Invited Lectures and Oral Presentations

 

Professional Workshops

2020: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Alumni Association (Invited Panelist): Path to the Professorship, Strategies for Research Funding, 11.2020 (Virtual)

2020: Reilly Douglass Engineering Living-Learning Community (Reilly DELLC@ Rutgers) Career Paths in Biomedical Engineering (Workshop) 10.2020 (Virtual)

Affiliated with Rutgers University (2019-Present) 

  1. Dissecting the Regenerative Potential of Retinal Stem Cells using Microfluidics, University of Virginia, Department of Biomedical Engineering (Charlottesvile, VA) 2020 (Virtual).

  2. Microfluidic-explant Systems to Explore the Neuroprotective Roles of Müller Glia in the Visual System, University of Delaware, Department of Biomedical Engineering (Newark, DE) 2020 (Virtual)

  3. Biomedical Engineering to Reduce Health Disparities in Adult Vision Loss, University of Maryland, Department of Bioengineering (College Park, MD), Graduate Student Retreat Keynote Event 2020 (Virtual)

  4. Regenerative Potential of Müller Glia: Modulating Neuro-Protective Responses to Retinal Insults and Injury, Schnurmacher Institute Vision Research Colloquium Series, SUNY College of Optometry (New York, NY) 2020

  5.  Using Galvano-Chemotactic Fields to Direct the Migration of Transplantable Retinal Progenitor Cells, Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (October 16-19, Philadelphia, PA) OP-FRI-Neural Disease: Model Systems and Therapeutics 2019

  6. Reducing Health Disparities in Adult Vision Loss, BMES Northeast Bioengineering Keynote Opening Symposium (NJ), 2019

  7. The Eye in Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida (Gainesville) 7th Annual Engineering Research Day Keynote Symposium, 2019

  8. Women at the Eye and STEM of Society, Keynote Fairleigh Dickinson University Women in Science Symposium,(NJ), 2019

  9. Linking Retinal Regeneration with Retinogenesis using Microfluidics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Department of Biomedical Engineering (Atlanta, GA) 2018

  10. Microfluidics to Enhance Retinal Regeneration Strategies, University of Connecticut, Department of Biomedical Engineering (Storres, CT), 2018

Other Recent Talks  

  1. Retinal Engineering: Flies and Frogs, Mice and Men, Northeastern University, Department of Biomedical Engineering (Boston, MA), 2018

  2. Microfluidics for Reparative Retinal Therapy, University of Southern California, Department of Biomedical Engineering (Los Angeles, CA), 2018

  3. BME Engagement to Reduce Disparities in Adult Vision Loss, Engineering Solutions to Health Care Disparities, Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (October 17-20, Atlanta, GA) OP-FRI-Special Session (2018)

  4.  Time-Dependent Addition of Neuronal and Schwann Cells increase Myotube Viability and Length within Neuromuscular Junction Tri-Cellular Model, Neural Cell Model Systems, Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (October 17-20, Atlanta, GA) OP-FRI-2-16 (2018)

  5. A Novel In Vitro Fluidic Approach to Measuring the Apoptotic Bystander Effect in Osteocyte Networks, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Montreal, Canada (Sept 28-October 1, 2018)

  6. Microfluidics-enhanced photoreceptor transplantation, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Department of Neurobiology (Syracuse, NY), 2017

  7. Microfluidics in the Visual System, Gordon Research Conference in Microfluidics, (Italy), 2017

  8. Engaging REU Students in Health Disparities Research and Impact, Motivation and Added Value, Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (October 11-14, Phoenix, AZ) OP-Sat-2-4 (2017)

  9. RANKL Expression as a Measure of Osteocyte Apoptotic Signaling, Spine and Bone, Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (October 11-14, Phoenix, AZ) OP-TH-3-4 (2017)

  10. Using the Visual System to Integrate Health Disparities into BME Education, Special Session, Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (October 11-14, Phoenix, AZ) OP-TH-3-4 (2017)

  11. Retinal Engineering and Microfluidics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Department of Biomedical Engineering (Piscataway, NJ), 2016

  12. A Nano-microfluidic Device for the study of Osteocyte Apoptotic Signaling, Orthopedics Session, Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (October 5-8,MN) OP-Fri-2-17 (2016)

  13. Growth Factor Mediated Migration of Neonatal Schwann Cells, Glial Engineering, Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (October 5-8, MN) OP-Sat-2-17 (2016)

  14. Engineering Low Cost Solutions to Address Health Care Disparities, Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (October 5-8, Minneapolis, MN) Special Session (2016)

  15. Clinical Microdevices to enhance Photoreceptor Transplantation, Lehman College, Department of Biology (Bronx, NY), 2015

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