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Events for December 2012

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  1. Week of December 2, 2012

    1. Monday, December 3, 2012

      1. 4:00 pmSpencer Eggen
        CANCELLED: CHEM 535 Seminar, Mr. Spencer Eggen, UIUC
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Tuesday, December 4, 2012

      1. 2:00 pmChBE 565, Professor Carl Laird, Texas A&M University, "Parallel Algorithms for Optimization: Emerging Architectures and Applications"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 515 Inorganic Literature SeminarMr. Brian Trinh, UIUC, "The Oxo Wall Prevails: Investigations of an Example of Pathological Science"
        112 Chem Annex
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 515 Inorganic Literature SeminarMr. Geoffrey Chambers, UIUC, "Gold Hydride Complexes: Structure, Synthesis, and Reactivity"
        112 Chem Annex
    3. Wednesday, December 5, 2012

      1. 4:00 pmAdrienne Barry (Leckband Lab) - "VE-Cadherin Mechanotransduction Regulates Endothelial Contractility and Barrier Integrity"
        116 RAL
      2. 4:00 pmNeha Garg (van der Donk/Nair Lab) - "In vitro reconstitution and characterization of the lantibiotic dehydratase NisB"
        116 RAL
    4. Thursday, December 6, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmCHEM 575 Seminar: Ms. Ellen Muehl, UIUC, ' Coiled Coils for de novo Design: Two Helices are Better than One'
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 2:00 pmChBE 565 Seminar, Dr. Val Krukonis, Phasex Corporation, "Supercritical Fluids: They're Here"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pmHannah Haley
        CHEM 535 Seminar, Ms. Hannah Haley, UIUC, "High-Valent Copper Catalysis"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pmMr. Hsuan-Chin "Jonathan" Wang, UIUC, "Multi-Stimuli-Responsive Gelators exhibiting Molecular Logic"
        112 Chem Annex
      5. 4:00 pm   CHEM 585 Lit SeminarMr. Sichao Ma, UIUC, "Development of Anion Exchange Membranes: A Step towards Non-Noble Metal Fuel Cells"
        112 Chem Annex
    5. Friday, December 7, 2012

      1. 2:00 pm

        Nigel Goldenfeld, Department of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana


        CPLC Seminar: "How networks drove the rapid evolution of early life: clues from the canonical genetic code"
        144 Loomis
      2. 3:00 pm   Advisor: Hyun Joon KongRoss J. Devolder
        Final Defense: Polymeric Materials for Neovascularization
        117 RAL
      3. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry SeminarProfessor John McLean, Vanderbilt University, "Structural Mass Spectrometry Strategies for Systems, Synthetic, and Chemical Biology"
        116 RAL
  2. Week of December 9, 2012

    1. Monday, December 10, 2012

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Sarah Reisman
        Prof. Sarah Reisman, Caltech, "New Methods and Strategies for the Enantioselective Synthesis of Polycyclic Natural Products"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Tuesday, December 11, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm   Chem 515 Inorganic Literature SeminarMs. Wan-Yi "Amy" Chu, UIUC, "Isolation of High Valent Iron Nitrides Stabilized by Tripodal NHC Ligands"
        112 Chem Annex
    3. Wednesday, December 12, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Lisa Balbes
        Dr. Lisa Balbes, Balbes Consultants, "Nontraditional Careers for Scientists:Thinking Outside the Lab"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    4. Thursday, December 13, 2012

      1. 4:00 pm   Organic Seminar of Special InterestDr. Steven Malcolmson
        Dr. Steven Malcolmson, Organic Seminar of Special Interest, Harvard Medical School,"Organometallic and Enzymatic Catalysts for Natural Product Synthesis"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, December 14, 2012

      1. 10:30 am   Final Defense, Professor Paul Hergenrother, AdvisorMr. Timothy Flood
        Mr. Timothy Flood, UIUC, 'Advances In High-Throughput Screening: Better Compounds, Novel Targets, Enhanced Sensors'
        433 RAL
  3. Week of December 16, 2012

    1. Tuesday, December 18, 2012

      1. 12:00 pm   **NOTE NEW TIME**ChBE 565, Professor Mohan Sankaran, Case Western Reserve University, "Microscale, Atmospheric-pressure Plasmas: A Novel Chemical Platform for the Synthesis and Modification of Nanomaterials"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    2. Wednesday, December 19, 2012

      1. 1:00 pm   Final Defense, Professor Scott Denmark, AdvisorMr. Lawrence Wolf
        Mr. Lawrence Wolf, UIUC, I. Catalyst Development in Asymmetric Phase Transfer Catalysis Employing QSAR Methods
        A446 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Seminar of Special InterestDr. Matthew Kieber-Emmons, Inorganic Seminar of Special Interest, Stanford University, "Spin-State and Spin-Topology Contributions to 0-0 Bond Cleavage by Cytochrome C Oxidase"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Thursday, December 20, 2012

      1. 12:00 pm   Materials Seminar of Special InterestDr. Shane Ardo, Materials Seminar of Special Interest, California Institute of Technology, "Demonstration of Artificial Photosynthesis with Peeled Silicon Microwire Arrays"
        112 Chem Annex


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