Faculty Workshops

Thu May 28

Keynote: The Future of Biological Research at DARPA

UTSA Research

Dr. Geoffery Ling

Director, DARPA Biological Technologies Office

Dr. Geoffery Ling is the founding director of the Biological Technologies Office. He created and managed a broad portfolio of research spanning neuroscience, infectious disease, pharmacology, and battlefield medicine. He was named DARPA Program Manager of the Year in 2009 and served as Deputy Director for the Defense Sciences Office from 2013-2014.

9 - 10:30 a.m.   |  BSE 2.102   |  Main Campus

The mission of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) - Biological Technologies Office (BTO) is to foster, demonstrate, and transition breakthrough fundamental research, discoveries, and applications that integrate biology, engineering, and computer science for national security. The BTO seeks to establish and invest in new communities of scientific interest at the intersection of traditional and emerging disciplines.

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