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Math Institutes Modern Mathematics Workshop October 08, 2008 - October 09, 2008

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Oct 08, 2008
Wednesday
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Using uncertainty to establish certainty
Po-Shen Loh
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Using knot theory to understand DNA packing in viruses
Javier Arsuaga
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  Knot homologies and applications to low-dimensional topology
Eli Grigsby
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  Right triangles and elliptic curves
Karl Rubin (University of California, Irvine)
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Applications of symplectic geometry to topology
Lenhard Ng
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Molecular interactions within the cell: Network, Scale, and Complexity
Baltazar Aguda
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
  Combinatorial Matrix Theory: Origins and Applications
Luz DeAlba
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
  Tropical Geometry
Josephine Yu
Oct 09, 2008
Thursday
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  <b> Session 1 </B>
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  <b> Session 2 </b> <b> Undergraduate Mini Course </b>
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  The State of the Planet: how mathematics can help
Mary Lou Zeeman (Bowdoin College)
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  <b>Panel of all the Institute Reps</b>
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee, Tea Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Statistical approaches for parameter estimation in climate models
Gabriel Huerta