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Events Schedule

Biosecurity Research Institute

Learn from an expert

Attend a presentation by Stephen Higgs, BRI director and K-State professor, in Pat Roberts Hall that explores research accomplishments and science projects at the BRI. Learn about the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) currently being constructed adjacent to the BRI, and ask questions about science careers. 1:30 and 2 p.m.

Dig in deeper

Watch a video in Pat Roberts Hall and learn about the BRI as a biocontainment facility. How do we perform science experiments safely? How does the building work? What are the unique features of the BRI that allow groundbreaking research to take place? Learn the answers to these questions and more at 1 and 2:30 p.m. 

Let's experiment

Petri dishes, pipettes and PPE, oh my! Take part in interactive science laboratory activities in the training lab in Pat Roberts Hall from 1 to 3 p.m.

By the hour
1 p.m.

Discover Science in Containment video, lecture room, Pat Roberts Hall.

1:15 p.m.

Interactive science laboratory activities, training lab, Pat Roberts Hall.

1:30 p.m.

Director’s seminar, “Exploring Science at the BRI and NBAF,” lecture room, Pat Roberts Hall.

1:45 p.m.

Interactive science laboratory activities, training lab, Pat Roberts Hall.

2 p.m.

Director’s seminar, “Exploring Science at the BRI and NBAF,” lecture room, Pat Roberts Hall.

2:30 p.m.

Discover Science in Containment video, lecture room, Pat Roberts Hall.

2:30 p.m.

Interactive science laboratory activities, training lab, Pat Roberts Hall.