IEM Weekly Newsletter
October 11, 2022
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Center for Engineering in Cancer Takes Off!

This year IEM appointed Nicole Steinmetz, a professor of Nanoengineering, and Ezra Cohen, a professor of Medicine, as co-directors for the Center for Engineering in Cancer. Steinmetz was recently awarded 2 R01s totaling $4.3M to advance their research of plant virus nanotechnology for breast cancer and melanoma therapy.

Read more about their research here.
Juliane Semponatto Selected as Innovator Under 35

Juliane Semponatto, an UC San Diego nanoengineering alumni and Siebel Scholar, has been selected as one of 35 innovators under the age of 35 to be featured on MIT Technology Review's Innovators Under 35 LATAM (Latin America). Congratulations Juliane!


Breakfast with Industry

Thursday, November 3rd from 7:00-9:30 AM
UC San Diego Price Center

Registration for the 28th Annual Breakfast with Industry networking event has now opened! Breakfast with Industry is a networking event for local biotech industry members, graduate students, and faculty members of University of California, San Diego. This year's keynote speaker is Paul Mola, President CEO and Founder of Roswell Biotechnologies, a company focused on "Digitizing Biology to Transform Health".

Attendees are accepted on a first come first serve basis.
Register Here
MARC Southern California RheumTalk Seminar Series

Thursdays at 12PM PST
Zoom Link:

Thursday October 13, 2022 12PM-1PM
​The lung and NETosis in the pathogenesis of RA

​Kristen Demoruelle, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

Full MARC Seminar Schedule
Fall 2022 Seminar Series
Sponsored by The Department of Bioengineering and the Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM).
Fridays, 2-3PM PST - FUNG Auditorium/PFBH
Faculty Host: Brian Aguado, Ph.D.

Friday, October 14, 2022
Sheng Zhong, Ph.D.
Toward a Blood-Based Biomarker for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

Click here for more information and a list of upcoming seminars
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