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Spring 2022 VT-WFU School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES) Seminar Series

All seminars for the Spring 2022 semester are available on zoom (link here), Fridays at 11:15 a.m. EST.

Jan 21     Rachel Hawe, School of Kinesiology at the
University of Minnesota, "
Measurement Matters: Using Robotic Assessments To Advance Neurorehabilitation"

Jan 28    Steve Robinovitch, Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University, "Understanding the cause and prevention of falls and injuries in older adults: Insights from video capture of over 3000 real-life falls in long-term care "

Feb 4    Jake Socha, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, Open discussion on work-life balance

Feb 11    Jazmin Jurkiewicz, Engineering Education, Virginia Tech, Workshop on resiliency: Developing a growth mindset

Feb 18     Elizabeth Wayne, Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, "Modulating macrophage polarization for drug delivery and diagnostics applications"

Feb 25    Jeannie Bailey, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, "Relationships between paraspinal muscle health and compromised biomechanical behaviors among astronauts and chronic low back pain patients"

March 4  Malisa Sarntinoranont, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, "MR-based Models that Couple Stress and Flow within Glioma and Studies of Brain Clearance via Perivascular Networks"

March 11    Spring Break; no seminar

March 18    Christopher Kanan, Carlson Center for Imaging Science at Rochester Institute of Technology, "Deep Neural Networks for Bias Robust Image Understanding, Continual Machine Learning, and Medical Computer Vision"

March 25    Jerome Carpenter, Marsico Lung Institute at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "Mucins and Piezos: Exploring airway mucus biology with Atomic Force Microscopy and Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation"

April 1         Mary Cowman, Tandon School of Engineering and Grossman School of Medicine at New York University, "Tissue Protection and Repair with Extracellular Matrix Hyaluronan"

April 8    Cecile Ferrando, MD at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, "Update on Gender Affirming Surgical Care for Transgender Women"

April 15    Kevin W. Eliceiri, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, "Quantitative Optical Imaging of the Collagen Rich Tumor Microenvironment"

April 22    Shyni Varghese, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, Duke University, "Bioengineered Platforms for Mechanistic Understandings and Therapeutic Interventions"