|Event Title||Merck UNC Bioanalysis Forum and Idea Exchange|
|Location||UNC Campus, Murray Hall G202 (near Kenan and Caudill buildings)|
|Sponsor||Training Initiative for Biological and Biomedical Sciences (TIBBS) - Co-sponsored by Merck, UNC Chemistry and TIBBS|
|Date/Time||10/20/2022 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
The Merck UNC Bioanalysis Forum and Idea Exchange is a chance for UNC students, postdocs, scientists, staff, and faculty to share their current work with the campus research community and with R&D scientists from Merck. The Forum and Idea Exchange includes poster sessions and lightning talks from both UNC and Merck scientists.
This day-long event will feature keynote speakers (Prof. Xiling Shen from Duke Cancer Center and co-founder of Xilis + the director of R&D at Merck), lightning talks from participants, free continental breakfast and lunch (for those who register by October 13th), a poster session, career panels, and a networking event. Come for the whole day or as much of the event as your schedule allows. There will be awards for the top poster presenters and raffles for attendees throughout the day.
8:30 Registration and Breakfast
9:10 Xiling Shen Keynote Address
10:00 Lightning talks
11 - 12 Poster Session 1
12:00 Networking Lunch with Merck Scientists
1:00 Merck Keynote talk
2 - 2:45 Panel Discussion
2:45 Lightning talks
3:30 - 4:30 Poster Session 2