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; …

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