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  1. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dominique Pouliot, UIUC


        ICMT Seminar: "The Puzzle of the Coulomb Energy in the Cuprates, Implications of Ellipsometric Measurements"

        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: "Coherent addressing of individual neutral atoms in a 3D optical lattice"

        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

  2. 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


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "May the force be with the Ring, or not - bacterial cytokinesis in superresolution"

        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

  3. 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. 8:30 am

        Eric Dufresne

        Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Yale University


        Materials Science and Engineering Special Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      3. 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

      4. 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, "Molecular approaches to artificial photosynthesis based on catalytic hydrogen oxidation"

        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

        Dr Andrew Schofield; Physics & Astronomy of the University of Birmingham, UK


        ICMT Special Seminar: Dr Andrew Schofield Head of the School of Physics & Astronomy of the University of Birmingham, UK

        190 ESB

      3. 12:00 pm

        Dominik Schneble, Stony Brook University


        QI/AMO Seminar: "TBD"

        MRL 280

      4. 2:00 pmProf. Kurt Zilm, Yale, "Structure and Dynamics in Proteins as Viewed by Solids NMR: Water, Disordered States, and Prions"

        B102 CLSL

      5. 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. 12:15 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Abraham Wang


        Mr. Abraham Wang, UIUC, "Allosteric Modulation of G-Protein-Coupled Receptors"

        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
  4. 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, "Biomolecularly and Mechanically Instructive Materials for Guiding Cell-Substrate Interactions"

        117 Roger Adams Lab

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Prof. Randy Schekman


        Nobel Laureate 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, "Protein Folding in Living Cells and Under Pressure"

        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

  5. 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

      2. 4:00 pm  

        Walter G. Klemperer Dissertation Award in Materials Chemistry

        Ms. Li Huey Tan, UIUC, "TBA"

        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

      3. 4:25 pm  

        Walter G. Klemperer Dissertation Award in Materials Chemistry

        Ms. Sarah White, UIUC, "TBA"

        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

  6. 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

  7. 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
  8. Week of June 14, 2015

    1. Monday, June 15, 2015

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2
  9. 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

  10. Week of July 1, 2015

    1. Friday, July 3, 2015

      1. All DayIndependence Day (observed)
  11. 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
  12. 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

  13. 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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