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Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

SEMINAR: Transposons as sources of genetic and epigenetic variation in crop genomes

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

Nathan M. Springer, McKnight Presidential Endowed Professor University of Minnesota.

Cost: Free

President's Annual Address

Channel: Office of the President

6:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Interim President Benjamin Allen will welcome back faculty, staff and students for the academic year. Light refreshments will be served.

Cost: free

Friday, 15 Sep 2017

The Nuts and Bolts of Contemporary North American Corn Germplasm

Channel: Agronomy Department

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ 3022 Agronomy Hall

At Illinois, Mark's research focuses on the genetic diversity of field and vegetable crops, and genomics where he initiated the collaboration resulting in the release of the second assembled and annotated maize genome, that of the Iodent corn line PH207.

Cost: Free

Gilman Lecture

Channel: Chemistry Department

1:10 pm @ 1352 Gilman

Dale Boger, chair of the chemistry department at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, will present "Redesign of Vancomycin for Resistant Bacteria."

Cost: free

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017

Lecture and recital: C-HOP Festival

Channel: Music Department

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Tye Hall, Music Hall

"Terpsichore: Danses pour l'orgue et clavecin," Miriam Zach, organ and harpsichord faculty. C-HOP is a festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano.

Cost: $15, students free

Lecture and recital: C-HOP Festival

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

"Structure and Symmetry in Bach's Goldberg Variations," Caroline Hong, guest pianist. C-HOP is a festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano.

Cost: $15 (free for students)

Monday, 18 Sep 2017

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ 210 Bessey Hall

"BugGuide.net in an age of artificial intelligence," John VanDyk, ISU entomology.

Cost: free

Lecture: The History of Experimentation on Black Americans

Channel: National Affairs Series

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Medical Apartheid," Harriet Washington, a medical ethicist and author of the best-selling book Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present. She has been a fellow in ethics at the Harvard Medical School, a fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017

Seminar: Geological & Atmospheric Sciences

Channel: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ 2050 Agronomy

"Chasing ice through space and time - reconstructing polar ice sheets through the Cenozoic using the marine sediment record" by Dr. Howie Scher, 2017 Ocean Discovery Lecturer, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Cost: free

STEMpathy: Valued qualities of STEM professionals in the modern age

Channel: Agronomy Department

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ 1306 Elings Hall

Dr. Wendy Wintersteen, endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Cost: Free

Mental Health Fair Keynote: Sara Benincasa

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Help! You Need Somebody!" Sara Benincasa is a comedian, mental health advocate and author of "Agorafabulous! Dispatches from My Bedroom."

Cost: free

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

SEMINAR: State of Department

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

Kendall Lamkey, Chair of the Department of Agronomy at Iowa State University.

Cost: Free