Fall 2002–Spring 2003 BME Seminars

October 3, 2002
Dr. Cato Laurencin, Drexel University 
Center for Advanced Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering 
"New Frontiers in Bone Tissue Engineering"

October 31, 2002 
Dr. Kenneth Keller, University of Minnesota,
Humphrey Institute of Public Policy
" Laboring at the Intersection of Science, Technology and Public Policy:
Halford Mackinder's Insight"

November 14, 2002 
Dr. A.J.Welch, University of Texas at Austin 
"Creating an Invisible Man?"

November 21, 2002
Dr. Dan Hammer, University of Pennsylvania
" Engineering Cell Adhesion Using Model Systems "

December 5th 2002
Dr. Sheldon Weinbaum, City College of New York
" How Cells Sense Mechanical Stress and Amplify Mechanical Signals; Mechano 
Transduction in Bone and Kidney "

January 23rd, 2003
Dr. Kristi S. Anseth, University of Colorado at Boulder 
"Tailoring the Architecture of Degradable Gels for Cartilage Tissue Engineering"

February 13th, 2003
Dr. Susan C. Hagness, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Microwave Imaging via Space-Time Beamforming: Prospects for Early-Stage Breast Cancer Detection"

February 20th, 2003
Dr. Howard W.T. Matthew, Wayne State University 
"Polysaccharide and Glycopolymer Biomaterials: Applications in Tissue Engineering"

March 20th, 2003
Dr. Allan S. Hoffman, University of Washington at Seattle
"Conjugate of Smart Polymers and Smart Proteins"

March 27th, 2003
Dr. John A. Frangos, La Jolla Bioengineering Institute
"The Membrane Free Volume Theory of Mechanochemical Transduction in Cells"

April 17th, 2003
Dr. George Georgiou, University of Texas at Austin
"Engineering Antibodies for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications"