Each fall IBB invites one of the nation's leading researchers in the biotechnology field to give an address to the entire Institute.

Recent Submissions

  • Biomaterials to Program Cells in situ 

    Mooney, David J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09-13)
    There are hundreds of clinical trials of cell therapy currently underway, but simple cell infusions lead to large-scale cell death, little control over cell fate, and a typically poor clinical outcome. We propose ...
  • Investigation of Human Diseases at the Intersections of Engineering, Natural Sciences and Medicine 

    Suresh, Subra (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-20)
    Major advances in various branches of engineering and natural sciences, together with transformational developments in information technology, computational modeling and simulation, genetics, genomics, and nanotechnology, ...
  • Controlling Stem Cells 

    McKay, Ronald D.G. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-09-21)
  • The Biology and Therapeutic Promise of Small RNAs 

    Sharp, Phillip A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-02)
    The discovery of the multiple roles of small RNAs in regulation of gene expression is a revolutionary advance in biology. MicroRNAs probably interact with mRNAs from half of all human genes. Overexpression of some microRNAs ...
  • Harnessing New Technologies to Improve Health 

    Sykes, Richard Brook (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-10-16)
    The Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience’s annual Petit Distinguished Lecture features Sir Richard Sykes, rector of the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.
  • Sustaining Growth in Medical Technology 

    Collins, Arthur D., Jr. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-11-14)
  • Biomedicine and Materials Science 

    Whitesides, George M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-11-06)
    George M. Whitesides joined the Department of Chemistry of Harvard University in 1982, and was Department Chairman 1986-89, and Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry from 1982-2004. He is now the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers ...