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  1. Week of April 28, 2016

    1. Thursday, April 28, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Chelsea Anorma
        Ms. Chelsea Anorma, UIUC, "Shedding Light on Biology: Azobenzene Photoswitches"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmMatSE Hard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Friday, April 29, 2016

      1. 1:00 pmJoe Checkelsky, MIT
        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Electronic Materials with Frustrated Lattices."
        ESB 190
      2. 2:00 pmDr. Paul De Koninck, Centre de recherché, Université Laval Robert-Giffard (CRULRG)
        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): “Advancing optical methods to resolve synaptic signaling and remodeling mechanisms”
        Loomis 144
  2. Week of May 1, 2016

    1. Monday, May 2, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmAurelio Romero Bermúde, Cambridge
        ICMT Seminar: "Mazur-Suzuki bounds in models with gravity duals"
        190 ESB
      2. 1:30 pmGeerdes Lecture, Mr. Jeremy Smith, UIUC, "Revealing hidden dynamics via single nano particle spectroscopy"
        B102 CLSL
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Chuan He
        Professor Chuan He, University of Chicago, "Nucleic Acid Modifications and Copper Trafficking"
        *Location Changed to 116 RAL
      4. 4:00 pmRacheff Award Presentation
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, May 3, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Prashant Jain, AdvisorMr. Aaron Routzahn, UIUC, "Single Nanocrystal Microscopy and Spectroscopy Unveils Hidden Mechanistic Information in Cation Exchange"
        433 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pmMatSE Soft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, May 4, 2016

      1.  Instruction Ends
      2. 10:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Steve Granick, AdvisorMs. Melinda Sindoro, UIUC, "Colloidal Metal-Organic Frameworks"
        33 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 1:00 pmMarcos Rigol - Penn State University
        QI/AMO Seminar: "Quantum quenches and thermalization in the thermodynamic limit"
        280 MRL
      4. 2:00 pmProf. Tanja Cuk, University of California - Berkeley, "Charge Dynamics & Catalytic Intermediates at Solid-Liquid Interfaces"
        B102 CLSL
      5. 4:00 pmNergis Mavalvala, MIT
        Third Annual William D. Watson Memorial Lecture: "Detecting Gravitational Waves: A 100 Year Quest"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, May 5, 2016

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2. 10:00 amDanielle Mai
        Mai Dissertation Defense ~ "Single molecule studies of branched polymer dynamics"
        161 Noyes Laboratory
      3. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Krishna Anapindi
        Mr. Krishna Anapindi, UIUC, "Quorum-Sensing Inhibitors and Their Potential as Resistance-Free Antibiotics"
        163 Noyes Lab
      4. 1:00 pmFernando Sols, La Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Harvard University
        ICMT Special Seminar: "Hawking radiation from sonic black holes in flowing atom condensates."
        3110 ESB
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Haitao Liu, Materials Chemistry Seminar, University of Pittsburgh, "Wetting at the nanoscale"
        217 Noyes
    5. Friday, May 6, 2016

      1.  Final Exams Begin
  3. Week of May 8, 2016

    1. Wednesday, May 11, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Junrong Zheng, Rice University, "Molecular Vibrations: A Structural Tool"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPeter G. Schultz
        Dr. Peter G. Schultz, The Scripps Research Institute, title "Synthesis at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology: From Stem Cells to the Genetic Code"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab 
    2. Thursday, May 12, 2016

      1. 2:30 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Ben McCall, AdvisorJames Hodges, UIUC, "The NICE-OHVMS Technique: Realizing the Full Potential of Precision Molecular Ion Spectroscopy"
        171 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Saturday, May 14, 2016

      1.  Commencement
        Memorial Stadium
  4. Week of May 15, 2016

    1. Sunday, May 15, 2016

      1. 10:00 am   Doors open at 9:00 amConvocation-Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
        Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
    2. Monday, May 16, 2016

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1
  5. Week of May 22, 2016

    1. Tuesday, May 24, 2016

      1. 9:00 am   Advisor: Professor Paul HergenrotherMs. Rachel Botham
        Ms. Rachel Botham, Final Defense, UIUC, "Development of PAC-1 as a Privileged Agent for Combination Chemotherapy"
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
  6. Week of May 29, 2016

    1. Monday, May 30, 2016

      1. All DayMemorial Day
  7. Week of June 1, 2016

    1. Friday, June 3, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Prashant Jain, AdvisorMr. Jeremy Smith, UIUC, "Revealing Hidden Dynamics By Single Nanoparticle Spectroscopy"
        33 Roger Adams Lab
  8. Week of June 5, 2016

    1. Monday, June 6, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Martin Gruebele, AdvisorMr. Duc Nguyen, UIUC, "Surface Glassy Dynamics and Single-Molecule Absorption of Quantum Dots Detected by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy"
        3269 Beckman Institute
  9. Week of June 12, 2016

    1. Monday, June 13, 2016

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2
    2. Thursday, June 16, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm   Advisor: Prof. Eric OldfieldMr. Guodong Rao
        Mr. Guodong Rao, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        433 RAL
  10. Week of August 21, 2016

    1. Friday, August 26, 2016

      1. 1:00 pmKeynote: Linda M. Hendershot, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
        12th Annual Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program Symposium
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
  11. Week of September 25, 2016

    1. Wednesday, September 28, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Prashant Jain, UIUC, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
  12. Week of October 2, 2016

    1. Friday, October 7, 2016

      1. 8:30 amProf. Samie R. Jaffrey, Cornell University, title TBA
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
  13. Week of October 16, 2016

    1. Monday, October 17, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmJennifer Doudna
        Kenneth L. Rinehart Lecture in Chemical Biology: Professor Jennifer Doudna, University of California, Berkeley, "Title TBA"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center
  14. Week of October 23, 2016

    1. Wednesday, October 26, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Annabella Selloni, Princeton University, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
    2. Friday, October 28, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmhttps://microbiology.washington.edu/users/e-peter-greenberghttp://depts.washington.edu/epglab/
        Prof. E. Peter Greenberg, University of Washington, title TBA
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
  15. Week of November 13, 2016

    1. Wednesday, November 16, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmStudent Select Seminar, Prof. Greg Voth, University of Chicago, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
  16. Week of February 19, 2017

    1. Wednesday, February 22, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmProf Jahan Dawlaty, University of Southern California, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
  17. Week of March 5, 2017

    1. Monday, March 6, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmProf. John A. Porco Jr., Boston University, title TBA
        TBD
  18. Week of March 19, 2017

    1. Monday, March 20, 2017

      1. 8:00 pmBailar Lecture, Professor Omar M. Yaghi, University of California, Berkeley, "TBA"
        TBA
    2. Tuesday, March 21, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmBailar Lecture, Professor Omar M. Yaghi, University of California, Berkeley, "TBA"
        TBA
  19. Week of March 26, 2017

    1. Wednesday, March 29, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Stephen Leone, UC-Berkeley, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL

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