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Wednesday, February 1, 4pm to 5pm, Swig Boardroom (CIT 241)
From EHRs to body-worn sensors: Finding causes of health and disease
Dr. Samantha Kleinberg, Stevens Institute of Technology
Host: The Ramachandran Group

Thursday, February 2, 2:30pm to 3:30pm, MacMillan Hall 117
Measuring large-scale happiness & health with social media
Colloquium
Chris Danforth, University of Vermont
Host: Data Science Initiative

Thursday, February 2, 4pm to 6pm, Sayles Hall
Swearer Center Community Engagement Fair
Swearer Center Community Engagement Fair

Thursday, February 2, 4pm to 5pm, Swig Boardroom (CIT 241)
Exploring the Ecology of Human Stories
Colloquium
Peter Dodds, University of Vermont
Host: Data Science Initiative

Thursday, February 2, 4:30pm to 5:30pm, 3rd Floor Atrium
Beginning-of-the semester Town Meeting
Town Meeting
Town Meeting
Host: Tom Doeppner

Friday, February 3, 4pm to 5pm, Lubrano Conference Room
Life After Brown
Hack*at*Brown and Diversity Committee Alum Panel
Host: Diversity Committee and Hack*at*Brown


Monday, February 6, 12pm to 12:50pm, CIT 368
Playing with Fire: Power and Chaos in modern embedded devices
Seminar
Iris Bahar and Maurice Herlihy, Brown University
Food will be served

Wednesday, February 8, 5:30pm to 6:30pm, 3rd Floor Atrium
Info on declaring a CS or CS-joint concentration
Declaring a CS or CS-joint Concentration
Host: Tom Doeppner


Tuesday, February 14, 4pm to 5pm, 3rd Floor Atrium
SPOC Hiring Info Session
SPOC Hiring Info Session
Host: CS SPOCs
Want to be a SPOC? Come to our info session!

Tuesday, February 14, 5pm to 5:30pm, Library (CIT 410)
Diversity Committee Open Hours
Diversity Committee Open Hours
We need your voice as part of the conversation about diversity and inclusion.

Tuesday, February 14, 5:30pm to 6:30pm, CIT 368
Info Session: Hackers Wanted
Lt Commander Joseph Duchesneau, Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group
Host: Industry Partners Program

Wednesday, February 15, 11am to 12pm, Room 316 (CIT 3rd Floor)
Sophos: Forward Secure Searchable Encryption
Raphael Bost
Host: Seny Kamara

Wednesday, February 15, 4pm to 5pm, Swig Boardroom (CIT 241)
Localization of Genomic Adaptation with Application to a Southern African Hunter-gatherer Population
Lauren Alpert Sugden, PhD, Brown University
Host: CCMB

Thursday, February 16, 12pm to 1pm, CIT 368
Big Data, Social Experience and Fashion: Powerful Digital Discourse
Jonathan Chippindale, Holition
Host: Jeff Brock
This is a Data Science Initiative Industry Lecture

Thursday, February 16, 4pm to 5pm, CIT 368
Unleash Wearable Interactions from the Disappearing Touchscreens
Colloquium
Xing-Dong Yang, Dartmouth College
Host: Jeff Huang

Friday, February 17, 12pm to 1pm, Swig Boardroom (CIT 241)
The Genetic Landscape of the US
Colloquium
Kasia Bryc, 23andMe
Host: The Ramachandran Group, the CCMB and the Data Science Initiative


Wednesday, February 22, 12pm to 1pm, CIT 368
Understanding the Future of Computing Performance and Energy Efficiency: A SW/HW perspective
Seminar
Hardware-Software Interface Seminar
Host: Maurice Herlihy
Food will be served

Wednesday, February 22, 4pm to 5pm, Swig Boardroom (CIT 241)
Mechanisms of gene silencing by long noncoding RNAs
Dr. Mauro Calabrese, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Host: Will Fairbrother
This is part of the CCMB seminar series

Thursday, February 23, 12pm to 1pm, CIT 368
Predictive Vision
Carl Vondrick, MIT
Host: James Tompkin

Friday, February 24, 11am to 12pm, Room 316 (CIT 3rd Floor)
LSH: The Distortion of Locality Sensitive Hashing
Alessandro Panconesi, Sapienza University of Rome
Host: Eli Upfal


Tuesday, February 28, 12pm to 1pm, CIT 368
Detecting and Characterizing Events
Allison Chaney, Princeton University
Host: Pedro Felzenszwalb