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2016


Thursday, April 28th 2016, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
The Energy Balance of Short-Period Planets
Nicolas Cowan, McGill Space Institute

Wednesday, April 13th 2016, 11:30AM
iREx seminar, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
The Masses, Densities, and Orbital Dynamics of Exoplanets
Lauren M. Weiss, Ken & Gloria Levy Fellow, UC Berkeley

Tuesday, April 5th 2016, 3:30PM
Joint Astrophysics Colloquium Series McGill/UdeM at McGill, McGill Space Institute, 3550 University
Lessons from the past: Synthetic biology and experimental evolution for space exploration
Betul Kacar, Harvard University

Thursday, March 31st 2016, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
Chasing proto-planetary disks and high-z galaxies with the LMT
James Lowenthal, Smith College

Wednesday, February 24th 2016, 11AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Claire-McNicol, room Z-330
From Protoplanetary Disks to Exoplanets: Theory Confronts Observations
Zhaohuan Zhu, Princeton University

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 11AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-225
Spirals, Gaps, and Cavities in Circumstellar Disks: Are We Watching Planets Forming in Action?
Ruobing Dong, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 3:30PM
Joint Astrophysics Colloquium Series McGill/UdeM at McGill, McGill Space Institute, 3550 University
Planetary Dynamos: The Curious Case of Saturn
Sabine Stanley,
University of Toronto

Thursday, February 11th 2016 , 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-225
Revealing the Diversity and Formation of Super-Earth Exoplanets
Björn Benneke, Caltech

Thursday, February 4th 2016 , 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-225
Characterizing Exoplanet Atmospheres: Forward Models and Future Missions
Tyler Robinson, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UC Santa Cruz

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
Premier anniversaire du Gemini Planet Imager
Julien Rameau, Université de Montréal

Tuesday, January 26th 2016, 3:30PM
Joint Astrophysics Colloquium Series at McGill, Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 103
Kepler, K2, and TESS – Space-based asteroseismology
Steve Kawaler, Iowa State University

2015

Thursday, December 17th 2015, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
A Method for Selecting M dwarfs with an Increased Likelihood of Unresolved Ultra-cool Companionship
Neil Cook, University of Hertfordshire

Thursday, December 10th 2015, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
BASS-Ultracool : La recherche d?objets isolés de masse planétaire dans le voisinage solaire
Jonathan Gagné , Carnegie Institute for Science

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 3:30PM
Joint Astrophysics Colloquium Series at McGill, Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 103
The habitable zone as seen through the atmosphere
Colin Goldblatt, University of Victoria

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
Multiwavelength Observations of Disintegrating Transiting Planets & Planetesimals
Bryce Croll , Institute for Astrophysical Research, Boston University

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 3:30PM
Joint Astrophysics Colloquium Series at McGill, Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 103
Long-term Integrations of the Solar System
Hanno Rein, University of Toronto

May 7/8, 2015 (date/time TBD) 
Sagan/Michelson Fellows Symposium, Caltech, Hameetman Auditorium, Cahill
Title to come
Jonathan Gagné, Université de Montréal

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
Title to come
Brendan Bowler, Caltech

Thursday, 9 avril 2015, 11h30
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
Searching for Earth 2.0 in the crumbs of planet formation
John Debes, Space Telescope Science Institute

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 3:30PM
Joint Astrophysics Colloquium Series McGill/UdeM at McGill, Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 103
Precise Radial Velocities for the Future of Exoplanet Detection 
Jason Wright, Penn State

Monday, February 16th 2015, 10:30AM
Interview for Faculty Position, McGill Space InstituteErnest Rutherford Physics Building, room 103
From Exoplanets To Exoworlds
Kevin Stevenson, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Chicago

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 10:00AM
Interview for Faculty Position, McGill Space Institute Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 103
Choose Your Own Adventure: Planets among the Smallest Stars
Sarah Ballard, University of Washington

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 10:00AM
Interview for Faculty Position, McGill Space Institute, Frank Dawson Adams Building, room 232
Frontiers in Exoplanetary Science
David Kipping, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Monday, February 9th 2015, 10:30AM
Interview for Faculty Position, McGill Space Institute, Frank Dawson Adams Building, room 232
Exploring the Diversity and Formation of Super-Earth Exoplanets
Bjorn Benneke, California Institute of Technology

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 11:00AM
Interview for Faculty Position, McGill Space Institute, Frank Dawson Adams Building, room 232
Origins and Demographics of Super-Earth and Sub-Neptune Sized Planets
Leslie Rogers, California Institute of Technology

 

2014

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 3:00PM
Canadian Astrobiology Training Program (CATP) Seminar, McGill Space Institute
Science Class Should Not End in Tragedy: Planetary Protection for Mars Missions
John Rummel, East Caroline University

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 11:30
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
La connexion entre planètes et étoiles naines blanches 
(in French)
Gilles Fontaine
, Université de Montréal

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
Shedding Light on Planet-Disk interactions 
David Tsang, McGill

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 3:30PM
Joint Astrophysics Colloquium Series at McGill, Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 103
The Connection between Planets and White Dwarf Stars
Gilles Fontaine, Université de Montréal

Friday, October 31st, 2014, 9:00AM
Seminar at Carnegie Institute for Science, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Brown Dwarfs in Young Moving Groups with the BASS Survey
Jonathan Gagné, Université de Montréal

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
Observing the Structure, Evolution, and Habitability of Low-Mass Exoplanets
Zachory K. Berta-Thompson, Torres Fellow for Exoplanetary Research, MIT Kavli Institute

Friday, October 24, 11:00AM
Seminar at Télescope Gemini Nord, 670 N. A’ohoku Place, Hilo, Hawaii, USA
Detection and characterization of distant giant exoplanets using seeing-limited direct imaging
Marie-Eve Naud, Université de Montréal

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 9:35AM
Brown Dwarf to Exoplanet Connection Conference (BDexocon), University of Delaware, Clayton Hall, room 120
The BASS Survey for Brown Dwarfs in Young Moving Groups
Jonathan Gagné, Université de Montréal

Wednesday, October 22, 11AM
Seminar at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, 65-1238 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kamuela, Hawaii, USA
Detection and characterization of distant giant exoplanets using seeing-limited direct imaging
Marie-Eve Naud, Université de Montréal

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 3:30
Joint Astrophysics Colloquium Series McGill/UdeM at McGill, McGill Space Institute, 3550 University
Astrobiology and the Search for Little Green Bugs on Other Very Cold Worlds (en anglais)
Lyle White, McGill

2015

May 7/8, 2015 (date/time TBD) 
Sagan/Michelson Fellows Symposium, Caltech, Hameetman Auditorium, Cahill
Title to come
Jonathan Gagné, Université de Montréal

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
Title to come
Brendan Bowler, Caltech

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 3:30PM
Joint Astrophysics Colloquium Series McGill/UdeM at McGill, Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 103
Precise Radial Velocities for the Future of Exoplanet Detection 
Jason Wright, Penn State

Monday, February 16th 2015, 10:30AM
Interview for Faculty Position, McGill Space InstituteErnest Rutherford Physics Building, room 103
From Exoplanets To Exoworlds
Kevin Stevenson, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Chicago

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 10:00AM
Interview for Faculty Position, McGill Space Institute Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 103
Choose Your Own Adventure: Planets among the Smallest Stars
Sarah Ballard, University of Washington

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 10:00AM
Interview for Faculty Position, McGill Space Institute, Frank Dawson Adams Building, room 232
Frontiers in Exoplanetary Science
David Kipping, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Monday, February 9th 2015, 10:30AM
Interview for Faculty Position, McGill Space Institute, Frank Dawson Adams Building, room 232
Exploring the Diversity and Formation of Super-Earth Exoplanets
Bjorn Benneke, California Institute of Technology

Thursday, February 5th 2015, 11:00AM
Interview for Faculty Position, McGill Space Institute, Frank Dawson Adams Building, room 232
Origins and Demographics of Super-Earth and Sub-Neptune Sized Planets
Leslie Rogers, California Institute of Technology

 

2014

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 3:00PM
Canadian Astrobiology Training Program (CATP) Seminar, McGill Space Institute
Science Class Should Not End in Tragedy: Planetary Protection for Mars Missions
John Rummel, East Caroline University

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 11:30
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
La connexion entre planètes et étoiles naines blanches 
(in French)
Gilles Fontaine
, Université de Montréal

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
Shedding Light on Planet-Disk interactions 
David Tsang, McGill

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 3:30PM
Joint Astrophysics Colloquium Series at McGill, Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 103
The Connection between Planets and White Dwarf Stars
Gilles Fontaine, Université de Montréal

Friday, October 31st, 2014, 9:00AM
Seminar at Carnegie Institute for Science, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Brown Dwarfs in Young Moving Groups with the BASS Survey
Jonathan Gagné, Université de Montréal

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 11:30AM
Seminar of the Astrophysics Group, Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, D-460
Observing the Structure, Evolution, and Habitability of Low-Mass Exoplanets
Zachory K. Berta-Thompson, Torres Fellow for Exoplanetary Research, MIT Kavli Institute

Friday, October 24, 11:00AM
Seminar at Télescope Gemini Nord, 670 N. A’ohoku Place, Hilo, Hawaii, USA
Detection and characterization of distant giant exoplanets using seeing-limited direct imaging
Marie-Eve Naud, Université de Montréal

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 9:35AM
Brown Dwarf to Exoplanet Connection Conference (BDexocon), University of Delaware, Clayton Hall, room 120
The BASS Survey for Brown Dwarfs in Young Moving Groups
Jonathan Gagné, Université de Montréal

Wednesday, October 22, 11AM
Seminar at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, 65-1238 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kamuela, Hawaii, USA
Detection and characterization of distant giant exoplanets using seeing-limited direct imaging
Marie-Eve Naud, Université de Montréal

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 3:30
Joint Astrophysics Colloquium Series McGill/UdeM at McGill, McGill Space Institute, 3550 University
Astrobiology and the Search for Little Green Bugs on Other Very Cold Worlds (en anglais)
Lyle White, McGill