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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 Resear​ch 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 Resear​ch Award Presentation

10:05-10:40 a.m.  Lo​ri 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: Karen Teasdale, (314) 935-6164, bme@seas.wustl.edu