Distinguished Seminar Series

The IBBME Distinguished Seminar Series welcomes global leaders in biomedical and clinical engineering research.


Monday, May 8, 2017 | 12:00–1:00 p.m. | BA 1130

Human factors design of health IT for team-based care processes

Pascale Carayon, Procter & Gamble Professor in Total Quality, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Friday, March 10, 2017 | 10:00–11:00 a.m. | BA 1130

Integration of actin and adhesion dynamics in cell migration

Clare M. Waterman, NIH Distinguished Investigator, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Thursday, December 1, 2016 | 10:00–11:00 a.m. | MC 254

Mapping and Interfacing with the Brain: Challenges and Opportunities

Bin He, Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Director, Institute for Engineering in Medicine, University of Minnesota

Monday, October 31, 2016 | 12:00–1:00 p.m. | GB 303

Oncolytic Viruses: Replicating Biological Machines for the Treatment of Cancer

John C. Bell, Senior Scientist, Centre for Innovative Cancer Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology, University of Ottawa


Monday, May 16, 2016 | 2–3 p.m. | GB 303

Temporal Pattern of Stimulation as a New Dimension of Therapeutic Innovation

Warren Grill, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

Abstract & Bio

Monday, April 4, 2016 | 2–3 p.m. | GB 303

Microscale Tools Enable Functional and Mechanistic Insights in Cancer

David Beebe, John D. MacArthur Professor & Claude Bernard Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Abstract & Bio

Monday, November 2, 2015

Bioengineering of Direct Cellular Reprogramming

Kam Leong, Professor of Biomedical Engineering
The Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Science
Columbia University

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Robot assisted neurorehabilitation: toward a computational approach

David Reinkensmeyer, Professor
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of California, Irvine


Penney Gilbert, Assistant Professor
+1 416 978-2501 (office)
penney.gilbert@utoronto.ca (email)