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  1. Week of January 29, 2015

    1. Thursday, January 29, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Friday, January 30, 2015

      1. 1:00 pmPaul Canfield, Iowa State University/Ames Laboratory
        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Why‘d you do what you did, why'd you get what you got? The development and discovery of new materials and ground states."
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        Bo Wang, UIUC


        RESCHEDULED: Bo Wang (UIUC): TBD
        144 Loomis
  2. Week of February 1, 2015

    1. Monday, February 2, 2015

      1. 11:00 am   Chemical Biology Seminar of Special InterestDr. Jeremy Baskin
        Dr. Jeremy Baskin, Chemical Biology Special Interest Seminar, Yale University, "Mechanisms controlling phosphoinositide synthesis at the plasma membrane"
        165 Noyes Lab
      2. 12:00 pmKirill Shtengel, UC Riverside
        ICMT Seminar: "Anyonics: Designing exotic circuitry with non-Abelian anyons"
        190 ESB
      3. 2:00 pmDr. Yurii A. Vlasov, Silicon Integrated Nanophotonics Project Manager | IBM Research
        Distinguished Lecture Series: "Applications of Integrated Photonics Technology – from optical interconnects to neurophotonics"
        1000 MNTL
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Janet Iwasa - U. of Utah - Department of Biochemistry
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - "Animating Molecules"
        3269 Beckman
      5. 4:00 pmValeria Milam, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Tech
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 4:00 pm   MatSE Department ColloquiaProf. Valeria Milam, Georgia Tech, "Aptamer Panning Against Gold"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, February 3, 2015

      1. 12:30 pm - 1:15 pmHanna Dabkowska, McMaster University
        Special Condensed Matter Seminar: "What kind of crystals should we grow by the optical floating zone method?" (2 talks back-to-back, with 10 min. break between.)
        280 MRL
      2. 1:15 pm - 2:00 pmAntoni Dabkowski, McMaster University
        Special Condensed Matter Seminar: "Selected Aspects of Crystal Growth From Melt." (2nd of 2 talks back-to-back, with 10 min. break between.)
        280 MRL
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, February 4, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Peter Rossky, Rice University, "Exciton Migration and Dissociation in Conjugated Molecular Materials"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmLloyd Knox, University of California, Davis
        Physics Colloquium: "We Are Quantum Fluctuations: The Cosmic Microwave Background and the Quest for the Origin of All Structure in the Universe"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, February 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, February 6, 2015

      1. 1:00 pmErica Carlson, Purdue
        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Decoding Spatial Complexity in Strongly Correlated Electronic Systems."
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        John Elf, Uppsala University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Single molecule investigations of transcription factor kinetics living bacterial cells"
        144 Loomis
  3. Week of February 8, 2015

    1. Monday, February 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm   Materials ChemistryDr. Katherine Mirica, MIT, "Responsive Nanomaterials for Electronic Chemical Sensors"
        165 NL
      2. 12:00 pmLukasz Fidkowski, Stony Brook University
        ICMT Seminar: Lukasz Fidowski, Stony Brook University
        190 ESB
      3. 4:00 pmJuan de Pablo, The Institute for Molecular Engineering, The University of Chicago
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pm   MatSE Department ColloquiaProf. Juan de Pablo, The University of Chicago, "TBA"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, February 10, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Dana Dlott, AdvisorMs. Yuanxi Fu, UIUC, "High Pressure Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopy"
        B124 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, February 11, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Mischa Bonn, Max Planck Institute, Mainz, "Structure and Dynamics of Interfacial Water"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmProf. Paul S. Weiss, Fred Kavli Chair in NanoSystems Sciences Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Materials Science & Engineering | University of California, Los Angeles
        Distinguished Lecture Series: "Cooperative Function in Automatically Precise Nanoscale Assemblies"
        190 Engineering Sciences Building (ESB)
      3. 4:00 pmJenny Hoffman, Harvard University
        Physics Colloquium: "High Tc superconductivity in a single atomic layer of FeSe"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, February 12, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Junjie Zhu, Materials Student Select Seminar, Nanjing University, "Nanoarchitectured Electrochemical Biosensors for Sensitive and Selective Detection of Cells and Cell-associated Biomarkers"
        217 Noyes
    5. Friday, February 13, 2015

      1. 1:00 pmTai Chiang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Topological Surfaces, Interfaces, and Ultrathin Films"
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        Yamuna Krishnan, University of Chicago


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Molecular DNA devices in Living Systems"
        144 Loomis
  4. Week of February 15, 2015

    1. Monday, February 16, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Julian Helfferich, Institut Charles Sadron, Strasbourg, France and Theoretical Polymer Physics, University Freiburg, Germany
        MRL Seminar: "Renewal Events in Glass Forming Liquids: Glass Dynamics with Ideal Age Zero"
        280 MRL
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Dr. J. Leo van Hemmen - Physics Department - TU Munich, Germany
        TCB Seminar
        3269 Beckman
      3. 4:00 pmChris Schuh, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT
        Materials Science and Engineering Birnbaum Memorial Lecture
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm   5:00pmProf. Emily Balskus
        Prof. Emily Balskus, Harvard University, "Gut Reactions: Exploring the Chemistry of the Human Microbiota"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      5. 4:00 pm   MatsE Department ColloquiaProf. Chris Shuh, MIT, "TBA"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, February 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProf. Suzanne Bart, Purdue University, Purdue University, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, February 18, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmPaul Johnson, Los Alamos National Laboratory
        Physics Colloquium: "Granular material under shear in relation to geophysical problems"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, February 19, 2015

      1. 10:00 amProf. George Schatz, Northwestern University, "Silver and Gold Nanoparticles: New Directions for Theory"
        1000 MNTL
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Evijola Llabani
        Ms. Evijola Llabani, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes lab
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 5:00 pmProf. George Schatz, Northwestern University, "Using Self-Assembly to Make Functional Materials"
        5602 Beckman
    5. Friday, February 20, 2015

      1. 1:00 pmSue Coppersmith, University of Wisconsin, Madison
        TBA
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        Axel Brunger, Stanford University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Molecular mechanisms of synaptic vesicle fusion"
        144 Loomis
  5. Week of February 22, 2015

    1. Monday, February 23, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Brian Crane - Cornell University - Departmenbt of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group
        3269 Beckman
      2. 4:00 pm   MatsE Department ColloquiaChris Benmore, Argonne National Laboratory, "TBA"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pmChris Benmore, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, February 24, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Chemistry Chemistry 515Mr. Kenan Tokmic, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, February 25, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmJonathan Freund, Kritzer Faculty Scholar in Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and Co-Director of the Center for Exascale Simulation of Plasma-Coupled Combustion
        Physics Colloquium: Jonathan Freund
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, February 26, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Kenton Hetrick
        Mr. Kenton Hetrick, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pmChampak Chatterjee
        Prof. Champak Chatterjee, University of Washington, "Chemical approaches to study ubiquitin-like proteins in bacteria and humans"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, February 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmProf. Daniel G. Nocera
        Prof. Daniel G. Nocera, Harvard University, "The Artificial Leaf"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      2. 2:00 pm

        Thomas Gregor, Princeton University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Precision and reproducibility in development"

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