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

For all IGB events, gender neutral bathrooms are available on floors 1 and 2 of the IGB gatehouse, open during the hours of 8am to12pm and 1pm to 5pm. A private lactation room for IGB-affiliated members is available by request, see the IGB reception desk for access. Baby changing stations are available in the restrooms on the concourse level.

Lunch with the Core
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

"Introduction to STEDYCON: A Confocal and STED System with Super-resolution Capabilities"

Umnia Doha, Research Scientist

Core Facilities 

Fox Family Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

"Advancing New Healthcare Solutions through Collaboration"

Nicholas Mourlas, PhD
Head of the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Lab (JLABS) in San Diego

 

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Lunch with the Core
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

"X-Ray Computed Tomography in the Core Facility: Research and Manufacturing Applications of the NSI X5000"

Dr. Austin Cyphersmith, Assistant Director of Research Instrumentation - Core Facilities 

Instrument: X5000

Women in Science Lecture: Dr. Karrie Karahalios
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University of Illinois Archives, Main Library Room 146

Karrie Karahalios, PhD
Professor of Computer Science
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Full details and registration

Pi Day Trivia
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25 O'Clock Brewing Co., 208 W. Griggs St. Urbana

Join us for a night of science trivia which may or may not be Pi themed!

IGB SEMINAR - IGOH
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

Alexandra Weisberg, PhD
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology; Oregon State University

"The role of mobile genetic elements in ecological specialization in a legume-rhizobia metacommunity"

IGB Lunchbox Series
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Spice Box Cafe, 2nd Floor Bevier Hall, 905 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana, IL, 61801

Each lecture will be paired with food prepared by Bevier Cafe and held in-person at the Spice Box Cafe.

“What’s the Health Risk of Ultra-Processed Foods?”

John Erdman, Professor Emeritus of Nutrition and Food Science
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Buffet-style lunch opens at 11:45

Register to attend at https://www.igb.illinois.edu/lunchbox

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Ask the Director - Research Edition
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

Do you have a question about IGB research for Director Gene Robinson? Ask him during our live Q&A event.
The IGB is a key component of the Illinois research enterprise, with each of us having an important part to play. How do you fit in? Here’s your chance to ask about our science, the future of genomics, where our institute is headed, or anything about our research activities you are curious about. Submit your questions at https://www.igb.illinois.edu/ATDA.

This event is for Staff/Student/Postdoc only. Refreshments will be served.

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IGB SEMINAR - MME
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

Karen Sandell Sfanos, PhD
Department of Pathology; John Hopkins University School of Medicine

"The microbiome as a mediator of prostate carcinogenesis"

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Lunch with the Core
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

"3D Data Analysis and Segmentation Tools"

Kingsley Boateng

Assistant Director of Bioscience Research & Microscopy

HARRIS A. LEWIN LECTURE
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

"Of mice, men, birds and snakes: An evolutionary perspective on meiotic recombination in vertebrates"

Molly Przeworski, PhD
Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Systems Biology; Columbia University

IGB SEMINAR - CGD
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

Holger Schmidt, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Narinder Singh Kapany Chair of Optoelectronics, Baskin School of Engineering; University of California Santa Cruz

"Integrated optofluidic devices for single molecule analysis"

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Lunch with the Core
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

"A solid-liquid superposition model for interfacial solvation structures"

Qian Ai, Graduate Research Assistant

Materials Science & Engineering

Women in Science Lecture: Dr. Marni Boppart
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University of Illinois Archives, Main Library Room 146

Marni Boppart, PhD
Director of Strategic Initiatives for Kinesiology and Community Health
Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Full details and registration

IGB Pioneers Seminar - EIRH
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

Peg McCarthy, PhD
James & Carolyn Frenkil Endowed Dean's Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology; University of Maryland School of Medicine

"Establishing Sex Differences in the Brain at the Intersection of the Nervous, Endocrine and Immune Systems"

 

Lunch with the Core
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

"Introducing Spatial Transcriptomics to Core Facilities: A Custom Built MERFISH Microscope "

Duncan Nall, Research Scientist

Core Facilities

IGB/CCIL SEMINAR - RBTE
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

Luisel Ricks-Santi, PhD
Associate Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, UF Health Cancer Center; Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida

Lunch with the Core
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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
612 Conference Center

"Creating Art of Science"

Julia Pollack, Creative Program Manager

Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology