Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

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BME Leadership Seminar Series

The BME Leadership Seminar Series features speakers who have been and continue to be instrumental in the growth of biomedical engineering as a field.   

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09/02/2014 - 2:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-4
09/08/2014 - 4:00pm
Jinze Liu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Kentucky
Unlocking the transcriptome with RNA-seq: a computational framework
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-9
09/15/2014 - 4:00pm
James Liao, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology, UF Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience
Fish swimming and flow sensing
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-9
09/29/2014 - 4:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-17
10/06/2014 - 4:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-15
10/13/2014 - 4:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-17
10/27/2014 - 4:00pm
Karim Oweiss, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UF
Reverse Engineering the Brain: Implications for Clinically Viable Brain Machine Interfaces
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-9
11/03/2014 - 4:00pm
Martha Campbell-Thomspon, DVM, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine, UF
Lost Beta Cells in Diabetes: CLARITY applied
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-9
11/10/2014 - 4:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-17
11/17/2014 - 4:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-9
12/04/2014 - 2:00pm
Jin Montclare, Associate Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
Fabricating Intelligent Protein Materials
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-7
01/12/2015 - 4:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-7
02/04/2015 - 12:00pm
Stanton Rowe, Chief Scientific Officer, Corporate Vice President, Advanced Technology at Edwards Lifesciences
Biomedical Innovation – Quest of Developing the Transcatheter Heart Valve
Location: 
Biomedical Sciences Building, room JG32
02/11/2015 - 1:00pm
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
Location: 
Biomedical Sciences Building, room JG32
02/16/2015 - 4:00pm
Laurie Gower, Ph.D., Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, UF
From Bones to Stones- Mimicking Hard Tissue Formation in the Beaker
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-7
02/23/2015 - 4:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-7
03/09/2015 - 4:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-7
03/16/2015 - 4:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-7
03/19/2015 - 11:00am
Allen L. Garner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University
Biological Manipulation by Electromagnetism
Location: 
Biomedical Sciences Building, room JG32
03/30/2015 - 4:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-7
04/06/2015 - 4:00pm
Nathan Gallant, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida
Engineering “Smart”er Biomaterials: Exploiting Mechanotransduction for Tissue Fabrication
Location: 
Communicore, Room C1-7
04/22/2015 - 3:00pm
Dr. Lana Garmire, Assistant Professor, Cancer Epidemiology Program, University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Big Data Integration: from Population to Single Cells
Location: 
Communicore, room C1-11
04/27/2015 - 9:00am
Paul Lee, PhD Student & Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fellow, Stevens Institute of Technology
Lecture Demonstration and Vision Talk
Location: 
Biomedical Sciences Building, room JG32
05/07/2015 - 3:00pm
Hu Yang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University
Polymeric Nanomedicine for Cancer Therapy
Location: 
Communicore, room C1-4
05/19/2015 - 3:00pm
Michael Detamore, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, University of Kansas
Gradients and ‘Raw Materials’ in Tissue Engineering
Location: 
Communicore, room C1-4
06/08/2015 - 3:00pm
Lance Kam, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University
Engineering Adaptive Immunity through Biomaterials
Location: 
Communicore, room C1-4
06/10/2015 - 10:30am
Dr. Stephen Arce, Adjunct Professor, Burlington County College, McGuire Air Force Base
Teaching Demonstration and Vision Talk
Location: 
Biomedical Sciences Building, room JG32