Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

08/29/2016 – 3:00 pm
James C. Liao, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Florida, Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience
Understanding Fish Behavior Across Levels of Biological Organization
09/12/2016 – 3:00 pm
Leadership Seminar Speaker: Lori Setton, Ph.D., Lucy and Stanley Lopata Distinguished Professor of ­Biomedical ­Engineering, School of Engineering & Applied Science, Washington University in St. Louis
Stress Redefined–Mechanobiology and Survival of the Intervertebral Disc Cell
09/15/2016 – 4:00 pm
Marcelle Nascimento, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, UF
BME Grand Rounds
09/19/2016 – 3:00 pm
Francisco J. Montáns, Ph.D., ME, Professor, Departments of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain
Constitutive Modeling of Soft Materials. Applications to the Mechanics of Biological Tissues.
09/26/2016 – 3:00 pm
Leadership Seminar Speaker: David Kaplan, Ph.D., Stern Family Professor of Engineering, Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University
Engineered Silk Proteins for Regenerative Medicine
10/07/2016 – 12:00 pm
Charles E. Wood, Ph.D.
Research Management Seminar: Mentoring and being mentored
10/13/2016 – 4:00 pm
Jennifer E. Hagen M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, UF
BME Grand Rounds
10/17/2016 – 3:00 pm
Patrick James Tighe, M.D., MS., Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Joint Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Joint Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management, University of Florida
Machine Learning Applications in Acute Pain Medicine
10/24/2016 – 3:00 pm
Misha Pavel, Ph.D., Professor of Practice, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
Behavioral Informatics: Dynamical Models for Measuring and Assessing Behaviors for Precision Interventions
10/31/2016 – 3:00 pm
Kyle D. Allen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
Magnetic Capture of Osteoarthritis Biomarkers
11/04/2016 – 12:00 pm
Marian Limacher, M.D.
Research Management Seminar: University Structure & Planning Tenure
11/07/2016 – 3:00 pm
Leadership Seminar Speaker: Rashid Bashir, Ph.D., Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering, Bioengineering Department Head, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Interfacing Engineering, Biology, and Medicine at the Micro and Nanoscale
11/10/2016 – 4:00 pm
Curt DeGroff, M.S.E.E, M.D., Associate Professor, UF Health Congenital Heart Center, University of Florida
BME Grand Rounds
11/17/2016 – 9:30 am
Wendy Liu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California Irvine
Engineering Immunomodulatory Biomaterials
11/28/2016 – 3:00 pm
Azra Bihorac, MD, MS., R. Glenn Davis Associate Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Anesthesiology, Division of Nephrology, Hypertension, & Renal Transplantation, Department of Medicine, University of Florida
Precision and Intelligence in Medicine
12/02/2016 – 12:00 pm
Mary Ellen Davey, Ph.D.
Research Management Seminar: Staffing your Laboratory
12/05/2016 – 3:00 pm
Isaac Adjei, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Sharma Lab, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
Nanomedicine to Treat Bone Metastasis and Improve Regeneration of Lost Bone
12/12/2016 – 3:00 pm
Hubert Lim, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Institute for Translational Neuroscience Scholar, University of Minnesota
New Invasive and Noninvasive Stimulation Technologies to Treat Hearing Disorders and Pain
01/06/2017 – 12:00 pm
Wayne T. McCormack, Ph.D.
Research Management Seminar: Laboratory Leadership in Science
01/09/2017 – 3:00 pm
Wei Gao, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
Bioelectronic Devices for Personalized and Precision Medicine: From Wearable Sensors to Medical Nanorobots
01/17/2017 – 9:30 am
Dora Hermes, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, University Medical Center Utrecht
Mesoscale Signals in the Human Brain: Multimodal Imaging and Computational Modeling
01/23/2017 – 3:00 pm
Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
Prof. Kirsch
Location: Communicore, C1-17
01/23/2017 – 3:00 pm
Leadership Seminar Speaker: Robert F. Kirsch, Ph.D., Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
Restoring Movement and Control of the Paralyzed Arm: BCI-commanded FES
01/30/2017 – 3:00 pm
Distinguished Early Career Seminar: Canan Dagdeviren, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
An ‘Unusual’ Story: The Biology Meets Its Match
02/03/2017 – 12:00 pm
L. Jeannine Brady, Ph.D.
Research Management Seminar: Obtaining and Negotiating a Faculty Position
02/06/2017 – 3:00 pm
Christopher Nelson, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
Delivery of Genome Engineering Technologies for Precision Gene Therapy
02/17/2017 – 11:00 am
Tanja Weil, Ph.D., Professor, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
Designing Next Generation Polymer Therapeutics Inspired by Nature
02/20/2017 – 3:00 pm
Jessilyn Dunn, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Snyder Lab, Department of Genetics, Stanford University
Integrative Personalized Omics and Physiological Profiling of Health and Disease
02/27/2017 – 3:00 pm
LECockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering, Professor of McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
Nicholas A. Peppas, Sc.D.
Location: Communicore, C1-17
02/27/2017 – 3:00 pm
Leadership Seminar Speaker: Nicholas A Peppas, Sc.D., Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering, Professor, McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Responsive and Intelligent Biopolymers for Recognitive Systems, Biosensing and Protein Delivery
02/28/2017 – 9:00 am
Morgan Giers, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona
Visualization of Transport Phenomena in a Bedside to Benchtop and Back Orthopedic Engineering Laboratory
03/03/2017 – 12:00 pm
Jennifer Bizon, Ph.D.
Research Management Seminar: Getting Funded
03/13/2017 – 3:00 pm
Sponsored by Sigma-Aldrich: Warren Chan, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor (Cross Appointed), Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
Cancer Nanomedicine: The Challenge of Targeting Nanoparticles into Tumors
03/27/2017 – 3:00 pm
Leadership Seminar Speaker: Tejal Desai, Ph.D., Ernest L. Prien Endowed Professor and Chair, Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco
Nanostructured Interfaces for Therapeutic Delivery
03/27/2017 – 3:00 pm
Professor and Chair of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Tejal Desai, Ph.D.
Location: Communicore, C1-17
04/17/2017 – 3:00 pm
Aysegul Gunduz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and UF Preeminence Term Professorship, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
Adaptive Neuromodulation for the Treatment of Movement Disorders
05/17/2017 – 3:00 pm
Dong-Wook Park, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University
Emerging Biomedical Devices with Novel Materials: Transparent Graphene Neural Electrodes and Electrochemical Aptamer Sensors
05/22/2017 – 3:00 pm
Milan P. Yager, MPA, Executive Director, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
The Losing Case for Innovation Understanding Why Congress Doesn’t Fund Research