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Douglas A. Lauffenburger is the UB CBE
2018 Graduate Research Symposium Speaker
Friday, October 12, 2018
UB Center for the Arts
Lectures 1pm Screening Room, Poster Contest and Reception 3pm, Atrium

Over 70 posters will be on display
Wine, beer and hors d'oeuvres will be served
Dr. Douglas A. Lauffenburger is Ford Professor of Bioengineering and (founding) Head of the Department of Biological Engineering at MIT. His major research interests are in cell engineering: the fusion of engineering with molecular cell biology, with central focus on systems biology approaches to complex pathophysiology in application to drug discovery and development. 

The Symposium will also feature presentations from PhD Candidates Junyi Liu (Haiqing Lin group) and Andrew Kroetsch (Sheldon Park group) starting at 1pm.
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