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IGB Seminar - ONC-PM
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Nathalie Pochet, PhD
Broad Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Professor of Neurology

"*AMARETTO for network biology and medicine: linking diseases, drivers, targets and drugs via graph-based fusion of multi-omics, clinical, imaging and perturbation data"

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Microbial Early-career Researchers Association (microERA) Research Symposium
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The microERA Research Symposium will feature a keynote from Dr. Andrew Kau and a poster competition. Full details and registration can be found here.

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Academic Women in Stem (A-WIS) Coffee Hour
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IGB Concourse Level

Join us as we discuss important issues facing women in the Academic space. All are welcome regardless of race, gender, sexuality, religious affiliation, or academic standing.

Coffee and refreshments provided courtesy of CABBI.

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CAMPUS-WIDE COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY BROWN BAG SEMINAR SERIES
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1040 NCSA

Chuanyi Zhang
ECE, University of Illinois

“Accurate Somatic Single-Nucleotide Variant Calling Using Multiple Bulk DNA-seq Samples”

Please bring your own lunch. Coffee and cookies will be provided!

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CAMPUS-WIDE COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY BROWN BAG SEMINAR SERIES
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1040 NCSA

 Yunan Luo
Computer Science, University of Illinois

“Predicting Protein Binding from Limited Annotations”

Please bring your own lunch. Coffee and cookies will be provided!

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IGB Seminar - MMG
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John Glass, PhD
J. Craig Venter Institute; Professor and Leader of the Synthetic Biology & Bioenergy Group

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Even a Moon Shot Needs a Flight Plan: Genetics and Ethics in the Obama Administration
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Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
600 S. Gregory Street
Urbana IL

Dr. Alondra Nelson
President, Social Science Research Council
Harold F. Linder Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

"Even a Moon Shot Needs a Flight Plan: Genetics and Ethics in the Obama Administration"

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IGB Pioneers Seminar - BSD
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Jay Keasling, PhD
University of California Berkeley College of Chemistry; Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Professor, Department of Bioengineering

"Engineered Polyketide Synthases as a Platform for Synthetic Chemistry"

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Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture
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Kevin White, Phd
President of Tempus Labs Inc.; Professor, Department of Human Genetics and Medicine, University of Chicago

IGB Seminar - GNDP
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Maja Bucan, PhD
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Professor, Department of Genetics

IGB Pioneer Seminar - GNDP
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Trudy Mackay, PhD
Clemson University; Professor, Department of Genetics and Biochemistry

LAS Dean’s Distinguished Lecture
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Natural History Building Auditorium (room 228), 1301 W. Green St., Urbana

"Earth BioGenome Project: Sequencing Life for the Future of Life"

Gene E. Robinson
Swanlund Chair of Entomology and Neuroscience
Department of Entomology
Director, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

A reception for faculty, staff, and grad students will follow in the NHB Core (room 319)

IGB Special Seminar
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"The Antimicrobial Resistance Crisis: How NIAMRRE Supports Solutions"

Dr. Kristen Obbink, DVM, MPH
Associate Director, National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education (NIAMRRE), Iowa State University

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IGB Seminar - MMG
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Cameron Currie, PhD
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Department of Bacteriology

IGB Seminar - MME
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Maayan Levy-Thaiss, PhD
University of Pennsylvania; Assistant Professor, Department of microbiology in the Perlman School of Medicine

"Intestinal epithelial cell functions at the host-microbiome interface"

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IGB Seminar - IGOH
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George diCenzo, PhD
Queen’s University; Assistant Professor, Department of Biology

"Understanding symbiotic nitrogen fixation and bacterial genome organization using synergistic, multi-level approaches"

IGB Seminar - MME
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Michael Fischbach, PhD
Stanford University, Department of Bioengineering

Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture
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Larry Gold, PhD
Founder and Chairman of the Board, and former CEO of SomaLogic

Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture
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Rosemarie Truman, PhD
Founder & CEO, Board Member of The Center for Advancing Innovation