2017 Spring Seminars

Chaudhry photo

January 20, 2017​
Hans Chaudhry, PhD
Research Professor
Vetha Center for Transdisciplinary Studies
Title: Establishing Coordinating Center (CO) to Provide Care for Patients from Military Personnel, War Veterans and Their Families

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January 27, 2017
Eric Perreault, PhD
Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Chair of Biomedical Engineering
McCormick School of Engineering
Northwestern University
Title: The interplay between neural control and body mechanics in the human motor system

Kappel photo

February 3, 2017
Barry Kappel, PhD, MBA
President and CEO
Sapience Therapeutics, Inc.
Title: Scientist to Biotechnology Entrepreneur


February 10, 2017
Jeffrey D. Hartgerink, PhD
Professor of Chemistry and Bioengineering
Rice University
Title: Self-Assembling MultiDomain Peptide Nanofibers For Angiogenesis, Neurogenesis and Wound Healing

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February 17, 2017
Lina Reiss, PhD
Associate Professor
Otolaryngology-HNS and Biomedical Engineering
Oregon Hearing Research Center
Title: Binaural  pitch fusion in hearing aid and cochlear implant users: adults and children

February 24, 2017
Paul Booth, MS
Section Head, Biomedical Systems
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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March 3, 2017
Vince DeCaprio, PhD
President (Ret.)
Vyteris, Inc.
Title: Building Your Career in Biomedical Engineering: An Industry Perspective

March 10, 2017
Kevin Wang, PhD
Director, Program for Neurotrauma, Neuroproteomics & Biomarkers Research
University of Florida
Title: Blood-Based TBI Biomarkers As Tools To Support Therapeutic Development: From Animal Models To Clinical Studies.

March 24, 2017
Paul Booth, MS
Section Head
Biomedical Systems
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Title: Biomedical Engineering in a Healthcare Institution

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March 31, 2017
Saul Weiner, DDS
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Title: The mysteries of dentistry - a study in empiricism

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April 7, 2017
Tracy Tran, PhD
Assistant Professor
Federated Department of Biological Sciences
Rutgers University
Title: Diverse Mechanisms of Semaphorin-Neuropilin Signaling During Development and in the Adult Nervous System Influencing Complex Behaviors

April 21, 2017
Speaker: Long-Jun Wu, PhD
International Journal of Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
Assistant Professor
Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience
Rutgers University
Title:  Microglia-neuron communication in normal and diseased brain