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October 09, 2019 @ 11:00 am
A265 Bourns Hall
Bone Bioengineering: Microstructure, Mechanics, Mechanobiology, and Beyond   Abstract: Bone Bioengineering Laboratory is developing innovative technology in microstructural assessments, biomechanical modeling, multiscale and mechanobiological approaches in skeletal research.  Bone Bioengineering has both basic science and…
October 02, 2019 @ 11:00 am
A265 Bourns Hall
Computational Modeling of the Complement System under Homeostasis, Disease, and Therapeutic Interventions Abstract: The complement system is a major part of the innate immune system that targets invading pathogens and assists in maintaining host homeostasis. Complement is composed of three pathways known as alternative (AP),…
June 05, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205
Understanding the Neuromechanics of Locomotor Learning in Healthy and Pathological Gait   Abstract: Motor skill acquisition is the basis of a broad class of rehabilitation interventions for people post-stroke, individuals with spinal cord injury, and people with Parkinson’s disease. However, although there is a rich literature…
May 29, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall
Integrated Circuits for Electronic Medicine   Abstract: Over the past decades, remarkable advances toward miniaturized biomedical devices have been made and have enabled the development of new approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. For instance, smart pills are being used to image the gastrointestinal…
May 22, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall
High Resolution Biological Imaging Across Scales for Fundamental Research   Abstract: Direct physiological observation of subcellular dynamics is now feasible using the Lattice Light-Sheet Microscopy. It is a transformative imaging technology that spans the relevant scales in space and time because of the wide resolution range…
May 18, 2019 @ 7:30 am
Winston Chung Hall
This year, the BioMedical Engineering Society chapter at UC Riverside returns with BioHack, the second annual student-run 12-hour health and medicine themed hackathon at UCR on Saturday May 18th, 2019! Our mission is to cultivate the next generation of biohackers and healthcare advocates to help meet the patient care needs of…
May 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Winston Chung Hall
Cells as Bio-Factories to Heal Wounds   Abstract: Chronic wounds are skin injuries that recur or fail to heal by 6 weeks. These wounds affect 6.5 million patients in the US and this number is growing rapidly due to a drastic increase in the number of diabetics, the obese, and the elderly, all populations in which wound healing…
May 08, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall
Diversification and Compartmentalization: Two Synthetic Biology Technologies for Redesigning Cells   Abstract: I will discuss two technologies my lab is developing to gain control over cellular behaviors, particularly engineered metabolism. The first is an in vivoCRISPR-guided DNA polymerase we call EvolvR to introduce localized…
May 01, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall
Building T Cell Immunity with Biomaterials   Abstract: Dysfunction of the immune system underlies many diseases, and results from certain cancer therapies. However, strategies to effectively accelerate return of immune function and program disease-specific immune responses by manipulating stem cells and immune cells are at an…
April 24, 2019 @ 11:10 am
Winston Chung Hall 205/206
Integrated Optofluidics for Biomedical Applications   Abstract: Light is a special form of energy. Its unique physical properties give engineers and scientists the possibility to create numerous enabling functional devices and instrument for biomedical applications. This presentation will cover several integrated optofluidics…