Calendar Events

Monday, February 18, 2019

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Monica Lannom/Ceman Lab: "FMRP and MOV10 regulate neuronal architecture through miRNA pathway" Kook Son/Chen Lab: "A non-translational function of Leucyl-tRNA synthetase in myogenic differentiation and skeletal muscle regeneration"

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

12:00 pm

Profiling Cells Inside and Out with Nanostructured Materials

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

4:00 pm

"Should neuroanatomical differences between the sexes be adjusted for body size differences before making functional interpretations?" by Janice M. Juraska, Professor of Psychology and Justin S. Rhodes, Associate Professor of Psychology, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Ananya Sen/Imlay Lab

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

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

12:00 pm

Efficient Data Management

607 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr Cheng-Yu Lee, Robert H Bartlett Collegiate Professor of the Life Sciences, Internal Medicine, University Of Michigan "Sequential activation of transcriptional repressors stably programs stem cell progeny to differentiate"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Kuan Yu Lai (van der Donk lab) - LanCLs: Non-canonical glutathionylation enzymes in mammalian systems

116 RAL

4:00 pm

JiEun Kim (Shapiro lab) - Coupling Estrogen-Estrogen Receptor α-Induced Release of Calcium from the Endoplasmic Reticulum to Gene Expression

116 RAL

Thursday, February 21, 2019

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Carolyn Cummins, Ph.D., Univ. Toronto, "ARGLU1 is a new GR coregulator that impacts glucocorticoid function in the liver, adipose and brain"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Matthew Lawrenz, University of Louisville -- "Phagocyte evasion by Yersinia pestis during plague"

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

4:00 pm

Dr. Squire Booker, PennState University, title "Moving beyond Methionine Synthase: New Insight into Cobalamin-Dependent Methylation Reactions"

116 RAL

Friday, February 22, 2019

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar of Special Interest: Dr. Scott Hansen (Scripps Research), "The molecular mechanism of mechanosensation and anesthesia; a unifying principle based on lipid/protein clustering and disruption."

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Saturday, February 23, 2019

4:00 pm

Alpha Chi Sigma Krug Lecture: Dr. JoAnne Stubbe, "Radicals: Your Life is in Their Hands"

116 Roger Adams Laboratory

Monday, February 25, 2019

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Alokananda Ray/Li Lab: "The Notch Pathway regulates temporal patterning of neuroblasts in the Drosophila optic lobe medulla"

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

4:00 pm

"Stalled polysomes transport mRNAs to synapses: implications for synaptic plasticity and neurodevelopmental disease." by Dr. Wayne Sossin, James McGill Professor, Department Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University

Beckman 1005

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Jesse Grenz/Slauch Lab and Alex Phillips/Whitaker Lab

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

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

12:00 pm

Pure Shift NMR

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

4:00 pm

Payel Mondal (Zhang Lab): "Repurposing protein degradation for optogenetic modulation of protein activities and cellular function"

116 RAL

Thursday, February 28, 2019

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: MIP Students, TBA

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Dhruba Chattoraj, National Cancer Institute -- "Random vs. Cell Cycle-Regulated Replication Initiation in Bacteria: Insights from Studying Vibrio cholerae Chromosome 2"

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

Friday, March 01, 2019

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar of Special Interest: Dr. Aseem Z. Ansari (University of Wisconsin-Madison), "Designing Synthetic Transcription Factors (SynTFs) to Control Cell Fate"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Monday, March 04, 2019

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Tayyab Adil/Henry Lab: “Understanding Stem Cells and Wound Healing using a novel model of Cornea Epithelial Stem Cell Deficiency”

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

12:00 pm

The Microbial Ecology of Our Homes

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

4:00 pm

"Neuropeptide Y and the amygdala: A model of stress resilience" by Janice H. Urban, Ph.D., Director, Center for Neurobiology of Stress Resilience and Psychiatric Disorders, Chair, Discipline of Physiology & Biophysics, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science

Beckman 1005

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Ted Kim/Whitaker Lab and Yidan Zhou/Imlay Lab

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

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

12:00 pm

Imaging Sugar Distribution in Vivo Using FRET Sensors

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

12:00 pm

**CANCELLED** Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Prasad Jallepalli, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Sloan Kettering Institute "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Sushant Bangru (Kalsotra Lab):

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Josephine Watson (Das Lab) -

116 RAL

Thursday, March 07, 2019

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dmitry Gabrilovich, M.D., Ph.D., "Myeloid-derived suppressor cells in regulation of immune response and tumor progression"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

12:00 pm

Director's Seminar by Prof. Martha Gillette

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Catherine Brissette, University of North Dakota -- "Lyme neuroborreliosis: The role of the meninges"

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

5:30 pm

Carl Zimmer - She Has Her Mother's Laugh

Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL

Friday, March 08, 2019

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Beckman Institute 2019 Open House

Beckman Institute atrium and additional rooms within Beckman

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar of Special Interest: Dr. Anirban Banerjee (National Institute of Health), "Molecular Mechanism of Integral Membrane Enzymes that Catalyze Protein Lipidation"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Saturday, March 09, 2019

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Beckman Institute 2019 Open House

Beckman Institute atrium and additional rooms within Beckman

Monday, March 11, 2019

12:00 pm

Graduate Student Meeting with Department Head

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

12:00 pm

Genetic and Genomic Approaches to Improve Maize Response to Ozone

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

4:00 pm

"Function of ADCY1 in normal brain and fragile X syndrome" by Hongbing Wang, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Physiology, Neuroscience Program, Michigan State University

Beckman 1005

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Maryam Khademian/Imlay Lab and Pritha Rao/Kuzminov Lab

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

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

12:00 pm

A Geobiological Vantage Point of Human Kidney Stone Changes the Medical Wisdom Held Over a Century

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Jeremy Wilusz, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. "Unexpected mechanisms that control the outputs of protein-coding genes"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Lauren Carnevale (Das) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Darjan Duraki (Shapiro) -

116 RAL

Thursday, March 14, 2019

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Catherine Woolley, Ph.D., "Latent Sex Differences in Mechanisms of Neuromodulation""

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. David Evans, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine -- "Resistance of HIV-Infected Cells to Elimination by Antibodies"

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

Friday, March 15, 2019

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Inclusive Lab Leaders Workshop Session 2: Transforming Conflict into Collaboration

Room 1005 Beckman Institute

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Robert Piper (University of Iowa), "How ubiquitin drives sorting decisions on endosomes"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Saturday, March 16, 2019

1:00 pm

Spring Vacation Begins

Monday, March 18, 2019

12:00 pm

No CDB Seminar - Spring Break

Monday, March 25, 2019

Instruction resumes

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Yo-Chuen Lin/S. Prasanth Lab

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

2:00 pm

Microbiology Early Career Researcher Seminar: Dr. Sampriti Mukherjee, Princeton University -- "Pseudomonas aeruginosa integrates quarum sensing and light sensing to regulate virulence and biofilm development"

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

4:00 pm

"Illumination of Brain Angiotensin Receptor Circuits Reveals an Access Point for Neuroendocrine and Autonomic Control" by Annette D. de Kloet, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, University of Florida

Beckman 1005

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Kristen Farley/Metcalf Lab and Paola Parraga Solorzano/Kehl-Fie Lab

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

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Monica Colaiacovo, Harvard Medical School, Department of Genetics, Harvard University "Genetic and environmental factors contributing to aneuploidy: mechanistic insights from C. elegans"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium B102 CLSL

12:00 pm

Kinetic Mechanisms of RNA-based Gene Regulation Revealed by Quantitative Imaging

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

4:00 pm

Kevin Gill (Procko) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Adedolapo Ojoawo (Rienstra) -

116 RAL

Thursday, March 28, 2019

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Cyrus Ghajar, Ph.D, "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Craig Cameron, Penn State University -- "Targeting a viral polymerase for antiviral therapy: Insight from studies of single molecules and single infected cells"

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

Monday, April 01, 2019

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Dongwook Kim/Chen Lab

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Meghan Diefenbacher/Brooke Lab and Zachary Schaefer/Blanke Lab

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

4:00 pm

"Hematopoietic regulation of stress-induced anxiety" by Daniel McKim, Assistant Professor, Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Beckman 1005

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Peter Reddien, MIT Department of Biology, Whitehead Institute, TBA

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

Thursday, April 04, 2019

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: MIP Students/Postdocs, TBA

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

12:00 pm

Director's Seminar by Prof. Narayan Aluru

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Amy Schmid, Duke University -- "TBA"

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

Friday, April 05, 2019

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

3rd Annual Biochemistry Graduate Student Award Symposium

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Monday, April 08, 2019

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Janhavi Kolhe/Freeman Lab

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Pooja Agashe/Kuzminov Lab and Katie Frye/Kehl-Fie Lab

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

4:00 pm

"Do beta-amyloid plaques cause Alzheimer's disease?" by Stephanie Ceman, Associate Professor of Cell and Development Biology and Daniel Llano, Associate Professor in Molecular and Integrative Physiology and the College of Medicine, Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Beckman 1005

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Rafael Garcia-Mata, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toledo. "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Xuejiao Song (Cronan lab) -

116 RAL

4:05 pm

Chyanid Ongpipattanakul (Nair) -

116 RAL

Thursday, April 11, 2019

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Prosser Endowed Lecture: Dr.'s Lily and Yuh-Nung Jan, Ph.D.'s, UCSF, "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, CLSL B102

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Francis Alonzo, Loyola University -- "TBA"

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

Friday, April 12, 2019

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Inclusive Lab Leaders Workshop Session 3: Recognizing and Navigating Power Dynamics in Research

Room 1005 Beckman Institute

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar of Special Interest: Dr. Steven Mansoorabadi (Auburn University), "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Monday, April 15, 2019

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Surabhi Sonam/Henry Lab

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Rouhallah Ramezanifard/Slauch Lab and Ami Seeger/Blanke Lab

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

4:00 pm

"Understanding the evolution of primate facial coloration: a perceptual ecology approach," by James Higham, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Anthropology and Psychology, New York University.

Beckman 1005

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr Mirit Aladjem, Senior Investigator, Developmental Therapeutics Branch, NIH "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Qiqi Tian (Zhao lab) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Ullas Valiya Cehmbazhi (Kalsotra lab) -

116 RAL

Thursday, April 18, 2019

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Nace Golding, Univ. of Texas "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Sebastian Winter, UT Southwestern -- "Metabolism of the Gut Microbiota during Health and Disease"

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

Monday, April 22, 2019

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Chong Dai/Chen Lab

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Anshika Gupta/Imlay Lab and Stefanie Eben/Imlay Lab

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

4:00 pm

"Axon regeneration and functional recovery," by Zhigang He, Ph.D., Professor, Harvard Medical School

Beckman 1005

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology STUDENT INVITED Seminar: Dr. Alvarado Sanchez, Stowers Institute, TBA

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Dayu Zhang (Martinis) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Qi Zou (Cronan) -

116 RAL

Thursday, April 25, 2019

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Tom Anastasio, UIUC "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Gottlieb Memorial Lecuture Series: Dr. Paul R. Jensen, Scripps Institution of Oceanography -- "TBA"

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

Friday, April 26, 2019

12:00 pm

Biochemistry / Biophysics Seminar of Special Interest: Dr. Catherine Royer (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Monday, April 29, 2019

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Madhura Duttagupta/Brieher Lab

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

4:00 pm

Microbiology Postdoc Seminar: Jacqui Morey/Kehl-Fie Lab and Fadi Alnaji/Brooke Lab

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

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Instruction Ends

4:00 pm

Arpita Chakravarti (Huang Lab):

116 RAL