Biomedical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Margaret Morrison

Seminar Series - Spring 2017

All seminars are held in Doherty Hall (DH) A302 at 4:30 P.M. unless otherwise indicated. Coffee and snacks are served at 4:00 P.M. in Scott Hall BME kitchen area, where students may meet the speaker.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Gaj Thomas Gaj, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Bioengineering
University of California
Seminar Title: Therapeutic genome editing using CRISPR-Cas9

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

No Seminar

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Xi Ren Xi, PhD
Instructor in Surgery
Laboratory for Organ Engineering and Regeneration
Center for Regenerative Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Seminar Title: Engineering Vasculature for the Lung

Tuesday, February 7, 2016

Joiner Wilsaan Joiner, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
George Mason University
Seminar Title: The decay of motor adaptation reveals an asymmetry in the stability of motion state-dependent learning

Friday, February 10, 2017

Sahel José-Alain Sahel, MD
Director, UPMC Eye Center
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Seminar Title: Pathway Toward Vision Restoration, Artificial Vision, Artificial Retina, Optogenetics

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

No seminar

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Moghe Prabhas Moghe, PhD
Distinguished Professor
Departmnet of Biomedical Engineering
Rutgers University
Seminar Title: Polymer Nanotherapeutics: What’s good for the heart is also good for the brain!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Yuan Fan Yuan, PhD
Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
Seminar Title: Intracellular trafficking of naked DNA

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

No seminar

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Abbot Rosalyn Abbott, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Tufts University
Seminar Title: Development of a tissue engineered adipose model for studying metabolic disease

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Cohen Daniel Cohen, PhD
Life Sciences Research Foundation Fellow
Department of Biology
Stanford University
Seminar Title: Crowd Control: Engineering Collective Cell Behaviors

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

No seminar

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Wnek Gary E. Wnek, PhD
Professor
Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
Seminar Title: Some New Observations on Poly (acrylic acid) Gels and Fibers and Possible Connections to Physiological Phenomena

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Widge Alik Widge, MD, Ph.D.
Director, Translational NeuroEngineering Lab
Division of Neurotherapeutics
Massachusetts General Hospital
Seminar Title: Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation for Mental Disorders: Progress Towards a Circuit-Directed Treatment

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Khademhosseini Ali Khademhosseini, PhD
Professor
Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
Harvard Medical School
Seminar Title: Nano- and Microfabricated Hydrogels for Regenerative Engineering

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

No seminar

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Olveczky Bence Olveczky, PhD
Professor
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Center for Brain Science
Harvard University
Seminar Title: Neural circuits underlying motor skill learning and execution

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Rittscher Jens Rittscher, PhD
Professor
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom