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  1. Week of September 1, 2016

    1. Thursday, September 1, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Jeremiah Johnson
        Professor Jeremiah Johnson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Synthetic Strategies for Molecular Precision in Polymeric Materials"
        116 RAL
    2. Friday, September 2, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Jeff Comer, Kansas State University
        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): “Subdiffusion in Permeation of Small Molecules through Biological Membranes”
        Loomis 144
      2. 4:00 pmProf. Rohit Bhargava
        Professor Rohit Bhargava, UIUC, "Infrared chemical imaging – developing the technology from theory to therapy"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  2. Week of September 4, 2016

    1. Tuesday, September 6, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Kennth Suslick, UIUC, "Seminar on Seminars"
        217 Noyes Lab
    2. Wednesday, September 7, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmDr. Ken Vickery, Director, Office of External Fellowships at the Graduate College, "Introduction to Fellowships"
        116 RAL
    3. Thursday, September 8, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Aditya Khair, Carnegie Mellon University, "Strongly Nonlinlear Oscillatory Shear Rheology of Complex Fluids"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    4. Friday, September 9, 2016

      1. 10:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Jeff Moore, AdvisorMs. Catherine M. Possanza Casey, UIUC, "Design and Development of Stimuli-Responsive Materials: pH Sensitive Polymersomes and Poly(olefin sulfone)s"
        2269 Beckman Institute
      2. 3:00 pm   Advisor: Professor Scott E. DenmarkMr. Hyung Min Chi
        Mr. Hyung Min Chi, Final Defense, UIUC, "Lewis Base Catalyzed Enantioselective Sulfenoamination of Alkenes"
        117 Roger Adams Laboratory
  3. Week of September 11, 2016

    1. Tuesday, September 13, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Bruce Gates, University of California, Davis, "Molecular Metal Catalysts on Supports: Organometallic Chemistry Meets Surface Science"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Wednesday, September 14, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmMr. Peter Walters, Geerdes Lecture, "Quantum-classical path integral simulations of charge transfers in solution"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmEZ Ellis (Fratti) -
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmSeung J. Oh (Blanke) -
        116 RAL
    3. Friday, September 16, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Lin-Feng Chen
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Lin-Feng Chen (University of Illinois), Regulation of NF-kappaB signaling in cancer and immunity: from bench to "BET"side
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 1:30 pmFINAL DEFENSE: Herbert Carter Fellow in Biochemistry: Xiaobin Zheng (Shapiro Lab) - "TARGETING MDR1 AND ENDOCRINE THERAPY-RESISTANT CANCERS THROUGH ESTROGEN RECEPTOR“.
        314A RAL
      3. 2:00 pm   Advisor: Professor Scott E. DenmarkMr Andrea Ambrosi
        Mr. Andrea Ambrosi, Final Defense, UIUC, "I. Mechanistic Significance of the Si-O-Pd Bond in the Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Organosilanolates II. Applications of the Water-Gas Shift Reaction in Organic Synthesis"
        433 RAL
    4. Saturday, September 17, 2016

      1.  WCC Uncorked
        Home of Prof. van der Veen
  4. Week of September 18, 2016

    1. Monday, September 19, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm   Reception to FollowFrances Arnold, Dick and Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Biochemistry; Director, Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center, CalTech
        Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science: Dr. Frances Arnold, CalTech, "New Enzymes by Evolution: Expanding the Scope of Biocatalysis"
        Beckman Auditorium
      2. 12:00 pmFrances Arnold, Dick and Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry, California Institute of Technology
        Frances H. Arnold, Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science
        Beckman Institute, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL
      3. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSLProf. Neil Garg
        CANCELLED - R.C. Fuson Lecture: Professor Neil Garg, University of California, Los Angeles, "Recent Forays in Methods Development and Complex Molecule Synthesis - Part I"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, September 20, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Neil Garg
        CANCELLED - R.C. Fuson Lecture: Professor Neil Garg, University of California, Los Angeles, "Recent Forays in Methods Development and Complex Molecule Synthesis - Part II"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Wednesday, September 21, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Robert Tycko, National Institutes of Health, "Molecular Structures of Amyloid Fibrils (and Related Topics)"
        B102 CLSL
    4. Friday, September 23, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Marnix Medema
        Biochemistry/Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Marnix Medema (Wageningen University, The Netherlands), Computational genomic strategies for natural product discovery and engineering
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
  5. Week of September 25, 2016

    1. Monday, September 26, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMs. Rebecca Leising
        Ms. Rebecca Leising, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, September 27, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmWCC Career Lunch: LinkedIn
        33 Roger Adams Laboratory (RAL)
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMs. Chloe Wendell
        Ms. Chloe Wendell, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Wednesday, September 28, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Prashant Jain, UIUC, "Chemical Secrets Told, One Nanocrystal At A Time"
        B102 CLSL
    4. Thursday, September 29, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmAbigail Halmes, Lit Seminar, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmKim Ta, Lit Seminar, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, September 30, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar, Advisor, Prof. Jonathan SweedlerMr. Joseph Ellis, UIUC- Title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar, Advisor, Prof. Jonathan SweedlerMs. Marina Philip, UIUC- Title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  6. Week of October 2, 2016

    1. Monday, October 3, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMs. Claire Simons
        Ms. Claire Simons, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, October 4, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmDaniel Hofmann, UIUC, Literature Seminar, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMr. Thomas Bearrood
        Mr. Thomas Bearrood, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pmSudharsan Dwaraknath, UIUC, Literature Seminar, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, October 5, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Victor Batista, Yale University, "Studies of Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmKeith R. Westcott Fellow in Biosciences & Gergorio Weber Fellow in Biochemistry: Dillon Cogan (Nair) -
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmKeith R. Westcott Fellow in Biosciences: Gregory Miner (Fratti) -
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, October 6, 2016

      1. 3:00 pmMr. Long Luu
        Mr. Long Luu, Final Defense, UIUC, "Approaches to the Assembly of Potent Therapeutic Agents for the Treatment of Myotonic Dystrophy"
        433 Roger Adams Lab
    5. Friday, October 7, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmSamie R. Jaffrey
        CBI TP/Biochemistry Seminar, Dr. Samie R. Jaffrey (Cornell University)
        B102 CLSL
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Samie R. Jaffrey, Cornell University, title “Imaging RNA and RNA biology using RNA mimics of green fluorescent protein”
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      3. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar, Advisor, Prof. Joaquin Rodriguez LopezMr. Zachary Gossage, UIUC- Title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar, Advisor, Prof. Jonathan SweedlerMs. Elizabeth Neumann, UIUC- Title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
  7. Week of October 9, 2016

    1. Monday, October 10, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Ralph Nuzzo, AdvisorMr. Yuan Yao, UIUC, "TBA"
        A446 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      2. 4:00 pmNicolai Cramer
        Organic Reactions Lecture: Professor Nicolai Cramer, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, "The Quest for Efficient Ligands in Asymmetric C-H Functionalizations"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Tuesday, October 11, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmJoseph Nugent, UIUC, Literature Seminar, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmTabitha Miller, UIUC, Literature Seminar, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, October 12, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Zahra Fakhraai, University of Pennsylvania, "Long-range Correlated Dynamics in Amorphous Systems"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmKeith R. Westcott Fellow in Biosciences: Julian Reed (Lu) -
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmKeith R. Westcott Fellow in Biosciences: Matthew Starr (Fratti) -
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, October 13, 2016

      1.  SACNAS Conference
        Long Beach, CA
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Effie Zhou
        Ms. Effie Zhou, UIUC, "TBD"
        163 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, October 14, 2016

      1.  SACNAS Conference
        Long Beach, CA
    6. Saturday, October 15, 2016

      1.  SACNAS Conference
        Long Beach, CA
      2. All DayProfs. Eric Jacobsen, Jin-Quan Yu, Zhenan Bao, Richard Schrock, Michelle Chang
        Frontiers Symposium - Speakers: Eric Jacobsen, Harvard University; Jin-Quan Yu, The Scripps Research Institute; Zhenan Bao, Stanford University; Richard Schrock, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Michelle Chang, University of California, Berkeley
        Spurlock Museum
  8. Week of October 16, 2016

    1. Tuesday, October 18, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Aaron Odom, Michigan State University, "Catalysis by High Valent Metals: Catalyst Design and Applications to Nitrogen Heterocycles"
        217 Noyes Lab
    2. Wednesday, October 19, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Dana Dlott, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Chemistry under extreme conditions"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmHerbert Carter Fellow in Biochemistry: Amruta Bhate (Kalsotra) -
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmJennifer Hou (Burke) -
        116 RAL
    3. Friday, October 21, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Donny Licatalosi
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Donny Licatalosi (Case Western Reserve University), TBA
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
  9. Week of October 23, 2016

    1. Monday, October 24, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Kevin Brown
        Professor Kevin Brown, Indiana University, "Metal Catalyzed Alkene Functionalization: An Approach Towards Stereospecific Cross-Coupling"
        116 RAL
    2. Tuesday, October 25, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMr. Lucas Hernandez
        Mr. Lucas Hernandez, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor George Christou, Illinois Distinguished Lecture in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Florida, Inorganic Chemistry, "Magnetic Molecules and Single-Molecule Magnets: A 'Bottom-Up' Molecular Approach to Nanoscale Magnetism"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, October 26, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Annabella Selloni, Princeton University, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
    4. Thursday, October 27, 2016

      1.  CHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Cory Berkland, University of Kansas, "A Few Early Lessons in Entrepreneurship..."
        114 Transportation Bldg
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Martin McLaughlin
        Mr. Martin McLaughlin, UIUC, "TBD"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Matthew Liberatore, University of Toledo, "Effect of Hydration on Mechanical Properties of Anion Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cells"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMr. Noah Marcus
        Mr. Noah Marcus, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    5. Friday, October 28, 2016

      1.  ChBE Graduate Research Symposium
      2. 12:00 pmE. Peter Greenberg
        CBI TP/Biochemistry Seminar: Professor E. Peter Greenberg (University of Washington)
        B102 CLSL
      3. 12:00 pmhttps://microbiology.washington.edu/users/e-peter-greenberghttp://depts.washington.edu/epglab/
        Dr. E. Peter Greenberg, University of Washington, title "The Social Life of Microbes: Communication, Cooperation and Conflict in Bacteria"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      4. 2:00 pmDr. Young-Wook Jun
        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): “TBA” Dr. Jun
        Loomis 144

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