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When Physics meets Biology

Interviewer Luca Mazzucato William Bialek, from Princeton University, is the distinguished speaker for the second Della Pietra Lecture Series. He is one of the pioneers in the field of Biophysics and his achievements span from Computational Biology to Neuroscience and […]

String Phenomenology, April 23rd – 27th, 2012

Organized by Mike Douglas, Gordon Kane and Dave Morrison String phenomenology is the field which attempts to make contact between string theory and “real world” physics such as experiments at particle colliders, cosmology and astroparticle physics.  Especially after the duality […]

Simons Postdoctoral Fellows Meeting. April 11-13, 2012.

In 2009 the Simons Foundation initiated a program through which 46 universities have awarded a total of 70 Postdoctoral Fellowships in mathematics, theoretical physics and theoretical computer science. We have been delighted by the outstanding quality of the appointments made. […]

Claudia Clopath – Modeling cerebellar learning, 03-27-2012

Speaker: Claudia Clopath (Columbia University) Title: Modeling cerebellar learning When: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Time: 11:30AM Where: Simons Center, Lecture Hall 102 Abstract: Purkinje cells (PCs) of the cerebellar cortex have long been considered to perform similarly as perceptrons: Given […]