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  1. Week of February 1, 2015

    1. Monday, February 2, 2015

      1. 11:00 am   Chemical Biology Seminar of Special InterestDr. Jeremy Baskin
        Dr. Jeremy Baskin, Chemical Biology Special Interest Seminar, Yale University, "Mechanisms controlling phosphoinositide synthesis at the plasma membrane"
        165 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   MatSE Department ColloquiaProf. Valeria Milam, Georgia Tech, "Aptamer Panning Against Gold"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
    2. Wednesday, February 4, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Peter Rossky, Rice University, "Exciton Migration and Dissociation in Conjugated Molecular Materials"
        B102 CLSL
    3. Friday, February 6, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Eric Jan
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Eric Jan (University of British Columbia), "Translational Recoding by a Viral Internal Ribosome Entry Site"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 2:00 pm

        John Elf, Uppsala University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Single molecule investigations of transcription factor kinetics living bacterial cells"
        144 Loomis
    4. Saturday, February 7, 2015

      1. All DayweSTEM Conference
        I Hotel and Conference Center
  2. Week of February 8, 2015

    1. Monday, February 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm   Materials ChemistryDr. Katherine Mirica, MIT, "Responsive Nanomaterials for Electronic Chemical Sensors"
        165 NL
      2. 4:00 pm   MatSE Department ColloquiaProf. Juan de Pablo, The University of Chicago, "TBA"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, February 10, 2015

      1. 8:30 am - 9:50 amWCC Stoesser Breakfast with Dr. Nancy B. Jackson, U.S. Department of State
        171 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 3:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Dana Dlott, AdvisorMs. Yuanxi Fu, UIUC, "High Pressure Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopy"
        B124 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab
      3. 4:00 pm2015 Sylvia Stoesser Lecture in Chemistry: Dr. Nancy Jackson, U.S. Department of State, "Science Going Global: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Reception immediately following lecture in the CLSL-A atrium.
    3. Wednesday, February 11, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Mischa Bonn, Max Planck Institute, Mainz, "Structure and Dynamics of Interfacial Water"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmEZ Ellis (Fratti Lab)
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmZehua Bao (Zhao Lab) - “Genome engineering in Saccharomyces cerevisiae using CRISPR/Cas”.
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, February 12, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Guangbin Dong
        Prof. Guangbin Dong, Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas, "C–C and C–H Functionalization Based on Common Functional Groups"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Junjie Zhu, Materials Student Select Seminar, Nanjing University, "Nanoarchitectured Electrochemical Biosensors for Sensitive and Selective Detection of Cells and Cell-associated Biomarkers"
        217 Noyes
    5. Friday, February 13, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm

        Yamuna Krishnan, University of Chicago


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Molecular DNA devices in Living Systems"
        144 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry SeminarProfessor Mark Johnson
        Professor Mark Johnson- Yale University "From astrochemistry to structural metabolomics:The genesis and promise of vibrationally resolved cryogenic mass spectrometry"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  3. Week of February 15, 2015

    1. Monday, February 16, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm   5:00pmProf. Emily Balskus
        Prof. Emily Balskus, Harvard University, "Gut Reactions: Exploring the Chemistry of the Human Microbiota"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   MatsE Department ColloquiaProf. Chris Shuh, MIT, "TBA"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, February 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProf. Suzanne Bart, Purdue University, Purdue University, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, February 18, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmAlex Cioffi (Burke Lab) -
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, February 19, 2015

      1. 10:00 amProf. George Schatz, Northwestern University, "Silver and Gold Nanoparticles: New Directions for Theory"
        1000 MNTL
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Evijola Llabani
        Ms. Evijola Llabani, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes lab
      3. 5:00 pmProf. George Schatz, Northwestern University, "Using Self-Assembly to Make Functional Materials"
        5602 Beckman
    5. Friday, February 20, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm

        Axel Brunger, Stanford University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Molecular mechanisms of synaptic vesicle fusion"
        144 Loomis
  4. Week of February 22, 2015

    1. Monday, February 23, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmProfessor David Sarlah
        Meet Professor David Sarlah
        433 RAL
      2. 4:00 pm   MatsE Department ColloquiaChris Benmore, Argonne National Laboratory, "TBA"
        100 Materials and Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Ryan Shenvi
        Prof. Ryan Shenvi, The Scripps Research Institute, "Chemical Synthesis of Secondary Metabolites"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, February 24, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Chemistry Chemistry 515Mr. Kenan Tokmic, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, February 25, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmXinyun Cao (Cronan Lab) -
        116 RAL
      2. 4:00 pmZiqiao Ding (Gennis Lab)
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, February 26, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Kenton Hetrick
        Mr. Kenton Hetrick, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmChampak Chatterjee
        Prof. Champak Chatterjee, University of Washington, "Chemical approaches to study ubiquitin-like proteins in bacteria and humans"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, February 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Daniel G. Nocera
        CBI/Biochemistry Seminar: Prof. Daniel G. Nocera (Harvard University) "TBD"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProf. Daniel G. Nocera
        Prof. Daniel G. Nocera, Harvard University, "The Artificial Leaf"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      3. 12:00 pmProf. Daniel G. Nocera
        Prof. Daniel G. Nocera, Harvard University, "The Artificial Leaf"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      4. 2:00 pm

        Thomas Gregor, Princeton University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Precision and reproducibility in development"
      5. 2:00 pm   Advisor: Professor M. Christina WhiteMs. Shauna Paradine
        Ms. Shauna Paradine, Final Defense, UIUC, "C(sp3)-H Amination Reactions under First Row Transition Metal Catalysis"
        433 RAL
  5. Week of March 1, 2015

    1. Monday, March 2, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Phil Bevilacqua
        Prof. Phil Bevilacqua, Penn State University, "Combining Theory with Experiments to Attain Deeper Insight Into Ribozyme Mechanism"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, March 3, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Zhao Wu
        Mr. Zhao Wu, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Wednesday, March 4, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmGus Lawrence (Fratti Lab) -
        116 RAL
      2. 4:00 pmRichard Travers (Morrissey Lab) -
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, March 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmMr. Tommy Osberger, Mr. Michael Lambrecht, Mr. Hyung Min Chi
        Fuson Student Talks: Mr. Tommy Osberger, UIUC, "N-Boc Amines to Oxazolidinones via Pd(II) / Bis-sulfoxide / Brønsted Acid Co-Catalyzed Allylic C-H Oxidation", Mr. Michael Lambrecht, UIUC, "Title TBA", Mr. Hyung Min Chi, UIUC, "Lewis base catalyzed, enantioselective, intramolecular sulfenoamination of olefins"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, March 6, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmDr. James Hemp
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. James Hemp, "TBD"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
  6. Week of March 8, 2015

    1. Monday, March 9, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm   Advisor: Professor Martin BurkeMs. Junqi Li
        Ms. Junqi Li, Final Defense, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        433 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, March 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Jonathan Lehmann
        Mr. Jonathan Lehmann, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Wednesday, March 11, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmXin Ye (Sligar Lab)
        116 RAL
      2. 4:00 pmZhongyi Li (Martinis Lab) -
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, March 12, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Hannah Huff
        Ms. Hannah Huff, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmDr. Stefan Peukert
        Novartis: Dr. Stefan Peukert, Novartis Representative, "Discovery of the Smoothened antagonists LDE225 and LEQ506 for the treatment of Hedgehog dependent tumors"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 5:00 pmProf. Helma Wennemers
        Novartis: Prof. Helma Wennemers, ETH, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  7. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Monday, March 16, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Jennifer Heemstra
        Prof. Jennifer Heemstra, The University of Utah, "Title TBA
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Jennifer Heemstra
        Prof. Jennifer Heemstra, The University of Utah, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, March 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm   Chem 535 Lit SeminarMr. Kaibo Feng
        Mr. Kaibo Feng, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProf. Joshua Goldberger, Ohio State University, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, March 18, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Theodore Gray, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmNitesh Shashikanth (Leckband Lab) -
        116 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmPostdoc: Lici Schurig-Briccio (Gennis Lab)
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, March 19, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor James Morken
        Eli Lilly Lecture, Professor James Morken, Boston College, "Title TBA"
        116 RAL
    5. Friday, March 20, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm   Advisor: Professor Jeffrey S. MooreMr. Joshua Kaitz
        Mr. Joshua Kaitz, Final Defense, UIUC, "Synthesis and Applications of Depolymerizable Polyaldehydes"
        2269 Beckman Institute
  8. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Jeff Moore, AdvisorMs. Windy Santa Cruz, UIUC, "Multi-Stage Polymer Systems for the Autonomic Regeneration of Large Damage Volumes"
        2269 Beckman Institute
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDavid A. Tirrell
        Prof. David A. Tirrell, Caltech, title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDavid A. Tirrell
        Prof. David A. Tirrell, Caltech, title "TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, March 31, 2015

      1. 2:30 pmFINAL DEFENSE: Irisbel Guzman Sanchez (Gruebele lab) - KINETICS AND THERMODYNAMICS OF PROTEIN-RNA INTERACTIONS AND PROTEIN FOLDING IN VITRO AND IN CELLS
        B124 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmDr. Olivia Lee, Dr. Jennifer Howell and Dr. Stanley Eey
        C.S. Marvel Postdoc Symposium: Dr. Olivia Lee, UIUC, "Title TBA", Dr. Jennifer Howell, UIUC, "Title TBA", and Dr. Stanley Eey, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory

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