2017 Fall Seminars

September 8, 2017
Michael Ehlrich
Associate Professor
NJIT
​Title: Have a great technology concept? Apply for an NJIT - I-Corps Site Mini-Grant
September 15, 2017
Richard Russo
President & Chief Executive Officer
Endomedix, Inc.
Title:Biomedical Engineering in MedTech:A Jungle of Opportunities
September 22, 2017
John Crombie
​President
UpStart Product Development
Title: Case Studies in Prolific Product Development
September 29, 2017
Eliseo Eugenin
​​Associate Professor
Rutgers University
Title: Novel mechanism of HIV brain disease
October 6, 2017
Jim Patton
Professor of Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Chicago
Director, Center for Rehabilitation Robotics
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Title: Models of motor control and learning in therapeutic rehabilitation
 
October 13, 2017
Jean-François Daneault
Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science
Rutgers University
Title: Leveraging technology in the management of neurological disorders

October 20, 2017
Heather Read
Associate Professor
Psychological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering
University of Connecticut
Title:Cortical neural codes that could form the basis of rhythm and timbre perception

 
October 27, 2017
Qi Wang
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Columbia University
Title: Top-down and bottom-up modulation of neural coding in the somatosensory thalamus

 
November 3, 2017
Peter Tolias
Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry and Biological Sciences
Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation
Stevens Institute of Technology
Title: Innovation in Biomedical Engineering, Healthcare and Life Sciences at Stevens

 
November 10, 2017
Lesley Chow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Lehigh University
Title: Modular biomaterials with spatially organized cues to guide tissue regeneration

 
November 17, 2017
Madeline Corrigan
Post Doctoral Research Associate
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Title: A Novel Approach to Increase Upper Extremity Active Range of Motion for Individuals with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

December 1, 2017
Elliot Chaikof
Johnson and Johnson Professor of Surgery,
Harvard Medical School
Chairman, Roberta and Stephen R. Weiner Department of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical ​Center
Title: Controlling Thromboinflammatory Responses at Interfaces
December 8, 2017
Jian Yang
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Materials Research Institute
The Huck Institutes of The Life Sciences
Title: Multifunctional Citrate Biomaterials and Applications