Calendar for Monday April 12th to Sunday April 18th 2010.

Send event suggestions to nesciencewriterscalendar@gmail.com by Wednesday  for events occurring the following week.

Monday April 12th, 2010.
12pm
“Water Scarcity: How Technology Can Help Solve the Problem”
Richard Allen, University of Idaho, William Kramber, Idaho Department of Water Resources
Location: Room 226, Suite 200-North 124 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge MA
http://www.ash.harvard.edu/Home/News-Events/Events2/Water-Scarcity-How-Technology-Can-Help-Solve-the-Problem

Monday April 12th, 2010
12pm
“Presenilin, APP and the Genesis of Alzheimer’s Disease”
Dennis Selkoe, Professor of Neurologic Diseases, Harvard Medical School
Location: Life Science and Engineering Basement Seminar Room (LSE B01), Boston University, 24 Cummington St, Boston.
http://people.bu.edu/celenza/Biomolecular.html

Monday April 12th, 2010.
4.15pm
“Xe Marks the Spot: Hunting for Treasure with the EXO and LUX Experiments”
Carter Hall, University of Maryland
Location: MIT Building Room 26-414, Kolker Room
http://www2.lns.mit.edu/seminars/nppc.html

Monday April 12th, 2010
4:30 PM
“Expanding Wave Solutions of Einstein’s Equations which Induce an Anomalous Acceleration into the Standard Model of Cosmology”
Joel Smoller (University of Michigan)
Location: MIT, Building 2, Room 105
http://math.mit.edu/amc/spring2010/

Tuesday, april 13th, 2010.
9.30-10.45
“International Climate Change Policy: Next Steps for Japan and the World”
Makio Miyagawa, Ambassador, Deputy Director-General for Global Issues, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
Location: Littauer 332, Deland Classroom, 75 JFK Street, Cambridge MA
http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/events/4307/international_climate_change_policy.html
Tuesday, April 13th, 2010.
12 pm
“The News a Third Way: Substance and Speed in a World of Tweets.”
Michael Tackett, Washington bureau chief, Bloomberg News.  
Kalb Seminar Room, Taubman 275, Kennedy School, 75 JFK Street, Cambridge MA02138
http://www.hks.harvard.edu/presspol/news_events/calendar.html

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010.
12pm
“Recent Star Results”
Jan Balewski/Joe Seele, MIT
Location: MIT Kolker Room Building 26-414.
http://www2.lns.mit.edu/seminars/lunchtime.html  

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010.
12:30-2:00 pm
“A Tear at the Edge of Creation: Cosmos, Life and the Search for a Final Theory”
Marcello Gleiser, Professor of Natural Philosophy and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College
Location: MIT Building E51-315, 2 Amherst Street, Kendall Square, Cambridge
Bring your own lunch
http://web.mit.edu/knight-science/seminars/current.html

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010.
4pm
“DNA: Not Merely the Secret of Life”
Ned Seeman, NYU
Location: Stata Center Kirsch Auditorium, MIT Building 32-123, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge MA.
http://mit.edu/biology/www/biology/colloquium.html

Wednesday April 14th, 2010.
12pm
MRS Lunch ‘N Lecture Seminar: Combining cell therapy and nanoparticle drug delivery — Chemical cell surface engineering on live cells using nanoparticles
Darrell J. Irvine, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering & Biological Engineering, MIT
Location: MIT Building 6-104
http://web.mit.edu/mrschapter/seminars.htm

Thursday, April 15, 2010
4:00pm
“Dark Matter is from Cygnus: in search of a wind of Dark Matter in the Milky Way”
Gabriella Sciolla from MIT
Location: Northeastern University 114 Dana, 110 Forsyth Street, Boston, MA.
http://www.physics.neu.edu/feeds/MoreEvents.php

Thursday, April 15th, 2010.
4:15 pm
“The Large Hadron Collider at CERN: Entering a New Era in unraveling the Mystery of Matter, Space and Time”
Felicitas Pauss, CERN and ETH Zurich
Location: MIT Building 34, Room 101
http://web.mit.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html

Thursday April 15th, 2010.
5pm-7pm
“Communications Forum: Civics in difficult places”
Featuring Ethan Zuckerman
Location: MIT Building 3-270
http://civic.mit.edu/event/communications-forum-civics-in-difficult-places

Friday April 16th, 2010
9am-5.30pm
“Investigative Reporters and Editors Workshop”
Location: John C.A. Watkins Auditorium, 4th Floor, Providence Journal, 75 Fountain Street, Providence, Rhode Island
http://www.ire.org/training/watchdog/Providence10_schedule.php

Friday April 16th, 2010.
1pm-5pm
“Changing Science, Changing Society” An exposition of initiatives, coalitions & social movements engaging with scientific, technological & social change
Location: Ryan Lounge, 3rd floor McCormack Bldg, University of Massachusetts, Boston
http://sicw.wikispaces.umb.edu/Expo

Friday, April 16, 2010
2:30 pm
“LHC Phenomenology for String Hunters”
Luis Anchordoqui, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Location: Boston University, 3 Cummington St., Room 595.
http://physics.bu.edu/events/series/7

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