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  1. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1. 11:30 am - 12:00 pmCampus Conversation on Diversity: Grad/Professional Student Forum

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center

      2. 2:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Jeff Moore, Advisor

        Ms. Windy Santa Cruz, UIUC, "Multi-Stage Polymer Systems for the Autonomic Regeneration of Large Damage Volumes"

        2269 Beckman Institute

      3. 2:30 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Scott Denmark

        Ms. Lindsey Cullen


        Ms. Lindsey Cullen, Final Defense, UIUC, "Novel Applications of Quaternanry Ammonium Ion Pair Catalysis"

        171 Roger Adams Laboratory

      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        David A. Tirrell


        Prof. David A. Tirrell, California Institute of Technology, title "Time-Resolved and Cell-Selective Analysis of Protein Synthesis in Complex Biological Systems"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, March 31, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Olivia Lee, Dr. Jennifer Howell and Dr. Stanley Eey


        C.S. Marvel Postdoc Symposium: Dr. Olivia Lee, UIUC, "Poly(vinyl carbonate sulfone)s with tunable thermal depolymerization for transient electronic packaging", Dr. Jennifer Howell, UIUC, "Generation of Molecular Complexity via General Allylic C—H Alkylation with Tertiary Nucleophiles", and Dr. Stanley Eey, UIUC, "Catalytic, Stereospecific Syn-Dichlorination of Alkenes"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

  2. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1. 4:15 pm  

        Reception immediately following lecture in Chemistry Library, 170 Noyes Lab

        Prof. A. Paul Alivisatos
        Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
        Samsung Distinguished Professor of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of California, Berkeley
        Director, Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute at Berkeley


        2015 Aldrich Lecture - Prof. A. Paul Alivisatos, Director Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, "Leaky Quantum Dots and the Use of Quantum Dots for Solar Energy Harvesting"

        100 Noyes Lab

      2. 4:15 pmAldrich Lecture, with Dr. A. Paul Alivisatos, Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, with "Leaky Quantum Dots and the Use of Quantum Dots for Solar Energy Harvesting"

        100 Noyes Laboratory

    2. Thursday, April 2, 2015

      1. 10:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Andrew Gewirth, Advisor

        Mr. Christopher Barile, UIUC, "Design and Characterization of Advanced Battery Technologies and Mechanistic Studies of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction for Fuel Cells"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 12:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Thomas Dunning, Advisor

        Mr. Tyler Takeshita, UIUC, "General Method for the Development of Models of Electronic Structure and Bonding: Covalent Bonds, Recoupled Pair Bonds and Through-Pair Interactions"

        A446 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

      3. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Prof. Eugene Zubarev, Rice University, "Evaporative Self-Assembly as a Powerful Tool for Creating Functional Superstructures"

        217 Noyes Lab

    3. Friday, April 3, 2015

      1. 10:00 am  

        Advisor: Professor Wilfred van der Donk

        Ms. Weixing Tang


        Ms. Weixin Tang, Final Defense, UIUC, "Mechanistic Studies of Lanthipeptide Biosynthesis"

        162 Noyes Lab

      2. 1:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Thomas Dunning, Advisor

        Ms. Lu Xu, UIUC, "Theoretical and Computational Investigations of the Electron and Spin Correlation in Chemical Bonds"

        B124 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

      3. 2:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Tom Rauchfuss, Advisor

        Ms. Olbelina Ulloa, UIUC, "Synthesis, Spectroscopy, and Electrochemistry of Hydrogenase Mimics"

        161 Noyes Lab

  3. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Free Pizza Party

        Atrium of CLSL A

      2. 1:30 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Martin Gruebele, Advisor

        Ms. Lea Nienhaus, UIUC, "Single Molecule Optical Absorption Spectroscopy at Room Temperature Detected by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy"

        2269 Beckman Institute

      3. 4:00 pm

        Professor Jennifer Shomaker


        Professor Jennifer Shomaker, University of WI, Madison, "New Approaches to Selective and Tunable Aminations"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Greg Girolami, Advisor

        Mr. Joseph Macor, UIUC, "TBA"

        B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab

      2. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Bradley Nakumura


        Mr. Bradley Nakumura, UIUC, "Chemical Synthesis of Homogeneous Glycoproteins"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      3. 7:00 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Research Group Trivia Competition

        Jupiter's at the Crossing, 2511 Village Green Place, Champaign, IL

    3. Thursday, April 9, 2015

      1. 10:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Catherine Murphy, Advisor

        Mr. Jonathan Eller, UIUC, "TBA"

        33 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Michael Schmidt


        Mr. Michael Schmidt, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      3. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic and Materials Chemistry

        Prof. Steven Suib, Univ. of Conn., "Novel Porous Metal Oxides and Sulfides and Their Applications in Adsorption, Batteries, and Catalysis"

        217 NL

      4. 5:00 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Cosmic Bowling

        Illini Union Rec Room - lower level

    4. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. 10:00 amChemical and Biomolecular Engineering Undergraduate Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony
      2. 3:30 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Cake and Ice Cream Social

        Atrium of Roger Adams Lab

  4. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Monday, April 13, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Michael Krische


        Professor Michael J. Krische, University of Texas at Austin, "Formation of C-C Bonds via Catalytic Hydrogenation and Transfer Hydrogenation"

        116 RAL

    2. Thursday, April 16, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Karen McDonald, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science and Associate Dean of Engineering at the University of California at Davis.


        Campus Conversation on Diversity: Women in STEM

        NCSA Auditorium

      2. 4:00 pm

        Amgen Lecture: Professor David Milstein


        *CANCELLED/RESCHEDULED Amgen Lecture: Professor David Milstein, The Weitzmann Institute of Science, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

      3. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Ms. Jennifer Kennemur


        Ms. Jennifer Kennemur, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Friday, April 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Peter Wolynes, Flygare Memorial Lecture, Rice University, "Energy Landscape Theory: From Folding Proteins to Folding Chromosomes"

        B102 CLSL

  5. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1. 7:00 pmProf. Arieh Warshel, University of So. Cal., "Multiscale Modeling of the Function of Biological Systems"

        TBA

    2. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Farid Salama, NASA-Ames Research Center, "TBA"

        B102 CLSL

    3. Thursday, April 23, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Graham Hudson


        Mr. Graham Hudson, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

      2. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Prof. Gordana Dukovic, University of Colorado, Boulder, "TBA"

        217 Noyes Lab

      3. 4:00 pm

        Professor Abigail Doyle


        Professor Abigail Doyle, Princeton University, "New Directions in Nickel-Catalyzed Cross Coupling"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    4. Friday, April 24, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Analytical Chemistry Seminar

        Professor Teresa Fan


        Professor Teresa Fan- University of Louisville "TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  6. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Elizabeth Nolan


        Professor Elizabeth Nolan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Understanding and Manipulating Immunity"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, April 28, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Louis Trzepkowski


        CANCELLED: Mr. Louis Trzepkowski, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Christopher Pattillo


        Mr. Christopher Pattillo, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      3. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Nathaniel Szymczak, Univ. of Michigan, "TBA"

        217 NL

    3. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, University of Chicago, "TBA"

        B102 CLSL

      2. 3:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Steve Zimmerman, Advisor

        Mr. Yugang Bai, UIUC, "TBA"

        136 Davenport Hall

    4. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Dorothea Fiedler


        Prof. Dorothea Fiedler, Princeton University, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  7. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Sunney Xie, Harvard University, "TBA"

        116 RAL

  8. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Monday, May 4, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Prof. Alexander Statsyuk


        Prof. Alexander Statsyuk, Northwestern University, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, May 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Michael Hopkins, University of Chicago, "TBA"

        217 Noyes Lab

    3. Wednesday, May 6, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Kurt Zilm, Yale, "TBA"

        B102 CLSL

    4. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1.  SAMUEL W. PARR LECTURE IN CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING, Professor Joan Brennecke, University of Notre Dame
      2. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Abraham Wang


        Mr. Abraham Wang, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

  9. Week of May 10, 2015

    1. Tuesday, May 12, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Prof. Randy Schekman


        Prof. Randy Schekman, University of California at Berkeley, title "Genes and proteins required for secretion of large particles and miRNA"

        Illini Union Illini Rooms B & C

  10. Week of May 17, 2015

    1. Sunday, May 17, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm

        Conovcation speaker: Thomas J. Tulig, Shell Oil Company


        Convocation

        Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

        500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

  11. Week of August 23, 2015

    1. Friday, August 28, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Prof. Laura P.W. Ranum, Univerisity of Florida


        11th Annual CBI TP Symposium: Prof. Laura P.W. Ranum, Univerisity of Florida, "title TBA" & CBI TP Trainees TBD

        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab

  12. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Professor Paula Hammond, MIT, "TBA"

        TBA

  13. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        G.F. Smith Lecture-Analytical Chemistry

        Professor Christian Amatore


        Professor Christian Amatore- Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris "TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Friday, September 18, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        G.F. Smith Lecture-Analytical Chemistry

        Prof. Christian Amatore


        Professor Christian Amatore- Ecole Normale Superieure- Paris- "TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab


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