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  1. Week of November 23, 2014

    1. Monday, November 24, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Yan Zhao
        Professor Yan Zhao, Iowa State University, "Responsive Supramolecular Materials Based on Amphiphilic Principles for Controlled Release, Light-Harvesting, Transport, and Catalysis"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  2. Week of December 1, 2014

    1. Monday, December 1, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Department of Materials Science and EngineeringDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering, Department Colloquium, Michael Shirts, University of Virginia, "Why can't we engineer drugs on a computer? And what can be done about it?"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Anustup Poddar, UIUC, "Ptychography - A Technique for Label-Free Cell Imaging"
        161 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMs. Silvia Bobeica
        Ms. Silvia Bobeica, UIUC, "Catalytic, Enantioselective Diboration of Alkenes"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      4. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Nicole Koeppen, UIUC, "Determining Exoplanet Atmospheric Compositions"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Thursday, December 4, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Bing O'Dowd
        Mr. Bing O'Dowd, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Silas Cook
        Prof. Silas Cook, Indiana University, "The Search fo Efficiency in Synthesis: From Natural Products to Catalysis"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    3. Friday, December 5, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor- Professor Richard PerryMr. Jedidiah Veach
        Mr. Jedidiah Veach, UIUC "Electromechanical Sensors: Advancements toward single cell detection of foodborne pathogens"
        116 RAL
      2. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor: Professor Ryan BaileyMs. Yi Xu
        Ms. Yi Xu, UIUC "DNA nanostructures: A new strategy for drug delivery"
        116 RAL
  3. Week of December 7, 2014

    1. Monday, December 8, 2014

      1. 1:30 pm   Final Defense, Advisor: Prof. Christina WhiteMs. Iulia Strambeanu
        Ms. Iulia Strambeanu, UIUC, Final Defense, "Synthetic Diversity in C-H Activation: Development of Selective and Efficient C-H Functionalization Reactions"
        433 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Department of Materials Science and EngineeringDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering, Department Colloquium, Prof. Howard Guenther, UIUC, "TBA"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Brian Nguyen, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Kevin Robb
        Mr. Kevin Robb, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      5. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Aparna Karippara Harshan, UIUC, "Charge Transfer Dynamics in Organic Photovoltaic Materials"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, December 9, 2014

      1. 4:00 am   Inorganic SeminarProf. Neal Mankad, UIC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 1:30 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Tom Rauchfuss, AdvisorMr. James Lansing, UIUC, "TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Fabio Ribeiro, Purdue University, "Active Sites in Heterogeneous Catalysis: From Single Atoms to Clusters"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pm   Department of Materials Science and EngineeringDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering, Soft Materials Seminar, Dr. Rui Zhang (Schweizer group), UIUC, "TBA", Kaimin Cal (Cheng group), UIUC, "TBA" and Brett Krull (Sottos group), UIUC, "TBA
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, December 10, 2014

      1. 10:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Ryan Bailey AdvisorMs. Melinda McClellan
        Ms. Melinda McClellan, UIUC "Particle-Enhanced Biomolecule Detection Using Silicon Photonic Microring Resonators"
        171 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 2:30 pm   Final Defense, Advisor: Prof. Martin BurkeMr. Stephen Davis
        Mr. Stephen Davis, UIUC, Final Defense, "Less Toxic Yet Still Resistance-Evasive Amphotericins and "
        223 Greg Hall
  4. Week of December 14, 2014

    1. Tuesday, December 16, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmCHBE 565, Professor Petia Vlahovska, Brown University, "Voltage Driven Morphology Changes in Biomimetic Bilayer Membranes"
    2. Thursday, December 18, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmCHBE 565, Professor Lars Grabow, University of Houston, "Using Water as a Co-catalyst in Heterogeneous Catalysis to Improve Activity and Selectivity"
  5. Week of January 11, 2015

    1. Monday, January 12, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmProfessor Chan
        Meet Professor Jefferson Chan
        433 RAL
  6. Week of January 18, 2015

    1. Friday, January 23, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry SeminarProfessor Amanda Hummon, University of Notre Dame,"TBA"
        116 RAL
  7. Week of January 25, 2015

    1. Monday, January 26, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Matthew Francis
        Professor Matthew Francis, University of California, Berkeley, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. 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, "Title TBA"
        116 RAL
    3. Friday, January 30, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry SeminarProfessor Rena Robinson, University of Pittsburgh, "TBA"
        116 RAL
  8. Week of February 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, February 4, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Peter Rossky, Rice University, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
  9. Week of February 8, 2015

    1. Wednesday, February 11, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Mischa Bonn, Max Planck Institute, Mainz, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
    2. Thursday, February 12, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Guangbin Dong
        Prof. Guangbin Dong, Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Friday, February 13, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry SeminarProfessor Mark Johnson
        Professor Mark Johnson- Yale University "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  10. 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, title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Wednesday, February 18, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Elif Ertikin, UIUC, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
    3. Friday, February 20, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry seminarProfessor Amy Herr, University of California at Berkeley, "TBA"
        116 RAL
  11. 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 pmProfessor Ryan Shenvi
        Prof. Ryan Shenvi, The Scripps Research Institute, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Thursday, February 26, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmChampak Chatterjee
        Prof. Champak Chatterjee, University of Washington, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Champak Chatterjee
        Professor Champak Chatterjee, University of Washington, "Title TBD"
        116 RAL
    3. Friday, February 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmProf. Daniel G. Nocera
        Prof. Daniel G. Nocera, Harvard University, title TBA
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
  12. Week of March 1, 2015

    1. Monday, March 2, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Phil Bevilacqua
        Prof. Phil Bevilacqua, Penn State University, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  13. Week of March 8, 2015

    1. Thursday, March 12, 2015

      1. 5:00 pmProf. Helma Wennemers
        Novartis: Prof. Helma Wennemers, ETH, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  14. 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. Tuesday, March 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProf. Joshua Goldberger, Ohio State University, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Thursday, March 19, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor James Morken
        Eli Lilly Lecture, Professor James Morken, Boston College, "Title TBA"
        116 RAL
  15. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDavid A. Tirrell
        Prof. David A. Tirrell, Caltech, title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  16. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Thursday, April 2, 2015

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

    1. Wednesday, April 8, 2015

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

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Jennifer Shomaker
        Professor Jennifer Shomaker, University of WI, Madison, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. 10:00 amChemical and Biomolecular Engineering Undergraduate Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony
  18. 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. 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
    3. Friday, April 17, 2015

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

    1. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1. 7:00 pmProf. Arieh Warshel, University of So. Cal., "TBA"
        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. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProf. Gordana Dukovic, University of Colorado, Boulder, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Abigail Doyle
        Professor Abigail Doyle, Princeton University, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    4. Friday, April 24, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry SeminarProfessor Teresa Fan
        Professor Teresa Fan- University of Louisville "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  20. 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. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, University of Chicago, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
  21. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Sunney Xie, Harvard University, "TBA"
        116 RAL
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Paula Hammond, MIT, "TBA"
        TBA

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