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A BME Distinguished Lecture

BME Distinguished Lecture

Mon., Dec. 1, 4:00 pm
Tilghman Auditorium

Devising Biological Signal Generators to Probe the Mysteries of Calcium/Electrical Signaling by Ion Channels

Distinguished Speaker: David Yue, MD, PhD

JHU Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience | Acting Director, Center of Cell Dynamics

A reception will immediately follow the presentation.

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Announcing . . .

Fall Healthcare Innovation Showcase & Shark Tank

Fall Healthcare Innovation Showcase & Shark Tank

Monday, December 8 | 3:30 – 7:30 pm

Shark Tank is a one-of-a-kind event where industry experts pose stimulating questions to CBID MSE student teams about their healthcare innovation projects. A mid-year design project showcase and reception will follow the challenging throw down.

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The Latest News

BME Professor Xingde Li is using biophotonics to capture images of suspect tissue within the body.

November 20, 2014

Putting microscopes inside the body

With a single scanning optical fiber, biomedical engineering Professor Xingde Li and his team are creating label-free and processing-free microscopes that go where no others can.  Read on.

AccuSpine Pedicle Probe design team

November 19, 2014

BME AccuSpine probe design team scores another win

The AccuSpine pedicle probe will enable safe and accurate pedicle screw placement during surgery by providing real-time feedback when an imminent breach is detected.  Read on.

Robert Mittendorf

November 13, 2014

Investing in the future of health care

BME alumnus Robert Mittendorff ’98 keeps his finger on the pulse of health care technology as a principal at Norwest Venture Partners, where he focuses on investing capital in the field’s most exciting new develop­ments, from medical devices to specialty pharma.  Read on.

2014 BME Design Studio Opening Celebration: Robert Lieberman, Ed Schlesinger, Landon King, Elizabeth Logsdon, and Elliot McVeigh

November 11, 2014

BME Design Studio grand opening

A state-of-the-art BME Design Studio has opened to provide space for undergraduate and graduate students to brainstorm, design, prototype, build, and test real-world clinical and global heath challenges.  Read on.

BME Associate Professor Joel Bader and Research Associate Karen Zeller

November 10, 2014

Designing a complete yeast chromosome

Using custom software designed in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, a team of Johns Hopkins researchers has synthesized an entire yeast chromosome.  Read on.

BME Assistant Professor Sri Sarma, PhD

November 8, 2014

Using software to pinpoint seizure activity

Sridevi Sarma works with School of Medicine colleagues to refine software called EZTrack that analyzes the brain’s electrical impulses to help pinpoint the location of epileptic seizures.  Read on.

Warren L. Grayson, PhD

November 7, 2014

Engineering new tissues with stem cells

Warren Grayson receives a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to continue working to understand how stem cells make decisions about differentiating into various types of cells within complex tissues.  Read on.


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Seminars

Dec

1

Devising Biological Signal Generators to Probe the Mysteries of Calcium/Electrical Signaling by Ion Channels

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring David Yue, MD, PhD

JHU Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience | Acting Director, Center of Cell Dynamics

Mon., Dec. 1, 4:00 pm
Tilghman Auditorium

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Dec

2

Realistic Modeling of Large Cortical Networks

Tue., Dec. 2, 11:45 am
Mason Hall, Homewood

Speaker: David Beeman

University of Colorado at Boulder } Professor Adjunct, Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Colorado at Boulder

Hosted by: Institute for Computational Medicine

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Dec

8

John Issa

MSTP MD/PhD candidate, Calcium Signals Laboratory, Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience

Mon., Dec. 8, 2014, 1:30 pm

Host: Dr. David Yue

Jan

12

David Herzfeld

Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Mon., Jan. 12, 2015, 1:30 pm

Host: Dr. Reza Shadmehr

Jan

26

Tarek Fahmy, PhD

Assistant Professor Biomedical Engineering, Yale University

Mon., Jan. 26, 2015, 1:30 pm

Host: Dr. Jordan Green

Feb

2

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Dr. Antonios Mikos

Rice University | Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Director, Center for Excellence in Tissue Engineering; Director, J.W. Cox Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering

Mon., Feb. 2, 2015, 4:00 pm

Feb

9

Danny Spampinato

Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Mon., Feb. 9, 2015, 1:30 pm

Host: Dr. Vikram Chib

Feb

16

Warren Grayson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Mon., Feb. 16, 2015, 1:30 pm

Host: BME

Mar

2

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Dr. Michael Lin

Stanford University | Assistant Professor, Pediatrics; Human Gene Therapy, Bioengineering

Mon., Mar. 2, 2015, 4:00 pm

Mar

9

Corey Bishop

Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Mon., Mar. 9, 2015, 1:30 pm

Host: Dr. Jordan Green

May

4

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Dr. Ian Foster

Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Computer Science; Director, Computation Institute; University of Chicago

Mon., May. 4, 2015, 4:00 pm