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CBIS Celebrates 10th Anniversary

CBIS 10th Anniversary

Purpose: Acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of faculty, staff, and students over the past decade that are linked to CBIS, and highlight pertinent and promising work contiuing to take place there.

Attendees: By invitation only: Rensselaer faculty, staff, and students, local educational leaders and elected officials, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Advancement guest list

Location: Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies

Video of the live broadcast:


  • 10:30 AM – Welcome and introduction of Dr. Jackson by Dr. Vashishth
  • 10:35 AM - opening remarks by Dr. Jackson followed by introduction of keynote speaker, Dr. Scott Friedman`76 
  • 11:00 AM - Dr. Friedman delivers keynote address
  • 11:45 AM – Dr. Jackson thanks Dr. Friedman and invites guests to poster session and buffet lunch reception in the Atrium
  • 11:50 AM – Poster presentation, commemorative t-shirt give-a-way and reception
  • 1:30 PM – Event concludes

For more information contact:
Peter Grimm, Director, University Events
518-276-6237 (office), 518-378-9657 (cell)

Cheryl McGlothlin; Sr. Events Planner, University Events
(518) 276-6608 (office), (518) 378-9656 (cell)