In collaboration with the Statistics Department, EECS, and CGRB, the Mathematics Department will host the 2015 Milne Lecture. This year’s speaker is Michael Waterman http://dornsife.usc.edu/labs/msw/ Notably Mike is an OSU Alumnus who graduated with a major in Mathematics ! He will present the Milne lecture on the first day of Spring term, March 30, and a follow up seminar on Wednesday April 1. Watch for follow up postings on the Math Department Colloquium and Mathematical Biology Seminar postings. The 2015 Milne Lecture Committee is Vrushali Bokil (Mathematics, co-chair), Ed Waymire (Mathematics,co-chair), Claudio Fuentes (Statistics), Thomas Dietterich (Computer Science), Brett Tyler (Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing).