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The Rutgers Physics & Astronomy Newsletter       Number S14-14  2014-Apr-21
             Editor: Saurabh Jha        Publisher: Nancy DeHaan
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                              Department Tea 
                      Wednesday: Lecture Hall - 4:30pm


HEX Mon Apr 21 Nhan Tran, Fermilab
3:30 372W       "The Future of Boosted Jets at the LHC"

AST Tue Apr 22 Juntai Shen, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory
1:40 401W       "Dynamics of the Milky Way Bulge and its X-shaped

HET Tue Apr 22 Brock Tweedie, University of Pittsburgh
3:00 385E       "Pulling Out All the Stops"

BioMaPS Wed Apr 23 Alan Rigby, Imclone Systems
12:00 CIPR 120      "Antibody Drug Conjugates: A Therapeutic Modality
                     for Improving Clinical Efficacy and Safety for
                     Cancer Patients"

COL Wed Apr 23 William Happer, Princeton University
4:45 PLH        "Why Has There Been No Global Warming for the Past

LSM Thur Apr 24 Vidya Madhavan, Boston College
12:00 Chem 260   "Exploring the Ground State Electronic Structure
                  of Correlated Spin-Orbit Insulators Using STM"

BioMaPS Thur Apr 24 Chia-en Chang, University of California, Riverside
12:00 CABM 010       "Insights from Free Energy Calculations: Protein
                      Conformational Equilibrium, Driving Forces and
                      Ligand Binding Processes"

AST Thur Apr 24 Brian Siana, UC Riverside
1:30 401W        "A Newly Discovered Population of Dwarf Galaxies in
                  the Early Universe: Contribution to the Star 
                  Formation Rate Density and the Ionizing Background"

**********************Partial List of Next Week's Seminars******************

CMS Tue Apr 29 Stuart Parkin, IBM Almaden Research Center
1:30 385E       "Electric Field Induced Metallization of Correlated
                 Electron Oxides"

HET Tue Apr 29 Prateek Agrawal, Fermilab
3:00 385E       TBA

SIP Tue Apr 29 Eva Andrei, Rutgers University
5:00 385E       "The Magic of Physics in 2 Dimensions: Graphene
                 and Beyond"

BioMaPS Wed Apr 30 David Boehr, Penn State
12:00 CIPR 120      "Dynamic Amino Acid Networks in Enzyme Catalysis"

COL Wed Apr 30 Victor Yakovenko, University of Maryland
4:45 PLH        "Statistical Mechanics of Money, Income, Debt,
                 and Energy Consumption"

LSM Thur May 1 Wolfgang Losert, University of Maryland
12:00 Chem 260  "Cellular Contact Guidance Through Dynamic Sensing 
                 of Nanotopography"

CMS Thur May 1 Victor Yakovenko, University of Maryland
1:30 385E       "Possible Spiral Structure in the Pseudogap Phase
                 of Cuprates"

AST Thur May 1 Guinevere Kauffmann, Max Planck Inst. for Astrophysics
1:30 401W       TBA

BPS Fri May 2  Shashi Thutupalli, Princeton University
12:30 Hill 260  TBA

For the calendar of upcoming colloquia and seminars in the department, visit

      MPS=Mathematical Physics Seminar   LSM=Lab for Surface Modification
      NPS=Nuclear Physics Seminar        HEX=High Energy Experimental
      AST=Astrophysics Seminar           SSS=Surface Science Seminar
      INS=Instructional Seminar          CMS=Condensed Matter Seminar
      SIP=Seminar in Physics             SPS=Society of Physics Students
      HET=High Energy Theory             COL=Colloquium
      MSS=Materials Science Seminar      HON=Honors Seminar
      BPS=Biological Physics Seminar     SSPAR=Student Seminars in Physics
      DELTA-P=Developing Educators         and Astronomy at Rutgers
        and Leaders Among TAs in Physics
      RAS=Rutgers Astronomical Society
      BioMaPS=Biology at the Interface 
        with the Mathematical and 
        Physical Sciences

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