Fall 2011 – Spring 2012

08/29/2011 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Kyle Allen, Biomedical Engineering
Behavioral Assessments of Pain and Disability in Small Animal Models of Musculoskeletal Degeneration
09/12/2011 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Sarah Glover, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Topographical Influence in the Colonic Milieu in Cancer and Disease
09/19/2011 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. David Julian, Biology
Focusing STEM Education by Blurring Disciplinary Boundaries
09/26/2011 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Chihray Liu, Radiation Oncology, University of Florida
Radiation Oncology Overview
10/03/2011 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Frank Bova, Neurological Surgery, University of Florida
Image Guided Surgery
10/10/2011 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Steven Little, Chemical Engineering & Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh
BME Seminar: "Medicine that Imitates Life through Biomimetic Drug Delivery"
10/17/2011 – 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Prof. Frank F. Bier, Fraunhofer Inst. of Biomedical Engineering, Germany
Development of Lab-on-Chip Systems for in vitro Diagnostics
10/31/2011 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Drs. Bruce Wheeler & David Gilland, Biomedical Engineering
Scientific Writing Skills: Writing as if Being Understood Mattered; What Editors and Reviewers Look For
11/07/2011 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Shannon O'Reilly, Med Phys PhD Student; Kayla Ficarrotta, Med Phys MS Student
Student Presentations
11/14/2011 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Salma Amensag, BME PhD Student; Zehra Tosun, BME PhD Student
Student Presentations
11/21/2011 – 11:35 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Carolyn Bayer, Postdoctoral Fellow in Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin
Photoacoustic Molecular Imaging and Nanoparticle Contrast Agent Design
11/28/2011 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Carlos Rinaldi, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez
Magnetic Nanoparticles as Nanoscale Probes and Actuators in Complex Fluids and Biological Systems
12/05/2011 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Willem van Meurs
Modeling and simulation in biomedical engineering, one step at a time
01/20/2012 – 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dr. Charles Unsworth, Department of Engineering Science, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Patterning Human Neural Cultures on Silicon Chip
01/23/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Andrew Smith
Engineering Quantum Dots for Molecular and Cellular Imaging
01/30/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. David Vaillancourt, Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, Neurology, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
Structural and Functional Neuroimaging in Parkinson’s Disease
02/06/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Christine Fleming, Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Wellman Center for Photomedicine
Optical Coherence Tomography for Coronary Artery Disease Diagnosis
02/13/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Tommy Angelini, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UF
Cell Hordes as Condensed Matter
02/20/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Antonio Webb, Biological & Agricultural Engineering, University of Georgia
Novel Biodegradable Elastomers for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery
03/12/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Bryan Conrad, UF Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation
Engineering considerations during the initial management of patients with unstable spine injuries
03/19/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Yiider Tseng, Chemical Engineering, UF
An Integrated Cellular Biophysics Method to characterize Cell Migration
03/26/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Tanmay Lele, UF Chemical Engineering
Pushing or pulling- How the cell finds its center
04/09/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Carolyn Bayer, Biomedical Engineering, Univerity of Texas at Austin
Molecular Imaging and Sensing Utilizing Photoacoustics
04/16/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Students
BME Seminar - Student Presentations
04/19/2012 – 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Dr. Derrick K. Rollins, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University
Chair Candidate Seminar: "On-line Subject-Specific Virtual Sensors and Virtual Physicians Via Process Modeling and Control With Applications in Body Thermoregulation, Diabetes and Cancer"
04/23/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Dr. Sharan Ramaswamy, Biomedical Engineering Florida, International University
Towards the creation of functional, living and autologous engineered heart valves
05/14/2012 – 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Dr. Christine Schmidt, Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
Electroactive Materials for Neural Engineering Applications
05/16/2012 – 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Dr. Stephen DeWeerth, Biomedical Engineering, Khalifa University of Science, Technology, and Research
Physical Models and Interfacing Technologies for Studying the Neuromuscular Control of Movement
05/21/2012 – 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Dr. Chalmermchai Khemtong, Advanced Imaging Research Center, University of Southwestern Texas
BME Seminar: "Highly Sensitive MR Probes fo the Investigation of Cardiac Metabolism and Cancer Imaging”