Socially-Directed Science and Technology: Design at the Intersection of History, Sustainability, and Equity with Applications to Biotechnology and Biomaterials
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Christina Ortiz, the Morris Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT, will share her vision of more inclusive and socially responsible scientific and technological research in a talk titled “Socially-Directed Science and Technology: Design at the Intersection of History, Sustainability, and Equity with Applications to Biotechnology and Biomaterials.” The talk, at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, is the first in in the 2022-2023 Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series, hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC.
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The 2022-23 series will highlight trending subjects from mindfulness during pregnancy to personalized cancer treatments, along with top-of-mind issues such as climate change and sustainability in fields such as biomaterials, food supply, and data science.
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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