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New Frontiers in BioInspiration Series

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New Frontiers in BioInspiration Series

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Monday, June 22, 2020 - 13:00



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We are excited to announce that in lieu of our annual in-person symposium, the Center for Evolutionary Materials will host via Zoom a New Frontiers in BioInspiration Series to encourage intellectual stimulation and promote interdisciplinary collaborations.

All meetings start at 1PM with a contributed talk to be followed by an invited speaker presentation.. Registration is free - register here to receive the zoom link for all dates in the series: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckc-6tqT0sGtIkdt38ueS1S...

Invited Speakers:

June 15: Andrew Biewener, Lyman Professor of Biology, Harvard University,  "Maneuvering flight in birds: exploring visual clues and guidance laws linked to bioinspired UAV flight through cluttered environments"

June 22: Joan Edwards, Samuel Fessenden Clarke Professor of Biology, Williams College, "Bioinspiration from ultrafast plants"

June 29: Reika Katsumata, Assistant Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, “Ultrasmall nanoparticles meet big molecules: dynamics to structures”

July 6: Patricia Brennan, Assistant Professor of Biology, Mount Holyoke College, "Genital coevolution and its impact on material properties of vaginal tissues"

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