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The Bioengineering Seminar Series: Spring 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
January 29 Overview and Introduction—No Speaker Hsieh
February 05 No Seminar  
February 12 Energy Transfer-Based Biosensing of Protease Activity: Potential Use in Portable Screening Applications
Kim Sapsford
Research Staff Fellow
Division of Biology
Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Abstract »
Kofinas
February 19 Harnessing Sphingosine 1-Phosphate (S1P) Receptor Selective Activation for Musculoskeletal Regeneration and Repair
Edward Botchwey
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering & Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Virginia
Abstract »
Bentley
March 1 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Please note day, time, and location.

Monday, March 1
11:00 a.m.
Pepco Room, Kim Engineering Building


A Molecular View of DNA Structure and Mechanical Properties: Effects of Sequence on Bending
and Hybridization

Vanessa Ortiz
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Shah
March 4 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Please note day, time, and location.

Thursday, March 4
11:00 a.m.
Pepco Room, Kim Engineering Building


Viral Nanoparticles: from Materials to Medicine
Nicole F. Steinmetz
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
Abstract »
Shah
March 8 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Please note day, time, and location.

Monday, March 8
11:00 a.m.
Room 2110, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building


Physicochemical Control of Cell Migration Using Engineered Extracellular Matrices
Shelly Peyton
NIH
Abstract »
Shah
March 11 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Please note day, time, and location.

Thursday, March 11
11:00 a.m.
Room 1105 (Pepco Room), Jeong. H. Kim Engineering Building


Understanding Protein Stability and the Folding
Silvina Matysiak
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Institute of Computational Sciences and Engineering
University of Texas at Austin
Abstract »
Shah
March 25 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Please note day, time, and location.

Thursday, March 25
11:00 a.m.
Room 1105 (Pepco Room), Jeong. H. Kim Engineering Building


The Dynamics of Assembly in Biological Networks
Eric Deeds
Department of Systems Biology
Harvard Medical School
Abstract »
Shah
March 26 Clinical Problems and Bioengineering Opportunities in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Jeffrey Hasday
Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Head, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Abstract »
Herold
March 31 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Please note day, time, and location.

Wednesday, March 31
11:00 a.m.
Room 1105 (Pepco Room), Jeong. H. Kim Engineering Building


The Ultra-Fast Folding of the Villin Headpiece Subdomain: New Insight from Laser Temperature Jump Measurements and a Simple Analytical Model
Troy Cellmer
NIH
Abstract »
Shah
April 2 The Auto-digestion Hypothesis in Acute and Chronic Inflammation: A Case for Multi-Organ Dysfunction and Type II Diabetes
Geert W. Schmid-Schönbein
Microcirculation Laboratory
Department of Bioengineering,
Institute for Engineering in Medicine
University of California San Diego
Abstract »
Aranda
April 9 Targeted In Vivo Contrast Generation and
Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Imaging (EPRI)

Joseph P. Y. Kao
Professor
Medical Biotechnology Center, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, and
Department of Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Abstract »
Payne
April 12 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Please note day, time, and location.

Monday, April 12
11:00 a.m.
Room 1105 (Pepco Room), Jeong. H. Kim Engineering Building


Base-By-Base Ratcheting of Single Stranded DNA Through a Solid-State Nanopore
Binquan Luan
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Abstract »
Shah
April 15 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Please note day, time, and location.

Thursday, April 15
11:00 a.m.
Room 1105 (Pepco Room), Jeong. H. Kim Engineering Building


Path Ensembles for Conformational Transitions in Proteins: Path Heterogeneity, Steady States, and Symmetry
Divesh Bhatt
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Abstract »

 

Shah
April 16 No Seminar  
April 23 Microfluidic Single-Molecule Detection and Quantum Dot Technologies for Genomic Analysis of Diseases
Jeff Tza-Huei Wang
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering
The Johns Hopkins University
Abstract »
White
April 30 SBEC 2010—No Seminar  
May 7 No Seminar  
May 27 SPECIAL SEMINAR
Please note day, time, and location.

Thursday, May 7
4:00 p.m.
Room 1105 (Pepco Room), Jeong. H. Kim Engineering Building


Novel Strategies for the Engineering of Skeletal Tissues
Rui L. Reis
Associate Professor with Habilitation
Department of Polymer Engineering
University of Minho, Portugal; and
Director, 3B's Research Group (Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics)
Abstract »

 

Fisher