EVENTS

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Lectures Open to Everyone

February 12
1:00-2:20p, virtual
Ishita Mukerji (Director, CIS), Introduction to CIS

February 19
1:00-2:20p, virtual
Alexis May (Psychology), Understanding the How and Why of Suicide

February 26
1:00-2:20p, virtual
Brian Stewart (Physics, Environmental Sciences), Using Systems Thinking to Approach Problems Large and Small

March 5
1:00-2:20p
CIS Senior Majors: Abrar Habib (Personick/Jimenez-Hoyes lab), Isabella Jaffe (Holmes lab), Jack Kwon (Weir lab), Simon van Deursen (O'Neil lab)

March 12
1:00-2:20p
David Moller (CIS, IDEAS), Hoppin' with IDEAS - Wesleyan Integrated Design, Engineering, and Applied Science minor

March 19
1:00-2:20p, virtual
Seth Redfield (Astronomy, Planetary Sciences), Blue Skies on Distant Worlds

March 22, 2021 Special Seminar: An entrepreneurial approach to the Covid 19 crisis
2:50-4:10 pm, virtual link
Loren D. Williams, Georgia Tech
Hear about how a Professor of Chemistry assembled a team of over 30 researchers at Georgia Tech to develop a cheap COVID test that can be done in a research laboratory. Highlighted here in ASBMB news

March 27
1:00-2:20p, virtual
Pavel Oleinikov (Quantitative Analysis Center), From words to pixels and back: similarity search work in Wesleyan Media Project

April 2
1:00-2:20p
Ruth Johnson (Biology), From gene list to tissue: figuring out which gene expression changes are meaningful for tissue morphogenesis

April 9
1:00-2:20p, virtual
Katherine Brunson (Archaeology, East Asian Studies), Introduction to Archaeological Science and Environmental Archaeology: Examples from Ancient China

April 16
1:00-2:20p, virtual
Alison O'Neil (Chemistry, Neuroscience and Behavior), Using human stem cells to model neurodegenerative disease

April 23
1:00-2:20p, virtual
Teresita Padilla-Benavides (Molecular Biology and Biochemistry), Differential mechanisms for transcriptional regulation of myogenic and metal homeostasis genes mediated by copper and copper-dependent transcription factors

April 30
1:00-2:20p, virtual
Brian Northrop (Chemistry), 
Plastic Electronics: The Design or Organic Semiconductors

May 7
1:00-2:20p, virtual
Ellen Thomas (Earth and Environmental Sciences, Joe Webb Peoples Museum), 
Global Warming in Earth's Past 

WORKSHOPS |OTHER EVENTS | SEMINARS

February 17
5:30-6:30p
Molecular Visualization with VMD

February 24
5:30-6:30p
Panel Data Analysis with Pandas

March 3
5:30-6:30p
CUDA programming for High Performance Computing

March 17
5:30-6:30p
TensorFlow Nuts and Bolts: Data Wrangling and Data Munging

April 7
5:30-6:30p
Introduction to Raspberry Pi

April 21
5:30-6:30p
Python Animated Graphics

By Appointment
Raspberry Pi Workshop, this will be conducted in small groups, prerequisite: Introduction to Raspberry Pi (April 7)

OTHER EVENTS | SEMINARS | WORKSHOPS

February 13, 2021 Research-a-Palooza!
This is a division-wide event to introduce and inform students about the ongoing research in faculty labs. This virtual event will include a general information session followed by break-out sessions based on departments and research topics. 

Q&A timetable
Zoom Track A Zoom Track B
2-2:30pm Chemistry Astronomy, Planetary Science
2:30-3pm MB&B, Molecular Biophysics E&ES, College of the Environment
3-3:30pm Biology Physics
3:30-4pm Neuroscience & Behavior Math, Computer Science
4-4:30pm Psychology

 

February 25, 2021 CIS Prospective Majors Virtual Open House
12:30-1:00pm

Majoring in science or math? Interested in research?  Learn how the CIS linked major can accelerate your goals.

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March 19, 2021 Deadline for summer research application and CIS major applications

TBD Celebration of Science Theses
12:30p-2:00p, TBD

Poster presentations by Natural Sciences and Mathematics Honors and MA Students. Do join us in appreciation of our students' achievements!