Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar Series - Fall 2019

All seminars are held in HOA (Hall of the Arts) 160 at 10:30 A.M. unless otherwise indicated.    

Thursday, August 29, 2019


No Seminar

Thursday, September 5, 2019 


Xiaoping Hu, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Bioengineering
University of California, Riverside

Seminar Title: MR Imaging of Brain Dynamics, Melanin and Iron


Thursday, September 12, 2019 

William Wagner

William R. Wagner, PhD
Director, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Professor of Surgery, Bioengineering & Chemical Engineering
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Positively Influencing Cardiac Wall Remodeling After Myocardial Infarction: Materials Designed to Apply the Brakes When Speeding Down a Deadly Road

Thursday, September 19, 2019


Forum/No Seminar

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Michael Gold

Michael S. Gold, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: The nociceptor biologist’s explanation for why we don’t have more
consistently effective pain therapies

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Bruce Blumberg

Bruce Blumberg, PhD
Professor of Developmental and Cell Biology
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Biological Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Seminar Title: Effects of prenatal obesogen exposure echo down the generations

Tuesday, October 10, 2019

Wynn Legon

Wynn Legon, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Virginia

Seminar Title: Exploring the use of low intensity ultrasound for non-invasive human neuromodulation

Thursday, October 17, 2019 


BMES/No Seminar

Tuesday, October 24, 2019 

John Rogers

John Rogers, PhD
Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering,
Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery
Director, Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics
Northwestern University

Seminar Title: Soft Electronic and Microfluidic Systems for the Skin

Thursday, October 31, 2019


Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, PhD
Director, Carnegie Mellon Neuroscience Institute
Professor, Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Psychology, and Electrical & Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar Title: Brain mechanisms of auditory attention

Thursday, November 7, 2019


Lauren E. Kokai, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Plastic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
Co-Director of the Adipose Stem Cell Research Center

Seminar Title: Adipose-Derived Therapies for Regenerative Medicine

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Dion K

Dion Khodagholy, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Columbia University

Seminar Title: Large scale organic neural interface devices

Thursday, November 21, 2019


Kacey Marra, PhD
Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Departments of Plastic Surgery and Bioengineering
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Plastic Surgery

Seminar Title: Peripheral Nerve Regeneration: Translation of a Medical Device from Small Animals to Large Animals to Humans

Thursday, November 28, 2019


 Thanksgiving/No Seminar


Thursday, December 5, 2019


Lloyd M Smith, PhD
Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Seminar Title: