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Rice University Tissue Engineering Short Course
 

Speakers

RICE FACULTY

Gang Bao, Ph.D., Foyt Family Professor of Bioengineering and CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research

Caleb J. Bashor, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and Assistant Professor of BioSciences

Jane Grande-Allen, Ph.D., Isabel C. Cameron Professor of Bioengineering and Department Chair, and Director of Integrative Matrix Mechanics Laboratory

Isaac B. Hilton, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Assistant Professor of BioSciences, and CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research

Lydia E. Kavraki, Ph.D., Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Bioengineering, Director of Ken Kennedy Institute, and Director of Physical and Biological Computing Laboratory

Kevin McHugh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research

Anthony J. Melchiorri, Ph.D., Associate Director of Biomaterials Lab

Antonios G. Mikos, Ph.D., Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Director of NIH Center for Engineering Complex Tissues, Director of Center for Excellence in Tissue Engineering, and Director of J.W. Cox Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering

Jordan S. Miller, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Bioengineering

James M. Tour, Ph.D., T. T. and W. F. Chao Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering

Omid Veiseh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research

Kyriacos Zygourakis, Ph.D., A.J. Hartsook Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Professor of Bioengineering

GUEST FACULTY/SPEAKERS

Rena Bizios, Ph.D., Lutcher Brown Chair Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Director of Cellular and Tissue Engineering Laboratory, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Jason A. Burdick, Ph.D., Professor of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Arnold I. Caplan, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Professor of General Medical Sciences (Oncology), and Director of Skeletal Research Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Elizabeth M. Cosgriff-Hernández, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

Christopher L. Dearth, Ph.D., Chief of the Research & Surveillance Division within the DoD-VA Extremity Trauma & Amputation Center of Excellence and Director of the Regenerative Biosciences Laboratory within the Department of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Mary C. Farach-Carson, Ph.D., Professor of Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences and Director of Clinical and Translational Research, University of Texas School of Dentistry, Houston, Texas

Adam W. Feinberg, Ph.D., Arthur Hamerschlag Career Development Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Courtesy), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

John P. Fisher, Ph.D., Fischell Family Distinguished Professor and Department Chair, Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis, M.D., Sc.D., Texas 4000 Distinguished Endowed Professor for Cancer Research, Deputy Head, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Helen H. Lu, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York

Sakis Mantalaris, Ph.D., FAIMBE Professor, BioMedical Systems Engineering Laboratory, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

Anthony Ratcliffe, Ph.D., President and CEO, Synthasome, Inc., San Diego, California

A. Hari Reddi, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Director of Center for Tissue Regeneration and Repair, and Director of Lawrence Ellison Musculoskeletal Research Center, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California

Katja Schenke-Layland, Ph.D., Professor of Medical Technologies and Regenerative Medicine, Department for Women’s Health, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany, and Director of Natural and Medical Sciences Institute (NMI) at University of Tübingen, Reutlingen, Germany

Heungsoo Shin, Ph.D., Professor of Bioengineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

Vassilios I. Sikavitsas, Ph.D., Professor of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Reginald StilwellDirector, AlloSource Innovation Center (AIC), AlloSource, Centennial, Colorado

Yasuhiko Tabata, Ph.D., D.Med.Sci., D.Pharm., Professor and Chairman, Laboratory of Biomaterials, Department of Regeneration Science and Engineering, Institute for Frontier Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

William R. Wagner, Ph.D., Director, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and Professor of Surgery, Chemical Engineering, and Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Xiumei Wang, Ph.D., Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Biomimetic Materials, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Joseph C. Wenke, Ph.D., Manager, Extremity Trauma and Regenerative Medicine Task Area and Orthopaedic Extremity Trauma Research Program, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Mark E.K. Wong, D.D.S., Chair and Program Director, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas School of Dentistry, and Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas

Michael J. Yaszemski, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Director of Tissue Engineering and Polymeric Biomaterials Laboratory and Bone Histomorphometry Laboratory, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota

James J. Yoo, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Urology, Physiology and Pharmacology, and Biomedical Engineering, and Associate Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Simon W. Young, D.D.S., M.D., Ph.D., Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Dentistry, Houston, Texas

Shengmin Zhang, Ph.D., Chair Professor and Director of Advanced Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Center, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Founding Chair of China-Korea Center for Biomaterials and Nano-Biotechnology, Wuhan, China