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Seminar Series: Fall 2016

Join us for the Bioengineering Seminar Series, which brings experts from around the country to campus to discuss their recent findings. Everyone is welcome!

Seminars are held Fridays, 9:00 a.m.—9:50 a.m., in the Pepco Room (1105) of the Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted.

Questions? Want to meet the speaker? Please contact Assistant Professor Silvina Matysiak (matysiak@umd.edu).

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

Fall 2016

Dates, titles and abstracts will be added as they are scheduled and received.
Last updated 12/1/16

Date
Speaker
Host
Sept. 9


Overcoming Biological Barriers for Drug Delivery
Samir Mitragotri
Director, Center for Bioengineering
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara
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Muro
 
Sept. 16

CANCELLED

 



 
Sept. 23

Direct Visualization of Nanoscale Nucleation, Growth, and Assembly Dynamics with In situ Electron Microscopy
Taylor Woehl
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
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Matysiak
 
Sept. 30

Engineered Proteins and Peptides as Versatile Biological Tools
Amy Karlsson
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Maryland
Abstract »

 


Matysiak
 
Oct. 5—8 BMES Conference  
     

Nov. 4


How to make pores in biological membranes
Max Berkowitz
Professor
Theoretical and Computational Chemistry,
Biophysical Chemistry
University of North Carolina
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Matysiak
 
Nov. 11

Nano/Meso-scale principles and applications with flexibility: From delivery and self-recognition to differentiation
Dennis Discher
Robert D. Bent Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Bioengineering
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract »


Muro

Nov. 18


GRADUATE STUDENTS' CHOICE SEMINAR

Recapitulating Embryonic Development to Regenerate Tendon with Stem Cells
Catherine Kuo
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Rochester

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Matysiak

 
Nov. 25


No Seminar—Thanksgiving Break



 
Dec. 2


BIG TEN EXCHANGE PROGRAM SEMINAR

Bio-chemo-mechanics of Presbyopia and Ocular Trauma
Mathew Reilly
Assistant Professor
Opthalmology
Biomedical Engineering
The Ohio State University

Abstract »


Matysiak
Dec. 9


Membrane-binding and aggregation thermodynamics explain the mechanism and selectivity of antimicrobial lipopeptides: results from molecular simulation
Alan Grossfield
University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry

Abstract »

Matysiak