Dave Micklos

Cold Spring Harbor DNA Learning Center

Dave Micklos is founder and executive director of the DNA Learning Center (DNALC) of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the world’s first science center devoted to public genetics education. Each year, more than 500,000 students use textbooks or commercial lab kits developed by the DNALC, analyze DNA sequences using DNALC bioinformatics tools, or do experiments at the DNALC or an allied science center. Dave is co-PI of two National Science Foundation Centers: InnovATEBIO National Biotechnology Education Center and CyVerse, a national cyberi-nfrastructure for biology research. Through these and other grant-funded programs, he advocates for broad participation in student research using DNA sequence analysis and high-performance computing. Dave is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and he has won prizes from the Genetics Society of America, Charles A. Dana Foundation, American Society for Cell Biology Award, and Science Magazine.

The Cove: An Innovation Ecosystem for the 21st Century

September 28, 2021 • 8:30 AM – 4 PM
Liberty House, The Liberty Marina, Jersey City