Past OCO Events

OCO Seminars are typically held on Mondays between 4pm-5pm in the OCO Conference Room 240D Willamette Hall.
Title Date Speaker Speaker's Institution
The right place at the right time: uncovering the mechanisms that lead to spatiotemporal structure and organization in the bacterial cell. February 2, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Nathan Kuwada Department of Physics and Department of Bioengineering University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Exciton-Polaritons and Localized Surface Plasmons: Light-Matter Interactions at Different Scales
January 29, 2015 - 4:00pm to January 30, 2015 - 12:00pm
Esther Wertz University of Michigan
Biomolecular kinetics and dynamics through IR spectroscopy and rapid mixing, intrinsically disordered proteins
January 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to January 30, 2015 - 10:00am
Steven Waldauer University of Zurich
Studying superfluidity in cold-atom circuits
January 22, 2015 - 4:00pm to January 23, 2015 - 12:00pm
Steve Eckel Joint Quantum Institute NIST/UMD
Exciton dynamics in photovoltaic and optoelectronic materials using single-shot ultrafast transient absorption and single-shot 2D electronic spectroscopy, and the control of excitonic properties in self-assembled mesostructures.
January 22, 2015 - 2:00pm to January 23, 2015 - 10:00am
Cathy Wong
SPECIAL TIME AND LOCATION - Quantum control of atoms, ions, and nuclei January 16, 2015 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Christian Schneider
SPECIAL TIME AND LOCATION - Biophysical chemistry in the membrane: visualizing protein lipid interactions and multiscale organization using infrared spectroscopic imaging.
January 15, 2015 - 2:00pm to January 16, 2015 - 10:00am
Carlos Baiz MIT/University of Chicago
SPECIAL TIME AND LOCATION - RNA conformations and dynamics in splicing complexes as studied using multidimensional and single-molecule spectroscopy.
January 12, 2015 - 2:00pm to January 13, 2015 - 10:00am
Julia Widom University of Michigan
SPECIAL TIME & LOCATION - Mapping out nanoscale variations in hydration dynamics with magnetic resonance as applied to signal transduction, mesoporous materials, and energy storage.
January 8, 2015 - 2:00pm to January 9, 2015 - 10:00am
John Franck University of California, Berkeley
Exploring Light-Activated Dynamics in Solar Cell and Photo-Catalytic Materials
January 5, 2015 - 2:00pm to January 6, 2015 - 10:00am
Dr. Matthias Waegele University of California, Berkeley