Calendar for Monday August 2nd to Sunday August 8th, 2010.

Monday August 2nd, 2010.
10.30am
PHD Thesis Defense “Exploration of Nucleon structure in Lattice QCD with Chiral Quarks”
Sergey Syritsin
Location: MIT Building 26-414, Kolker Room
http://web.mit.edu/physics/current/graduate/thesis_defense.html

Monday August 2nd, 2010
1pm
PHD Thesis Defense “Open Issues in the Search for Gravitational Wave Transients”
Lindy Blackburn
Location: MIT Building NW22-268
http://web.mit.edu/physics/current/graduate/thesis_defense.html

Tuesday August 3rd, 2010.
12.30pm
“Art of noise: Mobile social media and attention”
Katie Crawford, University of New South Wales
Location: Berkman Center, 23 Everett Street, second floor, Cambridge MA.
RSVP at https://cyber.law.harvard.edu/events/luncheon/2010/08/crawford

Tuesday August 3rd, 2010.
3pm
“Three Dimensional Architecture of Genomes.”
Job Dekker, University of Massachusetts  Medical School
Location: Harvard Medical School, Immune Disease Institute, Fred S. Rosen Conference Room, Center for Life Sciences – 3rd Floor, Room 3069, 3 Blackfan Circle, Boston MA
http://www.hsci.harvard.edu/node/3424

Tuesday August 3rd, 2010.
7pm
“Empires of Food”
Andrew Rimas
Location: Porter Square Books, 25 White St, Cambridge MA.
http://www.portersquarebooks.com/event/andrew-rimas-empires-food-feast-famine-and-rise-and-fall-civilization

Wednesday August 4th, 2010.
6pm
“Midsummer Nights’ Science: Keeping Your Brain Plastic”
Steve Haggerty, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School
Location: Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, 7 Cambridge Center, Cambridge MA
http://www.broadinstitute.org/outreach/midsummer/schedule.html

Thursday August 5th, 2010.
7pm
“Hamlet’s Blackberry”
William Powers
Location: Porter Square Books, 25 White Street, Cambridge MA.
http://www.portersquarebooks.com/event/william-powers-hamlet%E2%80%99s-blackberry

Friday August 6th, 2010
7pm
“Packing for Mars”
Mary Roach
Location: Porter Square Books, 25 White St, Cambridge MA.
http://www.portersquarebooks.com/event/mary-roach-packing-mars

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