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Previous IGB seminars approved for public viewing can be accessed via our YouTube channel.

Genomes at Home - Emergence of Life
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Join IGB members for a rousing game of Last Microbe Standing! And learn a little about evolution while we're at it.

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From the creators of Genome Day, Genomes at Home is a series of hands-on activities that can be done on Zoom from the comfort of your own home. Designed for elementary and middle school children, activities will be led by IGB scientists live on video and cover topics including the environment, energy use & production, health, and fundamental research at the IGB in an approachable manner for all ages. View https://www.igb.illinois.edu/acquainted/genomes-home for full details.

 

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Chambana Science Cafe
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Ben Zimmerman, Postdoctoral Fellow
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois

“The Importance of Staying Young at Heart: The Role of Vascular Health in Age-Related Brain Dysfunction”

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IGB Postdoc Association Presents
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Elizabeth Stulberg, PhD
Science Policy Manager, American Society of Agronomy

“Careers in Science Policy: How to Succeed Outside Academia”

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Genomes at Home - Brains and Behavior
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We're all about how humans think and act this week.

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To register for any of the Saturday events and find info on downloading or picking up materials click here

From the creators of Genome Day, Genomes at Home is a series of hands-on activities that can be done on Zoom from the comfort of your own home. Designed for elementary and middle school children, activities will be led by IGB scientists live on video and cover topics including the environment, energy use & production, health, and fundamental research at the IGB in an approachable manner for all ages. View https://www.igb.illinois.edu/acquainted/genomes-home for full details.

 

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IGB SEMINAR - CGD
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Benjamin Miller, PhD
University of Rochester; Professor, Department of Dermatology

"Decoding Complex Biology with Silicon Photonic Sensors"

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Biomineralization: Life Harnessing Mineral Growth Over Four Billion Years
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Join Chicago Council on Science and Technology and geology Professor Bruce Fouke (BCXT) for a discussion on biomineralization, the process of life controlling mineral growth in the environment, and its modern applications. Sponsored by the Don and Catherine Kleinmuntz Center for Genomics in Business and Society. Register here.

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Genomes at Home - DNA to Drugs
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We are going to explore how medicine can work differently for different people, in different ways ... 

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To register for any of the Saturday events and find info on downloading or picking up materials click here

From the creators of Genome Day, Genomes at Home is a series of hands-on activities that can be done on Zoom from the comfort of your own home. Designed for elementary and middle school children, activities will be led by IGB scientists live on video and cover topics including the environment, energy use & production, health, and fundamental research at the IGB in an approachable manner for all ages. View https://www.igb.illinois.edu/acquainted/genomes-home for full details.

 

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Genomes at Home - Personalized Health
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For our last day, we're going to be doing some folding. But not with paper! We'll be folding DNA structures.

Join via Zoom link here.

To register for any of the Saturday events and find info on downloading or picking up materials click here

From the creators of Genome Day, Genomes at Home is a series of hands-on activities that can be done on Zoom from the comfort of your own home. Designed for elementary and middle school children, activities will be led by IGB scientists live on video and cover topics including the environment, energy use & production, health, and fundamental research at the IGB in an approachable manner for all ages. View https://www.igb.illinois.edu/acquainted/genomes-home for full details.

 

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IGB PIONEERS SEMINAR - GNDP
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Elaine Fuchs, PhD
The Rockefeller University; Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor, Investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute

"Skin Stem Cells: Coping With Stress"

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IGB Science Chat: A COVID-19 Primer: Virology, Immunology, Evolution, and Epidemic Modeling

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Presented by Professors Chris Brooke, Colin Kieffer, Rebecca Smith and Jessica Brinkworth, members of IGB’s Infection Genomics for One Health research theme.

“A COVID-19 Primer: Virology, Immunology, Evolution, and Epidemic Modeling"

Missed the seminar? Access the video via Box here