The Forsyth Technical Community College invites you to attend the 2017 SciTech Lecture Series to hear Jason Gagliano, lab coordinator, and Malaysia Christian, lab technician, speak on "How the Analytical and Molecular Training Lab at Innovation Quarter is Used."

Jason Gagliano earned his Masters in Science Education and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Wake Forest University (WFU). Gagliano has taught high and middle school science, led college workshops in chemistry and university labs in biophysics, and has performed research in the physics department at WFU for 10 years. He has also published research articles in the European Biophysics Journal (EBJ), Journal of Chromatography (JOC), and Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (ABC) with over 60 citations. One research article was listed in the top 10 most downloaded articles published in 2015.

Malaysia Christian is a lab technician with Forsyth Tech for the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce to provide company specified skill development and classroom/faculty training. Christian has contributed research in sequencing of the ACE-gene in relation to hypertension, and anti-fungal drug development. Christian holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She has worked with a variety of companies conducting research, quality assurance and environmental management. These companies include, but are not limited to, PSC Environmental, Pace Analytical, and most recently, Pepsi Bottling Ventures.

View the event flyer [2].



All lectures are free and open to the public. Registration is required for reserving a seat for this event.
Contact Mary Flournoy at 336-757-3812, [3] or email Russ Read at [4].



The Oak Grove Center is on Forsyth Tech's main campus. When going down Silas Creek Parkway, enter campus by turning left on Miller Street and go to the end of the street. Turn left on Oak Grove Road then turn right at the next street. You will see a large building, Oak Grove Center, on your left. Parking is located in Lots CC1, CC2 and CC3. Download map here [5].