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Engineering Plants: The 12,000 Year Plan
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Join Chicago Council on Science and Technology and Professor Lisa Ainsworth (USDA ARS, GEGC) for a journey that will take us through the past, present, and even the future. Learn how our distant ancestors changed the course of history through selective plant breeding. Sponsored by the Don and Catherine Kleinmuntz Center for Genomics in Business and Society. Register here.

Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture
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Scott Uknes, PhD
co-Founder and co-CEO, AgBiome

"My Lessons in Business"

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Genomes at Home - Food and Fuel
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Join us for the Food and Fuel edition of Genomes at Home where you'll have the chance to build your own plant! Choose your roots, stalks, and leaves and engineer the best plant you can and see how it will do in different environments. Plants that live somewhere hot and dry might need to be different than plants that live somewhere cold, or swampy, or dark ... 

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To register for any of the Saturday events and find info on downloading or picking up materials click here

From the creators of Genome Day, Genomes at Home is a series of hands-on activities that can be done on Zoom from the comfort of your own home. Designed for elementary and middle school children, activities will be led by IGB scientists live on video and cover topics including the environment, energy use & production, health, and fundamental research at the IGB in an approachable manner for all ages. View https://www.igb.illinois.edu/acquainted/genomes-home for full details.

 

Genomes at Home - Introduction to IGB
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Introduction to the IGB: Let's all think like a scientist! We're going to apply scientific principles of observation to items in the world around us. We'll also be making our very own origami DNA structure, and play a fun game with us that we like to call "Does this have DNA?"

Join via Zoom link here.

To register for any of the Saturday events and find info on downloading or picking up materials click here

From the creators of Genome Day, Genomes at Home is a series of hands-on activities that can be done on Zoom from the comfort of your own home. Designed for elementary and middle school children, activities will be led by IGB scientists live on video and cover topics including the environment, energy use & production, health, and fundamental research at the IGB in an approachable manner for all ages. View https://www.igb.illinois.edu/acquainted/genomes-home for full details.

 

IGB DEI Seminar Series
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Panelists:

Ilima Long
PhD student, Political Science, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Iokepa Casumbal-Salazar
Asst. Professor, Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin

Christina Manzano-King
PhD student, Astronomy, University of California, Riverside

Moderator:

Kim Compoc
Asst. Professor, History, University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu

"Solidarity Works: Lessons from Maunakea"

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IGB SEMINAR - MME
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Maayan Levy-Thaiss, PhD
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Microbiology

"Intestinal Epitelial Cell Functions in Host-Microbiome Interactions"

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IGB DEI Seminar Series
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Kendall Powell
Science Journalist and Contributor, Nature Careers (she/her)

"More Than Just a Good IDEA: Why Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Make Your Science Stronger"

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Chambana Science Cafe
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Jacob Sherkow, Professor of Law
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

“Genomics and the Law: Sex, Crime, and Property”

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IGB SEMINAR - GEGC
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Jose Dinneny, PhD
Stanford University; Associate Professor, Department of Biology

"Sheltering in Place: How plants cope with being stressed and alone"

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Art of Science 10.0: Dynamism
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

In response to the pandemic, this year's Art of Science 10.0 Installation will be a hybrid experience.

The in-person installation will be open for socially-distant outdoor viewing, September 30th through October 3rd from 10am-4pm daily (weather permitting) on the west side of the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana.

For in-person visitors, masks and social distancing are required, but selfies with the art are encouraged!

To view the show online, go to https://www.igb.illinois.edu/gallery/artofscience/10