Biology & Medicine - Physics Division Colloquium

ANL Physics Division Colloquia on

Biology & Medicine

4 Dec 1981 J. Y. E. Rahman, ANL Biology Div., Targeted drug delivery - tomorrow's therapy
9 Apr 1982 Leigh Anderson, ANL Biology Div., Making a Catalogue of Human Proteins
14 May 1982 J. D. Cowan, Chicago, Spontaneous symmetry breaking in large-scale nervous systems. (What do drug-induced visual hallucinations tell us about the brain?)

8 Oct 1982 L. F. Mausner, BNL, The Production of Spallation Radio Nuclides for Medical Applications
11 Feb 1983 Hans Frauenfelder, U. of Illinois, Urbana, Physics of Proteins

28 Oct 1983 Richard van Frank, Eli Lilly Corp., Industrial Scale Recombinant DNA Technology
6 Jan 1984 William Dryer, CalTech, Microchemical Instrumentation in Protein and Nucleic AcidMolecular Biology
20 Jan 1984 John Cairns, Harvard U., Oncogenes and the Causes of Cancer
13 Apr 1984 Arnie Friedman, ANL Chemistry Div., Some Applications of Nuclear Chemistry in Medicine

5 Oct 1984 Stanley Leibo, Rio Vista International, Mechanisms that Determine the Preservation of Mammalian Embryos by Freezing
5 Apr 1985 Peter Friedland, Stanford U., MOLGEN - Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Molecular Biology

11 Oct 1985 Paul C. Lauterbur, U. of Illinois, Urbana, New Directions in NMR Imaging

11 Dec 1987 Joie Jones, U. of California at Irvine, Ultrasonics in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Medicine
19 Feb 1988 Richard Toohey, ANL Health Physics Div., Indoor Radon and Lung Cancer

17 Nov 1989 Anthony V. Nero, Jr., LBNL, Indoor Radon: Myth and Reality
11 May 1990 Clifford Matthews, U. of Illinois, Chicago, Cosmochemistry and the Origin of Life

11 Jan 1991 Edwin M. Westbrook, ANL Biological and Medical Research Div. & Northwestern U., Applications of Synchrotron Radiation to the Study of Biological Structure at the Molecular Level

27 Mar 1992 Marianne Schiffer, ANL Biological and Medical Research Div., Proteins: Nature's Sensors and Machines

4 Feb 1994 John E. Frederick, U. of Chicago, Ultraviolet Radiation and the Biosphere: Contrasts Between the Hemispheres

24 Oct 1997 Ernst W. Otten, U. of Mainz, Spin Polarized 3He Measurement of the Form Factor of the Neutron and of the Human Lung
20 Feb 1998 Paul C. Lauterbur, U. of Illinois, Urbana, Diffusional Enhancement of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

11 Dec 1998 Andrei Mirzabekov, ANL Biology Div. & Engelhart Institute of Molecular Biology, Biological Microchips: A Challenge for Engineers, Physicists and Computer Scientists
5 Mar 1999 Michael Welch, Washington U. Medical Center, Current Advances in PET and its Applications
7 May 1999 Geoffrey West, LANL, The Tree of Life; The Origin of Universal Scaling Laws in Biology from Molecules and Cells to Whales

3 Mar 2000 Richard Wilson, Harvard U., Hormesis, Low Dose Linearity and the Nuclear Industry

30 Mar 2001 Keith Moffat, U. of Chicago, Picosecond Time-resolved Macromolecular Crystallography: Molecular Movies?
27 Apr 2001 Johann Deisenhofer, Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Interactions of Drugs With Their Target in Atomic Detail

15 Nov 2002 Jayanth Banavar, Penn State U., The Geometry and Physics of Proteins
25 Apr 2003  Timothy Chupp, U. of Michigan, NMR and MRI with Laser Polarized Noble Gases: What's New?

27 Feb 2004 Spencer Wells, National Geographic Society, The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey
14 May 2004 Joel Karp, U. of Pennsylvania, Positron Emission Tomography (PET): Present and Future Technology
21 May 2004 Al Seckel, CalTech, The World's Most Powerful Illusions: An Interactive Journey Through Your Mind's Eye
4 Jun 2004 Lynne Osman Elkin, California State U. at Hayward, Rosalind Franklin and the Double Helix

20 May 2005 James Trosko, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State U., A paradign challenge in understanding carcinogenesis: adult stem cells and cell-cell communication gone amuck

17 Feb 2006  Arlene Lennox, Fermi National Accelerator Lab., Neutrons Against Cancer
31 Mar 2006  Stephen L. Dewey, BNL, Brain Function by PET Scan

30 Mar 2007  Neil Shubin, U. of Chicago, Discovering a Link Between Fish and Limbed Animals: The Story of Tiktaalik roseae
4 May 2007  Ian Shipsey, Purdue U., Bringing Hearing to the Deaf -- Cochlear Implants: a Technical and Personal Account

8 May 2009 Prabhakar Nair, UOP LLC, a Honeywell Company, Biofuels: Unlocking the Potential

13 Nov 2009  Carlos Bustamante, U. California, Berkeley, Grabbing the Cat by the Tail: Single Molecule Studies of a Viral DNA Packaging Motor.

16 Sep 2011  Margaret Gardel, U. of Chicago, Cellular Mechanics

22 Feb 2013  Michael Rust, U. Chicago, Robust Circadian Rhythms from Three Proteins

11 Oct 2013  Michael Rust, U. of Chicago, Robust Circadian Rhythms from Three Proteins
21 Feb 2014  Lene Broeng Oddershede, Niels Bohr Institute, Long-range ordered vorticity patterns in living tissue induced by cell division
11 Apr 2014  Oliver Jäkel, Heidelberg U., Hadron Cancer Therapy -- Relative Merits of X-ray, Proton, and Carbon Beams

9 Oct 2015  Elena Rozhkova, Center for Nanoscale Materials, ANL National Lab., Cancer Nanotechnology: At the Interface of Engineered Nanomaterials and Living Systems
9 Oct 2015  Tijana Rajh, Center for Nanoscale Materials, ANL National Lab., Cancer Nanotechnology: At the Interface of Engineered Nanomaterials and Living Systems
6 Nov 2015  Bobby Kasthuri, Nanoscience and Technology Div., ANL National Lab., The BRAIN Initiative
20 Nov 2015  Jack Gilbert, Biosciences Div., ANL National Lab., Invisible Influence: Exploring the human microbiome
29 Jan 2016  Klaus Schulten, U. of Illinois, Urbana, Towards an Atomic Level Description of a Living Cell - The Photosynthetic Chromatophore of Purple Bacteria, a Milestone
5 Feb 2016  Jeffrey W. Elam, Energy Systems Div., ANL National Lab., Synthesis, Characterization, and Application of Tunable Resistance Coatings Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition


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