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ACerS student tour at MS&T16; Register today

Students have the opportunity to visit Amedica Corporation in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, on Monday, October 24, 2016, from 12 to 5 p.m., during MS&T16.

According to the company website, Amedica Corporation is a biomedical corporation with scientific and manufacturing expertise to produce medical grade silicon nitride. Silicon nitride is bioactive and compatible across all imaging modalities, offering surgeons and patients a preferable alternative to commonly used materials.

Read this article from ACerS Ceramic Tech Today (CTT) that talks about Amedica’s specialties and research including silicon nitride’s antibacterial properties.

The visit will include an overview of Amedica and biomedical silicon nitride, product overviews, and a plant tour. The visit will conclude with a reception with informal conversation, snacks, and drinks.

Register no later than Monday, October 3, 2016. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first served basis.  If you have question, contact Tricia Freshour. The tour is organized by ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA).