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A Nobel Symposium

The Center for the Study of Complex Systems Presents UM Faculty discussing the work, impact, and personalities of the 2017 Nobel Laureates
Thursday, November 30, 2017
1:00-5:30 PM
10th Floor Weiser Hall Map
Six U-M scholars discuss the work, impact, and personality of one of this year's 6 Nobel laureates. U-M English professor Peter Ho Davies on the novels of Kazuo Ishiguro (literature); U-M-Dearborn biological chemistry professor Michael Cianfrocco on Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, & Richard Henderson (chemistry); U-M information professor Erin Krupka on Richard Thaler (economic sciences); U-M mathematics professor Daniel Forger on Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, & Michael Young (physiology or medicine); U-M political science professor Barbara Koremenos on the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (peace); and U-M physics professor Keith Riles on Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish, & Kip Thorne (physics).

This event will be held on the 10th floor of the newly renovated Weiser Hall.


Come for one or come for all. Here is the Schedule:


1:10PM WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS - Charlie Doering
1:15PM LITERATURE Peter Ho Davies, English Language and Literature
2:00PM CHEMISTRY Michael Cianfrocco, Life Sciences, BioChem, Med School
2:45PM ECONOMIC SCIENCES Erin Krupka, School of Information
3:30PM MEDICINE & PHYSIOLOGY Daniel Forger, Mathematics, Med & Bioinformatics
4:15PM PEACE Barbara Koremenos, Political Science
5:00PM PHYSICS Keith Riles, Physics

This event is free and open to the public.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Basic Science, Chemistry, Complex Systems, Interdisciplinary, Literature, Mathematics, Physics, Public Health, Science
Source: Happening @ Michigan from The Center for the Study of Complex Systems, Life Sciences Institute (LSI), School of Information, Department of Physics, Biological Chemistry, Department of Mathematics