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. Open to the public, the monthly seminars (during the fall and spring) offer the opportunity to learn about Beckman researchers and their fields of study. Seminars begin at noon in room 1005. Lunch is available.

Dan Morrow speaks at a Director's Seminar lecture.

Upcoming events

Beckman Director's Seminar: Nancy McElwain

Beckman Institute Room 1005

Contact name: Stacy Olson
Contact email: srolson@illinois.edu
Contact phone: 217-244-8373

Nancy McElwain, professor of human development and family studies, shares her research at the second spring Director’s Seminar in a talk titled “Children in the Wild: Developmental Theory Meets Engineering Solutions.” Her research advances understanding of the dynamic early-life interactions between parents and children that shape children’s developing abilities to regulate stress.

An abstract and biography are available here.

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Beckman Director's Seminar: Marni Boppart

Beckman 1005

Contact name: Stacy Olson
Contact email: srolson@illinois.edu
Contact phone: 217-244-8373

Marni Boppart, assistant professor of kinesiology and community health, will discuss "Exercise and Extracellular Vesicles (ExerVs): Identification of the Molecular Basis for Health Benefits." Lunch will be provided. A biography and abstract will be available.

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Beckman Director's Seminar: Qian Chen

Beckman 1005

Contact name: Stacy Olson
Contact email: srolson@illinois.edu
Contact phone: 217-244-8373

Qian Chen, assistant professor of materials science and engineering will discuss  “ 'Cinematography' ” at the nanoscale, from colloidal crystallization to protein transformation." A biography and abstract will be available. Lunch is provided.

 

 

 

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