Seminars

Upcoming Seminars / Seminars This Week

Fri 6/23/17 12:30 pmRosenstiel 118
Brandeis Postdoctoral Seminar Series
Shashank Shekhar (Gelles and Goode Labs)
Size control of intracellular organelles – the role of actin cappers, polymerizers, and disassemblers
Pizza Served
Hosted by Philipp Rosenbaum (Brandeis Postdoc Association)

Wed 6/28/17 9:40 amAbelson 131
Special Seminar (When Brandeis met Jansky: astrophysics and beyond)
Alan Marscher (Boston University)
Scrutinizing Blazar Jets with Polarization, Images, Light Curves, and Models (I)
Manasvita Joshi (Boston University)
Short-term variability and hard-spectral state analysis of Fermi blazars

Wed 6/28/17 11 amAbelson 131
Special Seminar (When Brandeis met Jansky: astrophysics and beyond)
Svetlana Jorstad (Boston University)
AGN Optical Polarization (I)
Sebastian Kiehlmann (Caltech)
Optical polarization monitoring in RoboPol: results and critical aspects
Lukasz Stawarz (Jagiellonian University)
Multi-wavelength variability of relativistic jets from the shortest to longest timescales (I)

Wed 6/28/17 1:50 pmAbelson 131
Special Seminar (When Brandeis met Jansky: astrophysics and beyond)
Gregory Sivakoff (University of Alberta)
Connections between black hole X-ray binaries and AGN (I)
Anna Barnacka (Harvard)
Galaxies as High-Resolution Telescope
Herman Marshall (MIT Kavli Institute)
Observing Quasars with the Imaging X-ray Polarization Explorer (IXPE)
Jongho Park (Seoul National University)
Revealing the Nature of Blazar Radio Cores through Multi-Frequency Polarization Observations with KVN

Wed 6/28/17 3:50 pmAbelson 131
Special Seminar (When Brandeis met Jansky: astrophysics and beyond)
David Roberts (Brandeis University)
Discerning Black Hole Orientation Histories Using Large Scale Radio Structures (I)
Scott Hughes (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Massive black hole binaries and gravitational waves (I)

Thu 6/29/17 9:30 amAbelson 131
Special Seminar (When Brandeis met Jansky: astrophysics and beyond)
Jose Luis Gomez (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucia-CSIC)
Probing the innermost regions of AGN jets and their magnetic fields with RadioAstron (I)
Nathan Cohen (Fractal Antenna Systems)
Fractals as the Enabler of Future Large Scale Radio Astronomical Arrays (I)

Thu 6/29/17 10:55 amAbelson 131
Special Seminar (When Brandeis met Jansky: astrophysics and beyond)
Elizabeth Blanton (Boston University)
AGN feedback (I)
Diana Worrall (University of Bristol)
Radio morphology and interactions of intermediate-power radio galaxies
George Moellenbrock (National Radio Astronomy Observatory)
ALMA and Jansky VLA results (I)

Thu 6/29/17 11 amGerstenzang 124
Thesis Seminar (Graduate Program in Neuroscience)
Sara Haddad (Marder Lab )
Neuromodulators Influence the Effect of Temperature on Rhythmic Motor Circuits

Thu 6/29/17 12 noonShapiro Science Center, LL16
Career Development Seminar
Sabrina Woods (Career Development Consultant)
LinkedIn for Job Search, Networking, & Career Building
Notes: Bring laptop, PhDs and Postdocs only please, Limited space (40 people) - first come first served

Thu 6/29/17 1:45 pmAbelson 131
Special Seminar (When Brandeis met Jansky: astrophysics and beyond)
Aneta Siemiginowska (Harvard-Smithsonian)
Large-scale AGN jets (I)
Mark Birkinshaw (University of Bristol)
Jets and the infra-red cores of low-redshift radio galaxies
Dan Schwartz (Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)
4C +19.44: Dan Harris' "Longjet
Peter Breiding (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
Fermi non-detections of four Anomalous X-ray Jet Sources and Implications for the IC/CMB Mechanism

Thu 6/29/17 3:45 pmAbelson 131
Special Seminar (When Brandeis met Jansky: astrophysics and beyond)
Daniel Homan (Denison University)
Full Stokes at Parsec Scales: Jets, Fields and Particles (I)
Matthew Lister (Purdue University)
Parsec-scale Radio Core Polarization Properties of MOJAVE AGN Jets
Nicholas MacDonald (Boston University)
Faraday Conversion in Turbulent Blazar Jets
Preeti Kharb (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
Probing the Origin of Radio Outflows in Seyferts and LINERs

Thu 6/29/17 4 pmAbelson 126
MRSEC Seminar
Allyson Sgro (Boston University)
From Molecules to Fruiting Bodies: Bridging Scales in Biological Collective Behavior
Hosted by Baptiste Blanc

Fri 6/30/17 9:30 amAbelson 131
Special Seminar (When Brandeis met Jansky: astrophysics and beyond)
John Wardle (Brandeis University)
Understanding the polarization and Rotation Measure distribution in the pc-scale jet of 3C 273 (I)
Bindu Rani (NASA GSFC)
Exploring the magnetic field configuration close to supermassive black holes using the global mm-VLBI array
Eduardo Ros (MPIfR)
Sharpest images from the heart of AGN

Fri 6/30/17 11 amAbelson 131
Special Seminar (When Brandeis met Jansky: astrophysics and beyond)
Joseph Lehar (Boston University Biomedical Engineering)
Roberts/Lehar/Dreher CLEAN for non-uniformly sampled time series (I)
Andrew Chael (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
Evolving Nonthermal Electrons in Simulations of Black Hole Accretion
Martin Elvis (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
If Black Holes are Simple, why are Quasars so Complicated?

Fri 6/30/17 2 pmRosenstiel 118
Thesis Seminar (Graduate Program in Biochemistry and Biophysics)
Leida Rassouli-Taylor
Structural and evolutionary studies with the mandelamide pathway

Wed 7/5/17 4 pmHarlan Chapel
Thesis Seminar
Vivekanand Vimal (DiZio and Lackner Labs)
The Role of Gravitational Cues in the Learning of Balance Control
(Note location: Harlan Chapel is the closest Chapel to Loop Road)

Fri 7/7/17 12:30 pmRosenstiel 118
Brandeis Postdoctoral Seminar Series
Trish Goodwin (Griffith Lab)
Stefan Paquay (Hagan Lab)
Pizza Served
Hosted by Philipp Rosenbaum (Brandeis Postdoc Association)

Mon 7/10/17 3:30 pmAbelson 131
Special Seminar
Jackie Y. Ying (Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Singapore)
Nanostructured Materials for Energy and Biomedical Applications
Hosted by Bing Xu

Fri 7/14/17 12:30 pmRosenstiel 118
Brandeis Postdoctoral Seminar Series
Gajendradhar Dwivedi (Haber Lab)
Belinda Barbagallo (Garrity Lab)
Pizza Served
Hosted by Philipp Rosenbaum (Brandeis Postdoc Association)

Fri 7/21/17 12:30 pmRosenstiel 118
Brandeis Postdoctoral Seminar Series
Mike O'Donnell (Sengupta Lab)
Chang Liu (Griffith Lab)
Pizza Served
Hosted by Philipp Rosenbaum (Brandeis Postdoc Association)

Tue 7/25/17 11 amGoldsmith 317
Thesis Seminar
Cristobal Lemus (Brandeis)
Lattice Path Enumeration and Factorization
Hosted by Prof. Ira Gessel

Thu 7/27/17 4 pmAbelson 229
MRSEC Seminar
William Jacobs
Free Pizza from 5:00-5:30
Hosted by Baptise Blanc

Fri 7/28/17 12:30 pmRosenstiel 118
Brandeis Postdoctoral Seminar Series
Tim Wiggin (Griffith Lab)
Gonzalo Budelli (Garrity Lab)
Pizza Served
Hosted by Philipp Rosenbaum (Brandeis Postdoc Association)

Fri 8/4/17 12:30 pmRosenstiel 118
Brandeis Postdoctoral Seminar Series
Vanessa Porkolab (Krauss Lab)
Matthias Schlichting (Rosbash Lab)
Pizza Served
Hosted by Philipp Rosenbaum (Brandeis Postdoc Association)

 
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