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Educational Talks and Seminars

Frontiers in Biomedical Research Seminar Series: Impacts on Health & Society

To watch the 2013-2014 presentations via webcast, go to OUR MEDIASITE.

All seminars will be held at Louisiana Tech University in University Hall beginning at 3:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Seminars will be recorded and can be viewed remotely.

September 22 - Intelligent and Recognitive Nanoscale Systems for New Therapeutic Applications, Dr. Nicholas Peppas, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacy Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Lecture Sponsor: Lincoln Health Foundation

October 20, 2014 - Clinical Cytogenetics: from Microscope to Microarray Clinical Cytogenetics: the Original Whole Genome Scan, Dr. Jennie Thurston, Director of Cytogenetics, Carolinas Pathology Group & Adjunct Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine

Lecture Sponsors: Applied and Natural Sciences, Biological Sciences

December 8, 2014 - When the Sleepers Wake: The Germination of Bacterial Spores, Dr. Peter Setlow, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Molecular Biology & Biophysics, University of Connecticut Health Care Center

Lecture Sponsor: CBERS

January 12, 2015 - Regenerative Engineering: Pioneering a New Future in Musculoskeletal Regeneration, Dr. Cato Laurencin, Professor, Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor of Materials, Science and Engineering Director, The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Center for Biomedical, Biological, Physical and Engineering Sciences Director, The Institute for Regenerative Engineering Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science. The University of Connecticut

Lecture Sponsor: CBERS

February 9, 2015 - Biomimicry vs Bioklepticism: Biofunctionalization of Extruded Polymer Nanofibers and Viruses as Templates for Precision Polymer Nanoparticles, Dr. Jon Pokorski, Assistant Professor, Department of Macromolecular Science and CLiPS (Center for Layered Polymeric Systems ), Case Western University

Lecture Sponsor: CBERS

March 23, 2015 - Modeling Endocrine Resistance in Breast Cancer, Robert Clarke, Georgetown University, Dean for Research, Professor of Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center

Lecture Sponsor: Sigma Xi and Lincoln Health Foundation

April 20, 2015 - Mesenchymal Lineage Stem Cells are Potenet Anti-Inflammatory Mediators, Dr. Bruce Bunnell, Director, Center for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine, Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Tulane University School of Medicine

Lecture Sponsors: ADVANCEing Women in Science