Seminars are held Thursdays, Winter and Spring quarters 12:30 – 1:30pm.

Due the current limitations related to managing the COVID-19 pandemic, these seminars will be delivered on-line and will be restricted to registered students (BIOEN 509) during the Spring quarter of 2020.

2020 Bioengineering Department Seminar Schedule

April 9, 2020, Celeste Nelson, Princeton University

Talk title: Recapitulating Morphogenesis of the Lung

April 16, 2020, Kole Roybal, UCSF

Talk title: Synthetic Biology Tools to Enhance Immune Cell Therapies for Cancer

April 23, 2020, Julie Kientz, University of Washington

Talk title: Human-Computer Interactions in Health

April 30, 2020, Eric Seibel, University of Washington

Talk title: Optical Scanning for Image Acquisition and Display

May 7, 2020, Sharmila Majumdar, UCSF

Talk title: Progress in Magnetic Resonance and Micro-computed Tomography

May 14, 2020, Scott Nyberg, Mayo Clinic

Talk title: Organ Engineering - From Bench to Bedside

May 21, 2020, Jennifer Nemhauser, University of Washington

Talk title: Synthetic Control of Plant Logic

May 28, 2020, Jacqueline Linnes, Purdue University

Talk title: Point-of-Care Diagnosis and Disease Monitoring

June 4, 2020, Cyrus Ghajar, Fred Hutch

Talk title: Microenvironment in Cancer Metastasis


January 16, 2020, Jonathan Liu, University of Washington

Talk title: Nondestructive 3D pathology for precision medicine

January 23, 2020, Bioengineering Nepal Students

Talk title: Bioengineering Nepal (students)

January 30, 2020, Neda Bagheri, University of Washington

Talk title: Modeling across the spectrum: how data, dynamics, and rules inform proactive models of living systems

February 6, 2020, Ayokunle Olanrewaju, University of Washington

Talk title: Engineering bioassays for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) drug level monitoring

February 13, 2020, Ana Maria Porras, Cornell University

Talk title: Engineered models to study the role of the extracellular matrix and the microbiome in disease

February 20, 2020, Nancy Allbritton, University of Washington

Talk title: Analytical methods and microfabrication tools for biomedical applications

February 27, 2020, Ivan Pelivanov, University of Washington

Talk title: Real-time spectroscopic photoacoustic/ultrasound (PAUS) scanner for quantitative molecular imaging

March 5, 2020, Lola Eniola-Adefeso, University of Michigan

Talk title: Leukocyte mimetics and smart materials for targeted drug delivery

March 12, 2020, Karl-Dimiter Bissig, Duke University

Talk title: CRISPR-based tools and therapeutics for liver disease