New Mexico Tech Biomaterials Workshop

Date: Fri. 28 Mar, 2014 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Duration: 8 Hours

The Graduate Student Association is hosting the first interdisciplinary workshop focused on biomaterials. The workshop will feature talks from scientists from universities and national laboratories. This is an excellent opportunity for interested students to learn from and converse with experts in the field of biomaterials. All students are welcome to attend. The event will be in the third-floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center.

8 a.m. -- Welcome and Overview, Dr. Van Romero, New Mexico Tech

8:15 a.m. Continuum Modeling of In Vitro Tissue Engineering, Andrew Krause, New Mexico Tech Graduate Student

9 a.m. -- Materials needs for Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, Dr. Paul Calvert, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

9:45 a.m -- Break

10:15 a.m. -- Targeted Drug Delivery, Dr. Michaelann Tartis, New Mexico Tech

11:00 a.m. -- MS in Biotechnology at Texas Tech, Dr. Jatindra N. Tripathy, Texas Tech

11:45 a.m. -- Lunch

1p.m. -- Nanoinformatics, Big Data Meets Small Dimensions, Dr. Rebecca Reiss, New Mexico Tech

1:45 p.m. -- Soft, Biological and Composite Nanomaterials, Dr. Millicent A. Firestone, Los Alamos National Laboratory

2:30 p.m. -- Break

3 p.m. -- Protein Structure, Dynamics and Stability, Dr. Eva Chi , University of New Mexico

3:45 p.m. -- Discussion Session