Rebecca K. Leane

New Physics Searches with the Sun

Dark Interactions in Neutron Stars

Detecting Dark Matter in Exoplanets

Galactic Center Gamma-Ray Excess


Photo by Dan Hooper



Lectures

1.  

Dark Matter Model Building

Guest Lecture, MIT graduate course "8.811: Particle Physics II". December 2017
Blackboard notes, 120 mins


Invited Plenary Talks and Colloquia

78.   Upcoming
Invited Plenary Talk,
Identification of Dark Matter (IDM) 2022, Vienna, Austria. July 2022


77.   Upcoming
Invited Plenary Talk,
Planck 2021, Durham, UK. June 2021


76.   Upcoming
Invited Colloquium,
Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden. May 2021


75.   Upcoming
Invited Colloquium,
University of Chicago KICP, Chicago IL, USA. May 2021


74.   Exoplanets as Dark Matter Detectors
Invited Colloquium,
SUNY Albany, Albany NY, USA. March 2021


73.   A Puzzle at the Galactic Center
Invited Colloquium,
Northeastern University, Boston MA, USA. February 2021


72.   Exoplanets as New Sub-GeV Dark Matter Detectors
Invited Plenary Talk,
Light Dark World 2020, Sydney, Australia (remote). December 2020


71.   Status of the Galactic Center Gamma-Ray Excess
Invited Plenary Talk,
Identification of Dark Matter (IDM) 2020, Vienna, Austria (remote). July 2020


70.   Indirect Searches for Dark Matter (Upcoming, talk postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19)
Invited Plenary Talk,
Dark Matter 2020, Santander, Spain. June 2020


69.   Indirect Detection of Dark Matter in the Galaxy
Invited Plenary Talk,
3rd World Summit on Exploring the Dark Side of the Universe, Guadeloupe (remote). March 2020


68.   A Story of the Galactic Center Excess
Invited Colloquium,
MIT, LNS, Cambridge MA, USA. February 2020


67.   Interplay of Collider and Indirect Searches for Dark Matter
Invited Plenary Talk,
DM@LHC 2019, Seattle WA, USA. August 2019


66.   A Tour of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter
Invited Colloquium,
University of Melbourne, Melbourne VIC, Australia. December 2018


65.   Dark Matter Theory and New Searches
Invited Overview Talk,
CAASTRO-CoEPP Joint Workshop, Melbourne VIC, Australia. January 2017



Seminars and Other Conference Talks:

64.   Upcoming
Invited Seminar,
Max-Planck Institute, Heidelberg, Germany (remote). July 2021


63.   Upcoming
Invited Seminar,
University of Torino, Torino, Italy (remote). April 2021


62.   Upcoming
Invited Seminar,
Imperial College London, London UK (remote). April 2021


61.   Detecting Dark Matter in Exoplanets
Invited Talk,
Aspen Center for Physics Winter Conf., Aspen CO, USA (remote). March 2021


60.   Dark Matter in Stars and Planets
Invited Seminar,
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN, USA (remote). March 2021


59.   Dark Matter in Stars and Planets
Invited Seminar,
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Brookhaven NY, USA (remote). February 2021


58.   Dark Matter in Stars and Planets
Invited Seminar,
Queen's University, Kingston ON, Canada (remote). February 2021


57.   A Story of the Galactic Center Excess
Invited Seminar,
SITP, Stanford University, Stanford CA, USA (remote). December 2020


56.   Exoplanets as New Sub-GeV Dark Matter Detectors
Invited Seminar,
Caltech, Pasadena CA, USA (remote). December 2020


55.   Exoplanets as New Sub-GeV Dark Matter Detectors
Invited Talk,
3rd South American DM Workshop, Brazil (remote). December 2020


54.   Exoplanets as New Sub-GeV Dark Matter Detectors
Invited Seminar,
UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz CA, USA (remote). November 2020


53.   Detecting Dark Matter in Exoplanets
Invited Seminar,
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park CA, USA (remote). November 2020


52.   Hidden Sectors
Invited Talk,
CF-01 Snowmass Meeting (remote). August 2020


51.   A Story of the Galactic Center Excess
Invited Seminar,
University of Sydney, Sydney Australia (remote). August 2020


50.   A Story of the Galactic Center Excess
Invited Seminar,
Kavli IPMU, Tokyo, Japan (remote). May 2020


49.   Cooking Pasta with Dark Matter
Parallel Talk,
Pheno 2020, Pittsburgh PA, USA (remote). May 2020


48.   (Talk postponed due to COVID-19)
Invited Talk,
LCTP Symposium: Astrophysical Signatures of DM, Ann Arbor MI, USA. May 2020


47.   (Talk postponed due to COVID-19)
Invited Talk,
Aspen Winter Conference on Particle Physics, Aspen CO, USA. March 2020


46.   A Story of the Galactic Center Excess
Invited Seminar,
U. Mass Amherst, Amherst MA, USA. February 2020


45.   A Story of the Galactic Center Excess
Invited Seminar,
Tufts University, Medford MA, USA. February 2020


44.   The Hunt for Dark Matter: Hints and New Searches
Invited Seminar,
Boston University, Boston MA, USA. November 2019


43.   The Hunt for Dark Matter: Hints and New Searches
Invited Seminar,
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park CA, USA. October 2019


42.   Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center
Invited Seminar,
Texas A&M University, College Station TX, USA. October 2019


41.   Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center
Invited Seminar,
MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cambridge MA, USA. September 2019


40.   Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center
Invited Seminar,
Perimeter Institute, Waterloo ON, Canada. June 2019


39.   Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center
Invited Talk,
Aspen Center for Physics, Aspen CO, USA. June 2019


38.   Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center
Invited Seminar,
University of Chicago/KICP, Chicago IL, USA. April 2019


37.   Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center
Invited Seminar,
Brown University, Providence RI, USA. April 2019


36.   Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center
Invited Seminar,
Fermilab, Batavia IL, USA. March 2019


35.   Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center
Invited Seminar,
Brandeis University, Boston MA, USA. March 2019


34.   Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center
Invited Seminar,
Princeton University, Princeton NJ, USA. February 2019


33.   Dark Matter Strikes Back at the Galactic Center
Invited Talk,
TRIUMF Dark Matter Workshop, Vancover BC, Canada. February 2019


32.   Tricking Non-Poissonian Template Fitting: Dark Matter Hiding at the Galactic Center?
Parallel Talk,
DESY Theory Workshop, Hamburg, Germany. September 2018


31.   Tricking Non-Poissonian Template Fitting: Dark Matter Hiding at the Galactic Center?
Seminar,
University of Melbourne, Melbourne VIC, Australia. September 2018


30.   Point Sources at the Galactic Center
Parallel Talk,
IDM 2018, Providence RI, USA. July 2018


29.   GeV-Scale Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead
Parallel Talk,
IDM 2018, Providence RI, USA. July 2018


28.   GeV-Scale Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead
Parallel (Invited) Talk,
PASCOS 2018, Cleveland OH, USA. June 2018


27.   GeV-Mass Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead
Parallel Talk,
Pheno 2018, Pittsburgh PA, USA. May 2018


26.   GeV-Mass Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead
Invited Seminar,
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA, USA. April 2018


25.   GeV-Mass Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead
Invited Seminar,
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley CA, USA. April 2018


24.   GeV-Mass Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead
Invited Seminar,
Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics, Ann Arbor MI, USA. April 2018


23.   GeV-Mass Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead
Invited Seminar,
Dartmouth University, Hanover NH, USA. April 2018


22.   GeV-Mass Thermal WIMPs: Not Even Slightly Dead
Invited Seminar,
University of Melbourne, Melbourne VIC, Australia. January 2018


21.   Novel Signatures of Dark Matter in the Sky
Invited Seminar,
MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cambridge MA, USA. September 2017


20.   Phenomenology of Particle Dark Matter
PhD Completion Seminar,
University of Melbourne, Melbourne VIC, Australia. March 2017


19.   Novel Signatures of Dark Matter in the Sky
Invited Talk,
TRIUMF, Vancouver BC, Canada (remote). December 2016


18.   Impact of Mass Generation for Simplified Dark Matter Models
Invited Talk,
ATLAS Astroparticle Forum Plenary Meeting, CERN Geneva (remote). November 2016


17.   Unitarity and Gauge Invariance in Dark Matter Models
Invited Talk,
CETUP Dark Matter Workshop, Deadwood SD, USA. July 2016


16.   Dark Forces in the Sky: Signals from Z' and the Dark Higgs
Invited Seminar,
CCAPP, Ohio State University, Columbus OH, USA. June 2016


15.   Unitarity and Gauge Invariance in Dark Matter Models
Invited Seminar,
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH, USA. May 2016


14.   Dark Forces in the Sky: Signals from Z' and the Dark Higgs
Invited Seminar,
UC Riverside, Riverside CA, USA. May 2016


13.   Dark Forces in the Sky: Signals from Z' and the Dark Higgs
Invited Seminar,
UC Irvine, Irvine CA, USA. May 2016


12.   Dark Forces in the Sky: Signals from Z' and the Dark Higgs
Parallel Talk,
Pheno 2016 Symposium, Pittsburgh PA, USA. May 2016


11.   Dark Forces in the Sky: Signals from Z' and the Dark Higgs
Invited Seminar,
University of Melbourne, Melbourne VIC, Australia. April 2016


10.   Dark Matter at the LHC
Invited Seminar,
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park CA, USA. October 2015


9.   Dark Matter at the LHC
Invited Seminar,
CCAPP, Ohio State University, Columbus OH, USA. September 2015


8.   Dark Matter at the LHC
Invited Seminar,
Fermilab, Batavia IL, USA. September 2015


7.   Dark Matter at the LHC
Invited Seminar,
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, USA. September 2015


6.   Dark Matter at the LHC: EFTs and Gauge Invariance
Parallel Talk,
SUSY2015, Lake Tahoe CA, USA. August 2015


5.   Dark Matter at the LHC: EFTs, Gauge Invariance and the Mono-W
Invited Seminar,
University of Melbourne, Melbourne VIC, Australia. August 2015


4.   Dark Matter at the LHC: EFTs and Gauge Invariance
Geoff Opat Seminar Series,
University of Melbourne, Melbourne VIC, Australia. April 2015


3.   Leptophilic Dark Matter with Z' Interactions
Parallel Talk,
CoSPA2014, Auckland, New Zealand. December 2014


2.   Leptophilic Dark Matter with Z' Interactions
Contributed Talk,
RESCEU APCosPA Summer School, Matsumoto, Japan. July 2014


1.   Dark Matter and the Universe
Invited Talk,
St Edmund’s Academic Talks Series, University of Cambridge, UK. June 2013



Postdoctoral Researcher in the Particle Theory Group at SLAC.



SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Stanford University
2575 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA



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