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IGB Entrepreneurship Lecture Series
Career paths in Biology, Role of OTM in technology transfer, an introduction to intellectual property (IP) and patents and resources for entrepreneurship at Illinois
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

09/01/2015 - 12:00pm

RK Narayanan, Ph.D.
Technology Manager
Office of Technology Management

A new lecture series. Pizza lunch will be served.

IGB SEMINAR
NSF Funding Opportunities in Times of a Changing Research Landscape
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

09/08/2015 - 12:00pm

Susanne B. von Bodman, PhD
National Science Foundation
Program Director, Cluster Leader
Systems and Synthetic Biology Cluster
Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences

IGB Postdoc Association
Q & A with Dr. Susanne von Boldman
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

09/08/2015 - 4:00pm

An opportunity for IGB Postdocs to gain insight from Dr. Susanne von Boldman, a Program Director with the NSF.  Coffee and cookies will be provided.

IGB SEMINAR (ReBTE)
Applications of High-Throughput Cell Microenvironment Engineering
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

09/15/2015 - 12:00pm

Gregory H. Underhill, PhD
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of Bioengineering

Carl R. Woese Symposium Public Lecture
Tiny Cells, Global Impact: A Journey of Discovery with a Microbe from the Sea
Alice Campbell Alumni Center
601 S. Lincoln Avenue
Urbana, IL

09/18/2015 - 7:30pm

Penny Chisholm
Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Reception to follow

Symposium Honoring Carl Woese, IGB Renaming
Looking in the Right Direction: Carl Woese and the New Biology
Alice Campbell Alumni Center
601 S. Lincoln Avenue
Urbana, IL

09/19/2015 - 8:00am

To mark the renaming of our Institute, IGB is holding a symposium to highlight historical aspects of work on microbiology, evolution and molecular biology as researched by Carl Woese and colleagues, as well as some of the most exciting modern research directions that have been inspired or impacted by his work and ideas.

Full speaker list and details at http://go.illinois.edu/newbiology/

 

IGB SEMINAR
History and Future of Microscopy
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

09/29/2015 - 12:00pm

James A. Sharp
President
Carl Zeiss, Inc.

IGB PIONEERS SEMINAR (GNDP)
Evolution, the Proteome, and Human Disease
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

10/13/2015 - 12:00pm

Edward M. Marcotte, PhD
University of Texas, Austin
Department of Chemistry

IGB SEMINAR (MMG)
Title to be Announced
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

10/20/2015 - 12:00pm

Sean F. Brady, PhD
The Rockefeller University
David Rockefeller Graduate Program, the Tri-Institutional M.D.-Ph.D. Program and the Tri-Institutional Ph.D. Program in Chemical Biology

Harris A. Lewin Pioneer in Genomic Biology Distinguished Lecture
Evolutionary Genomic Analyses of African Populations: Implications for Human Evolution and Disease
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

10/27/2015 - 12:00pm

Sarah A. Tishkoff, PhD

David and Lyn Silfen University Professor in Genetics and Biology
University of Pennsylvania

2015 David Gottlieb Memorial Lecture
Neglected Microbes, Cryptic Pathways, and their Impact on Infectious Diseases
B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab

10/27/2015 - 4:00pm

Prof. Dr. Christian Hertweck
Professor for Natural Product Chemistry, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
Head of Department Biomolecular Chemistry, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knöll Institute (HKI)

Refreshments will be served following the lecture

IGB SEMINAR (ReBTE)
Biomaterial Systems with Controlled Temporal and Spatial Signal Presentation for Regulating Stem Cell Behavior and Tissue Engineering
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

11/03/2015 - 12:00pm

Eben Alsberg, PhD
Case Western Reserve University
Department of Biomedical Engineering

IGB SEMINAR (GEGC)
Title to be Announced
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

11/17/2015 - 12:00pm

Andrew Leakey, PhD
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Department of Plant Biology

IGB Seminar (GNDP)
Title to be Announced
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

12/01/2015 - 12:00pm

Xiaoxia Cui, PhD
Sage Labs
Vice President of Research and Development

IGB SEMINAR (GNDP)
Title to be Announced
612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

12/08/2015 - 12:00pm

Marcelo Nobrega, PhD
University of Chicago
Department of Human Genetics