The Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology will be celebrating National Biotechnology Week from September 29-October 1. Our goal is to highlight and increase the awareness of work that is being conducted in biotechnology through a panel discussion, faculty and industry representative talks, and presentations showcasing graduate student work (watch for updates as we finalize the agenda).
Attendance is free however please register for these events or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Biotechnology Week Highlights:
Panel talk on “Biofuels and Waste Treatment”
Network with other UW researchers during the daily open showcases
Hear special guest speaker Reda Fayek from Huron Technologies speak about innovations in imaging in the biotechnology field
5 minute researcher presentations on biotechnology and imaging
Listen in on faculty talks and learn more about their current research in biotechnology
See student posters/presentations
Network with industry representatives
FREE to attend, however please register as space is limited
Opportunity for graduate students:
To promote high quality presentations, CBB and WISE are happy to financially assist graduate students up to $25 per poster for the first 8 student teams that sign up for each open showcase ($600 max available)!
Please let Iris or Krystina know by Wednesday September 24, by 4:30 pm if you (or your team) are interested in setting up a poster. For further information students should contact Iris Strickler for Theme: “Biofuels and Waste Treatment" – Sept 29 or Krystina Bednarowski for themes: "Let’s Talk Biotech: CBB Biotechnology Research and Networking Session" and Theme: "Biotechnology: Innovations in Imaging").
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