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  1. Week of January 29, 2015

    1. Thursday, January 29, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmDr. John Macor
        Bristol-Myers Squibb: Dr. John Macor, Bristol Meyers Squibb Representative, "Heterocycles as Bioisosteres in the Discovery of Orally Active CGRP Receptor Antagonists for the Treatment of Migraine"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 5:00 pmProfessor Dennis Hall
        Bristol-Myers Squibb: Professor Dennis Hall, University of Alberta, "Breaking New Ground in Stereocontrol and Catalysis with Boronic Acids"
        116 RAL
  2. Week of February 1, 2015

    1. Monday, February 2, 2015

      1. 11:00 am   Chemical Biology Seminar of Special InterestDr. Jeremy Baskin
        Dr. Jeremy Baskin, Chemical Biology Special Interest Seminar, Yale University, "Mechanisms controlling phosphoinositide synthesis at the plasma membrane"
        165 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   MatSE Department ColloquiaProf. Valeria Milam, Georgia Tech, "Aptamer Panning Against Gold"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
    2. Wednesday, February 4, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Peter Rossky, Rice University, "Exciton Migration and Dissociation in Conjugated Molecular Materials"
        B102 CLSL
    3. Saturday, February 7, 2015

      1. All DayweSTEM Conference
        I Hotel and Conference Center
  3. Week of February 8, 2015

    1. Monday, February 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm   Materials ChemistryDr. Katherine Mirica, MIT, "Responsive Nanomaterials for Electronic Chemical Sensors"
        165 NL
      2. 4:00 pm   MatSE Department ColloquiaProf. Juan de Pablo, The University of Chicago, "TBA"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, February 10, 2015

      1. 8:30 am - 9:50 amWCC Stoesser Breakfast with Dr. Nancy B. Jackson, U.S. Department of State
        171 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 3:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Dana Dlott, AdvisorMs. Yuanxi Fu, UIUC, "High Pressure Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopy"
        B124 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      3. 4:00 pm2015 Sylvia Stoesser Lecture in Chemistry: Dr. Nancy Jackson, U.S. Department of State, "Science Going Global: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Reception immediately following lecture in the CLSL-A atrium.
    3. Wednesday, February 11, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Mischa Bonn, Max Planck Institute, Mainz, "Structure and Dynamics of Interfacial Water"
        B102 CLSL
    4. Thursday, February 12, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Guangbin Dong
        Prof. Guangbin Dong, Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas, "C–C and C–H Functionalization Based on Common Functional Groups"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Junjie Zhu, Materials Student Select Seminar, Nanjing University, "Nanoarchitectured Electrochemical Biosensors for Sensitive and Selective Detection of Cells and Cell-associated Biomarkers"
        217 Noyes
    5. Friday, February 13, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry SeminarProfessor Mark Johnson
        Professor Mark Johnson- Yale University "From astrochemistry to structural metabolomics:The genesis and promise of vibrationally resolved cryogenic mass spectrometry"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  4. Week of February 15, 2015

    1. Monday, February 16, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm   5:00pmProf. Emily Balskus
        Prof. Emily Balskus, Harvard University, "Gut Reactions: Exploring the Chemistry of the Human Microbiota"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   MatsE Department ColloquiaProf. Chris Shuh, MIT, "TBA"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, February 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProf. Suzanne Bart, Purdue University, Purdue University, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Thursday, February 19, 2015

      1. 10:00 amProf. George Schatz, Northwestern University, "Silver and Gold Nanoparticles: New Directions for Theory"
        1000 MNTL
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Evijola Llabani
        Ms. Evijola Llabani, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes lab
      3. 5:00 pmProf. George Schatz, Northwestern University, "Using Self-Assembly to Make Functional Materials"
        5602 Beckman
  5. Week of February 22, 2015

    1. Monday, February 23, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmProfessor David Sarlah
        Meet Professor David Sarlah
        433 RAL
      2. 4:00 pm   MatsE Department ColloquiaChris Benmore, Argonne National Laboratory, "TBA"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Ryan Shenvi
        Prof. Ryan Shenvi, The Scripps Research Institute, "Chemical Synthesis of Secondary Metabolites"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, February 24, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Chemistry Chemistry 515Mr. Kenan Tokmic, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Thursday, February 26, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Kenton Hetrick
        Mr. Kenton Hetrick, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmChampak Chatterjee
        Prof. Champak Chatterjee, University of Washington, "Chemical approaches to study ubiquitin-like proteins in bacteria and humans"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    4. Friday, February 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmProf. Daniel G. Nocera
        Prof. Daniel G. Nocera, Harvard University, "The Artificial Leaf"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      2. 2:00 pm   Advisor: Professor M. Christina WhiteMs. Shauna Paradine
        Ms. Shauna Paradine, Final Defense, UIUC, "C(sp3)-H Amination Reactions under First Row Transition Metal Catalysis"
        433 RAL
  6. Week of March 1, 2015

    1. Monday, March 2, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Phil Bevilacqua
        Prof. Phil Bevilacqua, Penn State University, "Combining Theory with Experiments to Attain Deeper Insight Into Ribozyme Mechanism"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, March 3, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Zhao Wu
        Mr. Zhao Wu, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Thursday, March 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmMr. Tommy Osberger, Mr. Michael Lambrecht, Mr. Hyung Min Chi
        Fuson Student Talks: Mr. Tommy Osberger, UIUC, "N-Boc Amines to Oxazolidinones via Pd(II) / Bis-sulfoxide / Brønsted Acid Co-Catalyzed Allylic C-H Oxidation", Mr. Michael Lambrecht, UIUC, "Title TBA", Mr. Hyung Min Chi, UIUC, "Lewis base catalyzed, enantioselective, intramolecular sulfenoamination of olefins"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
  7. Week of March 8, 2015

    1. Monday, March 9, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm   Advisor: Professor Martin BurkeMs. Junqi Li
        Ms. Junqi Li, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        433 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, March 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Jonathan Lehmann
        Mr. Jonathan Lehmann, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Thursday, March 12, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Hannah Huff
        Ms. Hannah Huff, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmDr. Stefan Peukert
        Novartis: Dr. Stefan Peukert, Novartis Representative, "Discovery of the Smoothened antagonists LDE225 and LEQ506 for the treatment of Hedgehog dependent tumors"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 5:00 pmProf. Helma Wennemers
        Novartis: Prof. Helma Wennemers, ETH, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  8. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Monday, March 16, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Jennifer Heemstra
        Prof. Jennifer Heemstra, The University of Utah, "Title TBA
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Jennifer Heemstra
        Prof. Jennifer Heemstra, The University of Utah, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, March 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMr. Kaibo Feng
        Mr. Kaibo Feng, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProf. Joshua Goldberger, Ohio State University, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, March 18, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Theodore Gray, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
    4. Thursday, March 19, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor James Morken
        Eli Lilly Lecture, Professor James Morken, Boston College, "Title TBA"
        116 RAL
    5. Friday, March 20, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm   Advisor: Professor Jeffrey S. MooreMr. Joshua Kaitz
        Mr. Joshua Kaitz, Final Defense, UIUC, "Synthesis and Applications of Depolymerizable Polyaldehydes"
        2269 Beckman Institute
  9. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Jeff Moore, AdvisorMs. Windy Santa Cruz, UIUC, "TBA"
        2269 Beckman Institute
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDavid A. Tirrell
        Prof. David A. Tirrell, Caltech, title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, March 31, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmDr. Olivia Lee, Dr. Jennifer Howell and Dr. Stanley Eey
        C.S. Marvel Postdoc Symposium: Dr. Olivia Lee, UIUC, "Title TBA", Dr. Jennifer Howell, UIUC, "Title TBA", and Dr. Stanley Eey, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
  10. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Thursday, April 2, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProf. Eugene Zubarev, Rice University, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
  11. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Martin Gruebele, AdvisorMs. Lea Nienhaus, UIUC, "Single Molecule Optical Absorption Spectroscopy at Room Temperature Detected by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy"
        2269 Beckman Institute
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Jennifer Shomaker
        Professor Jennifer Shomaker, University of WI, Madison, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Bradley Nakumura
        Mr. Bradley Nakumura, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Wednesday, April 8, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Kurt Zilm, Yale, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
    4. Thursday, April 9, 2015

      1. 10:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Catherine Murphy, AdvisorMr. Jonathan Eller, UIUC, "TBA"
        33 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic and Materials ChemistryProf. Steven Suib, Univ. of Conn., "Novel Porous Metal Oxides and Sulfides and Their Applications in Adsorption, Batteries, and Catalysis"
        217 NL
    5. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. 10:00 amChemical and Biomolecular Engineering Undergraduate Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony
  12. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Monday, April 13, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Michael Krische
        Professor Michael J. Krische, University of Texas at Austin, "Title TBA"
        116 RAL
    2. Tuesday, April 14, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Christopher Pattillo
        Mr. Christopher Pattillo, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Thursday, April 16, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmAmgen Lecture: Professor David Milstein
        Amgen Lecture: Professor David Milstein, The Weitzmann Institute of Science, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    4. Friday, April 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Peter Wolynes, Flygare Memorial Lecture, Rice University, "TBA"
        TBA
  13. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Michael Schmidt
        Mr. Michael Schmidt, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMs. Jennifer Kennemur
        Ms. Jennifer Kennemur, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 7:00 pmProf. Arieh Warshel, University of So. Cal., "TBA"
        TBA
    3. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Farid Salama, NASA-Ames Research Center, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
    4. Thursday, April 23, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Graham Hudson
        Mr. Graham Hudson, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProf. Gordana Dukovic, University of Colorado, Boulder, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Abigail Doyle
        Professor Abigail Doyle, Princeton University, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    5. Friday, April 24, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry SeminarProfessor Teresa Fan
        Professor Teresa Fan- University of Louisville "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  14. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Elizabeth Nolan
        Professor Elizabeth Nolan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, April 28, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Louis Trzepkowski
        Mr. Louis Trzepkowski, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProf. 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
    4. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Dorothea Fiedler
        Prof. Dorothea Fiedler, Princeton University, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  15. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Sunney Xie, Harvard University, "TBA"
        116 RAL
  16. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Monday, May 4, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Alexander Statsyuk
        Prof. Alexander Statsyuk, Northwestern University, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, May 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProf. Michael Hopkins, University of Chicago, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. 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 SeminarMr. Abraham Wang
        Mr. Abraham Wang, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
  17. Week of May 10, 2015

    1. Tuesday, May 12, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Randy Schekman
        Prof. Randy Schekman, University of California at Berkeley, title "TBA"
        Illini Union Illini Rooms B & C
  18. Week of August 23, 2015

    1. Friday, August 28, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. 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
  19. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Paula Hammond, MIT, "TBA"
        TBA
  20. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   G.F. Smith Lecture-Analytical ChemistryProfessor 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 ChemistryProf. Christian Amatore
        Professor Christian Amatore- Ecole Normale Superieure- Paris- "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab

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