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Boston, MA 02115 United States

October 2021

BioE Seminar: The Case for Diversity and Inclusion, From An Engineer’s Perspective

October 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
010 Behrakis, 360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Department of Bioengineering  Seminar Series  Karl W. Reid, Ed.D., CDP   Senior Vice Provost and Chief Inclusion Officer, Northeastern University  “The Case for Diversity and Inclusion, From An Engineer’s Perspective”  Behrakis 010  ABSTRACT:  This talk makes the case for why diversity and inclusion matter and offers steps to creating more equitable and inclusive campuses and workplaces. BIOGRAPHY:  Dr. Karl W. Reid was appointed Senior Vice Provost and Chief Inclusion Officer at Northeastern University on April  1, 2021. He also holds the…

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BioE Seminar Series Presents: Jared Auclair

October 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
010 Behrakis, 360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Jared Auclair Ph.D. Associate Dean of Professional Program and Graduate Affairs, College of Science, Northeastern University    “Northeastern's COVID19 Testing Response in 2020 through Today” Behrakis 010    ABSTRACT:   In March of 2020, Northeastern made the announcement to go to full online teaching modalities in response to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.  A few short weeks later, Northeastern sent all students home and closed the campus.  Almost immediately after the closing of the University a reopening committee went to work to…

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BioE Seminar Series Presents: Rebecca Heise

October 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
010 Behrakis, 360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Rebecca Heise, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA "Breaking Barriers: Evaluating the Alveolar-Capilary Barrier in Lung Injury and Repair" Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST Behrakis 010 ABSTRACT: Lung injuries such as acute respiratory distress syndrome, acute lung injury, or ventilator-associated lung injury cause disruption in the alveolar-capillary barrier leading to edema and lack of gas exchange. The mechanical environment in the lung plays an important…

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November 2021

BioE Seminar Series Presents: Glenn Gaudette

November 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
010 Behrakis, 360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Glenn Gaudette, Ph.D. John W. Kozarich ’71 Chair of the Department of Engineering, Boston College, Newton MA "Crossing Kingdoms to Develop New Platforms for Tissue Engineering" Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST Behrakis 010 ABSTRACT: Development of biomaterials for tissue engineering is challenged by the incorporation of a vascular network, which is necessary to deliver oxygen, nutrients, and essential molecules required for cells to survive. Like humans, plants have vascular networks. Removing plant cells from spinach…

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