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  1. Week of April 24, 2014

    1. Thursday, April 24, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Novartis Seminars in Organic ChemistryDr. Andrew Patterson
        Dr. Andrew Patterson, Novartis- “Addressing C-H Functionalization Challenges in Drug Discovery”
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 5:00 pm   Novartis Seminars in Organic ChemistryProfessor Jeffrey Bode
        Professor Jeffrey Bode, Novartis Lecture, ETH Zurich, "Chemical Hacking with Amide-Forming Ligations"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
  2. Week of April 27, 2014

    1. Tuesday, April 29, 2014

      1. 10:00 am   Nanohour SeminarSpecial Nanonhour, Professor T. Staffan Lundstrom, "Micro-mechanical modeling of flow through randomly packed beds of spheres: Dispersion, deformation and drying"
        Beckman Institute Room 3269
      2. 4:00 pm   Chemical BiologyProfessor David Spiegel
        Professor David Spiegel, Yale University, "Using Small Molecules to Engineer and Explore Human Immunity"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
  3. Week of May 1, 2014

    1. Thursday, May 1, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProf. David Wei, University of Florida, "Plasmon-Mediated Surface Chemistry for Solar Photocatalysis"
        112 Chem Annex
    2. Friday, May 2, 2014

      1. 10:00 am   Nanohour SeminarSpecial Nanonhour, Professor Sybrand van der Zwaag, TU Delft, Netherlands, "Designing intrinsic and extrinsic self healing in polymers, metals ceramics and concrete systems"
        Beckman Institute Room 3269
      2. 4:00 pm   Physical ChemistryProf. Eric Heller, Harvard University, "What can frequency domain spectroscopy do for understanding of molecular dynamics?"
        B102 CLSL
  4. Week of May 4, 2014

    1. Monday, May 5, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Organic ChemistryBrett Helms
        Dr. Brett Helms, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, "Forging Mesoscale Materials from Polymers and Nanocrystals"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Tuesday, May 6, 2014

      1. 10:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, AdvisorMr. Andrew Sirjoosingh, UIUC, "TBA"
        433 RAL
      2. 11:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Greg Girolami, AdvisorMs. Noel Chang, UIUC, "TBA"
        B012 CLSL
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Craig Townsend
        Prof. Craig Townsend, Johns Hopkins University, "Biosynthesis of β-Lactam Antibiotics and the Force of Convergent Evolution"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      4. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProfessor William Tolman, University of Minnesota, "Copper-Oxygen Intermediates Relevant to Metalloenzymes and Other Oxidation Catalysts"
        112 Chem Annex
    3. Wednesday, May 7, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Chemistry Student Select SeminarProf. Paul Chirik, Princeton University, "Base Metal Catalysis for Organic Synthesis: Asymmetric Catalysis and C-H Activation"
        112 Chem
    4. Thursday, May 8, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Materials Dissertation AwardMaterials Dissertation Award, Mr. Sizhu You, UIUC, "Ultrasonic Hot Spots in Solids"
        112 Chem Annex
      2. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Julio Serrano
        Mr. Julio Serrano, UIUC, "Heterogeneous, Asymmetric Catalysis With Metal-Organic Frameworks"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  5. Week of May 11, 2014

    1. Monday, May 12, 2014

      1. 1:30 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, AdvisorMr. Brian Solis, UIUC, "TBA"
        Chemistry Library Conference Room
    2. Friday, May 16, 2014

      1. 10:00 am   Final Defense: Professor Wilfred van der Donk, AdvisorMs. Ayse Okesli
        Ms. Ayse Okesli, UIUC, Final Defense, "Title TBA"
        B124 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
      2. 1:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry Final Defense; Advisor - Prof. Andrew GewirthMr. Hadi Tavassol, UIUC, "Interfacial Processes in Li-Ion Batteries"
        TBA
  6. Week of May 18, 2014

    1. Thursday, May 22, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Javier Vela, Iowa State University, "Molecular control of nanoscale composition, morphology and function: From compositionally graded nanorods to surface doped quantum dots"
        112 Chem Annex
  7. Week of June 1, 2014

    1. Friday, June 6, 2014

      1. 9:00 am   Analytical Chemistry Final Defense: Advisor - Prof. Jonathan SweedlerMr. Eric Lanni, UIUC, "TBA"
        171 RAL
  8. Week of June 22, 2014

    1. Friday, June 27, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry seminarProfessor Amy Herr, University of California at Berkeley, "TBA"
        116 RAL
  9. Week of September 1, 2014

    1. 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
  10. Week of September 21, 2014

    1. Thursday, September 25, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Kazuaki Ishihara
        AbbVie Lecture: Professor Kazuaki Ishihara, Nagoya University, "Title TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
  11. Week of September 28, 2014

    1. Monday, September 29, 2014

      1. 8:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "TBA"
        TBA
    2. Tuesday, September 30, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "TBA"
        112 Chem Annex
  12. Week of October 5, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 7, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Richard Silverman
        Kenneth L. Rinehart Lecture in Chemical Biology: Professor Richard Silverman, Northwestern University, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Friday, October 10, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Richard M. Caprioli
        Prof. Richard M. Caprioli, Vanderbilt University, title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  13. Week of October 19, 2014

    1. Monday, October 20, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Organic ChemistryProfessor Cathleen Crudden
        Organic reactions Lecture: Professor Cathleen Crudden, Queen's University, "Title TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
  14. Week of October 26, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 28, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565, Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California, Berkeley
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. David V. Schaffer
        Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California at Berkeley, "title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  15. Week of November 2, 2014

    1. Friday, November 7, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry, G.F. Smith Memorial LectureGF Smith Lecture, Prof. R. Graham Cooks, Purdue University, "TBA"
        116 RAL
  16. Week of November 9, 2014

    1. Tuesday, November 11, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCBI/CHBE 565, Professor Jason Burdick, Universityof Pennsylvania
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. Jason A. Burdick
        Prof. Jason A. Burdick, University of Pennsylvania, "title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Friday, November 14, 2014

      1.  Samuel W. Parr Lecture in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor Mark Davis, Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering, Caltech
        TBD
  17. Week of November 16, 2014

    1. Monday, November 17, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSLProfessor Carolyn Bertozzi
        Marvel Lectrure, Professor Carolyn Bertozzi, University of California, Berkeley, "Title TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Tuesday, November 18, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Carolyn Bertozzi
        Marvel Lecture, Professor Carolyn Bertozzi, The University of California, Berkeley, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

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