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IGB PIONEERS SEMINAR - GEGC
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Julia Bailey-Serres, PhD
University of California, Riverside
Professor of Genetics and Director, Center for Plant Cell Biology

"Plants, Oxygen and Water Extremes"

IGB Fellows Symposium
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It's time once again for our annual Fellows Symposium on May 3, your chance to network with campus researchers and hear from an exciting lineup of IGB speakers. As always we're holding an open poster session with prizes awarded for the top three choices. Lunch is provided, register for free at https://fellows.igb.illinois.edu/.

In addition to our plenary talks, we'll have two excellent keynotes from Bruce Fouke, Professor, Department of Geology and Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Benjamin Garcia, Presidential Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.

IGB SEMINAR - CGRH
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C. Athena Aktipis, PhD
Arizona State University, Department of Psychology

"Cellular Cheating in Cancer: Evolutionary and Ecological Dynamics in Cancer Initiation and Progression"

Lunch with the Core
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ROCHSS - Biomineralization Outreach and Research

Bruce Fouke, Departments of Geology and Microbiology
Glenn Fried, Director of IGB Core Facilities
Joe Cross, IGB Outreach Fellow
Erin Louer, IGB Visiting Educational Coordinator

IGB Seminar
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A. Scott Muerhoff, PhD
Director of Biologics and Senior Research Fellow
Abbott Diagnostics

"Antibodies, Antigens and Enzymes: Creating the Building Blocks of In Vitro Diagnostic Assays"

Lunch with the Core
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Lunch and learn with members of IGB Core Facilities.

College & Curriculum Update: Carle Illinois College of Medicine

Judith Rowen, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

IGB SEMINAR - GNDP
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Erich D. Jarvis, PhD
The Rockefeller University
Molecular Neurobiology & Animal Behavior

"Using Whole Genomes to Resolve the Avian Tree of Life, Complex Behavioral Traits, and Genome Evolution"

Getting Ready for Next Year's Faculty Job Search
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Dr. Derek Attig
Director, Career Development Office
University of Illinois

Presented by the IGB Postdoctoral Association

Art of Science 8.0 Opening Reception
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Broadway Food Hall, 401 N. Broadway Avenue, Urbana IL

Showcasing imagery from the Core Facilities at the IGB, the Art of Science exhibit highlights cutting-edge research that is addressing significant problems in the environment, medicine, energy use and production, and fundamental research. Exhibit opens April 12 and will run through May 13.

Lunch with the Core
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Lunch and learn with members of IGB Core Facilities.

From Pets to People: PAC-1 as a Novel Therapeutic for the Treatment of Cancer

William Montgomery, Anticancer Discovery from Pets to People (ACPP) Post-Doctoral Fellow