2011 Techniques Symposium

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What is the Technique Symposium?
The Technique Symposium is an annual 3-day scientific training event devoted to providing Georgia Tech bioscience and bioengineering researchers with seminars and hands-on workshops on laboratory techniques, software and analysis as well as scientific communication.
Who organizes the Technique Symposium?
The Technique Symposium is organized by the Research Committee of the Bioengineering and Bioscience Unified Graduate Students (BBUGS). BBUGS is the core graduate student group for the biomedical science community at Georgia Tech, and its home is the Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB).
Who conducts the seminars and workshops at the Technique Symposium?
The Technique Symposium training sessions are conducted by Georgia Tech staff and faculty, as well as invited corporate technical representatives with expertise in topic of interest.
Who should attend the Technique Symposium training sessions?
The Technique Symposium is meant primarily for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows working in bioengineering and bioscience research fields.
How is the Technique Symposium funded?
The Technique Symposium seeks sponsorship from sponsor companies. Technical representatives from our sponsor companies typically teach technique training sessions and receive advertising benefits listed here.
Where are the Technique Symposium sessions held?
The Technique Symposium sessions are held primarily within rooms in IBB and Whitaker. We have a range of venues available, such as seminar rooms, conference rooms, computer labs and wet labs, which allows for sessions to be taught in lecture, workshop  demonstration formats.
Why participate in the Technique Symposium?
1)    Equip yourself with the research skills you need
2)    Get trained by the experts
3)    Attend seminars on a wide range of topics, conveniently located in the Bioscience quad
4)    Learn effectively and efficiently in hands-on workshops and practical seminar sessions
What types of topics are covered in the Technique Symposium?
1)    Lab equipment and techniques – E.g. confocal microscopy, western blotting, PCR
2)    Software and analysis – E.g. IGOR, MATLAB, Systat, Endnote, Biostatistics
3)    Communication – E.g. technical writing, presentations, resume writing, interviewing


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  • Created By: Colly Mitchell
  • Created: 04/20/2011
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016


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