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Events for October 2013

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  1. Week of September 29, 2013

    1. Tuesday, October 1, 2013

      1. 11:00 amThijs Laarhoven, Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands
        COMM Seminar - "Progress in Traitor Tracing, with Applications to Group Testing".
        Room 2269 Beckman Institute
      2. 4:00 pmAmy Lasek, University of Illinois Chicago
        Neuroscience Seminar-"Molecular Mechanisms of Cocaine Addiction".
        1005 Beckman Institute
    2. Wednesday, October 2, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmBeckman Institute Graduate Student Seminar
        1005 Beckman Institute
      2. 3:00 pmNanohour Seminar Series
        3269 Beckman Institute
      3. 4:00 pmBruce Schulte, Western Kentucky University
        Microbes, invertebrates and elephants - connecting chemical signals and conservation behavior
        B102 CLSL
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Chetan Nayak, Physics Department, University of California, Santa Barbara
        Physics Colloquium:"Many-Body Localization: What is It and What are Its Implications?"
        141 Loomis
    3. Thursday, October 3, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Pouya Kheradpour, MIT
        BIOENGINEERING: Regulatory motif centric validation, dissection, and construction of transcriptional enhancers
        2240 DCL
      2. 12:00 pmEmad Tajkhorshid
        Beckman Institute Director's Seminar-"Computational Imaging of Biological Membranes and Membrane Proteins".
        1005 Beckman Institute
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Suljo Linic, University of Michigan, "Conversion of Solar into Chemical Energy on Plasmonic Metal Nanostructures"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 3:00 pmProfessor Arif Masud, University of Illinois
        MIG Seminar: A Hierarchical Multiscale Method for Coupled Mechano-Electronic Modeling of Semiconducting Nanomaterials
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Bldg. (Deere Pavilion)
      5. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmRishabh Narang, Neal Davis
        CSE Workshop Series: Matlab for Beginners
        DCL L440
    4. Friday, October 4, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Brian Kuhlman
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Brian Kuhlman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "Computational Design of Protein Interactions and Switches"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 12:00 pmProfessor Jonathan Freund, University of Illinois
        Fluid Seminar: Cellular Blood Flow in Small Vessels
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Bldg. (Deere Pavilion)
      3. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Wesley Wong, Assistant Professor, Departments of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School.


        CPLC Seminar: Mechanical Force in Nanoscale Biology: From hemostasis to single-molecule centrifugation
        144 Loomis
      4. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
  2. Week of October 6, 2013

    1. Monday, October 7, 2013

      1. 8:00 amCPLC and Biophysics Student Symposium
        1005 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLouis A. DiBerardino III, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        BIG Seminar: The Effects of Injury on Gait: Analyses of Motion Output and the Underlying Changes to the Neuromuscular Control System
        2005 MEL (Deere Pavilion)
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Alessandro Senes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Biochemistry U. of Wisconsin-Madison
        Theoretical Computational and Biophysics Group - "Biophysical and computational analysis of protein-protein interactions in the bacterial divisome and in other systems"
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Allessandro Senes, Assistant Professor Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
        Theoretical Computational and Biophysics Group - "Biophysical and computational analysis of protein-protein interactions in the bacterial divisome and in other systems"
        3269 Beckman Institute
    2. Tuesday, October 8, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Pioneers Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Gregory S. Chirikjian, Johns Hopkins University
        Stochastic Models in Robotics
        190 Engineering Sciences Building
      3. 4:00 pmGary Bassell, Emory University
        Neuroscience Seminar-"mRNA Transprot, Local Translation and Fragile X Syndrome".
        1005 Beckman Institute
    3. Wednesday, October 9, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCSE Fall 2013 Seminar with Yoram Bresler, PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering
        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)
      2. 3:00 pmNanohour Seminar Series
        3269 Beckman Institute
      3. 4:00 pmBethany Krebs
        Exit Seminar
        B102 CLSL
      4. 4:00 pmDr. Tyrel McQueen, Johns Hopkins University
        Physics Colloquium: McMillan Colloquium, "Emergent Quantum Phenomena and Materials Discovery"

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, October 10, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Yonggang Ke, Wyss Institue, Harvard
        BIOENGINEERING: Modular 3D DNA self-assembly, bio-inspired applications, and nanomanufacturing
        2240 DCL
      2. 12:20 pmThursdays@12:20 Concert Featuring Noel Wan on the harp
        Beckman Institute Atrium
      3. 3:00 pmProfessor Oscar Lopez-Pamies, University of Illinois
        MIG Seminar: Elastic dielectric composites - A microscopic field theory and applications
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Bldg. (Deere Pavilion)
    5. Friday, October 11, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmMr. Ryan Fontaine, University of Illinois
        Fluid Seminar: Jet Noise Studies in a Small-Scale Anechoic Facility
        143 Mechanical Engineering Building
      2. 1:00 pmDr. Francois Dehez, Nancy University, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
        Theoretical Computational and Biophysics Group - "Dangerous liaisons between detergents and membrane proteins. The case of mitochondrial uncoupling protein 2."
        3269 Beckman Institute
      3. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmDr. Francois Dehez, Nancy University, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
        Theoretical Computational and Biophysics Group - "Dangerous liaisons between detergents and membrane proteins. The case of mitochondrial uncoupling protein 2."
      4. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Srividya Iyer-Biswas, Post-doctoral scholar, University of Chicago


        CPLC Seminar: "Not your average bacteria: Scaling of fluctuations in growth and division of single bacterial cells"
        144 Loomis
      5. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
  3. Week of October 13, 2013

    1. Monday, October 14, 2013

      1. 11:00 amFlu Vaccinnation Clinic
        1237 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmAadeel Akhtar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        BIG Seminar: Current challenges in upper limb myoelectric sensorimotor neuroprostheses
        2005 MEL (Deere Pavilion)
      3. 3:00 pmDr. Valery N. Pilipchuk, Wayne State University
        DIG Seminar: Non-smooth temporal substitutions for nonlinear dynamics: physical basis and methodologies
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Bldg. (Deere Pavilion)
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Graham Johnson, Bioengineering/Therapeutic Scienc, University of California, San Francisco, CA
        Theoretical Computational and Biophysics Group - "cellPACK: A Virtual Mesoscope and Visualize Structural Systems Biology"
        3269 Beckman Institute
      5. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Graham Johnson, Bioengineering/Therapeutic Scienc, University of California, San Francisco, CA
        Theoretical Computational and Biophysics Group - "cellPACK: A Virtual Mesoscope and Visualize Structural Systems Biology"
        3269 Beckman Institute
      6. 4:00 pmRishabh Narang, Neal Davis
        CSE Workshop Series: Mathematica for Beginners
        DCL L440
    2. Tuesday, October 15, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 4:00 pmAdam Gazzaley, University of California at San Francisco
        Neuroscience Seminar-"Harnessing Neuroplasticity of the Aging Brain to Enhance Cognition".
        1005 Beckman Institute
    3. Wednesday, October 16, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Klaus Schulten, Physics/Biological Physics/Chemistry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Special CPLC Lecture: "The Chemistry Nobel Prize 2013 from up close"
        153 Mechanical Engineering Building
      2. 3:00 pmNanohour Seminar Series
        2269 Beckman Institute
      3. 4:00 pmJames O'Dwyer - UIUC Plant Biology
        Macroecology for microbes: patterns of phylogenetic diversity across bacterial communities
        B102 CLSL
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Roger Blandford, Physics Department, Standford University
        Physics Colloquium: "The Accelerating Universe"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, October 17, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Rodney Averett, Research Engineering, Georgia Tech
        BIOENGINEERING: Experimental and Modeling Techniques to Determine the Mechanical Properties of Blood Clot Structures
        2240 DCL
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Cong Zhou
        Mr. Cong Zhou, UIUC, "Chemical Inducers of Autophagy"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 12:20 pmThursdays@12:20 Concert Featuring UI Black Chorus Chamber Choir
        Beckman Institute Atrium
      4. 12:30 pmBonnie Nozari (University of Pennsylvania)
        Language Processing Brown Bag-"Speaking with attention: Does it help or does it hurt?"
        4269 Beckman Institute
      5. 3:00 pmProfessor Jian-Min Zuo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        MIG Seminar: Potential for 4D and in-situ study of materials’ mechanical properties at University of Illinois
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Bldg. (Deere Pavilion)
      6. 4:00 pmRishabh Narang, Neal Davis
        CSE Workshop Series: Mathematica for Beginners
        DCL L440
    5. Friday, October 18, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Craig E. Cameron
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Craig E. Cameron, The Pennsylvania State University, "mtDNA Mutations and Cancer"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory
      2. 12:00 pmMr. Arpit Tiwari, University of Illinois
        Fluid Seminar: Detailed Simulations of Near-Wall Bubble-Cluster Dynamics
        143 Mechanical Engineering Building
      3. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Nils Walter, Professor of Chemistry, University of Michigan.


        CPLC Seminar: Biology at the Single Molecule Level: RNA Silencing, DNA Nanorobots and DNA Rafts
        144 Loomis
      4. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
  4. Week of October 20, 2013

    1. Monday, October 21, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmHong (Woon-Hong) Yeo, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        BIG Seminar: Nanostructured Biosensing and Soft Electromechanical Systems for Advancing Healthcare
        2005 MEL (Deere Pavilion)
      2. 3:00 pmProf. Leonid I. Manevitch, Russian Academy of Sciences
        DIG Seminar: Energy exchange and localization of low-frequency oscillations in single-walled carbon nanotubes
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Bldg. (Deere Pavilion)
      3. 4:00 pmRishabh Narang, Neal Davis
        CSE Workshop Series: Mathematica for Beginners
        DCL L440
    2. Tuesday, October 22, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Michael Detamore, University of Kansas, "Gradients and 'Raw Materials' in Tissue Engineering"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Allan Bower, Brown University
        Mechanics of Deformation, Diffusion and Failure In Lithium Ion Insertion Electrodes - Midwest Mechanics Seminar Series
        190 Engineering Sciences Building
      4. 4:00 pmNeuroscience Seminar
        1005 Beckman Institute
      5. 4:00 pmJohn White
        Prairie Research Institute Fall Lecture Series-"The Illinois Prairie and Its People: Past, Present, and Future".
        Beckman Institute Auditorium
      6. 4:00 pm   Chemical BiologyProfessor James Petersson
        Professor E. James Petersson, University of Pennsylvania, "Thioamides: Minimalist chromophores for monitoring protein folding and stability"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    3. Wednesday, October 23, 2013

      1. 8:30 amCancer Community at Illinois Grant Planning Symposium
        Room 1005 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCSE Fall 2013 Seminar with Dallas Trinkle, PhD, MatSE
        2240 Digital Computer Lab
      3. 3:00 pmNanohour Seminar Series
        3269 Beckman Institute
      4. 4:00 pmAmy Toth, Iowa State University
        Insights into the evolution of sociality from genomic analyses of primitively social Polistes wasps
        B102 CLSL
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Scott Aaronson, MIT, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
        Physics Colloquium: "Quantum Computing and the Limits of Efficient Computation "
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, October 24, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmBIOENGINEERING: Dr. Gang Bao, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech
        BIOENGINEERING: Engineering Imaging Probes and Molecular Machines for Nanomedicine
        2240 DCL
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Puzhou Wang
        Mr. Puzhou Wang, UIUC, "Advancing to New Bases through Genomic Profiling of DNA Epigenetic Modifications"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 3:00 pmProfessor Andrew Ferguson
        MIG Seminar: Machine Learning in Soft Materials - Protein folding pathways and materials self-assembly mechanisms
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Bldg. (Deere Pavilion)
      4. 4:00 pmRishabh Narang, Neal Davis
        CSE Workshop Series: Mathematica for Beginners
        DCL L440
    5. Friday, October 25, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Richard L. Eckert
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Richard L. Eckert (University of Maryland), "Making sense of skin – death and survival of normal and transformed keratinocytes”
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 12:00 pmProf. Todd Squires, University of California, Santa Barbara
        Fluid Seminar: Microrheology of surfactant interfaces
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Bldg. (Deere Pavilion)
      3. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Mark Akeson, Chair and Professor, School of Biomolecular Engineering, UC Santa Cruz.


        CPLC Seminar: Reading Single DNA and Protein Molecules Using Very Small Holes
        144 Loomis
      4. 2:00 pmFlorin Dolcos
        Neuroengineering Seminar
        Room 2269 Beckman Institute
      5. 2:30 pm   Final Defense: Professor Wilfred van der Donk, AdvisorMr. Noah Bindman
        Mr. Noah Bindman, UIUC, Final Defense, "New Chemical and Biosynthetic Methodologies for the Study of Lanthipeptides"
        433 Roger Adams Laboratory
      6. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
      7. 4:00 pmDr. Joe Dumit, UC Davis
        "Neuroscience in the Public Eye: Representations and Responsibility."
        Beckman Institute Auditorium
  5. Week of October 27, 2013

    1. Monday, October 28, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProf. Yih-Kuen Jan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        BIG Seminar: Soft Tissue Biomechanics of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
        2005 MEL (Deere Pavilion)
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmAssoc. Prof. Dr. Daisuke Kihara, Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
        Theoretical Computational and Biophysics Group - "Prediction of macromolecular structures of protein interactions"
        3269 Beckman Institute
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmAssoc. Prof. Dr. Daisuke Kihara, Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
        Theoretical Computational and Biophysics Group - "Prediction of macromolecular structures of protein interactions"
        3269 Beckman Institute
      4. 4:00 pmRishabh Narang, Neal Davis
        CSE Workshop Series: Mathematica for Beginners
        DCL L440
    2. Tuesday, October 29, 2013

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Mansoor Sheik-Bahae, University of New Mexico
        Lasers Running in Reverse: Optical Cryocoolers
        190 Engineering Sciences Building
    3. Wednesday, October 30, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmBeckman Institute Graduate Student Seminar
        1005 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pmMark D'Esposito, University of California at Berkeley
        Mark D'Esposito Talk-"Large-Scale Organization of the Brain: Insights from fMRI"
        3269 Beckman Institute
      3. 3:00 pmNanohour Seminar Series
        2269 Beckman Institute
      4. 4:00 pmJoan Strassmann, Washington University
        Guns and butter in a social microbe
        B102 CLSL
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Laurent Freidel, Perimeter Institute, Ontario Canada
        Physics Colloquium: "Non-equilibrium thermodynamics of space-time."
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, October 31, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Pedro Irazoqui, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
        BIOENGINEERING: Implantable Networks of Wireless Nanoelectronic Devices
        1000 MNTL
      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Alex Dunn, Stanford University, "Cellular Biomechanics at the Molecular Scale"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmAhmed E. Elbanna, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        MIG Seminar: From Earthquakes to Bonequakes: The Microscopic Underpinnings of Friction and Adhesion in Two Complex Systems
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere Pavilion)
      4. 4:00 pmRishabh Narang, Neal Davis
        CSE Workshop Series: Mathematica for Beginners
        DCL L440