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"
Shelley L. Berger, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
"Epigenetic regulation in brain controlling behavior in ants and mammals"
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"
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"