Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar Series - Fall 2020

All seminars are held virtually on Thursdays at 10:00 A.M. unless otherwise indicated.    

Thursday, September 3, 2020


Seung-Schik Yoo, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Radiology
Harvard Medical School

Seminar Title: FUS-mediated localized disruption of drug-plasma protein-binding as a new mode of neuromodulation

Thursday, September 10, 2020 

manu platt

Manu O. Platt, PhD
Associate Professor
Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Tech and Emory University

Seminar Title: Things Fall Apart: Proteolytic Networks in Tissue Destructive Diseases

Thursday, September 17, 2019


Forum/No Seminar

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Michael Gold

Steven George, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of California Davis

Seminar Title: “Organ-on-a-Chip” Technologies: Basic and Translational Studies in Cancer, Bone Marrow, and Cardiovascular Biology

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Bruce Blumberg

Kim Butts Pauly, PhD 
Professor of Radiology
by courtesy Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering Department
Stanford University

Seminar Title: Bringing Transcranial Ultrasound Stimulation into Focus

Tuesday, October 8, 2020

Wynn Legon

Kristin Fabre, PhD
Chief Scientist
Assistant Professor
Translational Research Institute for Space Health
Baylor College of Medicine

Seminar Title: Going Beyond: The Translation Research Institute for Space Health Addresses Risks and Hazards for Deep Space Exploration

Thursday, October 15, 2020 


BMES/No Seminar

Tuesday, October 22, 2020 

John Rogers

Shana Kelley, PhD
University Professor
Departments of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biochemistry,
Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto

Seminar Title: Single Cell Analysis….A Billion Cells at a Time

Thursday, October 29, 2020


Jeff Wang, PhD
Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Seminar Title: Advancing DNA Analysis and Diagnostics by Micro- and Nano-technologies

Thursday, November 5, 2020


Kaiming Ye, PhD
Professor and Department Chair
Biomedical Engineering
Center of Biomanufacturing for Regenerative Medicine
Binghamton University

Seminar Title: Building Tissue Niches for Regenerating Physiologically Functional Human Islet Organoids from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Dion K

Darrell Kotton, PhD
David C. Seldin Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Regenerative Medicine
Boston University

Seminar Title: Pluripotent stem cells for modeling lung development and disease

Thursday, November 19, 2020


David Beebe, PhD
John D. MacArthur Professor & Claude Bernard Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Wisconsin Institute for Medical Research

Seminar Title: Can Engineered Micro Scale Organotypic Models Predict Patient-Specific Responses? 

Thursday, November 26, 2020


 Thanksgiving/No Seminar


Thursday, December 3, 2020


Chong Xie, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Neuroengineering
Rice University

Seminar Title: Pushing the limits of intracortical neural recording

Thursday, December 10, 2020


Sheng Xu, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Nanoengineering, Bioengineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering
UC San Diego

Seminar Title: Adding a new sensing dimension to soft electronics: from the skin to below the skin