Fall 2009 – Spring 2010

08/31/2009 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Sachin Talathi, BME PostDoc
Perspectives on computational modeling of the brain: From Microscopic to Macroscopic
09/21/2009 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Robert Hester, Professor, University of Mississippi Medical Center
DigitalHuman (DH): An Integrative Mathematical Model of Human Physiology
10/05/2009 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Curt DeGroff, MD, Pediatric Cardiology, Director of Non-Invasive Imaging, Congenital Heart Center, Associate Professor, University of Florida
Biomedical Engineering Applications in Pediatric Cardiology
11/02/2009 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Sanjay Kumar, UC Berkeley assistant professor of bioengineering
Solid-state micromechanical regulation of tumor and stem cell biology in the central nervous system
11/06/2009 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Adam W. Feinberg, Ph.D. - Disease Biophysics Group, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
Putting the Heart Back Together: Engineering Cardiac Regeneration from the Molecular to Tissue Scales
11/16/2009 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Frank Skidmore, Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of Florida
BME Seminar
12/07/2009 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Glenn Walter, Associate Professor, Physiology & Functional Genomics, University of Florida
Imaging Structural Changes in Muscle
01/11/2010 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Richard Magin, Professor, Dept of Bioengineering, Univ of Illinois at Chicago
Anomalous Diffusion in MRI Reflects Fractional Order Spin Dynamics
02/15/2010 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Frank Bova, Professor and Staff Physicist in Neurosurgery, Nuclear Engineering Sciences and Neuroscience, University ofr Florida
Special Interests: Stereotactic radiosurgery, computer guided neurosurgery, movement disorders surgery
02/23/2010 – 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Gregory J. Brewer, Professor, Medical Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology, Southern Illinois Univ
Neuroscience Seminar: "Aging Bioenergetics & Epigenetics"
03/01/2010 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. William Heetderks, Director of Extramural Science Programs for NIBIB
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering: Current status, how to get engaged, and the future
03/08/2010 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Jay Nadeau, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, McGill University
Faculty Candidate Seminar: "Where does your electron go? –Strategies for imaging, sensing, and therapy using electron transfer"
03/18/2010 – 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dr. Evren Özarslan, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH
BME Faculty Candidate Seminar "Seeing the Invisible with Double Pulsed Field Gradient (Double-PFG) Magnetic Resonance (MR)"
03/22/2010 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Justin Sanchez, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
“Intelligent” Neural Interfaces: System Design Strategies from Engineering Bench To Patient Bedside
03/25/2010 – 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dr. Kirill V. Larin, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX and Department of Optics and Biophysics, Saratov State University, Russia
Noninvasive optical imaging and biosensing of tissues with Optical Coherence Tomography: from molecules to whole (embryonic) body
03/29/2010 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Guangshun Wang, Eppley Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Database and Structure-based Design of Novel Antimicrobial Peptides
03/30/2010 – 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dr. Shelly Peyton, NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT Biomedical Engineering Dept
BME Faculty Candidate Seminar: "Physicochemical Control of Cell Migration Using Engineered Extracellular Matrices"
04/05/2010 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Bin He, Fellow, IEEE, Fellow AIMBE, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, University of Minnesota, President of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
Spatio-temporal Imaging of Brain Functions and Dysfunctions
04/12/2010 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Cherie Stabler, Assistant Prof, Univ of Miami
Tissue Engineering and Diabetes: Engineering alternative sites and immuno-camouflage
04/19/2010 – 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Christine Schmidt, Texas Materials Inst, University of Texas at Austin
Engineering Approaches for Functional Nerve Regeneration
04/20/2010 – 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dr. David A. Vorp, Professor of Surgery and Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh
BME Faculty Candidate Seminar: "Engineering Arterial Grafts: Bench-to-Startup-to-(hopefully) Bedside"
04/26/2010 – 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dr. Lance Kam, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University
Micro/Nano-scale Engineering of Cell Signaling