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Wednesday, October 20 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Engineered Biosystems Building (EBB), CHOA Seminar Room, 950 Atlantic Drive NW, Atlanta, GA
For more information:

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Center for Integrative Genomics Advanced Research Seminar (CIGars)

The Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG) hosts a monthly advanced research seminar (CIGars) with two presentations given by graduate students and post-docs. Each presentation is approximately 25 minutes with 5 minutes for questions. These talks are directed to graduate students and post-docs but are open to anyone who is interested in the topics. 

“Characterization of a Novel Variable Lymphocyte Receptor-based Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cell for Targeting Plasma Cell Malignancies” 

Sam McCachren, M.D./Ph.D. Graduate Student, Biomedical Engineering
Melissa Kemp, Ph.D., Advisor 
Emory University / Georgia Tech  

“Bioelectric Spatial Patterning of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells” 
Andre Norfleet, Ph.D. Graduate Student, Bioenginering
Melissa Kemp, Ph.D., Advisor 
Georgia Tech  

If you cannot attend in person, please join us virtually via BlueJeans.

This is a great opportunity to: 

  • Improve your presentation skills as a speaker 
  • Communicate science, research and technology to an audience with diverse backgrounds 
  • Practice giving your talk for an upcoming conference, thesis defense, or qualifying oral exams 
  • Enjoy free lunch and hear about a wide range of work happening in the local bioscience community