Athens BioBash: A Discussion on Agricultural Biotechnology

Come network with leading professionals in the Athens life sciences community and learn about biodegradable bioplastics and GMOs.

Two TED-style talks on biodegradable bioplastics and GM crops will be followed by a reception. Come interact with members of the North Georgia life science and biotech industries, discuss issues affecting the growing industry, and form new relationships through exchanges of information, ideas and support. 


  • Joe B. Grubbs III, Ph.D., Senior Polymer Scientist and UGA Liaison, DaniMer Scientific
  • Wayne Parrott, Ph.D., Professor, Crop & Soil Sciences, University of Georgia 

Time & Schedule
5–6 p.m. Registration & Networking
6–7 p.m. Program 
7–7:30 p.m. Networking

*First 25 UGA students receive free admission (Contact Tyler Duggins at or 706-542-8969).

Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Terrapin Beer Co. 265 Newton Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30607

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Lectures and Discussions, Receptions and Recognitions, Networking


Current Students, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Community


Research, Science & Technology



Free for UGA faculty and staff. $10, UGA student; $10, GaBio member; $20, GaBio nonmember.

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