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Seminar Series: Spring 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 Christopher Jewell (cmjewell@umd.edu).

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

Spring 2016

Dates, titles and abstracts will be added as they are scheduled and received.
Last updated 05/3/16

Date
Speaker
Host
January 29


Understanding the role of metabolism in disease using isotope tracing and flux analysis
Christian Metallo
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of California, San Diego

Abstract »
 


Jewell
 
February 5

Bioengineering approaches to diagnose and prevent biofilm infections
Mark Shirtliff
Associate Professor
Department of Microbial Pathogenesis
University of Maryland School of Dentistry

Abstract »
 


Bentley
 
February 12


Designing responsive biomaterials for controlling the cell environment
April Kloxin
Departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering (affiliate)
University of Delaware

Abstract »


Jewell
 

February 19


Title TBA
Richard Macko
Professor
Department of Neurology and Medicine
University of Maryland, Baltimore

 


Tao
 
February 26
Room Change:
CHE 2108


 


Integrating biomimetic matrices and cell-on-chip systems to understand cell mechanobiology
Kimberly Stroka
Assistant Professor
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland
Abstract »
 


Jewell
 
March 4


Biocompatibility or Toxicology? Oxidative Stress as a Focal Point of Nanomaterial Design
Thomas Dziubla
Gill Associate Professor
Department of Chemicals and Materials Engineering
University of Kentucky
Abstract »

 


Muro

 
March 11
Room Change: 
CHE 2108

DISTINGUISHED SEMINAR

Interfacing Nanomaterials with Biology: Applications in Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Vincent Rotello
Charles A. Goessmann Professor of Chemistry and University Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Abstract »


 

Jewell
 
March 18


Spring Break - No Seminar Scheduled
 

 

March 25


BIOENGINEERING/MICROSYSTEMS SEMINAR

SMART: Shrink Manufacturing Advanced Research Technologies
Michelle Khine
Associate Professor
University of California, Irvine

Abstract »
 


White
 
April 1

DISTINGUISHED SEMINAR

Materials and Protein Engineering for Modulating Immunity and Tolerance
Jeffrey Hubbell
Barry L. MacLean Professor of Molecular Engineering Innovation and Enterprise
Institute for Molecular Engineering
University of Chicago

Abstract »


Jewell
 
April 8

Methylation, Microbiome and Mobile Elements: Applications of the MinION
Winston Timp
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Abstract »
 


Stroka

 
April 15
Room Change: 
CHE 2108


DISTINGUISHED SEMINAR

Systems Biology Approaches to Current Problems in Cancer Therapeutics
Douglas Lauffenburger
Ford Professor and Department Head
Department of Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Abstract »
 


Jewell
April 22


GRADUATE STUDENTS' CHOICE SEMINAR

Implications of Interstitial and Lymphatic Transport in Immunity and Immunotherapeutic Design
Susan Thomas
George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract »
 

 


Jewell
April 29


Novel Antibodies Targeting Glypican-3 and Mesothelin for Cancer Therapies
Mitchell Ho
Senior Investigator
Chief, Antibody Therapy Section
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
National Cancer Institute, NIH
Abstract »
 

Jay
May 6

Characterization of signal execution modes in intracellular death signaling processes
Carlos Lopez
Assistant Professor
Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Vanderbilt University
Abstract »
 

Matysiak