Northwestern Events Calendar

Oct
27
2022

2022 IIN Symposium

When: Thursday, October 27, 2022
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Central

Where: Evanston, IL

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: There is no cost to attend, but advance registration is required. Registration will open soon.

Contact: Mark Heiden  

Group: International Institute for Nanotechnology

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Celebrating 20 Years of Big Thinking at the Nanoscale

The 2022 IIN Symposium will, for the first time, exclusively feature luminaries from Northwestern delivering TED-style talks on their research and its impact across areas of importance to everyone. The winners of the 2021 Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience and Nanomedicine, Kabiller Young Investigator Award, and Kabiller Rising Star Award will also present their work.

Hosted by
Chad Mirkin
George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry; Director, IIN

Introduction by
Milan Mrksich
Henry Wade Rogers Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Vice President, Research

Nanotechnology’s Importance to the World and Northwestern

Vinayak Dravid
Abraham Harris Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Teri Odom
Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry; Chair, Department of Chemistry

Emily Weiss
Mark and Nancy Ratner Professor of Chemistry

Regenerative Medicine

Samuel Stupp
Board of Trustees Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, Medicine and Biomedical Engineering

Guillermo Ameer
Daniel Hale Williams Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Nanotechnology and Cancer

Priya Kumthekar
Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine

Alexander Stegh
Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine

Nanotechnology for Human Performance

John Rogers
Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery

Steven Xu
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Nanotechnology Mimicking Living Systems

Monica Olvera de la Cruz
Lawyer Taylor Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

George Schatz
Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry and of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Nanotechnology for Air and Water Security

William Dichtel
Robert L. Letsinger Professor of Chemistry

Omar Farha
Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry

Artificial Intelligence in Nanotechnology

Randall Snurr
John G. Searle Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Chair, Chemical and Biological Engineering

Chris Wolverton
Jerome B. Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Kabiller Award Presentations

Kabiller Rising Star Award
Natalie Artzi, Harvard Medical School & Brigham and Women's Hospital

Kabiller Young Investigator Award
Bin Liu, National University of Singapore

Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience & Nanomedicine
David Walt, Harvard Medical School

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Support from our sponsors makes it possible to offer this event to all attendees at no charge.

Silver Sponsor: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

Bronze Sponsors: Exicure, Gatan, Glen Research, Hitachi High-Tech in America, Illinois Science + Technology Park, JEOL USA, Stoicheia, WITec

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