AGENDA (sUBJECT TO CHANGE)

November 16, 2017

8:30 am
Registration (FREE)
Grand Ballroom, Stamp Student Union

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Innovation Corner

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Networking Panel
 (Two Sessions)
The networking panels are designed to help students understand what they can do with a degree in the biological sciences and similar majors. A panel of representatives from industry and federal laboratories will explain what their job entails and answer questions about the kinds of undergraduate and graduate experiences that might prepare students for pursuing careers within their organizations. They will also answer questions from the audience and speak individually with those who seek more detailed information. 

11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Poster Session - Meet the Researchers
Grand Ballroom, Stamp Student Union
Poster Session and Lunch

2:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Seminars on Neuroscience, from Bench to Bedside
Atrium, Stamp Student Union
Speakers:

  • Akiva Cohen of the University of Pennsylvania (B.S. ’85, microbiology; M.S. ’89 zoology)
  • Sharon Crook of Arizona State University (M.A. ’91, Ph.D. ’96, applied mathematics)
  • Ajay Verma of United Neuroscience (B.S. ’84, zoology) 

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Dr. Erik B. & Mrs. Joyce D.C. Young Lecture

Atrium, Stamp Student Union

Speaker:
Simon Levin (Ph.D. ’64, mathematics)

2014 National Medal of Science Recipient
James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Princeton University