REU 2011

Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, August 10
9:20
Opening Remarks
9:30
Tim McKay (University of Michigan)Network Ideas and Galaxy Clustering
10:10
Garrett Rodriguez (Alma College)Time Resolved Photoluminescence of Quantum Dots
10:30
Corbin Taylor (University of Toledo)Diffuse Light and Crowded Fields: BCG Photometry with Galfit
10:50
Break
11:00
Amandine Lee (Swarthmore College)Cholesterol in the Struggle Between Light and Dark Phase: Lipid Dynamics in Plasma Membranes
11:20
Elly Gray (University of Michigan)The Effect and Functioning of General Alcohol Anesthetics
11:40
Matt Hankins (University of Central Arkansas)Mapping the Hyperfine Transition of Neutral Hydrogen in the Milky Way Galaxy
12:00
Lunch

1:00
Laura Maki (Winona State University)PreCam Survey Image Analysis
1:20
Taylor Allen (Western Carolina University)Fighting Alzheimer's: Fluorescent Indicators and Cell Perforation
1:40
Break

1:50
Wayne Oswald (Bowling Green State University)The Cosmic Microwave Background: An Adventure in Instrumentation
2:10
Jason Karslake (University of Michigan)Investigations into Phase Separated Lipid Bilayer Dynamics and Transitions Using STORM

Thursday, August 11
9:30
Sarah Veatch (University of Michigan)Lipid Rafts Reach a Critical Point
10:10
Maya Lewin-Berlin (Smith College)Crystals, X-Ray Beams and the Search for the CTPS-GTP Active Site
10:30
Kevin Hu (Bard College at Simon's Rock)Flux Measurement and Laser Building
10:50
Break
11:00
Elizabeth Gichana (Radford University)Microfluidic Patch Clamp Technique for Measuring Cell Membrane Disruption
11:20
Meryl Spencer (Grinell College)Photoluminescence of InGaN Quantum Dots
11:40
Tyler Ogden (Hampshire College)Thermodynamic and Kinetic Characterization of the Folding Mechanisms of the CheY Circular Permutants
12:00 Regina O'Brien (Hope College) A Structural Study of CpA, ApC using NMR Chemical Shifts
12:20
Lunch

1:00
Kassandra Anderson (University of Michigan)Extrasolar Planet Collisions and the Effects on the Structure of Hot Jupiters
1:20
Ann Kathryn Rockwell (University of Alabama)The Search for FCNC
1:40 Nikola Whallon (University of Michigan) The Automated Detection and Classification of Variable Stars
2:00
Break

2:10
Louis Baum (University of Rochester)Time of Flight Techniques for Neutron Measurement
2:30
Stasi Romadan and Brett Sandler (University of Michigan)Transient Detection and Verification with ROTSE-III



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