April 6-8th, 2018 - EBICS trainees will be presenting their demos of 3D printing, Biobots, and light-controlled synthetic robots, at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C.
Michael Elowitz to present EBICS Distinguished Lecture
Communication and Computation in Mammalian Cells
Michael B. Elowitz
Professor of Biology and Bioengineering;
CalTech, Investigator for Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Executive Officer for Biological Engineering
AUGUST 6 – 10, 2018
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
A week of lectures and hands-on training in engineering, biological, and physical science laboratory techniques covering topics such as cell biology, engineering tools, biomachines, organs on a chip, neuroengineering and computational tools. This Summer School is co-organized by MIT, Georgia Tech and UIUC. See Sample Schedule by clicking the title above.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Bioengineering Professor Rashid Bashir has been selected to receive the 2018 Robert A. Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award, the Biomedical Engineering Society's (BMES) premier recognition for outstanding achievements and leadership in the science and practice of biomedical engineering.
Dr. Ritu Raman returns to Science Friday!
EBICS affiliate Dr. Ritu Raman will be reprising her visit with NPR's Science Friday to discuss recent work on healing bots and multicellular bots. She will also be discussing work to make a hands-on tutorial for educational purposes, and a recent invitation to present a booth on biobots at the the USA Science & Engineering Festival in April! Tune in for what is sure to be an exciting discussion.
Listen in at 3pm ET on Boston-area NPR station WBUR 90.9, online at Science Friday, or via your favorite podcast app.
Simone Douglas receives NSF Graduate Fellowship and Teaching Award
Simone Douglas, EBICS trainee at Georgia Tech and mentored by Dr. Manu Platt, was awarded the prestigious 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. She is 1 of 2,000 awardees selected from over 13,000 applicants.