The 18th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium

      


Symposium Agenda

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

11:00 am – 12:30 pm UC Steering Committee Meeting (Exploration Room)
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Poster Setup (Centennial C&D)
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Check-in and Registration
(Group Registration Desk)
1:00 pm – 1:35 pm Welcome Remarks (Centennial A&B)
Song Li, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
Department of Bioengineering, UCLA
Harold Monbouquette, Ph.D., Associate Dean
UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and
Applied Science
Kelsey Martin, M.D., Dean
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
1:40 pm – 2:30 pm Plenary Speaker (Centennial A&B)
Owen Witte, M.D., University Professor, UC System
Director, Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine
& Stem Cell Research
Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics,
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Break (Centennial Prefunction) 
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Rapid Fire Talks for Select Posters (4 min each)
(Centennial A&B)
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Poster Session (Centennial C&D) 
4:45 pm – 6:15 pm Oral Sessions
Stem Cell, Biomaterials, and
Regenerative Medicine (Part 1) (Optimist Room)
Session Chair:  Stephanie Seidlits, Ph.D., UCLA
4:45 pm – 5:15 pm
5:15 pm – 5:30 pm
5:30 pm – 5:45 pm
5:45 pm – 6:00 pm
6:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Invited Faculty Speaker:  April Pyle, Ph.D., UCLA
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
Systems Biology, Computational
Biology, and Bioinformatics (Part 1) 
(Odyssey Room)
Session Chair:  Otger Campas, Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
4:45 pm – 5:15 pm
5:15 pm – 5:30 pm
5:30 pm – 5:45 pm
5:45 pm – 6:00 pm
6:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Invited Faculty Speaker:  To Be Determined
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
Imaging (Part 1) (Pinnacle Room)
Session Chair:  Changqing Li, Ph.D., UC Merced
4:45 pm – 5:15 pm
5:15 pm – 5:30 pm
5:30 pm – 5:45 pm
5:45 pm – 6:00 pm
6:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Invited Faculty Speaker:  Aaron Streets, Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
6:25 – 6:55 pm Milan YagerExecutive Director, American Institute
for Medical and Biological Engineering
7:00 pm Welcome Reception (Centennial Terrace) 

 

Thursday, June 29, 2017

7:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast (Centennial Terrace)
8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration (Group Registration Desk) 
9:00 am – 9:50 am Plenary Speaker (Centennial A&B)
Darrell Irvine, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of
Materials Science & Engineering; Department of
Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology 
9:50 am – 10:00 am Coffee Break (Centennial PreFunction)
10:00 am – 11:30 am Oral Sessions
Drug Delivery and
Immunoengineering (Part 1) 
(Optimist Room)
Session Chair:  Jered Haun, Ph.D., UC Irvine
10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:30 am – 10:45 am
10:45 am – 11:00 am
11:00 am – 11:15 am
11:15 am – 11:30 am
Invited Faculty Speaker:  Jamal Lewis, Ph.D., UC Davis
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
Biomedical Devices and Global
Health (Part 1) 
(Odyssey Room)
Session Chair:  William Grover, Ph.D., UC Riverside
10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:30 am – 10:45 am
10:45 am – 11:00 am
11:00 am – 11:15 am
11:15 am – 11:30 am
Invited Faculty Speaker:  Ali Yanik, Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
Synthetic Biology and Genetic
Engineering (Part 1) 
(Pinnacle Room)
Session Chair:  Prashant Mali, Ph.D., UC San Diego
10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:30 am – 10:45 am
10:45 am – 11:00 am
11:00 am – 11:15 am
11:15 am – 11:30 am
Invited Faculty Speaker:  Yvonne Chen, Ph.D., UCLA
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch (Centennial Terrace) 
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Rapid Fire Talks for Select Posters (4 min each)
(Centennial A&B)
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Poster Session (Centennial C&D)
2:30 pm – 3:20 pm Plenary Speaker (Centennial A&B)
Linda Narhi, Ph.D., Scientific Executive Director,
Process Development; Amgen Inc.
3:20 pm – 3:30 pm Break (Centennial Prefunction)
3:30 pm – 5:15 pm Oral Sessions
Stem Cell, Biomaterials, and
Regenerative Medicine (Part 2) 
(Optimist Room)
Session Chair:  April Pyle, Ph.D., UCLA
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm
5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Invited Faculty Speaker:   Stephanie Seidlits, Ph.D., UCLA
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
Speaker 5
Systems Biology, Computational
Biology, and Bioinformatics (Part 2)
(Odyssey Room)
Session Chair: To Be Determined
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm
5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Invited Faculty Speaker:  Otger Campas, Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
Speaker 5
Imaging (Part 2) (Pinnacle Room)
Session Chair:  Aaron Streets, Ph.D., UC Berkeley
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm
5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Invited Faculty Speaker:  Changqing Li, Ph.D., UC Merced
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
Speaker 5
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Dinner Event – Magic Show
(Centennial)

 

Friday, June 30, 2017

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast (Centennial Terrace)
7:00 am – 8:00 am Registration (Group Registration Desk)
8:00 am – 8:45 am Rapid Fire Talks for Select Posters (4 min each)
(Centennial A&B)
8:45 am – 9:30 am Poster Session (Centennial C&D)
9:30 am – 10:20 am Undergraduate Student Capstone Design Competition
(Centennial A&B) 
10:20 am – 10:30 am Coffee Break (Centennial Prefunction)
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Oral Sessions
Drug Delivery and
Immunoengineering (Part 2) (Pathways Room)
Session Chair: Jamal Lewis, Ph.D., UC Davis
10:30 am – 11:00 am
11:00 am – 11:15 am
11:15 am – 11:30 am
11:30 am – 11:45 am
11:45 am – 12:00 pm
Invited Faculty Speaker:  Jered Haun, Ph.D., UC Irvine
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
Biomedical Devices and Global Health
(Part 2) 
(Optimist Room)
Session Chair:  Ali Yanik, Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz
10:30 am – 11:00 am
11:00 am – 11:15 am
11:15 am – 11:30 am
11:30 am – 11:45 am
11:45 am – 12:00 pm
Invited Faculty Speaker:  William Grover, Ph.D., UC Riverside
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
Synthetic Biology and Genetic
Engineering (Part 2) 
(Pinnacale Room)
Session Chair:  Yvonne Chen, Ph.D., UCLA
10:30 am – 11:00 am
11:00 am – 11:15 am
11:15 am – 11:30 am
11:30 am – 11:45 am
11:45 am – 12:00 pm
Invited Faculty Speaker:  Prashant Mali, Ph.D., UC San Diego
Speaker 1
Speaker 2
Speaker 3
Speaker 4
12:00 pm – 12:15 pm Student Awards and Closing Remarks
(Centennial A&B) 
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch (Centennial Terrace)