Past Event: The Study of Human Diseases at the Intersections of Engineering, Sciences & Medicine
Thursday, November 7, 2013
5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Rashid Auditorium, 4401 Gates Hillman Center, Carnegie Mellon University
The lecture is open to the CMU community, and a reception will follow.
In the last decade, developments in life sciences, nanotechnology, genomics, imaging, computational biology and micro-fabrication technology have created unprecedented opportunities to study human health and diseases at the cell and molecular levels.
President Subra Suresh presented a lecture that provided an overview of his cross-disciplinary research into infectious diseases, hereditary blood disorders and certain types of cancer.
- Randal Bryant, Dean, School of Computer Science, and University Professor
- James Garrett, Dean, College of Engineering, and Thomas Lord Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Fred Gilman, Dean, Mellon College of Science, and Buhl Professor of Theoretical Physics
- John Lehoczky, Dean of the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Thomas Lord Professor of Statistics
Sponsored by the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Biological Sciences, the Lane Center for Computational Biology, and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center