Michael Fischbach, PhD
Stanford University, Department of Bioengineering
"Building and Manipulating the Human Microbiome"
George diCenzo, PhD
Queen’s University; Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
"Understanding symbiotic nitrogen fixation and bacterial genome organization using synergistic, multi-level approaches"
Franklin STEAM Academy, 817 N. Harris Ave, Champaign
Designed for elementary and middle school children, all members of the community are welcome. Exhibits and activities will cover topics including the environment, energy use & production, health, and fundamental research at the IGB in an approachable manner for all ages. Free and open to the public.
THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
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"
Join us as we showcase the IGB themes of Biosystems Design (BSD) and Omics Nanotechnology for Cancer Precision Medicine (ONC-PM) for an afternoon of collaboration, poster talks, and socialization!
Scholar affiliate, Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics
"Editing Nature: Governance Hurdles and Ethical Holes in Genetic Engineering"
Hosted by the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) and the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, 1212 W Nevada St, Urbana
A multidisciplinary panel including Kim Compoc, Ripan Malhi, Sana Saboowala, and Amber Leamhnachd.
"Mauna Kea, Colonialism, and Science: Presentation and Discussion on the Ethical Questions Surrounding the Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawai‘i"
Sponsored by the Department of Asian American Studies, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, Department of Anthropology, and Society for Equity in Astronomy. Refreshments will be served.
"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
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)
Trudy Mackay, PhD
Clemson University; Professor, Department of Genetics and Biochemistry
"Charting the Genotype-Phenotype Map: Lessons From Drosophila"