Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Seminars

The School of Biomedical Engineering hosts graduate seminars to help students expand their knowledge of current research and industry trends in biomedical engineering and related disciplines. Speakers include leading faculty and trainee researchers at Colorado State and distinguished guests from around the world.

The Fall 2020 seminars will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams on Mondays from 1:00 to 1:50 PM (MT).


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2020 Fall Seminar Schedule

August 24
Dr. Raymond Goodrich, CSU

COVID-19 and Vaccine Development at the Infectious Disease Research Center

August 31
Ahmed Aldohbeyb, SBME Ph.D. Student

New Methods for Quantifying Rapidity of Action potential Onset Differentiate Neuron Types


Roberta Maia Sabino, SAMD Ph.D. Student
Enhanced Hemocompatibility and Antibacterial Activity on Titania Nanotubes with Tanfloc/Heparin Polyelectrolyte Multilayers

September 7
University Holiday – No Seminar

September 14
Dr. Rebecca Pompano, University of Virginia
Lighting up inflammation outside the body using chemistry and microfluidics

September 21
Alex Gendernalik, SBME Ph.D. Student

September 28
Dr. Ann Hess, CSU

Sex Effects in Experimental Design and Data Analysis

October 5
Michael May, SBME Ph.D. Student

Chemical Master Equation Shows Cellular Autoregulation is Critical to Stochastic Control of Proteins

October 12
Iain Briongos, SBME Ph.D. Student
Platelet dynamics on substrates of varied stiffnesses


Alec Jones, SBME Ph.D. Student
Engineering nanoporous protein crystal scaffolds as delivery vectors for DNA and RNA

October 19
Dr. Chelsea S. Bahney, Steadman Clinic & Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Engineering better fracture healing

October 26
Jake Wolynski, SBME Ph.D. Student
Prediction of Bone Fracture Healing Outcome Using Direct Electromagnetic Coupling Antennae

November 2
Wes Anderson, SBME Ph.D. Student

Signal Analysis, Patterns for Analytics Systems, and Biometrics for Sensing


Samantha Kaonis, SBME Ph.D. Student
Towards mechanism driven mesenchymal stem cell-based bioengineering

November 9
Dr. Paul Rullkoetter, University of Denver

Denver Center for Orthopaedic Biomechanics – Overview and Applications in Joint Replacement

November 16
Dr. Brian Geiss, CSU

Development of rapid, portable SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics

November 23
University Holiday – No Seminar

November 30
Sid Jain, SBME Ph.D. Student

Improving access to molecular diagnosis tools through development of inexpensive, point-of-need nucleic acid sensor platforms

December 7
Dr. Yeoheung Yun, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Engineered brain microphysiological system for recapitulating brain physiology and function

December 14
Finals Week – No Seminar

Broaden your knowledge and understanding of BME research.