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18 Oct
Science 2019: New Materials and Their Applications
Event Type

Lectures, Symposia, Etc.



Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Graduate Students


Science 2019


University Unit
Health Sciences: Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor


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Science 2019: New Materials and Their Applications

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the theme of “New Materials and Their Applications.”


Jennifer Laaser, PhD — Pushing and Pulling on Polymers: Driving Chemistry with Force

Yiming Wang, PhD — Non-Precious Transition Metal Catalysis for New Synthetic Methods

Warren Ruder, PhD — Encoding Material Architecture in Synthetic Gene Networks

Ipsita Banerjee, PhD — An Eye Toward Islets: Bioengineering Pancreatic Islet Organoids from hPSC

Friday, October 18 at 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

William Pitt Union, Room 548
3959 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260