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Innovation Ambassadors: Engineering microbes

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Innovation Ambassadors Showcase

The Innovation Ambassadors speaker series provides an opportunity to see what research and innovations are coming from various areas of the university. See what your colleagues are working on and how you can engage in the innovation ecosystem here at Western and in the local community.

The speaker series will feature faculty members from across campus and special guest panelists from industry.

This month's speakers are:

Bogumil Karas

An Assisant Professor in Biochemistry, Karas is focused on developing innovative genetic tools to enable the engineering of microbes to produce medicines, DNA storage technologies, food and next generation fuels.

Samir Hamadache

Samir is a PhD candidate in Biochemistry. He co-founded Forest City SynBio with the vision of turning Southwestern Ontario into a hub for synthetic biology startups. FCSB operates a co-working wet lab in Guelph & is raising a pre-seed round to lay the foundations for Canada’s first private accelerator dedicated to synthetic biology.

Western Entrepreneurship’s Innovation Ambassadors
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