Princeton Bioengineering Symposium

November 20, 2020

A one-day online event to highlight discovery, innovation, and academic-industry partnerships centered around Princeton’s growing Bioengineering program. Speakers from Princeton, Berkeley, MIT, Bristol Myers Squibb, Genmab, Johnson & Johnson, and Medtronic

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10:50 - 11:00 am

10:50 - 11:00 am

Welcoming Remarks

Andrea Goldsmith

Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science

Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering

11:00 - 11:15 am

11:00 - 11:15 am

Princeton BioE: Leading in Discovery and Innovation

Cliff Brangwynne

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

11:15 am - 11:45 am

15min pre-recorded talks

11:45 - 12:00 pm

Live Q&A with speakers

11:15 am - 11:45 am

15min pre-recorded talks

11:45 - 12:00 pm

Live Q&A with speakers

Dynamic and Spatial Control in Metabolic Engineering

José Avalos

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Tissue Bioengineering: Inspiration from Evolution

Celeste Nelson

Pomeroy & Betty Perry Smith Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

12:00 - 12:15 pm

12:00 - 12:15 pm

Break

12:15 - 12:30 pm

12:15 - 12:30 pm

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Through BioE

Rod Priestley

Vice Dean for Innovation

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

12:30 - 1:00 pm

12:30 - 1:00 pm

Industry Keynote: Connecting Science to Purpose: The Science, Art, and Magic of Industry-Academia Partnership

Michal Preminger

Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, East North America

1:00 - 1:45 pm

Moderated by Rod Priestley

1:00 - 1:45 pm

Moderated by Rod Priestley

Roundtable Discussion with Industry Leaders

Michal Preminger

Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, East North America

Richard E. Kuntz

Senior VP, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Medtronic

Kate Sasser

Corporate VP, Head of Translation Research, Genmab

1:45 - 2:00 pm

1:45 - 2:00 pm

Break

2:00 - 2:30 pm

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Academic Keynote: Optical, Electronic, and Magnetic Strategies for Neural Interrogation Across Scales

Polina Anikeeva

Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering

Associate Professor in Brain and Cognitive Sciences

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2:30 - 3:00 pm

15min pre-recorded talks

3:00 - 3:15

Live Q&A with speakers

2:30 - 3:00 pm

15min pre-recorded talks

3:00 - 3:15

Live Q&A with speakers

Signaling, Illuminated: Moving Proteins and Assembling Organelles to Crack the Signaling Code

Jared Toettcher

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

Single-Cell Cancer Genomics

Ben Raphael

Professor of Computer Science

3:15 - 3:30 pm

3:15 - 3:30 pm

Break

3:30 - 4:00 pm

15min pre-recorded talks

4:00 - 4:15

Live Q&A with speakers

3:30 - 4:00 pm

15min pre-recorded talks

4:00 - 4:15

Live Q&A with speakers

Crowd Control: Using Swarm Theory and Bioelectric Sheepdogs to Engineer Tissues

Daniel Cohen

Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Structure, Biogenesis, and Engineering of the Eukaryotic CO2-concentrating Organelle, the Pyrenoid

Martin Jonikas

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

4:15 - 4:45 pm

4:15 - 4:45 pm

Academic Keynote: Engineering Better Health: From Molecular Cityscapes to Mobile Phones

Daniel Fletcher

Purnendu Chatterjee Chair in Engineering Biological Systems, Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley

Faculty Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

4:45 – 5:00 pm

4:45 – 5:00 pm

Forward Thinking in Bioengineering

Andrea Goldsmith

Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science

Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering

5:00 - 5:15 pm

5:00 - 5:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Clifford Brangwynne

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering