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  1. Week of May 5, 2015

    1. Tuesday, May 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Michael Hopkins, University of Chicago, "Molecular approaches to artificial photosynthesis based on catalytic hydrogen oxidation"

        217 Noyes Lab

    2. 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

    3. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1. 10:00 amFINAL DEFENSE: Daryl Meling (Das Lab) - Protein-Protein Interactions and Mechanistic Insights for CYP2J2 and CYP5A1

        314A RAL

      2. 12:15 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Abraham Wang


        Mr. Abraham Wang, UIUC, "Allosteric Modulation of G-Protein-Coupled Receptors"

        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

  2. 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, "Biomolecularly and Mechanically Instructive Materials for Guiding Cell-Substrate Interactions"

        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), “Genes and proteins required for secretion of large particles and miRNA”

        Illini Union Illini Rooms B & C

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Prof. Randy Schekman


        Nobel Laureate 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, "Protein Folding in Living Cells and Under Pressure"

        171 Roger Adams Lab

  3. 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, "I. Facile Preparation of Ortho-Fluorophenols from Non-Aromatic Precursors and Investigation of Applications to Fluorine-18 Labeling. II. Resin-Supported Silyl Ester Precursors for Kit-Like Radiolabeling with Fluorine-18"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

    3. Thursday, May 21, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm  

        Advisor: Professor Doug Mitchell

        Mr. Joel Melby


        Mr. Joel Melby, Final Defense, UIUC, "On The Biosynthesis and Discovery of Ribosomally Synthesized and Post-Translationally Modified Peptides"

        433 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 4:00 pm  

        Walter G. Klemperer Dissertation Award in Materials Chemistry

        Ms. Li Huey Tan, UIUC, "TBA"

        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

      3. 4:25 pm  

        Walter G. Klemperer Dissertation Award in Materials Chemistry

        Ms. Sarah White, UIUC, "TBA"

        B102 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

  4. Week of May 24, 2015

    1. Tuesday, May 26, 2015

      1. 10:30 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Chad Rienstra, Advisor

        Ms. Kristin Nuzzio, UIUC, "Towards Atomistic Characterization of Blood Coagulation Proteins by NMR Spectroscopy"

        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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Week of August 16, 2015

    1. Saturday, August 22, 2015

      1. 9:00 am - 6:00 pmRetreat for Graduate Women in Chemistry

        Illini Union, Rooms 314 A & B

  8. 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)

  9. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Professor Paula Hammond, MIT, "TBA"

        TBA

    2. Friday, September 11, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Pierre Joliot


        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Pierre Joliot (Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique), "TBD"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

  10. 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

  11. 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)

  12. 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)

  13. 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

  14. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. Thursday, March 10, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm

        David G. Lynn


        Prof. David G. Lynn, Emory University, title "TBA"

        B102 CLSL


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