For the fall semester of 2017 Sigma Xi will be meeting on Tuesdays for lunch in McConnell Auditorium. from September 19 though December 12. 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 2017

September 19
Jordan Crouser 
Computer Science
Ben Baumer
Data Science
Burcu Minsky 
What is the difference between Data Science and Statistics? 
September 26 Andrew Guswa  Engineering  Slowing the water: Landscape and Water Supply
October 3
Mountain Day
Talk rescheduled to October 31
October  10 No Talk Autumn Recess
October 17 Kevin Shea     Chemistry Planning for the Young Library Space
October  24  Jill de Villiers  Psychology
Cross situational word learning: how to tell a fep from a blick
October  31  Moira Flanagan   Chemistry A DNA-small molecule catalyst enzyme mimic 
November 7 Sarah Witkowski  Exercise & Sports Studies 
Is Exercise a Countermeasure for Vascular Aging in Women?
November  14
Marney Pratt   Biological Sciences 
Monitoring Macroinvertebrates in the Mill River
November 21 No Talk  Thanksgiving Recess
November 28
Lauren Metskas ’08 MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge University, UK
Watching a virus at work: correlated cryo-fluorescence and cryo-electron microscopy of influenza virus fusion
December 5

 Mary Harrington Psychology

Does anyone really know what time it is?
December  12

Burcu Minsky   Biological Sciences

Hyaluronic acid based biointerfaces