Posts by: aemb

Prospective AEMB Candidates 2014-2015

Hey everyone! Please feel free to peruse the site to learn more about our organization or feel free to reach out to any of us individually. Here is a link to our AEMB  Boston-University-Chapter-Membership-Application that was sent  with our  email invitation along with some important dates and times to remember: AEMB Information Session: What: Come get […]

New Beginnings

Hello AEMB Family! First of all, CONGRATULATIONS to graduating seniors! The Class of 2013 can pick up AEMB cords in ERB 107! Second, we are pleased to announce our new executive board for the 2013-2014 year! President: Emily Hudson Vice President: Nicole Black Treasurer: Kavon Karrobi Secretary: Angela Lai Check out their bios here! This […]

Graduate School Seminar with AEMB and BMES

Is graduate school right for you? How do you make your application stand out? What does it take to succeed in grad school? If you’d like to find out the answers to these questions, please join Alpha Eta Mu Beta, the Biomedical Engineering Honor Society, and the Biomedical Engineering Society for a Graduate School Seminar on Thursday, April 11 […]


Hello AEMB members, We hope everything is going well since we last saw you at the Induction Dinner, BMES Conference, or Lecture Series! As the academic year is approaching the end (and yes, we are graduating!), we are looking for committed junior AEMB members to take over the E-board. The deadline to tell us if […]

Attention Prospective Members!

If you have been contacted by AEMB, please view the Membership Application! Note that applications to join our society, along with $45 in dues,  should be submitted by 5:00 PM on Friday, September 21st to ERB 107. Applications will not be accepted after this time. Please contact us at with any questions!

2012 BMES Conference October 24-27

We have successfully obtained funding from SAO to subsidize the cost of the trip to the Annual BMES Conference in Atlanta. We have four slots available for AEMB members (not including the e-board) and need to know who is interested immediately; bookings and registration need to be made by September!! Please read the details below if […]

New Executive Board 2012-2013

We are happy to announce the new E-board for the 2012-2013 year! President: Jason Pui Vice President: Veronica Faller Secretary: Alberto Purwada Treasurer: Michael Wexler Faculty Advisor: Professor Joyce Wong Check out our bios here! We have big plans for this year, including changing the induction of new members to the fall semester, organizing a […]

Bionic Pancreas

Professor Damiano was featured on CNN for his research on the artificial pancreas. Here’s the link to the video: Bionic Pancreas Enjoy! Natalia Vieira, Secretary

Cancer Killing DNA Nanobots?!

Original Article at: Researchers at the Wyss Institute have developed nano-machines made out of DNA that can be programmed to deliver its payload to targeted cells. The payload can be specific molecules, proteins, or antibodies which deliver a message to receptor proteins on the surface of the cell. For example: “Douglas and Bachelet used this system […]

Balance Enhancement Through Stochastic Resonance

Vibrating Insoles from Wyss Institute on Vimeo. What if a 75 year old could walk like a 25 year old? That question is what starts off this video about research that is going on at the Wyss Institute. James Collins, whom many of you might recognize as one of Boston University’s best professors, is one […]