Awards ceremony honors SBME faculty

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At the 2017 All-College Awards ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 14, award winners and patent recipients from the CSU School of Biomedical Engineering were recognized for outstanding achievements and overall excellence. Nominations were accepted through faculty and staff, and each award highlights achievements made throughout the previous year. Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering All-College Awards… Read more »

Brett Eppich Beal receives Jack E. Cermak Advising Award

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The 2017 Celebrate! Colorado State Awards were presented to outstanding members of the Ram Family on April 18. Senior Undergraduate Academic Advisor Brett Eppich Beal received the Jack E. Cermak Advising Award, which was created in 1984 to honor excellence in academic advising, including recognition by students and peers as an outstanding advisor, capacity to… Read more »

Bacterial biofilms, begone

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By some estimates, bacterial strains resistant to antibiotics – so-called superbugs – will cause more deaths than cancer by 2050. Colorado State University biomedical and chemistry researchers are using creative tactics to subvert these superbugs and their mechanisms of invasion. In particular, they’re devising new ways to keep harmful bacteria from forming sticky matrices called biofilms… Read more »

Lab works to revolutionize tissue regeneration in injured patients

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Matthew Kipper’s lab is currently incorporating electrospinning into research for biomedical applications. His work was recognized by the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation in 2011, and he continues to make strides with this research. Biomedical engineering graduate student Raimundo Romero is currently working on replicating native bone tissue structure to enhance bone graft healing in injured patients…. Read more »

Communication workshop helps BME students succeed

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On May 9, the School of Biomedical Engineering hosted Eric Wilbur, founder and managing partner of MindShare Advantage, to present a workshop titled “Communication Skills: Jumping from Academia to Industry” to graduate students enrolled in the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering as well as 5th-year undergraduate students in the Biomedical Engineering degree program. In… Read more »

New SBME Faculty Members

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We welcome two new SBME core faculty members Dave Bark, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering who recently joined the School of Biomedical Engineering. His research interests focus on cardiovascular fluid dynamics and biomechanics, with an aim of understanding how cells produce and respond to forces in a flow environment… Read more »

Open Faculty Position – Assistant/Associate Professor – Translational Medicine Institute

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University invites applications for at least one tenure/tenure-track faculty position at the level of an assistant professor or associate professor. Candidates with research and teaching expertise in all areas of biomedical engineering and related mechanical engineering areas are encouraged, particularly those with the following interests that synergistically… Read more »

FBI gets synthetic biology crash course at CSU

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For one week in May, 11 agents and analysts from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation were on campus for an intensive training program spearheaded by one of the university’s preeminent biotechnologists. The goal: giving the law enforcement personnel foundational knowledge and insight into the rapidly evolving field of synthetic biology. Jean Peccoud, the Abell… Read more »

SBME Supports the Frontiers of Science Institute

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The School of Biomedical Engineering hosted laboratory activities at the Frontiers of Science Institute, located on the University of Northern Colorado campus in Greeley, Co. This annual summer event begins the third week of June and concludes the fourth week of July and provides a learning environment for 25-30 students in their sophomore or junior… Read more »

BME CURC Awards

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Congratulations to a number of biomedical engineering students who received recognition at the 2017 Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity (CURC) Award Ceremony on April 25. CURC, the annual Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity Showcase, is held each April to recognize and honor student achievements and showcase what they have learned as a result of their… Read more »