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Speaker series: Tom Guarr

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 3:30pm

Thomas Guarr HeadshotWednesday, February 11, 2015

3:30pm - MSU Bioeconomy Institute Auditorium (MAP)

Organic Materials for Energy Storage Applications

Thomas F. Guarr

Director of Research and Development
MSU Bioeconomy Institute 

Tom Guarr's research interests include conductive polymers, electrocatalysis, fullerenes, inorganic photochemistry, electron transfer reactions, amperometric biosensors, organic photovoltaics, and artificial photosynthesis.

About: http://research.msu.edu/stories/msu-names-rd-director-holland-bioeconomy-institute


Apply now! Summer Research Internship

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 5:00pm

We are accepting applications for full-time laboratory research interns for summer 2015. Come join our team of students performing original research in chemistry fields such as organic synthesis, analytical chemistry, electrochemistry and spectroscopy.

Internships will run May 11 to July 17, and may be extended by mutual agreement.

To apply, send the following to Laura Ives at iveslaur@msu.edu :

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter indicating the type of research of greatest interest to you
  3. Contact information for at least one reference
  4. A list of all college-level science courses you have successfully completed

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.summer internship program poster


SBIR and STTR Training Program

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 1:00pm

Mar. 11, 2015 - 1pm-4pm
 

Join SBIR/STTR expert, Michael Kurek, partner, BBCetc., for this introduction to the governement's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technoogy Transfer (STTR) programs, which offer more than $2.4 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies.

Attendees will learn about program basics including eligibility, selecting the right agency and key components of a competitive proposal. Michael will also cover details of the types of projects funded by NIH, NSF and DOD, and the unique requirements of each.

About Michael Kurek, PhD, Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting

Michael has held senior management positions in marketing, sales and business development for a number of life science companies—two of which completed successful initial public stock offerings on the NASDAQ exchange. He was also Vice President of Business Development for the Michigan Center for High Technology, where he was responsible for the business incubator program that served over 50 start-up technology companies. Over his 30-year career, Michael has demonstrated success on an international scale in defining new product opportunities, developing sales and marketing strategies, and recruiting and managing teams to deliver growth. He holds a Ph.D. in Genetics from Florida State University and an M.B.A. from Boston University. He joined BBC in 2001 as a Principal Consultant.

Registration required. Seminar complimentary.

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Workshop: Lab Bench to Plant

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 8:00am

flyerThe MSU Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, Mich., will host a week-long (May 11-15, 2015), hands-on, chemical process scale-up workshop for interested students, educators in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) disciplines, and high technology entrepreneurs and economic development professionals. More...

MSU Bioeconomy Institute
242 Howard Avenue
Holland, MI 49424  

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Workshop: Lab Bench to Plant

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 8:00am

flyerThe MSU Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, Mich., will host a week-long (May 11-15, 2015), hands-on, chemical process scale-up workshop for interested students, educators in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) disciplines, and high technology entrepreneurs and economic development professionals. More...

MSU Bioeconomy Institute
242 Howard Avenue
Holland, MI 49424  

Flyer (PDF)