Director's Seminar Series

Overlooking campus from Beckman Institute's rooftop, looking south to campus.

The Director's Seminar Lecture Series was designed to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration between Beckman faculty. Open to the entire UIUC campus, the seminars are held monthly throughout the academic year and offer attendees the opportunity to learn about fellow Beckman researchers and their fields of study. Each seminar occurs at Noon in room 1005 Beckman Institute. Lunch will be served.


Upcoming Director's Seminars

September 15, 2016
Modeling Parallel Information Processing in Goal-Directed Vision
Alejandro Lleras – Psychology
October 13, 2016
Discovering "Genetic Codes" for Nanomaterials Morphologies and Employing the DNA-encoded Nanomaterials for Sensing, Imaging and Targeted Drug Delivery
Yi Lu – Chemistry
November 10, 2016
Computational Analysis and Design of Biomimetic Microvascular Composites
Philippe Geubelle – Aerospace Engineering
December 01, 2016
Computer Models of Neuroadaptation to Chronic Administration of Antidepressant Drugs
Tom Anastasio – Molecular & Integrative Physiology
January 26, 2017
Traumatic Brain Injury, Waves, Fractals
Martin Ostoja-Starzewski – Mechanical Science and Engineering
February 23, 2017
Alcohol and the Developing Brain
Gillian Hamilton – Neuroscience, Postdoctoral Fellow
February 23, 2017
Speeding Up Cancer Imaging with Quantum Cascade Lasers
Tomacz Wrobel – Imaging, Postdoctoral Fellow
March 30, 2017
20+ Years in the Making: Bridging Brain Injury Research between Illinois and Carle
Rachael Rubin – Neuroscience
March 30, 2017
Evolution of Structural Composites for Multifunctional Applications
Jason Patrick – Biomimetic Materials
April 27, 2017
Prenatal Physical Activity Effects on Childhood Cognition
John Biggan – Neuroscience, Postdoctoral Fellow
April 27, 2017
Hoops and Cages by Connecting Carbons
Semin Lee – Chemistry