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Upcoming Events

Friday
Feb 23
Presentations
Cory Suski
,
Craig Koslofsky
11:00am-1:00pm

Levis Faculty Center, Room 208
919 W. Illinois St
Urbana

11:00am, Cory Suski, Enhancing Conservation and Management of Muskellunge Fisheries

Recreational fishing is a popular past time around the world. Successful management of recreational fisheries requires a synergy between anglers, managers and fish populations. The current project describes a series of studies intended to better understand angling vulnerability and spatial…

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Thursday
Mar 07
Presentations
Jason Ridlon
,
Leona Yi-Fan Su
11:00am-1:00pm

Levis Faculty Center, Room 208
919 W. Illinois St
Urbana

11:00am, Jason Ridlon, Bacteria on Steroids

Endocrinology has long focused on steroid biosynthesis and metabolism by host enzymes, and mode of action of steroids in various target tissues in the body. Work conducted by Jason Ridlon and his research group emphasizes that host-associated bacteria are an important component of the human endocrine system and cannot be ignored any…

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Monday
Mar 25
Presentations
Xiao Su
,
M. Teresa Cardador
11:00am-1:00pm

Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois St
Urbana

11:00am, Xiao Su, Electrochemically-Mediated Enantioselective Interaction through Chiral Redox Metallopolymers

Chirality plays a critical role in various industrial domains, such as molecular recognition, asymmetric catalysis and chiral purification. Thus, constructing and leveraging precise chiral structures for enantioselective interaction can benefit healthcare, diagnostics…

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Tuesday
Apr 16
Presentations
Jessie Shelton
,
Prashant Jain
11:00am-1:00pm

Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois St
Urbana

11:00am, Jessie Shelton, Gravitational Footprints of Dark Particle Physics in the Very Early Universe

The earliest direct probes of our universe come from the abundance of light elements, which started forming when the universe was about a second old. What happened in the second before that remains one of the biggest outstanding questions in both cosmology and particle physics…

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Sunday
Jun 23
Presentations
María Elena García
6:30pm

Center for Advanced Study
Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois, Urbana

A young Quechua woman refuses to kill her alpaca, so both are killed by Shining Path militants. An elderly woman tearfully recounts the guilt she feels about her inability to prevent the killing, and grilling, of her donkey by Peruvian military forces. A man describes being forced to hang his dogs and burn his lands to save his family. This talk will explore these and other accounts of…

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Friday
Jun 28
Presentations
Chris Green
2:00pm

Center for Advanced Study
Levis Faculty Center, Room 210
919 W. Illinois, Urbana

As animal advocates have attempted to win policy advances through the traditional vehicles of legislation and regulatory action, they often have run into roadblocks within the relevant legislative committees and agencies. These barriers persist despite polling that shows the overwhelming majority of voters support such animal welfare measures. Accordingly, advocacy organizations have had to…

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