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Four IBBME faculty members received promotion

July 22, 2019 | Dr. Margaret Hai-Ling Cheng, Naomi Matsuura, and José Zariffa were promoted to the Associate Professor rank, and Dr. Julie Audet was promoted to the Professor rank.

Microrobots to change the way we work with cellular material

July 8, 2019 | In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers in the lab of Professor Aaron Wheeler have demonstrated a novel and non-invasive way to manipulate cells through microrobotics.

U of T Engineering professors and alumni honoured by Canadian Academy of Engineering

June 21, 2019 | Professors Milos Popovic (IBBME) and alumni Jeffrey Karp (IBBME PhD 0T4) are two IBBME members inducted as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).

From idea to impact: An expanding solution to a common surgical problem

June 18, 2019 | Toronto-based entrepreneur Zaid Atto receives FACIT’s Ernsting Entrepreneurship Award to further develop his new device for safer and less invasive surgeries

New study suggests alternate mechanism during wound repair

May 31, 2019 | Macrophages may respond to mechanical signals sent out by fibroblasts during wound repair.

Five U of T Engineering graduate students recognized with prestigious Vanier Scholarships

May 30, 2019 | Five U of T Engineering graduate students have been named 2019 recipients of the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships. Two students are MD/PhD candidates from IBBME.

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Jul
24
Wed
3:00 pm MSE-IBBME Seminar – Nanomedicin... @ Wallberg Building, Room WB130
MSE-IBBME Seminar – Nanomedicin... @ Wallberg Building, Room WB130
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Speaker Prof. Vuk Uskoković Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California Abstract Structural complexities of ceramic materials in solid or colloidal forms are the key to explaining their displays of broad ranges of... Read more »
Jul
30
Tue
12:00 pm A multiplexed, electrochemical i... @ Donnely Centre, Red Room
A multiplexed, electrochemical i... @ Donnely Centre, Red Room
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presenter: Jenise Chan, Kelley Lab For more information, go here: https://mbd.utoronto.ca/event/synbio-discussion-group-2019-july/
12:00 pm Synthetic Biology Discussion Group @ Red Seminar Room, Donnelly Centre
Synthetic Biology Discussion Group @ Red Seminar Room, Donnelly Centre
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presenter: Jenise Chen, Kelley Lab Event link
Aug
1
Thu
12:00 pm High-throughput single-cell prot... @ McLennan, MP606
High-throughput single-cell prot... @ McLennan, MP606
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm
Dr. Nikolai Slavov Northeastern University, College of Engineering For more information, go here: https://ibbme.utoronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Slavov-poster.pdf
4:00 pm Global Fibrosis Network Seminar @ MaRS West Tower, 14th floor
Global Fibrosis Network Seminar @ MaRS West Tower, 14th floor
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Six 10-minute pitches of fibrosis-related research plus networking time to strengthen connections between partners and forge new, multi-sector collaborations in Toronto. Presenters: – Michael Glogauer, Faculty of Dentistry and UHN – Sergey Plotnikov, Cell and... Read more »
Aug
9
Fri
10:00 am Immunomodulatory Biomaterials fo... @ Rosebrugh Building, Room 208
Immunomodulatory Biomaterials fo... @ Rosebrugh Building, Room 208
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Kara L. Spiller, PhD Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems Drexel University Philadelphia, USA   Abstract Diabetes and peripheral arterial disease affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide.... Read more »
Sep
10
Tue
12:00 pm Non-fouling medical devices: Sli... @ TBD
Non-fouling medical devices: Sli... @ TBD
Sep 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Non-fouling medical devices: Slippery coatings that resist adhesion of biological matter- Joanna Aizenberg @ TBD
Abstract Living organisms and biological substances are among the most difficult and persistent sources of surface fouling, particularly in medical and marine settings. The ability of organisms to adapt, move, cooperate, evolve on short timescales,... Read more »