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  1. Week of September 4, 2015

    1. Friday, September 4, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Paul Hergenrother

        Ms. Elizabeth Parkinson


        Ms. Elizabeth Parkinson, Final Defense, UIUC, "Deoxynyboquinones as NQO1-targeted anticancer compounds and deoxynybomycins as potent and selective antibiotics"

        165 Noyes Lab

      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Michael Thackeray, Argonne National Laboratory, "Energy Storage: Challenges and Opportunities in an Evolving Lithium Economy"

        116 RAL

  2. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 8, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmInorganic Student Select Seminar, Professor Oleg Ozerov, Texas A & M University, "New Borylation Chemistry with Pincer Complexes"

        217 Noyes

    2. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565: an International Paper Company Lecture Series, Prof. Fanxing Li, North Carolina State University, "Tailored Transition Metal Oxides for Sustainable Carbonaceous Fuel Conversion"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

      2. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Professor Paula Hammond, MIT, "Nanostructured Polymer Assemblies for Targeted Bioresponsive Cancer Delivery"

        190 ESB

    3. Friday, September 11, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Literature Seminar, Advisor- Ryan Bailey

        Mr. Steven R. Doonan, UIUC, "Methods and Analytical Challenges in Profiling Bacterial Biofilms on Implanted Medical Devices"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  3. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Wednesday, September 16, 2015

      1. 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmHow to Succeed in Graduate School Panel Discussion
    2. Thursday, September 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        G.F. Smith Lecture-Analytical Chemistry

        Reception starting at 3:15 outside of 116 RAL

        Professor Christian Amatore


        Professor Christian Amatore, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris "Palladium Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions: A Few Mechanistic Truths beyond a Nobel Prize"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Friday, September 18, 2015

      1. 9:00 amEngineering at Illinois Impact Day 2015

        Beckman Institute

        405 N. Mathews Ave.

        Urbana, Illinois

      2. 4:00 pm  

        G.F. Smith Lecture-Analytical Chemistry

        Prof. Christian Amatore


        Professor Christian Amatore- Ecole Normale Superieure- Paris- "Seeing, Measuring and Understanding Vesicular Exocytosis of Neurotransmitters"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  4. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 22, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565: an International Paper Company Lecture Series-TOWN HALL MEETING for CHBE Graduate Students

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

      2. 3:00 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Wilfred van der Donk

        Ms. Chantal Garcia De Gonzalo


        Ms. Chantal Garcia De Gonzalo, Final Defense, UIUC "Studies on the Mechanism of Action of the Antimicrobial S-Linked Glycopeptide Sublancin"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Thursday, September 24, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565: an International Paper Company Lecture Series, Prof. Martha Grover, Georgia Institute of Technology, "Design and Control of Self-Assembly"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

      2. 4:00 pm

        Michael D. Burkart


        Professor Michael D. Burkart, University of California, San Diego, title "Protein interactions in modular synthases"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  5. Week of September 27, 2015

    1. Monday, September 28, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSL

        Professor Dennis Dougherty


        Kenneth L. Rinehart Lecture in Chemical Biology: Professor Dennis Dougherty, Caltech, "Chemistry on the Brain: Understanding the Nicotine Receptor"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

    2. Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Jonathan Sweedler

        Ms. Sarah Dowd, Final Defense UIUC "Mass Spectrometry-based Identification and Quantitation of Endogenous Peptides in Complex Biological Matrices"

        401 Roger Adams Laboratory

      2. 4:00 pm  

        Chem 535 Lit Seminar

        Alfredo Garcia


        Mr. Alfredo Garcia, UIUC, "Title TBA

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Wednesday, September 30, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Ryan Steele, University of Utah, "Ab Initio Molecular Motion and Ionized Water"

        B102 CLSL

  6. Week of October 1, 2015

    1. Thursday, October 1, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565: an International Paper Company Lecture Series, Prof. David Boger, University of Melbourne, Australia, "From Boger Fluids to Environmental Rheology"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

      2. 4:00 pm  

        Chemi 535 Lit Seminar

        Ms. Anasheh Sookezian


        Ms. Anasheh Sookezian, UIUC, "Title TBA

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Friday, October 2, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm

        Mr. Marshall Brennan


        Mr. Marshall Brennan, Final Defense, UIUC, "Mechanisms of Multielectron Redox Catalysis with Low-valent Cobalt: Defining the Roles of Coordination Number, Stereoelectronics and Field Effects in Selectivity for Two-electron Chemistry"

        170 Noyes Lab, Chemistry Library Conference Room

  7. Week of October 4, 2015

    1. Monday, October 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Dr. John R. Barr

        Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

        National Center for Environmental Health

        Division of Laboratory Sciences

         


        Dr. John R. Barr, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, title "TBA"

        116 RAL

    2. Tuesday, October 6, 2015

      1. 4:30 pm  

        reception immediately following

        Richard C. Alkire Investiture, honoring Professor Hong Yang

        Alice Campbell Alumni Center

    3. Thursday, October 8, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Ms. Chang He


        Ms. Chang He, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

  8. Week of October 11, 2015

    1. Monday, October 12, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Amgen Representative


        Amgen Lecture: Sheng Cui, Amgen, "Innovation in API Process Design and Development"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

      2. 5:00 pm

        Professor David Milstein


        Amgen Lecture: Professor David Milstein, Weizmann Institute of Science, "Design and Applications of Metal-Catalyzed Reactions for Sustainable Chemistry"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

    2. Thursday, October 15, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Jennifer Prescher


        Professor Jennifer Prescher, University of California, Irvine, "Expanding the Imaging Toolbox"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

      2. 4:00 pm

        Professor Jennifer Prescher


        Professor Jennifer Prescher, University of California, Irvine, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

    3. Friday, October 16, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Scott Phillips, The Pennsylvania University Title "TBA"

        116 RAL

  9. Week of October 18, 2015

    1. Monday, October 19, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Dr. Kristine Frank


        Abbvie Lecture: Dr. Kristine Frank, Abbvie, "Tricyclic Kinase Inhibitors"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

      2. 5:00 pm

        Professor Jay Siegel


        Abbvie Lecture: Prof. Jay Siegel, Tianjin University, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

    2. Tuesday, October 20, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Mr. Bryan Reynolds


        Mr. Bryan Reynolds, UIUC, "Title TBA

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Wednesday, October 21, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Joel Bowman, Emory University, "Many body approaches to non-covalent potential energy and dipole moment surfaces and applications to water and clathrate hydrates of H_2 and CH_4"

        B102 CLSL

    4. Thursday, October 22, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Ms. Olivia Yang


        Ms. Olivia Yang, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565: an International Paper Company Lecture Series, Prof. Wenjun Zhang, University of California, Berkeley, "Biosynthesis of Functionalized Natural Products and Applications"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Rafal Klajn, Materials Chemistry Seminar, Weizmann Institute of Science, "TBA"

        217 Noyes

    5. Saturday, October 24, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmChBE Homecoming Tailgate

        Grange Grove, the tailgating section west of Memorial Stadium. A map of the exact location will be provided two weeks prior to game.

  10. Week of October 25, 2015

    1. Monday, October 26, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Jared C. Lewis,ChemBio/Inorganic Seminar, University of Chicago, "TBA"

        116 RAL

      2. 4:00 pm

        Professor Jared Lewis


        Professor Jared Lewis, University of Chicago, "Engineering Proteins for Selective Catalysis"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Wednesday, October 28, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Wilfred van der Donk

        Mr. Manuel Ortega


        Mr. Manuel Ortega, Final Defense, UIUC, 'Title TBA"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Thursday, October 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

         

        Mr. Hao Li


        Mr. Hao Li, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

      2. 4:00 pm  

        Chem 535 Lit Seminar

        Ms. Rebecca Leising


        Ms. Rebecca Leising, UIUC, "Title TBA

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    4. Friday, October 30, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Michael Mirkin, Queens College, Title "TBA"

        116 RAL


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