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VISE Seminar Series

Summer 2019

 Summer Instructional Seminar Series

*Brief update after the RiPS.  Specifically, to investigators, current and future, there have been some recent changes in peer review.  One of the four new review criteria associated with improving rigor and transparency has changed.  ‘Scientific Premise’ has been changed to ‘Rigor of the Prior Research.

Spring 2019

  • January 10, Thursday, Michael I. Miga, PhD, Harvie Branscomb Professor, Professor Biomedical Engineering,Todd Peterson, PhD, Director of Nuclear Imaging, Associate Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences, VUIIS, and Anna Fisher, CNMT, PET Technologist, VUIIS
  • January 24, Thursday, Matthew Bacchetta, MD, MBA, MA, William Scott, Jr. Chair in Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • February 7, Thursday, Kristy Brock, PhD, Professor, Department of Imaging Physics, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • February 28, Thursday, Steve Hetts, MD, Professor of Radiology, University of California, San Fransisco
  • March 14, Thursday, Punit Prakash, PhD, Paul L. Spainhour Professorship in Electrical Engineering, Kansas State University
  • March 28, Thursday, Ipek Oguz, PhD, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
  • April 11, Thursday, Catie Chang, PhD,Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Vanderbilt University

Fall 2018

  • August 23, Thursday, VISE Summer Fellows Presentations
  • September 13, ThursdaySeth Smith, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, and Ophthalmology, Director of Human Imaging Core, VUIIS, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • September 27, Thursday, Emad Ebbini, PhD, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
  • October 11, Thursday, Erin Alexis Gillaspie, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • October 25, Thursday, Jonathan Sorger, PhD, Vice President of Research, Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
  • November 8, Thursday, Erdem Erdemir, PhD, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Tennessee State University
  • November 29, Thursday, Chris West, President, Zeroto510, Medical Device Accelerator
  • December 12, Wednesday, 7th Annual Surgery, Intervention, and Engineering Symposium,

Summer 2018
VISE Summer Instructional Seminar Series
Research-in-Progress Reports (RiPs)

  • June 7, Thursday, Rashid Yasin, PhD Candidate (Mechanical Engineering), Giuseppe Del Giudice, PhD Candidate (Mechanical Engineering)
  • June 28, Thursday, Jianing Wang, PhD Candidate (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) & Margaret Rox, PhD Candidate (Mechanical Engineering)
  • July 12, Thursday, Ethan Joll, PhD Candidate (Biomedical Engineering), & Joe Malone, PhD Candidate (Biomedical Engineering)
  • July 26, Thursday, Katy Riojas, PhD Candidate (Mechanical Engineering) & Vishwesh Nath, PhD Candidate (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
  • July 31, Thursday, Kenneth B. Bader, PhD, Department of Radiology and the Committee on Medical Physics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • August 9, Thursday, Camilo Bermudez Noguera, MD/PhD Candidate (Biomedical Engineering), & Laura Masson, PhD Candidate (Biomedical Engineering)

Spring 2018

  • January 11, Thursday, David Sarment, President, Xoran Technologies, LLC
  • January 25,  ThursdayJason Spector, MD, Professor of Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, and Bioengineering, Weill Cornell Medical College (Hosted by Vanderbilt University Biomedical Engineering, co-sponsored by VISE)
  • February 8, ThursdayJake Abbott, PhD, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah
  • February 22 , Thursday, Diandra Ayala-Peacock, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • March 15, ThursdayLori Jordan, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • March 29, Thursday, Eric Tkaczyk, M.D., Ph.D, Director, Cutaneous Imaging Clinic, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • April 12, ThursdayMitch Edgeworth, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics

Fall 2017

  • August 24, Thursday, VISE Summer Fellows Presentations
  • September 7, Thursday, Alexander J. Langerman, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • September 21, Thursday, Lola Chambless, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • October 5, Thursday, Michael I. Miga, PhD, Harvie Branscomb Professor, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
  • October 19, Thursday, Caroline Chung, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • October 26, Thursday, Mitch Edgeworth, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics
  • November 2, Thursday, Stephen Aylward, PhD, Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives, Kitware Inc.
  • November 16, Thursday, Andrew C. Larson, PhD, Professor of Radiology and Electrical Engineering, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
  • December 5, Tuesday, Elena A. Kaye, PhD, Assistant Attending Physicist, Department of Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • December 13, Wednesday, 6th Annual Surgery, Intervention, and Engineering Symposium, Keynote: Eben Rosenthal, MD, John and Ann Doerr Medical Director of the Stanford Cancer Center, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and Radiology

Summer 2017

Provost Research Studio in Ultrasound Imaging Research (Moderator: Brett Byram, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering)

·        May 22, Monday, noon, Michael Insana, PhD, Donald Biggar Willett Professor of Engineering, Professor of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
·        June 2, Friday, 1:30pm, Stanislav Emelianov, PhD, Professor, Joseph M. Pettit Chair, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech & Emory School of Medicine
·        June 15, Thursday, noon, Matthew O’Donnell, PhD, Professor of Bioengineering, University of Washington

Regularly Scheduled VISE Summer Instructional Seminar Series

·        July 13, Thursday, noon, Srijata Chakravorti, PhD Candidate & Ma Luo, PhD Candidate – RIP Seminars
·        July 27, Thursday, noon, Ilwoo Lyu, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
·        August 10, Thursday, noon, Patrick Anderson, PhD Candidate, & Megan Poorman, PhD Candidate – RIP Seminars
·        August 17, Thursday, noon, Hernan Gonzalez, MD/PhD Candidate, & Jon Heiselman, PhD Candidate – RIP Seminars

Spring 2017

  • January 12,  Albert Attia, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, & Jared Weis, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • January 19, Michael G. Giacomelli, Postdoctoral Fellow, Biomedial Optical imaging and Biophotonics Group, MIT
  • February 9,  Karen Christman, PhD, Professor of Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego
  • February 23, Ron Alterovitz, PhD, Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • March 2, Dario Englot, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, VUMC
  • March 16, Catie Chang, Research Fellow, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH
  • March 23,  Richard M. Leahy, PhD, Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • March 27, Ming Li, chief of bioengineering section, Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Program, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health.
  • March 30, Jack Noble, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University
  • April 13,  Smita De, MD/PhD VISE Fellow, Instructor Urological Surgery, VUMC & Ryan S. Hsi, M.D. Assistant Professor of Urologic Surgery, VUMC

Fall 2016

    • Aug. 23, Tues.:*** Matthieu Chabanas, PhD, Associate Professor in Computer Science, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France
    • Aug. 25, Thurs.: VISE Summer Fellows Presentations
    • Sept. 8, Thurs.: Nicholas Marko, MD, Chief Data Officer & Director of Neurosurgical Oncology, Geisinger Medical Center
    • Sept. 22, Thurs.: Martin J. Gallagher, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    • Oct. 6, Thurs.: Alexander J. Langerman, MD, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center – Postponed
    • Oct 20, ThursMichael I. Miga, PhD, Harvie Branscomb Professor, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
    • Nov. 3, Thurs.: Fabien Moldonado, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Interventional Pulmonology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    • Nov. 10, Thurs.: Ashwini D. Sharan, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery, Functional Neurosurgery and Neuroimplantation Center Director, Thomas Jefferson University

    • Dec. 14, Wed.: 5th Annual Surgery, Intervention, and Engineering Symposium, Keynote: Christopher P. Austin, MD, Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Science at the National Institutes of Health

Summer 2016

  • August 11th, Thursday, noon lunch, 12:10pm -1:10pm, Dr. Mark Palmeri, PhD, Associate Professor of the Practice, Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Anesthesiology, Duke University

Research In Progress reports (RIPs)

  • July 14th, Thursday, noon lunch, 12:10pm -1:10pm, Saramati Narasimhan, and Kristy Walsh, Research In Progress Reports
  • June 30th, Thursday, noon lunch, 12:10pm -1:10pm, Shikha Chaganti, and Andria Remirez, Research In Progress Reports
  • June 16th, Thursday, noon lunch, 12:10pm -1:10pm, Yuankai Huo, and Dongqing Zhang, Research In Progress Reports
  • June 2nd, Thursday, noon lunch, 12:10pm -1:10pm, Jamie Tierney, and Ahmet Cakir, Research In Progress Reports