BME Seminar Series: Fiber Curvature Drives Cell Protrusive Behavior

Photo of Amrinder Nain from Virginia Tech

Presented by

Amrinder S. Nain, Ph.D.; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech


Native fibrous proteins of small to large diameters (tens of nm to microns) distributed in various configurations (sparse/dense or random/aligned) form the complex and heterogeneous fibrous extracellular …

BME Spring Seminar: Engineering Human CNS Morphogenesis In Vitro

Presented by

Randolph S. Ashton, Ph.D.; Asst. Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) possess the emergent properties necessary to recapitulate developmental processes ex vivo and give rise to organotypic cultures and tissues. If harnessed, …

BME Undergraduate Design Expo

The Biomedical Engineering Department invites the public to a poster session presented by biomedical engineering undergraduates.  44 design projects that teams of students are conducting for clients in the medical school, life sciences, engineering, and the community will be showcased; …