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Events for November 2013

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  1. Week of October 27, 2013

    1. Friday, November 1, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDeAnn Lazovich, PhD
        A case for a ban on indoor tanning by minors
        112 Huff Hall
      2. 1:00 pm   (Central Time)Anna Scaglione, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis
        A Complex Network View of the Grid
        NCSA Auditorium and Webcast
      3. 1:00 pm

        Dr. Akady Shehter, Los Alamos National Laboratory


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Quantum Criticality in High Temperature Superconducting Cuprates"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      4. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Hong Jin, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.


        CPLC Seminar: Structural basis of translational termination
        144 Loomis
      5. 3:00 pmDr. Rebecca Klaper, University of Wisconsin, - Milwaukee
        NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Rebecca Klaper
        W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
      6. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry - GF Smith Memorial LectureGF Smith Memorial Lecture, Prof. Frances Ligler, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina, "Hydrodynamic Focusing for Sensing and Micro/Nano-Fabrication"
        116 RAL
    2. Saturday, November 2, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmGenome Day
        Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil Street, Champaign
  2. Week of November 3, 2013

    1. Monday, November 4, 2013

      1. 10:00 amYanqing Lian
        Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modeling in the Illinois River Basin: Challenges and Opportunities

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Brian Swingle, Postdoctoral Fellow in Physics, Harvard University


        ICMT Seminar: "Entanglement and geometry"
        190 ESB
      3. 3:30 pm

        Dr. Helen Jun

        Department of English

        University of Illinois at Chicago


        Reading Asian American Racialization

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada

        Urbana

      4. 4:00 pmJeff Snyder, Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science, California Institute of Technology
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, November 5, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 12:00 pmEugene M. Avrutin, Associate Professor of History, Illinois
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - The Velizh Affair: Ritual Murder in a Russian Border Town
        101 International Studies Building, 910 South Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmRobert Harris, University of Illinois
        Astronomy Colloquium: "Protoplanetary Disks in Multiple Star Systems"
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Pieter Dorrestein
        Prof. Pieter Dorrestein, University of California, San Diego, “‘GoogleMAP’-type molecular view of microbes and biofilms - from culture to people”
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      5. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmMaria Iliou (Documentary Director) (Questions and Answers session after the screening)
        A Screening of the Documentary: "Smyrna: The Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City, 1900-1922"

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL

    3. Wednesday, November 6, 2013

      1. 10:00 amLaura Keefer
        Charting a Course for Hydrologic and Hydraulic Research at the Illinois State Water Survey

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      2. 12:00 pmIMSE Brown Bag Lunch Seminar
        329 Grainger Engineering Library
      3. 12:00 pmMilton Ruiz (University of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Scalar tensor theories of gravity that deviate from GR but are consistent with experiments"
        464 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Thomas Handler,University of Tennessee, Department of Physics
        Physics Colloquium: "The Relationship between Science and Public Policy"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, November 7, 2013

      1. 10:00 amMomcilo Markus
        From the Danube to the Mississippi

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Sherri Mason - Associate Professor of Chemistry, SUNY College at Fredonia
        Sustainable Seminar Series - Great Lakes Plastic Pollution Survey 2012
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pmCharles King, Professor of International Affairs and Government, Georgetown University
        New Directions Lecture - Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      5. 4:30 pmBody/Bodies Lecture Series: Dorothy Roberts - "The New Biopolitics of Race, Gender, and Reproductive Bodies"
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum.
    5. Friday, November 8, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm

        Professor Jan Musfeldt, Department of Chemistry, Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Spectroscopic investigations of quantum criticality, domain structures, and spin-orbit coupling"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 2:00 pmNo CPLC Seminar
      3. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Alison Bailey, Illinois State University
        "Reconceiving Surrogacy: Toward a Reproductive Justice Account of Indian Surrogacy"
        223 Gregory Hall, 810 S. Wright
      4. 3:00 pmDr. Eric Schauber, Southern Illinois University
        NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Eric Schauber
        W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
      5. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Anton Arkhipov, Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, WA
        TCB Group - "Architecture and Membrane Interactions of the EGF Receptor"
        BI-5602
    6. Saturday, November 9, 2013

      1. 10:15 am - 11:30 am

        Professor Tony Liss


        Saturday Physics for Everyone: Why is There Mass?
        141 Loomis Laboratory
  3. Week of November 10, 2013

    1. Monday, November 11, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Ido Regev, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Los Alamos National Lab


        ICMT Seminar: "Criticality, Ergodicity and Chaos in Amorphous Solids under Oscillatory Forcing"
        190 ESB
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProf. Isaac K.O. Cann, UIUC - Microbiology and Animal Sciences
        TCB Group "Clamps and clamp loaders in the archaeal/eukaryotic lineage"
        BI-3269
      3. 4:00 pmLinda Hirst, School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, November 12, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 12:00 pmGeorge Gasyna, Associate Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Andrzej Stasiuk and the Myth of the Literary Gastarbajter
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      3. 12:00 pmRoger Thurow, Author and Senior Fellow on Global Agriculture and Food Policy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
        Roger Thurow Book Talk and Book Signing
        2nd Floor Illini Union Bookstore
      4. 2:15 pmChristopher Lehmann, National Atmospheric Deposition Program
        Snakes, Mice and BEARS: Environmental Monitoring at the ISWS Bondville Environmental and Atmospheric Research Station

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      5. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar - Lauren Levato Coyne: From the Edge of Wonder: The Intersection of Arts and Sciences
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      6. 3:00 pmRoger Thurow, documentary filmmakers, and invited faculty panelists
        Presentation by Roger Thurow and film preview of "The Last Hunger Season" followed by Panel Discussion
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
      7. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmMariska Kriek, University of Califonia, Berkeley
        Astronomy Colloquium: Piecing Together the Formation Histories of Massive Galaxies
        Astronomy 134
      8. 4:00 pmDr. Clifford Singer, NPRE faculty, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        NPRE 596 Seminar: "How China's Options Will Determine Global Warming?""
        253 Mechanical Building
      9. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      10. 7:00 pmSenator Toi Hutchinson and Michael Ruemmler
        Alumni in Government and Politics Panel
        Illini Union Room 314B
    3. Wednesday, November 13, 2013

      1. 7:30 amProf. Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory and European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE)
        EU, Eurozone and Greek Economy: Future Prospects after the 2013 general elections in Germany
        Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 332 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100 Chicago, IL 60604
      2. 12:00 pmYen-Ting Lin (ASIAA Taipei)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "BCGs and cluster galaxy populations across cosmic time"
        464 Loomis
      3. 12:45 pm - 1:50 pmProf. Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory and European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE)
        Of Bailouts, Populists and Inertia: Lessons from the Greek Crisis for managing the 'Euro'.
        Mc Cormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC), 3201 S. State Street, Chicago
      4. 4:00 pmShashank Agrawal, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        2405 Siebel Center
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Brian DeMarco, University of Illinois, Department of Physics
        Physics Colloquium: "Ultracold Disordered Quantum Gases"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, November 14, 2013

      1. 10:00 amProf. Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory and European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE)
        Radio Interview EU and European Monetary Union (EUM) after the general election in Germany (September 22, 2013)
        FOCUS 580 @ WILL Radio, Illinois Public Media
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMichael Hoadley - Founder of Fewzion, a Chicago firm that helps develop sustainable agriculture projects
        Sustainable Seminar Series - Challenges in Vertical Farming and Controlled Environments Agriculture
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      3. 2:00 pmDr. Siddharth Parameswaran, University of California, Berkeley
        Special ICMT Seminar: "Fractionalization from Crystallography"
        280 MRL
      4. 4:00 pmKevin Featherstone; Contemporary Greek Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science
        CAS/MillerComm2014-Featherstone
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      5. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 4:00 pmLieutenant Colonel James H. Schreiner, ISE PhD Candidate; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Systems Engineering, United States Military Academy at West Point
        ISE Seminar-The Great Lakes and Invasive Species Program Review
        303 Transportation Bldg
      7. 4:00 pmProf. Kevin Featherstone (European Institute, Hellenic Observatory, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, LSE)
        MGS MillerCom Lecture: "A system fit for purpose? The challenges of governance in Greece."

        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL 61801

      8. 7:00 pmKeeling Lecture, Prof. Edward Maibach, George Mason University,"Public opinion on climate change: What is it, what influences it, and does it matter?"
        100 Noyes Lab
      9. 7:30 pmMedical Humanites Series: Ron Schleifer - “Law that Will Govern the Future”: How the Experience of the Humanities can help Train Doctors
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum.
    5. Friday, November 15, 2013

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Siddharth Parameswaran, University of California, Berkeley
        Special ICMT Seminar: "Fractionalization from Crystallography"
        280 MRL
      2. 10:30 amSteve Wilson
        Moving Forward: A Plan to Improve Our Data Management, Access, and Visibility

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      3. 1:00 pm

        Professor Brian DeMarco, Physics Department, University of Illinois - Urbana


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Ultracold Disordered Quantum Gases"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      4. 2:00 pm

        Dr. James Weisshaar, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison.


        CPLC Seminar: "Super-resolution Imaging of the Transcription and Translation Machinery in Live E. coli"
        144 Loomis
      5. 3:00 pm

        Gina Kolata, Science Journalist for The New York Times


        How to Misread the Science of Health
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
  4. Week of November 17, 2013

    1. Monday, November 18, 2013

      1. 10:00 amJennie Atkins
        Creating a New Section - A Change in Organization and Culture

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Marcos Sotomayor, Neurobiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
        TCB Group - "Mechanisms and Mechanosensitivity: Inner-Ear Cadherins Gone Wild"
        4269 Beckman Institute
      3. 4:00 pmJohn Bassani, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium - CANCELLED
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, November 19, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Pioneers Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmNicole Riemer, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
        Understanding Black-Carbon Climate Impacts Using a Stochastic Particle Resolved Model

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmMatthew Duez, Washington State University
        Astronomy Colloquium: "Variety in black hole-neutron star merger outcomes"
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pmTamara Loos; Department of History, Cornell University
        Cultures of Law in a Global Context-Loos
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    3. Wednesday, November 20, 2013

      1. 10:00 amKen Hlinka
        The Water Resources and Data Information Section; Fact or Fallacy?

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      2. 12:00 pmDr. Kathryn Hanley, New Mexico State University, Department of Biology
        PATH Seminar Series - Dr. Kathryn Hanley
        2506 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building
      3. 12:00 pmKoutarou Kyotokou (University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Electromagnetic counterparts of compact binary mergers"
        464 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pmFred B. Schneider, Cornell University
        ITI Distinguished Lecture
        Coordinated Science Laboratory Auditorium (B02 CSL)
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Alexander Gaeta, Cornell University
        Physics Colloquium: "Nonlinear Optics at the Few-Photon Level"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, November 21, 2013

      1. 8:30 amNSF Seminar
        407 Illini Union
      2. 3:00 pmDrs. Raymond H. and Sandra M. Cypess Speaker Series
        2251 VMBSB Lecture, Atrium for reception
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, November 22, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm

        PhD Candidate Jordi Baró, Department of Structure and Constituents of Matter, University of Barcelona


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Scale-Invariance and Self-Excitation in the Fracture of Porous Materials under Steady Compression Rate"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 2:00 pmNo CPLC Seminar
      3. 3:00 pmDr. Matthew Betts, Oregon State University
        NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Matthew Betts
        W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Ilia A. Solov'yov
        TCB Group - Quantum Biology of a Magnetic Sense: Physical Principle, Chemical Reality, Biological Purpose
        BI-2269
  5. Week of November 24, 2013

    1. Monday, November 25, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Michael Mulligan, Microsoft Station Q


        Informal ICMT Seminar: "The uses of Parafermions"
        3110 ESB
    2. Tuesday, November 26, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar - Dr. Lynn Gillespie - Botanical exploration in the Canadian arctic
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
    3. Wednesday, November 27, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmNo seminar this week - Thanksgiving Break
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmPhysics Colloquium, No Colloquium, Fall Break
        141 Loomis
    4. Friday, November 29, 2013

      1. 1:00 pmCondensed Matter Seminar: No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 2:00 pmNo CPLC Seminar - Thanksgiving Break