Seminars of Interest

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  1. Week of August 9, 2015

    1. Wednesday, August 12, 2015

      1. 9:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Andrew Gewirth, Advisor

        Mr. Justin Oberst, UIUC, "Electrocatalysis: Dioxygen Reduction and Carbon Dioxide Conversion"

        33 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Friday, August 14, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmFINAL DEFENSE - Parisa Hosseinzedah (Yi Lu Lab) - "Isolation, characterization, and engineering novel Cu-proteins and peroxidases"

        401 RAL

  2. Week of August 16, 2015

    1. Thursday, August 20, 2015

      1. 10:00 amFINAL DEFENSE - Ismaeel Muhamed (Leckband Lab) - “E-Cadherin mechanotransduction beyond cell-cell junction”

        401 RAL

      2. 10:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Ken Suslick, Advisor

        Ms. Jackie Rankin, UIUC, "TBA"

        33 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Friday, August 21, 2015

      1. 9:00 am  

        Final Defense, Ryan Bailey, Advisor

        Ms. Winnie Shia


        Ms. Winnie Shia, UIUC, "Multiplexed Protein Biomarker Analysis on Silicon Photonic Microring Resonators: Translation towards Clinical Diagnostics"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 10:00 am  

        Advisor: Prof. Wilfred van der Donk

        Mr. Subha Mukherjee


        Mr. Subha Mukherjee, Final Defense, UIUC, "Mechanistic and Synthetic Studies on the Prochlorosin and Cytolysin Families of Lanthipeptides"

        117 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Saturday, August 22, 2015

      1. 9:00 am - 6:00 pmRetreat for Graduate Women in Chemistry

        Morning: Illini Union, Rooms 314 A & B

        Afternoon: Kickapoo State Park

  3. Week of August 23, 2015

    1. Monday, August 24, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Reception Immediately Following in 'A' Atrium CLSL

        Mr. Rob Hicklin, Mr. Andrea Ambrosi and Mr. Andrew Ickes


        Fuson Student Talks: Mr. Rob Hicklin, UIUC, "Chemical Diversification of Pleuromutilin Leads to the Discovery of a Novel Anticancer Agent", Mr. Andrea Ambrosi, UIUC, "The Mechanistic Significance of the Si-O-Pd Bond in the Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Alkenyl-and Arylsilanolates", Mr. Andrew Ickes, UIUC, "Rhodium-Mediated Substrate Controlled Markovnikov Hydroamination"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, August 25, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmInorganic Seminar - T.S. Piper Awards

        217 NL

    3. Thursday, August 27, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Prof. Martin Oestreich


        Professor Martin Oestreich, Technische Universitat Berlin, "Best of Both Worlds: Catalysis with Nucleophilic and Electrophilic Silicon"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    4. Friday, August 28, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Prof. Laura P.W. Ranum, Univerisity of Florida


        11th Annual CBI TP Symposium: Prof. Laura P.W. Ranum, Univerisity of Florida, "title TBA" & CBI TP Trainees TBD

        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab

      2. 4:00 pmNo Biochemistry Seminar today in lieu of 11th Annual CBI TP Symposium. Keynote address by Prof. Laura Ranum (University of Florida)

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

  4. Week of August 30, 2015

    1. Monday, August 31, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Prof. Ratmir Derda


        Professor Ratmir Derda, University of Alberta, "Discovery of Functional Ligands from Genetically-encoded libraries of Peptide Derivatives"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  5. Week of September 1, 2015

    1. Friday, September 4, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmBiological Physics Seminar (CPLC): TBD
      2. 3:00 pm  

        Advisor: Paul Hergenrother

        Ms. Elizabeth Parkinson


        Ms. Elizabeth Parkinson, Final Defense, UIUC, "Deoxynyboquinones as NQO1-targeted anticancer compounds and deoxynybomycins as potent and selective antibiotics"

        165 Noyes Lab

      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Michael Thackeray, Argonne National Laboratories, Title"TBA"

        116 RAL

  6. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Tuesday, September 8, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmInorganic Student Select Seminar, Professor Oleg Ozerov, Texas A & M University, "TBA"

        217 Noyes

    2. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Professor Paula Hammond, MIT, "TBA"

        TBA

    3. Friday, September 11, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Pierre Joliot


        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Pierre Joliot (Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique), "Compartmentation of plastoquinone and plastocyanin in plant thylakoids"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

      2. 2:00 pm

        Arun Anantharam, Wayne State


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): TBD
      3. 4:00 pm  

        Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Literature Seminar, Advisor- Ryan Bailey

        Mr. Steve Doonan, UIUC, Title "TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  7. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Wednesday, September 16, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmPaween Mahinthichaichan (Tajkhorshid/Gennis lab)

        116 RAL

      2. 4:00 pmRanjani Murali (Gennis lab)

        116 RAL

      3. 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmHow to Succeed in Graduate School Panel Discussion
    2. Thursday, September 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Christian Amotore


        G.F. Smith Memorial Lecture, Professor Christian Amatore-Ecole Normale Superieure-Paris "TBA"

        116 RAL

      2. 4:00 pm  

        G.F. Smith Lecture-Analytical Chemistry

        Reception starting at 3:15 outside of 116 RAL

        Professor Christian Amatore


        Professor Christian Amatore, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris "Palladium Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions: A Few Mechanistic Truths beyond a Nobel Prize"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Friday, September 18, 2015

      1. All DayNo Biochemistry Seminar Today in lieu of Chemistry G. F. Smith Memorial Lecture. Keynote address by Prof. Christian Amatore (Ecole Normale Superieure-Paris) "TBA"

        116 RAL

      2. 2:00 pmBiological Physics Seminar (CPLC): TBD
      3. 4:00 pm

        Professor Christian Amatore


        G.F. Smith Memorial Lecture, Professor Christian Amatore- Ecole Normale Superieure- Paris- "TBA"

        116 RAL

      4. 4:00 pm  

        G.F. Smith Lecture-Analytical Chemistry

        Prof. Christian Amatore


        Professor Christian Amatore- Ecole Normale Superieure- Paris- "Seeing, Measuring and Understanding Vesicular Exocytosis of Neurotransmitters"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  8. Week of September 20, 2015

    1. Wednesday, September 23, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmNitesh Shashikanth (Leckband Lab)

        116 RAL

      2. 4:00 pmSwaminath Srinivas (Cronan Lab)

        116 RAL

    2. Thursday, September 24, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Michael D. Burkart


        Prof. Michael D. Burkart, University of California, San Diego, title "TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Friday, September 25, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Sarah Keller


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): Dr. Sarah Keller

        144 Loomis

  9. Week of September 27, 2015

    1. Monday, September 28, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Dennis Dougherty


        Kenneth L. Rinehart Lecture in Chemical Biology, Professor Dennis Dougherty, Caltech, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 4:00 pm  

        Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSL

        Professor Dennis Dougherty


        Kenneth L. Rinehart Lecture in Chemical Biology: Professor Dennis Dougherty, Caltech University, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

    2. Tuesday, September 29, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Chem 535 Lit Seminar

        Alfredo Garcia


        Mr. Alfredo Garcia, UIUC, "Title TBA

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Wednesday, September 30, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Ryan Steele, University of Utah, "TBA"

        B102 CLSL

      2. 4:00 pmWestcott Fellow Gregory Miner (Fratti Lab)

        116 RAL

      3. 4:00 pmWestcott Fellow Matthew Starr (Fratti Lab)

        116 RAL


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