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  1. Week of September 26, 2016

    1. Monday, September 26, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMs. Rebecca Leising
        Ms. Rebecca Leising, UIUC, "Nickel-Catalyzed, Cross-Electrophile Reductive Coupling"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, September 27, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmWCC Career Lunch: LinkedIn
        33 Roger Adams Laboratory (RAL)
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMs. Chloe Wendell
        Ms. Chloe Wendell, UIUC, "Gold-Catalyzed Intramolecular Cyclizations of Enynes"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Wednesday, September 28, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Prashant Jain, UIUC, "Chemical Secrets Told, One Nanocrystal At A Time"
        B102 CLSL
    4. Thursday, September 29, 2016

      1. 4:00 pmAbigail Halmes, Lit Seminar, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmKim Ta, Lit Seminar, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, September 30, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Joachim Sauer, Universitaet zu Berlin, " Different C-H Bond Activation Mechanisms on Solid Oxide Catalysts"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar, Advisor, Prof. Jonathan SweedlerMr. Joseph Ellis, UIUC- Title "Two-Photon Light Sheet Microscopy for the Study of Embryonic Development"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pm   Analytical Lit. Seminar, Advisor, Prof. Jonathan SweedlerMs. Marina Philip, UIUC- "Spectroscopic Analysis of Martian Geological Features"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  2. 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, "TBA"
        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, "TBA"
        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) -
        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
  3. Week of October 9, 2016

    1. Monday, October 10, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Ralph Nuzzo, AdvisorMr. Yuan Yao, UIUC, "TBA"
        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, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmTabitha Miller, UIUC, Literature Seminar, "TBA"
        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) -
        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
  4. Week of October 16, 2016

    1. Tuesday, October 18, 2016

      1. 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)
  5. 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, "TBA"
        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
  6. 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

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