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  1. Week of August 25, 2016

    1. Thursday, August 25, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmBaked goods for a great cause
        south of the Illini Union on the Quad
      2. 10:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Dana Dlott, AdvisorMr. Yuxiao Sun, UIUC, "Three Dimensional Vibrational Spectroscopy and Shock Initiation of HMX"
        33 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 11:00 amDr. Hee Jung Chung
        Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Hee Jung Chung, UIUC, "Potassium Channels as Key Players for Homeostatic Plasticity and Epilepsy"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL
      4. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Roseanne Ford, University of Virginia, "Transport Phenomena of Chemotactic Bacteria: Diffusion and Dispersion in Porous Media"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Friday, August 26, 2016

      1. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmBaked goods for a great cause
        south of the Illini Union on the Quad
      2. 10:00 am - 11:00 amWelcome Back Donuts & Coffee Hour
        3115 Lincoln Hall
      3.  No Biochemistry Seminar today in lieu of 12th Annual Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program Symposium. Keynote address by Professor Linda M. Hendershot, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
      4. 1:00 pmKeynote: Linda M. Hendershot, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, title “Members of the Hsp70 family recognize distinct types of sequences to execute ER quality control”
        12th Annual Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program Symposium
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmChinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
  2. Week of August 28, 2016

    1. Monday, August 29, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmBKE Reading Group
        300 C Gregory Hall
      2. 12:00 pmProfessor Bengt Mannervik
        Biochemistry Seminar: Professor Bengt Mannervik (Stockholm University), TBA
        TBA
      3. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour
        Room 3014, Foreign Languages Building
      4. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFall 2016 SLCL Faculty-Staff Reception
        Lucy Ellis Lounge and the Atrium of the Foreign Languages Building
      5. 4:00 pm   Reception Immediately Following in 'A' Atrium CLSLMs. Emily Ulrich and Mr. Zhao Wu
        Fuson Student Talks: Ms. Emily Ulrich, UIUC, "Structural Basis for the Mechanistic Divergence of 2-Hydroxyethylphosphonate Oxygenases"; Mr. Zhao Wu, UIUC, "Rhodium-Catalyzed Dehydrogenative Amidation of Allylic Alcohols and Amines for the Synthesis of Beta-Chiral Amides"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, August 30, 2016

      1. 3:45 pmRuobing Dong, Ph.D Hubble Fellow Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Astronomy Department, UC Berkeley
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Observational Planet Formation — A Brand New Field in Astronomy"
        134 Astronomy
      2. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm   6:00 pmProfessor John Randolph
        SOURCELAB Social
        1024 Lincoln Hall
    3. Wednesday, August 31, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmBehrooz Ghamari and Antoinette Burton
        A Book in Common: REMEMBERING AKBAR by Behrooz Ghamari
        210 General Lounge, Illini Union
  3. Week of September 1, 2016

    1. Thursday, September 1, 2016

      1. All DayAPSA Annual Meeting
        Philadelphia, PA
      2. 11:00 amMolecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: MIP faculty, Dr. Eric Bolton, "Androgen Receptor Signaling in Prostate Health and Disease"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmArabic Cooking Class
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building (1st floor), 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      4. 4:00 pmDr. Blake Wiedenheft, Montana State University
        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Blake Wiedenheft, Montana State University -- "A CRISPR Immune Response to Viruses that Infect Bacteria"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
      5. 4:00 pmMark Steinberg (Professor of History, University of Illinois)
        New Directions Lecture - Mark Steinberg, "Leaping into the Open Air of History: The Russian Revolution and the Utopian Imagination"
        407 Illini Union (1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801)
      6. 4:00 pmProfessor Jeremiah Johnson
        Professor Jeremiah Johnson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Synthetic Strategies for Molecular Precision in Polymeric Materials"
        116 RAL
    2. Friday, September 2, 2016

      1. All DayAPSA Annual Meeting
        Philadelphia, PA
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmChinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      3. 4:00 pmProf. Rohit Bhargava
        Professor Rohit Bhargava, UIUC, "Infrared chemical imaging – developing the technology from theory to therapy"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Saturday, September 3, 2016

      1. All DayAPSA Annual Meeting
        Philadelphia, PA
  4. Week of September 4, 2016

    1. Sunday, September 4, 2016

      1. All DayAPSA Annual Meeting
        Philadelphia, PA
    2. Tuesday, September 6, 2016

      1. 3:45 pmNeal Dalal, Assistant Professor of Astronomy, U of I
        Astronomy Colloquium - Neal Dalal
        Astronomy 134
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Kennth Suslick, UIUC, "Seminar on Seminars"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, September 7, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmBKE Reading Group
        318 Greg Hall
      2. 2:00 pm - 4:30 pmPolitical Science Fair
        David Kinley Hall, 4th Floor
      3. 3:00 pmFaculty Meeting
        307 Gregory Hall
    4. Thursday, September 8, 2016

      1.  7th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America Conferenc (GALANA-7)
        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St, Urbana
      2. 11:00 amMolecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: MIP faculty, Dr. Daniel Llano, "Bottom-up meets top-down: Modulation in the mouse auditory system"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Aditya Khair, Carnegie Mellon University, "Strongly Nonlinlear Oscillatory Shear Rheology of Complex Fluids"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pmDr. Lance Seefeldt, Utah State University
        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Lance Seefeldt, Utah State University -- "Insights into the Nitrogenase Mechanism"
    5. Friday, September 9, 2016

      1.  7th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America Conferenc (GALANA-7)
        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St, Urbana
      2. 1:00 pmRussian Studies Panel - "Building a Russian University"
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmChinese Table
        2050 Foreign Languages Building
      4. 3:00 pm   Advisor: Professor Scott E. DenmarkMr. Hyung Min Chi
        Mr. Hyung Min Chi, Final Defense, UIUC, "Lewis Base Catalyzed Enantioselective Sulfenoamination of Alkenes"
        117 Roger Adams Laboratory
    6. Saturday, September 10, 2016

      1.  7th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America Conferenc (GALANA-7)
        Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St, Urbana
  5. Week of September 11, 2016

    1. Monday, September 12, 2016

      1. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmReligious Studies Coffee Hour
        Room 3014, Foreign Languages Building
    2. Tuesday, September 13, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Bruce Gates, University of California, Davis
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 3:45 pmAstronomy Colloquium -
        Astronomy 134
    3. Wednesday, September 14, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmGraduate School Informational Brown Bag
        3057 Lincoln Hall
      3. 2:00 pmMr. Peter Walters, Geerdes Lecture, "Quantum-classical path integral simulations of charge transfers in solution"
        B102 CLSL
      4. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmGloba Utopias (CHI) Reading Group
        307 Gregory Hall
      5. 7:30 pmCreative Writers Showcase: Remembering Akbar by Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
    4. Thursday, September 15, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 11:00 amMurray Sherman, Ph.D.
        Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Murray Sherman, University of Chicago, "A View of Cortex from the Thalamus"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL
      3. 4:00 pmDr. David Rudner, Harvard Medical School
        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. David Rudner, Harvard Medical School -- "How SMC condensin complexes compact and resolve replicated chromosomes (What Bacillus subtilis tells us)
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
    5. Friday, September 16, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Lin-Feng Chen
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Lin-Feng Chen (University of Illinois), Regulation of NF-kappaB signaling in cancer and immunity: from bench to "BET"side
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      3. 2:00 pmProfessor Craig Williams (UIUC) "Orpheus Crosses the Atlantic: Native Americans Writing Latin in Colonial New England"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmArabic Game Night (Headbanz Game)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building (1st floor), 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
    6. Saturday, September 17, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
  6. Week of September 18, 2016

    1. Sunday, September 18, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
    2. Monday, September 19, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pm   Reception to FollowFrances Arnold, Dick and Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Biochemistry; Director, Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center, CalTech
        Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science: Dr. Frances Arnold, CalTech, "New Enzymes by Evolution: Expanding the Scope of Biocatalysis"
        Beckman Auditorium
      3. 12:00 pmFrances Arnold, Dick and Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry, California Institute of Technology
        Frances H. Arnold, Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science
        Beckman Institute, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL
      4. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSLProf. Neil Garg
        R.C. Fuson Lecture: Professor Neil Garg, University of California, Los Angeles, "Recent Forays in Methods Development and Complex Molecule Synthesis - Part I"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Tuesday, September 20, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmJasmina Savic (Ph.D. Candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Illinois)
        Noontime Scholars Lecture
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
      3. 3:45 pmAstronomy Colloquium -
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Neil Garg
        R.C. Fuson Lecture: Professor Neil Garg, University of California, Los Angeles, "Recent Forays in Methods Development and Complex Molecule Synthesis - Part II"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    4. Wednesday, September 21, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmRobert Duronio
        Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Robert Duronio, University of North Carolina, Department of Biology, "Epigenetic control of the cell cycle during animal development"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      3. 2:00 pmProf. Robert Tycko, National Institutes of Health, "Molecular Structures of Amyloid Fibrils (and Related Topics)"
        B102 CLSL
      4. 3:00 pmExternal Review Committee Meeting
        318 Greg Hall
    5. Thursday, September 22, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 11:00 amLuis G. Cuello, Ph.D.
        Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Luis Cuello, TTUHSC, "A structural driven kinetic cycle for the pore domain of K+ channels"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm"Logos" - Ongoing Conversation Table in Modern Greek
        Espresso Royale, 1117 W. Oregon St., Urbana
      4. 4:00 pmBio-Humanities Interchange with Felicity Callard
        IPRH Lecture Hall, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
      5. 4:00 pmDepartment deadline for fall conference travel support (graduate students)
      6. 4:00 pmDr. Jason Rosch, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Jason Rosch, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital -- "Leveraging Bacterial Genetics to Understand Infectious Disease"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
      7. 4:00 pmDouglas Blum (Professor of Political Science, Providence College)
        New Directions Lecture - Douglas Blum, "Explaining Cultural Globalization: A Synthesis of Bourdieusian and Critical Realist Approaches“
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth St., Champaign)
      8. 5:00 pmHistory Careers Night
        319 Gregory Hall
    6. Friday, September 23, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Marnix Medema
        Biochemistry/Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Marnix Medema (Wageningen University, The Netherlands), Computational genomic strategies for natural product discovery and engineering
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      3. 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmCharles D. Wright
        Exhibit Opening Celebration: Medieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
    7. Saturday, September 24, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
  7. Week of September 25, 2016

    1. Sunday, September 25, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
    2. Monday, September 26, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 3:30 pm   5:30 pmSourceLab presents Editing Historical Documents: A Conversation with Ted Crackel and Mary Jo Kline
        Greg Hall 311
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMs. Rebecca Leising
        Ms. Rebecca Leising, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      4. 4:30 pm - 5:30 pmSuja Thomas (College of Law, UIUC)
        Discussion of THE MISSING AMERICAN JURY by Suja A. Thomas
        College of Law, Room D
    3. Tuesday, September 27, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 3:45 pmAstronomy Colloquium -
        Astronomy 134
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMs. Chloe Wendell
        Ms. Chloe Wendell, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    4. Wednesday, September 28, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 12:00 pmPhilipp Niethammer
        Cell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Philipp Niethammer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, "TBA"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      3. 12:00 pmCritical Digital Humanities@Illinois: Digital Writing and Rhetoric (Scholarly Commons Brown Bag Workshop)
        IPRH Seminar Room, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
      4. 2:00 pmProf. Prashant Jain, UIUC, "Chemical Secrets Told, One Nanocrystal At A Time"
        B102 CLSL
      5. 3:00 pmGraduate Student Town Hall
        307 Greg Hall
    5. Thursday, September 29, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2. 11:00 amMolecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: MIP students, Sisi He and Rosa Zhu
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL
      3. 12:00 pmHumanities Without Walls “Alt Ac” Brown Bag
        IPRH Seminar Room, Levis Faculty Center, Fourth Floor (919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL)
      4. 4:00 pmAbigail Halmes, Lit Seminar, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      5. 4:00 pmKim Ta, Lit Seminar, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      6. 4:00 pmDr. Andrew Pekosz, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
        Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Andrew Pekosz, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health -- "Influenza A virus assembly and infection in primary respiratory epithelial cell cultures"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
    6. Friday, September 30, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmMedieval Irish Masterpieces in Modern Reproduction
        Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory, Urbana
      2.  Deadline: 2017 Humanities Without Walls pre-doctoral summer workshop student applications
      3.  Deadline: 2017 pre-doctoral summer workshop student applications
      4.  Heartland Graduate Workshop "Exhibition and Display in the Ancient World"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
      5. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProspective Student Pizza Party and Information Session in Sociology
        3057 Lincoln Hall
      6. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar, Advisor, Prof. Jonathan SweedlerMr. Joseph Ellis, UIUC- Title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      7. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar, Advisor, Prof. Jonathan SweedlerMs. Marina Philip, UIUC- Title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      8. 5:00 pmDeadline: David F. Prindable Undergrad Internship applications

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