Monday, June 10 • Northwest Building, B101, 52 Oxford Street
9:00 Jeremy England, Asst. Professor of Physics, MIT, "A game of musical chairs: the simple physics of protein conformational change"
9:45 Cristian Micheletti, Associate Professor, Statistical and Biological Physics, International Institute of Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste, Italy, "The knotted strands of life: DNA knotting inside viral capsids"
11:00 Stephan Grill, Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute, Dresden, "Morphogenetic functions of actomyosin".
Each year, the undergraduate members of Alpha Iota, the Harvard College chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Soclety, award Excellence in Teaching Prize to three members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The Awards are presented during the Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises - a traditional part of Harvard Commencement since the 18th Century.
November PhDs: Colin Connolly, Garry Goldstein, Douglas Mason, Adam Pivonka, Yihua Wang, Pavel Petrov, Zachary Wissner-Gross
March PhDs: Antonio Copete, Jieping Fang, Yiqiao Tang
May PhDs: Tarek Anous, Luke Bruneaux, Hwan Sung Choe, Jack DiSciacca, Vasily Dzyabura, Sam Espahbodi, Shannon Fogwell Hoogerheide, Louise Jawerth, Laura Jeanty, Katharine Jensen, Dilani Kahawala, Takuya Kitagawa, Tina Lin, James Medford, Gautham Narayan, Tony Pan, Ashwin Rastogi, Jonathan Ruel, Renee Meng-Ju Sher, Thiti Taychatanapat, Elijah Visbal, Ilija Zeljkovic, Giovanni Zevi Della Porta
Recollections of Los Alamos and the Nuclear Era
April 30th. 8:00pm, Science Center Hall D.
"After the U.S. entered World War II, things changed on Harvard’s campus. All but two of the Houses filled with military personnel, and faculty members left to take up posts supporting the war effort. That pushed undergraduate physics student Roy Glauber into a teaching role."
For more, read the Gazette article.