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CCBM Presents at 20th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium

June 20, 2019

 

At the end of June, the University of California, Merced's School of Engineering will host the 20th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium. Many faculty and students from the NSF-CREST Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines will participate in many parts of the event - for the full schedule, please visit here: Official 2019 Symposium Schedule

 


THURSDAY, JUNE 27

 

12:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m. Welcome Remarks

COB1 102

 
ARIEL ESCOBAR, PHD, UC MERCED
PROFESSOR AND CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING
 
 
 

1:15 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Concurrent Oral Sessions I(Computational Bioengineering)

COB2, 110

 
VICTOR MUÑOZ, PHD, UC MERCED
PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT BIOENGINEERING
 
JOSE ZAMORA, UC MERCED
STOCHASTIC SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL POPULATION-BASED MODEL FOR THE CO-EMERGENCE OF VASCULAR PATTERNS
 
VICTOR MUÑOZ, UC MERCED
TRANSCRIPTION ANTENNAE: A NOVEL MOLECULARMECHANISM FOR GENE TRACKING AND CONTROL BY EUKARYOTIC TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS
 
 

1:15 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Concurrent Oral Session I (Biomaterials and Drug Delivery I)

COB2, 130

 
ANAND SUBRAMANIAM, PHD, UC MERCED
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING
 
ALEXANDER LI, UC MERCED
TEMPORALLY DECOUPLED GROWTH AND LOADING OF A PROTEIN CARGO INTO POLYMERSOMES USING CELLULOSEPAPER
 
 

2:40 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Concurrent Oral Session II (Molecular and Cellular Engineering I)

COB2, 130

 
EVA DE ALBA, PHD, UC MERCED
ACTING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING
 
 
 

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

4:30 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.

Rapid-Fire Poster Presentations I

COB2, 392

 
CHRISTIAN BURNS, UC MERCED
IN VIVO THYMUS IMAGING AND HEMODYNAMICS IN MIC
 
NEGAR TEHRANI, UC MERCED
NEW APPROACHES TO STUDY THYMIC SEEDING &REGENERATION
 
BASHARAT JAHAN, UC MERCED
DIFFERENTIATION AND EXPANSION OF ENDOTHELIAL CELLS:DIFFERENCES AND CONSISTENCIES ACROSS MULTIPLE HUMAN PLURIPOTENT STEM CELL LINES
 
 

1:20 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Rapid-Fire Poster Presentations II

COB2, 392

 
DENIZ AKPINAROGLU, UC MERCED
EMERGENT DYNAMICS OF ELASTIC FILAMENTS ANIMATED BY DIRECTIONAL MOTOR INDUCED FORCES STUDIED USING BROWNIAN DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS
 
PARVEEN KUMAR, UC MERCED
SINGLE AND MULTI-PARTICLE TRACKING TO STUDY TRANSPORT PROPERTIES AND VISCOELASTICITY OF BIOPOLYMER SOLUTIONS
 
 

3:40 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.

Concurrent Oral Session IV (In vivo ex vivo microscopy)

COB 102

 
JOEL SPENCER, PHD, UC MERCED
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING, UC MERCED
 
ARIEL ESCOBAR, UC MERCED
THERMODYNAMICS OF INTRACELLULAR CA2+ DYNAMICS ASSESSED BY FLUORESCENCE LOCAL FIELD OPTICAL MAPPING(FLOM) REVEALS MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF CA2+ ALTERNANS GENESIS
 
 

5:00 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.

Concurrent Oral Session V (Molecular and Cellular Engineering II)

Lakireddy Auditorium, COB 102

 
ARVIND GOPINATH, PhD, UC MERCED
Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering
 
 

SUNDAY, JUNE 29

8:40 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.

Rapid-Fire Poster Presentations III

COB2, 392

 
FERESHTEH MEMARIAN, UC MERCED
BUCKLING AND COLLECTIVE MOTION OF MICROTUBULES DRIVEN BY MOTOR ACTIVITY
 
 

1:15 p.m.– 2:30 p.m.

Concurrent Oral Session VI (Biomedical Imaging II)

COB2, 110

 
ARIEL ESCOBAR, PHD, UC MERCED
PROFESSOR AND CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING
 
 

1:15 p.m.– 2:30 p.m.

Concurrent Oral Session VI (Biomaterials and Drug Delivery II)

COB2, 130

WEI-CHUN CHIN, PHD, UC MERCED
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING
 
 

4:35 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Student Awards and Closing Remarks

Lakireddy Auditorium, COB 102

 
ARIEL ESCOBAR, PHD, UC MERCED
PROFESSOR AND CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING