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Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Biomedical Engineering Seminars 2019-2020


Watch Past Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Biomedical Engineering Seminars
Dr. Carlijn Bouten | What Is Relevant For Tissue Engineered Heart Valves?
Dr. Carlijn Bouten | What Is Relevant For Tissue Engineered Heart Valves?
Dr. Michael Sacks | The Mitral Valve from Cellular Biophysics To Surgical Repair
Dr. Michael Sacks | The Mitral Valve from Cellular Biophysics To Surgical Repair
Dr. Adrian H. Chester | Biological Complexity Of The Aortic Valve – What Is Relevant for Tissue Engineered Heart Valves?
Dr. Adrian H. Chester | Biological Complexity Of The Aortic Valve – What Is Relevant for Tissue Engineered Heart Valves?
Dr. Brittany Gonzalez & Dr. Hooi Hooi Ng | Early Career Investigators Series
Dr. Brittany Gonzalez & Dr. Hooi Hooi Ng | Early Career Investigators Series
Dr. Vanessa Tolosa | Miniaturizing Neural Implants
Dr. Vanessa Tolosa | Miniaturizing Neural Implants
Dr. Irene Georgakoudi | Morphofunctional Tissue Assessments Through Label-Free, High-Resolution Imaging
Dr. Irene Georgakoudi | Morphofunctional Tissue Assessments Through Label-Free, High-Resolution Imaging
Dr. Tatiana Novikova | Polarization of Light As Ariadne’s Thread Within The Labyrinth Of Medical Diagnostics
Dr. Tatiana Novikova | Polarization of Light As Ariadne’s Thread Within The Labyrinth Of Medical Diagnostics
Dr. Anita Singh | Understanding the Mechanism, Treatment & Prevention of Nervous System Injuries
Dr. Anita Singh | Understanding the Mechanism, Treatment & Prevention of Nervous System Injuries
Dr. Sharmila Venugopal | Modeling Neurodegenerative Disease Dynamics
Dr. Sharmila Venugopal | Modeling Neurodegenerative Disease Dynamics
Dr. Martine LaBerge | Building A Skillset For Successful BME Research Career
Dr. Martine LaBerge | Building A Skillset For Successful BME Research Career
Dr. Carlijn Bouten | What Is Relevant For Tissue Engineered Heart Valves?
Dr. Carlijn Bouten | What Is Relevant For Tissue Engineered Heart Valves?

Dr. Michael Sacks | The Mitral Valve from Cellular Biophysics To Surgical Repair
Dr. Michael Sacks | The Mitral Valve from Cellular Biophysics To Surgical Repair

Dr. Adrian H. Chester | Biological Complexity Of The Aortic Valve – What Is Relevant for Tissue Engineered Heart Valves?
Dr. Adrian H. Chester | Biological Complexity Of The Aortic Valve – What Is Relevant for Tissue Engineered Heart Valves?

Dr. Brittany Gonzalez & Dr. Hooi Hooi Ng | Early Career Investigators Series
Dr. Brittany Gonzalez & Dr. Hooi Hooi Ng | Early Career Investigators Series

Dr. Vanessa Tolosa | Miniaturizing Neural Implants
Dr. Vanessa Tolosa | Miniaturizing Neural Implants

Dr. Irene Georgakoudi | Morphofunctional Tissue Assessments Through Label-Free, High-Resolution Imaging
Dr. Irene Georgakoudi | Morphofunctional Tissue Assessments Through Label-Free, High-Resolution Imaging

Dr. Tatiana Novikova | Polarization of Light As Ariadne’s Thread Within The Labyrinth Of Medical Diagnostics
Dr. Tatiana Novikova | Polarization of Light As Ariadne’s Thread Within The Labyrinth Of Medical Diagnostics

Dr. Anita Singh | Understanding the Mechanism, Treatment & Prevention of Nervous System Injuries
Dr. Anita Singh | Understanding the Mechanism, Treatment & Prevention of Nervous System Injuries

Dr. Sharmila Venugopal | Modeling Neurodegenerative Disease Dynamics
Dr. Sharmila Venugopal | Modeling Neurodegenerative Disease Dynamics

Dr. Martine LaBerge | Building A Skillset For Successful BME Research Career
Dr. Martine LaBerge | Building A Skillset For Successful BME Research Career

 

 

FALL 2020 SPEAKERS

Dr. Rob Rivers
Dr. Rob Rivers

Program Director at NIH / Office of Minority Health Research Coordination

Seminar Title

NAVIGATING NIH FUNDING FOR YOUR RESEARCH – UNDERGRADUATE TO PROFESSOR

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Dr. Cynthia A. Chestek
Dr. Cynthia A. Chestek

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Neuroscience and Robotics University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Seminar Title

NEURAL INTERFACES FOR CONTROLLING FINGER MOVEMENTS

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Dr. Martine LaBerge
Dr. Martine LaBerge

Professor and Chair of Bioengineering, Clemson University Director, Clemson University Biomedical Engineering Innovation Campus

Seminar Title

BUILDING A SKILLSET FOR SUCCESSFUL BME RESEARCH CAREER: FOCUS ON EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

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Dr. Sharmila Venugopal
Dr. Sharmila Venugopal

Assistant Adjunct Professor in Integrative Biology and Physiology and Life Sciences Core Education at University of California Los Angeles

Seminar Title

MODELING NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE DYNAMICS: FROM ION CHANNELS TO NEURAL MICROCIRCUITS

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Dr. Anita Singh
Dr. Anita Singh

Associate Professor and Chair of the Biomedical Engineering Department, Widener University Chester, PA

Seminar Title

UNDERSTANDING THE MECHANISM, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF NERVOUS SYSTEM INJURIES

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Dr. Tatiana Novikova
Dr. Tatiana Novikova

Head of the Characterization and Modeling Division, LPICM, Ecole polytechnique, IP Paris, Palaiseau, France

Seminar Title

POLARIZATION OF LIGHT AS ARIADNE’S THREAD WITHIN THE LABYRINTH OF MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS

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Dr. Michael M. Maharbiz
Dr. Michael M. Maharbiz

Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Seminar Title

THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXPANSION OF THE NEURAL DUST CONCEPT

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Dr. Andrea Canessa
Dr. Andrea Canessa

Assistant Professor of the Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Genova, Italy

Seminar Title

DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION IN MOVEMENT DISORDERS: CLINICAL EFFECTS AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS

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Dr. Irene Georgakoudi
Dr. Irene Georgakoudi

Professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department, Tufts University, Medford, MA

Seminar Title

MORPHOFUNCTIONAL TISSUE ASSESSMENTS THROUGH LABEL-FREE, HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGING

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SPRING 2020 SPEAKERS

January 10, 2020 – 9:00 AM
Dr. Vladimir Beljanski

Dr. Vladimir Beljanski

Nova Southeastern Univesity: Assistant Professor, NSU Cell Therapy Institute

Seminar Title
Autophagy modulators enhance immunoregulatory properties of MIAMI cells

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Friday, January 17, 2020 – 9:00 AM
Dr. Hong Susan Zhou

Dr. Hong Susan Zhou

Worcester Polytechnic Institute: Associate Professor Director, Department Of Chemical Engineering

Seminar Title
Sensor Systems-Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology

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Friday, January 24, 2020 – 9:00 AM
Dr. Andrew Dykstra

Dr. Andrew Dykstra

University of Miami: Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department

Seminar Title
Identifying Physiological Markers Of Conscious Audition: Progress And Problems

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Friday, January 31, 2020 – 9:00 AM
Dr. Carlos B. Mantilla

Dr. Carlos B. Mantilla

Mayo Clinic: Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Seminar Title
Regulation of Diaphragm Muscle Function: From Development Through Aging

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Friday, February 7, 2020 – 9:00 AM
Miami Heart ♥ Month Series
Dr. Jianyi Zhang, MD,PhD

Dr. Jianyi Zhang, MD,PhD

The University of Alabama at Birmingham: Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Seminar Title
THE CONVERGENCE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING:
hiPSC to Rebuild the Failing Heart – Roadblocks to Overcome

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Friday, February 14, 2020 – 9:00 AM
Miami Heart ♥ Month Series
Dr. Julie Phillippi

Dr. Julie Phillippi

University of Pittsburgh: Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Bioengineering

Seminar Title
Extracellular Matrix Hydrogels for Microvascular Regeneration

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Friday, February 21, 2020 – 9:00 AM
Miami Heart ♥ Month Series
Dr. Katherine Yutzey

Dr. Katherine Yutzey

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center: Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Seminar Title
Heart Valve Development and Disease Mechanisms

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Friday, February 21, 2020 – 2:30 PM
Miami Heart ♥ Month Series
Dr. Lina Shehadeh

Dr. Lina Shehadeh

University of Miami: Director of the Cardiovascular Module for the MD and MD/MPH Programs

Seminar Title
Role of Osteopontin in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)

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Friday, March 6, 2020 – 3:00 PM
Dr. Mark A. Anastasio

Dr. Mark A. Anastasio

Dept. of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Professor and Head of Bioengineering

Seminar Title
Machine learning-enabled imaging science

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FALL 2019 SPEAKERS

September 13, 2019
Faculty Biomedical Engineering: Joshua Hutcheson, Shuliang Jiao, Zachary Danziger, Jorge Riera-Diaz
Title: Research Overview
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


September 20, 2019
Milan P. Yager, Executive Director, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
Title: Falling Out of Love with Science
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


September 27, 2019
Faculty Biomedical Engineering: James Schummers, Jessica Ramella-Roman, Raj Markondeya, Ranu Jung
Title: Research Overview
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


October 4th, 2019
Undergraduate Research Day-Dr. Scott Beardsley -Associate Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering
Title: Timing matters: Sensorimotor dysfunction and individually targeted strategies to improve goal-directed movement
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300 & Panther Pit
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

October 11, 2019
Dr. Scott Makeig – Research Scientist and Director, Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, Institute for Neural ComputationLecture
Title: Toward high-resolution imaging of human consciousness: knowing, feeling, and willing
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


October 25, 2019
Dr. Qifa Zhou    Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Ophthalmology
Title: High Frequency Ultrasound for multimodal Function Imaging and Stimulation applications
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


November 1st, 2019
Dr. Gang Yao- Professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering
Title: High-resolution 3D tractography of fibrous tissue using polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


November 15th, 2019
Dr.  Xuan Xu-  Field Application Scientist for RoosterBio, Inc.
Title: Radically Simplifying Scale-up and Clinical Translation of hMSCs and Extracellular Vesicles
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

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