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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

    • 10:00 - 10:30 am
    • Beckman garden, west of the building through the cafe's double doors

    Join Director Nadya Mason and your colleagues this fall for informal conversation and coffee in the Beckman garden, which is west of the building through the café’s double doors. This Gather in the Garden Series will be from 10-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday through the fall semester.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    IGB Faculty Spotlight Lecture Pamela Martinez Vargas, PhD University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Department of Statistics "SARS-CoV-2 dynamics across scales: From within-host dynamics to socioeconomic disparities"

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Thursday, October 6, 2022

    • 5:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    The transition to graduate school is even more complicated when it is also accompanied by a transition to a new country. In this workshop, a panel of international graduate students will answer questions and share their experiences; all students are welcome to attend, but RSVP from international students will have priority.

Friday, October 7, 2022

  • Beckman Institute Picture
    • 2:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Room 3269 (3rd Floor Tower Room)

    Dr. Aksimentiev will reveal several systems which will illustrate the applications of high-end all-atom, coarse-grained, and multi-resolution simulations to obtain information inaccessible to previous experimental approaches while providing a forward-looking perspective on modeling of an entire biological cell at all-atom resolution.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

    • 10:00 - 10:30 am
    • Beckman garden, west of the building through the cafe's double doors

    Join Director Nadya Mason and your colleagues this fall for informal conversation and coffee in the Beckman garden, which is west of the building through the café’s double doors. This Gather in the Garden Series will be from 10-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday through the fall semester.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Kim Barrett, PhD UC Davis School of Medicine, Vice Dean for Research and Distinguished Professor of Physiology and Membrane Biology "Intestinal epithelial reprogramming in the pathogenesis of infectious diarrhea"

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

    • 12:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Room 5602

    Join us at noon on Wednesday this fall for restorative yoga with a view! All sessions are free and will be held in Beckman's fifth-floor tower room except for class on 10/12 which will be held in Beckman room 5602 . All are welcome bring your own mat! 

Thursday, October 13, 2022

    • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Featuring talks from Glenn Fried, PhD, Kingsley Boateng, PhD, Reza Rajabi-Toustani, PhD, Devinda Wijewardena, Yuhan Wang, Gopika Gopan, and Abberior Staff Register by emailing core-event-reservations@igb.illinois.edu by October 10th, 2022

    • 11:00 am
    • Beckman Institute Room 2269 (Second Floor Tower Room)

    To strengthen the Beckman community, Beckman Institute Director Nadya Mason invites you to join her and other members of administration leadership in the 2nd-floor tower room from 11 am-12 pm on Thursday, October 13, for a graduate student feedback session. Please bring your ideas as to how Beckman’s leadership can support you and your peers.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

    • 10:00 - 10:30 am
    • Beckman garden, west of the building through the cafe's double doors

    Join Director Nadya Mason and your colleagues this fall for informal conversation and coffee in the Beckman garden, which is west of the building through the café’s double doors. This Gather in the Garden Series will be from 10-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday through the fall semester.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Steve Quake, PhD Stanford University; Lee Otterson Professor of Bioengineering; Co-President, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub; Professor of Applied Physics; Professor of Physics "A Decade of Molecular Cell Atlases"

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    "Uncovering cell biology of the intestinal parasite Cryptosporidium parvum" Maria Guadalupe Nava, Graduate Student, College of Veterinary Medicine Instrument: SR-SIM Lunch will be provided

    • 12:00 pm
    • 5269 Beckman Institute (fifth-floor tower room)

    Join us at noon on Wednesdays this fall for restorative yoga with a view! All sessions are free and will be held in Beckman's fifth-floor tower room. Class will not be held on 11/23 . All are welcome bring your own mat! 

Thursday, October 20, 2022

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Atrium

    Join Beckman Director Nadya Mason and other members of the Beckman community for coffee and cookies in the Beckman Atrium. The Cookie Collab is scheduled for 3 p.m. the third Thursday of each month.

    • 5:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Graduate school can be a stressful time; this workshop seeks to open a conversation about the importance of maintaining one's mental health. Presenters will focus on healthy coping mechanisms, dealing with impostor syndrome, and resources available to support students.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

    • 10:00 - 10:30 am
    • Beckman garden, west of the building through the cafe's double doors

    Join Director Nadya Mason and your colleagues this fall for informal conversation and coffee in the Beckman garden, which is west of the building through the café’s double doors. This Gather in the Garden Series will be from 10-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday through the fall semester.

    • 12:00 pm

    Ron Milo, PhD Weizmann Institute; Professor, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences "The biomass distribution on Earth"

  • pumpkin being decorated with paint and sequins
    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Beckman Institute Garden

    Join the Beckman community for an afternoon of fun while painting pumpkins. Stop in between 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Beckman Institute Garden, located west of the café through the double doors. Decorate a pumpkin for yourself or to be placed the atrium. Pumpkins and painting supplies provided. Faculty, staff and students and postdocs are encouraged to attend!

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    "Introduction of the New Vevo F2 for Preclinical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering" Sarah Burris, PhD & Bret Hawkins, FujiFilm Instrument: Vevo F2 Lunch will be provided

    • 12:00 pm
    • 5269 Beckman Institute (fifth-floor tower room)

    Join us at noon on Wednesdays this fall for restorative yoga with a view! All sessions are free and will be held in Beckman's fifth-floor tower room. Class will not be held on 11/23 . All are welcome bring your own mat! 

Friday, October 28, 2022

Monday, October 31, 2022

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

    • 10:00 - 10:30 am
    • Beckman garden, west of the building through the cafe's double doors

    Join Director Nadya Mason and your colleagues this fall for informal conversation and coffee in the Beckman garden, which is west of the building through the café’s double doors. This Gather in the Garden Series will be from 10-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday through the fall semester.

    • 12:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    Zeynep Madak-Erdogan, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Sylvia D. Stroup Scholar of Nutrition and Cancer, Associate Professor of Nutrition, Health Innovation Professor, and the Director of Women’s Health, Hormones and Metabolism lab “Spatial genomic and metabolic regulation of therapy response in metastatic breast cancer”

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    • 12:00 pm
    • 5269 Beckman Institute (fifth-floor tower room)

    Join us at noon on Wednesdays this fall for restorative yoga with a view! All sessions are free and will be held in Beckman's fifth-floor tower room. Class will not be held on 11/23 . All are welcome bring your own mat! 

Thursday, November 3, 2022

    • 5:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    After a semester in graduate school, it is important to reflect on what you have learned so far and what your goals are for the future. This workshop's presentation will focus on celebrating successes and using the topics from previous workshops going forward.