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Biotechnology Innovation - 2012 Seminar Schedule


Tuesdays (see schedule). Refreshments at noon. Seminar begins at 12:30. 204 Gornto Building, ODU campus.

Date Speaker Topic

11 September


Lloyd Wolfinbarger, Jr, PhD, Bioscience Consultants, LLC, Norfolk, VA

The Difficult Road from Inventing to Innovating

25 September

Brent V. Edington, Director of Licensing and Patents, Office of Research, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Intellectual Property Basics and Transferring Academic Research to the Market Place

30 October

Alyce Linthurst Jones, PhD Director, Cardiovascular Product Development LifeNet Health, Virginia Beach, VA

Bringing a Tissue Engineered Cardiovascular Device to Market

6 November

Amy Throckmorton, PhD Qimonda Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA

Novel Therapeutic Options for Patients with Acquired and Congenital Heart Disease: A New Twist for Heart Pumps

13 November

Nancy Xu, PhD, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Nanoparticle Biosensors for Super-Resolution and Single-Molecule Imaging of Single Cells

27 November

Dr. Dennis Liu, Program Director, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD

A Virtual Lab is Worth 107 Words

4 December

Richard Heller, PhD, Director, The Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Translation of Bioelectric Concepts from Discovery to the Clinic and/or the Market

For seminar videostream requests: sknisley@odu.edu (757) 683-3549
For information on Biomedical Engineering at ODU: http://eng.odu.edu/bme