Past Bioengineering Seminars

Spring 2017

January 25
Ido Braslavsky
Visiting Scholar at Stanford University
Associate Professor at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

February 1
Moriel Vandsburger
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
UC Berkeley

February 8
Jim Wells
Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
UCSF

February 15
Manu Prakash
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
Stanford University

February 22
Princess Imoukhuede
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
University of Illinois — Urbana Champaign

March 1
Ashleigh Theberge
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Washington

March 8
Ngan Huang
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Stanford University

March 15
*Sibley Auditorium
Dino DiCarlo
Professor of Bioengineering
UCLA

March 22
Chris Vollmers
Assistant Professor of Biomolecular Engineering
UC Santa Cruz

March 29
NO SEMINAR due to Spring Recess

April 5
Kandice Tanner
Chief, Tissue Morphodynamics Unit
National Institutes of Health

April 12
Polly Fordyce
Assistant Professor of Genetics and Bioengineering
Fellow, ChEM-H Institute
Stanford University

April 19
Ahmad (Mo) Khalil
Innovation Career Development Professor
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Director, Biological Design Center
Boston University

April 26
Patrick Stayton
Professor of Bioengineering
University of Washington

May 3
TBA

Fall 2016

Aug 31
Jacob Corn
Scientific Director, Innovative Genomics Initiative – UC Berkeley

Sept 7
Adam Engler
Associate Professor of Bioengineering, UCSD

Sept 14
Carolyn Larabell
Professor of Anatomy, UCSF

Sept 21
Rising Star Lecture: Kim Woodrow
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, University of Washington

Sept 28
Jamal Lewis
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis

Oct 12
Audrey (Ellerbee) Bowden
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Oct 19
Peyman Golshani
Associate Professor of Neurology, UCLA

Nov 2
Hana El-Samad
Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF

Nov 16
Ellen Heber-Katz
Professor, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research

Dec 2
Annual Bioengineering Distinguished Lecture:
Robert LangerDavid H. Koch Institute Professor
Biological Engineering, MIT

Spring 2016

January 20
Andre Berndt
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

January 27
Possu Huang
Research Scientist, University of Washington

February 3
Lacra Bintu
Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology

February 10
Philip Romero
Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

February 17
Raju Tomer
Senior Scientist, Stanford University

February 24
Moriel Vandsburger
Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky

March 2nd
Judith Campisi
Buck Institute for Research on Aging and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

March 9
Tatiana Engel
Research Specialist, Stanford University

Mar 16
Talia Lerner
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

Mar 30
Anthony Zador
Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

April 6
David Camarillo
Tashia and John Morgridge Endowed Faculty Scholar, Child Health Research Institute at Stanford
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Stanford University

April 13
Bence Ölveczky
Associate Professor, Harvard University

April 20
Kristopher A. Kilian
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Bioengineering, Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

April 27
Linda Griffith
School of Engineering Teaching Innovation Professor of Biological and Mechanical Engineering, and Director, Center for Gynepathology Research, MIT

Fall 2015

September 9
Sophie Dumont
Assistant Professor of Cell & Tissue Biology and Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco

September 16
Yukio Nagasaki
Professor of Materials Science, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Master’s School of Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences; Principal Investigator, Strategic Initiatives (Project type), University of Tsukuba

September 23
Andreas Bausch
Professor of Physics, Technische Universität München

September 20
Fan Yang
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Director of Stem Cell and Biomaterials Engineering Laboratory
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University

October 14
Todd McDevitt
Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease
Professor of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

October 21st
Ron Zuckermann
Biological Nanostructures Facility, The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

October 28
Oscar Hallatschek
Assistant Professor & William H. McAdams Chair of Physics and Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

November 4
Mark LaBarge
Staff Scientist, Life Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Wednesday, November 18th
Joshua Shaevitz
Associate Professor of Physics and Genomics, Princeton University

December 2
Steven C. George, MD, PhD
Elvera and William Stuckenberg Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis

Spring 2015

Wednesday, January 28
Aaron Streets
Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Peking University

Wednesday, February 4
Jeffrey Rogers
Director of Engineering- Google

Wednesday, February 11th
Kai Wang
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Wednesday, February 18th
Stephanie C. Weber
Postdoctoral Fellow
Princeton University

Wednesday, March 4
Kelly Stevens
Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, Mar 11
Roozbeh Ghaffari
Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, Apr 1
Tyrone Porter
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering- Boston University

Wednesday, Apr 8
Elliott Hui
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering- University of California, Irvine

Wednesday, April 15th
Michael Rudnicki
Senior Scientist, Ottawa Health Research Institute
Director, Program in Regenerative Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa

Wednesday, April 29th
Sua Myong
Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Wednesday, May 6
M. Amin Arnaout, MD
Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Principal Investigator at Harvard Stem Cell Institute and Physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Fall 2014

September 17
Paul Adams
Deputy Division Director of Physical Biosciences- Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering- University of California, Berkeley
September 24
Amy E. Her
Associate Professor of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
Faculty Scientist, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Wednesday, October 1
Salman Khetani
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Colorado State University

Wednesday, October 8
Paula T. Hammond
David H. Koch Professor of Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering and Koch Institute of Integrative Cancer Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wednesday, October 15
Cory Berkland
Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
The University of Kansas

Wednesday, October 29
Matthias P. Lütolf
Laboratory of Stem Cell Bioengineering
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)

Friday, October 31
Douglas B. Weibel
Departments of Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Biomedical Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wednesday, November 5 – joint with MSE
Stuart Rowan
Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
Wednesday, November 12
Ali Khademhosseini
Associate Professor at Harvard-MIT’s Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS)
Associate Faculty at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering
Wednesday, November 19
Jeremy Mao
Edwin S. Robinson Endowed Chair and
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Orthopedics and Dental Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center
Wednesday, December 3
Zev J. Gartner
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Sept. 4
Sanjay Kumar
Associate Professor of Bioengineering- University of California, Berkeley
Hosted by Professor Kevin Healy

Sept. 11
Edward Botchwey
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering- Georgia Institute of Technology
Hosted by Professor Sanjay Kumar

Sept. 18
Mohammad Mofrad
Associate Professor of Bioengineering- University of California, Berkeley
Hosted by Professor Kevin Healy

Oct. 2
Anup Singh
Senior Manager, Biological Science and Technology, Sandia National Laboratories
Senior Director, Analytical Technologies, The Joint BioEnergy Institute
Hosted by Professor Adam Arkin

Oct. 9
Robert O. Ritchie
Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Hosted by Professor Kevin Healy

Oct. 16
Andrew Ellington
Wilson and Kathryn Fraser Research Professorship in Biochemistry – The University of Texas at Austin
Hosted by Professor John Dueber

Oct. 23
Dirk Hockemeyer
Assistant Professor of Molecular & Cell Biology- University of California, Berkeley
Hosted by Professor Kevin Healy

Oct. 30
Donald Gaver
Professor at The Institute for Cellular & Molecular Biology- Tulane University
Hosted by Professor Dorian Liepmann

Nov. 6
Luke Lee
Professor of Bioengineering- University of California, Berkeley
Hosted by Professor Kevin Healy

Nov. 13
Nicole Steinmetz
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering- Case Western Reserve University
Hosted by Professor Kevin Healy

Nov. 20
Syed Hossainy
Volwiler Fellow and Director, Innovation Incubator, Abbott Vascular
Hosted by Professor Kevin Healy

Dec. 4
Nenad Bursac
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering- Duke University
Hosted by Professor Song Li

Spring 2013

Wed 1/23
Sriram Kosuri
Staff Scientist at the Wyss Institute- Harvard University
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Wed 1/30
John Hogenesch
Associate Professor of Pharmacology- University of Pennsylvania
Hosted by John Dueber / Steven Brenner

Wed 2/6
Shuichi Takayama
Professor of Biomedical Engineering- University of Michigan
Hosted by Amy Herr

Wed 2/6
Dave Zhang
Postdoctoral Scholar at the Wyss Institute- Harvard University
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Wed 2/13
Allan Hoffman
Emeritus Professor of Bioengineering- University of Washington
Hosted by Kevin Healy

Thurs 2/14
Mikhail Shapiro
Miller Research Fellow at the Departments of Bioengineering and Molecular & Cell Biology- University of California, Berkeley
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Wed 2/20
Rong Lu
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine- Stanford University
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Wed 2/27
Kwanghun Chung
BWF CASI Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Bioengineering Department- Stanford University
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Thurs 2/28
Ximin “Tracy” He
Postdoctoral Associate- Harvard University
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Mon 3/4
Jordan Miller
Postdoctoral Fellow- University of Pennsylvania
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Wed 3/6
David Meaney
Professor and Chair of Bioengineering- University of Pennsylvania
Hosted by Sanjay Kumar

Thurs 3/7
Cheemeng Tan
Society in Science – Branco Weiss Fellow & Lane Fellow at the Ray and Stephanie Lane Center for Computational Biology- Carnegie Mellon University
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Mon 3/11
Phillip Messersmith
Professor- Northwestern University
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Wed 3/13
Stefan Duma
Harry C. Wyatt Professor and Head of Virginia Tech / Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences
Hosted by Kevin Healy

Thurs 3/14
Tania “Tali” Konry
Instructor in Surgery (Bioengineering)- Harvard Medical School,
Assistant in Bioengineering- Massachusetts General Hospital, Research Fellow- Shriners Hospital
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Mon 3/18
Matthew Paszek
Fellow- Cornell University / University of California, San Francisco
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Wed 3/20
Cole DeForest
Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering- California Institute of Technology
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Mon 3/25
Anand Subramaniam
Postdoctoral Fellow- Harvard University
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Wed 3/27
Jonathan Liu
Assistant Professor at The State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Wed 4/3
Benjamin Cosgrove
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology- Stanford University
Hosted by Niren Murthy

Wed 5/1
Rigoberto “Gobet” Advincula
Professor of Macromolecular Science and Engineering- Case Western Reserve University
Research Professor of Chemistry- University of Houston
Hosted by Kevin Healy

Wed 5/8
Richard Murray
Thomas E. and Doris Everhart Professor of Control & Dynamical Systems and Bioengineering- California Institute of Technology
Hosted by John Dueber