Events

Petit Institute Events

Friday
September
22
"Low-dimensional Dynamic Encoding in Prefrontal Cortex during Decision-making"
Monday
September
25
APDC will host its 7th annual Innovation Competition at the Virginia Commonwealth University
Monday
September
25
“Next-generation Toolbox for Studying Platelet Activation: New Labels, Label-free Methods, and Single Cell Approaches” - Ilya Reviakine, Ph.D., University of Washington
Monday
September
25
“A Unifying Framework for Decision Making and Movement Control” - Alaa Ahmed, Ph.D. - University of Colorado, Boulder
Tuesday
September
26
"Biomedical Micro- and Nanofluidics" - Shuichi Takayama, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Monday
October
02
"The neural circuits underlying short-term memory" - Karel Svoboda, Ph.D., HHMI
Thursday
October
05
"Rubber vs. Silly Putty: Extracellular Matrix Viscoelasticity and its Impact on Cells" - Ovijit Chaudhuri, Ph.D. - Stanford University
Tuesday
October
10
"Redrawing the Global Map of Drug Discovery Science: Hopes and Challenges in South Africa" - Anne Pollock, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Monday
October
16
“After the Ice Bucket: Thawing Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis with Predictive Medicine” - Cassie Mitchell, Ph.D., Georgia Tech
Monday
October
23
"Scene Recognition: How and Why?" - Danny Dilks, Ph.D., Emory University
Saturday
October
28
Hands-on science demos, seminars, and lab tours
Monday
October
30
"The Self-Repairing Brain: Mechanisms Underlying Plasticity in Sensory Pathways?" - Sarah Pallas, Ph.D., Georgia State University
Friday
November
03
"Microbiomes and Metagenomes"
Monday
November
06
“How a Fly Sees the World: Optogenetics, Systems ID, and Optophysiology of Visual Flight Control in Drosophila” - Mark Frye, Ph.D., University of California
Tuesday
November
14
"DNA Barcoded Nanotechnology for High Throughput in vivo Nanoparticle Analysis" - James Dahlman, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Tuesday
November
14
"4D Flow MRI and the Search for Imaging Biomarkers of Cardiovascular Disease" - Alex Barker, Ph.D. - Northwestern University
Thursday
November
16
Victor Barocas, Ph.D. - University of Minnesota
Thursday
November
16
Poster fair to see and discuss cancer research with local experts and students
Monday
November
27
“Social Information Processing and Learning in Rodents” - Robert Liu, Ph.D., Emory University
Thursday
December
14
Annual celebration open to all Petit faculty, staff, and trainees

Other Bio Events

Thursday
October
12
This year's Distinguished Lecture will be held on October 12
Tuesday
October
24
The Georgia Bio Innovation Summit will be held October 24, 2017 at Cobb Galleria in Atlanta
Thursday
March
01
ISMR 2018 will be a single-track symposium with talks covering several areas of medical robotics.

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. View schedule

Integrated Cancer Research Center Seminars

Integrated Cancer Research Center host monthly seminars. View schedule

Suddath Symposium

The 2018 Suddath Symposium, "The Chemical Ecology of Microbiome Interactions" will be held January 30-31, 2018 Go to website

Regenerative Medicine Workshop at Charleston

The 2018 workshop will be held March 21-24, 2018. Go to website