Fall 2014 – Spring 2015

09/02/2014 – 2:00 pm
Eben Alsberg, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University
Biomaterial systems with controlled temporal and spatial signal presentation for regulating stem cell behavior and tissue engineering
09/08/2014 – 4:00 pm
Jinze Liu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Kentucky
Unlocking the transcriptome with RNA-seq: a computational framework
09/15/2014 – 4:00 pm
James Liao, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology, UF Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience
Fish swimming and flow sensing
09/29/2014 – 4:00 pm
Kristy Brock-Leatherman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Physics, University of Michigan
Biomechanics and Biomedical Imaging: Engineering Improvements in Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment, and Assessment
10/06/2014 – 3:00 pm
Samuel Eckert Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Cornell University
Michael L. Shuler, Ph.d.
Location: Communicore, C1-17
10/06/2014 – 4:00 pm
Michael L. Shuler, Ph.D., Samuel Eckert Professor of Chemical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University
Leadership Distinguished Lecture Series: “Body-on-a-Chip”: A New Approach to Drug Development
10/13/2014 – 4:00 pm
Angelos Barmpoutis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Digital Worlds Institute & Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, UF
Augmented-reality environment for locomotor training in children with neurological injuries
10/27/2014 – 4:00 pm
Karim Oweiss, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UF
Reverse Engineering the Brain: Implications for Clinically Viable Brain Machine Interfaces
11/03/2014 – 4:00 pm
Martha Campbell-Thomspon, DVM, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine, UF
Lost Beta Cells in Diabetes: CLARITY applied
11/10/2014 – 4:00 pm
Maryellen Giger, Ph.D., A.N. Pritzker Professor of Radiology and the College Vice-Chair for Basic Science Research, University of Chicago
Leadership Distinguished Lecture Series: Deciphering Breast Cancer with Imaging, Genomics, & Big Data: Imaging Phenotypes in Breast Cancer Risk Assessment, Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Response to Therapy
11/17/2014 – 3:00 pm
Goizueta Foundation Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Chair, Biomedical Engineering, Yale University
W. Mark Saltzman, Ph.d.
Location: Communicore, C1-17
11/17/2014 – 4:00 pm
W. Mark Saltzman, Ph.D., Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering & Chair, Biomedical Engineering, Yale University
Leadership Distinguished Lecture Series: Highly penetrative nanocarriers loaded with drugs targeted to resistant cells improve treatment of brain tumors
12/04/2014 – 2:00 pm
Jin Montclare, Associate Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
Fabricating Intelligent Protein Materials
12/10/2014 – 3:00 pm
A.N. Pritzker Professor of Radiology, College Vice-Chair of Basic Science Research, University of Chicago
Maryellen L. Giger, Ph.D.
Location: Communicore, C1-17
01/12/2015 – 3:00 pm
Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor of Chemical, Materials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Connecticut
Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.d.
Location: Communicore, C1-17
01/12/2015 – 4:00 pm
Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D., University Professor, Van Dusen Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut
Leadership Distinguished Lecture Series: Regenerative Engineering: The Launch of a Next Generation Field
02/04/2015 – 12:00 pm
Stanton Rowe, Chief Scientific Officer, Corporate Vice President, Advanced Technology at Edwards Lifesciences
Biomedical Innovation – Quest of Developing the Transcatheter Heart Valve
02/11/2015 – 1:00 pm
Jack DiGiovanna, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Translational Neural Engineering Lab, Center for Neuroprosthetics, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Restoring cortical control of locomotion after spinal cord injury in rats
02/16/2015 – 4:00 pm
Laurie Gower, Ph.D., Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, UF
From Bones to Stones- Mimicking Hard Tissue Formation in the Beaker
02/23/2015 – 3:00 pm
Rae S. and Frank H. Neely Chair, Regents’ Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Andrés J. García, Ph.D.
Location: Communicore, C1-17
02/23/2015 – 4:00 pm
Andres Garcia, Ph.D., Neely Chair and Regents’ Professor of Bioengineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Leadership Distinguished Lecture Series: BioArtificial Materials and Mechanobiology Technologies for Regenerative Medicine
03/09/2015 – 4:00 pm
Paula Hammond, Ph.D., David H. Koch Professor in Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Highly Controlled Multilayer Release Surfaces for Targeted and Localized Delivery
03/16/2015 – 4:00 pm
Julie Y. Djeu, Ph.D., Associate Center Director for Education and Training, Senior Member of Immunology Program and Gracia Endowed Chair in Cancer Leadership, Moffitt Cancer Center
The Role of microRNA-183 in regulation of human natural killer cells in the lung tumor microenvironment
03/19/2015 – 11:00 am
Allen L. Garner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University
Biological Manipulation by Electromagnetism
03/30/2015 – 3:00 pm
Founding Chair and John S. Dunn Endowed Chair, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston
Metin Akay, Ph.D.
Location: Communicore, C1-17
03/30/2015 – 4:00 pm
Metin Akay, Ph.D., John S. Dunn Endowed Chair and Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston
Leadership Distinguished Lecture Series: Engineering High-Throughput 3D Platform for Targeting Gliablastome Multiforme Vasculature and Molecular Profiling
04/06/2015 – 4:00 pm
Nathan Gallant, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida
Engineering “Smart”er Biomaterials: Exploiting Mechanotransduction for Tissue Fabrication
04/22/2015 – 3:00 pm
Dr. Lana Garmire, Assistant Professor, Cancer Epidemiology Program, University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Big Data Integration: from Population to Single Cells
04/27/2015 – 9:00 am
Paul Lee, PhD Student & Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fellow, Stevens Institute of Technology
Lecture Demonstration and Vision Talk
05/07/2015 – 3:00 pm
Hu Yang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University
Polymeric Nanomedicine for Cancer Therapy
05/19/2015 – 3:00 pm
Michael Detamore, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, University of Kansas
Gradients and ‘Raw Materials’ in Tissue Engineering
06/08/2015 – 3:00 pm
Lance Kam, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University
Engineering Adaptive Immunity through Biomaterials
06/10/2015 – 10:30 am
Dr. Stephen Arce, Adjunct Professor, Burlington County College, McGuire Air Force Base
Teaching Demonstration and Vision Talk