Faculty and students can attend a two-day symposium, “Microbiomes from Different Habitats: Soil, Water and Gut,” Oct. 16-17 at Embassy Suites, 1040 P St.
The symposium, organized by Nebraska EPSCoR and part of the Nebraska Research and Innovation Conference annual series, will feature a variety of experts, including Ed Yong of The Atlantic. It will also include an interactive workshop on how scientists can succeed in media interviews.
Registration, which is free, is open through Oct. 1. The deadline to make a hotel room reservation at the discounted group rate is Sept. 24. Participants can also present a relevant research topic in the event’s Oct. 16 poster session. Posters must be registered by Oct. 1. Registration for the conference is available online.
The Nebraska Research and Innovation Conference is funded by the National Science Foundation via a five-year $20 million project to establish the Center for Root and Rhizobiome Innovation. The center includes scientists from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska Medical Center and Doane University.