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  1. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. 10:50 am

        Charles Schroeder


        CAS Spring Symposium

        Knight Auditorium

        Spurlock Museum

        600 S. Gregory, Urbana

    2. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1. 10:00 am

        Professor Yi Lu


        CAS Symposium - Professor Yi Lu, UIUC - Functional DNA Nanotechnology and Its Applications in Environmental Monitoring, Food Safety, Medical Diagnostics and Imaging

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

      2. 7:00 pm

        Professor Arieh Warshel, University of Southern California

        2014 Nobel Laureate


        Prof. Arieh Warshel, Nobel Laureate, "Multiscale Modeling of the Function of Biological Systems"

        141 Loomis Lab

    3. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

      1. 1:00 pmFINAL DEFENSE: Daiva Mattis (Kranz Lab) - Engineering of Bacterial Exotoxin and Endotoxin Antagonists.

        A446 CLSL

      2. 2:00 pmDr. Farid Salama, NASA-Ames Research Center, "Laboratory Astrophysics & Astrochemistry Studies at the NASA Ames' COSmIC Facility – Applications to Interstellar and Planetary Issues"

        B102 CLSL

    4. Thursday, April 23, 2015

      1. 9:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. David Ceperley, Advisor

        Mr. Adam Knapp, UIUC, "A Continuum Path Integral Approach to the Simulation of a Unitary Gas"

        202 Materials Research Lab

      2. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Graham Hudson


        Mr. Graham Hudson, UIUC, "DNA Nanotechnology: Hope or Hype? "

        163 Noyes Lab

      3. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Prof. Gordana Dukovic, University of Colorado, Boulder, "Photophysics and Photochemistry of Nanoscale Semiconductors and Implications for Solar Fuel Generation"

        217 Noyes Lab

      4. 4:00 pm

        Professor Abigail Doyle


        Professor Abigail Doyle, Princeton University, "New Directions in Nickel-Catalyzed Cross Coupling"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    5. Friday, April 24, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Michelle C. Barton


        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Michelle C. Barton (The University of Texas MD), "TRIM24: unexpected functions of a histone reader"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

      2. 2:00 pm

        Claudio Grosman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Using single-molecule electrophysiology and computer simulations to understand the molecular basis of cation conduction and charge selectivity in acetylcholine-receptor channels"

        144 Loomis

      3. 4:00 pm  

        Analytical Chemistry Seminar

        Professor Teresa Fan


        Professor Teresa Fan- University of Louisville "Exploring Lung Cancer Metabolome: From Bench to Bedside"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  2. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Elizabeth Nolan


        Professor Elizabeth Nolan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Understanding and Manipulating Immunity"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, April 28, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Louis Trzepkowski


        CANCELLED: Mr. Louis Trzepkowski, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 4:00 pm  

        CHEM 535 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Christopher Pattillo


        Mr. Christopher Pattillo, UIUC, "Asymmetric Photoredox Dual Catalysis"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

      3. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Nathaniel Szymczak, Univ. of Michigan, "Multifunctional Metal-Ligand Ensembles for Cooperative Substrate Activation"

        217 NL

    3. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, University of Chicago, "Colloidal quantum dots for magneto-resistance, and for mid-infrared optical response"

        B102 CLSL

      2. 3:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Steve Zimmerman, Advisor

        Mr. Yugang Bai, UIUC, "Development of Polynorbornenes and Polypeptides as Versatile Functional Biomaterials"

        136 Davenport Hall

    4. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Dorothea Fiedler


        Prof. Dorothea Fiedler, Princeton University, "The Inositol Pyrophosphates Provide a Link Between Signaling and Metabolism"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  3. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Lynette Cegelski


        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Lynette Cegelski (Stanford University), "Structure, Function, and Inhibition of Bacterial Cell Walls and Biofilms: Lessons from Small Molecules and a Big Magnet"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

      2. 2:00 pm

        Jie Xiao, Johns Hopkins University


        Jie Xiao (Hopkins): TBD

        144 Loomis

      3. 4:00 pmProf. Sunney Xie, Harvard University, "Life at the Single Molecule Level: From Single Molecule Enzymology to Single Cell Genomics"

        116 RAL

  4. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Monday, May 4, 2015

      1. 8:30 am

        Postdoctoral and Graduate students


        CPLC/Biophysics Graduate Student/Postdoc Symposium

        Beckman Institute, Room 1005

      2. 4:00 pm

        Prof. Alexander Statsyuk


        Prof. Alexander Statsyuk, Northwestern University, "Biochemistry and Pharmacology of the Ubiquitin System"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, May 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Michael Hopkins, University of Chicago, "TBA"

        217 Noyes Lab

    3. Wednesday, May 6, 2015

      1. 10:00 amFINAL DEFENSE - Rodney Burton (Crofts lab) - "Qo Site of the bc1 Complex; Unlocking the Gate of the Electron Transport Chain"

        Room 433 RAL

      2. 2:00 pmProf. Kurt Zilm, Yale, "Structure and Dynamics in Proteins as Viewed by Solids NMR: Water, Disordered States, and Prions"

        B102 CLSL

    4. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1.  SAMUEL W. PARR LECTURE IN CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING, Professor Joan Brennecke, University of Notre Dame
      2. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Abraham Wang


        Mr. Abraham Wang, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

      3. 1:30 pm  

        Advisor: Paul Hergenrother

        Howard Roth


        Mr. Howard Roth, Final Defense, UIUC, "Improving the Process Synthesis, Potency, and Pharmacokinetics of the Anticancer Compound PAC-1"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

      4. 4:00 pmSAMUEL W. PARR LECTURE IN CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING, Professor Joan Brennecke, University of Notre Dame, "Ionic Liquids for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture"

        100 Noyes Laboratory, reception following just outside lecture hall

  5. Week of May 10, 2015

    1. Tuesday, May 12, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Ryan Bailey

        Ms. Jessica Banks


        Ms. Jessica Banks, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        117 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Dr. Randy Schekman


        CBI/Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Randy Schekman (University of California at Berkeley) "TBD"

        Illini Union Illini Rooms B & C

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Prof. Randy Schekman


        Prof. Randy Schekman, University of California at Berkeley, title "Genes and proteins required for secretion of large particles and miRNA"

        Illini Union Illini Rooms B & C

    2. Wednesday, May 13, 2015

      1. 9:30 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Martin Gruebele, Advisor

        Ms. Anna Jean Wirth, UIUC, "TBA"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

  6. Week of May 17, 2015

    1. Sunday, May 17, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm

        Conovcation speaker: Thomas J. Tulig, Shell Oil Company


        Convocation

        Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

        500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

    2. Tuesday, May 19, 2015

      1. 11:00 am  

        Advisor: Professor John Katzenellenbogen

        Mr. Norio Yasui


        Mr. Norio Yasui, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Thursday, May 21, 2015

      1. 10:00 am  

        Advisor: Professor Doug Mitchell

        Mr. Joel Melby


        Mr. Joel Melby, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

  7. Week of May 24, 2015

    1. Tuesday, May 26, 2015

      1. 10:30 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Chad Rienstra, Advisor

        Ms. Kristin Nuzzio, UIUC, "TBA"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Thursday, May 28, 2015

      1. 9:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Yi Lu, Advisor

        Ms. Li Huey Tan, UIUC, "TBA"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

  8. Week of June 7, 2015

    1. Wednesday, June 10, 2015

      1. 10:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Ken Suslick, Advisor

        Mr. Sizhu You, UIUC, "TBA"

        A133 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

  9. Week of June 21, 2015

    1. Thursday, June 25, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Wilfred van der Donk

        Ms. Xiao Yang


        Ms. Xiao Yang, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

  10. Week of August 23, 2015

    1. 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)

  11. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Professor Paula Hammond, MIT, "TBA"

        TBA

  12. Week of September 13, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmG.F. Smith Memorial Lecture, Professor Christian Amatore-Ecole Normale Superieure-Paris "TBA"

        116 RAL

      2. 4:00 pm  

        G.F. Smith Lecture-Analytical Chemistry

        Professor Christian Amatore


        Professor Christian Amatore- Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris "TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. 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. 4:00 pmG.F. Smith Memorial Lecture, Professor Christian Amatore- Ecole Normale Superieure- Paris- "TBA"

        116 RAL

      3. 4:00 pm  

        G.F. Smith Lecture-Analytical Chemistry

        Prof. Christian Amatore


        Professor Christian Amatore- Ecole Normale Superieure- Paris- "TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  13. Week of October 1, 2015

    1. Friday, October 2, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Jamie H. D. Cate


        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Jamie H. D. Cate (University of California, Berkeley), "TBD"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

  14. Week of October 4, 2015

    1. Saturday, October 10, 2015

      1. All DayBiochemistry Seminar: Wraight Memorial - A Symposium Honoring the Life and Work of Dr. Colin Wraight

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

  15. Week of October 25, 2015

    1. Thursday, October 29, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Drs. Suzanne Walker & Ian A. Wilson


        Ada Doisy Lectures in BIOCHEMISTRY: Drs.Suzanne Walker (Harvard Medical School) & Ian A. Wilson (The Scripps Research Institute) "TBD"

        MSB Auditorium

    2. Friday, October 30, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Drs. Suzanne Walker & Ian A. Wilson


        Ada Doisy Lectures in BIOCHEMISTRY: Drs.Suzanne Walker (Harvard Medical School) & Ian A. Wilson (The Scripps Research Institute) "TBD"

        MSB Auditorium


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