Materials Engineering professor Rizhi Wang is developing more bone-friendly artificial implants by studying oyster shells and animal teeth.

BME 2013/14 Grand Rounds Series
Grand Round 1

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 8,2013 at 5:30-6:30 PM
Title: ”Biomedical Engineering in High Throughput Genomics”
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robin Coope PhD PEng, Group Leader – Instrumentation, BCCA Genome Sciences Centre
Location:  CHBE 101, Chemical and Biological Engineering Building, 2360 East Mall, UBC
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Grand Round 2

Date & Time: Friday, November 22, 2013 at 4 -5 PM
Title: “Technical and Clinical Opportunities with the “New” Medical Ultrasound”
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kai E Thomenius
Location:  KAIS 2020, Kaiser Building, 2332 Main Mall, UBC
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Grand Round 3

Date & Time: Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 8:30AM – 3PM
Title: Translating ideas into practice
Keynote Speaker: numerous -
Location:  KAIS 2020, Kaiser Building, 2332 Main Mall, UBC

Grand Round 4

Date & Time: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 3-4PM
Title: Enabling personalized medicine: The role of medical-imaging in transforming personalized cancer patients’ management from theory to practice
Keynote Speaker: Dror Nir, PhD; Managing Director, RadBee medical-solutions
Location:  Room 228, MacLeod Building, 2356 Main Mall, UBC

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Grand Round 5

Date & Time: Monday, March 31, 2014 at 5:30-6:30 PM
Title: “Compression and Buckling: A Simple Mechanical Explanation for most Cervical Spine Injuries”
Keynote Speaker:Roger Nightingale, PhD, Co-Director: Injury and Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab,
Associate Research Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
Location:  KAIS 2020, Kaiser Building, 2332 Main Mall, UBC

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Special Seminar Series
Special Event at Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation

Date & Time: Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 3:30-4:30 PM
Title“Engaging patients and citizens in research and health care decision making”
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Andrea Laupacis, Institute of Health Policy Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto
Location: VGH Paetzold Lecture Hall, Jim Pattison Pavilion North 1887, 899W 12th Avenue

Special Seminar – Dr. James Drake from the Hospital for Sick Children
When: Friday, November 8, 3-5pm
Where: Kaiser Building Room 2020, 2332 Main Mall, UBC (map)
Title: Image Guided Interventions and Therapeutic Innovations for Pediatric SurgerySpecial Seminar – Dr. James Drake-11_8_13
For past events, view the Events Archive.