BIOE Retreat

Thursday, August 22, 2019
8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Mulligan's Grill & Pub, 3800 Golf Course Road, College Park, MD
Alyssa Tomlinson
awolice@umd.edu

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.

Download the PDF program.

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

  1. Antonio Fiore (Scarcelli Lab)
  2. Michelle Bookstaver (Jewell Lab)
  3. Alisa White (He Lab)
  4. Justine Yu (Fisher Lab)
  5. 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

  1. Andrew Lamont (Sochol Lab)
  2. Ariana Joy DeCastro (Stroka Lab)
  3. Ryan Huiszoon (Ghodssi Lab)
  4. 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

Audience: Graduate  Faculty  Staff  Post-Docs 

 

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