2010 BME Seminars

(11:00 a.m - 12:00 noon, Mann Hall, Medical Sciences Building)

Gray = Guest Lecturer White = Mayo Lecturer
Date Speaker Host Title
January 1 No Seminar - New Year's Weekend    
January 8 Student Presentations:
Ivan Nenadich
David Asuzu
Manduca Ivan: Quantifying viscoelasticity of the myocardium using Shearwave Dispersion Ultrasound Vibrometry (SDUV)
David: Regulation of Stem Cell Senescence in Aging
January 15 Jacques Souquet, Ph.D.
SuperSonic Imagine
Greenleaf A New Paradigm in Ultrasound Imaging: Multi Wave Wave Imaging
January 22 Student Presentations:
Lucas Meuchel
Petrice Mostardi
Manduca Petrice: High Temporal and Spatial Resolution Neuro MR Angiography
Lucas: Neurotrophins in the Pulmonary Artery
January 29 No Seminar - Ph.D. Interview Weekend    
February 5 David Proctor, Ph.D.
Penn State University
Charkoudian Sex differences in skeletal muscle vasodilation with age: Is estrogen deficiency the culprit?
February 12 No Seminar - Ph.D. Interview Weekend    
February 19 Muthuvel Jayachandran, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca Blood borne microvesicles as new candidate biomarker for early and late disease process
February 26 Oleksandr Dzyubak, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Ritman Adaptive tubular object recognition based on multi-scale shape analysis in large images of vascular trees
March 5 Donald S. Berkholz Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Thompson Beyond Linus Pauling: The conformation dependence of ideal peptide geometry and why it matters
March 12 Student Presentations:
Casey Johnson
Zachary Kelm
Manduca Casey: Two-Station Time-Resolved Contrast-Enhanced MR Angiography of the Lower Periphery
Zachary: Prediction of Histopathologic Demyelination Pattern of Multiple Sclerosis through Computational MRI Analysis
March 19 Gary C. Sieck, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca Targeting Neuroplasticity in Motor Neurons to Promote Functional Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury
March 26 Ozgur Ogut, Ph.D.
Cardiovascular Research
Brozovich Regulation of Cardiac Muscle Contraction: Impact of thin filament post-translational state
April 2 Doris A. Taylor, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Miller Sex Differences in Stem Cells
April 9 Rolf Hubmayr, M.D.and
Richard Oeckler, M.D., Ph.D.
Pulmonary Research
Manduca Alveolar Epithelial Cell Wounding and Repair
April 16 Racquel Z. LeGeros, Ph.D.
New York University
Yaszemski Calcium Phosphate-Based Biomaterials for Bone Repair and Regeneration
April 23 Clifford R. Jack, M.D.
Department of Radiology
Manduca Imaging and biochemical Biomarkers of the Alzheimer's disease Pathological Cascade
April 30 Andres Hurtado M.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Sieck Application of electrospun PLA fibers for spinal cord repair
May 7 Curt Sigmund, Ph.D.
University of Iowa
Romero A Critical Role for PPARg in the Regulation of Blood Pressure and Vascular Function
May 14 Madhavan Raghavan, Ph.D.
University of Iowa
Blezek Biomechanics of Aneurysms
May 21 James Wells, Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Khosla Translational Embryology: How basic studies of pancreas and intestinal development can impact research in diabetes and tissue engineering
May 28 No Seminar - Memorial Day Weekend    
June 4 Seal Sudipta, Ph.D
University of Central Florida
Mukherjee Redox active nanomaterials for biomedical applications
June 11 Frank Brozovich, M.D., Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca Alternative MYPT1 splicing: Implications for the regulation of nitric oxide mediated vasodilatatio
June 18 Erica Wehrwein, Ph.D.,
Anesthesia Research;
John Mullins, student;
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca Erica: Novel role for the peripheral chemoreceptors in regulating blood glucose
John: Image Guidance for Radiotherapy Patient Positioning: Systematic error as a function of gantry angle
June 25 David R. Linden, Ph.D.;
Eric Stinson, student;
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca David: The physiology of hydrogen sulfide in the gastrointestinal tract
Eric: Evaluation of 1D and 2D phased array RF coils for 3T imaging of the brest
July 2 No Seminar - Independence Day Weekend    
July 9 Michael F. Romero, Ph.D.;
Juan Carlos Ramirez, student; Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca Michael: Epithelial bicarbonate transporters - Insights to acidosis, glaucoma, kidney stones and malaria
Juan Carlos: A new image reconstruction algorithm for reducing dose in CT perfusion imaging
July 16 Donald Berkholtz, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca Applying structure-based drug design to target detrimental oxidative stress
July 23 Erik Daniel, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca Miniaturized Electronics in Medicine: Fact vs Fiction
July 30 Kiaran P. McGee, Ph.D;
Ashlee Byrd, student;
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca Kiaran: New Horizons in Magnetic Resonance Elastography: Challenges and Opportunities of MR-based Assessment of Tissue Mechanical Properties Beyond the Liver
Ashlee: Machine learning for the assessment of solitary pulmonary nodules on computed tomography
August 6 Liao Wang, M.D.
Orthopedic Research
Manduca Liao: Correcting for pelvic posture influence on cup anteversion measurement
August 13 BOOT CAMP
10:15 AM, Mann Hall
Manduca TBA
August 20 Irena Levitan Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
Farrugia Mechanisms of cholesterol regulation of K channels
August 27 Student presentations:
Amine Issa
Michelle Casper,
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca Amine: Quantitative Analysis of Synaptic Distribution at Motorneurons
Michelle: Making Cartilage using Bioreactors
September 3 No Seminar - Labor Day Weekend    
September 10 Tian-ge Zhuang, Ph.D.
Shanghai Jiaotong University
Chen From Xeroradiography to Modern X-ray-based Medical Imaging
September 17 Erik Ritman, Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca The dawn of spectral x-ray imaging, its promise and preliminary applications
September 24 Helen H. Lu, Ph.D.
Columbia University
Zhao-Chunfeng Interface Tissue Engineering for Soft Tissue-to-Bone Integration
October 1 No Seminar    
October 8 Anand Jagota, Ph.D.
Lehigh University
Sieck Hybrids of DNA and Carbon Nanotubes
October 15 Guang-Hong Chen, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
McCollough Teaching x-rays how to dance together "1+1>2" effects in biomedical imaging
October 22 Xuanhong Chen, Ph.D.
Daniel Ou-Yang, Ph.D.
Lehigh University
Sieck Point of Care Diagnostics for Cell and Viral Enumeration
October 29 Kai-Nan An, Ph.D.;
Qingshan Chen;
Andrew R. Thoreson;
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca Design, Analysis, Manufacturing and Testing of Total Joint Implants
November 5 Student presentations:
Steven Henle and Jake Hines,
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Henley Steering Nerve Growth Cone Migration During Development and Regeneration
November 12 David Dingli, Ph.D.
Manduca Population Structure and Dynamics of Hematopoiesis
November 19 Student presentations:
Elizabeth Townsend,
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Manduca Estrogen Increases Nitric Oxide Production in Human Bronchial Epithelium
November 26 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Day Weekend    
December 3 George R. Washko, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
Bartholmai Smoking related lung disease, What CT can teach us
December 10 Arthur Beyder, M.D., Ph.D.
Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Farrugia Mechanoelectrical coupling at the molecular level - stretch sensitivity of a voltage gated sodium channel (Nav1.5)
December 17 Svetlana Tatic-Lucic, Ph.D.
Lehigh University
Sieck Applications of BioMEMS in Cell-Related Research
December 24 No Seminar - Christmas Weekend    
December 31 No Seminar - New Year's Weekend