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Please join iBIO, Illinois Ventures and a partnership of public, private and academic institutions as Illinois’ most promising life science startups, new innovation ecosystem developments, and the next generation of life sciences innovators showcase their work to investors and biopharma business executives.

By promoting the the companies and organizations presenting, we aim to connect innovators to investment and talent, stimulate collaboration and foster the next generation of innovations and entrepreneurs to help bridge the gap in translating groundbreaking discoveries into biomedical realities and to catalyze entrepreneurship within Illinois’ rapidly growing life science ecosystem

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The Illinois Life Sciences Showcase is supported by our community’s leading organizations

 

The Life Sciences Showcase will feature three-daily 45-minute tracks:

9:00 am – 9:45 am: BioGeneius High School STEM Competition:

BioGENEius is the most prestigious high school science competition in the world for original research in biotechnology. One Illinois winner will receive a cash prize and the opportunity to present his or her research to judges at the 2021 BIO International Digital Convention!

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Amelie el Mahmoud

Oak Park and River Forest High School

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Non-pharmaceutical Interventions on Mitigating the Spread of COVID-19: A Mathematical Model Based Approach

Sirihaasa Nallamothu

University High School

Computer Board based Fundoscopy and Supervised Binary Convolutional Neural Network for Diagnosis of Fundus and Eyelid Diseases

Emily Hsieh

Oak Park and River Forest High School

A Comparison of Distinct Architectures of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) For Modeling Solar Radiation For Renewable Energy Data

Riya Joshi

Walter Payton College Prep High School

A Novel Macrophage Suppression Genetic Screen

Margaret Kennedy

Oak Park and River Forest High School

The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Based Multidisciplinary Treatment (CBBMT) in Addressing Chronic Pain and Functional Impairment Caused by Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Jai Lanka

Walter Payton College Prep High School

Machine Learning Model Predicts Anti-Cancer Drug Responses at Higher Accuracy than Current Methods

Owen Saranecki

Oak Park and River Forest High School

The Effect of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-P-Dioxin (TCDD) on the Neurodevelopment, Birth Weight, and Birth Term of Infants Whose Parents Were Exposed in an Effort to Bring Awareness to High Exposure Areas

Akhil Vytla

Illinois Math and Science Academy

Biological Processes of Various Strains of Maize over Varying Temperatures

Illinois BioGENEius Competition Award Ceremony

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm: Life Sciences New Venture Showcase:

The Life Sciences Showcase provides attendees with unique access to early-stage startups from proven innovators in the health industry. 

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3:00 pm – 3:45 pm: Innovation Ecosystem Features:

Stay connected to the newest developments and organizations shaping the future of the Illinois Life Sciences industry:

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