Calendar Events

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

Monday, October 22, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Graduate Student Meeting with Department Head

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

10:30 am - 1:30 pm

McKinley Health Center Flu Clinic at Beckman

Room 1003 Beckman Institute

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

MCB/GSA Career Seminar: Life at a Oak Ridge National Lab

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

12:00 pm

Paleogenomics, community engagement and evolutionary histories of Indigenous peoples of North America

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

MCB/GSA Career Q & A

B124 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab

3:30 pm

NIH Grant Writing Series

Beckman Institute, 3rd Floor Tower Room 3269

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Vladimir I Gelfand, Northwestern University, "Unconventional functions of conventional kinesin in neurons and oocytes"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

"Imaging Function and Connectivitiy in the Human Brain with High Magnetic Fields: Spanning Scales from Cortical Columns to Whole Brain"

Beckman Institute Auditorium

Thursday, October 25, 2018

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Christina Gross, Ph.D., Cincinnati Childrens Hospital, "Micro(RNA) managing Epilepsy - Mechanisms and Opportunities"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

12:20 pm

Thursdays at 12:20 Concert: Chip McNeill Jazz Quartet

Beckman Institute Atrium

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Shaun Brinsmade, Georgetown University -- "Nutritional Regulation of Pathogenesis in Staphylococcus aureus""

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

Friday, October 26, 2018

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Yann Chemla (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), "TBA"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

Monday, October 29, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Qinyu Hao: "Characterization of a nucleolus-associated RNA"

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

12:00 pm

Biotechnology Companies and the Rise of Cancer Immunotherapies

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

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, "Pituitary Development and Disease: Stem Cell Function and Genetic Screening"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

12:20 pm

Thursdays at 12:20 Concert: Guido Sanchez-Portuguez, guitar

Beckman Institute Atrium

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Robert Abramovitch, Michigan State University -- "Targeting two-component regulatory systems to inhibit Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogensis"

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

Friday, November 02, 2018

10:00 am

Microbiology Early Career Researcher Seminar: Dr. Yan Zhang, University of California-San Francisco -- "TBA"

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

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

12:00 pm

No CDB Seminar

Auditorium, B102, CLSL

4:00 pm

Prof. Nathanael S. Gray, Harvard University, title "Targeted Protein Degradation as a new Drug Development Strategy"

116 RAL

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

12:00 pm

Epigenetic regulation in brain controlling behavior in ants and mammals

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

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

Zhenglin Yang (Lu lab) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Ipek Tasan (Zhao) -

116 RAL

Thursday, November 08, 2018

12:00 pm

Director's Seminar: "Health Literacy as a Resource for Older Adults' Self-care: Implications for Technology Design" by Dan Morrow

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

1:30 pm

FINAL DEFENSE: Lu Chen (Gennis/Oldfield lab): Mechanistic Investigations on Prenyl Transferases and Multi-Target Antibiotic Discovery

419 RAL

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Scott Hensley, University of Pennsylvania -- "Immune history and influenza virus susceptibility"

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)

2:00 pm

Microbiology Early Career Researcher Seminar: Dr. Jillian Waters, Max Planck Institute -- "TBA"

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

Monday, November 12, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Rosaline Hsu

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

12:00 pm

Antibiotics Secreted by Gut Bacteria Regulate Clostridium difficile growth and the Structure of the Gut Microbiome: Role of Secondary Bile Acids

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Is it Possible to Correct or Mitigate Neurodevelopmental Genetic Disorders using Viral Vector-mediated 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, "Pharmacological stabilization of systemic tumor dormancy in metastatic breast cancer"

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)

2:00 pm

Microbiology Early Career Researcher Seminar: Dr. Yael Litvak, University of California-Davis -- "TBA"

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

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Thanksgiving Break Begins

Monday, November 19, 2018

12:00 pm

No CDB Semniar - Thanksgiving Break

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 23, 2018

Day After Thanksgiving - Designated Holiday

Monday, November 26, 2018

Instruction resumes

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Liguo Zhang

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

12:00 pm

IGB Pioneers Seminar

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

4:00 pm

Microbiology Early Career Researcher Seminar: Dr. Sampriti Mukherjee, Princeton University -- "TBA"

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

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Prefrontal Cortical Dysfunction in a Rodent Model of Adolescent Alcohol Exposure" by L. Judson Chandler, Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Martin Wuhr, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, TBA

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Lawrence Wang (Shapiro) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Tianjiong Yao (Silverman lab) -

116 RAL

Thursday, November 29, 2018

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Kevin Hascup, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, "Glutamatergic Signaling, Risk Factors, and Therapeutic Strategies for Alzheimer’s Disease"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL

12:20 pm

Thursdays at 12:20 Concert: Flute & Harp

Beckman Institute Atrium

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Lindsey Shaw, University of South Florida -- "TBA"

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

Friday, November 30, 2018

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Rebecca Roston (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), "Flexibility, Resilience, and the problems with being positive: Membrane lipid dynamics in low-temperature"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

2:00 pm

Microbiology Early Career Researcher Seminar: Dr. Tera Levin, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center -- "TBA"

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

Monday, December 03, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Kook Son; Yuan Tian

B102 CLSL

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Career Development Seminar: Dr. Neal Kitchen, Chief Operating Officer, HydroPeptide LLC, TBA

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL

2:45 pm

FINAL DEFENSE: Philip Olivares (Nair Lab) - "HOMEOSTASIS OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY METABOLITES"

419 RAL

Thursday, December 06, 2018

4:00 pm

Ada Doisy Lectures in Biochemistry: Dr. Lynne Maquat (University of Rochester) "Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay and human disease: Genome guardian and executor"

Medical Sciences Building Auditorium, 506 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Heidi Goodrich-Blair, University of Tennessee -- "TBA"

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

Friday, December 07, 2018

12:00 pm

Ada Doisy Lectures in Biochemistry: Dr. Roy Parker (University of Colorado Boulder), "The Cytoplasmic Life of mRNA"

Medical Sciences Building Auditorium, 506 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana

Monday, December 10, 2018

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Xiaohe (John) Li

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Neurobiological Investigation of Vocal Production Learning in the Mammalian Brain" by Michael Yartsev, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurobiology and Engineering New York Stem Cell Foundation - Robertson Investigator Helen Wills Institute of Neuroscience Graduate Program UC Berkeley-UCSF Graduate Program in Bioengineering University of California at Berkeley

Beckman Institute, Room 1005

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Last Day of Instruction, Fall Semester

4:00 pm

Xuankun Zeng (Huang lab) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Paola Estrada (Nair) -

116 RAL

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Reading Day/IT No Change Period in effect

Friday, December 14, 2018

Final Exams Begin

Monday, December 17, 2018

12:00 pm

No CDB Seminar - Winter Break

Monday, December 24, 2018

Gift day

12:00 pm

No CDB Seminar - Winter Break

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Christmas Holiday

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Day after Christmas - Designated Holiday

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Gift day

Friday, December 28, 2018

Gift day

Monday, December 31, 2018

Gift day

12:00 pm

No CDB Seminar - Winter Break

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

New Year's Day

Monday, January 07, 2019

12:00 pm

No CDB Seminar - Winter Break

Monday, January 14, 2019

First Day of Instruction, Spring Semester

12:00 pm

No CDB Seminar - 1st Week of Class

Monday, January 21, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

12:00 pm

No CDB Seminar MLK Jr. Holiday

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

4:00 pm

Jeremiah Heredia Procko) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Surbhi Jain (Zhao Lab):

116 RAL

Monday, January 28, 2019

12:00 pm

CDB Student & Postdoc Seminar: Nilmani Singh, Yu Zhang (Postdoc)

B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Prof. Ronald Raines, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, title "TBD"

116 RAL

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

4:00 pm

JiEun Kim (Shapiro lab) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Kuan Yu Lai (van der Donk lab) -

116 RAL

Monday, February 04, 2019

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Soumya Negi

B102 CLSL

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

4:00 pm

Westcott Bioscience Fellow: Imran Rahman (van der Donk lab) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Westcott Bioscience Fellow: Savanna Sharum (Zhang lab) -

116 RAL

Friday, February 08, 2019

12:00 pm

Prof. Bradley Moore, University of California, title "TBD"

B102 CLSL

Monday, February 11, 2019

12:00 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Omid Gholamalamdari

B102 CLSL

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

4:00 pm

Joe Seimetz (Kalsotra lab) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Maxwell Baymiller (Martinis Lab):

116 RAL