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Events for November 2012

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  1. Week of October 28, 2012

    1. Thursday, November 1, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmDan Freed, University of Texas, Austin, Dept. of Mathematics
        Math/Physics Seminar Provisional title: "Twisted equivariant matter"
        464 Loomis (1110 W Green St., Urbana)
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pmSibelan Forrester
        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - A Russian in Persia, and Persia in Russian: Translating Yuri Tynyanov's 'The Death of the Vazir-Mukhtar'
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      4. 5:30 pmGale Summerfield, Ying Chen, Terri Weissman, and Gary Xu
        China Today Gallery Conversation--Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography
        Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr.
      5. 7:30 pmCharles D. Ferguson, President, Federation of American Scientists
        MillerComm2013-Leveraging Science and Technology to Transform International Security: The Social Responsibility of Engineers and Scientists
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
    2. Friday, November 2, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmClaudia Lennhoff, Executive Director of Champaign County Healthcare Consumers
        The Future of Health Reform
        University YMCA, 1001 S Wright St.
      2. 1:00 pm

        Prof. Yong P. Chen -
        Dept. of Physics, School of Electrical & Computer Engg, Birck Nanotech Cntr -
        Purdue University - West Lafayette IN


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Electronic Transport in Topological Insulators

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield
        Moved back to 190 ESB for 11/2 -- conflicting event was cancelled.

      3. 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

        Juan Roberto Perilla, Beckman Institute (Schulten Lab), University of Illinois, Urbana


        CPLC Seminar: "Structure of the HIV-1 Capsid Assembly by Cryo-EM and All-Atom Molecular Dynamics Simulation"
        144 Loomis
      4. 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

        Vishal Kottadiel, Department of Biology (Rao Lab), Catholic University of America, Washington, DC


        CPLC Seminar: "Shining a light: Using single-molecule fluorescence to decipher the coordination between subunits of the bacteriophage T4 DNA packaging motor"
        144 Loomis
    3. Saturday, November 3, 2012

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmGenome Day
        Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil Street, Champaign
  2. Week of November 4, 2012

    1. Monday, November 5, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmMonique Combescot - Institut des NanoSciences de Paris
        ICMT Seminar: "BEC-BCS crossover in excitonic systems"
        190 Engineering Sciences Building
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Carol Handwerker - Reinhardt Schuhmann Jr. Professor of Materials Engineering, Purdue University
        Sustainability Seminar series - Sustainable Electronics: Lessons learned from the RoHS and the Pb-free transition
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      3. 4:00 pmLong-Qing Chen, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, November 6, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmFaith Wilson Stein
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Ruskin in Russia, and The Ethics in Aesthetics
        101 ISB, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      2. 3:00 pmCelebration of the Scientific Legacy of Gert Ehrlich
        Room 190 Engineering Sciences Building
      3. 4:00 pmAstrophysics Colloquium: Alex Szalay, The Johns Hopkins University: "Statistical Challenges of Large Data Sets in Astronomy"
        134 Astronomy
      4. 4:20 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, November 7, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Gee Lau
        PATH Seminar-Dr. Gee Lau
        2506 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building
      2. 12:00 pmCarlos Palenzuela (CITA)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Electromagnetic counterparts of gravitational wave events"
        464 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Mark Neubauer, Physics Department, University of Illinois
        Physics Colloquium: "Higgs boson: Discovery, Properties and Prospects"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, November 8, 2012

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, November 9, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmEvelyne Accad: "Voices of Women in the Arab (springs) Tempests (or storms)"
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St.
      2. 3:00 pmProfessor Alexander S. Mankin, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago
        'Encounters of the nascent peptide and antibiotics in the exit tunnel of the ribosome'
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
      3. 3:30 pm

        Dr. Alexander Boris -
        Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany


        Condensed Matter Seminar at Special Time: Superconductivity-induced transfer of optical spectral weight in iron-pnictide and cuprate high-Tc superconductors

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield
        at SPECIAL TIME of 3:30 pm after ICMT Workshop.

         

    6. Saturday, November 10, 2012

      1. 10:15 am

        Professor Michael Weissman


        Our Weird Quantum World
        141 Loomis Laboratory of Physics 1110 W. Green St. Urbana IL
  3. Week of November 11, 2012

    1. Monday, November 12, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmMatthew Foster - Rice University
        ICMT Seminar: "Interaction-mediated surface state instability in dirty topological superconductors"
        190 Engineering Sciences Building
      2. 3:00 pmAssistant Professor Jian Ma, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Next-Generation Comparative Genomics using Next-Generation Sequencing
        3269 Beckman Institute
      3. 4:00 pmAlexandra Navrotsky, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, November 13, 2012

      1. 3:00 pmDr. Michael Jeffords and Susan Post
      2. 3:00 pmHitesh Changlani - Cornell
        ICMT Seminar: "Emergent spins on a randomly diluted antiferromagnet at the percolation threshold "
        280 MRL (104 S. Goodwin)
      3. 4:00 pmAstrophysics Colloquium: Yun Wang, The University of Oklahoma: " Probing the Nature of Cosmic Acceleration"
        134 Astronomy
      4. 4:20 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, November 14, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmRukmani Vijayaraghavan (University of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Mergers of Galaxy Groups and Clusters: Implications for Cluster Galaxy Evolution"
        464 Loomis
      2. 1:00 pmFumihiro Kaneda
        QI/AMO Seminar: Efficient generation and activation of multi-photon bound entanglement
        280 MRL
      3. 4:00 pmAli Sunyaev, University of Cologne, Germany
        ITI Trust and Security Seminar
        2405 Siebel Center
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Hongkun Park, Harvard University, Department of Chemistry
        Physics Colloquium "Nano-Bio Interfacing and Single-Cell Transcriptomics: Innovative New Tools for Biology"
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, November 15, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmProfessor Shinsei Ryu, Univ. of Illinois, Dept. of Physics
        Math/Physics Seminar "Coordinates noncommutativity for three-dimensional topological insulators"
        464 Loomis (1110 W Green St., Urbana)
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, November 16, 2012

      1. 11:00 am - 4:00 pmDr. Kevin Gibson (Purdue Univ.); Duane Friend (UI Extension); Dr. Krishna Reddy (UIC); Dr. Kurt Spokas (USDA - St. Paul); Audrey Sweet (SUI-C); Dr. Junhua Jiang (UI - ISTC); Dr. Tom Holm (UI - ISWS); Dr. Rick Larson (UI - NRES); Paul Weaver (Chip Energy, Inc.); Paul Anderson (Chip Energy, Inc.)
        Illinois Biochar Group Fall Meeting
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61822
      2. 1:00 pm

        Dr. Wai-Kwong Kwok - Senior Scientist & Group Leader -
        Superconductivity and Magnetism Group - Materials Science Division -
        Argonne National Laboratory (IL)

         

         

         

         


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Vortex Pinning and Critical Currents in Iron Based Superconductors

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      3. 2:00 pm

        Peter Freddolino, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University, New York, NY


        CPLC Seminar: "Coping with the unknown: A guide for bacteria and bacteriologists"
        144 Loomis
      4. 4:15 pmProfessor Ovidiu Radulescu, Theoretical Biophysics and Systems Biology, University of Montpellier 2, France
        'Which details matter? Model reduction helps computational biology.'
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
    6. Saturday, November 17, 2012

      1. 9:00 am - 4:15 pmTechnical Workshop: Cyber Security with application on Electric Power Grids
        Coordinated Science Laboratory, Rm.301
  4. Week of November 18, 2012

    1. Wednesday, November 21, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmNo seminar: Thanksgiving break
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar
        464 Loomis
    2. Friday, November 23, 2012

      1. 1:00 pmCondensed Matter Seminar: No Seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday Week

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2.  NO CPLC SEMINAR - Thanksgiving Break
  5. Week of November 25, 2012

    1. Monday, November 26, 2012

      1. 3:00 pmProfessor Isaac Cann, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Enzymatic Plant Cell Wall Deconstruction for Biofuel Production
        3269 Beckman Institute
      2. 4:00 pmHoward Guenther, Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Ion Stoica, University of Berkeley
        Professor Ion Stoica, Taming Big Data with BDAS (Berkeley Data Analytics Stack)
        2405 Siebel Center
    2. Tuesday, November 27, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmValleri Hohman
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Cold War Performances: The Moscow Art Theatre's Haunted Return to America
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      2. 3:00 pmDr. Pati Vitt - Chicago Botanic Garden
      3. 3:00 pm

        Dr. Alexander Thaler -
        Dept. of Physics & Astronomy - Iowa State


        Special Condensed Matter Seminar: Structural and Magnetic Properties and Superconductivity in Transition Metal Substituted Ba-122 Single Crystals

        1003 SuperConductivity - 104 S Goodwin (between MRL & ESB)

      4. 4:00 pmJoaquin Vieira
        Astrophysics Colloquium: Joaquin Vieira, Caltech: "ALMA unveils high-redshift cosmic microscopes discovered by the South Pole Telescope"
        134 Astronomy
      5. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmErik Antonsen, Ph.D., M.D., Resident Physician in Emergency Medicine, Harvard University, at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital
        NPRE 596: "Plasma Medicine: Opportunities for Translational Research"
        218 Ceramics Building, 105 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
      6. 4:00 pmTerrorist Threats in/to the Lab
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology, 1206 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana
    3. Wednesday, November 28, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Mitchell Ho
        PATH Seminar-Dr. Mitchell Ho
        2506 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMarta Keane - Recycling Program Specialist & Green Business Relations Coordinator; Will County Land Use Department - Resource Recovery & Energy Division
        Sustainability Seminar series - Electronic Recycling in Will County 2012
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      3. 12:00 pmHotaka Shiokawa (University of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Radiative models of tilted black hole accretion flows"
        464 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Andrew Ferguson, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois
        Physics Colloquium "Machine Learning and Biology: Folding paths and fitness landscapes"
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, November 29, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmTudor Dimofte (IAS, School of Natural Sciences)
        Math/Physics Seminar: "3-Manifolds and 3d Gauge Theories"
        464 Loomis (1110 W Green St., Urbana)
    5. Friday, November 30, 2012

      1. 1:00 pm

        Mike Norman - Director -
        Materials Science Division - Argonne National Lab


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Stay Away from Theorists

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 2:00 pm

        Karen Fleming, Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


        CPLC Seminar: "Membrane Protein Stability"
        144 Loomis