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BE Seminar Series Academic Year 2010-2011

All seminars will be presented in Rm. 32-141, unless otherwise noted, at 4:05pm.

Date Speaker Topic Host(s)
September 23 Melody Swartz
Ecole Federale Polytechnique de Lausanne
Interstitial and lymphatic flow in immunology, cancer, and tissue engineering Linda Griffith
September 30 Roman Stocker
A sea of gradients: chemotaxis and gyrotaxis in the ocean Douglas Lauffenburger
October 21 Jennifer Cochran, Stanford University Engineered protein therapeutics and diagnostic agents inspired by nature K. Dane Wittrup
October 28
Kim Hamad-Schifferli
Engineering the nanoparticle-biology interface Douglas Lauffenburger
November 4 David Piwnica-Worms
Washington University, St. Louis
Multi-color strategies for imaging signal transduction pathways in vivo Alan Jasanoff
November 18 Alan Jasanoff
Functional MRI with molecular imaging agents
Doug Lauffenburger
December 2 Viola Vogel
ETH, Zurich
How mechanical forces regulate bacterial adhesion and the clearance by macrophages. Krystyn Van Vliet
December 9
Schauer Lecture
Note: The location for this event is 54-100
Subra Suresh
Global health and infectious disease: technological solutions Steven Tannenbaum
February 10 Gaudenz Danuser
Harvard Medical School
Forces and signals in cell migration Mark Bathe
February 17
Medtronic Lecture
Dick Heinegård
Lund University
Extracellular matrix proteins are victims and active participants in disease processes Alan J. Grodzinsky
February 24 Mark Saltzman
Drug delivery systems for treatment of brain tumors Katharina Ribbeck
March 3      
March 10
Dewey Lecture
Aleksander S. Popel
Johns Hopkins University
Systems biology of angiogenesis C. Forbes Dewey
March 17      
March 31
Wogan Lecture
Marsha R. Rosner
University of Chicago
From Signal Transduction to Metastasis: Regulators of MAP Kinase Steven Tannebaum
April 7      
April 14 Ravi Iyengar
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Using system biology to predict drug induced adverse events Ernest Fraenkel
April 21      
April 28 Daniel E. Goldberg
Washington University
How the malaria parasite survives in its host erythrocyte Jacquin Niles
May 5 Jan Liphardt,
University of California, Berkeley
The mechanobiology of tumor progression Scott Manalis
May 12
Harris Lecture
Thomas Kunkel
The asymmetry of eukaryotic DNA replication and its consequences Leona Samson

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