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  1. Week of February 20, 2017

    1. Monday, February 20, 2017

      1. 11:00 amJintao Liu, Division of Biological Physics, University of California, San Diego
        Special Biological Physics (CPLC) Seminar: "Emergent dynamics in bacterial communities"
        276 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmProf. Albert Bowers
        Prof. Albert Bowers, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "Chemoenzymatic Platforms for the Discovery of New Peptide Therapeutics"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, February 21, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmMr. Jiabao Zhang
        Mr. Jiabao Zhang, UIUC, "Recent Advancement in Silver Mediated C–F Bond Formation"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Hannah Shafaat, Ohio State, "Teaching old proteins new tricks: Engineering metalloenzymes for energy conversion reactions"
        1024 CA
    3. Wednesday, February 22, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmProf Jahan Dawlaty, University of Southern California, "Light, Electrons, Protons: Lessons from Model Systems and Potentials for Photocatalysis"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmLogan Hurst (Fratti) - " VLCFA’s are necessary for proper cell division in Saccharomyces cerevisiae"
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmYuanyuan Hu (Cronan) - A New Pathway for Synthesis of the Biotin Pimeloyl Moiety in Bacteria
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, February 23, 2017

      1. 12:30 pmMr. Nitin Neelakantan, UIUC, "Functionalized Silicone Composites: Omniphobic Coatings, Microspheres and Plastic Explosives"
        171 RAL
      2. 4:00 pmMr. Ephraim Morado
        Mr. Ephraim Morado, UIUC, "Autonomous Movement of Spherical Micro- and Nanomotors"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    5. Friday, February 24, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Chad Rienstra
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Chad Rienstra (University of Illinois), “A New NMR Toolkit for High-Resolution Structure & Dynamics of Functional Lipids”
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 2:00 pmDr. Roy Dar
        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Genetic coupling of viral-host gene expression presents migratory challenges in HIV therapies"
        Loomis 144
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Susan Richardson, University of South Carolina Title "What's in my drinking water? New impacts and Issues
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  2. Week of February 26, 2017

    1. Monday, February 27, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Levi Stanley
        Prof. Levi Stanley, Iowa State University, "Synthesis of Polycyclic Heterocycles and Carbocycles through Catalytic Alkene Hydroacylation and Carboacylation Reactions"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, February 28, 2017

      1. 8:30 am - 9:45 amDr. Gayle Schueller, 3M Company, Vice President of New Platforms – Growth and Commercialization, 3M Research & Development
        WCC Stoesser Breakfast with Dr. Gayle Schueller, VP at 3M Company
        171 Roger Adams Laboratory.
      2. 4:00 pmDr. Gayle Schueller, 3M Company, Vice President of New Platforms – Growth and Commercialization, 3M Research & Development
        Sylvia M. Stoesser Lectures in Chemistry - Dr. Gayle Schueller, Vice President of New Platforms at 3M Company, "Materials and Technical Innovation for Relevance in a Changing World"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Reception immediately following in CLSL-A atrium.
  3. Week of March 1, 2017

    1. Wednesday, March 1, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmWestcott Bioscience Fellow: John Khamo (Zhang) -
        116 RAL
      2. 4:00 pmWestcott Bioscience Fellow: Mara Livezey (Shapiro) - "Characterizing the death pathway of a small molecule Estrogen Receptor Alpha biomodulator"
        116 RAL
    2. Thursday, March 2, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmMr. Anthony Sotelo
        Mr. Anthony Sotelo, UIUC, "Stimulated Raman Imaging for Drug Development and Disease Progression"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmMr. Chengtian "John" Shen
        Mr. Chengtian Shen, UIUC, "TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Friday, March 3, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Kimberly Mowry
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Kimberly Mowry (Brown University), RNA transport in the cytoplasm: How to get there from here
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
  4. Week of March 5, 2017

    1. Monday, March 6, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmProf. John A. Porco Jr., Boston University, title "Recent Studies Towards the Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products"
        TBD
    2. Tuesday, March 7, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmMr. Chad Ungarean
        Mr. Chad Ungarean, UIUC, "TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Wednesday, March 8, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Troy van Voorhis, MIT, "Electronic dynamics in complex environments: from electron transfer to singlet fission"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmDennis Piehl (Rienstra) -
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmPhilip Olivares (Nair) -
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, March 9, 2017

      1. 1:00 pmMr. Zheng Li, UIUC, "TBA"
        A133 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab
      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Zengyi Shao, Iowa State University, "Exploring Conventional and Nonconventional Yeasts to Produce Polymer, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics Precursors"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, March 10, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Sergey Kryazhimskiy, University of California San Diego
        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Epistasis and genetic variation in adaptability in yeast"
        280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
  5. Week of March 12, 2017

    1. Tuesday, March 14, 2017

      1. 9:00 amMr. Ryan Baumgartner, UIUC, "Cooperative Polymerization of Alpha-helices Induced by Macromolecular Architecture"
        33 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Gerald Fuller, Stanford University, "The Fluid Dynamics of Ultra-low Surface Tension Liquids"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pmMs. Lauren Hagler
        Ms. Lauren Hagler, UIUC, "TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Kyle M. Lancaster, Cornell University, "TBA"
        1024 CA
    2. Wednesday, March 15, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmAnna SantaMaria (Burke) -
        116 RAL
      2. 4:00 pmDonald Sheppard (Chen) -
        116 RAL
    3. Thursday, March 16, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmMr. Grant Hisao, UIUC, Final Defense " TBA'
        171 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 2:00 pmMs. Yi Ren
        Ms. Yi Ren, Final Defense, UIUC, "Development of Mechano-Active Organic Materials for Shock Wave Energy Dissipation"
        3269 Beckman Institute
      3. 4:00 pmProf. David Nicewicz
        Professor David Nicewicz, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "New Avenues in Synthesis via Organic Photoredox Catalysis"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    4. Friday, March 17, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Sika Zheng
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Sika Zheng (UC Riverside) - "Alternative splicing programming of neuronal differentiation"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
  6. Week of March 19, 2017

    1. Monday, March 20, 2017

      1. 8:00 pmBailar Lecture, Professor Omar M. Yaghi, University of California, Berkeley, "TBA"
        B102
    2. Tuesday, March 21, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmBailar Lecture, Professor Omar M. Yaghi, University of California, Berkeley, "TBA"
        B102
  7. Week of March 26, 2017

    1. Monday, March 27, 2017

      1. 4:00 pmAmgen Representative
        Amgen Lecture: Dr. Ana Minatti, Amgen Representative, "β-Secretase Research at Amgen: Past, Present and Future"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 5:00 pmProfessor Dirk Trauner
        Amgen Lecture: Professor Dirk Trauner, New York University, "A Tale Of Two Stereoisomers"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, March 28, 2017

      1. 9:00 amMr. Richard Graybill, UIUC, Final Defense "Title TBA"
        171 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 1:00 pmMr. James Wade, UIUC Final Defense "TBA"
        433 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pmMr. Riley Svec
        Mr. Riley Svec, UIUC, "TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Wednesday, March 29, 2017

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Stephen Leone, UC-Berkeley, "Attosecond Dynamics: From Molecules to Semiconductor Solids"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmCharles Kade Fellow in Biochemistry: Liqun Yu (Shapiro) -
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmIpek Tasan (Zhao) -
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, March 30, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmMr. Meng Wu
        Mr. Meng Wu, UIUC, "TBD"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 1:00 pmFINAL DEFENSE: Zehua Bao (Zhao Laboratory) - Multiplex genome editing and gene regulation in eukaryotic cells
        Room A446 CLSL
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Yu-Shan Lin, Tufts University, "Understanding and Designing Cyclic Peptides"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 3:30 pmTBD
        Fuson Student Talks: Mr. Stephan Ammann, UIUC, "Title TBA", Graham Hudson, UIUC "Title TBA", Emma Southgate, UIUC "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    5. Friday, March 31, 2017

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Lois Weisman
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Lois Weisman (University of Michigan), "From yeast to humans: Insights into phosphoinositide signaling"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 2:00 pmDr. Kirill Afonin, UNC, Charlotte
        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): “TBA” Dr. Afonin
        Loomis 144
      3. 4:00 pmDr. Alla Kloss, Genzyme Corp. Title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab

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