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Seminar series (2015)
Date: April 7, 2015
Title: Optogenetic fMRI (ofMRI): In Vivo Visualization and Control of Neural Circuits
Speaker: Dr. Jin Hyung Lee
               Assistant Professor
               Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Bioengineering
               Neurosurgery, and Electrical Engineering
               Stanford University
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:00PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: March 26, 2015
Title: Evaluating proprioception through somatosensory discrimination exercises with an MRI compatible robot
Speaker: Dr. Ann Van de Winckel
               Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: March 12, 2015
Title: Control Theoretic Problems in Human Sensing and Movement
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Lamperski
               Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: March 5, 2015
Title: Modeling and Optimization in EEG Data Processing
Speaker: Dr. Luca Vollero
               Associate Professor
               Universita Campus Bio-Medico di Roma
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Feb. 26, 2015
Title: Piezoelectric Nanomaterials: Growth and Their Applications
Speaker: Dr. Rusen Yang
               Assistant Professor
               Department of Mechanical Engineering
               IGERT Faculty Member
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Jan. 29, 2015
Title: High resolution modulation of human brain circuits using transcranial focused ultrasound
Speaker: Dr. Wynn Legon
               Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Jan. 22, 2015
Title: Spiking Resonance in Neurons
Speaker: Dr. Charles J. Wilson
               Ewing Halsell Chair, Department of Biology
               University of Texas at San Antonio
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Seminar series (2014)
Date: Nov. 5, 2014
Title: Ultrasound Shear Wave Elastography: Innovations and Application Examples
Speaker: Dr. Shigao Chen
               Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
               Mayo Clinic
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Oct. 30, 2014
Title: Mechanosensation of Vibration: A New Direction in Biomechanics
Speaker: Dr. Victor Barocas
               Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
               Department of Biomedical Engineering
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Oct. 16, 2014
Title: Schizophrenia, information flow-through and minimal perturbations: simulation studies in the brain
Speaker: Dr. William M. Lytton
               Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, Neurology, Biomedical Engineering
               SUNY Downstate Medical Center
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Oct. 2, 2014
Title: MEG Oscillatory Dynamics of Brain Function and Dysfunction
Speaker: Dr. Tony Wilson
               Associate Professor
               Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience
               Department of Neurological Sciences
               Scientific Director, Center for Magnetoencephalography
               University of Nebraska Medical Center
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Sept. 18, 2014
Title: Adapatation in Neuroprosthetics
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Helms Tillery
               Associate Professor & Fellow of the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics
               School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering
               Arizona State University
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: May 1, 2014
Title: Tuning the Brain: Neuromodulation as a Possible Panacea for treating certain brain conditions?
Speaker: Dr. Sven Vanneste
               Associate Professor
               Lab for Auditory & Integrative Neuroscience
               School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
               University of Texas at Dallas
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: April 17, 2014
Title: From Implantable Microelectronic Devices to Modern Assistive Technologies
Speaker: Dr. Maysam Ghovanloo
               Director, GT-Bionics Lab
               Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
               Georgia Institute of Technology
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: April 3, 2014
Title: An animal model of cortical dynamics and cognitive deficits in schizophrenia
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Chafee
               Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: March 13, 2014
Title: Does the Cerebellum Predict the Future?
Speaker: Dr. Timothy J. Ebner
               Professor and Head, Department of Neuroscience
               Max E. and Mary LaDue Pickworth Endowed Chair in Neuroscience
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Feb. 28, 2014
Title: Computing Cortical Connectivity: Causality, Crosstalk and other Challenges
Speaker: Dr. Richard M. Leahy
               Professor, Electrical Engineering and Radiology
               Director, Signal and Image Processing Institute
               University of Southern California, Los Angeles
UMN Location: 6-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:10PM-13:20PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Feb. 27, 2014
Title: Focal Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion in Rodents Under Fluoroscopy Visualization
Speaker: Dr. Christopher R. Butson
               Associate Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery
               Medical College of Wisconsin
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Feb. 13, 2014
Title: Focal Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion in Rodents Under Fluoroscopy Visualization
Speaker: Dr. Afshin Divani
               Assistant Professor, Neurology
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-13:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Feb. 11, 2014
Title: The Business of Research at Medtronic Neuromodulation
Speaker: Dr. Rahul Gupta
               Senior Scientist, Global Research
               Medtronic Neuromodulation
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 14:30PM-15:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Jan. 30, 2014
Title: Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation in Pediatric Neurorehabilitation
Speaker: Dr. Bernadette Gillick
               Assistant Professor, Program in Physical Therapy
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
 
Seminar series (2013)
Date: Nov. 21, 2013
Title: Studies of Deep Brain Stimulation Therapies for Seizures & Epilepsy
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Henry
               Professor of Neurology
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:15PM-01:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Oct. 24, 2013
Title: Control of Teleoperated and Directly Operated Human Assist Devices
Speaker: Dr. Perry Li
               Professor of Mechanical Engineering
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:15PM-01:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Oct. 10, 2013
Title: TBD
Speaker: Dr. Ramesh Harjani
               Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:15PM-01:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Sep. 26, 2013
Title: Development of neural stimulation approaches for treating hearing disorders
Speaker: Dr. Hugh Lim
               Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:15PM-01:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Sep. 12, 2013
Title: Physiological biomarkers of deep brain stimulation therapy
Speaker: Dr. Matt Johnson
               Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:15PM-01:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Sep. 5, 2013
Title: Laminar-specific fMRI of the rat olfactory bulb
Speaker: Dr. Seong-Gi Kim
               Paul C. Lauterbur Chair in Imaging Research
               Neuroimaging Laboratory
               University of Pittsburgh
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:15PM-01:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Jun. 20, 2013
Title: Neural Plasticity, Attention, and Dynamic-based Control in a Chronic ECoG Brain-Computer Interface
Speaker: Jordan John Williams, MD/PhD Candidate
               Department of Biomedical Engineering
               Washington University in St. Louis
UMN Location: 6-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 12:00PM-01:00PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Apr. 18, 2013
Title: 'Priming' to Enhance After-effects of Neuromodulation
Speaker: Dr. James Carey
               Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 11:45AM-01:00PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Apr. 15, 2013
Title: Neuromodulation in Psychiatry
Speaker: Dr. Sarah H. Lisanby
               Chair, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
               Duke University Medical Center
UMN Location: 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 03:35PM-04:30PM
Joint Sponsors: Department of Biomedical Engineering and IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Apr. 4, 2013
Title: Update on DBS
Speaker: Dr. Aviva Abosch
               Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota
UMN Location: 4-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall
Time: 11:45AM-01:00PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Mar. 26, 2013
Title: Emerging translational tools for the investigation of neurological disease
Speaker: Dr. Tim Denison
               Director of Neural Engineering and Technical Fellow, Medtronic
UMN Location: 203 Lind Hall
Time: 02:30PM-04:00PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Mar. 12, 2013
Title: Translational Research: Evidence driven clues for optimizing NeuroStimulation solutions for pain
Speaker: Dr. Greg Molnar
               Director of Neuromodulation Research
               Medtronic, Inc., Neuromodulation
UMN Location: Room 203 Lind Hall
Time: 02:30-04:00PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Mar. 7, 2013
Title: Neural control of human hand movement
Speaker: Dr. Martha Flanders
               Professor of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 11:45AM-01:00PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Feb. 26, 2013
Title: Medical Device Development and Regulatory Approval
Speaker: Wini Wu, MBA, FRAPS
               President of Strategic Regulatory Partners, LLC
UMN Location: Room 203 Lind Hall
Time: 02:30-03:40PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Feb. 21, 2013
Title: Cellular traction mechanics in the brain
Speaker: Dr. David Odde
               Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Feb. 5, 2013
Title: Intellectual Property and Other Legal Aspects in a Technology Setting
Speaker: Jonathan Eisenberg, J.D.
               The General Counsel, Ltd.
UMN Location: Room 219 Appleby
Time: 02:30-03:30PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Jan. 24, 2013
Title: Intractable Partial Epilepsy: The Spatial and Temporal Scales of Human Epileptic Brain
Speaker: Dr. Gregory A. Worrell
               Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
 
Seminar series (2012)
Date: Nov. 29, 2012
Title: Interpreting fMRI data in the context of neural diversity
Speaker: Dr. Cheryl Olman
               Associate Professor, Psychology, University of Minnesota
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Nov. 15, 2012
Title: Neuro Imaging on the World's Most Powerful MRI Systems: The Engineering Perspective
Speaker: Dr. J. Thomas Vaughan
               Professor, Radiology, University of Minnesota
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Nov. 1, 2012
Title: Two decades of imaging the brain at high fields: From nuclear spins to cortical columns and functional connectivity
Speaker: Dr. Kamil Ugurbil
               Professor, Radiology, University of Minnesota
               Director, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Oct. 25, 2012
Title: Science through Film and Fiction: a First Year Seminar under the Block Plan
Speaker: Dr. Derin Sherman
               Associate Professor of Physics, Cornell College
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Oct. 11, 2012
Title: Brain on a Chip: From the Neural Engineering of a Hippocampal Network to Optogenetic Stimulation and Epilepsy
Speaker: Dr. Thomas DeMarse
               Research Assistant Scientist, Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Oct. 4, 2012
Title: Rational Learning May be Minimalist
Speaker: Dr. Paul Schrater
               Associate Professor, Psychology, University of Minnesota
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: Sep. 24, 2012
Title: Similarities and Differences between MEG and EEG: Implications to Source Estimation and Multi-Modal Imaging
Speaker: Dr. Matti Hamalainen
               Radiology, Harvard Medical School
               Director, MEG Core at Martinos Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 03:35-04:30PM
Joint Sponsors: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Sep. 20, 2012
Title: Using Brain Connectivity as a Target for Therapy for Stimulant Abuse
Speaker: Dr. Kelvin Lim
               Professor, Department of Psychiatry
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
Date: May. 3, 2012
Title: Decoding Hand Movement from Magnetoencephalographic Brain Computer Interfaces: Challenges and Solutions
Speaker: Dr. Xin Li
               Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
               Carnegie Mellon University
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:15-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: Apr. 30, 2012
Title: Structural and Functional Networks in Health and Disease
Speaker: Dr. Vince Calhoun
               Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico
               Chief Executive Officer & Director of Image Analysis and MR Research, The
               Mind Research Network
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 03:35-04:30PM
Joint Sponsors: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Apr. 12, 2012
Title: Cross-frequency coupling mechanisms in the ongoing resting-state predict BOLD fluctuations
Speaker: Dr. Sylvain Baillet
               Associate Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
               Associate Member, Department of Biomedical Engineering
               Director, MEG Research
               McGill University
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 02:30-03:30PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: Mar. 19, 2012
Title: The Workflow and Primary Issues in Modeling of Magnetoencephalography Data
Speaker: Dr. John Mosher
               Epilepsy Center, Cleveland Clinic
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 03:35-04:30PM
Joint Sponsors: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Mar. 1, 2012
Title: Novel Mechanisms of Long Term Visual Adaptation
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Engel
               Professor of Psychology, University of Minnesota
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
 
Seminar series (2011)
Date: Dec. 12, 2011
Title: Exploring the treatment of chronic neurological disease using a dynamic systems system framework applied to bi-directional "brain-machine" interfaces
Speaker: Dr. Timothy Denison
               Director of Neural Engineering and Technical Fellow, Medtronic
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 03:35-04:30PM
Joint Sponsors: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Oct. 27, 2011
Title: Structural and functional mapping of the brain at ultra-high field MRI
Speaker: Dr. Noam Harel
               Associate Professor of Radiology, University of Minnesota
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: Mar. 28, 2011
Title: Single-trial Analysis of Simultaneously Acquired fMRI and EEG: A Window into Latent Brain States
Speaker: Dr. Paul Sajda
               Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 03:35-04:30PM
Joint Sponsors: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Mar. 22, 2011
Title: History and Applications of Physics in the Study of the Human Brain
Speaker: Dr. Danielle Bassett
               Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of California Santa Barbara
UMN Location: Mayo A110
Time:12:15-01:15PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: Mar. 3, 2011
Title: Clinical MEG/MSI: Advantages, Challenges and Future
Speaker: Dr. Wenbo Zhang
               Technical Director of MSI lab, Minnesota Epilepsy Group at United Hospital
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:00PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
 
Seminar series (2010)
Date: Dec. 2, 2010
Title: Micro Sensors for Implants and In-Vivo Medical Applications
Speaker: Dr. Rajesh Rajamani
               Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:00PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: Nov. 4, 2010
Title: Intrinsic properties of the NMDA Receptor and Neural Oscillation: Modeling and Experimental Aspects
Speaker: Dr. Wim van Drongelen
               Professor of Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:00PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: Oct. 7, 2010
Title: Engineering transgenic mouse models of human neurodegenerative disease
Speaker: Dr. Michael Lee
               Professor of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:00PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: Sep. 20, 2010
Title: Cellular and Network Mechanisms of Deep Brain Stimulation
Speaker: Dr. Warren M. Grill
               Addy Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 03:35-04:30PM
Joint Sponsors: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Aug. 19, 2010
Title: Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery - In search for epileptogenic foci
Speaker: Dr. Pongkiat Kankirawatana
               Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
UMN Location: Room 4-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-01:00PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: Apr. 7, 2010
Title: Improving the Performance of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Based Mental State Classification in the Presence of Acoustic Background Noise
Speaker: Dr. Tiago H. Falk
               Bloorview Kids Rehab, University of Toronto, Canada
UMN Location: EE/CSci 4-146
Time: 03:00-04:00PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: Mar. 23, 2010
Title: Anatomical-Physiological Strategies for Deep Brain Stimulation in Epilepsy
Speaker: Dr. Thomas R. Henry
               Professor of Neurology
               Director, Epilepsy Center
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: EE/CSci 3-115
Time: 12:00-01:00PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: Mar. 5, 2010
Title: Fresh approaches to modeling and imaging neural activity
Speaker: Dr. Rosalind Sadleir
               Research Assistant Scientist, University of Florida
UMN Location: A110 Mayo
Time: 12:00-01:00PM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: Mar. 1, 2010
Title: Functional molecular imaging in the brain
Speaker: Dr. Alan Pradip Jasanoff
               Associate Professor of Biological Engineering, MIT
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 03:35-04:30PM
Joint Sponsors: Department of Biomedical Engineering
 
Seminar series (2009)
Date: Oct. 26, 2009
Title: A closer look at dynamics, fluctuations, and patterns in functional MRI
Speaker: Dr. Peter A. Bandettini
               Section Chief, NIH
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 03:35-04:30PM
Joint Sponsors: Department of Biomedical Engineering and NIH Training Program in Neuroimaging
Date: Sep. 25, 2009
Title: Brain-Computer Interfacing and Prosthetic Arm Control
Speaker: Dr. Meel Velliste
               Research Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 10:05-11:05AM
Joint Sponsors: N/A
Date: May 21, 2009
Title: Signal Processing for Diagnosis and Treatment of Brain Disorders
Speaker: Dr. Justin Dauwels
               Postdoc, MIT
UMN Location: 4-178A, EECS Building
Time: 10:30AM
Joint Sponsors: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering & Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: May 11, 2009
Title: Extracting single-trial views of brain activity
Speaker: Dr. Byron Yu
               Stanford University
UMN Location: 2-137 Jackson Hall
Time: 3:35-4:30PM
Joint Sponsors: Department of Biomedical Engineering & Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Date: May 6, 2009
Title: Physiological perspectives on deep brain stimulation therapies for Parkinson's
         disease
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Johnson
               Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cleveland Clinic
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 3:35-4:30PM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: May 1, 2009
Title: Biomedical Signal Classification and VLSI Architechtures
Speaker: Dr. Keshab Parhi
               University of Minnesota
UMN Location: D199 Mayo Memorial Building
Time: 2:00PM
Joint Sponsor: N/A
Date: Apr. 29, 2009
Title: Neuronal Interfacing - Controlling Cellular Function and Monitoring Activity
Speaker: Dr. Myung-Han Yoon
               Harvard University
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 3:35-4:30PM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Apr. 15, 2009
Title: Methods for Understanding Motor Cortical Processing and Neural
         Prosthetic Systems
Speaker:
John Cunningham
               Department of Electrical Engineering
               Stanford University
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 3:35-4:30PM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Mar. 6, 2009
Title: Pushing the limits of photoacoustic imaging
Speaker:
Dr. Hao F. Zhang
               Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
               University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee               
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 1:45 PM
Joint Sponsor: N/A
Seminar series (2008)

Date: Oct. 27, 2008
Title: Better Images of the Thinking Brain
Speaker:
Douglas Noll
               Professor of Biomedical Engineering
               University of Michigan
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 3:35-4:30PM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Sep. 22, 2008
Title: Progress and Challenges of Multimodal Imaging using MEG, EEG, MRI, and fMRI
Speaker:
Dr. Matti S. Hämäläinen
               Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
               Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
               Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 3:35-4:30PM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Sep. 12, 2008
Title:
Imaging Synchronization in Seizures
Speaker: Dr. Sonya Bahar
               Assistant Professor of Biophysics, University of Missouri at St Louis

UMN Location:
2-520 Moos Tower
Time:
12:00-1:00PM
Joint Sponsor:
Department of Neuroscience
Date: May 14, 2008
Title: Deep brain stimulation for hearing restoration: Translating a scientific concept          into a clinical device
Speaker:
Dr. Hubert H. Lim
               Department of Otorhinolaryngology
               Hannover Medical University, Hannover, Germany
UMN Location:
Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 9:30-10:30AM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: May 8, 2008
Title: Engineering Large Scale Interfaces to the Nervous System: The Quest of          Electronically Reading the Mind
Speaker:
Dr. Karim Oweiss
               Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
               Michigan State University
UMN Location: 4-178A, EECS Building
Time: 10:00-11:00 AM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Date: Apr. 29, 2008
Title: Seeing is not always believing: Paradoxical neuroimaging in epilepsy
Speaker:
Dr. Hal Blumenfeld
               Director of Medical Studies, Clinical Neurosciences
               Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurobiology, Neurosurgery
               Yale University
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM
Joint Sponsor: N/A
Date: Apr. 23, 2008
Title: Development of a Distributed Neural Interface System
Speaker:
Dr. Robert L. Rennaker
               Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma
UMN Location: 2-101 NHH
Time: 3:35-4:30 PM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Apr. 23, 2008
Title: Today's Radiologist - Working in the Digital World
Speaker:
Dr. Elizabeth A. Krupinski  
               Professor of Radiology, University of Arizona
UMN Location: 103 Appleby Hall
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM
Joint Sponsor: N/A
Date: Mar. 5, 2008
Title: Robotic and Brain Machine Interface approaches to motor adaptation,          rehabilitation and recovery of function after spinal cord injury in a rat model
Speaker:
Dr. Simon Giszter
               Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy
               Drexel University College of Medicine
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 3:35-4:30 PM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Feb. 20, 2008
Title: A Neuroprosthetic Approach to Restoring Urinary Function Following Spinal Cord          Injury
Speaker:
Dr. Paul Yoo
               Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 3:35-4:30 PM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Jan. 30, 2008
Title: Deep brain stimulation that regularizes neural activity treats motor symptoms in          Parkinson's disease
Speaker: Dr. Alan Dorval            
               Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 3:35-4:30 PM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering

Seminar series (2007)

Date: Oct. 26, 2007
Title: Useful Signals from Motor Cortex
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Schwartz
               Professor of Neurobiology
               University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UMN Location: 2-520 Moos Tower
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience
Date: Oct. 1, 2007
Title: Phenomena and mechanisms of high frequency conduction block in axons
Speaker: Dr. Robert J. Butera
               Associate Professor of Bioengineering and Computer Engineering
               Georgia Institute of Technology
UMN Location: Room 2-101 NHH
Time: 3:35-4:35 PM
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Date: Jun. 27, 2007
Title: Reading the Neural Code: Signal Processing in the Natural Visual World
Speaker: Dr. Garrett B. Stanley
                Associate Professor of Division of Engineering & Applied Sciences
                Harvard University
Joint Sponsor: Department of Biomedical Engineering
 

Symposium

Date: April 16-17, 2015
Title:3rd Annual Minnesota Neuromodulation Symposium
UMN Location:The Commons Hotel
Time: 2:00 PM-7:45 PM, on April 16; 8:00 AM-3:40 PM, on April 17
Joint Sponsor: IEM, MnDRIVE Brain Conditions, Medtronic, Center for Neuroengineering, Boston Scientific, NE Neuroelectrics, NSF IGERT, bio-techne, Cleveland FES Center
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Date: April 10-11, 2014
Title: 2nd Annual Minnesota Neuromodulation Symposium
UMN Location:The Commons Hotel
Time: 2:00 PM-7:30 PM, on April 10; 8:30 AM-3:00 PM, on April 11
Joint Sponsor: IEM, MnDRIVE Neuromodulation, Center for Neuroengineering, NSF IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program, Medtronic, Inc.
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Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Title: Annual Minnesota Neuromodulation Symposium
UMN Location:The Commons Hotel
Time: 2:00 PM-7:45 PM
Joint Sponsor: IEM, Medtronic, Inc., NSF IGERT Neuroengineering Training Program
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Date: Thursday, February 16, 2012
Title: Symposium on Neuroengineering
UMN Location: Mississippi Room, 3rd Floor, Coffman Union
Time: 8:10 AM-4:30 PM
Joint Sponsor: N/A
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Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Title: Symposium on Neuroengineering
UMN Location: Mississippi Room, 3rd Floor, Coffman Union
Time: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Joint Sponsor: N/A
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Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Title: Symposium on Neuroengineering
UMN Location: Mississippi Room, 3rd Floor, Coffman Union
Time: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Joint Sponsor: N/A
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Date: Monday, February 23, 2009
Title: Symposium on Neuroengineering
UMN Location: Mississippi Room, 3rd Floor, Coffman Union
Time: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Joint Sponsor: N/A
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