Thursday, August 22, 2019
8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Mulligan's Grill & Pub, 3800 Golf Course Road, College Park, MD
The Fischell Department of Bioengineering retreat will be held at Mulligan's Grill and Pub, located at 3800 Golf Course Road in College Park, MD. This retreat is open only to those who have RSVP'd. Please email Christina Conrad with any questions.
The goal of this year's retreat is to Enhance and Promote Interactions and Conversations -- EPIC! This event will be a great opportunity to welcome new Ph.D. students, discuss research, create collaborations, and so forth. This event is open to all BIOE graduate students, faculty, post-docs, and staff who have registered.
8:30 - 9:00 AM: Breakfast & Coffee
9:00 - 9:15 AM: Welcome
Dr. John P. Fisher, Department Chair
9:15 - 10:30 AM: Session I: Graduate Student Talks
Chairs: Christina Conrad & Eli Pottash
- Antonio Fiore (Scarcelli Lab)
- Michelle Bookstaver (Jewell Lab)
- Alisa White (He Lab)
- Justine Yu (Fisher Lab)
- Rebecca Moriarty (Stroka Lab)
10:30 - 10:45 AM: Ice Breakers with BGSS
10:45 - 11:30 AM: "Building a Business around Regenerative Medicine Manufacturing Technology"
Jon Rowley (RoosterBio and BIOE Advisory Board)
11:30 - 12:00 PM: "How I Engineer(ed) My Career"
Dr. Kimberly Stroka
12:00 - 1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 - 1:15 PM: Break
1:15 - 1:45 PM: "Therapeutic Target Identification and Biomimetic Tumor Modeling in Cancer Research"
Dr. Jiangsheng Xu (He Lab)
1:45 - 2:45 PM: Session II. Graduate Student Talks
Chairs: Samm Stewart and Barry Liang
- Andrew Lamont (Sochol Lab)
- Ariana Joy DeCastro (Stroka Lab)
- Ryan Huiszoon (Ghodssi Lab)
- Emily Gosselin (Jewell Lab)
2:45 - 4:30 PM: Team-Building Activity with BGSS
4:30 - 5:00 PM: "Engineering Endothelial Metabolism to Reduce Health Disparities"
Dr. Alisa Morss Clyne
5:00 - 7:00 PM: Concluding Remarks, Awards, Happy Hour