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    February 08 11:00am
    Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
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    February 08 5:00pm
    This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
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    February 08 5:30pm
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    February 09 9:00am
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Monday, February 8, 2016
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    • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
      February 08 9:00am
      This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
    • Sexual Responsibility Week
      February 08 11:00am
      Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
    • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
      February 08 5:00pm
      This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
    • SAS: The Basics
      February 08 5:30pm
      This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
    • Excellence in Service
      February 09 9:00am
      This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
    Monday, February 8, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
        February 08 9:00am
        This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
      • Sexual Responsibility Week
        February 08 11:00am
        Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
      • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
        February 08 5:00pm
        This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
      • SAS: The Basics
        February 08 5:30pm
        This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
      • Excellence in Service
        February 09 9:00am
        This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
      Monday, February 8, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
          February 08 9:00am
          This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
        • Sexual Responsibility Week
          February 08 11:00am
          Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
        • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
          February 08 5:00pm
          This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
        • SAS: The Basics
          February 08 5:30pm
          This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
        • Excellence in Service
          February 09 9:00am
          This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
        Monday, February 8, 2016

          About This Event

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          Speaker:Dr. Mark Alber, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematic and Statistics, University of Notre Dame

          3:00 pm: Refreshments in LD 259

          3:30 pm: Colloquium in LD 229


          The ability of animals to self-organize into remarkable patterns of movement is seen throughout nature from herds of large mammals, to flocks of birds, schools of fish, and swarms of insects. Remarkably, patterns of collective movement can be seen even in the simplest forms of life such as bacteria. M. xanthus are common soil bacteria that are among the most "social" bacteria in nature. In this talk clustering mechanism of swarming M. xanthus will be described using combination of experimental movies and model simulations. Population of bacteria P. aeruginosa, main infection in hospitals, will be also shown to propagate as high density waves that move symmetrically as rings within swarms towards the extending tendrils. Biologically-justified cell-based multiscale model simulations suggest a mechanism of wave propagation as well as branched tendril formation at the edge of the population that depend upon competition between the changing viscosity of the bacterial liquid suspen  sion and the liquid film boundary expansion caused by Marangoni forces. The model predictions of wave speed and swarm expansion rate as well as cell alignment in tendrils were confirmed experimentally. In the second half of the talk, derivation of continuous limits of discrete stochastic dynamical systems describing cell aggregation will be described in the form of reaction-diffusion and nonlinear diffusion equations. Existence and stability of different classes of solutions of such equations will be also discussed.

          Note:  If you would like to meet with Dr. Alber, please contact Alexey Kuznetsov at askuznet@iupui.edu.

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          • Workshop: Scientific Grant Proposal Writing (for international professionals, researchers, and academics)
            February 08 9:00am
            This workshop is part of a series of intercultural communication and language workshops for international professionals and researchers. The goal of these workshops is to equip international participants with effective communication strategies. Each workshop in the series provides engaging, hands‐on learning activities.   Scie more »
          • Sexual Responsibility Week
            February 08 11:00am
            Sexual Responsibility Week is a week-long event dedicated to sexual health education and awareness. The IUPUI Health and Wellness Peer Educators will be in the Campus Center and the Multicultural center during the week of February 8th- 11th.  Be on the lookout for a giant, felt vagina; a life-size “genderbread person;” condom lo more »
          • IUPUI Arts & Humanities Grant Workshop
            February 08 5:00pm
            This session will provide participants with an overview of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Grant Program. It will offer information on how to apply and, more importantly, on how to develop a competitive proposal. Faculty recipients and members of the grant advisory groups will be present to answer questions.   more »
          • SAS: The Basics
            February 08 5:30pm
            This workshop lasts 3 hours. SAS is a popular and powerful application that is used for data management and analysis in both industry and academia. This workshop is intended for those that are new to SAS or those who need a refresher of basic topics. Participants should have experience with Microsoft Windo more »
          • Excellence in Service
            February 09 9:00am
            This workshop is designed for faculty with service as the area of endeavor. more »
          Monday, February 8, 2016