2021 BME Symposium

WHERE: Virtual

WHEN: May 10, 2021 12:00 pm-5:00 pmADD TO CALENDAR

2021 BME Symposium

To register please see:
https://myumi.ch/r8GzZ

The 2021 BME symposium will showcase our work in the areas of Imaging, Neural Engineering, Regenerative Medicine, and Precision Health. The event will take place over two days in the afternoons of Monday, May 10, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, and Tuesday, May 11, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Each afternoon will include faculty talks, mini student dissertations, a panel discussion, and student poster sessions.

The goal of this event is to bring together faculty and students affiliated with BME from all parts of campus as a step toward building the BME community and celebrating accomplishments through difficult times while having an eye toward the future.

Please sign up and join us!

2021 U-M BME Symposium



May 10, 2021: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Imaging at UM

May 10, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Virtual/Zoom
Livestream Available (Visible After Registration)

Moderator: Doug Noll
12:00 - 12:15 - Zhongming Liu, “Preclinical MRI of brain-gut interactions”
12:15 - 12:30 - Nicole Seiberlich, “Translating Quantitative MRI to the Clinic”
12:30 - 12:45 - Yannis Paulus, “Multimodal Photoacoustic Microscopy, OCT, and Fluorescence Molecular and Cellular Imaging of the Retina”
12:45 - 1:05 - Student Dissertations
1:05 - 1:30 - Panel Discussion - “The Future of Imaging Research at Michigan” - Vikas Gulani, Jeff Fessler, Cheri Deng, Zhen Xu, Xueding Wang


Neural Engineering at UM

May 10, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Virtual/Zoom
Livestream Available (Visible After Registration)

Moderator: Jim Weiland
2:00 - 2:15 - Kamran Diba, TBD
2:15 - 2:30 - Scott Lempka, TBD
2:30 - 2:45 - Deanna Gates, TBD
2:45 - 3:05 - Student Dissertations
3:05 - 3.30 - Panel Discussion - “The Science Fiction Future of Neural Engineering” - Cindy Chestek, Parag Patil, Tim Bruns, Bill Stacey


Poster Session: Imaging & Neural Engineering

May 10, 2021 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual/Spatial Chat

This poster session will give BME students a chance to present and discuss their research in the areas of Imaging and Neural Engineering.


May 11, 2021: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Regenerative Medicine at UM

May 11, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Virtual/Zoom
Livestream Available (Visible After Registration)

Moderator: Lonnie Shea
12:00 - 12:15 - Carlos Aguilar, ”Understanding & Re-Writing Stem Cell Programs to Live Forever.”
12:15 - 12:30 - Idse Heemskerk, “Predicting cell fate from signaling history in human pluripotent stem cells”
12:30 - 12:45 - Ariella Shikanov, TBD
12:45 - 1:05 - Student Dissertations
1:05 - 1:30 - Panel Discussion - "Grand Challenges in Regenerative Medicine" - Dave Kohn


Precision Health at UM

May 11, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Virtual/Zoom
Livestream Available (Visible After Registration)

Moderator: TBD
2:00 - 2:15 - Sriram Chandrasekharan, TBD
2:15 - 2: 30 - James Moon, TBD
2:30 - 2:45 - Deepak Nagrath, TBD
2:45 - 3:05 - Student Dissertations
3:05 - 3:30 - Panel Discussion - "Hope or Hype for Treating Diseases" - James Moon, Sriram Chandrasekharan, Deepak Nagrath



Poster Session: Regenerative Medicine & Precision Health


May 11, 2021 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Virtual/Spatial Chat


This poster session will give BME students a chance to present and discuss their research in the areas of Regenerative Medicine and Precision Health.