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The Bioengineering Seminar Series

Join us for the Bioengineering Seminar Series, which brings experts from around the country to campus to discuss their recent findings. Everyone is welcome!

Seminars are held Fridays, 9:00 a.m.—9:50 a.m., in the Pepco Room (1105) of the Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted.

Questions? Want to meet the speaker? Please contact Assistant Professor Steven Jay (smjay@umd.edu).

You can find all of these seminars, as well as others of potential interest, on our events calendar.

Fall 2017

Dates, titles and abstracts will be added as they are scheduled and received.
Last updated 09/14/17

Date
Speaker
 
Sept. 1


Engineering Approaches on the Nanoscale to Diagnose and Treat Pulmonary Diseases
Dr. Gregg Duncan
Assistant Professor
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
University of Maryland
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Sept. 8

Rolling in the Deep: Employing Blood Cells as Drug Carriers to Target Disseminating Tumor Cells
Dr. Michael King
J. Lawrence Wilson Professor of Engineering
Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University
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Sept. 15

Using MSCs in the Development of Strategies to Improve Cell Therapy Product Characterization
Dr. Steven R. Bauer
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
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Sept. 22
Mined from Nature and Engineered for Therapy: Semi-synthetic Virus, Stimuli-transforming Polymer, and Chemically-blebbed Extracellular Vesicles
Dr. Young Jik Kwon
Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Biomedical Engineering
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
University of California - Irvine
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Sept. 29

Dr. Jennifer Jones
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Oct. 6

Dr. Rohan Fernandes
Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation
Children's National Medical Center
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Oct. 13
NO SEMINAR - BMES CONFERENCE
 


 
Oct. 20

Dr. James Bryers
Professor, Department of Bioengineering
University of Washington
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Oct. 27

Dr. Abhay Pandit
Director, Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
National University of Ireland Galway
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Nov. 3
Dr. Kandice Tanner
Laboratory of Cell Biology
National Cancer Institute/Center for Cancer Research
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Nov. 8
Dr. Juliane Nguyen
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University at Buffalo

 
Nov. 10

NO SEMINAR - A. JAMES CLARK HALL OPENING

 



 

Nov. 17


Dr. Debra Auguste
Professor, Chemical Engineering
Northeastern University
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Nov. 24


THANKSGIVING BREAK

 





 

Dec. 1




TBA

 







 
Dec. 8


*STUDENTS' CHOICE*

Dr. David Mooney
Robert P. Pinkas Family Professor of Bioengineering
Harvard University
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Dec. 15


TBA