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March 06, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall
Intestinal Barrier Regulation by Host Gene – Bacterial Crosstalk   Abstract: Increased intestinal permeability (leakiness) and alterations in the abundance of intestinal bacteria are critical factors contributing to many autoimmune diseases such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), celiac disease and Type 1 diabetes. Genetic…
February 27, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205/206
Engineering Elastomeric Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications   Abstract: Tissue engineering is an interdisciplinary field aimed at maintaining, restoring and promoting the normal function of organs and tissues through the use of live cells, and by incorporating concepts from engineering, biological sciences, and medicine. One of…
February 20, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall
Title: Dynamic Mapping and Interfacing with Brain   Abstract: Brain activity is distributed over the 3-dimensional volume and evolves in time. Mapping spatio-temporal distribution of brain activation with high spatial resolution and high temporal resolution is of great importance for understanding the brain and aiding in the…
February 13, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205/206
Long-term Safety and Performance of Peripheral Nerve Devices for Neuroprosthetics and Neuromodulation Abstract: In this talk, Dr. Srikanth Vasudevan will give an overview of on-going regulatory science efforts in the Neurological Devices Lab, focused on supporting the development of safe and effective devices that interact with…
February 06, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205/206
Title: Nanopipette Technology: A Tool for Complete Single-Cell Analysis   Abstract: Approaching sub-cellular biological problems from an engineering perspective begs for the incorporation of electronic readouts. With their high sensitivity and low invasiveness, nanotechnology-based tools hold great promise for biochemical sensing…
January 30, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205/206
Title: Micro- Bio-Sensors and Bioelectronics for Biological Investigations and Health Monitoring   Abstract: Micro/nano-technologies together with sensing and wireless innovations have been emerging during the last decade as essential assets to enhance healthcare and biomedical studies. Cost and care efficiency, quality and…
January 23, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205/206
Title: Catheter based percutaneous cardiac valve therapies   Abstract: Valvular heart disease is common and is an important cause of cardiac morbidity and mortality. Its prevalence increases with age. For both the stenotic and regurgitant lesions, treatment has been largely surgical. However, in the last 10 years, multiple…
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…