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  1. Week of April 27, 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, "Asymmetric Photoredox Dual Catalysis"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      3. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Nathaniel Szymczak, Univ. of Michigan, "Multifunctional Metal-Ligand Ensembles for Cooperative Substrate Activation"

        217 NL

    3. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, University of Chicago, "Colloidal quantum dots for magneto-resistance, and for mid-infrared optical response"

        B102 CLSL

      2. 3:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Steve Zimmerman, Advisor

        Mr. Yugang Bai, UIUC, "Development of Polynorbornenes and Polypeptides as Versatile Functional Biomaterials"

        136 Davenport Hall

    4. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Dorothea Fiedler


        Prof. Dorothea Fiedler, Princeton University, "The Inositol Pyrophosphates Provide a Link Between Signaling and Metabolism"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  2. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Sunney Xie, Harvard University, "Life at the Single Molecule Level: From Single Molecule Enzymology to Single Cell Genomics"

        116 RAL

  3. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Monday, May 4, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Prof. Alexander Statsyuk


        Prof. Alexander Statsyuk, Northwestern University, "Biochemistry and Pharmacology of the Ubiquitin System"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, May 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Michael Hopkins, University of Chicago, "Molecular approaches to artificial photosynthesis based on catalytic hydrogen oxidation"

        217 Noyes Lab

    3. Wednesday, May 6, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Kurt Zilm, Yale, "Structure and Dynamics in Proteins as Viewed by Solids NMR: Water, Disordered States, and Prions"

        B102 CLSL

    4. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1. 12:15 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Abraham Wang


        Mr. Abraham Wang, UIUC, "Allosteric Modulation of G-Protein-Coupled Receptors"

        163 Noyes Lab

      2. 1:30 pm  

        Advisor: Paul Hergenrother

        Howard Roth


        Mr. Howard Roth, Final Defense, UIUC, "Improving the Process Synthesis, Potency, and Pharmacokinetics of the Anticancer Compound PAC-1"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

      3. 4:00 pmSAMUEL W. PARR LECTURE IN CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING, Professor Joan Brennecke, University of Notre Dame, "Ionic Liquids for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture"

        100 Noyes Laboratory, reception following just outside lecture hall

  4. Week of May 10, 2015

    1. Tuesday, May 12, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Ryan Bailey

        Ms. Jessica Banks


        Ms. Jessica Banks, Final Defense, UIUC, "Biomolecularly and Mechanically Instructive Materials for Guiding Cell-Substrate Interactions"

        117 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Prof. Randy Schekman


        Nobel Laureate 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

    2. Wednesday, May 13, 2015

      1. 9:30 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Martin Gruebele, Advisor

        Ms. Anna Jean Wirth, UIUC, "Protein Folding in Living Cells and Under Pressure"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

  5. 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

    2. Tuesday, May 19, 2015

      1. 11:00 am  

        Advisor: Professor John Katzenellenbogen

        Mr. Norio Yasui


        Mr. Norio Yasui, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Thursday, May 21, 2015

      1. 10:00 am  

        Advisor: Professor Doug Mitchell

        Mr. Joel Melby


        Mr. Joel Melby, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 4:00 pm  

        Walter G. Klemperer Dissertation Award in Materials Chemistry

        Ms. Li Huey Tan, UIUC, "TBA"

        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

      3. 4:25 pm  

        Walter G. Klemperer Dissertation Award in Materials Chemistry

        Ms. Sarah White, UIUC, "TBA"

        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

  6. Week of May 24, 2015

    1. Tuesday, May 26, 2015

      1. 10:30 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Chad Rienstra, Advisor

        Ms. Kristin Nuzzio, UIUC, "TBA"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Thursday, May 28, 2015

      1. 9:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Yi Lu, Advisor

        Ms. Li Huey Tan, UIUC, "TBA"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

  7. Week of June 7, 2015

    1. Wednesday, June 10, 2015

      1. 10:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Ken Suslick, Advisor

        Mr. Sizhu You, UIUC, "TBA"

        A133 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

  8. Week of June 21, 2015

    1. Thursday, June 25, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Wilfred van der Donk

        Ms. Xiao Yang


        Ms. Xiao Yang, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

  9. Week of August 16, 2015

    1. Saturday, August 22, 2015

      1. 9:00 am - 6:00 pmRetreat for Graduate Women in Chemistry

        Illini Union, Rooms 314 A & B

  10. 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

  11. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Professor Paula Hammond, MIT, "TBA"

        TBA

  12. 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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