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  1. Week of April 20, 2014

    1. Monday, April 21, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMr. Jun Li
        Mr. Jun Li, UIUC, "Advanced Chemical Synthesis of Oligosaccharides"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, April 22, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   Chemical BiologyProfessor Brian McNaughton
        Professor Brian McNaughton, Colorado State University, "Expanding the Functional Utility of Proteins as Research Tools and Therapeutic Leads"
        B102 Chemical Life and Sciences Laboratory
      2. 4:30 pmRinehart Investiture
    3. Wednesday, April 23, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmFINAL DEFENSE: Kim-Phung T. Nguyen, M.D. (Nair Lab)
        401 Roger Adams Lab - Rose Seminar Room
      2. 3:00 pm   Nanohour SeminarYue Zhuo, UIUC, "Protein-protein Binding Detection Using Nanoparticle Photonic Crystal Enhanced Microscopy (NP-PCEM)" and Duc Nguyen, "Determining the energy landscape of a glass surface by directly imaging its dynamics"
        Beckman Institute Room 4269
      3. 4:00 pmCarleigh Hebbard (Morrissey Lab) - "Chromogenic and Fluorogenic Polyphosphatase Substrates."
        116 RAL
      4. 4:00 pmProf. Yogendra Gupta, Washington State University, "Understanding Materials under Extreme Dynamic Compression: Challenges, Advances, and Opportunities"
        112 Chem Annex
      5. 4:00 pmXin Ye (Sligar Lab) - "Nanodiscs as a Platform to Study Integrin Signaling".
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, April 24, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Novartis Seminars in Organic ChemistryDr. Andrew Patterson
        Dr. Andrew Patterson, Novartis- “Addressing C-H Functionalization Challenges in Drug Discovery”
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 5:00 pm   Novartis Seminars in Organic ChemistryProfessor Jeffrey Bode
        Professor Jeffrey Bode, Novartis Lecture, ETH Zurich, "Chemical Hacking with Amide-Forming Ligations"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, April 25, 2014

      1. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Vincent Noireaux, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: Synthetic biology with a cell-free TX-TL system: metabolism, gene circuits and minimal cell in a test tube
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
  2. Week of April 27, 2014

    1. Tuesday, April 29, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Chemical BiologyProfessor David Spiegel
        Professor David Spiegel, Yale University, "Using Small Molecules to Engineer and Explore Human Immunity"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Wednesday, April 30, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmSeung J. Oh (Blanke Lab) -
      2. 4:00 pmZiqiao Ding (Gennis Lab)
        116 RAL
  3. Week of May 1, 2014

    1. Thursday, May 1, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Julio Serrano
        Mr. Julio Serrano, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProf. David Wei, University of Florida, "Plasmon-Mediated Surface Chemistry for Solar Photocatalysis"
        112 Chem Annex
    2. Friday, May 2, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Kristen W. Lynch
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Kristen W. Lynch (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) "Mechanisms for Transmitting Cell Stimulation Signals to Control Alternative Splicing Programs"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Comert Kural, Department of Physics, Ohio State University


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: Three-dimensional Analysis of Clathrin-mediated Membrane Trafficking in Living Cells
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
      3. 4:00 pm   Physical ChemistryFlygare Memorial Lecture, Prof. Eric Heller, Harvard University, "What can frequency domain spectroscopy do for understanding of molecular dynamics?"
        B102 CLSL
  4. Week of May 4, 2014

    1. Monday, May 5, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Organic ChemistryBrett Helms
        Dr. Brett Helms, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, "Title TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Tuesday, May 6, 2014

      1. 11:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Greg Girolami, AdvisorMs. Noel Chang, UIUC, "TBA"
        B012 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Craig Townsend
        Prof. Craig Townsend, Johns Hopkins University, "Biosynthesis of β-Lactam Antibiotics and the Force of Convergent Evolution"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProfessor William Tolman, University of Minnesota, "Copper-Oxygen Intermediates Relevant to Metalloenzymes and Other Oxidation Catalysts"
        112 Chem Annex
    3. Wednesday, May 7, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Chemistry Student Select SeminarProf. Paul Chirik, Princeton University, "Base Metal Catalysis for Organic Synthesis: Asymmetric Catalysis and C-H Activation"
        112 Chem
    4. Thursday, May 8, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Materials Dissertation AwardMaterials Dissertation Award, Mr. Sizhu You, UIUC, "Ultrasonic Hot Spots in Solids"
        TBA
    5. Friday, May 9, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Lei Wang
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Lei Wang (The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences) "Proximity-enabled Bioreactivity"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
  5. Week of May 11, 2014

    1. Monday, May 12, 2014

      1. 1:30 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, AdvisorMr. Brian Solis, UIUC, "TBA"
        Chemistry Library Conference Room
    2. Friday, May 16, 2014

      1. 10:00 am   Final Defense: Professor Wilfred van der Donk, AdvisorMs. Ayse Okesli
        Ms. Ayse Okesli, UIUC, Final Defense, "Title TBA"
        B124 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
      2. 1:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry Final Defense; Advisor - Prof. Andrew GewirthMr. Hadi Tavassol, UIUC, "Interfacial Processes in Li-Ion Batteries"
        TBA
  6. Week of May 18, 2014

    1. Thursday, May 22, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Javier Vela, Iowa State University, "Molecular control of nanoscale composition, morphology and function: From compositionally graded nanorods to surface doped quantum dots"
        112 Chem Annex
  7. Week of June 1, 2014

    1. Friday, June 6, 2014

      1. 9:00 am   Analytical Chemistry Final Defense: Advisor - Prof. Jonathan SweedlerMr. Eric Lanni, UIUC, "TBA"
        171 RAL
  8. Week of June 22, 2014

    1. Friday, June 27, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry seminarProfessor Amy Herr, University of California at Berkeley, "TBA"
        116 RAL
  9. Week of September 1, 2014

    1. Friday, September 5, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmKeynote: Prof. Anthony A. James, UC Irvine
        10h Annual CBI TP Symposium: Prof. Anthony A. James, UC Irvine, "title TBA" & CBI TP trainees
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
  10. 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, "TBA"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom
  11. Week of September 21, 2014

    1. Thursday, September 25, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Kazuaki Ishihara
        AbbVie Lecture: Professor Kazuaki Ishihara, Nagoya University, "Title TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
  12. Week of September 28, 2014

    1. Monday, September 29, 2014

      1. 8:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "TBA"
        TBA
    2. Tuesday, September 30, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "TBA"
        TBA
  13. Week of October 5, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 7, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Richard Silverman
        Kenneth L. Rinehart Lecture in Chemical Biology: Professor Richard Silverman, Northwestern University, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Friday, October 10, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Richard M. Caprioli
        Prof. Richard M. Caprioli, Vanderbilt University, title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  14. Week of October 19, 2014

    1. Monday, October 20, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Organic ChemistryProfessor Cathleen Crudden
        Organic reactions Lecture: Professor Cathleen Crudden, Queen's University, "Title TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
  15. Week of October 26, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 28, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565, Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California, Berkeley
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. David V. Schaffer
        Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California at Berkeley, "title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  16. Week of November 2, 2014

    1. Friday, November 7, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry G.F. Smith Memorial LectureG.F. Smith Lecture, Professor R. Graham Cooks, Purdue University, "TBA"
        116 RAL
      2. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry, G.F. Smith Memorial LectureGF Smith Lecture, Prof. R. Graham Cooks, Purdue University, "TBA"
        116 RAL
  17. Week of November 9, 2014

    1. Tuesday, November 11, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCBI/CHBE 565, Professor Jason Burdick, Universityof Pennsylvania
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. Jason A. Burdick
        Prof. Jason A. Burdick, University of Pennsylvania, "title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Friday, November 14, 2014

      1.  Samuel W. Parr Lecture in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor Mark Davis, Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering, Caltech
        TBD
  18. Week of November 16, 2014

    1. Monday, November 17, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSLProfessor Carolyn Bertozzi
        Marvel Lectrure, Professor Carolyn Bertozzi, University of California, Berkeley, "Title TBD"
        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, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory



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