Agenda

 

Symposium for Regenerative Bioscience & Engineering

September 20, 2007

Campus Center, Odeum

Registration                    12:00 – 12:30 pm

Program                          12:30 – 6:00 pm

Reception                       6:00 – 6:30 pm

 

Opening Remarks

Dennis D. Berkey, Ph.D., President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

W. Grant McGimpsey, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies ad interim, Director, Bioengineering Institute, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Eric Overstrom, Ph.D., Professor and Department Head, Department of Biology & Biotechnology, Director, WPI Life Sciences & Bioengineering Center at Gateway Park, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Scientific Program I

Moderators    

Glenn R. Gaudette, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Raymond Page, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biology & Biotechnology and Bioengineering Institute, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Presentations

"The Bioengineering-Clinical Collaboration: Considerations for Biotechnology Development"

Raymond M. Dunn, MD, Professor and Chief, UMass Memorial Plastic Surgery

“Reprogramming Somatic Cells for Therapeutic Use, Progress and Challenges”

Keith Campbell, Ph.D., Professor, School of Biosciences, Division of Animal Physiology, The University of Nottingham

“Mechanisms and Consequences of Asymmetric Events During Cytokinesis”

Stephen Doxsey, Ph.D., Professor, Cell Biology Department, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Break/Poster Session

Scientific Program II

Moderators    

Glenn R. Gaudette, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Tanja Dominko, DVM, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biology & Biotechnology and Bioengineering Institute, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Presentations

“Cell-Based Approaches to Vascular Tissue Engineering”

Marsha Rolle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

“Stem Cell-Based Repair of the Infarcted Heart”

Chuck Murry, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pathology; Director, Center for Cardiovascular Biology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Washington

“Biologic Scaffold for Tissue Reconstruction:  Mechanisms of Remodeling”

Stephen F. Badylak, D.V.M., M.D., Ph.D. Research Professor, Department of Surgery; Director, Center for Pre-Clinical Tissue Engineering, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburg

“Human Limb Regeneration: Understanding the Challenge”

Ken Muneoka, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Tulane University

Adjourn - Reception

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