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Department of Bioengineering 2022 Juneteenth Address: “Perspectives on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Through a Rehabilitation, Medicine and Robotics Research Lens” (Dr. Michelle Johnson)

Join the Department of Bioengineering for a Juneteenth Address delivered by Dr. Michelle Johnson, Associate Professor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and in Bioengineering and Director of the Rehabilitation Robotics Lab. The address will be followed by a Q&A. This hybrid event will be held live on campus and on Zoom and is open to […]

Herman P. Schwan Distinguished Lecture: “Nucleoside-modified mRNA-LNP therapeutics” (Drew Weissman, Perelman School of Medicine)

Vaccines prevent 4-5 million deaths a year making them the principal tool of medical intervention worldwide. Nucleoside-modified mRNA was developed over 15 years ago and has become the darling of the COVID-19 pandemic with the first 2 FDA approved vaccines based on it. These vaccines show greater than 90% efficacy and outstanding safety in clinical […]

BE Seminar: “The Interface between man and machine | Neural Interfacing for Sensory Feedback and Neuroprosthetic control” (Shriya Srinivasan)

This seminar will be held live and broadcast on zoom – check email for zoom link or contact ksas@seas.upenn.edu. Despite immense technological and scientific advancements in prosthetic technologies, patients rarely use advanced prosthetic devices, as communicating to these devices is cumbersome and frustrating.  This talk will elucidate new strategies in reconstructive surgical design and neural interfacing […]

PSOC@Penn Seminar: Leyuan Ma, PhD

Physical Sciences in Oncology Center PSOC@Penn Spring 2022 Hybrid-Seminar Series Towne 225 / Raisler Lounge @ Noon (EST) For Zoom link , please contact manu@seas.upenn.edu

BE Doctoral Dissertation Defense: “Computational imaging biomarkers for precision medicine: characterizing heterogeneity in breast cancer” (Rhea Chitalia)

The Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Despina Kontos are pleased to announce the Doctoral Dissertation Defense of Rhea Chitalia. Title: “Computational imaging biomarkers for precision medicine: characterizing heterogeneity in breast cancer” Date: Thursday, December 16, 2021 Time: 1:15 PM Location: BRB 0253 and Zoom. Zoom information: RHEA CHITALIA is inviting […]

BE Seminar: “Dynamics of 3D Cell Migration and Organ Formation” (Kenneth Yamada)

This event will be held virtually on zoom – link coming soon. Real-time microscopy of the dynamics of cells and tissues in 3D environments is opening new windows to understanding the biophysical mechanisms of complex biological processes. Direct visualization is allowing us to explore fundamental questions in more depth that include: How do cells migrate […]

BE Seminar: “Synthetic Biochemistry: Engineering Molecules and Pathways for Precision Medicine” (Michael Lin)

Update 9/2/21: Unfortunately due to the flooding in Philadelphia we will not be able to hold this seminar on campus. Check your email for the zoom link or contact ksas@seas.upenn.edu. The most effective medicines are those that target the earliest causes of disease, rather than later manifestations. Engineering of biomolecules is a promising but underexplored […]

BE Doctoral Dissertation: “Quantitative Methods for Guiding Epilepsy Surgery from Intracranial EEG” (John Bernabei)

The Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Brian Litt are pleased to announce the Doctoral Dissertation Defense of John Bernabei. Title: Quantitative methods for guiding epilepsy surgery from intracranial EEG Date: August 2, 2021 Time: 1:30 PM  Location: 337 Towne Building   The defense will also be available via zoom at the link […]

PSOC Webinar: Indrajit Tah & David Li

Join Zoom Meeting: https://upenn.zoom.us/j/99334915941?pwd=eDRXV1lITDlySXFyRHUyUzdmRldoQT09 Meeting ID: 993 3491 5941 Passcode: 189247 PSOC@Penn Summer Webinars 2021 Contact manu@seas.upenn.edu with any questions Indrajit Tah 12:00-12:30 PM David Li 12:30-1:00 PM

BE Doctoral Dissertation: “Development and Evaluation of Next Generation Tomosynthesis” (Trevor Vent)

The Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Andrew Maidment are pleased to announce the Doctoral Dissertation Defense of Trevor Vent. Title: “Development and Evaluation of Next Generation Tomosynthesis” The public is welcome to attend. This event will be held both in person and on zoom. Zoom link Meeting ID: 993 7019 […]

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