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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 Helping Incoming Students Prepare for Quantitative Reasoning
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