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Events for week of October 20, 2013

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  1. Week of October 20, 2013 to October 26, 2013

    1. Monday, October 21, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Xiao Hu, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan

        ICMT Seminar: "Nonlocal properties of Majorana bound states in topological superconductivity"
        190 ESB
      2. 4:00 pmMichael Loui, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Amartya Bose, UIUC, "Calculating Quantum Correlation Functions using Centroid Molecular Dynamics"
        165 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Misha Salim, UIUC, "Hybrid QM/MM Methods for Enzyme Energetics"
        165 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, October 22, 2013

      1. 11:00 am

        Dr. Pat Clancy, Department of Physics, University of Toronto

        Special Condensed Matter Seminar: "Exploring Magnetism in Doped Iridates with Resonant X-rays"

        280 Materials Research Lab (MRL), on Goodwin between Springfield and Green


      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Michael Detamore, University of Kansas, "Gradients and 'Raw Materials' in Tissue Engineering"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pm   CHEM 515 Lit SeminarMr. James Christensen, UIUC, "Novel Anodic Nanocrystals: Synthesis and Applications"
        112 Chem Annex
      4. 4:00 pm   CHEM 515 Lit SeminarMr. Yurun Miao, UIUC, "Molecular Ferroelectrics"
        112 Chem Annex
      5. 4:00 pm   Chemical BiologyProfessor James Petersson
        Professor E. James Petersson, University of Pennsylvania, "Thioamides: Minimalist chromophores for monitoring protein folding and stability"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      6. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, October 23, 2013

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Grzegorz Jung, Ben-Gurion University, Israel; George A. Miller Visiting Professor
        Special ICMT Seminar: "Flux-flow Noise and Phase Transitions in Vortex Matter"
        190 ESB
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Scott Aaronson, MIT, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
        Physics Colloquium: "Quantum Computing and the Limits of Efficient Computation "
        141 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pmProf. Joseph Subotnik, University of Pennsylvania, "The Requisite Electronic Structure to Describe Nonadiabatic Transitions"
        112 Chem Annex
    4. Thursday, October 24, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Puzhou Wang
        Mr. Puzhou Wang, UIUC, "Advancing to New Bases through Genomic Profiling of DNA Epigenetic Modifications"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   CHEM 585 Lit SeminarMr. Wayne Lin, UIUC, "Stimuli-responsive composites inspired by the sea cucumber dermis"
        112 Chem Annex
      4. 4:00 pm   CHEM 585 Lit SeminarMs. Claire McGhee, UIUC, "Lead-Free Ferroelectric Materials: BaTiO3 and Beyond"
        112 Chem Annex
    5. Friday, October 25, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm

        Professor Grzegorz Jung, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; George A. Miller Visiting Professor 

        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Metastable Resistivity States and Low Frequency Conductivity Fluctuations in Manganite Single Crystals"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield


      2. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Mark Akeson, Chair and Professor, School of Biomolecular Engineering, UC Santa Cruz.

        CPLC Seminar: Reading Single DNA and Protein Molecules Using Very Small Holes
        144 Loomis
      3. 2:30 pm   Final Defense: Professor Wilfred van der Donk, AdvisorMr. Noah Bindman
        Mr. Noah Bindman, UIUC, Final Defense, "New Chemical and Biosynthetic Methodologies for the Study of Lanthipeptides"
        433 Roger Adams Laboratory