Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

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BME Leadership Seminar Series

The BME Leadership Seminar Series features speakers who have been and continue to be instrumental in the growth of biomedical engineering as a field.   

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01/16/2017 - 11:15am
Lakiesha N. Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Mississippi State University
Title: TBA
Location: 
Communicore C1-3
08/21/2017 - 3:00pm
Alfonso Martin-Pena, Ph.D., Postdoctoral scholar, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, College of Medicine, University of Florida
From Neuronal Networks to Molecular Pathways: Mechanisms of Memory Formation and Erasure at Synapses
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
08/28/2017 - 3:00pm
Todd M. Brusko, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Diabetes Institute, College of Medicine, University of Florida
Immune Checkpoints in Type 1 Diabetes
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
09/07/2017 - 4:00pm
Adam Biedrzycki, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
BME Grand Rounds
Location: 
BMS, JG32
09/18/2017 - 3:00pm
Leadership Seminar Speaker: Nancy L. Allbritton, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mini-Guts on Microchips
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
09/25/2017 - 3:00pm
Eric M. Darling, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medical Science, Engineering, and Orthopaedics, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biotechnology, Center for Biomedical Engineering, Brown University
Cellular Mechanophenotype Effects on Multicellular Organization and Differentiation
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
10/02/2017 - 3:00pm
Leadership Seminar Speaker: Warren M. Grill, Ph.D., Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of Neurobiology, Professor of Neurosurgery, Duke University
Temporal Pattern of Neural Stimulation as a New Dimension of Therapeutic Innovation
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
10/05/2017 - 4:00pm
Adam Katz, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Florida
BME Grand Rounds
Location: 
HPNP, Room G108
10/09/2017 - 3:00pm
Wesley M. Johnson, Ph.D., Retired Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair, College of Medicine, University of South Florida
My Seventy-five Years: the Highlights
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
10/16/2017 - 3:00pm
Paul Sajda, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Radiology, Columbia University
Fusing Simultaneously Acquired EEG and fMRI to Infer Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Cognition in the Human Brain
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
10/23/2017 - 3:00pm
Christopher Bettinger, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Hydrogel-based Electronics: Ultracompliant Electrodes for Neural Interfaces and Beyond
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
10/30/2017 - 3:00pm
Malcolm Maden, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biology & Genetics Institute, University of Florida
The Adult Spiny Mouse, Acomys and its Amazing Regenerative Powers: A New Model for Regenerative Medicine
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
11/02/2017 - 4:00pm
Daryl L. Reust, M.D., Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, University of Florida
BME Grand Rounds
Location: 
BMS, JG32
11/06/2017 - 3:00pm
Krishnendu Roy, Ph.D., Robert A. Milton Chair, Director: Center for Cell Manufacturing and Center for ImmunoEngineering, Georgia Tech and Emory
ImmunoEngineering and Cell Manufacturing: The Next Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
11/13/2017 - 3:00pm
Victoria Y. Bird, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Florida
Biomedical Engineering Applications to the Urologic Field
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
11/27/2017 - 3:00pm
Todd E. Golde, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute, Professor, Department of Neuroscience, College of Medicine, University of Florida
Engineering New Biologic Therapies Delivered by Adenoassociated Viral Vectors for treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
12/04/2017 - 3:00pm
Scott Sherman, Engineering Manager, Knee and Hip Arthroplasty, Arthrex
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Bioengineering; anecdotes from 32 years of innovation in the trenches of the medical device industry
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
12/11/2017 - 3:00pm
LEADERSHIP SEMINAR SERIES: Lonnie Shea, Ph.D., Professor and William and Valerie Hall Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
Tissue Engineering of the Pre-metastatic Niche
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
01/08/2018 - 3:00pm
Elizabeth Nunamaker, D.V.M., Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Nanoscience Institute for Medical & Engineering Technology, University of Florida
Title: TBA
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
01/22/2018 - 3:00pm
Tatiana Segura, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Bioengineering and Dermatology, University of California, Los Angeles
Title: TBA
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
01/29/2018 - 3:00pm
LEADERSHIP SEMINAR SERIES: Buddy D. Ratner, Ph.D., Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering, Michael L. & Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, University of Washington
Title: TBA
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
02/05/2018 - 3:00pm
Cameron McIntyre, Ph.D., Tilles-Weidenthal Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Title: TBA
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
02/26/2018 - 3:00pm
LEADERSHIP SEMINAR SERIES: Rebecca M. Bergman, Ph.D., President, Gustavus Adolphus College
Title: TBA
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
03/12/2018 - 3:00pm
LEADERSHIP SEMINAR SERIES: Martha L. Gray, Ph.D., J.W. Kieckhefer Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
Title: TBA
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
03/19/2018 - 3:00pm
Manu Platt, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Diversity Director, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University School of Medicine
Title: TBA
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
03/26/2018 - 3:00pm
Kamil Godula, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Center for Excellence in Nanomedicine and Engineering, University of California San Diego
Title: TBA
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
04/09/2018 - 3:00pm
Maribel Vazquez, Sc.D., Associate Professor, Grove School of Engineering, The City College of New York
Title: TBA
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
04/16/2018 - 3:00pm
May Dongmei Wang, Ph.D., Professor, Kavli Fellow, Bioengineering, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech
Title: TBA
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15