Events at Beckman

Events at Beckman

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Beckman Institute will not accept space reservations for events supporting 50 or more people through Dec. 31, 2020. Many events will be hosted online. For the most up-to-date information from campus, see covid19.illinois.edu. You also may want to refer to Beckman's COVID-19 page, which has an FAQ specific to the Beckman community.

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Responsible Conduct of Research: Image Processing

Contact name: Patty Jones
Contact email: pmjones5@illinois.edu

Beckman's Travis Ross, manager of the Visualization Lab, will discuss image processing at the next installment of the Beckman Institute's Responsible Conduct of Research series. The sessions are designed for grad students and postdocs. Registration is required.

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Responsible Conduct of Research: Research Safety

Contact name: Patty Jones
Contact email: pmjones5@illinois.edu

Monica Miller, director of the Division of Research Safety, will discuss research safety at the next installment of the Beckman Institute's Responsible Conduct of Research series. The sessions are designed for grad students and postdocs. Registration is required for Zoom access.

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Beckman Director’s Seminar: Qian Chen

Contact name: Stacy Olson
Contact email: communications@beckman.illinois.edu
Contact phone: 217-244-1176

The Beckman Institute will host its Director’s Seminar with a presentation by Qian Chen, assistant professor of materials science and engineering. She will present “‘Cinematography’ at the Nanoscale, From Colloidal Crystallization to Protein Transformation.” For an abstract and speaker biography, visit http://bit.ly/DS-ChenRegistration is required for Zoom access.

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Responsible Conduct of Research: Professional Research Ethics

Contact name: Patty Jones
Contact email: pmjones5@illinois.edu

Alison Kerr, a senior researcher of leadership and executive development in the National Center for Professional & Research Ethics, will discuss professional research ethics at the next installment of the Beckman Institute's Responsible Conduct of Research series. The sessions are designed for grad students and postdocs. Registration is required.

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Responsible Conduct of Research: Human Subjects Research

Contact name: Patty Jones
Contact email: pmjones5@illinois.edu

Dustin Yocum, human subjects research senior manager in the Office for the Protection of Research Subjects, will discuss human subjects research at the next installment of the Beckman Institute's Responsible Conduct of Research series. The sessions are designed for grad students and postdocs. Registration is required.

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Frontiers in MBM lecture: Taher Saif

Contact name: Anne McKinney
Contact email: amckinn@illinois.edu

The MBM Program continues its Frontiers in Miniature Brain Machinery lecture series with Taher Saif, a professor of mechanical science and engineering and of neuroscience. Saif will speak at 4 p.m. Oct. 21. His topic and log-in information for the Zoom meeting will be announced on the MBM website.

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Responsible Conduct of Research: Research Integrity

Contact name: Patty Jones
Contact email: pmjones5@illinois.edu

Chris Lehmann, research integrity officer in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, will discuss research integrity at the next installment of the Beckman Institute's Responsible Conduct of Research series. The sessions are designed for grad students and postdocs. Registration is required.

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Beckman Director’s Seminar: Marni Boppart

Contact name: Stacy Olson
Contact email: communications@beckman.illinois.edu
Contact phone: 217-244-1176

Marni Boppart, professor of kinesiology and community health, will present her research at the Beckman Institute's November Director’s Seminar. She will present "Pursuing the Fountain of Youth: Development of Novel Therapies to Rejuvenate Aged Skeletal Muscle."

Registration is required.

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Responsible Conduct of Research: Animal Research

Contact name: Patty Jones
Contact email: pmjones5@illinois.edu

Sarah Allison, associate director of the Division of Animal Resources, will discuss animal research at the next installment of the Beckman Institute's Responsible Conduct of Research series. The sessions are designed for grad students and postdocs. Registration is required.

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Frontiers in MBM lecture: Sanmi Koyejo

Contact name: Anne McKinney
Contact email: amckinn@illinois.edu

The MBM Program continues its Frontiers in Miniature Brain Machinery lecture series with Sanmi Koyejo, assistant professor of computer science. He will speak at 4 p.m. Nov. 11 on “Synthesizing Brain Images Using Machine Learning: Applications, Promises, and Pitfalls.” More information about his talk and how to view the online presentation is on the MBM website.

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Responsible Conduct of Research: Data Management

Contact name: Patty Jones
Contact email: pmjones5@illinois.edu

Heidi Imker, the director of Research Data Service will discuss data management at the next installment of the Beckman Institute's Responsible Conduct of Research series. The sessions are designed for grad students and postdocs. Registration is required.

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Frontiers in MBM lecture: Pengfei Song

Contact name: Anne McKinney
Contact email: amckinn@illinois.edu

The MBM Program will continue its Frontiers in Miniature Brain Machinery lecture series with Pengfei Song, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering. Song will speak Sept. 30 at 4p.m. in Zoom on a to-be-announced topic. His topic and log-in information for the Zoom meeting will be announced on the MBM website.

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Beckman Director’s Seminar: Hillary Schwarb

Contact name: Stacy Olson
Contact email: communications@beckman.illinois.edu
Contact phone: 217-244-1176

Hillary Schwarb, Beckman research scientist who also is affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute, will present her research at the Beckman December Director’s Seminar.

Registration is required and will be available closer to the event.

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