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February 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am
The University of California, Riverside Alumni & Visitor Center 3637 Canyon Crest Drive Bannockburn Suite H-108 Riverside, CA 92507
The Professor Dimitrios Morikis Memorial Symposium is a tribute to the work and accomplishments of Professor Dimitrios Morikis. Professor Morikis was a founding faculty member of the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Riverside and his scientific energy was vital in shaping the program into what it is…
January 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am
205/206 WCH
Title: Engineering Medicine to Transform Healthcare Abstract: During recent decades, many changes have taken place across the bioengineering, biomedical research, and translational science landscape.  In particular, the integration of engineering, the physical and the biological sciences has resulted in (1) significant progress…
January 08, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Winston Chung Hall WCH 205/206
Title: Computational markers for the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy Abstract: The diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy relies on visual interpretation of electrophysiological data in the form of scalp electroencephalography (EEG) or, in preparation for epilepsy surgery, intracranial EEG. While there is extensive knowledge of…
December 04, 2019 @ 11:00 am
A265 Bourns Hall
Title: Synthetic Genetics Systems for Rapid Mutation and Continuous Evolution in Vivo Abstract: We are interested in building genetic systems that have extremely high mutation rates in order to speed up the evolution of target proteins and enzymes in vivo as well as to record transient information, such as lineage relationships…
November 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am
A265 Bourns Hall
Biomimetic Drugs: In Vitro, In Vivo & Mechanistic Studies of 5-12mer Antimicrobial & Antiviral Peptoids to Treat Respiratory Infections Abstract: Growing bacterial resistance to conventional antibiotics has spurred the exploration of bioengineered antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) and analogues as novel anti-infective agents…
November 06, 2019 @ 11:00 am
A265 Bourns Hall
Surgical Bioengineering - Engineering Stem Cells and Extracellular Components for Tissue Regeneration   Abstract: This presentation is providing an overview of the Wang lab research on engineering stem cells and biomaterials to develop novel regenerative therapies for a variety of diseases, with the main focus being on the birth…
October 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am
A265 Bourns Hall
Neuregulin-1 for Stroke Treatment: A Journey From the Bench to Clinical Translation   Abstract: Ischemic stroke is the leading cause of serious long-term disability and the 5th leading cause of death in the United States.  Revascularization of the occluded cerebral artery, either by thrombolysis or thrombectomy, is the only…
October 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am
A265 Bourns Hall
In vivo imaging of human retinal structure and function with adaptive optics imaging   Abstract: The human eye provide a clear window in which the neuronal and vascular structure of the central nervous system can be observed noninvasively at the histological level. Retinal imaging is a major diagnostic modality for retinal…
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),…