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.
George diCenzo, PhD
Queen’s University; Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
"Understanding symbiotic nitrogen fixation and bacterial genome organization using synergistic, multi-level approaches"
Michael Fischbach, PhD
Stanford University, Department of Bioengineering
"Building and Manipulating the Human Microbiome"
"SOMAmers and SOMAscan: How Broad Proteomics Can Lead to More Understanding of Human Biology"
Larry Gold, PhD
Founder and Chairman of the Board, and former CEO of SomaLogic
Katy Heath, PhD
University of Illinois; Department of Plant Biology; IGB Faculty, Infection Genomics for One Health
Rosemarie Truman, PhD
Founder & CEO, Board Member of The Center for Advancing Innovation
Alison Bell, PhD
University of Illinois; Department of Evolution, Ecology and Behavior School of Integrative Biology; IGB Faculty, Gene Networks in Neural & Developmental Plasticity
Jonathan Kramer, PhD
National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)