Yoichiro Mori School of Mathematics University of Minnesota   Location: Tedori Family Auditorium, Levin Building   Cell volume control and osmosis-driven cell movement   Electrolyte and cell volume regulation is essential in physiological systems. Biophysical modeling in this area, however, has been relatively sparse. After a brief introduction to cell volume control and electrophysiology, I will […]

CIS seminar: Steve Swanson

January 17, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Steve Swanson Computer Science & Engineering University of California, San Diego   What Should We Do With Persistent Main Memory?   Memory systems are on the verge of a renaissance: Scalable, persistent main memories (e.g., Intel’s 3DXPoint) are the first new technology to enter the upper layers of the memory hierarchy in 50 years. They […]

Rebecca Waller Department of Psychology University of Pennsylvania   The Developmental Origins of Callous-Unemotional Traits   Callous-unemotional (CU) traits are critical to understanding the development of severe forms of aggression and antisocial behavior. CU traits include deficits in empathy and prosocial behavior, as well as reduced interpersonal sensitivity to others. In this talk, I will […]

SBSI seminar: Joseph Henrich

January 18, 2019
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

SBSI seminar Friday, January 18th 1:30pm – 3:00pm Claudia Cohen Hall, Room 402 Reception to follow     Joseph Henrich Professor and Chair, Human Evolutionary Biology Department Harvard University   W.E.I.R.D.: How Westerners became psychologically peculiar and particularly prosperous   An accumulating body of evidence now reveals not only substantial global variation along several important […]