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  1. Week of April 16, 2014

    1. Wednesday, April 16, 2014

      1. 3:00 pm   Nanohour SeminarNanohour, Cai Mike Wang, UIUC, "Textured Graphene-Graphite Nanostructures for 3-Dimensional Nano-electromechanical Devices and Jiu-Nung Liu, UIUC, "Engineering Narrowband Guided Fano Resonances Inherent in the Large-Area Mid-Infrared Photonic Crystal Microresonators for Spectroscopic Imaging:
        Beckman Institute Room 3269
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Scott Willenbrock, University of Illinois, Urbana Illinois
        Physics Colloquium: "This Old Zero-Net-Energy House"
        141 Loomis
    2. Thursday, April 17, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Joel Stavans, Department of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel


        CPLC Microbes Meeting - "How does lambda DNA find its unique integration site along an E. coli chromosome, with high efficiency, in order to establish a lysogenic state?"
        Physics Interaction Room 204
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. JuYeon Lee
        Ms. JuYeon Lee, UIUC, "DNA Polyfluorophores: From One Color to Multicolor"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pm   Distinguished Alumni Seminar (Inorganic)Prof. Sara Skrabalak, Indiana University, "From Synthesis to Materials Design: New Nanostructures and New Catalysts"
        112 Chem Annex
    3. Friday, April 18, 2014

      1. 8:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Ralph Nuzzo, AdvisorMr. Christopher Corcorcan, UIUC, "Materials and Design Strategies for Solar Microcells"
        202 Materials Research Lab
      2. 1:00 pmProfessor Danna Freedman, Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry
        CM Seminar: "Scientific Challenges at the Intersection of Synthetic Chemistry and Condensed Matter Physics"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg

         

      3. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Corina Tarnita, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: "Cooperation and construction: from multicellularity to eusociality"
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
  2. Week of April 20, 2014

    1. Monday, April 21, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Neil Turok, Director, Perimeter Institute


        ICMT Seminar: "On Quantum Tunneling"
        NOTE LOCATION: 280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
      2. 4:00 pmAlfredo Alexander-Katz, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, April 22, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   Chemical BiologyProfessor Brian McNaughton
        Professor Brian McNaughton, Colorado State University, "Expanding the Functional Utility of Proteins as Research Tools and Therapeutic Leads"
        B102 Chemical Life and Sciences Laboratory
    3. Wednesday, April 23, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Nicolas Regnault, l'Ecole Normale Superieure-Paris - Princeton University


        Special ICMT Seminar: "Matrix Product States and the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect"
        NOTE LOCATION: 280 MRL
      2. 3:00 pm   Nanohour SeminarYue Zhuo, UIUC, "Protein-protein Binding Detection Using Nanoparticle Photonic Crystal Enhanced Microscopy (NP-PCEM)" and Duc Nguyen, "Determining the energy landscape of a glass surface by directly imaging its dynamics"
        Beckman Institute Room 4269
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Liang Yang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Majorana Fermions and Neutrino Mass"
        141 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pmProf. Yogendra Gupta, Washington State University, "Understanding Materials under Extreme Dynamic Compression: Challenges, Advances, and Opportunities"
        112 Chem Annex
    4. Thursday, April 24, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 4:00 pmArijeet Pal, Harvard University
        ICMT Special Seminar: "Many-body localization: a macroscopic quantum phenomena in highly excited states"
        NOTE LOCATION: 280 MRL
    5. Friday, April 25, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmProfessor Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin, Ohio State University, Deparment of Physics
        CM Seminar: Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Vincent Noireaux, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: Synthetic biology with a cell-free TX-TL system: metabolism, gene circuits and minimal cell in a test tube
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
  3. Week of April 27, 2014

    1. Monday, April 28, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. David Simmons-Duffin, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton


        ICMT Seminar: "The 3D Ising Spectrum Minimizes c"
        NEW LOCATION: 280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
      2. 4:00 pmHelen Chan, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, April 29, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Chemical BiologyProfessor David Spiegel
        Professor David Spiegel, Yale University, "Title TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, April 30, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmGil Refael, California Institute of Technology
        Physics Colloquium
        141 Loomis
  4. Week of May 1, 2014

    1. Thursday, May 1, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmCondensed Matter Seminar - Gil Refael
        MRL 280 (Please note change in date and location)
      2. 4:00 pmElif Ertekin, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois
        Hard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 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. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Comert Kural, Department of Physics, Ohio State University


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: Three-dimensional Analysis of Clathrin-mediated Membrane Trafficking in Living Cells
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
      2. 4:00 pm   Physical ChemistryProf. Eric Heller, Harvard University, "What can frequency domain spectroscopy do for understanding of molecular dynamics?"
        B102 CLSL
  5. Week of May 4, 2014

    1. Monday, May 5, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmJoseph DeSimone, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, May 6, 2014

      1. 11:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Greg Girolami, AdvisorMs. Noel Chang, UIUC, "TBA"
        B012 CLSL
      2. 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
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProfessor William Tolman, University of Minnesota, "Copper-Oxygen Intermediates Relevant to Metalloenzymes and Other Oxidation Catalysts"
        112 Chem Annex
      4. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, May 7, 2014

      1.  Instruction Ends
      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Charles Kane, University of Pennsylvania


        Special ICMT Seminar: "The Fractional Josephson Effect"
      3. 4:00 pmSuzanne Amador Kane, Haverford College, Haverford PA
        Physics Colloquium: "When Birds Attack: visual ecology, pursuit-evasion games & raptor hunting strategies"
        141 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Chemistry Student Select SeminarProf. Paul Chirik, Princeton University, "Base Metal Catalysis for Organic Synthesis: Electronic Structure, Mechanism and Application"
        112 Chem
    4. Thursday, May 8, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2. 4:00 pm   Materials Dissertation AwardMaterials Dissertation Award, Mr. Sizhu You, UIUC, "Ultrasonic Hot Spots in Solids"
        TBA
    5. Friday, May 9, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  Final Exams Begin
    6. Saturday, May 10, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
  6. Week of May 11, 2014

    1. Sunday, May 11, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    2. Monday, May 12, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2. 1:30 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, AdvisorMr. Brian Solis, UIUC, "TBA"
        Chemistry Library Conference Room
    3. Tuesday, May 13, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    4. Wednesday, May 14, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    5. Thursday, May 15, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    6. Friday, May 16, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2. 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
    7. Saturday, May 17, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2. 9:30 am - 12:00 pmCommencement* (Saturday)
        Memorial Stadium
  7. Week of May 18, 2014

    1. Sunday, May 18, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    2. Monday, May 19, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    3. Tuesday, May 20, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    4. 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
  8. Week of May 25, 2014

    1. Monday, May 26, 2014

      1. All DayMemorial Day
  9. Week of June 8, 2014

    1. Saturday, June 14, 2014

      1.  End of Summer Session 1
  10. Week of June 15, 2014

    1. Monday, June 16, 2014

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2
  11. Week of July 1, 2014

    1. Friday, July 4, 2014

      1. All DayIndependence Day Holiday
  12. Week of August 3, 2014

    1. Thursday, August 7, 2014

      1.  End of Summer Session 2
    2. Friday, August 8, 2014

      1.  Final Exams Begin
  13. Week of August 24, 2014

    1. Monday, August 25, 2014

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Fall Semester
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Week of November 16, 2014

    1. Saturday, November 22, 2014

      1.  Thanksgiving Break Begins
  20. Week of December 1, 2014

    1. Monday, December 1, 2014

      1.  Instruction resumes
  21. Week of December 7, 2014

    1. Wednesday, December 10, 2014

      1.  Last Day of Instruction, Fall Semester
    2. Thursday, December 11, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    3. Friday, December 12, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  Final Exams Begin
    4. Saturday, December 13, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
  22. Week of December 14, 2014

    1. Sunday, December 14, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    2. Monday, December 15, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    3. Tuesday, December 16, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    4. Wednesday, December 17, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    5. Thursday, December 18, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    6. Friday, December 19, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    7. Saturday, December 20, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
  23. Week of December 21, 2014

    1. Sunday, December 21, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    2. Monday, December 22, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    3. Tuesday, December 23, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
  24. Week of January 18, 2015

    1. Tuesday, January 20, 2015

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Spring Semester
  25. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Saturday, March 21, 2015

      1. 1:00 pmSpring Vacation Begins
  26. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1.  Instruction resumes