Ripan Mahli, PhD
University of Illinois; Department of Anthropology; IGB Faculty, Computing Genomes for Reproductive Health and Regenerative Biology & Tissue Engineering themes
"Paleogenomics, community engagement and evolutionary histories of Indigenous peoples of North America"
Ipek Tasan, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
"Long-term Live Cell Imaging of Endogenous Loci by CRISPR/Cas9-mediated Knock-in of an Optimized TetO Repeat"
David M. Kranz, PhD (ACPP)
University of Illinois, Department of Biochemistry
"Biotechnology Companies and the Rise of Cancer Immunotherapies"View Poster
Phil Hylemon, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine
"Antibiotics Secreted by Gut Bacteria Regulate Clostridium difficile growth and the Structure of the Gut Microbiome: Role of Secondary Bile Acids"View Poster
Katherine Lyon Daniel, PhD
Associate Director for Communications, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
“Risk Communication Practice at CDC: From Ebola to Zika”
Lunch will be served.
Sumiti Vinayak, PhD, Department of Pathobiology
"Genetics of the Diarrheal Pathogen Cryptosporidium Parvum: Illuminating Parasite Biology and Validating Drug Targets"
Shana Kelley, PhD
University of Toronto, Departments of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biochemistry, Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
Vincent Lynch, PhD
The University of Chicago, Departments of Human Genetics and
Organismal Biology & Anatomy
Lisa Ainsworth, PhD
University of Illinois; Department of Plant Biology; IGB Faculty, Genomic Ecology of Global Change & Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation themes
K. Dane Wittrup, PhD
MIT, Departments of Chemical Engineering and Biological Engineering
Rodolphe Barrangou, PhD
North Carolina State University, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences
Cari Vanderpool, PhD
University of Illinois; Department of Microbiology; IGB Faculty, Microbiome Metabolic Engineering