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Michael Garton joins IBBME as new faculty member

October 1, 2018 | Michael Garton joins IBBME to embark his research on designing “living drugs”.

IBBME Youth Education Initiative Receives NSERC PromoScience Funding

September 17, 2018 | Professors Dawn Kilkenny and Penney Gilbert are the recipient of the NSERC PromoScience award valued at >$22,000.

IBBME alumnus starts faculty position at University of Texas Southwestern

September 7, 2018 | Wen Jiang is starting his own research laboratory after completing PhD at IBBME and MD at Stanford.

Meet four IBBME professors receiving academic promotions this summer

June 27, 2018 | Jan Andrysek, Penney Gilbert, Dawn Kilkenny and Paul Yoo recognized for research achievements and teaching contributions in biomedical engineering at U of T.

U of T researchers discover new ways to build better medical implants and improve healing time

June 18, 2018 | A team led by Professor John E. Davies has uncovered new information about medical devices that could accelerate post-surgical healing.

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Michael Garton joins Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) as a new faculty member in bioengineering on October 1st. https://t.co/4vwhX059Ay We look forward to your exciting research! @MbD_UofT @uoftmedicine @uoftengineering https://t.co/LLqTGpQ6gN ibbme_uoft photo

Calendar

Oct
22
Mon
10:00 am Epithelial unjamming in asthma, ... @ MC254
Epithelial unjamming in asthma, ... @ MC254
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Epithelial unjamming in asthma, development, and cancer @ MC254 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Jeffrey J. Fredberg , PhD Professor of Bioengineering and Physiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Abstract As an injury heals, an embryo develops or a carcinoma spreads, epithelial cells systematically change their shape. In... Read more »
Oct
24
Wed
all-day 2018 Canada Gairdner Global Heal... @ Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
2018 Canada Gairdner Global Heal... @ Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
Oct 24 all-day
Gairdner Foundation in collaboration with SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Grand Challenges Canada present: THE 2018 CANADA GAIRDNER GLOBAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM The Global Burden of Disease and... Read more »
all-day Let There Be Light: Optogenetics... @ University of Toronto McLeod Auditorium
Let There Be Light: Optogenetics... @ University of Toronto McLeod Auditorium
Oct 24 all-day
Kick off Gairdner Week in Toronto at our annual state-of-the-art scientific symposium. For more information go here: https://gairdner.org/events/let-light-optogenetics-neuroscience-beyond/
9:00 am Graduate Seminar: Trong Shen (MA... @ BA1170
Graduate Seminar: Trong Shen (MA... @ BA1170
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Theme: Biomaterials, tissue engineering & regenerative medicine Title: Cardiomyocyte shape control improves contractility tests in drug screening applications Abstract: Introduction: Pharmaceutical companies must perform pharmacology and toxicology pre-clinical trials to commercialize drugs. Over 90% of... Read more »
8:30 pm Robots to assess brain dysfuncti... @ CIBC LIVE Lounge, MaRS Centre
Robots to assess brain dysfuncti... @ CIBC LIVE Lounge, MaRS Centre
Oct 24 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Info Sheet. Speaker: Stephen H. Scott. He holds the GSK Chair in Neuroscience and is Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at Queen’s University. He received a B.A.Sc. and an M.A.Sc. in Systems... Read more »
Oct
25
Thu
all-day 2018 Canada Gairdner Awards Laur... @ University of Toronto MacLeod Auditorium
2018 Canada Gairdner Awards Laur... @ University of Toronto MacLeod Auditorium
Oct 25 all-day
For more information go here: https://gairdner.org/events/2018-canada-gairdner-awards-laureate-lectures/ Join us to learn about the exceptional work that won this year’s awards and the exceptional individuals behind it. Optogenetics Karl Deisseroth D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and Psychiatry,... Read more »
Oct
29
Mon
4:00 pm How cells control protein aggreg... @ Medical Sciences Building
How cells control protein aggreg... @ Medical Sciences Building
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
For more information go here: http://www.lmp.utoronto.ca/news-events/news/events/lmp-monday-seminar-h-k-lee Date Monday, October 29, 2018 – 4:00pm to 5:00pm Details Topic: How cells control protein aggregation under stress Hyun Kate Lee Assistant Professor Department of Biochemistry Location Medical Sciences Building, 1 King’s... Read more »