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Sponsored by the SKT Memorial Lecture Fund
For more information about the seminar series,
contact Prof. Susannah Fritton at
212.650.5213 or

Unless otherwise indicated, all seminars are held at 3 PM in Steinman Hall Room 254

February 6
The Development of a Wireless Blood-Glucose Monitoring System
Stewart Russell, CCNY Biomedical Engineering graduate student

February 13
Development of a Cardiovascular Monitor/Sensor: From Hardware to Software
Ki Chon, Ph.D.
Department of Electrical Engineering, CCNY

February 20
Studies in Vascular Mechanics and Transport
John Tarbell, Ph.D.
Departments of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Penn State University

February 27
The Topographic Logic of Corticocortical Connections in Mammalian Visual Cortex
Jonathan Levitt, Ph.D.
Department of Biology, CCNY

March 6
Changes in the Mechanical Properties of Cartilage after Treatment of the Articular Surface
Mohamad Zoghi, CCNY Mechanical Engineering doctoral student

*March 11
The Role of Vascular Dynamics in Early Atherosclerosis
(Monday) George Truskey, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

(BMES student chapter will sponsor)March 20
Anisotropy by Design: Toward a Functional Myocardial Patch
Kevin Costa, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University

April 3
Clinical Instability of the Cervical Spine
Abraham Tchako, CCNY Mechanical Engineering doctoral student

April 10
Transport in Pulmonary Airways (BMES student chapter will sponsor)
Jim Grotberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan

April 17
Credit and Responsibility in Science and Engineering
Betsy Myers, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Mechanics and Materials, Hospital for Special Surgery

April 24
Force Transduction by Cell Cytoskeletons and Phosphatases
Mike Sheetz, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University

May 1
Computation of the Cardiac Action Potential
Candido Cabo, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems Technology, New York City Technical College

May 8
Transmission and Processing of Cardiovascular Related Signals
Hengliang Wang, CCNY Electrical Engineering doctoral student

May 15
SKT Memorial Lecture: Mechanical Stress and Arteriolar Remodeling: What are the Molecular and Cellular Role Players? (BMES student chapter will sponsor)
Tom Skalak, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia

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