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Developing Therapeutics for Cancer and Immunology

Dec 09, 2019 9:00am | Event
Phoenix Biomedical Campus, Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building

Dom Spinella, PhD, Partner, Translational Medical Partners, Inc., San Diego David Kranz, PhD, Deputy Director, Illinois Cancer Center, Professor, Biochemistry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Join colleagues from around Arizona to learn about work being done in cancer prevention, cancer and the microbiome, antigen discovery and translation to cellular therapies, and cancer immunology. Parking and lunch are provided but registration is requested. This is co-hosted by the...

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Outsmarting Insecticide- and Drug-resistance Evolution

Dec 11, 2019 12:00pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Sylvie Huijben, PhD, Assistant Professor, Center for Evolution and Medicine, School of Life Sciences, ASU The United Nations sustainable development goals dictate a global aim to end malaria epidemics by 2030. However, antimalarial resistance has emerged to every first-line treatment and insecticide resistance is increasing for each class of available insecticides. Thus, resistance management as a strategy to end malarial epidemics is more pressing than ever. In the fight against malaria,...

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Single-cycle Adenoviruses as Replicating Platforms for Immune Stimulation

Dec 13, 2019 12:00pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Michael A. Barry, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Immunology, and Molecular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester This is part of the Biodesign Center for Immunotherapy, Vaccines, and Virotherapy Seminar Series.

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Dialogues in Complexity: Dynamics of Political Polarization

Jan 06, 2020 3:00pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Sam Wong, PhD, Principal Investigator, Professor, Neuroscience, Princeton University Joshua Plotkin, PhD, Walter H. and Lenore C. Anneberg Professor, Natural Sciences, University of Pennsylvania Bugs in Democracy: Fair Maps, Gerrymandering, and the Road to Majority Rule in America, Dr. Sam Wong A democracy should be responsive to changes in voter preference and the majority be able to convert its preferences to power. The talk will discuss how the United States currently has neither...

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Moving Beyond Animals with Microphysiological Systems and 3D Bioprinting

Jan 31, 2020 1:30pm | Event
Biodesign Institute Auditorium

Thomas Neumann, MD, President/CEO, Nortis Bio Mark Skylar-Scott, PhD, Research Associate in the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University Begum Alaybeyoglu, PhD, Computational Biologist in the Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology This is part of the 21st Century Research: Moving Beyond Animals Seminar Series. Reception to follow.  Register

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Moving Beyond Animals through Bioengineering

Feb 28, 2020 1:30pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Mehdi Nikkhah, PhD Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University Brian Niemeyer, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Benam Lab for Translational and Multidisciplinary Lung Microengineering, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical School Himanshu Kaul, D.Phil., Post-Doctoral Fellow at Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, The University of British Columbia, School of Biomedical Engineering,...

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Moving Beyond Animal Models through In Vitro and In Silico Toxicity Testing

Mar 27, 2020 1:30pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Erin Hill, President, Institute for In Vitro Sciences Michael Lawless, PhD, Senior Principal Scientist, Simulations Plus, Inc. This is part of the 21st Century Research: Moving Beyond Animals Seminar Series. Reception to follow. Register

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Moving Beyond Animal Models in the Neurosciences and Infectious Disease Research

Apr 24, 2020 1:30pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Cheryl Nickerson, PhD, Professor, School of Life Sciences, Biodesign Center for Fundamental and Applied Microbiomics Lena Smirnova, PhD, Research Associate, Director of the Systems Biology and Microphysiological Systems Program & Director of Education, Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) Cleber Trujillo, PhD, Associate Project Scientist in the Field of Neuroscience and Stem Cells, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, Department...

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