Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held on Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m. in Engineering East Hall, Room 1232. Please see the schedule below for our list of seminars.

February 13
He (Helen) Huang, Ph.D., Professor, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, NC State and UNC Chapel Hill (Dianne Pawluk)
Restoring Motor Function in Amputees with Smart Prostheses

February 20
Pamela VandeVord Ph.D., Professor and Interim Department Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech (Jennifer S. Wayne)
Chronic Activation of Glia Following Blast Exposure Contributes to Behavioral and Cognitive Outcomes

February 27
Louis (Lou) Soslowsky Ph.D., Fairhill Professor, McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory Perleman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (Donahue)
Tendon Healing in a Rotator Cuff Animal Model

March 13
Ashley C. Brown, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (Daniel Conway)
Microgel-based materials for regenerative medicine: developing novel therapeutics and probing mechanisms

March 20
Jamie Spangler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (Seth Weinberg)
Reshaping the Immune Landscape Through Molecular Engineering

March 27
Carl G. Simon, Jr., Ph.D. Biomaterials Group, Biosystems & Biomaterials Division, National Institute of Standards & Technology (Michael McClure)
Assessing Quality of Tissue-Engineered Retinal Pigment Epithelia Using Absorbance Imaging & Artificial Intelligence

April 03
Kimberly Stroka, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park (Daniel Conway)
Cues from the blood-brain barrier alter the migration of metastatic breast tumor cells

April 10
Michael Madigan, Ph.D., Professor, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech (Jennifer S. Wayne)
Whoa! Reactive balance training as a fall prevention intervention

April 17
Craig Henriquez, Ph.D. (info forthcoming) (Seth Weinberg)