2012-2013

Biomedical Engineering
Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Seminar Series

Friday, March 29th, 2013
Dr. Jordan J. Green
Johns Hopkins University
Title: “A Library of Engineered Polymeric Nanoparticles for Effective DNA and siRNDelivery”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00AM-10:AM

Monday, March 25th, 2013
Dr. Nicholas T. Kirkland
Nagasaki University
Title: “Magnesium Biocorrosion—Common Errors to Best Practice”
Location: Engineering Center EC 2300
Time: 9:00AM-10AM

Friday, March 8th, 2013
Dr. K. Kirk Shung
Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Southern California
Title: “High frequency ultrasound: a frontier for ultrasound“
Location: ENGINEERING CENTER, ROOM EC 1107
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Friday, March 1, 2013
Dr. Eva Marie Sevick-Muraca
Professor and Kinder Distinguished Chair Director,
Center for Molecular Imaging Director,
Center in the NCI Network for Translational Research
The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine University of
Texas Health Science Center-Houston
Title:“Discovery in Translation:  Near-infrared Imaging of the Lymphatics in Health and Disease”
Location: Engineering Center EC 1107
Time: 9:00AM-10:00AM – Lecture

Tuesday, February 26th 2013
Dr. Shufeng Zhou
Colleges of Pharmacy & Medicine
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612
Title: “Employing Nanotechnology to Improve the Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Behaviors of Drugs”
Date
: Tuesday, February 26th 2013
Location: Engineering Center EC 2300
Time: 9:00AM-10:00AM

Friday, February 22, 2013
Dr. Fahmeed Hyder
Professor, Biomedical Engineering & Diagnostic Radiology
Director, QNMR Core Center, Yale University
Title: Energy footprint of cortical function: A unified perspective on brain networks”
Location: Engineering Center EC 1107
Time: 9:00AM-10:00AM

Friday, February 15, 2013
Dr. Dr. Paul S. Weiss
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry,
Department of Materials Science & Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles
Title: “Cooperative Function in Atomically Precise Nanoscale Assemblies”
Location: Engineering Center EC 2300
Time: 1:00PM-2:00PM – Lecture

Friday, February 15, 2013
Dr.  Anne Milasincic Andrews
Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior
University of California, Los Angeles
Title: “Monitoring Serotonin: Why Faster is Better”
Location: Engineering Center EC 2300
Time: 2:30PM-3:30PM – Lecture

February 8th
Dr. Harold (Harry) Kroto
1996 Nobel Prize Winner Chemistry
Francis Eppes Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Florida State University
“Creativité Sans Frontiéres”

Location: Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC) GC 150
Time: 1:00PM-3:30PM – Lecture
Location: Engineering Center EC 2680
Time: 4:00PM-4:30PM – Meeting BME Students
Reception: 4:30PM – Panther Pit, EC

February 8th
Dr. Sylvain Ballet
MNI Killam Scholar & Director,
MEG Research McConnell Brain Imaging Centre Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University
“Neural Mechanisms Enabling Resting-State Brain Networks: Evidence from Time-Resolved Brain Imaging”

Location: Engineering Center EC 2300
Time: 9:00AM-10:00AM – Lecture

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
LECTURE: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
ENGINEERING CENTER: ROOM EC 2300
Bioceramics for Life Science Applications
Dr. Håkan Engqvist
Department of Engineering Sciences Applied Materials Science
Materials in Medicine
Uppsala University Sweden

February 01, 2013
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 1107
Manipulation of the Cellular Microenvironment to Study Tissue Development and Disease
Dr. Kristyn S. Masters, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
University of Wisconsin

January 25, 2013
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 1107
Corneal Stromal Tissue Regeneration by Human Corneal Stromal Stem Cells (hCSSCs)
Dr. Jian Wu
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

January 23, 2013
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles – Ion or Nanoparticles
Dr. Herman Autrup
University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark

January 18, 2013
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 1107
Theranostics: Targeted Radiopharmaceuticals for Diagnosis and Therapy
Dr. Shankar Vallabhajosula
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

January 11, 2013
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
RESEARCH LINES: Biomedical Engineering Department at FIU
Faculty
Department of BME
Florida International University

November 30, 2012
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
Ethical Challenges in Biomedical Engineering Research
Subrata Saha,  PhD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine
SUNY Downstate Medical Center

November 16, 2012
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
Nanoscale structure and modification of Biomaterials
Dr. Federico Rose
INRS Energy, Materials and Telecommunications

November 2, 2012
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
Ricci Flow for Shape Registration and Geometric Analysis
Dr. Wei Zeng
Assistant Professor
School of Computing and Information Sciences
Florida International University

October 12, 2012
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
Nanopore-based Assay for Disease Biomarker Detection and Discovery
Dr. Tony Y. Hu
Department of Nanomedicine,The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology,
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

October 5, 2012
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
Shed Light on Nanomaterials for Solar Energy Conversion and Cancer Therapy
Dr. Jin Zhang
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California Santa Cruz

September 24, 2012
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
Nanoplatforms for Personalized Medicine
Dr. Srinivas Sridhar
Northeastern University

September 21, 2012
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
Intrinsic optical signal imaging: concurrent assessment of retinal structure and physiological function
Dr. Xincheng Yao
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Alabama at Birmingham

September 14, 2012
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
“Neural interfaces for next generation prostheses”
Dr. Jit Muthuswamy
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Arizona State University

September 7, 2012
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
“Neural Control of Hand Movement”
Dr.   Martha Flanders
Professor of Neuroscience
University of Minnesota Medical School

August 31, 2012
9:00AM-10:00AM, Location: EC 2300
“New Advances in Biomaterials and Combinations of Biomaterials and Drugs, and their Role in Angioplasty, Stenting and Ophthalmic Devices”
Dr. Len Pinchuk
CEO, Innovia