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Winter Term

Seminars and Events

Date Title
January 11, 2017

Speaker: Wan Shih, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Title: Engineering of Piezoelectric Materials and Devices and Photo-luminescent Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

January 18, 2017

Speaker: Peter A. Lewin, PhD, Richard B. Beard Distinguished University Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Title: Ultrasound in Quality of Life Enhancement

January 25, 2017

Speaker: Catherine von Reyn, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, College of Medicine, Drexel University

Title: Understanding Sensorimotor Circuit Function and Design Through Neural Engineering

February 01, 2017

Speaker: Ryan J. Gilbert, PhD, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Title: Development of Electrospun Fibers for Treatment of Contusive Spinal Cord Injury

February 08,

2017

Speaker: Uri Hershberg, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Title: A Tissue Atlas of Human B-Cell Receptor Population Diversity and Type

February 15,

2017

Speaker: Peter Galie, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, Rowan University

Title: Mechanical Stress as a Regulator of Blood-Brain Barrier Integrity Category

February 22,

2017

Speaker: Kara L. Spiller, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University

Title: Harnessing the Inflammatory Response for Tissue Regeneration

March 01,

2017

Speaker: Melik C. Demirel, PhD, Director, Center for Advanced Fiber Technologies (CRAFT), and Professor of Engineering, Materials Research Institute Institutes for Energy and the Environment, and the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University

Title: Programmable 2-Dimensional Molecular Composites

March 08,

2017

Speaker: Peter J. Butler, PhD, Associate Dean for Education and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Title: The Role of Membrane Mechanics and Dynamics in Endothelial Cell Adhesion to Surfaces and Nanoparticles

March 15,

2017

Speaker: Michael Glaser, Program Director and Associate Professor, Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, Drexel University

Title: What if Biomedical Engineers were Designers?

March 24,

2017

Speaker: John Quinn, PhD, Application Scientist, FlowJo, LLC

Title: Cytometric Data Analysis and Data Analysis App Contest

Thesis Defenses and Proposals

Date Title

February 10,

2017

Speaker: Jennifer McCaffrey, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Title: High Throughput Single-Molecule Telomere Characterization and Application in Prostate Cancer

February

22, 2017

Speaker: Steven Pastor, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Title: Identification of Genomic Structures Involved in Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

March 06,

2017

Speaker: Amy Dahl, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Title: Alternative Diagnostic Technique of Equine Laminitis Utilizing Eccentricity of the P3 Bone in the Ventral Radiograph

March 09,

2017

Speaker: Andrew J. Abbate, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Title: Model-Based Usability Analysis of Safety-Critical Systems: A Formal Methods Framework

March 13,

2017

Speaker: Kendall A. Schmidt, PhD Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Title: Investigating the Use of Subthreshold Optogenetic Stimulation of Trunk Motor Cortex Paired with Pelvic Based Locomotor Rehabilitation in Both Stepping and Non-Stepping Adult Complete Spinal Cord Injured Rats

March 20,

2017

Speaker: Joanna Wycech, MS Candidate, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Title: Signal Separation Algorithm for Combinatoric Multi-Electrode Probe Design Enabling Increased Neural Recording Yield