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2018-2019 Events

Emily Leproust
Founder and CEO, Twist Bioscience
Powering the Synthetic Biology and Genomics Revolution, 10/01/2018

Erica Hartmann 
Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
Antimicrobial chemicals and antibiotic resistance in the indoor microbiome, 10/31/2018

Kimberly Lounds Foster
Corporate Vice President, Celgene
Pharma / Biotech Drug Development – Regulatory & Operational Perspectives, 11/09/2018

Chris Ramsborg
Vice President - Technology Research, Juno Therapeutics / Celgene Therapeutics
Developing and Manufacturing Engineered T-Cell Products for Global Markets, 12/05/2018

Holly Falk-Krzesinski
Vice President, Research Intelligence, Elsevier
Getting to Your Own Emerald City: Guidance for Successful STEM Career Pathways, 02/01/2019

Joanna Aizenberg
Amy Smith Berylson Professor of Materials Science, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Director, Kavli Institute for Bionano Science and Technology
Harvard University
Founding Core Faculty and Platform Leader, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, CANCELED

Alicia Löffler
Associate Provost for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Founding Executive Director of the Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO)
Associate Vice President for Research Adjunct Professor at the Kellogg School of Management
Biotechnology Day Keynote Speaker, Northwestern University, 

Peter Fuhrken
Director, Process Engineering, Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics
Developing manufacturing processes for iPS cells and their differentiated progeny, 04/03/2019

Michelle O’Malley
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, UC, Santa Barbara
Synthetic anaerobic consortia for bioproduction and model development, 04/10/2019

Michael Köepke
Director, Synthetic Biology, LanzaTech
Synthetic biology to convert CO and CO2 to valuable products, 04/17/2019

Melissa Dsouza
Bioinformatics Lead, Commense, Inc.
The rise of the human microbiome, 04/24/2019

Nathan Brown
Sr. Scientist III Pharmacy/Analytics, Global Protein Sciences, AbbVie
Complex characterization of biotherapeutic proteins, 05/01/2019

Neha Kamat
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
Developing artificial cells as a tool to understand and recreate cellular behaviors including mechanically responsive systems, 05/08/2019

Dante Pertusi
Investigator, Platform Biology Automation, GSK
Automation of high-content screening and analysis for drug
discovery, 05/15/2019

Kirsten Benjamin
Senior Research Fellow, Amyris
Yeast strain engineering for biochemical production, 05/22/2019

Julie Champion
Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Tech
Protein and peptide nanoparticles for improved vaccines, 05/29/2019

Kevin Whittlesey
Senior Director, Program & Alliance Management; Project Leader, Muscle Program, 4D Molecular Therapeutics
Gene therapy for treating cardiac and muscle rare diseases, 06/05/2019

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