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--ALL LECTURES Thursday at 11:00 am in Conference Room N110 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED


08/22 First Day of Class
08/26 Mason A. Porter, California Institute of Technology
Bose-Einstein Condensates in Optical Lattices and Superlattices

09/08 Christof Jung, Universidad autonoma de Mexico
Molecular vibrations, from the spectrum to the motion of the atoms.
09/21 (3pm in LR5) Ray Goldstein, U. Arizona
The Physics of Multicellularity
09/22 Todd Squires, UC Santa Barbara, (schedule)
Using the inner ear to balance: why it works so well and what can go wrong
09/29 Victor Breedveld, Georgia Institute of Technology
Studying microstructural dynamics of complex fluids with particle tracking microrheology

10/05 (4:30pm Lecture Room 3) Michael E. Fisher, University of Maryland
Molecular Motors: Observation and Theory
10/13 Roman Grigoriev, Georgia Institute of Technology
Adiabatic flow invariants and chaotic mixing in steady bounded flows
10/17-18 Fall 2005 Recess
10/20 Konstantin Agladze, George Washington University Medical Center (schedule)
In a pursuit of a spiral waves
10/27 Lev S. Tsimring, University of California
Delay-Induced Stochastic Oscillations in Gene Regulation
10/31 Marie Farge, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Wavelet methods to analyze and compute turbulent flows

11/03 Flavio H. Fenton, Beth Israel Medical Center NY
(schedule Nov 02)
(schedule Nov 03)
Computational Physics of the Heart: from normal rhythm to spiral waves
11/04 (11:00am MARC Auditorium) Stanislav N. Gorb,Evolutionary Biomaterials Group Max-Planck Inst for Metals Research, Stuttgart
Structure and properties of biological hairy attachment devices for biomimetics
11/10 Joshua Socolar, Duke University
Genetic regulatory networks as dynamical systems.
12/01 Eberhard Voit, Georgia Institute of Technology
Lowly Logarithm: The Ultimate Nonlinearity?
12/09 Last Day of Class
12/17 End of Term