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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Monday, Aug 29

10:30am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Nikta Fakhri (MIT)
Self-organized stress patterns drive state transitions in actomyosin cortices
2:00pm Frontiers in Nuclear Physics Small Seminar Room
All
All participants-Organizational Meeting

Tuesday, Aug 30

10:30am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Laura Buttitta (Univ. of Michigan)
Temporal regulation of the cell cycle in the Drosophila wing during metamorphosis
10:30pm Frontiers in Nuclear Physics Small Seminar Room
Giuseppina Orlandini (University of Trento)
Ab into Approach to Many-body Calculations

Wednesday, Aug 31

10:30am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Teresa Ruiz Herrero (Harvard University)
(45 min) Mechanics of growth, division and size control
10:30am Frontiers in Nuclear Physics Small Seminar Room
Francesco Pederiva (University of Trento)
Monte Carlo Methods in Many-Body Systems

Thursday, Sep 1

10:30am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Javi Estrada Diez (Harvard Medical School)
(45 min.) Defining boundaries: turning a smooth gradient into a sharp pattern of gene expression.
10:30am Frontiers in Nuclear Physics Small Seminar Room
Sergey Syritsyn (Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility)
Lattice QCD for Nucleon Structure

Friday, Sep 2

10:30am Frontiers in Nuclear Physics Small Seminar Room
Zohreh Davoudi (MIT)
Tutorial on Lattice QCD few-body techniques

Seminar Rooms, Auditorium, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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