IEM Weekly Newsletter
October 18, 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.


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 27, 2022 12PM-1PM
Non-articular comorbidities of rheumatoid arthritis
​​Jon Giles, MD, 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 21, 2022
Lisa Poulikakos, Ph.D.
Colorimetric metasurfaces for next-generation on-chip imaging of tissue microstructure

Click here for more information and a list of upcoming seminars


AIM Research Grant Opportunity
AIM is designed to accelerate the translation of UC San Diego technologies to market and support the formation and growth of startups in the UC San Diego ecosystem. The Office of Innovation and Commercialization is working with Premier Innovation Partners EMD-Serono, Merck KGaA Darmstadt, and Takeda to provide mentoring, resources, funding, and access to partners and investors to advance ideas from UC San Diego labs through feasibility projects and validation prototypes, and ultimately to scale. 

Internal Submission Deadline: Friday, November 4, 2022

Click here to apply
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