Category Archives: 2011-12

Wednesday October 26 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Amherst College, Charles Pratt O’Connor Commons

Lawrence Winship (Hampshire, Botany) “Expansion on the edge of catastrophe: pollen tubes race to the ovule”
Tanya Leise (Amherst, Mathematics) “Biological Oscillators and our internal clocks”
Ileana Streinu (Smith, Computer Science) “Modeling mechanical properties of macromolecules: from robot arms to proteins”
Mathew Noonan (Mount Holyoke, Mathematics) “The contac geometry of the visual cortex”