Life at the Interface of Science + Engineering - Lecture series (LISE)


These lectures are part of a collaboration between the University at Albany and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). This is the fifth speaker in the series.

Featured Speaker

Stephen R. Quake, PhD. @stephenquake Lee Otterson Professor. Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics, Stanford University and the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 @3pm

University at Albany

“The Cell is a Bag of RNA” - Watch the Recording (Access Passcode: qq.=g95u )


Friday, April 9, 2021 @3pm

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

“Molecular Counting and Liquid Biopsies: A Path to Creating Health Equity in the Genomic Revolution”

Watch the recording here: WebEx


About LISE

Established through the generosity of UAlbany Distinguished Professor Marlene Belfort and RPI Institute Professor Georges Belfort, the Life at the Interface of Science and Engineering Endowed Lecture Series is designed to address fundamental questions that require the expertise of both Life Sciences and Engineering to answer. This collaborative lecture series will bring world renowned experts to speak to the campus communities at both UAlbany and RPI.

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