February Meeting Date: Tuesday, February 19th Dinner Meeting
Advances in Tissue Engineering: A Review of the State of the Art in such areas as • Biomaterials • Wound Healing • Grafts • Stem Cells • Regenerative Medicine • Nanotechology • Scaffolding • Bone/Joint Repair
When: Tuesday, February 19th Dinner Meeting, 5:30 - 7:30 pm (5:30-6:30 pm: Networking & Buffet Dinner; 6:30-7:30 pm: Presentation). This meeting was originally scheduled for Monday, 11/19/12.
Speaker: Dr. Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic is the Vice-Chair of Columbia University’s Biomedical Engineering Dept. and the Director of Columbia’s Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering.
Dr. Vunjak-Novakovic is also the Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Sciences at Columbia University, and Co-Director, Craniofacial Regeneration Center, Columbia University. She is also an Honorary Professor, University of Belgrade, Serbia; a Visiting Scientist, MIT; an Associate Director, NIH Resource Center for Tissue Engineering; and, an Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University.
Among her many awards and services are the National Academy of Engineering (2012); Continental Chapter Council of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (2011-2014); Clemson award of the Society of Biomaterials (2010); Scientific Advisor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2010); and being one of five inducted into the Hall of Fame, Women in Technology International (2008).
Dr. Vunjak-Novakovic's research interests include advanced technologies for functional tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, human stem cell research, and the study of disease. She received her Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from the University of Belgrade, Serbia in 1980, and was a Fulbright Fellow, MIT in 1986-87.
Where: Pfizer Building, 219 East 42nd Street, New York NY. Enter via 235 East 42nd Street (Pfizer HQ building), to pick up your badge. You must be pre-registered to gain access to this meeting. Map
When: Tuesday, February 19th, 2013, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Costs: for Networking, Buffet, and Presentation. Register Now.
• $25 for AIChE, Metro NY Members; • $35 for Non-Members / Guests;
• free for all Students (Students RSVP). PDH credits (if available): $10 additional cost.
If you are not a Member of this Section, you can apply the $10 additional amount paid as a Guest to a full Membership for 2012-13. Please notify Treasurer Joel Kirman that you wish to be a Member. Register Now.
Save the Dates: 2013 Meeting Dates (Tentative)
When: • Monday, March 18th • Monday, April 15th • Tuesday, May 21st (Annual Energy & Resources Conference) • Monday, June 17th (Plant Tour) • Monday, September 16 • Monday, October 21 • Monday, November 18 • Tuesday, December 10 (Career Day at the Chem Show)
Details on Upcoming Events. Other Events of Interest: Web Calendar