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Invited Academic Seminar Series – Ehsan Hoque- Embedding human values in digital medicine (Hybrid Delivery)


Speaker Ehsan Hoque Associate Professor Computer Science University of Rochester Abstract Many argue that making interoperability, federal incentives, barcoding, and deep learning is the core of revolutionizing healthcare information technology. It is. But it is also about developing technologies that align with our values and integrate effortlessly with our lifestyles and healthcare workflow while improving […]

Invited Academic Seminar Series – Zhi Pei Liang- Ultrafast Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging for Brain Mapping (Virtual Delivery with an in-person streaming option)

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, Red Room, 160 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3E1, Canada

*** This talk will be delivered virtually, however the presentation will be streamed in the DC Red Room for those wanting to attend 'in-person'. Cookies and coffee will be provided for attendees. *** Speaker Zhi Pei Liang Franklin W. Woeltge Professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Abstract Since its […]

NRC+CRAFT Speaker – Invited Academic Seminar Series – Ankur Singh – Lymphoid Organoids and Multiscale Technologies for Untangling Immunity in Infectious Diseases and Cancers (Hybrid Delivery)

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, Red Room, 160 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3E1, Canada

Speaker Ankur Singh Woodruff Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University School of Medicine Abstract For many life-threatening global infectious diseases, effective vaccinations are still lacking. There are numerous challenges in understanding disease transmission, and pathology, and […]

Invited Academic Seminar Series – Vivian Mushahwar- Walking Again after Spinal Cord Injury (Virtual Only)

Speaker Vivian Mushahwar Professor in the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry University of Alberta Abstract The overall goal of the work in my lab is to develop interventions that improve function after neural injury or disease. In this talk, I will focus on spinal cord injury (SCI), a devastating […]

Invited Academic Seminar Series – Cynthia Reinhart-King – The Intersection of Mechanobiology and Cellular Metabolism in Cancer (Hybrid Delivery)

Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, Red Room, 160 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3E1, Canada

Speaker Cynthia Reinhart-King Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering Professor of Biomedical Engineering Director of Graduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering Vanderbilt School of Engineering Abstract During solid tumor progression, cells undergo mechanical and metabolic changes that help to fuel metastasis. To move, cells must utilize ATP to fuel the the cellular contractility and forces that sustain […]

Invited Academic Seminar Series – Silvestro Micera- Soft Embodiment for Engineering Artificial Limbs (Virtual Only)

Speaker Silvestro Micera Full Professor, Bertarelli Foundation Chair in Translational Neuroengineering Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Abstract Neural engineering is a novel discipline combining engineering including micro and nanotechnology, electrical and mechanical, and computer science with cellular, molecular, cognitive neuroscience. Our of the most important goals of neural engineering is to develop approaches to […]

Invited Academic Seminar Series – Peter Yingxiao Wang- Remote Control of the Genetics within Tumors via Focused Ultrasound for Cancer Immunotherapy (Hybrid Delivery)

Medical Sciences Building 3154 1 King's College Cir, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Speaker Peter Yingxiao Wang Associate Professor, Bioengineering University of Southern California Abstract Focused ultrasound (FUS) can deliver energy safely and noninvasively into tissues at depths of centimeters. We show that the genetics and cellular functions of chimeric antigen receptor T cells (CAR-T cells) within tumors can be reversibly controlled by the heat generated by short […]