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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 (all day)
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 (all day)
Thursday, January 18, 2018 (all day)
Thursday, February 15, 2018 (all day)
Friday, March 2, 2018 (all day)

Biomedical Discussion Group

Faculty, postdocs, and visiting researchers are welcome to present at the Biomedical Discussion Group on a variety of topics within biomedicine or technologies that could be applied within the biomedical field. Past lectures can be found in our Library and YouTube channel. 

Lectures are held once a month, and registration is required for each event. The location and presentation times may vary - see the below chart for information. 

To receive event notices, please sign up via MailChimp. If you are interested in participating or would like to nominate someone, please email CBB with your ideas. 

Benefits:

  • Learn about new and exciting research developments
  • Network across other faculties, departments and schools
  • 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.

Eventbrite - CBB Biomedical Discussion Group

Wednesday January 17

2:30-3:30 pm

Engineering 5, Room 6006 
(E5-6006)                                                                                                                        

"Microscale tissue-on-chip technologies: watching biology in high-definition" 
Dr. Christopher Moraes, Canada Research Chair in Advanced Cellular Microenvironments; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering; Associate member, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering; Goodman Cancer Research Center, McGill University [POSTER]

Keywords: tissue, cellular microenvironment, microengineering technology, therapeutics, imaging, mechaniobiology, drug discovery, next generation screening platforms, biomaterials

Thursday January 18

3:00-4:00 pm

East Campus 4, Boardroom
(EC4-2101a)                         

"Non-invasive fall detection using 3D Deep Convolutional Autoencoder"
Dr. Sheroz Khan, Post-doctoral researcher at the Intelligent Assistive Technology and Systems Lab, University of Toronto [POSTER]

Keywords: fall detection, non-invasive, machine learning, autoencoders, thermal cameras, depth cameras, aging, health informatics, assistive technologies

Thursday February  15 

3:00-4:00 pm                   

East Campus 4, Boardroom
(EC4-2101a)                                                                                                         

"Ballistocardiography - An Old Methodology in the New IoT Health Monitoring Space"
Dr. Abdul Qadir Javaid, Post-doctoral scholar in Intelligent Systems and Assistive Technology laboratory at University of Toronto and AGE-WELL [POSTER]

Keywords: Ballistocardiography, cardiology, zero-effort monitoring, internet of things, smart textile sensors, machine learning, biosignals

Friday March 2

1:00-2:00 pm

East Campus 4, Boardroom
(EC4-2101a)                                                                                                            

Dr. Craig Simmons, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto Distinguished Professor of Mechanobiology

Keywords: Biomedical engineering, Applied mechanics and design, cellular mechanobiology, cell, tissue and biomaterial micromechanics; design and application of microdevices that mimic complex physiological environments

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Cost 
FREE
Location 
200 University Ave West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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