Calendar Events

Thursday, January 27, 2022

11:00 am

Dr. Daniel Gorelick, Baylor College of Medicine, "Membrane steroid receptors in embryonic development"

https://go.illinois.edu/mip-seminars

4:00 pm

Professor Laura Kiessling, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Carbohydrates at the Host-Microbe Interface"

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Nikki Klatt, University of Minnesota -- "Novel mechanisms of microbiome-mediated effects on human health"

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

12:00 pm

Harnessing the knowledge of genomics to detect and control viral pathogen transmission

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84692362360?pwd=amQ1a1Fhb21WbjBqNjA3RjUwYTZMdz09

4:00 pm

"Estrogens in Heat: Estrogenic modulation of neural circuits that control temperature and energy balance," by Stephanie Correa, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, UCLA

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84264896858?pwd=Q0ttaVM2dEVlRzFPY0NOc25mK2x5UT09

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Joel Rivera Cardona/Brooke Lab and Laura Suttenfield/Whitaker Lab

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

4:00 pm

Sarah Gardner (Chan lab) - “Light in, sound out: Detecting invisible disease biomarkers with photoacoustics”

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Zack Dewald (Kalsotra lab) - “A Myotonic Dystrophy mouse model reveals alterations in drug metabolism and fatty acid synthesis"

116 RAL

Thursday, February 03, 2022

10:00 am

Microbiology Thesis Defense: Pooja Agashe/Kuzminov Lab

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

11:00 am

Student/Postdoc Seminar: Yenny Yook (Tsai Lab)"Role of PSD-95 in Neuronal Hyperactivity and Seizures in Alzheimer's Disease" and Dr. Baher Ibrahim (Llano Lab), "Using microprisms, the two-photon calcium imaging revealed a functional distinction between the dorsal & lateral cortices of the mouse inferior colliculus"

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4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Nancy Haigwood, Oregon Health & Science University -- "Antibodies as Therapies for Infectious Diseases: 'Hit Early, Hit Hard' "

Monday, February 07, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: You Jin Song

Via Zoom

12:30 pm

CDB Student Seminar: Miles Norsworthy / Gillette Lab: "Redox states in axons and dendrites"

Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102, CLSL and via Zoom

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

4:00 pm

"Auditory Perception, Plasticity, and Pathophysiology," by Benjamin Auerbach, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84264896858?pwd=Q0ttaVM2dEVlRzFPY0NOc25mK2x5UT09

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Yutong "Gloria" Hou/Vanderpool Lab and Ivan Sosa Marquez/Heath Lab

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

4:00 pm

Issac Kim (Martinis lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Heather Liu (Stadtmueller lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, February 10, 2022

11:00 am

Dr. Julie Siegenthaler, University of Colorado

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4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Josep Casadesus, University of Seville -- "TBA"

5:00 pm

Cancer Research – Pets to People: Comparative Anatomy

https://www.c2st.org/event/cancer-research-pets-to-people-comparative-anatomy/

Monday, February 14, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Divyanshi

Via Zoom

12:30 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Aatiqa Nawaz

Via Zoom

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

4:00 pm

First Year Projects presented by the Neuroscience Program 2nd Year Students (Group 1)

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Tongyu "Tony" Liu/Brooke Lab and Saika Hossain/Kehl-Fie Lab

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

12:00 pm

"We are what we eat? Thinking about identity, belonging, and exclusion through food."

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/83229434103?pwd=OUZyZWlsbDVHTnhEVzFJeEdiNUJndz09

4:00 pm

Adrika Raybarman (Huang lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Xiaodan Lin (Martinis lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, February 17, 2022

11:00 am

Dr. Carmen Varela, Florida Atlantic University, "The Sleeping Thalamus. Sparse Cell Coordination and Burst Diversity"

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4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Marvin Whiteley, Georgia Institute of Technology -- "Probing bacterial function during human infection"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Monday, February 21, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Allison Boss-Kennedy

Via Zoom

12:30 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Gabriela Hernandez Gonzalez

Via Zoom

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Lucy Chou Zheng/Hatoum-Alan Lab and Tongyu "Anna" Zhang/Kieffer Lab

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

4:00 pm

First Year Projects presented by the Neuroscience Program 2nd Year Students (Group 2)

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

4:00 pm

Brendan Sullivan (Leckband lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Yannan Tian (Huang lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, February 24, 2022

11:00 am

Dr. Philipp Scherer, UT Southwestern Medical Center

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4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Jannell Bazurto, University of Minnesota -- "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

5:00 pm

Cancer Research – Pets to People: Animal Stories

https://www.c2st.org/event/cancer-research-pets-to-people-animal-stories/

Monday, February 28, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Audrey Peng

Via Zoom

12:30 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Temirlan Shilikbay

Via Zoom

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Matthew Georgiou/Slauch Lab and Motaher Hossain/Hatoum-Aslan Lab

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Wednesday, March 02, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Anthony Leung, Johns Hopkins University.

Via Zoom

4:00 pm

Layla Wu (van der Donk lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Che Yang (Zhao lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, March 03, 2022

11:00 am

Dr. Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, University of Cambridge

https://go.illinois.edu/mip-seminars

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Filipa Rijo-Ferreira, University of California-Berkeley -- "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Tuesday, March 08, 2022

4:00 pm

Microbiology Postdoc Seminar: Fatih Cakar/Slauch Lab and Kristen Farley/Vanderpool Lab

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

4:00 pm

"Neurovascular contributions to late-life depression: Implications for health disparities and lifestyle interventions," by Vonetta Dotson, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology and Gerontology, Georgia State University, Fellow, American Psychological Association Division 40

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84264896858?pwd=Q0ttaVM2dEVlRzFPY0NOc25mK2x5UT09

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Andrea Kasinski, Purdue.

Charles G. Miller Auditorium B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Westcott Biosciences Fellow: Krishna Narayanan (Procko lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Yanheng Chen (Chen)

116 RAL

Thursday, March 10, 2022

11:00 am

Dr. Neelanjan Mukherjee, University of Colorado

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4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Grant Bowman, University of Wyoming -- "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

5:00 pm

Cancer Research – Pets to People: Human Applications

https://www.c2st.org/event/cancer-research-pets-to-people-human-applications/

Saturday, March 12, 2022

1:00 pm

Spring Vacation Begins

Thursday, March 17, 2022

8:30 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: SPRING BREAK - NO SEMINAR

Monday, March 21, 2022

7:00 am

Instruction resumes

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

4:00 pm

Microbiology Postdoc Seminar: Luke Bown/Metcalf Lab and Kenneth Ringwald/Whitaker Lab

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

4:00 pm

"Sonar-guided attention modulates neural coding of space in free-flying bats," by Cynthia F. Moss, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84264896858?pwd=Q0ttaVM2dEVlRzFPY0NOc25mK2x5UT09

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

4:00 pm

Ullyot Fellow: Shukun Yang (Silverman lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Arthur Zou (Leckband lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, March 24, 2022

11:00 am

Dr. Malavika Raman, Tufts University

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4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Irene Newton, Indiana University -- "Mi casa es su casa: how an intracellular symbiont manipulates host biology""

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

4:00 pm

"Development of an integrative in situ single cell omics platform for brain studies," by Hee-Sun Han, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Mark A. Pytosh Scholar, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84264896858?pwd=Q0ttaVM2dEVlRzFPY0NOc25mK2x5UT09

Thursday, March 31, 2022

11:00 am

Dr. Anthony Ferrante Jr., Columbia University

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4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Dipali Sashital, Iowa State University -- "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Friday, April 01, 2022

5th Annual Biochemistry Graduate Student Award Symposium

Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

11:00 am

Annual Biochemistry Graduate Student Symposium

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

4:00 pm

"Representing rewarding and emotionally relevant stimuli in hippocampal circuits," by Mazen Kheirbek, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Integrative Neuroscience, Weill Institute for Neurosciences, University of California San Francisco

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84264896858?pwd=Q0ttaVM2dEVlRzFPY0NOc25mK2x5UT09

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Yejing Ge, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Charles G. Miller Auditorium B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Rayeed Ihsan (Cronan lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Graeme Lindsey (Procko lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, April 07, 2022

11:00 am

Dr. Victor Uteshev, Epigen Biosciences

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4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Marta Gaglia, Tufts University -- "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Friday, April 08, 2022

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Prof. Vinayak Agrawal (Georgia Tech), TBA

B102 CLSL - Chemical and Life Sciences Building, Charles G. Miller Auditorium

Monday, April 11, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Yunshu Song

Via Zoom

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Jurgen Knoblich, Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Charles G. Miller Auditorium B102 CLSL

4:00 pm

Iris Lyu (Stadtmueller lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Hina Zhou (van der Donk lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, April 14, 2022

11:00 am

Dr. Charles Bourque, McGill University, Canada

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4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Karl Thompson, Howard University -- "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

4:00 pm

Microbiology Abigail Salyers Distinguished Early Career Researcher Seminar: Jasmine A Nirody, The Rockefeller University -- "A tale of two motilities: adaptive biomechanics in complex, changing environments"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

4:00 pm

"Multisensory communication in an African cichlid fish," by Karen Maruska, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84264896858?pwd=Q0ttaVM2dEVlRzFPY0NOc25mK2x5UT09

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

4:00 pm

Rebecca Schneider (Stadtmueller lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

JUnyao Zhu (Shapiro lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, April 21, 2022

11:00 am

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Melanie Blokesch, EPFL -- "TBA"

11:00 am

Dr. Ji Miao, Harvard Medical School

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

4:00 pm

Microbiology Abigail Salyers Distinguished Early Career Researcher Seminar: Nkrumah Grant, University of Idaho -- "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

4:00 pm

"Synaptic dysfuntion caused by tau mislocalization in neurodegenerative diseases ," by Dezhi Liao, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neuroscience, The University of Minnesota

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84264896858?pwd=Q0ttaVM2dEVlRzFPY0NOc25mK2x5UT09

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

4:00 pm

Christopher Hawk (Jin lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, April 28, 2022

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Manuel Amieva, Stanford University -- "TBA"

Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

Instruction Ends

4:00 pm

Junya Li (XXX lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Rachel Martini (van der Donk lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Mashiat Chowdhury (Jin lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, May 05, 2022

Reading Day/IT No Change Period in effect

Friday, May 06, 2022

Final Exams Begin

Saturday, May 14, 2022

8:30 am

Commencement

Monday, May 16, 2022

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1

Monday, May 30, 2022

Memorial Day Holiday