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  1. Week of August 1, 2014

    1. Friday, August 1, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Advisor: Prof. Doug MitchellMr. Kyle Dunbar
        Mr. Kyle Dunbar, UIUC, Final Defense, "Revealing the Molecular Details of Azoline Formation in Ribosomal Natural Product Biosynthesis"
        117 Roger Adams Lab
  2. Week of August 3, 2014

    1. Sunday, August 3, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 3:30 pmQuilt Block Day
        Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
  3. Week of August 10, 2014

    1. Friday, August 15, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmNew PhD Orientation Fall 2014
  4. Week of August 17, 2014

    1. Monday, August 18, 2014

      1. All DayOrientation for new grad TAs
        See orientation schedule for details
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmNew Graduate Student meeting with Dr. Leanne Knobloch
        4103 Lincoln Hall
    2. Tuesday, August 19, 2014

      1. All DayOrientation for new grad TAs
        See orientation schedule for details
    3. Wednesday, August 20, 2014

      1. All DayOrientation for new grad TAs
        See orientation schedule for details
    4. Thursday, August 21, 2014

      1. All DayOrientation for new grad TAs
        See orientation schedule for details
      2. 9:00 amFINAL DEFENSE, Mei-Hsiu Lai, Professor Hyunjoong Kong, Advisor, "Self-assembly of Bioactive or Electrocatalytic Polyaspartamide"
        117 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 10:00 am   Final Defense, Advisor: Wilfred van der DonkMr. Spencer Peck
        Mr. Spencer Peck, Final Defense, UIUC, "Mechanistic Investigations of Enzymes in Phosphonate Metabolism:
        612 IGB
    5. Friday, August 22, 2014

      1. All DayOrientation for new grad TAs
        See orientation schedule for details
      2. 1:30 pm - 3:00 pmNew Graduate Student meeting with Faculty
        4053 Lincoln Hall
      3. 2:00 pmNew MS Orientation Fall 2014
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmNew Graduate Student meeting with Dr. Leanne Knobloch
        4053 Lincoln Hall
  5. Week of August 24, 2014

    1. Sunday, August 24, 2014

      1. All DayQuad Day
        Quad
      2. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmQuad Day 2014

        Main Quad, University of Illinois

    2. Monday, August 25, 2014

      1. All DayFirst Day of Classes
        University of Illinois
      2. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSLMs. Patricia Blair, Mr. Marshall Brennan, Mr. Tony Grillo
        Fuson Student Talks: Ms. Patricia Blair, UIUC, "INVESTIGATION OF THE MECHANISM OF ACTION OF A SPECIES-SELECTIVE ANTIBACTERIAL COMPOUND", Mr. Marshall Brennan, UIUC, "LIGAND EFFECTS IN ENABLING TWO-ELECTRON REDOX ON CO(I) DISILAZIDE COMPLEXES: APPLICATIONS TO CATALYTIC CROSS-COUPLING REACTIONS ", Mr. Tony Grillo, UIUC, "RESTORING GROWTH IN PROTEIN DEFICIENT YEAST WITH A SMALL MOLECULE"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    3. Tuesday, August 26, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmInorganic T.S. Piper Awards, Christopher Barile, UIUC, "Electrochemistry inside Lipids: From Redox Markers to Catalysts with Gated Proton Flux" and Geoffrey Chambers, UIUC, "Mixed-Valent Model Compounds of the [NiFe]-Hydrogenases"
        217 NL
    4. Thursday, August 28, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Frances Champagne, Ph.D.; http://www.columbia.edu/cu/psychology/fac-bios/ChampagneF/faculty.html


        MIP Seminar: Dr. Frances Champagne, Columbia University, "Early Environments and the Epigenetics of the Developing Brain"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Jaquelin Dudley, University of Texas-Austin


        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Jaquelin Dudley of the University of Texas-Austin, "Exploitation of ERAD and Innate Immunity by a Tumorigenic Retrovirus"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic and Materials ChemistryProfessor Kenneth Suslick, UIUC, "Seminar on Seminars"
        217 Noyes Lab
  6. Week of September 1, 2014

    1. Tuesday, September 2, 2014

      1. All DaySPANISH, ITALIAN & PORTUGUESE - "Sepharad as Imagined Community"
        Room 210, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana
      2. All DaySPANISH, ITALIAN & PORTUGUESE - Sepharad as Imagined Community: Language, Culture and Religion from the Early Modern Period to the 21st Century
        Room 210, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana
      3. All DayVarious Speakers
        Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Conference: Sepharad as Imagined Community: Language, Culture and Religion from the Early Modern Period to the 21st Century

        Illini Room (Room 210), Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL (map)

      4. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Michael Jewett, Northwestern University, "Establishing Cell-free Synthetic Biology for the Production of Therapeutics, Materials, and Chemicals"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      5. 3:45 pmAstronomy Colloquium
        Astronomy 134
      6. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmPsyc 290 Undergraduate Research Poster Fair
        Psychology Atrium (1st floor)
    2. Wednesday, September 3, 2014

      1. All DaySPANISH, ITALIAN & PORTUGUESE - "Sepharad as Imagined Community"
        Room 210, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana
      2. All DaySPANISH, ITALIAN & PORTUGUESE - Sepharad as Imagined Community: Language, Culture and Religion from the Early Modern Period to the 21st Century
        Room 210, Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana
      3. All DayVarious Speakers
        Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Conference: Sepharad as Imagined Community: Language, Culture and Religion from the Early Modern Period to the 21st Century

        Illini Room (Room 210), Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL (map)

      4. 7:30 pmAn Evening with Sayed Kashua
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center
    3. Thursday, September 4, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Sayeepriyadarshini Anakk, Ph.D.; http://mcb.illinois.edu/faculty/profile/anakk/


        MIP Seminar: Sayeepriyadarshini "Sayee" Anakk, Ph.D., UIUC,"TBA"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmMicrobiology Seminar: "TBA"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pmCarol Leff (Associate Professor in Political Science, Illinois)
        New Directions Lecture - Title TBA
        210 General Lounge, Illini Union (1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801)
      4. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmThe Great War Opening Event: Experiences, Representations, Effects

        Light Court and Gelvin Noel Annex, Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL (map)

      5.  The Great War Exhibition: La Grande Guerre French Posters and Photographs from World War I

        Light Court and Gelvin Noel Annex, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL (map)

    4. Friday, September 5, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmKeynote: Prof. Anthony A. James, UC Irvine
        10h Annual CBI TP Symposium: Prof. Anthony A. James, UC Irvine, "title TBA" & CBI TP trainees
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
    5. Saturday, September 6, 2014

      1.  ChBE GSAC Welcome Picnic
        Harley Residence
  7. Week of September 7, 2014

    1. Monday, September 8, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmEman Saadah: Lecturer, Linguistics
        CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB, 707 S. Mathews, Urbana
    2. Tuesday, September 9, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmAnna Hamrick-Nevinglovskaya (Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative and World Literatures)
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Neurasthenia in Chekhov's Work
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
      2. 3:30 pmInternational Seminar-Chad Bown (World Bank)
        7 DKH
      3. 3:45 pmAstronomy Colloquium
        Astronomy 134
    3. Thursday, September 11, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Christian Jobin, University of Florida


        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Christian Jobin of the University of Florida, "TBA"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
    4. Friday, September 12, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

        Gordon Buchanan, M.D., Ph.D., http://medicine.yale.edu/neurology/people/gordon_buchanan.profile


        MIP Student Retreat: Dr. Gordon Buchanan, Yale University, "TBA"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom
      2. 12:00 pmDr. P. Leslie Dutton
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. P. Leslie Dutton (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine), "Toward Biogenesis of Man-Designed Oxidoreductases Working in Cells"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      3. 12:00 pm

        Carolyn Ban, Professor of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh


        Larry Neal Prize Lecture: Management and Culture in an Enlarged European Commission: From Diversity to Unity?

        Lucy Ellis Lounge (Room 1080), Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL (map)

      4. 2:00 pmJeremiah Bohr
        Exploring Energy Justice through Household Energy Burdens
        3111 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright Street, Urbana
    5. Saturday, September 13, 2014

      1. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpanish Story Time: Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote
        The Urbana Free Library Children's Department, 210 W Green St, Urbana.
  8. Week of September 14, 2014

    1. Sunday, September 14, 2014

      1. 7:30 pmThe Great War Performances: St. Louis Symphony

        Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL (map)

    2. Tuesday, September 16, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Joelle Frechette, Johns Hopkins University
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 3:30 pmInternational Seminar-Ralph Ossa (Chicago Booth)
        7 DKH
      3. 3:45 pmAstronomy Colloquium
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMr. Kevin Harnden, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      5. 7:00 pmEurochannel Short Films Tour: The European Woman

        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building (map)

    3. Wednesday, September 17, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmLaurel Harbridge
        404 David Kinley Hall
      2. 2:00 pmProf. Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Exciton transport in carbon nanotube photovoltaics using 2D White-Light Spectroscopy"
        B102 CLSL
    4. Thursday, September 18, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm

        Dr. John Helmann, Cornell University


        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. John Helmann of Cornell University, "TBA"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMs. Brittany Rauzan, UIUC "TBA" & Mr. Kaili Zhang, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmStatistics Seminar- Dr. David Matteson (Cornell University)
    5. Friday, September 19, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. David Giedroc
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. David Giedroc (Indiana University), "TBD"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 3:00 pm

        Jeff McMahan, Professor, Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University


        Lecture: Collective Agency, Collective Responsibility, and the Ethics of War

        Room 130, Wohlers Hall, 1206 S. 6th St., Champaign, IL (map)

      3. 3:30 pmEconometrics Seminar-Azeem Shaikh (U of C)
        7 DKH
  9. Week of September 21, 2014

    1. Tuesday, September 23, 2014

      1. 3:45 pmAstronomy Colloquium
        Astronomy 134
    2. Wednesday, September 24, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Olga Dudko, UCSD, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
    3. Thursday, September 25, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Charles D. Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D., http://www.rockefeller.edu/research/faculty/labheads/CharlesGilbert/


        MIP Seminar: Charles Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D., Rockefeller University, "TBA"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Kazuaki Ishihara
        AbbVie Lecture: Professor Kazuaki Ishihara, Nagoya University, "Title TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Anna Malkova, University of Iowa


        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Anna Malkova of the University of Iowa, "TBA"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:15 pmStatistics Seminar - Dr. Masanobu Taniguchi (Waseda University in Tokyo)
    4. Friday, September 26, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Jochen Zimmer
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Jochen Zimmer (University of Virginia), "TBD"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 2:00 pmTim Liao
        Collective Memory, Multidisciplinarity, Public Sociology: China and Japan's Islands of Contention
        3111 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright Street, Urbana
      3. 4:00 pm   Analytical ChemistryProfessor Michael Heien, University of Arizona, "TBA"
        116 RAL
      4. 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

        Introduction by Margaret Flinn, Professor of French, Ohio State University


        The Great War Film Series: La Grande Illusion (1937)

        Room 101, Armory Building, 505 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, IL (map)

    5. Saturday, September 27, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 2:30 pmCelebrando la Herencia Hispana/ Hispanic Heritage Celebration
        Orchard Downs Community Center. 510 George Huff Court, Urbana IL 61801
  10. Week of September 28, 2014

    1. Monday, September 29, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "Fifty Years of Dithiolenes: A Gray Dawn, the Loss of Innocence and Fulfilling the Promise"
        100 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, September 30, 2014

      1. 3:30 pmInternational Seminar-David Hummels (Purdue)
        7 DKH
      2. 3:45 pmAstronomy Colloquium
        Astronomy 134
      3. 8:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "Fuel from Water: The Light-Driven Generation of Hydrogen"
        112 Chem Annex

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