Fall 2014–Spring 2015

September 4
Daniel A. Hammer, PhD
Alfred G. and Meta A. Ennis Professor of Bioengineering University of Pennsylvania
Self-assembled Vesicles from Polymers and Proteins
Host: Dr. Jeanne Stachowiak

November 6
Nenad Bursac, PhD
Rooney Family Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
Tissue Engineering of Strained Muscles
Host: Dr. Michael Sacks

December 4
Andrew Tsourkas, PhD
Associate Professor of Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania
Engineering Contrast Agents for Molecular Imaging and Therapeutic Applications
Host: Dr. Tim Yeh

February 12
Long Cai, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology
Single cell Transcriptional Profiling by Sequential FISH
Host: Dr. Jenny Jiang

March 26
Deok-Ho Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
The University of Washington
Multi-Scale Regenerative Bioengineering
Host: Dr. Aaron Baker

April 2
Darrell Irvine, PhD
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering and Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Engineering Immunity in Vaccines and Cancer Therapy
Host: Dr. George Georgiou

April 9
Gilda Barabino, PhD
Dean of the Grove School of Engineering
The City College of New York
Sickle Cell Disease: Advances Toward Improved Treatment of Strategies Using Engineering Approaches
Host: Dr. Mia Markey

April 16
Geert Schmid-Schoenbein, PhD
Chair and Professor of Bioengineering
University of California, San Diego
Receptor Cleavage, Autodigestion, Disease, and Death: Digestive Enzymes on the Prowl
Host: Dr. Ken Diller