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Bioscience Day

BioScience Day is an annual event that features research talks, presentations, mini-symposia anddemonstratins by University of Maryland scientists.

The program provides a unique opportunity for executives and professionals in industry and government to:

  • Discover the most recent advances in bioscience and biotechnology at the University of Maryland
  • Promote the potential for academic-industry-government collaboration
  • Meet university scientists and interact with graduate student researchers
  • Network with colleagues who share an interest in the promotion of bioscience and the bioscience industry
  • Recruit employees and investigate job opportunities

9:00 am - 4:50 pm
Stamp Student Union, Grand Ballroom
University of Maryland, College Park


"Traumatic Brain Injury: It’s all about Balance"
Akiva Cohen
University of Pennsylvania
B.S. ’85, microbiology; M.S. ’89, zoology

"Reproducibility and Rigor in Computational Neuroscience:
Testing the Data Driven Model"

Sharon Crook
Arizona State University
M.A. ’91, Ph.D. ’96, applied mathematics

Ajay Verma
United Neuroscience

Faculty members and researchers pitch their bioscience-related inventions to local venture capitalists in this exciting competition. Learn More

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Dr. Erik B. & Mrs. Joyce D.C. Young Lecture
Atrium, Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland, College Park

"Mathematical Ecology: A Century of Progress, and Challenges for the Next Century"
Simon Levin
2014 National Medal of Science Recipent
PhD '64, mathematics
James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor, Departmentof Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

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