For the Fall semester of 2018 Sigma Xi will be meeting on Tuesdays for lunch in McConnell Auditorium. from September 18 though December 11. Talks begin at approximately 12:10 pm and are open to all faculty, staff, and students. A complimentary lunch is offered in McConnell Foyer. 

The schedule will be revised as talks are added. 

Schedule for Fall 2018

September 18        Chris Sims   Alchemy Fund Is there a venture hiding in your lab?  How and when to commercialize academic research.
September 25 Sigma Xi Meeting to Discuss Budget Priorities
October 2 Kalina Dimova Biochemisty
New Developments at the Center for Proteomics
October 9 No Talk Fall Break
October16          Jim Rolf        University of Virginia


October 23 Stan Scordilis   Biology M4
October 30 Denise McKahn Engineering
Smith’s Carbon Mitigation Strategy
November 6
Maren Buck Chemistry
Sarah Moore Engineering
Targeted Drug Delivery
November 13

Stacey Schmeidel Director of Media Relations

 The Art — and Science — of Being an Interpretive Ranger: My Summer with the National Park Service

November 20 No Talk Thanksgiving
November 27 Camille     Washington-Ottombre Research in Kenya and Morocco
December 4 Kristen Dorsey Engineering

What’s hard about soft sensors?

December 11 Kevin Shea   Chemistry Opportunities and Challenges Associated with Large Research Groups: An Open Discussion