Beckman Director's Seminar
Highlighting faculty and postdoc research
The Beckman Institute Director's Seminar series was designed to encourage interdisciplinary
collaboration among Beckman faculty members and postdocs. Monthly seminars offer the opportunity
to learn about Beckman researchers and their fields of study. Registration is required.
Beckman Director’s Seminar: Joaquín Rodríguez-López
1005 Beckman Institute
Contact name: Stacy Olson
Contact email: email@example.com
Contact phone: 217-244-8373
Joaquín Rodríguez-López will speak at the Beckman Institute's Director's Seminar at noon Thursday, Feb. 2. Rodríguez-López, professor of chemistry, will be discussing, "Everything, everywhere, all at once – decoupling (and embracing) the complexity of (electro)chemical processes at electrified interfaces." The seminar will be a hybrid event held in Beckman, room 1005 and via Zoom. Lunch will be provided to those who register as in-person attendees. Please indicate whether you will attend virtually or in-person.
Missed one of our fall events?
Check below for video of recent Director's Seminar events that are currently being hosted on Zoom.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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."
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...