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The Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering

Seminar Series

The Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering values the sharing of experiences from biomedical experts in the field through scheduled seminars throughout the year.

The SBME Academic Seminar Series feature faculty members from in-state and out-of-state, some with whom we have established shared collaborative research projects. 

Spring 2020

Seminar Series Archive

We are excited to announce our seminar speakers for the spring semester. Check them out below!

Spring 2020 Seminar Series

Jan 23, 2020

Yuan Yang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, Northwestern University Medical School.

Title: FUNCTIONAL NEURAL CONNECTIVITY IN HEMIPARETIC STROKE, 11 A.M, Thursday, Gallogly Hall, Room 126.

Jan 09,2020

Dr. WEI CHEN, Professor, Biomedical Engineering Dean, College of Mathematics and Science, University of Central Oklahoma

Title: ANTITUMOR IMMUNE RESPONSES INDUCED BY LASER IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR TREATMENT OF METASTATIC CANCERS, 9 A.M, Thursday, Gallogly Hall, Room 126.

Jan 6, 2020

Yu Zhang, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences, Stanford University

Title: NEURAL PATTERN DECODING USING MACHINE LEARNING FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS, 11 A.M, Monday, Gallogly Hall, Room 126.

Dec 06,2019

Metin Akay, Founding Chair, John S Dunn Endowed Chair Professor, University of Houston.

Title: BRAIN CANCER CHIP FOR PRECISION MEDICINE, 1:30 PM Friday, Gallogly Hall, Room 127

Nov 15, 2019

Joseph culver, Professor of Radiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine.

Title: DIFFUSE OPTICAL TOMOGRAPHY, 1:30 PM Friday, Gallogly Hall, Room 127

Nov 08, 2019

Larry McEnerney, Director of Writing Programs, University of Chicago

Title: Writing Effectively for Biomedical Engineering: The Value of Creating Value, 1:30 PM Friday, Gallogly Hall, Room 127

Oct 25, 2019

Anthony C. Johnson, clinical assistant professor of research in the OU Medicine Department of Neurology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Title: THE BLACK BOX OF CHRONIC VISCERAL PAIN: SHINING LIGHT ON NOVEL CIRCUITRY, 1:30 pm, Friday, ,Gallogly Hall, Room 127

Oct 08, 2019

T. Venky Venkatesan, Director of the Nano Institute at the National University of Singapore (NUSNNI) Professor of ECE, Physics, MSE and NGS.

Title: ULTRA-LOW SWITCHING ENERGY MEMORIES TO ARTIFICIAL NEURONS,  11 AM, Tuesday, Gallogly Hall, Room 126

Sept 12, 2019

Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D, University Professor, Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor of Chemical, Materials and Biomedical Engineering,Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, University of Connecticut

Title: Success is What you Leave Behind, Zarrow Hall, Rm. 145

September 6, 2019

WEI CHEN, PH. D Professor of Biomedical Engineering Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Education and Research Dean of the College of Mathematics and Science University of Central Oklahoma

Title: SYNERGIZING PHOTOTHERAPY AND IMMUNOTERAPY FOR METASTATIC CANCERS, OMU, Associates Room (Third Floor, North).

August 30, 2019

NANYIN ZHANG, PH.D Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering  Pennsylvania State University

Title: MANIPULATING AND MONITORING THE BRAIN NETWORK FUNCTION IN AWAKE RODENTS USING MULTI-MODAL APPROACHESCEC, Rm. 438

 

June 14, 2019

Jenny Robinson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Kansas

Title: Emulsion Electrospun Fibers for Sex-Dependent Fibrocartilage RegenerationCEC, Rm. 100



March 15, 2019

Javier A. Jo, Ph.D., Professor of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Oklahoma

Title: Novel Technologies for Quantitative Optical Image Guided Precision Medicine

REPF, Rm. 200


March 6, 2019

X. Edward Guo, Ph.D., Chair and Stanley Dicker Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering Columbia University

Title: Bone Bioengineering: Microstructure, Mechanics, Mechanobiology and Beyond

REPF, Rm. 200

 

2018 Seminar Archives

December 5, 2018

Craig Duvall, Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University

Title: Matrix binding nanocarriers for molecularly targeted osteoarthritis therapy

CEC , Rm. 100

November 30, 2018

M. N. V. Ravi Kumar, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy.

Title: Emerging Nanosystems in Drug Delivery:  It’s all about delivery

REPF, Rm. 200

November 2, 2018

Robin Felder, Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology

Title: Automated 3D cell culture provides standardized, biologically relevant and high capacity production of human cells

CEC, Rm.100

October 26, 2018

Michael Businelle, Associate Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine

Title: Using smartphones to identify and intervene upon mechanisms of behavior change

REPF, Rm.200

September 28, 2018

Jie ZhengAssociate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Title: Renal Clearable Nanomedicines

CEC, Rm.100

September 14, 2018

Wendy Newstetter, Assistant Dean in the College of Engineering, Georgia Tech.

Title: Problem-based Learning in Engineering Education

REPF, Rm. 200

August 17, 2018

Ramin Skibba, PhD. Scientific Writer

Title: Charting a Course from Science Research to Science Writing for the Public!

August 13, 2018

George Gopen, JD, PhD, Professor Emertitus, Duke University.

Title: Scientific Writing from the Reader’s Perspective

November 9, 2018

Kent Leach, Professor in Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis

Title: Engineered microenvironments to guide progenitor cell-based therapies in tissue paper.

CEC , Rm. 100

October 12, 2018

Liping TangProfessor at the Universtiy of Texas - Arlington

Title:  Development of Cancer Traps for Combating Metastatic Cancer

CEC, Rm.100

2017 Seminar Archives

Nov 10, 2017

Akhilesh K. Gaharwar, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering Texas A&M University.

Title: Designing Mineral Based Therapeutics to Control and Direct Cell Function

October 27, 2017

Kumar Sripathirathan, Ph.D.  CEO of DRIK, Inc.  

Drug discovery and development

October 20, 2017

Michael Deem, Ph.D. Department of Bioengineering Rice University

Title: Static and Dynamic Measures of Human Brain Connectivity Predict Complementary Aspects of Human Cognitive Performance

Sept. 1, 2017

Cory Berkland, Ph.D.Solon E. Summerfield Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at The University of Kansas.

Title:  A Few Early Lessons in Entrepreneurship

May 5, 2017

Brendan Harley, Sc.D. Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

Title: Engineering the Niche to Address Emerging Challenges in Regenerative Medicine

2016 Seminar Archives

Nov. 18, 2016

Hinrich Staecker, MD, Ph.D. Professor Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery University of Kansas Medical Center

Title: Molecular Modification of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Translational Inner Ear Research

 

Nov. 11, 2016

Michael C. Morton Vice President for Corporate Regulatory Affairs Medtronic, Inc.

Title: The Medical Device Industry: Perspectives of the Global Healthcare Ecosystem

 

Nov. 4, 2016

Emily Day, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering University of Delaware

Title: Enabling High Precision Cancer Therapy with Engineered Nanoparticles

 

Oct. 28, 2016

Lijie Grace Zhang Associate Professor Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department of Biomedical Engineering Department of Medicine The George Washington University 

Title: Integrating 3D Bioprinting and Nanomaterials for Complex Tissue Regeneration

 

Sept. 16, 2016

Gregory Sutton, Ph.D. Royal Society University Research Fellow, Department Biological Sciences University of Bristol, UK

Title: Lessons in Mechanical Design Learned from Insects

 

April 13, 2016

Rachel Childers Ph.D. Candidate, Ohio State University, Department of Biomedical Engineering; Candidate for Professor of Practice

Title: Teachers: The Catalysts to Student Learning