NSI Announces Keynote Speaker for 2020 Technical Symposium

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North Star Imaging is proud to announce Dr. Bruce W. Fouke as one of two keynote speakers at NSI’s 2020 X-ray Vision Conference.

Professor Bruce W. Fouke

Professor Bruce W. Fouke

“We utilize the NSI X5000 MicroCT as the cornerstone first test in all of our geobiology scientific projects, from which we determine the spatial and temporal context for all of our ensuing microscopy-to-omics analyses. This is true for every one of our research projects, including: (1) using coral skeletons to gauge sea surface temperature through geological time; (2) timing of the last flow from travertine deposits in the ancient Roman aqueducts; (3) Yellowstone hot spring travertine as a biomarker to guide the search for life on other planets; (4) enhanced subsurface oil and gas exploration; and (5) and most recently, the pathogenesis of human kidney stone disease with the Mayo Clinic, which we call GeoBioMed.”

We look forward to having Dr. Bruce Fouke at our event!

Please join us for our 2020 X-ray Symposium to hear what Dr. Fouke has to say.

2020 Vision

Dr. Bruce Fouke is a professor of Geology and Microbiology, and an active member of the Carl. R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He also serves as Director of the Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center on the Illinois campus. His lab group of students, postdocs and research scientists work at the intersection of carbonate geology and molecular biology (Geobiology, Astrobiology and Biomineralization) on projects that range from energy exploration and recovery, to translational human medicine, environmental influences on adaptation and evolution in hot springs, ancient Roman aqueduct hydrology, meteor impacts and NASA space exploration.

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