Biotech in West Harlem ~ a Riverside Chat at Columbia University, May 15th

DNA Totem
DNA Totem by artist, Suprina as part of the Marcus Garvey Park ‘Public Art Iniative’ ~ a compilation of objects belonging to Harlem residents.

The future of life-science activities in West Harlem will be the focus of discussion at the next Riverside Chat @ Columbia University series, Tuesday, May 15th from 6:00-8:00pm.

The event will be located at Davis Auditorium, Columbia University, 530 West 120th Street, Room 412, Schapiro/CEPSR Building.

Event programming will begin with introductions at 6:10pm, presentations and Q&A from 6:15-7:00pm, and a networking reception from 7:00-8:00pm.

Speakers include Kevin Gardner, Director of the Structural Biology Initiative of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC); John Blaho, CUNY Director for Industrial-Academic Research; Victoria Hamilton, creator and director of Office of Research Initiatives at Columbia University; and Bruce Lincoln, co-founder of Silicon Harlem.

Submit a question for the speakers Here.

This is a Free Event with RVSP

  • The featured image is a Harlem art installation entitled DNA Totem by local sculpture artist, Suprina, who put out a call for personal objects from local residents a year in advance of the installation ~ thus her sculpture is a mix of treasured items by Harlem residents fixed as DNA in a piece that was on view in Marcus Garvey Park through the Public Art Initiative.

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