2013 Spring Symposium Agenda, Day One

Biomedical Session and Eminent Speaker
May 21, 2013 - 1:00 pm

 2013 Spring Symposium Agenda

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Tuesday, May 21st

Location: Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge


1:00-1:30 PM: Stuart Wolf, Welcoming Remarks – Symposium Opening


Biomedicine Session


1:30-2:00 PM: Keynote Speaker: Denis Buxton, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

                        Title TBD


2:00-2:25 PM: Kelly Dryden, Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics

                        "From Cells to Atoms: Gap Junctions by EM and X-ray"


2:25-3:00 PM: Break, Light refreshments

                        Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge


3:00-3:25 PM: Shayn Peirce-Cottler, Biomedical Engineering

“Bridging Scales: From Nano to Tissue in Biomedical Engineering @ UVa”


3:25-3:50 PM: Bijoy Kundu, Radiology and Medical Imaging

                      “Metabolic Imaging: A Novel Diagnostic Strategy for Hypertensive Heart, From Mouse to Man”


3:50-5:30 PM: Poster Session, Refreshments

                                    Newcomb Hall Gallery


Eminent Speaker Address:


5:30-5:45 PM: Welcome and Introduction


5:45-6:30 PM: “Nanomaterial Safety Assessment Taking a 21st Century Approach that also Includes Prediction Making Tools, Safer Design and Sustainability”


Dr. Andre Nel, UCLA

Division Chief, Nano Medicine;

Director, Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology



6:30-8:00 PM: Reception

                                    Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge