This week's Lecture: 

Notes from the Field: Some Recent Geologic and Climate Change Impacts on Himalayan Glaciers

Alton Byers, Distinguished Visiting Scholar, College of the Environment

Join us Friday, 1:20pm in Exley 317


  • Lecture Series

    The CIS Fall Lecture Series (CIS221) is open to everyone.

    September 10
    1:20-2:40p, Woodhead Lounge
    Seth Redfield (Director, CIS), Introduction to CIS

    September 24
    1:20-2:40p, Exley 317
    Laverne Melon (Biology), Tonic for all Ales: GABAergic inhibition and the impact of alcohol

    October 1
    1:20-2:40p, Exley 317
    Saray Shai (Computer Science), Networks are Everywhere

    October 8
    1:20-2:40p, Exley 317
    Benjamin Elling (Chemistry), Making Precision Polymers in a Flask

    October 15
    1:20-2:40p, Exley 317
    Alton Byers (College of the Environment)

    October 29
    1:20-2:40p, Exley 317
    Phil Resor (Earth and Environmental Science)

    November 5
    1:20-2:40p, Exley 317
    Suzanne O'Connell (Earth and Environmental Science), Predicting our climate future from the past

    November 12
    1:20-2:40p, Exley 317
    Kyungami Kim (Psychology)

    November 19
    1:20-2:40p, Exley 317
    Stew Novick (Chemistry)

    December 3
    1:20-2:40p, Exley 317
    Pavel Oleinikov (Quantitative Analysis Center)

  • Additional Seminars of Interest

    September 29, 2021 12:10-1:10pm | Shanklin 107
    Henry Dilonga Meriki, Visiting Assistant Professor of MB&B
    HIV and tuberculosis co-infections in Southwestern Cameroon: Genetic diversity and drug resistance 

    October 8, 2021 3:30pm | Zoom
    Dr. Ann Kimble-Hill, University of Indiana School of Medicine
    Understanding the Phosphatidylinositol Lipidome as a Modulator of Breast Cancer


    22nd Annual Biophysics Retreat

    Wednesday, October 13, 2021 | Wadsworth Mansion
    Keynote Speaker – Dr. Ann McDermott, Esther Breslow Professor of Biological Chemistry,
    Columbia University
    Signaling in Ion channels and other systems—Insights from NMR
    Full Schedule available here

    NSM Departmental Seminar Series

  • Workshops

    Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm: Molecular Visualization and Animation
    Are you interested in learning how to make publication quality figures?  Do you need to add a molecular graphic to a poster or presentation?  In this lab Prof. Thayer will show you how to use the freely available software to create striking still images like these, and how to create and save movies for embedding in your presentations.  No experience is required.  You may bring your own molecule, or work with the examples provided.

    Zoom Meeting ID: 961 450 499

    Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 4:00-5:00pm: Statement of Purpose Writing Workshop


    Woodhead Lounge | Zoom Meeting ID: TBA

    Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm: Introduction to MATLAB
    Gain insights into your data with the power of MATLAB! Learn how to process data to create high quality graphs from a set of predefined 2D and 3D options.

    Zoom Meeting ID: 961 450 499

    Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm: Python Animated Graphics
    Do you want to learn about creating animated Python graphics for games? Or perhaps you are just interested in exploring what is possible with Python. In this workshop, Prof. Thayer will introduce animated graphics, with examples provided for you to modify and run. For those with more coding skills, you will learn new techniques by example to increase the sophistication of your graphical interface for your own coding projects. Python experience is helpful but not required.

    Zoom Meeting ID: 961 450 499

    Monday, November 22, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm: Data Analysis with MatPlotLib
    Learn how to harness the power of graphing using Python’s MatPlotLib library. We will learn how to make various graphs from bar graphs, line graphs, and 3D mesh plots. Bring your own data, or work with provided examples.

    Zoom Meeting ID: 961 450 499

    Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 5:30-6:30pm: Introduction to Machine Learning
    Are you interested in getting an overview of machine learning? Have you heard the buzz words but not sure what they mean?  Join Prof. Thayer for Introduction to Machine Learning to find out what it is all about!  No prior experience required.  Q&A session to follow.

    Zoom Meeting ID: 961 450 499

  • Other Events

    Friday, September 10

    Ice Cream Social and Informational Meeting!
    Woodhead Lounge & Tishler Terrace 

    Friday, September 24

    WesWIS Kickoff and Organizational Meeting!
    Labyrinth Tent


    Tuesday, October 5

    Stargazing and Hot Chocolate


    Friday, October 15

    Wesleyan Women in Science Mentoring Program Kickoff Meeting