinekamp) Talk postponed
Friday, November 25 Thanksgiving Break -- no talk
Friday, December 2 Dr. Seyfollah Maleki, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Union College (host: Scott Heinekamp) Lasers in Art Conservation

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