BME Seminar Series

Thursdays during the fall, winter, and spring quarters, Northwestern University's Biomedical Engineering Department is honored to host guest seminar speakers to present their outstanding research here on campus. Open to public; required for BME 512-0-01 students.

All seminars are held on Thursdays from 4-5pm in L361 unless otherwise noted. 

Winter Quarter

1/10: Jacqueline Linnes, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Purdue University
"Bringing the Lab to the Patients: Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostics"

1/17: Hasan Otu, PhD, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
"Probabalistic Graph Models for Biological Data Analysis using External Knowledge"

1/24: Peng Yin, PhD, Professor of Systems Biology
Harvard University
"Biomolecular analysis with DNA probes"

1/31: Michael King, PhD, J. Lawrence Wilson Professor of Engineering, Chair of Biomedical Engineering
Vanderbilt University
"Drivers Wanted: Cellular Delivery of Anti-Cancer Therapeutics in the Circulation"
This talk is being rescheduled - check back soon for more information.

2/7: Alumni Speakers

2/14: No session

2/21Krishanu Saha, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
University of Wisconsin - Madison
"Precise Gene Editing of Mutant Alleles Using CRISPR-Cas9 Ribonucleoprotein Complexes"

2/26: Two Genes Lecture: Joanna Aizenberg
PhD, Professor of Materials Science, Chemistry, and Chemical Biology
Harvard University
"Non-fouling medical devices: Slippery coatings that resist adhesion of biological matter"
*PLEASE NOTE: This lecture takes place on a Tuesday

2/28: Sevde Etoz Niemeier, BMEGS Midwest Speaker Exchange Speaker
University of Wisconsin - Madison
"One step forward: increasing the predictability of microwave ablation"

3/7: Kevin Tracey PhD, President and CEO
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
"Molecular Mechanisms in Bioelectronic Medicine"

3/13: Heejin Lee, PhD, Principal Engineering Innovation Lead
Inaugural Michael Jaharis Distinguished Lecturer
Amgen, Inc
"Value Creation Through Innovative Combination Products: Challenges and Opportunities"
**PLEASE NOTE: This lecture takes place on a Wednesday in Ford 1-350**