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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. 1:00 pm

        Prof Andrey Chubukov -
        Dept of Physics - University of Wisconsin


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Time-reversal symmetry breaking superconductivity in Fe-pnictides with only electron or only hole pockets

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      3. 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
  2. Week of March 3, 2013

    1. Monday, March 4, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmRafael Fernandes (Minnesota)
        ICMT Seminar: "Manifestations of electronic nematic degrees of freedom in the high-temperature iron-based superconductors"
        190 ESB
      2. 4:00 pm   Materials Sciences and EngineeringProf. Edward Arzt, Saarland University, Germany, "Micropatterned artificial Gecko surfaces: A path to switchable adhesive function"
        100 MSEB
      3. 4:00 pm

        Lindsay LeBlanc


        Special QI/AMO Seminar: Engineering dispersion relationships for ultracold atoms
        280 MRL
    2. Tuesday, March 5, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, March 6, 2013

      1. 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
      2. 4:00 pmDr. Charles Ferguson, President, Federation of American Scientist
        Physics Colloquium, "The Physics of Nuclear Disarmament"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, March 7, 2013

      1. 10:00 am

        Dr. Julio Barreiro


        Special QI/AMO Seminar: Harnessing additional degrees of freedom and the environment to experimentally enable quantum applications and simulations
        280 MRL
      2. 11:00 am

        Ribhu Kaul (University of Kentucky)


        Special ICMT Seminar: Quantum Criticality in Mott Insulators
        190 ESB
      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
      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Kristopher Kilian, UIUC, "Tailoring the Biorecognition Interface for Advanced Cell Culture Materials"
        112 Chem Annex
    5. Friday, March 8, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm

        Peter B. Littlewood -
        Assoc. Director - Physical Sciences and Engineering - Argonne National Laboratory
        Prof of Physics - James Franck Institute - University of Chicago


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Screening of charge and structural motifs in oxides

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 2:00 pm

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


        CPLC Seminar: "Molecular Communication Underlying Hormone Secretion"
        464 Loomis
  3. Week of March 10, 2013

    1. Monday, March 11, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmBabak Seradjeh (Indiana University)
        ICMT Seminar: "Transport signatures of Floquet Majorana fermions in driven topological superconductors"
        190 ESB
      2. 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
      3. 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
      4. 4:00 pmKevin Healy, Departments of Bioengineering and Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 4:00 pm   Materials Sciences and EngineeringProf. Kevin Healy, Univ. of California, Berkeley, "Bioinspired Materials to Direct Cell Behavior"
        100 MSEB
    2. Tuesday, March 12, 2013

      1. 11:00 amThomas Faulkner, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton New Jersey
        Special ICMT Seminar:"Entanglement Entropy in Holography"
        190 ESB
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProf. Bart Bartlett, University of Michigan, "Designing Chemically Robust Metal Oxides for Visible-Light Photocatalysis: toward Solar Z-Scheme Water Splitting"
        112 Chem Annex
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, March 13, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor David Hsieh, CalTech
        Physics Colloquium: McMillan Award Presentation - "Topological Insulators"
        141 Loomis Lab
      2. 4:00 pmProf. Patanjali Kambhampati, McGill University, "Excitons in Semiconductor Quantum Dots: Design principles for lasers, optical switches, and LEDs"
        112 Chem Annex
    4. Thursday, March 14, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmCHEM 575 Seminar, Ms. Yinan Zhang, UIUC, "One Drug, Multiple Targets"
        217 Noyes Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfressor Gang Logan Liu, UIUC,"Title: Nanoplasmonics Enhanced Molecular and Cellular Imaging: 'Chip' Solutions to Expensive Bioimaging Problems"
        112 Chem Annex
    5. Friday, March 15, 2013

      1. 10:30 amIsao Maruyama (Osaka University)
        Special ICMT Seminar: "Deformation and bipartition of entangled systems with sinusoidal functions"
        190 ESB
      2. 1:00 pm

        Prof David Hsieh -
        Dept of Physics Mathematics and Astronomy - California Institute of Technology


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Seeing and controlling the surface states of a topological insulator with ultrafast lasers

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      3.  

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


        CANCELLED
    6. Saturday, March 16, 2013

      1. 1:00 pmSpring Vacation Begins
  4. Week of March 17, 2013

    1. Wednesday, March 20, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmNo Physics Colloquium, Spring Break
        Physics Colloquium
    2. Friday, March 22, 2013

      1. 1:00 pmCondensed Matter Seminar: No Seminar - Spring Break & APS March Meeting

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

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

    1. Monday, March 25, 2013

      1. 7:00 amInstruction resumes
      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
      3. 4:00 pmAngel Yanguas-Gil, Argonne National Laboratory
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 8:00 pm   John C. Bailar Lecture2013 John C. Bailar Lecture, Professors Donald J. Darensbourg., Texas A&M University "Making Chemicals from Carbon Dioxide"
        B102 CLSL
    2. Tuesday, March 26, 2013

      1. 10:00 am

        Dr. Kyung Soo Choi


        Special QI/AMO Seminar: A Quantum Circus with Acrobatic Photons and Floppy Spins
        280 MRL
      2. 1:00 pmDr. Matthias Schroeter, Max Planck Institute, Goettingen, Germany
        Special ICMT/Condensed Matter Seminar: "Getting jamming into shape"
        190 ESB
      3. 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
      4. 4:00 pm2013 John C. Bailar Lecture, Professor Marcetta Y. Darensbourg., Texas A&M University "Molecular Constructs as [FeFe]-H2ase Enzyme Active Site Biomimetics for Proton Reduction "
        112 Chem Annex
      5. 4:00 pmCANCELLED - Prof. David Spiegel, Yale University, "Using small molecules to engineer and explore human immunity"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      6. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    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. 4:00 pmDr. Carl Hayden, Sandia National Laboratories, "Lipid membrane bending by protein-protein crowding"
        112 Chem Annex
      3. 4:00 pmNeal Lane, Rice University
        Physics Colloquium, 'Giving Science Advice to the President ' and Why It's Getting Harder'
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, March 28, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProf. Kyoung-Shin Choi, University of Wisconsin, "Materials Chemistry via Electrochemistry: Electrochemical Synthesis of Electrode Materials with Controlled Architectures for Use in Clean Energy Production"
        112 Chem Annex
    5. Friday, March 29, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm

        Prof Yew San Hor -
        Dept of Physics - Missouri University of Science and Technology


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Superconductivity in chemical doping of topological insulators

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 2:00 pm

        Sima Setayeshgar, Department of Physics, Indiana University, Bloomington


        CPLC Seminar: "Optimal strategies in single cell sensing and response"
        464 Loomis