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‘Bone tape’ startup by U of T Engineering alumnus takes home international prize

May 21, 2019 | Cohesys, a biomedical device startup that makes biodegradable ‘bone tape’ to help heal facial fractures, recently took home US$20,000 at an international competition.

Dr. Leo Chou is an assistant professor at IBBME

Six U of T Engineering projects earn support from Medicine by Design

May 15, 2019 | Six U of T Engineering researchers are among nine teams awarded $1.2 million in funding from Medicine by Design to support critical new ideas in regenerative medicine.

Five U of T Engineering professors and alumni receive Ontario Professional Engineers Awards

May 6, 2019 | Five U of T Engineering professors and alumni have been honoured by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) with Ontario Professional Engineers Awards.

RBC Fellowships Celebrates AI Research in Biomedical Engineering

April 10, 2019 | Benjamin Kingston and Dr. Nasim Montazeri are two of the IBBME recipients of the 2019 Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Post-Doctoral & Graduate Fellowships.

Not all stem cells are created equal

March 21, 2019 | Cells known as “elite clones” appear to outcompete their neighbours in the process of becoming stem cells, shown in a research paper published in Science.

Artificial lung cancer tissue could help find new drug treatments

February 25, 2019 | A 3D hydrogel created by researchers in University Professor Molly Shoichet’s lab is helping University of Ottawa researchers to quickly screen hundreds of potential drugs for their ability to fight highly invasive cancers.

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May
24
Fri
8:30 am AI, Digital, and the Creative De... @ Desautels Hall (Second floor, South Building) | mapRotman School of Management, U of Toronto, 105 St George Street
AI, Digital, and the Creative De... @ Desautels Hall (Second floor, South Building) | mapRotman School of Management, U of Toronto, 105 St George Street
May 24 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
For more information go here: http://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/ProfessionalDevelopment/Events/UpcomingEvents/20190524Healthcare Presenter: Marzyeh Ghassemi, Jennifer Gibson, Avi Goldfarb, Tom Lawry, Dr. Brian Hodges, Mara Lederman, Lydia Lee, Will Mitchell
12:15 pm Assessment of Egocentric Spatial... @ TRI-UC, Basement Lecture Theatre
Assessment of Egocentric Spatial... @ TRI-UC, Basement Lecture Theatre
May 24 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Prof. Zahra Moussavi Director, Biomedical Engineering Program Professor & Canada Research Chair Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering University of Manitoba Abstract Memory and cognitive declines are associated with normal brain aging but are also... Read more »
2:00 pm CRISPR-Guided DNA Polymerase Ena... @ Wallberg Building, Room 219
CRISPR-Guided DNA Polymerase Ena... @ Wallberg Building, Room 219
May 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Associate Professor John Dueber University of California, Berkeley Abstract The capacity to diversify genetic codes advances our understanding and engineering of biological systems. A method to continuously diversify user-defined regions of a genome without requiring... Read more »
May
27
Mon
all-day 2019 IBBME Annual Research Confe... @ Isabel Bader Theatre
2019 IBBME Annual Research Confe... @ Isabel Bader Theatre
May 27 all-day
For more information go here: https://www.iarc-ibbme.com/
May
28
Tue
12:00 pm Myogenesis Discussion Group @ Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, Black Room, Toronto
Myogenesis Discussion Group @ Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, Black Room, Toronto
May 28 @ 12:00 pm
For more information go here: https://mbd.utoronto.ca/event/myogenesis-discussion-group-may-2019/
12:00 pm Synthetic Biology Discussion Gro... @ Red Room, Donnelly Centre
Synthetic Biology Discussion Gro... @ Red Room, Donnelly Centre
May 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Michael Garton, an assistant professor at the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering, will give a talk.
May
30
Thu
12:00 pm Building a Better Biomarker: Mag... @ Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Room 1527, Hill Wing
Building a Better Biomarker: Mag... @ Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Room 1527, Hill Wing
May 30 @ 12:00 pm
For more information go here: http://cettesemaine.utoronto.ca/?q=node/3565 Presenter: Dr. Giles Santyr