Fall 2020 – Spring 2021

04/19/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Josephine Allen, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Genzyme Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida
Josephine Allen, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Genzyme Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida
Location: Virtual via Zoom
04/12/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Samira Musah, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
Samira Musah, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
Location: Virtual via Zoom
04/05/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chris Hernandez, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University
Chris Hernandez, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University,
Location: Virtual via Zoom
03/29/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leadership Seminar: Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, Ph.D., Department Chair, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, Ph.D.
Location: Virtual via Zoom
03/22/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jing Pan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida
Jing Pan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida
Location: Virtual via Zoom
03/15/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leadership Seminar: Bin He, Ph.D., Trustee Professor and Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Dynamic Human Brain Imaging and Brain-Computer Interface
Location: Virtual via Zoom
03/08/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shayn Peirce-Cottler, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
Agent-based Computational Modeling of Multi-Cellular Systems
Location: Virtual via Zoom
03/01/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria Holland, Ph.D., Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame
Brain Folding as a Soft Layered Instability: Unique Features and Puzzles
Location: Virtual via Zoom
02/22/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Scott L. Delp, Ph.D., James H. Clark Professor of Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University
Accelerating Movement Science with Big Data
Location: Virtual via Zoom
02/15/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carl Denard, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida
Deciphering and Engineering the Substrate Specificity of Protein-Modifying Enzymes.
Location: Virtual via Zoom
02/08/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stephen Coombes, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, University of Florida
Neuroimaging of Pain and Motor Circuits in the Human Brain
Location: Virtual via Zoom
02/01/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
J.J. Trey Crisco, Ph.D., Henry F. Lippitt Professor of Orthopedics, Professor of Engineering, Brown University
Biomechanics of the Wrist – Investigations from in vivo carpal mechanics to instrumented implants
Location: Virtual via Zoom
01/25/2021 – 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elisa Fadda, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Maynooth University
Functional Role of the Glycan Shield in the Activation of the SARS-CoV-2 S Protein
Location: Virtual via Zoom
01/11/2021 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
David Russell, Ph.D., William Kaplan Professor of Infection Biology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University
Tuberculosis and the Macrophage Populations of the Lung
Location: Virtual via Zoom
12/07/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jennifer H. Elisseeff, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Translational Tissue Engineering Center Wilmer Eye Institute and Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Orthopedic Surgery, Chemical and Biological Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University
Jennifer H. Elisseeff, Ph.D.
Location: Virtual via Zoom
11/30/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eun Ji Chung, Ph.D., Dr. Karl Jacob Jr. and Karl Jacob III Early Career Chair and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California 
Exploiting the Body’s Barriers for Nanomedicine Targeting
Location: Virtual via Zoom
11/16/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dawn M. Elliott, Ph.D., Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor & Department Chair, Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware
Dawn M. Elliott, Ph.D.
Location: Virtual via Zoom
11/09/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Santiago Orrego, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Oral Health Sciences and Bioengineering, Temple University
Santiago Orrego, Ph.D.
Location: Virtual via Zoom
11/04/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Roderic Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Engineering Health & Executive Dean for Engineering Medicine, Texas A&M University / Houston Methodist Hospital
Roderic Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D.
Location: Virtual via Zoom
10/29/2020 – 12:00 am

Industry Insider Seminar: Nelly Volland-Lochner
Location: Virtual via Zoom
10/27/2020 – 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Industry Seminar: Zimmer Biomet
Location: Virtual via Zoom
10/26/2020 – 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Brendan A Harley, Sc.D., Robert W. Schaefer Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Joint Seminar Speaker: Brendan Harley, Sc.D. (Live Q&A at 3PM)
Location: Virtual via Zoom
10/21/2020 – 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Industry Seminar: Zimmer Biomet
Location: Virtual via Zoom
10/19/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Naomi Chesler, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine
The Biomechanics of Pulmonary Hypertension Secondary to Left Heart Failure
Location: Virtual via Zoom
10/12/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

University Police Department Presentation
Location: Virtual via Zoom
10/05/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mamoun Mardini, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Aging and Geriatric Research and Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics, University of Florida
Using Smartwatches to Assess the Temporal Relationship between Ecological Pain and Life-Space Mobility in Older Adults with Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis
Location: Virtual via Zoom
09/28/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Renjie Liu, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
Natural and Synthetic Glycosylated Materials for Biomedical Applications
Location: Virtual via Zoom
09/21/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ryan Downey, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
The Future of Mobile Brain Imaging
Location: Virtual via Zoom
09/14/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Antonio Farias, Chief Diversity Officer, University of Florida
How to have Crucial Conversations around Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access
Location: Virtual via Zoom
08/31/2020 – 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nora Hlavac, Ph.D., and Jorge Santiago, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researchers, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
Nora Hlavac, Ph.D., and Jorge Santiago, Ph.D.
Location: Virtual via Zoom