Calendar Events

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Q&A with "Picture A Scientist" Director

https://www.igb.illinois.edu/webform/picture_a_scientist_rsvp

4:00 pm

"Regulation of endocannabinoids and related lipids by THC and CBD: effects of sex, enzymes, and development?," by Professor Heather Bradshaw Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Indiana University

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/83566081431?pwd=VllERlduN0hrUUYzQ1p0YTk2U2xKZz09

4:00 pm

Microbiology Abigail Salyers Distinguished Early Career Researcher Seminar: Tara Essock-Burns, University of Hawaii -- "How microbe-host dialogue shapes the neighborhood: spatial transcriptomic tools to study tissue microbiogeography"

Thursday, September 30, 2021

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Student Seminar: Hashni Vidana Gamage (E. Nelson Lab) and Simon Lizarazo Chaparro (Tsai Lab)

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

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Norma Cecilia Martinez-Gomez, University of California-Berkeley -- "Developing Methylotrophs as Efficient Platforms for Recovery of Critical Metals"

Monday, October 04, 2021

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Hailun Zhu

Via Zoom

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

12:00 pm

Building Breakthrough Genomics Startups

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/82804724888?pwd=ZnFncjNnVFNzeTIzMHBHTXdadzJwUT09

4:00 pm

"Extracting highly precise cortical signals using non-linear dimensionality reduction," by Carsen Stringer, PhD, Group Leader, HHMI, Janelia Research Campus

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/83566081431?pwd=VllERlduN0hrUUYzQ1p0YTk2U2xKZz09

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

4:00 pm

Westcott Biosciences Fellow: Andrea Hernandez Garcia (Nair lab) - "Structure of a Class III Lanthipeptide Synthetase: A Protein Kinase Fold Adapted for Antibiotic Biosynthesis"

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Westcott Biosciences Fellow: Page Daniels (van der Donk lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, October 07, 2021

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Alvaro Sanchez, Yale University -- "Evolutionary Engineering of Microbial Consortia"

Friday, October 08, 2021

4:00 pm

17th Annual Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program Symposium, Pam Silver, Ph.D., Duke University, title "Designing Biology for Health and Sustainability"

Monday, October 11, 2021

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Neha Chivukula Venkata

Via Zoom

12:30 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Neha Chetlangia

Via Zoom

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

4:00 pm

"Exploitable and context-specific astrocyte mechanisms," byXinzhu Yu, Ph.D., Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Beckman Institute

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/83566081431?pwd=VllERlduN0hrUUYzQ1p0YTk2U2xKZz09

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Henry Chen/Blanke Lab and Alexander Polidore/Metcalf Lab

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

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

4:00 pm

Darjan Duraki (Shapiro lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Westcott Biosciences Fellow: Christine Devlin (Procko lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, October 14, 2021

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Todd Fiacco, University of California Riverside

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

12:00 pm

“Ooh that stinky cheese... why do we love it so much?” Diversity of appreciation in olfaction

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/85937945460?pwd=Nzk4UDkzaU5OekVRUkIrSll2bGV0dz09

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Michelle Reniere, University of Washington -- "Investigating both the host and bacterial factors involved in Listeria monocytogenes pathogenesis"

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

Friday, October 15, 2021

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Prof. Wilfried Weber (Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, BIOSS Centre for Biological Signaling Studies), “TBA"

Contact Department for Zoom Link

Monday, October 18, 2021

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Jesus Moreno Castillo

Via Zoom

12:30 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Shuting Liu

Via Zoom

4:00 pm

Dr. Eugenia Trushina, Mayo Clinic, "TBD"

116 RAL

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

4:00 pm

"Prenatal Environmental Stressors Impair Postnatal Microglia Function and Adult Behavior in Male Mice," by Staci Bilbo, PhD, Haley Family Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Professor of Neurobiology and Cell Biology, Duke University

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/83566081431?pwd=VllERlduN0hrUUYzQ1p0YTk2U2xKZz09

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Sabrina Abdulla/Vanderpool Lab and Rouhallah Ramezanifard/Slauch Lab

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

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

4:00 pm

Qi Zou (Cronan)

116 RAL

Thursday, October 21, 2021

12:00 pm

Molecular & Integrative Physiology, C. Ladd Prosser Endowed Lecture Series: Dr. Carla Shatz, Standford University,

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Xindan Wang, Indiana University -- "How condensin resolves chromosomes in Bacillus subtilis"

4:00 pm

Professor Virginia Cornish, Columbia University, "TBD"

116 RAL

Friday, October 22, 2021

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Prof. Josh Blodgett (Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Biology), “TBA"

Contact Department for Zoom Link

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Ashika Gupta/Imlay Lab and Ami Seeger/Blanke Lab

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

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

4:00 pm

Huaxun Fan (Zhang)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Stella Ekaputri (Burke)

116 RAL

Thursday, October 28, 2021

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Nichole Klatt, University of Minnesota -- "TBA"

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

Friday, October 29, 2021

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Prof. Kenneth Matreyek (Case Western Reserve University, Department of Pathology), “Harnessing multiplex genetic assays for the quantitative understanding of protein sequence - function in mammalian cells"

Contact Department for Zoom Link

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

4:00 pm

"Understanding the Social Brain," by Weizhe Hong, Department of Biological Chemistry and Department of Neurobiology University of California, Los Angeles

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/83566081431?pwd=VllERlduN0hrUUYzQ1p0YTk2U2xKZz09

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Pierre McCrea, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Via Zoom

4:00 pm

Sonya Kumar Bharathkar (Stadtmueller lab) -

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Christopher Hawk (Jin lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, November 04, 2021

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Aras Mattis, University of California San Francisco

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Anna Konovalova, University of Texas -- "TBA"

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

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

4:00 pm

"Stress-induced acetylcholine signaling in the hippocampus: too much of a good thing?," by Marina Picciotto, Charles BG Murphy Professor in Psychiatry, Deputy Chair for Basic Science, Professor of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology, Yale University

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/83566081431?pwd=VllERlduN0hrUUYzQ1p0YTk2U2xKZz09

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Ruben Sanchez Nieves/Whitaker Lab

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

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

4:00 pm

Junya Li (Kalsotra lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Lainie Liang (van der Donk lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, November 11, 2021

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Michelle L. Olsen, Virginia Tech

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Roman Melnyk, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) -- "TBA"

Friday, November 12, 2021

12:00 pm

Biochemistry Seminar: Prof. Wenjing Wang (University of Michigan, Department of Chemistry), “Designing molecular sensors and tools for studying brain signaling"

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

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Sneha Das/Kuzminov Lab and Sangeetha Ramesh/Mitchell Lab

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

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

4:00 pm

Kisurb Choe (Sweedler lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Kritika Mehta (Zhang lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, November 18, 2021

10:30 am

Microbiology Thesis Defense: Alex Phillips -- Whitaker Lab

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

11:00 am

Molecular & Integrative Physiology Seminar: Dr. Sarah C. Kucenas, University of Virginia

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Katie Berry, Mount Holyoke College -- "TBA"

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

4:00 pm

Professor Michael Jewett, Northwestern University, "TBD"

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Thanksgiving Break Begins

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 26, 2021

Day After Thanksgiving - Designated Holiday

Monday, November 29, 2021

Instruction resumes

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Molly Crowder/Blanke Lab and Stefanie Eben/Imlay Lab

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

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

4:00 pm

Recny Fellow: Santanu Ghosh (Shapiro lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

TJ Oh (Zhang lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, December 02, 2021

4:00 pm

Microbiology Seminar: Dr. John Rawls, Duke University -- "Integrative physiology of host-microbiome interactions in the vertebrate digestive tract"

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

Friday, December 03, 2021

12:00 pm

Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program and Dept. of Biochemistry Seminar: Prof. Erin Adams (The University of Chicago) "TBA"

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

12:00 pm

Professor Erin Adams, University of Chicago, "TBD"

B102 CLSL

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

4:00 pm

Microbiology Student Seminar: Katie Frye/Kehl-Fie Lab and Roy Rodriguez Carrero/Metcalf Lab

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

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Last Day of Instruction, Fall Semester

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Denis Jabaudon, University of Geneva.

Via Zoom

4:00 pm

Yanheng Chen (Chen)

116 RAL

Thursday, December 09, 2021

Reading Day - IT No Change Period in effect

Friday, December 10, 2021

8:30 am

Final Exams Begin

Monday, December 20, 2021

First Day of Instruction, Winter Session

Friday, December 24, 2021

Gift Day

Monday, December 27, 2021

Christmas Holiday (observed)

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Day after Christmas - Designated Holiday

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Gift day

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Gift day

Friday, December 31, 2021

Gift day

Monday, January 03, 2022

New Year's Day (observed)

Friday, January 14, 2022

Final Exams - Winter Session

Monday, January 17, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

First Day of Instruction, Spring Semester

Monday, January 24, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Gabriela Hernandez Gonzalez

Via Zoom

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

4:00 pm

Rachel Martini (van der Donk lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Mashiat Chowdhury (Jin lab)

116 RAL

Thursday, January 27, 2022

4:00 pm

Professor Laura Kiessling, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "TBD"

PENDING VIRTUAL VS. IN-PERSON

Monday, January 31, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Allison Boss-Kennedy

Via Zoom

12:30 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: You Jin Song

Via Zoom

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

4:00 pm

Zack Dewald (Kalsotra lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Sarah Gardner (Chan lab)

116 RAL

Monday, February 07, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Student Seminar: Miles Norsworthy

Via Zoom

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

4:00 pm

Issac Kim (Martinis lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Heather Liu (Stadtmueller lab)

116 RAL

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

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

4:00 pm

Xiaodan Lin (Martinis lab)

116 RAL

4:00 pm

Adrika Raybarman (Huang lab)

116 RAL

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

12:00 pm

Cell and Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Jennifer Gerton, University of Kansas School of Medicine.

Charles G. Miller Auditorium B102 CLSL