Beckman Director's Seminar

Beckman Director's Seminar

Highlighting faculty research

The Beckman Institute Director's Seminar series was designed to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration among Beckman faculty members. Monthly seminars offer the opportunity to learn about Beckman researchers and their fields of study. Registration is required.

Ying Diao presenting a Director's Seminar in the Beckman Institute conference room.

Upcoming events

Beckman Director’s Seminar: Marianne Alleyne

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

Marianne Alleyne will speak at the Beckman Institute's virtual Director's Seminar at noon Thursday, Oct. 13. Alleyne, assistant professor in the Department of Entomology, will be discussing a topic to be decided. The seminar will be a hybrid event held in Beckman, room 1005 and via Zoom. A boxed lunch will be provided to those who register as in-person attendees. Please indicate whether you will attend virtually or in-person.

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Beckman Director’s Seminar: Pengfei Song

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

Pengfei Song will speak at the Beckman Institute's virtual Director's Seminar at noon Thursday, Nov. 3. Song, assistant professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will be discussing “In vivo micron-scale deep tissue microvascular imaging with super-resolution ultrasound.” The seminar will be a hybrid event held in Beckman, room 1005 and via Zoom. A boxed lunch will be provided to those who register as in-person attendees. Please indicate whether you will attend virtually or in-person.

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News

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: Ryan Hubbard & Tian "Autumn" Qiu Open's video Beckman Director's Seminar: Ryan Hubbard & Tian "Autumn" Qiu in new window.

    Ryan Hubbard and Tian "Autumn" Qiu, both 2018 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows, speak at the Beckman Institute Director's Seminar. The hybrid seminar was held at the Beckman Institute and on Zoom on April 28, 2022.

  • Beckman Director's Seminar: Bruce Damon Open's video Beckman Director's Seminar: Bruce Damon in new window.

    Bruce Damon, adjunct professor of Bioengineering, presents "Quantitative MRI: A Tool for Studying Human Physiology and Pathophysiology, Powered by Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Mathematics." The event was part of the Beckman Institute's...

  • Beckman Director’s Seminar: Ying Diao Open's video Beckman Director’s Seminar: Ying Diao in new window.

    Ying Diao, an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, presents "Printing functional polymers for sustainable Earth and habitable Mars" at the Beckman Institute Director's Seminar on March 3, 2022. The hybrid event was held at...

  • Beckman Director’s Seminar: Sarah Geiger Open's video Beckman Director’s Seminar: Sarah Geiger in new window.

    Sarah Geiger, assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, delivers the Beckman Institute's first Director's Seminar of the spring 2022 semester on February 3, 2022. Geiger presents "Improving usability of smartphone...

  • Beckman Director’s Seminar: Kevin Clark and Matthew Moore Open's video Beckman Director’s Seminar: Kevin Clark and Matthew Moore in new window.

    Kevin Clark and Matthew Moore, both former Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows, speak at the Beckman Institute's virtual Director's Seminar on December 2, 2021. Clark presented "Deciphering the function of RNA modifications in the central nervous...

  • Beckman Director’s Seminar: Gabriele Gratton Open's video Beckman Director’s Seminar: Gabriele Gratton in new window.

    Gabriele Gratton, professor in the Department of Psychology, speaks at the Beckman Institute's virtual Director's Seminar. Gratton discusses "Diffuse optical imaging of the human brain." The talk took place via Zoom on November 4, 2021.

  • Beckman Director's Seminar: Jefferson Chan Open's video Beckman Director's Seminar: Jefferson Chan in new window.

    This Beckman Institute Director’s Seminar features Jefferson Chan, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, discussing "Design, Synthesis, and Application of Chemical Probes for in vivo Imaging of Disease Biomarkers."

    This live...

  • 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...