Bioscience Day 2019
Tuesday, November 12, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: 
UMD Stamp Student Union

Bioscience Day is an annual event on the College Park campus that features research talks, inventor pitch competition, poster sessions, networking panels, a keynote lecture and more. This year's event titled "Genomics: Unlocking the Mysteries of Dogs, Viruses and More," features Amy Sapkota, professor of applied environmental health as a speaker and poster presentations from SPH students. 

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Tentative Agenda

9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Registration (FREE)
Colony Ballroom (Room 2203), Stamp Student Union

9:30 am - 11:30 am
Innovation Corner
Benjamin Banneker Room (Room 2212), Stamp Student Union

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Inventor Pitch Competition
UMD faculty members and researchers will pitch their inventions to local venture capitalists who will select the "Best Inventor Pitch" for Bioscience Day 2019. The winner will be announced during the session that follows and will receive a monetary award.

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Fireside Chat & Presentation of the “Best Inventor Pitch” Award
The fireside chat will be followed by the announcement and presentation of the "Best Inventor Pitch" award.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Networking Panel
Juan Ramon Jimenez Room (Room 2208), Stamp Student Union

The networking panels are designed to help students understand what they can do with a degree in the biological sciences and similar majors. A panel of representatives from industry and federal laboratories will explain what their job entails and answer questions about the kinds of undergraduate and graduate experiences that might prepare students for pursuing careers within their organizations. They will also answer questions from the audience and speak individually with those who seek more detailed information. 

11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Poster Session and Lunch
Posters: Colony Ballroom (Room 2203), Stamp Student Union
Lunch: Charles Carroll Room (Room 2203), Stamp Student Union

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Networking Panel
Juan Ramon Jimenez Room (Room 2208), Stamp Student Union

The networking panels are designed to help students understand what they can do with a degree in the biological sciences and similar majors. A panel of representatives from industry and federal laboratories will explain what their job entails and answer questions about the kinds of undergraduate and graduate experiences that might prepare students for pursuing careers within their organizations. They will also answer questions from the audience and speak individually with those who seek more detailed information. 

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Registration (FREE)
Colony Ballroom (Room 2203), Stamp Student Union

2:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Seminars
Benjamin Banneker Room (Room 2212), Stamp Student Union

Speakers:

  • Najib El-Sayed,  Professor, UMD Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
  • Amy Sapkota,  Professor, UMD School of Public Health
  • TBA

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Dr. Erik B. & Mrs. Joyce D.C. Young Lecture
Colony Ballroom (Room 2203), Stamp Student Union

Event Type: 
Guest Speakers