Biomedical Engineering Day

Apr 26, 2016
8:00 AM
2:00 PM
Whitaker Hall

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View the full, 2-day schedule for Celebrating Biomedical Innovation at WashU.

8:00-8:30 a.m. Coffee

8:30-8:35 a.m. Welcome by Steven George

8:35-8:55 a.m. Graduate Student Research Award Presentation

8:55-9:30 a.m. Andrew S. Yoo, Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology, "Generation of human neurons by microRNA-mediated neuronal conversion of skin cells and disease modeling"

9:30-9:45 a.m. Break

9:45-10:05 a.m. Graduate Student Research Award Presentation

10:05-10:40 a.m. Lori Setton, Lucy & Stanley Lopata Distinguished Professor, "Depots, Drugs & Cells – Can Regenerative Medicine Treat Back Pain?"

10:40-10:55 a.m. Break

10:55-Noon Frank & Grace Yin Distinguished Lectureship in Biomedical Engineering

Robert S. Langer, PhD, MIT, "Biomaterials and biotechnology: From the discovery of the first angiogenesis inhibitors to the development of controlled drug delivery systems and the foundation of tissue engineering"

Noon-2:00 p.m. Lunch & Poster Session

Organizer / Host: Karen Teasdale, (314) 935-6164,