So, let me continue introducing the participants, those lucky 225 who managed, in less than four days, to grab a spot on the roster.
Joanne Manaster teaches histology in the department of Cell and Developmental Biology, and mammalian cell culture techniques and the concepts of stem cells and tissue engineering in the Bioengineering Department at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.
You can learn much more about Joanne, her fascinating life story, and especially about her outreach activities, on her About page. Check out her blog, follow her on Twitter and check out her YouTube science channel – here is her latest video:
At the conference, Joanne will do a short Ignite-style talk “My “Little Black Book of Scientists I Love”, and a demo “Characteristics of Science Popularizers”.
At the conference, Christopher will do a demo of science apps for iPhone – “Science and the mobile device”.
Melissa also tweets for EPA Research.
Jennifer Montague works at BioCytics, a research and development company also here in North Carolina, focusing on personalized medicine.