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  1. Week of April 20, 2015

    1. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. 10:50 am

        Charles Schroeder


        CAS Spring Symposium

        Knight Auditorium

        Spurlock Museum

        600 S. Gregory, Urbana

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Dr. Peter Tieleman, Principal Investigator - University of Calgary - Biocomputing Group


        TCB Seminar- “Large-scale computer simulations of complex mixed bilayers”

        3269 Beckman

      3. 4:00 pm

        Miguel Garcia-Garibey, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles


        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    2. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1. 10:00 am

        Professor Yi Lu


        CAS Symposium - Professor Yi Lu, UIUC - Functional DNA Nanotechnology and Its Applications in Environmental Monitoring, Food Safety, Medical Diagnostics and Imaging

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      3. 6:30 pm

        Arieh Warshel, 2013 Nobel Laureate


        Physical Chemistry & Biophysics Joint Seminar: "Multiscale Modeling of the function of Bioloigical Systems"

        141 Loomis Lab

      4. 7:00 pm

        Professor Arieh Warshel, University of Southern California

        2014 Nobel Laureate


        Prof. Arieh Warshel, Nobel Laureate, "Multiscale Modeling of the Function of Biological Systems"

        141 Loomis Lab

    3. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Farid Salama, NASA-Ames Research Center, "Laboratory Astrophysics & Astrochemistry Studies at the NASA Ames' COSmIC Facility – Applications to Interstellar and Planetary Issues"

        B102 CLSL

      2. 4:00 pm

        Brad Marston, Brown University


        Physics Colloquium: "The Quantum and Fluid Mechanics of Climate Change"

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, April 23, 2015

      1. 9:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. David Ceperley, Advisor

        Mr. Adam Knapp, UIUC, "A Continuum Path Integral Approach to the Simulation of a Unitary Gas"

        202 Materials Research Lab

      2. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Graham Hudson


        Mr. Graham Hudson, UIUC, "DNA Nanotechnology: Hope or Hype? "

        163 Noyes Lab

      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR ILIA SOLOV’YOV

        Dept. of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy

        University of Southern Denmark - Odense


        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group-“Solvent Driving Force Ensures Fast Formation of a Persistent and Well-Separated Radical Pair in Plant Cryptochrome”

        3269 Beckman

      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      5. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Prof. Gordana Dukovic, University of Colorado, Boulder, "Photophysics and Photochemistry of Nanoscale Semiconductors and Implications for Solar Fuel Generation"

        217 Noyes Lab

    5. Friday, April 24, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm

        Dan Swetz, NIST, Boulder


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Superconducting Detectors for X-ray Spectroscopy."

        190 ESB

      2. 2:00 pm

        Claudio Grosman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Using single-molecule electrophysiology and computer simulations to understand the molecular basis of cation conduction and charge selectivity in acetylcholine-receptor channels"

        144 Loomis

  2. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dominique Pouliot, UIUC


        ICMT Seminar: Dominique Pouliot, UIUC

        ESB 190

      2. 4:00 pm

        Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University


        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      3. 4:00 pm

        Professor Elizabeth Nolan


        Professor Elizabeth Nolan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Understanding and Manipulating Immunity"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, April 28, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Nathaniel Szymczak, Univ. of Michigan, "Multifunctional Metal-Ligand Ensembles for Cooperative Substrate Activation"

        217 NL

      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    3. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        David Weiss, Penn State University


        QI/AMO Seminar: "TBD"

        MRL 280

      2. 2:00 pmProf. Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, University of Chicago, "Colloidal quantum dots for magneto-resistance, and for mid-infrared optical response"

        B102 CLSL

      3. 3:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Steve Zimmerman, Advisor

        Mr. Yugang Bai, UIUC, "Development of Polynorbornenes and Polypeptides as Versatile Functional Biomaterials"

        136 Davenport Hall

      4. 4:00 pm

        Nadya Mason, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


        Physics Colloquium: "Designing Superconductivity: Manipulating Interactions in Arrays of Superconducting Islands"

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      2. 4:00 pm

        Professor Dorothea Fiedler


        Prof. Dorothea Fiedler, Princeton University, "The Inositol Pyrophosphates Provide a Link Between Signaling and Metabolism"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  3. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm

        Michael Schuett, University of Minnesota


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Electronically-Induced Resistivity Anisotropy in Underdoped Cuprates and Iron Pnictides."

        ESB 190

      2. 2:00 pm

        Jie Xiao, Johns Hopkins University


        Jie Xiao (Hopkins): TBD

        144 Loomis

      3. 4:00 pmProf. Sunney Xie, Harvard University, "Life at the Single Molecule Level: From Single Molecule Enzymology to Single Cell Genomics"

        116 RAL

  4. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Monday, May 4, 2015

      1. 8:30 am

        Postdoctoral and Graduate students


        CPLC/Biophysics Graduate Student/Postdoc Symposium

        Beckman Institute, Room 1005

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Diwakar Shukla, Assistant Professor, ChBE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        The Secrets in their landscapes: Elucidating conformational preferences of proteins for design of allosteric modulators

        3269 Beckman

      3. 4:00 pmMaterials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    2. Tuesday, May 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Michael Hopkins, University of Chicago, "TBA"

        217 Noyes Lab

      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    3. Wednesday, May 6, 2015

      1.  Instruction Ends
      2. 12:00 pm

        Dominik Schneble, Stony Brook University


        QI/AMO Seminar: "TBD"

        MRL 280

      3. 2:00 pmProf. Kurt Zilm, Yale, "Structure and Dynamics in Proteins as Viewed by Solids NMR: Water, Disordered States, and Prions"

        B102 CLSL

      4. 4:00 pm

        Dr. J.C. Seamus Davis, Cornell University, University of St. Andrews, and Brookhaven National Laboratory


        Physics Colloquium: "Atomic-scale Antagonism between d-Symmetry Cooper Pairs and d-Symmetry Density Waves in Cuprate Superconductors"

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Abraham Wang


        Mr. Abraham Wang, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

      3. 4:00 pmSAMUEL W. PARR LECTURE IN CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING, Professor Joan Brennecke, University of Notre Dame, "Ionic Liquids for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture"

        100 Noyes Laboratory, reception following just outside lecture hall

    5. Friday, May 8, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  Final Exams Begin
    6. Saturday, May 9, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
  5. Week of May 10, 2015

    1. Sunday, May 10, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    2. Monday, May 11, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    3. Tuesday, May 12, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2. 2:00 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Ryan Bailey

        Ms. Jessica Banks


        Ms. Jessica Banks, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        117 Roger Adams Lab

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Prof. Randy Schekman


        Prof. Randy Schekman, University of California at Berkeley, title "Genes and proteins required for secretion of large particles and miRNA"

        Illini Union Illini Rooms B & C

    4. Wednesday, May 13, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2. 9:30 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Martin Gruebele, Advisor

        Ms. Anna Jean Wirth, UIUC, "TBA"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

    5. Thursday, May 14, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    6. Friday, May 15, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    7. Saturday, May 16, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  Commencement

        Memorial Stadium

  6. Week of May 17, 2015

    1. Sunday, May 17, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2. 1:30 pm

        Conovcation speaker: Thomas J. Tulig, Shell Oil Company


        Convocation

        Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

        500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

    2. Monday, May 18, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1
    3. Tuesday, May 19, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    4. Thursday, May 21, 2015

      1. 10:00 am  

        Advisor: Professor Doug Mitchell

        Mr. Joel Melby


        Mr. Joel Melby, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

  7. Week of May 24, 2015

    1. Monday, May 25, 2015

      1. All DayMemorial Day
    2. Tuesday, May 26, 2015

      1. 10:30 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Chad Rienstra, Advisor

        Ms. Kristin Nuzzio, UIUC, "TBA"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Thursday, May 28, 2015

      1. 9:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Yi Lu, Advisor

        Ms. Li Huey Tan, UIUC, "TBA"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

  8. Week of June 7, 2015

    1. Wednesday, June 10, 2015

      1. 10:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Ken Suslick, Advisor

        Mr. Sizhu You, UIUC, "TBA"

        A133 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

    2. Saturday, June 13, 2015

      1.  End of Summer Session 1
  9. Week of June 14, 2015

    1. Monday, June 15, 2015

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2
  10. Week of June 21, 2015

    1. Thursday, June 25, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Wilfred van der Donk

        Ms. Xiao Yang


        Ms. Xiao Yang, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

  11. Week of July 1, 2015

    1. Friday, July 3, 2015

      1. All DayIndependence Day (observed)
  12. Week of August 2, 2015

    1. Thursday, August 6, 2015

      1.  End of Summer Session 2
    2. Friday, August 7, 2015

      1.  Final Exams Begin
  13. Week of August 23, 2015

    1. Friday, August 28, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Prof. Laura P.W. Ranum, Univerisity of Florida


        11th Annual CBI TP Symposium: Prof. Laura P.W. Ranum, Univerisity of Florida, "title TBA" & CBI TP Trainees TBD

        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab

  14. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Professor Paula Hammond, MIT, "TBA"

        TBA


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