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IGB Lunchbox Series
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Join us for a new series where we highlight the intersection of food, science, and culture. Each lecture will feature food tailored by campus chefs paired with lectures delivered by campus experts.

M. Yanina Pepino
Associate Professor of Nutrition, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

“Why do we eat what we eat?”

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Chambana Science Café
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Lessons in Biology as taught by a pathogen"

Thomas Kehl-Fie, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology

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IGB FACULTY SPOTLIGHT LECTURE
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Online

Erik Nelson, PhD
University of Illinois; Associate Professor, Molecular and Integrative Physiology

"Using cholesterol biology to re-educate the immune system in cancer"

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IGB DEI Seminar Series
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Online

Joey Ramp
CEO of Empower Ability Consulting
Neuroscience Research Affiliate, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

"Barriers to Inclusion: Service Dog Handlers in Science Laboratories"

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Bioinformatics: Understanding Our Genes
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Online

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.

Building Equity: Sustaining BIPOC in STEM
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Online

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.

IGB Fellows Symposium
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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.

Chambana Science Café
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Online

“Seeing Cancer in a New Light”

Rohit Bhargava, PhD
Director, Cancer Center at Illinois

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IGB PIONEERS SEMINAR - CABBI
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Online

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"

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Art of Science 11.0: Elemental
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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