Events

Petit Institute Events

Monday
October
23
"Iterative Strategies to Refine and Optimize Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression" - Helen Mayberg, 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
Tuesday
October
31
Solution for Single-cell RNA Sequencing
Tuesday
October
31
"Neural Crest Migration and Possible Implications in Cancer Metastasis" - Shuyi Nie, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
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
07
Karen Cone, Ph.D. - Program Director, National Science Foundation
Tuesday
November
07
"RNA-driven Gene Fusion in Cancer" - Laising Yen, Ph.D. - Baylor College of Medicine
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
Friday
December
08
"Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells: Clinical Development, FDA Approval, and What’s Coming Next" - Bruce Levine, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Thursday
December
14
Annual celebration open to all Petit faculty, staff, and trainees
Tuesday
December
19
An overview of MR applications in science and engineering and experimental capabilities at Georgia Tech.
Tuesday
January
16
"Synthetic Human Embryo in a Dish" - Jianping Fu, Ph.D. - University of Michigan
Tuesday
January
30
The Chemical Ecology of Microbiome Interactions
Tuesday
February
13
Susan Margulies, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Tuesday
March
13
Christine Heitsch, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Wednesday
March
21
22nd annual workshop bringing together scientists, engineers, clinicians and industry to explore the latest in regenerative medicine research.
Tuesday
April
10
"Meso-scale Robotic Systems for Surgical Interventions" - Jaydev Desai, Ph.D. - Georgia Tech
Tuesday
April
17
Catherine Klapperich, Ph.D. - Boston University
Wednesday
September
19
Elias Zerhouni, M.D. - President, Global Research & Development, Sanofi

Other Bio Events

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.
Wednesday
April
11
Call for Abstracts - Deadline: October 23, 2017

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