Carnegie Mellon University

2022 Fall Seminar Series 

All seminars are held in-person on Thursdays from 10:15-11:15 AM ET in Porter Hall (PH) 100   

Thursday, September 1, 2022


David Kleinfeld, PhD
Dr. George Feher Endowed Chair in Experimental Biophysics
Distinguished Professor
Department of Physics, Neurobiology
UC San Diego 

Seminar Title: Competing neuronal and vascular interactions shape brain-wide arteriole dynamics

Thursday, September 8, 2022


Nick Giannoukakis, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Institute of Cellular Therapeutics
Allegheny Health Network

Seminar Title: On the road to Emmaus, I ate some sugar...: A translational medicine journey for novel therapies to treat diabetes

Thursday, September 15, 2022


Achuta Kadambi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Samueli School of Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles

Seminar Title: Pushing out the Fairness-Accuracy Pareto Frontier through Computational Imaging

Thursday, September 22, 2022


Elizabeth Blaber, PhD
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Seminar Title: Spaceflight and Aging: Regulating Tissue Regeneration with Altered Mechanical Load

Thursday, September 29, 2022


Melanie Königshoff, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Chief of Research
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Can the human lung regenerate? Novel approaches for endogenous repair

Thursday, October 6, 2022



Thursday, October 13, 2022


BMES/No Seminar

Thursday, October 20, 2022


Fall Break/No Seminar

Thursday, October 27, 2022


Kevin Zwezdaryk, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Tulane University School of Medicine

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Thursday, November 3, 2022 


Tyrone Porter, PhD
Biomedical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

Seminar Title: The diversity of lipid-coated nanoparticles in biomedical applications

Thursday, November 10, 2022


Bruce Bunnell, PhD
Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics
University of North Texas

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Thursday, November 17, 2022


David Vorp, PhD
Associate Dean for Research & John A. Swanson Professor of Bioengineering
Swanson School of Engineering
University of Pittsburgh

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Thursday, November 24, 2022


Thanksgiving/No Seminar

Thursday, December 1, 2022


Hongpeng Jia, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Thursday, December 8, 2022


Rahmi Oklu, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiology
Mayo Clinic

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