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  1. Week of August 22, 2014

    1. Friday, August 22, 2014

      1. 11:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Thomas Rauchfuss, AdvisorMr. Brian Manor, UIUC, "Incorporation of Cyanide Ligands into Models of [FeFe]- and [NiFe]-Hydrogenases"
        161 Noyes Lab
  2. Week of August 24, 2014

    1. Monday, August 25, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSLMs. Patricia Blair, Mr. Marshall Brennan, Mr. Tony Grillo
        Fuson Student Talks: Ms. Patricia Blair, UIUC, "INVESTIGATION OF THE MECHANISM OF ACTION OF A SPECIES-SELECTIVE ANTIBACTERIAL COMPOUND", Mr. Marshall Brennan, UIUC, "LIGAND EFFECTS IN ENABLING TWO-ELECTRON REDOX ON CO(I) DISILAZIDE COMPLEXES: APPLICATIONS TO CATALYTIC CROSS-COUPLING REACTIONS ", Mr. Tony Grillo, UIUC, "RESTORING GROWTH IN PROTEIN DEFICIENT YEAST WITH A SMALL MOLECULE"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Tuesday, August 26, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmNew Graduate Student Department Welcome Reception
        North Entrance to RAL
      2. 4:00 pmInorganic T.S. Piper Awards, Christopher Barile, UIUC, "Electrochemistry inside Lipids: From Redox Markers to Catalysts with Gated Proton Flux" and Geoffrey Chambers, UIUC, "Mixed-Valent Model Compounds of the [NiFe]-Hydrogenases"
        217 NL
    3. Thursday, August 28, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic and Materials ChemistryProfessor Kenneth Suslick, UIUC, "Seminar on Seminars"
        217 Noyes Lab
  3. Week of September 1, 2014

    1. Tuesday, September 2, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Michael Jewett, Northwestern University, "Establishing Cell-free Synthetic Biology for the Production of Therapeutics, Materials, and Chemicals"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Friday, September 5, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm10h Annual CBI TP Symposium: Prof. Anthony A. James, UC Irvine, "Genetic Approaches for Controlling Transmission of Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Focus on Malaria"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmKeynote: Prof. Anthony A. James, UC Irvine
        10h Annual CBI TP Symposium: Prof. Anthony A. James, UC Irvine, "Genetic Approaches for Controlling Transmission of Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Focus on Malaria" & CBI TP trainees: Ariana Bravo Cruz, Caitlin Deane, Michael Lambrecht, Tucker Maxson, Manuel Ortega, and Cartney Smith
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
    3. Saturday, September 6, 2014

      1. 5:00 pmChBE GSAC Welcome Picnic
        Harley Residence
  4. Week of September 7, 2014

    1. Wednesday, September 10, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following lecture

        Steven Chu, Professor of Physics and Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University


        Nelson J. Leonard Distinguished Lecture, Professor Steven Chu, "The Energy and Climate Challenge: We Need a Few Great Chemists!"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom
    2. Friday, September 12, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. P. Leslie Dutton
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. P. Leslie Dutton (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine), "Toward Biogenesis of Man-Designed Oxidoreductases Working in Cells"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 2:00 pm

        Kai Zhang


        Kai Zhang (UIUC): TBD
        144 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar, Advisor- Professor Ryan BaileyMr. Zachary Wiersma
        Mr. Zachary Wiersma, UIUC "Reducing Foodborne Illnesses Through the Use of Electronic Noses."
        116 RAL
      4. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar, Advisor-Steven ZimmermanMs. Gretchen Adams
        Ms. Gretchen Adams, UIUC "Project-Based Learning (PBL) in Large-Enrollment Analytical Chemistry Lab Courses: Is It Meaningful, Manageable, and Effective?"
        116 RAL
  5. Week of September 14, 2014

    1. Monday, September 15, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Douglas Mitchell
        Professor Douglas Mitchell, Seminar of Special Interest, UIUC, "Chemical and Biological Methods to Address the Antibiotic Resistance Problem"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, September 16, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Joelle Frechette, Johns Hopkins University, "Lubrication and Wet Adhesion in the Presence of Draining Channels"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMr. Kevin Harnden, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, September 17, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Exciton transport in carbon nanotube photovoltaics using 2D White-Light Spectroscopy"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmWestcott Fellow: Jon Chekan (Nair Lab)
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmWestcott Fellow: Shannon Walsh (Silverman Lab)
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, September 18, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMs. Brittany Rauzan, UIUC "TBA" & Mr. Kaili Zhang, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, September 19, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. David Giedroc
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. David Giedroc (Indiana University), "Copper Metalloregulation and Trafficking at the Host-microbial Pathogen Interface"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor- Professor Richard PerryMs. Corryn Neumann
        Ms. Corryn Neumann, UIUC
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar, Advisor- Professor Deborah LeckbandMs. Huei-Huei Chang
        Ms. Huei-Huei Chang, UIUC
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  6. Week of September 21, 2014

    1. Wednesday, September 24, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Olga Dudko, UCSD, "Single-Molecule Biophysics in Pulling Devices and Living Cells "
        B102 CLSL
    2. Thursday, September 25, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Kazuaki Ishihara
        AbbVie Lecture: Professor Kazuaki Ishihara, Nagoya University, "The development of Catalytic Enantioselective Cyclizations Based on Iodine Chemistry"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    3. Friday, September 26, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Jochen Zimmer
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Jochen Zimmer (University of Virginia), "Structural and Functional Insights into Cellulose Synthesis and Secretion"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 4:00 pm   Analytical ChemistryProfessor Michael Heien, University of Arizona, "TBA"
        116 RAL
  7. Week of September 28, 2014

    1. Monday, September 29, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "Fifty Years of Dithiolenes: A Gray Dawn, the Loss of Innocence and Fulfilling the Promise"
        100 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, September 30, 2014

      1. 8:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "Fuel from Water: The Light-Driven Generation of Hydrogen"
        B102 CLSL

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