Friday
April 13

Next Meeting: April 27th 4:30pm hosted by BUSPH

By margo520

Our last meeting of the semester will be held at BUMC! Many thanks to BUSPH for hosting the event!

Where: CT462/A (801 Massachusetts Ave)
When: 4:30pm-6:30pm (refreshments served at 4:15pm)
Who:
Clark Freifeld on the development of a global real-time disease outbreak monitoring system (HealthMap.org)

Check it out!

Check it out!

Dr. Deborah Anderson on the design of topical microbicides for controling STDs (BU School of Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Microbiology)

Tobacco plants offer great promise for fast, low-cost antibody production. Photo by David Hoffman

Tobacco plants offer great promise for fast, low-cost antibody production. Photo by David Hoffman

Dr. Muhammad Zaman on the Indigenous Innovation and Biomedical Engineering Education in Sub Saharan Africa (BU Biomedical Engineering)

Make Development Part of the Equation (Huffington Post Article)

Make Development Part of the Equation (Huffington Post Article)


Hope to see everyone there!

Friday
March 16

Next meeting on Mar 29! Co-hosted by the Global Health & Development Club/SMG

By margo520

Our next meeting is in two weeks on a THURSDAY this time! Many thanks to the Global Health & Development Club and School of Management for co-hosting this episode.

Where: 203 ERB, 44 Cummington St, Boston University Biomedical Engineering Department
When: THURSDAY, March, 29 4:30p pm to 6:30pm (refreshments at 4:15p)

- Amy Canham, BU Biomedical Engineering, on solar-powered technology for respiratory health

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- Elizabeth Johansen, Director of Product Development at Design that Matter, on successfully bringing products to market in the developing world with a focus on Project Firefly phototherapy for jaundiced infants

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- Dr. Andrew Schiermeier, Chief Executive Officer of Medicine in Need (MEND), on developing and manufacturing affordable vaccines and therapies focusing on TB, malaria and HIV

Friday
February 10

Next meeting February 24th: Eyes, Disaster Relief, and Viruses!

By wgracie

Hello! Our next meeting with be held on February 24, 2012 at 4:30pm in ERB 203 located at 44 Cummington Street (BME building at BU) Please arrive at 4:15pm for refreshments!!
Here are some photos and videos related to topics from the next meeting! Click on images for links.
Portable eye-care

Synergetic Aid: Fusing Community, Agency, and Professional Technologies into Disaster Response

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Viruses and the body

immune-system

Thursday
February 2

Thanks for coming last week! Next meeting: Feb 24

By wgracie

More details soon!

Dr. Sarah Fortune speaking about tuberculosis

Dr. Sarah Fortune speaking about tuberculosis and the difficulty of working with sticky sputum for diagnosis

Wednesday
January 18

Next Meeting: Friday January 27th 4pm in the Photonics Center Colloquium Room

By margo520

Join us for an hour of short presentations by students and staff from engineering and public health, followed by a cocktail hour for networking and discussions!

For this event, we are excited to have:

  • Rahul Vedula (Tufts Medical, BU BME) on the challenges of sepsis worldwide and new diagnostic ideas to diagnose it faster and cheaper.
  • Dr. Jacqueline Linnes on a water disinfection monitor (Co-founder of PotaVida, MIT D-Lab)
  • Dr. Sarah Fortune (Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health)

PLEASE RSVP by clicking the RSVP tab!

Refreshments served at 3:45pm

Wednesday
January 18

By margo520

GHECHo