Winter 2014

January 21, 2014

Professor April Kloxin 
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware
Topic: "Designing dynamic biomaterials for controlling the cell environment"
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074 H.H. Dow

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January 28, 2014

Professor Hang Lu
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Tech
Topic: "Microtechnologies for High-throughput High-content Developmental Biology and Neurogenetics"
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m., 3074 H.H. Dow

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February 4, 2014

Professor Denis Wirtz
Theophilus Halley Smoot Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Topic: “Cancer Cells Migration in 3D”
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074 H.H. Dow

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February 11, 2014

Dr. Randall Snurr
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University
Topic: “Molecular Modeling of Metal-Organic Frameworks for Energy & Environmental Applications”
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074 H.H. Dow

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February 13, 2014

Professor Mark Prausnitz
Love Family Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Director of the Center for Drug Design, Development and Deliveryg, Georgia Tech
Topic: “Drug and vaccine delivery targeted to the skin and eye using microneedles”
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074 H.H. Dow

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February 18, 2014

Dr. John Shaw
Professor, NSERC/AERI Industrial Research Chair in Petroleum Thermodynamics
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta
Topic: “Redefining heavy oil characterization - a dissident's perspective”
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074 H.H. Dow

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February 25, 2014

Dr. Pamela Silver
Silver Lab
Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School 
Topic: “Designing Biological Systems for Health and Livability”
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074 H.H. Dow

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March 13-14, 2014

Donald L. Katz Lectureship in Chemical Engineering
Dr. Kristi Anseth
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and
Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Colorado at Boulder

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Thursday, March 13
5:00 p.m., First Lecture
Topic: “Body Building: Designer Gels to Promote Tissue Regeneration”
Gerald R. Ford Library Auditorium
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Friday, March 14
9 a.m., Second Lecture
Topic: “Goodbye Flat Biology?"
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NCRC Building 10 Research Auditorium
(Reception 10 a.m.)
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March 18, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Mansfield
Director of Personalized Medicine, FDA

Topic: "The Science and Policy of Personalized Medicine"
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074 H.H. Dow

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March 25, 2014

Professor Jennifer Elisseeff
Jules Stein Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Topic: “Regenerative Biomaterials in Tissue Engineering”
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074G H.H. Dow

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April 1, 2014

Professor Michael Strano
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT
Topic:
“New Concepts in Mass & Energy Transport Enabled By Nanoechnology”
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074G H.H. Dow

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April 8, 2014

Dr. Kelvin Lee
Gore Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Director Delaware Biotechnology Institute
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware
Topic: “Proteomics in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease”
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074G H.H. Dow

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April 15, 2014

Professor Ravi Kane
P. K. Lashmet Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Topic: “The Design of Nanoscale Therapeutics and Nanostructured Materials”
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074G H.H. Dow

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April 22, 2014

Dr. Suzie Pun
Robert F. Rushmer Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington
Topic:
Phage Panning, Peptides and Polymers: From ligand identification to in vivo applications for drug delivery
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074G H.H. Dow

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May 1, 2014

Dr. Tony Mikos
Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering, Chemical, and Biomolecular Engineering
Department of Bioengineering, Rice University
Topic: “TBD”
Seminar: 11:30 a.m., 1017 H.H. Dow
Reception: 11:00-11:30 a.m.,  3074G H.H. Dow

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