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Events for week of March 31, 2013

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  1. Week of March 31, 2013 to April 6, 2013

    1. Monday, April 1, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmProf. Matthew Gilbert (Electrical & Computer Engineering, Illinois)
        ICMT Seminar: "Hunting for Majorana Fermions in 3D Topological Insulators"
        190 ESB
      2. 1:30 pmProfessor Erdal Toprak, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
        Special Seminar,"Revealing evolutionary paths to antibiotic resistance"
        190 ESB
      3. 3:00 pmProfessor Alessandro Laio, Statistical and Biological Physics, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - 'Simulating complex biochemical processes
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
      4. 4:00 pmSteven Nutt, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Southern California
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 4:00 pm   Materials Sciences and EngineeringProf. Steven Nutt, University of Southern California, " Defect control in OOA processing of composite prepregs"
        100 MSEB
    2. Tuesday, April 2, 2013

      1. 2:00 pm   Advisor: Charles ZukoskiTianying Jiang
        Final Defense: The effects of concentration, interaction, size distribution and shape anisotropy on rheology of colloidal mixtures
        117 RAL
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic ChemistryDr. Wendy J. Shaw, Pacific Northwest National Lab, "Enhancing homogeneous catalysts with a peptide-based outer-coordination sphere"
        112 Chem Annex
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, April 3, 2013

      1. 1:00 pmDr. Alfred U'Ren, The Institute of Nuclear Science, National Autonomous University of Mexico
        QI/AMO Seminar; "Generation of Spatially-Structured Heralded Single Photons"
        280 MRL
      2. 4:00 pmDan Hooper, Assistant Professor University of Chicago, Assoc. Scientist Fermi National Laboratory
        Physics Colloquium, "Searching for dark matter in the discovery age"
        141 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pmProf. John Tully, Yale, "Chemical Dynamics at Metal Surfaces: The Role of Electronic Excitations"
        112 C hem Annex
      4. 4:00 pm   Inorganic and Materials ChemistryProf. Stefan Bernard, Carnegie Mellon University, "TBA"
        112 Chem Annex
    4. Thursday, April 4, 2013

      1. 11:00 amProf. Philip Phillips (Illinois)
        Re-scheduled ICMT Seminar: "Unparticles and Cuprate Superconductivity"
        190 ESB
      2. 12:00 pmCHEM 575 Seminar, Ms. Yang Song, UIUC, "Stem Cell Fate Controlled by Matrix Stiffness"
        217 Noyes Laboratory
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProf. Lingjun Li
        Prof. Lingjun Li, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Expanding the Chemical Toolbox to Probe Neuronal Signaling"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      4. 2:00 pm   Advisor: Paul J. A. KenisSudipto Guha
        Final Defense: "X-RAY COMPATIBLE MICROFLUIDIC PLATFORMS FOR STUDYING PROTEIN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION"
        A446 CLSL
      5. 2:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Ivan Aprahamian, Dartmouth College, "Hydrazone-Based Switches, Fluorophores, and Sensors"
        B102 CLSL
      6. 4:30 pm   Advisor: Paul J. A. KenisBrian A Rosen
        Final Defense: Low Temperature Electrocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Utilizing Room Temperature Ionic Liquids
        271 RAL
    5. Friday, April 5, 2013

      1. 9:30 am   Final Defense: Professor Wilfred van der Donk, AdvisorMr. Patrick Knerr
        Mr. Patrick Knerr, UIUC, Final Defense, "Chemical and Chemoenzymatic Syntheses of Lantibiotics and Other Bioactive Cyclic Peptides"
        433 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 1:00 pm

        Prof Anupam Garg -
        Dept of Physics and Astronomy - Northwestern University


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Collective magnetization relaxation in single molecule magnets

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield