UW Bioengineering’s Distinguished Lecturer Series invites internationally recognized leaders in the field of bioengineering to present their work and to engage with our faculty, students and trainees.

2017 Bioengineering Distinguished Lecturer Series

January 19, 2017, Christine Schmidt, University of Florida

Talk title: Engineering materials for functional nerve regeneration


May 4, 2017, Karl Deisseroth, Stanford University

Talk title: Nature's gift: how the discovery of structural principles in a microbial protein helped illuminate the pathophysiology of psychiatry


2016 Bioengineering Distinguished Lecturer Series

January 14, 2016, W. Mark Saltzman, Yale University

Talk title: Polymer Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery, Gene Editing and Cell Targeting


February 4, 2016, Frances H. Arnold, California Institute of Technology

Talk title: Innovating with Evolution: Expanding the Enzyme Universe


November 19, 2015, David Meaney, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Talk title: Mechanosensitive Regulation of NMDA Receptor Function