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In honor of University of Illinois microbiologist Sol Spiegelman and his work with recombinant DNA technology, the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology is hosting the symposium “The Enduring Legacy of Sol Spiegelman.” We are featuring a public lecture and a series of plenary talks from October 20-22, 2017.
There will be a Meet and Greet with Dr. Spyreas from 3:30 - 3:50 p.m. in 407 Morrill Hall. Refreshments will be included.
IGB Pioneers Seminar Loren Rieseberg, PhD University of British Columbia Department of Botany
CHINA Town Hall is a national conversation on China taking place in 80+ communities throughout the United States. This year's UIUC CHINA Town Hall will feature Ambassador Susan E. Rice as the national webcast speaker and EALC PhD Candidate Mark Frank as the local presenter speaking on U.S. Race Relations in Chinese Perspective.
This presentation will give a brief overview of past famines and the current famine-watch crises to draw out common themes, reflect on what has changed and what has been learned about contemporary famines, and what is unique about famine prevention and response.
Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Student/Postdoc Seminar: Dr. Baher Ibrahim, "Nonlinear population cortical responses after midbrain stimulation in the auditory colliculo-thalamocortical mouse brain slice" Monika Makurath, "Mechanism of DNA unwinding by Rep helicase: effect of 2B domain removal on processivity and strand-switching"
The Fall symposium will focus on 1917 in its immediate context, and also reflect on the broadest implications of 1917 and a century of protest and revolution.
Presented by Dr. Hilal Elver, S.J.D. United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
There will be a Meet and Greet with Dr. Six from 3:30 - 3:50 p.m. in 407 Morrill Hall. Refreshments will be included.