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Saltiel Life Sciences Symposium 2020

Biodiversity in Biological Research

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Saltiel Life Sciences Symposium: Biodiversity in Biological Research
The 2020 Saltiel Life Sciences Symposium will explore innovative and creative research already taking place using unique model systems, and consider all we have yet to learn from the innumerable unexplored model systems — many of which are disappearing at alarming rates as a result of global climate change.

Registration is not required for this event.

Schedule
9:00 a.m. | Welcome

9:10 a.m. | Talk Session 1: Biomimicry and Robotics
Robert Full, Ph.D.
Professor, Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

10:05 a.m. | Morning break

10:20 a.m. | Talk Session 1 (cont.): Biomimicry and Robotics
Barry Trimmer, Ph.D.
Henry Bromfield Pearson Professor of Natural Sciences; Director, Neuromechanics and Biomimetic Devices Laboratory, Tufts University
Shai Revzen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan

11:30 a.m. | Poster session and lunch

1:00 p.m. | Talk Session 2: Biological Control of Disease Vectors
Flaminia Catteruccia, Ph.D.
Professor, Immunology and Infectious Disease, Harvard University
Nicholas Teets, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky
Elizabeth Tibbetts, Ph.D.
Professor, Associate Chair for Research Facilities, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan

2:25 p.m. | Afternoon break

3:45 p.m. | Talk Session 2 (cont.): Biological Control of Disease Vectors
Raymond St. Leger, Ph.D.
Professor, Entomology, University of Maryland
Timothy James, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Lewis E. Wehmeyer and Elaine Prince Wehmeyer Professor in the Taxonomy of Fungi, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan

4:15 p.m. | Talk Session 3: Human Adaptation and Evolution
Sarah A. Tishkoff, Ph.D.
David and Lyn Silfen University Professor, Genetics and Biology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

4:55 p.m. | Closing remarks
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Saltiel Life Sciences Symposium: Biodiversity in Biological Research
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