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02/21/17: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede gives a qB3 seminar, titled, “Peering into the ‘black-box’ of protein signaling: quantifying protein-protein interaction kinetics and protein concentrations to computationally predict cell response” at the University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, CA).

02/21/17: Congratulations to Dr. Princess Imoukhuede on receiving an NSF CAREER Award. “The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.”

02/06/17: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede serves as a discussion leader and presents a poster, titled, “What’s in a name? Would a growth factor by any other name bind VEGFRs just as strongly?” at the Gordon Research Conference Physical Sciences of Cancer (Galveston, TX).

01/24/17: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede gives a Clinical Pharmacology Grand Rounds seminar, titled, “Predicting VEGFR-mediated cell response via protein-protein interaction kinetics and concentrations” in at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TX).

2016

12/15/16: Imoukhuede Lab Doctoral Student, Ali Ansari presents a poster, titled, “Enabling gentle and rapid spiral microfluidic-based cell isolation via flow rate, antibody, and buffer optimization” at the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) Micro and Nanotechnology in Medicine Conference (Waikoloa, HI).

12/10/16: Today Dr. Jared Weddell will receive his doctoral hood. Dr. Weddell is the first person to earn a PhD from the Imoukhuede Lab

12/09/16: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede gives a talk at Columbia University, titled, “Predicting Angiogenic Cell Response by Merging Quantitative Experimental Biology and Computational Biology,” (New York, NY).

11/16/16: Imoukhuede Lab Doctoral Student, Ali Ansari, gives a talk, titled, “Gentle Cell Capture and Release: PLL Stabilization of the Secondary Anchor Targeted Cell Release System” at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA).

11/15/16: Imoukhuede Lab Doctoral Candidate, Jared Weddell, gives a talk, titled, “VEGFR1 Mediates Cell Migration through Activation of PI3K and PLCɣ” at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA).

11/14/16: Imoukhuede Lab Doctoral Candidate, Jared Weddell, presents a poster, titled, “Integrative Meta-Modeling Ranks RTK Signaling and Identifies Connection Between Nuclear Translocation and Extracellular Ligand Concentrations” at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA).

11/10/16: Congratulations to Dr. Jared Weddell on successfully defending his thesis (Urbana, IL).

11/07/16: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede gives a talk at the NIH-NIDDK: Network of Minority Health Research Investigators Midwest Regional Meeting, Case Western Reserve University, titled, “Merging Quantitative Experimental Biology and Computational Biology to Control Angiogenesis (Cleveland, OH).

11/04/16: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede serves on the Tenure Track Panel at the BMES Midwest Regional Conference (Champaign, IL).

11/04/16: Imoukhuede Lab Doctoral Student, Yingye Fang, presents a poster, titled, “Identifying Patient Responsiveness to Anti-Angiogenic Drug Through Angiogenic Biomarker Quantification” at the BMES Midwest Regional Conference (Champaign, IL).

11/01/16: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede presents a poster, titled, “Enabling multiplexed single-cell mapping of receptors via quantum dot (QD) nanosensors” at the International Vascular Biology Meeting (Boston, MA).

10/31/16: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede presents a poster, titled, “VEGF-A splice variants bind VEGFR1 and VEGFR2 with differential affinities” at the International Vascular Biology Meeting (Boston, MA).

10/24/16: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede serves as a Working Group Leader at the Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB Workshop.

10/22/16: Imoukhuede Lab Doctoral Student, Si Chen, presents a lightning talk, titled, “Quantum dot-enabled Quantitative Single-cell Proteomics” at the 4th Midwest Quantitative Biology Symposium (Indianapolis, IN).

10/07/16: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede gives a talk at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Computational Modeling in Cardiovascular Systems Session (Minneapolis, MN).
Title: Quantitative + Computational Biology: Towards Directed Control of Neovascularization
Time: 8:00-9:00 AM
Location: Room 101B

10/06/16:  Imoukhuede Lab undergraduate researchers, Jacob Erstling and Dipen Kumar present posters at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, MN)

10/07/16: Imoukhuede Lab Doctoral Candidate, Jared Weddell gives a talk at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, MN).
Title: PI3K and PLClgamma Pathways Regulate VEGF-A–VEGFR1-Mediated Cell Migration
Time: 8:45-9:00 AM
Location: Room 200J

10/06/16: Imoukhuede Lab Doctoral Candidate, Jared Weddell presents a poster at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Meta-Modeling Reveals that Tyrosine Kinase Receptor Signaling is Primarily Directed by Endocytic Vesicles, Late Endosome, and the Nucleus
Time: 9:30-5:00 pm
Location: Exhibit Hall BC
Poster #: P-Fri-93

10/05/16:  Imoukhuede Lab Doctoral Student, Ali Ansari presents a poster at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Towards fast & gentle cell isolation: integrating microfluidics & Secondary Anchor Targeted Cell Release (Minneapolis, MN)
Time: 9:30-5:00 pm
Location: Exhibit Hall BC
Poster Number: P-Th-464

10/05/16: Imoukhuede Lab Doctoral Student, Spencer Mamer presents a poster at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Pro- and Anti-angiogenic VEGF-A Splice Variants Bind VEGFRs with Differential Affinities
Time: 9:30-5:00 pm
Location: Exhibit Hall BC
Poster Number: P-Th-310

10/05/16: Imoukhuede Lab Doctoral Student, Si Chen gives a talk at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (Minneapolis, MN)
Title: Enabling Multiplexed Single-cell Measurement of Angiogenic Receptors via Quantum dot (QD) Nanosensors: A High-throughput Quantification Approach
Time: 9:00-9:15 AM
Location: Room 101B

09/20/16: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab doctoral student, Ali Ansari, and undergraduate researchers, Reema Patel, Kinsey Schultheis, and Vesna Naumovski on the publication of their article, “A Method of Targeted Cell Isolation via Glass Surface Functionalization” in the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE). This is an inaugural article in JoVE’s new “Cancer Research” specialty.

08/31/16: Congratulations to Dr. Princess Imoukhuede (Co-PI) and collaborators, Drs Jenny Amos (PI), Kelly Cross (Co-PI), Kathryn Clancy (Co-PI), and Ruby Mendenhall (Co-PI) on the awarding of our NSF grant, “The Double Bind of Race and Gender: A Look into the Experiences of Women of Color in Engineering.”

07/05/16: Congratulations to Dr. Princess Imoukhuede and collaborator, Dr. David Rosch on having their article, Improving Bioengineering Student Leadership Identity Via Training and Practice within the Core-Course, published in the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) journal, Annals of Biomedical Engineering.

06/29/16: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede gives a talk, “Computational Analysis of Growth Factor Regulation of Angiogenesis” at the Gordon Conference: Signal Transduction by Engineered Extracellular Matrices (Biddeford, ME).

04/28/16: The research of Imoukhuede Lab doctoral candidate, Si Chen, will be presented at tonight’s Art of Science gallery opening. Showcasing imagery from the Core Facilities at the IGB, the Art of Science traveling art exhibit highlights cutting-edge research that is addressing significant problems in the environment, medicine, energy use and production, and fundamental research (Champaign, IL).

04/15/16: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede gives a talk, Systems Biology: Towards Predictive Models of Cell Activation for the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (Bayamón, PR).

04/09/16: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede gives a talk, titled: qBio + cBio = sBio: Advancing Knowledge on Biomarkers, Drugs, & Disease for the 3rd Semi-Annual Midwestern Quantitative Biology (MidQBio) Seminar (Urbana, IL).

03/09/16: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab doctoral student: Ali Ansari and undergraduate researchers: Reema Patel, Kinsey Schultheis, and Vesna Naumovski on having their article,  A method of targeted cell isolation via glass surface functionalization, accepted for publication in the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE).

01/15/16: See Dr. Imoukhuede discuss the “Importance of Federal Funding for Biomedical Research: National Funding Needs of Junior Faculty” at this University of Illinois event with Illinois’ Senior U.S. Senator, Dick Durbin.

2015

11/09/15: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab alum, Dr. Felipe Lee-Montiel on his first-author manuscript, titled, Quantum dot multiplexing for the profiling of cellular receptors being featured as a 2015 HOT Paper in Nanoscale.

10/08-10/15: Imoukhuede Lab presents its work @ BMES. Visit our Facebook page for BMES updates and pictures.

10/01/15: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab doctoral student: Ali Ansari, undergraduate researchers: Reema Patel, Kinsey Schultheis, Aradhana Sridaran, and former postdoc: Dr. Felipe Lee-Montiel on their work being featured on this month’s cover of Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

09/21/15: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab alum, Dr. Felipe Lee-Montiel on the publication of his first-author manuscript, titled, Quantum dot multiplexing for the profiling of cellular receptors in Nanoscale.

09/11/15: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede  presents a talk, titled, Systems Biology & Bioengineering: Predicting Angiogenic Activation via Integrative Receptor Quantification & Computational Modeling at the HAL Symposium (Pasadena, CA).

08/13/15: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab doctoral candidate, Si Chen, on the publication of her first author manuscript, titled, Quantification of VEGFRs, NRP1, and PDGFRs on Endothelial Cells and Fibroblasts Reveals Serum, Intra-Family Ligand, and Cross-Family Ligand Regulation in Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering.

07/07/15: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab doctoral candidate, Spencer Mamer, on being selected for a Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Travel Award!

07/03/15: Imoukhuede Lab doctoral candidate, Jared Weddell, presents a talk, titled, Developing Mechanistic Models Of Adapter-receptor Interactions To Predict Cell Response in the Nonlinear Dynamics in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA).

06/30/15: Dr. Princess Imoukhuede  presents a talk, titled, Predicting tumor response by integrating quantitative VEGFR1 profiling with kinetic modeling in the Biomedical Applications of Mathematical Biology Session at the Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA).

06/21/15: The Imoukhuede Lab receives a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant towards Advancing Cell-Preserving Separation via Detachable Cell Anchoring & Spiral Micro-Mixing.

06/02/15: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab doctoral candidate, Ali Ansari and lab alum, Dr. Felipe Lee-Montiel on the publication of their first-author manuscript, titled, Secondary Anchor Targeted Cell Release in Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

05/08/15: Spencer Mamer presents a talk, titled, Quantitative and Computational Analysis of Novel VEGF-PDGF Cross-Family Interactions in Angiogenesis at the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology 13th Annual Workshop (Urbana, IL).

05/06/15: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab undergraduate researcher, Osazomon Imarenezor, on her induction to the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program.

04/23/15: Osazomon Imazenezor & Xinyi Guo present their poster, titled, Levels of Cell Confluence Infleunce PDGFRalpha & PDGFRbeta Angiogenic Receptors Cell Surface Localization at the University of Illinois Undergraduate Research Symposium (Urbana, IL).

04/22/15: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab doctoral candidate, Jared Weddell on the publication of his first-author manuscript, titled, Hemodynamic Analysis in an Idealized Artery Tree: Differences in Wall Shear Stress between Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Blood Models  in PLoS ONE.

03/23/15:  Dr. Imoukhuede, Dr. Jenny Amos, and Dr. Troy Vogel’s study on cross-disciplinary team projects, titled, Assessing teaming skills and major identity through collaborative sophomore design projects across disciplines is accepted for publication and presentation to the American Society for Engineering Education Conference Proceedings.

03/08/15: Congratulations to Ali Ansari, Jared Weddell, and Dr. Imoukhuede for being listed as EXCELLENT instructors for the Fall 2014 semester by the UIUC Center for Teaching Excellence.

02/18/15: Dr. Imoukhuede gives a seminar: “Quantitative fluorescent profiling of angiogenic receptors” at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign iOptics seminar. Sponsored by OSA Student Chapter & SPIE Student Chapter (Urbana, IL).

2014

12/16/14: Congratulations to Si Chen, Ali Ansari, Jared Weddell and other students from Spring 2014 BIOE 498/598 on the publication of their review article: “Current State-of-the-Art and Future Directions in Systems Biology,” which was recently published in Progress and Communication in Sciences!

12/04/14: Dr. Imoukhuede gives a seminar: “Understanding Angiogenic Signaling Through Systems Biology” at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Chemical Engineering (Chicago, IL).

10/25/14: Audra Storm presents a poster, “Examining The Partitioning Of Angiogenic Receptors In Vitro ” (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM, Exhibit Hall A, P-Sat-4) at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Meeting (San Antonio, TX).

10/25/14: Xinyi (Cathy) Guo presents a poster, “PDGFRα And PDGFRβ Cell Surface Levels Are Positively Correlated With Cell Confluency In Vitro ” (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM, Exhibit Hall A, P-Sat-2) at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Meeting (San Antonio, TX).

10/24/14: Si Chen presents a poster, “Quantitative Profiling of Angiogenic Receptors on Human Dermal Fibroblasts,” (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM, Exhibit Hall A, P-Fri-277) at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Meeting (San Antonio, TX).

10/24/14: Ali Ansari presents a poster, “Novel Tunable Functionalized Surface for the Isolation of Tumor Associated Cells,” (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM, Exhibit Hall A, P-Fri-190) at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Meeting (San Antonio, TX).

10/23/14: Jared Weddell presents a poster, “Quantitative Analysis of Hemodynamics in a Novel Standardized Geometry Reveals Inconsistencies between Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Constitutive Models” (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM, Exhibit Hall A, P-Th-574) at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Meeting (San Antonio, TX).

10/23/14: Dr. Imoukhuede co-chairs the platform session, “Cell Regulatory Circuits,” (4:30 PM to 6:00 PM, Room 202A) at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Meeting (San Antonio, TX).

10/22/14: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab  undergraduate researcher, Audra Storm, on being awarded a Conference Travel Grant to attend the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Meeting by the University of Illinois Office of Undergraduate Research.

09/19/14: Dr. Imoukhuede gives a talk:  “Introduction to VEGFRs in Breast Cancer and Peripheral Artery Disease” at the University of Illinois Angiogenesis Symposium (Chicago, IL).

09/09/14: Dr. Imoukhuede gives a talk:  “Systems Biology: merging experiment with computation” at the Frontiers in Bioengineering Symposium (Urbana, IL).

09/01/14: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab doctoral students Si Chen, Ali Ansari, and Jared Weddell on having their review article, Current State-of-the-Art and Future Directions in Systems Biology accepted for publication in Progress and Communication in Sciences!

08/29/14: Institute for Genomic Biology press release on our recent findings.

08/25/14: Congratulations to  Imoukhuede Lab undergraduate researcher, Xinyi (Cathy) Guo on being awarded a Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Student Travel Award.

07/01/14: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab doctoral students, Ali Ansari, Si “Stacie” Chen, Spencer Mamer, and Jared Weddell for being selected as travel award recipients to NAVBO Vasculata.

05/14/14: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab doctoral student, Jared Weddell, on having his paper, Quantitative characterization of cellular membrane-receptor heterogeneity through statistical and computational modeling published in PLoS ONE!

05/09/14: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab undergraduate researcher, Osazomon (Erica) Imarenezor on being awarded an American Heart Association Midwestern Affiliate Undergraduate Student Research Fellowship. This fellowship will enable Osazomon to continue her research on Analysis of Angiogenesis via ligand-receptor signaling.

05/09/14: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab undergraduate researcher, Xinyi (Cathy) Guo on being awarded a School of Molecular and Cellular Biology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship will enable Xinyi to continue her research on Quantitative Angiogenic Receptor Profiling.

05/09/14: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab undergraduate researcher, Brendan Mathias on being awarded an American Heart Association Midwestern Affiliate Undergraduate Student Research Fellowship.

04/18/14: Congratulations to Imoukhuede Lab doctoral student, Jared Weddell, on having his paper, Quantitative characterization of cellular membrane-receptor heterogeneity through statistical and computational modeling accepted for publication in PLoS ONE!

04/17/14: Dipen Kumar presents a talk, “Quantification of Gene Expression in Angiogenic Receptors and Ligands Using qPCR”  at the Undergraduate Research Symposium (Urbana, IL).

04/17/14: Brendan Mathias, Osazomon Imarenzor, and Xinyi (Cathy) Guo present their poster, “Quantitative Flow Cytometry of Angiogenic Growth Factor Receptors in the EA.hy926 Cell Line” at the Undergraduate Research Symposium (Urbana, IL).

04/17/14: Audra Storm presents her poster, “Methods of Investigating the Subcellular Localization of VEGFR-3 in HUVECs” at the Undergraduate Research Symposium (Urbana, IL).

04/17/14: Manu Kumar and Tyler Cowman present their poster, “Quantitative Analysis and Computational Modeling of PDGFR-VEGFR Crosstalk” at the Undergraduate Research Symposium (Urbana, IL).

04/17/14: Grace Conard and Pavan Gupta present their poster, “Quantitative Flow Cytometry Analysis of Angiogenic Growth Factor Receptors” at the Undergraduate Research Symposium (Urbana, IL).

04/16/14: Dr. Imoukhuede co-chairs a session at the Illinois-Tsinghua Nanotechnology Symposium/Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology 12th Annual Nanotechnology Workshop (Urbana, IL).

04/14/14: Dr. Imoukhuede presents a poster on “Systems Biology and Angiogenesis: Engineerign Nanosensors and Calibration Standards for Angiogenic Receptor Mapping” at the National Institutes of Health Network of Minority Health Research Investigators 12th Annual Workshop (Bethesda, MD).

04/07/14: Plasmonic Optical Trapping in Biologically Relevant Media  has been published in PLoS ONE

03/28/14: Dr. Imoukhuede presents her research on “Systems Biology: interdisciplinary research advancing personalized medicine” and serves as a panelist on Interdisciplinary research at the Annual Faculty Women of Color in the Academy Conference (Urbana, IL).

03/11/14: Congratulations to collaborator and first author Brian Roxworthy, former Imoukhuede Lab postdoc: Dr. Lee Montiel, and collaborators: Michael Johnston, Randy Ewolt, & Kimani Toussaint on having our paper, Plasmonic Optical Trapping in Biologically Relevant Media, accepted for publication in PLoS ONE.

02/04/14: Dr. Imoukhuede is featured on the front page of The News Gazette in an article on campus safety.

01/23/14: Quantitative fluorescent profiling of VEGFRs reveals tumor cell and endothelial cell heterogeneity in breast cancer xenografts has been published in the journal of Cancer Medicine

01/18/14: Dr. Imoukhuede gives a seminar talk titled “Systems Biology: modeling pathways and networks, data integration into models.” @ Mayo Clinic Biomarker Discovery Retreat (Rochester, MN).

2013 

12/11/13: Dr. Imoukhuede gives a seminar titled “Bimodal Systems Biology: Integrating Biological Assays with Computational Modeling .” @ the Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois (Urbana, IL).

11/20/13: Dr. Imoukhuede gives the Distinguished Lecture titled “Systems Biology and Bioengineering: Integrating biological assays with computation.” @ Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN).

11/13/13: Quantitative fluorescent profiling of VEGFRs reveals tumor cell and endothelial cell heterogeneity in breast cancer xenografts has been accepted for publication in the journal of Cancer Medicine.

10/04/13:  Engineering quantum dot calibration standards for quantitative fluorescent profiling has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Materials Chemistry B.  This represents the first paper to be published from the Imoukhuede Lab.  Congratulations to first author, Dr. Lee Montiel on his achievement.

09/29/13: Pavan Gupta and Dr. Imoukhuede are pictured in the Oct. 7, 3013 edition of Time Magazine under the Special Section: US Research Universities: The Nation’s Edge in Innovation.

09/28/13: Dr. Imoukhuede co-chairs the Targeted Delivery III Session at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Meeting. Track: Drug Delivery. Room 619. 3:15-4:45 pm.

09/28/13: Grace Conard and Pavan Gupta present a poster on “Quantitative Flow Cytometry Analysis of Angiogenic Growth Factor” at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Meeting. Track: Undergraduate Research, Bioinformatics, Compuational and Systems Biology. Washington State Convention Center (Seattle, WA). 9:30-10:30 am.

09/27/13: Jared Weddell presents a poster on “Interpreting the Effect of Heterogeneity and Hemodynamics on Tumor Angiogenesis Using a Multi-scale Model of Anti-angiogenic Therapy” at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Meeting. Track: Bioinformatics, Computational and Systems Biology, Multiscale Modeling – Cells to the Whole Body. Washington State Convention Center (Seattle, WA). 3:45-4:45 pm.

09/26/13: Dr. Lee Montiel presents a poster on “Advancing Quantum Dot Nanosensors and Calibration Beads for Quantitative Cellular Profiling” at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Meeting. Track: Cancer Technologies, Biomedical Engineering Modalities for Personalized Cancer Therapy. Washington State Convention Center (Seattle, WA). 3-4 pm.

08/23/13: The Imoukhuede Lab welcomes our new Graduate Student Researchers: Si Chen and Spencer Mamer!

08/13/13: Congratulations to Dr. Lee Montiel on being awarded a 2013 BMES Innovation and Career Development Travel Award!

05/28/13: Dr. Imoukhuede is awarded a grant  from the American Cancer Society (ACS), Illinois Division on “Sensing and Predictive Tuning of Tumor Angiogenesis through Systems Biology”

03/22/13: Dr. Imoukhuede gives a talk on “Advancing computational modeling and quantitative receptor profiling of vascular pathologies” at Frontiers in Systems and Synthetic Biology ’13 (FSSB’13);  Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA).

03/20/13: Dr. Lee Montiel presents a poster on “Engineering Quantum Dot Calibration Beads for the Profiling of Cellular Heterogeneity” at Frontiers in Systems and Synthetic Biology ’13 (FSSB’13);  Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA).

03/20/13: Jared Weddell presents a poster on “Multiscale Modeling: Computational Simulation of the Tumor Microenvironment” at Frontiers in Systems and Synthetic Biology ’13 (FSSB’13);  Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA).

03/19/13: Dr. Imoukhuede gives a talk on “Progress of Women In Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics” Administrative Offices of the U.S. Courts; (Washington, DC).

02/18/13: Dr. Imoukhuede serves as a panelist for  “Black Women in Geek Culture” during Black Geek WeekUniversity of Illinois (Urbana, IL).

01/25/13: Dr. Lee Montiel presents a poster at the 3rd Annual Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Symposium; University of Illinois (Urbana, IL).

2012

11/29/12: Dr. Imoukhuede gives a talk at in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan; 12:00 pm-1:00pm; (Ann Arbor, MI).

11/07/12: Dr. Imoukhuede gives a Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering theme seminar on “Interpreting angiogenesis through systems biology” at the Institute for Genomic Biology; 4:00pm; (Urbana, IL).

11/02/12: Dr. Imoukhuede gives a talk at Caltech; 2:00 pm; (Pasadena, CA).

10/27/12: Dr. Imoukhuede co-chairs the session, “Biomaterial Topics in Drug Delivery” at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting ; 3:15pm-4:45pm; Room A311; (Atlanta, GA).

10/26/12: Dr. Imoukhuede gives the New Faculty talk on “Profiling the Vascular Microenvironment: Quantitative Fluorescent Biosensors & Computational Modeling” at the 25th Molecular Biophysics Training Grant (MBTG) Annual Symposium (Urbana, IL).

10/25/12: Shaneen Braswell, M.Eng.  serves as a panelist at the Society of Women Engineers, University of Illinois Chapter, Graduate School Application Seminar.