BME Seminar Series

2017 - 2018


The BME Seminar Series provides an opportunity for biomedical engineering researchers and entrepreneurs to visit our department, and interact with our faculty and students. The aim is to give students a chance to build social and intellectual relationships and expose them to diverse areas of research.


October 20 @ 2:15pm

Carlos Lavernia, MD
UM, Miller School of Medicine
Trunnionosis in Total Hip Arthroplastry

December 13 @ 5:00pm

Silviya Zustiak, PhD
Saint Louis University
Hydrogels for Drug Screening and Protein Delivery Applications

January 17 @ 4:00pm

Ioan Opris, PhD
UM, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
Integration of Perception and Action Signals in the Prefrontal...

February 14 @ 9:30am

Kevin J. Otto, PhD
University of Florida
Neuroprosthetic Devices: Design, Assessment, and Manipulation

March 14 @ 4:00pm

Samuel Sia, PhD
Columbia University
Microfluidics for 3D Tissue Engineering and Personal Health Diagnostics

April 11 @ 6:00pm

Daniel Pelaez, PhD
University of Miami 
Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering in Retinal Regeneration

November 13 @ 5:00pm

Camillo Ricordi, PhD
Diabetes Research Institute
Bioengineering of the Endocrine Pancreas: The BioHUB Project

January 8 @ 3:30pm

Robert L. Mauck, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Mechano-Active Materials to Direct Stem Cell Differentiation

January 31 @ 5:00pm

Bin Yan, PhD, JD
UM, Technology Transfer
The Business of Patents and Inventions

February 28 @ 5:00pm

Eric Buckland, PhD
Four Pi Innovations, LLC
A Medical Device Startup Experience

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March 22 @ 5:00pm

Daniel G. Anderson, PhD
Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
Delivery Systems for In Vivo Genome Editing and Cell Therapy

April 25 @ 10:00am *CANCELLED*

Doug Weber, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Neurotechnology for Restoring and Enhancing Sensorimotor, Autonomic, and Cognitive Functions



Contact Us

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Department of Biomedical Engineering
1251 Memorial Drive
McArthur Engineering Addition
Coral Gables, Florida 33146

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