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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 pmCHEM 575 Seminar: Ms. Jahnabi Roy, UIUC, "Finding the Sweet Spot: Mechanism Guided Design of Glycosidase Inhibitors"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 12:00 pm   BioengineeringProfessor Andrew Smith, UIUC, "Engineering Quantum Dots for Multispectral cancer Imaging"
        2240 DCL
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Corey Stephenson
        Professor Corey Stephenson, Boston University, "Photoredox catalysis: Enabling chemical synthesis with visible light"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Ning Fang, Iowa State University, "Science of Rock 'n' Roll: Deciphering Motions in Live Cells"
        112 Chem Annex
    2. Friday, November 2, 2012

      1. 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
      2. 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
  2. Week of November 4, 2012

    1. Tuesday, November 6, 2012

      1. 2:00 pmChBE 565, Professor Andrew Putnam, University of Michigan, "Matrix, Mechanics, and Morphogenesis"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 3:00 pmProfessor Peter K. Liaw, University of Tennessee, "Fatigue Behavior of Bluk-Metallic Glasses"
        190 Engineering Sciences Building
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Benjamin Cravatt
        Kenneth L. Rinehart Lecture in Chemical Biology: Professor Benjamin Cravatt, The Scripps Research Institute, "Activity-Based Proteomics: Applications for Enzyme and Inhibitor Discovery"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Wednesday, November 7, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmCSE Seminar: Construction of Non-equilibrium Hyrdodynamic Models for Atmospheric Entry Plasmas
      2. 3:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Joseph Courtney, University of Illinois, "Ultrahigh Resolution Neutron Protein Crystallography"
        112 Chem Annex
      3. 3:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Yuxiao Sun, University of Illinois, "Understanding reactive intermediates via infrared photodissociation spectroscopy"
        112 Chem Annex
      4. 4:00 pmFiona Groninger-Poe (Gerlt Lab) - Assignment of function to acid sugar dehydratases in Agrobacterium tumefaciens
        116 RAL
      5. 4:00 pmMichael Gregory (Sligar lab) - "Differential Interactions of Native Substrates with Human CYP17"
        116 RAL
    3. Thursday, November 8, 2012

      1. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Professor John Hartwig, AdvisorMr. Patrick Hanley, UIUC, "New Carbon-Nitrogen Bond-Forming Reactions of Palladium"
        433 RAL
      2. 4:00 pm   CHEM 585 Lit SeminarMr. Gary Suseno, UIUC, "Tunable Properties from Structural Reversibility: Responsive Metal-Organic Frameworks"
        112 Chem Annex
      3. 4:00 pm   CHEM 585 Lit SeminarMs. Tracey Hitt, UIUC, "Transparent Conducting Materials: An Investigation into Replacements for Tin-Doped Indium Oxide"
        112 Chem Annex
    4. Friday, November 9, 2012

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProf. Dane Wittrup, MIT
        Prof. Dane Wittrup, MIT, "Multitasking Anti-Cancer Biotherapeutics"
        B102 Chemical & LIfe Sciences Lab
  3. Week of November 11, 2012

    1. Monday, November 12, 2012

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Bradley Moore
        Professor Bradley Moore, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, "Genomics-inspired discovery and engineering of natural product small molecules"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 8:00 pm   John C. Bailar Jr. Lectures2011-2012 John C. Bailar Jr. Lecture, Prof. Lawrence Que, Jr., University of Minnesota, "BIO-INSPIRED HYDROCARBON OXIDATIONS BY NONHEME IRON CATALYSTS"
        B102 CLSL
    2. Tuesday, November 13, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm   John C. Bailar Jr. Lectures2011-2012 John C. Bailar Jr. Lecture, Professor Lawrence Que, Jr., University of Minnesota, "High-valent Iron: Structures, Spin States, and Reactivity"
        112 Chem Annex
    3. Wednesday, November 14, 2012

      1. 3:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Bruno Giuliano Nicolau, University of Illinois, "Quantum Teleportation"
        112 Chem Annex
      2. 3:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. William Shaw, University of Illinois, "Vibrational Spectroscopy: Probing the Dynamics of Interfacial Water" "
        112 Chem Annex
      3. 3:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Tuseeta Banerjee, University of Illinois, "Water in non polar confinement"
        112 Chem Annex
      4. 4:00 pmDaniel Wichelecki (Gerlt Lab) - "Functional and Physiological Discovery in the Enolase Superfamily".
        116 RAL
      5. 4:00 pmSwaminath Srinivas (Cronan Lab) - "Identification and Characterization of Enoyl-ACP isomerases in Clostridium and Neisseria Species"
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, November 15, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmCHEM 575 Seminar: Ms. Xi Zhao, UIUC, "Targeting the cloak of Mycobacterium tuberculosis via the sugar-processing enzymes"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmMarshall Brennan
        CHEM 535 Seminar, Mr. Marshall Brennan, UIUC, "FeMo Cofactor: The Characterization of Nature's Carbide"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, November 16, 2012

      1. 9:00 am   11:00 am - Advisor: Paul J A KenisDaria Khvostichenko
        Final Defense: Mesophase-based approaches for on-chip membrane protein crystallization and structure determi
        117 RAL
      2. 9:00 am - 11:00 am   Advisor: Dr. Paul J. A. KenisDaria Khvostichenko
        Final Defense: Mesophase-based approaches for on-chip membrane protein crystallization and structure determination
        117 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 10:00 am   Advisor: Christopher RaoYuki Kimura
        Final Defense: Cellular strategies for chemotactic navigation in complex chemical environments
        401 RAL
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. James A. Huntington
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. James A. Huntington, University of Cambridge "The ins and outs of serpin polymerization."
        B102 CLSL
      5. 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
      6. 3:00 pmProfessor Peter R. Taylor, Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative and University of Melbourne, "Keeping it Short: A Gzip for Wave Functions"
        165 Noyes Lab
      7. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry Literature SeminarMr. David Wetzel, UIUC, "Boolean Based Biosensors"
        116 RAL
      8. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry Literature SeminarMr. Philip Rabe, UIUC, "Detection of Allergenic Ingredients in Food Products"
        116 RAL
  4. Week of November 18, 2012

    1. Monday, November 19, 2012

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Minkui Luo
        Professor Minkui Luo, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, " Tailoring Enzyme Cofactor to Profile Substrates and Inhibitors of Protein Methyltransferases"
        116 RAL
    2. Friday, November 23, 2012

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

    1. Monday, November 26, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in AtriumProfessor Kendall Houk
        Marvel Lecture, Professor Kendall Houk, University of California, Los Angeles, "Theory and Mechanisms of Cycloadditions - Applications in Synthesis, Chemical Biology, and Materials Chemistry"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Wednesday, November 28, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmCSE Seminar: Bringing Sound to the Big Data Age
      2. 2:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Taekjip Ha, AdvisorMr. Michael D. Brenner
        Mr. Michael Brenner, UIUC Force manipulation and single-molecule FRET of transcriptional regulatory processes".
        433 RAL
      3. 4:00 pmHerbert E. Carter Fellow: Abhinav Luthra (Sligar Lab) - 'KINETIC SOLVENT ISOTOPE EFFECTS IN THE AROMATIZATION REACTION OF HUMAN AROMATASE'
        116 RAL
      4. 4:00 pmHerbert E. Carter Fellow: Sheena Smith (Kranz Lab) - "Engineering designer T cell receptors through the use of single-chain T cell receptor scaffolds"
        116 RAL
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Kendall Houk
        Marvel Lecture, Professor Kendall Houk, University of California, Los Angeles, "Designing New Enzymes"
        100 Noyes Laboratory
    3. Thursday, November 29, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmCHEM 575 Seminar: Mr. Chih-Chi Chu, UIUC, Antibody-Recruiting Molecules: "New ARMs in the Battle Against Cancer"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmZachery Matesich
        CHEM 535 Seminar, Mr. Zachery Matesich, UIUC, "Divergent Reactions on Racemic Mixtures"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pm   Materials CHEM 585Ms. Jennifer Esbenshade, UIUC, "Recyclable Magnetic Nanophotocatalysts"
        112 Chem Annex
      4. 4:00 pm   CHEM 585 Lit SeminarMs. Lu Xu, UIUC, "Magnetic Bistability on Molecular Scale : Single-molecule Magnet"
        112 Chem Annex
    4. Friday, November 30, 2012

      1. 2:00 pm

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


        CPLC Seminar: "Membrane Protein Stability"
        144 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry SeminarProfessor Rohit Bhargava, UIUC, "Vibrational Spectroscopic Imaging - New Technology Enables Analytical Science in Cancer Pathology"
        116 RAL


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