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  1. Week of October 2, 2016

    1. Monday, October 3, 2016

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

      1. 4:00 pmDaniel Hofmann, UIUC, Literature Seminar, "Luminescent d6 metal complexes for biomarker detection"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMr. Thomas Bearrood
        Mr. Thomas Bearrood, UIUC, "Recent Developments in the Anti-dihydroxylation of Alkenes"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pmSudharsan Dwaraknath, UIUC, Literature Seminar, "MetalloMOFzymes - Heterogeneous Catalysis Inspired by Nature"
        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) - Structural/functional characterization of a Dieckmann cyclase and an aza-Diels-Alderase
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmKeith R. Westcott Fellow in Biosciences: Gregory Miner (Fratti) - "The Central Polybasic Region of the Soluble SNARE Vam7 Affects Binding to Phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate by the PX domain"
        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 pmDr. Samie R. Jaffrey, Cornell University, title “Imaging RNA and RNA biology using RNA mimics of green fluorescent protein”
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar, Advisor, Prof. Joaquin Rodriguez LopezMr. Zachary Gossage, UIUC- "All You Need Are Love Waves: SAW Sensors for Molecule and Ion Detection"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar, Advisor, Prof. Jonathan SweedlerMs. Elizabeth Neumann, UIUC- "Photoacoustic Imaging as a Method for Cancer Detection"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
  2. Week of October 9, 2016

    1. Monday, October 10, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Ralph Nuzzo, AdvisorMr. Yuan Yao, UIUC, "Fabrication and Light Management for Microscale Solar Cells"
        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, "The Role of f-Orbitals in the Bonding and Reactivity of Thorium and Uranium Complexes"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmTabitha Miller, UIUC, Literature Seminar, "Activation of Small Molecules Using Trinuclear Copper Complexes"
        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) - "Uncovering the Role of Nonheme Metal in Nitric Oxide Reduction Using a Heme-Substituted Nitric Oxide Reductase Model"
        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
  3. Week of October 16, 2016

    1. Tuesday, October 18, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Tina Huang
        Meet Faculty Member: TINA HUANG
        33 Roger Adams Laboratory (RAL)
      2. 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. Thursday, October 20, 2016

      1. 1:30 pmFINAL DEFENSE: Jonathan Chekan (Nair Lab) - BIOCHEMICAL AND STRUCTURAL STUDIES ON PROTEINS INVOLVED IN THE PRODUCTION OF NATURAL PRODUCTS AND DEGRADATION OF POLYSACCHARIDES
        433 RAL
    4. Friday, October 21, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Donny Licatalosi
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Donny Licatalosi (Case Western Reserve University), "RNA splicing networks and development"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
  4. 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, "Trapping and dynamics of electrons and holes at TiO2 anatase surfaces and aqueous interfaces"
        B102 CLSL
    4. Thursday, October 27, 2016

      1. 10:00 amCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Cory Berkland, University of Kansas, "A Few Early Lessons in Entrepreneurship..."
        119 MSEB, 1304 W Green
      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. 4:00 pmProfessor Thomas M. Makris, University of South Carolina, "TBA"
        217 Noyes 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
      5. 3:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Alison Fout, AdvisorMs. Yun Ji Park, UIUC, "TBA"
        B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab
  5. Week of October 30, 2016

    1. Monday, October 31, 2016

      1. 10:00 am   Advisor: Professor Doug MitchellMs. Patricia Blair
        Ms. Patricia Blair, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        B124 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
  6. Week of November 1, 2016

    1. Tuesday, November 1, 2016

      1. 8:30 am - 9:30 amMeet the Alumna: Adeana Bishop, Exxon Mobil
        171 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 10:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Ben McCall, AdvisorMr. Adam Perry, UIUC, "TBA"
        171 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pmDr. Adeana Bishop, Exxonmobil, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMs. Summer Laffoon
        Ms. Summer Laffoon, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Wednesday, November 2, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Yang Zhang, UIUC, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
    3. Thursday, November 3, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmVioleta Marin
        AbbVie Lecture: Violeta Marin, AbbVie, "Chemical Detectives: From Affinity Capture to Ligand Directed GLiCo Click for Drug Target Identification"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pmCecilia Gentle, Lit Seminar, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pmJose Zavala, Lit Seminar, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      4. 5:00 pmProfessor Greg Fu
        AbbVie Lecture: Professor Greg Fu, California Institute of Technology, "Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings of Alkyl Electrophiles"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    4. Friday, November 4, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar; Advisor, Prof. Dana DlottMr. Alexander Moore, UIUC, Title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar; Advisor, Prof. Catherine MurphyMs. Xi Zhang, UIUC, Title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    5. Saturday, November 5, 2016

      1. 8:30 amBeak-Pines Organic Area Allerton Conference
        Allerton Park
  7. Week of November 6, 2016

    1. Monday, November 7, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Mark Lautens
        Professor Mark Lautens, University of Toronto, "Improving Efficiency via Catalytic and Multicatalytic Reactions"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, November 8, 2016

      1.  NOBCChE Conference
        Raleigh, NC
      2. 12:00 pmFINAL DEFENSE: Paween Mahinthichaichan (Tajkhorshid and Gennis Labs) - "Microscopic descriptions of gas delivery and permeation in biological macromolecules".
        Room 3269 Beckman building
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMr. Rajeev Chorghade
        Mr. Rajeev Chorghade, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Liviu Mirica, University of Washington, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, November 9, 2016

      1.  NOBCChE Conference
        Raleigh, NC
    4. Thursday, November 10, 2016

      1.  NOBCChE Conference
        Raleigh, NC
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Adam DiCaprio
        Mr. Adam DiCaprio, UIUC, "TBD"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Frank Bates, University of Minnesota, "Frank-Kasper and Quasicrystal Phases in Block Polymer Melts"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAda Doisy Lectures in BIOCHEMISTRY: Dr. Peter Walter (University of California at San Francisco) - "The Unfolded Protein Response in Health and Disease"
        MSB Auditorium
      5. 4:00 pmMatthew Kromer, Lit Seminar, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, November 11, 2016

      1.  NOBCChE Conference
        Raleigh, NC
      2. 12:00 pmAda Doisy Lectures in BIOCHEMISTRY: Dr. Kazutoshi Mori (Kyoto University) - "The Unfolded Protein Response: to Mammals and Beyond"
        MSB Auditorium
      3. 2:00 pmDr. Rhonda Dzakpasu
        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): “TBA” Dr. Dzakpasu
        Loomis 144
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Matthew F. Bush, University of Washington, "Mass Spectrometry, Ion Mobility, and Ion Chemistry: Tools for Characterizing the Structures of Proteins in Solution and in the Gas Phase"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  8. Week of November 13, 2016

    1. Monday, November 14, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm   Reception Immediately Following In The 'A" Atrium CLSLProfessor David W. C. MacMillan
        C.S. Marvel Lecture: Professor David W.C. MacMillan, Princeton University, "Photoredox Catalysis in Organic Chemistry"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, November 15, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor David W.C. MacMillan
        C.S. Marvel Lecture: Professor David W.C. MacMillan, Princeton University, "Metallaphotoredox Catalysis"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Wednesday, November 16, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmStudent Select Seminar, Prof. Greg Voth, University of Chicago, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmKatrina Diaz (Burke) -
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmNektaria Petronikolou (Nair)) -
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, November 17, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Simon Meek
        Prof. Simon Meek, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Title: "TBA"
        116 RAL
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Jillian Dempsey, University of North Carolina, "Modulating Charge Separation across Semiconductor Interfaces"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, November 18, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Philip Low
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Philip Low (Purdue University), TBA
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 12:00 pmProf. Phil Low
        Prof. Phil Low, Purdue University, "Title TBA"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      3. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar; Advisor, Prof. Joaquin Rodriguez LopezMr. Noah Schorr, UIUC, Title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      4. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar; Advisor, Prof. Andrew GewirthMs. Angela DiAscro, UIUC, Title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  9. Week of November 27, 2016

    1. Monday, November 28, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmProf. William Pomerantz, University of Minnesota, Title: "Fluorinated Bromodomains: Choosing the Right Halogen for Small Molecule Discovery"
        116 RAL
    2. Tuesday, November 29, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm   Advisor: Professor Scott DenmarkMr. Andy Thomas
        Mr. Andy Thomas, UIUC, Final Defense, "Title TBA"
        B124 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMs. Hailey Knox
        Ms. Hailey Knox, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Kara Bren, University of Rochester, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, November 30, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Megan Tielges, Indiana University, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL

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