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Seminar and Thesis Events

Spring Term
Academic Year 2019-20


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Thesis Proposals and Defenses


  • Automated Genomic Wide Variants Analysis and Reporting Pipeline
    June 04, 2020

    Speaker(s): Nhat Duong, Master's Candidate School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University Advisor: Michael Xie, PhD Supervisory Bioinformatics Scientist Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)


  • Cell Surface Env Transformation and Membrane Disruption by HIV-1 Entry Inhibitors
    June 04, 2020

    Speaker(s): Charles G. Ang, PhD Candidate School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University Advisors: Irwin Chaiken, PhD Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology College of Medicine Drexel University Ken Barbee, PhD Professor, Senior Associate Dean, and Associate Dean for Research School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University


  • UV-Assisted Functionalization of 3D-Printed PEEK for Use in Spinal Fusion Cages
    June 02, 2020

    Speaker(s): Paul M. DeSantis, Master's Candidate School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University Advisor: Michele Marcolongo, PhD Department Head and Professor Department of Materials Science and Engineering College of Engineering Drexel University


  • eNOS O-GlcNAcylation in Endothelial Cell Dysfunction: The Restorative Effects of Fluvastatin
    May 28, 2020

    Speaker(s): Danika Meldrum, Master's Candidate School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University Advisor: Alisa Morss Clyne, PhD Research Associate Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics College of Engineering Drexel University


  • Noninvasive Intracardiac Pressure Estimation Utilizing Subharmonic Aided Pressure Estimation (SHAPE)
    May 28, 2020

    Speaker(s): Cara Esposito, PhD Candidate School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University Advisors: Jaydev Dave, PhD Associate Professor of Radiology Sidney Kimmel Medical College Thomas Jefferson University Peter Lewin, PhD Richard B. Beard Distinguished University Professor School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University


  • The Design of an Apparatus for Creating a Model Drug Eluting Stent (DES)
    May 27, 2020

    Speaker(s): Rebecca L. Kitchmire, Master's Candidate School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University Advisor: Steven M. Kurtz, PhD Research Professor School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University


  • Integrated Switchable Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs) for Pediatric Patients
    May 22, 2020

    Speaker(s): Harutyun (Harut) Sarkisyan, PhD Candidate School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University Advisor: Amy Throckmorton, PhD Associate Professor School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University


  • Altering Metabolism Repolarizes Pro-Inflammatory Human Macrophages
    May 08, 2020

    Speaker(s): Bhavani Singh, Master's Candidate School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University Advisor: Kara Spiller, PhD Associate Professor School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University


  • Multiscale and Multimodal Structure-Function Analysis of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Regeneration
    May 05, 2020

    Speaker(s): Beth G. Ashinsky, MD/PhD Candidate College of Medicine School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Advisors: Robert L. Mauck, PhD Mary Black Ralston Professor for Education and Research in Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Bioengineering McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Lin Han, PhD Associate Professor School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University


  • Modulation of Spinal Shox2 Interneurons by Synaptic Input from Sensory Afferents and Local Locomotor Circuits
    April 24, 2020

    Speaker(s): Erik Li, PhD Candidate School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University Advisors: Kimberly Dougherty, PhD Associate Professor Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy College of Medicine Drexel University Catherine Von Reyn, PhD Assistant Professor School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Drexel University