2011 Lectures and Events

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Science Seminars: 10-16 January 2011
"Epidemic: Infectious Disease on a Changing Planet" is Focus of 2011 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science
07 January 2011"Epidemic: Infectious Disease on a Changing Planet" is the theme of the 2011 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science, which begins on 22 February 2011. This series of six public lectures on consecutive Saturday mornings is designed as a free minicourse for the general public. The lectures take place from 11:00 a.m. to about 12:30 p.m. in 100 Thomas Building on the Penn State University Park campus. No registration is required.
Sceince Seminars: 17 - 23 January 2011
"Just When You Thought You Were Safe . . . New Emerging Diseases Appear" is a Free Public Lecture on 22 January 2011 22 January 2011 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM 100 Thomas Building,
Date: 22 January 2011
 
Science Seminars:24 - 30 January 2011
"The Future of Infectious Disease in a Pharmaceutical Age" is a Free Public Lecture on 29 January 2011 29 January 2011 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM 100 Thomas Building,
Date: 29 January 2011
 
Science Seminars: 31 January - 6 February 2011
Stone Memorial Lecture Set for February 7 07 February 2011 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 101 Althouse Laboratory,
Date: 07 February 2011
Roberto Kolter, a professor of microbiology and molecular genetics at Harvard Medical School and co-director of Harvard's university-wide Microbial Sciences Initiative, will present the 2010/2011 Stone Memorial Lecture at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, 7 February 2011, in 101 Althouse Laboratory at the University Park campus of Penn State University. This free public lecture, "Making and Breaking Biofilms," is sponsored by Penn State's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Marker Lectures in the Mathematical Sciences Scheduled for 7, 8, 9, and 10 February from 07 February 2011 08:00 PM to 10 February 2011 05:00 PM 114 McAllister Building,
Start Date: 07 February 2011  / End Date: 10 February 2011
Piotr Chrusciel, a professor of gravitational physics at the University of Vienna in Austria, will present the Russell Marker Lectures in the Mathematical Sciences on 7, 8, 9, and 10 February 2011 at the University Park campus of Penn State University. The lecture series includes a presentation intended for a general audience, "General Relativity: Mathematics and Experiment," which will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, 7 February, in 114 McAllister Building. Chrusciel also will give three specialized lectures: "Black Holes" at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 8 February; "Cauchy Problems for the Einstein Equations" at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 9 February; and "The Cauchy Problem on a Light-Cone" at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, 10 February. The Marker Lectures are sponsored by the Penn State Eberly College of Science.
"Vaccines in the 21st Century" is a Free Public Lecture on 5 February 05 February 2011 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM 100 Thomas Building,
Date: 05 February 2011
 
"Viruses: Friends or Foes?" is a Free Public Lecture on 12 February 2011 12 February 2011 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM 100 Thomas Building,
Date: 12 February 2011
 
Science Seminars: 7 - 13 February 2011
"On the Eve of Eradication? Outbreak Dynamics and Vaccine Policy in a Developing World" is Free Public Lecture on 19 February 2011 19 February 2011 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM 100 Thomas Building,
Date: 19 February 2011
 
"Climate Change and Disease" is a Free Public Lecture on 26 February 2011 26 February 2011 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM 100 Thomas Building,
Date: 26 February 2011
 
Science Seminars: 14-20 February 2011
Science Seminars: 21 - 27 February 2011
Ernest C. Pollard Lecture Scheduled for 14 March 2011 14 March 2011 from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM 101 Althouse Laboratory,
Date: 14 March 2011
Amy Rosenzweig, a professor of biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, and chemistry at Northwestern University, will present the 2010/2011 Ernest C. Pollard Lecture at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, 14 March, in 101 Althouse Laboratory on the Penn State University Park campus. The free public lecture is titled "Biological Methane Oxidation."
Marker Lectures in Evolutionary Biology Scheduled for 14 and 15 March 2011 from 14 March 2011 05:00 PM to 15 March 2011 05:00 PM 100 Life Sciences Building,
Start Date: 14 March 2011  / End Date: 15 March 2011
Clifford Tabin, a professor in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and also the chairman of the department, will present the Russell Marker Lectures in Evolutionary Biology on 14 and 15 March 2011 at the Penn State University Park campus. The free public lectures are sponsored by the Penn State Eberly College of Science. The series includes a lecture intended for a general audience titled "Revisiting Evolutionary Examples Used by Darwin: New Insights in the Varied Beaks of Darwin's Finches and Regressive Evolution in Cave Fish" at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, 14 March. Tabin also will give a more specialized lecture titled "Evolution and Development of Gut and Limb Pattern" at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 March. Both lectures will take place in the Berg Auditorium, 100 Life Sciences Building.
Science Seminars: 7 - 13 March 2011
Science Seminars: 14 - 20 March 2011

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