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22nd Annual BU Photonics Center Symposium on Cardiac Tissue Engineering

  • The Boston University Photonics Center 8 Saint Mary's Street, Room 906, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02215 USA (map)

ARMI | BioFabUSA will be attending the 22nd Annual BU Photonics Center Symposium on Cardiac Tissue Engineering.


This year, Professor David Bishop is chairing the Photonics Center Symposium hosted by the Boston University Photonics Center on the topic of Frontiers of Cardiac Tissue Engineering. 

This workshop focuses on recent results on cardiac tissue engineering and imaging technologies for visualizing them. The speakers comprise a world class group of scientists who will present their latest results in the challenge of building cardiac patches as a platform for drug testing and development as well as a therapeutic tool in repairing damaged hearts.

The symposium features a day of presentations, a buffet lunch, and an evening reception and research poster session. Presentations will be conducted by leading researchers from BU and outside academic institutions.  The symposium is free of cost for all registrants.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

-Dr. Edward Boyden, MIT
-Dr. Nenad Bursac, Duke University
-Dr. Christopher Chen, Boston University
-Dr. Emilia Entcheva, George Washington University
-Dr. Jennifer Lewis, Harvard University
-Dr. Charles Murry, University of Washington
-Dr. Sean Palecek, University of Wisconsin, Madison
-Dr. Christine Seidman, Harvard University
-Dr. Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Columbia University

The intended audience for the symposium is BU faculty, staff, students and innovation center members, industry and corporate guests, and faculty, staff, and students from other universities.  The goal of the symposium is to engage guests in a dialgoue of this cutting-edge topic and serve as a forum for leading research dissemination.

Since its inception, the Boston University Photonics Center has been a pioneer of fundamental knowledge and an innovator of technology in the field of photonics. The annual Photonics Center Symposium highlights the achievements of center researchers and our outside partners.

The symposium will take place at the Boston University Photonics Center located at 8 Saint Mary's Streeet, room 906 in Boston, MA.  

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