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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 pm - 1:00 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Free Pizza Party
      2. 1:30 pmProfessor Erdal Toprak, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
        Special Seminar,"Revealing evolutionary paths to antibiotic resistance"
        190 ESB
      3. 4:00 pmMr. Jeremy Henle
        CHEM 535 Seminar, Mr. Jeremy Henle, UIUC, "The Cation-pi Interaction: Applications in Synthesis"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 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 pmProf. Ian Fleming
        Prof. Ian Fleming, University of Cambridge, CHEM 530 'Molecular Orbitals in Organic Chemistry' Lecture Series 7 of 11
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Research Group Trivia Competition
        Jupiter's at the Crossing
    3. Wednesday, April 3, 2013

      1. All DayGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Photo Scavenger Hunt
      2. 4:00 pmProf. John Tully, Yale, "Chemical Dynamics at Metal Surfaces: The Role of Electronic Excitations"
        112 C hem Annex
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic and Materials ChemistryProf. Stefan Bernard, Carnegie Mellon University, "TBA"
        112 Chem Annex
    4. Thursday, April 4, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmCHEM 575 Seminar, Ms. Yang Song, UIUC, "Stem Cell Fate Controlled by Matrix Stiffness"
        217 Noyes Laboratory
      2. 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
      3. 1:00 pm   Final Defense: Professor Martin Burke, AdvisorMr. Eric Woerly
        Mr. Eric Woerly, UIUC, Final Defense "Total Synthesis and Study of the Antilipoperoxidant Peridinin, Synthesis of Versatile MIDA Boronate Building Blocks, and a General Strategy for the Synthesis of Polyenes"
        117 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 2:00 pm   Advisor: Paul J. A. KenisSudipto Guha
        A446 CLSL
      5. 2:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Ivan Aprahamian, Dartmouth College, "Hydrazone-Based Switches, Fluorophores, and Sensors"
        B102 CLSL
      6. 4:00 pmMr. John Hung, Ms. Claire Knezevic and Mr. Tucker Maxson
        Fuson Student Talks: Mr. John Hung, UIUC, "Investigating the Mechanistic Role of Arg301 in Phosphite Dehydrogenase", Ms. Claire E. Knezevic, UIUC, "The Development of Selective Poly(ADP-Ribose) Glycohydrolase Inhibitors" Mr. Tucker Maxson, UIUC, "Development of streptolysin S inhibitors as anti-virulence drugs"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      7. 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
      8. 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Cosmic Bowling Tournament
    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. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Miljan Simonovic

        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Miljan Simonovic, University of Illinois at Chicago, "Divergent strategies for tRNA recognition essential for translational fidelity"
        B102 CLSL
      3. 3:00 pmFINAL DEFENSE - KE KE (Morrissey Lab) - "The tissue factor-factor VII(a) complex in blood coagulation"
        Room 354B Medical Science Building (MSB)
      4. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmGraduate Student Appreciation Week: Cake and Ice Cream Social
      5. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry seminarDr. Rachel Loo, UCLA, "Two Tales in Mass Spectrometry: Elucidating Protein Modifications and Supercharging Ions"
        116 RAL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
School of Chemical Sciences
106 Noyes Lab
505 S. Mathews
Urbana, IL  61801
Professor Jonathan Sweedler

(217) 333-5070
(217) 333-3120 fax
jsweedle [at] illinois [dot] edu
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