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  1. Week of October 21, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 21, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Cynthia Collins, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, "Engineering Communication and Collaboration in Synthetic Microbial Communities"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pmDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering, Soft Materials Seminar, Runyu Zhang, UIUC, “Three dimensional refractory metallic mesostructures for thermophovoltaic emitters” Kwanghyun Baek, UIUC, “Self-folding hydrogels for spatiotemporal molecular release” and Howard Liu, UIUC, “Epidermal RF energy harvester"
        119 MSEB
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMr. Joshua Hinman, UIUC, "Finding Xenon: A Chemical Journey to the Center of the Earth"
        217 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:00 pm   Organic ChemistryProfessor Cathleen Crudden
        Organic Reactions Lecture: Professor Cathleen Crudden, Queen's University, "Organometallic Chemistry in the Service of Catalysis and Materials: Developments in the Enantiospecific Suzuki-Miyaura Cross Coupling Reaction and the Use of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes as Novel Ligands for Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmThe Academic Job Search Process Seminar
        103 Talbot Lab
    2. Wednesday, October 22, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmPaween Mahinthichaichan (Tajkhorshid/Gennis lab) - "Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies of Pathways and Mechanism of Substrate Delivery in Heme-Copper Oxidases"
        116 RAL
      2. 4:00 pmRanjani Murali (Gennis Lab) - "Discovering diversity and function of respiratory enzymes using sequence analysis"
        116 RAL
    3. Thursday, October 23, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Iti Kapoor
        Ms. Iti Kapoor, UIUC, "Spinach: An RNA mimic of Green Fluorescent Protein"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Dr. Paul Willems, Technology Vice President for Energy Biosciences, BP, "Developing and Scaling Up Biofuels Processes, What Role Should Chemical Engineering Play?"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pmDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering, Hard Materials Seminar, Rich Wilson, UIUC, “Limits to describing heat-flow across crystal boundaries with an interface conductance,” and Kevin Seymour, UIUC, “Thermal expansion and phase behavior in the rare-earth titanates,”
        119 MSEB
      4. 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmNOBCChE Social Mixer
        117 Roger Adams Laboratory
    4. Friday, October 24, 2014

      1. 8:00 am - 7:00 pm13th Annual ChBE Graduate Research Symposium
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Peter Senter
        Dr. Peter Senter, University of Washington, "Improving Antibody Activities through Chemical Modification: From Early Stage Research to a Clinically Approved Drug"
        217 Noyes Lab
      3. 2:00 pm

        Arne Gennerich, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Control of cytoplasmic dynein force production and processivity by its C-terminal domain"
        144 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor-Professor Ben McCallMr. Charles Markus
        Mr. Charles Markus, UIUC "Nuclear Forensics: Determining the History of Nuclear Material through Sample Morphology and Relative Isotopic Abundance"
        116 RAL
      5. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor-Professor Catherine MurphyMs. Jordan Dennison
        Ms. Jordan Dennison, UIUC "Quantification of Radical Species in the Troposphere"
        116 RAL
    5. Saturday, October 25, 2014

      1. All DayProfessor Melanie Sanford, Professor Julius Rebek Jr., Eric Kool, Eric Jacobsen, Justin Du Bois
        Frontiers Symposium - Speakers: Melanie Sanford, University of Michigan; Julius Rebek Jr., The Scripps Research Institute; Eric Kool, Stanford University; Eric Jacobsen, Harvard University; Justin Du Bois, Stanford University
        Beckman Institute Auditorium
  2. Week of October 26, 2014

    1. Monday, October 27, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Alfredo Garcia
        Mr. Alfredo Garcia, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Cole Johnson, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Yoon Lee, UIUC, "TBA"
        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. 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
      2. 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
  3. 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, "TBA" & Ms. Bailey Jackson, UIUC, "TBA"
        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, "Title TBA"
        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
  4. 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, "TBA"
        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
  5. 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, "TBA"
        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
  6. 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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