Columbia University

Technology Ventures

Engineering in Medicine Symposium

February 16, 2017
Roy and Diana Vagelos
Education Center, Room 401
1604 Haven Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Join us for a day of talks, networking, and poster presentations exploring the link between engineering and medicine - the path from experiment to implementation.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 

Cell and Tissue Engineering

Tal Danino, Ph.D. "Synthetic Biology: From Bacteria Circuits to New Therapies”

Samuel Sia, Ph.D. TBD

Stavros Thomopoulos, Ph.D. “Biologically Inspired Solutions for Attaching Dissimilar Materials”


Kristin Myers, Ph.D. "The Biomechanics of Human Pregnancy"

Barclay Morrison, Ph.D. “Mechanobiology of Traumatic Brain Injury: Applications to Prevention and Treatment”

Christopher Jacobs, Ph.D. “Integrative Cellular Mechanobiology and Biomechanics at the Primary Cilium"

Biomedical Imaging

Andreas Hielscher, Ph.D. "Advances in Clinical Optical Imaging of Breast Cancer, Vascular Diseases, and Arthritis"

Christoph Juchem, Ph.D. “Magnetic Resonance Engineering - from Bench to Bedside"

Christine Hendon, Ph.D. “Monitoring and Guidance of Arrhythmia Therapy with Optics"


Qi Wang, Ph.D. "Enhancing Perception and Behavioral Performance through Control of Activity of the LC-NE System"

Nima Mesgarani, Ph.D. "Reverse Engineering the Neural Mechanisms Involved in Speech Communication"

Joshua Jacobs, Ph.D. "Invasive Human Brain Recordings and the Neural Basis of Memory"