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The Bioengineering Seminar Series: Fall 2010

You can find all of these seminars, as well as others of potential interest, on our events calendar.

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Date
Speaker
Host
September 3 High Fidelity Genetic Analysis System Based on Single-Strand Conformation Dependent Capillary Electrophoresis
Gyoo Yeol Jung
Department of Chemical Engineering and
School of Interdisciplinary Bioscience & Bioengineering
Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
Abstract »
Seog
September 10   Engineering Cell Function Through the Adhesive Microenvironment
Kiran Bhadriraju, Ph.D.
Cell Systems Science Group
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Abstract »
Hsieh
September 17 Energy Transfer-Based Biosensing of Protease Activity: Potential Use in Portable Screening Applications
Kim Sapsford
Research Staff Fellow
Division of Biology
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Abstract »
Kofinas
September 24 An Engineering Approach to the Study of Cardiac Fibrillation and Defibrillation
Richard Gray
Senior Biomedical Engineer
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Abstract »
Shah
September 29 SPECIAL SEMINAR

Wednesday, September 29
4:00 p.m.
Pepco Room, Kim Engineering Building


Advancing Biomaterial Strategies for Bone Tissue Engineering
Antonios G. Mikos
Department of Bioengineering
Rice University
Abstract »
Fisher
October 1 BMES Preview: Oral Presentations (Topics TBA)
Joshua Chetta, Emily Coates, David Hwang and Kimberly Stroka
Graduate Program in Bioengineering
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland
Abstract »
Shah
October 8 BMES Annual Meeting—No Seminar  
October 15 Axonal Transport and Nerve Regeneration
Valeria Cavalli
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Abstract »
Shah
October 22 No Seminar  
October 29 Microfluidic Tools for the Generation of Controlled Flow-Free Cellular Microenvironments
Javier Atencia
NIST
Abstract »
White
November 5 Attention BIOE Students: We Can Help You Find Those Valuable Research Resources—and More Easily
Bob Kackley, James Miller, and Nevenka Zdravkovska
Reference Librarians
Engineering and Physical Sciences Library
University of Maryland
Abstract »
Shah
November 12 Mechanics of Biopolymer Networks and Implications for Axon Growth
Jeffrey Urbach
Professor
Department of Physics
Georgetown University
Abstract »
Aranda-Espinoza
November 19 Research Aptitude Exam (RAE) Preparation
Peter Kofinas
Keystone Professor and Graduate Program Director
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland First year students only.
Kofinas
November 26 Thanksgiving Break—No Seminar  
December 3 Novel Hypoxia-driven Molecular Imaging Biomarkers in the Breast Tumor Microenvironment
Kristine Glunde
Associate Professor
Department of Radiology and Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Abstract »
Chen
December 10 SPECIAL JOINT BioE/ChBE SEMINAR

Genome Surfing for Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals
Ryan Gill (M.S. '97, Ph.D. '99, chemical engineering)
Patten Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Colorado
Managing Director
Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels
Abstract »
Adomaitis