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Socially-Directed Science and Technology: Design at the Intersection of History, Sustainability, and Equity with Applications to Biotechnology and Biomaterials

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Christine Ortiz, Ph.D.

Morris Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Founder, Station 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture: Socially-Directed Science and Technology: Design at the Intersection of History, Sustainability, and Equity with Applications to Biotechnology and Biomaterials

Date: Sept. 22, 2022

Time:  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  (Reception and hors d'oeuvres at 5 p.m.)

Location: Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, Room M203, 2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, Virginia. Please register to attend.

Virtual attendance:  Join via Zoom.

Additional Details

This is a free event hosted by Dr. Michael Friedlander and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. For more information, please call 540-526-2059.

About Maury Strauss

Maury Strauss is a longtime community benefactor and businessman who supports biomedical research with the goal of energizing the local economy and improving quality of life in our neighborhoods and around the world. In order to ensure the continued success of Roanoke’s biomedical research enterprise, as well as the free public seminars, Mr. Strauss has made a generous gift to the series. Read More.

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