Fall 2018 - Spring 2019

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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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08/27/2018 - 3:00pm
Whitney Stoppel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida
Developing Personalized Biomaterials: An Investigation into Striated Muscle
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
09/10/2018 - 3:00pm
Xin Tang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida
Integrative Mechanobiology: Cancer Mechanics and Beyond
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
09/17/2018 - 3:00pm
Industry Speaker: Ivan Howard, M.B.A., M.S., Investment Officer, Hirtle, Callaghan & Co.
Making the Transition from Engineer to Entrepreneur
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
09/24/2018 - 3:00pm
Roberta Goode, M.S., President, Goode Compliance International
Ten Steps from Pupil to Proprietor
Location: 
Communicore, C1-11
10/01/2018 - 3:00pm
LEADERSHIP SEMINAR SERIES: Leonard Pinchuk, Ph.D., D.Sc., (h.c.), NAE., Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami
The Key Biomaterials that Led to Interventional Cardiology and Interventional Glaucoma
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
10/04/2018 - 3:00pm
Dr. Harvey W. Chim, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Florida
BME Grand Rounds
Location: 
BMS, JG32
10/08/2018 - 3:00pm
Industry Speaker: Thomas Jozefiak, Ph.D., Co-Founder, Chief Scientific Officer, Glyscend Incorporated
Translational Biomaterials Discovery: Commercial Success Stories for Polymers and Biomaterials
Location: 
Communicore, C1-7
10/15/2018 - 3:00pm
Jennifer Amos, Ph.D., Teaching Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Aligning Assessment and Evaluation Methods to Support Students’ Identities as Holistic Engineers
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
10/16/2018 - 3:00pm
Benton Lecture Series: Celia Matthews Elliott, Director of Ext. Affairs and Special Projects Instructor, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Persuasion in Technical Communications
Location: 
NEB 100
10/22/2018 - 3:00pm
Vinata Vedam-Mai, M.Sc., Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery & Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration, University of Florida
Biovalue in DBS Brain Banking
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
10/29/2018 - 3:00pm
LEADERSHIP SEMINAR SERIES: Thomas C. Skalak, Ph.D., Senior Advisor, Clara Wu and Joe Tsai Foundation, Vice President for Research Emeritus, University of Virginia
Biomedical Engineering for Life in a Rapidly Changing World
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
11/05/2018 - 3:00pm
James Duncan, Ph.D., Ebenezer K. Hunt Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Yale University
Left Ventricular Deformation Analysis from 4D Echocardiography: A Machine Learning Approach
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
11/06/2018 - 2:00pm
Dr. Taralyn McCarrel, D.V.M., Assistant Professor, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
BME Grand Rounds
Location: 
BMS, JG32
11/26/2018 - 3:00pm
Cynthia Chestek, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
Neural Interfaces for Controlling Finger Movements
Location: 
Communicore C1-17
12/03/2018 - 3:00pm
LEADERSHIP SEMINAR SERIES: Marjolein van der Meulen, Ph.D., 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
Mechanobiology of Musculoskeletal Tissues
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
12/10/2018 - 2:30pm
Katie Galloway, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Southern California
Slick Software, Slow Hardware: Balancing Biophysical Tradeoffs Drives Cellular Reprogramming
Location: 
Communicore, C1-7
12/14/2018 - 10:00am
Juliane Nguyen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Developing Biologics for Targeting Inflammatory Cells to Treat Myocardial Infarction and Cancer
Location: 
BMS, JG32
01/07/2019 - 3:00pm
Tyler Clites, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Biomechatronics Group, MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Enhancing Human Anatomy to Improve Bionic Integration
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
01/14/2019 - 3:00pm
Elizabeth Wayne, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hijacking Macrophage Activation to Control Gene Delivery
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
01/22/2019 - 2:00pm
Felipe Garcia Quiroz, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development, The Rockefeller University
Imaging Skin through the Lenses of Phase Separation: Liquid-like Membraneless Organelles Dictate Skin Barrier Formation
Location: 
Communicore, C1-3
01/28/2019 - 3:00pm
Xiao Hu, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
Multiscale Musculoskeletal Simulations Reveal Novel Insights in Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Disorders
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
02/04/2019 - 3:00pm
Scott Wilson, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Molecular Engineering, The University of Chicago
Antigen-Glycopolymer Conjugates: Engineering Immunity and Toleranc
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
02/11/2019 - 3:00pm
Gregory Hudalla, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
Harnessing Self-assembly to Create Supramolecular Biotherapeutics
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
02/14/2019 - 4:00pm
David Freeman, Ph.D., Appleton Endowed Professor, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, UF College of Veterinary Medicine
BME Grand Rounds
Location: 
NEB 202
02/18/2019 - 3:00pm
Mary Kathryn Sewell-Loftin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University in St. Louis
Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts Regulate Vascular Growth via Biomechanical Forces
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
02/25/2019 - 3:00pm
LEADERSHIP SEMINAR SERIES: Joseph M. DeSimone, Ph.D., CEO & Co-Founder, Carbon, Inc., Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry, UNC, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, NC State University
Digital Light Synthesis for Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing: Convergence of Software, Hardware and Molecular Science
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
03/11/2019 - 3:00pm
Thomas S. Johnston Jr., M.B.A., President, KLS-Martin Manufacturing
Personalized Medicine: How Individual Patient Solutions are Revolutionizing Reconstructive Surgery
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
03/25/2019 - 3:00pm
Yeongseon Jang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida
Supramolecular Biomaterials Made from Recombinant Proteins: Understanding Structure to Engineer Properties for Target Applications
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
04/01/2019 - 3:00pm
Joel D. Boerckel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery & Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
Mimicking Morphogenesis for Regeneration
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
04/15/2019 - 3:00pm
Darryl Thelen, Ph.D., Bernard A. and Frances M. Weideman Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Gauging Muscle Actions by Observing Tendon Dynamics
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17
04/22/2019 - 3:00pm
LEADERSHIP SEMINAR SERIES: Susan S. Margulies, Ph.D., Wallace H. Coulter Chair, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Injury Biomechanics, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech College of Engineering
Pediatric Concussion Biomechanics: What We Need To Know
Location: 
Communicore, C1-17