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Molecular Biosciences Fall 2015 Newsletter

Past Events

Spring 2016 Alumni Social

Thursday, April 14, 2016 | 4:15-6:30 pm

Location:  Kansas Union

Presentation: Ebola, HIV, and Influenza: Animal viruses that infect humans

by KU Alumnae, Sara Sawyer, Director of  BioFrontiers Institute

Networking opportunity to meet with KU alumni, faculty and professionals from the biosciences community.


Fall 2015 Alumni Social

Thursday, October 8, 2015 | 4:30-6:30 pm

Bioscience & Technology Business Center |

2029 Becker Drive, Suite 100 | Lawrence, KS  66047


4:30-5:00 pm   Social

5:00-6:00 pm   Presentations

G.R. UnderwoodBiosciences and Technology Business Center at KU | Welcome and a brief update on BTBC

Dr. William Picking, Foundation Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Director, Kansas Vaccine Institute, Director, Higuchi Biosciences Center

Kansas Vaccine Institute, a biotechnology center housed within the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Kansas.

Dr. Abe Oommen  President/CEO, Materials and Machines Corporation

Dr. Nicholas Franano | CEO, Flow Forward Medical Inc., and Metactive Medical, Inc.

The biology of vascular access failure:  Taking the road less traveled by has made all the difference

6:00 -6:30 pm –Social and networking


Inaugural KU Beckman Scholars announced via @sharethis

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