Fall seminar series begins Sept. 10

Published Sept. 3, 2021

BTEC’s fall seminar series will feature five industry leaders speaking on topics ranging from the use of massively parallel sequencing for genetic medicine to vaccine manufacturing and gene therapies. The series is free and open to all NC State faculty, staff, and students. Seminars are presented via Zoom and take place from 10:40–11:30 a.m. on select Fridays through November. Sessions that are recorded are also available for viewing afterward. Speakers and topics are listed below.

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2021 Fall Seminars Schedule
Date Speaker Topic
Sept. 10 Neil Kumar, Ph.D., CEO and founder, Bridge Bio Targeting the Disease at Its Source Using Engineering Principles
Sept. 24 Matthew Downham, Ph.D., Sustainable Manufacturing Lead, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) Addressing Global Vaccine Manufacturing to Prepare for Future Disease Outbreaks
Oct. 8 Jasmine Edelstein, Ph.D., Scientist, Be Biopharma
Next-Generation Cell Therapies
Oct. 22 Aaron Thorner, Ph.D., Associate Director, Center for Cancer Genomics at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute Using Massively Parallel Sequencing to Drive Therapeutic Discovery
Nov. 5 Paula Keith, Ph.D., Founder, BioLogic Solutions, LLC HIV gp120 Vaccine: Building on Success

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