Scientific Day is the premier opportunity for IBBME students to meet informally with distinguished lecturers in bioengineering and to discuss the growth and development of the bioengineering field in the academic and industrial environment. Students also participate in the day with oral and poster presentations of their current research.Click here to see the schedule for the day
All members and friends of the IBBME community are welcome to attend
Scientific Day. If you would like to join us please RSVP here
deadline for submitting your RSVP is Friday, May 13th.
Our 2011 Llewellyn Thomas Distinguished Lecturer is Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia, Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Bhatia is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, a member of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, an Associate member of the Broad Institute, and a Biomedical Engineer at the Brigham & Women's Hospital. The research in her laboratory is focused on the applications of micro- and nanotechnology for tissue repair and regeneration. For more information about Dr. Bhatia, visit: lmrt.mit.edu/about.html
Also joining us as our Innovation in Emerging Fields of Research Keynote is Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, Senior Scientist - Experimental Therapeutics with the Toronto General Research Institute and Clinical Studies Resource Centre Member, Ontario Cancer Institute. Dr. Keshavjee is also Head of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Scientist at the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, and Director of the Toronto Lung Transplant Program. The major project presently concerning his research group is gene therapy in lung transplantation; working on techniques to genetically modify the donor lung so that it is better able to deal with the stress imposed upon it by the transplantation process. Click here for more on Dr. Keshavjee’s research
Questions regarding Scientific Day 2011 should be addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you on May 19th.