Fall 2017 – Spring 2018

08/21/2017 – 3:00 pm
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 – 3:00 pm
Todd M. Brusko, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Diabetes Institute, College of Medicine, University of Florida
Immune Checkpoints in Type 1 Diabetes
09/07/2017 – 4:00 pm
Adam Biedrzycki, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
BME Grand Rounds
09/18/2017 – 3:00 pm
Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Nancy L. Allbritton, M.D., Ph.D.
09/20/2017 – 2:00 pm
Marsha Rolle, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
Tissue Engineering by Modular Fabrication and Self-assembled Cells
09/25/2017 – 3:00 pm
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
10/02/2017 – 3:00 pm
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
10/05/2017 – 4:00 pm
Adam Katz, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Florida
BME Grand Rounds
10/09/2017 – 3:00 pm
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
10/16/2017 – 3:00 pm
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
10/23/2017 – 3:00 pm
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
10/30/2017 – 3:00 pm
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
11/02/2017 – 4:00 pm
Daryl L. Reust, M.D., Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, University of Florida
BME Grand Rounds
11/06/2017 – 3:00 pm
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
11/13/2017 – 3:00 pm
Victoria Y. Bird, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, College of Medicine, University of Florida
Biomedical Engineering Applications to the Urologic Field
11/27/2017 – 3:00 pm
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
12/04/2017 – 3:00 pm
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
12/11/2017 – 3:00 pm
Professor and William and Valerie Hall Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering; Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan
Dr. Lonnie Shea
Location: Communicore, C1-17
12/11/2017 – 3:00 pm
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
01/08/2018 – 3:00 pm
Elizabeth Nunamaker, D.V.M., Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Animal Care Services, University of Florida
Hydrogels in Action: Central and Peripheral Neural Engineering Applications
01/16/2018 – 11:15 am
Lakiesha Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Mississippi State University
Correlating the Structure and Function of Tissues and Organs
01/22/2018 – 3:00 pm
Tatiana Segura, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Neurology and Dermatology, Duke University
Engineering Therapeutic Angiogenic Materials
01/26/2018 – 12:45 pm
BME Industry Speaker: Lourdes de Cárdenas, Ph.D., Vice-President Operations, Latin America, Stryker Corporation
Title: TBA
01/29/2018 – 3:00 pm
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
Hemodialysis Re-envisioned: The Contributions of New Biomaterials
02/05/2018 – 3:00 pm
Cameron McIntyre, Ph.D., Tilles-Weidenthal Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Connectomic Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Depression
02/12/2018 – 3:00 pm
Andrew M. Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Associate Head of Undergraduate Programs, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nanomaterials for Single-Molecule Imaging and Therapy
02/26/2018 – 3:00 pm
President, Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, Minnesota
Dr. Rebecca M. Bergman
Location: Communicore, C1-17
02/26/2018 – 3:00 pm
LEADERSHIP SEMINAR SERIES: Rebecca M. Bergman, President, Gustavus Adolphus College
From Technology Development to College Leadership: A Journey of Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Innovation and Vision
02/28/2018 – 3:00 pm
Mickey S. Schafer, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, UF Writing Program
Science Writing Workshop
03/12/2018 – 3:00 pm
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
Are you a Biomedical Engineer who Dreams of Having an Impact on Healthcare?
03/12/2018 – 3:00 pm
J. W. Kieckhefer Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dr. Martha L. Gray
Location: Communicore, C1-17
03/13/2018 – 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
BME Industry Speaker: Brian R. Dorn, Ph.D., Senior Intellectual Property Counsel at Arthrex Inc.
Patent Law
03/19/2018 – 3:00 pm
Manu O. Platt, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech & Emory University
The Danger of Acting Now
03/26/2018 – 3:00 pm
Kamil Godula, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Center for Excellence in Nanomedicine and Engineering, University of California San Diego
Engineering of the Glycocalyx to Influence Cellular Functions
04/09/2018 – 3:00 pm
James Finley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Southern California
Neuromechanical Principles of Locomotor Learning in Real and Virtual Environments
04/15/2018 – 3:00 pm
Darryl Thelen, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: TBA
04/16/2018 – 3:00 pm
May Dongmei Wang, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computational Science and Engineering, IBB, IPaT, Winship Cancer Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
Transforming Biomedicine by AI: Big Data Analytics for Personalized and Predictive Health
04/23/2018 – 3:00 pm
Duncan Purves, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Florida
Emerging Technology and Ethics