TACNY John Edson Sweet Lecture Series – Brief History And The Future Of Biotechnology

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Onondaga Community College, 101 Whitney Applied Technology Center


NOTE: The lecture will be starting 30 minutes later than usual.


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Adam Lowe Ph.D., Principal Research Scientist at SRC, will present a “Brief History and the Future of Biotechnology”, a talk about how biotechnology has shaped modern society and how it will affect us in the future. People interested in learning more about Biotechnology are invited to attend the free Sweet Lecture presentation on Tuesday, May 14, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Room 101 of the Whitney Applied Technology Center on the Onondaga Community College campus. Networking starts at 6:00 p.m., the speaker is introduced at 6:30 p.m., the presentation is slated to run from 6:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and the event ends at 8:30 p.m. following questions from the audience. Admission is free and open to the public. Walk-ins are welcome, but we ask that people RSVP by emailing sweet.lecture@tacny.org by May 10, 2013.

Dr. Adam Lowe is a Principal Research Scientist for the Biotechnology group at SRC. The biotechnology program has active research areas in microbial engineering, bio-nanotechnology, and small molecule detection. The program strives to provide opportunities for innovation and collaboration, both internally and with U.S. Government stakeholders. Dr. Lowe holds a patent on SNP detection using ligase detection reaction coupled surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy and has many other bio-nanotechnology patents pending. Dr. Lowe received a B.S. in biology from Salisbury University and his Ph.D. in microbiology from Cornell University, where he was a Presidential Life Sciences Fellow and Nanobiotechnology Integrated Research Fellow. He was named one of the 30 Most Dynamic Graduates of his class from Cornell University.

Technology Alliance of Central New York

Founded in 1903 as the Technology Club of Syracuse, the nonprofit Technology Alliance of Central New York’s mission is to facilitate community awareness, appreciation, and education of technology; and to collaborate with like-minded organizations across Central New York.

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