Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

Developing Personalized Biomaterials: An Investigation into Striated Muscle – 08/27/2018 – 3:00 pm
Whitney Stoppel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida
Integrative Mechanobiology: Cancer Mechanics and Beyond – 09/10/2018 – 3:00 pm
Xin Tang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida
Making the Transition from Engineer to Entrepreneur – 09/17/2018 – 3:00 pm
Industry Speaker: Ivan Howard, M.B.A., M.S., Investment Officer, Hirtle, Callaghan & Co.
Ten Steps from Pupil to Proprietor – 09/24/2018 – 3:00 pm
Roberta Goode, M.S., President, Goode Compliance International
Leonard Pinchuk, Ph.D., D.Sc., (h.c.), NAE. – 10/01/2018 – 3:00 pm
Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami
BME Grand Rounds – 10/04/2018 – 3:00 pm
Dr. Harvey W. Chim, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Florida
Translational Biomaterials Discovery: Commercial Success Stories for Polymers and Biomaterials – 10/08/2018 – 3:00 pm
Industry Speaker: Thomas Jozefiak, Ph.D., Co-Founder, Chief Scientific Officer, Glyscend Incorporated
Aligning Assessment and Evaluation Methods to Support Students’ Identities as Holistic Engineers – 10/15/2018 – 3:00 pm
Jennifer Amos, Ph.D., Teaching Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Persuasion in Technical Communications – 10/16/2018 – 3:00 pm
Benton Lecture Series: Celia Matthews Elliott, Director of Ext. Affairs and Special Projects Instructor, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Biovalue in DBS Brain Banking – 10/22/2018 – 3:00 pm
Vinata Vedam-Mai, M.Sc., Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery & Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration, University of Florida
Thomas C. Skalak, Ph.D. – 10/29/2018 – 3:00 pm
Senior Advisor, Clara Wu and Joe Tsai Foundation, Vice President for Research Emeritus, University of Virginia
Left Ventricular Deformation Analysis from 4D Echocardiography: A Machine Learning Approach – 11/05/2018 – 3:00 pm
James Duncan, Ph.D., Ebenezer K. Hunt Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Yale University
BME Grand Rounds – 11/06/2018 – 2:00 pm
Dr. Taralyn McCarrel, D.V.M., Assistant Professor, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
Neural Interfaces for Controlling Finger Movements – 11/26/2018 – 3:00 pm
Cynthia Chestek, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
Marjolein van der Meulen, Ph.D. – 12/03/2018 – 3:00 pm
James M. and Marsha McCormick Director of Biomedical Engineering, Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University
Join us! UF BME Holiday Party – 12/07/2018 – 12:00 pm
Slick Software, Slow Hardware: Balancing Biophysical Tradeoffs Drives Cellular Reprogramming – 12/10/2018 – 2:30 pm
Katie Galloway, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Southern California
Developing Biologics for Targeting Inflammatory Cells to Treat Myocardial Infarction and Cancer – 12/14/2018 – 10:00 am
Juliane Nguyen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Enhancing Human Anatomy to Improve Bionic Integration – 01/07/2019 – 3:00 pm
Tyler Clites, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Biomechatronics Group, MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Elizabeth Wayne, Ph.D. – 01/14/2019 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BME Graduate Student Council General Body Meeting – 01/16/2019 – 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
BME Diversity Initiative – 01/16/2019 – 4:30 pm
Felipe Garcia Quiroz, Ph.D. – 01/22/2019 – 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Xiao Hu, Ph.D. – 01/28/2019 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Scott Wilson, Ph.D. – 02/04/2019 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BME Seminar Series: Mary Kathryn Sewell-Loftin, Ph.D. – 02/18/2019 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Joseph M. DeSimone, Ph.D. – 02/25/2019 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry, UNC, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, NC State University
BME Seminar Series: Thomas S. Johnston Jr., M.B.A. – 03/11/2019 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Seminar Series: Yeongseon Jang, Ph.D. – 03/25/2019 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Seminar Series: Joel D. Boerckel, Ph.D. – 04/01/2019 – 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Seminar Series: Darryl Thelen, Ph.D. – 04/15/2019 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bernard A. and Frances M. Weideman Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Leadership Seminar: Susan S. Margulies, Ph.D. – 04/22/2019 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wallace H. Coulter Chair, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Injury Biomechanics, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech College of Engineering