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  1. Week of October 23, 2014

    1. Thursday, October 23, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmProf. Nicholas Spencer, Professor for Suface Science and Technology, ETH Zürich
        MRL Seminar: “Made-to-Measure Surfaces”
        280 MRL
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Iti Kapoor
        Ms. Iti Kapoor, UIUC, "Spinach: An RNA mimic of Green Fluorescent Protein"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Dr. Paul Willems, Technology Vice President for Energy Biosciences, BP, "Developing and Scaling Up Biofuels Processes, What Role Should Chemical Engineering Play?"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pmDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering, Hard Materials Seminar, Rich Wilson, UIUC, “Limits to describing heat-flow across crystal boundaries with an interface conductance,” and Kevin Seymour, UIUC, “Thermal expansion and phase behavior in the rare-earth titanates,”
        119 MSEB
      5. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Friday, October 24, 2014

      1. 8:00 am - 7:00 pm13th Annual ChBE Graduate Research Symposium
      2. 1:00 pmTami Pereg-Barnea, McGill University
        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Topological superconductivity from interactions - clues on how to make them and how to characterize them"
        190 ESB
      3. 2:00 pm

        Arne Gennerich, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Control of cytoplasmic dynein force production and processivity by its C-terminal domain"
        144 Loomis
      4. 3:30 pmDr. Jiang Bai, Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, WA
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group "A new look at the molecular machinery for synaptic vesicle endocytosis"
        2269 Beckman
  2. Week of October 26, 2014

    1. Monday, October 27, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmJohn Bassani, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Cole Johnson, UIUC, "Molecular Breathing in MOFs, a New Frontier in Customizability"
        161 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Yoon Lee, UIUC, "Bloch Surface Wave Based Biosensors"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, October 28, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCBI/CHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California, Berkeley, "Molecular Elucidation and Engineering of Stem Cell Fate Decisions"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. David V. Schaffer
        Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California at Berkeley, "Molecular Elucidation and Engineering of Stem Cell Fate Decisions"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMr. Jordan Hinman UIUC, "Fluorescent Nanodiamonds" & Mr. Sumeng Liu, UIUC, "Phase Tags in the Recycling of Homogeneous Grubbs Catalysts"
        217 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, October 29, 2014

      1. 10:00 amFINAL DEFENSE, Ms. Shuyi Ma, "Systems Biology of Lung Diseases: A Multi-Perspective View from Host and Pathogen"
        117 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 2:00 pmProf. Naomi S Ginsberg, UC Berkeley, "Seeing Nanoscale Structure in Organic Electronic Thin Films Using Ultrafast Exciton Dynamics or Scintillating Near-Fields"
        B102 CLSL
      3. 3:00 pm   NanohourNanohour Seminar Series, Ms. Elissa Grzincic, UIUC, " Gold Nanorods in a Model Extracellular Matrix Promote Migration of MDA-MB- 231 Human Breast Cancer Cells" and Ms. jAriane Vartanian, UIUC, "NMR Spectroscopy of Gold Particles: Insights into the Surface"
        4269 Beckman Institute
      4. 4:00 pmLaura Greene, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Deciphering Electron Matter in Novel Superconductors"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, October 30, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Chih-Cheng Yeh
        Mr. Chih-Cheng Yeh, UIUC, "The O-GlcNAc Modification: Dynamic Protein Glycosylation"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMs. Brenda Andrade, UIUC, "Supramolecular Pillars In Stimuli Responsive Vesicles" & Ms. Brittany Walker, UIUC, "Recent Advances in Recyclable Thermoset Polymers"
        217 Noyes Lab
      4. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSuccessfully Launching Your Academic Career Seminar
        165 Everitt Lab
    5. Friday, October 31, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmYing Liu, Pennsylvania State University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University
        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Search for half-flux-quantum state in Sr2RuO4†"
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        Harold Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Mechanics of strong DNA bending"
        144 Loomis
  3. Week of November 2, 2014

    1. Monday, November 3, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmAntonello Scardicchio-Dept of Physics, Princeton Univ. - On leave from ICTP Trieste
        ICMT Seminar: "Local integrals of motion in the many-body localized phase"
        ESB 190
      2. 4:00 pmIbrahim Karaman, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Ruopei Feng, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Courtney Talicska, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, November 4, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Yoo Yeon Won, Purdue University, "Assisted Gene Delivery"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMs. Courtney Ford, UIUC, "Exploiting the Reactivity of Metal-Metal Bonds in a Diruthenium Nitride Complex" & Ms. Bailey Jackson, UIUC, "Boron-Boron Double and Triple Bonds"
        217 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, November 5, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSubhadeep (Deep) Gupta, University of Washington
        QI/AMO Seminar
        MRL 280
      2. 4:00 pmDavid Reitze, California Technical Institute
        Physics Colloquium: "Advanced LIGO: A Prelude to Gravitational Wave Physics and Astronomy"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, November 6, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Michael Henson, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, "Dynamic Metabolic Models for Analysis and Design of Synthetic Microbial Communities"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic SeminarProfessor Theodor Agapie, Cal Tech, "Synthetic Cluster Models of Biological and Heterogeneous Oxygen Evolving Catalysts"
        112 Chem Annex
    5. Friday, November 7, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmVenkat Chandrashekhar, Northwestern University
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Venkat Chandrashekhar
        190 ESB
  4. Week of November 9, 2014

    1. Monday, November 10, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmLubos Mitas, NC State University
        ICMT Seminar: Lubos Mitas-Title TBA
        TBA
      2. 4:00 pmMichael Bedzyk, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Will Bassett, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Drishti Guin, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, November 11, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCBI/CHBE 565 Seminar, 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
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, November 12, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Andrew Moran, University of North Carolina, "Investigating Photochemical Dynamics with Multidimensional Resonance Raman Spectroscopy"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmKlaus Schulten, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: Klaus Schulten
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, November 13, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmShelby Hutchens, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois
        Hard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Jill MIllstone, University of Pittsburgh, "Colloidal Nanoparticle Alloys"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, November 14, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmDmitri Basov, University of Californa, San Diego
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Dmitri Basov
        190 ESB
      2. 3:00 pmSamuel W. Parr Lecture in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor Mark Davis, Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering, Caltech, "Fighting Cancer with Nanoparticle Medicines: The Nanoscale Matters!"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, East Ballroom
  5. Week of November 16, 2014

    1. Monday, November 17, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmAnushya Chandran-Perimeter Institute
        ICMT Seminar: Anushya Chandran-Title TBA
        ESB 190
      2. 3:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Chad Rienstra, AdvisorMs. Mary Clay, UIUC, "Structural Studies of Membrane-Associated Complexes by Solid-State NMR"
        162 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pmMonica Olvera de la Cruz, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, November 18, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, November 19, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Xiaosong Li, University of Washington, "Time-Dependent Electronic Structure Theory: Excitonic, Charge-Transfer, and Spin Dynamics"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmSteven Ritz, University of California Santa Cruz
        Physics Colloquium: Steven Ritz
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, November 20, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Lisa Della Ripa
        Ms. Lisa Della Ripa, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, November 21, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmBoris Spivak, University of Washington
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Boris Spivak
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        Thomas Gregor, Princeton University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): Precision and reproducibility in development
        144 Loomis
    6. Saturday, November 22, 2014

      1.  Thanksgiving Break Begins
  6. Week of November 23, 2014

    1. Wednesday, November 26, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmPhysics Colloquium: No Colloquium Fall Break
    2. Thursday, November 27, 2014

      1. All DayThanksgiving Day
    3. Friday, November 28, 2014

      1. All DayDay After Thanksgiving - Designated Holiday
      2. 1:00 pmCondensed Matter Seminar - No Seminar Thanksgiving Break

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