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Events for May 2013

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  1. Week of April 28, 2013

    1. Wednesday, May 1, 2013

      1.  Instruction Ends
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Helen Caines, Physics Department, Yale University
        Physics Colloquium, Peter Axel Lecture, "The little Big Bang at the LHC"
        141 Loomis Lab
      3. 4:00 pmProf. Prashant Kamat, University of Notre Dame, "Quantum Dot Architectures for Next Generation Photovoltaics"
        112 Chem Annex
    2. Thursday, May 2, 2013

      1. 8:45 am   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Duc Nguyen, UIUC, "Protein Folding on Ribosome"
        A414 CLSL
      2. 9:10 am   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Samantha Barrick, UIUC, "Molecular Mechanismof ATP Synthase"
        A414 CLSL
      3. 9:35 am   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Jeremy Smith, UIUC, "Electronic Coherences in Photosynthesis"
        A414 CLSL
      4. 10:00 am   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Adam Perry, UIUC, "Exploring Biological Nano-Environments with Hole-Burning Spectroscopy"
        A414 CLSL
      5. 10:25 am   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Sixue Zhang, UIUC, "Oxidation Mechanism of Cytochrome P450. A Spectroscopic Investigation of Intermediate Compound I"
      6. 12:00 pmCHEM 575 Seminar, Ms. Lien Nguyen, UIUC, "Trifunctional Probes: Application in Activity-based Proteomics"
        217 Noyes Laboratory
    3. Friday, May 3, 2013

      1.  Final Exams Begin
  2. Week of May 5, 2013

    1. Tuesday, May 7, 2013

      1. 2:00 pmChBE 565 Seminar, Professor David W. Grainger, University of Utah, "Nanoparticle Use and Abuse: Technical Challenges in Moving Nanotechnology to in vivo Applications"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProfessor Hairong Guan, University of Cincinnati, "Catalysis Involving Nickel and Iron Bis(phosphinite) Pincer Complexes"
        433 RAL
    2. Wednesday, May 8, 2013

      1. 4:00 pm  

        RESCHEDULED TO MAY 8

        Dr. Russell Hemley, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Flygare Memorial Lecture, "Molecules Under Pressure"
        B102 CLSL
    3. Friday, May 10, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProf. Robert Cichewicz
        Prof. Robert Cichewicz, University of Oklahoma, "Application of Fungi and Bacteria as Biological Factories for the Production of Bioactive Secondary Metabolites"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
  3. Week of May 12, 2013

    1. Sunday, May 12, 2013

      1.  Commencement
    2. Monday, May 13, 2013

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1
      2. 12:00 pm

        John Beggs, Associate Professor of Biophysics, Indiana University at Bloomington


        Special Seminar: "The impact of network structure on criticality in cortical circuits"
        144 Loomis
      3. 3:00 pmProfessor Jiali Gao, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
        ''Connecting protein dynamics with enzyme catalysis''
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
    3. Wednesday, May 15, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmProf. Patrick Charbonneau. Duke University, "Colloidal Assembly and Protein Crystallization"
        112 Chem Annex
    4. Friday, May 17, 2013

      1. 10:00 am   Advisor: Brendan HarleySteven Richard Caliari
        Final Defense: The influence of collagen-glycosaminoglycan scaffold microstructure and soluble factor presentation on tenocyte and mesenchymal stem cell bioactivity for musculoskeletal tissue engineering
        117 RAL
      2. 2:00 pm

        Bernhard Altaner, Ph.D. student of Juergen Vollmer, Max Planck Institute


        Special CPLC Seminar: "Stochastic thermodynamics: Fluctuations, coarse-graining and molecular motors"
        3110 ESB
  4. Week of May 19, 2013

    1. Tuesday, May 21, 2013

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryProf. Xiaotang Wang, Florida International University, "Structural Basis for Chloroperoxidase-Catalyzed Regio- and Enantioselective Transformations"
        112 Chem Annex