Events

Petit Institute Events

Monday
September
23
"Using Human Brain Organoids to Unveil Neuron-Glial Interactions During Development" - Steven A. Sloan, M.D., Ph.D. - Emory University
Tuesday
September
24
"Thinking Outside the Box and Inside the Channel: Lessons from Cancer Cell Migration in Confinement" - Konstantinos Konstantopoulos, Ph.D. - Johns Hopkins University
Thursday
September
26
"Implanted Neurotechnology to Understand and Restore Arm and Hand Function" - Jennifer Collinger, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Monday
September
30
"Perturbation-Imaging Approaches to Study Functional Contributions of Cortical Activity to Human Movement" - Michael Borich, D.P.T., Ph.D. - Emory University School of Medicine
Tuesday
October
08
"How Does a Breast Cell Learn to Become a Tissue, and What Happens When it Forgets" - Mina Bissell, Ph.D. - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Tuesday
October
15
F. Levent Degertekin, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech, and John Oshinski, Ph.D. - Emory University/Georgia Tech
Tuesday
October
22
"Learning to Program Cellular Machines: Harnessing Cells to Treat Disease, Build Tissues, and Elucidate Design Principles" - Wendell Lim, Ph.D. - University of California San Francisco
Tuesday
October
29
“Specialized Properties of Adult Muscle Stem Cells” - Foteini Mourkioti, Ph.D. - University of Pennsylvania
Monday
November
11
"Neural Decoding and Control of Multiscale Brain Networks: From Motor to Mood" - Maryam Shanechi, Ph.D. - University of Southern California
Tuesday
November
12
Sam Brown, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech, and Cassie Mitchell, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Thursday
November
21
"Smart Photonic Biomaterials for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications" - Sei Kwang Hahn, Ph.D., POSTECH, Korea, Stanford University
Tuesday
December
10
Vince Calhoun, Ph.D. - Georgia State University, Georgia Tech, and Emory University
Thursday
January
09
A two-day conference for faculty, research scientists, postdocs and grad students
Tuesday
January
14
Costas Arvinitis, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech, and Thomas Orlando, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Tuesday
February
11
Blair Brettmann, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech, and Rebecca Levit, M.D. - Emory University
Tuesday
March
03
Timothy Springer, Ph.D. - Boston Children's Hospital
Tuesday
March
10
Nicoleta Serban, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech, and Jeffrey Skolnick, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Tuesday
March
10
"Very Fast CRISPR On Demand" - Taekjip Ha, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Tuesday
April
14
Seth Hutchinson, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech, and Gregory Sawicki, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Thursday
May
07
Lydia Bourouiba, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Other Bio Events

Wednesday
October
02
Reduce Anxiety or Pain in Hospital Settings for Children and their Families for the Shaping the Future of Pediatrics Start Up Pitch Competition.

Annual & Recurring Events

Bioengineering Seminars

A collaboration between the Petit Institute and BME. Seminars held Tuesdays or Thursdays between 11am-12pm. View schedule

Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club is a seminar series that showcases local Petit Institute faculty members and is held on the second Tuesday of the month. View schedule

Buzz on Biotechnology

Each fall the Petit Institute hosts one of its largest outreach events, the Buzz on Biotechnology High School Open House. View schedule

Distinguished Lecture

The Distinguished Lecture series brings internationally recognized bioengineering and bioscience leaders to the Petit Institute community to give their perspective on the future of biotechnology. More Info

Suddath Symposium

The 2019 Suddath Symposium - "Epigenetics" will be held February 7-8, 2019 Go to website

 

Regenerative Medicine Workshop at Charleston

The 2020 workshop will be held March March 18-21, 2020. Go to website

 

 

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