School of
Integrative Biology

SIB Events

2022: Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun


Monday, January 24, 2022

4:00 pm Entomology Colloquium - Scott McArt, Assistant Professor, Cornell University - "Pesticides, pathogens, and pollinator declines: What do we know?"

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Color Vision in Cyanobacteria: Developmental Acclimation and Photosynthetic Regulation
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Hope Klug, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga - “The evolution of parental care, filial cannibalism, and social behavior,” http://www.kluglab.com/KlugLab/Home.html

Thursday, January 27, 2022

4:00 pm Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Nikki Klatt, University of Minnesota -- "Novel mechanisms of microbiome-mediated effects on human health"

Monday, January 31, 2022

4:00 pm Entomology Colloquium - Isabelle Vea, Visiting Research Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Chicago - "Atypical insects : hormonal regulation of metamorphosis and reproduction in extremely sexually dimorphic scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha)"

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 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

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Redesigning plant metabolism with synthetic biology
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Ryan McKellar, Royal Saskatchewan Museum, “What can amber tell us about the Cretaceous period and beyond?,” https://royalsaskmuseum.ca/research/palaeontology/ryan-mckellar

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
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

4:00 pm Entomology Colloquium - Margaret Couvillon, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech - "Bees as bioindicators for a sustainable future"

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

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

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm TBA
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Kassandra Ford, University of Bern, "Craniofacial evolution in freshwater electric fishes: convergence, divergence, or mosaicism?" https://www.kassandraford.com/

Thursday, February 10, 2022

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/

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

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
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Open Challenges in Plant Phenomics with PlantCV
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Liza Comita, Yale University, “How Drought Shapes Tropical Tree Communities,” http://www.comitalab.com

Thursday, February 17, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm The genomics of Climate Adaptation and Extinction
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Jared Gregory Ali, Pennsylvania State University, “Chemical Ecology of Plant Defense and Multi-trophic Interactions: Bad Bugs, Pungent Parasites and Toxic Travelers,”https://sites.psu.edu/interactions/

Thursday, February 24, 2022

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/

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 - 1:00 pm Agrobacterium tumefaciens: how to benefit from a pathogen?
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Suneeti Jog, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, “Wetland floristic quality assessment: past, present, and future,”https://suneetijogsj.wixsite.com/mysite

Thursday, March 03, 2022

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

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Deciphering the Endosymbiotic Origin of the Eukaryotic Cell
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Jason Bried, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, “Odonatological perspectives in ecology and conservation,” jasonbried.wixsite.com/bried

Thursday, March 10, 2022

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

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

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Built It to Understand It: Synthetic Regulation of Plant Development.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Kabir Peay, Stanford University, https://mykophile.com/

Thursday, March 24, 2022

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

Monday, March 28, 2022

4:00 pm Entomology Colloquium - Konstantin (Kostya) Kornev, Professor, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
B102 CLSL

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm When scale matters: Assessing host genetic determinants of rhizobial strain fitness from genes to genera
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Matt Kolmann, University of Louisville/University of Michigan, https://mattkolmann.jimdofree.com/

Thursday, March 31, 2022

4:00 pm Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Dipali Sashital, Iowa State University -- "TBA"
Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm TBA
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Nathan Robinson, L'Oceanografic, Valencia Spain, https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Nathan-Robinson-7

Thursday, April 07, 2022

4:00 pm Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Marta Gaglia, Tufts University -- "TBA"
Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Monday, April 11, 2022

4:00 pm Entomology Colloquium - Christian Krupke, Principal Investigator, Purdue University
B102 CLSL

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm TBA
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Ralf Sommer, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, sommerlab.org

Thursday, April 14, 2022

4:00 pm Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Karl Thompson, Howard University -- "TBA"
Charles Miller Auditorium, B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory Building, Urbana, IL

Monday, April 18, 2022

4:00 pm Entomology Colloquium - Warren Booth, Associate Professor, University of Tulsa
B102 CLSL

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

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Toward a chromatin-level understanding of plant responses to developmental and environmental cues
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Alyssa Bader, Sealaska Heritage Institute/Univ Colorado at Boulder

Thursday, April 21, 2022

11:00 am Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Melanie Blokesch, EPFL -- "TBA"

Monday, April 25, 2022

4:00 pm Entomology Colloquium - Ed Vargo, Professor, Texas A&M University
B102 CLSL

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

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Bonnie Blaimer, Center for Biodiversity Discovery, Museum für Naturkunde Leibniz-Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science, Berlin, Germany, “Diversity and endemism of Malagasy ants through a phylogenomic lens,” https://blaimerlab.weebly.com/
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Life cycle of a photosynthetic membrane

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

Monday, May 02, 2022

4:00 pm Entomology Colloquium - Scotty Yang, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech
B102 CLSL

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

Instruction Ends
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PEEC Seminar - Dr. Ruth Shaw, University of Minnesota, https://ruthgshaw.wordpress.com/

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, June 13, 2022

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2