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Cell and Immune Engineering I

 GIP Global Classroom

cellular microscopy

Fall 2020 Biweekly - 0 credits

Course Description

  • This course aims to provide students in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems the opportunity to explore recent advances in cell and immune engineering to initiate collaborative research/education opportunities between Drexel and ShanghaiTech.
  • This is not a formal credit course. By participating in this course, students have the opportunity to explore the most recent advances in cell and immune engineering research and to explore the opportunities to participate in international collaboration between Drexel and Shanghai Tech. There are no formal grades given in this course.
  • Webinars will be given on a bi-weekly basis for 45 minute sessions.

Students will gain

  • Participate in Webinars organized from both end of the unit.
  • Be exposed to the ongoing research activities in Drexel Biomed and Shanghai Tech.
  • Explore the opportunity to possibly participate in international collaborations between the two units.

Speakers


GIP Global Classrooms feature high-profile speakers from around the world.

November 03, 2022
Computational Approaches To Elucidate Genome Topology Mechanisms That Control Antigen Receptor Gene Diversification

May 26, 2021
1. Z-Genome Biosynthetic Pathway Discovery / 2. Regulating Cell Bioactivities for Wound Healing Using Subcellular-sized, Crosslinkable Microfibers of Tunable Size, Stiffness, and Biochemical Properties

Suwen Zhao, PhD
Assistant Professor
iHuman Institute
School of Life Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University

Li-Hsin (Leo) Han
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
College of Engineering
Drexel University

April 28, 2021
1. Discover Novel AAVs for Deafness Gene Therapy and Precise Hair Cell Regeneration / 2. Pivotal Roles of Pericellular Microniche in Cell-Matrix Cross-talk and Disease Initiation

Guisheng Zhong, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Life Science Technology
ShanghaiTech University

Lin Han, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

April 28, 2021
Pivotal Roles of Pericellular Microniche in Cell-Matrix Cross-talk and Disease Initiation

December 02, 2020
1. Structure of Mpro from SARS-CoV-2 and Discovery of Its Inhibitors / 2. Instructing Biosystems through Supramolecular Drug Delivery

Haitao Yang, PhD
Associate Professor
Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies
School of Life Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University

Christopher B. Rodell, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

November 04, 2020
1. Probing the Synaptic Mechanisms for Learning 2. Myelin Debris-induced Inflammation and Potential Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

1. Yang Yang, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Life Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University

2. Yinghui Zhong, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Sciences
Drexel University

October 21, 2020
Roles of the Axon Initial Segment in Mammalian Brain Function Under Physiological and Pathological Conditions / Nanomaterials for Inducing Antigen-Specific Immune Tolerance

Shuijin He, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Life Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University

Hao Cheng, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
Drexel University

September 23, 2020
Control of Cell Movement by Actomyosin Contractility and Cytoplasmic Pressure

Ryan Petrie, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
College of Arts and Sciences
Drexel University

September 23, 2020
Design of a RECYCLABLE CAR with Durable Antitumor Function

Haopeng Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Life Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University