Fall 2016–Spring 2017

September 15, 2016

Emil Sobol, PhD
Head of the Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute on Laser and Information Technologies of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Co-founder, VP of Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer of Arcuo Medical, Inc
Novel Laser Applications for Reshaping and Regeneration of Tissues in Otolaryngology, Orthopedics and Ophthalmology

November 11, 2016

Taekjip Ha, PhD
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Professor, Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Revisiting and Repurposing the Double Helix

December 1, 2016

Rakesh K. Jain, PhD
Andrew Werk Cook Professor of Tumor Biology
Director, E.L. Steele Laboratory for Tumor Biology
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Reengineering the Tumor Microenvironment to Improve Cancer Treatment: Bench to Bedside

December 8, 2016

Xiaole Shirley Liu, PhD
Professor of Statistics
Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University
Translational Cancer Research for Precision Medicine

March 23, 2017

Lonnie Shea, PhD
Professor and William and Valerie Hall Chair
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan
Systems Tissue Engineering

March 30, 2017

Michael I. Miga, PhD
Harvie Branscomb Professor
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Radiology and Radiological Sciences, and Neurological Surgery
Vanderbilt Institute in Surgery and Engineering
Vanderbilt University
Computation-Enhanced Surgery and Intervention: An Exemplar in Translation

April 6, 2017

Robert F. Kirsch, Ph.D.
Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor and Chair
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
Restoring Movement and User Control of the Paralyzed Arm: BCI-commanded FES

April 20, 2017

Robert J. Buchanan, KM, MD
Associate Professor
Dell Medical School, UT Austin
Chief of Neurosurgery
Seton Brain and Spine Institute
The Holy Grail: In-Vivo Measurements of the Conscious Human Brain

April 27, 2017

Julia N. Savoy, MS
Assistant Researcher
Wisconsin Center for Education Research
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Evaluation of BME Graduate Student Career and Professional Development

May 4, 2017

Sai Reddy, PhD
Assistant Professor
ETH Zurich
Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering
4058 Basel, Switzerland
Analyzing, Predicting, and Engineering Antibody Responses