Undergraduate Research
Summer Institute Symposium

September 25, 2013

Program: Main Building, Villard Room

3:00 Introductory Remarks

Steve Rock, Acting Dean of the Faculty
Marc Smith, URSI Director

3:15 Announcement of the Winifred Asprey Center for Collaborative Approaches to Science

Mark Schlessman, CCAS Director; and Profs. Nancy Ide and Jennifer Walter, Computer Science

3:20 Students’ Oral Presentations on Summer Research

Ramy Abbady, Vassar College ’16, Brian Deer, Vassar College ’15 and Prof. Jenny Magnes

Microscopic Methods Using Light Diffraction

Matthew Cember, Vassar College ’14, Jarrett Holtz, Vassar College ’15 and Prof. Marc Smith

Seeing the Forest, the Trees, and the Leaves

Anuoluwapo Sopeyin, Vassar College ’15 and Prof. Teresa Garrett

Purification of the E. coli lysophospholipase PldB: Quantification of Enzyme Recovery

4:20 Keynote Address

Computational Insights and the Theory of Evolution

Professor Christos Papadimitriou, C. Lester Hogan Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California at Berkeley

5:20—6:45 Posters Sessions on Summer Research
7:00—8:30 Dinner for URSI Fellows and Faculty