Fall 2016 - Spring 2017

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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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08/29/2016 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
09/12/2016 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
09/15/2016 - 4:00pm
Marcelle Nascimento, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, UF
BME Grand Rounds
Location: 
BMS, JG32
09/19/2016 - 3:00pm
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.
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
09/26/2016 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
10/13/2016 - 4:00pm
Jennifer E. Hagen M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, UF
BME Grand Rounds
Location: 
BMS, JG32
10/17/2016 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
10/24/2016 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
10/31/2016 - 3:00pm
Kyle D. Allen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
Magnetic Capture of Osteoarthritis Biomarkers
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
11/07/2016 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
11/17/2016 - 9:30am
Wendy Liu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California Irvine
Engineering Immunomodulatory Biomaterials
Location: 
BMS, JG32
11/28/2016 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-15
12/05/2016 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Comm., C1-15
12/12/2016 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-3
01/09/2017 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
01/17/2017 - 9:30am
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
Location: 
BMS, JG32
01/23/2017 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
01/30/2017 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
02/06/2017 - 3:00pm
Christopher Nelson, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
Delivery of Genome Engineering Technologies for Precision Gene Therapy
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
02/20/2017 - 3:00pm
Jessilyn Dunn, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Snyder Lab, Department of Genetics, Stanford University
Integrative Personalized Omics and Physiological Profiling of Health and Disease
Location: 
Communicore, C1-07
02/27/2017 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
02/28/2017 - 9:00am
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
03/13/2017 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
03/27/2017 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
04/17/2017 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
05/17/2017 - 3:00pm
Dong-Wook Park, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University
Emerging Biomedical Devices with Novel Materials: Transparent Graphene Neural Electrodes and Electrochemical Aptamer Sensors
Location: 
BMS, JG32
05/22/2017 - 3:00pm
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
Location: 
BMS, JG32