Revisiting Nanobiotechnology at CornellA joint workshop organized by the Cornell NanoScale Facility & The Institute of Biotechnology

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Reimagining Nanobiotechnology at Cornell: Themes and Opportunities 

A workshop designed to explore areas of common interest among the nanotechnology and biotechnology research communities, highlight current activities in the area of nanobiotechnology and facilitate potential collaboration and innovation.


Friday January 25th , 2019

9:00am – 1:00pm

G10 Biotechnology Building


Program Highlights

  • Overview and updates about the capabilities at the Cornell NanoScale Facility and the Institute of Biotechnology
  • Faculty presentations covering a variety of research at the interface of nanotechnology and the life sciences
  • Lightning talks highlighting exciting projects aligned with the theme of nanobiotechnology
  • Lunchtime poster/networking reception

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9:00am-9:25am: Opening Remarks and an Introduction to the Institute of Biotechnology and the Cornell Nanoscale Facility 

Jocelyn Rose  

Director of the Institute of Biotechnology 

Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science Plant Biology Section 

Christopher Ober 

Lester B. Knight Director of the Cornell Nanoscale Facility 

Francis Norwood Bard Professor of Materials Engineering 


9:25am-9:45amAlireza Abbaspourrad 

Yongkeun Joh Assistant Professor of Food Chemistry and Ingredient Technology 


9:45am-10:05am: Abraham Stroock 

Gordon L. Dibble '50 Professor 

Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 

William C. Hooey Director Of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering 


10:05am-10:25am: Lois Pollack 

Professor and Director School of Applied and Engineering Physics 


10:25am-10:45am: David Erickson 

Professor, Sibley College Professor of Mechanical Engineering 

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Engineering 


10:45am-11:00am Break 


11:00am-12:00pm Lightning talks 


12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch Reception and Poster Session


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