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  1. Week of October 26, 2014

    1. Monday, October 27, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Alfredo Garcia
        CANCELLED: Mr. Alfredo Garcia, UIUC, "Frustrated Lewis Pairs in Small Molecule Activation"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      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 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
      2. 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
    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 pmDaniel Harris (Kranz Lab) - "Engineering Human T Cell Receptors for Adoptive T Cell Therapies"
        116 RAL
    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 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
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSuccessfully Launching Your Academic Career Seminar
        165 Everitt Lab
    5. Friday, October 31, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Adrian Krainer
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Adrian Krainer (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory), "Antisense Splicing Modulation for Therapy and Modeling of CNS Disease"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 2:00 pm

        Harold Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Mechanics of strong DNA bending"
        144 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor- Professor Joaquin Rodriguez LopezMr. Mark Burgess
        Mr. Mark Burgess, UIUC "Gamma Ray Spectroscopy as an Elemental Mapping Tool for Interstellar Objects"
        116 RAL
      4. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor-Professor Richard PerryMr. Yao-Min Liu
        Mr. Yao-Min Liu, UIUC “Microfluidic Devices for the Isolation and Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells”
        116 RAL
  2. Week of November 2, 2014

    1. Monday, November 3, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Ruopei Feng, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      2. 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. 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 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMs. Laura Carson
        Ms. Laura Carson, UIUC, "The Lithiation-Borylation Strategy: Methods for Stereospecific sp3-sp3 Coupling"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic SeminarProfessor Theodor Agapie, Cal Tech, "Synthetic Cluster Models of Biological and Heterogeneous Oxygen Evolving Catalysts"
        112 Chem Annex
    4. Friday, November 7, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Jane Jackman
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Jane Jackman (Ohio State University), "A New Direction for RNA Synthesis: 3'‐5' Polymerases in Biology"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry, G.F. Smith Memorial LectureGF Smith Lecture, Prof. R. Graham Cooks, Purdue University, "Reaction Monitoring, Surgical Diagnostics and Chemical Synthesis by Mass Spectrometry "
        116 RAL
    5. Saturday, November 8, 2014

      1. 8:30 amProfessor Kevin G. Pinney
        Beak-Pines Organic Area Allerton Conference, Prof. Kevin Pinney, Baylor University "Small-Molecule, Tubulin Binding Vascular Disrupting Agents as Anti-Cancer Therapeutics"
        Allerton Park
  3. Week of November 9, 2014

    1. Monday, November 10, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Sam Gockel
        Mr. Sam Gockel, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Will Bassett, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Drishti Guin, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, November 11, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. Jason A. Burdick
        Prof. Jason A. Burdick, University of Pennsylvania, "title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    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 pmShyamal Subramanyam (Maria Spies Lab)
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmYi Yu (van der donk Lab)
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, November 13, 2014

      1. 10:00 amFINAL DEFENSE: SeyedFakhreddin Torabi (Lu Lab) - "In Vitro Selection and Characterization of Mono-, Di-, and Trivalent Metal-Dependent DNAzymes and Their Sensing Applications"
        401 RAL
      2. 4:00 pmProf. Gojko Lalic
        Prof. Gojko Lalic, University of Washington, "Copper Catalysis: From hydroamination of alkenes to the synthesis of fluorinated compounds"
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Jill MIllstone, University of Pittsburgh, "Colloidal Nanoparticle Alloys"
        217 Noyes Lab
      4. 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmMythbusters: Graduate School
        tba
    5. Friday, November 14, 2014

      1. All Day

        Dr. Julio Fernandez


        MBTG Symposium: Prof. Julio Fernandez, Columbia University
        Beckman Institute, room 1005
      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
  4. Week of November 16, 2014

    1. Monday, November 17, 2014

      1. 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
      2. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSLProfessor Carolyn Bertozzi
        Marvel Lectrure, Professor Carolyn Bertozzi, University of California, Berkeley, "Bioorthogonal Chemistry: An Enabling Tool for Biology and Drug Development"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Tuesday, November 18, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Carolyn Bertozzi
        Marvel Lecture, Professor Carolyn Bertozzi, The University of California, Berkeley, "Glycocalyx Engineering Toward Probing Cancer Glycome Evolution"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    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 pmCarleigh Hebbard (Morrissey lab) -
        401 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmIsmaeel Muhamed (Leckband Lab)
        116 RAL
    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 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Evan Vanable
        Mr. Evan Vanable, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    5. Friday, November 21, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm

        Thomas Gregor, Princeton University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): Precision and reproducibility in development
        144 Loomis
  5. Week of November 23, 2014

    1. Monday, November 24, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Yan Zhao
        Professor Yan Zhao, Iowa State University, "Responsive Supramolecular Materials Based on Amphiphilic Principles for Controlled Release, Light-Harvesting, Transport, and Catalysis"
        116 Roger Adams Lab

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