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For the fall semester of 2015 Sigma Xi will be meeting on Tuesdays for lunch in McConnell Auditorium. from September 15 though December 8. Talks begin at approximately 12:10 pm and are open to all faculty and staff and students. A complimentary lunch is offered in McConnell Foyer.

The schedule will be revised as talks are added.

Schedule for Fall 2015

September 15
Patricia DiBartolo
25 Years of HHMI: Past successes, future research
September 22
Mary Harrington
The reproducibility problem: Why preclinical scientists need to refocus on tools such as randomization and blinding
September 29
Annaliese Beery
Biodiversity in neuroscience: why study weird species and two sexes
October 6
Kathleen McCartney
Child Care, Child Outcomes & Child Policy
October 13
October Break
No Talk
October 20
Eva Goedhart
Mathematics and Statistics
Using Linear Forms in Logarithms to Solve Diophantine Equations
October 27
Sarah Tucker
Biological Science
Vulnerable Grouper Fisheries in Indonesia
November 3
Anne Jaskot
"Green Peas" - Not Your Garden-Variety Galaxies
November 10
Pam Soltis
University of Florida
Biodiversity studies and building the tree of life
November 17
Nicholas Howe
Computer Science
Flexible Models of Handwriting
November 24
Thanksgiving Break
No Talk
December 1
Sara Pruss & Joyce Palmer-Fortune
Geosciences & Physics
Learning Assistants in the Classroom
December 8
Nathan Derr
Biological Sciences

Have any questions, comments or suggestions for Sigma Xi talks?
Feel free to contact your Sigma Xi program chair; Bruce Hawkins,