Beckman Director's Seminar

Beckman Director's Seminar

Highlighting faculty research

The Beckman Institute Director's Seminar lecture series was designed to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration among Beckman faculty members. The series will continue to be hosted virtually for the fall 2021 semester. The monthly seminars offer the opportunity to learn about Beckman researchers and their fields of study. Registration is required.

Dan Morrow speaks at a Director's Seminar lecture.

Beckman will limit public events

With the continued uncertainty caused by COVID-19, the Beckman Institute will host several fall 2021 events online. The Beckman Cafe now offers online ordering with contactless pickup.

For more information, see covid19.illinois.edu.

Upcoming events

Beckman Director’s Seminar: Gabriele Gratton

Contact name: Darin Doty
Contact email: ddoty@illinois.edu
Contact phone: 217-244-6553

Gabriele Gratton, professor in the Department of Psychology, will speak at the Beckman Institute's virtual Director's Seminar at noon Thursday, Nov. 4. Gratton will be discussing "Diffuse optical imaging of the human brain." Register to attend on Zoom.

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Beckman Director’s Seminar: Kevin Clark and Matthew Moore

Contact name: Darin Doty
Contact email: ddoty@illinois.edu
Contact phone: 217-244-6553

Kevin Clark and Matthew Moore will speak at the Beckman Institute's virtual Director's Seminar at noon Thursday, Dec. 2. Kevin Clark, a current postdoctoral fellow, will be discussing "Deciphering the Function of RNA Modifications in the Central Nervous System." Matthew Moore, a former postdoctoral fellow, will be discussing "Multi-Method Investigations of Individual Differences across Spatial and Temporal Scales in the Human Brain."  Register to attend on Zoom.

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Missed one of our fall events?

Check below for video of recent Director's Seminar events that are currently being hosted on Zoom.

 

More videos

  • Beckman Director’s Seminar: Sam Tawfick Open's video Beckman Director’s Seminar: Sam Tawfick in new window.

    Sam Tawfick, an associate professor of mechanical science and engineering, discusses the "future of work" as part of the Beckman Director’s Seminar series. His talk explores how ubiquitous automation and artificial intelligence are driving changes....

  • Beckman Director's Seminar: Sepideh Sadaghiani Open's video Beckman Director's Seminar: Sepideh Sadaghiani in new window.

    This Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar features Sepideh Sadaghiani, assistant professor of psychology, presenting "The functional connectome across spatiotemporal scales: How integrating fMRI and (i)EEG changes our understanding of the human...

  • Beckman Director's Seminar: Catherine Christian-Hinman Open's video Beckman Director's Seminar: Catherine Christian-Hinman in new window.

    Neuroscientist Catherine Christian-Hinman, assistant professor of molecular and integrative physiology, presents "Functional Changes in Hypothalamic Circuitry Controlling Reproduction in a Mouse Model of Epilepsy." This presentation was recorded via...

  • Beckman Director's Seminar: Hillary Schwarb Open's video Beckman Director's Seminar: Hillary Schwarb in new window.

    Hillary Schwarb, a research scientist at Beckman's Biomedical Imaging Center who also is affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute, will present her research at the Beckman Institute's December Director’s Seminar. Her talk is...

  • Beckman Director's Seminar: Marni Boppart Open's video Beckman Director's Seminar: Marni Boppart in new window.

    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...

  • Beckman Director's Seminar: Qian Chen Open's video Beckman Director's Seminar: Qian Chen in new window.

    This Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar features Qian Chen, assistant professor of materials science and engineering. She presented "'Cinematography' at the Nanoscale, From Colloidal Crystallization to Protein Transformation." For an abstract and...

  • Beckman Director’s Seminar: Nick Angello and Mayank Garg Open's video Beckman Director’s Seminar: Nick Angello and Mayank Garg in new window.

    The Beckman Institute hosted its first fall Director’s Seminar over Zoom, with two presentations on research relating to COVID-19.

    Nick Angello, a chemistry graduate student, presents "Synthesis and Testing of COVID-19 Binding Peptides...