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April

Saturday, April 22, 2017

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

2017 REA/School of Engineering End-of-Year Picnic
Dean of Engineering

Engineering Quad

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

A Tunable Snapshot Hyperspectral Imager for Retinal Oximetry
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Speakers:
Jason Dwight
Doctoral Candidate
285 BioScience Research Collaborative

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Investigations of macromolecular complex functions in living cells
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Speakers:
David Tsao
Doctoral Candidate
801 BioScience Research Collaborative

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bioengineering Colloquia Series-- The Bacterial Brain: Electrical Signaling in Biofilms and Beyond
Bioengineering

Speakers:
Gürol Süel, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology
University of California San Diego
280 BioScience Research Collaborative

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Multi-scale optical imaging techniques for early cancer detection in the gastrointestinal tract
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Speakers:
Yubo Tang
Doctoral Candidate
1060 BioScience Research Collaborative

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bioengineering Colloquia Series:Thin Film Polymer MEMS Implants
Bioengineering

Speakers:
Ellis Meng, PhD
Professor and Chair, Biomedical and Electrical Engineering
University of Southern California
280 BioScience Research Collaborative

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Production of Short Chain Fatty Acid and its Derivatives by Genetically Engineered Escherichia coli
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Speakers:
Songi Han
Doctoral Candidate
801 BioScience Research Collaborative

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ken Kennedy Award Lecture: "MPI: The Once and Future King" presented by Dr. William Gropp
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

Speakers:
Dr. William Gropp
Acting Director and Chief Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Paul and Cynthia Saylor Professor in the Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
McMurtry Auditorium Duncan Hall

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

BIOE Colloquia Series: Lego-Style Construction of Future Therapeutics From DNA
Bioengineering

Speakers:
William Shih, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
280 BioScience Research Collaborative

Monday, April 3, 2017

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

RCEL Ethics and Leadership Panel
Rice Center for Engineering Leadership

Speakers:
Yvette Pearson Weatherton
Associate Dean for Accreditation and Assessment in the George R. Brown School of Engineering
Rice University
George Webb
Director of Industry Relations
George R. Brown School of Engineering
Rakesh Agrawal
Founder, CEO
SnapStream
C. Fred Higgs, III
John & Ann Doerr Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Faculty Director, Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL)
Rice University
McMurtry Auditorium Duncan Hall

March

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

BIOE Colloquia Series: Endovascular Devices for Managing Atherosclerosis: Innovation and Translation
Bioengineering

Speakers:
Martine LaBerge, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Bioengineering
Clemson University
280 BioScience Research Collaborative

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bioengineering Colloquia Series: Shining Light on Microbial Dark Matter with Microfluids
Bioengineering

Speakers:
Cullen R. Buie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
280 BioScience Research Collaborative

Thursday, March 9, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

ECE Seminar Series: Interpretable Machine Learning to Deconstruct the Neural Basis of Psychiatric Disorders, David Carlson (698/699)
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Speakers:
David Carlson
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Duke University
1064 Duncan Hall

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bioengineering Colloquia Series: Autodigestion as Mechanism for Cell Dysfunction, Disease and Death Digestive Enzymes on the Prowl
Bioengineering

Speakers:
Geert W. Schmid-Schönbein, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor and Chairman
Department of Bioengineering, University of California San Diego
280 BioScience Research Collaborative

Monday, March 6, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Role of mechanical interactions in self-organization behaviors of Myxococcus xanthus bacteria
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Speakers:
Rajesh Balagam
Doctoral Candidate
1060 BioScience Research Collaborative

February

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - Friday, February 17, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

BIOE Colloquia Series: Adhesive Hydrogels and Coatings Inspired by Mussels, Tea, Wine, and Chocolate
Bioengineering

Speakers:
Phillip B Messersmith, Ph.D.
Professor of Bioengineering and Materials Science & Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
280 BioScience Research Collaborative