BME Spring Seminar: Cardiovascular Soft Tissues in Time and Space

Presented by

Colleen Witzenburg, Ph.D.; Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Virginia


Cardiovascular soft tissues serve critical mechanical functions within the body, but pathologic changes to these tissues alter their material properties causing disruption or reduction in function. This loss can be

Evening with Industry (EWI)

EWI is a networking career fair and formal dinner put on by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). It provides UW Madison engineering students with the opportunity to participate in round table discussions with representatives from various companies. Tickets will …

BME Spring Seminar: Systems Approaches for Understanding Antimicrobial Efficacy

Presented by

Jason Yang, Ph.D.; Postdoctoral Associate, MIT


All living organisms possess the incredible ability to integrate several diverse, dynamic and often contradictory biochemical signals in eliciting complex responses. Cellular responses to environmental cues underlie human health and disease processes …

BME Seminar Series: Paolo Provenzano

Mechanically Complex Tumor Microenvironments Drive Disease Progression and Resistance to Therapy

Abstract (PDF)

Epithelial cancers, or carcinomas, behave like a complex “organ” system and are comprised of multiple cell populations and structural and signaling components such as the …

BME Seminar Series: Dr. Kip Ludwig

Electrical Stimulation of the Nervous System as a Therapy: What Don’t We Know, Why Don’t We Know It, and How Do We Address It?

Abstract (PDF)

Implantable and non-invasive devices to electrically stimulate the nervous system, commonly known as neuromodulation, …

BME Seminar Series: Eric J. Perreault

Considering Neural Control & Body Mechanics for the Understanding & Restoration of Human Movement

Speaker: Eric J. Perreault

Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University

Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Abstract (PDF):

The …

BME Seminar Series: Manu Platt

“What’s Eating You?”: Quantifying Proteolytic Activity in Health and Disease to Predict Disease Potential

SpeakerManu Platt

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech

Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering Diversity Director

STC on Emergent Behaviors of …

BME Seminar Series: Melissa Kinney

Toward a Systems-Level Understanding of Stem Cell Fate

Abstract (PDF)

Stem cell-derived organoids promise broad translational potential for applications ranging from drug screening to transplantation and regeneration. These complex, and often functional, tissue-like structures arise largely from endogenous patterning and …