Calendar Events

Monday, August 20, 2018

3:00 pm

FINAL DEFENSE - Matthew Starr (Fratti lab) - The Regulation of Yeast Homotypic Vacuole Fusion by Phosphatidic Acid and Diacylglycerol

Room C605 CLSL

Monday, August 27, 2018

First Day of Instruction, Fall Semester

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

12:00 pm

Adjusting the Valves: Optimizing Stomata for a Changing World

Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, 612 IGB Conference Center, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL

Thursday, August 30, 2018

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Anna Mae Diehl, M.D., Duke University, "Fixing Fatty Liver"

Charles Miller Auditorium, CLSL B102

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Jason Ridlon, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign -- "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Friday, August 31, 2018

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Auinash Kalsotra (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of RNA Splicing: What's your Alternative?"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Monday, September 03, 2018

Labor Day

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Completing the Matrix: Optical Reporting and Control of Neurobiology" by Michael Z. Lin, Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Bioengineering, Stanford University

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Career Development Seminar: Dr. Anne Carpenter, Director, Imaging Platform Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, "Robots vs disease: Tackling world health problems by analyzing cell images"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Hong Jin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), "Translation: Mechanisms, Structures and Principles"

116 Roger Adams Laboratory

Thursday, September 06, 2018

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Steve Danzer, Ph.D., Cincinnati Childrens Hospital, "Hippocampal dentate granule cell mediated temporal lobe epileptogenesis"

Charles Miller Auditorium, CLSL B102

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Charles Rock, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital -- "How Pathogens Eat Host Lipids"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Friday, September 07, 2018

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Kurt Fredrick (The Ohio State University), "Roles of elusive translational GTPases come to light"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Monday, September 10, 2018

8:00 am
through
9/14/2018

Computational Biophysics Workshop

Beckman Institute, Room 5602

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Nayab Abidi

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Of Mice and KCNQ 2/3 channels" by Anastasios Tzingounis, Ph.D, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut

Thursday, September 13, 2018

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Eric Jakobsson, Ph.D., UIUC "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

12:00 pm

Director's Seminar: "Tracking the Neuroecology of Avian Recognition Systems for Self and Others” by Prof. Mark Hauber

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Lance Seefeldt, Utah State University -- "Insights into the Nitrogenase Mechanism"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Friday, September 14, 2018

1:00 pm - 1:00 pm

14th Annual Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program Symposium, Prof. Dorothee Kerns, Brandeis University, title "TBA"

B102 CLSL

Monday, September 17, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Phillip Kenny

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

8:30 am

NIH Grant Writing Series

Beckman Institute, 3rd Floor Tower Room 3269

12:00 pm

Rules of Engagement: Molecular Arms-Races Between Primate and Viral Genomes

Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, 612 IGB Conference Center, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Akt isoform specific effects on synaptic plasticity and behavior" by Charles Hoeffer, Ph.D., Department of Integrative Physiology, Linda Crnic Institute, University of Colorado, Boulder

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

4:00 pm

Prof. Cecilia Tommos, University of Pennsylvania, title "TBD"

1024 Chem Annex

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

12:00 pm

Biochemistry / Cell & Developmental Biology / Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Thomas Walz, The Rockefeller University, "Electron Microscopy Approaches to Studying Lipid-Protein Interactions"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Vishnu Krishnamurthy (Zhang) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Waqar Arif (Kalsotra)) -

116 RAL

Thursday, September 20, 2018

10:30 am - 1:30 pm

McKinley Health Center Flu Clinic at Beckman

Room 1003 Beckman Institute

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Jason Maclean, Ph.D., University of Chicago, "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, CLSL B102

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Ronan Carroll, Ohio University -- "Regulating with RNA in Staphylococcus aureus""

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Monday, September 24, 2018

through
9/25/2018

Outpacing Antimicrobial Resistance Symposium

Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, 612 IGB Conference Center, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL

8:00 am
through
9/26/2018

DNA Nanotechnology Workshop

Beckman Institute, Room 5602

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Qinyu Sun

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

8:30 am

NIH Grant Writing Series

Beckman Institute, 3rd Floor Tower Room 3269

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"New Tools to Image Network Dynamics in Models of Disease" by Peyman Golshani, MD/PhD,John Mazziotta Endowed Chair in Neurology, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology David Geffen School of Medicine

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

4:00 pm

Logan Hurst (Fratti) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Carter Fellow: Xingcheng Dong (Chen) -

116 RAL

Thursday, September 27, 2018

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Sayeepriyadarshini Anakk, Ph.D., UIUC, "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Kelly Wrighton, Colorado State University -- "Uncovering methylamine metabolisms in microbial communities: From the deep biosphere to the gut"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Friday, September 28, 2018

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Roberto Botelho (Ryerson University), "Do phagosomes have an after life"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Monday, October 01, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Chih-Ying Chen

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

8:30 am

NIH Grant Writing Series

Beckman Institute, 3rd Floor Tower Room 3269

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Making and breaking fear memories" by Steve Maren, University Distinguished Professor and Claude H. Everett, Jr. '47 Chair of Liberal Arts, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Texas A&M University

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Career Development Seminar: Dr. Brian Walter, Biology Department, Illinois Wesleyan University, TBA

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Yuanyuan Hu (Cronan) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Xinyu Kong (Leckband) -

116 RAL

Thursday, October 04, 2018

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: MIP Students "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

12:00 pm

Director's Seminar by Prof. Brad Sutton

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

4:00 pm

Prof. Helen Blackwell, University of Wisconsin, title "TBD"

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Andrew Mehle, University of Wisconson -- "Subverting cellular defenses to support influenza virus replication"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Monday, October 08, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Yuou Wang

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

8:30 am

NIH Grant Writing Series

Beckman Institute, 3rd Floor Tower Room 3269

12:00 pm

Prof. Myles Brown, Harvard University, title "TBD"

B102 CLSL

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Plasticity. A Tale of Two Receptors" by Andres Barria, Ph.D. Physiology & Biophysics, University of Washington

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

4:00 pm

Westcott Bioscience Fellow: Robert Sparks (Fratti lab) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Westcott Bioscience Fellow John Khamo (Zhang lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, October 11, 2018

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: MIP Postdoc/Students "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Jade Wang, University of Wisconsin -- "Coordination and Conflict Mitigation in Bacteria"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Monday, October 15, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Christopher Seward

B102 CLSL

3:00 pm

Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science: Dr. Michael Mann, Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Penn State

Beckman Auditorium

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

8:15 am

Confronting the Challenges of Climate Change

Beckman Institute, Auditorium

8:30 am

NIH Grant Writing Series

Beckman Institute, 3rd Floor Tower Room 3269

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"A New Era in Understanding How Nutrigenetics and Nutrition Shape Cognitive Development" by Carol Cheatham, Associate Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

4:00 pm

Westcott Bioscience Fellow Heather Young (Procko lab) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Donald Sheppard (Chen) -

116 RAL

Thursday, October 18, 2018

through
10/20/2018

World of Genomics at the St. Louis Science Center

Saint Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Jae Lee, Ph.D., Oregon Health Science University, "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Valeria Culotta, Johns Hopkins University -- "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

8:30 am

NIH Grant Writing Series

Beckman Institute, 3rd Floor Tower Room 3269

10:30 am - 1:30 pm

McKinley Health Center Flu Clinic at Beckman

Room 1003 Beckman Institute

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Vladimir I Gelfand, Northwestern University, TBA

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Anna SantaMaria (Burke) -

116 RAL

Thursday, October 25, 2018

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Christina Gross, Ph.D., Cincinnati Childrens Hospital, "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Shaun Brinsmade, Georgetown University -- "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Friday, October 26, 2018

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Rebecca Roston (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Monday, October 29, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Qinyu Hao

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Gut-Brain Signaling and Motivated Behavior" by Linda Rinaman, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Florida State University

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Yixian Zheng Carnegie Institution for Science, “Cell division and genome organization in development and aging”

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

Thursday, November 01, 2018

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Sally Camper, Ph.D., University of Michigan, "TBA

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Robert Abramovitch, Michigan State University -- "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Friday, November 02, 2018

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Guramrit Singh (The Ohio State University), "How mRNP composition determines mRNA fate?"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Monday, November 05, 2018

4:00 pm

Prof. Nathanael S. Gray, Harvard University, title "TBD"

116 RAL

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Karen Adelman, Harvard University, Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, TBA

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Ipek Tasan (Zhao) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Dayu Zhang (Martinis) -

116 RAL

Thursday, November 08, 2018

12:00 pm

Director's Seminar by Prof. Dan Morrow

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Scott Hensley, University of Pennsylvania -- "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Friday, November 09, 2018

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Andrew Stephen (Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research), "Ras Signaling in Human Cancer"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Monday, November 12, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Rosaline Hsu

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Is it Possible to Correct or Mitigate Neurodevelopmental Genetic Disorders using Viral Vector-mediated Gene Therapy Gene Therapy?" by David R. Hampson, Ph.D., University of Toronto

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

4:00 pm

Andrew Buechler (Martinis lab) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Nikita Modi (Chen) -

116 RAL

Thursday, November 15, 2018

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Michael Wendt, Ph.D., Purdue University, "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, CLSL B102

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Elizabeth Fozo, University of Tennessee -- "Fatty acids: super foods for Enterococcus faecalis"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory, 601 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana

Friday, November 16, 2018

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Jin Hyung Lee (Stanford University), "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Thanksgiving Break Begins

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 23, 2018

Day After Thanksgiving - Designated Holiday

Monday, November 26, 2018

Instruction resumes