Workshop on Micro- and Nanotechnologies for Medicine July 29-Aug 2, 2013

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And more cool events this summer: a workshop organized by the Khademhosseini lab, Wyss Institute, NSF and Brigham and Women’s on Micro and Nanotechnologies for Medicine.  Terrific lineup–see this link for more info and to register!  Thanks to Mehmet Dokmeci for the heads up.

Micro- and Nanotechnologies for Medicine: Emerging Frontiers and Applications

Cambridge, MA (USA) July 29 — August 2, 2013

The Khademhosseini Laboratory, National Science Foundation, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital are delighted to host the “Micro- and Nanotechnologies for Medicine: Emerging Frontiers and Applications” workshop this coming summer. The advances in micro- and nanotechnologies are expected to open up new possibilities and applications in diagnostics, therapy, drug delivery and regenerative medicine. In this workshop, participants will acquire the fundamentals and advances in the field of bioMEMS, biomaterials and tissue engineering. Leading experts will present the latest advances in the development of novel micro- and nanotechnologies and address a range of different challenges that are of importance to biomedicine at the interface of engineering, medicine and biological sciences.

Workshop Announcement

Registration deadline: June 1st, 2013!

Venue: 65 Landsdowne Street, Partners Research Building Room 103, Cambridge, MA, 02139

Website: http://www.tissueeng.net/lab/BioMEMS_Workshop.php

Workshop Chairs: Ali Khademhosseini, PhD; Mehmet R. Dokmeci, PhD

Technical Program Chairs: Gulden Camci-Unal, PhD; Nasim Annabi, PhD

Invited Speakers:

  • Rashid Bashir, UIUC, IL
  • Fariba Dehghani, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Sara Heilshorn, Stanford University, CA
  • Esmaiel Jabbari, University of South Carolina, SC
  • David Kaplan, Tufts University, MA
  • Pep Pamies, Senior editor, Nature Materials, UK
  • Tom Webster, Northeastern University, MA
  • Peng Yin, Wyss Institute, MA
  • Babak Ziaie, Purdue University, IN
  • Hoaje Bae, Kyung Hee University, Korea
  • Jianjun Cheng, UIUC, IL
  • Utkan Demirci, Harvard Medical School, BWH, MA
  • Matt Gevaert, KIYATECH Inc., SC
  • Roger Kamm, MIT, MA
  • Hai-Quan Mao, John Hopkins University, MD
  • Joe Tien, Boston University, MA
  • Pamela Yelick, Tufts University, MA
  • John Zhang, The University of Texas at Austin, TX
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