Monday, March 28 – 10am to 3pm

Monday, March 28 – 10am to 3pm

by Melissa Brinksma, March 23, 2017

WHAT: President’s Forum and Faculty Research Showcase

Keynote Speaker Dr. Jim Gallarda is a Senior Program Officer with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, WA. He has over 25 years of industry experience in development of commercial infectious disease and oncologyrelated companion diagnostics. During his tenure as Abbott Laboratories and Roche Molecular Diagnostics, he oversaw multiple teams developing immunodiagnostic and PCR systems for HIV-1, HIV-2, HCV, HBV and West Nile Virus. He now serves as a diagnostic lead for the Foundation’s efforts in tuberculosis, and has oversight for investments in next generation sequencing and other molecular applications in global health.

WHERE: NJIT Campus Center Ballrooms A and B

WHEN: Tuesday, March 28 – 10am to 3pm


10:00-10:30 a.m. Welcome remarks

10:30-11:30 a.m. President’s Forum: Keynote Lecture Dr. Jim Gallarda Senior Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

11:30-12:30 p.m. Lunch and Networking

12:30-2:00 p.m. New Faculty Presentations

2:00-3:00 p.m. Poster Presentations and Networking Session: New Faculty and Faculty Seed Grant Recipients