Spice Box Cafe, 2nd Floor Bevier Hall, 905 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana, IL, 61801
Each lecture will be paired with food prepared by Bevier Cafe and held in-person at the Spice Box Cafe.
“Hungry for Equality"
Janett Barragán Miranda
Assistant Professor, Latina/Latino Studies
Buffet-style lunch opens at 11:45
Register to attend at https://www.igb.illinois.edu/lunchbox
Amy Baker, PhD
Research Veterinary Medical Officer, USDA-ARS-National Animal Disease Center; Iowa State University
"Influenza A Virus and the Confluence Between Swine and Human Health"
A monthly meeting to discuss computational microbial genomics. New complex questions in microbial function and ecology are stretching the limits of existing computational analytical tools. The Computational Microbial Genomics working group aims to bring together microbiologists and computational scientists to address this gap. Lunch will be provided. Join the mailing list or the Slack channel for updates and networking, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Sean Gibbons, PhD
Washington Research Foundation Distinguished Investigator at the Institute for Systems Biology, University of Washington
"Engineering the metabolic outputs of the human gut microbiome through microbial community-scale metabolic modeling"
Learn how Wikipedia can perpetuate inequalities in STEM representation and what you can do about it. Our librarians have created a list of pages that require your help to make them better and increase their visibility. With guest speaker Jamie Flood, Senior Wikipedia and Outreach Coordinator with the USDA National Agricultural Library. Lunch provided, register at go.igb.illinois.edu/Wikipedia.
"Volume electron microscopy: concepts, correlations and computations"
Kedar Narayan, PhD
Senior Scientist, NIH
A monthly meeting with IGB Spatial Omics Initiative and CAIM to discuss spatial omics. The goal is to build relationships and develop collaborative proposals at the intersection of biology and analytics. Lunch will be provided. Join the mailing list or the Slack channel for updates and networking, or contact email@example.com with questions.
Champaign Public Library, 200 W Green St, Champaign
Join us for a fun day of hands-on science! Talk with scientists and explore exhibits and activities that will cover topics including the environment, energy use & production, health, and fundamental research at the IGB. Although designed for K-12 children, all members of the community are welcome.
Jörn Piel, PhD
Professor of Microbial Interactions, Institute of Microbiology
"Natural products from strange microbes"
"Further Insights into Kinesin Motility Using MINFLUX: A Super-Resolution Nanoscopic Method (Kinesin Motility: Characterizing the Half-Steps and Backsteps)"
Devinda Pankaja Wijewardena, Grad. Research Asst.
Physics, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering