VIRTUAL - 7th Annual BioE Day

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    • Tuesday May 5, 2020
      12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Join via BlueJeans - see link in description
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Laura Paige



Summary Sentence: Come celebrate the Petit Institute's Bioengineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

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Join us virtually to celebrate the Petit Institute's Bioengineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program!


Attend via BlueJeans Link HERE


12 noon        Welcome and Opening Remarks - Hang Lu, Ph.D., Director, and Manu Platt, Ph.D., Deputy Director - BioEngineering Program
12:05 p.m.    "Journey to Bioengineering" - Shuichi Takayama, Ph.D. - Outstanding BioE Faculty Advisor; Introduced by Hannah Viola
12:45 p.m.    "Biosensors for Field Deployable Diagnostics" - Monica McNerney, Ph.D. - Outstanding BioE Thesis; Introduced by Mark Styczynski, Ph.D.
1:15 p.m.      Rapid Fire Presentations - 10 current BioE students to present
2:15 p.m.      "Securing a Job as a Ph.D. Student: A Few Pitfalls and Tactical Solutions" - Steven Schwaner, Ph.D., BioE Alum Class of 2019, Consultant, Exponent; Introduced by Ross Ethier, Ph.D.
2:45 p.m.      "Universal Brain-machine Interfaces Enabled by Flexible Scalp Electronics & Deep-learning” - Musa Mahmood, Doctoral Candidate - Outstanding BioE Paper; W. Hong Yeo, Ph.D., Advisor
3:15 p.m.      "Adhesion Analysis to Interrogate Extravasation Capacity of CD8 T Cells for Adoptive Cell Therapy" - Camila Camargo, Doctoral Candidate - Outstanding BioE Abstract; Susan Thomas, Ph.D., Advisor
3:30 p.m.      “Insect Pee: How Sharpshooters Excrete Ultrafast Fluid Droplets” - Elio Challita, Doctoral Candidate - Outstanding BioE Abstract; Saad Bhamla, Ph.D., Advisor
3:45 p.m.      "A Bioengineering Journey: Navigating Unique Challenges and Opportunities" - Ivana Parker, Ph.D., BioE Alum Class of 2015, Assistant Professor University of Florida; Introduced by Manu Platt, Ph.D.
4:15 p.m.      2020 Awards Announced – Outstanding Rapid Fire Presentation, Christopher Ruffin Leadership Award

4:30 p.m.       Virtual Happy Hour 

5:30 p.m.       Adjourn

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar

Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB), Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
IBB, go-BioE, BioE Program events
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