Seminars

Spring 2021 Graduate Seminars

February 11
3:30 - 4:20 pm
Virtual
 

“Computational approaches for understanding tuberculosis and improving treatment"

Jennifer Linderman, PhD
Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan

Co-hosted with the Dept. of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering  
Please note special day (THURSDAY)

February 16
3:30 - 4:20 pm
Virtual

 

"Making Bones from Soup, The Case for Force-structure Causality in the Matrix, Epilogue: Potential Applications"

Jeffrey Ruberti, PhD
Professor of Bioengineering
Northeastern University

 

February 23
3:30 - 4:20 pm
Virtual

 

"Modular hydrogels in organoid-based disease modelling and regenerative medicine"

Eileen Gentleman, PhD
Senior Research Fellow and Principle Investigator
King's College London

 

March 2
3:30 - 4:20 pm
Virtual 

 

 

TBD

 

March 9
3:30 - 4:20 pm
Virtual

 

"Pumping Ions & Brains"

Alan Kay, PhD
Professor of Biology
University of Iowa

 

March 16
3:30 - 4:20 PM
Virtual

 

"Biomechanics of the Sclera and Optic Nerve Head and Applications to Glaucoma"

Vicky Nguyen, PhD
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
John Hopkins University

 

March 23
3:30 - 4:20 PM
Virtual
 

"The POOR getting POORer hypothesis of ventilator-induced lung injury: mechanisms of damage and opportunities for protection"
 

Donald Gaver, PhD
Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering
Tulane University

 

March 30
3:30 - 4:20 PM
Virtual
 

"Mechanobiology and growth of the tendon-bone interface"

Megan Killian, PhD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Michigan

 

April 6
3:30 - 4:20 PM
Virtual

 

"Mucociliary Transport a Host Defense Mechanism of the Airways"

Mahmoud Abou Alaiwa, MD
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine
University of Iowa

 

April 13
3:30 - 4:20 PM
Virtual
 

"Mapping the material properties of the extracellular matrix during development"

Sarah Calve, PhD
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Colorado - Boulder

 

April 20
3:30 - 4:20 PM
Virtual

 

 

Junjie Liu, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Iowa

 

April 27
3:30 - 4:20 PM
Virtual
 

 

Jessica Goetz, PhD
Assocaite Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
University of Iowa

 

May 4
3:30 - 4:20 PM
Virtual

 

 

TBD