Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar Series - Spring 2020

All seminars are held in Doherty Hall (DH) A302 at 10:30 A.M. unless otherwise indicated.    

Thursday, January 16, 2020


Yongxin (Leon) Zhao, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Carnegie Mellon Neuroscience Institute
Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar Title: Next generation expansion microscopy towards whole tissue nanoscale imaging and highly multiplex nanoscopy

Thursday, January 23, 2020 


Ayman El-Baz, PhD
Chairperson & Professor
Department of Bioengineering
University of Louisville

Seminar Title: Big Data for Smart and Connected Health

Thursday, January 30, 2020 


Tara Deans, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Utah

Seminar Title: Engineering stem cells to create novel delivery vehicles

Thursday, February 6, 2020


Daniel Weiss, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Vermont

Seminar Title: Advances in Lung Regenerative Medicine

Thursday, February 13, 2020


Anita Shukla, PhD
Assistant Professor of Engineering, Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology
Brown University

Seminar Title: Smart Biomaterials for Treatment and Detection of Microbial Infections

Thursday, February 20, 2020


Brenda Ogle, PhD
Professor and Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Stem Cell Institute
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Seminar Title: Strategies for 3D Printing Complex Cardiac Tissue Mimics

Thursday, February 27, 2020


Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Washington

Seminar Title: Engineering plasticity in sensorimotor cortex using optogenetics

Thursday, March 5, 2020 


Fake Lu, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science
Binghamton University, State University of New York (SUNY)

Seminar Title: Stimulated Raman Scattering (SRS) Microscopy for Label-Free Bioimaging Applications

Thursday, March 19, 2020 


Jeff Tza-Huei Wang, PhD - Seminar Cancelled
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering,
Materials Science & Engineering, Oncology, and Medicine
Institute for NanoBioTechnology
Johns Hopkins University

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

Thursday, March 26, 2020


Nicholas Giannoukakis, PhD - Seminar Cancelled
Adjunct Associate Professor
Institute of Cellular Therapeutics - Allegheny Health Network

Seminar Title: Leukocytes of the innate arm of the immune system as vehicles and targets to modify the progression of diabetes mellitus

Thursday, April 2, 2020


Giuseppe Orlando, MD, PhD - Seminar Cancelled
Associate Professor, Surgical Sciences – Transplant
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Seminar Title:

Thursday, April 9, 2020


Shana Kelley, PhD - Seminar Cancelled
Distinguished Professor
Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Biomedical Engineering
University of Toronto

Seminar Title: 

Thursday, April 23, 2020


Zoran Nenadic, PhD - Seminar Cancelled
William J. Link Chair and Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (joint appointment)
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
University of California Irvine

Seminar Title:

Thursday, April 30, 2020


Aniruddha Das, PhD - Seminar Cancelled
Associate Professor of Neuroscience;
Principal Investigator
Zuckerman Institute
Columbia University

Seminar Title: