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Tickets are free but limited - online reservations are required.
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All events take place at 7 p.m. at the Beckman Center in Irvine, CA.
Confirmed events are listed below. More events will be added as they are confirmed.
Katalin Gothard, M.D., Ph. D., University of Arizona
Topic: Neural basis of emotion and social behavior
Recent synthetic advances have enabled the synthesis of polymers designed to elicit specific cellular functions and to direct cell-cell interactions. Further advances in both synthetic methodology and scaffold fabrication are needed to continue drive these efforts forward. In this presentation, we will demonstrate the use of several 3D printing technologies to print physiologically relevant structures from well-defined poly(propylene fumarate) and poly(ester urea) precursors. These scaffolds are functionalized post printing with highly active biologics and being applied to several tissue engineering repair strategies.
Matthew Becker, Professor of Polymer Science & Biomedical Engineering, The University of Akron
Topic: Deep Blue Sea
Andrew Whiten, University of St. Andrews
Topic: Evolution, social learning, traditions and culture
Thomas Hull, Western New England University
Origami: Mathematics in Crease