Bioengineering Events

Upcoming Events

Health Systems Engineering Seminar Series
"Key Issues Impacting Connected Health (Telemedicine)"

Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 4:15 PM
Refreshments at 4:00
Location: STEPS 101
Featuring: Mr. Joe Tracy
VP of Connected Care and Innovation at Lehigh Valley Health Network

Recent Events

Dept of Materials Science & Engineering and the Center for Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology
"Self-Organized Bio-Nano-Interfaces for Biologically Functional Hybrid Materials"

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Featuring: Dr. Candan Tamerler
Mechanical Engineering Department and Bioengineering Program
Bioengineering Center, University of Kansas

The Sustainable Development Program
"Dr. Bob Langer: The Edison of Medicine"

Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Featuring: Dr. Robert Langer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dept of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar
"Monitoring Adsorption, Diffusion and Reaction through the Microscope: the Novel Options of Microimaging "

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 2:30 PM
Location: Iacocca B023
Featuring: Dr. Jorg Karger, PhD
Leipzig University, Germany

Dept of Materials Science & Engineering and the Center for Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology
"Microdevices for Fundamental Study and Control of Filamentous Bacterial Cells"

Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 4:10 PM
Location: Whitaker 303
Featuring: Xuanhong Cheng, PhD
Department of Materials Science & Engineering and Bioengineering Program
Lehigh University

Dept of Biological Sciences Colloquium
"Chlamydia Inc.: The Business of Hijacking the Host"

Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 4:10PM
Location: Iacocca B023
Featuring: Mary Weber, PhD
Laboratory of Bacteriology
NIH/NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratories

Bioengineering Program and Biological Sciences Workshop
"Workshop to Take Aim at Bacteria"

Date: Friday, November 18, 2016, 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Location: Governor's Suite, Iacocca Hall
Featuring: Leaders from the academic, industry, governmental and non-governmental fields

Dept of Biological Sciences Colloquium
"Species Level Investigation of Multi-species Bacterial Interactions

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 4:10PM
Location: Iacocca B023
Featuring: Anupama Khare, PhD
Department of Systems Biology
Columbia University

Dept of Biological Sciences Colloquium
"Bugging Out & Sticking Together: Bacterial Responses to Environmental Stress "

Date: Thursday, Nov 10, 2016, 4:10 PM
Location: Iacocca B023
Featuring: Matthew Cabeen, PhD
Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology
Harvard University

Dept of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar
"Injectable Shear-Thinning and Self-Healing Hydrogels for Tissue Repair & Biofabrication Applications"

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 2:30 PM
Location: Iacocca B023
Featuring: Dr. Jason Burdick
Department of Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania

Symposium on Probalistic Modeling in Engineering and Science
Date: Monday, October 31, 2016, 9:00 AM -4:30 PM
Location: Wood Dining Room, Iacocca Hall

Featuring: Dr. Armen Der Kiureghian
University of California, Berkeley & American University of Armenia

Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
University of Toronto

Dr. Katja Lindenberg
University of California, San Diego

Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Society Career Event
"Biotech Career Alumni Panel"

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016, 5 PM
Location: STEPS 101
Featuring Alumni from Catalent, Suvoda, Sanofi and ABEC

Science-Fiction-at-Lehigh Film Series
"Twelve Monkeys"

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 6 PM
Location: Whitaker 303

Dept of Materials Science & Engineering/Center for Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology Seminar
"Nanoscale Optical Characterization: Plasmonics and Photonics of Nanocarbon Material"

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 4:10 PM
Location: Whitaker 203
Featuring: Dr. Slava Rotkin
Lehigh University

Grad Student Life Teacher Development Series
"Crafting a Lecture"

Date: Thursday, Oct 6, 2:30-4 PM
Location: EWFM 379

Grad Student Life Workshop
"Doctoral Fellowships: Reasons, Resources and Strategies"

Date: Friday, September 30, 12 PM
Location: UC 303
Featuring: A panel of Lehigh Faculty, Administrators and Graduate Students
Registration Required

Dept of Biological Sciences Howard Hughes Medical Institute Lecture
"The Search for Life in the Universe"

Date: Thursday, September 22, 4:10 PM
Location: Packard Lab 101
Featuring: Lynn J. Rothschild, PhD
HHMI Visiting Scholar
NASA Ames Science Center

Speaker Series on Ethics
"Mistreating Health Inequalities in the Genomic Age"

Date: Thursday, September 15, 4:10 PM
Location: Williams Hall, The Herbert A. Roemmele '53 Global Commons
Featuring: Dr. Dorothy Roberts
University of Pennsylvania

Dept of Materials Science & Engineering/Center for Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology Seminar
"Stem Cells & Preclinical Models for Pulp-Dentin Regeneration"

Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 4:10 PM
Location: Whitaker 203
Featuring: Dr. George Huang
College of Dentistry, Univ of Tennessee Health Science Center

Biological Sciences Workshop
"A Nanomaterial and Biomolecular Simulation Workshop"

Date: Wednesday, August 24, 9:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Location: STEPS Building 101
Featuring: Dr. Wonpil Im
Lehigh University Dept. of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering Program and Speakers from U. Wisconsin,Penn State, U. Colorado, Boulder

Bioengineering & Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar
"Motion-Robust Super-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Early Brain Development"

Date: Monday, April 18, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Packard 416
Featuring: Dr. Ali Gholipour
Harvard Medical School

Bioengineering & Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Colloquium
"Optimization of Protein Electrostatics: Applications from Evolution and Engineering"

Date: Thursday, April 14, 11:00 a.m.
Location: Iacocca B013
Featuring: Dr. Chris Kieslich
Texas A&M University

Bioengineering & Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar
"Regulatory Genomics and Epigenomics Reveal Mechanistic Insights of Human Disease"

Date: Thursday, March 10, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Packard 416
Featuring: Dr. Jianrong Wang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bioengineering Program & Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Colloquium
"Adipose Tissue Engineering: The Big Picture"

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2:30 p.m.
Location: Iacocca B023
Featuring: Evangelia Bellas, PhD
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Boston University

Bioengineering Program & Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Colloquium
"Peptide Nanosheets Exhibit a New Secondary-Structure Motif"

Date: Monday, March 7, 2:30 p.m.
Location: Iacocca B023
Featuring: Ranjan Mannige, PhD
The Molecular Foundry at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Bioengineering Program & Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Colloquium
"Emergent Collective Chemotaxis without Single-Cell Gradient Sensing"

Date: Friday, March 4, 2:30 p.m.
Location: Iacocca B023
Featuring: Brian Camley, PhD
UC-San Diego

Bioengineering & Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Seminar
"Sequencing is Believing: Probing the Inner World of a Cell by Live-Cell Imaging and Single Cell Sequencing"

Date: Monday, February 22, 2:30 p.m.
Location: Iacocca B013
Featuring: Cheng-Zhong Zhang, PhD
Single Cell Genomics Center, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

Bioengineering & Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar
"Molecular Computing: A New Frontier for Interdisciplinary Engineering"

Date: Thursday, February 18, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Packard, Room 416
Featuring: Matthew Lakin, PhD
Departments of Chemical & Biological Engineering and Center for Biomedical Engineering, University of New Mexico

Dept of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar
"Influence of Ionic Aqueous Environments and Confinement on the Dynamics of Short Peptides: A Computational Study"

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2:30 p.m.
Location: Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, Room B023
Featuring: Luis Cruz, PhD
Physics Department, Drexel University

Materials Science & Engineering and Center for Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology Seminar
"BioElectronics for Theranostics"

Date: Tuesday, December 1, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Whitaker, Room B203
Featuring: Dr. Chenzhong Li
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University

Bioengineering PhD Dissertation Defense
"Characterization and Utilization of Polysaccharide Lyases from Stenotrophomonas maltophilia K279a as platforms for the design of mutant lyases with specialized substrate specificity for therapeutic and industrial applications "

Date: Friday, November 13, 2:00 p.m.
Location: Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, Room B023
Featuring: Logan MacDonald, PhD Candidate
Bioengineering Program, Lehigh University

Biological Sciences Colloquium
"Stem Cells & Synapses: How Actomyosin Regulation Shapes Neuronal Development"

Date: Thursday, November 12, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, Room B023
Featuring: Karen Litwa, PhD
Department of Cell Biology, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Mathematics Colloquium
"A Combinatorial/Algebraic Topological Approach to Dynamics of Regulatory Networks"

Date: Thursday, October 22, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Christmas-Saucon Hall, Room XS-201
Featuring: Konstantin Mischaikow,
Rutgers University

ECE Seminar
"High Resolution Imaging and Measurement at Nanoscale by Scanning Probe Microscopy"

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Packard Lab, Room 466
Featuring: Dr. Marco Farina, Professor
Department of Electromagnetics,Universita Politecnica delleMarche, Acona, Italy

Chemical Engineering Colloquium
"Synthetic Signalling Systems for Biological Discovery and Design"

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2:30 p.m.
Location: Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, Room B023
Featuring: Prof. Cassim Sakar
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Dept of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Seminar
"Working at the Intersection of Engineering and Humanitarian Assistance"

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2:30 p.m.
Location: Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, Rm B023
Featuring: Corey Luthringer, MPH
Food and Nutrition Security Consultant

Biological Sciences Colloquium
"Active Learning in the Undergraduate Classroom: What, Why and How"

Date: Thursday, October 1, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, Rm B023
Featuring: Prof. Krystle McLaughlin, PhD
Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University

Physics Colloquium
"Trying to Make the Brain Light Up: New Small Quantum Dots and Super-resolution Microscopy"

Date: Thursday, October 1, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Lewis Lab, Room 512
Featuring: Prof. Paul Selvin
Department of Physics and Biophysics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Biological Sciences Colloquium
"Mimicking Nature: A Perspective from a Materials Scientist"

Date: Thursday, September 24, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, Rm B023
Featuring: Prof. Lesley Chow
Materials Science Engineering Department and Bioengineering Program, Lehigh University


Chemical Engineering Seminar
"Engineering Approaches to Investigate the Regulation of Epithelial Growth and Homeostasis"

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2:30 p.m.
Reception at 2:15, prior to the seminar
Location: Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, Rm B023
Featuring: Prof. Jeremiah Zartman
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame


Chemical Engineering Seminar
"Using Computer Simulations to Engineer New Solvents and Interfaces for Controlling the Behavior of Biomolecules"

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2:30 p.m.
Reception at 2:15, prior to the seminar
Location: Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, Rm B023
Featuring: Prof. Jim Pfaendtner
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington


Physics Colloquium
"Cell-Matrix Interactions in 3D Microtissues: Multiscale Mechanical Models"

Date: Thursday, April 30, 4:10 p.m.
Reception at 3:45, prior to the seminar
Location: Lewis Lab, Rm 316
Featuring: Dr. Vivek Shenoy
Departments of Materials Science and Engineering, Bioengineering, and Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania


Bioengineering Seminar
"Life Inside the Cell: Super-Resolution Microscopy"

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 4:00 p.m.
Refreshments at 3:50 p.m.
Location: STEPS Building, Rm 101
Featuring: Professor Bo Huang
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco


Joint CSE/BIOE Colloquium
"Matching the Prosthetic Interface to the User"

Date: Thursday, April 16, 3:00 p.m.
Reception prior to the seminar
Location: STEPS Building, Rm 101
Featuring: Dr. William Craelius
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University


Joint Colloquium with Physics and Bioengineering
"Force Generation and Mechano-Sensing via Actomyosin Contractility"

Date: Thursday, April 9, 4:10 p.m.
Refreshments at 3:45 p.m.
Location: Lewis Lab, Room 316
Featuring: Dr. Taeyoon Kim
Molecular, Cellular and Tissue (MBT) Mechanics Laboratory, Purdue University


"The Cell as a Pump"
Date: Friday, February 20, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Packard Laboratory, Room 466
Featuring: Dr. Thomas Angelini
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida


Bioengineering Seminar
Date: Thursday, February 12, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Whitaker, Room 203
Featuring: Dr. Mohammad Abidian
Assistant Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University


HHMI Visiting Scholar Lecture
Date: Wednesday, February 11, 4:15 p.m.
Location: Packard Laboratory, Room 101
Featuring: Dr. Martin Chalfie, Nobel Laureate
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University


Bioengineering Seminar
Date: Tuesday, February 3, 4:10 p.m.
Location: Whitaker, Room 203
Featuring: Dr. Lesley Chow
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Materials, Imperial College London

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