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  1. Week of December 1, 2014

    1. Monday, December 1, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmProfessor Brian Cunningham, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois
        BIG Seminar: Chemical and Biological Detection for Diagnostic, Food Safety, and Drug Safety using the Internal Sensing Capabilities of Mobile Devices
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      2. 12:00 pmSmitha Vishveshwara, University of Illinois
        ICMT Seminar: Spotting Majorana Fermions amidst Hofstadter butterflies and disordered landscapes
        ESB 190
      3. 1:00 pmJacob Linacre, Fermilab
        Medium and High Energy Seminar: "Top quark properties in the dilepton channel at CMS"
        464 Loomis
      4. 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
      5. 4:00 pmMichael Shirts, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Anustup Poddar, UIUC, "Ptychography - A Technique for Label-Free Cell Imaging"
        161 Noyes Lab
      7. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMs. Silvia Bobeica
        Ms. Silvia Bobeica, UIUC, "Catalytic, Enantioselective Diboration of Alkenes"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      8. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Nicole Koeppen, UIUC, "Determining Exoplanet Atmospheric Compositions"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, December 2, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmHagai Shpigler, PhD
        CANCELLED----Transcriptomic and Endocrine Analyses on the Evolution of Social Behavior in Bees
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 3:00 pmProfessor Keith Schwab, California Institute of Technology
        Look, but don't touch: mechanically detecting and evading the quantum fluctuations of a microwave field
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      3. 3:45 pmDr. Blakesley Burkhart, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
        Astronomy Colloquium - "New Frontiers of Magnetized Turbulence in the Multiphase Interstellar Medium"
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute
      5. 4:00 pmMarco Carvalho, Florida Institute of Technology and Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
      6. 4:00 pmNeuroscience Seminar-TBD
        1005 Beckman Institute
      7. 4:30 pm   Reception immediately following the ceremonyInvestiture of Gregory S. Girolami as a William H. and Janet G. Lycan Professor, School of Chemical Sciences
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
    3. Wednesday, December 3, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Kyle Smith
        CSE Seminar "Leveraging Simulation of Electrochemistry and Microstructure for Better Batteries"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)
      2. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Lee Zou, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Dept. of Pathobiology, "Sensing and Signaling DNA Damage by the Checkpoint Pathways"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      3. 12:00 pmAngelos Anastopoulos, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"Kerr black holes with scalar hair"
        464 Loomis
      4. 12:00 pmiOptics Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      5. 3:00 pmHui Li, Graduate Student, DAS, University of Illinois
        Modeled sensitivity of the northwestern Pacific upper-ocean response to tropical cyclones in a fully-coupled climate model with varying ocean grid resolution
        Room 114 of the Transportation Building
      6. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      7. 4:00 pm   Dow Chemical CompanyDr. Paul O'Connor and Dr. David Meunier
        Dr. Paul O'Connor, Dow-Part I “Analytical Sciences Capability at Dow” and Dr. David Meunier, Dow-Part II "Characterization of Complex Polyolefins by Multidimensional Separations and Detection Techniques"
        B102 CLSL
      8. 4:00 pmChandra Varma, University of California Riverside
        Physics Colloquium: "Higgs Bosons in Condensed Matter Physics"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, December 4, 2014

      1. 11:00 amChandra Varma, University of California, Riverside
        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Local Quantum-Critical Fluctuations and High Temperature Cuperconductivity in the Cuprates and the Fe-based Compounds"
        190 ESB
      2. 11:00 amGloria See
        Preliminary Examination: Gloria See
        3005 MNTL
      3. 12:00 pmMonica Fabiani, UIUC, Psychology
        Beckman Institute Director's Seminar - "A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body: Cognitive and Brain Aging, Fitness, and Arterial Elasticity"
        1005 Beckman Institute
      4. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Bing O'Dowd
        Mr. Bing O'Dowd, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      5. 3:00 pmJaesung Byun, Mechanical Science & Engineering; Smruthi Murali, Aerospace Engineering
        MIG Seminar: 2 talks
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      6. 4:00 pmProfessor Aleksandra Radenovic, EPFL, Switzerland
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "MoS2 nanopores – Are 3 atoms better than one?"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      7. 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
    5. Friday, December 5, 2014

      1. 10:00 amFinal Examination: Navid Aghasadeghi
        B02 CSL
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Xin Liu, UCLA, Hubble fellow
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Massive binary black holes: current observations and future prospects"
        Astronomy 134
      3. 12:00 pmDr. R. David Britt
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. R. David Britt (University of California-Davis), "Biosynthesis of the Catalytic H-Cluster of [FeFe] Hydrogenase"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      4. 12:00 pmProfessor Arne Pearlstein, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Surrogate Immiscible Liquid Solution Pairs with Refractive Indexes Matchable Over a Wide Range of Density and Viscosity Ratios
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      5. 2:00 pm

        Arun Anantharam, Wayne State University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Molecular and functional heterogeneity in dense core granule exocytosis"
        144 Loomis
      6. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
      7. 3:00 pmPreliminary Examination: Saurav Mohapatra
        5070 ECE Building
      8. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor- Professor Richard PerryMr. Jedidiah Veach
        Mr. Jedidiah Veach, UIUC "Biosensing Methods for Detection of Pathogenic E. Coli"
        116 RAL
      9. 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
  2. Week of December 7, 2014

    1. Monday, December 8, 2014

      1. 11:00 amOnyeama Osuagwu
        Preliminary Examination: Onyeama Osuagwu
        2003 MNTL
      2. 12:00 pmAmy Reines, Hubble Fellow, University of Michigan
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Probing the Origin of Supermassive Black Holes with Dwarf Galaxies"
        Astronomy 134
      3. 12:00 pmGerardo Ortiz, Indiana University
        ICMT Seminar: "Many-body Characterization of Topological Superfluids"
        ESB 190
      4. 1:00 pm

        Matthias Grosse Perdekamp, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Medium and High Energy Seminar: TBA
        464 Loomis
      5. 1:00 pmHee-Seok Kim
        Preliminary Examination: Hee-Seok Kim
        216 CSL
      6. 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
      7. 2:00 pmHuan-Ting Meng
        Preliminary Examination: Huan-Ting Meng
        5086 ECE Building
      8. 3:00 pmTan Nguyen
        Preliminary Examination: Tan Nguyen
        5369 Beckman Institute
      9. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. John Rubinstein
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - "Electron cryomicropscopy of rotary ATPasas"
        3269 Beckman
      10. 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
      11. 4:00 pmHoward Guenther, Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      12. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Brian Nguyen, UIUC, "Using µSR to Investigate Ordering of Phenyl Alcohols in a Bilayer Membrane"
        161 Noyes Lab
      13. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Kevin Robb
        Mr. Kevin Robb, UIUC, "Arylation using Diaryliodonium Salts"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      14. 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. 12:00 pmX. Shirley Liu, PhD
        Using Epigenetic Profilling and CRISPR Screens to Understand Prostate Cancer Progression
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 1:30 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Tom Rauchfuss, AdvisorMr. James Lansing, UIUC, "TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      4. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Fabio Ribeiro, Purdue University, "Active Sites in Heterogeneous Catalysis: From Single Atoms to Clusters"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      5. 3:00 pmProf. Dr. Jennifer Rupp, ETH Zurich
        Tuning Ionic Carriers in Solid State Electrochemical Devices and New Memristive Data Storage and Logic Concepts: Let`s Design the Twists
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      6. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute
      7. 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
      8. 4:00 pmNeuroscience Seminar-TBD
        1005 Beckman Institute
      9. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      10. 4:00 pmYeh and Hall Investiture
        Beckman Institute Auditorium
    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. 10:00 amMarcus Kohler, Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, UK
        Tropical cirrus and its inter-annual variability simulated with a global chemistry transport model
        Room 109 in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences
      3. 12:00 pmSage Dunham (Neurotech), Alex Cerjanic (Bioimaging), Jun Li (Autonomous Materials Systems)
        Beckman Institute Graduate Student Seminar
        1005 Beckman Institute
      4. 12:00 pmRyan Lang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"What can gravitational waves tell us about the neutron star equation of state?"
        464 Loomis
      5. 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
      6. 3:00 pmYing Jin, Graduate Student, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois
        Ying Jin
        Room 114 of the Transportation Building
      7. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      8. 4:00 pmNigel Lockyer, Director, Fermilab
        Physics Colloquium: "Neutrinos...Going International: Towards a New Understanding of the Quantum Universe"
        141 Loomis
      9. 5:30 pmAndrew Leaky
        Chambana Science Cafe
        Pizza-M, 208 West Main, Urbana
    4. Thursday, December 11, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmTomasz Olewicz
        Final Examination: Tomasz Olewicz
        2003 MNTL
      2. 3:00 pmChong Jiang
        Final Examination: Chong Jiang
        368 CSL
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmMatSE Holiday Party
        1st floor Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, December 12, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmSeyed Rasoul Etesami
        Preliminary Examination: Seyed Rasoul Etesami
        141 CSL
      2. 2:00 pmChristopher Chipot, Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group
        The Science of Spherification: A Lecture on Avant-Garde Cuisine and a Live Cooking Demonstration by Dr. Chris Chipot
        Room 1005 Beckman Institute
      3. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
  3. Week of December 14, 2014

    1. Tuesday, December 16, 2014

      1. 10:00 amRUI XUE - THE RELATION BETWEEN ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR GAS: THE MAGELLANIC CLOUDS AND BEYOND
        134 Astronomy
      2. 12:00 pmCHBE 565, Professor Petia Vlahovska, Brown University, "Voltage Driven Morphology Changes in Biomimetic Bilayer Membranes"
      3. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute
    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"
    3. Friday, December 19, 2014

      1. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
    4. Saturday, December 20, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:30 pmDecember 2014 Graduation Brunch
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom

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