Frontiers in Science

Frontiers in Science is a scientist speaker series exploring the new discoveries at the interface of astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics and engineering. These seminars introduce audiences from all disciplines and academic levels to the intrigue and fun of scholarly pursuits in the natural and physical science disciplines.

The one-hour seminars are free and open to the public.  Lectures take place in SCI 2, Room 242, from 12-1PM.

February 25:  Multidisciplinary approaches to understanding the formation of the solar system and the potential for life in exoplanetary systems.  Dr. Gerardo Dominguez, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, CSUSM.

March 10:  Formation of Angular, Oriented and Thin Calcite Films by Attachment of Nanoparticles.  Dr. Michael Schmidt, Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, CSUSM.

April 21:  The Role of Accreting Supermassive Black Holes in the Lives of Galaxies.  Dr. Alison Coil, Associate Professor, Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences, UCSD.

May 5: Bacteriophages, "the natural born killers of bacteria", hunter for the prey in mucosal surfaces.  What is the underlying strategy and how can it be optimized?  Dr. Arlette Baljon, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, SDSU.

FIS is supported by CSUSM Department of Physics, Associated Students, Inc. and the Office of Graduate Studies & Research.

Contact Frontiers in Science

Gerardo Dominguez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Applied Physics
(760) 750-8261