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Lorentz Center Highlights Lectures 2017
2 February , Durham University: Chris Done
"Black Holes, on the Black Background of Space - So How are You Meant to See Them?"
3 February , Georgia Technological University: Tamara Bogdanovic
"When Galaxies Merge, What Happens to Their Supermassive Black Holes?"
26 May , University of Antwerp: Karel in 't Hout
"Models and simulation in contemporary option valuation"
6 October , University of Oxford: Doyne Farmer
"How the Tropic Structure of the Economy Amplifies Growth"
27 October , Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History: Russell Gray
"Words as a Window on Our Past"
1 December , Pfizer BioTherapeutics: Pinky Dua
"Modelling and Simulation in Drug Discovery and Development"
15 December , University of Cambridge: Debora Sijacki
"Powerful Outflows from Supermassive Black Holes in the Early Universe"
11 February , University of Antwerp: Jan Sijbers
"Superresolution Reconstruction in Tomographic Imaging"
11 March , Utrecht University: Daniël Vanmaekelbergh
"Geometric Semiconductors with Graphene-plus Properties"
18 March , Michigan Technological University: Raymond Shaw
"Supercooled Clouds: Ece Crystal Power Laws and Orbits"
1 April , XMM-Newton Survey Science Centre: Natalie Webb
"Searching for the Building Blocks of Galaxies"
6 May , University of Twente: Marieke Huisman
"Challenges in the Verification of Concurrent Software"
13 May , Monash University: Jakob Hohwy
"The Predictive Mind"
20 May , University of Colorado Denver: Jessica Pierce
"At War with Animals"
12 February , Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: Stephanie Jenouvrier
"Shallenges to Move Forward a Aredictive Ecology"
12 March , University of Illinois: Anthony Leggett
"Glass: The Cinderella Problem of Low-temperature Physics"
12 March , Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Wolfgang Ketterle
"Superfluid Atomic Gases - Ultracold, Ultra Dilute"
16 April , University of Amsterdam: André de Roos
"Small Contra Large: Implications of Ontogenetic Asymmetry for Fisheries Management"
14 May , Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy: Steven Tingay
"The Murchison Widefield Array: The Hunt for the First Luminous Objects in the Early Universe"
28 May , Instituut-Lorentz for Theoretical Physics: Diego Garlaschelli
"Early Warning Signals of Interbank Collapse"
29 October , The University of Würzburg: Frank Wuerthner
"Kinetically Trapped Dye Aggregates - New Perspectives For Photophysical Investigations and Materials Design?"
14 February , CWI: Roeland Merks
"Mathematical Modelling of Cellular Self-organization in Protein Gels: How Cells Can 'Read' and 'Write'"
10 April , Institute for Chronobiology University of California-San Diego: Susan Golden
"How Bacteria Tell Time"
27 November , University of Groningen: Petra Rudolf
"See Atoms Move in Real Time"
1 February , INNOGEN, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh: Jane Calvert
"Biology as Engineering: From Lego to Life?"
15 March , Univ. of Paris Denis Diderot/AIM, CEA Saclay: Isabelle Grenier
"New Gamma-ray Views of a Turbulent Universe"
26 April , Oxford University (UK), Dept. of Statistics: Steffen Lauritzen
"Graphical Models for Forensic DNA"
14 June , Leiden Institute of Physics: Ya-Wen Sun
"Black Hole Answers for Condensed Matter Questions"
22 November , Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechn. Inst. - Rijksuniversiteit Groningen: Matthias Heinemann
"With New Tools And Approaches To Novel Fascinating Insights About Microbial Metabolism"
23 March , The James Franck Institute, University of Chicago, USA: Leo Kadanoff
"Seeing Phase Transitions From Outside"
31 March , Department of Plant & Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA: Tasios Melis
"The Road To Renewable Biofuels: Hydrogen, Biodiesel, Or Ethanol"
27 October , VIB Department of Molecular and Cellular Interactions, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium: Frank Bruggeman
"Making Cell Biology Predictive With Constraint-Based Modeling"
6 February , University of Manchester, UK: Andre Geim
"Graphene: Emerging Matter"
13 March , Center for Cognitive Science, University of Minnesota, USA: Paul van den Broek
"To Make Sense Or Not To Make Sense (Of Text): That's The Question"
20 March , Instituut Lorentz, LION, and Lorentz Center: Wim van Saarloos
"A Decade Of Discoveries"
16 October , CWI, Amsterdam and Technische Universiteit Eindhoven: Ute Ebert
"Streamers, Sprites, Leaders, Lightning: From Micro- To Macroscales"
4 December , CalTech: Erik Winfree
"Learning How To Program Chemistry"
7 March , Duke University, USA: Herbert Edelsbrunner
"Interface Surfaces Of Molecular Complexes"
9 May , University of California, Irvine, USA: Steve Gross
"Moving Cargos In A Cell: How Do Molecular Motors Work Together?"
30 May , Spinoza Instituut, Utrecht: Gerard 't Hooft
"Determinism In Quantum Mechanics"
13 June , Princeton University, USA: Manjul Bhargava
“Sums Of Squares And The 290-Theorem”
12 September , Leiden and Utrecht Universities: Jan Hogendijk
"Geometric Patterns In Islamic Art"
10 Oktober , Leiden Observatory: George Miley
24 October , American Museum of Natural History: Ben Oppenheimer
"The Scientific Search For Life Outside The Solar System"
28 November , Cardiff University, UK: David Healy
"Does Anything In Psychiatry Work? The Implications For Neuroscience If The Answer Is No"
12 December , University of California Santa Barbara, USA: Jacob Israelachvili
"Adhesion And Friction Forces In The Life Of A Gecko"