Biomedical Discussion Group

Monday, October 3, 2016 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00) Thursday, November 3, 2016 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00) Saturday, December 3, 2016 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Biomedical Discussion Group

The Biomedical Discussion Group presents on a variety of topics within biomedicine or technologies that could be applied within the biomedical field. 

Lectures are held the third Thursday of every month and are open to all faculty, postdocs, students, staff, and visiting researchers.  Presentation times may vary.  Registration is required for each event.

Past lectures can be found in our Library and YouTube channel.  Sign up to receive event notices via MailChimp.


  • Learn about new and exciting research developments
  • Network across other faculties and departments
  • Collaborate on potential grants/funding opportunities
  • Indulge in coffee and cookies while getting inspired!

CBB can help with:

  • Event advertising
  • Logistical set-up
  • Video recording for CBB’s YouTube library or personal use
  • Some financial support to bring in an external guest to present
  • Planning, co-hosting or cost sharing with your home department

If you are interested in participating or would like to nominate someone, please email CBB with your ideas. [Fall 2016 - Call for Speakers]

August 18, 2016 - Note time change 3:30-4:30
"Image-based models of solid tumors behavior in diagnosis, treatment, and prediction"
Dr. Madjid Soltani, Post Doctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University and Director, Computational Medicine Institute (CMI) at KNT University of Technology and Ministry of Health, Iran. [Poster] [Registration]

Keywords: imaging, tumor image diagnostics, tumor treatment and progression, predictive modeling, therapy planning, mathematical modeling of tumor growth, transport phenomena to biological and physiological systems, drug delivery to solid tumors

September 15, 2016 - No event

October 20, 2016 - No event

November 17, 2016 - "Amyloid as a Biomarker of Alzheimer's Disease in the Retina"
Dr. Melanie Campbell, PhD, Professor Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo. [
Poster] [Registration]

Keywords: imaging, biomarker, Alzheimer's disease, amyloid deposits, retinas, non-invasive imaging, optical coherence tomography

December 15, 2016 - No event