Past BioE Seminars


Thursday, January 30, 2014

Engineering Regulated Biological Adhesion

Wendy E. Thomas, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering Co-Director, Biological Physics, Structure and Design (BPSD) Program University of Washington

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Using Light to Control and Visualize Molecular Forces in Living Systems

Khalid Salaita, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry Emory University


Thursday, December 5, 2013

Biofunctional Hydrogels for Therapeutic Delivery and Tissue Repair

Andrés J. García, Ph.D. - Regents' Professor Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering Petit Institute of Bioengineering and Bioscience Georgia Institute of Technology

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Pulling Apart at the Seams: The Role of Cell Contractility in Atherosclerosis and Metastasis

Cynthia A. Reinhart-King, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Cornell University

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Synthetic Analog and Digital Computation in Living Cells

Timothy Lu, M.D., Ph.D. - Assistant Professor Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department of Biological Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Biomaterials for Cell Transplantation and Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Nerve Injury

Shelly E. Sakiyama-Elbert, Ph.D. - Professor and Associate Chair Department of Biomedical Engineering Washington University in St. Louis

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Using Light to Probe and Manipulate Biology: Photophysical Challenges and Molecular Solutions

David S. Lawrence, Ph.D. - Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor Chair, Division of Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry Professor of Chemistry, Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry, and Pharmacology Univeristy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Engineering Tissue-to-Tissue Interfaces

Helen Lu, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor Dental and Craniofacial Bioengineering Director of the Biomaterials and Interface Tissue Engineering Laboratory Columbia University

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Synthetic Biology: Putting Synthesis into Biology

Huimin Zhao, Ph.D. - Centennial Endowed Chair Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringProfessor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Bioengineering University of Illinois