Hong-Yan Shih, PhD
Department of Physics
“Emergence of a stable nonequilibrium bacteria-phage collective state from multi-scale feedback”
Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Biology
"Imaging Sugar Distribution in Vivo Using FRET Sensors"
New York Times columnist and author
Redefining heredity, weaving together historical and current scientific research, exemplary original reporting, and his own experience as a parent of two daughters, Carl Zimmer will explore ways in which DNA editing and CRISPR may change our world, and examine controversial topics in light of current advances in DNA analysis.
Reception and book signing to follow. Sponsored by the Department of History and the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology.View Poster
Lisa Ainsworth, PhD
USDA ARS, University of Illinois; Department of Plant Biology; IGB Faculty, Genomic Ecology of Global Change & Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation themes
"Genetic and Genomic Approaches to Improve Maize Response to Ozone"View Poster
Associate Director, IGB Core Facilities
"A Geobiological Vantage Point of Human Kidney Stone Changes the Medical Wisdom Held Over a Century"
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Chicago
"Kinetic Mechanisms of RNA-based Gene Regulation Revealed by Quantitative Imaging"
Rodolphe Barrangou, PhD
North Carolina State University, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences
Daniel Benjamin, PhD
University of Southern California, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research
"Social-Science Genomics: Promises, Pitfalls, and Progress Report"
IGB Director of Computational Genomics
"Reducing the Footprint of Genomic Information Via Standardized Formats"
Senior Research Specialist, IGB Core Facilities
"3D Alignment and Segmentation of TEM-like Images"
Cari Vanderpool, PhD
University of Illinois; Department of Microbiology; IGB Faculty, Microbiome Metabolic Engineering
James Eberwine, PhD
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Professor of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics, Co-Director Penn Program in Single Cell Biology
John Glass, PhD
J. Craig Venter Institute; Professor and Leader of the Synthetic Biology & Bioenergy Group
Jay Keasling, PhD
University of California Berkeley College of Chemistry; Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Professor, Department of Bioengineering