Join Chicago Council on Science and Technology and Prof. Saurabh Sinha (BSD/CABBI/GNDP/GSP) as he discusses the field of bioinformatics, that combines biology, statistics, and computer science, and helps us make sense of biological data like DNA. Sponsored by the Don and Catherine Kleinmuntz Center for Genomics in Business and Society. Register here.
Join Chicago Council on Science and Technology and Prof. Ruby Mendenhall (GNDP) and local H.S. students as they discuss how non-white STEM students experience racism through college and beyond. Sponsored by the Don and Catherine Kleinmuntz Center for Genomics in Business and Society. Register here.
All talks and poster session will be virtual
Learn about IGB research, hear about current issues in the life sciences, and connect with other students on campus at the 2021 Fellows Symposium. With keynotes lectures from Dr. James Davis, Former IGB Fellow and Computational Biologist at Argonne National Laboratory, and Dr. Paul Turner, Rachel Carson Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University. Register for free at fellows.igb.illinois.edu.
Cranos Williams, PhD
North Carolina State University; Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Platform Director, Data-Driven Plant Sciences, Plant Sciences Initiative; Director, EnBiSys Research Laboratory
"Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning Approaches for Modeling Plant Systems Within and Across Biological Scale"
University of Illinois Arboretum, 1800 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
This year’s Art of Science 11.0 installation will be open for socially-distant outdoor viewing, May 1 to May 8th from 11am-3pm daily (weather permitting) at the University of Illinois Arboretum. Parking is available at 1800 South Lincoln Avenue near the Noel Welcome Garden, along South Lincoln Avenue, or north of Japan House. Opening day will be April 30th from 3:00-7:00pm.
For in-person visitors, masks and social distancing are required, but selfies with the art are encouraged!
Sponsored by the IGB, BodyWork Associates, and the Catherine and Don Kleinmuntz Center for Genomics in Business and Society
Xuemin (Sam) Wang, PhD
University of Missouri, St. Louis, Desmond Lee Professor of Biology; Member, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St Louis
"Improving Plant Oil Production: Unraveling molecular connections between circadian clock and lipid metabolism"
The Department of Physics is hosting a celebration of Nature, Humanity, and the Universe, explored through a confluence of the arts and sciences, with IGB's Art of Science featured in the "Art of Life" theme. Full details here.
Kingsley Boateng, PhD
Amanda Burke, PhD
Junlong Geng, PhD
"Tissue Clearing & Lightsheet Imaging"
Hosted by IGB Core Facilities and Miltenyi Biotec
Register here by April 19