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About the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
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Through the generous support of the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation the Department of Biomedical Engineering facilitates weekly lectures each year during academic terms. Experts in all areas of Biomedical Engineering are invited to campus to provide a research seminar and to meet with faculty and students and to tour our academic and research facilities.

The lectures are a great place for the community, students, and faculty and staff to meet and network with leading experts in the industry.

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SPRING 2020 SCHEDULE

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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Location
Room EC2300

Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

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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Location
Room EC2300

Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

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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Location
Room EC2300

Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

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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Location
Room EC2300

Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

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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Location
Room EC2300

Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

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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Location
Room EC2300

Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

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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Location
Everglades Room 141

Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

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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Location
Everglades Room 141

Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

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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Location
Room EC2300

Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

Friday, March 13, 2020 – 9:00 AM

Dr. John Goutsias

Dr. John Goutsias

Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering: Director of Graduate Admissions Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Seminar Title
TBA

Location
Room EC2300

Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

Friday, March 20, 2020 – 9:00 AM

Dr. Kimani Toussaint

Dr. Kimani Toussaint

Brown University: Professor of Engineering, Department of ECE, BME & ME

Seminar Title
Strategies for Quantitative Second-Harmonic Generation Imaging and Its Applications

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Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

Friday, April 3, 2020 – 9:00 AM

Dr. Martine LaBerge

Dr. Martine LaBerge

Clemson University, Montreal, Quebec: Professor and Chair of Bioengineering

Seminar Title
MANAGING ATHEROSCLEROSIS: A Bioengineering Platform For Education, Research, And Economic Development

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Location
Room EC2300

Live Streaming
BME YouTube Channel

Watch Past Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Biomedical Engineering Seminars


Q&A Panel Session During Heart Day Symposium At Florida International University
Q&A Panel Session During Heart Day Symposium At Florida International University
Dr. Lina Shehadeh | Role of Osteopontin in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)
Dr. Lina Shehadeh | Role of Osteopontin in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)
Dr. Katherine Yutzey | Heart Valve Development and Disease Mechanisms
Dr. Katherine Yutzey | Heart Valve Development and Disease Mechanisms
Dr. Julie Phillippi | Extracellular Matrix Hydrogels for Microvascular Regeneration
Dr. Julie Phillippi | Extracellular Matrix Hydrogels for Microvascular Regeneration
Dr. Jianyi Zhang | The Convergence of Medical Sciences and Engineering
Dr. Jianyi Zhang | The Convergence of Medical Sciences and Engineering
Dr. Carlos B. Mantilla | Regulation of Diaphragm Muscle Function
Dr. Carlos B. Mantilla | Regulation of Diaphragm Muscle Function
Dr. Andrew Dykstra | Identifying Physiological Markers Of Conscious Audition
Dr. Andrew Dykstra | Identifying Physiological Markers Of Conscious Audition
Dr. Hong Susan Zhou | Sensor Systems-Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology
Dr. Hong Susan Zhou | Sensor Systems-Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology
Dr. Vladimir Beljanski | Autophagy modulators enhance immunoregulatory properties of MIAMI cells
Dr. Vladimir Beljanski | Autophagy modulators enhance immunoregulatory properties of MIAMI cells
Q&A Panel Session During Heart Day Symposium At Florida International University
Q&A Panel Session During Heart Day Symposium At Florida International University

Dr. Lina Shehadeh | Role of Osteopontin in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)
Dr. Lina Shehadeh | Role of Osteopontin in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)

Dr. Katherine Yutzey | Heart Valve Development and Disease Mechanisms
Dr. Katherine Yutzey | Heart Valve Development and Disease Mechanisms

Dr. Julie Phillippi | Extracellular Matrix Hydrogels for Microvascular Regeneration
Dr. Julie Phillippi | Extracellular Matrix Hydrogels for Microvascular Regeneration

Dr. Jianyi Zhang | The Convergence of Medical Sciences and Engineering
Dr. Jianyi Zhang | The Convergence of Medical Sciences and Engineering

Dr. Carlos B. Mantilla | Regulation of Diaphragm Muscle Function
Dr. Carlos B. Mantilla | Regulation of Diaphragm Muscle Function

Dr. Andrew Dykstra | Identifying Physiological Markers Of Conscious Audition
Dr. Andrew Dykstra | Identifying Physiological Markers Of Conscious Audition

Dr. Hong Susan Zhou | Sensor Systems-Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology
Dr. Hong Susan Zhou | Sensor Systems-Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology

Dr. Vladimir Beljanski | Autophagy modulators enhance immunoregulatory properties of MIAMI cells
Dr. Vladimir Beljanski | Autophagy modulators enhance immunoregulatory properties of MIAMI cells