BME Seminar Series


BME Seminar Series Fridays @ 11:15am EST


The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Ohio State University is proud to host our annual weekly seminar series on the latest developments and research in Biomedical Engineering. Our seminars feature renowned academics from top universities who present on their specific research and experiences. 

For more information, please find individual talk abstracts on the BME Homepage under "Events" or use the links below as they become available.

Our seminar series presentations take place on Fridays at 11:15am (EST) in Fontana Labs room 1000 and are also held over Zoom. All presentations are open to all members of the larger biomedical engineering community. If you need an accommodation please contact Josh Pryor at

Fall 2023 Schedule






Brianna Moon, PhD

“Molecular MR and PET Imaging of the Myocardium”

Harvard Medical School


Ivo Kalajzic, MD, PhD

Skeletal Stem/Progenitor Cells and Mechanisms Regulating Bone Healing 

UConn Health


Alexa Mattheyses, PhD

Bridging the Gap: Nanoscale Protein Architecture of Desmosomes

The University of Alabama at Birmingham


Peter Yingxiao Wang, PhD

“Remote Control of Genetics and Cellular Functions for Cancer Immunotherapy”

University of Southern California


Claudia Fischbach-Teschl, PhD

“Tumor Engineering: Opportunities to better understand the complexity of cancer”

Cornell University

9/29/2023 -- -- --


Hadi Nia, PhD

"Crystal ribcage: A platform for probing real-time lung function at cellular resolution in health and disease"

Boston University


Dan Merfeld, PhD


The Ohio State University College of Medicine


Manu Ben-Johny, PhD

Mechanism Inspired Strategies to Tune Na Channel Function in Health and Disease

Columbia University Irving Medical Center


Benjamin Prosser, PhD

“Cytoskeletal Control of Local Protein Synthesis and Directed Cardiac Growth” 

Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

11/10/2023 University closed -- --


Megan Oest, PhD

"Bone Fractures After Radiation Therapy: Common, Complex, and Confusing"

SUNY Upstate Medical University


Ashlee Ford Versypt, PhD

"Systems Biomedicine and Pharmaceutics: Multiscale Modeling of Tissue Remodeling and Damage"

University at Buffalo

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