Annual Retreat


3rd Annual Retreat

The 2020 GGI Retreat

Join Us!

Save the date! The third annual GGI retreat will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2020 over Zoom. The GGI Annual Retreat welcomes new graduate students and new faculty, highlights the research of GGI laboratories and Research Interest Groups, and features discussions about GGS graduate student recruitment and admission strategies.

Date: August 29, 2020

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gregory Wray, Professor of Biology and Director of the Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology, Duke University

Location Address: Zoom (Link)

Schedule of Events: See below.

Questions? Please contact Dr. Jeff Yoder with any questions:

Retreat Zoom Link & Full Program


Schedule of Events

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2020 Retreat Sponsors





Past Retreats

2019 Retreat

Date: August 19, 2019

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Frances Ligler, Lampe Distinguished professor of Biomedical Engineering, NCSU

Location Address: 2450 Alumni Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. Parking is FREE.

Registration Deadline: Friday August 9, 2019 (CLOSED).

Registration: Registration includes breakfast, buffet lunch, refreshments, and coffee breaks. Registration is FREE.

Schedule and Full Retreat Program can be viewed below.

Full retreat program: View program

Schedule of Events

08:30 AM     Registration and Breakfast

09:00 AM     Welcome and Updates: The Future of GGI
– Seminar Series
– Research Interest Groups (RIGs)
– GGI Graduate Training Program and Curriculum
– And more!

10:30 AM     Coffee Break

11:00 AM     Keynote Speaker: Dr. Frances Ligler
“On being a Gemini: Combining science and engineering to help people”

12:00 PM     Lunch Buffet and Poster Presentations

01:30 PM     Science Talks: Session 1

03:00 PM     Coffee Break and Poster Presentations

03:30 PM     Science Talks: Session 2

05:00 PM     Adjourn

2019 Retreat Sponsors: