On September 17, 2018, the IBB's Facebook Page livestreamed the Panel Discussion on the Future of Scientific Research. This panel included France C√≥rdova (Director, NSF), John Culberson (U.S. Representative, R-Texas), Neal Lane (Malcolm Gillis University Professor Emeritus, Rice University), Yael Hochberg (Rice University Entrepreneurship Initiative), and was moderated by David W. Leebron (President, Rice University).
The IBB hosts numerous seminars each year. Upcoming IBB seminars include:
Jack Gill, Special Invited Seminar, October 10, 2018 at Shell Auditorium in Jones School, Rice University (Details forthcoming)
The IBB recommends the following additional seminar series:
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30pm
Keck Seminar Series, Fridays from 4-5pm (focused on interdisciplinary science involving quantitative or computational, biomedical informatics and data science, bioinformatics, chemical, and/or physical approaches to biological problems)
Many of the departments where IBB faculty have appointments have weekly seminars at different times. Examples include the seminars in BioSciences (Mondays from 12-1pm), Bioengineering (Tuesdays from 4-5pm), Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (Thursdays from 2:30-3:30pm), Chemistry (Wednesdays from 4-5 pm), and Physics (Wednesdays from 4-5pm).