The International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015) is a global initiative that will highlight to the citizens of the world the importance of light and optical technologies in their lives, for their futures, and for the development of society. It is an unique opportunity to inspire, educate, and connect on a global scale.
The following public outreach and professional development events are sponsored by the Materials Research Society Foundation and various partners listed below.
Online Brown-Bag: Activities and Conversations about Synthetic Biology: The Building with Biology Project
Learn how you can get involved in a national conversation about synthetic biology! In this online brown-bag conversation, we'll present a general introduction to the fast-growing field of biological engineering and describe a NSF-funded project that brings together professionals from the scientific community and informal science educators to create conversations between synthetic biology scientists and members of the public around the societal implications of this topic.
The MRS Spring Meeting relocates to Phoenix, Arizona beginning in 2016.
We are looking forward to a new and exciting chapter in MRS Meetings!