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Contact: Susan Hamlin

Graduate Program Coordinator

Chemical Engineering

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Abstract

Join the Department as it celebrates the research of graduate students through both oral and poster presentations. The keynote speaker is Dr. John Younger, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc.

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Speaker Bio

John Younger is a nationally‐recognized physician scientist who, before co‐founding Akadeum, practiced emergency medicine and lead an NIH‐ and National Science Foundation‐funded research lab the University of Michigan.

In this context, he has extensively researched how bacteria and human cells interact with engineered materials, and is routinely called upon by federal agencies to evaluate science and technology proposals.

John left the University of Michigan in 2015 to join the leadership team of Akadeum full time.

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