MARC U*STAR Awards – Karla Montejo

Please join me in congratulating MARC U*STAR Fellows Mariluz Soula, Karla Montejo and Alexander Durango on their selection as 2017 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) EXceptional Research Opportunities Program (EXROP) award recipients. This is quite an accomplishment for these amazing students, our program, and FIU! They will be learning which summer programs and which mentors […]

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Online learning helps BME students become problem solvers

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Jessica Ramella-Roman, associate professor of biomedical engineering and ophthalmology, and her students, are reshaping the way we think of online learning. In her BME 4503c Medical Instrumentation Design course, which is fully online, Ramella-Roman incorporates traditional lecture style teaching with hands on, lab-based projects to provide her online students with a truly unique experience. Each […]

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6th Annual Undergraduate Research Day

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On February 19th, 2016, the department of Biomedical Engineering at FIU hosted the 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Day as part of the Wallace H. Coulter Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series. The event featured the research of several of BME@FIU’s outstanding undergraduate students and also included a lecture from David Vorp, Professor and Associate Dean of […]

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BME Graduate Student, Joseph Chue-Sang, awarded the SPIE Student Travel Grant

Congratulations to Joseph Chue-Sang, a BME graduate student and member of the Medical Photonics Laboratory, for being awarded the SPIE Student Travel Grant and selected to present two talks and one poster at this year’s SPIE Photonics West conference in San Francisco, California. The conference is the largest laser and photonics event in North American […]

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5th Annual Graduate Research Day

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On October 23rd, the department of Biomedical Engineering at FIU hosted the 5th Annual Graduate Research Day as part of the Wallace H. Coulter Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series. The event featured the research of several of FIU BME’s graduate students and also included lectures from Brad Fernald, FIU BME Alumnus and the Director of […]

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FIU Biomedical Engineering Undergraduates Shine at FIU McNair Scholars Research Conference and MARC U*STAR & MBRS RISE Mini-Symposium

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Congratulations to Josue Santana for winning the first place in the best poster category and the third place in the oral presentation category at the FIU McNair Scholars Research Conference. His presentation, “Modeling the Mechanical Effects of Low Magnitude Mechanical Stimulation in Trabecular Bone”, is a culmination of his work completed over the past summer […]

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Students from FIU’s Adaptive Neural Systems Lab Present Research at Summer Research Internship Mini-Symposium

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While many high school students were spending their summer vacations hanging out at beaches and parks, Daniella Martinez and Catarina Vale were hard at work in FIU’s Adaptive Neural Systems Laboratory. Daniella and Catarina are both senior biomedical students from TERRA Environmental Research Institute who want to pursue college degrees in biomedical engineering. ANS, part […]

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Summer Research Interns Working on Image Guided Cancer Therapy with Dr. Anthony McGoron

Professor Anthony McGoron and his staff of eight summer interns are hard at work in the biomedical engineering labs researching image guided therapy for cancer treatments. For the past three summers, McGoron has opened his lab to local high school students and international visiting scholars seeking to gain experience in BME labs. This year’s group […]

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Jonathan Giraldo Selected to Present Research at the 2015 Brain Connectivity Workshop

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BME undergrad, Jonathan Giraldo, was selected among several candidates to attend the 14th Annual International Brain Connectivity Workshop. His travel award is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The workshop will be held at the University of California San Diego on June 10-13, 2015. This marks only the second time that […]

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Biomedical engineering PhD student, Arash Dadkhah received the Biomedical Research Initiative (BRI) 2015 FIU Summer Research Award

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May 2015- Biomedical engineering PhD student, Arash Dadkhah received the Biomedical Research Initiative (BRI) 2015 FIU Summer Research Award. The BRI award is designed to fund students in the biomedical sciences through a program development award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (MBRS RISE Program). Arash is currently working in the Optical Imaging […]

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