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  1. Week of February 20, 2017

    1. Monday, February 20, 2017

      1. 11:00 amJintao Liu, Division of Biological Physics, University of California, San Diego
        Special Biological Physics (CPLC) Seminar: "Emergent dynamics in bacterial communities"
        276 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmProf. Albert Bowers
        Prof. Albert Bowers, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "Chemoenzymatic Platforms for the Discovery of New Peptide Therapeutics"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, February 21, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. David Warsinger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard
        Can we save lives with thermodynamics? Thermofluids and nanoengineering For the Water-Energy-Food Nexus
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory (Deere Pavilion)
      2. 3:00 pmProfessor Malcolm C. Smith, University of Cambridge
        Control systems and networks: from thought experiment to Formula One
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      3. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar
        Beckman Institute, 4th floor tower room, 4269
      4. 4:00 pmPauline Muleki-Seya and Tony Podkowa
        BRL Seminar
        Beckman Institute. Room 4269
    3. Wednesday, February 22, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Arthur Prindle, Simons Foundation Fellow of the Helen Hay Whitney Foundation, University of California-San Diego
        BIOE: “Synthetic Biology: Building cellular communities”
        2240 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProfessor Yayue Pan, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
        Research in Additive Manufacturing (AM) Processes
        143 Mechanical Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPEEC Seminar -- Dr. Peter Groffman, University of Georgia "Terrestrial denitrification: A tale of misery, woe and the frontiers of Environmental Science"
        B102 CLSL Auditorium—Charles G. Miller Auditorium
      4. 4:00 pmSmitha Vishveshwara, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Tipping the quantum world critically out of equilibrium"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, February 23, 2017

      1. 11:30 amGun Kim
        Postdoc Seminar
        Beckman Institute, room 5602
      2. 12:00 pmGillian Hamilton and Tomasz Wrobel
        Director's Seminar
        Beckman Institute. Room 1005
    5. Friday, February 24, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Chad Rienstra
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Chad Rienstra (University of Illinois), “A New NMR Toolkit for High-Resolution Structure & Dynamics of Functional Lipids”
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 2:00 pmDr. Roy Dar
        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Genetic coupling of viral-host gene expression presents migratory challenges in HIV therapies"
        Loomis 144
      3. 3:00 pmBIOP Final Defense of Wen Ma: "Computational investigations into structure-function relationships of biomolecular motors at atomic resolution "
        2269 Beckman
  2. Week of February 26, 2017

    1. Monday, February 27, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmElizabeth A. Proctor, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
        BIOE: "From Atoms to Systems: A Multi-Scale Approach to Modeling and Correcting Disease Pathology”
        2240 Digital Computer Laboratory, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL
    2. Tuesday, February 28, 2017

      1. 11:30 amHarrison M. Kim
        OICSS Spring Seminar Series - Harrison M. Kim
        4269 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Kira Barton, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
        Advancements in Modeling, Sensing and Control for High-Resolution Additive Manufacturing
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory (Deere Pavilion)
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Sang-Gook Kim, Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
        Could we make MEMS energy harvesting a reality?
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      4. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar
        Beckman Institute, 4th floor tower room, 4269
  3. Week of March 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, March 1, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmBeckman Institute Graduate Student Seminar
        Beckman Institute Room 1005
      2. 4:00 pmMarshall Scott Poole & Lav Varshney
        OICSS Spring Seminar Series - Marshall Scott Poole & Lav Varshney
        4269 Beckman Institute
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPEEC Seminar -- Jessica Conroy, Geology, UIUC, “Galápagos seabird activity and ocean productivity”
        B102 CLSL Auditorium—Charles G. Miller Auditorium
      4. 4:00 pmBryce Gadway, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Exploring topological phases with ultracold atoms"
        141 Loomis
    2. Thursday, March 2, 2017

      1. 11:30 amJiawei Han
        OICSS Spring Seminar Series - Jiawei Han
        4269 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Harley Johnson
        CSE Seminar - Harley Johnson / Modeling Moiré Patterns in 2D Materials
        NCSA Room 1030
      3. 12:00 pmMr. Anthony Sotelo
        Mr. Anthony Sotelo, UIUC, "Stimulated Raman Imaging for Drug Development and Disease Progression"
        163 Noyes Lab
    3. Friday, March 3, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Kimberly Mowry
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Kimberly Mowry (Brown University), RNA transport in the cytoplasm: How to get there from here
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
  4. Week of March 5, 2017

    1. Monday, March 6, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmProf. John A. Porco Jr., Boston University, title "Recent Studies Towards the Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products"
        TBD
    2. Tuesday, March 7, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmProfessor Laura Marcu
        iOptics seminar
        Beckman Institute. Room 3269
      2. 12:30 pmDr. Joyce Bischoff, professor, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
        BIOE: "Building perfused vascular networks in vivo using vasculogenic cells - application to ischemic diseases"
        Location TBD
      3. 1:00 pmBIOP Final Defense of Kevin Whitley: "Single-molecule studies of mechanical and helicase-catalyzed disruption of nucleic acid duplexes""
        276 Loomis
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Ali Beskok, Department Head, Mechanical Engineering Department, Southern Methodist University
        Microfluidic Applications of AC Electrokinetic Phenomena
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      5. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar
        Beckman Institute, 4th floor tower room, 4269
    3. Wednesday, March 8, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Debajit Saha, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
        BIOE: "Connecting Ensemble Neural Computations to Behavioral Outcomes"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPEEC Seminar -- Dr. Dave Moeller, University of Minnesota "Speciation and flora evolution"
        B102 CLSL Auditorium—Charles G. Miller Auditorium
      3. 4:00 pmDan McKinsey, University of California, Berkeley
        Physics Colloquium: Axel Lecture - "Who Has Seen the WIMP? Neither You Nor I"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, March 9, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Zengyi Shao, Iowa State University, "Exploring Conventional and Nonconventional Yeasts to Produce Polymer, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics Precursors"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, March 10, 2017

      1. All DayBeckman Institute Open House
        Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
      2. 2:00 pmDr. Sergey Kryazhimskiy, University of California San Diego
        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Epistasis and genetic variation in adaptability in yeast"
        280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
    6. Saturday, March 11, 2017

      1. All DayBeckman Institute Open House
        Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
  5. Week of March 12, 2017

    1. Monday, March 13, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. James Choi, Noninvasive Surgery and Biopsy Laboratory, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London
        BIOE: "Noninvasive Microsurgery Using Ultrasound and Acoustic Particles"
        1265 Digital Computer Laboratory, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL
    2. Tuesday, March 14, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Gerald Fuller, Stanford University, "The Fluid Dynamics of Ultra-low Surface Tension Liquids"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Sindy KY Tang, Stanford University
        Order and Chaos*: Collective Behavior of Crowded Drops in Microfluidic Systems
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      3. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar
        Beckman Institute, 4th floor tower room, 4269
    3. Wednesday, March 15, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Yu (Brandon) Xia, Tier-1 Canada Research Chair in Computational and Systems Biology, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Bioengineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
        BIOE: "Biological networks at atomic resolution"
        1265 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL
      2. 4:00 pmNo Colloquium - APS March Meeting
        141 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPEEC Seminar -- Dr. Pontus Skoglund, Harvard University "Ancient genomes and the human past”
        B102 CLSL Auditorium—Charles G. Miller Auditorium
    4. Thursday, March 16, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Maciej Balajewicz
        CSE Seminar - Maciej Balajewicz / Exploiting low-rank properties of high-dimensional dynamical systems
        NCSA Room 1030
    5. Friday, March 17, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Sika Zheng
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Sika Zheng (UC Riverside) - "Alternative splicing programming of neuronal differentiation"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
  6. Week of March 19, 2017

    1. Tuesday, March 21, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar
        Beckman Institute, 4th floor tower room, 4269
    2. Wednesday, March 22, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmNo Colloquium - Spring Break
        141 Loomis
  7. Week of March 26, 2017

    1. Monday, March 27, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmDr. Takao Hensch, Harvard University
        Lyle Lanier Lecture
        Beckman Institute, Auditorium
    2. Tuesday, March 28, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar
        Beckman Institute, 4th floor tower room, 4269
    3. Wednesday, March 29, 2017

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPEEC Seminar -- Dr. Jim Leebens-Mack, University of Georgia "Plant Phylogenomics: Comparative Analyses of Plant Genes and Genomes"
        B102 CLSL Auditorium—Charles G. Miller Auditorium
      2. 4:00 pmVirginia Lorenz, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: Virginia Lorenz
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, March 30, 2017

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Oscar Lopez-Pamies
        CSE Seminar - Oscar Lopez-Pamies / A WENO finite-difference scheme for a new class of Hamilton-Jacobi equations in nonlinear solid mechanics
        NCSA Room 1030
      2. 12:00 pmRachael Rubin and Jason Patrick
        Director's Seminar
        Beckman Institute. Room 1005
      3. 12:00 pmMr. Meng Wu
        Mr. Meng Wu, UIUC, "TBD"
        163 Noyes Lab
      4. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Yu-Shan Lin, Tufts University, "Understanding and Designing Cyclic Peptides"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, March 31, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Lois Weisman
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Lois Weisman (University of Michigan), "From yeast to humans: Insights into phosphoinositide signaling"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 2:00 pmDr. Kirill Afonin, UNC, Charlotte
        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): “TBA” Dr. Afonin
        Loomis 144

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