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Events for March 2013

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  1. Week of February 24, 2013

    1. Friday, March 1, 2013

      1. 9:00 amChBE 565 Seminar of Special Interest, Mr. Xueyi Zhang, University of Minnesota, "Zeolite Nanosheets: Catalyst Architecture at the Molecular Scale"
        217 Noyes Laboratory
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Louis N. Cattafesta III, Florida State University, Dept of Mechanical Engineering
        "AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF CIRCULATION CONTROL"
        2005 MEL (Deere Pavilion)
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. David H. Price
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. David H. Price, University of Iowa ,"Mechanisms of RNA Polymerase II Elongation Control: The role of Gdown1 and Myc as non-sequence specific factors"
        B102 CLSL
      4. 2:00 pm

        Justin Kinney, Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY


        CPLC Seminar: "Using DNA sequencing to characterize the biophysics of transcriptional regulation"
        464 Loomis
      5. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269
      6. 4:00 pmSupida Monaikul (Susan Schantz lab)
        Friday on the Brain Seminar-'Evaluating the effects of adolescent PCB exposure on cognitive functioning'.
        2269 Beckman Institute
      7. 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmBiophysics Recruiting Reception
  2. Week of March 3, 2013

    1. Monday, March 4, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. YongTae "Tony" Kim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
        Control of Micro- and Millifluid Dynamics: From Tissue Morphodynamics to Nanomaterial Formulation
        2005 MEL (Deere Pavilion)
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Swarnali Acharyya
        Dr. Swarnali Acharyya "Dissecting Systematic mediators of cancer metastasis: Focus on tumor-microenvironment interactions"
        B102 CLSL
    2. Tuesday, March 5, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmNaweed Syed, University of Calgary
        Neuroscience Seminar-'From Synaptic Plasticity to Behaviour: Brain-chip interfacing technology and modern Neuroscience'
        2269 Beckman Institute
      2. 4:30 pm***Postponed***Hong Investiture
        Auditorium-Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, IL
    3. Wednesday, March 6, 2013

      1. 9:00 amCancer Center Training Grant Workshop
        4269 Beckman Institute
      2. 10:00 amChBE 565 Seminar of Special Interest, Dr. James Costello, Boston University, "Translating Genomics Data into Actionable Models to Discover Novel Therapeutics"
        1000 Lincoln Hall
      3. 12:00 pmAndrew Bent, University of Wisconsin
        Don't stop now: Discovering the molecular basis of SCN resistance and other plant disease resistance traits
        W-109 Turner Hall
      4. 3:00 pm

        Professor Saeed Moghaddam, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida


        Science of Transport and Interfacial Interactions in Small Scales and Its Impacts on Energy and Environmental Applications

        2005 MEL (Deere Pavilion)

      5. 4:00 pmJim Smith, Michigan State University
        An Integrative Approach to Teaching Evolution
        B102 CLSL
      6. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar -
        4269 Beckman Institute
      7. 4:00 pmDr. Charles Ferguson, President, Federation of American Scientist
        Physics Colloquium, "The Physics of Nuclear Disarmament"
        141 Loomis
      8. 4:00 pmTBD
        Speech at Illinois-TBD
        2269 Beckman Institute
    4. Thursday, March 7, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Joyce Muhan Chen
        Dr. Joyce Muhan Chen "PHLPPing Cancers: a novel tumor suppression network"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Jeff Hasty, Departments of Molecular Biology and Bioengineering, BioCircuits Institute, UCSD
        Engineered Gene Circuits: From Oscillators to Synchronized Clocks and Biopixels
        2240 DCL
      3. 2:00 pmChBE 565 Seminar of Special Interest, Dr. Heather Kulik, Stanford University, "Predictive and Fast: New First-principles Tools for Catalysis"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, March 8, 2013

      1. 9:00 amBeckman Institute Open House
        Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801
      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Jonathan D. Posner, University of Washington


        'Electrokinetic Locomotion'

        1122 NCSA

      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Eric Schmidt
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Eric Schmidt, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, "Substrate Evolution in Cyanobactin Biosynthesis"
        B102 CLSL
      4. 2:00 pm

        David Piston, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN


        CPLC Seminar: "Molecular Communication Underlying Hormone Secretion"
        464 Loomis
      5. 3:00 pmTracey Osborne, Assistant Professor, School of Geography and Development, University of Arizona
        SDEP Seminar - "REDD Flags: The Carbon Market, Forests, and the Commodification of Nature."
        2269 Beckman Institute -- 2nd Floor Tower Room
      6. 4:00 pmSuren Bandara (Schantz lab)
        Friday on the Brain Seminar-"Evaluating the complex effects of developmental PCB exposure on the auditory system"
        3269 Beckman Institute
    6. Saturday, March 9, 2013

      1. 9:00 amBeckman Institute Open House
        Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801
  3. Week of March 10, 2013

    1. Monday, March 11, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Pranav Soman, NanoEngineering, University of California, San Diego


        Biofabrication: Unique Manufacturing Challenge for the 21st Century

        2005 MEL (Deere Pavilion)

      2. 12:00 pmDr. Bonnie Kirkpatrick, Department of Computer Science, University of British Columbia
        Biological Models with Combinatorial Spaces
        2240 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL
      3. 1:30 pmYang-Yu Liu Northeastern University http://barabasilab.neu.edu/people/yangliu/Welcome.html
        Special CPLC Seminar: Controllability and Observability of Complex Biological Systems
        190 ESB
      4. 3:00 pmDr. Robert Best, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, NIDDK, NIH, Bethesda, MD
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - 'Coarse grained models for protein folding and misfolding in the bacterial chaperonin GroEL'
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
      5. 3:00 pmDr. Robert Best, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, NIDDK, NIH, Bethesda, MD
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - 'Coarse grained models for protein folding and misfolding in the bacterial chaperonin GroEL'
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
    2. Tuesday, March 12, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmBrad Aimone, Sandia National Laboratories
        Neuroscience Seminar -'Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis: Memory Resolution, Pattern Separation, or Both?'
        1005 Beckman Institute
    3. Wednesday, March 13, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmProf. Ping Ma, Department of Statistics
        CSE Seminar - "Big Data Analysis for All: A Statistical Perspective"
        2240 Digital Computer Laboratory
      2. 12:00 pmSteve Clough, UIUC
        Using high-throughput expression data to understand plant-microbe interactions
        W-109 Turner Hall
      3. 3:00 pmEnrique Carrion, Graduate Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering with Prof. Eric Pop
        Nanohour Seminar Series-"Variability of Graphene Transistors: Roles of Contacts and Enhanced Characterization Techniques."
        3269 Beckman Institute
      4. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar -
        4269 Beckman Institute
      5. 4:00 pmJonathan Pruitt, University of Pittsburgh
        From individuals, to populations, to communities: when does personality matter?
        B102 CLSL
      6. 4:00 pmProfessor David Hsieh, CalTech
        Physics Colloquium: McMillan Award Presentation - "Topological Insulators"
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, March 14, 2013

      1. 11:00 amTBD
        Tumor Microenvironment Meeting
        3269 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Yong-Lae Park

        Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering,

        Harvard University


        Bio-Inspired Soft Micro-Robotics for Healthcare

        2005  Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere Pavilion)

      3. 12:00 pmCHEM 575 Seminar, Ms. Yinan Zhang, UIUC, "One Drug, Multiple Targets"
        217 Noyes Laboratory
      4. 12:00 pmDr. Christy Hagan-University of Minnesota Department of Medicine & Women's Cancer Program
        Dr. Christy Hagan "ck2-dependent Phosphorylation of Progesterone Receptors Mediates Proliferative Signaling in Breast Cancer"
        B102 CLSL
    5. Friday, March 15, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Axel Brunger
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Axel Brunger, Stanford School of Medicine, "Reconstitution of calcium-triggered synaptic vesicle fusion"
        B102 CLSL
      2.  

        Gerardo Morfini, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Illinois, Chicago


        CANCELLED
      3. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269
      4. 4:00 pmJohana Vega (Kong and Leckband labs)
        Friday on the Brain Seminar-'Engineering Biomaterial Surfaces with N-Cadherin'
        2269 Beckman Institute
  4. Week of March 17, 2013

    1. Tuesday, March 19, 2013

      1. All DayAdvanced Microscopy Workshop 2013
        Materials Research Lab and Beckman Institute
    2. Wednesday, March 20, 2013

      1. All DayAdvanced Microscopy Workshop 2013
        Materials Research Lab and Beckman Institute
      2. 8:00 am6 speakers
        Advanced Microscopy Workshop
        1025 Beckman Auditorium
      3. 8:30 amSpring Break - No seminar
      4. 4:00 pmNo Physics Colloquium, Spring Break
        Physics Colloquium
    3. Friday, March 22, 2013

      1.  NO CPLC SEMINAR - Spring Break
  5. Week of March 24, 2013

    1. Monday, March 25, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmProfessor Peijun Zhang, Department of Structural Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - 'Structural Mechanisms of HIV-1 Capsid Assembly, Maturation and Host Cell Restriction '
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
      2. 3:00 pmProfessor Peijun Zhang, Department of Structural Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - 'Structural Mechanisms of HIV-1 Capsid Assembly, Maturation and Host Cell Restriction '
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
    2. Tuesday, March 26, 2013

      1. 9:00 am

        Jeffrey Bingham

        Bioengineering Dept.

        Georgia Institute of Technology


        Robust movement requires the interaction of neural control and biomechanical structure: The neuromechanics of postural balance control
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab
      2. 2:00 pmChBE 565 Seminar of Special Interest, Mr. Venkat Viswanathan, Stanford University, "Electrochemistry of Oxygen with Lithium and Protons: Implications for Lithium-air Batteries and Fuel Cells"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 3:00 pmDr. Sanjay Govindjee, Dept of Civil and Environmental Eng,University of California, Berkeley
        "Application of Statistical Mechanics in Thermo-Mechanics and its Effects on Free-Energy Structure"
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg
      4. 4:00 pmCANCELLED - Prof. David Spiegel, Yale University, "Using small molecules to engineer and explore human immunity"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      5. 4:00 pmAli Preston, Universtiy of Texas at Austin
        Neuroscience Seminar -" How We Drive Complex Knowledge from Individual Learning Events."
        1005 Beckman Institute
    3. Wednesday, March 27, 2013

      1. 9:00 am   Advisor: Paul J. A. KenisMatt Naughton
        Final Defense: Investigation of Contaminant Effects and Cathode Catalysts in Microfluidic Fuel Cells
        117 RAL
      2. 11:30 amTBD
        Graduate Cancer Center Community @ Illinois Spring Workshop
        5602 Beckman Institute
      3. 12:00 pmBeckman Institute Graduate Student Seminar
        1005 Beckman Institute
      4. 12:00 pmProf. Kay Kirkpatrick, Mathematics
        CSE Seminar - "Heisenberg and XY models of Ferromagnets and Superconductors"
        2240 Digital Computer Laboratory
      5. 12:00 pmFrank Dohleman, Monsanto
        TBA
        W-109 Turner Hall
      6. 3:00 pmDr. Matthew Stoltzfus, Ohio State University
        Dr. Matthew Stoltzfus Lecture-"Flipping the General Chemistry Classroom."
        1005 Beckman Institute
      7. 3:00 pmTage Rai, Postdoctoral Research Fellow Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
        Midwest Empirical Theoretical Association
        5369 Side Conference Room-Beckman Institute
      8. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar -
        4269 Beckman Institute
      9. 4:00 pmNeal Lane, Rice University
        Physics Colloquium, 'Giving Science Advice to the President ' and Why It's Getting Harder'
        141 Loomis
      10. 4:00 pmSara Paver, PEEC
        Temporal patterns in lake bacterial community composition: what do phytoplankton have to do with it?
        B102 CLSL
    4. Thursday, March 28, 2013

      1. 11:00 amTBD
        Tumor Microenvironment Meeting
        2269 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Yong-Su Jin, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and IGB, UIUC
        Simultaneous co-fermentation of mixed sugars: a promising strategy for producing cellulosic biofuels and chemicals
        2240 DCL
      3. 12:00 pm

        Mr. Shannon Yee


        Towards Polymer-Hybrid Thermoelectric Energy Conversion: The Promise of Harvesting Waste-Heat for Power Generation
        143 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.
      4. 12:20 pmTom Cortese
        Thursdays@12:20 Concert Featuring Pianist Tom Cortese
        Beckman Institute Atrium
      5. 3:00 pmShouvik Banerjee, Graduate Student in Materials Science and Engineering with Prof. Rashid Bashir
        Nanohour Seminar Series-"Nano-Electrochemistry for DNA Detection in Graphene-Based Nanopores."
        3269 Beckman Institute
    5. Friday, March 29, 2013

      1. 11:00 amLarry Humes, University of Indiana
        I-CARE Seminar Series-"Toward an Understanding of the Speech-Understanding Problems of Older Adults."
        Beckman Institute - Room 1005
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Marina Ramirez-Alvarado
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Marina Ramirez-Alvarado, Mayo Clinic "When antibodies misbehave: Mechanisms of amyloid formation in Light Chain Amyloidosis"
        B102 CLSL
      3. 12:00 pmProfessor Saverio Spagnolie, University of Wisconsin - Madison
        Locomotion at the micro-scale: complex geometries and complex fluids
        2005 MEL
      4. 2:00 pm

        Sima Setayeshgar, Department of Physics, Indiana University, Bloomington


        CPLC Seminar: "Optimal strategies in single cell sensing and response"
        464 Loomis
      5. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269
      6. 3:00 pmMatthew Dye, UIUC, SHS
        Neuroengineering Seminar-"Harnessing the benefits of cross-modal plasticity in the deaf".
        1005 Beckman Institute
      7. 4:00 pmTae-Jin Kim (Wang lab)
        Friday on the Brain Seminar-"Principles of Calcium Imaging in Neurons".
        2269 Beckman Institute