Overview

The workshop aims to unite researchers and practitioners who work towards the understanding of biological structures and dynamics from the molecular to the ecological scale and apply these insights to the engineering of novel materials, devices and systems.


Location

The workshop will take place in Columbia University in the City of New York.


Organizer

Prof. Henry Hess

 

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University

hhess@columbia.edu

Co-organizers

 

Prof. Parag Katira

Department of Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University

 

Prof. Ashutosh Agarwal

Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami

 

Prof. Takahiro Nitta

Department of Electrical, Electronical and Computer Engineering, Gifu University

 

Prof. Amit Sitt

Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University

   
Registration

 

To register, please send an email to hhess@columbia.edu

 

Schedule

 

Monday, May 28 Tuesday, May 29 Wednesday, May 30
 
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
 
9:00 - 9:30 A. Sen D. Trauner D. Nicolau
 
9:30 - 10:00 S. Sanchez A. Sitt T. Nitta
 
10:00 - 10:30 R. Iino R. Yokokawa T. Korten
 
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
 
11:00 - 11:30 Z. Bryant H. Lu P. Katira/D. Bogdanowicz
 
11:30 - 12:00 A. Gennerich A. Agarwal H. Inaba/V. Vandelinder
 
12:00 - 12:30 A. Mansson O. Shefi A. Obermeyer/P. Huang
 
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch (on your own) Lunch (on your own) Lunch (on your own)
 
2:00 - 2:30 A. Kakugo H. Matsui G. Saper/S. Gosh
 
2:30 - 3:00 W. Paxton M. Stojanovic A. Lam /T. Patino
 
3:00 - 3:30 I. Kretzschmar S. Leslie S. Maiti/Y. Zhang
 
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
 
4:00 - 4:30 K.H. Ernst N. Miyamoto Panel Discussion (H. Lu, T. Danino)
 
4:30 - 5:00 M. Urban I. Riedel-Kruse Panel Discussion (H. Lu, T. Danino)
 
5:00 - 5:30 G. Bachand J. Lahann
 
5:30 - 6:00 Break Break Break
 
6:00 - 8:00 Poster Session Conference Dinner
 
 

 

Invited Speakers

 

Dr. George Bachand

Sandia National Laboratory

 

Prof. Zev Bryant

Stanford University

 

Prof. Tal Danino

Columbia University

 

Prof. Karl-Heinz Ernst

Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science

 

Prof. Arne Gennerich

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

Prof. Possu Huang

Stanford University

 

Prof. Ryota Iino

NINS Institute for Molecular Science

 

Prof. Hiroshi Inaba

Tottori University

 

Prof. Akira Kakugo

Hokkaido University

 

Dr. Till Korten

TU Dresden

 

Prof. Ilona Kretzschmar

City College New York

 

Prof. Joerg Lahann

University of Michigan

 

Prof. Sabrina Leslie

McGill University

 

Prof. Heiner Linke

Lund University

 

Prof. Helen Lu

Columbia University

 

Prof. Alf Mansson

Linnaeus University

 

Prof. Nobuyoshi Miyamoto

Fukuoka Institute of Technology

 

Prof. Dan Nicolau

McGill University

 

Prof. Allie Obermeyer

Columbia University

 

Dr. Walter Paxton

Sandia National Laboratory

 

Prof. Ingmar Riedel-Kruse

Stanford University

 

Prof. Samuel Sanchez

Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia

 

Prof. Ayusman Sen

Pennsylvania State University

 

Prof. Orit Shefi

Bar-Ilan University

 

Prof. Milan Stojanovic

Columbia University

 

Prof. Dirk Trauner

NYU

 

Prof. Marek Urban

Clemson University

 

Prof. Ryuji Yokokawa

Kyoto University

 

 

 
Financial Support

 

We gratefully acknowledge generous financial support from the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation.

     
       

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