May 10, 2016
4:00 PM | University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering, 1415 Engineering Drive Madison, WI 53706
Wyss Core Faculty member David Mooney will present at the CBE Founders' Day Lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering.
May 10, 2016
2:00 PM | Northwest Building, B101, 52 Oxford St, Cambridge
In this talk, hosted by Wyss Core Faculty members Joanna Aizenberg and Rob Wood, Visiting Scholar Chuck Hoberman will explore new approaches to developing robotic/material systems, and propose possibilities for cross-platform research between the Bioinspired Robotics and Adaptive Material Technologies platforms.
May 11, 2016
8:45 AM | Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom, Texas Union Building, 2247 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78713
This annual symposium provides an opportunity for registered attendees from UT Austin and nearby institutions with an interest in computational biology, bioinformatics, and systems biology to interact. A poster session follows the symposium and allows trainees to explain their work and facilitate fruitful exchanges. Spotlight: Wyss Core Faculty member Pam Silver will present the keynote lecture, titled "Building Biological Control: Living Therapeutics to Cell Factories."
May 12, 2016
8:15 AM | Harvard Business School, Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163
At this Faculty Research Symposium, hosted by the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Harvard Business School, Wyss Core Faculty member Conor Walsh will present a talk titled "Soft wearable robots: a chance to connect the clinic with the community." Wyss Core Faculty member Neel Joshi and William A. Sahlman will co-host a small group lunch, with a talk titled "Life sciences, bioengineering, and healthcare."
May 17, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Palais des congrès de Montréal, 159 Saint-Antoine St. West Montréal, Québec H2Z 1H2
The 10th World Biomaterials Congress will be held from May 17 - 22, 2016 in Montreal, Canada. WBC 2016 is on track to be the largest scientific gathering of biomaterials scientists ever, and the largest World Biomaterials Congress to-date. Spotlight: Wyss Institute Core Faculty member Neel Joshi is a co-organizer of the New Frontier Symposium: Biomaterials Design via Synthetic Biology. Wyss Institute Core Faculty member David Mooney is a plenary speaker.
May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Wong Auditorium, Tang Center, MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology E51-115 Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142
The Synthetic Biology Center at MIT invites you to participate in the Third International Mammalian Synthetic Biology Workshop (mSBW3.0). Following the first and second mSBW meetings, the potential to the field of synthetic biology is gaining extensive interest and this conference will provide the latest foundational advances in mammalian synthetic biology and their diverse applications.
May 22, 2016 - May 25, 2016
Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD
TechConnect World, one of the largest multi-sector gathering of technology IP, technology ventures, industrial partners, and investors in the world, brings together the world’s top technology transfer offices, companies, and investment firms to locate the most promising technologies and early stage companies from across the globe. Spotlight: Bob Cunningham, Director of Platform Development at the Wyss Institute, will be presenting an innovation spotlight on liquid gated membranes. Ozgur Sahin, Associate Professor at Columbia University and former Wyss Institute resident scholar, will be presenting an innovation spotlight on evaporation-driven generators.
May 23, 2016 - May 24, 2016
Mövenpick Hotel, Berlin, Germany
The Translate! 2016 conference will be held from May 23-24, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. Spotlight: Wyss Institute Associate Faculty member Georg Duda, Ph.D., will be a speaker.
May 23, 2016
Wyss Institute, 3 Blackfan Circle, Room 521, Boston, MA 02115
This talk will present novel self-assembling and printing technologies enabling the fabrication of 2D and 3D bioactive and/or biomimetic materials for potential application in tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and in vitro models.
May 30, 2016 - Jun 3, 2016
Beilstein Institute, Trakehner Straße 7–9 60487 Frankfurt am Main
Wyss Core Faculty member George Whitesides will present a talk titled "Early Processes: What Might Have Come Before the Beginning?" at the Chemistry, Life and Evolution Beilstein Bozen Symposium.
Jun 1, 2016
6:30 PM | Honeycomb, Le Laboratoire Cambridge, 650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
A four-part lecture series hosted by Le Laboratoire Cambridge features presentations by Wyss Institute Core Faculty members that explore how the arts and design are informing the frontiers of science. In the fourth lecture, Kit Parker will give a lecture titled "Things I Think About: Fibers, Gangs, Bait & Meat".
Jun 6, 2016 - Jun 10, 2016
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
This NICHD Continuing Education Training Program will provide comprehensive and sophisticated training and state-of-the-art methods on bioengineering, cellular, molecular and genetic approaches for advancing the Frontiers in Rehabilitative and Regenerative Medicine for rectifying Minority Health and Health Disparities. Spotlight: Wyss Institute Founding Director Don Ingber will present a lecture titled "Biologically-Inspired Engineering: from human organs-on-chips to programmable nanotechnologies."
Jul 25, 2016 - Jul 29, 2016
Biomaterials Innovation Research Center, 65 Landsdowne Street, Cambridge MA
The Biomaterials Innovation Research Center, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital are hosting the 4th annual workshop on “Micro- and Nanotechnologies for Medicine: Emerging Frontiers and Applications." Spotlight: Speakers include Wyss Institute Core Faculty members Joanna Aizenberg, David Mooney, and William Shih, and Associate Faculty member Ali Khademhosseini.
Oct 2, 2016 - Oct 5, 2016
Harnack House - The Conference Venue of the Max Planck Society Ihnestr. 16-20 - 14195 Berlin
The 'Goodbye Flat Biology: Models, Mechanisms and Microenvironment' conference will focus on the applications of state-of-the-art 3D culture and tissue engineering technologies to address specific scientific questions ranging from basic tumour biology to more preclinical and translational research. Spotlight: Wyss Associate Faculty member Chris Chen will be a featured speaker.