Matthew DeLisa, Ph.D., William L. Lewis Professor & Director of the Institute of Biotechnology, Cornell University
Title: Synthetic glycobiology: designing and engineering glycomolecules inside and outside of cells
Abstract: Complex carbohydrates, or glycans, are involved in almost every human disease and biological process.ESB 1001 | 9:00am
Title: Engineering Spatial Organization in Biology via Protein-Driven Phase Separation and Assembly
Abstract: Engineering biology efforts have yielded remarkable progress towards addressing emerging societal challenges in areas from sustainability to human health.ENGR II 1519 | 9:00am
Jackie Ying, Ph.D., A*STAR Senior Fellow and Director of NanoBio Lab, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering and A*STAR Infectious Diseases Labs
Title: Nanomaterials and Nanosystems for Biomedical Applications
Abstract: Nanotechnology allows for the unique design and functionalization of materials and devices at the nanometer scale for a variety of applications.ESB 1001 | 9:00am
Title: Harnessing microbial metabolism for human health, flavor, and sustainability.
Abstract: Microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi inhabit virtually every corner of the planet, including
the human gastrointestinal tract and many of the foods we love.
Title: Toward Microbial Ecosystem Engineering: Lessons from the Ocean, Soil, and Human Skin Microbiomes
Abstract: Microbial community biotechnologies - designed to harness synthetic consortia or manipulate wild natural ones - hold tremendous promise for climate change mitigation and the broader bioeconomy.ESB 1001 | 9:00am
Abstract: TBAENGR II 1519 | 9:00am
Title: Emergent Actin Flows Explain Distinct Modes of Gliding Motility
Abstract: The lives and forms of parasitic organisms showcase striking mechanobiology and biophysical phenomena.ESB 2001 | 9:00am