December 05, 2018 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205/206
Title: Dancing with a moving target: Disrupting brain tumors   Abstract: Brain tumors present a clinical challenge due to their propensity to be highly invasive and distributed at the time of detection. Our laboratory is exploring a variety of engineering strategies to control, contain and arrest tumor cell invasion in the brain.…
November 28, 2018 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205/206
Title: Efficient generation and phenotyping of genome- edited rodent models using CRISPR-Cas9 in a high throughput pipeline   Abstract: The emergence of CRISPR-based endonuclease technology represents a paradigm shift in our approach to generating animal models that precisely recapitulate human disease. CRISPR-Cas9 has enabled a…
November 07, 2018 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205/206
Title: The Emerging roles of Erythrocytes in the Regulation of Cerebral Microcirculation  Abstract: Thinking, reading, writing, or throwing a baseball are all activities in which neural activity is coupled with local elevation in cerebral blood flow. The mechanisms by which neural activity triggers hyperemia have been extensively…
October 31, 2018 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205/206
Title: Venturing into the sprawling frontier that is cell and molecular immunophysics  Abstract: How do individual immune cells detect, interpret, and respond to the chemical and physical telltale signs of the presence of nearby pathogens? A comprehensive quantitative understanding of the underlying processes is key to a future…
October 24, 2018 @ 11:10 am
All colloquium presentations are held in WCH 205-206
Title: Nano- and Microfabricated Hydrogels for Regenerative Engineering Abstract: Ali Khademhosseini is the Levi Knight Professor of Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering and Radiology and the Founding Director of the Center for Minimally Invasive Therapeutics at University of California- Los Angeles (UCLA). He joined UCLA in Nov.…
October 13, 2018 @ 11:10 am
All Colloquium presentations are held in WCH 205-206
Title: Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting of Coronary Artery Disease Abstract: Coronary artery disease remains the leading cause of death in the world. Early detection and characterization of the coronary artery disease is important for proper treatment. Coronary artery disease is caused by the development of atherosclerosis or…
October 03, 2018 @ 11:10 am
All colloquium presentations are held in WCH 205-206
Title: Immune Cell-Mediated Cell and Drug Delivery Platform Abstract: Efficient drug delivery strategies into solid tumors that target primarily malignant cells and avoid damaging healthy tissue are limited by the pharmacokinetics, solubility and specificity of the chemotherapeutic drugs. Drug delivery into brain tumors is…