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  1. 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
  2. Week of December 1, 2014

    1. Monday, December 1, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Department of Materials Science and EngineeringDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering, Department Colloquium, Michael Shirts, University of Virginia, "Why can't we engineer drugs on a computer? And what can be done about it?"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Anustup Poddar, UIUC, "Ptychography - A Technique for Label-Free Cell Imaging"
        161 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMs. Silvia Bobeica
        Ms. Silvia Bobeica, UIUC, "Catalytic, Enantioselective Diboration of Alkenes"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      4. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Nicole Koeppen, UIUC, "Determining Exoplanet Atmospheric Compositions"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, December 2, 2014

      1. 4:30 pm   Reception immediately following the ceremonyInvestiture of Gregory S. Girolami as a William H. and Janet G. Lycan Professor, School of Chemical Sciences
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
    3. Wednesday, December 3, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmFord Fellow: Manuel Ortega (van der Donk Lab) - "Biochemical characterization of the enzymes involved in the biosynthesis of the lantibiotic microbisporicin”
        116 RAL
      2. 4:00 pmSwaminath Srinivas (Cronan Lab)
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, December 4, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Bing O'Dowd
        Mr. Bing O'Dowd, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Silas Cook
        Prof. Silas Cook, Indiana University, "The Search fo Efficiency in Synthesis: From Natural Products to Catalysis"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, December 5, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. R. David Britt
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. R. David Britt (University of California-Davis), "Biosynthesis of the Catalytic H-Cluster of [FeFe] Hydrogenase"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 2:00 pm

        Arun Anantharam, Wayne State University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Molecular and functional heterogeneity in dense core granule exocytosis"
        144 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor- Professor Richard PerryMr. Jedidiah Veach
        Mr. Jedidiah Veach, UIUC "Electromechanical Sensors: Advancements toward single cell detection of foodborne pathogens"
        116 RAL
      4. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor: Professor Ryan BaileyMs. Yi Xu
        Ms. Yi Xu, UIUC "DNA nanostructures: A new strategy for drug delivery"
        116 RAL
  3. Week of December 7, 2014

    1. Monday, December 8, 2014

      1. 1:30 pm   Final Defense, Advisor: Prof. Christina WhiteMs. Iulia Strambeanu
        Ms. Iulia Strambeanu, UIUC, Final Defense, "Synthetic Diversity in C-H Activation: Development of Selective and Efficient C-H Functionalization Reactions"
        433 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Department of Materials Science and EngineeringDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering, Department Colloquium, Prof. Howard Guenther, UIUC, "TBA"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Brian Nguyen, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Kevin Robb
        Mr. Kevin Robb, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      5. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Aparna Karippara Harshan, UIUC, "Charge Transfer Dynamics in Organic Photovoltaic Materials"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, December 9, 2014

      1. 4:00 am   Inorganic SeminarProf. Neal Mankad, UIC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 1:30 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Tom Rauchfuss, AdvisorMr. James Lansing, UIUC, "TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Fabio Ribeiro, Purdue University, "Active Sites in Heterogeneous Catalysis: From Single Atoms to Clusters"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pm   Department of Materials Science and EngineeringDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering, Soft Materials Seminar, Dr. Rui Zhang (Schweizer group), UIUC, "TBA", Kaimin Cal (Cheng group), UIUC, "TBA" and Brett Krull (Sottos group), UIUC, "TBA
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, December 10, 2014

      1. 10:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Ryan Bailey AdvisorMs. Melinda McClellan
        Ms. Melinda McClellan, UIUC "Particle-Enhanced Biomolecule Detection Using Silicon Photonic Microring Resonators"
        171 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 2:30 pm   Final Defense, Advisor: Prof. Martin BurkeMr. Stephen Davis
        Mr. Stephen Davis, UIUC, Final Defense, "Less Toxic Yet Still Resistance-Evasive Amphotericins and "
        223 Greg Hall
      3. 4:00 pmKiruthika Selvadurai (Huang Lab)
        116 RAL
  4. Week of December 14, 2014

    1. Tuesday, December 16, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmCHBE 565, Professor Petia Vlahovska, Brown University, "Voltage Driven Morphology Changes in Biomimetic Bilayer Membranes"
    2. Thursday, December 18, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmCHBE 565, Professor Lars Grabow, University of Houston, "Using Water as a Co-catalyst in Heterogeneous Catalysis to Improve Activity and Selectivity"

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